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  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86.
  • World War II commando from Emmaus recalls combat

    World War II commando from Emmaus recalls combat
    Bert Winzer, the son of florists, graduated from Emmaus High School in 1940 and made twine at an Allentown jute mill until the Army drafted him during World War II. He volunteered for an elite commando unit of Americans and Canadians called the 1st...

    Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson dies at 88

    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...

    Terry 'Tubesteak' Tracy dies at 77; model for Big Kahuna in 'Gidget'

    In 1956, Terry "Tubesteak" Tracy, freshly fired from his job at a downtown insurance company, bid goodbye to the 9-to-5 life and headed for the Malibu shore, where he built himself a shack out of wood scraps and palm fronds and sailed into surfing...

    Is the Rose Parade red or blue? The eternal spinning of New Year's Day in Pasadena

     
    I do love the Tournament of Roses parade, but not always for the same reasons other people do. Anything that’s watched on television by tens of millions of people, and watched from Pasadena’s sidewalks by thousands more -- no ,...