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Actress Peggy Rea Passed Away at Age 89

Friday, February 11th, 2011

The “Dukes of Hazzard” star Peggy Rea has died aged 89.

The actress passed away after suffering congestive heart failure on Saturday, February 5 at her home in Toluca Lake, California, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Rea began her acting career as a member of Red Skelton’s stock company, making her debut in “I Love Lucy” in 1953, but is best known for playing Boss Hogg’s wife Lulu in “The Dukes of Hazzard”.

She starred as Cousin Bertha in “All in the Family” and Rose Burtons on  “The Waltons”,  “Gunsmoke”, working steadily to rack up TV credits in  “Devil in a Blue Dress” “The Golden Girls”, “Bonanza”, “MacGyver”, “Step By Step” and “Grace Under Fire”.

Rea also appeared in feature films including “Cold Turkey”, ‘Made in America” and “In Country” .

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Nathan Woods Dies in Practice Crash

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Nathan Woods died today while he was preparing for the opening round of the World Off-Road Championship Series this weekend.

The two-time WORCS champion, who had recently signed with Stillwell Performance for the 2011 season, was preparing for this weekend’s round when he reportedly crashed over a jump.

Initially it was reported that he died of head injuries but they are now saying that he suffered internal injuries. Woods was airlifted to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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Rapper Legend Guru dies at 43

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

The legendary rapper Guru, who was one half of the influential hip-hop duo Gang Starr, has died at aged 43.

He had been battling cancer and suffered a heart attack on Feb. 28. when following surgery he fell into a coma.

The duo was formed in 1987 and found success with the albums “Step in the Arena” and “Daily Operation.”

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