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Coming up on News 7-
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New reports claim Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld not only knew about the Iraqi prison abuse, but ordered it. The pilot of the famed Memphis Belle bomber dies. And YOU thought just staying in between the lines was hard!
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Plus a look at the forecast for the week. News 7 is next.

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A controversial report alleges that members of the Bush administration signed off on harsh interrogation methods, opening the door for mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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There are new allegations tonight that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld knows more about the Iraqi prison abuse scandal than he admits. Scott Rapoport has more on who knew what, and approved it.
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((THERE WAS MORE FINGER-POINTING SUNDAY FOR THE ABUSES INSIDE IRAQS ABU GHRAIB PRISON. SEYMOUR HERSH OF THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE SAYS SECRETARY OF DEFENSE DONALD RUMSFELD APPROVED OF A SECRET OPERATION THAT ALLOWED FOR AGGRESSIVE INTERROGATION AT THE PRISON, INCLUDING PHYSICAL COERCION AND SEXUAL HUMILIATION.

(SOT: Seymour Hersh/The New Yorker Magazine)

10:34:28 (face) I'm not saying Rumsfeld authorized what we saw in the last few weeks, but he did authorize these guys to come into the prison system and jack it up, get better stuff.
THE PENTAGON DENYS THE EXISTANCE OF A SECRET OPERATION AND SAYS THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE STORY HAS NO CREDIBILITY. BUT CONGRESSIONAL CRITICS SAY THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION MAY HAVE EQUATED IRAQI PRISONERS WITH TERRORISTS AND TREATED THEM AS SUCH.

(SOT: U.S. SENATOR JOSEPH BIDEN (D-DE)/Foreign Relations Committee)

Courtesy: NBC
``There is a sort of morphing of the rules of treatmentWe can treat al-Qaida this way, and we can't treat prisoners captured this way, but where do insurgents fit? This is a dangerous slope.''
SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL OFFERED MORE APOLOGIES FOR THE ABUSE WHILE HE WAS IN JORDAN OVER THE WEEKEND. BUT POWELL SAYS HE WAS DEEPLY DISAPPOINTED AT THE LACK OF REACTION FROM MIDEAST LEADERS TO THE BEHEADING OF U-S CIVILIAN NICK BERG.

(SOT: Colin Powell/Secretary of State) Courtesy: NBC

09:10:30 There ought to be outrage. There is anger in the Arab world about some of our actions, but that is no excuse for any silence on the part of any Arab leader for this kind of murder.
THIS, AS THE CONTROVERSY HERE AT HOME OVER THE BEHEADING AND ABUSE HAS REACHED FULL-VOLUME. SCOTT RAPOPORT, CBS NEWS.))



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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myers spoke at V-M-I's gradution ceremonies yesterday, and addressed the prison abuse scandal in Iraq.
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Today, terrorism and the war in Iraq were also topics at U-V-A's ceremonies. Senator John Warner addressed graduates on the lawn in Charlottesville, and said America's mission against terror will be successful, and those responsible for abuse will be publicly prosecuted.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA; WE WILL NOT FAIL IN OUR MISSION TO PROVIDE FREEDOM IN FAR FLUNG LANDS IN THE WORLD. WE WILL NOT BE DETERRED. WE WILL HOLD THOSE ACCOUNTABLE AND GET ON BY OUR BUSINESS, AND THE WHOLE WORLD WILL SEE DEMOCRACY IN ACTION AND DEMOCRACY TREATING WITH FAIRNESS AND FIRMNESS THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN WRONG.))
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Warner added the Senate investigation into inmate abuse will likely lead to senior officers, including the commanding general of the military police unit that provided guards.

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The Bath County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body found on Friday. Deputies initially responded to a call about an abandoned Toyota pick up truck on Route 39 about a mile from the Blowing Springs Camp Ground. Upon investigation, they found it was a wanted vehicle in connection with an earlier call in Rockbridge County. Blood hounds were then called in, and the body of Shawn Staton (STAY-ton), of Vesuvius was found a short distance away. Officials have not released how Staton died. His body was taken to Roanoke for examination.

