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Actress Meredith Baxter ("Family Ties") will be coming to Genoa City as a new character, Maureen, according to TV Guide. Maureen will reportedly become Nikki Newman's (Melody Thomas Scott) new drinking buddy, characterized as a charming woman who just may resort to some manipulation to get what she wants - a ritzier lifestyle. Maureen will also cross paths with several other key players on the canvas and is said to have connections in town.

Baxter first appears as "Y&R's" Maureen on Monday September 8.

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- Candace Young