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A.J. Clemente Fired From KFYR After Using Profanity During First Newscast

A.J. Clemente has been fired from Bismarck NBC affiliate KFYR after his first words at the anchor desk were “fuckin’ shit,” he announced on Twitter:

We’ve reached out to KFYR for comment.

>Update: KFYR general manager Dick Heidt declined to comment, saying the station does not comment on personnel matters.

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KFYR Transitions to HD: ‘This Is a Pretty Picture’

KFYR, the NBC-affiliate in Bismark, ND, began broadcasting in high definition this week, completing a weeks-long transition that included the construction of a new set.

“What we’ve always delivered is good, comprehensive news,” KFYR news director Monica Hannan said.  “What we haven`t always delivered, is a pretty picture. This is a pretty picture.”

There are still a couple of shows that aren’t yet being broadcast in HD but the majority of KFYR’s schedule, including its local newscasts, is now airing in high definition. Read more