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  • Anger, grief swell in Turkey after 274 coal miners die

    May 14, 2014 9:52 AM

    SOMA, Turkey - High gas concentrations have brought rescue operations to a halt inside a coal mine in western Turkey following a deadly explosion and fire. So far, the bodies of 274 miners have been recovered. The fate of another 150 remains unclear. Teams are trying to vent carbon dioxide... more »
  • Eddie Robinson, Jr. dies

    November 7, 2013 11:55 AM

    DALLAS - The son of former Grambling State football coach Eddie Robinson has died at the age of 70. Family members say Eddie Robinson Jr. died Wednesday night at a Dallas hospital after complications from a heart transplant. Robinson, Jr. played for his father at Grambling, and later worked for... more »
  • Boxer Tommy Morrison dies at 44

    September 2, 2013 10:36 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie "Rocky V," has died. He was 44. Morrison's former manager, Tony Holden says his longtime friend died Sunday night at a Nebraska hospital. The family would not disclose the cause of death.... more »
  • Reality star Gia Allemand dies in New Orleans

    August 14, 2013 3:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Gia Allemand, a reality TV star and girlfriend of NBA Pelicans player Ryan Anderson, has died after being taken off life support at a hospital in New Orleans. According to a statement sent Wednesday by her publicist, the former model and cast member of ABC's "The Bachelor"... more »
  • BREC Zoo announces elephant Judy has died

    March 29, 2013 12:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The BREC Baton Rouge Zoo announced that its Asian elephant named Judy has died. Zoo director Phil Frost said Judy was a "geriatric" animal at age 46, and died after a long illness. Asian elephants can live up to age 60 in the wild, according to... more »
  • Voice of Louisiana Hayride, Frank Page dies Play Video

    January 11, 2013 3:40 PM

    SHREVEPORT - The man who introduced a then-unknown Elvis Presley to worldwide audiences through his work with the Louisiana Hayride - the state's version of the heralded Grand Ole Opry - has died. Veteran radio broadcaster Frank Page died late Wednesday after succumbing to a severe respiratory infection while hospitalized... more »
  • Worker injured in platform fire dies

    November 23, 2012 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One of four Filipino workers injured in an explosion and fire on a Gulf oil platform died today, according to the Phillippine Embassy. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., said in a press release that Avelino Tajonera passed away early this morning. He said Tajonera's wife... more »

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