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Former WGN Anchor Allison Payne Dead At 57


WGN-TV is mourning the loss of longtime former anchor Allison Payne.  She co-anchored WGN News for 21 years earning 9 Emmys.  Payne a native of Detroit was an inspiration to so many Black journalists during her time. Allison suffered a series of health issues although a cause of death has not been released. The trailblazing journalist passed away at 57 years old.

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