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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Waxahatchie, Florida: Tammmy Leitner) The vote in Florida to ban dog racing in the state by 2020 & what it means for the racing dogs featured; scenes shown of retired greyhounds & other dogs on a ranch. [Rescuer Sonya STRATTON - talks about rescuing the dogs.] [Florida Humane Society dir. Kate MacFALL††- says two-thirds of the industry will be finished; cites the injuries to dogs at one track.] [Greyhound trainer Henry TIBBS‡, MAN - say these dogs are family.] The need for homes for 6,000 greyhounds noted.

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Leitner, Tammmy

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