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    Dead Pop Stars

    Briefly returned to the public eye in 1997 with a #87 Billboard hit called 'Bill', about a woman who wonders which of her friends is sleeping with her man, only to find out it's a guy named Bill.
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    Jerry Green an American Hall of Fame sportswriter from Michigan who reported on the first 56 Super Bowls, has died. He was 94. https://www.detroitnews.com/story/sports/2023/03/24/news-columnist-jerry-green-last-to-cover-every-super-bowl-has-died/6429856002/
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Erik Lomis, a distribution executive who handled a number of Hollywood blockbusters, including multiple James Bond releases, has died. He was 64. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/erik-lomis-dead-mgm-distribution-executive-1235358623/
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    Stairway To Heaven/ Highway To Hell

    Wayne Swinny, guitarist and founding member of Saliva, has died. He was 59. Swinny suffered a brain hemorrhage while on tour. https://www.tmz.com/2023/03/22/saliva-guitarist-wayne-swinny-dead-dies/
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Facebook reporting the death of Michael Reaves, an author of various genres, as well as a figure closely associated with 1980s and 1990s animated television cartoons as a story editor and scriptwriter. He was 72. https://www.facebook.com/james.eatock/posts/pfbid02LkQYFzGFMCqrHm5B62bDpv5Hx4o3i8WzfRbXqak79ecRa32qbWGJnstGdNvSBUUvl
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    Political Frailty

    Kim Mangone, who ran against Kevin McCarthy, the current speaker of the House of Representatives, in the 2020 U.S. elections, has died. She was 63. https://www.kget.com/news/politics/former-congressional-candidate-kim-mangone-has-died/
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    American Football Players

    Glen Weir, a Canadian Football League Hall of Famer who spent his entire career in Montreal, has died. He was 71. Weir, who won multiple Grey Cups, played with the Montreal Alouettes from 1972 to 1981 and with the Montreal Concordes, after the team switched monikers, from 1982 to 1984. No cause of death has been released. https://3downnation.com/2023/03/15/hall-of-fame-defensive-lineman-glen-weir-passes-away-at-71/
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    Political Frailty

    Pat Schroeder, who represented Colorado and served in the U.S House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997, has died. She was 82. https://www.washingtonpost.com/obituaries/2023/03/13/patricia-schroeder-colorado-congresswoman-dead/ (behind paywall)
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    Joe Pepitone, a former New York Yankees gold glove award winner and all-star, has died. He was 82. Pepitone played nearly 1,400 games with four teams combined, between 1962 and 1973. https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/joe-pepitone-yankees-all-star-and-gold-glover-in-the-1960s-dies-at-82/
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    Magic Johnson, And Other Basketball Players

    Felton Spencer, who was the #6 overall pick in the NBA draft in 1990 after a standout college basketball career at Louisville, has died. He was 55. http://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/former-louisville-standout-nba-center-felton-spencer-dies-at-55-213910618.html
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Kristin Bjorklund, a co-executive producer of the American game show Family Feud, has died. She was 67. Bjorklund had held the position for 40 years. She'd been waiting for a kidney transplant. https://variety.com/2023/tv/news/kristin-bjorklund-dead-family-feud-1235549716/
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    Broadway - "the Great White Way"

    Peter Kelley, a stage actor who was part of the original Broadway production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'South Pacific', and who later went on to a long career as a talent agent, helping to launch the careers of the likes of Denzel Washington, has died. He was 97. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/business-news/peter-kelley-dead-william-morris-1235348109/
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    Reality TV

    Denise Russo, who appeared in the VH1 reality show 'The X-Life', has died. She was 44. https://extratv.com/2023/03/10/vh1-reality-star-denise-russo-dead-at-44/
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    Dead Pop Stars

    We can also take a moment to remember the good doctor is still alive and kicking at 81.
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    Stairway To Heaven/ Highway To Hell

    Jim Durkin, founding guitarist for thrash band Dark Angel, has died. He was 58. https://www.revolvermag.com/music/jim-durkin-dark-angel-guitarist-dead-58
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    Falling Fauna

    Kiska, dubbed the 'World's Loneliest Orca', and the last remaining of his species at Marineland (in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada), has died. He was at least 40. https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/kiska-lone-orca-at-marineland-dies-after-more-than-40-years-in-captivity-1.6308508
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    Jesus Alou, a two-time World Series champion and the youngest of the Alou brothers, has died. He was 80. Alou played in 1,380 games combined with four teams, from 1963 to 1979. https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/jesus-alou-two-time-world-series-champion-and-youngest-member-of-legendary-alou-brothers-dies-at-80/
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    Dead Pop Stars

    They came to take him away.
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    Bodybuilders don't have the best reputations when it comes to physical feature enhancement. While not all have resorted to artificial help, many have done so. The results may have produced large physiques, but they've also resulted in side effects, serious medical issues and even death. And since the latter is what this site is all about, perhaps it's time bodybuilders got their own thread.
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Close. Mike Stothers. https://www.tsn.ca/nhl/mike-stothers-anaheim-ducks-diagnosed-with-stage-3-melanoma-1.1926944
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    Geri Smith, a long-time Canadian Press newscaster who anchored syndicated broadcasts for years, has died. She was 60. Smith spent nearly 35 years with the wire service. https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-press-newscaster-geri-smith-on-air-for-nearly-35-years-dead-at-60
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    David Lindley obit: https://claremont-courier.com/latest-news/iconic-claremont-musician-david-lindley-dead-at-78-72983/
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    Crashing Companies

    Nordstrom closing in Canada, shuttering all 13 stores. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/nordstrom-canada-1.6766073
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    Dead Poets Society

    Anise Koltz, a 'grande dame' of Luxembourgian poetry and literature, has died. She was 94. https://lequotidien.lu/a-la-une/anise-koltz-casse-sa-plume/ (French language obit.)
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    Former New York Mets farmhand Matt Pobereyko has died. He was 31. Pobereyko had played professionally and in independent leagues since 2016. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/matt-pobereyko-dead_n_63fe5f45e4b0735bf87a960c?utm_campaign=share_twitter&ncid=engmodushpmg00000004

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