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Report: Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76

This photo provided by RCA Records shows singer Paul Craft. Craft, a Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer, has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. at a Nashville hospital "after years of deteriorating health." Craft penned the words to songs made famous by the likes of Ray Stevens, Mark Chestnutt, Alison Krauss, the Eagles and Linda Rondstadt. He was inducted earlier this month into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame after being nominated numerous times over the years. (AP Photo/RCA Records)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76.

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‘Modern Family’ actress Elizabeth Pena dies at 55

In this Dec. 3, 2008 file photo, Elizabeth Pena poses as she arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "Nothing Like the Holidays," in Los Angeles. The "La Bamba" and "Lone Star" actress Pena, 55, has died. Pena's manager, Gina Rugolo, said the actress died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Los Angeles of natural causes after a brief illness. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as “Lone Star” and comedic parts in TV shows like “Modern Family,” has died. She was 55.

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Nobby Wirkowski, CFL star and coach, dies at 88

TORONTO (AP) — Nobby Wirkowski, the star quarterback who played for Woody Hayes in college before leading the Toronto Argonauts to the 1952 Grey Cup title and later coaching the CFL team, has died. He was 88.

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