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  • Double dip: Eurozone falls back into recession

    Double dip: Eurozone falls back into recession
    The Eurozone is back in a recession, its first in three years, as gross domestic product for the debt-plagued 17-nation bloc contracted 0.1% in the third quarter from the earlier quarter. In the second quarter, the currency collective tightened 0.2%,...
  • Charges against FSU sprinter and Olympian Josh Mance dropped by State

    Charges against FSU sprinter and Olympian Josh Mance dropped by State
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State sprinter and Olympian Josh Mance was cleared Tuesday of all charges pertaining to a gunplay incident last month that allegedly involved he and another FSU athlete. The state attorney's office submitted to Mance's attorneys...
  • At Boston Marathon finish, a dreadful feeling returns

    Terrorism returned to domestic soil on Monday, and a horrified nation watched. Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon, restarting a flood of emotions hauntingly familiar to anyone who lived through Sept. 11, 2001. The nauseating...
  • Glendale's Frank Wykoff, Frank Albert, Hoover's Jack Davis among CIF's 100 greatest

    Glendale's Frank Wykoff, Frank Albert, Hoover's Jack Davis among CIF's 100 greatest
    With an eye on the future, the CIF Southern Section remembered its past when it unveiled its “100 Athletes for 100 Years” on Saturday at a reception in Los Angeles. The list featured three former local standouts who helped blaze trails...
  • No. 1 goal: Find who did it

    No. 1 goal: Find who did it
    President Barack Obama has made it official. The Boston Marathon bombing was an "act of terror." Here's my message to whoever is responsible: I don't feel terrorized; I feel mad. And furthermore, you will be found. I don't yet know who you are or...
  • World Famous Athlete Returns to Ozarks for Weekend Event

    World Famous Athlete Returns to Ozarks for Weekend Event
    Springfield, MO: A world famous athlete with roots right here in The Ozarks is back in town to host an event this weekend. John Howard is an Olympian, A former world record holder and an Ironman Champ. He joined Ozarks Today to talk about his support...
  • Richard S. Stevens dies at 80; had leadership roles with Disneyland Hotel and Queen Mary

    Richard S. Stevens dies at 80; had leadership roles with Disneyland Hotel and Queen Mary
    Richard S. Stevens, who had leadership roles with the Disneyland Hotel, Queen Mary and Balboa Bay Club during a wide-ranging business career, has died. He was 80. Stevens died Oct. 14 in his sleep at his Newport Beach home, said his wife, Joan. He...
  • Joe Frazier dies at 67; heavyweight champ had epic bouts with Muhammad Ali

    Joe Frazier, the heavyweight boxing champion who in 1971 became the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali, then lost two epic rematches including a ferocious battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila," died Monday night. He was 67. Smokin' Joe, as he was...
  • PASSINGS: Julia Sampson Hayward, James Rizzi, Bob O'Rourke

    PASSINGS: Julia Sampson Hayward, James Rizzi, Bob O'Rourke
    Julia Sampson Hayward Champion tennis player in 1950s Julia Sampson Hayward, 77, a champion tennis player who won the women's doubles and mixed doubles titles at the 1953 Australian Open, died Tuesday at her home in Newport Beach of complications from a...
  • Tracing the L.A. Coliseum's fiscal decay

    Tracing the L.A. Coliseum's fiscal decay
    Month after month, the financial forecasts for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum seemed as sunny as could be. General Manager Patrick Lynch would tell his bosses on the Coliseum Commission that the box office from rave concerts was brisk and a...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes

    PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes
    Johnny Preston Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear' Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...
  • Ex-Coliseum official received payments from stadium contractor

    Ex-Coliseum official received payments from stadium contractor
    Patrick Lynch, while serving as general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, received hundreds of thousands of dollars from a stadium contractor who deposited the money in a Miami bank, according to interviews and documents. The contractor, Tony...