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The Big Story: Was CBS Fair

THE BIG STORY   WasCBSFair?   BY RICK BOETTGER   TheCBSMorningNewsaireda5-minutesegmenttitled “DeathinParadise” aboutthedemiseofCharlesEimerslastThanksgivingwhilebeinghandcuffedbypoliceafter driving away fromatrafficstop.MayorCraigCateswentontherecordsayingthereportwas “one-sided.” However,thereportwas,ifanything,overlygeneroustowardsourfairtown,andcriticalofthelateEimers. First,theychargeEimerswith “recklessdriving” whenwhathemadewasanillegallanechangeinaconstructionareawithunclearlanedesignations.Nexttheysaidhe “fledthescene,” wheninfacthedroveawayslowlythroughthetown.

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