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Did Meteorologist Quit Florida Station After Being Passed Over For Chief?

In Florida, Leaving the Biz, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Weather on February 10, 2015 at 7:08 pm
Dave Cocchiarella (Courtesy: News13)

Dave Cocchiarella
(Courtesy: News13)

Meteorologist Dave Cocchiarella, a familiar face in many Orlando households for more than a decade, left Central Florida News 13 last week, according to Florida News Center.

The cable-only station, owned by Bright House Networks, released this short statement:

“Dave Cocchiarella chose to no longer be with News 13. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

Speculation about why he left continues, though.

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Former Tampa Anchor Charged With DUI

In Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg on May 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Jennifer Holloway (Courtesy: Tampa Bay Times)

Probably a good thing she’s no longer on the anchor desk, right?

Former Bay News 9 anchor Jennifer Holloway was charged Sunday night (May 13) with driving under the influence after being stopped in Fort Meade, Fla., according to the Tampa Bay Times.

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