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  • Edwin Traisman, 91; helped develop Cheez Whiz

    Edwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91.
  • PASSINGS: Charles B. Pierce, Aaron Cohen, Paul Serchia

    PASSINGS: Charles B. Pierce, Aaron Cohen, Paul Serchia
    Charles B. Pierce Filmmaker influenced 'Blair Witch' Charles B. Pierce, 71, an independent filmmaker whose inexpensively made documentary-style drama "The Legend of Boggy Creek" influenced the hit film "The Blair Witch Project" decades later, died...

    Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Justin L. Bauer, 24, of Loveland, Colo.; staff sergeant, Army. Bauer was killed Jan. 10 when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle...

    Mideast not funny? Four comics are working on it

    Comic Ray Hanania nervously paced backstage at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies and occasionally peeked around the velvet curtains to gauge the mood of the school's packed theater. The downtown audience -- Arab businessmen, a Palestinian...