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Death of man at Brandywine Falls in Cuyahoga Valley National Park ruled suicide by medical examiner
The death of a man found at Brandywine Falls Tuesday has been ruled a suicide by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. Watch video AKRON, Ohio -- An elderly man found dead at Brandywine Falls Tuesday took his own life, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. The office identified the man as 71-year-old August C. Voight, of Brecksville. Voight died of multiple blunt force injuries, Gary Gunther, chief investigator with the medical examiner's office, said Thursday. Voight was found at the base of a cliff overlooking a 65-foot waterfall on the eastern edge of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Sagamore Hills. Previous coverage: Elderly man found dead at Brandywine Falls in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Voight's death is the third in the area since the falls became part of the national park. In 1995, a man fell over the boardwalk fence and died. There wasn't another death there until May 2011 when a 31-year-old Canal Fulton man died after falling from the top of the falls.    If you wish to discuss or comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section. Like Chanda Neely on Facebook. Follow me on Twitter: Follow @ChandaNeely // !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); // ]]>
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3rd heat-related death in Shelby County reported
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Health officials are reporting the third heat-related death this year in Shelby County. The county's health department is not identifying any of the three people who have died from heat-related causes this summer in the Memphis area. The health department is advising residents to combat high ...
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Three men dead in Natore road accident
A collision between a bus and two trucks has left three dead in Natore.
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This ‘Grease’ conspiracy theory will totally bum you out
A “Grease” fan has an explanation for the movie’s unlikely love story of a high school  bad-boy and his goody-two-shoes gal — it was all a dream! The conspiracy theory, which is being recirculated thanks to a Reddit thread, claims that Sandy, played by Olivia Newton-John was actually dead, or dying, throughout the entirety of the 1978...
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Belong Tour inspires women from all walks of life
The Belong Tour is for all women. The event, featuring speakers like  Patsy Clairmont, is scheduled for Sept. 23-24 at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland.
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Suspect in DUI crash that killed MMA fighter's son rearrested on manslaughter charge, police say
The woman suspected of drunkenly smashing her car into the 15-month-old son of MMA fighter Marcus Kowal in Hawthorne was rearrested Wednesday on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, days after the boy was removed from life support. Donna Marie Higgins, 72, had been arrested Saturday, shortly after...
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Parents rejoice as their formerly conjoined twins leave hospital
The parents of two formerly conjoined twins had two reasons to cheer as their baby girls were released from a Westchester County hospital.
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A brotherly bond - severed by suicide, patched together in poetry
Patrick Reardon's new book, "Requiem for David," is many things, but above all it's brave. The book is a collection of poems about his brother David's suicide and their childhood shared with 12 other siblings and emotionally distant parents. Reardon, who worked as a Chicago Tribune reporter for...
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'Alien' haunts outer space thriller 'Life'
Say hello to Calvin. Or maybe not. Calvin is the resident alien on space station Plymouth Rock and really, he would as soon suck the life out of you as look at you. Calvin comes from Mars, if you must know, but in truth his talents for havoc and devastation were wasted on the cold, dead Red Planet...
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Willie Nelson declares he's 'Still Not Dead'
After death hoaxes and rumors of grave illness, country star's rep sets record straight.         
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Review: If ‘Life’ seems familiar, that’s because it is
An alien life form attacks a space-station crew in creepy sci-fi tale        
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CC, the world's first cloned cat, is 15 and has "purrr-fect" life in College Station
CC, the world's first cloned cat, recently turned 15 and is enjoying her golden years with the scientist who helped clone her. 
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Review: 'Life' is a mediocre science-fiction thriller
Life is a box of chocolates, a highway and, alas, a mediocre science-fiction thriller.
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Jasper optometrist inspires world with faith, writing
JASPER, Ind. (AP) - Local optometrist Dr. Gregory Gordon has fixed Dubois County residents' impaired vision for more than 30 years. But for the last 20, he has extended his reach to help people all over the world see in a different way. "What I'm trying to say to people ...
