Roger Ebert Dies; Film Critic Succumbs to Cancer at 70

Roger Ebert Dies; Film Critic Succumbs to Cancer at 70

Roger Ebert, a movie critic whose sharp wit and depth of knowledge delighted millions of readers and viewers, has died of cancer at the age of 70.

Ebert, who reviewed films for the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years and on TV for 31 years, was America’s most prominent and influential critic.

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Shain Gandee Dies, Buckwild Star Was 21

Shain Gandee Dies, Buckwild Star Was 21

Shain Gandee, the star of MTV's Buckwild, was found dead this morning in West Virginia.

He was reported missing after telling folks around 3 a.m. Sunday that he was going four-wheeling with his uncle, David, with authorities confirming this morning that Shain and two others were discovered in the vehicle in Sissonville, W.V.

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Joe Weider Dies; Bodybuilding Guru Was 93

Joe Weider Dies; Bodybuilding Guru Was 93

Joe Weider, a child of the Great Depression who built a bodybuilding empire, has died at the age of 93. The cause was heart failure, said his publicist.

Weider grew an empire of magazines, fitness equipment, doubtful dietary supplements and Olympic-style contests featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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