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las Vegas, Nevada / Corporate Convention Business #921567

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 14, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The reaction in Las Vegas to cutbacks in corporate meetings there featured; details given about the image of corporate fatcats gambling in Vegas on the taxpayer nickel. [President OBAMA - says you can't take a trip to Las Vegas on the taxpayers' dime.] [Mayor Oscar GOODMAN†- says the president said not to go to Las Vegas.] [Las Vegas Conventions and Visitors Authority Rossi RALENKOTTER†- says we have seen cancellations.] [R&R Partners CEO Billy VASSILIADIS†- worries about a stigma.] [Senator Harry REID - opposes junkets.]

Holt, Lester;
Lewis, George

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