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Former 'Today' Show Co-Host -- One of the Most Popular They've Had -- to Join CBS News USA Today

A popular former co-host of the "Today" show -- where she stayed for 13 years --- is set to join CBS News, reports USA Today.

According to the story, "Bob Schieffer broke some news during his annual Schieffer Symposium on the News at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth [Wednesday, April 9, 2014] -- he revealed that longtime NBC journalist Jane Pauley will join 'CBS News Sunday Morning' as a contributor.

"'She is reinventing herself and is coming to work at CBS News,' Schieffer, the network's chief Washington correspondent, told the crowd at the event, which streamed online. Pauley was at his side as he made the announcement. 'We couldn't be happier.'"

The story did not mention the date of Pauley's first appearance on the CBS program.

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