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  1. Beano Cook, Colorful College Football Guru for ESPN, Dies at 81

    2:03 pm 10/11/2012

    A favorite son of Pittsburgh, he entertained fans and covered the game for the cable network since 1986.Read more

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  2. Sammi Kane Kraft, Pitcher in 'Bad News Bears,' Dies at 20

    12:55 pm 10/11/2012

    She was a passenger in a car involved in an auto accident early Tuesday morning.Read more

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  3. Cinematographer Harris Savides Dies at 55

    12:02 pm 10/11/2012

    His credits include "Zodiac," "Elephant," "Milk," "American Gangster" and the upcoming Sofia Coppola-directed film "The Bling Ring."Read more

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  4. Former ICM Agent Herb Cheyette Dies at 83

    11:09 am 10/9/2012

    He represented Dr. Seuss creator Theodor Geisel and his estate for decades.Read more

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  5. Alex Karras, Football Star Turned Actor, Dies at 77

    12:19 am 10/9/2012

    The Detroit Lions standout defensive lineman of the 1960s punched a horse in "Blazing Saddles" and played a dad opposite real-life wife Susan Clark in the ABC sitcom "Webster."Read more

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  6. Publicist Lois Smith Dies at 84

    2:32 pm 10/7/2012

    One of the founders of the publicity firm PMK, Smith guided the careers of stars like Marilyn Monroe and Robert Redford and directors like Martin Scorsese.Read more

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  7. R.B. Greaves, 'Take a Letter Maria' Writer and Singer, Dies at 68

    2:19 pm 10/5/2012

    The performer, a nephew of Sam Cooke, also wrote the 1969 million-seller.Read more

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  8. Publicity Exec Penelope Selwyn-Levey Dies at 62

    12:56 pm 10/1/2012

    She worked for Disney, Stephen J. Cannell, New World and UPN before her career was derailed by bipolar disorder.Read more

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  9. Legendary Motown Producer Frank Wilson Dies at 71

    4:13 pm 9/29/2012

    The Houston native wrote and produced songs for artists such as Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and The Supremes.Read more

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  10. 'Babylon 5' Star Michael O'Hare Dies at 60

    1:48 pm 9/29/2012

    The actor cryptically exited the series after the first season but returned to wrap up his character's arc.Read more

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