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Weather #492274

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 02, 1977
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(Studio) Federal Energy Administration estimates with regard to closed factories and layoffs noted. Some in Washington, DC more hopeful now, with energy bill passed; in Mansfield, Ohio, there's skepticism.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Mansfield, Ohio) Mansfield Products Company doesn't count on bill to help plant. [Company president William KUTZY - says if he can't get gas he's faced with shutdown until end of March.] Company now converting to coal, oil and electricity to avert future shutdowns.

(Studio) Conditions in northe. get some better; Buffalo, New York, still bad; Army troops are there to aid in clearing snow.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Buffalo, New York) Conditions in Buffalo, New York, noted. [Stanley WOJTOWICZ - cites family financial problems due to weather and layoffs.] City begins moving again; 1 of 1st flights out of airport is to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. [WOMAN - says she has been stuck at home with 3 children.]
REPORTER: Brian Ross

(Watertown, New York) Conditions in Watertown, New York, cited. Marines send snow equipment to help clear streets. Efforts of Bill Cleaver and Bob Warington to clear around homes noted. Hillside Motel is snowed in but guests safe and warm.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Kur, Bob;
Ross, Brian

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