texlovera posted at 11:14:59 AM on Apr 25, 2012:
Makes me wonder if Laura Emerson knew what was in the cards, and that was why she decided to leave for Kentucky? (Although I do remember that when WUPW initially began their newscasts in the early 90's with Laura, they had a similar deal with WTOL to share news production...)
Laura and her husband are very involved with horses. While I am sure that she had some idea what was coming around the pike, I think that she was ready for a move, and that Kentucky made sense for their interests. If I recall correctly, she had been on air on the same station, at the same desk, longer than any other Toledo anchor.
They did have an arrangement with WTOL. They shared resources and Larry Whatley. :D
I wish that I had been able to go to Fricker's Friday night for the "wrap party" after that last news broadcast. I had a lot of friends there. It all goes back to when Larry Bloom started WUPW as a UP station in the 80s.