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  • Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician

    Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
  • John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation

    John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation
    John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
  • Judge denies Stand Your Ground in Boca murder case

    U.S. Navy seaman Matthew Snow, on a 30-day leave from his post in Japan, hoped his return to South Florida in March 2013 would mean plenty of quality time with his new girlfriend. Instead, the 22-year-old sailor from Broward died after being stabbed in...
  • Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations

    Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations
    The first phone call jolted the modest Redondo Beach town house in the middle of the night. Many others like it would follow, for nearly three years. The voices on the other end of the line would vary, but all were insistent — turn over millions...
  • Ben Bradlee, Longtime Editor of the Washington Post, Dies at 93

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93. He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...
  • 12th House District Candidates List Priorities

    12<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District Candidates List Priorities
    MANCHESTER — A former board of education member and a longtime veterans advocate are vying for the 12th House District. Democrat Kelly Luxenberg, 29, emerrged as the party's candidate after four other Democrats announced their intentions to run,...
  • Biden gets a pass

    Biden gets a pass
    In a four sentence piece hidden on page 13 of The Sun was a report that Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter, was discharged from the U.S. Naval Reserve for testing positive for cocaine ("Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test:...
  • Candidates For 13th House District List Priorities

    Candidates For 13<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District List Priorities
    Republican board of directors member Mark Tweedie and state Rep. Joe Diminico, D-Manchester, both say the economy and jobs are priorities as the two once again face off. Diminico defeated Tweedie in 2012 to represent the 13th House District, which...
  • Courant Carrier Raymond P. Greene

    In his words: Raymond P. Greene, New Britain "My paperboy days" is one of the chapters of a memoir that I wrote, "Born with the Gift of Laughter," to show my children what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression. I always enjoyed having a...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'My Boyfriends' Dogs'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES America's Cutest Pets from five...
  • Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test: sources

    Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test: sources
    The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged from the U.S. Navy reserve earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The sources, who were not authorized to speak on the record, said...