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Hot dogs, dock workers, LAPD's review process, and Oprah -- a liar? It's more news!

April 30, 2008 | 12:42 pm

Dock workers opposed to Iraq war plan to walk off the job Thursday. Daily Breeze

L.A.'s top cop says he'll take a hard look at the LAPD's review practices, after none of the 320 complaints of racial profiling by officers were found to be credible. LADN

Did Oprah lie? Fabulist James Frey says yes. Vanity Fair via Huffington Post.

Hot_dog_we_love_la With Pink's, Cupid's, Jody Maroni's, Johnnie's Pastrami, the Stand, Carney's and Oki Dog, Dodger Dogs and more and even more, L.A.'s a hot town for hot dogs. LAT

Starbucks to test smoothies in SoCal stores. Fast Food Maven

DWP tells L.A. it's using too much energy. LAist

A big-rig crash shuts down the Pomona Freeway east of Crossroads Boulevard. Pasadena Star-News

RV maker Fleetwood says its staying put in Riverside. Press Enterprise

Stuck in traffic with L.A. pedestrian expert. StreetsBlog LA

OC elementary schoolteacher who had a gun in her classroom pleads "not guilty." OC Reg

--Veronique de Turenne & Jesus Sanchez

Photo: Los Angeles Times