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How Do you Fill an Hour When All the News Is Bad?

Reported by Melanie - August 6, 2007 -

With FOX NEWS ALERTS, that's how! Fox's "business news" program, Your World w/Neil Cavuto today (August 6, 2007):

Show opening: 4:00 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Awaiting News Conference by Utah Governor on Trapped Miners"

4:02 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Stocks Bounce Back from Friday's Sell-Off"

4:08 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - Freddie Mac CEO Richard Syron "on Mortgage Mess"

4:17 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Rescue Crews Searching for 6 Trapped in Utah Mine"

4:21 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - Awaiting Update from Utah Gov on Mine Collapse"

4:25 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Awaiting Update from Utah Gov on Mine Collapse"

4:29 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Awaiting Update from Utah Gov on Mine Collapse"

4:30 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Illegal Immigration Scam Exposed at UN"

4:35 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Stocks Bounce Back from Friday's Sell-Off"

4:36 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Awaiting Update from Utah Gov on Mine Collapse"

4:40 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Awaiting Update from Utah Gov on Mine Collapse"

4:40 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Stocks Soar as Oil Dives $3.42 to $72.06 a Barrel"

4:44 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - "Awaiting Upate from Utah Gov on Mine Collapse"

4:46 p.m. ET - FOX NEWS ALERT - to Utah presser.*

Comment: When "they hit us again," we're going to be numb to these things.

* After all that hype, you'd think Fox would have it's sh*t together, but no. Fox went to the "Update from the Utah Gov on Mine Collapse" presser and for 60 seconds it identified the talker -- Bob Murray, the owner of the mine -- as the governor. It wasn't until 4:47 p.m. ET that Fox changed its chyron to: "News Conference on 6 Trapped Miners." At 4:54 p.m. ET the actual gov appeared.