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October 19, 1990 | PAT H. BROESKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Quigley Down Under," a "can't-miss" script that took 15 years to hit, reaches American theaters today because its star, Tom Selleck, likes Westerns. "I'd always fantasized about doing a Western movie," said Selleck, who previously saddled up as one of the stars of TV movie Westerns, "The Sacketts" (1979) and "The Shadow Riders" (1982). "I've never believed that the Western died. I think that Hollywood just forgot how to make a good one.
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April 1, 2013 | By Mikael Wood, Los Angeles Times
When Nathan Williams promises, "Still I'll be your dog," on the new album by his L.A. fuzz-punk band Wavves, he's nodding of course to "I Wanna Be Your Dog" by perhaps the greatest fuzz-punk band of them all, the Stooges. But Williams seems also to be invoking the memory of Mudhoney, the long-running Seattle outfit known to cover "I Wanna Be Your Dog"; its sludgy-but-sweet guitars are all over "Afraid of Heights," Wavves' fourth studio disc and their first to get a big major-label push.
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April 17, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Hill, 59, of Britain was killed when his power boat flipped during a World Formula One event in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
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April 17, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Hill, 59, of Britain was killed when his power boat flipped during a World Formula One event in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
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November 21, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Hill, 19, a freshman basketball player from Glenville State in Huntington, W. Va., died of complications resulting from surgery on his chin. Hill died one day after his surgery at Cabell Huntington Hospital for a chin abscess.
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February 4, 1993 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A couple whose New Year's Eve wedding plans were disrupted when the groom was picked up in a police dragnet filed a $150,000 claim Wednesday against the city of Los Angeles, alleging false arrest and racial discrimination. John and Jamie Hill planned to marry shortly before midnight Dec. 31 in the garden of a Hollywood church.
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April 1, 2013 | By Mikael Wood, Los Angeles Times
When Nathan Williams promises, "Still I'll be your dog," on the new album by his L.A. fuzz-punk band Wavves, he's nodding of course to "I Wanna Be Your Dog" by perhaps the greatest fuzz-punk band of them all, the Stooges. But Williams seems also to be invoking the memory of Mudhoney, the long-running Seattle outfit known to cover "I Wanna Be Your Dog"; its sludgy-but-sweet guitars are all over "Afraid of Heights," Wavves' fourth studio disc and their first to get a big major-label push.
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December 19, 2004 | Chuck Neubauer and Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writers
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters' family members have made more than $1 million in the last eight years by doing business with companies, candidates and causes that the influential congresswoman has helped. In varied ways, they have capitalized on clout she accumulated in a 28-year career as an elected official who built her power base among African Americans in South Los Angeles into a national platform.
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June 8, 1986 | Associated Press
Want the perfect baby gift? North Carolina has it. A lifetime hunting and fishing license. "The license for infants under a year old is very popular," said John Hill of the state's Wildlife Resources Commission's division of administrative services. "They're sold to people like a sportsman-father or grandfather who'd like to see the child follow in their footsteps." North Carolina set up a lifetime license program under the Wildlife Endowment Fund of 1981.
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February 4, 1993 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A couple whose New Year's Eve wedding plans were disrupted when the groom was picked up in a police dragnet filed a $150,000 claim Wednesday against the city of Los Angeles, alleging false arrest and racial discrimination. John and Jamie Hill planned to marry shortly before midnight Dec. 31 in the garden of a Hollywood church.
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November 21, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Hill, 19, a freshman basketball player from Glenville State in Huntington, W. Va., died of complications resulting from surgery on his chin. Hill died one day after his surgery at Cabell Huntington Hospital for a chin abscess.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 1990 | PAT H. BROESKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Quigley Down Under," a "can't-miss" script that took 15 years to hit, reaches American theaters today because its star, Tom Selleck, likes Westerns. "I'd always fantasized about doing a Western movie," said Selleck, who previously saddled up as one of the stars of TV movie Westerns, "The Sacketts" (1979) and "The Shadow Riders" (1982). "I've never believed that the Western died. I think that Hollywood just forgot how to make a good one.
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January 21, 1987 | Associated Press
Bill Clements, the only Republican governor of Texas so far this century, returned to the office Tuesday after a four-year absence. Clements, who gained revenge for his 1982 election loss by defeating Democratic Gov. Mark White in November, was sworn in by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice John Hill.
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June 25, 1987 | Associated Press
Rhea Robinson, mother of socialite Joan Robinson Hill whose death was dramatized in the Tommy Thompson best-seller "Blood and Money," died in a hospital here Sunday. She was 86. Mrs. Robinson's husband, Houston oilman Ash Robinson, who died in February, 1985, at age 87, had been accused but never indicted of hiring the killers of his former son-in-law, John Hill. Hill, a Houston plastic surgeon, was married to the Robinsons' only daughter, Joan, who died March 19, 1969, of an unknown infection.
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