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CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 2003
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(Times Square: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with the mayors of Akron, Ohio, Rochester, New York & Ottawa, Quebec, Canada, about the power blackout. [Akron Mayor Don PLUSQUELLIC†- outlines how the problem was handled; suggests federal officials take this power problem seriously.] [Rochester Mayor William JOHNSON†- talks about the flow of information about the major blackout; agrees that something has to give--that Rochester had a blackout in April.] [Via telephone, Ottawa Mayor Bob CHIARELLI†- talks about Quebec not being part of the power grid; explains how the emergency situation is being handled by the community & its leaders.]

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