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  • Blaze Starr, burlesque dancer linked to governor, dead at 83 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-15-15 9:33 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Blaze Starr, a "knockout" burlesque icon and stripper who drew tourists to post-World War II Baltimore, lent glamour to New Orleans and became known far and wide for her affair with a colorful mid-century Louisiana governor, died Monday. She was 83.