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The specter of a General Motors Corp. bankruptcy was raised Thursday by the automaker's own auditors, which said there was "substantial doubt" about the company's ability to continue operating. Although the warning was not unexpected -- GM said last week...
Norm Van Lier Ex-Chicago Bulls guard, broadcaster Norm Van Lier, 61, a former Chicago Bulls guard and broadcaster, was found dead Thursday afternoon in his Chicago home, authorities said. Firefighters went to his home, just blocks from the United...
Tribune senior correspondentHere's a recipe for life in the de-industrialized Midwest: Take one factory. Scrap the heavy equipment Decontaminate the waste. Expose the thick beams and brickwork. Toss up some drywall, run a few pipes and connect the track lighting. Throw down...
Many local and national organizations aim to improve youth sports culture through the education of coaches and parents and the training of sports officials. A number of them also offer youth sports programs. • National Assn. for Sport and Physical...
Times Staff WritersEbocha, Nigeria — Justice Eta, 14 months old, held out his tiny thumb. An ink spot certified that he had been immunized against polio and measles, thanks to a vaccination drive supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. But polio is not the...
Tribune staff reportersAmerica's largest foodmaker and its biggest cigarette company for years have likened themselves to distant siblings, giants that just happened to be owned by the same parent company. In fact, Kraft Foods Inc. and Philip Morris USA have pooled expertise...
Baltimore Sun reportersThe headlines have had a similar ring: A Frederick County man underwater on his mortgage kills himself and his family. A man accused of financial improprieties does the same while staying at a Towson hotel. A top official with Freddie Mac, a company...
Tags: Crimes, Suicide, Suicidal Behavior, Death, Stress
Barack Obama will be sworn in Tuesday as our 44th president. His inauguration should remind us of the incredible racial progress since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s inspiring speech at the March on Washington in 1963. On that day, King spoke in race-...
Tags: Crimes, Gang Activity, Activism, Riots, Racism
The Hartford CourantHe's still the mayor. There was Eddie A. Perez, off to the side in the high, bright atrium at city hall on Friday morning. He had just finished the coffee, the handshakes and the hugs and was ready to speak about a new mobile medical van that brings...
One of the fallouts from a bad economy is store closings. Circuit City, KB Toys and Boscov's department stores are a few of the companies that have announced they were closing some of their doors in this area. But as stores disappear, don't get caught...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDespite near-daily reports of attacks against people who appear Middle Eastern, the difficulty in determining what motivated the criminals and the nation's imprecise system for tracking hate crimes make it impossible to know how dramatically such violence...
Tags: Bill Lockyer, Crimes, Encino, Howard Beach, California
Sun StaffOne was a Rockville man who disappeared two days before the sniper attacks began. He had recently purchased a .223-caliber rifle, and he drove a white van with a ladder on top. A recovering drug addict, he had recently accumulated large debts. Another...
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