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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(San Pedro, California: Hallie Jackson) The congestion at ports on the West Coast due to labor problems featured; scenes shown of 13 ships waiting to get into the port of Los Angeles; details given about the conflict between management and the Longshoreman’s union. [In Tacoma, Christmas tree seller Gary SNYDER††, The Art of Caramel founder Rob FELDMAN††- note the impact on their businesses.] [International Longshore & Warehouse Union 13 Bobby OLVERA†- says there is no slowdown.] [International economist Jock O'CONNELL††- says he would hate to be the manager of a factory who has to send their workforce home during the holiday season.]

Williams, Brian;
Jackson, Hallie

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