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Coming up on News 7-
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Nearly a dozen separate wildfires in California claim more lives and homes. Roanoke city workers pump new life into an old water station that served the area for generations.
Turning back the clock is a tall task for one Minnesota man.

And today the Biddy Bowl, tomorrow the N-F-L.
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News 7 is next.

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The death toll is rising, and there's no end in sight for firefighters battling an enormous blaze in California.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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Fires in Southern California have taken the lives of at least 13 people, destroyed hundreds of homes, and the flames are nowhere near dying down. Elizabeth Sanchez is there with the latest.
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((LICKING TREE-TOPS AND MOUNTAIN TOPS, THE FIRES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA STILL RAGE OUT OF CONTROL, EATING UP OVER 200-THOUSAND ACRES. A DROUGHT, HIGH TEMPERATURES AND WICKED SANTA ANA WINDS HAVE LEFT FIREFIGHTERS NEARLY HELPLESS.
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IN VENTURA COUNTY, A FAMILY FLED SCREAMING AS FIRE THREATENED THEIR HOME. IN SAN DIEGO, MILLION DOLLAR ESTATES WENT UP IN SMOKE. IN ALL, FIRE DEVOURED OVER 500 HOUSES IN SOME CASES WIPING OUT ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOODS. JODI WOODS IS OVERWHELMED BY THE LOSS. 18:38:44 18:39:00 "Everything you own is right there - it's like okay now what do you do?" ON THE STREETS - VEHICLES WERE ENGULFED IN FLAMES.... (nats..crying father) THIS FATHER, DEVASTATED, AFTER AUTHORITIES SAY HIS CHILDREN WERE TRAPPED AND KILLED IN A BURNING CAR.
(nats)

A VIRTUAL RING OF FIRE STRETCHES ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. VETERAN FIREFIGHTERS SAY IT'S UNLIKE ANYTHING THEY'VE EVER SEEN. FIREFIGHTER - NO FONT - 14:25:34 "The power, just nature of fire, and the wind conditions in itself, it was amazing...it was frightening." FIRE CREWS SAY THEY'VE LAUNCHED A 'DEFENSIVE' PLAN OF ATTACK, TO SAVE LIVES AND PROPERTY. BUT WITH SUCH A MASSIVE BATTLEGROUND -- OFFICIALS ADMIT THERE WILL BE MORE LOSSES BEFORE THIS IS OVER.
(SOT: Elizabeth Sanchez/CBS News/San Dimas, California)As reinforcement fire crews move in, the situations has forced

the evacuation of an F-A-A control center in San Diego, disrupting air travel across the nation. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS News, San Dimas, California.))

[Muhammad-Trial]


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Tomorrow will begin week two in the D-C area sniper trial.
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This week, prosecutors are expected to look to evidence about lead suspect John Muhammad's alleged involvement in the murders. Muhammad is standing trial for the murder of Dean Meyers outside a Manassas gas station last October. Some experts believe his failed attempt to represent himself last week may make him more human to a jury.
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((IT MAY MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT TO SENTENCE HIM TO DEATH. BUT IF THE JURORS BELIEVE THAT HE DID WHAT HE'S ACCUSSED OF DOING, IT MAY NOT MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
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Muhammad and his alleged accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo are accused of shooting and killing 10 people last October. If convicted, they could receive the death penalty.
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[Smoke-Alarms]


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Daylight Saving Time began today and as you set your clocks, fire officials want to remind you to change the battery in your smoke detector. An average of three children die each day in home fires and most of those deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms.
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Officials say this is a good time of year to make sure your smoke detector is in working condition, because the fall and winter months are peak times for fires.
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((MARLAN MORRIS/ROANOKE FIRE MARSHALL: THE NEED FOR EXTRA HEATING AND ALSO THAT PEOPLE ARE INSIDE MORE DURING THE WINTER MONTHS INTO EARLY SPRING, DURING THAT TIME PERIOD WE HAVE AN INCREASE IN ACTIVITY AS FAR AS FIRES ARE CONCERNED AND FIRE CALLS.))
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Morris says the city offers free smoke detectors to those who cannot afford one.
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City fire departments are also offering free nine volt batteries as part of Fire Awareness and Safety Month.

