This program is 29 minutes long
(Sarasota: Jan Crawford) Romney’s campaign reviewed; details given about how he fell off his economic message and his fewer campaign appearances lately; poll findings from battleground states cited. [In Sarasota, ROMNEY – says it’s time for a new president.]
(Sarasota: Scott Pelley) Gallup Poll showing Obama leading among Hispanic voters cited.
(Coral Gables, Florida: Nancy Cordes) The Univision town meeting in which Obama faced questions about immigration reform reviewed; Spanish language ads shown. [OBAMA – blames Republicans for walking away; says the other candidate would veto the Dream Act; responds to Romney’s comments about the 47 percent who don’t pay income taxes.]
(Benghazi: Elizabeth Palmer) The investigation into the attack at the US consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and 3 others reviewed; scenes shown of Deputy Secretary of State William Burns arriving in Libya; details given about what happened when armed men stormed the compound, the later attack on the safe house where the body of Sean Smith was taken, the suspicion focused on the Islamist militia Ansar al Sharia and Interior Minister Izzedine Fezzen’s admission the government doesn’t have enough power to catch them. The FBI investigation discussed.
(Sarasota: Scott Pelley) The funeral for attack victim Tyrone Woods noted; scenes shown from San Diego.
(Centennial, Colorado: Barry Petersen) The decision by prosecutors to abandon efforts to obtain the notebook that Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes mailed to psychiatrist Dr. Lynne Fenton reviewed; photo of Holmes and courtroom sketches by Bill Robles shown.
(Washington: Chip Reid) The weather forecast for the rest of 2012 featured; details given about the impact of the melting Arctic ice, including potentially extreme weather; diagrams shown; map shown of states with record high temperatures from January through August. [Climatologist David ROBINSON- comments on the record-breaking loss of sea ice; notes we might change the pattern of the jet stream.]
(Key Largo: Elaine Quijano) New techniques to grow and replace coral damaged by environmental changes featured; scenes shown of corals off the Florida Keys; details given about how pieces of healthy coral are removed and mounted on concrete slabs or hooks where they grow until they can be transplanted. [Diver Ken NEDIMYER- comments on the impact of dying reefs on tourism and the ecosystem; notes beachfront houses will take the brunt of the waves if the barrier reefs don’t take them.]