Milestones Dec. 6, 1999

AILING. CHARLES SCHULZ, 77, Peanuts cartoonist and creator of Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty and Snoopy; with colon cancer; in a hospital in Santa Rosa, Calif. Doctors discovered the cancer after operating last week to repair a blocked abdominal artery.

DECLARED INCAPACITATED. FRANJO TUDJMAN, 77, critically ill President of Croatia; by the Constitutional Court in Zagreb. His powers were temporarily transferred to Parliament Speaker Vlatko Pavletic, 69.

ARRESTED. RAE CARRUTH, 25, wide receiver and first-round draft choice for the NFL's Carolina Panthers; for the attempted murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams; in Charlotte, N.C. Adams' son was delivered prematurely after...

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