It’s Spring Break Time in O-Town

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Spring time: I’m taking a few days off from work this week, and I’m not alone. It’s spring break time but for many O-Town anchors. Just flipping around the dial last night, I discovered these anchors are also taking time off this week:
WFTV — Bob Opsahl, Martie Salt, Tom Terry
Fox 35 — Cale Ramaker
WESH 2 — Jim Payne
Local 6 — Bob Frier

Love is on the air: Not sure if you caught the funny story in Philly involving former WOFL morning weather guy Doug Kammerer. He was doing a live shot for NBC O&O WCAU when some young lovers started going at it behind him. Here’s the Philly Daily News’ item about it.

From big screen to computer screen: While getting the link for Doug’s bio for the above item, on his web page at WCAU — and those of other on-air talent — you can download their pictures as your computer’s wallpaper. Not sure why, but …

Going all in: The Orlando Sentinel’s Scott Maxwell has the scoop on WKMG sports anchor Lee Goldberg’s annual Celebrity Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, benefiting Maitland’s Jewish Community Center. Wrote Maxwell, "Once the dealing started, WKMG anchor Jacqueline London was one of the first celebs out. ‘I had to be back on the air,’ she cheerfully protested. ‘Otherwise, I would’ve won it all.’ " The event raised more than $30,000.

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