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PHOTOS: 12-mile ride celebrating the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe
A 12-mile ride celebrating the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe Saturday took place on Feb. 18, 2017 along the East/West Regional Trail in Lone Tree.
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Car bomb in Turkey kills 3-year-old
A 3-year-old boy died and at least 15 other people were wounded when a car bomb exploded Friday evening in southeastern Turkey, state-run news agency Anadolu reported, citing a local leader.
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50,000yo microbes discovered in Mexican cave
Mysterious microbes and viruses discovered in a meandering Mexican cave system could be up to 50,000 years old, according to new research. Read Full Article at
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My Turn: Citizens Bank supports the pipeline, so I can’t support Citizens Bank
This is an open letter to the officers and the board of directors of Citizens Bank, which was prompted by two things. First is the wish for the well-being and a high quality of life for your grandchildren. The second is that my wife and I are closing our accounts with Citizens Bank. These two seemin...
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Ubiñas: Muncy state prison's lady lifers talk of redemption

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44-year-old woman stabbed to death in River Grove
A woman was stabbed to death on Tuesday in west suburban River Grove. Marisal Hernandez, 44, was stabbed about 1:40 p.m. in the 8800 block of Wrightwood Avenue in River Grove, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was pronounced dead at 2:50 p.m. An autopsy Wednesday found she died of multiple sharp […]
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Winston Churchill: Orator, statesman — scientist?
A recently unearthed essay reveals another more astrophysical side of the British leader.       
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NDSU students journal memories of classmates killed in crash
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Students at North Dakota State University are writing memorials to two classmates killed in a weekend car accident near Moorhead. The Biological Sciences Department has provided journals in Stevens Hall so students can express their grief, share memories and offer condolences over the loss of Danie ...
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Reinhardt University plans vigil for ex-NFLer Quentin Moses
WALESKA, Ga. (AP) — Reinhardt University is planning a vigil for Quentin Moses, a former NFL linebacker who was as an assistant football coach for the school when he died in a house fire over the weekend.
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Appeals court won't re-hear the 'dusky gopher frog' case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Advocates for an endangered species of frog have won a victory in a case that's headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Bellwood woman is Cook County’s 11th cold-related death
A Bellwood woman who died Thursday morning is Cook County’s 10th cold-related death of the season, according to the medical examiner's office.
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Art will take center stage at memorial for desert dancer Marta Becket
Celebration of performer’s life, open to all, scheduled for Friday afternoon/evening at the Amargosa Opera House.
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Police release name of man who died in Springfield crash
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Police have released the name of the man who died when his car struck a tractor-trailer in Springfield.Police said Tuesday that 31-year-old city resident Jose Flores died when the Mercedes-Benz he was driving struck the rear area of the truck and became lodged under it at about 3:30 a.m. Monday.The truck was leaving a repair shop parking lot on Cottage Street.Flores, the vehicle's lone occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was not hurt.
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Venice Film Review: Terrence Malick’s ‘Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey’
The bottom of the sea, the top of the sky, the psychedelic gasses of outer space, the unruly protoplasm of inner life: When you’re gawking at images like these, and they cast a spell of majestic awe, the images need no other justification, and “Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey” is full of them. Written and... Read more »
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When art goes too far?
There is science in art -- the alchemy of paint, the binary codes computing away in a camera, the expressive anatomy in portraiture and sculpture.
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Man ‘buried’ alive in Cuba during mock funeral festival (VIDEO)
Every year, Cuban villagers stage a mock funeral to “celebrate life and death,” complete with mourners, “priests” and a burial. Read Full Article at
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‘Life’: Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal Fight to Save Earth in New Trailer
All of Earth is relying on Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and the rest of their astronaut crew in the first trailer for “Life,” released Sunday ahead of the Super Bowl. The film follows team of scientists aboard the International Space Station whose mission of discovery turns to one of primal fear when they find a... Read more »
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Westminster police arrest man in January death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter
Westminster police have arrested a man on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death last month of a 2-year-old girl.
