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    A disbarred Las Vegas attorney seeking the elected office of Nevada state controller should be kept off the ballot because he doesn't meet residency requirements and ran only last year for a seat on the Los Angeles City Council, state election officials charge.

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  • LA mayor signs law requiring condoms in porn films

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  • Los Angeles council requires condoms in porn films

    Actors in adult movies filmed in the nation's Porn Capital would be required to use condoms under an ordinance granted final approval Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council.

  • LA council votes to require condoms in porn films

    The Los Angeles City Council has given final approval to an ordinance requiring adult film actors to use condoms.

  • LA considers requiring porn stars use condoms

    The Los Angeles City Council is poised to give its final approval to a controversial ordinance that would require actors in adult films to use condoms.

  • ** FILE ** Craig Huey, the tea-party-backed Republican candidate in a special election for a U.S. House seat, talks with staff at Creative Direct Marketing Group in Torrance, Calif., in May 2011. (AP Photo/The Daily Breeze, Steve McCrank)

    'Give Me Your Cash' may cost Calif. Democrat some votes

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  • Paul Palsu, Farmers Insurance president, center, poses with Los Angeles Kings cheerleaders, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, during a ceremony naming a new NFL stadium in Los Angeles. A proposed NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles would be called Farmers Field under a 30-year naming-rights deal between developer AEG and Farmers Insurance Exchange. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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