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    Who's Going To Be Around For A While?

    Perhaps it's still optimistic, but it appears Amanda Bynes finally has her act together. https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/a25310948/amanda-bynes-drugs-break-internet-paper-magazine-interview-reactions/
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    Crashing Companies

    General Motors to close five North American plants and slash 14,700 jobs in restructuring. https://business.financialpost.com/transportation/autos/the-latest-gm-to-slash-14700-jobs-in-north-america
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Vernita Lee, the mother of Oprah Winfrey, has died. She was 83. https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/11/26/oprahs-mother-vernita-lee-dies-her-milwaukee-home/2114238002/
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Saida Gunba, a 1980 Olympic silver medalist in javelin for Georgia, has died. She was 59. Gunba becomes the 4th Olympic medalist to die in a week. The other three are the immediate entries above. https://historygreatest.com/saida-gunba
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    Alain Robert AKA Spider-Man

    German base jumper Dominik Loyen dies in Portugal jump. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46308581
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Vera Ruzickova, a 1948 Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics for Czechoslovakia, has died. She was 90. https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=cs&u=https://sport.idnes.cz/vera-ruzickova-sportovni-gymnastika-umrti-fe3-/sporty.aspx%3Fc%3DA181124_144720_sporty_par&prev=search
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    Magic Johnson, And Other Basketball Players

    Gene Berce, the first 1,000-point scorer in Marquette University history and a pro basketball draft pick, has died. He was 91. https://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/2018/11/23/ex-marquette-basketball-star-gene-berce-died-91/2095676002/
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    American Football Players

    Bob McNair, the owner of the Houston Texans, has died. He was 81. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000991639/article/houston-texans-owner-bob-mcnair-dies-at-age-81
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    Who Should Be On The 2019 Deathlist?

    Ted Turner was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. Maybe worth a thought.
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Although I suppose you can send a team at anytime, most people tend to do so about a week before the end of the calendar year. The pool is a January 1st to December 31st one. Also be prepared for your team to be vetted and for certain picks to be rejected due to a lack of fame, meaning you may be asked to resubmit the list with substitute picks. The deadline for entry is 7pm EST on December 31st, which would be midnight GMT. The pool's URL is: http://www.aodeadpool.org/ Rules about eligibility and on the requested format for submitting your list i.e. last name first, first name last, surnames in CAPS can be found here: http://www.aodeadpool.org/rules.html Any questions you have can be directed to aodeadpool@gmail.com The pool is currently run by Evan Hulka Hope that helps
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Soslan Andiyev, a 1976 and 1980 Olympic wrestling gold medalist for the Soviet Union, has died. He was 66. https://kozweek.com/died-twice-olympic-champion-in-wrestling-soslan-andiyev/13013/
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    Nobel Prize In Death

    Aaron Klug dead https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/professor-sir-aaron-klug-om-obituary-dmmx5q9wt A 'List of the Missed' addition, having been picked in 2017 (and possibly before), but not this year.
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    It appears to be a typo. The players who had him did receive 18 points but, you're right, it's written on the page as 13 points. Hadn't noticed that.
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    Time Added

    Gordon Morritt, a goalkeeper who made 52 appearances for York City between 1969 and 1972, has died. He was 76. https://www.yorkcityfootballclub.co.uk/news/obituary-gordon-morritt
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    The Dead of 2018

    Pretty much the first news heard about him (other than learning his first name is Harold from a gofundme) since news broke of his diagnosis just over a year ago.
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    Broadway - "the Great White Way"

    Jerry Frankel, a nine-time Tony-winning producer whose credits include 'Come From Away' and 'August: Osage County', has died. He was 88. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/20/obituaries/jerry-frankel-dead.html
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Eleanor Romo-Olmos, the mother of Edward James Olmos, has died. She was 92. https://popculture.com/celebrity/2018/11/21/edward-james-olmos-mother-died-mayans-mc-emilio-rivera/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Dan Maloney, who played over 700 NHL games with Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit & Toronto and who later became a head coach in Toronto and Winnipeg, has died. He was 68. https://torontosun.com/sports/hockey/nhl/toronto-maple-leafs/dan-maloney-former-maple-leafs-player-and-coach-passes-away
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    The Dead of 2018

    Koichi Funayama, a stuntman who worked on 10 Hollywood productions including Wolverine, 47 Ronin and Eragon, has died. He was 42. https://filmcombatsyndicate.com/in-memoriam-koichi-funayama-1975-2018/
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    Time Added

    Barrie Betts, a former Manchester City captain who played 117 games between 1960 and 1964, has died. He was 86. https://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/sport/football/ex-man-city-captain-barrie-betts-dies-at-st-annes-nursing-home-1-9452407
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    Songwriters

    Scott English, who co-wrote the song 'Brandy', a tune Barry Manilow later reconfigured as 'Mandy', has died. He was 75. http://mediaconfidential.blogspot.com/2018/11/rip-scott-english-songwriter-and-record.html
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Waldyr Boccardo, a 1960 Olympic bronze medalist in basketball for Brazil, has died. He was 82. https://www.revolvy.com/page/Waldyr-Boccardo
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    The Dead of 2018

    Beltran Leyva, a Mexican drug lord, has died. He was 56. His cause of death is reportedly cardiac arrest. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/mexican-drug-lord-beltran-leyva-dead-56-cardiac-arrest-n937851?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_nw
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    Cartoonists And Animators

    Mike Noble, a British comic artist and illustrator, has died. He was 88. https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/tv21-comic-artist-mike-noble-has-died/
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Frances Taylor Davis, the first wife of Miles Davis, has died. She was 89. https://www.essence.com/celebrity/frances-taylor-davis-first-wife-miles-davis-dies/
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