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July 8, 1992 | LYNDA NATALI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some say when Father Robert McCarthy was a young boy he should have forsaken God's calling and run away with the carnival. Instead, the genial monsignor waited until he was a priest to become a carny. "Father Mac," as he is affectionately known to his unusual congregation, is the Roman Catholic Church's official Pope-appointed clergyman assigned to travel with carnivals to spread the Gospel.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1992 | LYNDA NATALI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some say when Father Robert McCarthy was a young boy he should have forsaken God's calling and run away with the carnival. Instead, the genial monsignor waited until he was a priest to become a carny. "Father Mac," as he is affectionately known to his unusual congregation, is the Roman Catholic Church's official Pope-appointed clergyman assigned to travel with carnivals to spread the Gospel.
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NEWS
September 8, 1995
About 150 firefighters Thursday battled a brush fire that burned 150 acres of southern hillsides on the Marine Corps base, officials said. No one was injured. The blaze apparently began at 1:30 p.m. in a dry and barren area along Vandegrift Boulevard, Capt. Robert McCarthy said. No buildings were threatened. "This was a pretty moderate fire," McCarthy said. "There were no evacuations and no structures nearby." Firefighters controlled the fire four hours later.
WORLD
March 3, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
An American working for UNICEF was released by his kidnappers, Somalian Prime Minister Ali Mohammed Gedi said. Gedi promised to investigate a warlord's claim that another U.N. agency owed him money. Robert McCarthy was abducted Wednesday in Afmadow, 260 miles southwest of the capital, Mogadishu, U.N. officials said. Gedi said he spoke with the warlord responsible for the abduction. He said he had received documents from the warlord that showed a U.N.
WORLD
March 2, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Gunmen abducted an American working for the United Nations in southern Somalia, U.N. officials said. Robert McCarthy of the U.N. Children's Fund, or UNICEF, was kidnapped on the outskirts of Afmadow, 70 miles northwest of the southern port of Kismayo, said Sandra Macharia, a U.N. spokeswoman in Somalia. She declined to comment on the circumstances of the abduction, whether the U.N. knew the identity of the kidnappers or if there had been any demands.
BUSINESS
October 17, 2006 | From Reuters
Oshkosh Truck Corp. said it would buy JLG Industries Inc., a McConnellsburg, Pa., maker of telehandlers, scissor lifts and other aerial work platforms, for about $3 billion. The news sent JLG shares up $6.81, or 32.8%, to $27.56. That's close to the purchase price of $28 a share, which represents a 35% premium over the company's closing stock price Friday. Oshkosh shares fell as low as 9% in the session and closed down $3.05 at $52.49. In a note to investors, Robert W. Baird & Co.
OPINION
September 13, 2005
Re "Put to Katrina's Test," Sept. 11 How predictable that The Times, in its analysis, totally ignored the incredible incompetence of the Democratic mayor and governor in Louisiana. The list is endless: Their complete failure to implement much of anything in the way of a local and state response, their dithering indecisiveness and the city buses left to sit unused in an evacuation. The local "leadership" made any possible federal response far more difficult than it should have been.
NEWS
April 17, 1985 | United Press International
A girl outside an apartment house looked up to see a toddler dangling by his fingertips from a third-floor window ledge and yelled: "The baby's going to fall." Albert Hanscom heard her and dashed over just in time to catch the boy. "Positively he's a hero," Boston Police Officer Robert McCarthy said Tuesday. "Any time you save a life, especially a child's life, that's really something. The family should be eternally grateful."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1998 | RICHARD WARCHOL
Navy officials and local military boosters are hoping to lure two reserve helicopter squadrons from the soon-to-be-shuttered El Toro Marine base in Orange County. El Toro spokesman Capt. Robert McCarthy said Thursday that Point Mugu is competing with five other Southern California bases trying to attract the squadrons of 20 helicopters that could bring up to 500 active-duty personnel and reservists to Point Mugu each weekend.
BUSINESS
June 13, 1997 | From Reuters
A battle for control of the largest U.S. maker of machine tools, Giddings & Lewis Inc., drew near an end Thursday when the company agreed to be acquired by German steel and engineering giant Thyssen for $675 million. The $21-per-share Thyssen offer overtook a rival $631-million, $19-a-share offer made in late April by Harnischfeger Industries Inc., which Giddings management rejected last month as inadequate.
NEWS
August 6, 1987 | Associated Press
Former Illinois Gov. Daniel Walker pleaded guilty Wednesday to fraud and perjury charges stemming in part from improper loans arranged for him from his own savings and loan institution before it went broke. "I have broken the law and pleaded guilty," Walker read from a statement after entering his plea before U.S. District Judge Ann Williams. "I have deep regrets and no excuses."
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