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Military Base Closings #158561

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest round of military base closings previewed.

(Loring Air Force Base, northern Maine: John McWethy) The impact of base closings on the local communities examined; scenes shown from Rantoul, Illinois, where new businesses have come in to replace the military in the local economy. [Mayor Katy PODAGROSI, J.B. Hunt training center Carl MARTIN - comment on Rantoul's economy.] The shutdown of the Loring, ME, Air Force base reviewed; scenes shown from Limestone, ME, where businesses went broke and the town's isolation has limitedr the area's economic redevelopment. [Loring development authority Brian HAMEL - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:03:00

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