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Obituary: Kay Sexton, manager of first B. Dalton bookstore, 'could make books happen'

From the time she was old enough to read, Kay Sexton was never far from a book. Her love of reading was something she paid forward to hundreds of …

Obituary: John T. Coskran, Catholic Charities executive who nurtured volunteers

Throughout his working life, John Coskran was dedicated to helping people. But this was far from scripted. “He said he fell into his careers,” said daughter, Molly Coskran. “But he …

Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.

Obituary: Joan Quigley, astrologer to Nancy Reagan, dead at 87

“Every major move” went first through Joan Quigley, said Ronald Reagan’s former chief of staff.

Reagan astrologer, Joan Quigley, dies at 87

Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87.

Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US

Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.

Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.

Obituary: Glen Berryman was longtime accounting professor at U's Carlson School

For students at the Carlson School of Management from the 1960s through the 1990s, Glen Berryman was the accounting professor with a reputation as a terrific but tough teacher. For …

Diane Sawyer's mother dies at 94 in Louisville

Jean Sawyer Hayes, the 94-year-old mother of ABC journalist Diane Sawyer, has died.