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Rush Limbaugh says he’s been diagnosed with lung cancer

By LYNN ELBER | February 3, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conservative radio host and Republican kingmaker Rush Limbaugh said he’s been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.Addressing listeners on his program Monday, Limbaugh said he will take some days off for further medical tests and...

The Duke’s bittersweet final night

By Alex Fiore | May 2, 2012

Sometimes he coughed up blood. Sometimes his knees ached and his back strained when sitting down. When Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington took the stage inside NIU’s University Center on March 20, 1974, the cancer that destroyed his lungs had turned...

Judge T. Jordan Gallagher dies at age 63

By Dave Gong | June 28, 2011

Clay Campbell, DeKalb County State's Attorney, said Judge T. Jordan Gallagher was a giant within Illinois legal circles who was first and, foremost, a friend to people. Gallagher, 63, died Saturday at Edward Hospital & Health Services in Naperville....

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