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May 19, 1992 | JAMES RISEN and EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gov. Bill Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, refused for several years to dismiss a state medical examiner whose controversial decrees included a ruling that helped Clinton's mother, a nurse-anesthetist, avoid scrutiny in the death of a patient, according to Arkansas officials and state records. The medical examiner, Dr. Fahmy Malak, "was sort of protected by the governor and the (state crime laboratory) board," state Rep.
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January 9, 1994 | from Times Staff and Wire Reports
Several thousand mourners, including neighbors, government officials and Hollywood figures, joined President Clinton on Saturday at the funeral of his mother, Virginia Kelley, who was eulogized as "a celebration on the way to heaven." The flamboyant Kelley, who died Thursday from complications of breast cancer, was so popular that the service was conducted at the 3,000-seat civic auditorium in Clinton's boyhood home, rather than at a church.
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January 7, 1994 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Virginia Kelley, a woman of unquenchable optimism and flamboyant spirit who buried three husbands, battled breast cancer and saw her elder son elected President of the United States, died in her sleep early Thursday in Hot Springs, Ark., at age 70. Active until the end, despite a recurrence of her cancer several months ago, Kelley had spent Christmas at the White House and New Year's Eve in Las Vegas, where she watched Barbra Streisand perform.
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January 8, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
President Clinton spent Friday visiting with family and friends as hundreds of mourners from around the country gathered for the funeral today of his mother, Virginia Kelley. After a 15-minute morning visit to the funeral home, Clinton was seen comforting his tearful half brother, Roger, 37, as the pair left the home. Clinton, wearing a brown leather jacket, put his arm around his weeping younger brother. With them at the Gross Funeral Home for a private viewing was Mrs.
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January 9, 1994 | from Times Staff and Wire Reports
Several thousand mourners, including neighbors, government officials and Hollywood figures, joined President Clinton on Saturday at the funeral of his mother, Virginia Kelley, who was eulogized as "a celebration on the way to heaven." The flamboyant Kelley, who died Thursday from complications of breast cancer, was so popular that the service was conducted at the 3,000-seat civic auditorium in Clinton's boyhood home, rather than at a church.
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January 24, 1993 | Associated Press
Mrs. Virginia Kelley, mother of President Bill Clinton, closed her inaugural week in Washington with a visit to Laurel Race Course on Saturday. Kelley was given a tour of the facility by track executives, and got a tip from trainer Eddie Gaudet for the fourth race on the 12-race card. Gaudet's horse, Yen Of The Irish, won and paid $7. Track officials said Kelley bet on the horse, but they did not know how much. "I'm enjoying the afternoon," Kelley said. "I enjoy horse racing."
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January 8, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
President Clinton spent Friday visiting with family and friends as hundreds of mourners from around the country gathered for the funeral today of his mother, Virginia Kelley. After a 15-minute morning visit to the funeral home, Clinton was seen comforting his tearful half brother, Roger, 37, as the pair left the home. Clinton, wearing a brown leather jacket, put his arm around his weeping younger brother. With them at the Gross Funeral Home for a private viewing was Mrs.
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January 7, 1994 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Virginia Kelley, a woman of unquenchable optimism and flamboyant spirit who buried three husbands, battled breast cancer and saw her elder son elected President of the United States, died in her sleep early Thursday in Hot Springs, Ark., at age 70. Active until the end, despite a recurrence of her cancer several months ago, Kelley had spent Christmas at the White House and New Year's Eve in Las Vegas, where she watched Barbra Streisand perform.
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January 24, 1993 | Associated Press
Mrs. Virginia Kelley, mother of President Bill Clinton, closed her inaugural week in Washington with a visit to Laurel Race Course on Saturday. Kelley was given a tour of the facility by track executives, and got a tip from trainer Eddie Gaudet for the fourth race on the 12-race card. Gaudet's horse, Yen Of The Irish, won and paid $7. Track officials said Kelley bet on the horse, but they did not know how much. "I'm enjoying the afternoon," Kelley said. "I enjoy horse racing."
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May 19, 1992 | JAMES RISEN and EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gov. Bill Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, refused for several years to dismiss a state medical examiner whose controversial decrees included a ruling that helped Clinton's mother, a nurse-anesthetist, avoid scrutiny in the death of a patient, according to Arkansas officials and state records. The medical examiner, Dr. Fahmy Malak, "was sort of protected by the governor and the (state crime laboratory) board," state Rep.
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