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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
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(Washington: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Tuolumne, California: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the Rim fire in California updated; details given of concern about ash in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which supplies water to San Francisco, and the smoke over Reno, Nevada. [UC Berkeley Laurel LARSON†- says the greatest risk is an enhanced input of sediment.] [WOMAN – says her throat is scratchy.] [Sonora Medical Center Dr. Stephanie STUART†- says there is a higher risk of respiratory infections.] A drone used to identify hot spots shown.

Holt, Lester;
Almaguer, Miguel

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