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  • 13 min ago | via KTKZ-AM Sacramento 

    5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public ...

    Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service. They said the King of the Blues was dressed in a signature purple and gold brocade jacket with black lapels.

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  • 3 hrs ago | via KVBC-TV Las Vegas 

    Some B.B. King kin to visit body day before public v...

    Some B.B. King family members are getting a chance to visit the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home ahead of Friday's public viewing and Saturday memorial. Williams has been fighting for control of King's wealth and property with King's longtime business agent LaVerne Toney.

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  • 3 hrs ago | via KVBC-TV Las Vegas 

    Longtime Clark County Clerk Loretta Bowman Hunt dies...

    Loretta Bowman Hunt, who served as Clark County clerk for 33 years, has died. She was 96. A native Nevadan, Hunt began working for the county as a deputy clerk in 1947 and was appointed county clerk in 1965 to fill the unexpired term of Helen Scott Reed.

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  • 3 hrs ago | via Times Observer 

    Gary Ward

    Gary Wayne Ward, 55, of Matthews Run Road, Youngsville, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, as a result of an apparent heart attack. He was born March 19, 1960 in Warren, Pa., a son to the late Arthur "Buster" and Isobel Ward.

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  • 7 hrs ago | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Welzbacker, Darrell Arby

    Darrell Arby Welzbacker January 30, 1935 - May 18, 2015 Visalia, CA Mr. Darrell Arby Welzbacker was born on January 30, 1935 to Mr. and Mrs. Willie and Alice Welzbacker in Arkansas. He passed away peacefully on May 18, 2015 surrounded by his family at the age of 80. At a very early age, the Welzbacker family moved to Exeter.

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  • 8 hrs ago | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Photo: Willie King, from left, Tanya Deckard, Patty ...

    Willie King, from left, Tanya Deckard, Patty King, Karen Williams, Barbara King Winfree and Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family viewing of blues musician B.B. King Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas. The family members attended a private viewing ahead of a public viewing scheduled for Friday.

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  • 10 hrs ago | via CBS Local 

    Compromise In B.B. King Family Feud

    Listen Live Welcome to NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT! NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT is dedicated to being the dominant information and talk source for Las [...] CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 100.5-2 FM HD2 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 100.5-2 FM HD2 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7300 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 Maureen Pulicella, General Sales Manager, 702-889-7566, mpulicella@cbs.com Kyle Helmick, Promotions & [...] LAS VEGAS - Some B.B. King family members are getting a chance to visit the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home ahead of Friday's public viewing and Saturday memorial.

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  • Yesterday | via Reuters 

    B.B. King to be buried in Mississippi hometown next ...

    Legendary blues man B.B. King will be buried on Saturday, May 30 on the grounds of a museum dedicated to his life in Indianola, a small Mississippi Delta town where his career began. A funeral procession will take King's body from the airport in Memphis, Tennessee next Wednesday to Handy Park in Memphis, where King first achieved widespread fame, before continuing down U.S. Route 61 - often dubbed "The Blues Highway" - to his hometown of Indianola.

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  • Wednesday | via Art Daily 

    B.B. King service in Vegas before Mississippi return

    Musician B.B. King's guitar "Lucille" is displayed onstage during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP.

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  • Wednesday | via Republican-Leader 

    Darrel Zweifel, 74, once of Rochester

    Darrel John Zweifel, 74, of Bullhead City, Ariz., formerly of Rochester, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Horizon in Las Vegas, Nev. He served in the United States Army, drove a truck for several construction companies and owned Darrel's Mobil Station in Mantorville and Darrel's Muffler Shop in Rochester, retiring in 1997.

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  • Wednesday | via Las Vegas Review Journal 

    Literary Las Vegas: Paul W. Papa

    "Discovering Vintage Las Vegas: A Guide to the City's Timeless Shops, Restaurants, Casinos & More" leads locals and tourists through the past and present at sites such as Frankie's Tiki Room, the Gamblers General Store, Freed's Bakery, the Guardian Angel Cathedral and more. Click the image for another photo.

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  • Tuesday May 19 | via WCKX-FM Columbus 

    B.B. King Public Viewing Will Be Held In Las Vegas O...

    A public viewing for legendary blues musician B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas this coming Friday , according to reports on Billboard . B.B. King passed away late last Thursday at the age of 89. It has since been learned that King died of "a series of small strokes attributable to his longstanding battle with type 2 diabetes," according to Las Vegas Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg .

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  • Tuesday May 19 | via Guitar Player 

    B.B. King Public Viewing and Funeral Service Plans A...

    Fans of blues guitarist B.B. King can pay their last respects to him at a public viewing to be held in Las Vegas this Friday. A message on King's official website states: "There will be a public viewing on Friday May 22, 2015 from 3pm - 7pm.

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  • Monday May 18 | via ContactMusic.com 

    B. B. King to be laid to rest in Mississippi

    B. B. King is to be laid to rest in Mississippi after a public viewing and private service is held for family members in Las Vegas. The 'Rock Me Baby' hitmaker - who was affectionately known as 'The King of the Blues' - will be buried in his hometown of Mississippi after passing away at his home in Las Vegas aged 89 last week.

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  • Monday May 18 | via Examiner.com 

    BB King's Homecoming

    This was a surreal experience. I went to BB King's club the day that it was announced to the world that he had passed in Las Vegas at 89. I could feel his spirit! The legendary Mississippi Blues brother, known the world as the "King of Blues" Mr. B.B. King will have a public viewing of his body on Friday May 22, 2015 from 3pm - 7pm.

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  • Monday May 18 | via New York Daily News 

    Wiz Khalifa performs tribute for Paul Walker at Bill...

    Wiz Khalifa's heartfelt performance of his single "See You Again" was a tribute to the late actor Paul Walker at the Billboard Music Awards. Scenes from "Furious 7" played in the background while Wiz Khalifa performed "See You Again" as a tribute to actor Paul Walker at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday.

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  • Monday May 18 | via The News-Messenger 

    Reed, Peggy

    Peggy L. Reed FREMONT: Peggy L. Reed, 82 of Fremont, OH passed away surrounded by her family at Valley View. She was born on September 15, 1932 in Fremont to Mervin T. and Mabel May Andecover.

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  • Monday May 18 | via KVBC-TV Las Vegas 

    Public viewing for B.B. King set for Friday

    In this May 27, 2014 file photo, B.B. King performs in concert at the Tennessee Theater, in Knoxville, Tenn. The Blues patriarch King is telling fans he's feeling better and will be released from a Las Vegas hospital on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. 1 comment

  • Friday May 15 | via Examiner.com 

    B.B. King dies at 89; Influencing generations of mus...

    For fans of blues music and of B.B. King, the thrill is truly gone. B.B. King, the iconic blues guitarist, died Thursday in Las Vegas, reported Time magazine .

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  • Friday May 15 | via E! Online 

    B.B. King Dies at Age 89: Kelly Clarkson, Buddy Guy,...

    Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirmed King's death to NBC News Friday. Earlier, the musician's attorney, Brent Bryson, said King died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas.

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