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Bob Costas to be feted at annual Cronkite luncheon


PHOENIX (AP) - Broadcaster Bob Costas will be honored by Arizona State University's journalism school at its awards luncheon next week.

The host of NBC's "Football Night in America" will be awarded the 2012 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism on Tuesday. Costas has won 22 Emmy awards during his career.

ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication presents the award each year. Previous recipients include TV anchors Brian Williams and Tom Brokaw and newspaper journalists Ben Bradlee and Helen Thomas.

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