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September 10, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
A month after admitting women in a freshman class for the first time, Virginia Military Academy on Tuesday suspended a female cadet for two semesters for striking a male upperclassman. The Lexington, Va., military college said the woman lost her temper while being disciplined by an older student. Angelica Garza was suspended for two semesters for hitting and pushing the school's sergeant of the guard on Aug.
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September 10, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
A month after admitting women in a freshman class for the first time, Virginia Military Academy on Tuesday suspended a female cadet for two semesters for striking a male upperclassman. The Lexington, Va., military college said the woman lost her temper while being disciplined by an older student. Angelica Garza was suspended for two semesters for hitting and pushing the school's sergeant of the guard on Aug.
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April 21, 2013 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
BOSTON -- A Boston officer shot and wounded in pursuit of the marathon bombing suspects last week had to be resuscitated after his heart stopped and he lost his entire blood supply, but doctors and relatives on Sunday said he was emerging from sedation and expected to recover. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Officer Richard “Dick” Donohue Jr., 33, of Woburn, Mass., had served with the department for three years when he responded to a call Friday for assistance after a shooting at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, officials said.
SPORTS
April 16, 1998 | GARY KLEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tayshaun Prince took a recruiting trip to Kentucky last October, just in time for the Wildcats' midnight madness practice--the team's first step toward the 1998 national championship. "There were people standing at the door, waiting to get in, four hours before it started," Prince said in January. "They were acting like it was the NCAA championship game. I was like, 'Wow.'
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December 13, 2000 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supreme Court justices rarely recuse themselves, but some critics have questioned whether Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas should have participated in a ruling on Bush vs. Gore because of the roles of family members. Some experts on legal ethics, however, say that the situations involving Scalia and Thomas did not rise to a level that requires recusal. Lanny J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 2002 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
Eddie Bracken, a mainstay of Paramount comedies and musicals in the 1940s and a favorite of director Preston Sturges, who cast him in the madcap "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" and "Hail the Conquering Hero," has died. He was 87. Bracken died Thursday from complications of surgery in a hospital in Montclair, N.J., according to his oldest daughter, Judy Gordon. She said her father had crushed a disk in his neck in a fall in his home in Glen Ridge, N.J.
SPORTS
April 9, 1998 | From Associated Press
Guard Larry Hughes will leave Saint Louis and make himself eligible for the NBA draft, KMOV-TV in St. Louis reported Wednesday. A university spokeswoman said Hughes has scheduled a press conference today in New York. Hughes, the Conference USA freshman of the year and first-team all-conference selection, led the Billikens to a 22-11 record. The 6-foot-5 Hughes averaged 20.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists last season. * Corey Benjamin, a 6-6 guard who averaged 19.
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April 29, 2001 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until Saturday, Bui Thi Luom had never heard the name Bob Kerrey. She had no idea that he served as governor of Nebraska and U.S. senator and once ran for president. But she did know that 32 years ago, seven American commandos sneaked into her village in the Mekong Delta and killed 15 members of her family--all women and children. Luom, wounded in the knee, was the only one to escape. She was 12.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 2005 | James Ricci, Times Staff Writer
On Saturday morning, Preston Neal Jones was looking through some fliers he had picked up at the Egyptian Theatre and found one announcing International Home Movie Day, set for this very day. Jones wasn't sure he even had them anymore, the three 16-millimeter home movies taken by his father in the late 1940s and early '50s. However, he found them in a storage area near his kitchen.
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May 28, 2005 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
Eddie Albert, the versatile stage, screen and television actor who co-starred as the Park Avenue lawyer who sought happiness down on the farm in the popular 1960s sitcom "Green Acres," has died. He was 99. Albert, an outspoken environmentalist and humanitarian activist, died Thursday night of pneumonia at his home in Pacific Palisades, said his son, Edward Laurence Albert.
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