John Landsberg of Bottom Line Communications reports that the Kansas City Star has laid off a business reporter, Randy Heaster, who was covering three beats.
“‘It is very clear that the Star does not give a damn about covering business anymore,’ said a source. ‘Randy was already covering three different beats.’
“Randy Heaster is also the son of the Kansas City Star’s legendary business columnist and editor Jerry Heaster, who retired in March 2006 after 27 years with the newspaper.”
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