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ROCK N’ ROLL PIONEER HAS DIED AT 100

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David Louis Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019)


(AP) – Dave Bartholomew, a giant of
New Orleans music and a rock n’ roll
pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as
"Ain’t That a Shame," ”I’m Walkin,’" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has
died.

Bartholomew, a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame, died Sunday at a hospital in a New Orleans suburb.

His eldest son, Dave Bartholomew Jr., confirmed the news to AP saying:
"Daddy was 100 years and six months old. It was just that time."

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From left: Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew.

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BIGFOOT TO HELP STAMP OUT WILDFIRES!

The Oregon State Fire Marshal is calling on a new mascot to help prevent
wildfires.

Wednesday, the Oregon State Fire Marshal tweeted out graphics featuring
Bigfoot and encouraging safe fire practices.

Oregon OSFM

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A campaign featuring Smokey and the slogan "Smokey Says –
Care Will Prevent 9 out of 10 Forest Fires" began in 1944. His
later slogan, "Remember Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires"
was created in 1947 and was associated with Smokey Bear
for more than five decades. In April 2001, the message was
officially updated to "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires."

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AWARD WINNING SPORTS MAGAZINE SOLD


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NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million
to a company that specializes in managing fashion, entertainment and sports brands, including marketing rights to Shaquille O’Neal and Muhammad Ali.

The seller, Meredith Corp., will continue running the print edition and the
website SI.com for at least two years. Its editor and publisher are staying on,
and the magazine will have editorial independence.

According to a statement made by Sports Illustrated Editor-in-Chief Chris
Stone, the deal lets Sports Illustrated grow in new areas such as esports,
while Meredith can continue to "produce independent, award-winning
journalism and storytelling."

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Chris Stone

The first issue of Sports Illustrated, showing Milwaukee Braves
star
Eddie Mathews at bat and New York Giants catcher Wes
Westrum
in Milwaukee County Stadium.

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FAMOUS GRUMPY FELINE HAS DIED AT 7

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Grumpy Cat (Tardar Sauce) (April 4, 2012 – May 14, 2019)

Grumpy Cat, was an American internet celebrity cat. She was known for
her permanently "
grumpy" facial appearance, which was caused by an
underbite and feline dwarfism. She came to prominence when a photo
of her was posted on September 22, 2012, on social news website called
Reddit by Bryan Bundesen, the brother of her owner Tabatha Bundesen.

Grumpy Cat died at home in the arms of her "mommy" Tabatha following complications from a urinary tract infection on May 14, 2019. Her death
was announced on May 17, 2019 on social media.
 (Wikipedia )

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died, according to reports. This file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing with her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, in New York, on Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
This file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing with her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, in New York, on Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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TV STAR PEGGY LIPTON HAS DIED AT 72

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Margaret Ann "Peggy" Lipton (August 30, 1946 – May 11, 2019)


(Fox News) – Peggy Lipton, the actress who first gained fame on “The Mod
Squad”, a crime drama series on ABC-TV from 1968 to 1973 has died. The
former wife of music producer Quincy Jones succumbed to cancer.

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