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In this 2005 file photo, actress Jane Russell arrives for the premiere of "XXX: State of the Union," in Los Angeles. Russell, who was born in Bemidji, dies Monday at the age of 89.

UPDATED: Bemidji-born actress Jane Russell dies at 89

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jane Russell, the busty brunette who was born in Bemidji and shot to fame as the sexy star of Howard Hughes' 1941 Western "The Outlaw," died Monday of respiratory failure, her family said. She was 89.


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