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Thought For Today

on August 18, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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Heavenly Voices

on August 17, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Friday, August 17. Fifty-eight years ago today, a slender 18-year-old preacher’s kid from Detroit was trying her hand at pop singing in Columbia Records’ 30th Street studios in New York. This wasn’t Aretha Franklin’s first foray into professional music. At 14, she’d released an album of gospel songs, including “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” a favorite hymn […]

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Quote For Today

on August 16, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Personally, I like space. The higher you go, the smaller the Federal Government looks.” Ronald Reagan

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Anne Heche taken off life support after being matched with organ recipient

Anne Heche taken off life support after being matched with organ recipient

on August 15, 2022, 8:47 AM / in People

Anne Heche was taken off life support Sunday night, as her donated organs have been paired with a recipient. She was 53 years old. “Anne Heche has been peacefully taken off life support,” a rep, Holly Baird, told The Post Sunday night. Heche was declared brain-dead Friday in California, where local law says a person is deceased after the declaration, even […]

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Anne Heche ‘not expected to survive’ car crash

on August 12, 2022, 7:49 AM / in People

Anne Heche is “not expected to survive” her horrific car crash. The actress’ rep told Page Six Thursday night that she “suffered a severe anoxic brain injury” due to the accident and “remains in a coma” at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in California. “It has long been her choice to donate her organs,” her […]

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Anne Heche under investigation for felony DUI following car crash

on August 11, 2022, 6:00 AM / in People

Page Six Anne Heche is reportedly being investigated for a felony DUI after crashing her Mini Cooper into a Los Angeles home Friday. The Los Angeles Police Department has escalated their investigation to a felony after a woman claimed she was injured and needed medical assistance following Heche crashing into her home, TMZ reported Wednesday. This new development comes after Page Six confirmed Monday […]

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Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

on August 9, 2022, 5:53 AM / in People

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died. She was 73. Newton-John, a longtime resident of Australia whose sales topped […]

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Meet Griffin

Meet Griffin

on August 7, 2022, 7:06 AM / in People

Meet Griffin Griffin’s military family has lived all over the world, but it was at St. Jude, where Griffin was treated for leukemia, that they learned the true meaning of home. Watch his video. Inside St. Jude Leadership and compassion on display in the next generation of St. Jude supporters It’s heartwarming to see kindness begin with this younger generation. Their empathy and compassion […]

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Vin Scully, legendary Dodgers broadcaster, dead at 94

on August 3, 2022, 8:54 AM / in People

Vin Scully, the beloved voice of the Dodgers for 67 years, both in Brooklyn and Los Angeles — whose lyrical descriptions of the games he shared with his legion of listeners often bordered on poetry — died at his home in the Hidden Hills section of Los Angeles Tuesday, the Dodgers announced. He was 94. “We have lost an icon,” […]

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Longtime Actress Best Known for ‘Star Trek’ Role Dies at 89: Family

Longtime Actress Best Known for ‘Star Trek’ Role Dies at 89: Family

on August 1, 2022, 8:04 AM / in People

By Jack Phillips | Epoch Times Actress Nichelle Nichols, best known for playing “Star Trek’s” Lieutenant Uhura in the original series, died at age 89, according to her family in a Sunday announcement. A letter posted to her Instagram and Facebook pages said: “I regret to inform you that a great light in the firmament no longer shines for us as it has […]

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Mayberry Man

on July 29, 2022, 6:55 AM / in People

This sounds like fun! Keep the Mayberry spirit alive with this original family-friendly comedy series inspired by The Andy Griffith Show and the Mayberry Man movie.

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Former NFL safety William White dead from ALS at 56

Former NFL safety William White dead from ALS at 56

on July 29, 2022, 6:28 AM / in People

Safety William White, who spent 11 seasons in the NFL, died at 56 after a battle with ALS, the Detroit Lions announced Thursday. Drafted out of Ohio State in 1988, White spent his first six seasons in Detroit. “I loved William,” said Lions special assistant to president/CEO Chris Spielman, a former teammate of White’s. “We shared experiences of joy and […]

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NHL player Paul Byron helped rescue pilot who crashed seaplane into Quebec lake

NHL player Paul Byron helped rescue pilot who crashed seaplane into Quebec lake

on July 27, 2022, 6:31 AM / in People

  Montreal Canadiens player Paul Byron helped save the life of a seaplane pilot who crashed into a Quebec lake over the weekend. The forward was on a fishing trip on Lac des Sables lake Saturday with his brother-in-law, father-in-law and family friend when they witnessed the seaplane fall from the sky and plunge into water. The seaplane capsized in […]

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Brentwood City Commissioner, former mayor Regina Smithson dies

Brentwood City Commissioner, former mayor Regina Smithson dies

on July 25, 2022, 6:31 AM / in People

Brentwood City Commissioner Regina Smithson died on Saturday, July 23, leaving behind a legacy of service. The City of Brentwood announced Smithson’s death on Sunday in a news release, adding that the former mayor died at her home. Smithson was a longtime member on the Board of Commissioners, serving for over 30 years including two terms as mayor and vice-mayor. She […]

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Congress salutes Marine veteran, the last WW2 Medal of Honor recipient

Congress salutes Marine veteran, the last WW2 Medal of Honor recipient

on July 18, 2022, 7:23 AM / in People

Congress is giving its ultimate final salute Thursday to Hershel W. “Woody” Williams, a hero of the battle for Iwo Jima who was the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II. Williams, who died in June at age 98, is lying in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a tribute reserved for the nation’s most distinguished private citizens. Only […]

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck get married in Las Vegas

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck get married in Las Vegas

on July 18, 2022, 6:37 AM / in People

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have tied the knot! Sources at TMZ have confirmed the two star’s marriage and Page Six has obtained a marriage license from Clark County, NV filed Saturday, July 16, indicating that Benjamin Géza Affleck and Jennifer Lynn Lopez are indeed married. Reps for Lopez and Affleck did not immediately return our request for comment.

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Police Officer Gives Prayer Instead of a Speeding Ticket and the Reason Will Touch Your Heart

on July 16, 2022, 6:00 AM / in People

A family was speeding down the highway – and you won’t believe what happened next. A police officer did pull them over – but once he learned their reason for speeding, he was moved to compassion. And when you hear how this officer responded – your heart will be incredibly touched. There are times in life when all of us […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on July 11, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, existence is an absolute, a speck of dust is an absolute and so is a human life. […]

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The improbable story of an Arizona baseball phenom saved at St. Jude

The improbable story of an Arizona baseball phenom saved at St. Jude

on July 10, 2022, 6:27 AM / in People

The improbable story of an Arizona baseball phenom saved at St. Jude Childhood melanoma kept Andrew from playing the sport he loved, but his hometown and his team rallied around him while he was treated at St. Jude. Meet Andrew, aka ‘Bulldog’, who begins training for his freshman season on the University of Arizona baseball team this summer. Inside St. Jude Honoring Dr. Jackson […]

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