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Screen Legend Lauren Bacall Dies At Age 89

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. The wife and co-star of Humphrey Bogart. A Tony Award-winning actress. A National Book Award-winning author. A […]

08/13/2014

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Norwalk-born Jazz Pianist Dies

Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard bop sound, has died. He was 85.

06/19/2014

McRae played Alice Kramden in the 1960s TV version of "The Honeymooners" (Getty Images)

Sheila MacRae of ‘Honeymooners’ fame dies at 92

McRae played Alice Kramden in the 1960s TV version of “The Honeymooners”

03/08/2014

Nuland's 1994 book sparked debate about end of life care in the United States. (Getty Images)

‘How We Die’ Author Sherwin Nuland Dies At Age 83

“I’m not scared of dying, but I’ve built such a beautiful life, and I’m not ready to leave it,” he told his daughter.

03/05/2014

John Henson, the son of Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died at the age of 48. (Getty Images)

John Henson, Son Of Muppet Creator, Dies

Family says the puppeteer suffered a heart attack at his home in Saugerties, New York

02/16/2014

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Author Tom Clancy Dies At Age 66

By HILLEL ITALIE,  AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential […]

10/02/2013

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Promoter Sid Bernstein Dies — Booked Beatles, Hendrix, Garland, Many More

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Sid Bernstein, the misty-eyed music promoter who booked such top acts as Jimi Hendrix, Judy Garland and the Rolling Stones and hit the highest heights […]

08/21/2013

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Kaman Founder Dies

Charles Huron Kaman, the founder of Kaman Aerospace Corp., and co-founder of the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, has died. He was 91.

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