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In Seattle, KING Expands Evening Newscasts

KING and KONG, Belo’s NBC affiliate and independent station in Seattle, are expanding their evening newscasts. Beginning tonight, KING will expand its 6:30 p.m. newscast from 30 minutes to an hour and KONG will present an hourlong newscast at 9 p.m.

“Many critics of media consolidation have worried about less local programming and community service; we think this is one more powerful demonstration that these worries are unfounded,” president and general manager Ray Heacox said in a statement.

Dennis Bounds and Jean Enersen will continue to helm KING’s 6:30 p.m. newscast as it expands to an hour. Rob Piercy will debut as the anchor of KONG’s 9 p.m. newscast.

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Video: Girl Stops Sledding to Accuse KING Reporter of ‘Ruining the Fun’

Covering the fun being had at Queen Anne Hill in Seattle following a recent snow storm, KING reporter Meg Coyle warned viewers about the dangers of sledding down the icy slope. One sledder wasn’t happy about Coyle’s disclaimer so she walked into the live shot and accused Coyle of “ruining the fun” (video above).

As KING cut back to the studio, anchor Dennis Bounds responded to the interruption with a “Waa, waa, waaaa.”