[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


A Dickenson County judge has issued the maximum sentence for a couple convicted of killing their four-year-old daugther.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Operation Rescue claims Liberty University supports Child pornography.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Spring officially starts this afternoon--
And we'll be ringing in the new season with showers and even a few thunderstorms.
The weekend outlook is straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[S-Jessie]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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They were convicted of torturing their four year old daughter to death, and now a Dickenson County couple have received the maximum sentence for the crime.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/File Tape;]


Elizabeth Jessie and her husband, Kenneth, will each spend 50-years in prison.
The couple's daughter, Annie Leftwich, died after she was gagged and tied to a urine-soaked mattress last spring.
Her body was covered with bruises and puncture wounds.
The case prompted the General Assembly to pass "Annie's Law" -- a law that makes it a capital crime to torture a child to death.

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#Net]
[GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell]


Operation Rescue has found a new unlikely adversary, Liberty University and Jerry Falwell.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The Anti-abortion group, angry at Jerry Falwell for not supporting a jailed activist, is accusing the evangelist of allowing child pornography to be sold on the university's campus.
Three days ago an Operation Rescue member went into the school's bookstore and ordered "Age of Innocence".. a book containing what many feel are pornographic images of young children.
Liberty later cancelled the order and returned the money.
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((REV. PATRICK MAHONEY/CHRISTIAN DEFENSE COALITION: THE PERCEPTION IS THAT THIS IS A PUBLICITY STUNT.. A CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE? ))
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Mahoney claims he only went public after Falwell refused to meet privately with him on the issue.
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(( REV. JERRY FALWELL/LU CHANCELLOR: I DON'T MAKE IT A PRACTICE TO MEET WITH ANYBODY WHO.. ..STICK IT IN YOUR EAR ))
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[VO-NAT]


Operation Rescue supporters have been in Lynchburg for a week to protest the jailing of Reverend Flip Benham, the group's national director.
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[Arson-Firefighter]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[TAPE#=Net]
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Some Rockbridge County residents are questioning why a convicted arsonist is allowed to continue as a member of a volunteer fire department.
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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=04-Lexington News Gazette]


17 year old Matt Wilmer was convicted of setting the fire that burned a barn last year.
Wilmer is the son of Fire Chief Stephen Wilmer.
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Matt continues working with the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department, and that has angered some residents.
Some are calling for the resignation of both father and son--but Chief Wilmer notes they have already offered to quit, but their fellow firefighters will not accept the offer.
Wilmer says his son made a mistake but is now trying to serve the community.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#Net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


In California, three people are dead after a mid-air collision involving two small planes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Corona, CA;]


It happened yesterday in Corona, California, about 50 miles from Los Angeles.
Debris plunged into a house and condominium about a-half mile apart, igniting raging fires.
Officials say the bodies of two men were found at the condominium and a third body was found at the home.
There are no reports of any casualties on the ground.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, a heartbreaker for West Virginia fans, as the Mountaineers lose to Utah 65 to 62 in the N-C-A-A tournament. Other regional semi final winners last night were North Carolina, Arizona and Connecticut.
Salem is of course hosting the mens' Division Three championship this weekend.
Mike Stevens has a preview.
Good Morning Mike.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[S-Ceparano]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#98-12]
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Whether Louis Ceparano was intoxicated the night he is accused of killing a man will be considered in Ceparano's upcoming trial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/March 9;]


Grayson County Circuit Judge Colin Campbell has cleared the way for a toxicologist to testify.
Ceparano's charged with capital murder in the death of Garnett "G-P" Johnson.
His attorneys hope to prove Ceparano was too drunk to realize what he was doing-- which is one of the elements needed to prove capital murder.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=Louis Ceperano]


Judge Campbell wrote that alcohol will likely be a significant factor in the case.
He said to deny a toxicologist to assist with the case would result in a fundamentally unfair trial.[S-Grayson-Murde

r]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-9]
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The same judge, meanwhile, shot down an attempt to delay the trial of Ceparano's co-defendant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/January 28;]


Emmett Cressell, Junior is charged with first degree murder for his alleged role in Johnson's murder.
His attorneys had hoped to postpone next week's jury trial over concerns Cressell's legal mail may have been read by deputies.
The Grayson County jail was recently searched by sheriff's officials who contend they were only looking for marijuana.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Cressell's attorneys say Judge Campbell rejected their request because he didn't feel they had enough evidence to wa

rrant a delay.[S-Nelson-School]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A Nelson County school was evacuated yesterday but will re-open today.
Nelson Middle School closed at 10 a-m when students and staff complained of nausea as well as burning eyes and throats.
An emergency services team and Chesapeake Industrial Services tested the building and the superintendent says it is now safe.
He says tests show fumes from a nearby chimney may have caused the reactions.
12 students were treated at nearby medical centers.

