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Writer-director Marshall, 81, RIP

In this Aug. 12, 2004, file photo, actors from left, Henry Winkler, Penny Marshall, Ed Begley, Cindy Williams and Garry Marshall pose after Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams received their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Penny Marshall and Williams starred together in the TV show "Laverne and Shirley." Writer-director Marshall, whose TV hits included "Happy Days” "Laverne & Shirley" and box-office successes included "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died at age 81. Publicist Michelle Bega says Marshall died Tuesday in at a hospital in Burbank, Calif., of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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