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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1006027

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 01, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The aftermath of Hurricane Irene introduced.

(Ridgefield, Connecticut: Anne Thompson) Frustration over the slow restoration of power on the East Coast featured; details given about the police presence to protect utility workers from angry customers; scenes shown of crews from Denver working in Ridgefield, Connecticut. [Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy MARCONI††- says it took 3 days to get a crew here.] [Connecticut Light and Power Ken BOSE†- says we will learn and get better the next time.] [Columbia University Roger ANDERSON†- states the problem is with putting wires on poles.] [Ridgefield resident Joyce JAFFEE‡- reacts.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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