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Shock Jock Don Imus to Retire From Morning Show in March

WABC-AM says Imus' last morning drive time show on New York-based station will be March 29

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    Talk show host Don Imus is retiring in March

    Don Imus, the cantankerous radio host whose career was temporarily derailed when he made racist and sexist remarks, is retiring from his morning show.

    WABC-AM says Imus' last morning drive time show on New York-based station will be March 29. On Twitter, the show announced : "Turn out the lights... the party's over."

    In 2007, Imus was fired by CBS Radio and MSNBC for using a racial slur to talk about the Rutgers women's basketball team. He later apologized and got a new gig a few months later.

    The 77-year-old veteran radio personality, who had stints at WNBC in New York and WHK in Cleveland, offered a stew of media and politics on his shows and often had key newsmakers calling in to weigh in on a day's events.

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