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Los Angeles Moves Closer To Legalizing Sidewalk Food Vendors

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Jailed Philippine Senator: 'I Won't Be Silenced Or Cowed'

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Environmentalists Rejoice: Court Says Land Regulation Doesn't Go 'Too Far'

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