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June 6, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
The disintegration of the Oliver L. North shipping and arms empire has left at least one expatriate American sadder and wiser after a sale of property that was used for an airstrip went awry. A Panamanian firm set up by North, Udall Research Corp., contracted in 1985 to buy a ranch in northern Costa Rica from Joseph Hamilton, a former U.S. Air Force pilot who owns a textile firm in the capital of San Jose.
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June 6, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
The disintegration of the Oliver L. North shipping and arms empire has left at least one expatriate American sadder and wiser after a sale of property that was used for an airstrip went awry. A Panamanian firm set up by North, Udall Research Corp., contracted in 1985 to buy a ranch in northern Costa Rica from Joseph Hamilton, a former U.S. Air Force pilot who owns a textile firm in the capital of San Jose.
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September 18, 1985
Actress Carol Burnett and her husband filed suit in Los Angeles federal court Tuesday against the Internal Revenue Service, seeking a refund of $1.07 million in taxes. Burnett and Joseph Hamilton, along with their production company, Whacko Inc., claim that they qualified for investment-tax credits on the company's television production costs for "The Carol Burnett Show" from 1972 to 1976.
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October 27, 1993 | DWAYNE BRAY
A former police officer arrested last week in Oxnard in a 13-year-old New York bombing case asked a Ventura County judge Tuesday to force authorities to prove he is the right man before his extradition hearing. Joseph Hamilton Harper, 45, a former Woodbury, N.Y., police officer, asked for the identification hearing in Ventura County Municipal Court. Judge Bruce A. Clark granted the request and set the hearing for Nov. 9.
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September 5, 1993
Eleven Los Angeles Police Department officers will be honored for heroism Wednesday at the 34th annual Medal of Valor Awards luncheon at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 S. Figueroa St. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the Medal of Valor is the department's highest award and signifies bravery "above and beyond the call of duty." This year's award recipients are: * Mark Jackson, Steve Griffin and Andrew Castro from the Southeast Division, * Edward E.
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April 7, 2001 | From Associated Press
A former Fresno State student beaten by a white supremacist during a fraternity party will receive nearly $5 million for his injuries. Malcolm Boyd, a black student whose 1997 beating touched off a period of racial discord that intensified during a Ku Klux Klan rally at the university, now lives with his mother in Southern California. He suffered brain damage and remains partially blind as a result of being hit in the head with a pipe, said his lawyer, Jacob Weisberg.
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October 23, 1993 | BRENDA DAY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A fugitive allegedly living under an assumed name in Oxnard was arrested by FBI agents Friday for bombings he committed in Upstate New York while he was a police officer on duty in 1978, authorities said. Joseph Hamilton Harper, 45, had been using the alias of Donald Nagy while living in Oxnard during approximately the past year, said Gary Auer, supervisor of the Ventura office of the FBI. Harper is a former Woodbury, N.Y.
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October 24, 1993 | BRENDA DAY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A fugitive allegedly living under an assumed name in Oxnard was in the Ventura County Jail on Saturday after being arrested by FBI agents Friday for bombings he committed in Upstate New York while he was a police officer on duty in 1978, authorities said. Joseph Hamilton Harper, 45, had been using the alias of Donald Nagy while living in Oxnard during the past year, said Gary Auer, supervisor of the Ventura office of the FBI. Harper is a former Woodbury, N.Y.
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July 23, 1987 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
One of the most publicized "secret" landing strips in history, built in northern Costa Rica as part of Lt. Col. Oliver L. North's Iran- contra empire, will become part of a national park Saturday, the Costa Rican Embassy announced Wednesday. The strip was designed to supply the Nicaraguan rebels' southern front but was believed to have been used only once before Costa Rica's newly elected President Oscar Arias Sanchez made its existence public last year and ordered it closed.
SPORTS
April 3, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
The Inland Empire and the Southwestern League, in particular, is demonstrating its strength in the Boras Classic, with league rivals Vista Murrieta and Temecula Valley advancing to Saturday's 6 p.m. championship game at Mater Dei. Jack Moberg, Brandon Nelson and J.T. McLellen combined on an eight-hitter for Vista Murrieta (10-3) in a 4-1 victory over Glendora. Temecula Valley (11-1)  knocked off Mater Dei, 4-1, behind the strong pitching of Burke Mitchell.  In consolation games of the Boras Classic, Valencia defeated Chino Hills, 7-4. Chad Bible and Hunter Holland each hit home runs and finished with three RBIs.
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July 10, 1985 | GAYLORD SHAW, Times Staff Writer
Galaxy Airlines, operator of a chartered plane that crashed in Reno last January, killing 70 people, received regulatory approval from two federal agencies despite "abundant warning signs" that its owner "had serious financial and technical problems," the chairman of a House subcommittee said Tuesday. "From the beginning, Galaxy Airlines was a recipe for disaster," declared Rep. James L. Oberstar (D-Minn.
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