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Billy Graham, ‘America’s Pastor’ Dies at 99

Feb. 21, 2018 — The Rev. Billy Franklin Graham, self-proclaimed as “America’s Pastor,” and a friend and spiritual adviser to multiple presidents, died Wednesday in ...

Dennis Peron, Father of Medical Marijuana in California, Dies at 72

Dennis Peron, the cannabis activist who fired up the movement to legalize medical marijuana in California, died on Saturday in a San Francisco hospital. He ...

Dennis Peron, Early Medical Marijuana Advocate, Dies at 71

Mr. Peron campaigned to change the California laws that criminalized the possession of marijuana for medical use. He succeeded. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Writer-Producer, Voice of ‘Batfink’ Frank Buxton Dies Age 87

Frank Buxton Actor, writer, director, producer and general showbiz dynamo Frank Buxton — who created the Peabody Award-winning NBC series Hot Dog (1970-71) and touched ...

Longtime Washington State Medical Marijuana Activist Dies

JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state who went to sometimes difficult lengths to obtain the drug for the patients she served, ...

Groups Help Children Grieve After A Parent Dies

Nov. 16, 2017 — Alicia Kelly’s husband, Christopher, died suddenly in March 2016 at the age of 43 from a blood clot, leaving behind Alicia ...

‘Skinny Repeal’ Bill Dies in Senate Vote

July 28, 2017 — The Senate early Friday morning narrowly defeated a “skinny” repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Republican Sen. John McCain of ...

‘Batman,’ ‘Family Guy’ Star Adam West Dies at 88

Adam West, the actor best known for playing Batman on TV and more recently as a prolific voice actor on programs such as Family Guy, ...

Former Paramount Chairman Brad Grey Dies Age 59

Just months after his resignation in February, the family of former Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey has shared that the Hollywood luminary died Sunday at ...

Texas: Decriminalization Bill Dies in House

H.B. 81 is gone but not forgotten. A bill intended to lessen the penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana expired last night in the ...

‘Underdog’ Animator Joe Harris Dies at 89

Joe Harris The advertising artist who brought to life some of the most iconic cartoon characters of the mid-20th century, Joe Harris, died March 26 ...

David Peel, Downtown Singer and Marijuana Evangelist, Dies at 74

Mr. Peel’s best-known song was “I Like Marijuana.” His best-known friends were John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

‘Miffy’ Creator Dick Bruna Dies Age 89

Dick Bruna, the Dutch children’s author and artist who created the internationally popular character Miffy the bunny, died Thursday, February 16 in his hometown of ...

Woman Dies From Superbug Resisting All Antibiotics

By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A Nevada woman in her 70s who’d recently returned from India died in ...

‘Star Wars’ Star Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

Carrie Fisher Actor, author and screenwriter Carrie Fisher — known worldwide as the iconic Princess Leia (and now, General Organa) of Star Wars — died ...

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