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Navajo Code Talker who fought in WWII dies at 97

Fleming Begaye Sr., a member of the top-secret Navajo Code Talker program that developed an unbreakable code language during World War II, has died, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez

New Orleans's first woman firefighter dies in Wis.

Kathy Wilkerson joined department in 1992

The New Orleans Fire Department said its first woman firefighter -- a mother of two who got off welfare and into a 1992 recruit class -- has died of complications from cancer.

1 dies after being thrown from towed boat

Boat flipped over while being towed by pickup truck

Authorities in Waupaca County say a boat that was being towed by a truck flipped over, causing one person to die of serious head injuries.