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Marquette, Kansas / Free Land #745075

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Marquette, Kansas: Cynthia Bowers) The offer of a free lot in Marquette, Kansas, to anyone willing to move there and build a house featured; scenes shown from the town. [Marquette mayor & grocer Steve PIPER†- comments on efforts to get people to move to Marquette.] [PARENTS – comment on the threat of losing their school.] [Marquette Farmers State Bank Allan LINDFORS†- comments on response to the offer.] [Settler Beth SILER‡- reacts to the deal.] [Wichita State University Janet HARRAH†- says it benefits those that are first.]

Rather, Dan;
Bowers, Cynthia

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