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Buffalo, New York / Relief #492329

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 1977
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(Studio) Buffalo, New York thawing out. Reports say when federal relief arrived, rackets appeared.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Buffalo, New York) Report on charges of theft, extortion and illegal use of tax dollars. Complaint of New Jersey contractor who brought snow removal equipment to city and other charges noted. [US attorney Richard ARCARA - says number of people saw and seized opportunity to make fast dollar.] Probe conts.

(Studio) Former ship's captain Edward Shaw of Erie, Pennsylvania is 72 years old and walking across Lake Erie. Family called Coast Guard, but Shaw conts. walk.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (WICU-TV newsfilm Erie, Pennsylvania)

Brinkley, David;
Kur, Bob

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