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CHICAGO (AP) — Maggie Daley, the wife of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and a gracious promoter of the city's cultural and educational programs, has died. She was 69. (born July 1943) Maggie Daley, who had been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, died Thursday night, family spokeswoman Jacquelyn Heard told The Associated Press. Daley had been a reserved and dignified presence at her husband's side during his 22 eventful years as mayor. When she first learned she had breast...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlton Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, has died. He was 84. The actor died Saturday night at his home in Beverly Hills with his wife Lydia at his side, family spokesman Bill Powers said. Powers declined to comment on the cause of death or provide further details. "Charlton Heston was seen by the world as larger...
Pioneering black publisher John H. Johnson, whose Ebony magazine countered stereotypical coverage of blacks, died Monday. He was 87. LaTrina Blair, promotions manager with Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co., confirmed Johnson's death and said the company would release a formal statement later Monday afternoon. Born into an impoverished family in Arkansas, Johnson went into business with a $500 loan secured by his mother's furniture and built a publishing and cosmetics empire that...
Brian Boshears Obituary (Batesville)

Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Brian Eddy...

Steven GRADY Obituary (HartfordCourant)

GRADY, Dr. Steven Vincent Steven...

Randy Walker Obituary (AP News)

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Northwestern University...

Tony Randall Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Tony Randall, the comic actor...

Patricia Neal Obituary (AP News)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Patricia Neal, the...

Helen Kelley Obituary (TwinCities)

Kelley, Helen Longfield Quilter, Author, Teacher...

George McGovern Obituary (AP News)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once...

Nicholas Robertson Obituary (HeraldTribune)

Robertson, Nicholas A. May 24, 1980 - April 3,...

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