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Pop icon Prince dead at 57
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Arts and Culture
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Pop icon Prince dead at 57

AFP - April 21, 2016

NEW YORK – Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- died suddenly at his compound in Minnesota on Thursday, a…

Phife Dawg brought humor and humanity to A Tribe Called Quest
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Arts and Culture
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Phife Dawg brought humor and humanity to A Tribe Called Quest

Chris Richards | The Washington Post - March 26, 2016

Despite all of the chest-puffy braggadocio, the great American rap songbook still contains a surprising amount of bad-luck songs -- and none more endearing than "8 Million…

A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg dies at 45
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Arts and Culture
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A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg dies at 45

AFP - March 23, 2016

NEW YORK – Phife Dawg, the high-pitched but street-smart rapper whose pioneering group A Tribe Called Quest brought a fresh artistic aesthetic to hip-hop, has died, a colleague…

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dies at 67
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Arts and Culture
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Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dies at 67

AFP - January 18, 2016

NEW YORK – Eagles guitarist and founding member Glenn Frey, a U.S. rocker whose band dominated charts throughout the 1970s with hits such as "Hotel California," died Monday,…

John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61
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En paz descanse
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John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61

Karon Garen - January 13, 2016

John Koger, the owner of bus-ticketing and travel service A Safe Passage, died on Nov. 9, 2015, at the age of 61. The cause of death was a heart…

Space bids farewell to David Bowie, one of its own
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Arts and Culture
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Space bids farewell to David Bowie, one of its own

Elodie Cuzin | AFP - January 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Bowie's death has plunged fans around the world into grief, but his music lives on -- not only on Earth but also in space. For…

Singer David Bowie dies at 69; influential performer of many alter egos
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Arts and Culture
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Singer David Bowie dies at 69; influential performer of many alter egos

Tara Bahrampour | The Washington Post - January 11, 2016

David Bowie, the self-described "tasteful thief" who appropriated from and influenced glam rock, soul, disco, new wave, punk rock and haute couture, and whose edgy, androgynous alter…

Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery
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Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery

The Tico Times - October 11, 2015

Gabriel González, the youngest of Costa Rica’s first set of sextuplets, who were born prematurely in May, died Saturday night in San José’s Hospital de la Mujer.…

Eulogy for Elaine
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En paz descanse
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Eulogy for Elaine

Dery Dyer - July 25, 2015

This is more of a eulogy than an obituary. An obit is mostly factual, objective and informative. A eulogy is mostly heartfelt praise. Elaine Fendell, who died…

Fourth of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies of infection
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Fourth of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies of infection

The Tico Times - June 1, 2015

Only two of Costa Rica's sextuplets, Gabriel and Valentina, remain struggling for their lives after second-born Tomás died of an infection Monday at dawn. "The baby suffered…