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Linda Yu's final day on the ABC7 anchor desk

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Linda Yu's final goodbye. She retired on Wednesday, anchoring her last 4 p.m. newscast. (WLS)

After 34 years in Chicago, ABC7 anchor Linda Yu signed off Wednesday during her final 4 p.m. newscast.

She was Chicago's first Asian American TV anchor, as well as impeccable journalist with dogged instincts. During breaking news, the call in ABC7 newsroom has long been, "Get Linda on the set!"

During her career, she inspired and mentored many. She also gave generously to many community organizations.

WATCH: Windy City Live dedicated its entire show to honor Linda
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WCL honors ABC7 anchor Linda Yu, Part 1

VIDEO: A tribute to Linda Yu from friends, colleagues
Many will remember her during her tenure on the 11 a.m. news anchoring alongside Sylvia Perez. They were paired together in 1992 when the news was on at 11:30 a.m. Then, 11 years later, the news was expanded to an hour. Their pairing was really ground breaking at the time. Not only were they the first female anchor team in Chicago, but it was certainly ground breaking to have two female minorities anchoring together. Throughout Linda's career, she's been a role model and mentor to so many young aspiring journalists. Watch the video below to hear a tribute from some of Linda's friends and colleagues.
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Saying goodbye to Linda Yu as she retires.

VIDEO: Linda Yu's impeccable journalism during breaking news
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And when news breaks, the call in ABC7 newsroom has long been, "Get Linda on the set!"

VIDEO: Linda Yu's positive impact on the community
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ABC7 anchor Linda Yu was dedicated to many community groups that helped children.

VIDEO: Looking back on Linda Yu's career
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ABC7 will say goodbye this week to our friend and colleague Linda Yu, who has established herself as a legend in broadcast journalism -- not just in Chicago but across the country.

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Linda Yu retired from the anchor desk on Wednesday -- 34 years after she started at ABC7.

VIDEO: Linda Yu on Newsviews
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When Linda Yu began working in Chicago, she made history as the city's first Asian American broadcast journalist.

VIDEO: Linda remembered in China
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ABC7 anchor Linda Yu was remembered in China, where she went 10 years ago for a story.

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When Linda Yu began working in Chicago, she made history as the city's first Asian American broadcast journalist.

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