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Women's News: Fans Mourn Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds

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Carrie Fisher at 2015 San Diego Comic Con

December 31, 2016: Woman who confirmed dark matter dies; Carrie Fisher dies, followed by her mother, Debbie Reynolds; new study finds patients fare better with female doctors; West Virginia will have female majority on Supreme Court; Illinois law requires domestic violence prevention training for salon workers; South Korea shuts down website ranking areas based on women of childbearing age; study in Uganda finds girls benefit from education and supplies for menstruation; women protest clothing rules at university in Mumai; tech firms woo women for boards; New Mexico women plan to join Washington D.C. march

Megan has been a journalist for 25 years and worked at business weeklies in San Antonio, New Orleans and Albuquerque. She first came to KUNM as a phone volunteer on the pledge drive in 2005. That led to volunteering on Women’s Focus, Weekend Edition and the Global Music Show. She was then hired as Morning Edition host in 2015, then the All Things Considered host in 2018. Megan was hired as News Director in 2021.
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