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Don Rickles, the comedian known as the ‘merchant of venom’ for his unique brand of insult comedy, died Thursday about a month shy of his 91st birthday.

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Fox News Commentator Alan Colmes, who had a great quote about fighting fire in political debates, died this week at age 66. How should …

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It’s always sad when you learn of a friend’s passing on social media, but thanks to a Facebook death glitch, some reports were a bit premature.

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Morley Safer, who just retired from CBS’s ’60 Minutes,’ passed away at 84. Have you ever had a job you loved so much you’d …

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When word of breaking news begins appearing, you have to go past the old saying, ‘Consider the source.’ On Thursday, we learned actor and …

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Actor Abe Vigoda, whose death had been erroneously reported three decades earlier, has died at age 94. Novelist Mark Twain was on a speaking …

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I believe it’s a safe guess on my part that only a narrow splinter of this blog’s audience will ever even have heard of …

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The woman who nearly fatally stabbed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 10 years before his assassination died earlier this month at age 98. It’s …

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In the past two weeks, we’ve lost two classic game show hosts you might remember from your childhood: Jim Lange and Geoff Edwards. Fans …

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Her nickname was “America’s Sweetheart” and Shirley Temple Black kept a generation of Americans smiling during the Great Depression. Black passed away late Monday …

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All this week, I’m highlighting the year’s top posts in my key categories here at Patrick’s Place. Today, it’s time to look back at …

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It was November 13, 1983. I was thirteen years old, just 10 days away from my 14th birthday, and I stood just out of …