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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 03, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Reagan National Airport: Lisa Myers) The problems at the FAA because of the Congressional disagreement on funding featured; details given about the political debate over subsidies for flights to rural airports; statement from Speaker of the House John Boehner quoted. [Construction company manager Luca TOSCANO††- notes it was hard to tell his workers.] [President OBAMA – says this is a lose lose lose situation.] [Senators Steny HOYER†, Charles SCHUMER†- criticize Republicans.] [Transportation Secretary Ray LaHOOD – calls for Congress to leave their vacations.] [2 furloughed WORKERS – worry.]

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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