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June 10, 1988 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Black extremists here are stepping up efforts to blame the AIDS epidemic on Jews and in one case have obtained small grants of state and city funds that could be used to further that goal. State Rep. Douglas Huff, a Chicago Democrat who is black, told The Times that he gave more than $500 from his office allowance fund to a local officer of the Black Hebrew sect to help the group investigate its claim that Israel and South Africa concocted the AIDS virus in a South African laboratory.
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March 1, 1989 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Jeff Toth stepped up to a polling booth at the Abraham Lincoln School Tuesday and did something that not long ago would have been considered unusual by the electoral norms of the independent-minded 43rd Ward. He voted for Richard Daley in the Democratic mayoral primary, as did most of Toth's friends and neighbors in the north side Lincoln Park area. It wasn't that Richard Daley, of course, but rather his son, Cook County State's Atty. Richard M.
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March 1, 1989 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Jeff Toth stepped up to a polling booth at the Abraham Lincoln School Tuesday and did something that not long ago would have been considered unusual by the electoral norms of the independent-minded 43rd Ward. He voted for Richard Daley in the Democratic mayoral primary, as did most of Toth's friends and neighbors in the north side Lincoln Park area. It wasn't that Richard Daley, of course, but rather his son, Cook County State's Atty. Richard M.
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June 10, 1988 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Black extremists here are stepping up efforts to blame the AIDS epidemic on Jews and in one case have obtained small grants of state and city funds that could be used to further that goal. State Rep. Douglas Huff, a Chicago Democrat who is black, told The Times that he gave more than $500 from his office allowance fund to a local officer of the Black Hebrew sect to help the group investigate its claim that Israel and South Africa concocted the AIDS virus in a South African laboratory.
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February 21, 1997 | From Associated Press
Leo Rosten, who introduced mainstream America to the subtleties of schlemiels, schmaltz and chutzpah in "The Joys of Yiddish," has died. He was 88. Rosten, who died Wednesday at his home in Manhattan, wrote dozens of works--including the humorous Hyman Kaplan stories--in a six-decade career. But he was best known for his 1968 guide to Yiddish expressions and their influence on the American vernacular.
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October 30, 2008 | James Rainey, Rainey is a Times staff writer.
John McCain and Sarah Palin sharply criticized the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday for refusing to make public a video of a 2003 event at which Barack Obama paid tribute to a Palestinian scholar. The Republican presidential and vice presidential nominees accused the newspaper of trying to protect their Democratic rival in the final days before Tuesday's election.
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