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  • John Joseph Idzik, who coached Baltimore Colts and was player, coach for Terps, dies

    John Joseph Idzik, who coached Baltimore Colts and was player, coach for Terps, dies
    John Joseph Idzik, 85, who coached the Baltimore Colts during two stints in the 1970s and 1980s after playing for and later coaching the Maryland Terrapins football team, died on Tuesday. Idzik, of Chadds Ford, Pa., owns the fifth-best punt return...
  • Wilbur O. Miller, career Army officer, dies

    Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 95. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
  • Hands-On Learning At Engineering Camp In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN - It might look like the teens at University of New Haven's engineering camp are playing with Legos and toy helicopters, but what they're doing isn't child's play. For the past two weeks, 25 high school students from across Connecticut have...
  • UConn Defeats Detroit, 101-55

    UConn Defeats Detroit, 101-55
    STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy. And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
  • Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT

    Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT
    Jerome Horwitz, a medical researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit, had spent more than a decade developing a drug he hoped would work against cancer. But the compound failed to help the lab mice he tested it on, so in 1970 he "dumped it on the...
  • Elmore Leonard dies at 87; master of the hard-boiled crime novel

    Elmore Leonard populated his novels with con men, hustlers and killers, with names like Chili, Stick and Ordell. He plunged readers into a sea of urban sleaze, spiking his tales with mordant humor and moral ambivalence. In stories often set in Detroit...
  • Michael Roarty dies at 84; marketer helped build Anheuser-Busch brand

    Michael Roarty dies at 84; marketer helped build Anheuser-Busch brand
    Michael J. Roarty, a retired marketing executive who helped build Anheuser-Busch beer brands into international powerhouses, died at a hospital in a St. Louis suburb Saturday, a day after suffering a heart attack. He was 84. Roarty had been...
  • Novelist Leonard mastered the art of crime

    Novelist Leonard mastered the art of crime
    Elmore Leonard's con men, hustlers and killers never thought much of rules, but the master craftsman lived by one he held dear: If it sounds like writing, rewrite it. “If proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go,” Leonard wrote in...
  • Scott Schuett: Operator of Peninsula assisted living homes fights for license

    Scott Schuett: Operator of Peninsula assisted living homes fights for license
    On Tuesday, Scott Schuett will come before the Virginia Board of Long-Term Care Administrators at a public hearing to determine whether he will keep his license to administer assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the state. The board suspended his...
  • Hoag surgeon appointed to head group

    The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons will announce Dr. Charles Hasse of Irvine as its new president at the group's annual scientific conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., next week. Hasse, a surgeon at Hoag Hospital and director of the...
  • Plural of Prius, Prii? Not According to Latin Experts

     
    Ever wonder what the plural is for Toyota???s Prius? It???s been something of a gray area to our copy editors, and now that there???s a Prius V, a plural word for the vehicle could come in handy. Before we could......
  • Florida Dental Association announces new board

     
    The Florida Dental Association has announced the election of new offiers to its executive board, including the first Cuban-American president, Dr. Cesar Sabates of Coral Gables. Dr. Cesar R. Sabates, President Dr. Sabates, a general dentist in private...