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Coming up on News 7-
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Iraqi insurgents claim to have beheaded a U-S Marine, and taken another serviceman hostage. A small community accomplishes a big task in Pulaski County. And a discovery made at one home in Florida has everybody stung.
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Plus, will there be showers in the holiday forecast? News 7 is next.

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An Iraqi militant group claims that a captive U-S Marine has been ``slaughtered.'' The group also promises a video of the killing.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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The U-S Marine of *Lebanese* descent was apparently kidnapped weeks ago, and now the Iraqi insurgent groups claims to have beheaded him. The claim was posted today on an Islamic Web site. The group also claims they've taken another U-S serviceman hostage. Military officials in Baghdad say they are checking into the reports. Teri Okita has the latest.
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((An Iraqi militant group has claimed it beheaded U.S. Marine Wassef Ali Hassoun. The U-S military in Baghdad is checking into it. The corporal - of Lebanese descent - was first shown last weekend blindfolded on the Arab TV station, Al Jazeera. In the tape - Hassoun's captors said they would kill him unless the U-S released all Iraqis in "occupation jails."
(chanting) Carrying Saddam Hussein pictures and old regime flags, supporters of the deposed Iraqi president made their loyalty known. Dozens took to the streets near Baquba yelling, "With our blood, our soul, we redeem you Saddam."
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Large demonstrations also took place near Saddams hometown of Tikrit -where his following remained strong throughout the occupation.
(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP BRIDGE: Saddam does have his loyalists, but there are many others who'd like to see him executed ... and some fear that will polarize this volatile country ... and bring even more violence.
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On Saturday, locals buried four Iraqis killed overnight in Ramadi. They blame coalition forces for these deaths and denounce the new Prime Minister for working with the U-S. Meanwhile, U.S. forces say theyve dismantled a bomb factory in Baghdad And, in the western part of the city, smoke was seen rising from an American base after reports of an explosion. With the new Iraqi government in control - British troops in the south have been helping train the new police force. SOUNDBITE (English) Lieutenant Colonel Matt Maer, Commanding officer "Now the Iraqis have control of their own destiny, they have the confidence of their own governance and as far as we are concerned on the security side the police will take the lead." But the Iraqis still need help from British soldiers and high-tech radar equipment that pinpoints insurgent activity. Many say it will be months or even years before Iraqis can secure the country on their own without the presence of a multi-national force. Teri Okita, CBS News, Baghdad.))

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The July Fourth holiday weekend is always a busy one on Virginia's roads, and State Police want you to know they WILL be out in full force.
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State Police is using at least 75-percent of its troopers each day for traffic enforcement this weekend, and will overlap some shifts to double the number of troopers on the road. Safety and weight inspectors are also being used for patrol. They say even in heavy traffic you can help reduce the chance of being in a serious accident by wearing your seatbelt, and minimizing distractions while driving.
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((SGT. DAN JESSEE/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT'S GOING ON, STAY OFF YOUR CELL PHONE, KEEP WHAT'S GOING ON IN FRONT OF YOU SO YOU CAN RESPOND TO IT. DRIVER INATTENTION IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST PROBLEMS THAT WE HAVE. ))
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Last year, 7 people died in crashes over the holiday weekend on Virginia's roads. In 2002 that number was just 2. State Police expect traffic to be the heaviest on Monday.
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State police are looking into the death of a man whose body was found lying in the road in Henry County. Officers discovered the man's body aound two o'clock this morning on Route-220 Business, just south of Route-685. Investigators say the man was struck by at least two vehicles. Police are NOT releasing his name, but they say he is a black man in his late 40s. They ask anyone with information about the incident to call the Henry County Sheriff's Office.

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An accident in northern Botetourt County closed Route 2-20 for nearly 3 hours and sent 5 people to the hospital. The crash happened just north of Gala (GAY-luh) around 11-thirty last night. State Police say 21 year old Corey Roman of Lexington North Carolina crossed the center line and hit a car driven by James Bolden of Roanoke. Both drivers were taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. 3 passengers in Roman's car were taken to Alleghany Regional Hospital. There is no word on the extent of the injuries. Police say charges are pending.

