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  • 41 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor 

    One man's last wish, 'Don't vote for Hillary Clinton...

    Larry Darrell Upright died this week. But his obituary lives on as the lastest arrow in the anti-Hillary Rodham Clinton quiver - at a time when her popularity is falling.


  • 13 hrs ago | via Dayton Daily News 

    GEHM, O. Margaret

    News Death Notice GEHM , O. Margaret Age 99, homemaker, mother, teacher, seamstress, departed this life on April 8, 2015. She is survived by five children, daughter, Karen Balk and her husband, Richard, of Centerville, OH; daughter, Ellen Gehm, of Radcliff, KY; daughter, Susan Brown and her husband, Thomas, of Parrish, FL; daughter Linda Decker, of Richmond, VA; and son Stephen Gehm, of Chicago, IL; eleven grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren, and two great- great-grandchildren.


  • 23 hrs ago | via WTVR Richmond 

    Family: Robert Gentil 'will be held accountable' for...

    The family of the man charged with felony involuntary manslaughter earlier this week in the death of noted diplomat, historian and author Elizabeth Brown Pryor released a statement Friday afternoon. The tragic events that led to the death of Ms.


  • Yesterday | via WTVR Richmond 

    Man involved in deadly Grove Avenue crash said he wa...

    Robert Stevens Gentil told police he wanted to fly as he sped down Grove Avenue Monday afternoon and crashed into a woman's car, according to people familiar with the case. Gentil's attorney Ted Bruns said his client had a history of manic episodes and his medical condition contributed to Monday's fatal crash.


  • Yesterday | via WTVR Richmond 

    Service for historian Elizabeth Pryor scheduled at R...

    A funeral service for Elizabeth Brown Pryor is scheduled for Monday afternoon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on East Grace Street in Richmond. The service is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Pryor, 64, was a renowned Civil War historian and author known best for her work Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee through His Private Letters for which she was awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize, presented each year for the outstanding non-fiction work related to the Civil War.


  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Winnipeg Free Press 

    Mourning Lincoln - 150 years later

    A bust of Abraham Lincoln statue looks out over visitors at Lincoln's tomb within Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. Few events in American history unleashed deeper and more profound mass mourning than the assassination of Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago, on April 15, 1865.


  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Business Journal 

    How I faced a tragic loss at my company

    Linda Rabbitt, who said it's "too raw" to name a replacement president for Jon Couch, pictured behind her, hosted 600 people at his memorial service at a Kennedy Center theater he helped build. Here Rand Construction CEO Linda Rabbitt talks about her president, Jon Couch , who died last fall when the plane he was piloting crashed near Richmond, Virginia.


  • Thursday Apr 9 | via Slate Magazine 

    The Unlikely Paths of Grant and Lee

    One hundred fifty years ago, at the courthouse in Appomattox, Virginia, Ulysses S. Grant won the Civil War. His chief opponent, Gen.


  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Boston Bomb

    Two Richmond runners who crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon minutes before the bombs detonated two years ago, said a jury's decision to convict Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all 30 counts was bittersweet. "Part of my heart felt relief, and part of my heart felt more broken because this could have been avoidable," Katherine Hopper, who ran the Boston Marathon in 2013.


  • Friday Apr 3 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Forrest I. Berry

    Forrest I. Berry, 89, died April 2, 2015 in Bar Harbor. He was born November 1, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Charles Irvin and Vera G. Berry.


  • Friday Apr 3 | via WBIW-AM Bedford 

    April 2, 2015

    Nancy C. Henderson, 80, of Bedford, passed away at 3:49 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at IU Health, Bedford. Born August 2, 1934, in Lawrence County, Indiana, she was the daughter of William McKinley Payton and Dona Payton.


  • Monday Mar 30 | via Sentinel 

    Paul Donald Moore

    Paul Donald Moore passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. A memorial visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Friday, April 3, at Bliley's-Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., in Richmond.


  • Monday Mar 30 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Ruth C. Underwood

    Ruth C. Underwood, 93, formerly of Lewistown, died at 7:32 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village in Mifflin. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Harlan Underwood, on October 5, 2008, and her brothers, Percy W. Colyer Jr. and Horace Burns.


  • Saturday Mar 28 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Tyler McCandless dedicates Ukrop's Monument Ave. 10k...

    Tyler McCandless won the 2015 Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k with an unofficial time of 29: 38 Saturday in Richmond. McCandless is a former all-American distance runner at Penn State University.


  • Saturday Mar 28 | via The Lebanon Daily News 

    Springfield High alumna Yvonne Selke among victims i...

    Yvonne Ciarlo Selke, left, a 1975 graduate of Springfield High School, and her 22-year-old daughter Emily, a 2013 graduate of Drexel University, were two of the 150 who died in Tuesday's crash Germanwings jetliner in the French Alps. The shock Lisa Lockley felt upon learning a Germanwings jetliner had been deliberately crashed into the French Alps was eclipsed by intense sadness when she found out her Springfield High School classmate was among the victims.


  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via Washington Blade 

    Nightlife advocate Skip Coburn dies at 70

    Dick Edward "Skip" Coburn, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who worked for the past 12 years as executive director of the D.C. Nightlife Association where he's credited with improving relations between bar and nightclub owners and regulators who oversee the city's booming nightlife businesses, died March 18 at Howard University Hospital. He was 70. "It is a loss for the city," said Francese.


  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper 

    Margaret Gorski

    Margaret Gorski, 97, of Amelia, Va., passed away Sunday, March 22. Born in 1917 in Pound, to Fred and Gustie Grosse, she married Daniel Gorski in 1941 and he preceded her in death.


  • Monday Mar 23 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Judy C. Kepple

    Judy Charlotte Kepple, 72, of Shepherdstown, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Copper Ridge Nursing Facility in Sykesville, Maryland. Born Feb. 25, 1943, in Aurora, she was the daughter of Mildred Donham Teets and the late Hancell A. Teets.


  • Sunday Mar 22 | via 

    Bill Bracone of Oak Ridge dies at 77

    Mr. Bracone was born in New York City. He worked for the New York City Department of Sanitation for 20 years before retiring.


  • Apr 11, 2014 | via Metal Hammer 

    News / 11 Apr 2014 Gwar launch Brockie foundation Ch...

    The 50-year old is best remembered as Oderus Urungus, frontcreature of the alien thrash band. He was found dead at home by his bandmates, who say he "passed away peacefully in his sleep."