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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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Mars pathfinder sends back it's first color pictures... we'll take a look.
We'll look back at the career of former CBS newsman Charles Kuralt, who died today.
And tonight's rain couldn't dampen the victory stadium fireworks display.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

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Good evening, Pathfinder has astronomers gasping with excitement tonight.
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Pathfinder began sending out pictures of the martian survace this evening, after a perfect landing and deployment.
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Veteran CBS newsman Charles Kuralt has died.
The man who drove a motorhome into the heart of America passed away at a New York Hospital of complications of lupus.
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And thousands braved a rainy forecast to watch tonight's fireworks display at victory stadium.
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More on those stories, and Patrick has your weekend forecast tonight on News 7 at 11.

Music-Americans


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Valley residents celebrated Independence Day with a bang tonight.
Roanoke's Victory stadium was filled with music, fireworks and spectators.
Those spectators for Music for Americans have cleared the stadium, but are they still standing in the parking lot waiting for a bus?
For the first time there was no parking allowed at the stadium or nearby streets.
Instead organizers shuttled in people for the big event.
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Denise Allen joins us now from Victory Stadium.
Denise how did the event's parking plan work?
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MARS-Color


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Scientists are examining the first color pictures sent from the surface of the red planet tonight.
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The pictures show a reddish orange landscape littered with boulders.
In the distance you can see hills rising on the horizon.
The pathfinder rover is visible in the foreground. One of the craft's deflated airbags is partially blocking it's path.
Scientists will raise one of path finder's petals to get it out of the way.
Reporter Jennifer Sabih as more on an exciting day for NASA.
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Pathfinder


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Legionnaire's


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The Roanoke County health department has reported another death from Legionnaire's disease.
Anna Kennedy from the health department says this is not an outbreak.
She says it has been determined yesterday's death was an isolated incident.
The victim was identified as a man in his late fifties from Salem who worked for the Salem city schools.
A Legionnaire's outbreak in Montgomery County last year resulted in 23 cases of the disease, including two people who died.

Kuralt


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His life was spent focusing on the lives of ordinary people across America... and they loved him.
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Former CBS newsman Charles Kuralt died today, from complications of Lupus.
Through his career, he covered stories from the Congo to Vietnam.
But in the 60's, he drove his way into the heart of America, traveling through all 50 states in his motor home as part of his "On the Road" series.
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((CHARLES KURALT; OUR IDEA WAS NOT TO TRY AND PLEASE ANY SPECIAL AUDIENCE BUT TO PLEASE OURSELVES. TO DO STORIES THAT MIGHT LIFT OUR OWN SPIRIT..IN HOPES THAT THEY WOULD ALSO LIFT THE SPIRITS OF SOMEONE WHO WOULD TUNE IN AND WE HAD THE TIME TO DO IT ))
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Kuralt retired from CBS Sunday Morning in 1993.
Charles Osgood, who replaced him said "he looked for heros, and he was a hero".
Charles Kuralt, dead at age 62.
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Bryant-Feinman


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It's only July and the political season is months away.
But in the spirit of patriotism, the Lynchburg Exchange Club hosted a forum between two House of Delegates candidates today.
Len Besthoff reports.
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Normally a band on the Fourth of July is in a parade or fair. Nat Sot Bell
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And we think of the Liberty Bell on the Fourth, not a timing bell at a political forum.
Incumbent Republican Preston Bryant and Democratic challenger Jimmy Feinman got an early shot at defining their campaign...it's Jimmy Feinman's band, by the way. Nat Sot
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Each candidate stated their priorities.
Feinman keyed on the connection between crime and cocaine.
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((BUT OUR GOVERNMENT IS NOT MAKING ANY STRONG CONCERTED EFFORT TO END THE USE OF COCAINE. AND THERE ARE LOTS OF THINGS THAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT THAT, AND I WILL DO THAT.))
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Bryant discussed education.
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((THE NEW CURRICULA ON THE BASICS OF READING AND MATH AND HISTORY AND SCIENCE, HAVE BEEN NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, AND OTHER STATES HAVE COMPLEMENTED WHAT WE'VE DONE, BY COPYING US.))
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The topic of education, namely charter schools, ignited some fireworks.
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((FEINMAN: BUT TO TAKE PUBLIC MONEY AND USE IT FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS IS IN MY VIEW ABOMINABLE. AND I AM AGAINST IT. AND I DON'T THINK MR. BRYANT HAS A COMMITTMENT TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS. ))
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Bryant vehemently disputes that claim, focusing instead on his other education goals.
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((BRYANT: THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE CONTINUES TO BE EDUCATION. CONTINUING TO CONCENTRATE ON K THROUGH THREE. TO LOWER THE STUDENT RATIO TO 20 TO 1 AND UNDER.))
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Even in July, this race already hit some high notes. Nat Sot
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Len Besthoff, News-7.
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Still to come on the newscast, parental notification sparks some political fireworks,
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and two men are missing and feared dead after an accident at an Independence Day celebration in Illinois.
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Fireworks-Explosion


