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Plains States / Tornadoes / Insurance #186542

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The aftermath of the tornadoes in Oklahoma and neighboring states noted.

(Moore, OK: Steve Osunsami) Home owner insurance in the tornado-stricken area featured; scenes shown of leveled homes in Oklahoma. [Tornado victims Lisa and Eddie BOGGESS - cite the cost of rebuilding.] [Home OWNER, Farmers Insurance Ron COBLE - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rebecca Chase) The shortage of building materials needed to rebuild tornado-ravaged homes examined; details given of the national wait for supplies like drywall. [National Homebuilders Association Dave SEIDERS, Triangle Brick Company Pat BROWN, contractor Jim KELLEY - cite the strong demand for building materials.] [Architect Dick DEBBAN - says there is no drywall available.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter;
Osunsami, Steve

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