BC-AS--Obit-Talmadge 2nd, 1372
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Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57<
Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died in Japan at the age of 57<
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ...