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  1. Veteran Publicist Mack Newberry Dies at 89

    11:47 am 8/9/2014

    Newberry represented stars including Dolly Parton, Carol Burnett and Donny and Marie Osmond along with handling publicity for the Grammys and the famed Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King tennis showdown.Read more

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  2. Menahem Golan, Producer of 1980s Action Movies, Dies at 85

    1:53 pm 8/8/2014

    UPDATED: As the head of Cannon Films with cousin Yorum Globus, he was behind such films as "The Delta Force," the "Death Wish" sequels, "Masters of the Universe" and "Bloodsport."Read more

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  3. Danny Murphy, 'There's Something About Mary' Actor, Dies at 58 of Cancer

    10:41 am 8/8/2014

    The quadriplegic and longtime friend of Peter Farrelly, who often appeared in his movies, died of cancer at age 58.Read more

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  4. Ed Joyce, Former President of CBS News, Dies at 81

    10:08 am 8/6/2014

    During his tenure from 1983-86, the network saw layoffs, was sued for libel by a U.S. Army four-star general and fended off takeover threats from the likes of Ted Turner.Read more

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  5. 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Star Marilyn Burns Dies at 65

    6:43 pm 8/5/2014

    The actress also had cameos in the film's two reboots.Read more

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  6. 'Where the Heart Is' Author Billie Letts Dies at 76

    10:13 am 8/3/2014

    The best-selling author died on Saturday after a brief illness. Read more

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  7. New York Club Owner Manny Roth Dies at 94

    7:47 pm 8/1/2014

    Stars such as Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix played Roth's Greenwich Village establishment Cafe Wha? Read more

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  8. Walt Martin, Sound Mixer for Clint Eastwood, Dies at 69

    2:18 pm 8/1/2014

    He earned an Oscar nom for "Flags of Our Fathers" and collaborated with the director on 14 films, including "Jersey Boys" and the upcoming "American Sniper."Read more

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  9. Rick Mittleman, Emmy-Nominated Writer, Dies at 84

    11:18 am 8/1/2014

    UPDATED: The veteran scribe worked on such series as "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Odd Couple" and "Gomer Pyle: USMC" during his five-decade career.Read more

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  10. Business Affairs Executive Donald Mirisch Dies at 67

    5:30 pm 7/31/2014

    A member of a well-known Hollywood family, he held positions at Fox, Universal, MGM and elsewhere.Read more

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