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Auction of estate of Southern author, journalist Julia Reed

Auction of estate of Southern author, journalist Julia Reed

NEW ORLEANS — The estate of a writer who chronicled Southern food and life will be auctioned next month to benefit a charity created to continue her philanthropy. Julia Reed was 59 when she died in August of cancer.

Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton praise and mourn Larry King

Celebrities and interview subjects, from Bill Clinton to Oprah Winfrey, are mourning the death of Larry King. His broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century.
From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

NEW YORK — Larry King was easy to poke fun at, particularly late in his career at CNN: the pinched look, guffaws and coke-bottle glasses, the suspenders and old-time microphone on the desk in front of him.

Screenwriter Walter Bernstein dies at 101

NEW YORK — Screenwriter Walter Bernstein, among the last survivors of Hollywood’s anti-Communist blacklist whose Oscar-nominated script for “The Front” drew upon his years of being unable to work under his own name, died Saturday. He was 101.

'Barney Miller,' 'Sanford and Son' actor Gregory Sierra dies

NEW YORK — Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller" and “Sanford and Son," has died after battling cancer. He was 83.

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of 'Honeycomb' and other hits, dies

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957 hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose career in music and movies was disrupted by a severe head injury a decade later, has died at age 87.
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Joe Biden's nominee to be surgeon general.

David Ng named executive editor of The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The former top editor of The New York Daily News has been tapped as the next executive editor of The Providence Journal.
NBC to shut down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021

NBC to shut down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021

The NBC Sports Network, which is best known for its coverage of the NHL and English Premier League, will be going away at the end of the year. NBC Sports Chairman Pete Bevacqua announced the channel's shutdown on Friday in an internal memo to staff.