Obituary

1010 WINS Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) – Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay tribute...
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WBBM Newsradio Staff
September 15, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Ocasek, the tall and thin lead singer for the rock band that peaked in the 1980s, was pronounced dead Sunday after police received a call for an unconscious male in an East 19th Street townhouse, NBC reported.
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David Caplan
August 29, 2019 - 7:05 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Race car driver and former TV personality on "MythBusters" Jessi Combs -- dubbed the "fastest woman on four wheels" -- was killed Tuesday after she crashed in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, according to local reports. She was 39. She assumed the aforementioned nickname after breaking...
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August 23, 2019 - 8:28 am
Billionaire David Koch has died, CBS News reports . The 79-year-old had been suffering from a recent deterioration in his health. His brother, Charles Koch, released a statement expressing his sadness at the loss of his brother. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother...
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August 04, 2019 - 10:06 am
D.A. Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker whose historic contributions to American culture and politics included immortalizing a young Bob Dylan in "Don't Look Back" and capturing the spin behind Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign in "The War Room," has died. He was 94.
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