I had no idea till yesterday that the infamous Merry Miller of ABC News is this Merry Miller. Says her Learning Annex bio: "The former Miss Dallas, who grew up in tiny Mesquite, Texas, has a list of contacts that's the envy of networking professionals all over town." We also discovered yesterday that ABCNewsNow's exec producer has promised she will never again air "live," which is a real shame. --Robert Wilonsky
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