Former KSTP anchor to host community affairs show

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Vineeta Sawkar won't be absent from Twin Cities television for very long.

The former KSTP news anchor landed a new job as the host of a new community affairs program on the CW Twin Cities, the Pioneer Press reports.

On "Our Issues Twin Cities," Sawkar will interview experts and everyday people on "issues that impact you the most," according to the station.

The 30-minute show will air every Sunday at 10 a.m. beginning June 9.

Sawkar spent 18 years at KSTP as a reporter and morning anchor. Her last day was May 1.

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