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Brasilia's anniversary marred by corruption scandal

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Celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Brazil's capital, Brasilia, have been marred by the scandal surrounding the city's governor.

Jose Roberto Arruda has been accused of trying to obstruct a corruption inquiry, following the broadcast of a secretly taped film allegedly showing him and other political figures accepting bribes - which he denies.

Gary Duffy reports from Brasilia.

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