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  • Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music

    Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music
    Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44. Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
  • Norio Ohga dies at 81; former Sony chairman developed the CD

    Norio Ohga dies at 81; former Sony chairman developed the CD
    Former Sony President and Chairman Norio Ohga, who gave up a career as an opera singer to join the fledgling consumer electronics maker in the 1950s and later led its expansion from hardware to software and entertainment and developing the compact disc,...
  • Burton S. Sperber dies at 82; landscape company founder

    Burton S. Sperber dies at 82; landscape company founder
    He was the founder and chairman of the board of Calabasas-based ValleyCrest Landscape Cos., the nation's largest landscape services company, whose projects have included the gardens at the Getty Center and the rooftop community garden at Walt Disney...
  • Robert Stempel dies at 77; former CEO of GM

    Former General Motors Co. Chief Executive Robert Stempel, an engineer who led the development of the catalytic converter but was ousted in a boardroom coup, died Saturday in Florida. He was 77. The cause of death was unclear, but family friends in...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Gough, Murray Warmath, James C. Tyree, Marty Marion, John Kronenberg

    Michael Gough Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
  • PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt

    PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt
    Norma Zimmer Singer was Welk 'Champagne Lady' Norma Zimmer, 87, the "Champagne Lady" of television's "The Lawrence Welk Show" and a studio singer, died Tuesday at her home in Brea. Her son, Larry, did not give the cause of death. Zimmer performed on...
  • NASA incompetent — or just lying to us?

    NASA incompetent — or just lying to us?
    This is the latest plan NASA is considering to get us to infinity and beyond. It would break the shuttle into pieces. It would take the engines off the orbiter, put them on the bottom of the fuel tank, and throw the rest of the orbiter away. Then it...
  • Best Buy chairman, founder Richard Schulze resigns early

    Best Buy Co. Inc. just can’t catch a break. Chairman and founder Richard Schulze is jumping ship earlier than expected, taking with him a 20.1% stake in the struggling electronics retailer. Schulze, 71, told the company’s board Thursday...
  • Embattled CHA CEO Lewis Jordan resigns

    Embattled CHA CEO Lewis Jordan resigns
    Embattled Chicago Housing Authority CEO Lewis Jordan will resign his post effective June 30 in the wake of questions about his credit card use, according to a copy of his resignation letter the Tribune obtained today. Jordan’s departure comes after...
  • Mayor Emanuel fills CHA vacancies

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today made three appointments to the Chicago Housing Authority board, which is being overseen by an interim CEO while the mayor searches for someone new to helm the agency. Carlos Ponce, who has served on the board of commissioners...
  • Best Buy's new CEO: Hubert Joly, head of T.G.I. Friday's parent

    Best Buy's new CEO: Hubert Joly, head of T.G.I. Friday's parent
    Best Buy Co. named a new chief executive Monday, proclaiming Hubert Joly -- the current head of Radisson and T.G.I. Friday’s parent Carlson -- as the best bet to save the beleaguered electronics retailer. Minnesota-based Best Buy has struggled in...