‘Talent on loan from God’: Rush Limbaugh, 70, goes home February 21, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions Radio host and conservative icon Rush Limbaugh died Wednesday at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced. One of the most influential media figures in American history, Limbaugh was a giant in conservative politics since “The Rush Limbaugh Show” began in 1988. He and his ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!