Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek has died at the age of 80

ABC NEWS– Legendary host Alex Trebek has died at the age of 80.

Jeopardy representatives posted the news on Twitter Sunday, shortly after Noon.

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‘Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex.’

The legendary host of Jeopardy will be remembered for his longtime work with the show.

Trebek had been battling pancreatic cancer.

Jeopardy airs on ABC Columbia week nights at 7:30pm.

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