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Meg Oliver Leaving CBS News

oliver_3-18.jpgAs several tipsters emailed this morning, CBS News’ “Up to the Minute” anchor Meg Oliver told viewers today was her last day in the position.

“I’d also like to thank you for joining us over the years,” she said as she signed off at 4amET today. “This is my last morning with ‘Up to the Minute.’ I will definitely miss starting the day with you.”

TVNewser has confirmed Oliver is leaving the network. She took over the as anchor of “Up to the Minute” in March 2006. No replacement has been named, and several anchors will fill in until a permanent anchor is named.

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Flight 3407 Crash: Network News Notes

Some notes from the network news coverage of the Flight 3407 crash (and some anonymous tips after the jump):

• ABC’s Good Morning America had Chris Cuomo and David Muir live from Buffalo this morning. Here is one of Cuomo’s reports. Last night, Martin Bashir reported the news on Nightline.

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• CBS had Dave Price and Jeff Glor live from Buffalo this morning. Glor will also anchor the Saturday Evening News from the crash site tomorrow. Meg Oliver anchored a special report just before 1amET:

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• NBC’s Today show did not have a correspondent on the ground in Buffalo, instead using Catherine Varnum, a reporter for Rochester affiliate WHEC, for reports from the crash site. Mike Taibbi was live from Newark Airport, where the flight took off.

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Click continued to see some anonymous tips about the network’s coverage…

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