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IL To Stop Paying Dead People

From the Sun-Times:

Two recent state audits have found millions of dollars have been paid in Illinois to dead people. One found $3.7 million was paid last year to 1,111 people recorded as deceased and another found $12.3 million was paid for medical care to 2,850 dead people in 2013.

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Raymond Booth, British wildlife artist Died at 85

A Leeds artist widely regarded as one of Britain’s leading wildlife painters has died at the age of 85. Working from his home in Alwoodley, Raymond Booth’s natural history paintings went on to be exhibited in public and private collections around the world. 26 more words

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Des Horne, South African footballer, Dead at 75

Desmond Tolton “Des” Horne (12 December 1939 – 20 July 2015) was a South African footballer who played as a left-sided winger. He played in the English top flight for Wolverhampton Wanderers, with whom he won the 1960 FA Cup, as well as Blackpool.

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E. L. Doctorow, American author, Dead at 84

Edgar Lawrence “E. L.” Doctorow (January 6, 1931 – July 21, 2015) was an American author best known internationally for his works of historical fiction. 90 more words

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Theodore Meir Bikel, American actor, Dead at 91

Theodore Meir Bikel (pronounced bih-KEL; May 2, 1924 – July 20, 2015 was an Austrian-American actor, folk singer, musician, composer, and activist.

Bikel made his stage debut in Tevye the Milkman in Tel Aviv, Israel, when he was in his teens. 78 more words

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Tom Beard, British actor, Dead at 50

Tom Beard, British actor, Dead at 50

Tom Beard, perhaps best known for his role in the film BRIDGET JONES DIARY, has passed away at the age of 50. 61 more words

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French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi Dead at 25

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi died Friday night from head injuries he suffered in a crash at last season’s Japanese Grand Prix, after spending nine months in a coma. 25 more words

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