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Amarillo Broadcaster Bob Izzard Dies

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Amarillo, Texas - Legendary Amarillo broadcaster Bob Izzard has passed away.

His family says he died at one early Thursday morning.

Izzard was a news anchor for all three local commercial television stations in the sixties and seventies. He was also an author and local historian.

Izzard was a pilot in the Second World War and was shot down behind enemy lines, evading capture for 100 days.

He earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart.

Bob Izzard was 87.

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