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President Obama’s DNC Speech Sets Twitter Record

President Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday set a record for most tweets per minute about a political event.

CBS Los Angeles–09/07/2012

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Metro Blue Line Deaths On Record Pace In 2012

Transit officials have created a special task force to find out why there are so many accidents and suicides involving Blue Line trains.


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Universal Pictures Sets Record Pace

Universal Pictures announced Monday that the studio reached $1 billion at the box office this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2012

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LAPD Detective Takes 25-Hour Ferris Wheel Ride For Charity

LAPD Detective Gus Martinez was on the ride of his life Thursday in the hopes of setting a world record for the longest time spent on a Ferris wheel.


Actress Jennifer Lawrence walks in to a special signing event to promote their new movie 'The Hunger Games' at Barnes & Noble Union Square on March 20, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

‘Hunger Games’ Serves Up Huge Opening Day At $68M

The feast is on: “The Hunger Games” has taken in $68.25 million domestically in its first day, a record for a non-sequel.


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Port Of Los Angeles Exports Record 2.1M Cargo Containers

The Port of Los Angeles last year exported a record 2.1 million cargo containers with U.S. goods for overseas customers.


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FedEx Says Monday Will Be Its Busiest Shipping Day Ever

If you’re one of the millions of Angelenos who took advantage of Cyber Monday deals this year, your gifts should be arriving soon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2011


Kutcher Sets A Record For Sitcom Viewers

Kutcher’s debut in the CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men” on Monday was seen by 27.7 million people.


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Final ‘Harry Potter’ Film Debuts With $500M Weekend

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2″ has made box office history with a record opening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2011

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Final ‘Harry Potter’ Film Breaks Midnight Box Office Record

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” the final film in the successful Warner Bros. boy wizard franchise, conjured up $43.5 million from midnight shows Friday, according to studio estimates.


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Santa Ana City Intern Accused Of Taping Men In Bathrooms With Cell Phone

An investigation was continuing Tuesday into a Santa Ana Public Works Department intern who allegedly videotaped men using a City Hall bathroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011

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‘Hangover’ Lingers With Record $105.8M Weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood has hustled up a hangover for the record books.’s Harry Medved Weighs In on KNX 1070 Studio estimates released Monday show “The Hangover Part II” set a new high for […]

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/30/2011

Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a RBI single in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium on April 20, 2011 in Los Angeles. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Andre Ethier Extends Record Hit Streak To 24 Games

Andre Ethier has extended his major-league record for the longest April hitting streak to 24 games.


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Record Breaking Temperatures Hit Southland

The National Weather Service reports the mercury reached 92 degrees, breaking the old record of 90 set in 1966.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011


400 Pound Sumo Wrestler Attempts To Set World Record In LA Marathon

When the L.A. Marathon takes place tomorrow, one of the runners will attempt to set the record for the heaviest ever to complete a marathon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2011