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Most presidential visits are shorter than the one Buena Vista has been enjoying, but the ride is about to end.
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The giant heads of Abraham Lincoln, Zachary Taylor, and William Henry Harrison are about to roll on down the road to the Williamsburg area later this week. The developer of a planned Presidential park featuring busts of all 42 presidents says the project is back on after years of zoning disputes. The heads were originally supposed to stay in Buena Vista for a few months, but have been perched above the city for more than three years.
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[Crystal-Spring]


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It's nearly a century old, but Roanoke's first steam powered water pump is in its best condition ever. As Jennifer Wishon explains, it's all thanks to a group of residents who didn't want to see a piece of the city's history go down the drain.
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((((NATS OF WATER)) Crystal Spring has quenched the thirsts of Roanokers for more than a 100 years. And for the first 50 or so it was this steam powered pump that delivered millions of gallons of water to the homes of residents. Sunday the public was allowed a peek at the industrial relic which has been re- restored by the History Museum and Historical Society of Western Virginia.
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((RALPH SMITH: I HOPE ALL THE CITIZENS OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND VISITORS WILL HAVE AN OCCASION TO COME AND ENJOY WATCHING THIS THING THE WAY IT PUMPED FIVE MILLION GALLONS OF WATER A DAY THROUGH OUR CITY.))
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At the time of it's installation the steam pump was state of the art, but as technology improved over the years modifications were made.
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((MIKE MCEVOY: ABOUT 1950 THAT PUMP WAS RETIRED AND REPLACED WITH SOME ELECTRIC MOTORS AND PUMPS AND THEN IN 1999 WE STARTED A PROJECT THAT WE COMPLETED IN 2002 WHICH IS THE FACILITY WE SEE BEHIND ME.))
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A five million dollar filtration plant that still uses the same electric pumps installed in the 50's. It was built right beside the old pump and much like it's predecessor, the new pump is the largest in Virginia and controlled by the best technology available.
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: DURING A VISIT TO THE AREA IT'S RUMORED THAT GEORGE WASHINGTON ONCE DRANK FROM THE CRYSTAL SPRING RESERVOIR WHICH IS NOW HOUSED UNDER THESE TENNIS COURTS.))
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David Burrows' company was contracted to enclose the spring for sanitation purposes and it was Burrows who came forward with the funding to help restore the pump.
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((DAVID BURROWS: IT'S REALLY A MECHANICAL MARVEL.))
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((DAVID BURROWS: I THINK IT'S THE ONLY ONE LIKE IT LEFT IN THE COUNTRY.))
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((MIKE MCEVOY: IT'S REALLY A KEY TO OUR PAST AND HAVING IT OPEN AS A MUSEUM ACROSS THE WAY FROM THE NEW TECHNOLOGY HERE AT CRYSTAL IS JUST A GOOD EDUCATIONAL COMPONENT FOR OUR CITIZENS.))
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And thanks to the endowment set up by Burrows, the Historical Society is confident the public will be able to see the industrial relic for years to come. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))
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The old Crystal Spring pump will be open to the public free of charge Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5.
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll see how terrorists attacked a Baghdad hotel...
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and also, does he have the time to change all these clocks before they spring forward? We'll have that a little later on in the newscast,
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, both Tiki and Ronde have big days for their respective NFL teams. Tech drops in the polls while the Cavs defense gets ready for the Pack. The wet stuff wins in Atlanta, and the ACC preseason hoops poll is out. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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A New Jersey couple is behind bars, accused of starving their four adopted children.
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Police arrested Vanessa and Raymond Jackson at their Collingswood home, after neigbhors told them they thought the couple's four adopted sons were dying of AIDS. Authorities say the boys, ranging in ages nine to 19, each weighed less than 50 pounds and were fed only uncooked pancake batter and oatmeal.
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((WE'VE FOUND EVIDENCE AND THE BOYS HAVE ALSO TOLD US THAT THEY WERE EATING PORTIONS OF THE WALL AND THE INSULATIONS BEHIND IT))
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The couple told police the boys suffered from eating disorders. Officials say state workers made monthly visits to the home, but never reported anything unusual. Five of the workers have now been suspended pending an investigation.
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The top U-S administrator in Iraq is asking for an investigation into the attack on the Baghdad hotel that killed one serviceman. Kimberly Dozier has more on how terrorists attacked one of the most guarded buildings in Iraq.
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((EARLY SUNDAY MORNING, IRAQI EXTREMISTS PROVED THEY CAN STRIKE AT THE VERY HEART OF THE AMERICAN COALITION - SEEMINGLY AT WILL. A BARRAGE OF SOME TWENTY ROCKETS WERE FIRED AT THE AL-RASHEED HOTEL, HOME TO THE TOP MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OFFICIALS IN IRAQ. AT LEAST A DOZEN HIT THEIR MARK. THESE PICTURES OBTAINED BY CBS NEWS, SHOW THE IMPACT FROM THE INSIDE. THE BLASTS KILLED ONE AMERICAN COLONEL, AND WOUNDED FIFTEEN MORE PEOPLE. THE MILITANTS HAD PARKED A ROCKET-LAUNCHER ON A ROAD NEARBY, AIMED IT, AND SPED OFF.
(soldiers with rockets in hand-CBS)

