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2013-04-02 16:25:37

Puppeteer, philanthropist and founder of The Jim Henson Legacy HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jane Henson died in her Connecticut home on April 2, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. A tribute page celebrating Jane and featuring images from her life can be found at http://www.henson.com/jane.html. A memorial mass is planned for next week. Donations may be sent in memory of Jane Henson to the following: (Photo:...

2005-09-27 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES -- Kermit the Frog, perhaps the world's most famous amphibian, will embark on a worldwide "tour" next month to celebrate his 50 years in show business and re-launch the Muppets franchise as part of the Walt Disney Co., it was announced on Tuesday. The green, fuzzy puppet character, who got his start in 1955 on the local Washington, D.C., television program, "Sam and Friends," was scheduled to appear on the Disney-owned ABC network's "Good Morning America" to kick off the...