CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 1998
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(Studio: Ed Bradley) Report introduced.
(Topsail Island, North Carolina: Jeffrey Kofman) Concerns about taxpayer money paying for insurance and repairs of homes in places at risk of hurricane damage reported. [Topsail Island, North Carolina, resident Sandra LEDBETTER - says a hurricane destroyed her house; says she would not have bought her home without National Flood Insurance; says she would rebuild if a hurricane strikes.] [Geologist Stan RIGGS - does not support building in hazardous areas; says the island will be gone in 20 years.] [National Flood Insurance Ed PASTERIC - says the program works as it is intended and encourages building safer homes.]
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