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  • Laurie Ann Thompson (2014)

    Laurie Ann Thompson

    TERRY COLLINS, The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury when a television struck her during last month's earthquake in California's wine country has died — the first death attributed to the magnitude-6.0 temblor, sheriff's officials said.Laurie Anne Thompson was at her Napa home during the Aug. 24 quake when she was hit, according to the Napa...

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  • Roy Leonard, 83 (1931 - 2014)

    Roy Leonard

    JASON KEYSER, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Longtime Chicago radio and TV personality Roy Leonard, who introduced listeners and viewers to some of America's biggest celebrities as they were just getting started, has died. He was 83.Leonard was well known around the Midwest for his decades of talk radio, celebrity interviews and movie reviews on Chicago's WGN Radio and TV, where he crafted...

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  • Manuel Pertegaz (1917 - 2014)

    Manuel Pertegaz

    The Associated PressMADRID (AP) — Manuel Pertegaz, one of Spain's most admired fashion designers who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Ava Gardner, has died. He was 96.Pertegaz died Saturday in his hometown of Barcelona, according to Spain's education and culture minister, Jose Ignacio Wert.Wert said in a statement that he regretted Pertegaz's passing, adding that to think of the...

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  • Philippine de Rothschild, 80 (1933 - 2014)

    Philippine de Rothschild

    JAMEY KEATEN, The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said Sunday. She was 80.She died Friday in a Paris "from the effects of a serious operation", winemaker Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA said in a statement, without...

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  • Gerald One Feather (2014)

    Gerald One Feather

    The Associated PressOGLALA, South Dakota (AP) — Gerald One Feather, the legendary Oglala Sioux leader, former tribal president and tireless advocate for educational opportunities, has died. He was 76.Longtime friend Tom Katus told The Associated Press that One Feather died Thursday at a Rapid City hospital. Katus said One Feather had a massive stroke while on dialysis in Pine Ridge before being...

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