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December 30, 2001 | From Associated Press
Jacque Vaughn took the question in stride. After all, the Atlanta Hawk point guard had been asked plenty of times over the past month and a half. How does a former first-round draft pick and the one-time heir apparent to John Stockton miss 22 straight shots? "I think I was taking good shots, but they just weren't going down," Vaughn said patiently. But Jacque, 22 in a row? All at the beginning of your first season with the Hawks? "Well, it was over four games.
April 16, 1991 | JAN HUBBARD, NEWSDAY
The inhibiting effect of pain is not a popular subject around Larry Bird's locker. Anyone who asks about the condition of Bird's aching back is almost assured of receiving a disgusted glare and a terse rejoinder. Sarcasm is not out of the question. "It's 100 percent," Bird might snap.
July 30, 1988 | Clipboard researched by Susan Greene and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times
The Orange County Department of Agriculture inspects incoming material for pernicious pests and issues certificates for outgoing shipments that guarantee the products are pest-free.
November 2, 2011 | Bloomberg News
Groupon Inc. is stopping taking orders for its initial public offering a day earlier than planned because of demand for the shares, said two people familiar with the sale. The Chicago-based company planned to close the order book for stock at 4 p.m. New York time today, said the people, who declined to be identified because the matter is private. Groupon's shares are scheduled to price tomorrow evening and begin trading on Nov. 4. Groupon is floating a record-low percentage of its total outstanding shares in the IPO, helping to stoke demand for the stock.
September 28, 2012 | By Paul West
Young voters are tuning out the 2012 presidential campaign and fewer have registered to vote than four years ago, when young adults were a key element of Barack Obama's coalition.  But several factors could limit Mitt Romney's ability to benefit from those trends, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis . The study found, for example, that the drop-off in young-voter engagement in this year's election has been even greater among those...
February 1, 1995
Despite shooting only 38 percent from the field and 47 percent from the line, Concordia defeated Southern California College 75-67 in Golden State Athletic Conference women's basketball. The Eagles (14-9, 4-2) were led Kara Stephens and Audre Moss, who each scored 12 points. Stephens added eight rebounds and five assists and Moss had two three-pointers. Heather Woodruff had 16 rebounds and a game-high 18 points for Southern California (12-9, 4-2).
September 10, 1988 | Clipboard researched by Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Steven Nelson / Los Angeles Times
1986-'87 School Year * Category Los Angeles Orange Riverside Student Enrollment 1,298,679 340,479 156,250 Assault/Attack/Menace 8,782 2,147 3,320 Assault/Attack With a Weapon 553 64 87 Homicide 8 2 0 Sex Offenses 606 151 189 Robbery 330 34 40 Extortion 55 12 14 Substance Abuses 2,531 1,042 953 Weapons 1,940 433 394 Property Crimes 22,062 5,022 2,108 Totals 36,867 8,907 7,105 Dollar Loss $8,764,152 $638,727 $168,147 Category San Bernardino San Diego *** State Student Enrollment 218,469 337,658
November 8, 1995 | Times News Services
In what may be a last attempt at preventing the Cleveland Browns from leaving, a proposal aimed at renovating aging Cleveland Stadium won easy approval from voters Tuesday night. The issue--to extend a Cuyahoga County tax on alcohol and tobacco products--received 71 percent approval with 47 percent of the precincts reporting. The vote total was 113,028-46,402.
April 2, 1989 | JOHN NELSON, Associated Press
There were 33 lead changes, but the biggest change of all was for Michigan. The Wolverines finally beat Illinois, and they're headed into college basketball's national championship game. Sean Higgins took a rebound of a missed three-point attempt with two seconds left and scored from short range, giving Michigan an 83-81 victory over Illinois in the Final Four semifinal game Saturday.
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