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A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center, Tuesday May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing multiple children and a teacher and wounding others, Gov. Greg Abbott said, and the gunman was dead. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage BC-US–Texas School-Shooting, 11th Ld-Writethru

May 25, 2022

By ACACIA CORONADO and JIM VERTUNO Associated Press UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school barricaded himself inside...

FILE - In this May 1970 file photo, Leonard Woodcock, newly elected president of the United Auto Workers Union, in glasses and dark suit, locks arms with Coretta Scott King, wife of slain the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery as they lead several thousand marchers past the state Capitol in Atlanta in a protest march against war, violence and racial repression. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, March 27, 2020, a family statement said. He was 98. (AP Photo, File)

Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk March 28, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and...

Flowers and a note saying former President George H. W. Bush was one of the good guys, are seen at a makeshift memorial across from Walkers Point, the Bushs summer home, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Kennebunkport, Maine. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

A humble hero of World War II, Former President George Herbert Walker Bush one last time to Washington

December 2, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not...

In this July 21, 2011, file photo, Stan Lee poses for a portrait at the LMT Music Lodge during Comic Con in San Diego. A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, who died Monday at age 95, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him

Comic book titan Stan Lee has fallen

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Jared Ross, Journalist November 24, 2018

The comic book titan, Stan Lee, has died on the morning of Monday November 12, 2018. Lee was 95 years old when he died. It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the...

A Reflection of my time at Hillsboro, and a special thank you to some very important people

A Reflection of my time at Hillsboro, and a special thank you to some very important people

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Callie Mabry, Reporter May 19, 2018

My name is Callie Maybry and I am a Hillsboro High School senior who has attended HHS all four years. In less than three days, I’ll be a graduate. In the grand scheme of things, four years doesn’t...

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Susan Strasinger, Obituary January 24, 2018

Johannesburg - South Africans and music fans across the world are mourning the passing of the legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, Hugh Masekela, who died on Tuesday aged 78. Masekela...

Fats Domino stirred New Orleans flavor into rock n roll, dead at 89

Fats Domino stirred New Orleans flavor into rock ‘n’ roll, dead at 89

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillie Italie, Associate Press October 30, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In appearance, Fats Domino wasn't a typical a teen idol. He stood 5-feet-5 and weighed more than 200 pounds, with a wide, boyish smile and a haircut as flat as an album cover. But...

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