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Chuck Brown, pioneer of 'go-go' funk music, dies
Palm Beach Post
By AP | Deaths, Music News | May 17, 2012 WASHINGTON — Chuck Brown, who styled an unusual mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation's capital, hasdied after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75.
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Amos Vogel, influential film scholar, dies at 91
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (blog)
By Alan D. Abbey · May 17, 2012 Amos Vogel, who pioneered an appreciation for avant-garde and experimental film and who co-founded the influential New York Film Festival, died April 24 at 91. Philadelphia film writer Sam Adams said Vogel helped “give ...
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Celebrated Mexican author Carlos Fuentes dies
PR Newswire (press release)
MIAMI, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 15th, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexican author and recipient of countless awards Carlos Fuentes died. Fuentes was one of the foremost representatives of the Latin American literary "boom." When his novel La region ...
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Kevin Hickey, a long shot who fulfilled a neighborhood dream, dies at 56
Chicago Sun-Times
BY MARK KONKOL | mkonkol@suntimes.com May 16, 2012 11:50AM Kevin Hickey (seen here in 2003), a former pitcher for the White Sox, was a current batting practice pitcher for the team. He died Wednesday, May 17, 2012. | Sun-Times photo by Tom Cruze Not in ...
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Man Dies In San Jose Shooting; 2nd Victim Assaulted
CBS Local
Police at the scene of a shooting on the 1000 block of Walnut Woods Dr. in San Jose, May 17, 2012. (CBS) SAN JOSE (CBS SF)— A man found shot in San Jose Wednesday night died from his injuries early Thursday morning, according to police.
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife dies
ABC7Chicago.com
Robert Kennedy Jr. and wife Mary Richardson arrive at the premiere of "The Pink Panther 2" at the Ziegfeld Theatre ( (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)) May 17, 2012 (BEDFORD, NY) -- Mary Richardson Kennedy's life had both highlights and troubled moments, ...
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UMass grad student dies in Belchertown crash
Winona Daily News
AP | Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012 6:01 am | Loading… The driver who diedwhen her car crashed into a utility pole in Belchertown and burst into flames has been tentatively identified as a University of Massachusetts graduate student from Minnesota.
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr's wife dies at home
Sky News Australia
Robert F. Kennedy Jr's wife dies at home Updated: 15:48, Thursday May 17,2012 Robert F. Kennedy Jr's estranged wife Mary, who had a history of drug and alcohol problems, has been found dead at her home north of New York. The 52-year-old's body was ...
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Chuck Brown dead, 'go-go' pioneer was 75
Newsday
... pioneer was 75 Published: May 17, 2012 8:10 AM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON - Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation's capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia.
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Newsday
Football Star Mafisango Dies in Motor Accident
AllAfrica.com
By Bonnie Mugabe, 17 May 2012 Rwandan football fraternity woke up to sad news this morning of the passing of Amavubi midfielder Patrick Mafisango. The player, who had this week earned a recall to the national football team, diedearly Thursday ...
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Tourist dies as insurance company refuses to act
Cyprus Mail
By Simon Bahceli Published on May 17, 2012 INACTION by an Irish insurance company may have partially led to the death yesterday of 77-year-old British holidaymaker Peter Pierce in northern Nicosia's 'state' hospital, Pierce's fiancé has claimed.
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4-Month-Old Girl Dies In Bizarre Accident
Houston Press (blog)
... Connelly By Richard Connelly By Sean Pendergast By John Nova Lomax By John Nova Lomax By Richard Connelly By Richard Connelly Thu., May 17 2012at 10:00 AM A four-month-old girl was killed in a bizarre accident yesterday morning, police say.
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'Godfather of Go-Go' Chuck Brown Dies at 75
Hollywood.com
By Lindsey DiMattina , Hollywood.com Staff | Thursday, May 17,2012 Chuck Brown, who was often referred to as "the Godfather of Go-go," passed away at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. on Wednesday. The 75-year-old guitarist/singer's manager ...
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Hollywood.com
Mary Kennedy, Estranged Wife Of RFK Jr., Hanged Herself
Gothamist
The Richardson family released a statement, "We deeply regret the death of our beloved sister Mary, whose radiant and creative spirit will be sorely missed by those who loved her. Our heart goes out to her children, who she loved without reservation.
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Gothamist
Waterbury woman dies in condo fire
Newsday
Region/State Newsday > News > Region/State Print Aa Waterbury womandies in condo fire Published: May 17, 2012 7:08 AM By The Associated Press (AP) -- A 57-year old Waterbury woman has died after a fire in her condominium.
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Celebrated Economist journalist dies in US car crash
Ham&High
by Josh Pettitt , Reporter Thursday, May 17, 2012 A celebrated journalist who worked at the Economist for almost three decades has been killed in a car crash in America. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below.
