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  1. TV Writer Peter Meyerson Dies at 82

    3:24 pm 3/14/2013

    He collaborated on the first episode of “The Monkees” and then on the pilot for “Welcome Back, Kotter,” for which he came up with the phrase “The Sweathogs.”Read more

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  2. Sybil Christopher, First Wife of Richard Burton, Dies at 83

    1:16 pm 3/11/2013

    After the actress lost her husband to Elizabeth Taylor, she opened a hot nightclub in NYC and later a theater on Long Island.Read more

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  3. Micky Moore, Acclaimed Second-Unit Director, Dies at 98

    11:29 am 3/11/2013

    Long after a career as a child actor in the silents, the Cecil B. DeMille protege did the action scenes in the first three Indiana Jones movies and worked on scores of other films.Read more

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  4. Canadian Country Music Legend Stompin' Tom Connors Dies

    8:45 am 3/8/2013

    The foot-tapping cowboy is best remembered for "The Hockey Song," which is played at every Toronto Maple Leafs home game. Read more

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  5. Alvin Lee Dies; Guitarist Electrified Woodstock

    3:10 pm 3/6/2013

    His band Ten Years After, whose fiery "I'm Going Home" appears in the Woodstock movie and on the album, also scored with the 1971 melodic rock classic "I'd Love to Change the World."Read more

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  6. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies at 58

    4:03 pm 3/5/2013

    The fiery leftist leader had been battling cancer for two years.Read more

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  7. The Miracles' Bobby Rogers Dies at 73

    5:42 am 3/4/2013

    The singer-songwriter died Sunday at his home in Detroit.Read more

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  8. Stanley Snadowsky, Co-Founder of NYC's The Bottom Line, Dies at 70

    9:42 pm 3/2/2013

    He ran the famed Greenwich Village nightclub, which hosted the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Todd Rundgren, Lou Reed and Billy Joel, for almost 30 years before it closed in 2004.Read more

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  9. Toby Keith's Bassist Killed in Oklahoma Car Crash

    11:29 am 3/1/2013

    Carl "Chuck" Goff Jr. has played with the country star since his 1993 debut album. Read more

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  10. Actress Bonnie Franklin Dies at 69

    9:56 am 3/1/2013

    The “One Day at a Time” star also was a musical standout who earned a Tony nomination for the 1970 hit “Applause.”Read more

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