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Veteran Des Moines Radio Announcer Dies
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Dick Layman, a veteran morning news anchor for WHO radio in Des Moines, has died. He was 59.
WHO radio says in a statement on its website that Layman died Friday.
Layman had worked at the station for 16 years and presented morning news to a central Iowa audience. He also co-hosted a weekend morning news show.
WHO radio News Director Jim Boyd says in the statement that Layman was known for a deep resonate voice that delivered the news in a folksy manner. Layman was also known for his commitment to getting the facts right.
Layman is survived by his wife and a daughter. Additional information about funeral services has not been released.