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Exxon Ruling Disappoints Villagers in Alaska

The U.S. Supreme Court ended a 14-year lawsuit Wednesday when it cut the award in a punitive damages case against Exxon. The lawsuit was brought by 30,000 people who suffered economic loss when a tanker leaked 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1989.

Amy Bracken reports from member station KCHU in Valdez, Alaska.

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