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Florida US Rep. Bill Young dies at 82

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Republican Rep. Bill Young, Florida's longest-serving member of Congress and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, died Friday. He was 82. His chief of staff, Harry Glenn, said Young died at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., where he had been for nearly two weeks with back problems that stemmed from a 1970...

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