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Lightning apparently struck a strip mall in Roanoke, shutting down one business...
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It happened around 2:30 this afternoon at the Dollar General store on Hershberger Road. Employees say they called the fire department after they smelled smoke coming from one of the back rooms.
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((BOBBIE SLAYTON/BATTALION FIRE CHIEF:WHEN THE LIGHTS WHEN OUT, THEY HEARD A BIG BOOM, THEY ASSUMED THAT IT BLOWN A TRANSFORMER, BUT IT JUST KNOCKED A FUSE.))
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Slayton says the lightning did NOT cause any damage to the rest of the store.
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The owners of some day-care centers in Virginia say new state regulations may make care more expensive.
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A state council voted last week to increase the amount of space per child at licensed day-care centers.
Currently, day-care centers must offer 25 square feet per child.
Under the new regulations, that grows to 35 feet.
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((MAURICE JONES/VA DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES: ULTIMATELY I THINK THOSE DECISIONS ARE GOING TO GET US TO THE POINT WHERE WE'VE GOT KIDS BETTER PREPARED TO ENTER SCHOOL BECAUSE THEY HAVE HIGH QUALITY CARE BEFORE HAND.))
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But some day care operators are concerned the new space requirements may push them out of business.
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((CLARK ANDRS/DAY CARE CENTER OPERATOR: MY NERVOUSNESS IS THAT IF THESE STANDARDS ARE IMPLEMENTED...THESE NEW STANDARDS...THESE CHANGES ARE IMPLEMENTED...WE'LL HAVE QUALITY. WE'LL HAVE GREAT QUALITY BUT IT'S GOING TO BECOME UNAFFORDABLE. THAT'S THE BIG CONCERN. THAT'S WHAT MY PARENTS ARE TELLING ME.))
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The changes are scheduled to go into effect on January first.
Existing day care providers will have eight years to comply with the new rules.
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Dozens of same-sex couples have lined up outside Cambridge City Hall in Massachusetts, waiting for the nation's first state-sanctioned gay marriage applications to be handed out starting at midnight. Jennifer Donelan has the story.

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((MARCIA AND SUSAN A COUPLE FOR 27 YEARS AND THE FIRST IN LINE TO APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE Sot Marcia Harris/Applying for a license 14:45 (08) It certainly strengthens a bond, its wonderfulwaiting together. TOGETHERMAKING HISTORY AS THE FIRST SAME-SEX COUPLES TO STEP TOWARDS LEGALLY (IN THE EYES OF THE STATE) TYING THE KNOT.

Nat sot I know some of you have been up for a long time. 22:44 (02)

LAST YEAR THE STATE SUPREME COURT RULED THAT THE STATE CONSTITUTION ALLOWED GAYS AND LESBIANS TO MARRYA DATE WAS SETTHAT TIME HAS COME. FOR DOUG AND CURT TOGETHER 9 YEARS - ITS ABOUT TIME. Sot (no name given) Applying for a license 7:44 (06) Were equal, were as everyone else is and that is all anyone wants to be. NATIONALLY, THERES BEEN PUBLIC OUTCRYAND DEBATE. THERE WERE NUMEROUS LEGAL CHALLENGES INCLUDING A FINAL HOUR REQUEST TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT TO ORDER AN EMERGENCY INJUNCTIONIT DIDNT. Standup Jennifer Donelan The marriages may be short lived, because the state legislature recently passed an amendment to the state constitution which bans same sex marriage but allows for civil unions. If it completes the process it will go the voters 2 years from now. GOVERNOR MITT ROMNEY, A VOCAL OPPONENT OF SAME SEX MARRIAGE SAYS A 1913 LAW PROHIBITS OUT OF STATE COUPLES COMING TO THE BAY STATE TO MARRY. Sot Gov. Mitt Romney R, Mass We have to follow the law. THE LAW AS IT STANDS NOW FOR BRENDA AND EVEIS ON THEIR SIDE. Sot Brenda Morris 2:29 (05) I mean, I know its not going to be a bed of roses and everything is going to fall into place. BUT THEY KNOWTHE CHALLENGES ARE FAR FROM OVER. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, CAMBRIDGE. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, CAMBRIDGE)) [Tease1]
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Still ahead on the newscast, the D-Day memorial is bracing for what they expect will be massive crowds after Memorial Day.
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and the pilot of one of the most famous bombers in World War Two dies after an illness.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, putting decides the Scott Robertson and the Byron Nelson Classic. Elimination continues in the D3 Softball tournament, and the Avs nip the Blue Rocks late. Plus, DJ talks Nascar realignment. We'll share the love, coming up in sports.))

