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Susan Sollins, Producer, Director, ArtPrize Juror, Dies

Susan Sollins, the executive director of Art21, died on October 13, just days after the ArtPrize 2014 Awards Ceremony was held.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2014

Stella Sossi (Courtesy: A.H. Peters Funeral Home)

Funeral Friday For 93-Year-Old Owner Of Detroit’s Historic Roma Café

Stella Sossi, whose family owns Roma Café in Eastern Market, died Monday at St. John Hospital in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2014

circa 1935: Shirley Temple (1928 - 2014) the American child star started performing in films at three years. She entered politics in the 60's and took on several ambassador positions representing her country. Pictured, smiling and holding building blocks which fit together to spell her name. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Shirley Temple, Iconic Child Star, Dies At 85

Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2014

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Waterford Pastor Dies After Shoveling Snow

One of the casualties from this recent bout of snow and cold is a local pastor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

A general view of the stands at Tiger Stadium prior to the final baseball game played at the 87 year old Tiger Stadium as the Detroit Tigets host the Kansas City Royals on September 27, 1999 in Detroit, Michigan.  There was 6,873 games played at the corner of Michigan and Trumbul streets. The Tigers won the game 8-2.   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Gettyimages)

Former Tigers Outfielder Gates Brown Dies At 74

Gates Brown, an outfielder who played his entire 13-year major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 74.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2013

Long-time White House correspondent Helen Thomas takes up her seat on the front row of the remodeled James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing of the White House July 11, 2007 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pioneering Journalist Helen Thomas Dies At 92

Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents – often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2013

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Longtime Michigan Newspaper Editor Reed Dies At 83

Harry Reed, who was an editor at newspapers in Jackson, Pontiac and Grand Rapids, has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

Henry Blosser, in a 2007 photo, died March 20. He was the founding director of MSU's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. Michigan State University photo.

Founding Director Of Michigan State Cyclotron Dies

Michigan State University says Henry Blosser, a pioneering nuclear physicist and founding director of its cyclotron facility, has died. He was 85.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013

Musician Richard Street attends the screening of 'Standing In The Shadows Of Motown' at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre on September 3, 2002 in Hollywood, California. (Credit: Robert Mora/Getty Images)

Ex-Temptations Singer Richard Street Dies At 70

Former Motown vocalist Richard Street, a member of the Temptations for 25 years, has died. He was 70.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

Singer Mindy McCready performs at the V-Day Presentation of Any One Of Us: Words From Prison at Alice Tully Hall - Lincoln Center June 21, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Singer Mindy McCready Dies In Apparent Suicide

Authorities said the former country star died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

CBS Detroit–02/18/2013

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