Ed Koch, three-term mayor who became a symbol of NYC, dead at 88
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Ed Koch, three-term mayor who became a symbol of NYC, dead at 88

Cebu : Philippines | Feb 02, 2013 at 12:22 AM PST
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Skooter reports 02/02/13

Bald and overbearing, pompous, and acid-tongued politician the city's 105th mayor Ed Koch known to be the savior of the city from near-financial ruin during a three-term City Hall run in which he personified New York chutzpah for the rest of the world, died Friday. He was 88.

The former mayor was quick with a friendly quip and equally fast with a cutting remark for his political enemies. In January 1990, he left City Hall, Koch fought numerous health problems and heart disease.

Spokesman George Arzt said that the ex-mayor died at 2 a.m.. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.


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