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07/10/2014 01:11 pm ET Updated Jul 10, 2014

Fox's New York Affiliate Wants To Put More Positive News Stories On TV

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Fox's New York City affiliate is aiming for fewer stories about car crashes, fires and crime on its 6 p.m. newscast.

The channel recently revamped the newscast to focus on more stories with a positive spin, and that will inspire viewers. Veteran anchor Ernie Anastos hosts the program, which debuted last month. “People are always asking about more coverage on issues and stories that can help us to better understand our lives and the changes around us,” he said in a statement to The Huffington Post. “This is what we’re going to do at 6pm.”

In a departure from a typical nightly local news broadcast, the program also features live in-studio guests and roundtable discussion.

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