Milestones Nov. 9, 1998

EMANCIPATED. DOMINIQUE MOCEANU, 17, Olympic gold-medal gymnast; by a Texas state judge; in Houston. The 1996 champion was declared a legal adult in a settlement with her parents, whom she accused of squandering her earnings. The decision lets her seek a past accounting and make her own future deals.

DIED. ANTHONY CELEBREZZE, 88, former Cleveland, Ohio, mayor who, as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare from 1962 to 1965, helped turn the slogans of the New Frontier and the Great Society into laws; of cancer; in Cleveland.

DIED. TED HUGHES, 68, British poet laureate whose reputation both waned and waxed as...

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