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Los Angeles — Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88. More
Los Angeles — Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and '80s host of TV game shows including 'Jackpot!' and two incarnations of 'Treasure Hunt,' died Wednesday, his agent said. He was 83. More
Between helping found what would become one of the nation's largest mosques to championing interfaith efforts, Chuck Alawan strived to strengthen the Islamic community in Metro Detroit as well as foster greater understanding through bridging divides. More
Hey, St. Peter, did you hear the one about the nun who planned a wardrobe change for her funeral? More
San Francisco — Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show 'The Dating Game,' has died at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He was 81. More
Detroit native Chuckwe Lumumba, a prominent civil rights attorney and former human rights activist, died Tuesday, said authorities in Jackson, Miss., where he served as mayor. More
Madrid — Paco de Lucia, one of the world's leading guitarists who dazzled audiences with his lightning-speed flamenco rhythms and finger work, has died in Mexico, Spanish officials said Wednesday. He was 66. More