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NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 12, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Other stories in the news this past week, including the crash of a supersonic flying wing, a banner flown over Standard and Poor’s in New York City that read “Thanks for the downgrade,” the nose-to-nose meeting of the space shuttles Discovery and Endeavour at NASA, the statement from Sesame Street saying that Muppets Bert and Ernie are not gay, the death of Johnny Cash’s bass player Marshall Grant††, and French vending machines that dispense baguettes, reported; scenes shown of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin bending a frying pan and scuba diving and of Mishka the talking dog; the song of the summer, “Pumped Up Kicks,” played.
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