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Tootsie Roll Industries chief executive dies at 95

Tootsie Roll Industries chief executive dies at 95

In this April 8, 2013 photo, Melvin Gordon, the CEO of Chicago-based Tootsie Roll Industries, is seen attending an event with University of Chicago faculty leaders at a hotel in Chicago. A company spokesperson said Gordon died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Boston after a brief illness. He was 9…

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Tootsie Roll Industries chief executive dies at 95

Tootsie Roll Industries chief executive dies at 95

Melvin Gordon, who led Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. for more than five decades, has died at age 95.

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, Owner Christine Cole, listens to a conference call on her phone as she walks in the farmhouse at Highland Farm, in Doylestown Township, Pa. Oscar Hammerstein co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows at this farm in suburban Philadelphia, including “Oklahoma!”…

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

This Dec. 29, 2014, photo shows the farmhouse of Highland Farm in Doylestown Township, Pa. Oscar Hammerstein co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows at this farm in suburban Philadelphia, including “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” Hammerstein's grandson Will Hammerstein envisions a …

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, Owner Christine Cole, stands in a doorway of a barn at Highland Farm in Doylestown Township, Pa. Oscar Hammerstein co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows at this farm in suburban Philadelphia, including “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” But his grandson…

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, a photograph of Oscar Hammerstein is displayed in the farmhouse of Highland Farm in Doylestown Township, Pa. Oscar Hammerstein co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows at this farm in suburban Philadelphia, including “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” But …

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Composer Richard Rodgers, left, and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows.

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Owner Christine Cole, above, and Will Hammerstein want to create a Broadway fan experience at the Highland Farm in Doylestown Township, Pa., where Oscar Hammerstein lived and worked.

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Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, Owner Christine Cole, stands in a doorway of a farmhouse at Highland Farm in Doylestown Township, Pa. Oscar Hammerstein co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows at this farm in suburban Philadelphia, including “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” But his gra…

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Star loses two family members: Eleanor Rice Feeney and Walt Nett

Star loses two family members: Eleanor Rice Feeney and Walt Nett

The Star lost two members of its extended family last month: Eleanor Rice Feeney, 90, who died April 21 in Tucson, and Walt Nett, 59, who died April 23 in Lubbock, Texas.Both were journalism pioneers who enriched the news business, the community and their friends.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Shirley Temple as “Little Miss Marker.” She was a symbol of optimism and innocence who gave the nation a respite during the Depression. The adorable Shirley possessed acting skills far beyond her years.

February 11, 2014 2:37 pm
Let us remember some Tucsonans who died in 2013

Let us remember some Tucsonans who died in 2013

Before ringing in the new year, and keeping in mind that no gathering of names can possibly be complete, we’d like to take a few minutes to remember some of our Southern Arizona neighbors who died in 2013.

December 29, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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Milestones in the life of Margaret Thatcher

LONDON (AP) — Milestones in the life and career of Britain's former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher:

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Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87

LONDON (AP) — Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.

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Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Tucson ad man and artist Earl Wettstein died Wednesday at the age of 81.

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Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Artist Earl Wettstein looks over his choice of colors for one of his paintings while working in his studio at his home.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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'Tax hawk' Mary Schuh dies at 77

Local-government watchdog Mary Schuh died Aug. 25 of cancer at age 77.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

May 10, 2012 12:00 am

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