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  • Murray Seeger dies at 82; L.A. Times reporter led Moscow bureau

    Murray Seeger dies at 82; L.A. Times reporter led Moscow bureau
    Murray Seeger, a Los Angeles Times foreign correspondant who served as Moscow bureau chief in the early 1970s and was later director of information for the AFL-CIO, has died. He was 82. Seeger, who lived in Silver Spring, Md., died of pneumonia Monday in...
  • Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner

    Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner
    The word had already baffled one contestant when Frank Neuhauser confidently spelled it right — "G-L-A-D-I-O-L-U-S" — to win the first national spelling bee in 1925. Luck was his ally. Although he had studied for months with his mill-worker...
  • Antonina Pirozhkova dies at 101; common-law widow of Russian writer Isaac Babel

    Antonina Pirozhkova dies at 101; common-law widow of Russian writer Isaac Babel
    Antonina Pirozhkova, who was the common-law widow of Russian literary giant Isaac Babel and wrote a well-received memoir that provided a rare glimpse of the persecuted writer's final years in the 1930s, has died. She was 101. Pirozhkova died Sept. 12...
  • John Kluge dies at 95; founder of Metromedia television empire

    John Kluge dies at 95; founder of Metromedia television empire
    John Kluge, a billionaire entrepreneur and pioneer in independent television-station ownership whose Metromedia Inc. stations formed the basis for News Corp.'s Fox network, has died. He was 95. Kluge died Tuesday at his home in Albemarle County, Va.,...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • When a mortgage puts buyer at a disadvantage

    When a mortgage puts buyer at a disadvantage
    For homebuyers who need to finance their purchase using a mortgage, a cash buyer can be their worst enemy. That's because when a buyer makes a cash offer, the seller knows it's a solid deal and that financing hiccups won't delay a closing. Sometimes...
  • Northwestern Alumni Association Salutes Outstanding Alumni

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. — Thomas Z. Hayward Jr., a Northwestern University Life Trustee and past president of the Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA), was given the Alumni …...
  • Hundreds of post offices could soon close

     
    The Washington Post reports: The Postal Service has marked 677 post offices nationwide for possible closure or consolidation, according to a document given today to …...
  • Actors unions start formally discussing merger

     
    Committees approved by the respective boards of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA to come up with a plan to combine the unions met for the first time over the weekend at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland....
  • RAM Stars of the Industry nominees announced

     
    The Restaurant Association of Maryland just announced the 2011 nominees for the Stars of the Industry awards - online voting is now open. Winners will be announced at the M...
  • Are Florida’s loggerhead sea turtles endangered? Feds need more time to decide.

     
    Federal officials have delayed a decision on whether the loggerhead sea turtles that nest in Florida should be reclassified as endangered. The problem: there is disagreement among scientists about the latest population trends for the marine reptiles and...