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This is Roger Kelting|with the 9:00 report.
The heat wave rolls on|as the city swelters...
Wait a minute. Wait!
-Exact change only.|-Well, l'm sorry.
-Am l supposed to be born with 35 cents--?|-Off! Off!
Oh, for crying....
Forty-seventh and Madison.
Forty-- Forty-seventh and Madison!
-Got any air conditioning up there?|-What?
-Air conditioning!|-Yeah. lt's on. lsn't it great?
lt's great up there.|Back here it's a coffin.
-Here. Keep 35 cents for yourself.|-Hey, what?
Keep 35 cents for yourself!
-lt's locked.|-What's the matter?
lt's jammed. Open this thing!|l can't breathe--
-Stop kicking. You'll break my cab!|-Well, open--
You're very nervous with the kicking|and banging.
They make me nervous!
-Hey, Mel.|-Hey, Charlie.
-No complaints. How's Edna?|-Who?
-Edna.|-Edna? Oh, fine.
-The girls?|-The girls are fine, l guess.
-They're up at school.|-Are you all right?
You look like you haven't slept|in a week.
-Rough. You know, lousy.|-What do you--?
-Excuse me.|-Yeah, it's just the season.
-Things'll get better.|-l hope so.
-Wasn't that your floor?|-No. l'm 1 6.
-That was 1 6.|-Oh, God, l must be dreaming.
-What's wrong with the doors?|-We're stuck.
-What?|-lt happened yesterday.
-They overload the power.|-We're trapped?
Help! Damn it! Help!
See you, Mel.
-There's no water.|-Oh, l'm sorry.
-What's wrong with his secretary?|-She was laid off yesterday.
There really hasn't been that much to do|here lately, has there?
l put some vouchers on your desk to sign.
-For what?|-Sandwich you sent out for yesterday.
From now on, no food can be charged|to the company.
-lt was an egg salad and Coke, wasn't it?|-Yeah, and a big pickle.
-l put down the pickle.|-Good.
God, God, God.
-Can't you sleep?|-lf l could sleep...
...would l be here calling God|at 2:00 in the morning?
-What's the matter?|-Nothing. Nothing.
Something's the matter, Mel.
-l ain't got another.|-l called the superintendent.
He said he'd be up to fix it tomorrow.
Low is high, medium is high.
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