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  1. Talk-Radio Pioneer Ben Hoberman Dies at 92

    4:32 pm 5/5/2014

    He shifted Los Angeles' KABC-AM to all-talk in 1960, then served as president of ABC Radio during a 35-year-plus career with the company. His sons are producer David Hoberman and entertainment lawyer Tom Hoberman.Read more

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  2. Michael Travis, Liberace's Costume Designer, Dies at 86

    10:42 am 5/4/2014

    He also did the wacky outfits for "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" and served as the costume designer for the Academy Awards for six years.Read more

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  3. Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dies at 95

    7:18 pm 5/2/2014

    UPDATE: He was the embodiment of a federal agent on “The F.B.I.” after playing a private eye on another popular ABC series, “77 Sunset Strip.”Read more

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  4. Tony-Nominated Director Nicholas Martin Dies at 75

    12:30 pm 5/2/2014

    Officials from the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston say Martin died Wednesday at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.Read more

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  5. Fox Story Analyst Garby Leon Dies at 66

    6:50 pm 5/1/2014

    Earlier, he worked as a development exec for such companies as Silver Pictures and Fox Family Films.Read more

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  6. Israeli Filmmaker Assi Dayan Dies at 68

    12:42 am 5/1/2014

    The Israeli cultural icon directed 16 features, including "The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum," which is being adapted by Lionsgate as "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn," starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis and Peter Dinklage. Read more

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  7. Atlanta Rhythm Section Bassist Paul Goddard Dies at 68

    12:43 pm 4/30/2014

    The founding member of the Southern rock band played on such hits as “So in to You,” “Are You Ready” and “Spooky.” Read more

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  8. 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Actor Bob Hoskins Dead at 71

    5:53 am 4/30/2014

    The British actor died after a battle with pneumonia.Read more

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  9. Screenwriter Ralph Gaby Wilson Dies at 74

    12:12 pm 4/29/2014

    He wrote the 1989 feature comedy “Summer Job.”Read more

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  10. Former ESPN Broadcaster, NBA Hall of Fame Coach Jack Ramsay Dies at 89

    7:47 am 4/28/2014

    UPDATE: "Dr. Jack," a basketball Hall of Famer and championship-winning coach, worked as a broadcaster for local teams and ESPN for decades.Read more

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