RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Contracts

A collection of news and information related to Contracts published by this site and its partners.

Top Contracts Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29, Corona; killed by rocket-propelled grenade

    Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29, Corona; killed by rocket-propelled grenade
    Army Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz was a larger-than-life figure, those who knew him say. A bald, bull of a guy, Cardenaz told a Colorado reporter in 2009 that he was an "old-school" soldier. By then, he said, he had twice been hit by shrapnel, and had...
  • Ted Stevens dies at 86; Alaska's U.S. senator for 40 years

    Ted Stevens dies at 86; Alaska's U.S. senator for 40 years
    Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges. Stevens was the longest-serving...
  • Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies

    Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies
    Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud." But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
  • Aron Kincaid dies at 70; actor appeared in 1960s 'beach' movies

    Aron Kincaid dies at 70; actor appeared in 1960s 'beach' movies
    Aron Kincaid, an actor who appeared in 1960s "beach" movies such as "The Girls on the Beach" and "The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini" and later had careers as a model and an artist, has died. He was 70. Kincaid, who lived in Beverly Hills, died of heart-...
  • Georgia Carroll Kyser dies at 91; model, actress sang with husband's big band

    Georgia Carroll Kyser dies at 91; model, actress sang with husband's big band
    Georgia Carroll Kyser, a fashion model in the 1930s and '40s who became an actress and a singer with her husband Kay Kyser's big band, died Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 91. The cause was not revealed. Born Nov. 18, 1919, in Blooming Grove, Texas,...
  • Chuck Tanner dies at 82; manager who led Pirates to '79 World Series comeback

    Chuck Tanner dies at 82; manager who led Pirates to '79 World Series comeback
    Chuck Tanner, the veteran manager who led the "We Are Family" Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979 to one of the greatest comebacks in World Series history, died Friday at his home in his hometown of New Castle, Pa., after a long illness. He was 82. Tanner managed...
  • A mayor in a hurry

    A mayor in a hurry
    The small stack of index cards tucked into Rahm Emanuel's suit jacket pocket are emblazoned with the mayoral seal and covered with blue ink.     Revised every other day, the tasks on the most high-powered to-do list in Chicago track with the mayor's six...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...
  • Lina Romay dies at 91; Cugat singer, MGM actress

    Lina Romay dies at 91; Cugat singer, MGM actress
    Lina Romay, whose role as a lead singer with Xavier Cugat's orchestra in the early 1940s led to a career in the movies and a stint decades later as a Spanish-language radio announcer for Hollywood Park, has died. She was 91. Romay died Dec. 17 of natural...
  • Richard P. McKee dies at 62; open government advocate

    Richard P. McKee dies at 62; open government advocate
    Richard P. McKee, a chemistry professor who was so offended by a Glendora official's effort to thwart public comment at a meeting that he became one of California's most effective advocates for open government, died Saturday at his home in La Verne. He...
  • Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter

    Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter
    British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...