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February 20, 1992
Rosemead-based Southern California Edison Co. has established a scholarship in the memory of Robert A. Hine, the company's manager of equal opportunity for 19 years until his death last August at 65. The $20,000 Robert A. Hine Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a minority student planning to study full time at a four-year college.
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NEWS
February 20, 1992
Rosemead-based Southern California Edison Co. has established a scholarship in the memory of Robert A. Hine, the company's manager of equal opportunity for 19 years until his death last August at 65. The $20,000 Robert A. Hine Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a minority student planning to study full time at a four-year college.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2000
A group of Boy Scouts was airlifted out of an area north of Lake Piru on Sunday afternoon after one of the adults suffered heat-related problems. Temperatures had nearly reached 100 when Robert Hines, 43, of Thousand Oaks reported feeling ill, authorities said. A member of the group called park rangers with a cell phone about 5:45 p.m. and reported that the Scouts were stranded. A Ventura County sheriff's helicopter lifted the group to an area accessible by vehicles.
NEWS
January 7, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Whitewater prosecutors are reopening some aspects of their investigation of Vincent Foster's suicide, summoning three rescue workers before a federal grand jury to testify about the scene of the White House lawyer's death in July, 1993. Two of the witnesses had said that they saw a briefcase in Foster's parked car where the suicide occurred, according to FBI interview documents. U.S. Park Police, who investigated Foster's death, recovered no briefcase from the car. Park Police Maj.
SPORTS
October 19, 1988 | Associated Press
Fulgencio Obelmejias' defense of his World Boxing Assn. super middleweight title against Thomas Hearns has been called off, Obelmejias' promoter, Luis Spada, said Tuesday. Spada said the fight, which was scheduled for Nov. 4 in Las Vegas, is off "indefinitely." Obelmejias, a Venezuelan, has said that a rib injury he sustained in a bout with South Korea's Chong Pal Park has prevented him from fighting.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 7, 1986 | JAY SHARBUTT
Thomas S. Rogers, senior staff attorney on the House telecommunications subcommittee, will join NBC as a vice president of policy planning and business development, the company said Thursday. Rogers will start work at NBC on Jan. 1. He joined the subcommittee in 1981, and had worked for subcommittee chairman Timothy E. Wirth, a Colorado Democrat who was elected to the Senate on Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 2010 | By Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times
Maurice Hines Sr., a drummer who toured for a decade in the nightclub act Hines, Hines and Dad that helped propel his tap-dancing sons to fame, has died. He was 88. Hines died Tuesday after a brief illness at a hospice-care facility in his longtime home of Las Vegas, his family said. His sons, Maurice and Gregory, had performed professionally as the Hines Kids since they were young boys in the 1950s, tap-dancing onstage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and touring. By 1963, his sons decided to emphasize singing in addition to dancing and asked their father to join the group.
SPORTS
August 17, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Major boxing shows have apparently been scheduled within three days of each other in November at the Las Vegas Hilton and Caesars Palace. Promoter Bob Arum announced Tuesday he has booked a championship tripleheader at the Hilton for Friday, Nov. 4, featuring Thomas Hearns and Michael Nunn in separate title bouts. Caesars Palace, meanwhile, is expected to announce Thursday that Sugar Ray Leonard and Donny Lalonde will meet for two world titles on Monday, Nov. 7.
NEWS
October 18, 1995 | Associated Press
The "Million Man March" lived up to its name, march leaders insisted Tuesday, threatening a lawsuit and accusing the U.S. Park Service of a racist undercount. "They falsely said to the world that 400,000 black men came when they well know there were more than a million," said Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. "There never was a demonstration or gathering in the city of Washington to equal what happened yesterday," Farrakhan told a news conference.
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