The Ticker: (NH Edition): Couric, Link, Record…

By Chris Ariens 

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> After last night’s CBS Evening News in Manchester, staffers surprised anchor Katie Couric with an impromptu celebration. Couric thought she was going to meet a CBS affiliate for a live interview, but she actually walked into her own surprise 51st birthday party.

> The Hollywood Reporter’s Paul J. Gough gets a tour of FNC’s Election Link vehicle. Gough writes, the trucks make Fox “more nimble and less reliant on satellite trucks for the live shots.”

>’s Politics section experienced a huge surge in traffic Saturday night during the debates. The site was up 771% over weekend traffic averages for the last quarter of 2007.