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13 min ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Julia Roberts opens up about half-sister's suicide

Julia Roberts is still grieving the loss of her half-sister, Nancy Motes, who died from a drug overdose in February at the age of 37. Julia Roberts is still grieving the loss of her half-sister, Nancy Motes, who died from a drug overdose in February at the age of 37. A recent performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway turned interactive ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

FedEx Sued Over Deadly Orland Bus Crash

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.

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OregonLive.com

Kelso funeral home fined after body ends up in casket at wrong funeral

A funeral home worker's failure to immediately attach ID bracelets to the bodies of two men who died at the same hospice caused the mix-up that led to one man's body ending up in a casket at the other man's funeral, a Washington state agency said Monday.

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WFIA-AM Louisville

The Friendship That Changed the Church - And the World

These are just a few of the names that are synonymous with "mover and shaker" when it comes to the Church - and the world, for that matter.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Francis Moore, father of Michael Moore, dies at 92

Michael Moore announced his father's death on his Facebook and Twitter pages, calling Francis Moore "a very special person in my life."

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Boston.com

Man dies after being shot by a US marshal in court

The FBI says a defendant has died after being shot by a U.S. marshal during an attack on a witness during a trial in federal court in Salt Lake City.

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Worcester News

Denise Inge, wife of Bishop of Worcester, loses battle with cancer

"It's with immense sadness that we need to report that Denise, Bishop John's wife, died during the afternoon of Sunday, April 20, after her condition deteriorated rapidly in the night.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

Former deputy prime minister Herb Gray dies at 82

Herb Gray, a former deputy prime minister and one of Canada's longest-serving parliamentarians, died Monday at the age of 82. "Beloved by all, Herb devoted a lifetime to his party and his country, in both good times and bad," Liberal leader Justin Trudeau said in a statement.

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Toledo Blade

Kentucky inmate starves to death

A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed after an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary starved himself to death, a case that has exposed lapses in medical treatment and in how hunger strikes are handled at the facility.

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WKRN

Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter who was wrongly convicted of murder in 1967 and who was later immortalized in a Bob Dylan song, died Sunday after a long battle with prostate cancer, The Associated Press reports.

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98.7 WOVK

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp has died. A post on his website says he passed away Saturday night after suffering "ongoing complications" from previous stomach operations and digestive problems.

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Congleton Guardian

Mourners arrive for Peaches funeral

The funeral of Peaches Geldof will be held at the same church where her mother Paula Yates was laid to rest Mourners have started to arrive ahead of the funeral of Peaches Geldof as a host of celebrities prepare to say farewell to the television presenter and model.

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The News Tribune

Zombie movie dedicated to 2 men killed in crash

Bronson Mosley told the Ocala Star-Banner that 'What Tomorrow Brings' will honor Dennis Monroe and Joseph Sardinas.

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Tigard Times

What does Easter mean in 2014? - Friday, 18 April 2014 09:41

This Sunday, April 20, marks Easter, the most important holiday in the Christian calendar since it commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

In 1989, she was put under house arrest and Win Tin was sent to prison for his political activities.

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The Miami Herald

One dead in strip-club shooting in Kendall

West Palm Beach resident Kacie Herrick, 29, finished last year's Boston Marathon about 40 minutes before the first bomb went off.

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ABC News

4-Year-Old Half Siblings Die in Accidental NY Fire

A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday.

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Freepressseries.co.uk

Balloons released to remember Cwmbran boy who died from meningitis

Balloons with special messages written on them are released from Gwent Square in Cwmbran in memory of Shae Brynley Button, to raise money for Meningitis Now, HUNDREDS of balloons were released in Cwmbran in memory of a three year-old boy who died from meningitis a week ago.

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Times of Oman

'Godfather' of house music Frankie Knuckles dead at 59

New York: Frankie Knuckles, a pioneer of house music who also mixed records for the likes of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, has died at the age of 59, news reports said early on Tuesday.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Man charged in fatal Clinton stabbing

A suspect has been charged with second degree murder after Clinton police say he fatally stabbed a woman Saturday morning.

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