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Ukraine mourns ‘our golden generation’ killed on frontlines

There are funerals every day in Kyiv, but this one felt particularly poignant. Hundreds of friends and fellow activists, clad in Ukrainian flags, gathered on Saturday to pay tribute to Roman Ratushnyi, a prominent political and environmental campaigner who was recently killed fighting near Ukraine’s second-biggest city, Kharkiv. “All our brightest, bravest guys are dying. […]

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US

‘A piece of heaven’: Auburn veteran mourns beloved service dog

After his first year with his service dog, Ciara, Eric Haynes wanted to celebrate. So he took her on a cruise to Mexico. It seemed like all 3,000 people on the ship knew her by their second day on board, Haynes told The Citizen. They all asked him if they could pet her. But one […]

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Entertainment

Andrea Bocelli’s son Matteo shares rare pic of brother Amos as family mourns major death

The image shows the pair of them embracing and grinning happily. Amos is three years older than Matteo at 27. They are both from Andrea’s first marriage to Enrica Cenzatti, which ended in 2002 after twenty years. The world-famous tenor then started a new relationship with Veronica Berti the same year. Their daughter Virginia was […]

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Canada

Black community in Ontario’s Niagara Region mourns with Buffalo, N.Y., after mass shooting | CBC News

Sherri Darlene says her father Robert Ford visits Tops supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., nearly every day, just to pickup “little things.” It happens so often that it’s become a bit of a family joke. The 74-year-old was on his way there Saturday when he stopped to see if his friend Larry wanted to join him, according to his daughter, who […]

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US

SC State mourns passing of 109-year-old alumna, Ethel M. Richburg

South Carolina State University offers its condolences to the family of Ethel Margaret Richburg, an SCSU alumna who died April 14, 2022, at age 109. Richburg enjoyed a 40-year career as an elementary school teacher in Clarendon and Berkeley counties. Interim President Alexander Conyers was among her first-grade pupils in Manning and visited her on […]

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Canada

‘Our beloved maestro’: Hamilton mourns the death of renowned conductor Boris Brott | CBC News

There’s a black-and-white photo of Boris Brott in a pristine white coat and snappy bow tie, his baton raised, surrounded by an orchestra wearing hard hats and an audience of steelworkers. It’s a scene that seems to sum up the character of the renowned conductor, and that of the city he loved, in perfect harmony. “Who can forget […]

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Celebrities

Chanelle Hayes mourns Nikki Grahame’s ‘tragic, awful’ death one year on

Big Brother star Chanelle Hayes has opened up about fellow contestant Nikki Grahame’s death and said it was “awful” to hear she had passed last year. While Chanelle and Nikki didn’t appear on the same series of Big Brother – with Chanelle competing in 2007, the year after Nikki appeared on the show in 2006 […]

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US

Oak Park High School mourns loss of student who died from pill with ‘lethal amount’ of fentanyl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – A sophomore student at Oak Park High School died Tuesday afternoon from a drug overdose. Interim principal Dr. Chris McCann stated in a letter to parents that Ethan Everley had taken a pill he was unaware contained a lethal amount of fentanyl on Thursday evening, March 24. McCann stated that […]

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Entertainment

Yellowstone’s Kevin Costner mourns sad death of co-star and close friend with heartfelt tribute

March 16, 2022 – 12:35 GMT Eve Crosbie Kevin Costner has paid a heartfelt tribute on social media following the death of his close friend and former co-star William Hurt Kevin Costner has paid a heartfelt tribute to his late co-star William Hurt who passed away over the weekend at the age of 71. MORE: Yellowstone […]

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Canada

Toronto Zoo mourns death of greater one-horned rhino | CBC News

Ashakiran, a greater one-horned rhinoceros known to her Toronto Zoo family as Asha, died on Thursday. She was 17 years old.  The Toronto Zoo announced Asha’s passing on Saturday morning, nearly 16 years after she first arrived — a zoo transfer carried out to help ensure her species’ survival. In 2016, Asha gave birth to […]