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Cellphones will be banned in L.A. schools in January

Essential California The policy has divided students, who want to be included in decision-making processes.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  June 20, 2024   View in browser By Defne Karabatur Good morning. It's Thursday, June 20 . Here's what you need to know to start your day. LAUSD approves cellphone ban. How do students feel? A USC student with a knife, a suspected car burglar and a deadly confrontation on fraternity row. We ranked every ride at Knott's Berry Farm . And here's today's e-newspaper LAUSD approves cellphone ban, but students demand to be heard on it Will I be allowed to bring my phone to school? Will it be somehow locke

'Avatar: The Way of Water' drenches the box office

An analyst blames severe frosty weather across the U.S. for disappointing ticket figures, but Including this weekend, "Avatar: The Way of Water" has grossed an estimated $855 million globally.
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'Avatar: The Way of Water' keeps drenching the box office competition Click to view images

Director James Cameron's sci-fi sequel "Avatar: The Way of Water" dominates at the box office for a second straight week.

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Column: Megan Thee Stallion was right. But she's one of too many women who aren't believed Click to view images

A jury convicted rapper Tory Lanez, whose legal name is Daystar Peterson, of shooting her. But it doesn't make up for the misogyny she endured.

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'I've always loved finishing jobs': 'Doc Martin' star on ending beloved British show Click to view images

As the series comes to a close with a 2022 Christmas special, premiering Wednesday on Acorn TV, Martin Clunes reflects on his 10-season, 18-year run.

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Boogie B's slaying is the latest tragedy to hit L.A.'s Black comedy community Click to view images

Comedian Brandon Montrell, known as Boogie B, has been fatally shot in New Orleans while visiting family for Christmas. He was a fixture in L.A.'s comedy scene.

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Stephen 'Twitch' Boss left an imprint on the dance world. But he 'transcended being a dancer' Click to view images

From Stephen "Twitch" Boss' "SYTYCD" routine with Alex Wong to his "infectious" smile, Derek Hough and others in the dance industry remember his impact.

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Why a kiss was worth fighting for in the Whitney biopic 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' Click to view images

A new film depicts the long-rumored romance between Whitney Houston and Robyn Crawford. Director Kasi Lemmons explains the detail that required sharp negotiation.

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Those we lost in 2022: A remembrance Click to view images

Dodgers great Vin Scully, musicians Jerry Lee Lewis and Loretta Lynn, and actors James Caan and Angela Lansbury are among the notable deaths of 2022.

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