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A TV version of USA Today is sparking interest and worry

When Washington's movers and shakers get home from a hard day at work and switch on CBS for the 7 o'clock news, they get TV's equivalent of the New York Times or Washington Post: a sober (if succinct) look at the day's events. Come next September, however, those viewers will have to tune in half an hour earlier for Dan Rather's report. Replacing it at 7 will be a different sort of news show, based on a different sort of newspaper: USA Today.

Though still five months away from its scheduled debut, a new syndicated show inspired by the colorful, low-calorie...

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