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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

In this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo, Oscar de la Renta attends the Cinema Society premiere of "The Skin I Live In" in New York. The designer, De la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

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Funeral set for basketball coach McClain

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A funeral for former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach and prep-coaching standout Wayne McClain is planned for Wednesday.

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows designer Oscar de la Renta, right, and model Karlie Kloss backstage before the presentation of the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 collection sponsored by Revlon at Fashion Week in New York. The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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Champion drag racer Raymond Beadle dies at 70

WACO, Texas (AP) — Raymond Beadle, a three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and a championship NASCAR team owner, has died. He was 70.

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Olympic champ Rezkova-Hubnerova dies at 64

PRAGUE (AP) — Miloslava Rezkova-Hubnerova, who won the Olympic gold in women’s high jump for Czechoslovakia in 1968 aged 18, has died.

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