MTA Strike Continues, Bush Meets Schwarzenegger in CA

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For the second day, 500,000 southland commuters can-t ride the buses and trains of the MTA because of a strike by mechanics. Bus drivers and train operators won-t cross the picket lines. Last night, we heard from MTA Board Chairman Zev Yaroslavsky about who-s to blame for the walkout. Tonight we get the union's view of the transit strike and hear how the strike is affecting commuters.
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Solis' work in Ciudad Juarez



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton