In Exchange for Facebook Fans, KSAX Posts Video of Meteorologist Getting Tased

By Merrill Knox Comment

KSAX, the ABC affiliate in Alexandria, MN, was just 60 fans shy of 3,000 on Facebook at 9 a.m. yesterday. The news team, determined to hit the 3,000 mark by the end of the day, promised viewers watching the 5 p.m. newscast that if the goal was reached, the station would pony up the goods: video of KSAX meteorologist Mark Anthony being tased at City Park in Alexandria.

The station got its 3,000th “like” a few minutes later. As promised, the video (watch it here) was posted. Anthony — who volunteered for the tasing as part of a police demonstration — was unharmed.

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