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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Fire at WOAI, Brad Watson to leave WFAA and more

- Weatherman gets punked
- KYOU News
- VIDEO: KHOU newsman Dan Rather covers Hurricane Carla in 1961

Veteran WFAA journalist Brad Watson to resign
In 1979, Brad Watson walked into the WFAA-TV newsroom in downtown Dallas and debuted the deep voice that would inform North Texans and question public officials for the next 34 years.
- After 34 years Brad Watson is leaving Channel 8 to become Luminant’s chief of communications

A Moment From KTVT’s History
KTVT has a rich history going back to the day when an eccentric oil millionaire named Sid Richardson flipped the switch on its transmitter on September 11, 1955 and signed it on as KFJZ-TV (the KTVT call letter came a few years later).

Wayne Dolcefino for Katy ISD School Board
On Wayne Dolcefino's new Facebook page, he says he doesn't want to be a politician, just watch the Katy school board.

New dueling statements from CSN Houston, DirecTV
Let the spin begin.

Whatever happened to Patti Smith?
While most of the faces you recall from Fox Sports Houston have migrated to Comcast SportsNet Houston, Patti Smith soldiers on as the final remnant of Fox Sports Southwest presence.

Meteorologist Chita Johnson wins camel race
Horse-racing is tough as it is, but it is even harder on a camel. KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Chita Johnson did just that.

Blaze rips through WOAI news station in downtown San Antonio
Firefighters were called to the WOAI news station on Tuesday morning as flames could be seen leaping from a second story window.
- Fire knocks WOAI-TV off the air

WOAI gets serious about selling its local newscast
No more funny promos for WOAI.

Ticket 760 to broadcast Houston Astros games in 2013
Clear Channel’s KTKR-AM (Ticket 760) says it has locked in a renewal deal to broadcast the Houston Astros’ 2013 season.

Former KTEN News Anchor Randy Garsee Dies at 50
Former KTEN news anchor Randy Garsee has passed away.

- KPRC 2 has lots of open jobs for you
- 950 KPRC will lose its Mojo?
- Houston being invaded by WFLA meteorologists
- Casey Curry drops weather for fashion
- Brian Collister of WOAI replaces KTRK's Wayne Dolcefino
- Dave Cody leaving Fox 7 KTBC
- Watch 3,500 episodes of 100 TV series from 30 networks for free
- DIY Network Houston house casting call for America's Most Desperate Landscape
- Adam Clanton joins SportsTalk 790 KBME
- Houston TV anchors celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2013
- Michelle Merhar takes leave from Fox 26, Ayana Mack fills in
- KPRC AM 950 debuts
- 93Q alerts you when your favorite song is playing with Q On Demand
- Mark Greenblatt to Scripps TV stations
- Casey Curry gets married

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