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Winter Weather / California Mudslide #777036

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 14, 2005
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(Pittsburgh: Brian Williams) An avalanche at Park City, Utah, and evacuations in Corona, California, due to a leaking dam reported; scenes shown.

(La Conchita, California: George Lewis) La Conchita, California, residents’ determination to rebuild after the devastating mudslide, even after being warned the area is not safe, featured; scenes shown of residents returning to the town, including Jimmie Wallet, who lost his wife & daughters. [Resident Stanley HENNIE‡- says this is his home.] [California Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER – comments on making it a safe area.] [Ventura County executive officer John JOHNSTON†- says property owners have the responsibility.] [Consumer advocate Harvey ROSENFIELD†- questions the fairness of taxpayers paying for an individual’s decision to live in a danger zone.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George

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