One week ago Joe Crain, the morning meteorologist at WICS in Springfield, Illinois, called out station management for mandating over-the-top "Code Red" weather alerts.
Now Crain is officially out of a job.
A spokesman for the station's parent, Sinclair Broadcast Group, confirmed Wednesday night that "Joe was let go."
The company declined to comment further to CNN Business.
But Crain's exit caps a week of controversy for the station and its parent company, which has repeatedly come under scrutiny...
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