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Trinity Broadcasting's Jan Crouch dies days after stroke

Televangelist Jan Crouch, who co-founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network with her husband more than four decades ago, has died just days after she suffered a stroke.

Ron Rosenbaum, attorney and radio host, dies at 68

Prominent Twin Cities attorney and local radio host Ron Rosenbaum has died of complications from cancer.

Food Lion co-founder Ketner dies at age 95

The man who helped turned $50 investments in a North Carolina grocery store into the Food Lion chain with more than 1,100 stores across the Southeast has died.

Food Lion co-founder Ketner dies at age 95

The co-founder of the Food Lion grocery store chain has died.

Shortstop in 1st women's pro baseball league dies at 90

A member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League that was immortalized in the 1992 film "A League of Their Own" has died. Lucille "Lou" Richards was 90.


Obituary: DeGalynn Wade Sanders, lawyer for low-income families

As a young beauty pageant contestant, DeGalynn Wade Sanders polished an original dance and spoken-word routine that she called, simply, “The Dream Factor.” The future…


Ron Rosenbaum, attorney and commentator, dead at 68

Also an attorney, he had battled an aggressive form of cancer.


Cassandra Butts, former deputy White House counsel, dies

Cassandra Butts, former deputy White House counsel and a classmate and friend of President Barack Obama, has died, her family and Obama said. She was 50.


Second baby eagle dies in Iowa nest connected to webcam

A second baby eagle has died in a northeastern Iowa nest that people around the world watch online through a webcam.


Woman dies from fire ant attack 1 day after her mother died

An Alabama woman standing atop a hay bale was attacked by fire ants and died of an apparent allergic reaction the day after her mother died, authorities and a relative said Friday.


'Groundhog Day' actress Angela Paton dies at age 86

Angela Paton (PAY-ton), an actress best known for appearing with Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," has died at age 86.


Minnesota eagle, a symbol for wounded vets, dies at age 35

A Minnesota eagle that gained fame in national TV appearances and as a symbol for wounded veterans has died at the ripe old age of 35, the National Eagle Center announced Thursday.


Gophers pitching coach Oakes remembered for values, leadership

Todd Oakes, who spent 18 years as Gophers pitching coach, mentoring Twins closer Glen Perkins and others, died Thursday after a four-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia, his family confirmed. He was 55.


State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84

The state judge who presided over the "Mississippi Burning" trial in 2005 has died.


Jennifer Aniston announces death of mother Nancy Dow at 79

Jennifer Aniston's mother, Nancy Dow, has died. She was 79.


500-pound actor known for low-budget movies dies in NY at 62

Joe Fleishaker (FLY'-shay-kur), a 500-pound actor known for his work in low-budget horror films, has died. He was 62.


Obituary: Jean Dressel, librarian, artist and gardener

Before Google put instant information at everyone’s fingertips, reference librarians like Jean Dressel were human search engines, digging up nuggets of knowledge for library patrons.…


Missing Appalachian Trail hiker found dead last year kept journal of her ordeal

An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents.


Sheriff's deputies: Kiln man dies after fight with 3 sons

Sheriff's deputies say a 75-year-old Mississippi man has died after he was brutally beaten during a fight last week with three of his sons.