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Norwood, Ohio / Eminent Domain Case #778425

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Norwood, Ohio: Anne Thompson) The controversy over the use of the eminent domain law to make way for private development examined; details given of the court fight in Norwood, Ohio, between homeowners and the government over plans to replace a residential neighborhood with a mall. [Homeowners Joy and Carl GAMBLE††- say they’re taking a piece of private property & giving it to someone else.] [Norwood Mayor Thomas WILLIAMS†- explains why the neighborhood is deteriorating.] [Columbia University professor Richard BRIFFAULT†- explains that alternative development could provide bigger tax breaks and more jobs.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Thompson, Anne

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