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Connie Marrero, Senators pitcher in the 1950s, dies at 102

Mr. Marrero, the oldest surviving big leaguer, was renowned in Cuba before joining the Senators in 1950.

Hamish Maxwell, who headed Philip Morris, dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell, who headed Philip Morris, dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell steered Philip Morris during its 1985 purchase of General Foods and 1988 takeover of Kraft.

Cheo Feliciano, bolero and salsa singer, dies at 78

Cheo Feliciano, bolero and salsa singer, dies at 78

The debonair Grammy-winning performer’s career spanned decades and styles.

Chart-topping country music singer who fought cancer

Chart-topping country music singer who fought cancer

Kevin Sharp, 43, overcame Ewing’s sarcoma in high school, then released three albums and a book.

James Hilleary, noted Washington artist, dies at 90

James Hilleary, noted Washington artist, dies at 90

Mr. Hilleary was an early exponent of Washington Color Painting, an abstract style of the mid-20th century.

Bob Gray, influential Washington lobbyist, dies at 92

Bob Gray, influential Washington lobbyist, dies at 92

To many observers of politics, Mr. Gray embodied lobbying as it came to be practiced in the modern era.

Burmese journalist Win Tin dies

Burmese journalist Win Tin dies

He helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement and endured nearly two decades in jail.

Van Vlahakis, creator of eco-friendly detergent, dead at 79

Van Vlahakis, creator of eco-friendly detergent, dead at 79

The entrepreneur started his company in his garage in 1967; it had sales of over $100 million last year.

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