Obituary

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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February 26, 2018 - 10:58 pm
(Photo by Craig Warga/NY Daily News) Written by Ben Mevorach 1010 WINS Director of News & Programming Produced by Mark Mason VP/Editor-in-chief, CBSNewYork.com His strength was his humility. His stature was his dignity. He was just over 5 feet in height but was a giant of a man. 1010 WINS...
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