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Pioneering Model, Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70

Pioneering model, TV host and entrepreneur B. Smith has died from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 70, her family said Sunday. See the details.
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Planters Kills Mascot Mr. Peanut

Planters has done the unthinkable — they’ve killed off their mascot Mr. Peanut! In a pre-Super Bowl ad, the 104-year-old Mr. Peanut is driving the NUTmobile with actor/comedian Matt Walsh and action star Wesley Snipes when the old legume is forced to swerve off the road. The trio jump out of the...
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‘Grease’ Actor Edd Byrnes Dies at 87

Actor Edd Byrnes has passed away. According to TMZ and a press release shared by his son, Logan, on Twitter, the “Grease” actor passed away unexpectedly in his Santa Monica home on Thursday. The press release also indicates that he died of natural causes. He was 87. Logan, who is a news anchor in...
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Denise Nickerson, Who Played Violet in 'Willy Wonka,' Dies at 62

( 1010 WINS ) -- Denise Nickerson, who is best known for her role as Violet Beauregarde in the "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' movie died Wednesday night at 62. Nickerson's son, Josh, and his wife, Jasmine, announced on Facebook that she had died, writing "She's gone." Nickerson suffered...
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