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August 3, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The United States rallied to defeat Argentina, 80-79, in its men's basketball opener Saturday in the Pan American Games at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Blake Stepp of Gonzaga and Rickey Paulding of Missouri capped a U.S. comeback from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter. With the score tied at 74, Stepp made a three-point basket with 1 minute 20 seconds remaining. Paulding's 14-footer with 18 seconds remaining gave the U.S. a five-point lead that held up.
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September 21, 2003 | Capsules by GRAHAME L. JONES, Time Staff Writer
COACH APRIL HEINRICHS Age: 39 Caps: 47 Goals: 37 International honors: World champion (1991, as player); Olympic gold medalist (1996, as assistant coach); Olympic silver medalist (2000, as coach) Personal: A feisty, inspirational player, Heinrichs was one-third of the "triple-edged sword" offense with Michelle Akers and Carin Jennings that carried the U.S. to the first women's world championship in China in 1991.
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SPORTS
May 23, 1992 | MARTIN HENDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Fortune and Doug Partie went up and shared the stuff block, and when the ball landed on the other side of the net, the United States had taken a 6-5 lead in a game they had trailed 5-0. Fortune turned and thrust a finger into the air as the crowd of 3,002 roared its approval during the second game against China. No. 1. It might be too early to proclaim the U.S. national men's volleyball team the greatest in the world, but they certainly could be No. 1 in Asia.
SPORTS
August 3, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The United States rallied to defeat Argentina, 80-79, in its men's basketball opener Saturday in the Pan American Games at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Blake Stepp of Gonzaga and Rickey Paulding of Missouri capped a U.S. comeback from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter. With the score tied at 74, Stepp made a three-point basket with 1 minute 20 seconds remaining. Paulding's 14-footer with 18 seconds remaining gave the U.S. a five-point lead that held up.
NEWS
September 24, 1996 | WENDY WITHERSPOON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elizabeth Porter, 6, is standing on the floor exercise mat at Kips Gymnastics in Anaheim and is refusing to comply with her teacher's instructions. "Call me Dominique Moceanu," she says. Her teacher, Bill Callander, grins. "OK, you're Dominique Moceanu. Go!" Porter's tiny legs suddenly fly into action and she bounds across the mat with a round-off, back handspring. Then the rest of the class gets into the act and Callander plays along. "Shannon Miller, go!" he yells. "Kerri Strug, you're up!"
NEWS
June 6, 1991 | CONNIE KOENENN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught calls them "America's best-kept military secret"--the estimated 1.8 million women who, since the Revolutionary War, have served in the armed forces. "Every time there was a crisis, they turned to us," says one of the nation's most decorated women. "But it wasn't until Operation Desert Storm that women in the service really got recognized."
NEWS
July 22, 1987
Congresswomen said at a news conference it is a myth that women have made it in America in the 1980s, citing a new sourcebook on the economic situation of women and their role in the family. The book, "The American Woman 1987-88: A Report in Depth," was put together by the research arm of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. "I can't remember anything this depressing. . . .
BUSINESS
March 21, 1990 | TIMOTHY H. WILLARD, TIMOTHY H. WILLARD is managing partner of the Futurist, a publication of the World Future Society in Bethesda, Md.
Working women will feel even more pressed for time in the future as a growing number of them have begun moonlighting. Women account for nearly two-thirds of the increase in multiple job-holding since 1985, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Both the number of women with two or more jobs (3.1 million) and their multiple job-holding rate (5.9%) were at record levels in 1989. The number of women holding two or more jobs has increased nearly 500% since 1970.
NEWS
July 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
House Republicans called their tax bill a boon for American women at home and in the workplace, enlisting a newly promoted female party leader to support the claim. "The only people who think this tax-relief bill is not good for women are those who don't believe we women can manage our own money. And that thinking is certainly passe," said Rep. Jennifer Dunn (R-Wash.) in the Republicans' radio address Saturday.
