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CNN Evening News for Saturday, May 19, 2007
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The rise in violent crime, especially in Philadelphia, noted. [Philadelphia victim’s mother Emily RUIZ†- reacts to her son’s death.] [Philadelphia police Commissioner Seymour JOHNSON†- says we have the most lax gun laws in the country.] The killing of Chicago teen honor student Blair Holt†† by a gang member reported; scenes shown of rallies against Holt’s death. [Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne DUNCAN†- comments on the 20 deaths in the school district this year.] Live interview held with Chicago Public Schools public relations director Phillip Hampton† about the violence among young people.] [HAMPTON – comments on the need to support youth; praises Chicago’s response to crime.]
Sanchez, Rick

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