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CBS11's Burger survives 40 years of highs/lows

Four decades in broadcasting, principally as a weatherman, are nothing to sneeze at -- even when the pollen count is high.

So congratulations to CBS11/TXA21 forecaster Mike Burger, who recently reached this milestone while at the same time signing a new two-year contract with the stations.

"These are still the two best stations I've ever had the good fortune to be with," Burger said in an email.

He was Dallas-based Fox4's principal weathercaster from 1989 to 1996 before returning to his old Orlando, FL station to be an early morning news anchor. After four years, Burger returned to D-FW and has been here ever since. He began his broadcasting career at an Orlando radio station, working in the news department before agreeing to fill in at WDBO-TV (now WKMG) as a weekend forecaster. He grew up as an Iowa farm boy.

Burger was saluted on the air during CBS11's Sunday, March 7th late night newscast. Here's the video: