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Volante wrote: Fri Apr 01, 2022 10:29 pm ...I hear trains are very comfortable, current Alaskan representatives to Congress....
I like trains as much as the next guy, but there's no way for a passenger to get from Alaska to the "lower 48" on one.
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trainman wrote: Sat Apr 02, 2022 2:11 am I like trains as much as the next guy
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William Fries aka C. W. McCall, 94, best known for his 1976 trucker hit "Convoy".
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Deadline: Estelle Harris Dies: ‘Seinfeld’s Estelle Costanza, ‘Toy Story’ Franchise’s Mrs. Potato Head Was 93.
https://deadline.com/2022/04/estelle-ha ... 234993091/
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Bobby Rydell, early 60s teen idol
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Nehemiah Persoff, Actor in ‘Yentl,’ ‘Some Like It Hot,’ Dies at 102

Persoff had an interesting career on stage and screen, appearing in key roles in a number of memorable films and television programs. In addition to playing Barbra Streisand's father in Yentl, he also had supporting roles in Some Like It Hot, On the Waterfront, The Harder They Fall, An American Tail, and the acclaimed TV movie The Missiles of October. He was the last surviving cast member of Some Like It Hot, in which he played mob boss Little Bonaparte.

Persoff often played a rabbi, but he was also known for playing heads of state, having played Benito Mussolini, Josef Stalin, and Leonid Brezhnev.
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floridagator wrote: Tue Apr 05, 2022 7:18 pm Bobby Rydell, early 60s teen idol
Rydell High School in the Broadway musical and movie Grease was named after him.
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Kathryn Hayes, star of "As the World Turns" dies at 88
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Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins, hit by a dump truck while walking on I-595 W in Florida.
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Robert K S wrote: Sat Apr 09, 2022 1:25 pm Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins, hit by a dump truck while walking on I-595 W in Florida.
I'll be curious to find how how he came to be walking on 595. That's like an 8-lane interstate. Broken-down car or something?
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econgator wrote: Sat Apr 09, 2022 3:11 pm Broken-down car or something?
That was my guess.
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LucarioSnooperVixey wrote: Fri Apr 08, 2022 9:30 pm Kathryn Hayes, star of "As the World Turns" dies at 88
She also played Gem on my least favorite episode of original Star Trek.
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The Boston Globe: Patricia MacLachlan, best-selling author of ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ children’s book, dies at 84.
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Jack Higgins, author of "The Eagle Has Landed" and other books. His real name was Harry Patterson but he used several pseudonyms during his writing career. Jack Higgins was the name of his uncle.
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Here I am as the pall bearer of bad news.

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LucarioSnooperVixey wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 3:56 pm Here I am as the pall bearer of bad news.

Gilbert Gottfried - 67
RIP Seymour Smoke:

(Yes, that's Lindsay Lohan as well.)
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Tim Feerick, bassist of post-hardcore band Dance Gavin Dance, passed away two days ago. He was 34 years old.

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squarekara wrote: Sun Apr 03, 2022 8:45 am Deadline: Estelle Harris Dies: ‘Seinfeld’s Estelle Costanza, ‘Toy Story’ Franchise’s Mrs. Potato Head Was 93.
https://deadline.com/2022/04/estelle-ha ... 234993091/
Someone check on Kramer’s mom.

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Edit…Turns out she died in 2005.

http://archive.boston.com/news/globe/ob ... ter_roles/
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