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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 08, 2017
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(New York: Morgan Radford) The South Carolina prison break by inmate Jimmy Causey† with the help of a drone & cell phones reviewed; what Causey had when captured shown. [South Carolina dept of corrections dir. Bryan STIRLING††- says they continue their criminal ways from behind bars: a drone was used to fly in tools.] The legal issue of jamming cell phone reception by prisons & the FCC opposition & efforts to contain drones noted. [South Carolina Law Enforcement div. chief Mark KEEL†- criticizes the federal government for not allowing the blocking of cell phones.] [Former NYC dept. of corrections commissioner Martin HORN†- cites the opposition from the cell phone industry.]

Snow, Kate;
Radford, Morgan

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