Veteran sportscaster Jack O’Rourke dies

    CBS 3 is reporting today that veteran radio sportscaster Jack O’Rourke passed away after covering a Phillies game for the station.

    The well known local sports reporter died early Saturday morning.

    O’Rourke brought decades of perspective, serving as a KWY Newsradio anchor and a City Hall Bureau Chief.  CBS 3 reports O’Rourke covered numerous international and national events, from Phillies spring training to the Olympics.

    The Peabody award winner was also very devoted to his family, colleagues told CBS 3.

    O’Rourke was 80-years-old.

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