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lizzy-buczak
January 09, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Actor Edd Byrnes has passed away. According to TMZ and a press release shared by his son, Logan, on Twitter, the “Grease” actor passed away unexpectedly in his Santa Monica home on Thursday. The press release also indicates that he died of natural causes. He was 87. Logan, who is a news anchor in...
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jacquie-cadorette
December 02, 2019 - 5:55 am
Shelley Morrison, known for her role as the maid, Rosario, on NBC’s “Will and Grace,” has passed away Sunday at the age of 83. According to a statement from her husband, Walter Dominguez, she died of heart failure, the New York Times reports . “Shelley’s greatest pride as an actress was in playing...
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1010-wins-newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) – Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay tribute...
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David Caplan
August 29, 2019 - 5:05 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Race car driver and former TV personality on "MythBusters" Jessi Combs -- dubbed the "fastest woman on four wheels" -- was killed Tuesday after she crashed in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, according to local reports. She was 39. She assumed the aforementioned nickname after breaking...
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August 23, 2019 - 6:28 am
Billionaire David Koch has died, CBS News reports . The 79-year-old had been suffering from a recent deterioration in his health. His brother, Charles Koch, released a statement expressing his sadness at the loss of his brother. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:56 am
( 1010 WINS/AP ) _ Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. She was the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, awarded in 1993. The Swedish academy hailed her...
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David Caplan
August 01, 2019 - 7:41 pm
( 1010 WINS ) — Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, 22, died Thursday afternoon after suffering an apparent overdose at the Kennedy's Cape Cod compound in Hyannnis Port, Massachusetts. The Kennedy family confirmed her death without providing further detail. But two people close...
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