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Former KLTV anchor dies

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Kip Kippenbrock, one of KLTV 7's first anchors, has died at the age of 82.

Kippenbrock started working at KLTV 7 just two months after the station launched in 1954.

Along with working as an anchor, Kippenbrock did weather, commercials, hosted a quiz show, and even offered commentary on wrestling matches for KLTV.

He left KLTV 7 in 1971 to move to Dallas.

Kippenbrock died of Leukemia. A private memorial will be held Saturday.

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