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Brian Joined Kansas City's NBC affiliate KSHB in April of 2015 as a general assignment reporter.

Previously, Brian served as the primary anchor for WDAZ in Grand Forks, ND, after working in Fargo as an MMJ and weekend anchor.

Brian was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated from ...

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Jun 29, 2017

Orion Twp crews still putting out hot spots from the home explosion last night. If it wasn't for the charred debris I'd think tornado damage https://t.co/L6bdZEaQAn

Jun 28, 2017

RT @jackiefell: Homeland Security and TSA announces new security measures for foreign flights headed to US. Big changes coming.

Jun 28, 2017

Court sketch of today's hearing of Amor Ftouhi. Court spokesman said he thought the mask was for "unspecified medical reasons" https://t.co/d3chxZ2RB7

Jun 28, 2017

Amor Ftouhi will remain in detention for the remainder of his case. His public defender conceded given the nature of charges.

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