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One Roanoke group wants to make sure that good works by police officers do NOT go unnoticed...
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Each year the non-profit organization Victims of Violent Crimes honors a police officer who they feel has gone above the call of duty. This year the group honored Officer V-G Branch of the Roanoke County Police Department for his work in talking down a man who had threatened suicide.
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((SGT. JAY MATZE/ACCEPTED AWARD ON BEHALF OF OFF. BRANCH; OFFICER BRANCH WAS ABLE TO BE WITH THAT PERSON, OFFER ASSISTANCE AND GET THAT PERSON IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. AND THE RIGHT RESOURCES THAT WERE NEEDED.))
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Branch was not able to attend tonight's ceremony. This is the 8th year that the Victims of Violent Crimes has given out the award.
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Someone in Massachussetts is the latest Mega-millionaire.
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One Mega Millions ticket matched all 6 numbers for last night's 290-MILLION dollar drawing. It was sold at a liquor store in the small town of Lowell. The store's owner picks up some cash for himself... 50-thousand dollars for selling the winning ticket.
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((JAY PATEL/STORE OWNER; ME AND MY WIFE SINCE YESTERDAY MORNING WE HAVE SOMETHING IN OUR MIND THAT WE'RE GOING TO SELL THE TICKET TODAY. SO I THINK I TOLD AT LEAST 50 PEOPLE, THEY TOLD ME THEY BOUGHT SOMEWHERE ELSE, BUT I SAID WHY DON'T YOU BUY ONE FROM ME BECAUSE I KNOW WE'RE GOING TO SELL THE WINNER.))
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Mega-Millions is played in eleven states including Virginia. This is the largest jackpot for the game since its name was changed from the Big Game. By the way, Tuesday's drawing is back down to ten-million dollars.
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Still ahead on the newscast, a labor of love is complete a year early, all thanks to one community coming together...


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and it's a big way for one church to get its message out, but some police in Ohio are worried it will get TOO much attention.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Ryan Stinnett and Billy Hurley duke it out in the State Match Play final. The Avs pull no punches against the Warthogs, and 3rd round highlights from the US Women's Open. Plus, the Tour de Lance is underway, and Sharapova shocks Serena at Wimbledon. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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Roanoke City Schools Acting superintendent Doris Ennis says even though she's a temporary leader, she will make some changes to the school system while she's in charge.
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With the departure of Wayne Harris, Ennis took over as Acting Superintendent on Thursday.
As she settled into her new surroundings, Ennis said the schools must continue to focus on student achievement.

Ennis said she will push for higher Standards of Learning test scores, more schools reaching full accreditation, and progress meeting the mandates of the federal "No Child Left Behind" legislation.
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((DORIS ENNIS/ACTING SUPERINTENDENT: I THINK WHEN YOU ARE IN THIS POSITION, YOU CANNOT BE SATISFIED WITH THE STATUS QUO, SO I DON'T SEE MY ROLE AS STATUS QUO, BUT I SEE ONE TO BRIDGE THE GAP WHILE THE BOARD SEARCHES FOR A PERMANENT SUPERINTENDENT, BUT CERTAINLY WANT TO SPIRAL DURING THAT INTERIM.))
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Ennis has 42 years of experience as an educator and administrator in the Roanoke City schools. She started as an eighth- grade teacher in 1962.
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Ennis says one of her first priorities will be to speak with parents, teachers and other stake-holders in the Roanoke City Schools.

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[!!!GET OUT OF PKG QUICKLY!!!] After more than 10-thousand dollars worth of materials and labor, a community center which was supposed to have shut its doors a year ago is celebrating a rebirth. Susan Bahorich has the story.
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((Over the years this building has been a lot of things - a school, a church, a meeting place for the community. Now, it's a place of second chances...
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((RICKY JONES, MT. OLIVET COMMUNITY CENTER: INSIDE WAS BASICALLY BARE- THE FLOORS WERE BARE, THE WINDOWS WERE OUT, THE PORCHES WERE FALLING OFF. IT WAS JUST DILAPIDATION.))
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That was a year ago, but with community support, donations and hardwork - the Mt. Olivet Community Center has gone from a condemned building to the heart of a community. [NATS@22:51:10.27] ((MUSIC...))
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And with music, food and a little bit of nostalgia, Mt. Olivet is making a new page in history for itself. [NATS@22:45:18.29] ((OLD SOLDIERS DAY! CANNON FIRE- POW!!!))
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On this Saturday, the community has gathered in honor of Old Soldiers Day.
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((JOHN MARTIN, PULASKI CO. RESIDENT: I THINK EVERY HOME UP HERE HAS MILITARY TIES THROUGH WORLD WAR I, WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM...AND EVEN TODAY WE HAVE BOYS IN IRAQ. THIS IS A INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION- WE HOPE TO MAKE IT A TRADITION.))
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But while honoring those who have sacrificed for our country- the people of this Pulaski community are remembering the good times they've shared with friends and neighbors which have centered around old one-room building.
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((MARGARET SULLIVAN, PULASKI CO. RESIDENT: THEY'VE DONE A MARVELOUS JOB, JUST MARVELOUS, AND I CAN GO IN THERE AND RIGHT NOW AND TELL YOU RIGHT WHERE I SAT...))
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((BAHORICH, REPORTING: RICKY JONES, WHO'S PRESIDENT OF THE COMMUNITY CENTER, SAYS THE WORK WAS SUPPOSE TO TAKE THE BETTER PART OF TWO-YEARS, BUT WITH COMMUNITY AND AREA DONATIONS- THEY WERE ABLE TO BRING EVERYTHING UP TO CODE A LITTLE LESS THAN A YEAR AFTER THEY INITIALLY STARTED A PROJECT. JONES SAYS THAT'S A TESTAMENT TO THE COMMUNITY AND WHAT THIS CENTER MEANS TO THE AREA. SUSAN BAHORICH, NEWS 7.)) ))

