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Cleveland Financial Troubles / Elec. #503030

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 25, 1979
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(Studio) Report on upcoming election in Cleveland in which voters must decide about raising property taxes and selling municipal light company in order to help city's financial troubles.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Cleveland, Ohio) Mayor Dennis Kucinich's campaigning with regard to issues in election noted. Lack of organization opposition to tax increase reported Controversy over sale of Muny Light, city-owned utility that Kucinich promised in his mayoral campaign never to sell, detailed. television ads sponsored by both sides in Muny Light issue shown. television debate between Kucinich and city council president George Forbes mentioned; film shown. [FORBES and KUCINICH - make conflicting statements.] Elec. said expected to be close. Comment about Cleveland's financial troubles by Moody's Financial Service stated.

Savitch, Jessica;
Scott, Jim

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