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By JAMES BOCK | September 15, 1991
Gloucester, Va. -- Economic interdependence of a sort brought Moises Arredondo, Renaldo Hernandez, Carlos Ordonez and Julio Cesar Soriano to this historic little county seat deep in Tidewater Virginia.It was not the textbook kind of interdependence, in which Japanese investors set up a plant to marry their advanced technology with Gloucester County's relatively low labor costs and proximity to East Coast markets.This was the economy of despair -- despair so profound that the four young men from the Dominican Republic risked and nearly lost their lives last week as stowaways on a coal freighter for a chance to earn American dollars.
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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,Sun Reporter | March 23, 2008
The low-key coach and his unsung basketball team will huddle one more time today, roll up their sleeves and go to work. When Coppin State meets Maryland at Comcast Center in a women's NCAA tournament game, it will be the Eagles' latest milestone on the road to prominence. This game marks four postseason tournaments in four years for the Coppin women, three in the NCAA. It marks the end of a golden era for senior guards Rashida Suber and Shalamar Oakley. As much as anything, it underscores the job coach Derek Brown has done since taking over the team in midseason nine years ago amid a coaching controversy.
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By Ginger Thompson | September 29, 1990
After working for 13 months to identify two female bodies found in a trash bin behind a Joppatowne supermarket, Maryland State Police detectives not only found out yesterday who the women were, but learned that the suspected murderer was a police officer from New Jersey.The break in the case came when a Philadelphia police officer matched composite pictures of the women made by the Maryland State Police with Teletype descriptions of two missing women from Gloucester County, N.J.The suspect, Sgt. Andrew J. Woodrow, 26, a six-year veteran of the police department in Woodbury, N.J., was already under arrest and in jail in New Jersey.
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August 17, 2006
A 28-year-old man and his girlfriend were arrested yesterday in Virginia and charged with stabbing a Denny's manager during a brazen Monday morning robbery, Baltimore County authorities said. David Theodore Burton and Sarah Lynn Higgins, 20, are charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and armed robbery of the restaurant manager in Fullerton. Burton is accused of stabbing Michael Frederick, the 51-year-old manager of the Denny's in the 8000 block of Belair Road, and taking cash that Frederick had intended to deposit at a bank.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Sun Staff Writer | March 5, 1995
Ron "Fang" Mitchell, who has coached Coppin State to five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championships and two NCAA tournament appearances in nine seasons, could be headed for a new job.Yesterday's Miami Herald reported that Mitchell is one of six finalists for the head coaching job at Florida International University, where Robert Weitlich is retiring after this year. The Golden Panthers won the Trans America Athletic Conference tournament yesterday, gaining an automatic bid to the NCAAs with an 11-18 record.
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By KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE | September 22, 1996
PHILADELPHIA -- White flight continues to be the major factor in the drain of Philadelphia's population, while outlying suburban counties show the region's strongest growth, according to recently released census figures.Fastest growing was Chester County, which saw a 6 percent population increase to a total of 397,313 in 1994. Bucks County (population 567,200) and Gloucester County (241,500) each grew by 5 percent.From 1990 to 1994, the city lost about 60,000 residents, or 4 percent of its population.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Sun Staff Writer | March 8, 1995
Florida International University will hire a men's basketball coach during the next two weeks, and Coppin State's Fang Mitchell interviewed for the job on Monday.Mitchell is one of six finalists. The job became available when coach Bob Weltlich announced his retirement two months ago. Weltlich is preparing the 11-18 Golden Panthers for an unexpected trip to the NCAA tournament, a berth they earned by winning the Trans America Athletic Conference tournament last weekend as the eighth seed.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,SUN STAFF | March 27, 1997
Former James Madison assistant Chuck Driesell said yesterday that he is interested in becoming Towson State's new basketball coach and has applied for the position."
NEWS
August 17, 2006
A 28-year-old man and his girlfriend were arrested yesterday in Virginia and charged with stabbing a Denny's manager during a brazen Monday morning robbery, Baltimore County authorities said. David Theodore Burton and Sarah Lynn Higgins, 20, are charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and armed robbery of the restaurant manager in Fullerton. Burton is accused of stabbing Michael Frederick, the 51-year-old manager of the Denny's in the 8000 block of Belair Road, and taking cash that Frederick had intended to deposit at a bank.
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January 22, 1996
UMBC (2-14) at UNC-Greensboro (9-4)Site: Fleming Gymnasium, Greensboro, N.C.Time: 7Radio: WWLG (1360 AM)Outlook: UMBC was dealt another tough loss Saturday night when North Carolina-Asheville built a 12-point halftime lead and held off the Retrievers, 76-73. Senior G Tony Thompson's 30 points weren't enough to keep UMBC from suffering its 12th loss in 13 games and dropping to 0-5 in the Big South Conference. Senior F Tony Bellinger and freshman G Alhamisi Simms each had 14 points, and Bellinger grabbed 13 rebounds.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,SUN STAFF | March 27, 1997
Former James Madison assistant Chuck Driesell said yesterday that he is interested in becoming Towson State's new basketball coach and has applied for the position."
