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Kansas / Tornadoes / Greensburg #859727

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 07, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Aerial view and photos of Greensburg, Kansas, after the tornado shown.

(Greensburg, Kansas: Mike von Fremd) The return home of residents to Greensburg featured; scenes shown of wrecked homes. [Two RESIDENTS, Bill and Shelby WEYMEYER‡, Kathy KELLY - react to what happened and what's lost.] [Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Ron KNOEFEL†- says Greensburg will come back.] President Bush's plans to visit on Wednesday noted and the big problem of getting rid of debris discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) How the recovery in Greensburg will be harder because the Kansas National Guard and its equipment are in Iraq featured, [Governor Kathleen SEBELIUS†- says the trucks are gone; comments on debris removal.] [At Congressional hearings on April 11, National Guard bureau chief Lt. Gen. Steven BLUM†- comments on the equipment shortage.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The flood zone in the Midwest region introduced; map shown.

(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The flood zone from the powerful weekend storm featured; scenes shown from Topeka, Kansas and Red Oak, Iowa. [Topeka RESIDENT, IOWAN - react.] [ meteorologist Bernie RAYNO†- talks rain.]

Gibson, Charles;
von Fremd, Mike;
Stark, Lisa;
Pinto, Barbara

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