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Veteran Mississippi journalist Bill Minor (seated) points out a ceiling inscription to state Sen. David Jordan, D-Greenwood, at the lectern) in Mississippi Senate chambers in 2015. Minor, who died on Tuesday, was being honored in the 2015 ceremony with a Senate concurrent resolution citing his impact on the state's culture. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Remembering Roger Wilkins: Civil Rights Lawyer, Columnist And Educator

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Remembering Chuck Barris, Self-Proclaimed 'King Of Daytime Television'

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In 2002, Chuck Barris, the man behind TV's The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game posed in the lobby of his apartment in New York. That was the year a movie came out based on his autobiography: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Choreographer Trisha Brown, Who Reshaped Modern Dance, Dies At 80

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Robert Silvers, co-founder of The New York Review of Books, speaks at the 2006 National Book Awards. Silvers died Monday after a brief illness. He was 87. STUART RAMSON/AP hide caption

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Remembering Rock N' Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry

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Rock 'N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dies At 90

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Columnist Jimmy Breslin Dies At 88

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Pulitzer Prize wining Columnist Jimmy Breslin died on Sunday from complications of pneumonia. Breslin was 88 years old. Jim Cooper/AP hide caption

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Legendary Newspaper Columnist Jimmy Breslin Dies At 88

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In this Sept. 2, 1995 file photo, Bruce Springsteen, left , and Chuck Berry laugh as they perform the Berry hit "Johnny B. Goode" at the Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Berry was the opening act of the concert. Mark Duncan/AP hide caption

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