NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 1975
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(Studio) Leonard, Michigan, benefits from government computer.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Leonard, Michigan) Leonard has only 387 people. Recently village president Julius Terry got letter from government saying Leonard's unemployment level makes town eligible for $90,000 in federal job money. City council hired 9 people with salaries just under $10,000. Leonard being criticized for taking money; big cities claim they need money more. [Policeman Bob CRAMER - says he's glad city accepted money because he now has job.] Leonard sends back $1800 it didn't use; fears government may take it all back.
REPORTER: Jack Paxton
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