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Charles Osborne Fisher, a World War II veteran and prominent Carroll County attorney whose legal career spanned more than six decades, died Friday at his Westminster home from complications of a broken hip. He was 95. "Charles was a real gentleman and...
Charles Osborne Fisher Sr., 95, a long standing Westminster attorney, bank director, past chair of the Health Services Cost Review Commission and last surviving co-founder of Carroll Hospital Center, died June 22 at his home after a brief illness. In...
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77. "She wanted...
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One of Chicago's treasures is the microfilm archive of alternative newspapers housed in Harold Washington Library. I'm particularly fond of exploring the Seed, the Chicago periodical that helped Mayor Richard J. Daley's less loyal subjects prepare for the...
Is the Republican Party toast? You would think so, listening to the political analysts and strategists, including those who prepared a harshly critical self-appraisal for the Republican National Committee. The contention that the GOP should be changed to...
Change of SubjectFrom this summer's concert at FitzGerald's in honor of Earl Pionke's -- the Earl of Old Town: Video description: One of the evening's major hits was Eddie Holstein, modestly self-proclaimed 1970s Folk Legend. Eddie teaches at Chicago's Old Town School.......
George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90. McGovern died Sunday morning while...
-------------------- Cronkite Douglas Brinkley Harper: 820 pp., $34.99 -------------------- Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
VarietyThe prolific, and often controversial, writer Gore Vidal, who contributed to the theater, TV and film with such notable Broadway dramas as "The Best Man" and "Visit to a Small Planet" (both adapted from his original teleplays) and screen adaptations of...
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Pits and pieces from the local sports scene. Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers. Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
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