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  1. Michael Blake, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter of 'Dances With Wolves,' Dies at 69

    9:59 pm 5/2/2015

    He adapted the script for the best picture-winning film from his novel, which has sold more than 3.5 million copies.Read more

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  2. SurveyMonkey CEO and Sheryl Sandberg's Husband Dave Goldberg Dies Suddenly at Age 47

    11:11 am 5/2/2015

    Dave's brother Robert Goldberg posted on Facebook that the SurveyMonkey CEO "passed away suddenly" on Friday night.Read more

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  3. Mexican Slapstick Comedy Icon 'La India Maria' Dies at 74

    11:15 am 5/1/2015

    Maria Elena Velasco is a household name in the Spanish-speaking world. Read more

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  4. "Stand by Me" Singer Ben E. King Dies at 76

    7:47 am 5/1/2015

    The R&B veteran had 21 songs crack the Billboard Hot 100, most notably his iconic 1961 single.Read more

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  5. Betsy von Furstenberg, Broadway Star and Soap Opera Actress, Dies at 83

    10:40 am 4/30/2015

    The German baroness appeared in several 1950s plays and on the serials 'The Secret Storm,' 'As the World Turns' and 'Another World.'Read more

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  6. Peter Cronkite, Walter Cronkite's Grandson, Commits Suicide at 22

    7:54 pm 4/29/2015

    Peter voiced the title character in the 2002 TV movie 'Dennis the Menace: Cruise Control' and was set to graduate from Colby College in May.Read more

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  7. Philip Perlman, 'Cheers' Barfly and Father of Rhea Perlman, Dies at 95

    3:49 pm 4/29/2015

    After he retired as a manager of a toy company in Brooklyn, Perlman became an actor and frequently appeared in films opposite his son-in-law, Danny DeVito.Read more

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  8. Edward T. Callaghan, Arts and Entertainment Publicist, Dies at 66

    2:55 pm 4/28/2015

    The New Yorker represented Rosie O’Donnell, Kaufman-Astoria Studios, Harry Winston Jewelers and Catch a Rising Star during his career.Read more

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  9. Suzanne Crough, Youngest Kid on 'The Partridge Family,' Dies at 52

    11:28 am 4/28/2015

    She played Tracy (and the tambourine) on the popular ABC sitcom of the 1970s.Read more

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  10. Andrew Lesnie, Cinematographer for 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'Hobbit' Films, Dies at 59

    10:01 pm 4/27/2015

    He worked with director Peter Jackson on eight films in all; his credits also include 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and 'The Water Diviner.'Read more

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