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Divers have suspended their search for two men missing after a fireworks explosion in Illinois.
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Officials believe the two man drowned after an explosion blew them off a barge that was launching fireworks from the Mississippi River.
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One of the explosive shells misfired, igniting the rest of the fireworks in the boat.
The missing men were wearing heavy protective clothing that would have weighed them down in the water.
A third crew member was confirmed dead after the blast, and two others were not seriously hurt.
The search for the missing men will resume in the morning.
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Bedford-Fire


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Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire near Montvale this afternoon.
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A neighbor was watching a home on Quarterwood Road for the owner while she was away.
He saw smoke coming from the house about 2:30 this afternoon and called the fire department.
The fire apparently started in the garage.
No one was injured.
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Cullen-Dolan


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Even though parental notification is now state law, it has already inspired some court cases and at least one political fight.
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New Republican attorney general Richard Cullen said he was "shocked" to hear Democratic candidate Bill Dolan question the law's wording.
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((ATTORNEY GENERAL RICHARD CULLEN: IF HIS HEART ISN'T IN IT, I'M NOT SURE THAT THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA WHOSE HEARTS ARE IN THIS, AS REPRESENTED BY THE OVERWHELMING SUPPORT OF THIS PROPOSAL, THAT VIRGINIA'S GONNA GET THE REPRESENTATION IT DESERVES SHOULD HE SUCCEED TO THIS OFFICE AND THIS CASE DRAG OUT INTO HIS TERM. FOR A LAWYER TO REPRESENT HIS CLIENT AND TO DO WELL, HE HAS TO BELIEVE IN IT A HUNDRED PERCENT.))
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((BILL DOLAN/D- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: I THINK THIS BILL COULD BE MUCH BETTER, AS FAR AS WHO'S NOTIFIED. BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN I WOULDN'T DEFEND IT. BECAUSE I DO ACCEPT, MORALLY, THAT PARENTAL NOTICE IS A GOOD THING. BUT FOR THOSE WHO WOULD GUESS MY HEART OR MY HEAD, I THINK MY POSITION IS VERY PLAIN. ))
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The law took effect Tuesday.
But a temporary injunction is still being fought over in federal courts.

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Coming up a little later on the newscast, the movie Independence Day comes to live as alien salesmen invade Roswell, New Mexico,
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and we'll meet the ultimate weiner as Coney Island crowns a new hot dog eating champion.
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Doll-Making


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A class in Salem is teaching residents how make some new friends.
These friends can't be called real living dolls, but they're pretty close.
Intern Reporter Joy Sutton has more.
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(( They look almost human--and come in all shapes, sizes and colors.
They're porcelain dolls-with a personal touch.
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((CHRIS DEVINNEY/DOLL-MAKING INSTRUCTOR: THE PERSON THAT PAINTS IT..MAKES IT. IT'S THEIRS. THEY DID IT NOT A COMPANY MASS PRODUCING IT. SO IT HAS YOUR TOUCH IN IT ))
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Participants in this class are at various stages in making their own dolls.
And they're busy sanding, painting and putting in eye-balls.
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((CHELSEA CANNEL: THESE HAVE MORE DETAIL THAN THE ONES YOU BUY IN THE STORE. AND JUST THINK THEY'RE A LOT BETTER NOT JUST BECAUSE I MAKE THEM ..JUST BECAUSE I THINK THEY'RE BETTER QUALITY AND I THOUGHT IF I'M GOING TO PUT THE MONEY INTO THEM I WANT SOMETHING I CAN MAKE AND HAVE FOR MYSELF))
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The entire process take about a month--with classes meeting once a week.
The doll maker chooses everything from skin color to eye and hair color.
They cost is about a hundred dollars.
And some participants in this class are already on their 3rd dolls.
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((JILL GREEN: IT'S KIND OF ADDICTIVE. IT'S KEEP YOU BUSY.. AND IT'S FUN TO DO ))
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((JOY SUTTON/INTERN REPORTER: NOT ONLY DO THESE DOLL LOOK LIFE LIKE..THEY FEEL LIFELIKE TOO. HERE AT CERAMIC BARN YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN PERSONALIZED DOLL TO LOOK JUST LIKE YOU. JOY SUTTON, NEWS-7 ))
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Hot-Dog


