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January 13, 2014 | By Richard Simon, This post has been corrected. See below for details.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. George Miller, a San Francisco Bay area liberal and dean of the California congressional delegation, announced Monday that he will retire when his term ends, closing a 40-year career on Capitol Hill.  The veteran Democrat's departure will leave just one lawmaker, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles), in the House who was elected in the Watergate class of 1974 to serve continuously in the chamber since then. Also, Miller's retirement will further shake up the state's 53-member delegation that underwent a large turnover in 2012 due to a spate of retirements and defeats.
April 25, 2014 | By Joe Flint
The National Football League has tapped Perkins Miller, formerly of the WWE and NBCUniversal, as its chief digital officer. The move is part of a reorganization of the NFL Media Group spearheaded by Chief Operating Officer Brian Rolapp. "As you well know, the walls between 'traditional' and 'digital' media have all but disappeared, and as such, our media strategy has had to change and evolve," Rolapp said. At WWE, Miller was executive vice president of global digital media and played a key role in the development and launch of the WWE Network, the new online programming service that premiered in February and has about 700,000 subscribers.
June 3, 2011 | By Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times
T.J. Miller is easy to spot, poolside, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. On a warm, midweek afternoon, Miller is relaxing between the afternoon's meetings. But even while kicking back, he's hamming it up for this reporter, who has just arrived and is scanning the bustling crowd for him. Amid the twiggy, burgeoning starlets in wispy bikinis and smartly dressed, fedora-clad producer types, the 6-foot-3 Miller stands frozen in midjog — fruity drink in hand, a manic smile on his face and wearing a glaring, red-and-white candy-striped shirt that screams T.G.I.
April 23, 2014 | By Joe Flint
FX Networks has brewed up a big deal with MillerCoors. The cable unit of 21st Century Fox has struck a three-year deal with MillerCoors that will make the brewer the official beer sponsor for the FX, FXX and FXM networks. The agreement is non-exclusive, meaning FX Networks will still be able to sell commercial time to other beer makers. However, MillerCoors will have exclusivity on any product-placement in FX Networks' programs and a first-look deal for future shows. PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of movies and TV MillerCoors already has a visible presence on FX Networks.
June 6, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
The Justice Department said its antitrust division had ended its investigation of Molson Coors Brewing Co. and SABMiller's proposed joint venture to market and distribute beer in the U.S. The division concluded that the joint venture would not reduce competition. Milwaukee-based Miller and Denver-based Molson Coors announced in October that they would form MillerCoors, aimed at helping them compete against Anheuser-Busch Cos., which has about half the U.S. market.
March 11, 1992
Dennis Miller's ratings have not varied more than a few tenths of a point since his late-night talk show debuted in January. But emotionally, the 38-year-old host has been on a wild roller coaster. "When you first go on the air, everybody watches--like when you're in traffic on the freeway and everybody stops because they want to see if it's a bad wreck," he said. "But eventually they put their foot on the accelerator. And then there's that period where you worry--are you in a free fall?
February 19, 2010 | By Chris Dufresne
Bode Miller used to think the distractions that surrounded the Olympics were counter-productive. The Games, at least during working hours, were all business. But Miller, now 32, has taken a different approach for what could be his last Olympics. Miller, in fact, was very emotional after winning bronze in Monday's downhill. "I think that's part of why I wanted to come back," Miller said after the race. "I wanted that feeling. With my experience and technological knowledge, now I wanted to let my feelings go and let myself be emotionally involved in the race."
September 25, 2009 | Chris Dufresne
Ready or not, world, Bode is back. Bode Miller, the enigmatically-talented and bombastic ski racer who bombed out at the 2006 Turin Olympics before splitting with the U.S. Ski Team, announced at a Thursday news conference at Staples Center that he was returning to the squad in advance of the 2010 Vancouver Games. "This is an opportunity for me to have the best runs of my life," he said. A self-proclaimed nonconformist, Miller left the team in an acrimonious parting after the 2006 Olympics during which he failed to medal in five events and spent many nights cavorting at drinking establishments in the Italian Alps.
February 18, 2006
Bode Miller walked the walk and talked the talk, but he didn't ski the ski. After all of the publicity and fanfare, Bode just didn't show up. SHEL WILLENS Los Angeles Maybe if Bode Miller would keep his mouth shut, he would lessen his wind resistance and win his races. RON SAMUELS Studio City
August 8, 1985 | WILLIAM OVEREND, Times Staff Writer
Former FBI Agent Richard W. Miller could have pulled off a major counterespionage coup by infiltrating the Soviet KGB if only his superiors had trusted him--rather than deciding he was a traitor--his defense lawyer said in opening statements at his trial Wednesday.
