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Jean Harris, killer of 'Scarsdale Diet' doctor, dies at 89

By Michael Melia Associated Press Comments Zoom Jean Harris, shown in 1993, spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, “Scarsdale Diet” doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case that...

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Armstrong, Houston among notable deaths of 2012

The first man on the moon and the first U.S. woman in space. Neil Armstrong, 82, died in August; Sally Ride, 61, in July. Here are some other of the year's notable deaths. January • Etta James, 73. A...

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Jean Harris, 'Scarsdale Diet' Doctor Killer, Dies

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Jean Harris, the patrician girls' school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, "Scarsdale Diet" doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case...

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Howard Stern Show Vacation Death Curse claims 'Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf

General Norman Schwarzkopf braved many a battlefield, but he was ultimately no match for the power of the Howard Stern Show Vacation Death Curse. Schwarzkopf died Thursday at age 78...

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Gen. 'Stormin' Norman' Schwarzkopf, leader of Operation Desert Storm, dead...

According to the Huffington Post on Dec. 27, retired Gen, Norman H. Schwarzkopf, who commanded Operation Desert Storm against Saddam Hussein in 1991, has died. Gen. Schwarzkopf was 78. Gen....

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A chronology of those who died in 2012

Dec. 1 — Arthur Chaskalson, 81, a civil rights lawyer who once helped defend Nelson Mandela and later became South Africa's chief justice, Johannesburg. He had leukemia. Dec. 5 — Dave Brubeck, 91, a...

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Jean Harris, 89, the patrician girls' school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, "Scarsdale Diet" doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case that rallied...

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Jean Harris, convicted in diet guru’s murder

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jean Harris, the patrician girls’ school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime partner, "Scarsdale Diet" doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case...

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PASSINGS: Gerry Anderson, Frank Calabrese Sr.

Gerry Anderson Puppetry pioneer created 'Thunderbirds' TV show Gerry Anderson, 83, a puppetry pioneer and died Wednesday at a nursing home near Oxfordshire, England, after being diagnosed with mixed...

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Gerry Anderson, ‘Thunderbirds’ creator, dies at 83

LONDON (AP) - Gerry Anderson, puppetry pioneer and British creator of the sci-fi hit “Thunderbirds” TV show, has died. He was 83. Anderson’s son Jamie said his father died peacefully in his sleep on...

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Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf to be buried at West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. - (AP) -- A memorial service for Gen. , the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," has begun in the U.S. Military Academy's gothic chapel. His family...

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Gulf War commander Schwarzkopf dies

December 28, 2012 -- Updated 0348 GMT (1148 HKT) Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded coalition forces during the Gulf War, died Thursday, a U.S. official said. He was 78. Operation Desert...

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Notorious Doc-slay gal dead

She was the ultimate woman scorned — and her murder of the “Scarsdale Diet” author captivated the nation. Former girls-school headmistress Jean Harris drew both ire and sympathy for gunning down her...

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Jean Harris, convicted killer of 'Scarsdale Diet' doctor, dies

December 29, 2012 -- Updated 1239 GMT (2039 HKT) Jean S. Harris served nearly 12 years in prison after her conviction on charges of second-degree murder. New York (CNN) -- Jean S. Harris, the...

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Jean Harris dies, infamous killer of 'Scarsdale Diet' doctor

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Jean Harris, the...

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Jean Harris, 'Scarsdale Diet' doctor's killer, dead at 89

Jean Harris, the patrician girls'...

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Jean S. Harris, Killer of Scarsdale Diet Doctor, Is Dead at 89

Jean S. Harris, the private-school headmistress whose 1981 trial for the murder of a prominent Scarsdale, N.Y., physician galvanized a nation mulling feminist perspectives with its story of vengeance...

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Scarsdale Diet Doctor Killer Jean S. Harris Dies at 89

On March 10, 1980, police in upstate New York found Dr. Herman Tarnower — the millionaire inventor of the low-fat, grapefruit-heavy Scarsdale diet — dying in bed from four gunshot wounds. Jean Struven...

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Jean Harris dies at 89; killer of 'Scarsdale Diet' doctor

Jean Harris, the onetime headmistress of an elite girls' school whose trial in the fatal 1980 shooting of the celebrity diet doctor who jilted her generated front-page headlines and national debates...

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Jean Harris,' Scarsdale Diet' Doctor Killer, Dies

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Jean Harris, the patrician girls' school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, "Scarsdale Diet" doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case...

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Jean Harris, convicted of killing her lover, ‘Scarsdale Diet’ doctor, dies at...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jean Harris, the patrician girls’ school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, “Scarsdale Diet” doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case that...

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Jean Harris, ‘Scarsdale Diet’ doctor killer, dies

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jean Harris, the patrician girls’ school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, Scarsdale Diet doctor Herman Tarnower, has died. She...

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Jean Harris | Headmistress, killer, 89

Posted: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 3:01 AM Jean Harris, 89, the patrician girls' school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, Scarsdale Diet doctor...

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'Scarsdale Diet' doctor killer Jean Harris dies

In this Feb. 24, 1981 file photo, Jean Harris, center, arrives at the Westchester County Courthouse to hear the verdict in her second-degree murder trial, in White Plains, N.Y. Harris died Sunday, Dec....

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Jean Harris, 89, convicted of killing ‘Scarsdale Diet’ doctor, rallied feminists

Updated: December 29, 2012 1:23AM NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jean Harris, the patrician girls’ school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, “Scarsdale Diet”...

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