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Lorna Baldwin is the Deputy Senior Producer for PBS NewsHour's segment production unit.
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Arts Dec 16Creator of ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ dies at 86
Norman Bridwell, who brought Clifford the Big Red Dog to life in a series of books and later an animated show on PBS, died in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on Friday. He was 86 years old.
Nation Dec 11Sea of clouds cover the Grand Canyon in rare weather event
Imagine showing up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the Grand Canyon in Arizona only to find the deep ravine completely covered by clouds. If you went today, that’s what you saw — a rare total cloud inversion just below…
Arts Dec 03From sheep to shop: Scotland’s tweed reinvents itself
Tweed, once a staple of the British landed gentry, is taking off on the path of rebirth and reinvention. It graces runways in Paris and New York. It adorns Hollywood A-listers from Benedict Cumberbatch to Miss Piggy. It’s the reason…
Science Dec 02DNA all but confirms 500-year-old bones are King Richard III’s
A 500-year-old cold case is nearing its conclusion. British scientists have determined with "99.999 percent" accuracy that the remains of King Richard III of England really were lying under a municipal parking lot in the central English city of Leicester.
Arts Nov 21Auction brings record for O’Keeffe and women artists
Georgia O'Keefe's 1932 "Jimson Weed, White Flower No. 1" made history at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday, selling for $44.4 million.
Nation Oct 29Lost and found? Fragment of Earhart’s missing plane identified
After 77 years of searching, researchers announced they are one big step closer to knowing where aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her plane ended up. An aluminum fragment found in 1991 on a remote, uninhabited coral atoll in the Pacific…
World Sep 18The other Scottish vote — ‘Home of Golf’ to admit women
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland voted to admit women today, by 85 percent of those who took part in the vote. Until now, the 260-year-old club was for men only.
World Sep 18From Golden Retrievers to ‘Grand Theft Auto’ — 10 exports you didn’t know were Scottish
You might know that golf, Scotch and haggis come from Scotland, but did you know the blockbuster video game "Grand Theft Auto" does as well? As Scots go to the polls today to vote on whether to stick with the…
Nation Jul 08Get in line if you dare — world’s tallest water slide opens Thursday
http://youtu.be/NG-uY2wze2Y?t=4s It’s named the Verrückt, which in German means “insane”. At 168 feet tall, or 17 stories high, it has the seal of approval from Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest water slide. To…
Arts Jul 07The historical novel celebrates 200 years, thanks to Sir Walter Scott
The author of one of the world's first bestsellers carved out a distinctive identity for Scotland through his writing, an image that persists 200 years later.