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Former anchorman Bill Beutel dead at 75

by Anna Johns, posted Mar 19th 2006 1:26PM
bill beutel obituaryBill Beutel may be most recognizable to New Yorkers, as he anchored the WABC evening newscasts for 30 years, right up until January of 2001. He briefly returned to WABC as a reporter after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. His trademark sign-off was, "Good luck and be well." He also briefly hosted the morning program on ABC that eventually became Good Morning America. Beutel won several Emmy awards and a coveted Peabody.

Beutel died at his home in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

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Wow. He was an icon in NY. Whenever I think of the news when I was a kid I think of him and co-anchor Roger Grimsby.

March 20 2006 at 12:24 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
P. G. Sample, III (Krwlngindarkness)

He will be sorely missed

March 19 2006 at 1:47 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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