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In an undated handout photo, Mitzi Shore at the Comedy Store. Shore, who fostered generations of up-and-coming stand-up comics as the longtime owner, talent scout and booking agent of the Los Angeles club, died on April 11, 2018, at her home in West Hollywood. She was 87. (The Comedy Store via The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY OBIT SHORE BY DANIEL E. SLOTNIK FOR APRIL 13, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. -