The Friday Afternoon Cram, 11/18/11


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

LA Times: Poll suggests Newt Gingrich threatens Mitt Romney in New Hampshire
Romney’s “sympathy vote” poll numbers, however, are spiking. 

LAist: Dodgers, Matt Kemp Agree to Long-Term Contract
Who says Rihanna’s ex has commitment issues? He’ll bring in $160 million for 8 years. 

LA Times: California unemployment rate edges downward in October
The state and Los Angeles County unemployment rates both dropped two-tenths of a percentage point. Happy(ish) holidays. 

NBC LA: Garcetti to Resign as Council President
He is running for mayor, after all. 

NBC LA: Investigators Plan to Talk With Captain About Natalie Wood’s Death
Citing new leads, the LAPD has reopened their 30-year-old investigation into the 1981 drowning death of Natalie Wood. Which reminds us, we are still bummed Law & Order LA was cancelled.