Well, the answer is Stipes has been on paternity leave after he and
In the meantime, Stipes and Bomke's anchor chairs have been both filled by Fox 26's capable weekend anchor Rita Garcia.
Now that we've gotten that out of the way, emails have been coming to me saying Stipes has cleared out his desk which has people talking.
"Yes indeed, I did clear out my desk because I hadn't really cleaned it in about seven years," Stipes told mikemcguff.com. "I wanted it to be nice and spotless when I return from paternity leave several weeks from now!"
Fox Television Stations also tells me Stipes is on the schedule to return in a few weeks.