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Andy Griffith reported dead


Actor Andy Griffith, best known as Sheriff Andy Taylor of the fictional town of Mayberry, N.C., died this morning, WITN-TV is reporting.

The Greenville, N.C., station said that former University of North Carolina President Bill Friday, a close friend of the actor, confirmed the death.

Friday told WITN that Griffith died at his Dare County home about 6 a.m. CST.

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BREAKING NEWS: Friend Says Andy Griffith Has Died

By Robert Kolarik

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