THE ROCKETS WERE FIRED BY A TIMER.
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"it required a degree of preparation, probably lasting over a couple months' TONIGHT DESPITE HIGH SECURITY, THE MILITANTS STRUCK AGAIN, HITTING THE NOW-EMPTY HOTEL again, and another spot half a mile away.
(ashen Wolfowitz-REUTERS)

THE VISITING DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WAS STAYING IN THE HOTEL WHEN IT WAS FIRST HIT.
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"This will not deter us from completing our mission." This was supposed to be a mission to trumpet American progress in Iraq - progress the Bush administration believes is being sidelined by sporadic violence. But that message has been eclipsed by one of the boldest guerilla attacks yet. VIOLENCE HAS DOGGED THE TOP PENTAGON OFFICIAL EVERY STEP OF THE WAY HERE. SHORTLY AFTER HE VISITED TIKRIT, GUERILLAS FIRED A ROCKET-PROPELLED GRENADE AT A BLACKHAWK HELICOPTER - THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO LAND AND ONLY ONE SOLDIER WAS WOUNDED.
AND IN A SECOND INCIDENT YESTERDAY, AN AMERICAN AND A BRITISH CONTRACTOR WERE WOUNDED, AND FOUR IRAQIS WERE KILLED DURING A FIREFIGHT BETWEEN US TROOPS AND IRAQI GUERILLAS. WOLFOWITZ STARTED THIS TRIP, DECLARING THE AMERICANS WERE TAKING THE FIGHT TO THE ENEMY. (RTV) TODAY, THE ENEMY CAME TO THEM, NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE. KD, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD))

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Up next on the newscast, we'll tell you about one hair-raising competition in the Philippines...
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and also, today some pint-sized football players got a chance to show off their moves in Roanoke.
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[Hair-Record]


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They look like characters from a science fiction fantasy film.
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It's the 2003 Asia Pacific Hair Olympics, and the competitors are here to style. Hairdressers, models and assistants from 18 countries scramble for hair dye, false eyelashes and curling irons before parading onto the competition floor. This is the 7th year for the competition, and it is coupled with a trade show and workshops. Hairdressers compete in a number of team and individual events, including men and women's senior and youth styling. The grand prize is exposure, and the possibility of cashing in on the curls.
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Visitors to Natural Bridge today learned a lesson in Native American culture.
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((SINGING AND DRUM BEAT.))
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It all took place in the Monacan (MAH-nuh-ken) Indian Living History Village. Chiefs from Virginia's state recognized Indian nations were on hand for the festivities, which included a drum and dance demonstration, storytelling and lessons in Native American food preparation. The village's director says that in the past, chiefs in Monacan land were enemies, but today they are united as the "First Nations of Virginia."
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[Biddy-Bowl]


