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Jamie Foxx Pays Tribute After Sister DeOndra Dies at 36

Jamie Foxx says his heart’s been shattered into a million pieces after his younger sister, DeOndra Dixon, died. The actor/singer penned a touching tribute Monday, saying her passing has “left a hole in my heart.” They were super close, which was obvious in the series of photos he shared of......

Florida police chief dies in small plane crash

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Ocala, Florida Police Chief Greg Graham was killed Sunday morning when his single-engine plane crashed near the Marion County Airport, CBS Orlando affiliate WKMG-TV reports. Marion County Sheriff’s Office officials said the plane was Graham’s personal aircraft and he......

Jerry Jeff Walker, country singer and songwriter, dies at 78

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78. Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told the Associated Press. “He had battled throat......
CNBC Business

AstraZeneca shares turn negative after Brazilian health authority says volunteer in Covid vaccine study dies

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters AstraZeneca shares turned negative Wednesday after a Brazilian health authority said a volunteer in its coronavirus vaccine......

As Local News Dies, a Pay-for-Play Network Rises in Its Place

New York Times
About a decade ago, Mr. Timpone started Journatic, a service that aimed to automate and outsource reporters’ jobs, selling it to two of the nation’s largest chains, Hearst and Tribune Publishing. He used rudimentary software to turn public data into snippets of news. That content still fills most of his......
New York Times - Politics

Bess Abell, Social Secretary in Johnson White House, Dies at 87

New York Times
In Luci’s case, the bride had picked out a dress designed by Priscilla of Boston, a nonunion shop, which drew the wrath of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union, staunch supporters of the president. Ms. Abell discussed the situation with Priscilla, who had a similar dress made by a nearby......
New York Times - Sports

Fred Dean, Sack Specialist Who Ignited 49ers Dynasty, Dies at 68

New York Times
Alex Traub This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. After two losing seasons with a new head coach and an unproven young quarterback named Joe Montana, the San Francisco 49ers in October 1981 had a modest 3-2......
New York Times - World

Eitan Haber, Rabin Aide and Israeli Wordsmith, Dies at 80

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here JERUSALEM — At one of the most traumatic moments in Israel’s history, it was up to Eitan Haber, the trusted confidant of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, to announce to the nation Mr. Rabin’s shocking death. Emerging to face......

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