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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Poplar Bluff, Missouri: Ron Mott) The flooding in the Midwest featured; scenes shown of a washed-out levee in Missouri, a collapsed road in Oklahoma, a submerged truck in Illinois; details given about flood-related deaths; flood risk map shown. [Poplar Bluff, Missouri, residents James CHESHIRE†, Jessie JARRELL†, survivor Nicole ASBERRY†- comment.] [NBC meteorologist Jeff RANIERI†- describes the storm system.] [NOAA deputy director Vickie NADOLSKI†- says it could get worse.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron

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