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CBC Broadcaster Russ Germain Dead at 62

Longtime CBC broadcaster Russ Germain, former host of flagship radio news programs World Report and The World at Six, has died at the age of 62.

Germain died in Toronto Monday night after a lengthy battle with cancer, diagnosed after his retirement in 2002, the CBC announced today.

After a 29-year career at the CBC, Germain retired in 2002.

Germain is survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law. Funeral plans are pending, according to CBC officials.

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