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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 06, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Laguna Beach, California: Ben Tracy) The rescue effort on the California coast to save sick sea lions featured; scenes shown; statistics on rescues cited; details given about the problems from overpopulation and the impact of weather changes. [Pacific Marine Mammal Center Dean GOMERSALL†- says this animal would starve to death.] [Marine Mammal Center director Jeff BOEHM†- notes many are so debilitated they can’t be rescued.] [National Marine Fisheries Service Joe CORDARO†- worries about the El Nino getting stronger.]

Couric, Katie;
Tracy, Ben

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