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‘Paul Robeson’ playwright Phillip Hayes Dean dies

This undated image released by Patty Onagan shows Phillip Hayes Dean. Dean, a playwright, director and actor died on Monday, April 14, 2014 from a heart condition, a family spokesperson announced. He was 83. (AP Photo/Craig Schwartz Photography)

NEW YORK (AP) — Phillip Hayes Dean, a playwright, director and theater actor who wrote the one-man play “Paul Robeson” starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a heart condition, according to a family spokesman. He was 83.

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Former Houston coach Curl dies

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Houston women’s basketball coach Joe Curl has died, the university announced Monday. He was 59.

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Ex-Arizona 3-sport star, NFL QB Fred Enke dies

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Fred W. Enke, a former three-sport star at Arizona who later was a quarterback on three NFL teams, has died.

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Ex-major leaguer Hal Smith dies in Arkansas

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Former major league baseball player Hal Smith of Fort Smith, Ark., has died.

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Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies

This April 8, 2004 file photo shows actress Phyllis Frelich posing in New York. Frelich, a Tony award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. Frelich died Thursday April 10, 2014, at her Southern California home.  (AP Photo/Justin Walters, File)

Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of “Children of a Lesser God,” has died. She was 70.

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