Ellen Douglas has passed away. The Mississippi author, whose novel Apostles of Light was a 1973 National Book Award nominee, was 91 years old.

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Arlen Specter, a former U.S. Senator who made headlines toward the end of his career by switching from the Republican Party to the Democratic side, passed away yesterday after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

He was 82.

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Actor and TV host Gary Collins has died of natural causes. He was 74 years old.

He passed away just before 1 a.m. Saturday in Biloxi, Miss., according to reports.

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