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Jimmy Breslin, legendary New York City columnist, dies at 87

Jimmy Breslin, the street-savvy, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist whose two-fisted prose championing the little guy and pillorying those who betrayed the public trust made him a New York City institution for more than 40 years, died Sunday. He was 87. Breslin, who also turned out a string...
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