December 2, 1987 |
The Union Leader, the staunchly conservative statewide newspaper in the nation's first primary state, endorsed Republican Pierre S. (Pete) du Pont IV for President in a front page editorial Tuesday. Lamenting the quality of the 1988 field, Publisher Nackey Loeb acknowledged that her newspaper "has not been a flag-waving enthusiast for any of the candidates running for President. A lot of conservatives are in the same boat."
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October 24, 2003 |
Charles Alfred Goodykoontz Jr., retired executive editor at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, died Monday in a car crash in Pennsylvania. He was 74. A longtime newspaperman, Goodykoontz was hired by the Times-Dispatch in 1952 as a reporter. He retired in 1993 as the newspaper's top news executive. During his career at the newspaper, Goodykoontz guided the merger of the Times-Dispatch with the Richmond News Leader, the city's evening paper, in 1992.
January 12, 2014 |
The day before a 16-year-old friend of mine was murdered, she kissed the window of her white sedan, a birthday gift, leaving cranberry-colored stains on the glass. Then she gave me a hug goodbye. Her name was Sangeeta Lal, and the next morning, her ex-boyfriend shot her. It was April 19, 1995, the same day as the Oklahoma City bombings, and while the world media tuned in to the images of bloody babies and building carcasses left behind by the attack in Oklahoma, I found myself, 16 and a high school newspaper reporter, reporting on my community's own domestic terror.
June 19, 1989
Elinor M. Funk, 90, one-time Santa Monica philanthropist and former president of the company that owned The (Santa Monica) Outlook for many years. She served on the board of directors of the Santa Monica College Foundation for 25 years and took an active role in selecting scholarship recipients. Her family purchased the Evening Outlook in 1932 and when her husband died in 1962 she became president of the newspaper company until it was sold in 1983. In Bronxville, N.Y., on June 12.
December 7, 1986 |
A production worker at a daily newspaper pleaded innocent Friday to charges of counterfeiting $20 bills on a small press at the paper. Charles M. Pickett, 24, was ordered held on $2,000 bail after his arrest during the overnight shift while workers prepared Friday's edition of the Middlesex News.
June 27, 1986 |
Times Mirror Co. said Thursday that it has agreed to sell the Dallas Times Herald to newspaper publisher William Dean Singleton for $110 million in cash and notes. The sale will end 16 years of Times Mirror ownership in Dallas, a period that brought to the city a tense newspaper rivalry that is widely believed to have greatly improved both the Times Herald and the rival Dallas Morning News. Singleton, who owns 21 newspapers in six states, said he will move his headquarters to Dallas.
January 11, 1986 |
Gay activist and former newspaper publisher Charles Lee (Chuck)) Morris, believed to be one of the longest-living victims of AIDS, has died at his Denver home. Morris, 42, who died Monday, was the former owner and publisher of The Sentinel, a weekly newspaper read mostly in San Francisco's gay community. He was a confidant of San Francisco Mayor Dianne Feinstein and often was sought for political endorsements from such people as Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter and Walter F. Mondale.
March 9, 1985 |
Ralph Ingersoll, the one-time editor of New Yorker and Fortune magazines who made journalism history by launching the newspaper PM, died Friday in a Miami Beach hospital, where he suffered a stroke last week. He was 84. Although Ingersoll's eventful career included the writing of books as well as top secret U.S. Army papers during World War II that misled the Germans about Allied invasion plans, he was best known for his creation of the New York newspaper that refused to accept advertising.
January 10, 1988 |
The "newspaper," not a newspaper at all but an aging woman who earns her living cleaning people's houses, is a keen observer of the things people do and don't do to clean up the mess of their lives.
December 18, 2005 |
Prisoners were tortured and starved to death in a post-World War II interrogation camp run by Britain that housed former Nazis and others, a newspaper reported Saturday. The Guardian's report cited documents recently released under the Freedom of Information Act that described the suffering of some of the 372 men and 44 women detained at the camp in Bad Nenndorf, a spa town in northwest Germany occupied by the British after the war. The camp was closed in July 1947, the Guardian reported.