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Alex Pappas
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      Alex Pappas

      Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.

WDBJ: We Had To Call Cops When We Fired Flanagan

12:49 PM 08/26/2015

The station manager of WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia said police were called several years ago on shooting suspect Vester Lee Flanagan after they fired him for being difficult to work with. He also said Flanagan once filed a complaint accusing the station of racism, something he believes was “fabricated.”