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Sean Hannity: I’ll Personally Make Sure Books Authored By Bill O’Reilly Remain in Florida Schools

“I just know him. And it’s not his style. That is not how he rolls…Let me see if I can help you.”

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A Florida law mandating that books with sexual themes or content be removed from public school libraries was recently used to review whether or not books authored by Bill O’Reilly should still be available to students. Sean Hannity told the former Fox News host he’d help return the non-fiction works back to the shelves.

In addition to books authored by O’Reilly, other works written by the likes of John Grisham and Stephen King were also removed, with The Diary of Anne Frank being placed under review.

While appearing on The Sean Hannity Show, O’Reilly admitted the law is a good one, but is being used for superfluous reasons in an attempt to damage conservative authors. He then took aim at Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) for not helping return his books to the shelves, saying those inside the governor’s administration did not care about the situation. He went on to say DeSantis has no chance to win the presidency in 2024, and his view of the governor has been reshaped.

That’s when Hannity offered to step in and see if he could rectify the situation.

“You know what it’s like with these campaigns. These candidates, it’s like they have a fire hose going down their throat. They’re gulping water. We work in a business where we often gulp water, and you got to prioritize what you’re doing now,” Hannity rebutted. “With all that said, it shouldn’t have happened. I would imagine after any fair objective analysis, that your book will be returned — rightly so — to the library. The same with Anne Frank. I would assume the same with Grisham and Stephen King, I would assume all of that.

“And I — on your behalf, with your permission — would like to reach out to people that I know will get the message to the governor, because I would bet pretty much everything I have this did not hit his desk,” Sean Hannity continued. “He was not informed of all of this, what you’re describing. That’s my guess, right? I’m not being a special pleading for the governor. I just know him. And it’s not his style. That is not how he rolls…Let me see if I can help you. I’d be glad to do it with your permission and I think I can get a result for you.”

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WRVA Host Jeff Katz Gets Special Olympics Tattoo After Raising $15K

Katz made a bet with Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard that if he could raise $15,000 for Special Olympics of Virginia, the pair would get matching tattoos.

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WRVA host Jeff Katz has some new ink. Not on a contract, but on his left arm.

Katz made a bet with Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard that if he could raise $15,000 for Special Olympics of Virginia, the pair would get matching tattoos.

The duo actually raised more than the $15,000 goal, so yesterday became “Tattoosday” for the pair, with Katz showing off his new ink on his left arm alongside tattoo parlor owner Mike Ivey of Journey’s End Tattoo Studio, who donated his service to the radio host and sheriff.

Katz has been host of The Jeff Katz Show on the Richmond news/talk station for the past 10 years, and signed a contract extension to remain with the Audacy-owned station last June. In 2023, Katz finished second in the BNM Top 20 for Mid-Market Afternoon Shows.

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Glenn Beck: ‘Why is Journalism Now A Crime to Journalists?’

“Open and free dialogue is the foundation for free society. It is also the foundation that peace can be built upon.”

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The fallout from the interview by Tucker Carlson with Russian President Vladimir Putin continues, with Glenn Beck noting that he finds humor in the reaction.

Beck welcomed Carlson to his BlazeTV program to discuss the interview. Before Carlson joined the program, Beck questioned why the response to the former Fox News host’s interview was as swift as it was.

“The news was actually kind of hilarious and it still is. Take any war in history, I don’t care with whom or which leader. Any journalist worth their salt, they’d be chomping at the bit to interview the leaders on both sides, but not this one. Why?,” Beck questioned. “Why is journalism now a crime to journalists?

“There’s been something that the media has now forgotten. Maybe the governments have never known it. But it is that open and free dialogue is the foundation for free society. It is also the foundation that peace can be built upon. Talk with everyone. You don’t have to trust them, even like them, but talk to them, understand where they’re coming from. It’s all very basic. And if anyone currently is criticizing Tucker for interviewing a person who is the leader of the country, we’re currently involved with a shadow war, well, maybe you should just ask Tucker.”

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Former WBBM Anchor David Roe Dies

Roe anchored at the Chicago all-news station for 35 years before stepping away in 2018.

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David Roe, a longtime anchor at WBBM before his 2018 retirement, has died after a bout with esophageal cancer.

Roe anchored at the Chicago all-news station for 35 years before stepping away in 2018. In addition to his work at WBBM, Roe also spent time at stations in Wyoming, Colorado, and Denver before moving to the Windy City as an anchor and reporter in 1983.

“He was a wonderful anchor — nothing ever flustered him,” retired WBBM news anchor and reporter Regine Schlesinger told the Chicago Tribune. “He was unflappable as an anchor and in fact, he was so good at it that whenever anybody new was hired and went through a training process, (management) would always put that person with David because they knew that David knew how to teach them properly.”

“He was very committed to … very much wanting to do good work, accurate, honest work,” added WBBM political editor Craig Dellimore. “It was a matter of trying to be our best. And David was very funny and personable and got along with everybody. He had a very calm manner about him, and that was very helpful in times of breaking news.”

David Roe was 71 years old.

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