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  • Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission

    Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission
    Alexander Haagen, a major Southern California shopping center developer who, as president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission in the late 1980s, clashed with Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis over proposed stadium seating renovations before...
  • PASSINGS: Mark Haines

    PASSINGS: Mark Haines
    Mark Haines Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street' Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
  • PASSINGS: Murray Handwerker

    PASSINGS: Murray Handwerker
    Murray Handwerker Nathan's Famous owner expanded nationwide Murray Handwerker, 89, who turned Nathan's Famous, the Coney Island hot dog stand founded by his father, into a national franchise, died May 14 at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He...
  • Corwin Hansch dies at 92; scientist whose advances led to new drugs and chemicals

    Corwin Hansch dies at 92; scientist whose advances led to new drugs and chemicals
    Chemist Corwin Hansch, who pioneered the field of relating a molecule's chemical structure to its biological activity, an approach widely used in developing new drugs and other commercial chemicals, died in Claremont on May 8. He was 92 and had suffered...
  • Sidney Harman dies at 92; Newsweek owner and high-fidelity sound pioneer

    Sidney Harman dies at 92; Newsweek owner and high-fidelity sound pioneer
    Sidney Harman, a philanthropist, polymath and pioneer in high-fidelity sound for homes and cars who tried to resuscitate an icon of American journalism when he bought Newsweek last year, has died. He was 92. Harman died Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.,...
  • PASSINGS: John R. Alison, Genaro 'Chicanito' Hernandez, Stephen E. Fleischman

    PASSINGS: John R. Alison, Genaro 'Chicanito' Hernandez, Stephen E. Fleischman
    John R. Alison Decorated WWII ace fighter pilot John R. Alison, 98, a World War II fighter pilot who helped lead a daring and unprecedented Allied air invasion of Burma, died of natural causes Monday at his home in Washington, D.C., his family said....
  • "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson

    "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson
    "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" By Isabel Wilkerson Random House, $30.00, 620 pages   Warmth In the spring of 1941photographer Russell Lee spent several days documenting African-American life on Chicago’s...
  • "Wild Child and Other Stories" by T.C. Boyle

    "Wild Child and Other Stories" by T.C. Boyle
    "The Wild Child" By T.C. Boyle Viking. Pp. 304. $25.95 T.C. Boyle's volume of his collected stories first appeared in 1998, a book that included nearly seven hundred pages of his short fiction. Today, more than ten years and four volumes and dozens and...
  • 5 questions about architecture

    5 questions about architecture
    Printer's Row spoke with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin about his newest book, "Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age," which was officially released Friday. The book, published by the University of Chicago Press, assembles 51...
  • PASSINGS: Lilian Jackson Braun, Harry Bernstein, Adolfas Mekas

    Lilian Jackson Braun Author of 'The Cat Who…' mystery series Lilian Jackson Braun, 97, an author who wrote 29 books in the "The Cat Who …" mystery series, died of natural causes Saturday at a hospice center in Landrum, S.C. Braun, who...
  • Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair

    Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair
    Marian Mercer, a Tony-winning actress with a gift for comedy who was best known during a five-decade career for her television and stage work, which included a long-running performance in the 1969 Broadway hit "Promises, Promises," died April 27 in...