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  • The Final Exit Network, supporting the human for death with dignity.

    Today, Dr. Death Jack Kevorkian died. Learn more about a group advocating his beliefs Click here
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: Coffee & Cancer, Dr. Death, Al-Qaeda & Cupcakes...

    5 Things It's Good To Know: Coffee & Cancer, Dr. Death,  Al-Qaeda & Cupcakes...
    President John Adams moves into a tavern in Washington, D.C. On this day in 1800, President John Adams becomes the first acting president to take up residence in Washington, D.C. Unfortunately the White House, or President's Mansion or President's...
  • Dr. Death Dead

    Dr. Death Dead
    The man known to the world as 'Doctor Death' is now dead himself. Dr. Jack Kevorkian died in a Michigan hospital after suffering from kidney failure and pneumonia. You may remember the controversy in the late 1980`s and 1990`s after Kevorkian invented...
  • West Michigan Judge Recalls Brush with "Dr. Death"

    West Michigan Judge Recalls Brush with "Dr. Death"
    Most of Dr. Jack Kevorkian's assisted suicides happened in the Metro Detroit area, but one happened in Ionia County.  It was a case that almost went unnoticed. August 1996, nearly 15 years ago, a woman named Loretta Peabody died in Ionia; she suffered...
  • SNERD - June 7, 2011

    Casino Rich... Richard M. Daley may have been an opponent of a Chicago casino during his 22-year mayoral tenure, but now "Citizen Daley" not only seems in favor of a jackpot joint in the city limits, but he may put a group together to apply for the...
  • News That Matters (6/7/2011)

    Everybody's Talkin' About ...  • Murderer of Annie Le, Raymond Clark III, sentenced to 44 years. • John Edwards indicted for spending campaign money to hide his mistress. • Hard-to-get-rid-of Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh is wounded...
  • My Pet World: Making a difficult decision a little easier

    Question: You recently suggested the Kevorkianizing (referring to the late Jack Kevorkian) of a dog, telling the owner of an old dog to supersede God's wishes and kill his own pet. Worse yet, you revealed that you'd recently killed your own dog. How...
  • In Theory: Should we be allowed to choose to die?

    Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
  • Eager tourists pay for the chance to experience life behind bars

    Eager tourists pay for the chance to experience life behind bars
    JACKSON, Mich. — There's new glamour in the slammer. Tours are booming for Michigan's most famous lockup city, with visitors coming from across the state and beyond to go on the Jackson Historic Prison Tour. Its highlight: the infamous 7-Block...
  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93. Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
  • Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian

    Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian
    At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
  • Dr. Death, American icon

    I'VE ALWAYS BELIEVED that someday there will be a Jack Kevorkian postage stamp. Granted, it will be a first-class stamp that costs $3; that's how far into the future we're talking. But considering we've already had a Richard Nixon stamp, who says you need...