Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...comedian had been diagnosed or his symptoms.The Marin County Sheriff's Department, which said Williams hanged...before issuing a final ruling.Lt. Keith Boyd of the Marin County Sheriff's Department did not return phone calls and...

Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

...He was 63.Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, according to the sheriff's office in Marin County, north of San Francisco. The sheriff's office said a preliminary investigation shows the cause of death to be a...

Williams death: Hollywood reacts

...said. "Really appreciated his kindness." He was last seen alive at home about 10 p.m. Sunday, according to the Marin County coroner's office. Shortly before noon, the Sheriff's Department received an emergency call from the home, where...

Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh undergoes liver transplant

...hospitalized for several days in September near his Marin County home with internal bleeding stemming from hepatitis...Aug. 9, 1995, at a drug rehabilitation clinic in Marin County at age 53. Three other members also have died: Brent...

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Americans reach lightweight men's pair finals

...to ever reach the finals of the lightweight men's pair event Friday at the World Rowing Championships. Altman of Marin County, Calif., and Simon Carcagno of Pennington, N.J., made a desperate push at the end to edge out Australia and...

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Virus-spreading mosquito shows resistance to common pesticides

...resistance to common pesticides, researchers say. University of California, Davis researchers found mosquitos under a Marin County apartment that had developed a tolerance to pyrethroids, a common agricultural pesticide. Mosquitos have shown resistance...

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Kay Ryan wins $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

...The Associated Press from a friend's house near her Marin County, Calif., home. The prize honors longtime achievements...couldn't fix." After dropping out, she settled in Marin County near San Francisco, where she still lives with her...

Pet mediator soothes barking, hissing waters

...animal disputes in swanky, monied Marin County just north of San Francisco...Evidently, lots of people in Marin County are animal lovers -- which perhaps...Complicating Greer's job are Marin County's vague animal laws, which don't...

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Lindh term too light

...sentence. Many Americans - especially those with sons and daughters in the front lines - would have liked to have seen the Marin County mullah tried in a military tribunal for treason and, if convicted, executed. Rightly or not, it's official U...

Mullins will perform at Arts in the Heart

...13 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. The double Oscar winner filed the petition on April 23 in Marin County Superior Court in San Rafael, Calif., according to court papers. The couple married in April 1996. Mr. Penn has...

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