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  • Yesterday | via Switched 

    George W. Bush Once Got Yelled At By Dying Soldier's...

    A new book describes an incident in which a dying soldier's mother yelled at then-President George W. Bush Former President George W. Bush got an earful from the mother of a dying soldier at one hospital visit, recalls Dana Perino, his former spokeswoman, in a new book out this week. Writing in And the Good News Isa : Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side , an excerpt of which was published by The Daily Signal , Perino described how Bush "just stood and took it."

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  • Friday | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers 

    Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a ...

    Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying... Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying to make... More than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities said.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via RollingStone 

    Classic 'Heartworn Highways' Documentary Gets Sequel...

    There's a scene in the original 1976 Heartworn Highways that's become a central heartbeat of the cult film that chronicled Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Steve Young, David Allan Coe and others as they lived, wrote music and filled their lungs with smoke and song in Nashville, Tennessee. Van Zandt is sitting in his wood-paneled kitchen in a denim shirt, plucking "Waiting Around to Die" on a cherry red guitar.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Northwest Herald 

    Mattingly, Arlene D.

    Arlene D. Mattingly Arlene D. Mattingly, deceased on November 4, 2014, in Nashville, TN. Memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Huntley, IL, with services conducted by retired Rev.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    FIORENTINO, MICHAEL "LOU"

    MICHAEL 'LOU' FIORENTINO, 66 Millwright LAKELAND - Michael 'Lou' Fiorentino, 66, of Lakeland, FL, passed away Friday, April 10 2015. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Fiorentino of Lakeland, FL; son and daughter-in-law Michael and Charlene Fiorentino, and grandsons Nicolas and Theodore, all of Nashville TN.

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  • Saturday Apr 18 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Mary Lillian Daniel Weakley

    Mary Lillian Daniel Weakley, of Cumberland Furnace, went to be with the Lord after 100 years of a full life on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at her daughter's residence after a brief illness. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Mt.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Ed Kimbrough

    Funeral services for Mr. Percey Edward Kimbrough, 88, of Cookeville, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday April 18, from the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Interment, with military honors rendered by the Veterans Honor Guard, will follow in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via Patch.com 

    In Loving Memory of Dorothy Stegall Dodgen, 88

    Dorothy Stegall Dodgen was born on August 4, 1926 and died on April 13, 2015. A native of Atlanta, and a graduate of Atlanta Girls High, she attended Georgia State Evening College.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Oak Ridge Boys greet spring with book, CD, hall of fame

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Besides induction in the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn., and release of the quartet's "Rock of Ages: Hymns and Gospel Favorites" CD through the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store chain - both in March - the group's all booked up again.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

    Paul S. 'Pud' McGowan

    Devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Paul S. "Pud" McGowan, 76, of Kevil, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Japan Times 

    Soul legend Percy Sledge of 'When a Man Loves a Woma...

    Percy Sledge kneels as he performs 'When a Man Loves a Woman' along with the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section on Oct. 28, 2008, at the Musicians Hall of Fame awards show in Nashville, Tennessee. Sledge died Tuesday.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Carol Wood

    Funeral services for Carol Ann Wood, 75, of Cookeville, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, at First Baptist Church Cookeville. Entombment will follow in Crest Lawn Cemetery.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Joe Power

    Funeral services for Joseph "Joe" William Power, 74, of Cookeville, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Washington Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Crest Lawn Cemetery.

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  • Monday Apr 13 | via Southwest Times 

    Mary Edith Matherly

    Born May 30, 1914, in Shell Creek, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Chester Arthur Shell and Hattie Winters Shell. Her husband, Charles Warren Matherly ; daughter Mary Evelyn Propst; son-in-law William Propst; grandson Johnny Propst; three sisters; and two brothers also preceded her in death.

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  • Friday Apr 10 | via Palladium-Item 

    William Lawman

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  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via WUSA-TV Washington 

    Bob Schieffer to retire summer of 2015

    Bob Schieffer, host of CBS' Face the Nation, will retire this summer, according to CBS. Schieffer announced the news Wednesday Bob Schieffer to retire summer of 2015 WASHINGTON -- Bob Schieffer, host of CBS' Face the Nation, will retire this summer, according to CBS.

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  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet 

    Helen T. Eshbach

    Eshbach was of the Catholic faith. She volunteered to take communion to the nursing home and visited with Alzheimer's patients.

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  • Monday Apr 6 | via The Star Press 

    Carlton L. (Junior) Smelser

    He was born August 28, 1941 to Carlton C. Smelser and Barbara Pauline Carmichael in Jay County. He graduated from Montpelier High School.

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  • Mar 14, 2015 | via Clarksville Online 

    March of Dimes to hold its biggest fundraiser in Ten...

    It's March for Babies! March of Dimes to hold its biggest fundraiser in Tennessee at LP Field Riverfront to give babies a healthy start in life. Mark your calendars! On Saturday, April 18th at the LP Field Riverfront, thousands of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes' annual March for Babies.

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  • May 14, 2009 | via Examiner.com 

    The Ryman Auditorium is full of spirit

    Captain Thomas Green Ryman was a Nashville riverboat captain and owner of a successful line of riverboats and gambling operations. On May 10, 1885, he and a group of friends decided to head over to one of Rev.

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