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PBS anchor Judy Woodruff to moderate Cramer-Heitkamp debate in Fargo

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FARGO — "PBS NewsHour" anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff will be in Prairie Public's downtown Fargo studio to moderate a debate between North Dakota's U.S. Senate candidates.

Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will debate at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and Prairie Public will broadcast it live on its radio, television and online network. Woodruff will co-moderate the debate with Prairie Public's election coverage producer Matt Olien.

Woodruff rejoined the NewsHour in 2007 as a senior correspondent and in September 2013 became co-anchor of the show with the late Gwen Ifill. In March, Woodruff was named the sole anchor of "PBS NewsHour." She has anchored and co-anchored national news programs on CNN and NBC, as well as PBS, and she has moderated numerous presidential primary debates.

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