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Billie Sol Estes, who put the 'art' in 'con artist,' dies

Billie Sol Estes, a colorful and unapologetic Texas wheeler-dealer who boasted of his political connections even as he went to prison two times for fraud, died Tuesday at his home in DeCordova, Texas. He was 88.

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S. Ovshinsky, a self-taught pioneer in renewable power, tech fields, dies

Stanford Ovshinsky, a self-taught inventor whose innovations have been incorporated in many high-tech developments, from flat-screen televisions to laptop computers, died Oct. 17 at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He was 89.

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Henry Ruth, who had key prosecutor's role in Watergate, dies here

Henry Ruth, who had key prosecutor's role in Watergate, dies here

Henry Ruth, a key figure in the federal investigation of the Watergate scandal in the 1970s, died March 16 at an assisted-living facility in Tucson. He was 80.

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