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After 5 Years in the Army, Jerry Jacob Returns to Springfield’s KYTV

Jerry Jacob, a former anchor-reporter at KYTV in Springfield, MO, is returning to the station after five years in the U.S. Army.

Jacob worked at KYTV for 11 years before enlisting in January 2007. He completed active duty obligations last month after tours in Iraq, Haiti and Afghanistan.

KYTV news director Scott Brady said in a statement that Jacob will cover the 2012 elections on air and online. He will also work on special reports and be a fill-in anchor for the evening newscasts. His first day will be February 20.

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Springfield’s KYTV Hires Attorney in Effort to Keep Court Documents Open

KYTV, an NBC-affiliate in southwestern Missouri, has joined local newspaper The Springfield News-Leader in trying to keep a guardianship case open to the public.

The two media outlets have hired an attorney with extensive experience on First Amendment cases to argue that court documents should remain open in a case involving John Q. Hammons, an ailing local businessman whose friends are working to have a public official put in charge of his guardianship.

Hammons, 92, currently lives in a nursing home and eight of his friends have joined together to argue that Jacquie Dowdy, Hammons’s legal guardian and former business associate, is keeping him unnecessarily secluded.

Through his legal representative, Hammons asserts that he is concerned that a court case could violate his right to privacy. Read more