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Mike Wallace, `60 Minutes' star interviewer, dies

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NEW YORK (WKOW) -- A CBS spokesman said CBS newsman Mike Wallace died at the age of 93 Saturday night.

Wallace was on the staff of "60 Minutes" when it began in 1968 and is known for his tough interviews.  He would spend hours preparing for his interviews and follow-up questions.

Wallace retired as a regular correspondent in 2006, but continued to contribute occasional reports.

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