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Author, 'Whorehouse' playwright Larry L. King dies

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NEW YORK (AP) — Larry L. King, a writer and playwright whose magazine article about a campaign to close down a popular bordello became a hit Tony Award-nominated musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" and a movie starring Burt Reynolds, died Thursday. He was 83. His wife, Barbara Blaine, said King died after battling emphysema at Chevy Chase House, a retirement home in Washington where...

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