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Virginia's Explore Park is celebrating a milestone this weekend...
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It was a birthday bash as the park celebrated its 10th anniversary, the Friends of the Blue Ridge parkway celebrated its 15th birthday and our country celebrated its independence. There were free activities and crafts for kids of all ages to enjoy- including music, a puppet show and the "Ultimate Obstacle Challenge."
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((DEBBIE PITTS, VIRGINIA'S EXPLORE PARK: WE'VE PROBABLY HAD 500-PEOPLE COME THROUGH TODAY. WE'VE DEDICATED OUR NEWEST FRONTIER FORT TODAY WHICH IS OUR LATEST VENUE AND WE'LL BE FINISHING THAT THROUGH AUGUST, BUT FOLKS CAN COME OUT AND ACTUALLY SEE THE FINAL CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN NOW AND AUGUST.))
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[TAKE EXPLORE PARK BOARD FS] The fun will continue tomorrow as the park will host an old-fashion 4th of July celebration from noon until five o'clock. The day will include mortar and musket demonstrations, old-time games and crafts, and a little bit of history.
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Still ahead on the newscast, he's been through countless battles, now a "real american hero" gets a special birthday celebration...
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and also there certainly is a buzz around this house, and tens of thousands of bees make it their home.
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[River-Cleanup]


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With recent rains, the Roanoke River may be a little muddy, but to one group that doesn't mean it has to be dirty.
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More than 40-people took to the river, as part of the Kiwanis Club's annual clean up. Club members along with the Roanoke Parks and Recreation Department loaded a truck full of tires, old furniture and other debris they found on the shore of the river.
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((MIKE LOVEMAN, KIWANIS CLUB OF ROANOKE: WE KNOW THIS PARTICULAR SECTION OF THE RIVER IS HIGHLY USED BY A LARGE SECTION OF THE POPULATION HERE AT WASENA/SMITH PARK, RIVERS EDGE. WE REALIZE BECAUSE OF THE HIGH USAGE, WE WANT THIS TO BE A VISIBLY APPEALING AS POSSIBLE. WE'RE ALSO WORRIED ABOUT THE ACTUAL ITEMS WHICH MAY BE IN THE RIVER WHICH MIGHT HARM THE ENVIRONMENT.))
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Loveman says the group hopes to continue its clean up efforts for years to come. He says in the past they've collected more than a ton of trash in one day.
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The real american heroes took a break from saving the world to celebrate today, and even the Cobra commander couldn't stop this party.
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G-I Joe fanatics gathered at a convention in Florida today to celebrate the action figures' 40th anniversary. And the kids who grew up with the plastic heroes are still playing.
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((G-I Joe Fan:Only G-I Joe can fly down zip lines and crash through walls.))
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And now that they've grown up the accommodations for their toys have become much nicer.
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((G-I Joe Fan:))
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The convention goers are still miffed that Joe hasn't made it in the Toy Hall of Fame, but they are launching an offensive to take care of that.
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Members of one church in Ohio have come up with a BIG way to send an even bigger message.
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Workers at the church are beginning to piece together a head-turning 42-foot statue of Jesus, that's sure to grab the attention of drivers along Interstate-75. An artist in Knoxville, Tennessee designed the statue for the Solid Rock Church in Monroe and soon it will make its home there. Members of the church say they want the statue to be a symbol of hope for drivers. But, officials for the Ohio state patrol are concerned the statue may slow down traffic, causing a dangerous situation and possible accidents.
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((JOE LUEBBERS/OSP: THAT'S ALSO DANGEROUS TOO. THAT CAN CAUSE A CHAIN REACTION. IN CINCINNATI WE HAVE A LOT OF TRAFFIC AND THE LANES WILL BACK UP QUICKLY.))
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The statue is made of Styrofoam and fiberglass. It will be completed in about a week.
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Coming up, an update on the rain delayed Pepsi 400, a Navy man wins the State Am, and Sharapova is a model of consistency at Wimbledon, but first our extra point, speaking of consistency,
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Lance Armstrong finished second in today's prologue time trial that marked the beginning of cycling's most grueling event, the Tour de France.
Armstrong was the last of 188 riders to tackle the 3.8 mile route. He finished just behind the winner of the stage, Swiss rider, Fabian Cancellara, who wears the yellow jersey for now. Armstrong is gunning for his 6th Tour title.
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After a two hour rain delay, the Pepsi 400 is underway at the Daytona International Speedway. Just past the halfway point, polesitter Jeff Gordon is the leader. We'll have complete highlights and hear from the winner on News 7 Mornin'.

