Reporter, Michigander, political junkie & @UMichFootball fan(atic). RTs ≠ Endorsements. #GoBlue

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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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May 25, 2017

RT @NickHainesKCPT: British national anthem "God Save the Queen" played before @Royals game last night 2 honor bomb victims  via @YouTube

May 25, 2017

RT @NBCNightlyNews: BREAKING: Pentagon: 100+ civilians were killed after US bombing in Mosul; ISIS devices triggered add'l explosions.…

May 24, 2017

After 14 amendments in more than 4.5 hours, the #ksleg house passed #ksed finance formula 81-40.Adds $279 mill over a 2 year period. Senate?

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