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Women's News: Veteran Lawmaker Louise Slaughter Dies

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Rep. Louise Slaughter

March 17, 2018: Longtime lawmaker Rep. Louise Slaughter dies; Canada makes history honoring civil rights pioneer on $10 bill; Protests erupt after death murder of Brazilian activist Marielle Franco;  New York Times pays overdue homage to overlooked women in obituaries; China dominates list of top self-made women billionaires; Trump lawyer says Stormy Daniels may owe more than $20 million for talking about relationship with Trump and her lawyer says she has faced physical threats; Iranian woman sentenced for removing head scarf; Instagram art project honors Mexican victims of femicide; Chairman of New Mexico Democratic party steps down; advocate wants safety measures for film sets

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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