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The Boston Globe › 3 hours ago
Rick Ludwin, who oversaw late-night programming at NBC for many years but is probably best known for backing the sitcom “Seinfeld” when it seemed the network might drop it before the show started its storied run, died on Sunday at a hospital in Los...
The Boston Globe › 3 hours ago
Zeke Bratkowski, the quarterback who backed up Bart Starr during the Green Bay Packers’ 1960s dynasty, has died at his Florida home. He was 88.
The Boston Globe › 4 hours ago
Jan Erik Kongshaug, a recording engineer who helped sculpt the rich and quietly splendorous sound of ECM Records, an influential label that has produced timeless jazz and contemporary classical recordings, died on Nov. 5 in Oslo, Norway.
The Boston Globe › 4 hours ago
Raymond Poulidor, the “eternal runner-up” whose repeated failure to win the Tour de France helped him conquer French hearts and become the country’s all-time favorite cyclist, has died. He was 83.
Chicago Tribune › 11 hours ago
John McGuire, who was active with an independent Democratic movement in the 1960s, went on to work with Illinois Gov.l Dan Walker and Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne
The Sydney Morning Herald › 1 day ago
He never stopped working for protection, regeneration and best practice management of the local bushland resource.
The Sydney Morning Herald › 1 day ago
Freeman photographed his last Beatles album in late 1965, for Rubber Soul, which drew attention for its distorted picture.
The Boston Globe › 1 day ago
Charles Rogers, a former Detroit Lions receiver whose promising NFL career was derailed by injuries and drug use, died on Monday in Fort Myers, Florida. He was 38.
The Boston Globe › 1 day ago
Richard T. Flood Jr., 84, who died Oct. 30, was a hockey coach at Noble and Greenough School and headmaster of Salisbury School.
The Boston Globe › 1 day ago
Robert C. Norris, a rancher known for his role as the Marlboro Man in television commercials for the cigarette brand, died Sunday at Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Boston Globe › 1 day ago
Maria Perego, Italian puppeteer who created the mouse Topo Gigio, dies at 95
The Boston Globe › 1 day ago
William J. Hughes, who served 20 years in Congress representing the 2nd District of New Jersey and then was US ambassador to Panama during the years leading up to the transfer of control of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama, died Oct...
The Boston Globe › 3 days ago
James Hart Stern, a black minister with a colorful past who made news this year by seeming to wrangle control of a Michigan neo-Nazi group away from far-right extremists in hopes of turning it to nobler ends, died Oct. 11 at his home in Moreno Valley...
The Boston Globe › 3 days ago
Louis Eppolito was practically born into the Mafia.
The Boston Globe › 3 days ago
George Hursey, 98, of Brockton, who died Nov. 5, was an Army veteran who survived the Pearl Harbor attack.
The Boston Globe › 3 days ago
Ms. Jagger was a fiercely independent creator who adhered to her own instincts and vision; though her work has affinities with feminist art, land art, and post-minimalism, she never aligned with any prevailing styles or movements.
The Wall Street Journal › 3 days ago
Kaiser Permanente Chief Executive Bernard Tyson, a high-profile voice in U.S. health policy, died unexpectedly Sunday.
Chicago Tribune › 3 days ago
Joseph Wright Jr. was an environmental lawyer and a competitive sailor who competed in 28 Chicago to Mackinac races. He died Nov. 4 at 81.
NBC News › 3 days ago
Tyson succeeded George Halvorson as CEO in 2013 and has been at the helm of the health care corporation for the last six years
The New York Times › 3 days ago
He represented New Jersey’s Second District for 20 years, then was ambassador to Panama in a crucial period.
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