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Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires. In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
Headlines for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 RAY MANZAREK: Last Recordings Out Today Less than a month after his death comes a new album from Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek. Twisted Tales is Manzarek's third album with slide guitar player Roy Rogers came...
Mary Nixon is best known these days as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' director of events and catering. But in the late 1980s, she was a standout softball player at Emmaus High and a key member of the Green Hornets' 1987 East Penn Conference championship...
Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place. This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
Bethlehem's Ronald Cruz hadn't fought in nine months, but Ray Narh, his opponent on Friday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center had the potential for even more rust. That's because Narh hadn't fought in two years. Any potential rust never...
Burbank — Brothers Ian and Sam McKinnon are used to a little friendly competition. As baseball players for Burbank High this past season, the brothers got a healthy dose of competition while helping lead the Bulldogs to their first Pacific...
The Philadelphia InquirerA championship will be won in Philadelphia next weekend. OK, so the U.S. Open title will technically be won in Ardmore, Pa., and there won't be any parade down Broad Street for the winner. Within hours of raising the silver trophy at Merion, the U.S....
Southern California is miserably accustomed to serial killers — the Manson Family, the Hillside Strangler, the Freeway Killer, the Skid Row Slasher. But there had never been one quite like Richard Ramirez, who deserved the flashy, fearsome tabloid...
Tags: Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Criminals, Theft
The water, Esther Williams once quipped, was her favorite costar. With her beauty, sunny personality and background as a champion swimmer, Williams shot to stardom in the 1940s in the "aqua musical," an odd sub-genre of films that became an enormous hit...
Tags: Music, MGM Inc., Foreign Exchange Market, Movies, Swimming
VarietyEsther Williams, the swim champion turned actress who was known for roles in MGM aquatic spectaculars such as "Bathing Beauty" and "Million Dollar Mermaid," died Thursday in Beverly Hills. She was 91. Williams died "peacefully in her sleep," according to...
SAN DIEGO — Under a pro-business Republican mayor, it was a no-brainer: allocating millions of dollars each year to buy national advertising for the tourism industry — a major economic driver in this vacation mecca. Then Bob Filner got...
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue. "Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
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