NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Mascoutah, Illinois: Anne Thompson) The unused Mid-America airport in Saint Clair County, Illinois, featured; scenes shown; details given of the inability to get airlines to fly into the airport noted. [Aviation consultant Mike BOYD - says the airport is a waste of taxpayer money.] [Air Transport Association Roger COHEN - says an airport needs an airline to fly into it.] [Bus driver Edna WASHINGTON - says she never drops off or picks up people at the airport.] [Saint Clair County Board John BARICEVIC - defends the airport.]
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