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Former press secretary Mike McCurry (R) laughs with other former press secretaries Pierre Salinger ( L), Larry Speakes (2nd R) and Jerald Horst (2nd L) prior to President Bill Clinton dedicating the White House press briefing room to former Press Secretary James Brady on Feb. 11, 2000. (credit: STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Reagan Press Secretary Larry Speakes Dies

Larry Speakes, who spent six years as acting press secretary for President Ronald Reagan, died Friday in his native Mississippi. He was 74.

01/10/2014

File photo of a Hearse at a funeral. (Photo credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Scathing Obituary About Abusive Mother Goes Viral

Anyone expecting a sweet remembrance of the life and times of Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick was in for a surprise if they opened the obituary pages this week in the local newspaper.

09/13/2013

File photo of an archived copy of The Washington Times, the paper for which James R. Whelan served as the first editor. (Photo by STF/AFP/Getty Images)

First Editor Of The Washington Times Dies

The man who served as the first editor of The Washington Times and left in a public dispute with its Unification Church owners has died.

12/06/2012

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