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Legendary NYC Mayor Passes Away

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 19: Ed Koch attends the renaming of the Queensboro Bridge in his honor at The Water Club Restaurant on May 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 19: Ed Koch attends the renaming of the Queensboro Bridge in his honor at The Water Club Restaurant on May 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSMiami) - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died. He was 88.

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure.

Koch was moved to intensive care on Thursday after being admitted to the hospital on Monday with shortness of breath. He had just been released from the hospital last week after being treated for water in his lungs and legs.

Click here for more from CBSNewYork.com.

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