MinnPost's David Brauer raises the question in a column on former Fox 9 reporter Christine Clayburg. She now runs a communications agency that advertises consulting services by "seasoned on-camera TV journalists," many of whom "are still working in news now." Clayburg points out side gigs are common in the media industry, but providing public relations services could be a major conflict of interest for a working reporter.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Gallery: Highland Park gem just minutes away from river walks and bike paths
Blocks away from Highland Village
Kellace McDaniel named Brooklyn Center police chief
McDaniel will officially begin his new job on Monday, June 27.
Reporter Heather Brown returns to WCCO-TV
After spending the last two years reporting for WNYW in New York, reporter Heather Brown is coming back to WCCO. Brown says her first day on the job in Minneapolis is Monday. She is currently working for the CBS affiliate in New York covering the devastation from storms on the East Coast.
WCCO-TV hires new weekend anchor/reporter
Edward Moody is moving back to Minnesota to join the CBS-affiliate as a weekend anchor/reporter. The Pioneer Press reports he will anchor the Saturday evening newscasts with Liz Collin. Moody, who comes to WCCO from the Fox-affiliate in Indianapolis, will make his Twin Cities debut on Friday, Aug. 24. Moody has also worked in Duluth as a morning anchor.
Survey finds some optimism for Minn. economy
A statewide survey finds that professional business service firms such as engineers, accountants and consultants have a somewhat bright outlook: nearly half of the respondents expect to see increases in revenue; 40 percent expect an increase in profits; about a third expect revenue and profits to stay the same.
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