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January 26, 2015 2:44 PMBATON ROUGE - The owner of a popular downtown restaurant has died. Christina Bannister died Monday. She had an aneurysm a few weeks ago and had been on a ventilator for two weeks until family members made a decision to remove it Sunday. Bannister owned Christina's at the... more »
December 10, 2014 9:05 PMPIERRE PART - The Diocese of Baton Rouge said Wednesday, a popular priest at a rural church died after falling off his bicycle earlier this week. Father Clarence Waguespack fell off his bicycle on Highway 70 near Lee Drive in Pierre Part Monday. He broke his neck in the... more »
June 19, 2013 7:19 PMLOS ANGELES- James Gandolfini, the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos," died in Italy Wednesday. The 51-year-old was vacationing in Rome, HBO and his managers said. In a statement, HBO called the actor a great talent and a gentle and loving person. Gandolfini played conflicted... more »
November 14, 2012 7:55 PMBATON ROUGE- Hillar Moore, Jr., a philanthropist and retired business leader has died. Moore, 87, passed away Wednesday evening after having a heart attack almost two weeks ago. Moore was retired from Associated Grocers, where he was president for 20 years. Prior to that he worked for another... more »
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