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NBC Evening News for Friday, May 20, 2011
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(Washington: David Gregory) The lowering of the flood crest forecast for Butte La Rose, Louisiana reported.

(Butte La Rose, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The Mississippi River flood updated; scenes shown of dead deer and live alligators, floodwaters in Louisiana and Vicksburg, Mississippi. [Louisiana National Guard Kenneth BAILLIE†- says our hope is that we never have to execute.] [Vicksburg residents Martha HAGGARD‡, Ronnie TYLER‡- react to the flooding of their homes.] [Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Randy PAUSINN†- notes the impact on the oyster beds.] The closing of a segment of the river near Baton Rouge noted.

Gregory, David;
Thompson, Anne

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