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Coming up on News 7-
The President talks about Iraq and the possibility of sending more troops.
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While the wife of a hostage in Iraq- pleads for his release.
Going to bat for baseball in one local city.
And look what one family finds in their attack- a bird nest three feet wide.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((PRESIDENT BUSH: IF MORE FORCES ARE NEEDED I WILL SEND THEM.))
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President Bush talks to the nation tonight- saying he will be send more troops to Iraq if they're needed and he also reflected on the days before 9-11.
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((PRESIDENT BUSH: HAD I HAD ANY INKLING THAT PEOPLE WOULD FLY PLANES INTO THE BUILDINGS CERTAINLY WE WOULD HAVE MOVED HEAVEN AND EARTH TO KEEP AMERICANS SAFE AND WE ARE WORKING TO PREVENT FURTHER ATTACKS.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
President Bush talked mostly about the war in Iraq- conceding it's been a couple of tough weeks, but he says he is ready to increase American troop strength in Iraq if it's needed.
While the troops will remain, the President says the U-S will stick to the June 30th deadline for handing over political power to the Iraqis.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Patty /NEwspath;]


Patty Davis is in Washington and joins us live with more on what the President had to say tonight.
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((IT WAS BILLED AS A PRIME TIME PRESS CONFERENCE, BUT IT STARTED WITH AN ADDRESS TO THE NATION, - PRESIDENT BUSH EAGER TO CALM A PUBLIC JITTERY ABOUT IRAQ. BUSH Now is the time, and Iraq is the place, in which the enemies of the civilized world are testing the will of the civilized world. We must not waver. THE PRESIDENT IS WORKING TO DEFUSE TWO MAJOR ISSUES THERE -- RISING CASUALTIES AND ESCALATING VIOLENCE.
APRIL HAS BEEN THE DEADLIEST MONTH FOR COALITION TROOPS SINCE THE FALL OF BAGHDAD...AND THERE HAS BEEN A RASH OF KIDNAPPINGS. BUT THE PRESIDENT SAYS THE U-S IS MAKING PROGRESS. BUSH iraq is moving toward self-rule and americans will see evidence in the months to come. THE STAKES ARE CLEARLY HIGH FOR THE PRESIDENT IN THIS ELECTION YEAR. HE IS RUNNING ON HIS NATIONAL SECURITY RECORD. BUT POLLS SHOW A GROWING NUMBER OF AMERICANS ARE QUESTIONING HIS HANDLING OF IRAQ. THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN QUESTIONS ABOUT A MEMO...NOW DECLASSIFIED... THAT THE PRESIDENT RECEIVED ONE MONTH BEFORE 9-11, WARNING THAT OSAMA BIN LADEN WANTED TO STRIKE IN THE UNITED STATES. This was a summary, with warnings ...frankly i didn't think that was anything new. AND HE WAS ASKED ABOUT THE WORK OF THE 9-11 COMMISSION...AND IF ANYTHING COULD HAVE BEEN DONE TO PREVENT THE ATTACKS: There are some things I wished we'd have done...hindsight's easy. Patty Davis/Reporting: This is the President's first prime-time press conference since just before the Iraq war...a sign the white house feels it needs to go on the offensive, as troops continue on defense in Iraq.))
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The United States has confirmed that four bodies were found today in Iraq-
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[vo-nat] but no word on whether they are any of the foreign workers now missing in Iraq.
Several Americans are reported missing, but no word on the identity of the bodies found today.
Arab television today showed images of four Italian men and their captors.
The kidnappers of those men are demanding that Italy withdraw its forces from Iraq.
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[Hamill-Family]


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The family of hostage Thomas Hamiill has released a statement- asking for his safe return.
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Hamill is a civilian truck driver who was kidnapped by Iraqi insurgents.
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((KELLI HAMILL/WIFE OF HOSTAGE; I WOULD FIRST LIKE TO SAY TO MY HUSBAND TOMMY WE LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU VERY MUCH. WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO SAY TO THE PEOPLE HOLDING HIM CAPTIVE WE WOULD HOPE THAT YOU WOULD RELEASE HIM UNHARMED AND AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.))
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Hamill's captors threatened to kill him unless U-S troops stopped attacking the city of Fallujah.
Today firefights erupted in Fallujah... where a supposed cease fire is in effect.
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[Ashcroft-911]


