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Queen Aretha's troubled soul: A mother by the age of 13 and married to a pimp at 19... how Franklin overcame a broken home to become one of the greatest singers ever and win the R-E-S-P-E-C-T of millions

Franklin, who had been having hospice care, died from advanced pancreatic cancer - a disease she had been fighting since 2010. Although her health had been crippled by years of alcoholism, heavy smoking and obesity, she only announced last year that she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:33
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Vector Group Mourns the Passing of Board Member Jeffrey S. Podell

Mr. Podell, a private investor, served as a director of the company since November 1993. He was a member of the New York State Bar Association from 1965 until March 2010.
Business Wire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:24
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[Louisiana] Ken Carter, political strategist and BOLD founder, dies

He stared down the seemingly invincible legal and financial power of Big Tobacco and helped win a landmark, $206-billion settlement with tobacco interests, including $4.4 million for Louisiana’s anti-smoking programs and Medicaid treatment reimbursements
Louisiana Weekly
added Aug 14, 2018 02:36
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[Indiana] Mark Bennett: Dr. Garcia helped give Vigo Countians smoke-free workplaces

That effort went on for most of Garcia’s 11 years as chief health officer. His courage and tenacity in continuing to push for a countywide clean-air ordinance was one of many highlights of his life. Garcia died last Friday at 84. Today, most of us don’t
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Louisiana] New Orleans lawyer Ken Carter passes away at 74

Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Switzerland] Sergio Marchionne the Ferrari CEO who saved Fiat and Chrysler dies aged 66 weeks after surgery

66, passed away after suffering complications following recent surgery... for a shoulder problem about three weeks ago....newspaper photographs of a chain-smoking Marchionne awaiting talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the Chancellery in Be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 11:59
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[New York] Anthony Bourdain’s Admirers Leave Heartbreaking Notes At Les Halles

Some mourners left packs of Marlboro Reds, Bourdain’s cigarette of choice.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:24
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[North Carolina] PURVIS: This is how I'll remember Anthony Bourdain: A Charlotte visit and an ash-tray incident

Alcohol, smoking, a heroin history and a rock-star lifestyle were always a part of Tony Bourdain’s story. ..This was still in that uneasy era when people smoked but you couldn’t smoke anywhere. The Marriott Marquis still had ashtrays by the elevators, ea
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 8, 2018 18:49
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Sons of Anarchy actor Alan O'Neill dies at age 47 after years of battling drug and alcohol demons

TMZ. O'Neill, the outlet reported, had past battled drug and alcohol abuse, as well as heart problems, and was a cigarette smoker. Authorities did not suspect foul play in the actor's death, according to the outlet, and and results of an autopsy are pen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:11
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Margot Kidder, Actress Who Found Movie Stardom in ‘Superman,’ Dies at 69

Audiences, though, loved it; “Superman” became the second-highest-grossing movie of the year, trailing only “Grease.” It starred Christopher Reeve in the title role, and he and Ms. Kidder reunited for “Superman II” (1980), “Superman III” (1983) and “Sup
New York Times
added May 19, 2018 02:25
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