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Remembering Casey Daniels Today Sat Aug 13th

Today we will be remembering our good friend Casey Daniels. Please come down and spend some time with us. We will have pulled pork, chicken and ribs for a $6 donation. 7 more words

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Pete Fountain

My daddy played the clarinet.  He said he fell in love with the sound it made when he saw a performance of Peter and the Wolf… 93 more words

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Marni Nixon

You’ve heard Marni Nixon’s voice hundreds of times, even if you’ve never seen her face.  West Side Story.  My Fair Lady.  And one of the few musicals I enjoy,  120 more words

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Garry Marshall

My first crush was Fonzie on Happy Days.  I was five, and he was the coolest.  It was one of my favorite shows, right up until it was cancelled in 1984, long after it had literally jumped the shark.   143 more words

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Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included “Happy Days” and “Laverne & Shirley” and the box-office successes “Pretty Woman” and “Runaway Bride,” has died. 733 more words

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Elie Wiesel: Blessed Be His Memory

One of the things I miss about working at the newspaper is covering major figures who rolled through Mankato. I will always remember covering Elie Wiesel’s visit in 2001. 71 more words

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Ralph Stanley

Another music legend is gone.  This song Ralph Stanley performed on the soundtrack to O Brother Where Art Thou? pretty much sums up this year.

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