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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The FTC announcement that Reebok is settling false claims involving toning shoes featured; ad for EasyTone shoes shown; Reebok statement quoted. [FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection David VLADECK†- says Reebok’s claims didn’t withstand scrutiny.] [American Council on Exercise Cedric BRYANT†- says there are no differences between wearing normal running shoes or wearing toning shoes.] [Consumers Union Ioana RUSU†- says they’re trying to sell products that make it seem like losing weight can happen in an instant.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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