Milestones Jul. 8, 1996


ARRESTED. STEVE HOWE, 38, ex-New York Yankees pitcher; for allegedly carrying a loaded .357 Magnum in his airport luggage; in New York City.

RECOVERING. TOMMY LASORDA, 68, Los Angeles Dodgers manager; from angioplasty;in Inglewood, California.

DIED. VERONICA GUERIN, 36, investigative reporter for Ireland's Sunday Independent; after being shot while sitting in her car; in Clondalkin, Ireland. Guerin's fearless coverage of Dublin's crime underworld won her an International Press Freedom Award last year from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

DIED. MOLLIE BEATTIE, 49, for three years the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service chief and champion of the Endangered Species Act; of...

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