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Larry Conners Plans KMOV Exposé; Enemies Have "No Idea What They Are Facing"

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via KMOV (Channel 4)
Larry Conners.
Fired KMOV-TV (Channel 4), anchor Larry Conners has published yet another update on his ongoing legal battle with his former bosses -- in which he tells his supporters that he misses working in the industry and in the meantime is preparing a juicy post on his former employer.

"I am working on a future FB posting titled: KMOV--Behind the Closed Doors. I think you might find it interesting," Conners writes, offering no further details on what this post may reveal. It's not the first time in recent weeks he has hinted about some sort of behind-the-scenes look at KMOV, and it's possible he may be waiting until after his September 3 hearing in his ongoing fight with KMOV and parent company Belo Broadcasting.

Last time Daily RFT spoke with Conners, he told us that he had several serious potential job prospects -- but couldn't move forward due to what he believes is an unreasonable non-compete clause in his contract with KMOV.

See also: Fired KMOV Anchor Larry Conners Weighs Run For Political Office

Conners was, of course, famously fired after he questioned in a post on his official Channel 4 Facebook page whether the IRS was targeting him in response to an Obama interview he did. The station said the commentary violated its journalistic standards, while Conners has continued to argue that his bosses have been looking for a reason to fire him for years and that he is a victim of discrimination. He has since taken legal action against the company and is hoping a judge will mandate that KMOV allow him to work in St. Louis media now. The station has repeatedly dismissed Conners' allegations altogether.

He writes in yesterday's Facebook post, on his page which now has 4,500 likes:

KMOV/BELO continues to insist that even though I was fired - have no ownership of the company, no proprietary information - I will not be allowed to work in St. Louis broadcasting for one year.

To be blunt (in my opinion) the company doesn't want me, but more importantly ... doesn't want me to be able to work anywhere else.

He also tells his readers that he misses being on-air, where's he has been for about half a century, and is "more determined than ever to continue this fight."

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via KMOV (Channel 4)
Larry Conners makes an on-air statement about his IRS Facebook post back in May.

His new post also includes this commentary about his wife and his faith:

Janet, my loving wife, reminds me that at this time ... while we do what we can and must in the courts - God is really in control of these events.

As Janet said, "He is much bigger than the enemy, and in fact, your enemies have no idea what they are facing."

As he repeatedly notes, this is very likely not the end of the story. We'll keep you posted on the latest -- as Conners surely will, too.

Here's the full post:

STILL BATTLING KMOV/BELO

There's not a day that goes by, not a place I go ... that I don't have one or more supporters stop me and ask: How are things going with Channel 4? Will you be back on the air soon? How are you holding up?

That's just a sample of the questions, and then there are the comments offering prayer, positive support and statements that they quit watching Channel 4 News.

It happened half a dozen times in church this morning, countless times this last week at restaurants, service stations, grocery stores --- wherever I go.
I continue to be humbled by all this support.
It's important that you know how much I truly appreciate this amazing outpouring of loyalty and concern.

To answer one question: How are things going with Channel 4?
The legal battles continue on several fronts, and you can expect to see something new happening in the near future. I'll keep you posted on this page.

The other question: Will you be back on the air soon?
That is one of the continuing legal battles.
KMOV/BELO continues to insist that even though I was fired - have no ownership of the company, no proprietary information - I will not be allowed to work in St. Louis broadcasting for one year.
To be blunt (in my opinion) the company doesn't want me, but more importantly ... doesn't want me to be able to work anywhere else.

Another question: How are you holding up?
Very well.
I miss doing what I enjoy and spent more than 50 years building, but I am fine and more determined than ever to continue this fight.

Janet, my loving wife, reminds me that at this time ... while we do what we can and must in the courts - God is really in control of these events.

As Janet said, "He is much bigger than the enemy, and in fact, your enemies have no idea what they are facing."

I'm entering my 4th month with no job, but as Janet points out ... God continues to provide ... and provide more than just our basic needs.

She is so right.
It's good to have such a strong prayer warrior on your side when facing trials and tribulations.
**
PS: I am working on a future FB posting titled: KMOV--Behind the Closed Doors. I think you might find it interesting.

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Kevin Bunten
Kevin Bunten

blah blah blah ME blah blah blah ME blah blah ME ME ME

Carol McCorkle
Carol McCorkle

I hope Larry's future employers read his upcoming exposé as well, because surely he'll write one about them someday...

Gary Muich
Gary Muich

Our family is behind you Larry! God bless! Good luck!

