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Lester Holt, NBC win July

Lester Holt, NBC win July

July was very good to Lester Holt and "NBC Nightly News." The newscast won the last week of July across the board and also came out on top in the July ratings period. That latter outcome is no surprise because"NBC Nightly News" has won in total viewers for six weeks -- ever since Holt became permanent anchor. "Nightly News" had its biggest July audience in 10 years. But the competition has reasons to crow, too. ABC said it had its most-watched July period in eight years. As for last week, NBC averaged 7.827 million total viewers, ABC drew 7.573 million, and the "CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley" attracted 6.103 million. But CBS...

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