CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 2007
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(Durham, North Carolina: Kelly Wallace) The troubles for North Carolina district attorney Mike Nifong after the 3 Duke University lacrosse players accused of rape were cleared featured; scenes shown of Nifong telling reporters not to follow him; Nifong’s apology quoted. [Nifong’s attorney David FREEMAN- says he is devastated.] [On the streets in Raleigh-Durham, 2 MEN – criticize Nifong.] [Yesterday, North Carolina Attorney General Roy COOPER- says these cases were the result of a tragic rush to accuse and a failure to verify serious allegations.] [Representative Walter JONES- says Nifong trampled on the rights of the young men.]
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