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Missouri / Tornadoes / Pierce City / Jackson, Tennessee #727743

CNN Evening News for Monday, May 05, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The tornadoes in the middle of the country featured; scenes shown from Pierce City, Missouri, Tennessee & Arkansas. [Missouri Governor Bob HOLDEN†- comments on the deadly tornadoes in the state.] [RESIDENT - describes the damages.] [Kansas City Mayor Jim BARNES†, Madison County emergency management office Dan VAUGHN†; in Arkansas, President BUSH, tornado VICTIM - react to the storm.]

(Pierce City: David Mattingly) The damages from the tornadoes in Pierce City featured; scenes shown of wrecked buildings. [Residents Scott & Lynette RECTOR†- say all the businesses are gone.] [Two PEOPLE, Mayor Mark PETERS†- react to the tornadoes.] The extent of the damage across the town discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Jackson, Tennessee: Jason Bellini) The impact of the twister on Jackson, Tennessee, featured; scenes shown of one woman's wrecked home. [Tornado victim Linda BENNETT†- says her retirement dream of a bed & breakfast are gone.] [Victim John PALMER†- reacts.]

Brown, Aaron;
Mattingly, David;
Bellini, Jason

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