J.D. Freeman, Clear Channel's Dallas market manager, just called with the bad news: Bo Roberts, co-host of the Bo & Jim Mornings show on Lone Star 92.5 and a local radio fixture dating back to his days on Q102 beginning in 1982, suffered a heart attack late Tuesday. Freeman says it happened after Roberts had worked out: "He'd gone home, said he wasn't feeling well, went to the doctor, and the doctor told him he needed to be admitted immediately. Thank goodness he was."
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Freedman hasn't spoken with Roberts, but co-host Jim White has -- and "Jim says he's in real positive spirits, real upbeat," Freeman notes. Roberts, who was a real favorite of mine as a kid and who's always been nothing but a nice guy whenever I run into him as an adult, will have bypass surgery tomorrow morning.