NEWS
By KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE | September 22, 1996
PHILADELPHIA -- White flight continues to be the major factor in the drain of Philadelphia's population, while outlying suburban counties show the region's strongest growth, according to recently released census figures.Fastest growing was Chester County, which saw a 6 percent population increase to a total of 397,313 in 1994. Bucks County (population 567,200) and Gloucester County (241,500) each grew by 5 percent.From 1990 to 1994, the city lost about 60,000 residents, or 4 percent of its population.
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,SUN STAFF | January 25, 1996
Nine straight losses. That was Fang Mitchell's introduction into coaching men's basketball at Coppin State. Most of the games weren't even close, but they also weren't a true indicator of what the future held.If that dubious streak appears long ago, it's not just because almost 10 years have passed. Mitchell has become so synonymous with winning at Coppin, it's as if that time period never existed."Those were some tough days for me," he said. "I do know what depression is. You start having some self-doubts."
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January 22, 1996
UMBC (2-14) at UNC-Greensboro (9-4)Site: Fleming Gymnasium, Greensboro, N.C.Time: 7Radio: WWLG (1360 AM)Outlook: UMBC was dealt another tough loss Saturday night when North Carolina-Asheville built a 12-point halftime lead and held off the Retrievers, 76-73. Senior G Tony Thompson's 30 points weren't enough to keep UMBC from suffering its 12th loss in 13 games and dropping to 0-5 in the Big South Conference. Senior F Tony Bellinger and freshman G Alhamisi Simms each had 14 points, and Bellinger grabbed 13 rebounds.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Sun Staff Writer | March 8, 1995
Florida International University will hire a men's basketball coach during the next two weeks, and Coppin State's Fang Mitchell interviewed for the job on Monday.Mitchell is one of six finalists. The job became available when coach Bob Weltlich announced his retirement two months ago. Weltlich is preparing the 11-18 Golden Panthers for an unexpected trip to the NCAA tournament, a berth they earned by winning the Trans America Athletic Conference tournament last weekend as the eighth seed.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Sun Staff Writer | March 5, 1995
Ron "Fang" Mitchell, who has coached Coppin State to five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championships and two NCAA tournament appearances in nine seasons, could be headed for a new job.Yesterday's Miami Herald reported that Mitchell is one of six finalists for the head coaching job at Florida International University, where Robert Weitlich is retiring after this year. The Golden Panthers won the Trans America Athletic Conference tournament yesterday, gaining an automatic bid to the NCAAs with an 11-18 record.
SPORTS
By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,Sun Reporter | March 23, 2008
The low-key coach and his unsung basketball team will huddle one more time today, roll up their sleeves and go to work. When Coppin State meets Maryland at Comcast Center in a women's NCAA tournament game, it will be the Eagles' latest milestone on the road to prominence. This game marks four postseason tournaments in four years for the Coppin women, three in the NCAA. It marks the end of a golden era for senior guards Rashida Suber and Shalamar Oakley. As much as anything, it underscores the job coach Derek Brown has done since taking over the team in midseason nine years ago amid a coaching controversy.
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By Ken Rosenthal | February 7, 1991
Fang Mitchell leave Coppin State? Maybe someday, but right now he's in so much pain he can't even leave his own bench. This is a guy who once raced out of a gym rather than risk a technical. Now he's so attached to his chair, it's as if he's wearing a seat belt.In truth, his problem is no laughing matter, but it should be corrected Wednesday, when he undergoes surgery to have a tumor removed from the base of his neck. The growth is benign, but it's in a tricky spot, pressing on his spine.
NEWS
By JAMES BOCK | September 15, 1991
Gloucester, Va. -- Economic interdependence of a sort brought Moises Arredondo, Renaldo Hernandez, Carlos Ordonez and Julio Cesar Soriano to this historic little county seat deep in Tidewater Virginia.It was not the textbook kind of interdependence, in which Japanese investors set up a plant to marry their advanced technology with Gloucester County's relatively low labor costs and proximity to East Coast markets.This was the economy of despair -- despair so profound that the four young men from the Dominican Republic risked and nearly lost their lives last week as stowaways on a coal freighter for a chance to earn American dollars.
NEWS
By John H. Gormley Jr. and James Bock and John H. Gormley Jr. and James Bock,Sun Staff Correspondents | September 11, 1991
GLOUCESTER, Va. -- A little past midnight yesterday, Chesapeake Bay pilot William F. X. Band went out on the port wing of the ship's bridge to enjoy the cool night air and the phosphorescent glow stirred up by the wake of a passing ship. His vessel,the Nosac Takayama, was heading north toward the Maryland-Virginia line, miles from shore, when he thought he heard a voice pierce the darkness. A few seconds later, any doubts he had about what to do were dispelled by the sound of a second shout.
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