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August 10, 1989 | SHAV GLICK
Jim Robinson, who won three Winston West stock car racing championships and still holds the track record at Saugus Speedway, won't be there Saturday night when Winston West racing returns to Saugus for the first time since 1977. Robinson, 43, is a patient in the neurological care unit at Woodruff Community Hospital in Long Beach, receiving treatment for head injuries he suffered in a racing accident Feb. 7, 1988, at Phoenix International Raceway.
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August 10, 1989 | SHAV GLICK
Jim Robinson, who won three Winston West stock car racing championships and still holds the track record at Saugus Speedway, won't be there Saturday night when Winston West racing returns to Saugus for the first time since 1977. Robinson, 43, is a patient in the neurological care unit at Woodruff Community Hospital in Long Beach, receiving treatment for head injuries he suffered in a racing accident Feb. 7, 1988, at Phoenix International Raceway.
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September 29, 1985 | DAVID KECK, Times Staff Writer
The north end of the Antelope Valley could be called bleak by some. Dust devils swirl in the afternoon sun, while jackrabbits roam the foothills of the Tehachapi Mountains. But if you ask any of the 37 stock car drivers here what they think, they'd describe it as a promised land. That's because they'll be racing for more than $37,000 in prize money in today's NASCAR Winston West Suncrest Motorhomes 200 at the Willow Springs racetrack.
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April 23, 1988 | SHAV GLICK, Times Staff Writer
Jim Robinson was doing what he does best, highballing a 3,000-pound stock car through the corners of a difficult race track--out in front of the pack. Phoenix International Raceway is one of the fastest mile ovals. It has four corners, with a crook--sort of a mini-dogleg--in the middle of the backstretch. The secret to running fast there is to get set up for a straight, full-throttle shot at the dogleg. Robinson was in the groove, the way he had been the day before when he lapped the mile in 27.
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April 23, 1988 | SHAV GLICK, Times Staff Writer
Jim Robinson was doing what he does best, highballing a 3,000-pound stock car through the corners of a difficult race track--out in front of the pack. Phoenix International Raceway is one of the fastest mile ovals. It has four corners, with a crook--sort of a mini-dogleg--in the middle of the backstretch. The secret to running fast there is to get set up for a straight, full-throttle shot at the dogleg. Robinson was in the groove, the way he had been the day before when he lapped the mile in 27.
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February 10, 1988
Jim Robinson of North Hollywood, one of Southern California's most successful stock car drivers, remained in a coma and "very critical condition" Tuesday with head injuries suffered in a race accident Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. Debra Gelbart, a spokesperson at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, said Robinson's breathing was being assisted by respirator and that there had been no significant change in his condition since Sunday.
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February 9, 1988
Jim Robinson, 42, of North Hollywood, remained in extremely critical condition at a Phoenix Hospital after being injured Sunday during the Skoal Bandit Copper World races at Phoenix International Raceway.
NEWS
October 12, 1988
Gov. George Deukmejian will travel to Davos, Switzerland, in late January to address the annual conference of the World Economic Forum and conduct a seminar on California business, his trade adviser, Jim Robinson, said. The governor is also considering extending the trip to Frankfurt and Bonn in West Germany.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 12, 1989 | Claudia Puig, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Rock star Jon Bon Jovi's parents have started a scholarship named after their son to help aspiring artists attending his old high school. John and Carol Bongiovi said that the "Jon Bon Jovi Dare to Dream Scholarship" will be awarded to artistic students at Sayreville War Memorial High School. They would not disclose how much money was involved in the scholarship. The family will provide initial seed money for the scholarship fund, which will be supplemented by fund-raising events organized by students, said Jim Robinson, a school planning board chairman.
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August 10, 1992
Bill Russell, 87, a violinist and music historian credited with launching a revival of New Orleans traditional jazz. Russell had just completed a biography of Jelly Roll Morton, which took him 30 years to research and write. The American Music Label he founded reissued the recordings of such long-retired musicians as Baby Dodds, Bunk Johnson, Dink Johnson, George Lewis, Jim Robinson and (Wooden) Joe Nicholas.
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February 10, 1988
Jim Robinson of North Hollywood, one of Southern California's most successful stock car drivers, remained in a coma and "very critical condition" Tuesday with head injuries suffered in a race accident Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. Debra Gelbart, a spokesperson at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, said Robinson's breathing was being assisted by respirator and that there had been no significant change in his condition since Sunday.
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September 29, 1985 | DAVID KECK, Times Staff Writer
The north end of the Antelope Valley could be called bleak by some. Dust devils swirl in the afternoon sun, while jackrabbits roam the foothills of the Tehachapi Mountains. But if you ask any of the 37 stock car drivers here what they think, they'd describe it as a promised land. That's because they'll be racing for more than $37,000 in prize money in today's NASCAR Winston West Suncrest Motorhomes 200 at the Willow Springs racetrack.
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February 8, 1988 | Associated Press
Lealand McSpadden and Rich Vogler won their first titles and Rick Carelli and Billy Vukovich III repeated previous championships Sunday in the $145,000 Copper World auto races at Phoenix International Raceway. McSpadden, from nearby Tempe, won the sprint-car 25-lap event and Vogler, of Indianapolis, Ind., took the midget crown. Carelli, of Denver, Colo., matched his 1982 stock-car victory and Vukovich, of Coarsegold, Calif., took his second straight supermodified main.
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November 23, 2008 | times wire reports
ArcelorMittal has notified the United Steelworkers and other stakeholders that as many as 2,444 employees at its Burns Harbor steel plant could be laid off indefinitely in January. The recent decline in global steel production and the company's previously announced plan to reduce production in North America by 40% played into the decision, the company said. "Potential workforce reductions are a direct result of the extraordinary economic environment we are facing, and the company hopes to return workers to their jobs as market conditions warrant," ArcelorMittal said in a statement.
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