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Fans mourn, pay tribute to Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell

By Denise Quan|

Chris Cornell memorial: Public viewing to be held today in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES >> Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being remembered Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. Representatives for the late singer-songwriter say a private memorial service Friday will be followed by a public vi...

By Sandy Cohen The Associated Press|

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