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Weather / Colorado #250440

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 16, 1977
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(Studio) Winter weather has affected economy from North Carolina and Ohio to Colorado and California. Government figures with regard to hsing. starts for January cited. Is biggest drop since World War II days.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Commerce Department figs. with regard to hsing. starts and building permits noted. Unemployment related to gas shortage also cited.
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) In Colorado problem has been lack of snow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Marble, Colorado) Report on Colorado efforts at cloud seeding from various points in Rockies to induce snow. [Department of Natural Resources spokesperson Harris SHERMAN - says this is one of many ways they'll try to use.] Some question action. [Aspen (Colorado) city cnclwoman. Jennifer PEDERSON - cites objections to plan.] Cliff and Pat Gustin are among those contracted to run seeding devices. [Pat GUSTIN - says if clouds don't come nothing can be done.] Results of lack of moisture if efforts unsuccessful noted.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George;
Kelley, Chris

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