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Men at Work’s Greg Ham played flute in Australia’s theme track ‘Down Under’

MELBOURNE, Australia – Police are investigating the death of Australian band Men at Work’s multi-instrumentalist Greg Ham, whose body was found at his home in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton early today. (This story appeared on The Australian on April

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Men at Work’s Greg Ham played flute in Australia’s theme track ‘Down Under’

MELBOURNE, Australia – Police are investigating the death of Australian band Men at Work’s multi-instrumentalist Greg Ham, whose body was found at his home in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton early today. (This story appeared on The Australian on April

Despite a wealth of honors, acclaimed Southern writer Doris Betts, 79, was anything but ‘uppity’

PITTSBORO, N.C. – Doris Betts, the celebrated Southern writer who for decades nurtured others as a creative writing professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, died Saturday at the age of 79. (This story appeared in The Raleigh News-Observer on April 24, 2012.

Despite a wealth of honors, acclaimed Southern writer Doris Betts, 79, was anything but ‘uppity’

PITTSBORO, N.C. – Doris Betts, the celebrated Southern writer who for decades nurtured others as a creative writing professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, died Saturday at the age of 79. (This story appeared in The Raleigh News-Observer on April 24, 2012.

Canadian bank robber Roger Caron wrote a prison memoir that earned him Governor General’s Award for non-fiction

CORNWALL, Ontario – Roger Caron, one of Canada’s most notorious criminals — and for a time, one of its most celebrated — is dead. (This story appeared in The Ottawa Citizen on April 12, 2012. Read the rest here.)

Canadian bank robber Roger Caron wrote a prison memoir that earned him Governor General’s Award for non-fiction

CORNWALL, Ontario – Roger Caron, one of Canada’s most notorious criminals — and for a time, one of its most celebrated — is dead. (This story appeared in The Ottawa Citizen on April 12, 2012. Read the rest here.)

Half of the Memphis Horns, Andrew Love brought soul to hits by Elvis, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor

MEMPHIS – Saxophonist Andrew Love, one-half of the renowned Memphis Horns, has died. The 70-year-old musician passed away at his home on Thursday night, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Love and his longtime partner, trumpeter Wayne Jackson, made their early

Half of the Memphis Horns, Andrew Love brought soul to hits by Elvis, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor

MEMPHIS – Saxophonist Andrew Love, one-half of the renowned Memphis Horns, has died. The 70-year-old musician passed away at his home on Thursday night, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Love and his longtime partner, trumpeter Wayne Jackson, made their early

Raymond Aubrac, 97, was involved in the French Resistance’s most romantic legend – and bitterest controversy

PARIS – Raymond Aubrac, who has died aged 97, was among the last surviving leaders of the French Resistance in the Second World War and central to the most celebrated, and controversial, incident in the history of the clandestine organisation.

Raymond Aubrac, 97, was involved in the French Resistance’s most romantic legend – and bitterest controversy

PARIS – Raymond Aubrac, who has died aged 97, was among the last surviving leaders of the French Resistance in the Second World War and central to the most celebrated, and controversial, incident in the history of the clandestine organisation.

As a Yale sophomore, Reed Whittemore published some of the most important poets of the day

KENSINGTON, Md. – Reed Whittemore, who as a Yale sophomore in 1939 helped start a literary magazine that published some of the eminent poets of the age and who himself became a leading ambassador for poetry as writer, editor, college

As a Yale sophomore, Reed Whittemore published some of the most important poets of the day

KENSINGTON, Md. – Reed Whittemore, who as a Yale sophomore in 1939 helped start a literary magazine that published some of the eminent poets of the age and who himself became a leading ambassador for poetry as writer, editor, college

Former Olympian diving champion Mark Lenzi was East Carolina University diving coach

GREENVILLE, NC – Olympic diving champion Mark Lenzi died Monday after spending two weeks in critical condition in a Greenville, N.C. hospital. He was 43. (This story appeared at Fredricksburg.com. Read the rest here.)

Former Olympian diving champion Mark Lenzi was East Carolina University diving coach

GREENVILLE, NC – Olympic diving champion Mark Lenzi died Monday after spending two weeks in critical condition in a Greenville, N.C. hospital. He was 43. (This story appeared at Fredricksburg.com. Read the rest here.)