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Elijah Cummings, Respected Maryland Rep. and House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Dies at 68

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Thursday morning from “complications concerning longstanding health issues,” according to a statement from spokeswoman Trudy Perkins. He was 68. #Breaking from @RepCummings his office says he has passed away @wbalradio pic.twitter.com/CHRRR6QNo6 — Anne Kramer WBAL…

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Beloved Author, Toni Morrison, Dies at Age 88

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison passed away Monday night in Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88-years old. Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on Feb. 8, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio. She graduated from Howard University with a degree in English in 1953 and pursued a Masters of…