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May 13, 1993 | Associated Press
Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), who survived the House banking scandal to win reelection to a 12th term in Congress last year, was cleared Wednesday by the Justice Department of any criminal wrongdoing in the case, his office announced. Rangel had 64 overdrafts at the now-closed House bank.
September 7, 2009 | Peter Wallsten
After a summer of healthcare battles and sliding approval ratings for President Obama, the White House is facing a troubling new trend: The voters losing faith in the president are the ones he had worked hardest to attract. New surveys show steep declines in Obama's approval ratings among whites -- including Democrats and independents -- who were crucial elements of the diverse coalition that helped elect the country's first black president. Among white Democrats, Obama's job approval rating has dropped 11 points since his 100-days mark in April, according to surveys by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
February 17, 2004 | Bobbie Lieberman, Bobbie Lieberman is a freelance journalist and endurance rider based in Southern California.
In the deep shadows of the stippled dunes, a solitary figure silently prepares for an epic journey that will begin at first light. Frank T. Hopkins has brought his plucky mustang, Hidalgo, across the ocean to compete against the world's finest Arabian horses on their own ground. All around him, pale robes that shield the Bedouins from dust, sand and heat swirl like butterflies. But doughty Hopkins wears the clothes of the Old West: dungarees, jacket, boots and Western hat.
June 12, 2000
Friday's Top Gainers *--* Chief executive Company Friday's change Lawrence J. Ellison Oracle +$207,055,589 Charles B. Wang Computer Assoc Intl +92,228,035 Scott G. McNealy Sun Microsystems +67,897,638 George Perlegos Atmel +44,698,608 Robert Glaser RealNetworks +38,557,020 Chief executive Total value Lawrence J. Ellison $54,787,294,603 Charles B. Wang 1,280,341,654 Scott G.
March 16, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Former New York Mayor David N. Dinkins and two congressmen were among 14 people arrested as they protested last month's fatal police shooting of an unarmed West African immigrant. Reps. Charles B. Rangel and Gregory Meeks, both Democrats, as well as the Rev. Al Sharpton, were part of those arrested at police headquarters and charged with criminal trespass. Police fired 41 shots at Amadou Diallo on Feb. 4, hitting him 19 times.
June 2, 1997
Della M. Harris, of Oxnard, died Thursday in a local hospital. She was 60. Harris was born July 18, 1936, in Santa Paula, and attended school there. The lifelong Ventura County resident was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Charles B. Harris, and her mother, Socoro Blanco of Oxnard. Arrangements are under the direction of James A. Reardon Mortuary, Oxnard.
September 11, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
The head of the House tax-writing committee admitted that he owes about $5,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to report income. Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), 78, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, insisted he had made innocent errors of omission, not acts of deliberate deception or greed. The errors, he said, would be corrected in amended filings to the IRS and Congress.
November 12, 1985
Veteran Oak Communications President Charles B. Radloff has resigned "to pursue other business interests," the company said Monday. Rancho Bernardo-based Oak Industries, parent of Oak Communications, has been trying to sell its communications subsidiary for several months as part of a reorganization and scaling back of operations. Radloff could not be reached for comment. Replacing Radloff is John P. Donohue, who since 1982 has been vice president of manufacturing for Oak Communications.
January 29, 1987
Pepperdine University has dedicated the $10.5-million Charles B. Thornton Administrative Center, the first major construction project of the school's $100-million "Wave of Excellence" fund-raising campaign. The four-story building, named for the late founder of Litton Industries, will house more than 300 administrators and staff members from all four of Pepperdine's divisions--academic, business, student and university affairs.
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