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Midwest / Tornadoes #1027107

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 25, 2008
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(Studio: Richard Lui) Deadly tornados in the Midwest reported; scenes shown of damage in Hugo, Minnesota, hail in Minneapolis.

(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The impact of the severe weather featured; scenes shown of damage. Live telephone interview held with Hugo city administrator Mike Ericson† about the tornado. [Voice of ERICSON – describes the situation; notes the death of a child and the serious injuries; says the tornado siren went off; says residents are encouraged to go to the elementary school.]

(Studio: Richard Lui) Live telephone interview held with Butler County, Iowa public information officer Holly Fokkena† about the storm damage in Iowa; scenes shown. [From Parkersburg, voice of FOKKENA – comments on the search for the missing; describes the path of the tornado; explains the ammonia smell from a grain elevator.]

Lui, Richard;
Jeras, Jacqui

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