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Fahey Flynn (1916 in Escanaba, Michigan – August 8, 1983 in Chicago, Illinois) was a radio and television newscaster who spent the majority of his career in Chicago. Robert Feder of the Chicago Sun-Times described him as "an avuncular Irishman with a jaunty bow tie [and] a twinkle in his eye".
A six-time Emmy winner, Flynn worked in Chicago from 1941 until his death from internal hemorrhaging in 1983 at age 67. From 1953 to 1968, he was an anchor for WBBM-TV. He then joined Joel Daly as co-anchor at WLS-TV, and by 1971 the pair had become Chicago's highest-rated broadcasting team, retaining the lead in Chicago news ratings through 1979.
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