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KSTP anchor apologizes after unfortunate word stumble


KSTP anchor Bill Lunn tweeted a number of apologies Wednesday after he said he tripped up on the word "flag" and mistakenly uttered a gay epithet instead – just before he teased a story featuring video of a gay pride parade.

Gawker picked up the story.

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KSTP adds new anchor, reporter

KSTP-TV is bringing two Minnesotans back to the state: Eric Kahnert, who grew up in Apple Valley, joins the station as weeknight news anchor on Labor Day, the Pioneer Press reports. Todd Wilson, a Minneapolis native, starts work at the Hubbard-owned station as a general assignment reporter Thursday.

Former KSTP-TV anchor Mark Suppelsa entering rehab

Last week, he told WGN-TV staffers he was going to Hazelden, Minnesota for a month long alcohol treatment program. In the email he said, "Simply put, I have been abusing alcohol at the end of my work day as my family slept. It was my secret and I became accomplished at hiding it." He is expected to be back on the WGN anchor desk in June.