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Here's an end of week round-up of recent stories about NPR and its jounalists.

After Liane Hansen bid Weekend Edition adieu last weekend, the Huffington Post offered this tribute to her work

This week we also say farewell to Ombudsman Lisa Shepard and welcome Edward Schumacher-Matos to the role. AdWeek covered his arrival with this interview.

NPR Music partnered with stations to provide the Memorial Day weekend soundtrack with joint coverage of the Sasquatch music festival in Washington. Joining us in the effort were member stations KEXP, KUT Austin, OPB Portland and The Current from Minnesota Public Radio. Check out coverage of our work in USA Today, Seattle Times, and Paste magazine. And you can hear dozens of archived performances from the festival here.

Tim Metcalf of NPR Member station KRPS appeared on the PBS Newshour reporting on the tornado that ripped through Joplin, MO.

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