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Ham&High
Woman shot on W. Charlotte street; Crash victim dies
Qcity metro
By Glenn Burkins – May 17, 2012 One woman was shot in the arm and was expected to recover. Police offered no motive for the attack. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-336-7600. A man who was injured in a May ...
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Mafisango dies in Road Accident
SuperSport.com
by Collins Okinyo 17 May 2012, 10:32 Former Rwanda captain and Simba midfielder Patrick Mafisango died early this morning in an accident in Dar Es Salaam. A person who witnessed the accident told SuperSport.com that Mafisango was in the Changombe ...
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Former Shin Bet deputy Gideon Ezra dies at 74
The Times of Israel
By Stuart Winer May 17, 2012, 8:29 am MK and former minister Gideon Ezra died on Thursday morning, aged 74. (photo credit: Kobi Gideon/Flash90) nesset Member Gideon Ezra, a former minister who also served as deputy director of the Shin Bet internal...
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The Times of Israel
Thursday Happy Hour is shopping for a wedding gift for when Jim Delany legally ...
Maize n Brew
by Zach Travis on May 17, 2012 9:29 AM CDT in Happy Hour Yesterday we talked about the recent developments in the college postseason discussion. One of which was the Big Ten completely caving on the idea of home site semifinals in order to save the ...
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Phoenix Children's sheds light on melanoma, sun safety
Arizona Republic
by Connie Cone Sexton - May. 17, 2012 08:51 AM Hansen, who is a consultant for the Mayo Clinic in the Northeast Valley and on staff at Phoenix Children's Hospital in Phoenix, said dermatologists can "lock in" on a mole or area of skin that looks ...
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Credit-for-creationism scheme dies in Alabama
National Center for Science Education
When the last day of the regular legislative session of the Alabama legislature ended on May 16, 2012, a bill that would have established a credit-for-creationism scheme died. House Bill 133, if enacted, would have authorized "local boards of education ...
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National Center for Science Education
Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown Dies at 75
Naharnet
by Naharnet Newsdesk 17 May 2012, 06:34 Chuck Brown, the widely acknowledged "godfather" of the Go-Go funk music style that flourished in Washington in the 1980s, died Wednesday in hospital, his manager and family said. He was 75.
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Naharnet
Film review: The Grey****
Cyprus Mail
By Preston Wilder Published on May 17, 2012 There are elements of monster-movie in The Grey. A plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness, and a handful of survivors have to deal with man-eating wolves. The wolves are the monsters, of course.
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Cyprus Mail
Police make arrest after girl dies in van collision
Midsomernorton People
By Western Daily Press | Thursday, May 17, 2012, 09:00 A Somerset community is in shock following the death of a three-year-old girl in a collision with a van and the arrest of a man on suspicion of dangerous driving. The child, named locally as ...
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Chuck Brown, Go-Go Funk Music Legend, Dies at 75
By Daniel McCall
Chuck Brown, Go-Go Funk Music Legend, Dies at 75. Posted: May 172012. Chuck Brown, who blended funk, soul, and Latin party elements to create a new style of music called “go-go,” died at the age of 75 on Wednesday, May 16 at Johns ...
The Inquisitr
Go-Go Legend Chuck Brown Dies - WNYC
By Jacob Ganz
WNYC. May 172012; Few clouds | 57.9°F ... Brown, a monumental figure in the D.C. music scene for more than 30 years, died in Baltimore from sepsis after multiple organ failure, says his manager, Tom Goldfogle. Brown was 75 years old.
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Former Baltimore Orioles Pitcher Kevin Hickey Dies At 56 « CBS ...
By sjohnson2
Former Baltimore Orioles Pitcher Kevin Hickey Dies At 56. May 172012 11:56 AM. Share this. View Comments. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) ... The team said Hickey died Wednesday at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
CBS Baltimore
Man Dies In San Jose Shooting; 2nd Victim Assaulted « CBS San ...
By Andre Torrez
A man found shot in San Jose Wednesday night died from his injuries early Thursday morning, police said. ... Man Dies In San Jose Shooting; 2nd Victim Assaulted. May 172012 7:28 AM. Share this. View Comments. Police at the scene of a shooting on the 1000 block of Walnut Woods Dr. in San Jose, May 172012. (CBS) ...
CBS San Francisco
N.C.-born funk man Chuck Brown dies at 75 | Vibes
By Mark Kemp
N.C.-born funk man Chuck Brown dies at 75. Posted by Mark Kemp on Thu,May 172012 at 8:28 AM. Chuck Brown, the man who kept go-go going and going in Washington, D.C., has died. He was 75. Born in Gaston, N.C., Brown developed ...
Creative Loafing Charlotte
Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go Go, Dies at 75 - UsMagazine.com
By Us Magazine Team
Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go Go, Dies at 75. Celebrity News May 172012AT 9:15AM By Justin Ravitz. Tweet. Chuck Brown performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on May 3, 2009. Credit: Jason Moore/Zuma Press/MCT via ...
