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    Feb. 1: Actor Stuart Whitman is 87. Singer Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio) is 81. Actor-comedian Garrett Morris is 78. Singer Don Everly of The Everly Brothers is 78. Singer Ray Sawyer of Dr. Hook…

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