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  • Passings: Hamish Maxwell; Kenneth Bunting

    Hamish Maxwell Philip Morris Cos. CEO Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...
  • Doctor who testified for chemical-industry front group gives up his license

    Doctor who testified for chemical-industry front group gives up his license
    As one of the nation’s top burn surgeons, Dr. David Heimbach was a perfect choice to enlist as a star witness. His dramatic testimony about babies burned to death in furniture fires helped convince lawmakers they shouldn’t scale back use of...
  • State Heroine Prudence Crandall Opened Doors

    State Heroine Prudence Crandall Opened Doors
    In September 1886, a solitary, blue-capped figure on a Columbia Expert bicycle approached a house in Elk Falls, Kansas, as rain obscured the green hills. The rider was George B. Thayer, who had cycled more than 3,600 miles around the country, starting...
  • Ruth Ryon dies at 69; creator of The Times' Hot Property column

    Ruth Ryon dies at 69; creator of The Times' Hot Property column
    Former Los Angeles Times reporter Ruth Ryon, who created the highly popular and enduring Hot Property column on celebrity real estate, died Friday at a hospice facility in Redondo Beach. She was 69. The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease,...
  • Steven Scheuer, innovative critic during TV's golden age, dies at 88

    Steven Scheuer, innovative critic during TV's golden age, dies at 88
    The golden age of live television in the 1950s was problematic for TV critics: By the time they wrote about a live show, it had come and gone. But a young assistant director, Steven Scheuer, came up with a way to get reviews in print before the shows...
  • Jill Abramson tells graduates she's 'scared ... excited,' but tattoo stays

    Jill Abramson tells graduates she's 'scared ... excited,' but tattoo stays
    In her first public comments since she was dismissed five days ago as executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson told graduates at Wake Forest University that, like them, "I'm a little scared but also excited." Abramson, the focus of a...
  • Aegis again honored as Newspaper of the Year by regional press association

    For the third consecutive year, The Aegis was honored as Newspaper of the Year among the state's largest circulation non-daily papers by the Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Press Association during the organization's annual awards luncheon Friday. Aegis...
  • Sun named Newspaper of the Year in Md.-Del.-D.C. Press Association contest

    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and its Darkroom blog was recognized as the best among websites — by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association on Friday. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the Year eight times in the...
  • Jill Abramson proves commencement talks are meant to be forgotten

    Jill Abramson proves commencement talks are meant to be forgotten
    If ever there was a chance to give a rabble-rousing commencement speech devoid of forgettable platitudes, Jill Abramson had it. She declined.  Oh, she gave the speech, to the graduating class of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, on Monday. She...
  • 1896 newspaper illustrations of Los Angeles

     
    Five hand drawn illustrations of Los Angeles are published on the Jan. 1, 1896 Times front page....
  • Dean Baquet To Replace Jill Abramson as New York Times Exec Editor

    The New York Times announced Wednesday that executive editor Jill Abramson is unexpectedly leaving her post and will be replaced by Dean Baquet, the newspaper's current managing editor. Formerly an investigative correspondent and Washington editor,...