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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

Neinstedt Deposition Made Public

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests say a deposition by Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt shows deceit continues in the church.

More chilling audio in Smith Trial

Apr 22, 2014

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota jurors are listening to an audio recording of the moments when two teenagers were fatally shot by a homeowner who says he feared for his life after several break-ins.

Stopping MN e-lotto tickets wouldn't come cheap

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are being told they'll have to come up with millions of dollars if they want to shut down the sales of electronic lottery tickets.

Abeler won't run again for House seat

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Anoka Republican Jim Abeler says he won't seek re-election to his House seat as he focuses on running for U.S. Senate.

Archbishop deposition on abuse to be made public

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests are releasing the deposition of Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt.

Court rules IQ shouldn't keep father from daughter

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a father's mental impairment shouldn't keep him from having a relationship with his daughter.

Some MN clinics offer food to improve health

Apr 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some Minnesota clinics have come up with a simple prescription for improving their patients' health: food.

Dog killed, owner injured in pit bull attack

Apr 22, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police are looking for the owner of a pit bull that attacked and killed a smaller dog and injured a man in a Minneapolis park.

Man accused of attacking ex-girlfriend in her home

Apr 18, 2014

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Bail has been set for a man accused of breaking into a home in western Minnesota and trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend.

Prince reaches agreement with music label

Apr 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.

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