Us Magazine All Channel News
One more baby dies Lastupdate:- Thu, 17 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT ...
Srinagar May 16 While the government Wednesday ordered probe into the rising deaths at GB Pant hospital another baby died in the institute s ICU this evening Danish son of Mukhtar Ahmad of Watoo Shopian died in the hospital onMay 16 ...
Greater Kashmir:Front Page
Chuck Brown dies: King of D.C. go-go music, influential sample ...
By Randall Roberts
Chuck Brown, the "king of go-go music," has died in Washington D.C. The musician, whose work with big band funk in the 1970s and '80s was influential both as a bandleader and as inspiration on early electronic dance music. ...Chuck Brown dies: King of D.C. go-go music, influential sample source. May 172012 | 7:42 am. increase text size decrease text size. Chuck Brown When the funk music known as "go-go" comes up in casual conversation — and that's not nearly often enough ...
Pop & Hiss
Carbon-Based: Boy dies in rains in Guatemala
By Brian Thomas
Thursday, May 172012. Boy dies in rains in Guatemala. Fox News Latino: A 6-year-old boy became the first fatality of the 2012 rainy season in Guatemala, the Conred emergency management agency said Wednesday. The child diedTuesday when a mudslide tore through a home in Choacorral, a hamlet in the northwestern province of Quiche. Two other people were injured in the same incident, Conred said, without providing further details. Elsewhere, two families were forced to ...
Carbon-Based
Legendary Founder of San Jose State Student Newspaper ...
By Dan
Legendary Founder of San Jose State Student Newspaper, Journalism Program Dies at 103. May 172012 by Dan. The entire top portion of The Spartan Daily homepage has been rejiggered to deliver news of the death of Dwight Bentel.
College Media Matters
Reno man dies 5 months after being beaten - Thursday, May 17 ...
The Associated Press. Thursday, May 17, 2012 | 3:13 a.m.. Reno police say a man who was found beaten in the street five months ago has died of his injuries.
www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/.../nv-beating-victim-dies/
Donna Summer dies at 63 | Atlanta Music Scene
Donna Summer dies at 63. 11:51 am May 17, 2012, by Melissa Ruggieri. Summer performs in Norway in 2009. Photo credit: AP Photo/John McConnico...
blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-music.../donna-summer-dies-at-63/?...
Go-Go Legend Chuck Brown Dies - WNYC
Chuck Brown, the guitarist and singer most associated with the Washington, D.C. -based genre go-go, died today after a long hospitalization. Brown ...
www.wnyc.org/npr.../may/.../go-go-legend-chuck-brown-dies/
Chuck Brown, pioneer of 'go-go' funk music, dies
By Associated Press | Deaths, Music News | May 17, 2012 ... He was 75. Brown died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore. Hospital ...
www.pbpulse.com/.../chuck-brown-pioneer-of-go-go-funk-m...
Photos: Chuck Brown Dead - The pioneer of 'go-go' funk music, dies ...
Chuck Brown, widely acclaimed as the "Godfather of go-go", has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75. ... funk music, dies. Posted May 17, 2012 ... On Wednesday, May 16, 2012, Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," diesat 75. ( Jason ...
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Chuck Brown Dies : People.com
Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go, Dies at 75. By Tim Nudd. Thursday May 17, 2012 07:45 AM EDT. Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go, Dies at 75 ...
www.people.com/people/article/0,,20596416,00.html
Donna Summer Dead -- Disco Legend Dies After Battle with ... - TMZ
Donna Summer Dead -- Disco Legend Dies After Battle with Cancer. R.I.P..5/17/ 2012 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF. Donna Summer Dead at 63. Exclusive ...
www.tmz.com/2012/05/17/donna-summer-dead-last-dance/
Arno Lustiger, Holocaust historian, dies | The Times of Israel
Thursday, May 17, 2012; Iyyar 25, 5772; 3:27 am IST; Site updated 25 seconds ago. About Us ... Lustiger died Tuesday in Frankfurt, Germany, at the age of 88.
www.timesofisrael.com/arno-lustiger-holocaust-historian-dies/
Chuck Brown, pioneer of 'go-go' funk music, dies | cleveland.com
Chuck Brown, pioneer of 'go-go' funk music, dies. Published: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 9:57 AM Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 10:00 AM. Associated Press ...
www.cleveland.com/.../chuck_brown_pioneer_of_go-go_f.ht...
Jim Abdnor, Former Senator from South Dakota, Dies at 89
Jim Abdnor, Former Senator from South Dakota, Dies at 89. Posted: May 17,2012. James Abdnor, a former Republican Senator from South Dakota who is...
www.inquisitr.com/.../jim-abdnor-dies-at-89-south-dakota/

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