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Dick Clark dies from heart attack at 82

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Dick Clark (courtesy of Wikipedia)
Dick Clark (courtesy of Wikipedia)

LOS ANGELES (WTAQ) - Legendary broadcaster Dick Clark is dead at the age of 82. 

TMZ.com reports that Clark died Tuesday from a massive heart attack. 

Clark may be best known as the host of the long-running "American Bandstand" television show.  Clark also hosted "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve" for many years. 

Clark rarely appeared on television after suffering a stroke in 2004 which impacted his speech.

Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark was born November 30, 1929 in Mount Vernon, New York. 

He started his career in broadcasting at a radio station in Utica, New York as a weatherman and news announcer. 

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