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  • Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85; chief of Nintendo

    Donkey Kong, Super Mario Brothers, Legend of Zelda: For Hiroshi Yamauchi, the hits kept coming — but he enjoyed none of them. "I have better things to do" than play video games, he told interviewers. Yamauchi, a gruff and uncompromising...
  • PASSINGS: George Bignotti, William A. Graham, George Zenovich

    George Bignotti Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said. As...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates

    Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates
    Agent Roger Richman had a ton of celebrity clients — James Cagney, Mae West, Maria Callas, Albert Einstein, the Marx brothers, Sigmund Freud, Gypsy Rose Lee and W.C. Fields, to name a few. Contrary to expectations, none of them were overly...
  • PASSINGS: John Henson

    PASSINGS: John Henson
    John Henson Son of Muppets founder Jim Henson John Henson, 48, who occasionally performed as a puppeteer in the famed Muppets troupe his father founded, died Friday of a heart attack at his home in Saugerties, New York. He did not have a history of...
  • Wartime romance

    Wartime romance
    Every love story should have a Jimmy Stewart moment. Tony and Doris Provenzano have theirs, and we'll get to it in a minute. They'll celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary in December. It's a marriage that overcame D-Day, not to mention hardship and...
  • Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists

    Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists
    A career helping people with breathing problems offers respiratory therapists rewarding work, good pay and a chance to use their own decision-making skills. Earning an associate’s degree in respiratory care, you can find work at hospitals, clinics,...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Many medical problems can cause muscle weakness

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 76 years old, and over the last year it's been getting harder to do everyday tasks. Even getting out of a chair is sometimes difficult, and I can tell I'm much weaker than I used to be. Is this a normal part of aging, or should I...
  • Vodka and Russian men: a tempestuous (and tragic) love affair

    "Vodka is our enemy, so we'll utterly consume it!" goes the old Russian proverb. That love-hate relationship is thought to have helped send 37% of Russian men in 2005 to the grave before they had toasted their 55th birthday. And a new study finds that,...
  • Even the young and healthy benefit from flu vaccine

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 28 and healthy. I've never gotten a flu shot and have never had the flu. Do I really need a flu vaccination? My employer is recommending it for everyone, but I'm hesitant. I've heard some people get sick from the actual vaccination....
  • Hiroshi Yamauchi, who turned Nintendo into video-game giant, has died

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who turned Nintendo into video-game giant, has died
    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...