April 22, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
"Foxcatcher," Bennett Miller's fact-based drama set against the world of Olympic wrestling, has pinned down a Nov. 14 release date, a clear indication Sony Pictures Classics is positioning the film as an awards-season contender. Miller's highly anticipated follow-up to "Moneyball" was originally slated for release last December but was ultimately pulled from that date to give Miller more time to finish the film. "Foxcatcher" was also intended to debut at the AFI Fest last November but will now bow at the Cannes Film Festival next month.
April 7, 2014 | By Patrick McGreevy
SACRAMENTO -- Former state Assemblyman Jeff Miller (R-Corona) has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for improperly accepting a gift of two tickets, arranged by a lobbyist, to a San Francisco 49ers football game. The fine is continuing fallout from the state Fair Political Practices Commission investigation into the lobbyist firm Sloat Higgins Jensen and Associates. The probe resulted in a $133,500 fine against the firm in February for improperly making campaign contributions to about 40 politicians and gifts to three others, including Miller.
April 6, 2014 | By Paresh Dave
The FBI set up shop at the home of a 91-year-old man near Indianapolis, saying he has thousands of artifacts and cultural items originating from at least a dozen different countries and Native American tribes - some of them acquired improperly. Agents and scientists, working in tents erected outside the house last week, were taking items from the home of Donald C. Miller and packing them up for further analysis. “I have never seen a collection like this in my life except at some of the largest museums,” said Larry Zimmerman, an anthropology and museum studies professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, who is helping the FBI figure out what's what in the private collection.
April 4, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
CBS was the top network Thursday night as "The Millers" surged week-to-week in the ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen.  The Will Arnett comedy, which drew 11.4 million viewers overall, earned a rating of 2.9 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, surging 21% from its last original, when it was softened by March Madness preemptions.  "The Big Bang Theory" was again the night's top show, drawing 17.4 million viewers total and...
April 1, 2014 | By Mike DiGiovanna
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two out in the third, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson intentionally walked the left-handed-hitting Robinson Cano to load the bases for switch-hitter Justin Smoak. Cano entered with a .367 average (11 for 30) against Wilson, and Smoak had a .207 mark (six for 29), but the move backfired, as Smoak drove a three-run double to left-center field to cap a four-run rally and give Seattle a 4-0 lead. AT THE PLATE: Mariners shortstop Brad Miller hit two homers, a solo shot to center off Wilson in the fifth and a two-run rocket to right off Michael Kohn in the ninth.
March 28, 2014 | By Jean Merl
Four Democrats have been battling for months over who was best suited to challenge Rep. Gary  Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) for his Inland Empire congressional seat. But when Miller announced in February that he wouldn't seek another term, he inadvertently laid the groundwork for a fight within his own party. The battle escalated Friday between Lesli Gooch, a longtime former Miller aide who has his endorsement, and Paul Chabot, a military officer/businessman. The Gooch campaign issued a news release announcing her endorsement by the San Bernardino County Republican Party.  "We must protect California's 31st District and keep it out of the hands of Nancy Pelosi," the GOP's county chairman, Assemblyman Curt Hagman of Chino Hills, said in a statement issued by the Gooch campaign.
March 29, 1986 | CHRIS ELLO
San Diego State Athletic Director Fred Miller, reacting to requests from team members and coaches, on Friday announced that he had lifted the suspension of SDSU's track and field athletes. The announcement came three hours before members of the men's and women's teams lined up outside the SDSU training room door to undergo testing for possible use of anabolic steroids and recreational drugs.
The season may be over for Westlake High girls' volleyball standout Courtney Miller. A highly-recruited opposite hitter, Miller will have surgery next week to remove a bone fragment in her left foot. The injury can be traced to Miller's freshman year. She broke her foot during basketball season and it failed to heal properly. Her foot bothered her recently and X-rays confirmed the fragment.
March 28, 2014 | By Tony Perry
In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics. "The U.S. Border Patrol is not just the 'men in green,' it is a much larger complex and industrial world that spans from robotics, engineers, salespeople and detention centers to the incoming generation of children in its Explorer programs," Miller writes in "Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Homeland Security.
March 26, 2014 | By Jean Merl
Most candidates talk about what they would do if elected and many of those seeking a coveted office need to ask for campaign money. Matt Miller, a Democrat and one of 21 candidates vying to replace Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), has killed two birds with one campaign stone: He offers his solutions to spiraling healthcare costs and asks for contributions to help him get across his ideas. Miller, a journalist and public radio talk show co-host, released a YouTube video this week that shows him wearing a neck brace to illustrate his point about out-of-control healthcare costs.
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