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Lauren Magarino


Lauren Magarino is a channel producer and host of “Newsy Now,” a live hour of the day’s latest news. Before she joined Newsy in 2018, she could be spotted at KOMU-TV in mid-Missouri and CNBC. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a degree in convergence reporting and an emphasis in broadcast television news. When the on-air light is off, you can call her Lo Mags.

  Recent Work
A U.S. DHS advisor instructs Guatemalan border police at a temporary checkpoint on August 27, 2019
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Trump Administration Resumes Northern Triangle Aid Programs

A flag for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming people is held up at a LGBTQI+ rally in 2018
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Federal Judge Rules Against Transgender Protection

Forms for 2010 Census are displayed
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Census Bureau Asks States For Data, Including Details On Citizenship

A pro-democracy protester faces police at a barricade during clashes outside Hong Kong's Central Government Offices
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Hong Kong's Carrie Lam Bans Protesters From Wearing Masks

A Customs and Border Patrol agent directs undocumented immigrants into a CBP vehicle at the southern U.S. border

Trump Administration To Expand DNA Collection Of Migrant Detainees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to reporters in Israel
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Netanyahu's Pre-Trial Corruption Hearings Starts

Women from Paideia High School hold signs during a May 2019 protest against abortion ban bills passed in Georgia
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Federal Judge Blocks Georgia's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban

President Trump
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President Trump To Hear Possible Military Action Options Against Iran

OxyContin is displayed at a Walgreens store drugstore
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Purdue Pharma Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

People watch a TV showing a file image of a North Korean missile in August 2019
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North Korea Fires Projectiles, Warns U.S. Ahead Of Potential Talks

Pharmacist takes a prescription drug order over the phone
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DEA Prescription Data Shows High Volumes Of Opioids At Pharmacies

A fire burns a section of the Amazon in Brazil
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Brazil Rejects G-7 Aid For Burning Amazon Rainforest

A protester is tackled by Hong Kong government police
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Hong Kong Police Arrest 36 In Continued Clashes With Protesters

Stevante Clark, brother of Stephon Clark, disrupts special city council meeting at Sacramento City Hall
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How The Death Of Stephon Clark Galvanized California Lawmakers

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross addresses media at a press conference about the shooting of a police officer
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Department Allegations

Opposition demonstrators lie in the street of Harare, Zimbabwe, as riot police drive back the protest
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Clashes Between Zimbabwe Government, Opposition Party Persist

A Videoblocks image of a pregnant woman receiving a 4D ultrasound

Eliminating Racial Disparity in Maternal Mortality

A Videoblocks image of a nurse preparing to work with a woman in labor

Health Experts Seek Protocols to Prevent Maternal Death

Jasmine, a woman in her 20s, died of a pulmonary embolism 18 days after delivering a healthy child.
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Preventing Maternal Mortality Calls For More Data

WHO marks one year since declaring an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Scientists To Use Successful Treatments To Combat Ebola In Congo

Beyoncé poses with her character Nala for the Disney film 'The Lion King' (2019)
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Beyoncé's 'Lion King: The Gift' Wins Over Critics, Charts and Culture

WHO marks one year since declaring an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Rwanda Closes Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri

Planned Parenthood, ACLU Sue Missouri Over Abortion Law

Attorney General William Barr
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Attorney General Restricts Family-Based Asylum Claims

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló meets with Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez
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Official Set To Replace Puerto Rico's Governor Doesn't Want The Job

Voter casts her ballot in Mississippi
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The Perks and Pitfalls of State-Managed Election Systems

"The Lion King" cast and crew
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'The Lion King' Breaks A Record, But Reviews Aren't Roaring

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Russia Wants To Join The System Skirting U.S. Trade Sanctions On Iran

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Sen. Schumer Wants FaceApp Investigated Over Russian Ties

Ayatollah Khamenei speaks with Friday Prayer leaders on Iran Nuclear Deal
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Iran Accuses European Countries Of Breaching Nuclear Deal