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Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb joining Daily News

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb (HOH'-duh KAHT'-bee) are joining the Daily News as columnists.

The newspaper says the pair, who host the fourth hour of NBC's "Today" show, will dispense advice on food and fashion and discuss pop culture.

Their column begins Thursday.