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  • Student freezes drinking: Girl dies thanks to too much alcohol, rescue needed
    Student freezes drinking: Frozen creek ice cracks, girl falls in after drinking
    A nursing student freezes after drinking a little bit too much at a Bemidji State University party in Minnesota. The 20-year-old girl, identified by Bemidji police officials as Sandra Lommen, was said to have fallen into a large, frozen creek...
  • Our cats are not 'just cats'
    Our beloved cats are not 'just cats'
    For many of us, our cats are part of our families. They're more than just pets, they're companions who nurse us through tough times with their cute antics, and their quiet understanding and sympathy (or they cheer us up with such an...
  • Sean Loeschke Whittaker playing 720 Arcade Game at the Charmcity Skateshop
    Life of Sean Whittaker to be celebrated at the Charmcity Skatepark on Dec 5
    On Friday December 5.2014 Baltimore Maryland's Charmcity Skatepark will host an event celebrating the life of former Charmcity team rider Sean Loeschke Whittaker. Sean was an original team rider when Charmcity was founded in 1994. He was also...
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    Kelly Rowland mourns the death of mother Doris Rowland Garrison
    Kelly Rowland is mourning the loss of her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, who died in Atlanta on Dec. 2, 2014. Rowland Garrison was 66. Rowland (who is 33) released this statement to The Insider With Yahoo: "It is with deep sadness that I...
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    Ian McLagan dead at 69: Faces keyboardist also collaborated with Rolling Stones
    On Dec. 3, 2014, Ian McLagan died in a hospital in Austin, Texas, after having a stroke the day before his death, according to the Associated Press. He was 69. McLagan was best known for being the keyboardist for the Faces (the band that also...
  • Jail Cell
    Inmate dies in custody
    On Monday December 1, 2014 Kelley Keel, a 59 year-old resident of West Point in Calaveras County was found unconscious and eventually determined to be deceased in a Calaveras jail cell. Keel was found during a routine security check by Deputies at...
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    Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys dead at 70
    On Dec. 2, 2014, longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys died of an undisclosed illness at his home in Franklin, Tenn., according to the Associated Press. He was 70.On Oct. 15, 2014, the Rolling Stones announced that Keys was unable to...
  • Ferguson
    Ferguson protester to USA Today: Some 'are going to have to die'
    In an article published Sunday by USA Today, one Ferguson protester said that bloodshed is necessary for "the cause." An individual identified as 27-year-old Jay Daniels made it clear in no uncertain terms that people -- presumably white...
  • Chespirito dies: Writer passes away, beloved comedian dead at 85 from Mexico
    Chespirito dies: 85-year-old dies from heart attack, Mexican writer and comedian
    Chespirito has died at the ripe old age of 85 this week; his passing is already being mourned by many Mexican and some U.S. fans alike. While his nickname may be Chespirito, the Mexican comedian and talented screenwriter was formally known as...
  • Matthew Michael Hickey
    Lessons learned a year after a loss
    My regular job has kept me busy of late and so I had been only intellectually aware of the impending first anniversary of my father’s death, yesterday. I wasn’t planning to write about this. It finally caught up with me thanks to the...
  • Paramount Pictures
    Frank Yablans, former President of Paramount Pictures, dead at 79
    Frank Yablans, a past president of Paramount Pictures, died Thursday. The 79-year-old Yablans is believed to have died of natural causes, according to his son Eddy Yablans. Some of the studio's most popular action and gangster movies were...
  • Branson Riley Carlisle: Family support for boy's spider bite death, update on news
    Branson Riley Carlisle: Venomous spider causes death of 5-year-old, 'rare' case
    In a poignant update, Branson Riley Carlisle, a 5-year-old boy whose untimely death was caused by a venomous spider bite this week, is being lovingly remembered by his loved ones. Sport Act News provides an update this Friday, November 28, sharing...
  • AUTUMN HEALING
    A Thanksgiving poem of comfort
    To celebrate Thanksgiving, I decided to pen a poem to share. This is actually one of my favorite holidays and times of year. But for some, this season of gathering may not only commemorate love, but also loss. For this reason, I offer my heartfelt...
  • 'The Lion King' is one of Disney's most enduring masterpieces
    'The Lion King' is one of Disney's most enduring masterpieces
    Making its debut as one of the most illustrious jewels in the Disney Renaissance Era, “The Lion King” follows the journey of Simba (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) a young lion cub who descends from favored son of a beloved king to being...
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    Mike Nichols dead at 83: Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony winner was an icon
    Director/producer/writer Mike Nicholas died of a heart attack in New York City on Nov. 19, 2014. He was 83. Several media outlets, including the New York Times, reported the news.Nichols (who was born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky) was one of a small...