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  • Derek Jeter has RBI single in last at-bat

    September 28, 2014 3:14 PM

    BOSTON - Derek Jeter hit a run-scoring infield single in the final at-bat of his 20-year major league career, leaving to a standing ovation at Fenway Park. The New York Yankees captain hit a high chop that bounced off a hand of leaping Red Sox third baseman Garin Cecchini, and... more »
  • Ascension school board member retires after 37 years

    August 29, 2014 2:32 PM

    GONZALES - A member of the Ascension Parish School Board will call it quits after 37 years of service on the board for District 5. A.J. Nickens, 76, announced his retirement and decision to withdraw from the November elections to the state Thursday. Nickens described his decision as... more »
  • Legendary Pete Fountain putting down his clarinet

    April 17, 2014 9:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Legendary musician Pete Fountain has retired from public performing his family said late Thursday, according to WWLTV.com . Described as a musical icon and great clarinetist, the 83-year-old said it is time to retire. The announcement came from his son-in-law who has acted as his manager for... more »
  • WBR school superintendent to retire

    October 17, 2013 7:29 AM

    PORT ALLEN - West Baton Rouge Parish School Superintendent David Corona says he's retiring from the school system effective in July. Corona made the announcement on his 65th birthday during the school board's regular meeting Wednesday night. Corona, who will have served as the school district's superintendent for... more »
  • MLB Commissioner Bud Selig to retire in 2015

    September 26, 2013 2:27 PM

    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015. The 79-year-old Selig has repeatedly said since 2003 that his retirement was imminent, but Thursday marked the first time he issued a formal statement. He says he will announce a transition plan shortly that will include... more »
  • Donavan McNabb to retire as an Eagle

    July 28, 2013 12:37 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb will officially retire a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. McNabb played 11 of his 13 seasons with the Eagles, leading them to eight playoff appearances, five NFC East titles, five conference championship games and one Super Bowl loss. The 36-year-old... more »
  • Former Saints DT Sedrick Ellis retiring

    July 25, 2013 2:30 PM

    BOURBONNAIS, Il. - The Chicago Bears say defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis has decided to retire rather than report to training camp. The Bears announced the move on Thursday. They are scheduled to begin practicing on Friday, but Ellis won't be there. Taken with the seventh overall pick by New Orleans... more »
  • Interim President William Jenkins retires from LSU Play Video

    June 20, 2013 7:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After 35 years of service to the higher education community, Dr. William Jenkins has retired for a second time. Jenkins, who retired in 2007, came out of retirement in 2012 to serve Louisiana State University as its interim system president and Baton Rouge campus chancellor. Since... more »
  • 2nd IRS official to leave amid tea party scandal

    May 16, 2013 4:14 PM

    WASHINGTON - A second top Internal Revenue Service official has announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over the targeting of tea party groups. An internal IRS memo says Joseph Grant, commissioner of the agency's tax exempt and government entities division, will retire June 3. Grant joins Steven... more »
  • Source: Barbara Walters to retire next year

    March 28, 2013 3:32 PM

    NEW YORK - Barbara Walters plans to retire next year, ending a television career that made her a trailblazer in news and daytime TV. Someone who works closely with Walters says the plan is for her to retire in May 2014 after a series of special programs saluting her career.... more »
  • Forbes: Baton Rouge top city for seniors

    March 5, 2013 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Forbes Magazine named Baton Rouge as one of the top places to retire. Mayor-President Kip Holden says is a tribute to the city's great quality of life and world-class health care facilities. "Today's active seniors are looking for a lifestyle that provides recreation, cultural activities... more »
  • Holman retires as BR General president, CEO

    February 26, 2013 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The head of Baton Rouge General's hospital system, Bill Holman, announced today he's retiring from the network. Holman, 66, spent 48 years in the health care industry, including more than 12 with General Health System. During that time the system received numerous awards and recognitions, and... more »
  • 2 BESE appointees leaving the board this month

    January 18, 2013 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two of Gov. Bobby Jindal's appointees to the state's top school board are leaving the positions, and the governor has tapped his former chief of staff to fill one of the vacant spots. Penny Dastugue of Covington and John Bennett of Port Allen announced Friday that they... more »
  • More teachers retiring after education reforms Play Video

    January 15, 2013 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More teachers are leaving the profession than ever before as the number of educators retiring increased more than 25 percent. Some think it's because of the governor's education reforms, which would evaluate teachers' effectiveness based on student performance. "Right now, what is perceived to be very... more »
  • Ray Lewis to retire after playoffs

