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Former WBZ-TV Reporter Walt Sanders Dies At 81

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BOSTON (CBS) – Former WBZ-TV reporter Walt Sanders died Monday at his home in Spring Hill, Florida at the age of 81.

Photos: Walt Sanders at WBZ-TV

Sanders was well known for his school and City Hall reporting in Boston and his deep distinctive voice.

He worked at Channel 4 News for 27 years from 1968 through 1995 and was one of the first African-American reporters in the city.

He is survived by his wife Alice and two children Carolyn Sanders-Glover and Walter L. Sanders Jr.

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