Museums Block USC-Coliseum Parking Deal

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USC is paying $70 million for control of the state-owned Los Angeles Coliseum, but there's a dispute about parking for three public museums in Exposition Park. Is it Trojan football versus educating tens of thousands of children? Why have negotiations been held in secret? Also, the billionaire Koch brothers are interested in acquiring newspapers, but they're being coy when it comes to the Tribune company and the LA Times.

Image-for-WWLA.jpgOn our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, a secret court has ordered Verizon to give the National Security Agency records of every communication on landline or cell phone—domestic and international. It's being called a massive invasion of privacy, but the Administration and Congress say it's business as usual and "critical" to national security.

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