Rush Limbaugh Passes Away From Cancer


Legendary radio host Rush Limbaugh, heard for decades on Newsradio WTAM 1100, passed away Wednesday morning following a battle with lung cancer.

Limbaugh's wife, Kathryn, made the announcement on Rush's show just after noon Wednesday.

Rush announced last February he had been diagnosed with cancer. He died at his home in Florida.

Limbaugh hosted his legendary show for 32 years, was a close friend of former President Donald Trump and was iconic in the Republican Party.

Rush was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1993 and was a five-time recipient of the National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award for Excellence in Syndicated and Network Broadcasting.

A day after Rush announced last year he had cancer, former President Trump awarded him the 'Medal of Freedom' during the 2020 State of the Union.

Rush Limbaugh was 70 years old.

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