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Preparations are now underway for the dedication of the World- War II Memorial in Washington D-C. Thousands of people are expected to attend, which is good news for the D-Day Memorial in Bedford. Jennifer Wishon explains.
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((Spring is always a busy season at the National D-Day Memorial, but Memorial Day weekend is expected to be like none other. The National World War II Memorial in Washington D-C is expected to attract thousands of people when it's dedicated on May 29th. And because it's happening on a holiday weekend, the D-Day Memorial expects to pick up a good number of those visitors.
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((THE DEDICATION OF THE WWII MEMORIAL WHICH IS LONG OVERDUE. WE'VE HAD A LOT OF CALLS HERE FROM PEOPLE CONTACTING US FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THAT DEDICATION SO WE'RE THINKING THAT BEING ON THE WAY TO WASHINGTON WE'RE PROBABLY GOING TO GET A LOT OF PEOPLE COMING AND A LOT OF PEOPLE GOING.))
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And the hope is they'll stay in Bedford. The 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion falls one week after the dedication of the WWII Memorial. That's why the City of Bedford in conjunction with the D-Day Memorial has planned a week of activities including parades, concerts and a military encampment. The events are designed to honor America's veterans, but they'll also mean big business for the D-Day Memorial.
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((CERTAINLY, IF WE HAVE MORE PEOPLE COMING THROUGH THE GATE IT HELPS US GET RID OF THE DEBT AND MOVE ON TO NEW PROJECTS THAT BENEFIT EVERYONE.))
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Once the debt is re-paid plans to complete the Memorial will begin. Additions are planned for the English Garden, new statues of soldiers in combat will be added to the pool and an education center is planned for this gravel parking lot which will house more than a thousand D-Day artifacts now in storage. ((NATS OF "SHOTS" IN THE POOL)) Memorial Day has become the unofficial start to summer, but before people head off to the lake, Brooks hopes everyone takes time to remember freedom comes at a price.
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((WE TELL THE SCHOOL CHILDREN WHO VISIT THE SITE HERE ALL THE TIME... THE FREEDOM YOU ENJOY TODAY TO SPEAK YOUR MIND, TO READ A NEWSPAPER THAT'S UNBIASED - ALL THE FREEDOMS WE ENJOY WE ONLY ENJOY BECAUSE OF OUR VETERANS AND ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO HAVE PAID THE HIGHEST PRICE.))
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((MANY D-DAY VETERANS ARE NOW IN THEIR 80'S - MAKING THIS THE LAST MAJOR INVASION ANNIVERSARY THEY'LL BE ABLE TO ATTEND. THAT'S WHY MEMORIAL OFFICIALS PLAN TO MAKE THEM FEEL SPECIAL WITH A SERIES OF EVENTS THEY'LL NEVER FORGET. JENNIFER WISHON, NEWS 7.))
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Colonel Robert Morgan, commander of the famous Memphis Belle *bomber* that flew combat missions in World War two died yesterday.
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Morgan was hospitalized in April with a fractured neck after falling down at the airport, but his condition deteriorated over the weeks, and he was taken off life support. Morgan became the first B-17 pilot to fly 25 missions over France and Germany, a feat few thought was possible.
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((WELL WHEN YOU LOST 82% OF THE GROUP THAT WENT OVER WITH YOU, YOU GOT TO FEEL LIKE YOU WERE LIVING ON BORROWED TIME. WE WERE VERY VERY FORTUNATE))
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Morgan named the plane after his wartime sweetheart's home town. All of the plane's major parts were replaced at least once, including nine engines, both wings, and landing gear. Morgan and three other Memphis Belle crewmembers were made honorary Colonels of Tennessee in 2000. Morgan was 85 years old.
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Still ahead on the newscast, the daughter of a tennis great gets a win on the GOLF course in the Scott Robertson Memorial. We'll have highlights in sports.
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And a little later in the newscast we'll show you some paint that definately won't wash off.
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Several Wythe County residents are getting ready to rumble across the nation.
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Tomorrow four Wytheville residents will fly to California for the trip of a lifetime. They're riding their motorcycles across the country on a ten day trip to Washington D-C. Their goal is to help raise awareness of Prisoners- of- War and those Missing- in- Action. The group will make nine stops in different towns and cities along the way to speak to residents and school groups. You can catch up with them on May 26th and 27th when they make stops in Wytheville and Roanoke.
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International food and entertainment was the scene in downtown Roanoke today.
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Local Colors is a celebration held annually to show the diversity of the Roanoke Valley. Particpation in the event has grown from four countries to over seventy-five.
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((They love it so much that each year more and more want to participate ))
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This was the first year the event was held over two days, as well as the first time it was organized by Event Zone.
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(( MOST OF THE CITIES EVENTS ARE NOW BEING DONE BY EVENT ZONE AND THE EVENT ZONE IS SO GOOD AT ORGANIZING FESTIVALS. THIS YEARS FELL NATURALLY INTO IT. SO WE GAINED BY BEING PART OF EVENT ZONE. BUT WE ALSO THANK THE COUNTLESS VOLUNTEERS THAT DO THE OTHER WORK AS WELL.))