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Just as President Bush was grilled tonight about September 11th, so was Attorney General John Ashcroft.
Ashcroft denied that he ever told the F-B-I's former acting chief that he ``did not want to hear'' any more about possible terror attacks, in the months leading up to September 11th.
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The commission investigating the Nine-Eleven attacks cited Thomas Pickard as saying that in a written report.
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((JOHN ASHCROFT/ATTORNEY GENERAL--I DID NEVER SPEAK TO HIM SAYING I DIDN'T WANT TO HEAR ABOUT TERRORISM. I CARE A GREAT DEAL ABOUT THE SECURITY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.))
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Ashcroft says his greatest responsibility is protecting the American people from terrorism, but Pickard said Ashcroft rejected his appeal for additional counterterrorism funds on September 10 -- a day before the al Qaeda attacks, and a May document outlining the Justice Department's goals did not include terrorism. In a report released by the panel before today's hearings started, it said more cooperation between the F-B-I and C-I-A, and more focus by the Justice Department may have prevented the attacks.
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[School-Information]


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Heating problems mean a day off for some area students.
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All Highland County Schools will be closed tomorrow.
Personnel should report.
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[Roanoke-Murder]


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Roanoke County police have charged an 82-year old man with murdering his wife.
Officers say on Sunday family members found the body of 83-year old Neva Underwood Hurt in the living room of her Parkwood Drive home.
William Wallace Hurt was found unconscious in the basement of the home and was taken to an area hospital.
Meanwhile in Roanoke a teenager is charged with a deadly shooting Friday night.
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22-year-old Claude Benson Harper died Sunday evening from a gunshot wound to the face.
Roanoke police say a 17-year-old boy now faces murder and firearms charges.
Police are actively searching for the teen,
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD] and ask that anyone with information call Crime Line at 344-8500.
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[M'ville-Baseball]


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The City of Salem has one, so does Lynchburg, Pulaski, and Danville.
But Martinsville no longer has a baseball team and city leaders want to change that. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /NEwsroom;]


Justin McLeod is in the newsroom tonight. So Justin what's the game plan?
Jean, for one they're asking fans to be patient.
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The city hopes to have a team back in Martinsville by next summer but like any baseball game, there's a catch.
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The sound of locked gates is about the only thing you'll hear at Hooker Field these days.
The baseball bats are now silent.
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((LENNY ROBERTS/MARTINSVILLE RESIDENT: IT WAS NICE FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE. EVERYBODY GOT ALONG, THERE WERE A WHOLE LOT OF ASTRO FANS.)) [Runs04]
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Those fans were disappointed back in January when the Houston Astros decided to move its Appalachian League affiliate to Greeneville Tennessee.
That left the city little time to find a replacement and so for the first time in fifteen years there will be no Appalachian League team in Martinsville.
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But hopefully not for long since the city would like to stay in the Appalachian League.
The league however says expansion would have to come in an even number, therefore, another city must want a minor league franchise.
City leaders say there's already interest from other communities.
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((MATT HANKINS/CITY SPOKESPERSON: WE ARE VERY CONFIDENT AT THIS POINT TO SEE SOMETHING HAPPEN IN 2005.)) [Runs04]
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So baseball should be back by next summer.
In the meantime, the high school is using Hooker Field and the city also plans to make more improvements to the ballpark.
That includes finishing the turf renovation and adding fencing to increase fan safety.
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((MATT HANKINS/CITY SPOKESPERSON: WE'RE CONTINUING TO MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN THE FACILITY. WE'RE NOT GOING TO LET IT RUN DOWN WITH A TEAM NOT HERE. WE'RE GOING TO KEEP IN AS A GOOD SHAPE AS WE CAN IN HOPES OF ATTRACTING ANOTHER TEAM NEXT YEAR.)) [Runs10]
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If Martinsville fails to reach a deal with the Appalachian League, the city says it will try to bring a professional team made up of college students.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom;]


