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  • Richard P. McKee dies at 62; open government advocate

    Richard P. McKee dies at 62; open government advocate
    Richard P. McKee, a chemistry professor who was so offended by a Glendora official's effort to thwart public comment at a meeting that he became one of California's most effective advocates for open government, died Saturday at his home in La Verne. He...
  • Gladys Horton dies at 65; 'Please Mr. Postman' singer with the Marvelettes

    Gladys Horton dies at 65; 'Please Mr. Postman' singer with the Marvelettes
    When a record label's female vocal groups include the Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas, it's easy to see why the Marvelettes are often relegated to footnote status. But the Detroit group has a unique distinction in the saga of Motown Records —...
  • Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist

    Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist
    Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
  • Sam Chwat dies at 57; actors lost, and learned, accents under dialect coach's tutelage

    Sam Chwat dies at 57; actors lost, and learned, accents under dialect coach's tutelage
    Sam Chwat was a master of accents who taught Robert De Niro to talk like an Appalachian ex-convict, Olympia Dukakis to talk like a Holocaust survivor and Peter Boyle to talk like a bigot from the Deep South. A modern-day Henry Higgins, he also trained...
  • A Seder without matzo

    A Seder without matzo
    I've always loved Passover, ever since I was a little girl. Long before I understood it as the Festival of Freedom that celebrates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt, to me it was the holiday of difference. Indeed, it was — and...
  • A vote for venison

    A vote for venison
    Rick Gollinger grew up in a hunting family with a kitchen that was regularly full of game. Unfortunately, his mother — who was otherwise a great cook — followed her generation's technique of overcooking, or "killing game a second time in...
  • Winter Park's Dvario Montgomery draws plenty of attention, and then some

    Winter Park's Dvario Montgomery draws plenty of attention, and then some
    Coveted Winter Park athlete Dvario Montgomery stands off to the side of the Winter Park practice field with his wide receiver coach Sinclair Brown. A lovebug flies around Montgomery’s head. Soon others start circling the star receiver/linebacker...
  • Yulee RB Derrick Henry sets nation's top Nike SPARQ rating, bumping East Ridge LB Justin Horton

    Yulee RB Derrick Henry sets nation's top Nike SPARQ rating, bumping East Ridge LB Justin Horton
      Yulee High running back Derrick Henry is used to dominating opponents on the football field. The 5,263 rushing yards and 65 touchdowns he has accumulated during his freshman and sophomore seasons are proof of that. But now the junior-to-be is...
  • 'Dougherty Gang' Sentenced For Multi-State Crime Rampage

    'Dougherty Gang' Sentenced For Multi-State Crime Rampage
    PUEBLO, CO. -- The “Dougherty gang,” accused of carrying out a multi-state crime rampage that set off a national manhunt, was sentenced to prison in Colorado on Monday and will probably be extradited to Georgia to face more charges. Ryan Dougherty, 22,...
  • Lollapalooza's must-see bands: An hour-by-hour guide to 3 days of music

    Lollapalooza's must-see bands: An hour-by-hour guide to 3 days of music
    Lollapalooza: More than 130 bands and artists on eight stages play 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday in Grant Park; all three days sold out. TODAY 8 p.m. Don’t miss Kid Cudi (9 p.m., Perry’s): Psychedelic soundscapes, introspective funk,...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review
    The Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 is a wrap. And here’s our wrap-up of Sunday’s action in Union Park, with reporting once again from your truly (GK), the tireless Bob Gendron (BG) and the ever-vigilant Kevin Pang handling video and editing....