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NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Chris Jansing) California’s financial crisis examined; scenes shown of state employees protesting on “Furlough Friday”; details given about Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s order for forced furloughs; map shown of states with budget deficits. [DMV employee Wendy PARKER†- says the governor has closed us down to save some money.] [California treasurer Bill LOCKYER†- cites red ink amounts.] [DMV employee Rhonda WAGNER†- notes co-workers are going through foreclosure and bankruptcy.] [2 DMV CUSTOMERS – reacts to the office being closed.] [Economist Jack KYSER†- says it’s a bleak situation.]

Williams, Brian;
Jansing, Chris

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