Jean, the city is in talks with a team out of Burlington North Carolina about playing a few games at Hooker Field this summer which should make fans happy.
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The House of Delegates give it O-K to a big tax increase, but some are already wondering if it's big enough.
The latest from the state capital when News 7 returns.
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Plus thousands of S-U-V's are being recalled tonight.
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The House of Delegates passed a compromise tax measure today to help break the budget stalemate.
But first, they got rid of over 250 million dollars in tax hikes.
Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more.
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((DELEGATE DICK BLACK/R-LOUDOUN COUNTY: THE FAMILIES ARE GOING TO PAY SIX TIMES AS MUCH AS THEY'LL GET BACK. LET'S BE HONEST LET'S FACE THE FACT THAT WE'RE IMPOSING A MASSIVE TAX INCREASE. :25)) [RUNS:15]
Despite major opposition from the majority party, the House of Delegates passed a multi-million dollar tax package by a vote of 52 to 46.
17 Republicans broke from their leadership and pushed the measure through.
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But the fate of the compromise remains uncertain.
Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday morning to vote on the bill.
But the Senate reportedly wants more money, and that means that despite, a breakthrough, a state budget agreement is not a done deal yet.
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((SENATOR WILLIAM WAMPLER/R-BRISTOL: WE'RE STILL A LONG WAY TO FINAL RESOLUTION BUT THIS IS A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH TOWARD TRYING TO FIND A COMPROMISE BETWEEN THE TWO HOUSES.)) [RUNS:07]
The Senate is scheduled to vote on the compromise measure on Friday.
But it is unlikely they will accept a bill that raises one and a half billion dollars less than they proposed.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond ))

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Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Southside- Telvista Incorporated announced today it's building its newest call center in Danville.
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The 62-thousand square foot facility will occupy this section of the city's Airside Industrial Park.
When it's finished this fall, the company figures to hire 600 full and part-time employees to provide customer service for its clients worldwide.
City leaders say the move will help diversify the local economy.
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((JOHN HAMLIN/DANVILLE MAYOR: SO IN THIS DAY AND TIME YOU HAVE TO RETHINK YOUR ECONOMIC DIRECTION AND HOW YOU CAN GO ABOUT IT. FOR US IT'S BEEN TOUGH, BUT I THINK TODAY IS A GREAT WAY OF SAYING WE CAN ACCOMPLISH WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO ACHIEVE.))
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The state helped Danville close the deal by providing 500-thousand dollars in economic incentives.
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[Escape-Recall]


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Ford is recalling 363 thousand Escape S-U-V's because the engines may stall.
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The recall affects Escapes from 2001 through 2003.
Ford says Escapes with a three liter, V-6 engine may stall when slowing at speeds below forty miles an hour.
Ford says eight minor accidents have occurred because of the problem.
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Customers will be notified of the recall by mail- or they can call either their dealer or Ford's toll free hotline at 1-800-392-3673 for more information.
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The low-carb craze means big business for a local company.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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And who knows what you may find in your attic... one family found some birds that had been hard at work.
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[Sunnybrook]


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An old restaurant in Roanoke County is trading its menus for wedding bells.
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The Sunnybrook Inn closed its doors about a year and a half ago. Now, entrepreneur Barbara Allen is getting ready to transform the old century home into a corporate and banquet hall.

Allen says she named the hall Constantia (Khun-stan-chuh) after an old plantation home in South Africa, where she grew up. The hall is scheduled to open in July, although Allen says she already has a few bookings, including her own daughter's wedding in August.
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[Jerky-Mikes]


