Milestones Jul. 8, 2002

EXAMINED. GEORGE W. BUSH, 55; in a routine colonoscopy, which found no evidence of any abnormalities. While the President was sedated, power was briefly transferred to Vice President Dick Cheney.

CONVICTED. VINCENT (BUDDY) CIANCI JR., 61, the brash mayor of Providence, R.I., credited with revitalizing the city's downtown; on a single count of racketeering following charges that he solicited bribes in exchange for city jobs and political favors; in Providence. Cianci was acquitted of 11 other charges.

DIED. DANIEL CASE III, 44, who, as head of the high-tech banking firm Hambrecht & Quist, and later chairman of J.P. Morgan HQ, helped...

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