Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere: Former Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Goodling Dies at 89

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere: Former Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Goodling Dies at 89

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Bill Goodling * A former Republican congressman, who represented parts of central Pennsylvania in the U.S. House for more than a quarter-century, died Sunday (Sept. 17, 2017). He was 89.

The native of Loganville, Pa., took office in 1975 after winning the congressional seat previously held by his father, George Goodling.

He represented York County for 13 consecutive terms and served as chairman of what's now known as the House Committee on Education and the Workforce until retiring in 2001.

Stanislav Petrov * The Russian official credited with avoiding nuclear war in 1983 died May 19, 2017, near Moscow. He was 77.

Mr. Petrov, an official with Russia's early-warning missile system, was charged with determining whether the United States had opened fire on the Soviet Union. …

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