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Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.

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‘Dr. George’ Fischbeck, LA TV weatherman, dies at 92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Fischbeck, a science teacher-turned-TV weatherman whose enthusiastic broadcasts made him a popular figure during two decades in Los Angeles, has died. He was 92.

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Longtime SF Giants beat writer Nick Peters dies at 75

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nick Peters, a former Spink Award winner who covered the San Francisco Giants for 47 years and loved to mentor young writers, has died. He was 75.

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Ellen Conford, popular children’s author, dead at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen Conford, an award-winning children’s writer whose comic tales about everything from the travails of high school to a girl’s summer camp crush made her a favorite for at least one generation of readers, has died.

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