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  • Claude S. Brinegar dies at 82; former oil executive and Cabinet secretary

    Claude S. Brinegar, a former oil industry executive and the nation's third transportation secretary, who helped enact the controversial 55-mph speed limit during the Arab oil embargo in the 1970s, died of natural causes Friday at a retirement community in...
  • Joza Karas dies at 82; musician revived compositions by Jews in concentration camp

    Joza Karas, a Czechoslovakian-born violin teacher who spent decades tracking down and reviving musical compositions written by Jews in the Nazi concentration camp Theresienstadt, died Nov. 28 at his home in Bloomfield, Conn. He was 82 and had congestive...
  • Nora O'Brien dies at 44; NBC Universal program executive

    Nora O'Brien, an NBC Universal program executive working on the series "Parenthood," died Wednesday after collapsing while on location in Berkeley. She was 44. The cast and crew of "Parenthood," a remake of the 1989 Steve Martin film, had taken an...
  • PASSINGS: Stephen Barnett, Douglas Duitsman, Erich Lehmann

    Stephen Barnett Vocal critic of California court system Stephen Barnett, 73, a 1st Amendment professor emeritus at the UC Berkeley School of Law and a prominent critic of the state court system, died Tuesday in Berkeley of complications from cardiac...
  • Gertrude Noone dies at 110; world's oldest known living military veteran

    Gertrude Noone was a 44-year-old insurance policy clerk for Travelers in Hartford, Conn., in 1943 when she enlisted in the Women's Army Corps. When she died peacefully Thursday morning at age 110 at an assisted-living facility in Milford, Conn., she...
  • August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola

    August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola
    August Coppola, a former literature professor who was the father of actor Nicolas Cage and brother of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, has died. He was 75. Coppola died Tuesday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, Cage'...
  • Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control' game show

    Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control' game show
    Ken Ober, a comedian and actor who as host of MTV's "Remote Control" in the 1980s guided the raucous question-and-answer trivia contests on the irreverent cable TV game show, was found dead Sunday at his home in Santa Monica. He was 52. Lee Kernis of...
  • Yone Minagawa, 114; world's oldest living person

    Yone Minagawa, 114; world's oldest living person
    Yone Minagawa, recognized as the world's oldest living person, died Monday at a hospital in Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan, according to news reports. She was 114. The cause was old age. Minagawa had been a resident of a nursing home in Fukuoka since 2005,...
  • List Of Transplant Facilities Not Meeting Standards

    To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery....
  • Henry M. dies at 82; victim of brain surgery accident offered doctors key insights into memory

    For 55 years, he was known to the world at large only as HM or Henry M., the survivor of brain surgery that went catastrophically wrong, leaving him with a form of amnesia that prevented him from collecting any new memories and living in a pre-1953 world....
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...