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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 01, 2006
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The shutdown of government services after New Jersey failed to approve a budget noted.

(Newark, New Jersey: Troy Roberts) The marking of a regime change in the struggling city of Newark with the swearing-in of Mayor Cory Booker featured; scenes shown of outgoing Mayor Sharpe James; details given about Booker's background & the city's problems. [BOOKER - says James is passing the torch; states we face a challenge; recalls his bitter 2002 mayoral campaign.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- offers advice to Booker in handling Newark in a revolutionary way.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Roberts, Troy

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