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Florida / Carey Thiele / Peter Sires / Jack Corry #1169938

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 12, 2016
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Greyhound racing has been on its last legs for decades. It's hanging on in Florida. But David Begnaud found that even there the hounds could be nearing the end of their run. Peter Sires has been taking his daughter and his grandchildren to the Naples Fort Myers greyhound racing track for 20 years. On this day the grandstands were nearly empty. I've seen a big decline in the attendanc there. eye. I remember the crowds really cheering. Only 19 dog tracks remain in the U.S. 12 of them are in Florid...
Reporter(s):
David Begnaud
Duration:
00:02:19

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