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Networks, Cablers Cover Possible Terror Attempt

All three major broadcast networks broke into regular coverage to deliver special reports on the UPS bomb scare shortly after 11:30 AM ET, joining extensive coverage by the cable news channels. ABC was first at approximately 11:37 AM, followed by NBC and CBS after 11:40 AM.

The three evening news anchors handled the special reports, with Brian Williams reporting for NBC, Diane Sawyer for ABC and Katie Couric for CBS:

Even the Fox broadcast channel, which does not have a news division, broke into regular coverage with a special report at 11:59 AM. Fox News Channel’s Bill Hemmer anchored:

The cablers are after the jump.

(Note, a screengrab of CNN was not available as of writing, the screengrab above is from the network’s live coverage online)

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