Kenneth Lee M
Kenneth Lee M

go away, Larry. You had a good ride. You did some very stupid and unprofessional things. I assume it's old age and your mind is going. You have lost the meaning of journalism and went straight for the throat of sensationalism. For that you lost your job and if anyone has a lick of common sense (read Fox) ... they will avoid you like poison and you've lost your career. Happy retirement.

James Madison
James Madison

So many are quick to prejudge. Let Cooners present his expose' and then determine what you want to believe. But to dismiss him before he has the chance to present his side? Is this really how low our society has gone in terms of justice and fairness?

Beth Ann Bynum
Beth Ann Bynum

He didn't express his personal opinion on his personal facebook page. He expressed it on his company profile, that's the bigger issue. And his ass knew he had a non compete when he signed his contract, which he did so willingly and sucked up the money out of it just fine. So he can wait the year and get over it. Yees.

Jesda Ulati
Jesda Ulati

Screw KMOV. Except Claire Kellett. I like Claire Kellett.

Kenneth Snyder
Kenneth Snyder

Thank you, RFT, for being the only news outlet carrying this. Not because I believe him, but because it is so deliciously entertaining to see this deluded nut job crash and burn like this. I can't believe he doesn't get that it's his inane, paranoid rantings that got him fired, not any political stance.

Brad Hobbs
Brad Hobbs

I think you people are missing the bigger picture here. So he expressed a personal opinion on his FB page. There's no doubt in my mind, his contract had a clause about personal character, ect. I've seen similar contracts, pretty loose wording on social media. I place my money on Belmio/KMOV to drag this out until he's out of money.

Max Schulze
Max Schulze

Way to go, Larry. Fight for your right....they played you dirty

Eric Farlow
Eric Farlow

"So I saw some messed up stuff happening when I worked at KMOV... I mean I never really said anything, kept my mouth shut on those things... but now that I don't get a paycheck I'm gonna expose them." Thanks for caring Larry.

Barney Rodawald
Barney Rodawald

Wonder how old this Janet is? Maybe she's on his ass to get out of the house cause he's cramping her style. Lol

John Lupia
John Lupia

I think St.Louis is getting its news just fine without him.

Natasha Mayton
Natasha Mayton

Why doesn't he go fishing for a while? Take it easy for a bit and enjoy his twilight years.

Chris Mather
Chris Mather

I think Larry Conners should be like Emilio Estevez and have the good sense to just go away.

Matthew Susick
Matthew Susick

Hunter probably did quit while he was ahead. He even wrote an editorial to the Post-Dispatch explaining that was the exact reason he left KMOV when he did and he told Larry that he should quit while he is ahead as well. Looks like Larry didn't take that advice. Now he's part Richard Nixon (in that he's paranoid) and part Time Cube guy (in that he's nuts).

imastar7
imastar7

TWISTED, THE GUY ASKS OBAMA A QUESTION AND GETS FIRED AND THE IRS SUCK ON HIM. ALL OF YOU NEGATIVE NANCY'S SHOULD JUST ADMIT YOU LIVE AND DREAM IN LIBERAL OOZE...

OF COURSE YOU ALL ARE OK WITH OBAMA MOLESTING YOUR CHILDREN TOO...


heathrobinsonfolk
heathrobinsonfolk

One of the first rules of legitimate journalism is that you do NOT editorialize, offer an opinion, or show bias in any way. Could anyone imagine Walter Cronkite doing that?  KMOV was right to get rid of him. His Facebook page is full of sheeple.

Ellyn Hloben
Ellyn Hloben

Larry, you could have retired quietly and kept your fan base and your dignity. You have embarrassed yourself, your family, and your fans with your ramblings and rants and frankly they don't make any sense. In this rapidly changing media hungry world it should become apparent to you that you are quickly becoming yesterday's news.

Sharon Arbogast
Sharon Arbogast

You go Larry, your wife is correct, God is so much bigger and more powerful than your enemies. After all he the only one who does know your future. Good luck, miss seeing you on tv.

momto4kids
momto4kids

@Brad Hobbs He didn't express a personal opinion on HIS FB page, he expressed a personal opinion on the KMOV FB page.  I would just like to see what the guidelines are for ANY of the news stations in regard to the FB pages.  I am sure there are guidelines somewhere!

