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  • Windermere may spend $8,000 on PR help with police scandal

    Windermere may spend $8,000 on PR help with police scandal
    The Town of Windermere will likely award an $8,000 retainer to a public-relations consultant to handle questions concerning a police department scandal that rocked Central Florida's wealthiest community this month. Sara Brady Public Relations Inc., of...
  • Workforce agency expected to ban doing business with board members

    Workforce agency expected to ban doing business with board members
    Hounded by questions of favoritism, Workforce Central Florida is expected today to end its practice of doing business with most companies connected to board members. A six-person committee will recommend that Workforce stop allowing businesses linked...
  • Republican State Senator Calls For Release Of Documents Outlining Deal Between Jackson And State; Malloy Says They Include Trade Secrets

    A Republican state senator is criticizing the Malloy administration for failing to release documents outlining the agreement between the state and the Jackson Laboratory that intends to bring 300 jobs to Farmington. Sen. Leonard Fasano, the second-...
  • Donna Atwood dies at 85; longtime Ice Capades star

    Donna Atwood dies at 85; longtime Ice Capades star
    Ice Capades star Donna Atwood had spent almost half her life on the road when she left professional figure-skating behind at 31 to raise her three young children in a custom-built Beverly Hills home complete with a piano that folded into the wall. She...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian

    PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian
    Michael Cacoyannis Filmmaker directed 'Zorba the Greek' Michael Cacoyannis, 89, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic "Zorba the Greek," starring Anthony Quinn, died Monday at an Athens hospital of complications...
  • Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s

    Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s
    Jackie Cooper, whose tousled blond hair, pouty lower lip and ability to cry on camera helped make him one of the top child stars of the 1930s in films such as "Skippy" and "The Champ," has died. He was 88. Cooper, who grew up to become a successful TV...
  • Senate approves sweeping home insurance changes

    Senate approves sweeping home insurance changes
    A sweeping bill that would allow insurers to drop full sinkhole coverage and shorten the time policyholders have to file claims cleared the Senate by a 25 to 12 margin Thursday. The bill, which has about 20 provisions, would: Allow insurers to charge as...
  • Esther Gordy Edwards dies at 91; sister of Motown Records founder

    Esther Gordy Edwards dies at 91; sister of Motown Records founder
    When Berry Gordy Jr. wanted to borrow $800 from his family to found Motown Records in 1959, he knew that the most formidable resistance would come from his oldest sister, Esther. "You're 29 years old and what have you done with your life?" his sister...
  • Cookie Gilchrist dies at 75; AFL star player

    Cookie Gilchrist dies at 75; AFL star player
    Cookie Gilchrist, a bruising fullback who as one of the American Football League's first star players helped lead the Buffalo Bills to a championship in 1964, has died. He was 75. Gilchrist died Monday of cancer at an assisted living facility near...
  • Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films

    Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films
    Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85. Granger died of natural...
  • Hideki Irabu dies at 42; former Yankee pitcher

    Hideki Irabu, a star Japanese pitcher who struggled to achieve comparable success in the United States, was found dead Wednesday in his Rancho Palos Verdes home. He was 42. Authorities are investigating his death "as an apparent suicide and hanging,"...