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Andy Rooney, wry '60 Minutes' commentator, dies

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  • Andy Rooney, wry '60 Minutes' commentator, dies

    Andy Rooney, wry '60 Minutes' commentator, dies
    By David Bauder, Associated Press

    NEW YORK — Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he had to end his signature "60 Minutes" commentaries about life's large and small absurdities that he kept going until he was 92 years old.

    Even then, he said he wasn't retiring. Writers never retire. But his life after the end of "A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney" was short: He died Friday night, according to CBS, only a month after delivering his 1,097th and final televised commentary.
    Full article at link:

    http://www.gainesville.com/article/2...APE/1111050952
    Last edited by penguinsoda; 11-06-2011, 06:34 PM. Reason: Edited full article for copyright issues

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    Re: Andy Rooney, wry '60 Minutes' commentator, dies

    That is very sad news to hear, he will be missed...
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      Re: Andy Rooney, wry '60 Minutes' commentator, dies

      I miss seeing them make fun of him on The Soup

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        Re: Andy Rooney, wry '60 Minutes' commentator, dies

        Andy remained an informative and entertaing news personality throughout the course of his epic career. Today, his spirit may be meeting up with people like David Brinkly and Chet Huntly. He will be missed, yet his fair and impactful jounalistic work will always be remembered.
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