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Ringling Bros. ends circus as ticket sales plunge

The so-called "Greatest Show on Earth" is folding up its tent forever. After nearly a century and a half, the parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey says it will go out of business in May. Executives blame high operating costs and declining attendance, especially following the end of the elephant acts. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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