RUDOLPH Frederick “Fritz” Rudolph Sr., cofounder and former president and chairman of Walbridge, Ohio, building contractor The Rudolph/Libbe Cos. Inc., died on Jan. 11. He was 79. The firm, founded in 1955 with Rudolph’s brother and cousin, reported $321 million in 2007 revenue. He retired in 2004 and was president of Associated General Contractors of Ohio.
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.