mozzy636
mozzy636

@Brad Hobbs what is there for KMOV to drag out? He is the one filling frivolous lawsuits over and over about his clearly written contract. Seems Conners thinks HE will drag this out till KMOV is out of resources to fight this ... instead of just waiting 8 more months and going to Faux "News"

jaco1175
jaco1175 topcommenter

@imastar7 I just reported your batshit crazy ass to the Obama commy gestapo and the IRS. Your fucked. Enjoy the forced labor in the Obama liberal gulag you dumb motherfucker. Big brother is gonna getcha!! Boogie boogie boogie!!!

momto4kids
momto4kids

@imastar7 I am FAR from a liberal and I DID NOT vote for Obama, but I think Larry made a grave judgement call when he posted a PERSONAL comment on KMOV's FB page.  I am sure there are guidelines as to what they can and cant or should and should not post.  He didn't get fired because he asked a question.  He just did it on the wrong FB page.  His error.


mms085
mms085

@imastar7 Did Larry finally get proof that Obama sicked the IRS on him yet? I'm still waiting for that.

imastar7
imastar7

@heathrobinsonfolk

If you want the TRUTH, you better NOT care what it is, who it is, what it looks like, sounds like or how it makes you feel when you meet it.

Because if you DO care about these biased qualifiers, then when [it] comes and doesn't meet your idea of what you "think" TRUTH should be...you will be UNABLE to embrace it.

For within your own mind, you have created an atmosphere in which it WILL NOT reside since your mentality will have already resisted it before it ever came to your door.

imastar7
imastar7

@Ellyn Hloben YOU ARE THE EMBARRASSMENT THAT SHOULD GO FAR AWAY...

BillyGoatMusic
BillyGoatMusic

@Sharon Arbogast I'm sure God cares about this old dude getting his job back, gotta put on hold dealing with all the genocide, murders, war and hatred, he is really worried that if Larry Conners doesn't report the news in STL, shit will just FALL apart. 

imastar7
imastar7

@momto4kids@imastar7 We can agree to disagree and see how it all plays out. Larry had a reason for his preemptive move that nobody has heard. Therefore I will reserve judgement until I know all the facts. Remember what happens when you ASSume...

imastar7
imastar7

@mms085@imastar7I'm still waiting for proof Obama was born in the United States...

News Conference of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "Cold Case Posse"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yerPzQ4doyU

1) Jedi mind trick, nothing to see here keep it moving.

2) Obama's family cannot get the name of the birth hospital right.

3) No hospital, civic leader or township erected a historic plaque (BORN HERE FOR THE TOURISM DOLLARS ALONE).

Reed Hayes (tied to OBAMA DEFENSE) is a court qualified handwriting and document examiner whose business is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Never heard of him? Well, Hayes is the Certified Document Examiner (CDE) who produced the 40 page opinion referenced in the Mike Zullo affidavit that was submitted to the Alabama Supreme Court in the Obama eligibility case and his report concluded that the Obama birth certificate image, located at WhiteHouse(dot)gov, is a “COMPLETE FABRICATION.”

tmarkbiz
tmarkbiz

Does EVERY word we capitalize make it a MORE POWERFUL word that TRULY gets the point across and give us validity?

mozzy636
mozzy636

@BillyGoatMusic is that how "free will" works? God will pick his ultra-conservative champions and rain fire upon all the sinners? How Old Testament of these nutcases. Wonder if they have ever sat back and compared how they sound to the leaders of the Taliban. I think they would figure out they have way more in common.

imastar7
imastar7

@momto4kids @imastar7 THERE YOU GO (((ASS)))UMING, I NEVER SAID HE WAS COMPLETELY ANYTHING, I'M NOT GOING TO REMAIN COMMENT NEUTRAL WHEN FUCKTARDS ARE SENDING PEOPLE TO THE GALLOWS WITHOUT ALL THE FACTS...

momto4kids
momto4kids

@imastar7 @momto4kids -Reserving judgment until you know all the facts??? SPARE ME...you already have ASSumed by your previous comments he is completely innocent and KMOV is in the wrong, so maybe you should have said "Remember what happens when WE assume..."


mozzy636
mozzy636

@imastar7 @mms085 anyone who listens to Joe Arpaio doesn't have the mentality to debate ... in other words "don't feed the trolls". Obama has proved his status as a Natural Born Citizen. He didn't resort to non-binding Congressional BS like Mc Cain who was clearly NOT born in the United States.

mozzy636
mozzy636

@imastar7 ::claps:: admitting to trolling is the first step - keep it classy

imastar7
imastar7

@tmarkbiz No caps pisses AOL users off who think I'm shouting... When in reality my mouth is not moving I'm typing on a keyboard...

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