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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Television Today By Jay Sharbutt Local and Network News NEW YORK TV news business is the subject of today's dissertation. First up: The recent decision by TV here to start doing a two- hour local evening news show by mid-April or early May. The step is considered radi- cal for Fun City, but rc- member, this is a hamlet where attending old movies is considered avant garde. The long form of local TV news is old hat for Los Ange- les viewers. It began there in April 1968 at KNBC-TV, an NBC-owned station, with two hours of local, state, national and world news in the early evening each week night. The first show ran from 4 to 5 p.m., followed by the na- tional half-hour NBC news and then another hour-long local news show. The format was changed in November 1970 to two sepa- rate, but consecutive, local evening news shows. They started at 4 p.m., ended at 6 p.m. and were followed by the "NBC Nightly It still works that way and the long form concept there is starting to get competition from two other major TV sta- tions. Last week, rival KNXT, owned by CBS, went from an hour-long evening news show change will occur at KGO-TV, the network's San Francisco station. ABC-TV's fine "Close-Up" investigative series plans to investigate stand by, now television, it'll be the Sep- tember offering for the series, recently newed for a second season. Av Westin, ABC News' vice- president for' documentaries, says the show won't involve the oft-criticized television news area. Instead, it'll concentrate on the equally-criticized area of entertainment programming by all three major TV net- works. He says it will cover "the decision-making processes that bring certain kinds of programming to the and also touch on the controver- sial ratings that decide the fate of network TV shows. CBS1 "60 which last month did an excellent study of junkets and other journalistic problems, now is toiling on a new piece about local TV news shows, using the colorful San Francisco market to illustrate what is happening in many regions. Among olSier things, it'll in- spect the role of "news con- sultants" hired to suggest ways local TV news efforts can draw more viewers. However, Harry Moses, pro- -----o Aivwcvcij naily iviuacs, to 90 minutes, starting at ducer of the segment, says the p.m. The new format features advisors aren't the separate half-hour and hour- long news programs, each with its own anchorman, be- fore the "CBS Evening News" at 6 p.m. And this spring, another network-owned station in Los Angeles, KABC-TV, is moving to a two-hour local news for- mat in the early evening, ac- cording to Al Primo, vice- president for news at ABC's five TV stations. He said the same spring main thrust of the story, filmed at three stations-KRON, KGO and engaged in a hard scrap for ratings leader- ship. He says the major emphasis is on the ratings fight and its effect on the local news shows: "There, used to be newspaper circulation wars and now there's a rating war. And it's not just in San Fran- cisco. It's all over, the country." Television Listings 2-WMT-TV, Cedar Rapids 7-KWWL-TV, Waterloo 9-KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids 3-KTVO, Otlumwa 4-WHBF-TV, Rock Island 6-WOC-TV, Davenport 8-WKBT, la Crosse 10-KROC-TV, Rochester 12-KIIN-TV, Iowa City 13-WHO-TV, Des Moines 40-KDUB, Dubuque Tuesday Night 2-Actlon News i Weather, Spts. 1 9-Wlld Wild West 3-News Weather, Spls. 5-6 0'clocK Edition 6-News, Spls., Weather Weather, Spts. Weather, Spts. 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The Tripoli radio news broad- cast that announced the new takeovers Monday pointed out they coincided with the Wash- ington conference of major oil importing nations. The three companies involved have only about 5 percent of Li- bya's production daily oil pro- duction of approximately 2 bil- lion barrels. The Tripoli radio broadcast did not give specific reasons for the 100 percent takeover. The broadcast said a special committee would be formed to study the accounts of the three companies and decide what compensation should be paid. Foreign employes of the com- panies may choose either to stay at their jobs or to leave the country, the broadcast said. If they remain, they will receive their current pay and privileges. Khadafy's. government has consistently been the most ag- gressive of the Arab oil pro- ducing nations in eliminating foreign interests and raising prices. Libyan oil currently sells at just under a barrel, more than four times the rate of one year ago. Senate Gets Hunting License Abuse Bill DES MOINES (AP) The Iowa house acted Monday to crack down on the purchase of resident hunting and fishing li- censes by persons who 'do nol live in the state. The house passed (76-7) anc sent to the senate a bill to make a misdemeanor for a non- resident to purchase a residem hunting or fishing license. The bill provides that procur- ing or use of resident license by a non-resident nullifies the' li- cense and subjects the person so doing to a fine of up to' or 30 days in jail. Rep. Dennis Butler (R-Council Bluffs) said the Iowa conserva- tion commission has found that a substantial number of per- sons living in adjoining states buy resident Iowa licenses, giv- ing a fictitious Iowa address in order to avoid the higher out-of- state fees. An Iowa resident hunting li- cense costs a fishing license an'd a combination license A non-resident hunting license costs .and non-resident fish- ing licenses costs for 10 days or for longer than 10 days. FEO Tells Problems in 'Project Independence WASHINGTON (AP) For he U.S. to be energy-indepen- dent by 1980, the U.S. consumer will have to drive a more eco- nomical car and pay higher gas- oline prices, the Federal Energy Office says. There's more. Energy officials say indepen- dence also will mean higher parking fees, vehicle registry lion fees and fuel taxes, and maybe a tax on high energy- consuming appliances. Industries must cut the en- ergy they use in manufacturing, recycle more of their materials, and shift their schedules to spread their use of electricity more evenly over the calendar and the clock. Clean-Air Delay The electric power industry it- self must shift more of its plants from burning oil to burning coal, the FEO says. As a result the nation must put off for five years the achievement