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  1. Actress Monica Lewis Dies at 93

    4:13 pm 6/12/2015

    The actress, voice of the Chiquita Banana cartoon character, died Friday of natural causes at her home in the Los Angeles area.Read more

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  2. Jim Ed Brown, Country Music Hall of Famer, Dies at 81

    5:41 pm 6/11/2015

    The Browns, featuring Jim Ed with his sisters Maxine and Bonnie, recorded "The Three Bells,” a crossover hit in 1959. His signature solo song came in 1967 with “Pop a Top.”Read more

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  3. WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler Dusty Rhodes Dies at 69

    11:38 am 6/11/2015

    Virgil Runnels, aka "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, wrestled for 40 years.Read more

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  4. Jazz Legend Ornette Coleman Dies

    9:07 am 6/11/2015

    The alto saxophonist is one of the select few individuals to change the face of jazz forever.Read more

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  5. Film Industry Pays Tribute to Christopher Lee

    5:26 am 6/11/2015

    Elijah Wood, Chloe Grace Moretz, Josh Gad, Dominic Monaghan, Neil Gaiman and Martin Scorsese are among those mourning the death of the British horror icon.Read more

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  6. Ron Moody, Golden Globe Winner for Role in 'Oliver!,' Dies at 91

    3:57 am 6/11/2015

    The British actor played Fagin on the West End and Broadway and received an Oscar nomination for his performance in the 1968 musical.Read more

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  7. Gilbert Lewis, the Original King of Cartoons on 'Pee-Wee’s Playhouse,' Dies at 79

    2:31 pm 6/10/2015

    The veteran character actor introduced classic toons on the first season of the CBS Saturday morning kids show.Read more

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  8. Paul Raley, Writer for David Letterman and 'Grace Under Fire,' Dies at 71

    12:33 pm 6/10/2015

    He played the wacky conspiracy theorist P.J. Rails on Letterman’s (very) short-lived NBC daytime show in 1980.Read more

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  9. Seth Winston, Screenwriter and AFI Faculty Member, Dies at 64

    6:23 pm 6/9/2015

    In 1991, he earned an Academy Award for writing and directing the short film 'Session Man.'Read more

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  10. Vincent Bugliosi, Prosecutor in Manson Trial, Dies at 80

    11:09 pm 6/8/2015

    He wrote the best-selling true-crime book, 'Helter Skelter.'Read more

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