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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 03, 2012
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(Studio: Natalie Morales) Report introduced.

(Chevy Chase, Maryland: Tom Costello) The continuing power outage after the storm in the East amid extreme temperatures featured; scenes shown of downed trees and power lines, power crews from Canada, nursing home patients, an SUV that went airborne on a buckled highway in Wisconsin; statistics cited; details given of criticism of Pepco for a pattern of outages. [Pepco customer Cathy GILDENHORN†, MAN, Silver Spring, Maryland resident Sandra BROWN‡- comment.] [Washington, DC Mayor Vincent GRAY†- says people are fed up with power outages.] [Pepco president Tom GRAHAM††- says we take responsibility.] The health risks noted.

Morales, Natalie;
Costello, Tom

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