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8:02 p.m. _ “Out of respect, we greatly appreciate you holding your applause until the end of the in memorium segment,” the Oscar audience is told as the segment honoring those who have died over the past year is about to begin. Most folks comply, though there is a scattering of applause when photos of Jane Russell, Whitney Houston, Steve Jobs, Ben Gazzara and Elizabeth Taylor are displayed

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Associated Press Writer Cristina Silva and Solvej Schou contributed to this report.