This program is 29 minutes long
(No location given: Clayton Sandell) The destruction of the small town of Reading, Kansas, by a tornado and the threat of flooding in the West from all the snow featured; scenes shown of the wrecked homes, other funnel clouds, hail in Topeka, Kansas; tornado and snow pack statistics cited. [Lyon's County sheriff's office Jeff COPE, Miracle Cafe owner Reta JACKSON- comment.] [AccuWeather Justin POVICK- cites more severe weather and flooding in June.]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Reading: Justin Robinson) The damage in Reading reviewed; scenes shown from across the community.
(St. Martinville, Louisiana: Yunji de Nies) The concerns about the erosion of the levees along the flooded Mississippi River featured; scenes and map shown. [Representative Jeff LANDRY- shows what is being done to help the levee system.]
(Washington: David Kerley) The announcement from Representative Mitch Daniels that he will not run as a Republican presidential candidate in 2012 reviewed; scenes shown of comedians David Letterman and Stephen Colbert joking; details given about potential "wild card" candidates. [With Mike Huckabee, presidential candidate Tim PAWLENTY- talks about the early campaign.] [On Saturday, Mitt ROMNEY - campaigns.] [On "Face the Nation," former Speaker of the House Newt GINGRICH - says we owe nothing.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Rick Klein) The remarkable lack of Republican candidates at this time with a possible change in the fall discussed.
(Studio: Ron Claiborne) The fate of Robert Fitzpatrick, a believer in the Judgment Day prophecies of radio evangelist Harold Camping, featured; details given of the current ridicule of the belief in the Rapture. [Recently, CAMPING - says he is convinced it will happen.] [FITZPATRICK - sums it up; states Judgment Day is coming.]
(New York: Linsey Davis) The story of two Girl Scouts, Girl Scout cookies, palm oil and saving orangutans examined. [Girls Scouts Rhiannon TOMTISHEN, Madison VORVA- outline the palm oil issue.] [Voice of Girl Scouts of the USA manager of products sales Amanda Payton HAMAKER- says palm oil is a healthier choice.]