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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) - The Rev. D. James Kennedy, a pioneering megachurch pastor who became one of the U.S.'s most prominent Christian broadcasters and a key figure in the rise of the religious right, died Wednesday, a church spokesman said. He was 76. Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church spokesman John Aman said Kennedy died at about 2:15 a.m. at his home in Fort Lauderdale. He had suffered a heart attack in December and announced his retirement last month. Kennedy took the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated figures, was found dead Sunday in his apartment with what law enforcement officials said was a syringe in his arm. He was 46. The two officials told The Associated Press that glassine envelopes containing what was believed to be heroin were also found with the...
1935 - 2012 Mr. Joey C. Chan, 76 of Morris Plains, NJ formerly of Ridgefield, CT, passed away peacefully with his wife, daughter and son in law by his side at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco, New York Westchester County on April 20, 2012. He was born on September 14, 1935 in Nanjing, China to the late Wu Chang Chan and Lu Yin Bin Chan. He was the youngest of nine children. His brothers and sisters were all physicians in Mainland China. A graduate of National Chung Hsing...
Ed Koch Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Ed Koch, the...

Lee Archer Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee...

Herb Kelleher Obituary (AP News)

Herb Kelleher was the colorful co-founder of...

Howard Zinn Obituary (AP News)

Howard Zinn, an author, teacher and political...

Tommy Page Obituary (AP News)

Tommy Page, who sang the No. 1 hit “I’ll Be Your...

Floyd Schlegel Obituary (MCall)

Floyd E. Schlegel, 92, of Bath, formerly of...

Judge Shirley Tolentino Obituary (jerseyjournal)

Judge Shirley A. Tolentino, 67, of Jersey City,...

Sherwood Schwartz Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sherwood Schwartz,...

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