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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 1, 1990
Is this President and his policies for real? Stupid me, I thought our commander in chief went to Saudi Arabia Thanksgiving Day to cheer up our troops. Now we find that (Nov. 21) Bush's appearance before handpicked troops against a custom-painted backdrop--the whole scenario choreographed by former Las Vegas advertising exec Sig Rogich no less--was designed for only one purpose: To pick up Bush's sagging image and to make him look good for the TV cameras. All the while, the grunts who stand to die as soon as the shooting starts are carefully shunted aside.
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SPORTS
December 21, 1990 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The NCAA has charged the University of Nevada Las Vegas basketball program with violating numerous NCAA rules and showing a lack of institutional control in its recruitment of former New York high school basketball star Lloyd Daniels. The charges are described in a letter of official inquiry from the NCAA that was received by the university Tuesday and made public Thursday.
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SPORTS
December 21, 1990 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The NCAA has charged the University of Nevada Las Vegas basketball program with violating numerous NCAA rules and showing a lack of institutional control in its recruitment of former New York high school basketball star Lloyd Daniels. The charges are described in a letter of official inquiry from the NCAA that was received by the university Tuesday and made public Thursday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 1, 1990
Is this President and his policies for real? Stupid me, I thought our commander in chief went to Saudi Arabia Thanksgiving Day to cheer up our troops. Now we find that (Nov. 21) Bush's appearance before handpicked troops against a custom-painted backdrop--the whole scenario choreographed by former Las Vegas advertising exec Sig Rogich no less--was designed for only one purpose: To pick up Bush's sagging image and to make him look good for the TV cameras. All the while, the grunts who stand to die as soon as the shooting starts are carefully shunted aside.
NATIONAL
October 22, 2006 | Walter F. Roche Jr., Times Staff Writer
A company headed by President Bush's brother and partly owned by his parents is benefiting from Republican connections and federal dollars targeted for economically disadvantaged students under the No Child Left Behind Act. With investments from his parents, George H.W. and Barbara Bush, and other backers, Neil Bush's company, Ignite! Learning, has placed its products in 40 U.S. school districts and now plans to market internationally. At least 13 U.S.
NEWS
January 26, 1992 | Associated Press
President Bush on Friday named a network news executive to his senior staff as part of a White House shake-up, and sources said he plans to offer his "image-maker" the job of ambassador to Iceland. Sherrie Rollins, chief spokeswoman for ABC News, was recruited to head an expanded liaison office dealing with constituent groups and state and local officials.
SPORTS
April 18, 1987 | Associated Press
Nevada boxing officials and the Nevada attorney general are investigating whether a gambler influenced fight officials to award the world middleweight boxing title to Sugar Ray Leonard, WNEV-TV in Boston reported Friday night. But Sig Rogich, a longtime member of the Nevada Athletic Commission, which governs boxing in the state, said such allegations aren't unusual. "You have allegations after virtually every fight. But it's our policy not to comment on something like this.
NEWS
July 16, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Holdings in land, casinos and advertising ranked presidential imagemaker Sig Rogich at or near the top of the White House staff in terms of wealth last year, according to documents released today. Rogich produced many of the commercials that helped George Bush win the presidency in 1988.
NEWS
March 22, 1985 | Associated Press
A urine test conducted on David Bey following his fight with heavyweight champion Larry Holmes came up positive, the chairman of the Nevada Athletic Commission said today. "Preliminarily we had a trace of something," chairman Sig Rogich said of the urinalysis given fighters following each match. "It may be minimal in scope, but we are obligated to test it. "At this time, until we have the final test results, we have to give the benefit of the doubt to the boxer."
NEWS
September 12, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
President Bush today taped a "very forthright" message to the Iraqi people, saying that he has no quarrel with them and that their suffering is the fault of their president, Saddam Hussein. The White House urged Baghdad to air the eight-minute tape within five days, saying the television message will be released around the world after that.
SPORTS
September 13, 1997 | MAL FLORENCE
Shaquille O'Neal was literally a show stopper Thursday in Rio de Janeiro while appearing for a demonstration of American basketball at Mangueira's Vila Olympica--a sports center that seeks to help poor youth in the Mangueira slum. The demonstration was to be followed by a game between two local teams, but shortly after arriving to a hero's welcome, O'Neal brought the gym's backboard crashing to the ground on a dunk.
NEWS
November 23, 1990 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Was that emotion in his voice or fatigue? What does the desert look like out there? Anyone seen a pool report? Scores of journalists from U.S. and foreign newspapers covered President Bush's televised visit to the troops Thanksgiving Day, but most of them saw little more than they would have had they been sitting at home watching the event on television.
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