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Former GFH reporter dies at 77


GRAND FORKS — Larry Ray Lubenow, a Grand Forks Herald reporter who prompted Louis Armstrong to break his silence on segregation in 1957, has died at the age of 77.

His obituary said the Edinburg, N.D., native battled several medical conditions before his death May 8 in Cedar Park, Texas.

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