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Economy / Wholesale Prices / Retail Sales / Natural Gas Prices #281511

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 10, 1982
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(Studio) Anticipated wholesale prices for 1982 and specifically for November discussed; related statistics outlined on screen. Retails sales for November detailed. General Accounting Office said investigating natural gas price increases since government deregulation of price control.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Peoria, Illinois) Response across nation to government programs to pay home heating bills described, shown; price increases in several cities listed on screen. [Peoria resident Peggy BERRY - questions ability to pay heating bill this winter.] [Central Illinois Light Company spokesperson James WILHELM - defends high prices.] [Representative James OBERSTAR - calls for price controls on deregulated gas.] [National Gas Supply Association spokesperson Nicholas BUSH - opposes price controls on freezes.] [BERRY - notes impact on children.] [Ellsworth BARNETT - describes plight.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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