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  1. TV Executive Greg Brannan Dies at 57

    1:46 pm 2/22/2013

    He worked at E! in the 1990s and initiated development of Style Network.Read more

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  2. Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Remembered as 'Iconic,' 'Father Figure' at Memorial Service

    8:01 pm 2/21/2013

    A slew of sports luminaries -- from Kobe Bryant to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- were among those paying tribute to Buss at Thursday's service.Read more

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  3. 'White Christmas' Dancer John Brascia Dies at 80

    4:00 pm 2/21/2013

    He teamed with Vera-Ellen in "White Christmas," with Cyd Charisse in "Meet Me in Las Vegas" and with Tybee Arfa in nightclubs and on television.Read more

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  4. 'Boondock Saints' Producer Chris Brinker Dies at 42

    4:59 pm 2/15/2013

    A memorial service will take place Feb. 19 at The Old North Church at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park.Read more

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  5. Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Dies at 80

    6:16 pm 2/14/2013

    The former chemistry professor bought the team in 1979, presided over the Showtime era of Magic Johnson and spent freely for star players en route to 10 NBA championships.Read more

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  6. Maureen Dragone, Who Attended Every Golden Globes Ceremony, Dies at 93

    5:52 pm 2/14/2013

    The daughter of an HFPA founder, she launched an organization that honors young performers and grants scholarships.Read more

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  7. Visual Effects Innovator Petro Vlahos Dies at 96

    4:28 pm 2/13/2013

    His scientific work with blue- and green-screen compositing systems can be seen in such classic films as “Ben-Hur,” “The Birds” and “Mary Poppins.”Read more

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  8. Talent Manager Gerald Harrington Jr. Dies

    3:56 pm 2/13/2013

    He worked at APA, Industry Entertainment and Brillstein-Grey and guided the careers of such stars as Nicolas Cage and Sylvester Stallone and the band Big Audio Dynamite.Read more

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  9. 'Rob Roy' Screenwriter Alan Sharp Dies at 79

    1:04 pm 2/11/2013

    A native of Scotland, he also wrote for such films as Arthur Penn’s “Night Moves" and Sam Peckinpah's "The Osterman Weekend.”Read more

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  10. Jazz Trombonist Paul Tanner Dies at 95

    7:43 am 2/8/2013

    The Glenn Miller Orchestra musician recorded the hook for The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations."Read more

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