Ray Dolby Dies; Sound Engineer, Innovator Was 80

Ray Dolby Dies; Sound Engineer, Innovator Was 80

Ray Dolby, a sound engineer who revolutionized noise reduction and whose name became synonymous with "surround" audio, has died at age 80.

The founder of Dolby Laboratories suffered from Alzheimer's disease for several years and was diagnosed with leukaemia this summer.

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Cal Worthington Dies; Car Dealer, TV Fixture Was 92

Cal Worthington Dies; Car Dealer, TV Fixture Was 92

Cal Worthington, who built a fortune from a series of West Coast auto dealerships and became a TV fixture with his ads, has died at the age of 92.

"Go See Cal" passed away Sunday after watching football with family at his Big W Ranch in Orland, Calif., north of Sacramento, according to reports.

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Tommy Morrison Dies; Former Boxing Champion Was 44

Tommy Morrison Dies; Former Boxing Champion Was 44

Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight boxing champion, has died after a long battle with AIDS. He passed away in a Nebraska hospital at the age of 44.

He reportedly died peacefully, with his wife by his side.

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Domonique Newburn, Hollywood Houseboys Star, Murdered in Apartment

Domonique Newburn, Hollywood Houseboys Star, Murdered in Apartment

Domonique Newburn, a transgender reality show star who appeared on the YouTube series Hollywood Houseboys, was found dead in her apartment Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities responded to a 911 call after neighbors heard violent sounds emanating from Newburn's Fontana, California residence and arrived a short while later to find her body near a window.

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