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Christo, artist known for umbrellas and other large-scale installations, dies

Christo’s 1991 installations of more than 1,000 colorful umbrellas in Southern California and Japan resulted in tragedy. Christo created ephemeral projects across the globe...

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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

NEW YORK — Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s web page. No cause of death was given. Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists’ careers were defined by…...

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Norman Lamm, 92, Dies; Rescued Yeshiva U. From Brink of Bankruptcy

He championed the idea that Orthodox Jews could maintain their faith while engaging with modern society....

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Herbert Stempel, whistleblower in quiz show scandals, dies at 93

Herbert Stempel, the Bronx-born brainiac who became a central figure and whistleblower in the game show rigging scandals of the 1950s, a cultural turning point later chronicled in the 1994 movie “Quiz Show,” died April 7 at a nursing home in New York City. He was 93. His former wife…...

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Karen Blumenthal, 61, Dies; Journalist Turned Young-Adult Author

After many years at The Wall Street Journal, she began writing books about the social forces that gave rise to hot-button issues in American culture....

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Herb Stempel, Quiz Show Whistle-Blower, Is Dead at 93

After being instructed to give a wrong answer and lose to his golden-boy opponent, he played a key role in exposing a major television scandal....

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Weatherman Jr., “Buster” William Claywell

“Buster” William Claywell Weatherman Jr., known to everyone as “Buster,” passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 28, 2020, after a very short battle with Leukemia. He was the husband of Barbara Reed Weatherman for 38 years and loved…...

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Williams, David ¿Ernie¿

David “Ernie” Williams May 04, 1954 – May 29, 2020 David “Ernie” Williams, 66, of Pleasant View, Virginia passed away on Friday May 29, 2020. He was the husband of Victoria “Vicki” Lang Williams. Ernie was born May 4, 1954,…...

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Dillard, Lois Smith

February 15, 1931 – May 26, 2020 Lois Smith Dillard, departed this earthly realm for a far better Heavenly one, while surrounded by her loving family, at Lynchburg General Hospital, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She was born on February…...

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Wood, Phillip “Redwood” Wayne

February 19, 1957 – May 30, 2020 Phillip “Redwood” Wayne Wood, 63, of Evington, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at his residence. Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory 427 Graves Mill Road (434) 239-2405 is assisting the family....

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