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Economy: Small Towns / Topsham, Maine / Louisiana Speed Traps #133034

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Topsham, ME: Jim Hickey) The impact of the economy on American small towns featured; scenes shown from Topsham, ME, where residents are volunteering their services to help keep the town running. [Volunteer George RANDOLPH, town manager Larry CILLIE, photographer Melissa BAKER - comment.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Powhatan, LA: Al Dale) The return of the speed trap as a way of making revenue in small towns during these hard times featured; scenes shown from Louisiana of drivers being ticketed. [Louisiana state police Captain Ronnie JONES, Sorrento, LA, police chief Rolland MELANCON, Powhatan, LA, police chief Carlo DIGILORMO - offer differing opinions on speed trap ticketing.]

Dale, Al;
Hickey, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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