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Heat Wave #969647

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 06, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The record heat in the East introduced; scenes shown of a construction worker in a cardboard hat.

(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The impact of the heat on people & energy use reviewed; scenes shown from New York City & other hot cities; details given about the challenges to the electricity grid. [FIREMAN, MOTHER - comment.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Linsey Davis) The hottest job in Philadelphia featured; scenes shown of Heath Dillard‡ driving an asphalt paving steam roller. [DAVIS - explains why this is the hottest job.]

(Richmond, Virginia: Paul Milliken) How people stay cool in Richmond, Virginia, featured; scenes shown from the ice skating rink.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Besser) The answers to five heat-related questions presented. [New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Dr. Michael STERN†- comments on the hottest part of the day.] The amount of water t he body loses per hour in this heat discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Alfonsi, Sharyn;
Davis, Linsey;
Milliken, Paul;
Besser, Richard

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