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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Nebraska businessman who built grocery chain dies

A Nebraska businessman who built the regional grocery chain of B&R Stores has died at the age of 92. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Russ Raybould died Saturday, and his funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Lincoln. The chain of 18 grocery stores in Nebraska and Iowa that Raybould built started 50 years ago with a single Russ' Market store just south of downtown Lincoln.

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7 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Tony Auth dies at 72

A Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who worked for more than 40 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer has died. Tony Auth was 72. Auth died Sunday after a two-year battle with brain cancer.

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11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

First baby born after dad was killed in 9/11 terror attacks celebrates becoming a teenager

Meet the girl who was robbed of ever knowing her dad after his plane was hijacked as he rushed home to be in time for her birth She was the very first baby born to a dad who died in the 9/11 attacks - and this weekend she became a teenager. Danny Lee was flying back to be with his wife at the birth when the plane he was travelling on was hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center .

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16 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Bond Set At $500K For Woman Charged With Murder

A judge in western South Dakota has set a $500,000 bond for a Box Elder woman charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of a 49-year-old man. 23-year-old Kelly Croyle could face a mandatory life sentence if convicted.

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20 hrs ago | SFGate

Birdhouse project helps parents deal with grief

A simple project of building a birdhouse may not seem like it would be a tool to help parents who have experienced the death of a child. But for a local chapter of Day by Day, group leaders are hoping a birdhouse can serve as more than just a tool in the healing process for grieving parents.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Wahkiakum County Eagle

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The Town of Cathlamet will add over $100,000 to its revenues this year with the harvest of timber.

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The Wichita Eagle

WS star Frank Torre, Joe's brother, dies at 82

Frank Torre, the World Series star who helped put little brother Joe on a path that led to the Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82. The Major League Baseball commissioner's office said Torre died Saturday at a hospice in Palm Beach, Florida.

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Nanaimo Daily News

US man who strangled 8 women in the 1990s and hid victims' bodies in his home dies in prison

A former school hall monitor who admitted strangling eight prostitutes and stashing their corpses in his home in the 1990s has died at a prison in western New York. Prison officials said Kendall Francois, who was 43, died Thursday evening from apparent natural causes.

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Halstead Gazette

Heartbreak as mail is sent to late wife

A HEARTBROKEN widow is still receiving post for his beloved wife from Basildon Council...nine months after she passed away. Brian Randall, 75, told how he has nowmade six emotional pleas to the authority since Pamela, 74, died from cancer in December.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Mother describes daughter's E. coli death

The mother of a 4-year-old Oregon girl who died after being diagnosed with an E. coli infection says the first symptoms appeared two days before the Labor Day weekend, when Serena Profitt and her younger sister visited a public swimming pool and then threw up. Rachel Profitt of Otis told The Oregonian that 2-year-old Hannah bounced back, but Serena was sick again the next day.

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The Washington Post

Man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

In this July 2014 photo provided by the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Fred McQuire, left, and George Martinez pose for photos at their wedding in California. Martinez was a Vietnam War veteran in the throes of the final stages of cancer when he and McQuire, his partner of 45 years, traveled from Arizona to California to fulfill one of his final wishes and get married.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Fri Sep 12, 2014

ABC 33/40

Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dad

An Arizona man whose longtime partner recently died went to court on Friday to ask a federal judge to grant him death benefits. In a ruling that calls into question Arizona's gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because the state prohibits same-sex... The five children who police say were slain by their father will be remembered at a memorial in Mississippi on Friday, while 500 miles away, their father will make his first court appearance.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Lawyer: Dad tied to kids' death had mental issues

The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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Daily Herald

Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies at 88

Ian Paisley, the divisive Protestant firebrand who devoted his life to thwarting compromise with Catholics in Northern Ireland only to become a pivotal peacemaker in his twilight years, died Friday in Belfast, his wife said. He was 88. Paisley was Northern Ireland's most polarizing politician throughout the worst years of its civil strife, during which the evangelist's blistering oratory was often blamed for fueling four decades of bloodshed that claimed 3,700 lives.

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Journal-Advocate

Hillary Clinton among speakers at Angelou memorial

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among the expected speakers at a tribute to Maya Angelou, the author, poet and stage performer who died earlier this year. The event was to be held Friday morning at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, a few blocks west of a Harlem town house that Angelou owned in recent years.

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South Wales Guardian

Ex-EastEnders actor dies at 75

Actor John Bardon, who was known by millions for his role as Jim Branning in EastEnders, has died at the age of 75. He is understood to have died in the early hours of this morning, seven years after a debilitating stroke which has left him needing round-the-clock care in recent years. His death was announced by the BBC.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Hospital administered three times recommended dose of sedatives

THE family of a woman who died after being given three times the recommended dose of a sedative has been awarded A 65,000 in compensation. She was admitted with acute pancreatitis and Miss Ames, who had a history of alcohol dependency and epilepsy, became agitated and was sedated.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Actor Sir Donald Sinden has died aged 90

Sir Donald made his name on stage as a Shakespearean actor and also had more than 70 credits for film and TV productions since the late 1940s to now. He had been battling prostate cancer over several years and his death, just weeks before his 91st birthday, at his home in Romney Marsh, Kent, has been described as a "huge loss" by his family.

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The Town Talk

13 years later, America remembers 9/11 horror

With The Star-Spangled Banner, a bagpipe tribute and a moment of silence, a ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks solemnly kicked off in Lower Manhattan on Thursday. 13 years later, America remembers 9/11 horror With The Star-Spangled Banner, a bagpipe tribute and a moment of silence, a ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks solemnly kicked off in Lower Manhattan on Thursday.

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Brandon Sun

Cosimo Matassa, recorded New Orleans R&B, rock, dead at age 88; was in rock hall of fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cosimo Matassa , who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s into the 1970s, is dead at the age of 88. Granddaughter Mia Matassa says he had been ailing since a stroke in 2009 and died Thursday, after spending about two years in a nursing home. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.

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