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  • Pines man dies after crashing pickup into Davie canal

    A Pembroke Pines man died Tuesday after he drove into a canal in Davie. Peter James Anderson, 54, was alone in a white Ford pickup when he veered off the road and into a canal near Orange Drive and Southwest 61st Avenue. "We believe some type of...
  • Effie Ashe, first black woman to chair Newport News School Board, dies at 82

    Effie Ashe, first black woman to chair Newport News School Board, dies at 82
    Long-time Newport News School Board member Effie Ashe died Monday. She was 82. Ashe served on the board from 1994 to 2006 in a variety of capacities, including chairman and vice chairman. She was the first black woman to serve as chairman of the...
  • Dick Jones, actor who provided voice of Pinocchio, dies at 87

    Dick Jones, actor who provided voice of Pinocchio, dies at 87
    Actor Dick Jones, who got his most famous role in his long career when he was 10 and chosen by Walt Disney to be the voice of Pinocchio, died Monday night, according to the Los Angeles County’s coroner’s office. He was 87. Jones’...
  • Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital

    Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital
    Florence H. Deitz, a Randallstown community activist who was a founder in the 1960s of the old Baltimore County General Hospital, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the Fairhaven retirement community. She was 91. "Florence...
  • Jim Brosnan dies at 84; relief pitcher wrote inside look at baseball

    The relief pitcher known to his teammates as "The Professor" listened to Bartok, read Dostoevsky, sipped martinis and hauled a portable typewriter from stadium to stadium. Over nine seasons in the majors, Jim Brosnan was a curveball artist who also...
  • Michael Henry Wilson dies at 67; documentarian filmed Scorsese, Mandela

    Michael Henry Wilson dies at 67; documentarian filmed Scorsese, Mandela
    Documentary filmmaker and film historian Michael Henry Wilson, whose films and books focused on directors such as Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood, died June 26 at home in Westlake Village. He was 67. The cause was lung cancer, said his wife, Carole...
  • Anthony Lynn Burrell, 1961-2014

    Anthony Lynn Burrell, 1961-2014
    Cook County Circuit Court Judge Anthony Lynn Burrell dropped out of high school but went on to earn a law degree from an Ivy League school and sit as a Cook County judge for 12 years. "There was nobody like Judge Anthony Burrell. He was just a great...
  • Mary Mahaffey: Boutique owner had a natural sense of style

     Mary Mahaffey: Boutique owner had a natural sense of style
    Mary Mahaffey had no formal training in fashion, but the longtime College Park resident had style to burn. Give her some quality clothes, some interesting patterns and a few pieces of chunky jewelry, and she'd assemble a successful outfit —...
  • Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014

     Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014
    Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes. Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
  • Former Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86. 'He took really great care of people'

    Former Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86. 'He took really great care of people'
    During much his two terms as a U.S. senator, in the 1980s and early 1990s, Alan Dixon was the locally minded counterpart to then-Sen. Paul Simon, always angling for the best deals for Illinois. He was known as “Al the Pal” for his...
  • Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer

    Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer
    Eugene A. "Mickey" Flinn, who managed and owned Baltimore-area automobile dealerships, died Thursday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of Edmund Lamont Flinn, an electrician, and Agnes...