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ICONIC SPORTS ANNOUNCER HAS DIED AT 89

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Keith Max Jackson (October 18, 1928 – January 13, 2018)

Jackson is remembered for his career with ABC Sports (1966–2006)
and concise coverage of
college football (1952–2006). He died today
in California.

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COMEDIAN JERRY VAN DYKE IS DEAD AT 86

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Jerry McCord Van Dyke
(July 27, 1931 – January 5, 2018)

Jerry Van Dyke, comedian, actor and younger brother of Dick Van Dyke, died Friday afternoon at his Arkansas home at the age of 86.

Van Dyke’s wife, Shirley, confirmed her husband’s death. She said her husband’s
health began deteriorating after they were both involved in a car accident two years earlier. (Fox  News)

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From left: Jerry Van Dyke and brother Dick.

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FORMER SITCOM STAR HAS DIED AT 94

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Baby Rose Marie was a popular radio personality in 1928.

Rose Marie celebrated her 94th birthday on Aug. 15 at her home in the San Fernando Valley.

Rose Marie Mazzetta
(August 15, 1923 – December 28, 2017)

(FoxNews) – Rose Marie, the actress made famous for her role as Sally
Rogers on famed 1960 sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died.

The news comes from the star’s official Twitter account, which stated
she had passed at her home in Van Nuys California.
 

Rose Marie, left, with fellow cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke, seated, on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ in the early 1960s.
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From left: Rose Marie,fellow cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke, front, on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’
in the early 1960s.

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VETERAN HOLLYWOOD ACTOR DIES AT 89

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Rance Howard
(November 17, 1928 – November 25, 2017)

Actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. The elder
Howard was also the father of actor Clint Howard and grandfather of actresses
Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard.

Rance Howard’s acting career spanned several decades since the 1950s. He
appeared in several of Ron Howard’s films, including "Apollo 13," "A Beautiful
Mind," "Splash," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Parenthood" and "Grand
Theft Auto." (AP)

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From left: Rance Howard and son Ron.

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Rance Howard in a scene from Apollo 13, 1995.

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PHOTO FIND COULD BRING BIG BUCKS!

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(Fox News) – The above photo provided by Frank Abrams of North
Caroline shows what historians believe is a photo of outlaw Billy
the Kid, second from left, and Pat Garrett, far right, taken in 1880.  Abrams, who bought the photo at a flea market in 20011 for $10,
says forensics experts and facial recognition have verified the
picture after several months of examination. It could be worth 
millions of dollars.

 

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North Carolina lawyer Frank Abrams shows a laptop image of his
photo.

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