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Hurricane Sandy / East Coast / Aftermath #1033053

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Breaking news on the devastation from the superstorm Sandy reported; photos and video of leaking gas shown.

(Seaside Heights and Ortley Beach, New Jersey: Terry Moran) The damages to houses in New Jersey reviewed; scenes shown from the shore of leaking natural gas lines, the wreckage, the flood waters and earth movers moving sand. [Lavallette resident Mary WARD†, Orange Beach resident Frank MAZZO†- speak about the gas hissing.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The battered coastline noted; scenes shown from Hoboken.

(Hoboken: Alex Perez) The rescue operations in Hoboken featured; scenes shown of military rescue crews getting the people out. [Two RESIDENTS - react.] [In helicopter, ABC's weather editor Sam CHAMPION - says the water is still there.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The rescue operations in New York City updated; scenes shown.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The return of power to parts of New York City reported; scenes from the NYSE back in business after two days, from and Broadway, photos of people and a "New York Times" portrait of the rolling power outages shown.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Richard Besser) The testing of flood waters in homes and the streets of New York that found sewage contamination and the testing of drinking water in one New York city discussed; scenes shown of water collecting.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The remnants of the storm in Canada noted; weather map shown.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Moran, Terry;
Perez, Alex;
Richard, Diane Sawyer,
Duration:
00:10:00

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