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March 23, 1993 |
A Simi Valley man was killed when he jumped from the back of a crowded houseboat on an Arizona lake and was struck by the boat's propeller, authorities said Monday. Emilio Cruz, 20, was among 90 people on four linked houseboats near Lake Havasu's Copper Canyon, a popular spring break party spot, said Tonya Dowe, a Mohave County Sheriff's spokeswoman.
April 29, 1991 |
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 |
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.
February 19, 2001 |
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 |
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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September 25, 2007 |
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.