of some of its clean-air standards. While all this is going on, coal produc- tion must increase GO percent, oil production 22 percent, natu- ral gas production 15 percent, and atomic only a small contributor must multi- ply tenfold. All tliis, it turns out, is what President Nixon meant by "Pro- ect his call last month for a drive (o make the U.S. self-sufficient in energy by i980. The Federal Energy Office un- veiled the details Monday in mckground paper issued at the conference of major oil-consum- ng nations. With the sudden tripling oj 'oreign oil prices since last Oc- ober, the FEO paper said, "II s clear that there has been a 'undamental change in the eco- nomics of petroleum production. Obsolete Predictions "This fundamental change renders obsolete virtually al.' previous predictions of con sumption and production of en ergy for 1930 and subsequenl years." In recent years, the report said, U.S. energy production has jrown about 3 percent per year :t must grow about 4.6 percen per year to achieve energy in dependence by 1980. U.S. energy demand has in Statute, Expires On Pact, Judge Dismisses Suit The statute of limitations has run out on an promissory note held by Western Soils Co. of Waterloo on a Minnesota "armer, Cedar Rapids Federal Judge Edward McManus ruled Friday in dismissing a suil on the note. The company sought a total ol from Arthur Skolness; doing business as Skolness Farms, Glyndon, Minn., for the promissory note and interest. The note, issued Nov. 15, 1965, was due March Minnesota Transaction Skolness asked that the suit dismissed or a change ol venue be granted transferring the action to Minnesota where tie claimed-the transaction took place. The note had been issued as payment for fertilizer purchased from the firm, he. reported in the motions. The fertilizer was delivered-in crushed rock form rather than powdered form as requests and so wa? unusable in spread ing equipment, he said. He claimed a company of ficial told him not to pay for it. Cited Statute Skolness asked for the dis- miss a 1, claiming Minnesota's six-year statute of limitations on written contracts had expired. Iowa has a ten-year statute o! limitations for written con tracts, McManus reported, bu includes a provision that the statute of limitations from an other state can apply when the transaction occurred there. He ruled Skolness had shown adequate proof the transaction occurred in Minnesota and the Waterloo firm had not chosen to contest the motion for dismissal in quashing the suit. creased more than 5 percent an- nually for the last three years, and the FEO said studies in- dicated a long-range growth of about 3.0 percent-per year, or more. The growth of demand must, instead, be cut to 2 percent a year, the FEO said. Auto Savings "The consumer will undertake some energy conservation in his it said. "However, most of his savings will come in his use of the automobile. "The higher price of gasoline will encourage the consumer to buy more economical cars, to join car pools, and to use mass transit. "It will also change his recre- ational habits and affect his lifestyle in other gasoline-saving FEO said. The FEO said the administra- tion plans to increase mass transit facilities and encourage commuters to use them. "This can be done by in creased parking fees, registra- tion fees and fuel the FEO said. It said automobile fuel ef ficiency must increase from the present 13.5 miles per gallon o gasoline to 17 miles per gallon by 1985, through "consumer choice encouraged by higher priced gasoline." The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., Feb. which atone time last week had j week. more than a third of its nan work force idled, said 10 YEARS AGO The de- fense department announced that no more families of mili- tary people or civilian employes would be sent to Guantanamo and that dependents there would be moved over the next two years. I'll give you up to OFF he Lennox, ous for quality Othe1890's. On The Lennox Central Air Conditioning Unit That Matches Your Furnace Offer Ends Fri. Feb. 15th Nifty offer.-Just add Lennox air conditioning to your present heating system dur- ing Lennox Nifty Weather Days and get off our regular" price. Simple as that. Then you'll have cool, fresh filtered air in every room of your house or building. But you'd better act now during Lennox Nifty -Weather Days. Call now for a free estimate. Hurryl Enjoy savings Now... and comfort the whole year 'round. Open Man. and Thurs. 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YO LINKERS Satisfaction Always LINIULK PLAZA Cosmetics, first floor Auto Production Back to Normal DETROIT (AP) Auto ton, Ohio, were back at uction returned to normal i work. Chrysler reported !onday after a week in whichjemployes on four-hour shifts workers were laid off or iast wcek rciurned to full-time ssigned to half-time shifts be- ause of the strike by indepen- cnt truck drivers. American Motors work. Only a" few hundred workers at Ford were affected by the strike for one day last mployes returned to work Mon- ay. AMC is the most heavily ependent of the U.S. au- omakers on truck shipments of uto parts. General Motors said workers at a Delco plant in Tonight, one great show after another! Evening News With Howard K. Smith and Harry Reasoner Add it up, they give you more: reliable, full coverage reporting spirited commentary penetrating analysis! Eyewitness News Tune in the news program that focuses in on you a half-hour report that covers what's happening in Eastern Iowa! Wild Wild West Secret Agent West (Robert Conrad) is kidnapped by madman who plans underwater kingdom! Ross Martin also stars. Happy Days Richie Cunningham gives up a rock 'n1 roll can- cert to mind his father's hardware store and finds it's not so easy! PREMIERE "I Love You... Goodbye" Tuesday Movie of the Week Emmy winner Hope Lange start in timely story of housewife-mother who challenges her role! Marcus Welby, H.O. For victim of mugging, damage is more emo- tional than physical as initial nonchalance gives way to obsessive fear! Robert Young, James Brolin star. lyewitness News Lorry Hightchew, Bob Brooks and Wayne Win- ston they give you just the kind of news report you're looking for! ......__________ "Hard Day At Blue Nose" Wide World Mystery John and Pally Duke Aslin star in susponsoful tale of murder at Nevada guest
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