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Meet Natalie

on August 6, 2017, 7:48 AM / in People

On the day she was supposed to start kindergarten, Natalie, who was then 5 years old, was found to have rhabdomyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer. Her family came to St. Jude for the best chance at beating the disease. To everyone that supports St. Jude … we got to celebrate an entire year of her life and many, many more birthdays to […]

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Family Announces Legendary British Actor Has Died

on August 5, 2017, 7:47 AM / in People

By V. Saxena  /   Western Journalism English actor Robert Hardy, who played Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter film series, died Thursday at the age of 91, his children Paul, Emma and Justine said in a statement. His children did not mention the cause of death but rather outlined their father’s impressive seven-decade “giant career in theatre, television and film.” “From the early start, […]

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Randi B. Rich

on July 26, 2017, 7:53 AM / in People

Randi B. Rich, age 65 of Jackson passed away Monday afternoon at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete. More will come later.

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Barbara Sinatra, Frank Sinatra’s widow, dies at 90

Barbara Sinatra, Frank Sinatra’s widow, dies at 90

on July 26, 2017, 7:23 AM / in People

Barbara Sinatra, a philanthropist and widow of singer Frank Sinatra, died of natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, on Tuesday. She was 90. Barbara Sinatra, a former model and Las Vegas showgirl, was still married to Zeppo Marx, the youngest member of the Marx Brothers comedy team, when she started the relationship that turned into her 22-year […]

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Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

on July 17, 2017, 9:16 AM / in People

Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor who starred in television’s Mission: Impossible, North by Northwest, Ed Wood, and Crimes and Misdemeanors, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 89. Over the course of his career, Landau, who served as the West Coast co-artistic director of the Actors Studio, was nominated for three Academy Awards, and Emmy-nominated five times. He was a […]

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George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dies at 77

George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dies at 77

on July 17, 2017, 9:12 AM / in People

George A. Romero, the writer and director who made the 1968 zombie film Night of the Living Dead, died in his sleep Sunday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 77. Romero “leaves behind a loving family, many friends, and a filmmaking legacy that has endured, and will continue to endure, the test of time,” according to a statement […]

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Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmers caught in rip current

Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmers caught in rip current

on July 12, 2017, 10:18 AM / in National News, People

More than 40 good Samaritans formed a human chain to wade into the Gulf of Mexico off of Panama City, Florida, to rescue swimmers caught in a powerful rip current over the weekend, according to news reports that circulated Tuesday. Two elementary-school-age boys on boogie boards got caught in the current, then their mother, grandmother, and uncle swam out to […]

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Soldier salutes funeral procession in pouring rain

Soldier salutes funeral procession in pouring rain

on July 12, 2017, 7:54 AM / in People

Story by Madison Hever Erin Hester was on her way to work after a lunch break when a soldier got out of his car in the pouring rain to salute a funeral procession as it drove by in Vine Grove, Kentucky last week. “As soon as he got out of the car, it made me tear up,” Hester told Fox News. […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on July 11, 2017, 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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Watch President Trump retrieve a Marine’s cover

on July 10, 2017, 6:12 AM / in National News, Opinion, People

There is nothing that so endears us more than when we see the simple acts of compassion performed by those in positions that would need to do so normally. The President saw the need to aid a soldier, it was a simple act and the President moved to help. There will be many that will make fun of the President, […]

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Grace White Sherwood

Grace White Sherwood

on July 10, 2017, 5:40 AM / in History, People

Grace White Sherwood (c. 1660 – c. 1740), called the Witch of Pungo, is the last person known to have been convicted of witchcraft in Virginia. A farmer, healer, and midwife, she was accused by her neighbors of transforming herself into a cat, damaging crops and causing the death of livestock. She was charged with witchcraft several times; at her eventual trial in 1706, Sherwood was […]

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What Camera’s Are For

What Camera’s Are For

on July 4, 2017, 6:55 AM / in People

Camera’s catch the moment and that may be planned or simply an accident. For the next couple of days we will show you a few pictures from around the world catching a single moment of life. Thanks to Bill….

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Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae

on June 27, 2017, 9:22 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Special Thanks to Judy by Sean Dietrich  /  Sean of the South There is something sleeping on my feet while I write this. A she-something. Her snoring sounds like a diesel engine. She has paws bigger than skillets, a bladder the size of a teacup. Every morning, at approximately 5:13 A.M., she wakes me. And every morning, I walk the […]

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Jason Riley’s False Black Power published today

Jason Riley’s False Black Power published today

on June 27, 2017, 8:16 AM / in Opinion, People

By Thomas Lifson   /   American Thinker Jason Riley of the Manhattan Institute, whom you may recognize as a frequent panelist on Fox News’s Special Report, has written an elegant short book that makes a powerful case on the solution to race relations in the United States. As the title indicates, Riley believes that America’s African-American community has been badly […]

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Hamblen motorcyclist found dead Saturday off Boat Dock Road

on June 26, 2017, 6:09 AM / in People

A Bean Station motorcyclist last seen alive Wednesday afternoon was found dead Saturday at the bottom of a ravine off Boat Dock Road in West Hamblen County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Jeffrey Coffey identified the deceased as Brian W. Manning. He was 39. Manning, who was riding a 2009 Kawasaki ZX600, was northbound on Boat Dock Road […]

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This Father’s Day Weekend with some Father Warriors at St. Jude.

on June 17, 2017, 6:38 AM / in People
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Bill Cosby Trial: Judge Orders Deadlocked Jury to Keep Trying

on June 16, 2017, 6:24 AM / in National News, People

by HANNAH RAPPLEYE and TRACY CONNOR  /  NBC News NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial said it was deadlocked Thursday but then deliberated another 10 hours without a verdict after the judge ordered them to try again. “We cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of these counts,” the sequestered panel said in a […]

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Families meet after heart donation saves man’s life

on June 13, 2017, 7:07 AM / in National News, People

By Kent Luetzen KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaMISSOULA – One man’s second chance at life meant someone else lost theirs. After waiting anxiously for more than two years, he finally got news that he was a match for a heart transplant. Reporter  Kent Luetzen has the story of Troy Schlimgen who, after four years of recovery, finally met his heart donor’s family. “And […]

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Thought for Today

Thought for Today

on June 13, 2017, 6:24 AM / in History, People

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” Alexander Hamilton (1788) Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation’s financial system, the […]

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My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

on June 9, 2017, 7:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Today is the 50th anniversary of the unprovoked attack of the USS Liberty by the State of Israel, which killed 34 American sailors and Marines and wounded 174. To this day, the State of Israel has never been held accountable for this despicable and dastardly attack against the people of the United States. In fact, the U.S. government and news […]

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