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The Fabulous ForumThe Angels liked Patrick White so much they used a fourth-round pick on the athletic outfielder in 2004 and a 26th-round pick on him in 2007. Scouting director Eddie Bane said Friday that if White had signed out of high......
Jacket CopyWednesday, it was announced that the Lost Man Booker Prize would go to "Troubles" by J.G. Farrell. Farrell, who died in 1979, was brought up in England and Ireland and won the Booker Prize in 1973 for his novel "The......
Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
Times Staff WriterSome elite swimmers consider the Southern Section championships to be small potatoes, an event for which they may not even bother to shave or taper. For La Verne Damien senior Michael Carter, it was the most important meet of the year. Carter used the...
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Daily American Staff WriterThe Flight 93 Memorial Celebrity Golf Tournament hosted by former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Louie Lipps will be held Sept. 10 at the Somerset Country Club. Registration for this year's tournament begins at 10 a.m. at the club with a shotgun...
Daily American Staff WriterThe christening ceremony for the future USS Somerset will be one of the last public ceremonies for the ship named in honor of America's County. "At a christening ceremony, the ship is officially given her name," said Chris Johnson, spokesman for Naval...
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Daily American Staff WriterVisitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial will be able to use their own cell phones to tour the site. Barbara Black, archivist with the National Parks Service, told the Flight 93 Advisory Commission about the new service at the commission's quarterly...
Daily American Staff Writer"An Evening of Remembrance" Tuesday night at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., raised $2 million for the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign. Co-hosts President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush and Speaker of the House John Boehner were joined by...
Daily American Staff WriterTwo former presidents and the speaker of the House are following through on their pledge to raise money for the Flight 93 National Memorial. The Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign along with former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush and Speaker...
Daily American Staff WriterOfficials with the Remember Me Rose Garden Flight 93 announced an agreement Thursday to purchase a three-story mansion near the site to serve as an operations base. Clay Mankamyer, vice president and director of Remember Me Rose Garden Flight 93, said...
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Daily American Staff WriterAlthough Patrick White and Louis "Joey" Nacke II were cousins, as children they were more like brothers in their close extended family. Nacke was on United Flight 93, which crashed in Stonycreek Township on Sept. 11, 2011, after the passengers and crew...
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