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South / Tornadoes #850024

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) A weather system causing deadly storms & tornadoes throughout the South noted; map shown.

(Riegelwood, North Carolina: Mike Boettcher) The impact of the storm system reviewed; death toll cited; scenes shown of tornado damage in Riegelwood, North Carolina. [2 Riegelwood RESIDENTS - describe what happened.] [Columbus County Sheriff Chris BATTEN†- describes the extent of the damage.] [Resident Joe GASPER††- recounts finding his daughter dead.] [Storm victim Anita Graham ROBINSON†- says they don’t know who the dead bodies belong to.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The account of brothers Joseph & Justice Duke† and their mother, day care owner Liberty Duke†, on surviving yesterday’s collapse of the skating rink building that also served as a day care center in Montgomery, Alabama, presented in their own words. [DUKES - describe what happened.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Karins) The violent November weather featured; maps & charts shown.

Williams, Brian;
Boettcher, Mike;
Karins, Bill

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