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^^It's a teensy-weensy mistake, and I know I'm splitting hairs here, but I'm compelled to point it out anyway.
They've got Matt "Guitar" Murphy being born in Sunflower MI (Michigan) but it should be MS (Mississippi)

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Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

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(CNN) Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery Monday in Broward County, Florida, police said.

The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was leaving a motorsports store shortly before 4 p.m. when two men in a dark colored SUV shot and killed him in an apparent robbery, said Keyla Concepción, Broward County sheriff department public information officer.

Broward County deputies are actively looking for the two men and asking anyone who witnessed the shooting to come forward, Concepción said.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:24 am 
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(CNN) Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery Monday in Broward County, Florida, police said.

The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was leaving a motorsports store shortly before 4 p.m. when two men in a dark colored SUV shot and killed him in an apparent robbery, said Keyla Concepción, Broward County sheriff department public information officer.

Broward County deputies are actively looking for the two men and asking anyone who witnessed the shooting to come forward, Concepción said.


Piece of shit. Good fucking riddance.


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Richard Valeriani, Veteran NBC News Correspondent, Dies at 85

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Richard Valeriani, an NBC News correspondent who was a familiar presence on television for more than three decades, covering events like the civil rights movement, John F. Kennedy’s assassination and Henry A. Kissinger’s globe-trotting diplomatic missions, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 85.

His wife of 38 years, Kathie Berlin, said the cause was chronic heart failure.

Mr. Valeriani joined NBC in the early 1960s. He was hired away from The Associated Press while covering the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba, where his proficiency in speaking Spanish with a Cuban dialect proved vital.

He went on to become a correspondent for “NBC Nightly News” and, for a few years in the 1970s, a co-anchor of “Today” from Washington.

Mr. Valeriani covered the White House at some point during every administration from Kennedy’s to George H. W. Bush’s. He also had stints covering the State Department and the Pentagon.

“He always took great pride that he was on Nixon’s enemies list,” Ms. Berlin said.

On Nov. 22, 1963, after seeing a report at the National Press Club in Washington that Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, Mr. Valeriani ran to the White House and then appeared on camera for about four hours as the story developed, fed information by other reporters.

Covering the State Department, he traveled hundreds of thousands of miles around the world with Mr. Kissinger, the secretary of state, and wrote about the experience in 1979 in the book “Travels With Henry.”

Mr. Valeriani considered his coverage of the civil rights movement, including protest marches in Selma and Marion, Alabama, as the most rewarding work of his career, Ms. Berlin said. In an interview for the 1987 book “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years (1954-1965),” by Juan Williams, Mr. Valeriani recalled being hospitalized after a white townsman hit him over the head with an ax handle as a police officer stood by without making an arrest.

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Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at age 46,
She was said to have understood some 2,000 words of spoken English.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:15 am 
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The dedication from The Real Frank Zappa Book:

This book is dedicated to Gail, the kids, Stephen Hawking and Ko-Ko.

F.Z. August 23, 1988 06:39:37

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Ko-Ko meets Robin Williams.

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Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist for the Washington Post, author of dozens of books and frequent contributor on Fox News:
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:08 am 
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Ko-Ko meets Robin Williams.

Let's all remember she was acknowledged with a dedication in TRFZB:
http://wiki.killuglyradio.com/wiki/Ko-Ko

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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
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Ko-Ko meets Robin Williams.

Let's all remember she was acknowledged with a dedication in TRFZB:
http://wiki.killuglyradio.com/wiki/Ko-Ko

Fortunately, my memory is good enough to remember three posts back. 8)

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Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54
https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/8462386/vinnie-paul-dead-pantera-damageplan-hellyeah

Drummer Vinnie Paul, co-founder of metal band Pantera, has died. Currently a member of Hellyeah, Paul was 54.
His representative confirmed the legendary drummer’s death to Billboard, but added that no further details are available at this time.
"Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away," reads a statement on the Pantera Facebook page. "Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time."


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Vinnie Paul always had a HORRIBLE drum sound. Those fake triggers are awful.


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Welcome back, jaypfunk...

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Richard 'Old Man' Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' dead at 77

"Chumlee, that head of yours belongs in a jar."

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Former Labour minister Koro Wētere dies surrounded by family at Te Kuiti hospital
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Koro Wētere died on Saturday morning.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has paid tribute to former Māori Affairs Minister and Labour MP Koro Tainui Wētere who has died.

Wētere died in the arms of his daughter at Te Kuiti Hospital in the King Country on Saturday morning, the day after his 83rd birthday.

He died after an on-going battle with prostate cancer. Family confirmed Wētere's death to Stuff on Saturday morning.
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The Māori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu, with Prince Charles and Koro Wētere in February 1994. (please note Koro's legendary comb-over)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern posted a photo and message on Instagram from hospital as she recovered after giving birth to her baby girl.

"So saddened to hear of the passing of Koro Wētere. He leaves a huge legacy, and not just within the walls of parliament and politics. My thoughts and condolences are with his family, as is my gratitude for all he gave us."

