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Notable Deaths | December 18, 2014

Richard C. Hottelet

Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died.

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In the News | December 18, 2014

Brittany Murphy's Death - A Lingering Mystery

Lots of little girls dream of becoming famous actresses, but the dream proved unusually intense for Brittany Murphy. She knew from an early age that her destiny lay in Hollywood's sun-drenched hills.

William Henry
DOVER - William J. Henry, of Dover, died...
Charles Johnson
LEWISTOWN - Charles "Stacey" Johnson, 75 of...
Jonathan Tue
Dover - Jonathan Thea Tue (Sarge) is now in...
Letch Bundy
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Letch Bundy, age 83, husband...
Gabe Wilch
Gabe Wilch Gabriel Barnard Wilch III passed...
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Grief Support | December 18, 2014

Handling the Holidays

Holidays don’t always feel joyous, especially when you've lost someone you hoped to share them with. Here are tips on finding meaning and comfort in the days ahead.

This Week in History | December 18, 2014

December 14-21, 2014

We took a look in the history books to learn who made news this week in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.

Did You Know? A properly folded military flag shows 4 stars, one each to represent the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.
Funny Obituaries Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.
Inspirational Lives
Elizabeth Edwards
She's remembered for being both a savvy political adviser and a wonderful mother.
Matthew Jacko
A brave 7-year-old who launched a project to give stuffed animals to other sick children.
Eric Lentz
He created an idyllic camp for young cancer patients before dying of cancer himself.
Tugce Albayrak
She died on her 23rd birthday after struggling to protect two younger girls.
Aaron Joseph Purmort
Before he died, he made his family smile by penning a humorous obituary.
Alexander Muñoz
He lit up his loved ones’ lives and united a community in the fight against brain cancer.
The song is ended but the melody lingers on.
-Irving Berlin
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