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March 20, 2000 | From Associated Press
A fire in an off-campus fraternity house near Bloomsburg University killed three people early Sunday, while others jumped to safety in their underwear from a second-story window. Five male fraternity members and a visiting alumnus were sleeping in the Tau Kappa Epsilon house when the fire broke out about 6 a.m. Three managed to get out safely, university spokesman Jim Hollister said. Hollister said it was too soon to tell whether the bodies were those of the missing students.
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March 20, 2000 | From Associated Press
A fire in an off-campus fraternity house near Bloomsburg University killed three people early Sunday, while others jumped to safety in their underwear from a second-story window. Five male fraternity members and a visiting alumnus were sleeping in the Tau Kappa Epsilon house when the fire broke out about 6 a.m. Three managed to get out safely, university spokesman Jim Hollister said. Hollister said it was too soon to tell whether the bodies were those of the missing students.
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SPORTS
May 20, 1988
Top-seeded Miles Walker of Chapman College won his first two matches Thursday in the individual singles competition at the NCAA Division II national tennis championships at Sonoma State University. Walker defeated Rob Littlefield of Southwest Baptist, 7-5, 6-1, in the first round and beat Hampton's Pedro Alipio, 6-3, 6-4, in the second round. Walker, a senior, is 41-10 this season and broke his own school record for victories, set last year, when he was 40-8.
SPORTS
May 21, 1990 | JOHN ORTEGA
It took four games and 10 hours to accomplish, but Cal State Bakersfield won its third consecutive NCAA Division II softball title Sunday at Emerson Park in Midland, Mich. The Roadrunners defeated California Collegiate Athletic Assn. rival Cal State Northridge, 6-2, in the title game after beating the Lady Matadors, 1-0, in the first championship game of the double-elimination tournament. Northridge (51-21) had scored three runs in the seventh inning to beat Bakersfield, 3-2, earlier in the day.
BUSINESS
December 10, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Banks earned billions of dollars last year in "excess profits" on fees for bounced checks, a consumer group said Thursday. The Consumer Federation of America said the commercial banking industry generated nearly $3.67 billion in profits from bounced checks--in which customers wrote checks without having sufficient funds in their accounts--in 1992. Fees typically range from $10 to $20 per check. Industrywide, those charges totaled $4.
NEWS
December 15, 2002 | Brandon Loomis, Associated Press Writer
Jennifer McElwain will spend the next year chipping her way through more than a ton of sediment and plant fossils at the Field Museum, hoping to find rock-solid evidence of global warming's ecological toll. McElwain, a paleobotanist at the natural history museum, led a team of scientists who collected more than 1,000 fossils during a one-month expedition to Greenland funded by the National Geographic Society.
SPORTS
March 22, 1987 | Associated Press
Iowa State, keyed by Bill Kelly's upset victory at 126 pounds, ended archrival Iowa's nine-year title reign Saturday by winning the NCAA Division I wrestling championship. Four Cyclones won individual titles--two of them over defending champions from Iowa--as Iowa failed to become the first team in college sports history to win 10 consecutive national titles.
NEWS
May 4, 1991 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Ohio researchers have excavated an 11,000-year-old mastodon with its stomach and intestinal contents intact, providing the first good evidence about what the species ate and clues as to why the massive animals became extinct. The researchers also said Friday that among the contents of the intestine were living bacteria. "This could be the oldest living organism ever isolated," said microbiologist Gerald Goldstein of Ohio Wesleyan University.
SPORTS
May 20, 1990 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Good pitching, solid fielding and hot hitting are usually the three ingredients needed to win a national softball title, but endurance might become a big factor in this year's NCAA Division II championships at Midland Currie Stadium. Rain forced the postponement of the three games scheduled for Saturday. Thus, four games--five if necessary--are scheduled for today. Bloomsburg (Pa.
SPORTS
May 21, 1990 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A day which began in ecstasy ended in agony for Cal State Northridge at the NCAA Division II softball championships at Emerson Park on Sunday. After coming from behind with a dramatic three-run, seventh-inning rally to beat Cal State Bakersfield, 3-2, in the first game of the day, Northridge lost twice to the Roadrunners, 1-0 and 6-2, in the championship round to finish second in the double-elimination tournament.
SPORTS
August 6, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Officials of USA Wrestling were calling it the greatest Olympic day ever for American wrestlers. But you'd never have known it, not by the tears spilling out of a grown man's eyes, and the long, sorrowful face of a young man from Bloomsburg, Pa. U.S. freestyle wrestlers had just gone 17-2 for the day, but in their one gold-medal match, in the 114.5-pound class, Larry (Zeke) Jones, the 25-year-old world champion, was taken to school by a fast-starting, quick North Korean.
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