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Katie Couric loses sleep over odd 911 calls

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NEW YORK -- Katie Couric is losing sleep over some odd 911 calls.

New York City police said Thursday they had been called to Couric's Manhattan home several times recently because of 911 calls traced to a phone listed there. The 911 operator hears only static, but police are compelled to answer each call.

The calls come on Tuesdays at 2 a.m., as Couric told an audience at her talk show's taping this week.

Police are investigating whether something's wrong with her phone or if Couric is the victim of a high-tech prankster.

-- The Associated Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 15, 2013 D2

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