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Finally, Dodgers telecasts for all of L.A. — but what about next year?
Finally, Dodgers telecasts for all of L.A. — but what about next year?

I'm nothing if not an optimist. If there were a Pollyanna Hall of Fame, I'd be a first-ballot inductee. In my induction speech, I'd thank all gods (actual and imagined), my parents and Miss America. It was a Miss America contestant who once warbled, "Your attitude determines your altitude," or some such nonsense, but I fully bought into it, and now I have all this success to show for it. I own my own watch, not to mention an aging German sedan that starts almost every time. The bill collectors call only every other day now. Taken as a whole, I am living the new American dream. I was thinking of my vast good fortune the other day when Time Warner Cable announced...

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