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Chris McDaniel declines to concede


ImageA defiant Chris McDaniel walked up to the podium at his election night headquarters after the Republican runoff was called for his opponent Sen. Thad Cochran — and then he didn’t concede.

Cochran beat McDaniel 50.9 percent to 49.1 percent. They were separated by about 6,600 votes out of more than 372,000 cast.


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Bo Diddley’s will in dispute

The legendary rock ‘n’ roll musician’s final wishes for his family — along with his music and estate, worth an estimated $6 million — are now up for debate. And the answer depends on whom you ask.

The 12-page will is filed under his real name, Ellas Otha Bates McDaniel.  He seemed to attempt to avoid disagreements over his estate by including a phrase that anybody attempting to break the will would be disinherited, but some say that is not enforceable in Florida.

Read local coverage of his will and his family.

…..at about 71 years of age, with Tom Petty…..

1928 – 2008

Rest in Peace

Posted:  02.27.11

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