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  • 14 hrs ago | via Sierra Star 

    Obituary - Donna Marie Price

    Donna Marie Price died July 20, 2016 at the age of 61. She was born in 1955 in San Gabriel to Grady and Mary Elrod. A Mountain Area resident since 2003, she was a homemaker and avid animal lover, and enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling with her husband, and spending time with her grandchildren.

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  • 14 hrs ago | via Yuma Sun 

    Broadway giant James 'Jimmy' Nederlander dies at 94

    In this Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, from left, Margo MacNabb Nederlander, James L. Nederlander, James M. Nederlander and Charlene Nederlander attend the 8th Annual Exploring The Arts Gala benefit in New York.

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  • Monday | via Yuma Sun 

    Tim LaHaye, author of "Left Behind" end-ti...

    In an April 4, 2004 file photo, co-authors Tim Lahaye, left, and Jerry B. Jenkins sign copies of their newest book Glorious Appearing in Bossier City, La. LaHaye, the author of the multimillion best-selling ``Left Behind'' novels about the return of Jesus and the rapture, died Monday, July 25, 2016, in San Diego days after suffering a stroke, according to his publicist.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via Yuma Sun 

    OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor wo...

    Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday. Coger, a 21-year-old forward who had recently transferred to OSU, did not appear to be struggling during Thursday's workout at Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU spokesman Gary Shutt said Friday at a news conference.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via Yuma Sun 

    Betsy Bloomingdale, Reagan friend and philanthropist...

    In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Betsy Bloomingdale, right, and a guest arrive at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bloomingdale, the widow of a department store heir who hobnobbed with the world's elite and was best friends with Nancy Reagan, has died.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via Yuma Sun 

    Redskins superfan known as 'Chief Zee' dies

    The Washington Redskins' superfan who attended games for decades in full Native American dress has died. Zema Williams was better known as Chief Zee.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via Yuma Sun 

    'Pretty Woman' filmmaker Garry Marshall dies at age 81

    In this April 10, 2016 file photo, Garry Marshall arrives at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Writer-director Marshall, whose TV hits included "Happy Days" "Laverne & Shirley" and box-office successes included "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died at age 81. Publicist Michelle Bega says Marshall died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in at a hospital in Burbank, Calif., of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke.

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  • Tuesday Jul 19 | via Yuma Sun 

    Tucson bicyclist struck by car succumbs to his injuries

    The victim of the July 11 crash has been identified as Roger Haar, a laboratory manager at the University of Arizona. He died at a hospital Monday.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via Yuma Sun 

    Former Eagles coach Marion Campbell dies at 87

    Former Eagles coach Marion Campbell, who played on Philadelphia's last NFL championship team in 1960, has died. He was 87. The team announced late Sunday that Campbell died Wednesday in Plano, Texas.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via Yuma Sun 

    NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies a...

    Nate Thurmond, a Hall of Fame center and longtime Golden State Warrior, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74. In 1996, Thurmond was voted as one of the best 50 players in NBA history and is considered among the most-dominating centers in the game.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via Yuma Sun 

    Police nab new suspect in rash of San Diego homeless...

    A fifth transient was attacked Friday shortly before police arrested a man in a series of assaults that have left three dead and put San Diego's homeless population on edge. Two officers heard screams around 4:30 a.m. and found the latest victim under a downtown freeway overpass with severe trauma to his upper body.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via Yuma Sun 

    The Latest: Police lacked proof in San Diego homeles...

    In this July 6, 2016, file photo, San Diego's Metro Arson Strike Team and SDPD homicide team gather evidence from the sidewalk and grassy area where a homeless person was attacked in downtown San Diego. A man injured during a series of attacks on homeless men in San Diego died at a hospital Sunday, July 10, police said.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via Yuma Sun 

    Sale says Gwynn's death caused him to quit chewing t...

    American League All-Star starter Chris Sale paid tribute to late Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, saying he quit chewing tobacco when the San Diego Padres great died of salivary gland cancer in June 2014 at age 54. The Chicago White Sox pitcher, who leads the major leagues with 14 wins, was picked to start Tuesday night's game at Petco Park. He says "I chewed tobacco from 2007 until the day he passed away.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via Yuma Sun 

    Police: Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego ho...

    In this July 6, 2016, file photo, San Diego's Metro Arson Strike Team and SDPD homicide team gather evidence from the sidewalk and grassy area where a homeless person was attacked in downtown San Diego. A man injured during a series of attacks on homeless men in San Diego died at a hospital Sunday, July 10, police said.

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  • Friday Jul 8 | via Yuma Sun 

    Kretzer led life of community activism

    John T. "Jack" Kretzer Jr., a retired civil engineer who spent much of the last 20 years of his life filing petitions and complaints and directing other efforts toward making changes at the city of Yuma and other local governments, has died at the age of 81. The longtime community activist and self-described "ombudsman," who died June 28, advocated for causes including public access, lower taxes and fees, more control for the City Council, additional housing codes and historical preservation, drawing just from the measures he attempted to get onto the ballot in 2013.

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  • Friday Jul 8 | via Yuma Sun 

    Police say series of fatal shootings in Phoenix are ...

    Near this block of West Berkeley Road in the Maryvale section of Phoenix, three persons died in one of a rash of shootings, shown here during the day Friday, July 8, 2016. Angela Linner, 31, Stefanie Ellis, 33, and Maleah Ellis, 12, were shot on June 12 outside a home on the street, one of the victims, Stefanie Ellis, died of her injuries this past Thursday.

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  • Wednesday Jul 6 | via Yuma Sun 

    Millennium Park in western Michigan gets wetlands bo...

    The boardwalk connects the Hansen Nature Trail to a popular trail loop surrounding the main lake at the 1,500-acre park. A dedication event is Wednesday.

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  • Tuesday Jul 5 | via Yuma Sun 

    Noel Neill, first actress to play Lois Lane, dies at 95

    The actress who was the first to play Superman's love interest, Lois Lane, on screen has died. Noel Neill was 95. Neill's biographer Larry Ward tells The Associated Press that she died Sunday at her home in Tucson, Arizona, following a long illness.

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  • Saturday Jul 2 | via Yuma Sun 

    'Deer Hunter,' 'Heaven's Gate' director Michael Cimi...

    Michael Cimino, the Oscar-winning director whose film "The Deer Hunter" became one of the great triumphs of Hollywood's 1970s heyday, and whose disastrous "Heaven's Gate" helped bring that era to a close, has died. Cimino died Saturday at age 77, Los Angeles County acting coroner's Lt.

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  • Saturday Jul 2 | via Yuma Sun 

    Man believed to be oldest Pullman porter dies at 106

    A family friend told The Los Angeles Times Lee Wesley Gibson died June 25 at his South Los Angeles home. Gibson began work as a coach attendant with Union Pacific Railroad at the height of the Great Depression.

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