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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 29, 1999
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The likelihood that there will be little air travel for the New Year holidays featured; examples of canceled flights cited. [Chicago airports spokesperson Monique BOND, American Airlines John HOTARD - say there will be a significant drop in passengers.]

(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(New York: James Walker) Last-minute Y2K preparations examined. [Reasoning's Scott HILSON - cites errors in computer codes; warns that not all the Y2K bugs will be found and corrected.] [President's Council on Y2K John KOSKINEN, Prudential Year 2000 Program Irene DEC - comment.] Examples of precautionary measures being taken by different cities detailed.

(Studio: Jack Ford) Examples of measures being taken by government agencies outlined on screen; scenes shown from a hospital in Burbank, California, where patients are being given bells in case the electrity goes out.

Ford, Jack;
Stark, Lisa;
Walker, James

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