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Family Of N.J. Man Who Died During Liposuction Wins $40 Mil. In Lawsuit
Joel Cunningham; d. 1998 (Death and burial), Liposuction (Complications)
Luther Vandross Continues To Make Progress; Releases New Album, 'Dance With My Father'.
Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter) (Health), Stroke
Flip Wilson Leaves Scholarships For College Students
Flip Wilson; 1933-1998 (Charitable contributions), Blacks (Scholarships), Black college students, Journalism (Scholarships and fellowships)
Dr. Adam W. Herbert Selected The First Black President Of Indiana University
Adam Herbert (American college administrator) (Selection and appointment), Indiana University (Northwest campus)
New York Times' Top Editors Resign After Blair Scandal
Howell Raines (American newspaper editor) (Resignation from office), Gerald Boyd (American newspaper editor) (Resignation from office), Jayson Blair (American journalist) (Ethics), New York Times Company (Management), Journalistic ethics
Filmmaker And Writer Gary Hardwick Strives For Humor And Balance In Portrayals Of Blacks
Gary Hardwick (American novelist, screenwriter and motion picture director.)
Derek Jeter Honored As An Exclusive Yankees Captain
Derek Jeter; 1974- (Awards), New York Yankees (Baseball team)
George Foreman Officially A 'Boxing Hall Of Famer'; Leads 2003 Class
George Foreman (American boxer.); 1949-, International Boxing Hall of Fame, Boxing (Awards)
Sammy Sosa Appeals Eight-Game Suspension For Using Corked Bat
Sammy Sosa (Dominican baseball player) (Ethics), Baseball bats, Baseball, Professional (Ethical aspects)
Broadway Stars Light Up The Night At The Tony Awards
Russell Simmons (American recording, motion picture and broadcasting executive); 1957- (Awards), Stan Lathan (American television director); 1945- (Awards), Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.), Tony Awards

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