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Funeral plans set for Gandolfini

Funeral services for Sopranos star James Gandolfini has been set for Thursday at a church in New York City. The body of Gandolfini, who died last week of a heart attack, was flown out of Italy earlier today, according to airport authorities in Rome.

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Doctors tried for 40 minutes to revive Gandolfini

Claudio Modini, director of emergency room at the Polyclinic Umberto I hospital, said: "James Gandolfini arrived at the emergency room of the emergency department of Polyclinic Umberto I University Hospital in a cardiac arrest accompanied by the ambulance of the 118 service."

"He was a code red [when he arrived]," Modini added, speaking in Italian.

"They were already trying to reanimate him. The efforts continued for 40 minutes, a series of attempts to make his heart start using electric activity.

"He died at 23:00."

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