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  • BP Claims Process Enters New, Uncertain Phase

    BP Claims Process Enters New, Uncertain Phase
    Kenneth Feinberg, the formerly freewheeling administrator of BP Plc's fund to compensate victims of last year's oil spill, could be forced to revamp dramatically how he handles claims now that the fund has come under the jurisdiction of a federal judge in...
  • 7 New York Gubernatorial Candidates Hold First Debate

    7 New York Gubernatorial Candidates Hold First Debate
    The long-awaited debate on Monday in New York governor's race showed Democrat Andrew Cuomo, son of the former governor and Democratic icon, as steeped in how New York government works and how he believes it should be fixed. Meanwhile, his top rival,...
  • Z on TV: The incredible shrinking Baltimore anchor desk

    Z on TV: The incredible shrinking Baltimore anchor desk
    The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore. In the past year and...
  • Laurel resident nominated for membership into Phi Eta Sigma

    Stasia Manak, of Laurel, has been named to the dean's list for the fall and spring semesters at The Catholic University of America, in Washington. She has also been nominated for membership into Phi Eta Sigma, a national college scholastic honor society,...
  • Baltimore stations jockey to fill the Oprah vacuum

    Baltimore stations jockey to fill the Oprah vacuum
    For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era. Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...
  • Nancy Z. Fleming, teacher, dies

    Nancy Z. Fleming, teacher, dies
    Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living. The longtime Towson resident was 73. The daughter of a banker and...
  • The Defense Attorneys: Michael D. Schwartz, 42; William Hadden, 55

    Since 2001, Michael D. Schwartz has been an associate attorney at Silver, Hadden, Silver, Wexler and Levine in Santa Monica, where he has represented police officers, firefighters and other public employees in administrative, criminal and civil...
  • Everybody loves Phil Rosenthal's movie night

    Everybody loves Phil Rosenthal's movie night
    IT'S THE hottest day of the year -- 91 degrees -- and Phil Rosenthal is stacking almond wood kindling in the pizza oven of his Hancock Park home. In little more than an hour, a cook from Pizzeria Mozza will arrive, as he does most Sunday nights, and begin...
  • Ellie Greenwich dies at 68; co-wrote 'Da Doo Ron Ron,' 'Chapel of Love' and other '60s hits

    Ellie Greenwich, the New York songwriter behind a string of 1960s hits that gave effervescent voice to unbridled teen romance including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," many of them in collaboration with producer Phil Spector, died...
  • Skip Miller dies at 62; former Motown Records president

    Skip Miller, a Los Angeles music industry veteran who rose from stock clerk to president of Motown Records and helped rejuvenate the black music division at RCA Records, has died. He was 62. Miller, who also managed Lionel Richie's solo career, was being...
  • Marilyn French dies at 79; author of feminist classic 'The Women's Room'

    Marilyn French dies at 79; author of feminist classic 'The Women's Room'
    Marilyn French, a writer and feminist scholar whose provocative 1977 novel "The Women's Room" captured the frustration and fury of a generation of women fed up with society's traditional conceptions of their roles, died Saturday at a hospital in New...