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September 19, 1989 | SCOTT HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
Jay Stewart, the announcer of the long-running television game show "Let's Make a Deal," died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Hollywood home, police said Monday Police Detective Russell Kuster said the 71-year-old Stewart, whose real name was Jay Fix, shot himself in the head Sunday outside the garage of his Grace Street residence. An explanatory note and a last will and testament was discovered in his possession, Kuster said.
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October 23, 1993 | BOB NIGHTENGALE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dave Stewart's eyes smolder with resentment. He takes a deep breath, trying to regain control. Stewart knows that when he steps on the mound tonight in Game 6 of the World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays, he can clinch his third World Series championship ring with a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
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SPORTS
October 23, 1993 | BOB NIGHTENGALE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dave Stewart's eyes smolder with resentment. He takes a deep breath, trying to regain control. Stewart knows that when he steps on the mound tonight in Game 6 of the World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays, he can clinch his third World Series championship ring with a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
SPORTS
October 12, 1993 | BOB NIGHTENGALE
Right fielder Joe Carter stood in the middle of the Toronto Blue Jays' clubhouse at Chicago's Comiskey Park, admiring the haircut he had just given teammate Tony Fernandez. Rickey Henderson, habitually late, made sure not to change his routine for the playoff series. Even Manager Cito Gaston, who normally would make Al Gore appear relaxed, told reporters a few jokes.
SPORTS
October 12, 1993 | BOB NIGHTENGALE
Right fielder Joe Carter stood in the middle of the Toronto Blue Jays' clubhouse at Chicago's Comiskey Park, admiring the haircut he had just given teammate Tony Fernandez. Rickey Henderson, habitually late, made sure not to change his routine for the playoff series. Even Manager Cito Gaston, who normally would make Al Gore appear relaxed, told reporters a few jokes.
SPORTS
December 9, 1992 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trying to rectify perhaps the greatest blunder since their inception, the Kansas City Royals brought free-agent starting pitcher David Cone back home Tuesday. Cone received a three-year contract for $18 million, paying him a record $9-million salary bonus. Cone returns to the team that traded him away nearly six years ago in one of the most lopsided deals in history.
BUSINESS
October 30, 1986
S. Jay Stewart has been elected president and chief operating officer of Morton Thiokol. Stewart, 48, who was chemical group vice president, replaces Robert C. Hyndman, 59, who becomes vice chairman. Chicago-based Morton Thiokol is a manufacturer and marketer of high-technology propulsion systems, specialty chemicals and salt.
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September 18, 1989 | From Times wire service s
Jay Stewart, announcer of the television game show "Let's Make a Deal," died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound outside the garage at his home in Hollywood, police said. He was 71. Officers were called to the home about 4 p.m. Sunday after neighbors and relatives reported hearing a gunshot, detective Russell Kuster said. "There was a last will and testament on his person, and some sort of a suicide note, but I can't give that to you," Kuster said.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1989 | From Reuters
Morton Thiokol Inc. said Monday that it will split the company in two, separating the aerospace operations from its specialty chemicals, air bags and salt businesses, which will become an independent company. The aerospace business has been operating under a cloud ever since the shuttle Challenger exploded in January, 1986, soon after liftoff. The disaster was linked to problems with rocket boosters manufactured by Thiokol.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 12, 2000
ART An 18th century drawing designed to be lighted from behind and cranked through a viewing box demonstrates early insight into animation in "Carmontelle's Transparency: An 18th Century Motion Picture," opening Tuesday at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
SPORTS
December 9, 1992 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trying to rectify perhaps the greatest blunder since their inception, the Kansas City Royals brought free-agent starting pitcher David Cone back home Tuesday. Cone received a three-year contract for $18 million, paying him a record $9-million salary bonus. Cone returns to the team that traded him away nearly six years ago in one of the most lopsided deals in history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1989 | SCOTT HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
Jay Stewart, the announcer of the long-running television game show "Let's Make a Deal," died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Hollywood home, police said Monday Police Detective Russell Kuster said the 71-year-old Stewart, whose real name was Jay Fix, shot himself in the head Sunday outside the garage of his Grace Street residence. An explanatory note and a last will and testament was discovered in his possession, Kuster said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1989
One of two brothers charged with ordering the murders of their elderly parents in Brentwood has been beaten in jail in an attack his lawyer says may have been ordered by someone who feared the man's future testimony. Stewart Woodman, 39, was punched and kicked by two fellow inmates who called him a "rat"--a jailhouse term for one who testifies against another defendant, according to Woodman's attorney, Jay Jaffe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 31, 2005 | Mary Rourke, Times Staff Writer
Edith Heath, a leading ceramicist of midcentury modern designs known for her tableware and architectural tiles, including the mottled tiles that cover the exterior of the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, has died. She was 94. Heath, whose work is included in major museum collections and sold in specialty stores around the country, died of natural causes Tuesday at her home in Tiburon, Calif., said Jay Stewart, a longtime family friend.
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