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  • Marvin Eisenman dies at 83; owner of vast video and DVD collection

    Marvin Eisenman dies at 83; owner of vast video and DVD collection
    On his business cards, Marvin Eisenman called himself a "film detective," but to the unofficial Hollywood network that benefited from his unusually large personal collection of videos and DVDs, he was simply Marvin of the Movies. Over the last quarter-...
  • PASSINGS: Robert F. Chew, Taiho

    PASSINGS: Robert F. Chew, Taiho
    Robert F. Chew Baltimore-based actor on 'The Wire' Robert F. Chew, 52, an actor and teacher who portrayed the drug kingpin Proposition Joe on the HBO series "The Wire," died Thursday of apparent heart failure in his sleep at his Baltimore home,...
  • Harry 'PopPop' Cooper dies at 98; grandfather and his wife became an Internet sensation giving love advice as 'The-OGs'

    Harry 'PopPop' Cooper dies at 98; grandfather and his wife became an Internet sensation giving love advice as 'The-OGs'
    The Internet sometimes makes stars out of regular people. That's what happened to Harry "PopPop" Cooper. A shoe salesman with a broad smile and modest desires, Cooper liked to play golf and travel and occasionally sample exotic foods. More than anything,...
  • PASSINGS: 'Chick' Lang, Warren Farlow, Doug Speck, Charlie Gillett, Johnnie High, Barry Brief

    'Chick' Lang Preakness executive Charles John "Chick" Lang, 83, the longtime head of Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course who helped make the Preakness a must-watch for sports fans around the country, died Thursday of natural causes in a medical facility...
  • Robert H. Bork dies at 85; pivotal figure in Supreme Court history

    Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85. The former Yale law professor and judge on...
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
  • 'Healthy' beer, $190-a-bottle Sam Adams and other booze news

    'Healthy' beer, $190-a-bottle Sam Adams and other booze news
    Disregard, for now, the popular pre-election question of which candidate you’d rather have a beer with. The real sudsy issue at hand is whether the alcoholic brew is healthful. That’s the claim being made by Alexis Nasard, chief commercial...
  • Arsenic in apple juice: FDA proposes limiting level of toxic metal

    Arsenic in apple juice: FDA proposes limiting level of toxic metal
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed limiting how much arsenic can be in apple juice sold to Americans. The agency is acting in the wake of a Consumer Reports analysis on levels of the potentially poisonous metal in the popular fruit drink. ...
  • Long John Silver's serves least healthful meal, food watchdog says

    Long John Silver's serves least healthful meal, food watchdog says
    Food-focused watchdog group Center for Science in the Public Interest has its hooks in Long John Silver’s, accusing the seafood chain of serving the least healthful meal in the country. The advocacy group said it ran laboratory tests on the chain&...
  • Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal

    Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal
    Pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter should make her $50-million endorsement deal with soda maker PepsiCo the best thing she never had, according to a health advocacy group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest is ringing the alarm on the diva&...
  • Obese? Sometimes you just have to hear it from someone in a white coat to believe it

    It's not nice to call someone fat. That's a simple rule of thumb, repeated by parents of small children everywhere. For physicians, however, it's a social nicety that must be set aside if they are to act in the best interests of an overweight or obese ...