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Jenny Diski, Author Who Wrote of Madness and Isolation, Dies at 68

nytimes.com - Jenny Diski, a British writer who channeled the turmoil of her early years, which included suicide attempts and confinement in mental hospitals, into a stream of richly observed and mordant novels,...

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Barry Howard obituary

theguardian.com - The actor Barry Howard, who has died of cancer aged 78, was best known to TV viewers for his role in the BBC sitcom Hi-de-Hi! as Barry Stuart-Hargreaves, who, with his wife, Yvonne, teaches ballroo...


Tommy Kono, Weight-Lifting Champion Raised in Internment Camp, Dies at 85

nytimes.com - Tommy Kono, who learned weight lifting as a frail youngster in a Japanese-American detention camp during World War II and went on to be recognized as one of the greatest lifters of all time, winnin...


George Weymouth, Conservationist, Horse Enthusiast and Bon Vivant, Dies at 79

nytimes.com - George Alexis Weymouth was born on June 2, 1936, in Wilmington, Del., and grew up in nearby Greenville. His father, George Tyler Weymouth, was an investment banker. His mother was the former Dulcin...


Cavs won’t be overconfident — The Medina County Gazette


medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers are focused on defending guys like Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, Al Horford and Kyle Korver. What they won’t be concerned about when they open the Eastern Conference semif...


Montville Township offices move into new home — The Medina County Gazette


medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - With some of its operations based in a former school building that was more than 100 years old, Montville Township has for a long time needed modern space — and more room — for its government offic...


NFL Draft: Browns hold No. 32 pick to start 2nd round, and another trade seems likely — The Medina County Gazette


medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - The Browns will be back on the clock tonight when the NFL Draft resumes for the second round, but they seem unlikely to keep the No. 32 pick for long. Executive vice president of football operation...


Medina County building chief: Hinckley Township fire station not fully certified — The Medina County Gazette


medinagazette.northcoastnow.com - The Hinckley Fire Department moved into a new fire station in December, but almost five months later the new building does not yet have a certificate of occupancy, according to public documents pro...


Philip Kives, Pitchman Who Perfected ‘As Seen on TV’ Infomercials, Dies at 87

nytimes.com - Written and directed by Mr. Kives — typically with voice-overs by the Winnipeg disc jockey Bob Washington that were at once urgently histrionic and calmly reassuring — the ads were pilloried, parod...


Willie L. Williams, Head of 2 Police Forces in Turmoil, Dies at 72

nytimes.com - Willie L. Williams, the first African-American to lead the police forces in Philadelphia and Los Angeles, cities in which hostilities between the police and black citizens had recently flared into ...

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