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Sep 22, 2010 7:00am

Diane Sawyer and World News Correspondents Return to Home Towns to Report on What’s Working During Tough Economy


Starting Monday, September 27th, “World News” goes home to report on success stories amidst the slow economic recovery.  Diane Sawyer along with ABC News correspondents David Muir, Sharyn Alfonsi, Ron Claiborne, and Bill Weir will travel to their hometowns to report on how the nation’s current economic state has impacted the communities they know so well.  They will be revisiting familiar places and faces to see what innovative solutions people have implemented to survive and even thrive during the economic downturn. This week-long series begins airing on “World News with Diane Sawyer” Monday, September 27. 

Diane Sawyer to Louisville, KY

David Muir to Syracuse, NY

Sharyn Alfonsi to Georgetown, SC

Ron Claiborne to Oakland, CA

Bill Weir to Milwaukee, WI


“World News” is asking viewers to send in stories about their home towns: how have things changed in terms of business, morale, general sense of community. Stories can be sent in via the World News webpage or via Facebook at facebook.com/WorldNews.


“World News with Diane Sawyer” airs at 6:30 p.m., (ET) on the ABC Television Network. Jon Banner is the executive producer of the broadcast.


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