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  • Friday Oct 12 | via Brunswick News 

    Wylie Armstrong

    The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Bryant Baptist Church, 1100 F St., with interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Judith Faye Whorton Boswell, 77, of Sandtown Road in Washington, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at University Hospital in Augusta.

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  • Thursday Sep 27 | via NBC29 

    For Route 91 survivors, 'Country Strong' means commu...

    25, 2018, photo, Heather Melton sits on a patio at her home in Big Sandy, Tenn., as the sun sets over the Big Sandy River. Heather and her husband, Sonny Melton, were in the final stages of building the home when... .

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  • Wednesday Sep 26 | via Curbed 

    Electric-scooter death in Washington could be the fi...

    On Friday, September 24, an SUV in Dupont Circle hit 20-year-old Carlos Sanchez-Martin as he rode a rented electric scooter from Lime, a San Francisco-based startup whose vehicles have popped up in cities across the nation in recent months. According to the Associated Press , the SUV dragged Sanchez-Martin about 20 yards, pinning him beneath the vehicle.

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  • Sunday Sep 23 | via AllAfrica.com 

    Africa:C Payne Lucas - Funeral Arrangements

    C. PAYNE LUCAS peacefully passed Saturday, September 15,2018, of advanced dementia in Hospice care at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Freddie Hill Lucas, Ph.D.; daughter, Hillary Hendricks Lucas; grandson, Walter Victor Rouse, II and granddaughter, Cody Madison Lucas.

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  • Thursday Sep 20 | via NBC Philadelphia 

    Woman Stabbed to Death While Jogging in DC's Logan C...

    "It's very scary. We haven't gotten to the bottom to see if this is someone that she knew or exactly what the motive is," the police chief said Wendy Martinez was stabbed to death while jogging in what police believe was a random attack in D.C.'s Logan Circle area.

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  • Thursday Sep 20 | via Brunswick News 

    Janice Loggins

    Memorial service for Janice Jani Lorraine Loggins will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Banner of Truth Ministries 705 Garrison St. Darien. Mrs. Judith Faye Whorton Boswell, 77, of Sandtown Road in Washington, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at University Hospital in Augusta.

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  • Thursday Sep 20 | via NBC Connecticut 

    Arrest Made in Stabbing Death of DC Jogger

    Wendy Martinez was stabbed to death while jogging in what police believe was a random attack in D.C.'s Logan Circle area. News4's Darcy Spencer spoke with concerned residents.

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  • Sep 12, 2018 | via Daily Jefferson County Union 

    Doris Mae Peters, 94, Whitewater

    She graduated from Whitewater College High School in 1941. Doris moved to Washington, D.C. to support the war effort, and it was there that she met her future husband, Stephen Peters.

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  • Sep 6, 2018 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

    Irene Helton

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  • Sep 6, 2018 | via The Miami Herald 

    Long, spectacular lives deserve long public funerals

    At left, former President Bill Clinton speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin in Detroit on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. At right, the flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on the same day.

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  • Sep 4, 2018 | via Law.com 

    Covington's Jon Kyl Heading Back to US Senate

    Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, right, with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh while meeting senators on Capitol Hill on July 11. Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, who works as senior of counsel at Covington & Burling , is expected to return to the U.S. Senate in replacement of the late U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died last month . s the lead sherpa for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination and was absent from Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Kavanaugh's nomination .

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  • Aug 30, 2018 | via How Stuff Works 

    Who Decides Which Americans Lie in State?

    The state of American politics is such these days that the only respite we get from all the bickering and paralyzing partisanship may be in death. There, it seems, is one place where we all, or most of us, can come together.

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  • Aug 30, 2018 | via USA Today 

    John McCain: Nation's capital prepares a hero's welc...

    For three tribute-filled days beginning Thursday night, Sen. John McCain will get one final hero's welcome in Washington. John McCain: Nation's capital prepares a hero's welcome for the late Arizona senator For three tribute-filled days beginning Thursday night, Sen. John McCain will get one final hero's welcome in Washington.

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  • Aug 29, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Google Maps renamed a Senate office building for Joh...

    Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Google Maps erroneously briefly renamed a Senate office building for the late senator John McCain.

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  • Aug 29, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Sarah Palin is NOT invited to John McCain's funeral

    Friend of the McCain family and fundraiser, Carla Eudy, confirmed to PEOPLE that 'invitations were not extended' to the former Alaska governor to attend the funeral for the highly-praised politician and war hero who died last week of brain cancer at 81. Palin joins President Trump on the list of prominent people in Washington who did not make the guest list, while several other longtime staffers were removed from the invite list by Eudy in the days leading up to the service. The news may come as a surprise to Palin, as she had nothing but praise for the late senator in a recent exclusive interview with DailyMailTV.

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  • Aug 29, 2018 | via Voice of America 

    Services for McCain Begin Wednesday in Arizona

    The desk of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is draped in black on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Aug. 27, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Memorial services honoring the late Senator John McCain begin Wednesday in Arizona, the western state he represented in Congress for more than 30 years.

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  • Aug 27, 2018 | via Community Advocate Newspaper 

    Ruth E. Rowan, 68, of Northborough

    Ruth E. Rowan, 68, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Aug. 22, 2018 at home in the company of her husband and daughter and sisters after a long negotiation with cancer. She leaves her husband of 35 years, Brian Swanson, and her daughter, Melinda Rowan Swanson of Somerville.

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  • Aug 27, 2018 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer 

    Trump lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

    An American flag flies at half-staff on top of the White House July 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. After reports about President Donald Trump's rejection for a flag lowering request from Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley on Monday, the White House ordered U.S. flags to lower to half-staff in remembrance of the mass shooting at The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland.

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  • Aug 27, 2018 | via Fauquier.com 

    Wieland Charles Johnson

    He was born on May 19, 1936 in Norfolk, VA a son of the late James R. Johnson, Sr. and Civilla Mae Wieland Johnson.

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  • Aug 27, 2018 | via Times Herald 

    2 days after McCain's death, flags flying fulla

    The flags were lowered late Saturday after news of the Arizona Republican's death broke. By Monday morning, the flags were at full-staff again.

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