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  • Griffin Dunne channels his inner history buff in 'The Discoverers'

    With his quizzical frown, droll delivery and impish smirk, Griffin Dunne brings humorous exasperation to an art form. Dunne, 59, first came to audiences' attention in the horror comedy classic "An American Werewolf in London" in 1981 as a sidekick...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Many conditions can cause dementia, but Alzheimer's is the most common

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-...
  • Ware sets tone for Denver defense

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Denver Broncos - INSIDE SLANT DeMarcus Ware was not ready to play every down -- at least not in the preseason. But 11 days after suffering a leg bruise that kept him out of practice, the former Dallas defensive end...
  • William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner

    William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner
    William S. Jeffries, who rose from a clerk at Alex. Brown & Sons to managing director and partner in the venerable Baltimore financial firm, died Aug. 8 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 88. "Bill...
  • Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object

    Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object
    Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway. That's a long way for the remains of the Top 40 radio icon to travel, especially given the fact that according to his...
  • Henry B. Mann Jr., marketing manager

    Henry B. Mann Jr., marketing manager
    Henry B. Mann Jr., a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. marketing manager and World War II veteran, died Aug. 4 of complications from dementia at Envoy of Denton, a nursing home. He was 93. The son of Henry B. Mann Sr., an attorney, and Amelia R....
  • Casey Kasem's body on way to Norway; three of his children claim he wanted to be buried in Glendale

    Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway, the Los Angeles Times reported. That's a long way for the remains ofthe Top 40 radio icon to travel, especially given the...
  • Mural Unveiled In West Hartford

    Mural Unveiled In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — From a distance, the ornate stone wall is unremarkable. But with each step closer an intricate series of painstaking brushstrokes is revealed, the result of four months' work by Hartford artist Tao LaBossiere. LaBossiere, who...
  • Missing La Cañada 79-year-old found safe

    A 79-year-old La Cañada Flintridge man who went missing at about 6 p.m. Saturday and was the subject of an intensive search was returned home safely to his family by early Sunday, a law enforcement official said. Donald Warner, who officials said has...
  • Emigdio Vasquez dies at 75; prominent O.C. Chicano artist

     Emigdio Vasquez dies at 75; prominent O.C. Chicano artist
    Emigdio Vasquez, a renowned Orange County Chicano muralist and painter whose pieces captured the reality and grittiness of everyday life, has died. He was 75. Vasquez died Saturday of pneumonia at an assisted living facility in Newport Beach, his...
  • PRESS BOX: Mourners gather to remember Ward

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Mourners gather to remember Ward Dale Earnhardt Jr. wanted Kevin Ward's family to know they're not alone. The NASCAR star sent flowers to Ward's family as they prepared to say goodbye to the 20-year-old racer who died after...