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Science

Edgar D. Mitchell, Sixth Moonwalking Astronaut, Dies at 85

nytimes.com - Edgar D. Mitchell, who became the sixth man to walk on the moon as a member of NASA’s first lunar mission devoted exclusively to scientific research, died Thursday at a hospice in West Palm Beach, ...

Sports

Boys basketball: Medina crushes short-handed and inexperienced Shaker Heights — The Medina County Gazette

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medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - MEDINA — The Medina County showdown of the season is set. Playing one of its best all-around games, the Medina boys basketball team started strong, ended stronger and still played well in-between F...

Sports

USC could go 'outside the family' for Pat Haden's successor as athletic director

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latimes.com - The football and men's basketball teams were facing some of the harshest sanctions in NCAA history, the athletic director had been fired and university administrators needed someone to stabilize th...

Art & Entertainment

Red carpet report: Stars say why the NAACP Image Awards matter

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latimes.com - As Hollywood continues the debate about its diversity issues, in front of and behind the camera, on Friday many looked to the NAACP's Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles as...

Sports

Father fears for Johnny Manziel's life as police open criminal investigation

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latimes.com - With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for the troubled quarterback's safety. Manziel is facing a criminal investigation by police foll...

Politics

Suspect arrested in death of woman whose remains were found behind a wall in a Lomita apartment

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latimes.com - Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies announced an arrest Friday in the death of a woman whose remains were found behind a wall in a Lomita residence last year. Randolph Garbutt, 43, was arrested T...

Politics

Edgar D. Whitcomb, a Former Indiana Governor, Dies at 98

nytimes.com - Edgar D. Whitcomb, a former governor of Indiana who escaped from a Japanese prisoner camp in World War II and who made an around-the-world solo sailing trip while in his 70s, died on Thursday at hi...

Business

Los Angeles County spends $1 billion managing homelessness, report finds

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latimes.com - Los Angeles County spends close to $1 billion a year caring for and managing homeless people, with a majority of the money going to their health needs, according to a new report. More than half of ...

Art & Entertainment

Maurice White obituary

theguardian.com - When Earth, Wind & Fire shimmied into the charts and on to British television screens in May 1979 with Boogie Wonderland, they brought to an audience beyond the niche followers of soul a driving rh...

Politics

Coastal Commission chief defends his record as panel moves to fire him

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latimes.com - The embattled head of the California Coastal Commission is defending his record in his first public comments since members of the panel launched an effort to fire him from the powerful land-use age...

Sports

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell proposes automatic ejections after two personal fouls

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latimes.com - In his annual state of the league address Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league should have a policy in which players essentially foul out of a game after two personal fouls. He ha...

Art & Entertainment

Johnny Manziel’s dad worried for son’s life, says he refused to go into rehab twice in last week; agent dumps Manziel — The Medina County Gazette

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medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - Johnny Manziel’s father is worried for his son’s life. “I truly believe if they can’t get him help, he won’t live to see his 24th birthday,” Paul Manziel told The Dallas Morning News on Friday, add...

Business

For American Apparel, now out of bankruptcy, it's 'the start of a new day'

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latimes.com - American Apparel emerged from bankruptcy Friday, canceling shares of its publicly traded stock and becoming a private company. The Los Angeles clothing retailer and manufacturer is now owned by its...

Sports

High school gymnastics: Brunswick trio shines at GCC meet — The Medina County Gazette

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medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - MEDINA — Brunswick freshman Hannah Burk is only two weeks into her high school gymnastics career. Fortunately, she has two accomplished teammates to help her with the transition. Returning district...

Art & Entertainment

Maurice White, Founder and Leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies at 74

nytimes.com - Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, whose genre-defying music made it one of the most successful bands of the 1970s, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 74. The ban...

Leisure

Mary Fiumara, Mother in Indelible Prince Spaghetti Ad, Dies at 88

nytimes.com - From Juliet to Alice Kramden, women have communed from their upper-story windows, but few ever reached a wider audience with as mundane a message as Mary Fiumara. In an indelible long-running telev...

Sports

Clippers have no plans to trade Blake Griffin despite interest from other teams

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latimes.com - Sorry, Blake Griffin suitors. He's probably not going anywhere. "Blake's ours and he's going to stay ours," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said Friday. Multiple teams have contacted the Clippers about a...

Science

Doctor faces sentencing for murder in landmark L.A. case tied to patients' overdose deaths

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latimes.com - A judge on Friday is expected to sentence a Rowland Heights doctor convicted of second-degree murder for the overdose deaths of three of her patients -- a landmark trial expected to reshape doctors...

Science

Taiwan earthquake: Destruction a grim reminder of dangers for California, experts say

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latimes.com - When a magnitude-6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Saturday, images of building collapses quickly surfaced on social media and in local media reports. The damage, structural engineers said, ...

Business

Mattel and Hasbro may be looking to merge their operations

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latimes.com - Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. may be looking for a bigger toy box. The two toy manufacturers have held talks about merging their businesses, according to Bloomberg News, which cited people familiar w...

Sports

For Denver assistant coach Wade Phillips and Carolina assistant Mike Shula, success runs in the family

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latimes.com - The Super Bowl memories come flowing back for Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula, even though he never played or coached in one. That's because his father is Hall of Fame coach Don ...

Business

Unemployment rate hits eight-year low, but growth slows in latest jobs report — The Medina County Gazette

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medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look fo...

Sports

Soccer mom pleads guilty to embezzling $174,000 from youth sports club

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latimes.com - A Long Beach woman pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling and laundering more than $174,000 from a Fullerton youth soccer club where she served as treasurer, Orange County Superior Court records show....

Health

Open-air urinals in S.F. park 'disgusting,' critics say

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latimes.com - An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sent a legal claim letter to the city of San Francisco threatening to sue if an open-air urinal in Dolores Park is not removed in 20 days...

Sports

High school basketball: Brunswick’s ‘Blue Bombers’ en route to historic season — The Medina County Gazette

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medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - The setting: The east gym at Brunswick High. The game: The Blue Devils’ boys basketball team against a random opponent. The scenario: Freak athlete Kevin Simmons jab steps, crosses left, leaves his...

Leisure

TV Picks: '7 Minutes in Heaven' and a David Bowie cornucopia

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latimes.com - "7 Minutes in Heaven" (Above Average/YouTube). After three years' hiatus, former "Saturday Night Live" writer (and briefly featured player) Mike O'Brien has revived his claustrophobic online interv...

Environment

Bette Thompson, activist who helped transform black Md. enclave, dies at 80

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washingtonpost.com - Bette Thompson, an activist who helped transform the historically black Montgomery County enclave of Scotland, Md., from squalor and near-condemnation into a comfortable community for low- and mode...

Sports

Men at work: Kings hit the ice for a long practice after loss to Ducks

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latimes.com - But the Kings had a much longer and tougher practice than what was expected after Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the Ducks. They often trickle off the ice in dribs and drabs – usually Jeff Carter escapes f...

Art & Entertainment

Lorna Jorgenson Wendt, 72, Defender of Rights of Corporate Ex-Wives

nytimes.com - Lorna Jorgenson Wendt, whose high-stakes, highly publicized divorce settlement of 1997 engendered a national conversation about the economic worth of corporate spouses, died on Thursday in Stamford...

Art & Entertainment

A licensing decree prohibiting reviews of 'The Room' at REDCAT overshadows the production, which is iffy

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latimes.com - This is not a review. Samuel French Inc., the licensing agent representing the Harold Pinter estate in the U.S., has decreed that the Wooster Group's production at REDCAT of Pinter's first play, "T...

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