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The low carb craze is helping one local business.
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Jerky Mikes in Roanoke County specializes in homemade beef jerky-
Now that so many people are adhering to high protein, low carb diets, that's helped sales of items like beef and buffalo jerky.
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((CARLA BREAM/JERKY MIKES' CO-OWNER: A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO'VE NEVER EVER TRIED BEEF JERKY ARE COMING IN AND SAYING I'M ON THE SOUTH BEACH DIET. I'M ON THE ATKINS DIET. I'VE LOST 20 POUNDS. I'M SICK OF WHAT I'M EATING. I NEED SOMETHING NEW.))
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Carla Bream says Beef Jerky has zero carbs and is also low in fat.
Mike and Carla used to make beef jerky and dog biscuits as a hobby. Then they quit their jobs and decided to turn their hobby into a business.
Now just a few years later, they've opened a store on Brambleton Avenue- and even have a website selling their products to people as far away as England and Sweden.
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The Hillcats battle the Blue Rocks, Nextel Cup drivers talk about the difference between Dodge, Chevrolet and Ford, and a local basketball star chooses her college but first our extra point
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The Roanoke Valley Sports Club will welcome former NBA star Dell Curry to the April meeting this Monday night at the Salem Civic Center as a guest speaker. Curry, the former NBA great, is now the director of basketball relations for the Charlotte Bobcats, the newest NBA club. The former Virginia Tech star played 16 years in the NBA.
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Skies stayed clear and the Hillcats got in the game they could not Monday night due to rain as Lynchburg took on Wilmington.
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The Hillcats stadium was looking good as was the teams record. The Hillcats entered the game 3 and OH.
In the bottom of the third, Brad Elder connects on this fly ball to right field. The sacrifice fly plates Rajai Davis from third. 1-1.
The next batter, Chaz Lytle put the rock on the ground towards second but the throw to first is off the target and Victor Mercedes. 2-1 Hillcats.
[SUPER=37-Lynchburg/3/Wilmington/4;]The Blue Rocks come back. Bernard Stephens grounds out but David Jenson comes on

down form third to tie it at 2.
Lynchburg jumps a head again. Davis with the shallow single to left. The Blue Rocks catcher Matt Turpin cannot handle the throw and Taber Lee scores but Wilmington wins it 4-3 in 10.
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[S-MLB]


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On to the majors where former Salem Buccaneer Estaban Loaiza kept his young season perfect as he led the White Soz over the Royals.
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The Chy-Sox bunched together four runs in the fifth, three in the sixth and two more in the seventh on the way to routing Kansas City 12-to-5. Paul Konerko put the Sox ahead in the fifth with a three-run homer.
[SUPER=35-Chicago/12/Kansas City/5;]Loaiza (EHS'-teh-bahn loh-EYE'-zah) got the win, working six innings and allowing

five runs on seven hits. He's 2-and-0.
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[S-Hoops]


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In College basketball. Norm Roberts is the new head basketball coach at St. John's.
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The Kansas assistant's hiring comes after one of the worst seasons in school history. The Red Storm went 6-19, including 1-and-13 in the Big East. Mike Jarvis was fired in December. The 38-year-old Roberts worked last season for Bill Self at Kansas.
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[S-Corey]


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One of Hometown Hoops Weekly's top stars will shoot at Radford. Northside senior forward Corey Fertitta will play college basketball at Radford University.
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Fertitta has verbally committed to the Highlanders and accepts a full scholarship. Corey was a four year starter for the Vikings and led them to two state championship appearances and two final fours. Northside was 25 and 2 this season and made it to the state semis. Fertitta averaged 15.6 points and 8.8 rebounds this season and scored 1340 career points.
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Fertitta will sign on the dotted line at Northside high school this Monday at 12:15 in the auditorium.

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Nextel cup drivers go from a week off of boredom to beating and banging on each other Sunday at one o'clock at Martinsville Speedway in the Advance Autoparts 500.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


Seven races into the 2004 nextel Cup season and the car manufacturers race is shaping up to be an interesting one. With all of the talk of how well the Dodges are doing they have yet to win a race as Ford has taken four checkered flags and Chevrolet three.
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Bud Pole qualifying for the Advance Autoparts 500 begins at three o'clock Friday.

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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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A few Cavaliers making headlines. Junior tight end Heath Miller has been named to the 2004 playboy All-American football team. The leading candidate for the Mackey awards the nation's top tight end, Miller was first team all -ACC last season. He led the country's tight ends with 70 receptions and 835 yards, which re-wrote the UVa and ACC record books for a tight end. He also has 15 career touchdowns.
Joining Miller on the Playboy team is UVa senior guard Elton Brown. Brown, a candidate for the Outland Trophy, was named the ACC's top blocker last year. He was also second team all ACC.
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Most homeowners have had to deal with an unwanted bird nest every now and then, but probably nothing like one couple in Kentucky.
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After hearing noise in their attic, the couple checked it out and found a bird nest, three feet wide.
A flock of birds has apparently been hard at work on this nest for about two weeks.
TV video shows birds flying into the attic of the home through an upstairs vent. The couple says this is just for the birds. (------------)