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April 29, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
USC defeated California, 10-1, in baseball at Berkeley Sunday to clinch its first division title since 1978, when the Trojans won the Southern Division of the Pacific 8. It became the Pacific 10 the next year, when the Arizona schools joined the conference. USC went on in 1978 to win its 11th NCAA championship, which was the Trojans' sixth of the '70s.
May 15, 2004 | From Reuters
One former Qwest Communications International Inc. executive will plead guilty to accounting fraud charges and another will be retried, government lawyers told a judge. The former mid-level executives were charged with conspiring to boost Qwest revenue by more than $33 million from a deal to wire Arizona schools to the Internet.
April 17, 2004 | From Associated Press
A federal jury in Denver acquitted two former executives of Qwest Communications International Inc. on Friday of charges that they improperly booked nearly $34 million in revenue and then lied to auditors and the FBI about it. The jury issued a partial acquittal for a third executive and deadlocked in the case against a fourth.
September 25, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Carl Muecke, a retired federal judge who handled many important decisions during his years based in Phoenix including desegregating Arizona schools before the U.S. Supreme Court made it federal law, died in his sleep Friday at his summer home in Flagstaff. Muecke, who had battled Alzheimer's disease and other ailments, was 89. "He had strong liberal convictions, like many of us who grew up during the Depression," said longtime friend and former Interior Secretary Stewart Udall.
February 19, 2001 | SAM FARMER
UCLA Coach Steve Lavin is getting all sorts of strokes these days. The latest come from guard Billy Knight, whose clutch play Saturday helped the Bruins avoid getting upset by Arizona State. "I really couldn't tell from Lavin that he had his job on the line because his composure was real smooth," Knight said. "The only time I knew his job was on the line was by reading all the newspapers and listening to TV. I don't know how he did it.
January 14, 1991 | From Associated Press
Rehema Stephens scored 25 points, Natalie Williams 23 and Nicole Anderson 22 as UCLA defeated Arizona, 115-102, in women's basketball Sunday at Tucson. The victory completed a road sweep of the Arizona schools for the Bruins. On Friday, UCLA defeated Arizona State, 81-68. The Bruins (7-6 overall, 2-1 in the Pacific 10 Conference) led, 79-53, with 13:58 remaining in the game, but the Wildcats rallied to cut the deficit to 107-102 with 2:25 left.
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