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    Los Angeles officer who joined ’60s protests dies

    LOS ANGELES | Michael Hannon, who as a Los Angeles police officer was suspended for off-duty participation in 1960s civil rights and peace protests, has died. Hannon’s wife, Gwen Brown Hannon, tells the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1E1SasS ) he died Oct.…

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    Versatile 49ers player Gordon Soltau dies at 89

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. | Gordon Soltau, a wide receiver and kicker who played nine NFL seasons with San Francisco, has died. He was 89. The three-time All-Pro passed away on Sunday, according to the 49ers. Soltau had 249 receptions for 3,487…

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    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies

    MONTPELIER, Vt. | Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell, known using the everyday as a window into broader themes, has died at his rural Vermont home. He was 87. Kinnell’s wife, Bobbie Bristol, said he died Tuesday afternoon at their home in…

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    ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ star Marcia Strassman dies

    LOS ANGELES | Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan’s wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” has died. She was 66. Strassman died at her Sherman Oaks, California, home on Friday after battling breast cancer for seven years, her…


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