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J.W. Cox

News Anchor and Sports Broadcaster

JW Cox came to Leighton Broadcasting - and Minnesota - in the fall of 2011 to become the voice of St. Cloud State Husky football and basketball.

The California native and graduate of Arizona State University also contributes to the Metro Sports Commission coverage of high school athletics, calling football, boys and girls basketball, volleyball and baseball.

Along with an extensive sports background, JW also spent time working in news radio in Phoenix, Ariz. Along with his work on Husky and high school play-by-play, you can hear JW as a contributor to the KNSI's Benchwarmers sports program each Saturday. 

Recent Posts by JW

Ventura attorney: $1.8M award was fair

Jul 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he thinks a jury acted fairly in awarding Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation case against slain military sniper Chris Kyle.

Jury Rules In Favor of Ventura

Jul 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal jury in St. Paul ruled in favor of former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura in his defamation case against American Sniper Author Chris Kyle.

Oil pipelines exposed near Minnesota river

Jul 29, 2014

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Flooding and erosion have exposed oil pipelines along the Tamarac River in northwestern Minnesota.

MN farmers honored at White House

Jul 29, 2014

LAMBERTON, Minn. (AP) — A southern Minnesota farm family is being honored at the White House.

Dems have money edge in key MN races

Jul 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats enjoy campaign cash advantages in all races for statewide office as the party seeks to keep its current grip on power.

MN Liberians worry about Ebola outbreak

Jul 28, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of Minnesota's sizable Liberian community are worried about family members back home amid a recent Ebola outbreak that's killed hundreds.

MN man wanted in drug deaths arrested

Jul 28, 2014

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A 21-year-old Minnesota man who is charged with two drug-related deaths has been arrested in suburban Chicago.

CAPX Worker Dies in Renville County

Jul 28, 2014

FAIRFAX, Minn. (KNSI) - One man is dead and another badly injured after both were shocked at the site of a power line project in south central Minnesota Monday.

Jury says it is stuck in Ventura case

Jul 28, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The jury weighing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has told the judge they don't think they can reach a unanimous decision.

States send firefighting help to Washington

Jul 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is among states sending fire crews to the state of Washington to help with wildfires that have caused evacuations and are threatening hundreds of homes.

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