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Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.

A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney only stepped down from his regular commentary post on "60 Minutes" last month.

Here's the release from CBS News:

Andy Rooney, the 60 MINUTES commentator known to generations for his wry, humorous and contentious television essays – a unique genre he is credited with inventing – died last night (4) in the hospital in New York City of complications following minor surgery. He was 92 and had homes in New...