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February 14, 2008 | Tom Hamburger and Richard Simon, Times Staff Writers
Even though he has come under investigation for his ties to a lobbyist whose clients have benefited from millions of dollars in congressional earmarks, Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-Redlands) was among the top lawmakers securing money for special projects in this year's spending bills, a watchdog group's analysis has found. Lewis, the senior Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, secured $137 million in earmarks on his own or working with other lawmakers.
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February 14, 2008 | Tom Hamburger and Richard Simon, Times Staff Writers
Even though he has come under investigation for his ties to a lobbyist whose clients have benefited from millions of dollars in congressional earmarks, Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-Redlands) was among the top lawmakers securing money for special projects in this year's spending bills, a watchdog group's analysis has found. Lewis, the senior Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, secured $137 million in earmarks on his own or working with other lawmakers.
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March 6, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Dr. W. Frank Lewis, 60, pediatric dentist and Inglewood community and political leader, died Thursday of colon cancer at his home in Inglewood. Educated at Compton College, USC and UCLA, Lewis became a leader in African American causes. He served as president of the UCLA African-American Dental Alumni Assn. for five years and was grand marshal of Los Angeles' 15th annual Kingdom Day Parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
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January 27, 2000 | DAVID COLKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lewis A. Leader, a veteran journalist and a native of Los Angeles, was named editor of The Times Valley Edition on Wednesday by Times Editor Michael Parks. Leader, 51, is currently managing editor of the Toledo Blade. "He is an excellent newsroom leader," Parks said. "Having grown up in Los Angeles, he knows the Valley." Leader will begin his new job next month. He will replace Ardith Hilliard, who earlier this month was named an associate editor of The Times.
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January 27, 2000 | DAVID COLKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lewis A. Leader, a veteran journalist and a native of Los Angeles, was named editor of The Times' Valley Edition on Wednesday by Times Editor Michael Parks. Leader, 51, now is managing editor of the Toledo Blade in Ohio. "He is an excellent newsroom leader," said Parks. "Having grown up in Los Angeles, he knows the Valley." Leader will begin his new job next month. He will replace Ardith Hilliard, who earlier this month was named an associate editor of The Times.
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February 15, 2004 | From Associated Press
Following a pledge to reach out to black voters, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist led a largely Republican group of senators on a weekend trip through the South as they visited sites important to the 1960s civil rights movement. Frist's predecessor, Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi, was ousted as majority leader after he appeared to praise Strom Thurmond's pro-segregation presidential campaign in 1948.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 2003 | Richard B. Schmitt, Times Staff Writer
Burke Marshall, Robert F. Kennedy's right-hand man in the Justice Department's struggle to desegregate the South in the early 1960s, died Monday at his home in Newtown, Conn. He was 80 and suffered from myelodysplasia, a bone marrow disorder.
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February 15, 1992 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lake View Terrace and Kagel Canyon homeowners and Los Angeles City Councilman Ernani Bernardi are at odds over how to spend $2 million in a goodwill fund set up to buy amenities for neighborhoods affected by the city's Lopez Canyon Landfill. Bernardi has incurred the wrath of the homeowners by considering a plan to spend $700,000 from the fund on a gang prevention program in Pacoima.
BUSINESS
April 20, 2006 | Joseph Menn and James Rainey, Times Staff Writers
Media mogul William Dean Singleton has made himself the clear favorite to acquire three Northern California newspapers being sold by McClatchy Co. with his offer to buy those papers and one in Minnesota for as much as $1 billion, according to people familiar with the talks. Singleton's Denver-based MediaNews Group Inc. already sells more newspapers each day than any other company in California and is a major player in the suburban markets around Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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September 15, 1997 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since the day the bulldozers came, ripping apart the houses of Talal and Ayda Arrar and four other families, a new, cold fear has gripped their neighbors on the edge of the Shuafat refugee camp: Will they be the next to lose their homes? But Talal Arrar, whose family managed to stay in their small, six-room dwelling only five days, is no longer afraid.
SPORTS
January 16, 2010
After a closer look, USC's exhaustive 2 1/2 -hour search for a new football coach makes perfect sense. To meet USC's standards, Mike Garrett considered five people: Bernie Madoff -- Really unavailable. Ex-Gov. Blagojevich -- "Celebrity Apprentice" prefers the East Coast. Pete Rose -- Not enough games to wager on. Amy Winehouse -- visa problems. Then the brainstorm of Lane Kiffin. I can hear Mike thinking, "He knows the way to the Coliseum, will blow off Tennessee in a heartbeat and has no character or class.
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