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  • Steve Byrnes dies at 56; longtime NASCAR broadcaster

    Steve Byrnes dies at 56; longtime NASCAR broadcaster
    Steve Byrnes, a longtime Fox NASCAR broadcaster whose cancer fight drew support across the racing community, died Tuesday. He was 56. Byrnes died just two days after Sunday's "Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes" NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol...
  • Dora K. Crawford

    Dora K. Crawford
    Dora K. Crawford, who during World War II deciphered messages that had been encoded by Germany's Enigma machines as part of Great Britain's secret Project Ultra, died April 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cardiopulmonary and renal failure. The...
  • Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes dies of cancer at age 56

    Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes has died. He was 56. The network said he died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. Byrnes joined Fox Sports in 2001 and served as a pit reporter for its Sprint Cup Series coverage through the 2014 season. He was...
  • Famed Egypt poet El Abnoudy, chronicler of rural life, dies

    State media says Egyptian poet Abdel Rahman El Abnoudy, who channeled folklore and rural life into verses that touched the Arab world, has died at 77 after a long illness. He was known for writing in the Egyptian dialect and penning lyrics for beloved...
  • A. Alfred Taubman, mall magnate jailed in auction scandal, dies at 91

     A. Alfred Taubman, mall magnate jailed in auction scandal, dies at 91
    Shopping mall magnate A. Alfred Taubman, who developed the Beverly Center and was a past owner of the Irvine Co. — and who went to prison late in his career for his role in a scandal that rocked the art auction world — died Friday at his...
  • Friends remember ex-Bear Doug Buffone: 'Hell of a football player, hell of a guy'

    Friends remember ex-Bear Doug Buffone: 'Hell of a football player, hell of a guy'
    Doug Buffone, a former Bears linebacker who made a seamless transition from a prominent football career to a successful second life as a popular Chicago sports radio personality and businessman, was found dead in his Chicago home Monday, according to...
  • Frederic Morton dies at 90; U.S. writer known for books on Austria

    U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee because of the Holocaust, has died, his Austrian publishers said Monday. He was 90. Morton died in his Vienna...
  • Michael R. Mitchell, lawyer who fought LAPD chokehold use, dies at 73

    Michael R. Mitchell, lawyer who fought LAPD chokehold use, dies at 73
    Michael R. Mitchell, an attorney who challenged the Los Angeles Police Department's use of chokeholds and won temporary restrictions on their use, died Friday at his Los Angeles home. He was 73. He had pancreatic cancer, said his wife, Barbara Mitchell....
  • Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. dies at 70; cardiac surgery innovator, activist

    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. dies at 70; cardiac surgery innovator, activist
    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., the first surgeon to successfully implant an automatic defibrillator in a human and a civil rights activist who helped open the doors of John Hopkins University School of Medicine to minority students, has died at the age of 70....
  • Anna C. Junkin, nurse

    Anna C. Junkin, nurse
    Anna C. Junkin, a former OB/GYN nurse who later with her husband became partners in the Flaming Pit restaurant, died Friday at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from a stroke. She was 89. The daughter of Kelly Edward Clair, a coal miner and farmer,...
  • Virginia G. 'Ginger' Clark, Realtor

    Virginia G. 'Ginger' Clark, Realtor
    Virginia G. "Ginger" Clark, a retired Realtor who was active in several historical societies, died Sunday of cancer at Grace Rehabilitation Center in Vero Beach, Fla. The former longtime Ellicott City resident was 83. The daughter of Richard Hebert...