Legendary broadcaster Rogelio Botello Rios has passed away

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Legendary broadcaster Rogelio Botello Rios passed away due to complications during surgery on Wednesday, according to sources.

For nearly four decades, Botello Rios promoted the careers of many music stars on his popular television show, “Aqui Rogelio”, and became a broadcast legend in the Rio Grande Valley.

Botello Rios, who was inducted into the Texas Conjunto Hall of Fame in 2011, launched his broadcast career as an announcer on KGBT radio and hosted his variety television show for 38 years, turning many musicians into stars.

This is still a developing story, Tejano Nation will have more details as they become available.

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