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Midwest / Mississippi River Floods / Insurance Change #397827

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 25, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Davenport, Iowa: Bob McNamara) The floods in the Midwest along the Mississippi River reported; details given of a proposal to deny flood insurance coverage to people whose homes get flooded out often; scenes shown of flooded areas in Davenport, Iowa. [Davenport public works director Dee BRUEMMER - says the city is still fighting battles.] [Flood victim Tom BURNETT - praises people working on the sandbag teams.] [FEMA director Joe ALLBAUGH - says American taxpayers should not have to pay for rebuilding the same areas repeatedly.] [Davenport Mayor Phillip YERINGTON - says he does not want people living near the river to be singled out.] [Flood victim Rich GREIBEL - asks if people in Tornado Alley will be forced to move.]

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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