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The Salem Avalanche avoided the rain showers tonight, winning its series finale with Winston-Salem and gaining some momentum as it embarks on a week long road trip.
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Like these two guys, the Avs went for the early knockout.
Already up 1-zip, Salem picked up another run in the 4th when John Fagan lifted the sac fly to right field, scoring Mark Saccomano from third to make it 2-nothing.
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The Sac man later hit his 17th homer of the season as Salem went on to win it 4 to 1.
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Leesburg's Billy Hurley is the champion of the 91st Virginia State Amateur. Hurley didn't have to work past the 16th hole to close any of his matches this week, and today was no different against Ryan Stinnett of Amherst, who finished second in the State Am for the second time.
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Hurley who had played flawlessly all week got off to a hot start in the morning round going four up on the front side.
But he ran into putter trouble coming in, and that opened the door for Stinnett who took advantage of the opportunity.
Stinnett grabbed a 1-up lead headed to the afternoon round thanks to shots like this one out of the bunker at 18.


Hurley regrouped after lunch though and pulled away to win 4 and 2. He becomes the first stroke play medalist to win the championship since Lanny Wadkins 34 years ago.
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Sticking with golf, Annika Sorenstam is in the hunt at the US Women's Open. Sorenstam fired a third round of 1-under 70. She's at 4-under for the championship, three shots off the lead.
Jennifer Rosales is out front at 7-under. She was firing at the flag most of the afternoon.
Rosales carded a 69. Donna Andrews fell out of contention today after a 7-over 78. She's tied for 52nd.
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The top two seeded men's players at Wimbledon will lock horns in the finals tomorrow. Both Andy Roddick and Roger Federrer advanced with rain delayed semifinal wins this morning.
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In the women's final today Russia's Maria Sharapova pulled the shocker over Serena Williams.
The 17 year old Sharapova took out the two time defending champ in just 73 minutes, 6-1 and 6-4. In winning her first grand slam, Sharapova is the third youngest titleist at Wimbeldon and the first Russian to win on the grass.
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Two Roanoke Stars soccer teams are headed for Europe tomorrow. The under-14 girls and under-15 boys premiere teams leave for tournaments in Denmark and in Sweden. The girls team is made up of 15 young ladies from Salem, Cave Spring, Blacksburg and Patrick Henry. The Roanoke Stars team is one of 300 competing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Paula Duke/U-14 Girl's Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brittany Hornady/U-14 Center Back; :13(QUICK!!!!)]
[SUPER=01-Kendall Dishaw/U-14 Left Back; :19]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=......get a lot better"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The Under-15 boys are being coached by Scott Allison. The Roanoke College head coach will take his team up against some of the world's best junior teams in the Tivilee (ti-vil-lee) Cup and the Gothia Cup.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Scott Allison/Roanoke Stars U-15 Boys Coach; :04]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=.....international competition"]
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[Bee-House]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
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[ENG#=]


Something the owner of a home in Miami didn't know a few months ago has come back to sting her.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami Beach, FL; ]

Tens of thousands of bees were found inside Rosemary Hoffman's home. She says she noticed one or two bees about two months ago, then she noticed the bees were going into a ventilation hole and decided it was time to call an exterminator.
He suited up and broke through the wall, and eventually pulled out more than 50-THOUSAND bees. Eventually, all Hoffman ended up with is what she calls the most expensive bottle of honey she's ever had. (------------)