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Iconic Chicago Weatherman Dies

From www.chicago.cbslocal.com:
Legendary Chicago weatherman Harry Volkman has died.

He died Thursday after a long illness at the age of 89, his son, radio personality Eddie Volkman, confirmed to CBS 2.

The elder Volkman spent more than 50 years as a TV weatherman and meteorologist. Eighteen of them were at CBS 2.

Lester Holt Gets NBC Anchor Job Officially

Lester Holt will be named the permanent anchor of "NBC Nightly News." Holt moved to the NBC network in 2000 after several years as an anchor at WBBM-TV in Chicago.  He became the full-time anchor of "Weekend Nightly News" in 2007.

Fuller Takes New Job at SIU

INBA Past President Jennifer Fuller has accepted the position of WSIU's Associate Director for News and Public Affairs.  In this role, she'll be coordinating the move to a more converged newsroom, combining radio, TV, and web efforts.  

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