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It was David versus Goliath today at Coney Island's annual hot dog eating contest
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as Japan's 5-foot-8, 135 pound Hirofumi Nakajima took on 6-foot-7, 330 pound Ed "the Animal" Krachie of New York.
Despite his size advantage, Krachie could not out eat the Japanese champ.
Nakajima easily beat his 19 opponents by eating 24 and a half hot dogs in 12 minutes.
The Animal came in second with 22 dogs.
The new champ says he was a little nervous about winning.
He was afraid if he won, Krachie might try to bite his ears like Mike Tyson.
For winning, Nakajima gets a rhinestone belt, a trophy, and a generous supply of Hot Dogs.
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S-Avalanche


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The Lynchburg Hillcats beat the Salem Avalanche tonight at City Stadium by a score of 11 to 5.
Armas Ramirez and Tony Robinson both homered for the Hillcats. Lynchburg sweeps the two game series and the Avalanche continues its road trip with three games in Durham beginning tomorrow afternoon.

S-Orioles


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Three Baltimore pitchers combined on five innings of shout relief and Lenny Webster singled in the winning run as the Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 4 to 3.
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The Tigers were home for this afternoon's game.
Early in the game Travis Fryman hits this fly ball to the wall in right field Baltimore's Jeffery Hammonds leaps high on the wall and makes the catching robbing Fryman of a home run.
In the bottom of the second, bobby Higginson hits a line drive to right field scoring a runner from second and the Tigers took a 2 to nothing lead.
Baltimore tied it at 2 to 2 in the top of the third then Detroit's Bob
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Hamelin gets all of this pitch sending it over the right field wall for a solo homer but Baltimore wins it 4 to 3.
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In the second game, The Tigers led the Orioles 11 to 8 in the bottom of the 8-th.

S-MLB


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Chicago Cubs pitcher Terry Mulholland picked up his first win in over a month as the Cubs beat Philadelphia 9 to 3.
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Cubs Manager Jim Riggleman in the dugout at the Vet.
In the Bottom of the first, Kevin Sefich sends this pitch over the left field wall for a two run homer and the Phillies took the 2 to nothing lead.
But the Cubs rallied in the second tieing the score at 2 to 2 then Terry Mullholland's double off the left field wall scored Scott Servas and Chicago lead 3 to 2.
In the fourth inning, Philadelphia's Greg Jefferies hits this bullet over the left field wall for a solo homer but the Phillies still trailed 5 to 3.
Chicago's Ryne Sandberg gets all of SUPER=35-Chicago/9/Philadelphia/3/;

this Scott Ruffcorn pitch and smokes it off the pole in left field for a solo homer and Chicago wins the game 9 to 3.
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S-Scores


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In St. Louis this afternoon, The teams wore uniforms honoring the Negro Leagues.
The game was tied 5 to 5 until the top of the 10-th that's when Pittsburgh's Mark Smith sends this shot deep over the right field wall for a two run homer as the Pirates beat the Cardinals.
For all of the scores lets go to the boards.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up in sports, One of the top amateur tennis players in the sport is from the Roanoke Valley we'll introduce you to K.J. Hippensteel.
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And Pete Sampras, The top men's singles player in the world, advances to the finals at Wimbledon.
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S-Wimbledon


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Pete Sampras and Todd Woodbridge had to wait for more than an hour and 40 minutes to start their semi final match today at Wimbledon.
But when play got under way it didn't take Sampras long to beat Woodbridge and advance.
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The top seeded Sampras jumped on Woodbridge in the first set. Sampras has dominated play in all of matches up to this point.
Sampras advances to the championship with the 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 win over Woodbridge. Sampras is on course to capture his fourth title at Wimbledon.
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Sampras will play Cedric Pioline of France in the finals he beat Michael Stich in five sets. And tomorrow, top seed Martina Hingis will play Jana Novotna in the women's finals.

