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Paris smog adds to economic gloom

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March 17, 2014
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France deployed hundreds of police in Paris to enforce the most drastic curbs on car use in 20 years as authorities sought to reduce health-endangering pollution days before town hall elections. Sonia Legg looks at the economic impact of the move. Video provided by Reuters


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