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Former CBS news correspondent Ben Silver dies at 85

The journalist died at his home in St. Louis Park from complications with Parkinson's disease. Funeral services will take place Sunday in Minneapolis.
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The journalist died at his home in St. Louis Park from complications with Parkinson's disease. Funeral services will take place Sunday in Minneapolis.

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