This program is 28 minutes long
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The tough sledding for holiday travellers due to a winter storm in the Midwest and South featured; scenes shown of the roads in Chicago and snow in Minneapolis. [In Los Angeles, KABC's Indra PETERSONS; in Cedar Rapids, KCRG Kaj O'MARA; in Atlanta, WSB's David CHANDLEY; in Chicago, Pete's Plow King's Pete AIELLO; Nevada WOMAN - talk about the weather.] [Train TRAVELLER; in Chicago, M/Sgt. Vic GUERRIER- comment.]
(Studio: David Muir; Minneapolis: Chikage Windler) The shift of the snowfall southward and the potential for more travel trouble discussed; weather map shown.
(Highland, California: Mike von Fremd) The aftermath of the rain and mudslides in California featured; scenes shown from Highland. [Homeowners Monica MORTON, Claudine JERONSKI, WOMAN, Jenny AGUIRRE, Amber MORTON - react to what happened.]
(New York: Jeremy Hubbard) The final holiday shopping frenzy featured; scenes shown from outside Macy's in New York City; National Retail Federation statistics cited; details given about the best deals available at major stores today and after Christmas. [Economist Kamalesh RAO, three SHOPPERS - comment on spending and shopping.]
(Honolulu, Hawaii: Yunji de Nies) President Obama's revamping of his White House staff featured; details given about the exodus of economic adviser Larry Summers, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, White House advisor David Axelrod and chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. [On Wednesday, OBAMA - predicts a tough fight ahead.] [Former White House aide Neera TANDEN- downplays the White House shift.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- comments on changes.]
(Boston: Ron Claiborne) A Christmas choral singing in the Boston area to promote racial harmony featured; scenes shown of the racially mixed choir performing; details given about the issue of social change in the city since busing in the 1970s. [Boston's Children Choir founder long-time activisit Hubie JONES- talks about using the musical organization for social healing.] [Singer Alyssa ALMEDIA- comments.]