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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/04/2009

Onshore, Offshore, and Out of Her Mind...

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From the Associated Press...

Professor faces jail if KNBC weatherman harassed

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a college professor on a crusade to change the way a Los Angeles weatherman uses terminology has to leave him alone or face six months in jail.

Melanie Patton Renfrew, a Harbor College teacher, wants KNBC-TV's Fritz Coleman to change references to onshore and offshore winds.

She says the terms are confusing because people don't know which are coming and which are going.

Burbank-based KNBC obtained a restraining order in March 2008 after calling her behavior bizarre and saying Coleman feared for his safety.

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