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February 19, 1992
Edward L. PascalRacehorse trainerServices for Edward Louis Pascal, a retired racehorse trainer, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Church of the Open Door in Westminster.Mr. Pascal, who lived in Westminster, died Saturday of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 73.He was long a trainer of thoroughbreds that ran at Timonium and other tracks in Maryland and nearby states. He retired more than 10 years ago.The Baltimore native served in the Army during World War II.A member of the Mount Moriah Lodge of the Masons, he also belonged to the Scottish Rite, Boumi Temple and Western Maryland Shrine Club.
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Sports Digest | August 8, 2014
Lacrosse Jim Mitchell joining Rutgers as defensive coordinator Former St. Mary's captain Jim Mitchell is joining Rutgers as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator, the school announced. Mitchell was an assistant coach at Goucher in 2007 and 2008 and was goalie coach at Duke in 2011. He spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Bellarmine. His defense ranked eighth and 13th in the NCAA in goals-against average in each the past two seasons. In 2011, he was goalie coach at Duke.
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By Seattle Times | March 10, 1993
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- It was just a few months ago that engineer Al Deskiewicz realized, as he puts it, "Al, you're a drug addict."After 34 years of smoking some 35 Marlboros daily, Mr. Deskiewicz knew he needed medical help to quit smoking. And one more thought occurred to him: Philip Morris, the makers of Marlboros, shared responsibility with him for his addiction.The conglomerate disagreed. Mr. Deskiewicz responded with a small-claims lawsuit, only the second such suit against a tobacco company.
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April 29, 1998
Sam Ross, 86, a novelist and television scriptwriter for such series as "Ben Casey" and "The Fugitive," died March 30 in Mercer Island, Wash.George N. Tuerck,91, a versatile musician who performed with Liza Minnelli, Cab Calloway, Carol Channing and Lauren Bacall, died Saturday in Weymouth, Mass.Nader Batmanghelidj, 95, a former Iranian army lieutenant general, ambassador and Cabinet minister under the late Shah Reza Pahlavi, died Friday of kidney failure in Reston, Va.Christian Mortensen, 115, one of the oldest people in the world, died in his sleep Saturday in San Rafael, Calif.
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April 29, 1998
Sam Ross, 86, a novelist and television scriptwriter for such series as "Ben Casey" and "The Fugitive," died March 30 in Mercer Island, Wash.George N. Tuerck,91, a versatile musician who performed with Liza Minnelli, Cab Calloway, Carol Channing and Lauren Bacall, died Saturday in Weymouth, Mass.Nader Batmanghelidj, 95, a former Iranian army lieutenant general, ambassador and Cabinet minister under the late Shah Reza Pahlavi, died Friday of kidney failure in Reston, Va.Christian Mortensen, 115, one of the oldest people in the world, died in his sleep Saturday in San Rafael, Calif.
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Sports Digest | August 8, 2014
Lacrosse Jim Mitchell joining Rutgers as defensive coordinator Former St. Mary's captain Jim Mitchell is joining Rutgers as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator, the school announced. Mitchell was an assistant coach at Goucher in 2007 and 2008 and was goalie coach at Duke in 2011. He spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Bellarmine. His defense ranked eighth and 13th in the NCAA in goals-against average in each the past two seasons. In 2011, he was goalie coach at Duke.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | November 2, 2003
SEATTLE - Daisy Tibbs Dawson had been trying to tell the story for 50 years. No one seemed to care. The few who heard didn't believe. Then along came this guy from California, the Rev. Boyd Stockdale. He wanted to know, and Dawson poured it all out. She told of how her congregation, the only black Presbyterian church in the Northwest, was nearly extinguished by a then-all-white presbytery, the local governing body. The church was deceived, forced to integrate with a white congregation that didn't want them, and then neglected for five decades.
NEWS
July 29, 2002
Dr. David Tapper, a Baltimore-born pediatric surgeon, died of kidney cancer Tuesday at his home in Mercer Island, Wash. He was 57 and lived in Northwest Baltimore until 1970. For 18 years, Tapper was surgeon-in-chief at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. He was also professor and vice chairman of surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He specialized in children's kidney transplants and treating tumors. Tapper was raised on Yosemite Avenue and graduated in 1963 from City College, where he served as class treasurer.
NEWS
May 29, 1993
Francis Lund Van Dusen, a retired federal appellate judge, died after a long illness Wednesday at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Mr. Van Dusen, 81, retired in 1990 from the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia after 35 years on the federal bench, first as a trial judge and then as an appellate judge. Mr. Van Dusen's survivors include his wife, the former Margaret Goodenough; and four children, Dr. Muriel Berkeley of Baltimore, Rhe Jain of Mercer Island, Wash., Francis L. Van Dusen Jr. of Seattle and Clinton M. Van Dusen of Pittsburgh.
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Courtesy of Inside Lacrosse magazine | April 12, 2012
•Cornell coach Ben DeLuca would not comment on the status of injured superstar Rob Pannell after the Big Red's 12-6 win against Syracuse on Tuesday. Pannell had surgery in early March for a broken bone in his foot. The injury typically sidelines athletes for at least six weeks. Pannell was on the sidelines in a walking boot, moving slowly but without a noticeable limp during the game. He was not using the cart he had on the sidelines during ESPNU's broadcast against Virginia in theKonica Minolta Face-Off Classic, and he did not use crutches during the game.
NEWS
By Seattle Times | March 10, 1993
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- It was just a few months ago that engineer Al Deskiewicz realized, as he puts it, "Al, you're a drug addict."After 34 years of smoking some 35 Marlboros daily, Mr. Deskiewicz knew he needed medical help to quit smoking. And one more thought occurred to him: Philip Morris, the makers of Marlboros, shared responsibility with him for his addiction.The conglomerate disagreed. Mr. Deskiewicz responded with a small-claims lawsuit, only the second such suit against a tobacco company.
NEWS
February 19, 1992
Edward L. PascalRacehorse trainerServices for Edward Louis Pascal, a retired racehorse trainer, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Church of the Open Door in Westminster.Mr. Pascal, who lived in Westminster, died Saturday of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 73.He was long a trainer of thoroughbreds that ran at Timonium and other tracks in Maryland and nearby states. He retired more than 10 years ago.The Baltimore native served in the Army during World War II.A member of the Mount Moriah Lodge of the Masons, he also belonged to the Scottish Rite, Boumi Temple and Western Maryland Shrine Club.
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By Staff Report | May 13, 1993
E. Robert Eliason Jr., a retired partner in the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital after a heart attack at his Cockeysville home. He was 58.Mr. Eliason retired from the national accounting firm in 1988, after coming to Baltimore in 1971 to become a partner and set up the local office's tax department, which he headed. He had begun working for a predecessor firm in Seattle and also worked in Chicago before coming to Baltimore.After his retirement, he was a consultant to accounting firms, including Caldwell and Bodenheimer in Towson.
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By New York Times News Service | June 9, 1993
SEATTLE -- A Washington state man says it cost hi $1,153.54 to quit smoking, and he wants the Philip Morris Cos. to pick up the bill.Al Deskiewicz, 50, a design engineer from Kirkland, told Judge Linda K. Jacke yesterday that the tobacco company should pay for the the cost of his doctor's visits, nicotine patches and health club membership.Judge Jacke said she would rule on the case in two weeks.By bringing his case to small claims court, where cases are restricted to suits that do not exceed $2,500 and where lawyers are not permitted to argue cases, anti-smoking advocates said Mr. Deskiewicz was able to represent himself without the hefty ++ legal expenses that others have incurred against the large tobacco manufacturer.
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