    January 2, 2013 11:43 AM

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Baltimore Ravens say Ray Lewis will retire after the playoffs. The star linebacker told the team "This will be my last ride." He has been out since Oct. 14 with a triceps injury, but expects to play Sunday in the wild-card round against Indianapolis. The... more »
  • College football's winningest coach retires

    November 19, 2012 10:37 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - John Gagliardi, the winningest coach in college football history, is retiring from Division III St. John's University in Minnesota. Gagliardi announced his decision on the team website on Monday. He coached for 64 years, 60 of them at the private school in central Minnesota, and retires with a... more »
  • NBA commissioner to step aside

    October 26, 2012 9:36 AM

    NEW YORK - David Stern spent nearly 30 years growing the NBA, turning a league that couldn't even get its championship series on live prime-time TV into a projected $5 billion a year industry. Confident the NBA is in good shape and certain he has found someone who can... more »
  • NBA commissioner to step aside

    October 25, 2012 3:39 PM

    NEW YORK - NBA Commissioner David Stern has informed the NBA Board of Directors that he will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years to the day after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver. Stern told owners during their two days... more »
  • Kevin Faulk retires after 13 years with Patriots

    October 10, 2012 9:47 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Kevin Faulk has made it official. After two injury-plagued seasons, the running back is retiring after 13 years with the New England Patriots. The team's career leader in all-purpose yards formally announced his retirement on Tuesday at the team's Hall of Fame. Drafted out of... more »
  • Actor Hoskins diagnosed with Parkinson's, retiring

    August 8, 2012 11:22 AM

    LONDON - British actor Bob Hoskins says he is retiring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. In a statement released Wednesday through his agent, the 69-year-old performer thanked his fans and said he had had a "wonderful career." The statement said Hoskins was diagnosed with the degenerative nerve condition last... more »
  • Ford CFO Booth to retire, CEO Mulally staying put

    February 9, 2012 8:56 AM

    DETROIT - Ford says two top executives who helped lead its comeback are retiring. Chief Financial Officer Lewis Booth and global product development chief Derrick Kuzak both will retire April 1. But CEO Alan Mulally says he has no plans to leave. He quickly named Controller Bob Shanks to replace... more »
  • Peyton Manning says he has no plans to retire

    January 31, 2012 2:30 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning says he has no plans to retire and that his recovery from neck surgery is on schedule. Manning told a group of reporters that he threw on Tuesday morning and the session went well. As for talk about his retirement, Manning says it's premature. It's been... more »
  • Livingston school superintendent to retire in 2013

    January 18, 2012 6:56 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish School Superintendent Bill Spear will retire at the end of his current contract in 2013. Spear, whose four-year contract expires Jan. 4, tells The Advocate he will ask the board for an extension to Feb. 15, which is his birthday. Under Spear's leadership,... more »
  • Mayor Kip Holden to announce interim police chief

    November 4, 2010 9:20 AM

    Today Mayor-President Kip Holden is holding a press conference to announce an interim police chief. Chief Jeff LeDuff announced his retirement last month, and will leave office on November 30th. News 2 will be at the 2p.m. press conference and bring you the latest. more »
  • Retire Ronald McDonald?

    May 20, 2010 11:53 AM

    McDonald's Corp. CEO days there's no way Ronald McDonald will retire. Jim Skinner calls the red-haired clown an ambassador for the restaurant and its Ronald McDonald House Charities. And he says the character is "a force for good." During the fast food chain's shareholder meeting, critics pressed him... more »
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeal judge plans to retire

    May 4, 2010 9:09 AM

    State Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Michael E. Kirby will not seek re-election this fall to the judgeship he has held representing Plaquemines Parish since 1999. Kirby says he plans to retire when his current term is up, ending 35 years of elective service in Plaquemines. Kirby served as... more »
  • Miracle on the Hudson pilot retiring

    March 3, 2010 9:46 AM

    Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who piloted a US Airways flight to land in the middle of the Hudson River last year says he's retiring. Sullenberger, 59, joined US Airways' predecessor airline in 1980. Flight attendant Doreen Welsh, who was also on the flight is also retiring. All 150 passengers survived... more »
  • Legislative auditor to retire

    November 3, 2009 11:12 AM

    Legislative Auditor Steve Theriot, whose office reviews the financial books of state and local government agencies, will retire Nov. 20. Theriot's top assistant, Daryl Purpera, will work as the interim legislative auditor until lawmakers choose a permanent replacement. Theriot, a certified public accountant, was picked by lawmakers for the auditor's... more »
  • John Sinquefield to retire

    September 17, 2009 12:32 PM

    The number two man at the Louisiana Attorney General's Office announced his retirement on Thursday. Sinquefield will retire effective Oct. 16. He is expected to continue working with the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office. Sinquefield said he is retiring to have more time to travel. more »

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