Milestones Sep. 27, 1999

SENTENCED. JONATHAN SCHMITZ, 29, Jenny Jones Show guest convicted of murdering Scott Amedure, who revealed on the show that he had a crush on Schmitz; to 25 to 50 years in prison; in Pontiac, Mich. Schmitz's first conviction was overturned on appeal.

RECOVERING. RUTH BADER GINSBURG, 66, Supreme Court Justice, from surgery for colon cancer; in Washington. Ginsburg will remain hospitalized for about a week. It is not clear whether she will be able to return for the high court's new term, which begins Oct. 4.

DIED. W. ARTHUR GARRITY JR., 79, the federal judge who in 1974 triggered riots and...

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