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  • Cancer and the bacterial connection

    IN the 1890s, a New York surgeon named William Coley tested a radical cancer treatment. He took a hypodermic needle teeming with bacteria and plunged it into the flesh of patients. After suffering through weeks of chills and fevers, many showed...
  • Carl McIntosh dies at 94; president of what is now Cal State Long Beach

    Carl McIntosh, president of what is now Cal State Long Beach during a period of rapid growth in the 1960s, died Monday in Bozeman, Mont. He was 94. His death was announced by Montana State University, where he served as president from 1970 to 1977. The...
  • Martin Eli Weil dies at 68; restoration architect and founding member of the L.A. Conservancy

    Martin Eli Weil dies at 68; restoration architect and founding member of the L.A. Conservancy
    Martin Eli Weil, a leading restoration architect and a past president of the Los Angeles Conservancy who was involved in the restoration of landmark structures such as the El Capitan Theatre and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Storer House in the...
  • U. of I. picks president

    University of Illinois officials have chosen Michael Hogan, the University of Connecticut president, as the school's next president, picking a historian who has long ties to the Midwest and public education. Hogan, 66, will be on the UIC campus Wednesday...
  • Bob Jeter, 71; football star for Iowa Hawkeyes, Green Bay Packers

    Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
  • Barry Hannah dies at 67; award-winning Southern author

    Barry Hannah dies at 67; award-winning Southern author
    Author Barry Hannah, whose fiction was laced with dark humor and populated by hard-drinking Southerners, died Monday at his home in Oxford, Miss. He was 67. Hannah's son Barry Jr. told the Clarion Ledger newspaper in Jackson, Miss., that his father...
  • They're Republican red, and true blue to Obama

    They're Republican red, and true blue to Obama
    Chatter bounces off the bare walls and checkered linoleum floor as Josh Pedaline and other Barack Obama supporters burn through their call sheets. A map of Delaware County splays across a tabletop. Another table is laden with cookies, pretzels and...
  • Iowa caucus-goers are also neighbors, friends

    Fred Adams, a retired Drake University history professor, wandered across the street from his house for a neighborhood party the Sunday before Christmas -- 5-8 p.m., food and drinks -- where he spotted Tammy Gentry. "I saw my opportunity," Adams said...
  • Many more toys tainted with lead, inquiry finds

    Many more toys tainted with lead, inquiry finds
    Many Chicago-area stores are routinely selling lead-tainted toys, including items with levels more than 10 times government safety limits, testing by the Tribune shows. In one of the most comprehensive inquiries into lead in children's products, the...
  • The Deputy: Ivory Webb Jr., 46

    A standout football player Carson High School and the University of Iowa, where he was a starting wide receiver in the 1982 Rose Bowl, the former San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy served in the department for nearly ten years. He had worked as a...
  • List Of Transplant Facilities Not Meeting Standards

    To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery....
  • Countrywide executive admits loan officers made errors

    Mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp., which is under investigation on allegations that it inflated certain borrowers' fees, acknowledged Tuesday that it had made errors and pledged to take steps to improve its operations. Steve Bailey, chief...