NEWS
June 17, 1991 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As its principal writer and editor, Susan Muto must digest many sources and "find the voice" of the proposed pastoral letter on the role of women in the Roman Catholic Church. With an academic background in literature and spirituality, Muto helped establish Duquesne University's Institute of Formative Spirituality and taught there until 1988. Since 1983, she has directed the Epiphany Assn., a center for Catholics who want to develop a deeper spiritual life.
NEWS
July 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
House Republicans called their tax bill a boon for American women at home and in the workplace, enlisting a newly promoted female party leader to support the claim. "The only people who think this tax-relief bill is not good for women are those who don't believe we women can manage our own money. And that thinking is certainly passe," said Rep. Jennifer Dunn (R-Wash.) in the Republicans' radio address Saturday.
NEWS
November 20, 1996 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sylvia Saavedra, a 38-year-old medical supervisor who emigrated from Guatemala eight years ago, lives in the same state as Democratic California Sen. Barbara Boxer, but the two women live in very different social and economic worlds. Boxer makes $133,600 a year, occupies what by any rights would be called a senior managerial position, gets good medical benefits with her job and votes regularly in elections.
NEWS
September 24, 1996 | WENDY WITHERSPOON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elizabeth Porter, 6, is standing on the floor exercise mat at Kips Gymnastics in Anaheim and is refusing to comply with her teacher's instructions. "Call me Dominique Moceanu," she says. Her teacher, Bill Callander, grins. "OK, you're Dominique Moceanu. Go!" Porter's tiny legs suddenly fly into action and she bounds across the mat with a round-off, back handspring. Then the rest of the class gets into the act and Callander plays along. "Shannon Miller, go!" he yells. "Kerri Strug, you're up!"
NEWS
July 14, 1993 | SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American women are having babies out of wedlock at an escalating rate, with the largest percentage increases occurring among white, employed, and college-educated women, according to a Census Bureau report released today. The biggest percentage of out-of-wedlock births--almost half--continues to occur, however, among black women and women who have not completed high school.
SPORTS
May 23, 1992 | MARTIN HENDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Fortune and Doug Partie went up and shared the stuff block, and when the ball landed on the other side of the net, the United States had taken a 6-5 lead in a game they had trailed 5-0. Fortune turned and thrust a finger into the air as the crowd of 3,002 roared its approval during the second game against China. No. 1. It might be too early to proclaim the U.S. national men's volleyball team the greatest in the world, but they certainly could be No. 1 in Asia.
NEWS
June 17, 1991 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As its principal writer and editor, Susan Muto must digest many sources and "find the voice" of the proposed pastoral letter on the role of women in the Roman Catholic Church. With an academic background in literature and spirituality, Muto helped establish Duquesne University's Institute of Formative Spirituality and taught there until 1988. Since 1983, she has directed the Epiphany Assn., a center for Catholics who want to develop a deeper spiritual life.
NEWS
June 17, 1991 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX
Ronda Chervin's one-page resume is an immediate indicator of her values and priorities: Dr. Ronda Chervin is a wife, mother, grandmother, professor, author and international lecturer. Raised in New York as what she terms a Jewish atheist, Chervin converted to Roman Catholicism at 21, mainly because of her philosophical studies, she says, and the way Catholic philosophy enabled her to value being a woman.
NEWS
June 17, 1991 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX
Ronda Chervin's one-page resume is an immediate indicator of her values and priorities: Dr. Ronda Chervin is a wife, mother, grandmother, professor, author and international lecturer. Raised in New York as what she terms a Jewish atheist, Chervin converted to Roman Catholicism at 21, mainly because of her philosophical studies, she says, and the way Catholic philosophy enabled her to value being a woman.
NEWS
June 17, 1991 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The bishops seemed momentarily puzzled. Their first discussions with the six women--two nuns and four laywomen--had been going well. The atmosphere in the meeting room was a little polite, a little formal, a little awkward. But after awhile, one woman finally asked, "What do we call you?" In the not-too-distant past there would have been no question: Bishops were called "Your Excellency," and Catholics genuflected and kissed their amethyst episcopal rings upon greeting them.
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