Fox Business’ Neil Cavutotalked to Zap2it.com about living with MS, saying that he’s “reminded every day” of his chronic ailment — being that his signature raspy voice is a symptom of the autoimmune disease.
Along with hosting three shows — “Your World With Neil Cavuto” and “Cavuto on Business” on FNC and “Cavuto” on FBN — Cavuto is reminded of his MS daily:
I’m well aware of the restrictions on me. Days when it gets really bad, and Alan Colmes makes sense, then I know things are bad.
Fox News meteorologist Janice Dean announced today on “America’s Newsroom” that she’s pregnant with a second baby boy. She told anchor Megyn Kelly that she’s due in early February. Video (via J$P) after the jump. Congrats!
• At 3:35pmET the balloon landed, softly. Shepard Smith asked “is the little boy inside?”
• At 3:37pmET rescue crews circle the balloon waiting to open it, to determine if the boy is inside.
• Gawker reports the boy and his family were twice on the ABC show “Wife Swap.” “The boy is Falcon Heene, son of Mayumi and Richard, who is a scientist and storm chaser.”
• As of 4:08pmET the cable networks remain in continuing coverage of the story as search for 6-year-old Falcon Heene continues.
• At 4:20pmET a neighbor of the Hennes, on MSNBC, describes what happened: “There was a lot of panic in the backyard. The mother seemed very distraught.”
• CNN first to commercial break at 4:25pmET and returns from break with the Situation Room covering other news.
• As for overall coverage, TVNewser is starting to hear from the networks. A CNN spokesperson tells us, “Standard procedure across CNN networks is to put in place a delay. On this occasion it was 10 seconds. The delay was in place from the time we went to air with video through to the discovery that no one was inside.”
• At 5pmET, FNC airs Glenn Beck, CNN returns to continuing coverage of the balloon story and MSNBC is airing Hardball.
• 6:07pmET: 6-year-old Falcon Heene has been found safe, hiding in a box in the garage attic
• 6:30pmET: ABC World News, NBC Nightly News and the CBS Evening News are all leading with the balloon story.
• Below, the storm-chasing Henne family was featured on CBS4 in Denver.
> Jill Dobson wrote on Janice Dean‘s blog Saturday that Dean gave birth to a baby boy earlier that morning. As of Saturday afternoon, no name had been picked for the 7 pound, 10 ounce baby. > Update: Dean’s baby’s name is Matthew Stephen Newman.
> The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation will honor Susan Grant, EVP of CNN News Services and Cokie Roberts, commentator for ABC News and NPR, during its First Amendment Awards Dinner on March 12.
Fox News Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Gustav will continue live throughout the night. At 7pmET, Shepard Smith anchors live from New Orleans. Brit Hume will take over an hour later from St. Paul, with discussion of the impact of Gustav on the RNC. From 10pm-MidnightET, Geraldo Rivera anchors from New Orleans.