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Resigned LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy speaks, Latino politics, weekend preview, Friday Flashback

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Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy in a photo taken last year. Deasy stepped down as head of the district on Thursday after a controversial tenure.

What does it take to run a big city school district, Latino political power, fun and almost-free weekend events and Ebola panic on the Friday Flashback. 

John Deasy's successor will have a tough balancing act in making people happy. But what do people with a vested interest in LAUSD want in their next leader?
Take Two takes a look at this week in news for Friday Flashback.
The film "Rudderless" focuses on Sam, played by Billy Crudup, a father whose life falls apart when he loses his son to gun violence. After discovering of a box of his son's demo tapes and lyrics, he's set off in a whole new direction.
Latinos only make-up single digit percentages in several unexpected southern and midwestern states, but politicians should pay attention now to set the right tone for when millions more of them become eligible to vote.
Fracking has allowed oil and gas firms to tap new supplies and has led to a boom in some U.S. states but environmentalists have concerns. The BBC's Kim Gittleson reports from a Colorado fracking meeting.
Drought, overgrazing and oil and gas development have devastated vast tracts of ranchland across Texas, Arizona and New Mexico in recent years. But a new seed experiment may help.
Former LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy resigned Thursday after controversy but still defends his decisions regarding the school district. Southern California Public Radio education reporter Mary Plummer shares more.
Need a cheat day for your diet? This weekend there's the Pancakes and Booze in DTLA, the Monterey Night Market with a zombie twist, and the 2nd Annual LA Sriracha Festival in Chinatown.
Old home video cameras may not be as portable as the hi-tech gadgets we have today, but the images are just as compelling. LA's Wende Museum hosts the 12th Home Movie Day on Saturday.
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