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ASHBURN, Va. | Redskins ask for privacy amid reports of Smith complications

ASHBURN, Va.  — The Washington Redskins have asked for privacy for Alex Smith and his family amid reports the quarterback is dealing with complications from surgery to repair a broken leg. In a statement released Thursday, the team says it appreciates concerns about Smith’s injury that occurred Nov. 18 against Houston and that the 34-year-old … Continue reading ASHBURN, Va. | Redskins ask for privacy amid reports of Smith complications

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. | Memorial service set for ‘Hee Haw’ host, guitarist Roy Clark

BROKEN ARROW, Okla.— A public memorial service is planned in Oklahoma for singer-guitarist Roy Clark, who headlined the TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century. A “celebration of life” service will be held Wednesday at Rhema Bible Church in the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow. Clark was 85 when he died last week … Continue reading BROKEN ARROW, Okla. | Memorial service set for ‘Hee Haw’ host, guitarist Roy Clark

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, ‘Hee Haw’ star, has died

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as “Yesterday When I was Young” and “Honeymoon Feeling,” has died. He was 85. Publicist Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at … Continue reading Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, ‘Hee Haw’ star, has died

DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa, New York home to winning $688M Powerball tickets

DES MOINES, Iowa — Two tickets were sold that match the winning numbers drawn for Powerball’s $688 million jackpot, one in a rural Iowa town and the other in New York City, lottery officials said Sunday. Powerball officials said the tickets matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing and will split the fourth-largest lottery … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa, New York home to winning $688M Powerball tickets

CHICAGO | Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush dies at 84

CHICAGO — Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazz-influenced sound influenced generations of musicians, has died. He was 84. His longtime manager Rick Bates says Rush died Saturday of complications from a stroke suffered in 2003. Rush was a key architect of the Chicago “West Side Sound” in the 1950s and 1960s. His … Continue reading CHICAGO | Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush dies at 84

ADA, Mich | Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92

ADA, Mich  — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92. Family spokesman Nick Wasmiller says DeVos died at his Ada, Michigan, home due to complications from an infection. DeVos was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He started … Continue reading ADA, Mich | Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92

NEW YORK | The Latest: Matthew Broderick says he owes career to Simon

NEW YORK— The Latest on the death of playwright Neil Simon (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Hollywood and Broadway actor Matthew Broderick says his owes his career to playwright Neil Simon. Broderick in 1983 made both his Broadway debut in Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and his movie debut in Simon’s “Max Dugan Returns.” He also … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Matthew Broderick says he owes career to Simon