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Floods #493462

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 07, 1977
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(Studio) Damage of floods in Appalachians noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Williamson, West Virginia) Louisa, Kentucky, spared by Tug Fork River flood; others not so lucky, as in South Williamson, Kentucky. Flood insurance not available in Kentucky but is in West Virginia. [Boyd MURPHY - says Kentucky side gets no government aid or any from elsewhere.] In West Virginia, National Guard gives aid, and there's shelter and food. [Maggie PHILIPS - doesn't know what she'll do.]
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Williamsburg, Kentucky) In Pineville, Kentucky, there's been looting. [Red BROCK - cites example] National Guard aid noted. Cumberland River crested lower than expected in Williamsburg, Kentucky. [Hugh STEELY - says he had warning and got belongings out.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John;
Hager, Robert

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