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Breaking News: Roger Ailes dead

Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
May 18, 2017 - 9:00 am

BREAKING NEWS: Fox News Founder and former Chairman and CEO, Roger Ailes has passed away this morning at 77 years old. A statement has been issued from Ailes's wife Elizabeth Ailes:

Statement from Elizabeth Ailes:

I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning. Roger was a loving husband to me, to his son Zachary, and a loyal friend to many. He was also a patriot, profoundly grateful to live in a country that gave him so much opportunity to work hard, to rise—and to give back. During a career that stretched over more than five decades, his work in entertainment, in politics, and in news affected the lives of many millions. And so even as we mourn his death, we celebrate his life... 

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