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USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to …

Earl Holding Dies; Billionaire Was 86

Robert Earl Holding, an American businessman and billionaire, has died at the age of 86. According to a Salt Lake Tribune obituary, Holding died on Friday, April 19. The details of his death have not been released, though it is …

Divinyls Singer Dead After Succumbing To Breast Cancer, MS

Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of Australian rock band Divinyls, has reportedly died at the age of 53. The band was best known for its 90s hit “I Touch Myself” (below), but it had four top ten albums in Australia, as …

Pink Floyd Artist Dies; Storm Thorgerson Was 69

Storm Thorgerson, the artist behind many classic album covers, has died at the age of 69. According to an Associated Press report, Thorgerson died “surrounded by family and friends” and his death was peaceful. He had reportedly been suffering from …

Roger Ebert’s Site Gets a Major Redesign, Will Continue to Feature Reviews from Contributors Roger Ebert’s Site Gets a Major Redesign, Will Continue to Feature Reviews from Contributors

If you’re like me, RogerEbert.com was a frequent stop on your internet browsing schedule. Every Friday morning (or Thursday night, occasionally), I would visit Ebert’s site to find out what he had to say about all the newly released films …

Family Awarded $90 Million Over Bus Stop Death
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A Maryland family this week won their lawsuit against the Prince George’s County Board of Education and were awarded $90 million. According to a Washington Post report on the case, 13-year-old Ashley Davis died in 2009 while crossing the street …

Beaver Actor Dies; Frank Bank Was 71
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Actor Frank Bank, who played Clarence “Lumpy” Rutherford on the TV show Leave it to Beaver, has died. He was 71. Though the cause of his death has not been reported, Bank died in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 13. …

Pat Summerall Dies; Sportscaster Was 82

Sports broadcaster Pat Summerall has died at the age of 82. According to an Associated Press report, Summerall died at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on Tuesday following a heart attack. Summerall played in the NFL from 1952 …

Star Wars Actor Dies; Richard LeParmentier Was 66

Richard LeParmentier, the actor most famous for playing Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, has died at the age of 66. The actor, who lived in the U.K., was reportedly visiting relatives in Austin, Texas at …

Bob Perry Dies; Republican Donor Was 80

Texas homebuilder and noted political donor Bob Perry has died at the age of 80. According to a report from The Dallas Morning News, Perry died in his sleep on Saturday night or Sunday morning at his home in Houston. …

Chi Cheng Dies, Mother Shares Statement

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has passed away after years of recovery from a car accident. He reportedly died on Sunday morning at the age of 42. Cheng’s mother, who goes by the name Mom J on the OneLoveForChi.com site posted …

Colin Davis Dies; Conductor Was 85

Renowned English conductor Sir Colin Davis has died at the age of 85. According to the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), Davis died on Sunday evening following a short illness. From the LSO statement: He will be remembered with huge affection …

John Galardi Dies; Wienerschnitzel Founder Was 75

John Galardi, the founder of restaurants such as Wienerschnitzel, has died at the age of 75. According to the Galardi Group, Galardi died on Saturday after battling pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Judane, and four children. Galardi …

Charlie Wilson Dies; Congressman Was 70

Former U.S. Representative Charlie A. Wilson has died at the age of 70. According to an Associated Press report, Wilson had a stroke in February and had been recovering since that time. He reportedly became sick over the weekend and …

Grady Hatton Dies; MLB Player Was 90
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Grady Hatton, a Major League Baseball player and a manager for the Houston Astros, has died at the age of 90. According to the Associated Press, Hatton died on Thursday, April 11 at his home in Warren, Texas. Hatton made …

Jonathan Winters Dies; Comedian was 87

Comedian Jonathan Winters, famous for characters such as Maude Frickert and the Orkan ‘child’ Mearth on TV show Mork & Mindy, has died at the age of 87. According to the improv comic’s website, Winters died of natural causes at …

Beaver Kills Man Who Tried To Take Its Picture [Report]
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A Beaver killed a man in Belarus, after the man tried to take its picture, according to a report from Sky News. The man, who was on a fishing trip with some friends approached the animal, which bit him on …

Teen Hit by Softball Dies on His Birthday
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Though deaths rarely occur as a result of playground activity, tragic reminders sometimes pop up to remind us that injuries can happen, and that some of them can be fatal. This week, a San Diego-area high school student died after …

Mickey Rose Dies; Woody Allen Collaborator Was 77

Mickey Rose, a longtime friend of Woody Allen, has died. He was 77 years old. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Rose died on Sunday, April 7. His daughter, Jennifer, informed the publication that he had been diagnosed with …

Fatal Text Message Released as Warning by Grieving Family
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Though the practice is known to be dangerous, and is now outlawed in much of the U.S., texting while driving is something that many teens and adults do on a regular basis. This week, a grieving family, who claim their …

Dave O’Hara Dies; Sports Reporter Was 86
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Longtime Boston sports writer Dave O’Hara has died at the age of 86. According to a report from the Associated Press, O’Hara died of cancer at his home in Winter Haven, Florida. O’Hara spent 50 years writing for the Associated …