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Effects of Transit Strike in Sao Paulo Hang Over World Cup Opener

Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city and the site of Thursday's inaugural World Cup match, is still reeling from a three-day strike by transit workers, one of several protests that have questioned whether Brazil has spent too much money on football's premiere event and not enough on schools and hospitals. But as VOA's Nicolas Pinault reports from Sao Paulo, things appear to be heading back to normal on the eve of the big game. Parke Brewer narrates.