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Texas / Drought, Wildfires #1000691

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Grimes County, Texas: Thanh Truong) The extreme drought in Texas that is hampering efforts to fight the wildfires featured; scenes shown of smoke and flames; details given of efforts by ranchers to sell their cattle before the drought worsens. [Evacuee Neyda PEREZ†- reacts to the rain.] [Texas Forest Service Lee BENTLEY†- says we’re anticipating more hot weather and it’s going to be dry.] [Rancher Tom HANEY‡, Caldwell Livestock Commission owner Carl HERMANN†- note the impact on the cattle.]

Williams, Brian;
Truong, Thanh

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