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Former CNN Anchor Heidi Collins joins Fox in Minneapolis

Heidi Collins, who left CNN earlier this year after 7 years as a daytime anchor, has landed at KMSP the FOX O&O in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Collins will hit the air in mid-October as co-anchor of the 5pm and 9pm newscasts, reports TVNewsCheck.

“I’m thrilled to be joining FOX 9,” Collins said. “I can’t believe I’m getting the chance to go back home to Minnesota and continue doing what I love. I look forward to this next chapter in my career.”

Collins joined CNN in July, 2002 where she anchored the late morning hours of CNN Newsroom. Before CNN, Collins was an anchor at KUSA in Denver.

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