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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 19, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Miami: Mark Strassmann) The story of Florida boater James Bertakis††, who was stung in the heart by a spotted eagle ray while in his boat, presented; scenes shown of the three-foot wide stingray that flew into the boat; details given of the death of "crocodile hunter" Steve Irwin. [Lighthouse Point fire & rescue department acting Chief David DONZELLA†- describes what happened.] [Broward General Medical Center Dr. Eugene COSTANTINI†- shows the barb while describing what happens from a barb in the chest.] [Georgia Aquarium Ray DAVIS†- defends the stingray.]

Couric, Katie;
Strassmann, Mark

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