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Scott Pelley said to be out at 'CBS Evening News' anchor desk

Scott Pelley said to be out at 'CBS Evening News' anchor desk

UPDATE: CBS News Wednesday afternoon confirmed that Pelley would be leaving as anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News" to work full time on "60 Minutes," where he had been a part-time correspondent.

After six years of third-place finishes in the network news race, Scott Pelley is said to be out as anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News.”

The 59-year-old is expected to remain as a correspondent on “60 Minutes.”

The news of Pelley’s departure from the anchor desk was first reported by the New York Post. The Sun...

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