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Today's event was sponsored by your hometown station. Fu says this year's festival should shatter all attendence records for the event.
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Coming up, extra holes were required at the Scott Robertson and on the PGA Tour this afternoon, D3 softball from Salem, and the Avs come from behind to beat Wilmington, but first tonight's extra point,
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We head to Mansfield, Ohio for the inaugural Craftsman Truck Race at the track. With just 21 laps to go Bill Lester gets some help on the spin o rama. He then gets slammed by Joe Arvenda. Both were OK. Jack Sprague was out front for the final 54 laps, and he took the checkers for his 24th career win on the circuit.
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The Scott Robertson Memorial capped off its 21st run at the Roanoke Country Club this afternoon, and there was plenty of drama in the 15-18 year old girls division, with a three way playoff between Marika Lendl, Emma Cabrera Bello and In Bee Park.
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On the second hole of sudden death, Lendl had this putt from the fringe at number 9 Crabapple for birdie. She runs it just by the cup.
Park made bogey on the hole after this shot from just off the green.
Lendl tapped in for par and the win, which was a bit overwhelming for the youngster.
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In the boys 15-18 year old division, Webb Simpson started the day looking for his 2nd title in the past three years.
But John Curran bested Simpson by shooting a 5-under par 66 to claim the title at 12-under. Simpson came home second, four shots back.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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The pros needed an extra hole today as well at the Byron Nelson Classic.
Robert Damron missed this gimme for par on the first extra hole, before Sergio Garcia made his tap in. Garcia ended a two year drought by beating Damron and Dudley Hart. The Spaniard pocketed just over a million dollars for his 4th Tour victory.
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The D3 Softball championship contenders were forced to deal with some rain showers today in Salem. Salsibury eliminated Wheaton 8-nothing today, and Muskingum did the same to Chapman 2-1.
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Tonight at the Moyer Complex, Saint Thomas handed Moravian its first loss of the tourney.
Nikki Conway did a good bit of the damage ripping a moon shot homerun to deep left field to make it 1-nothing.
Later, Katie Wieberg drove in Kristi Huegel and Saint Thomas stayed unbeaten 5-nothing. The Tommies advance to the title game at 2-30 Monday. Moravian plays the winner of Muskingum and Salsibury at noon. Those two are still playing at this late hour.
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Just up the street from the Moyer, the Salem Avalanche took care of Wilmington with a late inning rally.
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Avs fans didn't have much to make noise about until the ninth.
Wade Robinson kept a rally alive by lifting a sac fly to left field with the bases loaded. The RBI made it 6-5 Blue Rocks.
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Later, Ryan Stegall raps a gapper to left center scoring two more Avalanche runs, including the game winner. Salem won in dramatic fashion 7 to 6.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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In the bigs this afternoon, Milwaukee's Ben Sheets had the good stuff on the hill, and that was bad news for the Braves.
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Sheets handcuffed the Bravos all day long striking out a franchise record 18 batters. It's the most 'k's in a single game since May of 2001. The Brewers beat Atlanta 4 to 1.
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With the Nextel Cup Series headed to Charlotte for a week of all star activities, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is the new points leader following his win in Richmond. For Junior, there's still plenty of work to do with two thirds of the races still to come.
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Little E's win capped off a busy weekend for the sanctioning body, which announced its latest realignment plans on Friday, including the sale of the Martinsville Speedway.
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We finish up on the NBA Playoff hardwood where the Detroit Pistons avoided elimination tonight by beating the Nets 81 to 75.
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Out west, Peja Stoyakovich carried the Kings in Game 6 against the T-wolves. Stoyakovich poured in 22 points and grabbed 8 rebounds as Sacramento forced a decisive game 7.
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The Kings won it big 104-87 thanks in large part to a 19 point advantage in the second quarter.
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[Underwater-Painting]


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You've heard of a water-color painting, but what about an UNDERwater-color painting?
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That's sort of what 40 professional divers created this weekend in the South China Sea. The professionals and amateur artists took five hours to complete a 36-meter-long painting to set a record for Malaysia's Longest Underwater Painting. There is no such record in the Guinness Book of World Records and it is the first record in Malaysia's Book of Records. The painting depicted the corals and marine life around Lang Tengah Island, along with some other imaginative images, like mermaids and wrecks. (------------)