[media id=7236] (h/t Heather) This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of author John Updike, columnist James Brady and Lynyrd Skyny
February 1, 2009

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of author John Updike, columnist James Brady and Lynyrd Skynyrd's Billy Powell. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of ten service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan this week.

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied forces killed in Iraq is now 4,554, in Afghanistan, 1,066. During this same week, Iraq Body Count confirmed the deaths of 39 Iraqi civilians.

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