Obituary

jacquie-cadorette
December 02, 2019 - 8:55 am
Shelley Morrison, known for her role as the maid, Rosario, on NBC’s “Will and Grace,” has passed away Sunday at the age of 83. According to a statement from her husband, Walter Dominguez, she died of heart failure, the New York Times reports . “Shelley’s greatest pride as an actress was in playing...
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Cokie Roberts
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) – Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay tribute...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) – Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay tribute...
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David Caplan
August 29, 2019 - 8:05 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Race car driver and former TV personality on "MythBusters" Jessi Combs -- dubbed the "fastest woman on four wheels" -- was killed Tuesday after she crashed in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, according to local reports. She was 39. She assumed the aforementioned nickname after breaking...
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August 23, 2019 - 9:28 am
Billionaire David Koch has died, CBS News reports . The 79-year-old had been suffering from a recent deterioration in his health. His brother, Charles Koch, released a statement expressing his sadness at the loss of his brother. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother...
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Novelist Toni Morrison is presented with a Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during an East Room event May 29, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC.
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August 06, 2019 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) _ Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved,'' "Song of Solomon'' and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. Publisher...
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August 06, 2019 - 9:56 am
( 1010 WINS/AP ) _ Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. She was the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, awarded in 1993. The Swedish academy hailed her...
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David Caplan
August 01, 2019 - 10:41 pm
( 1010 WINS ) — Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, 22, died Thursday afternoon after suffering an apparent overdose at the Kennedy's Cape Cod compound in Hyannnis Port, Massachusetts. The Kennedy family confirmed her death without providing further detail. But two people close...
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H. Ross Perot
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July 09, 2019 - 10:26 am
DALLAS (AP) _ H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died. Family spokesman James Fuller says Perot died early Tuesday. He was 89. Perot rose from Depression-era poverty to become one of the nation's richest men as the founder of computer services...
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Beth and Duane Chapman
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Andrew Weber
June 26, 2019 - 12:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Beth Chapman, star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” died after a battle with cancer, announced her husband, Duane “Dog” Chapman on Twitter Wednesday. The pair starred in the reality show that made them famous on A&E from 2004 to 2012. Beth Chapman was 51. “It’s 5:32 in Hawaii...
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