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  • Friday | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    Three found guilty of manslaughter, hazing in death ...

    Former FAMU band member Benjamin McNamee listens to closing arguments Friday, April 24, 2015 during the fatal hazing trial at the Orange County Courthouse. Former FAMU band member Benjamin McNamee listens to closing arguments Friday, April 24, 2015 during the fatal hazing trial at the Orange County Courthouse.

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  • Thursday | via USA Today 

    Final 3 guilty in hazing death of Florida drum major

    The last three defendants in the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion four years ago were convicted of manslaughter Friday Final 3 guilty in hazing death of Florida drum major The last three defendants in the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion four years ago were convicted of manslaughter Friday Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1z2v07n Robert Champion, a drum major in Florida A&M University's Marching 100 band, performing during halftime of a football game in Orlando, Fla., on Nov. 19, 2011, just hours before he died after a brutal hazing ritual.

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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Jennifer Lynn Kudlo

    Jennifer Lynn Kudlo, 36, was born May 15, 1978 and passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Jennifer was born in Lorain and lived around this area most of her life.

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  • Monday Apr 20 | via The Trussville Tribune 

    Houston family stopping in Trussville on walk across...

    A family of five from Houston is almost 75 percent through their journey to walk from Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., to Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Traveling by foot 20 to 25 miles per day, the family will arrive to the Trussville area Tuesday on their walk to honor their late daughter and help other families facing cancer.

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  • Saturday Apr 18 | via Observer 

    Aurea Echevarria-Torres

    Aurea Echevarria-Torres, age 77, of Dunkirk, N.Y. died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at UMPC Hamot in Erie, PA, after a brief illness, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was born July 16, 1937 in Jayuya, P.R. to the late Felix and Maria Torres.

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  • Thursday Apr 16 | via Herald Gazette 

    Josephine B . Jones notice

    Josephine "Jo" Buckminster Jones, 90, passed away April 12, 2015. She was born July 23, 1924, in Owls Head to Joseph and Ruth Buckminster.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    James Patrick Du Rose

    Mr. James Patrick Du Rose, 68, of Amsterdam, died on March 22, 2015, in Orlando, Florida, as the result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born on November 6, 1946, he was the son of the late Harley and Alta Du Rose.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    Cause of death in Disney speedway crash released

    Driver TaVon Watson failed to maneuver the race car through a curve on the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway. Instructor Gary Terry died in the crash.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    West Virginia forward BillyDee Williams to transfer

    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. Huggins says in a news release that he and Williams agreed that Williams should transfer to another school for his senior season.

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  • Thursday Apr 9 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg 

    Lawsuit: Polk sheriff's probe 'publicity stunt'

    A federal lawsuit claims the Polk County Sheriff's probe into a 12-year-old girl's suicide was more of a 'publicity stunt' than an investigation. Lawsuit: Polk sheriff's probe 'publicity stunt' A federal lawsuit claims the Polk County Sheriff's probe into a 12-year-old girl's suicide was more of a 'publicity stunt' than an investigation.

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  • Thursday Apr 9 | via Tallahassee Democrat 

    Imo Akpan

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the TILLMAN OF TALLAHASSEE CHAPEL, 4006 Crawfordville Rd., Tallahassee, 32305 942-1950.

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  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Star Press 

    Janice Ellen Holtzleiter

    Janice Ellen Holtzleiter, 85, life resident of the Upland-Hartford City area, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Bridgewater Centre, Hartford City. She was born in Grant County on November 7, 1929 to Perry and Olive Jenkins and graduated from Jefferson Township School in 1947.

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  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via Wine Business Online 

    Josh Laskay, chef de cuisine at NOLA, dies at 38

    Before Hurricane Katrina, he was promoted to sous chef at NOLA. For three months after the levees failed, he worked for Lagasse in Orlando, Fla.

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  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Charlene Soplinski

    She was preceded in death by her husband, John, on August 1, 2008, her father, William Edwin Hall, and her mother, Viva Helmick Hall McCaskey.

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  • Sunday Apr 5 | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    Named Orlando's top icon, Eola blooms at city's heart

    Swan boats are nothing new on Orlando's Lake Eola. This postcard image of a multipassenger boat probably dates from the 1920s.

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  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    JONES, GERALD

    GERALD JONES, 60 ORLANDO - Gerald Jones, 60, died 3/27/15. Visit: Thurs. 12-2pm at James C. Boyd Chapel.

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  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Henderson, Gregory Ray

    GREGORY RAY HENDERSON, 54 LAKELAND - Gregory Ray Henderson, 54, died suddenly on March 29, 2015, in Lakeland, FL. Known for his sly smile and satirical sense of humor, Greg brought laughter to all.

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  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via The Review 

    Tammy Sue Thompson, 43

    Tammy Sue Thompson, 43, of Wellsville, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born May 25, 1971, in Salem, the daughter of Mona Ritchea of Salem and the late Scotty Ritchea.

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  • Tuesday Mar 31 | via Herald Gazette 

    Adam M. Knight

    Born in Rockport Dec. 9, 1983, he was the son of Gilbert H. Knight Jr. and Carolyn L. Graves Knight. While growing up in Camden, Adam attended local schools, where he enjoyed playing in the band, basketball and other sports.

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  • Monday Mar 30 | via New Man 

    Finally, Some Good News About a Charismatic Church

    While there's plenty of news about churches that are declining or leaders who are messing up, how about some good news for a change? This week, my longtime friend, Alex Clattenburg, celebrated the 25-year-anniversary of the founding of his Church in the Son in Orlando, Florida. He invited me to attend the service, and I'm glad I did.

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