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HEART BYPASS PRESCRIBED FOR RETIRED NEWS ANCHOR

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Doctors in New York have recommended that retired CBS newsman Charles Kuralt undergo heart bypass surgery.

Kuralt, 61, went home from the hospital Tuesday, two days after being admitted for chest pains.He was scheduled to return for the surgery but it was unclear when, said a spokeswoman for New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

Kuralt, a native of North Carolina, was anchor of the "Sunday Morning" program and "On The Road" series on CBS.

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