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Milestones

  • Births 09-02-12

    The Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    • Aug. 14: A boy, Jeremiah Shine Brake, born to Rita and Mike Brake
    • Aug. 20: A boy, Leeum Josiah Riddick, born to Letisha L. Trujillo and Charlie R. Riddick
    • Aug. 21: A boy, William Michael Wheat, born to Angela and William Wheat
    • Aug. 25: A girl, Selena Veronica Truman, born to Maria and Edward Truman

  • Births 08-26-12

    Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    • Aug. 1: A boy, Grady William Nackers, Christina and William Nackers  

    • Aug. 2: A girl, Hazel Bryn Torres, born to Kaylee and Aaron Torres

    • Aug. 4: A girl, Charlotte Sofia Moro, born to Lauren and Erik Moro

    • Aug. 7: A boy, Gabriel Vincent Elca, born to Divina Anunciado and Aridel Elca

    • Aug. 7: A girl, Emily Q. Huang, born to Wenjing Oiu and Chen Huang

    • Aug. 8: A boy, Elijah Ben Arellano, born to Faith Martinez and Jerome Arellano

    • Aug. 9: A girl, Joslynn Marie Romero, born to Alicia Herrera and Eric Romero

    • Aug. 10: A boy, Lucius Kang, born to Ni Ni and Zhongbo Kang

    • Aug. 13: A girl, Mia Bella Sandoval, born to Brittany and Frank Sandoval

    • Aug. 14: A girl, Jazmine Lynette Martinez, born to Cassandra Jordan and Juan Martinez

  • Astronaut Neil Armstrong dies at age 82--video extra


    CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a quiet self-described nerdy engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made "one giant leap for mankind" with a small step on to the moon. The modest man who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter million miles away has died. He was 82.

    Armstrong died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures, his family said in a statement Saturday. It didn't say where he died.

    Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century's scientific expeditions. His first words after setting foot on the surface are etched in history books and the memories of those who heard them in a live broadcast.

    "That's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind," Armstrong said.

  • Humorist Phyllis Diller dies at 95 in Los Angeles--Video Extra

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95.

    "She died peacefully in her sleep and with a smile on her face," her longtime manager, Milton Suchin, told The Associated Press.

    Diller, who suffered a near-fatal heart attack in 1999, was found by her son, Perry Diller. The cause of her death has not been released.

    She was a staple of nightclubs and television from the 1950s — when female comics were rare indeed — until her retirement in 2002. Diller built her stand-up act around the persona of the corner-cutting housewife ("I bury a lot of my ironing in the backyard") with bizarre looks, a wardrobe to match (by "Omar of Omaha") and a husband named "Fang."

  • 'Top Gun' director dies after jumping off bridge--Video Extra

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood hits as "Top Gun," ''Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County bridge, authorities said.

    The 68-year-old Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide, Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Joe Bale said.

    "I can confirm that Tony Scott has passed away. The family asks that their privacy is respected at this time," Scott's spokesman, Simon Halls, said in a statement.

    Several people called 911 around 12:35 p.m. to report that someone had jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge spanning San Pedro and Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor, according to Los Angeles police Lt. Tim Nordquist.

    A dive team with Los Angeles Port Police pulled the body from the murky water several hours later, Nordquist said. Scott's body was taken to a dock in Wilmington and turned over to the county coroner's office.

  • Ron Palillo of 'Welcome Back Kotter' Dies at 63
  • Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90


    NEW YORK (AP) — Judith Crist, a blunt and popular film critic for the "Today" show, TV Guide and the New York Herald Tribune whose reviews were at times so harsh that director Otto Preminger labeled her "Judas Crist," has died. She was 90.

    Her son, Steven Crist, said his mother died Tuesday at her Manhattan home after a long illness.

    Starting in 1963, at the Tribune, Crist wrote about and discussed thousands of movies for millions of readers and viewers, and also covered theater and books.

  • Births 08-05-12

    Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    • July 18: A boy, Sonny Donovan Reass, born to Burgandy Brock and Daniel Reass
    • July 27: A girl, Myla Anne Torrez, born to Renee and Leonard Torrez
    • July 30: A girl, Lusie Zhang, born to Jingjing Huang and Jinsuo Zhang
    • July 31: A girl,  Ava Mae Hall, born to Diana and Keith Hall

  • Births 07-29-12

    Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    • July 14: A girl, Laine Genevieve Gauss, born to Casey and Adam Gauss
    • July 16: A boy, Okn’E Oyegee Vigil, born to Noelle and Agoyo Vigil
    • July 17: A boy, James Russell Aldaz, born to Yoshabelle and James Aldaz
    • July 19: A girl, Natalie Sue Whitehead, born to Samantha and Jared Whitehead
    • July 20: A boy, Andrew Eddie Archuleta, born to Amy and Alex Archuleta

  • People in the News 07-29-12

    Suzanne M. Birdsell of Los Alamos, has been named to second honors on the Clark University dean’s list.
    This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2012 semester.
    To be eligible for second honors, students must have a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79, of a maximum of 4.3.