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'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies in Chicago at 83

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies in Chicago at 83 The next time Ernie Banks plays two -- as he liked to say, feeling one baseball game a day wasn't enough -- it will be in the diamond in the sky. The former Negro League upstart turned Cubs legend turned favorite son of Chicago died Friday in the Illi...

Russian tennis star dies during practice

Russian tennis star dies during practice Violetta Degtiareva, a rising tennis star, died at age 23, according to news reports.

Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' King Abdullah dies

Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' King Abdullah dies Throngs of mourners gathered in Mecca early Friday just hours after Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud died. He was 90. Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz was appointed as the new king, state television reported. The announcement of Abdullah'...

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Lisa Coleman

Ms. Lisa Coleman of Farmington Hills,Mi. Loving Mother,Daughter,& Sister born in Detroit,Mi. on June 04, 1965 passed away on Friday July 06, 2012 in Farmington Hills,Mi. at the age of ... More

Frederick Bernard Simmons

Mr. Frederick B. Simmons of Detroit,Mi.Beloved Husband of Mrs. Brenda Simmons, Father, & Grandfather born on March 20,1934 in Lima,Ohio passed away on June 21, 2012 at Providence Hospital in ... More

Marcel Deon Jackson

Mr. Marcel D. Jackson on Detroit,Mi. Loving Husband of Mrs. Hollie Jackson,Father & Son born on July 19, 1973 in Detroit,Mi. passed away on Wednesday June 20, 2012 at Detroit ... More

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