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Hall of Fame museum unveils Ohio reporter's statue

Friday - 7/6/2012, 5:52pm  ET

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a memorial honoring a late Cleveland newspaper reporter known for covering the institution, rock music and the industry.

The Plain Dealer ( http://bit.ly/NEnalu) reports the bronze statue of its former rock reporter Jane Scott features her sitting on an oak bench while wearing her signature red eyeglasses and holding a notebook.

The statue is by sculptor David Deming. It was unveiled in the Hall's lower lobby on Thursday. Scott's family and friends were there.

Scott retired from the Plain Dealer in 2002 after 50 years there. She died last year at age 92.

Scott's family has donated some of her belongings including 4,000 LP records and 300 notebooks to the Hall's library and archives.

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Information from: The Plain Dealer, http://www.cleveland.com


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