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Peoria, Illinois #114190

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Stmt. by "Bus. Wk." magazine that New York City was "out" and Peoria, Illinois, was "in" reported Report introduced.

(Peoria, Illinois: Al Dale) City of Peoria, as symbol of American's heartland, featured; lounge singer and television ad shown; scenes shown. ["Bus. Wk." Bruce NUSSBAUM - says heartland is where things are manufactured] [Resident Dr. Dan MURPHY - says it's good place to raise kids.] [PEORIANS - praise city.] Reorg. of Caterpillar Tractor Company here noted. [Mayor Jim MALOOF, New York City Mayor Edward KOCH - talk about Peoria.]

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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