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KOLR (Springfield, MO) Assignment Editor Karen Libby was battling cancer, but it did not keep her away from her job.

Libby left work on Friday and on Sunday morning she passed away.

Before heading over to the TV side, Libby worked at KTTS radio for more than a decade, anchoring morning newscasts and serving as assistant news director.

In 1996 she took the Assignment Editor job at at KOLR. She was also the Managing Editor of KOLR's website,

She passed away this weekend after 22 years at the station.