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Famous Newfoundlanders help replace veteran’s stolen guitar

By The Canadian Press Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Two famous Newfoundlanders stepped in to help an elderly veteran whose guitar went missing earlier this month. Edward Sheppard, 82, was devastated after his guitar — a gift from his late wife — was stolen from his home in Stephenville Crossing, N.L. Edward Sheppard and…

Famous actors, directors mourn death of Harry Dean Stanton

LOS ANGELES—Hollywood was in mourning over the weekend at the news that actor and cult hero Harry Dean Stanton had died at 91. For more than 60 years, Stanton played crooks and codgers, eccentrics and losers. He endowed them with pathos and compassion and animated them with his gaunt, unforgettable presence, making would-be fringe figures…