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3 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

The witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" has died in New York.

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8 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Wrong-way crash on 210 Freeway in Rancho Cucamonga leaves 3 dead

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> A wrong-way driver slammed head-on into another car on the 210 Freeway here early Sunday, killing himself and two of four family members riding in the other vehicle, authorities said.

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12 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Brockton man charged in fatal stabbing

A Brockton man is headed to court to face charges in connection with the fatal weekend stabbing of another city man.

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16 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Smoker's widow granted $23.6B in damages. RJ Reynolds vows to fight it.

2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

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20 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

NYPD Cop's Chokehold May Not Have Caused Serious Injury to Man's Throat

A man who died after a New York City police officer took him to the ground in a chokehold appeared to have little damage to his neck and trachea, according to preliminary autopsy results, a law enforcement source said, but that may not be enough to keep him from being disciplined or even facing criminal charges.

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Yesterday | WGN-TV Chicago

a Patriota actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS Local

NC Rep. Fulghum Dies After Cancer Diagnosis

Heintz says her father was diagnosed in June with esophageal cancer. Earlier this month, he wrote the state and Wake County election boards to pull out of the election for the 15th Senate District seat, citing ongoing treatment.

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The News Tribune

California man who co-authored Manson book dies

Perhaps his best known work was "Helter Skelter," co-written with Vincent Bugliosi, the man who prosecuted Manson and his followers.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Founder of Brazil's top building firm dies at 93

He was 93. Odebrecht started the company in 1944 in the city of Salvador to carry on his father's legacy in the construction industry.

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KURB-FM Little Rock

Casey Kasem's Body Is Missing, Daughter Says

The late Casey Kasem's body is missing, more than a month after the radio icon's death, according to his daughter.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said.

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'I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend' :: Remembering the Ramones

Transiting from elementary school to middle school was probably one of the biggest things you have to handle when you're a young teen.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ohio.com

Officer in fatal NY arrest stripped of gun, badge

NEW YORK: A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.

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A Florida jury has slammed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Redwood Times

Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road

If you picture Johnny Appleseed as a loner wearing a tin pot for a hat and flinging apple seeds while meandering through the countryside, experts say you're wrong.

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ABC News

Survivors Gather to Remember 1989 Iowa Plane Crash

As he sat in a crippled airliner, Ron May braced his head between his legs and prayed for his wife, who was seven months' pregnant with their first child.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

Texas Mortuary Owner Charged with Abuse of Corpse

North Texas police have filed criminal charges against one of the owners of a funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered earlier this week.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

Casey Kasem's daughter gets court order, but it's unclear where famous radio host's body is

In this May 30, 2014 file photo, Jean Kasem, right, the wife of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem, appears in Kitsap County Superior Court, with her attorney Joel Paget, left, in Port Orchard, Wash.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Officials: Unlicensed Boston mortician had remains of 50

An unlicensed funeral director accused of stealing more than $12,000 from an elderly couple could face more charges after authorities found 12 bodies and the cremated remains of more than 40 others in two self-storage units he rented, authorities said Friday.

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