FILE - In this July 6, 1983, file photo, New York Mayor Ed Koch kisses singer-actress Diana Ross at the steps of City Hall in New York. Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning Feb. 1, 2013 of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)

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FILE - In this July 6, 1983, file photo, New York Mayor Ed Koch kisses singer-actress Diana Ross at the steps of City Hall in New York. Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning Feb. 1, 2013 of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
FILE - In this July 6, 1983, file photo, New York Mayor Ed Koch kisses singer-actress Diana Ross at the steps of City Hall in New York. Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning Feb. 1, 2013 of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
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