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Fox4 entertains idea of putting former CBS11 meteoroglist Julie Bologna back in view

Meteorologist Julie Bologna in CBS11 (left) and WPXI photos.

Former CBS11 early morning meteorologist Julie Bologna has hopes of re-entering the D-FW market.

Several sources with knowledge of the situation confirm that Bologna interviewed at Dallas-based Fox4 last week. If hired, she likely would be assuming the weathercasting duties of Fiona Gorostiza, who under the terms of a new contract will become a full-time reporter after her replacement is named. But nothing has been decided yet, and there are other candidates.

Gorostiza, who joined Fox4 in December 2008, already contributes regular feature reports and also covers entertainment news. And she's the lead singer for Fox4's Good Day house band, known as Good Daze.

Bologna was with CBS11 from 2004 to 2008 before returning to her hometown of Pittsburgh and her previous station, WPXI, where she had been a weathercaster for five years before moving to D-FW. But Bologna left WPXI for a second time last July. The married mother of two young sons said that her daily duties on WPXI's weekday 5:30, 6, 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts were making it difficult to maintain a healthy family life. Efforts to work out a lighter schedule at WPXI were unsuccessful.

Bologna, whose husband is a native Texan, could not be reached for comment. Her previous cell phone number now belongs to someone else. Gorostiza has not returned an email message asking for comment or clarification.