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Wall Street Journal Gets Obits

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You wouldn’t typically think of The Wall Street Journal for its obituaries, but if you’re going to be a national newspaper (albeit one that happens to focus heavily on business), then they’re a standard ingredient in the stew. Today the paper announces that would launch an obits page powered by at The site currently looks exactly like’s own page, with a little bit of design customization, but no noticeable differences in content. We’ll see if it begins to take on a more business bent over time. In addition to recent obituaries, and an obit search archive, there’s also a way for users to create an online tribute to recently deceased loved ones.