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Baby dies after falling ill in family’s apartment
A 5-month-old girl died Friday at her family’s Astoria apartment, authorities said. Malak Aitouhanni’s parents told police they frantically tried to revive the infant when she apparently fell ill around 3 a.m. The family said they called 911 but decided not to wait for an ambulance — instead jumping into a cab and rushing their...
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Cops probe suspicious death in Holmesburg
Police say the death of a man who was found unresponsive in Philadelphia's Holmesburg section Friday morning is considered suspicious.
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Drury University swimmer dies after collapsing
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Drury University says a member of its swim team died after she collapsed after a practice. The university in Springfield says Wen Xu (whin SUH') suffered a medical emergency Thursday afternoon and died later at a hospital. Xu, who was known at the school as Ariel, ...
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Sharon Jones, big-voiced Dap-Kings soul singer, dies at 60
Sharon Jones, a big-voiced soul singer who performed with high energy onstage, has died in New York after battling pancreatic cancer. She was 60. Jones died Friday at a Cooperstown hospital surrounded by her band, the Dap-Kings, her representative Judy Miller Silverman said. “Thank you for your...
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Clark County coroner determines cause of newborn’s July death
The Clark County coroner has determined the cause of death of a newborn girl who died in a bathtub this year.
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Clark County coroner determines cause of newborn’s death in July
The Clark County coroner has determined the cause of death of a newborn girl who iedd in a bathtub this year.
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27-year-old man fatally shot in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a 27-year-old man has been fatally shot in Kansas City. Police identified the victim as Gerard Knighten, of Kansas City. Officers responding to a shooting found Knighten inside a vehicle with no signs of life. He was pronounced dead a short time later. ...
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Marilyn's 'Happy Birthday' dress sells for $4.8M

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Evidence suggests impact craters were cradles for early life
Brooks HaysLONDON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- According to a new paper in the journal Science, asteroid impacts can deform bedrock in ways that yield life-nurturing ecological niches.
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New Las Vegas business focuses on laughter and joy rather than sad and somber side of death
Sure, there’s time to mourn the death of a loved one or friend. But there should also be a time to celebrate their life with laughter and smiles and, yes, even dancing. That’s the message behind Creative Life Celebrations, a business begun earlier this year by Renee Hale at 10170 W. Tropicana Ave., Suite 156-201. Her mother, Eileen, died in July 2014 after a brief illness. She was 82.
299 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Laughter Life Form of the Good
Your Life is Beautiful survival guide
From choosing the right footwear to not missing out on lower-billed acts, we’ve got you covered.
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Louis A. Demely Jr., retired engineer, dies
Louis A. Demely Jr., a retired Maryland Glass engineering draftsman, ended his life Aug. 15. The Westport resident was 89. Friends said he had earlier suffered a stroke. Born in Baltimore, he spent his life on Annapolis Road in the Westport neighborhood. He attended Westport Elementary School and...
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A letter to baby Miracle, from a believer
Welcome to the world, Miracle. I'm not sure what a newborn can take from the thoughts of strangers, but since I learned of your birth — a miraculous tragedy, if that makes sense — you've been on my mind. No child should begin life the way you did, your mother shot to death in a car on the South...
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Southeast Asia Haze Caused 100,300 Deaths, Study Says
A U.S. academic study estimated more than 100,000 people in Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia died prematurely last year, more than twice the numbers from a decade ago.
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Hold your nose: Morphy's about to bloom
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A rare "corpse flower" is about to bloom at Dartmouth College.
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Lewis and Clark County coroner Mickey Nelson dies of cancer
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Embattled Lewis and Clark County Coroner Mickey Nelson has died after a cancer diagnosis. He was 71. Jay Nelson told the Independent Record ( that his father died Sunday at St. Peter's Hospital in Helena. Nelson served as coroner for 42 years. Nelson was recently criticized ...
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Fire director says 9 dead in Memphis house fire
Nine people — five children and four adults — died early Monday in Memphis' deadliest house fire in decades, and one other child is fighting for life at a hospital, authorities said. Firefighters were called about 1:20 a.m. to a house in south Memphis and found ...
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Deaths of two Ga. cops prompt review of body armor guidelines

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