Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Else for Sun. 161211

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Else for Sun. 161211

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Miles Lord * The onetime federal judge in Minnesota, who presided over a number of groundbreaking cases and spoke out against corporate abuses, has died. Judge Lord's daughter, Virginia Lord, said her father died Saturday (Dec. 10, 2016) in Eden Prairie, Minn. He was 97.

Judge Lord served as Minnesota's attorney general and U.S. attorney before being nominated as a federal judge in 1966 by President Lyndon Johnson. Judge Lord was behind the bench for the Reserve Mining Co. taconite pollution case on the Minnesota Iron Range in the 1970s. He also presided over a well-publicized consumer lawsuit against the maker of the Dalkon Shield IUD.

He retired from the bench in 1985 and started a private law practice.

John Newhouse * The widely admired journalist and author, who turned often-impenetrable technical subjects such as nuclear arms negotiations and Cold War politics into dramatic and absorbing narratives, died Saturday (Dec. …

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