Born in Te Kuiti in 1935, Koro Wētere was of Ngāti Maniapoto descent. He worked as a farmer in the King Country and served as an Āpotoro in the Ratana Church before moving into public service.
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Koro Wētere and Timoti Karetu at a Māori Language Week celebration.

Wetere entered parliament in 1969 with the largest majority of any candidate. He later served as a minister under David Lange's Labour-led government.

In his time he served as Minister of Māori Affairs and was known as the forebearer of the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process.

Helen Clark paid tribute to Wētere in a tweet on Saturday, saying he was a "much valued colleague in Parliament for many years as MP, Minister and Labour stalwart".

Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters expressed his condolences at Wētere's death.

"On behalf of the New Zealand Government I wish to acknowledge the contribution Koro Wētere has made to the country and his remarkable service as a parliamentarian for more than quarter of a century," Peters said.

Koro Wētere served as Crown Minister for Lands and for Maori Affairs and played a key role in the affairs of his Tainui people.

"He was also instrumental in the complicated resolution of the Maori fisheries settlement during the 1980s. His contributions to New Zealand's modern society include advances in Te Reo language recognition.

"Koro was highly respected across the divide of politics for his sincerity and integrity. Our deepest condolences are extended to his family and to Ngāti Maniapoto for their loss."

Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta said Wētere's death was a huge loss.

"To Tainui, Maniapoto-Waikato in particular he played a significant contribution to Māoridom and was a Labour MP for a significant time."

Wētere served as an MP in the Kirk government and as a cabinet minister in the Lange government.

He oversaw a passion of his in progressing Māori land development, and was a "grassroots character" who drew his political contribution from what was happening in communities, Mahuta said.

Wētere grew up on a farm but it was soon realised his talents were wasted on the rural life, and he entered into politics, she said.

Wētere would leave a legacy as a political leader in resetting Māori development and as a leader in Treaty settlement, she said.

"During my period of growing up he was very influential. He will leave a big hole."

Wetere introduced the Treaty of Waitangi Amendment Act, which extended the Waitangi Tribunal's powers to investigate claims dating back to 1840.

In 1984 Wētere hosted the Hui Taumata – a Maori economic summit conference – at Parliament. It looked at channelling funds towards Māori initiatives in a productive way.

"That was a shift in policy focus recognising how Māori could impact their own outcomes – and he was instrumental in that."

The other major contribution was the 1985 Treaty of Waitangi Amendment Act, making retrospective Treaty of Waitangi claims possible.

Wētere was a strong supporter of the kohanga reo movement.

"His aspirations for Māori education went from early childhood to Te Wananga Aotearoa," Mahuta said.

He became Minister of Maori Affairs in 1984. Five years later the 'Maori loans affair' erupted when his senior Maori Affairs' staff planned to arrange unauthorised overseas loans to promote Maori business.

He offered his resignation but it was turned down by his senior cabinet colleagues.

Under his reign as minister, the 1987 Māori Language Act was passed. At the time he said making Māori language an official language of New Zealand was not only for Māori, but for the whole nation.

In 1990 Wetere caused an uproar by replying to questions in the House in Māori and refusing to translate.

When Wētere left politics he served as a director of Waikato-Tainui, and was seen as a "trust and confidence" to the Māori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu, in her time.

"He was unshakeable and unwavering in his commitment to movements that he loved – the Kīngitanga and Ratana movements," Mahuta said.

"He gave me advice when I first came into Parliament, which I have coveted. He was always stable and consistent in times of flurry."

​As a man Wētere was undeniably "likeable", she said.

"Even in his time in opposition you wouldn't find many who would say a bad word. He was held in high regard by those on both sides of the house."

"He was always a solid support in my personal political career and growing up."

Outside politics, Wētere loved to play golf and is survived by his wife, two daughters, three sons, 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Wētere will be taken to Turangawaewae marae on Saturday afternoon before being buried in the family cemetary at the family farm just south of Te Kuiti on the Awakino 4mile.


- Stuff

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/104954 ... i-hospital

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Mourners pay respects to former Labour MP Koro Wētere
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/104964 ... oro-wetere

Politicians share memories of Koro Wētere at Tūrangawaewae
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politi ... angawaewae

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Science fiction writer Harlan Ellison:
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Painter, sculptor, actor and violinist Armando (88).
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Bassist and composer Fred Chalenor. Fred was a member of many great but obscure bands such as Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoe Store, Hughscore (with Hugh Hopper) Boodlers (with Elliot Sharp), Curlew, various Wayne Horvitz ensembles and others.


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Robby Müller, dutch director of photography. He operated the camera for directors like Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch or Lars von Trier.
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Ed Schultz...

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Ed Schultz, veteran broadcaster and former MSNBC host, dies at 64

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Ed Schultz, the liberal firebrand and former MSNBC host who most recently anchored a show for a Russian-funded media organization, died on Thursday. He was 64.


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