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Robert Novak Announces ‘Immediate Retirement’

Novak-735490.jpgRobert Novak, the well-known columnist and political pundit who last week was diagnosed with a brain tumor, has announced he is retiring effective immediately.

Novak, 77, made headlines last month after running down a pedestrian while driving his black corvette, the following week-end it was announced doctors had discovered a brain tumor. Novak told the Chicago Sun-Times, his home paper since 1966, that “the details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy,” however, he also said the prognosis is “dire.”

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