CORY MONTEITH DEAD

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Lea Michele Wows In Hot Pink

It probably wasn't easy being Lea Michele at the Teen Choice Awards, but the "Glee" star wowed the audience with her elegance and grace. The 26-year-old made her first public appearance since the deat...
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Cory Monteith's Mom Breaks Her Silence

The mother of late 'Glee' actor Cory Monteith has broken her silence nearly three weeks after her son was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on July 13. Ann McGregor addressed her son’s fans in a tw...
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Cory Monteith's Death, A Reflection on Risk Taken by a Calgary Editor

Enter the editor of The Calgary Herald, Licia Corbella. Ms. Corbella made the decision to write her article "Vancouver's easy drug access may have helped kill Monteith". For those who did not read this article, it is one part diatribe against the safe injection program InSite, one part memory recalling an overheard conversation in Calgary, and one part speculation on what might have happened if Mr. Monteith had been in some other city. While writing is a creative art form used to inform and encourage discussion, one cannot believe that Ms. Corbella would have expected the type of backlash her own simple decision brought upon her head. Social media fervor tumbled out to greet her article with charges that she was insane, ignorant, a typical redneck from Alberta, idiotic... she should be fired immediately for her badly written, poorly researched, horrible opinion. In essence, her risk failed to gain the positive support writers generally hope they will receive.
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What Happens To 'Glee' Now?

Finn Hudson, a recent graduate who spent some of the year after high school floundering, recently discovered his life ambition: to become a teacher. Unfortunately, hotel employees discovered 31-year-...
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'Glee' Actor's Memorial Grows

A memorial continues to grow outside Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel where Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead over the weekend. The 31-year-old’s body was found by hotel staff when he fail...