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Bill Thompson, co-star on 'Wallace and Ladmo,' dies

Bill Thompson, co-star on 'Wallace and Ladmo,' dies

Popular children's program that aired on Phoenix television for over three decades

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Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52.

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Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

FILE - In this file photograph taken Jan. 7, 2010, magicJack CEO and founder Dan Borislow holds up the new and improved magicJack at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Borislow died Monday, July 21, 2014, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52. (AP Photo/Paul Saku…

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Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty zinger-slinger

Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty zinger-slinger

NEW YORK — Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, porkpie hat or oversized sunglasses. She often wore shorts and ties, or just black stockings and a white, flowing shirt. Her weapon of choice was the zinger.

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Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty, funny broad

Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty, funny broad

Elaine Stritch

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Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nadine Gordimer, a South African author who won the Nobel Prize for novels that explored the cost of racial conflict in apartheid-era South Africa, has died at the age of 90, her family said Monday.

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

FILE - In this June 25, 2009 file photo released by the New York Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel conducts the orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 from complications fo…

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

CASTLETON, Va. — Lorin Maazel, a world-renowned conductor whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in Virginia. He was 84.

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

FILE - This Feb. 28, 2008 file photo shows Lorin Maazel, music director of the New York Philharmonic during a rehearsal in Seoul, South Korea. Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 from complications followin…

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Star loses two family members: Eleanor Rice Feeney and Walt Nett

Star loses two family members: Eleanor Rice Feeney and Walt Nett

The Star lost two members of its extended family last month: Eleanor Rice Feeney, 90, who died April 21 in Tucson, and Walt Nett, 59, who died April 23 in Lubbock, Texas.Both were journalism pioneers who enriched the news business, the community and their friends.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Shirley Temple as “Little Miss Marker.” She was a symbol of optimism and innocence who gave the nation a respite during the Depression. The adorable Shirley possessed acting skills far beyond her years.

February 11, 2014 2:37 pm
Let us remember some Tucsonans who died in 2013

Let us remember some Tucsonans who died in 2013

Before ringing in the new year, and keeping in mind that no gathering of names can possibly be complete, we’d like to take a few minutes to remember some of our Southern Arizona neighbors who died in 2013.

December 29, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Tucson ad man and artist Earl Wettstein died Wednesday at the age of 81.

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Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Artist Earl Wettstein looks over his choice of colors for one of his paintings while working in his studio at his home.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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'Tax hawk' Mary Schuh dies at 77

Local-government watchdog Mary Schuh died Aug. 25 of cancer at age 77.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

May 10, 2012 12:00 am

Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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