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Air Conditioning & Upstate's Decline

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Many people are grateful for air conditioning in their offices and homes when temperatures rise, but air conditioning has had a negative effect on much of the Northeast. A new book devoted to the history of air conditioning says artifial cooling is a contributing factor to upstate New York's economic decline during the 20th century. Karen DeWitt reports.

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Karen DeWitt
NYS Capitol Correspondent

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