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August 21, 2005 | Andrew Frisardi, Andrew Frisardi is a poet and translator whose recent work includes an award-winning translation of "Selected Poems" by Giuseppe Ungaretti.
In July 1958, the poet James Wright, then 31, received an envelope in his mailbox at the University of Minnesota from a still unknown poet and editor named Robert Bly. In the envelope was the first issue of Bly's poetry magazine, the Fifties, which would delight and exasperate so many Eisenhower-era literati.
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August 21, 2005 | Andrew Frisardi, Andrew Frisardi is a poet and translator whose recent work includes an award-winning translation of "Selected Poems" by Giuseppe Ungaretti.
In July 1958, the poet James Wright, then 31, received an envelope in his mailbox at the University of Minnesota from a still unknown poet and editor named Robert Bly. In the envelope was the first issue of Bly's poetry magazine, the Fifties, which would delight and exasperate so many Eisenhower-era literati.
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March 26, 1999 | GARY KLEIN
James Wright, a senior guard who led Manual Arts to the City Section boys' basketball championship, was selected Thursday as the City player of the year. The Amateur Athletic Foundation/All-City team, which included Wright, 10 first-team selections and 10 second-team selections, was chosen by a panel of Southland prep sportswriters based on nominations from coaches. Wright, who will attend Long Beach State, averaged 24.2 points and 6.
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March 26, 1999 | GARY KLEIN
James Wright, a senior guard who led Manual Arts to the City Section boys' basketball championship, was selected Thursday as the City player of the year. The Amateur Athletic Foundation/All-City team, which included Wright, 10 first-team selections and 10 second-team selections, was chosen by a panel of Southland prep sportswriters based on nominations from coaches. Wright, who will attend Long Beach State, averaged 24.2 points and 6.
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November 14, 1993 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Knorr's story was too fantastic to believe. Her mother and two of her brothers, she said, had killed her sisters more than eight years ago and left their bodies in the mountains near Lake Tahoe. At first, police officers, a lawyer and a therapist she told dismissed her tale as fiction, authorities said. But when she called the Placer County Sheriff's Department last month, her grisly account of burning flesh and starvation rang true.
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April 29, 1999
* Scholastic Hoops Jam all-star games, Saturday, Los Angeles Southwest College--Top boys' and girls' basketball players from the City Section--including James Wright of Manual Arts and Leilani Estavan of Palisades--will play Southern Section counterparts in games for senior girls (4 p.m.), boys' underclassmen (5:30 p.m.) and senior boys (7 p.m.).
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1988
Out-of-work bus driver Bruce Allen Lyons pleaded no contest Monday to being the "Underwear Bandit" who robbed 21 businesses in Los Angeles and Orange counties and forced women employees to give him their panties. Lyons, 33, of Moreno Valley pleaded no contest in Long Beach Municipal Court to 23 counts of robbery, five counts of sexual battery and two counts of lewd conduct. Lyons was ordered by Judge James Wright to remain in custody on $1-million bail pending sentencing Jan. 9.
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February 22, 1992 | THOMAS BONK
The Herschel Rule? James Wright, acting president of the U.S. bobsled federation, said there is a chance the board of directors will adopt a rule requiring pro football players to join the World Cup circuit as soon as the NFL season is over. "If someone wants to bobsled when the football season is over, it seems to me the football player should commit to the rest of the (bobsled) season," Wright said. Walker, a Minnesota Viking running back, did not earn a place on the U.S.
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May 12, 2001 | Associated Press
Dartmouth College said Friday it is shutting down a fraternity for printing newsletters in which members detailed sexual escapades they claimed to have had with undergraduate women who were identified by name. The Ivy League school that inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House" said that the 48-member Zeta Psi fraternity will no longer be allowed to meet on campus and that all members must move out when the spring term ends June 10.
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March 16, 1986 | WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM, Times Staff Writer
Scheduling conflicts prompted Los Angeles Municipal Judge Xenophon F. Lang Thursday to postpone a preliminary hearing into election fraud charges against Compton City Councilman Floyd A. James and Inglewood political consultant Roderick Wright. The hearing is now scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday in Division 38, according to Deputy Dist. Atty. Candace J. Beason. The preliminary session will give lawyers for James and Wright their first opportunity to question key prosecution witnesses.
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September 8, 2000 | From Associated Press
A California state judge declined Thursday to block presidential hopeful John Hagelin from campaigning under the Reform Party's banner. A faction of the party aligned with rival Pat Buchanan had asked Long Beach Superior Court Judge James L. Wright to force Hagelin and his loyalists to stop a broad array of political activities. Wright refused to do so after meeting privately with lawyers for both sides.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 1990 | STEVE HOCHMAN
Johnny Crash's recent debut album of second-rate, regurgitated AC/DC is banal and pointless. But the Los Angeles-based hard-rock quintet hit the Palace stage on Friday with so much energy and movement--flashing arms, tossed hair, thrust fists, rapidly bobbing heads--that it was easy to overlook the lack of originality and get caught up in the fun.
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