S-KJ


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Former North Cross tennis star KJ Hippensteel is spending part of this summer playing against the pros in hopes of improving his amateur status.
Steve Mason has more on this rising tennis sensation's progress.
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((at 17; KJ Hippensteel was 10 years younger than some of his adversaries in the recent CVITT in Lynchburg. Just the way this high schooler likes it. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
Except for a sore ankle; Hippensteel's physical strength has enabled him to compete and beat players more mature. KJ must now zero in on that killer instinct quality that many of the top professionals have. ((:))
Some pros are noticing KJ. CVITT men's singles champion Oliver Mayo advises Hippensteel maximize his talent.
((OLIVER MAYO/FORMER VA. TECH #1:))

Mayo's encouragement comes as a surprise to KJ; considering he rarely gets advice from the pros. ((:)) ((
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Roswell


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While NASA and astronomers are celebrating the Sojurner's tour of Mars, one group of space fans have their attention focused on a big party in the desert of New Mexico.
Dave Fehling has the story from Roswell, New Mexico.
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((THE ALIENS ARE WALKING THE STREETS OF ROSWELL NEW MEXICO.. FRIENDLY, YES, BUT THAT DOES NOT MEAN EVERY LITTLE HUMAN HAS TO LIKE THEM.

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(STDUP)S/DAVE FEHLING, CBS NEWS ROSWELL

ALIENS ARE A LAUGHING MATTER TO SOME BUT SERIOUS TO OTHERS WHO'VE COME TO ROSWELL.
THE ACTUAL SITE OF THE ALLEGED U-F-O CRASH 50 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK IS A HALF-HOUR BUS RIDE OUT IN THE DESERT. THE GOVERNMENT RECENTLY RE-AFFIRMED THAT IT BELIEVES THE ONLY THING THAT EVER CRASHED HERE WERE WEATHER BALLOONS AND TEST DUMMIES. A STORY THE BELIEVERS THINK ONLY SHOWS THE GOVERNMENT IS STILL COVERING UP.

(SOT, JOELL ESCUDE, UFO BUFF)

"WE ROLLED OVER LAUGHING WHEN WE HEARD ABOUT THE DUMMIES FROM THE SKY. WE DONT -BELIEVE THAT."
ROSWELL'S WEEK-LONG, U-F-0 FESTIVAL FEATURES A NUMBER OF DIE HARD U-F-O BELIEVERS LIKE THIS RETIRED ARMY COLONEL WHO SAYS HE SAW THE ALIEN BODIES AND WHO THINKS THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD COME CLEAN.

(SOT, COL. PHILIP CORSO, (RET) U.S. ARMY)

"DO THEY THINK WE'RE STUPID. WE WONT GO AROUND PULLIN OUR HAIR OUT AND PANIC. "

(NATSOT, NO NAME)

"ITS PRETTY, ITS PRETTY, THEY GLOW."
A FESTIVAL WOULDN'T BE WORTH ATTENDING UNLESS YOU CAN TAKE SOMETHING HOME... AND LOOK WHAT THEY'VE GOT IN ROSWELL.

(QUICK SOT, NO NAME, "ALIEN EMBRYO, ALIEN EMBRYO.")


THEY'VE ALSO GOT ALIEN ROAD KILL, ALIEN EAR-RINGS, AND LOUIS TURI...A FRENCH ABDUCTEE.

(SOT, LOUIS TURI, ALLEGED UFO ABDUCTEE)

"WE ARE TALKING ABOUT FLYING SAUCERS SUSPENDED 30 FEET ABOVE MY CAR."
YOU CAN'T TAKE LOUIS HOME BUT HE WILL SELL YOU HIS BOOK.

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BACK OUTSIDE, MOM IS TAKING ONE MORE CRACK AT AN ALIEN SNAPSHOT...

(NATSOT,TURNS HEAD, CRIES)


NOW THERE'S A BORN SKEPTIC IF THERE EVER WAS ONE. DF CBS NEWS ROSWELL NEW MEXICO.))