In Memoriam: Lives of Note

Ira Levin, 78 -- Novelist whose best-selling novels "Rosemary's Baby," "The Stepford Wives," and "The Boys from Brazil" were made into motion pictures.

Joe Nuxhall, 79 -- After debuting as the youngest Major League baseball player at 15, he went on to spend 50 years with Cincinnati as a pitcher and broadcaster.

Augustus F. Hawkins, 100 -- Civil rights lawmaker who was California's first black U.S. congressman; he helped found the Congressional Black Caucus.

"The whole issue gets down to whether or not scholarships can be used to provide diversity in enrollment."

THIS WEEK, THE PENTAGON RELEASED THE NAMES OF 16 SOLDIERS AND MARINES KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.

  Army CPT Matthew C Ferrara, 24, of Torrance, CA
Army SGT Jeffery S Mersman, 23, of Parker, KS
Army CPL Sean K A Langevin, 23, of Walnut Creek, CA
Army CPL Lester G Roque, 23, of Torrance, CA  
Army SPC Joseph M Lancour, 21, of Swartz Creek, MI
Army SPC Jermaine D Franklin, 22, of Arlington, TX
Army SSG Patrick F Kutschbach, 25, of McKees Rocks, PA
Marine Sgt Phillip A Bocks, 28, of Troy, MI
Army SGT Joseph M Vanek, 22, of Elmhurst, IL
Army SGT Christopher R Kruse, 23, of Emporia, KS
Army CPL Peter W Schmidt, 30, of Eureka, CA
Army PFC Casey P Mason, 22, of Lake, MI
Army SGT Derek R Banks, 24, of Newport News, VA
Army 2LT Stuart F Liles, 26, of Hot Springs, AR
Army CPT David A Boris, 30, of Pennsylvania
Army SPC Adrian E Hike, 26, of Callender, IA

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