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Hurricane Rita / Louisiana / Texas #804077

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 26, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The latest developments in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita reviewed.

(Port Arthur, Texas: Lester Holt) The problems for storm victims without power featured; details given of the death of a Beaumont, Texas, family from carbon monoxide poisoning from a portable generator. [Victim’s daughter Quinesha HAYNES‡, Beaumont police Lt. Charles TAYLOR†, WOMAN, Port Arthur, Texas, “Operation Compassion” Greg HOLEY†- comment.] [Abbeville, Louisiana, resident Carl SEXTON‡- reacts to the flood.] [Utility WORKER – says everyone’s tired.] The Army’s search in south Louisiana for cattle stranded in floodwaters noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Erath, Louisiana: Carl Quintanilla) Rita’s impact on Louisiana featured; scenes shown of damage in Erath. [Erath residents Tammy MAYER‡, Leah DUPLANTIS†, Steven DECUIR‡, Chris BARRA‡- react.] [Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department Capt. Ken “Moose” DELCAMBRE†- comments on damage to a natural gas refinery.]

Williams, Brian;
Holt, Lester;
Quintanilla, Carl

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