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The Pulse: "Got Milk?" Retiring

A comedy legend passes away; the Jason Collins becomes the first openly-gay NBA player; and the end of an iconic campaign. This is Monday's edition of "The Pulse."
A comedy legend passes away; the Jason Collins becomes the first openly-gay NBA player; and the end of an iconic campaign. This is Monday's edition of "The Pulse."

Comedy legend Harold Ramis, best known for 'Ghostbusters,' has died. Ramis passed away peacefully Monday morning surrounded by family and friends. He had lived in Chicago with his wife, Erica, since 1996. Ramis had auto-immune inflammatory vasculitis, a disease that causes swelling in the blood vessels. Ramis is survived by his wife, three children and two grandchildren. He was 69.

Jason Collins getting a standing ovation as the first openly-gay athlete in north america's four major professional sports. Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and playing against the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday evening. Collins played 11 minutes, added two rebounds and a steal. The Nets won 108-102.

Samsung's new Galaxy S Five will hit the store shelves in April. The newer model isn't too different from last year's Galaxy S Four. But this phone has a bigger screen, a heart rate sensor and a finger print scanner in the home button. It also has a 16-megapixel camera and promises a better battery life.

British journalist Piers Morgan's primetime CNN show is coming to an end. No final air date has been set for the show that replaced Larry King. But "Piers Morgan Live" has struggled with ratings. Morgan has angered conservatives with frequent gun control commentary, and even faced a petition drive to have him deported from the U.S. It is unclear if Morgan will remain with the network.

Say goodbye to the milk mustache. After a 20-year run, the popular "Got milk?" ad slogan is being retired. The milk processor education program saying it needed a new hook to reverse declining sales. New ads launching today have a new tagline, "Milk Life." And feature ordinary people and highlight milk's nutritional benefits.
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