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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 2000
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The spreading wildfires in Montana updated.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) Charges that the federal government ignored warnings about the danger of this fire season in the West because of budget cuts featured; memo quoted; scenes shown of the runaway fires. [Assistant Secretary of the Interior John BERRY - states the commitment to fight the fires.] [Firefighter Brain FRENCH - talks about saving homes.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Interview held with Montana Governor Marc Racicot about the fires. [RACICOT - says priorities have shifted from containment to saving people and property; says weather systems have to change; says the fires are nearly the state's capital city; calls for balance in the management of our forests.]

Hughes, Sandra;
Mitchell, Russ

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