(NBC NEWS) One of the legends of radio, Don Imus, has died.
Imus passed away on Friday morning at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in College Station, Texas, after being hospitalized on Christmas Eve, a representative said. The cause of death was not given. He was 79
For nearly six years the veteran morning man had his daily radio show, “Imus in the Morning” simulcast on the Fox Business Network. Imus had been a staple of New York radio since 1971, with a couple of relatively brief timeouts — for substance abuse problems and on-air comments that got him into trouble.
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