Herb and the other Good Guys – including such legends as Don Cornelius, Lucky Cordell and Bernadine C. Washington – helped make a sky full of stars.” “Herb was an icon. An icon. He was one of the city’s greatest treasures,” said Kenny Bedford, an ABC7 news photographer who was a friend. “Herb was like he was on the radio. He was a shy person, but he was very fun loving guy and he loved music. You could mention any group, any song and he would know it.” Kent’s deep voice was unmistakable to those who followed him, as was his attire, which nearly always included a cowboy hat. “In the movies, you had Tom Mix and Buck Jones and white guys on white horses, but you seldom saw a black cowboy,” Kent told ABC7 during an interview with Hosea Sanders in 2010. He was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running DJ on earth — on the air for 72 years. However, he was so much more than that to the city that loved him and the artists whose careers he helped launch, including the Temptations, Smokey Robinson and singer/songwriter Gene “Duke of Earl” Chandler.
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We are not that kind of people, he said. this contact formMore from Bloomberg.com: Clintons Florida Secret Weapon: New Puerto Rican Arrivals She went ahead and founded RightWorks Corp., which helped businesses set up software systems to buy and sell globally.After some early struggles, she signed on customers like General Electric Co. and PepsiCo Inc., and four years later agreed to sell control of the business for $657 million in cash and stock. She had become an entrepreneur — and a rich one. She started another company, Certus Software, and sold her stake in that one too. By the end of 2005, she had money and experience: She decided to move back to India and work with young entrepreneurs. She raised her first $210 million in capital in about six months, persuading investors the time was ripe for Indias entrepreneurs. Many of her fellow countrymen who had gained experience abroad were returning home, and the opportunities in sectors like e-commerce looked enormous.Many people talked of the limitations; I saw the possibilities,she said. She was convinced that local startups would have a fundamental edge over foreign competitors.
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