This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The findings of the 2010 Census examined; various statistics and trends cited; details given about the political impact with seats in the House changing and a possible advantage for Republicans. [US Census director Robert GROVES- comments on the shift in population.] [Cook Political Report editor David WASSERMAN- predicts President Obama will have a higher hurdle to clear in the 2012 presidential election.]
(Los Angeles: Miguel Almaguer) The torrential rain in California reviewed; scenes shown of rescued hikers in Orange County, rescue efforts near San Diego and in northern California, downed trees, flooded streets, traffic in Los Angeles, record snow in Mammoth; calls to AAA cited. [Hiker’s father Steve COON, Orange County Fire Authority Greg McKEOWN, San Diego FIREFIGHTER – comment.] [KNBC weathercaster Fritz COLEMAN- forecasts the weather.] The flooded Virgin River in Utah shown.
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The fight over a bill to provide health care for 9/11 first responders featured; scenes shown of the group that went from New York City to Washington to appeal for the bill. [Uniformed Fire Officers Assn. Richard ALLES, former NYPD Glen KLEIN, Senators Charles SCHUMER, Kirsten GILLIBRAND- speak up for the bill.] [Former NYPD James RYDER- tells Republicans to tear down this wall between patriotism and party.] [First responder John FEAL- asks why the president won’t come out and support heroes.]
(Hartford, Connecticut: Ron Allen) Tonight’s attempt by the University of Connecticut women's basketball team to set the record for consecutive wins previewed; scenes shown of the team practicing and with President Obama on May 17. [Player Maya MOORE- comments.] [UConn coach Geno AURIEMMA- describes how it would be if they were breaking a women’s record.] ["New York Times" sports writer Jerry LYMAN- comments on perceptions of women’s basketball.] [Connecticut Public Television Meghan CULMO- says to win 89 games proves a toughness, a determination and a work ethic.]
(Washington: Scott Cohn) The CNBC documentary “Price of Admission” about student debt previewed; statistics on debt and loan defaults cited; details given about the defaults at for-profit colleges, including University of Phoenix; GAO undercover video of for-profit college recruiters making wild promises to attract students shown. [In debt Emily HAUPTMANN- comments on her family’s situation.] [Senator Tom HARKIN- says the for-profit schools are inflating this bubble.] [Assn. of Private Sector Colleges and Universities Brian MORAN- says we’re fulfilling the need to give students more marketing skills.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Tonight’s premiere of “Price of Admission: America’s College Debt Crisis” noted.
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The toy drive for sick kids in Chicago that was started by patient Mark Staehely, who died of cancer in 2006, featured; scenes shown from Children's Memorial Hospital. [Mother Sue STAEHELY- says we hand out hope.] [Mark’s elves Dee JAWORSKI, Terry FRATTINI, nurse Courtney SCHWARTZ- comment on Mark’s generosity and the children’s excitement.] [Patients “CONNOR,” “MARCELO,” Marcelo’s mother DeLaney VALENCIA- comment.]