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State representative hospitalized

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NEWTON (KWWL) -- State representative Paul Bell of Newton is hospitalized.

Family members say the 59-year-old democrat is undergoing chemotherapy. Bell's son says the cancer has spread to his father's abdomen and lymph nodes.

Although he was undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Representative Bell did not miss a day of the last legislative session.

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