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This is pretty amazing: NBC LA has set up a Twitter feed posting "real time" (with a 20 year delay) updates on the LA Riots, which started on April 29, 1992. Right now the feed is "covering" the trial of the four LAPD officers charged with beating Rodney King--April 24 was the second day of jury deliberations. LAist talks to the journalist behind the account: "First, we went to LexisNexis and printed every article that had the words 'Rodney,' 'riot,' 'trial' or 'police' in it from April and May 1992?We have a giant spreadsheet filled with dates and times. After we assemble the chronology of a specific day, we start composing tweets." [LAist]