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Northern Plains / Flooding #617898

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1997
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Grand Forks: Jim Avila) Fear in the northern plains states about further flooding from the Red River featured; scenes shown of the waters, sandbags and levees in Grand Forks, North Dakota. [Grand Forks Mayor Pat OWENS, Army Corps of Engineers Darrell MOREY, resident Doug SPRAY - comment on the flooding.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) The financial damage from the flooding so far outlined; scenes shown of flooded crops and livestock areas and damaged homes . [Farmer Paul BEEKER, Harlin SPEAR, homeowners Willie and Carol UPTON, sandbagging supervisor Darrell BEAUCHAMP - talk about flood-related issues.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The snow and freezing temperatures in the Northeast reported; scenes shown.

Avila, Jim;
Jensen, Mike;
Williams, Brian

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