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  • Irene O. MurgidaFebruary 23, 1918 - May 6, 2014

    Irene O Murgida, 96, long time resident of Sun Valley, California passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014. She was born in Lynn, Mass.on February 23, 1918 to parents Thomas and Antoinette Sideri. She was one of four daughters. She married the love of her life,...
  • Brian Roberts: Comcast's Mild-Mannered Ruler of All Media Sets Watchdogs Howling

    In the cosmic scheme of things, it's fitting that Comcast's game-changing deal to acquire Time Warner Cable came almost 10 years to the day that the cable giant went public with its audacious $66 billion bid to acquire the Walt Disney Co. Disney's board,...
  • Fox Expands Test of Ads, 'American Idol' Running Simultaneously

    Viewers of "American Idol" last night may have had to rub their eyes during certain moments in the program: Were those TV commercials running at the same time as segments from the program? In an expansion of an experiment begun last season, the 21st...
  • Elaine Stritch: 'I Didn't Declare Retirement'

    When I first see Elaine Stritch--the 89-year-old legendary stage and screen actress--she's propped in bed. Although she's been a New York fixture since the 1940s (and spent 18 years living in a room at the Carlyle Hotel), she recently moved to Michigan....
  • Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer

    Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer
    William A. Edelstein, a pioneer in the field of MRI who was also a professor in the radiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer at his home in Original Northwood. He was 69. The son of Arthur...
  • Chicago picked as site for Obama's manufacturing initiative

    Chicago picked as site for Obama's manufacturing initiative
    Chicago will be the site of a digital manufacturing institute backed by $70 million in federal money and another $250 million in private and other government funding, giving the city, once a factory town, a better chance to re-establish its credentials as...
  • Arthur Rankin dies at 89; created TV's 'Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer'

    Arthur Rankin dies at 89; created TV's 'Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer'
    More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....
  • KNBC Channel 4 leaves Burbank; moves to new L.A. broadcast center

    KNBC Channel 4 leaves Burbank; moves to new L.A. broadcast center
    After 52 years broadcasting Southern California's biggest stories from the same Burbank studio, KNBC-TV Channel 4 has pulled up stakes and moved into a gleaming new center on the Universal lot. "Everyone was sad to leave the old building, it had such...
  • After decades of exodus, companies returning production to the U.S.

    In 2001, Generac Power Systems joined the wave of American companies shifting production to China. The move wiped out 400 jobs in southeast Wisconsin, but few could argue with management's logic: Chinese companies were offering to make a key component for...
  • Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine

    Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine
    GRISWOLD — To Jim Bardia, the path to a better wind turbine is the same as the one to a faster race car. It is incremental improvements here and there that shave seconds from a lap time and cents from a kilowatt hour. Bardia, a former race car...
  • Bob Greenblatt Leads NBC Back to No. 1

    Two minutes before NBC's May 12 upfront presentation was scheduled to start, Bob Greenblatt ducked into Jimmy Fallon's dressing room for a quick pre-show hello. It was an instinctive move for Greenblatt. Producers like to keep a close eye on their...