ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Leominster, Massachusetts, and Casper, Wyoming: Dan Cordtz, Charles Murphy) Pros and cons of low oil prices examined using Leominster, Massachusetts, plastic manufacturing center, and Casper, Wyoming, oil producing region, as exs. Econ. sectors of each locale as related to petroleum industry explained. [Amarin Plastics vice president John BAILY - notes plastic industry's benefits.] [First Interstate Bank president Chuck PEDERSON - cites Casper's depressed economy] [Westmark Mortgage Company chairperson Douglas JOHNSON - explains oil price drop's impact on hsing.] [Builder Skip CUNNINGHAM - describes construction slump in Casper.] Casper's unemployment rate rise since oil prices began dropping mentioned. [JOHNSON - anticipates benefits for some time yet.] [Real estate broker Betty LUKER - praises Casper residents who have chosen not to leave.]
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