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  • PASSINGS: Dick Harter, Minoru Mori, Michael Hossack

    PASSINGS: Dick Harter, Minoru Mori, Michael Hossack
    Dick Harter Former Oregon Ducks coach Dick Harter, 81, the University of Oregon men's basketball coach whose Ducks team ended UCLA's 98-game home winning streak in 1976, died Monday at a South Carolina hospital, according to Island Funeral Home in...
  • PASSINGS: Sidney W. Benson

    Sidney W. Benson Former USC chemistry professor Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...
  • Michael Abramson dies at 62; photographed Chicago South Side's nightlife

    Michael Abramson dies at 62; photographed Chicago South Side's nightlife
    Michael Abramson, a photographer who spent much of his career in exotic climes and photographing well-known people but who gained his greatest fame and personal satisfaction from photos he shot of nightlife on Chicago's South Side during the 1970s, has...
  • PASSINGS: Mae Laborde, Richard Bruno, Hulett C. Smith

    PASSINGS: Mae Laborde, Richard Bruno, Hulett C. Smith
    Mae Laborde Acting career began at 93 Mae Laborde, 102, an energetic senior citizen whose outgoing personality landed her in several Steve Lopez columns and launched a late-blooming acting career, died in her sleep Jan. 9 at an assisted living...
  • PASSINGS: Paul Steven Miller

    PASSINGS: Paul Steven Miller
    Paul Steven Miller Lawyer was disability rights expert Paul Steven Miller, 49, a lawyer who was born with a genetic condition that made him a dwarf and who later became an expert on disability rights, died of cancer Tuesday at his home in the Seattle...
  • PASSINGS: Mark Haines

    PASSINGS: Mark Haines
    Mark Haines Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street' Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
  • Fact check: Would Mitt Romney have won his $10,000 bet?

    Fact check: Would Mitt Romney have won his $10,000 bet?
    Say what you will about the political wisdom of making a $10,000 wager with one of your GOP rivals at a time of economic distress. As far as the fact-checkers are concerned, Rick Perry would be writing Mitt Romney a check today if he had taken him up on...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Breitbard, Moshe Greenberg

    PASSINGS: Bob Breitbard, Moshe Greenberg
    Bob Breitbard Owner of San Diego sports teams Bob Breitbard, 91, a key player in San Diego sports for decades who brought the NBA to the city as owner of the expansion San Diego Rockets, died early Monday. Breitbard died of natural causes at an...
  • Dr. Christian J. Lambertsen dies at 93; inventor of scuba gear

    Dr. Christian J. Lambertsen dies at 93; inventor of scuba gear
    Dr. Christian J. Lambertsen, who developed the first self-contained underwater breathing apparatus — scuba gear — while studying medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1930s and '40s, died Feb. 11 at a retirement home in Newtown,...
  • Walter Seltzer dies at 96; former Hollywood press agent made a successful leap to producing

    Walter Seltzer dies at 96; former Hollywood press agent made a successful leap to producing
    Walter Seltzer, a Hollywood press agent-turned-producer who started out at MGM in the 1930s and made an enduring mark on the industry in the 1980s as a tenacious fundraiser for the Motion Picture and Television Fund, has died. He was 96. Seltzer died...
  • Focus group sheds light on Mitt Romney's struggles

    Seated around a conference table in a nondescript suburban Virginia office building, a dozen Republican voters shed light on one of the continued mysteries of this election season: What ails Mitt Romney? Veteran pollster Peter Hart asked an assistant...