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Congratulations to the Andersons!

Just before Matt Anderson left for the evening last night, Bruce Thiel and I congratulated him.

“Don’t jinx it,” Matt said, raising his hands to shield his ears.

Matt, and his wife Janelle, have been expecting their third child, and first boy. All month Matt has been updating the night news desk on Janelle’s progress. She’s been excited for the addition to their family and enjoying her pregnancy — and the last week especially, looking forward to getting the fateful moment underway, Matt said. Our early ‘Congratuations’ might have fated Janelle to another week or so of gestation. Not the end of the world, but maybe not the ideal, either.

Fortunately, though, Bruce and I seem to have very little affect on the potential force of the “jinx.”

This morning, Matt called to tell his work family that Benjamin David Anderson was born. Benjamin is 8 pounds, 13.8 ounces and 18 inches long.

See, Matt. I told you we wouldn’t jinx it.

We all can’t wait to meet him!

Congratulations to the whole Anderson family!