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Star Tribune obit: George (Dark Star) Chapple (1946-2012)

As obituaries go, the Star Tribune entry for radio host Dark Star covers it all -- and more. Of note: his capacity to be a very generous tipper.
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As obituaries go, the Star Tribune entry for radio host Dark Star covers it all -- and more. Of note: his capacity to be a very generous tipper.

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The interview touched on a variety of items and including P.A.'s high emotional state during Vikings games, his thoughts on the passing of his colleague Dark Star and his prediction for this year's Vikings team.

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