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BillO Decides To Drop The Radio Schtick

BillO announces he needs to spend more time with his loofah: Bill O'Reilly has formally confirmed he's giving up one of the most successful syndica

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BillO announces he needs to spend more time with his loofah:

Bill O'Reilly has formally confirmed he's giving up one of the most successful syndicated radio shows in the country, saying he has just run out of hours in the week.

O'Reilly said the radio show, which he launched in May 2002, will end "in the first quarter of next year." Most of the time he saves, he said, will go into his top-rated Fox News Channel show.

"The media business is getting more and more intense," O'Reilly said Thursday. "We've got to keep the TV show at the level we have it now, and that means more and more time to keep it competitive and fresh. I've been working 60, 65 hours a week and I just can't keep doing that."

Maybe he can ring up Andrea Mackris and talk over old times now.

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