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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    I'm not certain about precedent for this. Strictly speaking, there is nothing in the rules that I can see. Deaths have occurred with a disputed date of when it took place, but I've not come across anything about a specific date not being provided being the causal factor for a denial of points. One only needs a qualifying obituary and a guarantee the death didn't occur in a previous year (as would've been the case if anyone had Beth Howland, given her circumstances). Understandable if no bonus points were to be awarded.
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    American Football Players

    Charles Rogers, a former Michigan State All-American and Detroit Lions star, has died. He was 38. https://www.freep.com/story/sports/nfl/lions/2019/11/11/charles-rogers-former-michigan-state-detroit-lions-star-dies/2560725001/
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    Deathlist Under 45

    Laurel Griggs cause of death was an asthma attack. https://people.com/theater/laurel-griggs-cause-of-death/
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    James Stern, a black activist who took over a Neo-Nazi with the intent on destroying it, has died. He was 55. Stern died October 11th but his death was seemingly first reported on November 5th. https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/05/us/james-stern-neo-nazi-group-leader-dies/index.html
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    Golf: The 19th Hole

    Terry Galvin, the former editor of Golf World magazine, has died. He was 79. https://www.golfdigest.com/story/terry-galvin-former-golf-world-magazine-editor-dies-at-79
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Christopher Dennis, the man known as the Hollywood Superman for his frequent impersonations of the Man of Steel, has died. He was 52. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/hollywood-superman-christopher-dennis-dies-at-52-1252903
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    Political Frailty

    J. Bob Traxler, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives for nearly 20 years and a former Michigan House of Representatives member for 12 years prior to that, has died. He was 88. https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/10/31/bob-traxler-death-michigan-congress/4108247002/
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    I concur. My Expo-loving days were a couple of years later, but I very much recognize the name.
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    From Cleric To Relic

    Richard Lennon, the 10th Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, has died. He was 72. https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/oh-cuyahoga/bishop-richard-lennon-who-served-as-the-10th-bishop-of-the-catholic-diocese-of-cleveland-dies-at-72
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    Chip Cassidy, a wine expert, author and educator who started the wine education program at Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality, has died. He was 72. https://www.miamiherald.com/miami-com/restaurants/article236753808.html
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    Kevin Spacey

    Los Angeles prosecutors reject a sexual battery case against him following the death of the accuser. https://wgme.com/news/entertainment/los-angeles-prosecutors-reject-kevin-spacey-sex-battery-case
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    Horse Racing

    I will conclude this thread at calendar year's end, marking one year since the start of the death count, as per the original story. With any luck, this will have been the last entry and no more horses will die, making your request a moot point.
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    Horse Racing

    (Two more horses have died since then, including one this past weekend. https://www.foxnews.com/sports/racing-accident-claims-23rd-horse-at-santa-anita-track Edit: You can add a 24th horse death. https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/24th-Horse-Dies-at-Santa-Anita-Since-Dec-26-510102131.html 25th death: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/25th-Horse-Death-at-Santa-Anita-Since-December-510186001.html 26th death: https://ktla.com/2019/05/26/another-horse-dies-at-santa-anita-26-thoroughbreds-have-died-at-the-track-since-dec-26/ 27th death: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/27th-santa-anita-horse-dies_n_5cf96e15e4b06af8b5058536 28th and 29th deaths: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Santa-Anita-Sees-28th-Horse-Death-Track-Denies-Request-to-Halt-Racing-511047972.html 30th death: https://www.espn.com/horse-racing/story/_/id/27032501/30th-horse-dies-santa-anita-trainer-banned 31st death: https://abc7.com/sports/31st-horse-dies-at-santa-anita-park-since-dec-26-/5548297/ 32nd death (first of the fall meet): https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/28/us/santa-anita-horse-death-emtech/index.html 33rd death: https://abc7.com/sports/33rd-horse-dies-at-santa-anita-park-since-december/5597343/ 34th death: https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/20/us/santa-anita-horse-death/index.html ) 35th death: https://www.si.com/more-sports/2019/10/26/horse-dies-santa-anita-park 36th death: https://ktla.com/2019/10/27/santa-anita-park-sees-36th-horse-death-since-late-december/
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    Suicidal Celebs

    Coroner finds death of Rick Genest, aka Zombie Boy, was accidental and not a suicide. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/zombie-boy-coroner-report-1.5337812
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi hit confirmed. Five people had him: Deceased Hose, Lurker3791, Go the Distance, Monarc and me.

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