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'Golden Girls' star Bea Arthur dies at 86

Saturday, April 25, 2009 | 4:49 p.m. CDT; updated 7:12 p.m. CDT, Saturday, April 25, 2009

LOS ANGELES — Beatrice Arthur, the tall, deep-voiced actress whose razor-sharp delivery of comedy lines made her a TV star in the hit shows "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" and who won a Tony Award for the musical "Mame," died Saturday. She was 86.

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