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Some of Roanoke's youngest athletes competed in a BIG bowl today.
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((DOWN, SET, HUT ONE, DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE.))
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The ninth annual "Biddy Bowl Pigskin Classic" kicked off at Victory Stadium today. Six Roanoke city teams and two county teams lined up against each other for four games. For the six and seven year olds, the chance to battle it out at Victory Stadium made the season worthwhile.
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((MARK MOORE/YOUTH ATHLETIC SPECIALIST: A LOT OF THE KIDS COME HERE TO SEE THEIR OLDER SIBLINGS PLAY, THEY MAY SEE IT ON THE NEWS, IT'S JUST A BIGGER STADIUM THAN WHAT THEY'RE USED TO, THE STANDS ARE BIGGER, JUST THE SIZE OF IT IS MUCH BIGGER THAN WHAT THEY'RE USED TO DURING THE REGULAR SEASON.))
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Win or lose, all players went home decorated with a Pigskin Classic medal.
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Coming up, it was a big day for the Barber brothers in the NFL, we'll check the Hokies spot in the polls, the Cavs 'd' gets some props, and a rainout in Atlanta, but first tonight's extra point,
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the World Champion Florida Marlins arrived safely back in South Florida this afternoon after their win over the Yankees in the 100th World Series. About 75 hundred Fish fans showed up to cheer on their team, which will be honored with parades in both Miami and Fort Lauderdale later this week.
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The unbeatens are dwindling in the NFL. Sunday afternoon, the Giants ended the Vikings run to perfection at the Metrodome. In the process, Roanoke's Tiki Barber surpassed Frank Gifford for the most all purpose yards in Giants history with 9 thousand 8 hundred 80.
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Tiki and the Gints pulled out the bag of tricks in this one. The flea flicker goes to Barber, back to Kerry Collins who tosses it up for Amani Toomer to setup a New York field goal.
Tiki scored on this 2 yard run late in the fourth quarter to give the Giants the lead for good. That was part of a 75 yard rushing day to go with another 47
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receiving yards as New York beat up on the Minnesota 29 to 17.
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Ronde Barber did his part today to help the Bucs bring the Cowboys back down to earth with a 16-nothing shutout.
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Brad Johnson and Keyshawn Johnson hooked up to score the game's only touchdown, a 7 yard strike.
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Ronde and the Bucs defense picked off Quincy Carter twice on their way to the 16 point win.
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The Carolina Panthers got 178 yards rushing and two touchdowns from Stephen Davis who also setup the game winning field goal in overtime against the Saints. John Kasay booted it thru from 31 yards out and the Panthers won it 23 to 20.
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In Pittsburgh, they honored Steeler greats today, but it was the Rams Arlen Harris who stole the show. The former Hoo scored three times and Marc Bulger threw for 375 yards in a 33-21 win.

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The Virginia Tech Hokies tumbled 8 spots from number three to 11 in this week's Coaches Poll following last Wednesday's loss at West Virginia. Tech is one spot better in the AP poll at number 10 with Miami coming to town on Saturday night. The number two Hurricanes have won 27 straight Big East games. Tech is just 2 and 20 versus top 10 teams in the Frank Beamer era, so the Hokies hope to end a couple of trends this weekend.
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The Virginia Cavaliers are now 5 and 3 with a big trip to Raleigh looming this weekend. The Cavs and Pack each have two conference losses in the midst of a 5 team log jam for second place. Following yesterday's win over Troy State, Al Groh was impressed with his defense, a unit that now has two shutouts in a season for the first time since 1998.
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Mother Nature was the big winner today in Atlanta postponing the Bass Pro Shops 500.
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The 33rd race of the season got off to a good enough start unless your name is Dale Jarrett. D-J's miserable year got a little worse today as he sheds a tire in the early going. Not even that yellow paint scheme was much help.
After just 39 of the 325 laps, the skies opened up, pelting the mile and a half oval with raindrops. Following a five hour delay, the race was postponed until Monday morning at 11am. Kevin Harvick will be out front when the race resumes.
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[S-ACC]


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The ACC men's basketball preseason media poll was released today, and surprise, the Duke Blue Devils were the pick to claim another conference crown.
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J-J Redick and the Devils received 53 of the possible 55 first place votes. North Carolina was picked second and Wake Forest third. Virginia came in at number 8, ahead of only Clemson. The Wahoos open the season on November 23rd against Mount Saint Mary's.
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[Clock-Man]


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When it comes to Daylight Saving Time, one Minnesota man has his hands full.
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Over the past five years, Al Bakeburg has collected more than 8-hundred clocks. He says it will take him about a week to turn them all back one hour. The retired Bakeburg can't remember why he started collecting clocks. His wife, Dorothy, helps him find new items for the collection.
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((AL BAKEBURG/CLOCK COLLECTOR; I WOULD SAY 90 PERCENT OF THEM WERE BOUGHT AT GARAGE SALES, I'LL SEE ONE ONCE IN A WHILE IN A CATALOG, THAT I LIKE THAT I'LL ORDER, MOST OF THEM ARE GARAGE SALES.))
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[OUT Q=are garage sales.]
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The clocks now take up almost all of the available wall space in their mobile home. Once they complete the chore of turning them back, they won't have to worry about adjusting them again until spring, when they have to move them all forward.
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