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    And when Monty reached the Pearly Gates, St. Peter offered him a choice between Doors 1, 2, and 3. . .


    S.I. Newhouse, Jr., Publisher, Conde Naste, age 89

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/01/o...T.nav=top-news


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    “I don’t expect us to be perfect anytime soon,” guard Silas Melson said, “but one thing I do expect is trying to get better every day and playing tougher, harder and more physical than the opponent.”

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    Tom Petty
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    A bad day gets even worse. RIP, Mr. Petty. Thanks for the wonderful music legacy given throughout your career.

    From December 2016:

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/fe...ig-one-w454754

    The rust had built up after a three-year hiatus from touring (their longest break in 25 years), but the band will make up for lost time on April 20th when they kick off their 40th anniversary tour at Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Center, staying on the road steadily through late August playing a mixture of arenas, festivals and the occasional stadium.

    "I'm thinking it may be the last trip around the country," says Petty. "It's very likely we'll keep playing, but will we take on 50 shows in one tour? I don't think so. I'd be lying if I didn't say I was thinking this might be the last big one. We're all on the backside of our sixties. I have a granddaughter now I'd like to see as much as I can. I don't want to spend my life on the road. This tour will take me away for four months. With a little kid, that's a lot of time."


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    “I don’t expect us to be perfect anytime soon,” guard Silas Melson said, “but one thing I do expect is trying to get better every day and playing tougher, harder and more physical than the opponent.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by RenoZag View Post
    A bad day gets even worse. RIP, Mr. Petty. Thanks for the wonderful music legacy given throughout your career.

    From December 2016:

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/fe...ig-one-w454754
    I can't even believe this yet
    My 6 yo really wanted to see him in concert and I skipped going this year thinking that we could go another year. I haven't told him the news yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RenoZag View Post
    A bad day gets even worse. RIP, Mr. Petty. Thanks for the wonderful music legacy given throughout your career.

    From December 2016:

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/fe...ig-one-w454754
    Sucks. It suits the rainy, cold Monday here in the INW.

    "Damn the Torpedoes" was a pivotal album in my early days.
    Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

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    "Southern Accents" was a helluva record too. Loved his work with the Traveling Wilburys too.


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    “I don’t expect us to be perfect anytime soon,” guard Silas Melson said, “but one thing I do expect is trying to get better every day and playing tougher, harder and more physical than the opponent.”

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    Ralphie May died age 45
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    Connie Hawkins, age 75

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    Y. A. Tittle at age 90...

    I remember him playing for both the '49ers and Giants...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bogozags View Post
    Y. A. Tittle at age 90...

    I remember him playing for both the '49ers and Giants...
    Profile of Tittle that was published by ESPN in 2014:

    http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/sto...-espn-magazine

    Includes the iconic photo of Tittle on his knees, blood trickling from his head, a black and white portrait of a beaten quarterback.


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    “I don’t expect us to be perfect anytime soon,” guard Silas Melson said, “but one thing I do expect is trying to get better every day and playing tougher, harder and more physical than the opponent.”

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    Robert Guillaume, 89. Starred in Benson and Soap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtzaga View Post
    Robert Guillaume, 89. Starred in Benson and Soap.
    Sad. He was a good guy.
    Hoping you have a sense of humor too!

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    Fats Domino, Rock and Roll Pioneer, Dead at 89

    Genial singer behind "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame" helped popularize early rock and roll

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    I see the Reaper is getting busy again.
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    Former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay died Tuesday in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico, law enforcement confirmed. He was 40 years old.

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    John Hillerman from Magnum P.I. He was 84.

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    Liz Smith, one-time gossip columnist, age 94


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    “I don’t expect us to be perfect anytime soon,” guard Silas Melson said, “but one thing I do expect is trying to get better every day and playing tougher, harder and more physical than the opponent.”

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    Bobby Doerr was the oldest living member of the Baseball Hall of Fame:

    http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2...-doerr-dies-99
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    “I don’t expect us to be perfect anytime soon,” guard Silas Melson said, “but one thing I do expect is trying to get better every day and playing tougher, harder and more physical than the opponent.”

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    Mel Tillis, legendary County singer. He was 85.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtzaga View Post
    Mel Tillis, legendary County singer. He was 85.
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    Charles Manson dead at 83.

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    Della Reese, famous jazz and Gospel singer. She starred in Touched by an Angel. She was 86.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZagNation View Post
    Charles Manson dead at 83.

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