[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Final Four]


In sports, North Carolina, Connecticut, Utah and Arizona have all advanced in the N-C-A-A tournament.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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[Steve Live]

[Double Boxes=SPA & KMC]
(Toss to Kimberly)

[2-HEADLINES]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[2-shot=mel/kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Dickenson County judge has issued the maximum sentence for a couple convicted of killing their four-year-old daugther.
Kenneth and Elizabeth Jessie were each sentenced to 50 years in prison for the brutal death of Annie Leftwich.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Operation Rescue accuses the Reverand Jerry Falwell and Liberty University of allowing child pornography to be sold on the University's campus.
Falwell calls it a publicity stunt on behalf of jailed activist Flip Benham.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Police in Vermont say they are treating the death of a teen-ager in a bomb blast as a homicide.
The bomb reportedly was contained in a package delivered by the U-P-S.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday March 20th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [2-S-Jessie]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-38]
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It's the maximum sentence for a Dickensen County couple found guilty of killing their four-year-old daughter.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/File Tape;]


Elizabeth Jessie and her husband, Kenneth, will each spend 50-years in prison.
The couple's daughter, Annie Leftwich, died after she was gagged and tied to a urine-soaked mattress last spring.
Her body was covered with bruises and puncture wounds.
The case prompted the General Assembly to pass "Annie's Law" -- a law that makes it a capital crime to torture a child to death.

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#Net]
[GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell]


Operation Rescue has targeted Liberty University in its latest battle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The Anti-abortion group, angry at Jerry Falwell for not supporting a jailed activist, is accusing the evangelist of allowing child pornography to be sold on the university's campus.
Three days ago an Operation Rescue member went into the school's bookstore and ordered "Age of Innocence".. a book containing what many feel are pornographic images of young children.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((REV. PATRICK MAHONEY/CHRISTIAN DEFENSE COALITION: DR. FALWELL PREACHES AGAINST CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.. RUN HIS BOOKSTORE. ))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Patrick Mahone/Christian Defense Coalition;]
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[VO-NAT]


Liberty Officials say one they learned the content of the book the order was cancelled and the money returned.
Falwell maintains it is a publicity stunt by Operation Rescue on behalf of Flip Benham.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LU CHANCELLOR: HE IS IN JAIL.. NOTHING BUT CONTEMPT. ))
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[VO-NAT]


Operation Rescue supporters have been in Lynchburg for a week to protest the jailing of Benham, the group's national director.
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[2-Arson-Firefighter]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta/sly]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Arson]


Some Rockbridge County residents are questioning why a convicted arsonist is allowed to continue as a member of a volunteer fire department.
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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=04-Lexington News Gazette]


17 year old Matt Wilmer was convicted of setting the fire that burned a barn last year.
Wilmer is the son of Fire Chief Stephen Wilmer.
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Matt continues working with the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department, and that has angered some residents.
Some are calling for the resignation of both father and son--but Chief Wilmer notes they have already offered to quit, but their fellow firefighters will not accept the offer.
Wilmer says his son made a mistake but is now trying to serve the community.
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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, West Virginia came up short in its N-C-A-A semi final matchup with Utah. Other winners from last night's action include North Carolina, Connecticut and Arizona.
On the local high school football scene, it was a short-lived tenure for the new head coach at Lynchburg's E-C Glass High School.
Mike Stevens explains.
Good Morning Mike.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Lottery ]
Pick 3/Pick 4
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[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, more evidence that work-related stress can be harmful to those who are at risk of a heart attack.

Rick Jackson has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]


[2-S-Ceparano]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-12]
[GRAPHIC=Louis Ceperano]


Attorneys for Louis Ceparano now have a better shot at proving their client did NOT know what he was doing the night a former Marine was brutally murdered.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/March 9;]


Grayson County Circuit Judge Colin Campbell has cleared the way for a toxicologist to testify.
Ceparano's charged with capital murder in the death of Garnett "G-P" Johnson.
His attorneys hope to prove Ceparano was too drunk to realize what he was doing-- which is one of the elements needed to prove capital murder.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=Louis Ceperano]


Judge Campbell wrote that alcohol will likely be a significant factor in the case.
He said to deny a toxicologist to assist with the case would result in a fundamentally unfair trial.[2-S-Grayson-Mur

der]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-9]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The same judge, meanwhile, shot down an attempt to delay the trial of Ceparano's co-defendant.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/January 28;]


Emmett Cressell, Junior is charged with first degree murder for his alleged role in Johnson's murder.
His attorneys had hoped to postpone next week's jury trial over concerns Cressell's legal mail may have been read by deputies.
The Grayson County jail was recently searched by sheriff's officials who contend they were only looking for marijuana.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Cressell's attorneys say Judge Campbell rejected their request because he didn't feel they had enough evidence to wa

rrant a delay.[2-S-Nelson-School]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A Nelson County school was evacuated yesterday but will re-open today.
Nelson Middle School closed at 10 a-m when students and staff complained of nausea as well as burning eyes and throats.
An emergency services team and Chesapeake Industrial Services tested the building and the superintendent says it is now safe.
He says tests show fumes from a nearby chimney may have caused the reactions.
12 students were treated at nearby medical centers.

[S-Home-Construction]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-11]
[GRAPHIC=Housing]


Mother Nature has been causing some trouble for the local home construction business.
Scott Goldberg reports the unusually wet winter has put a damper on a builder's boom.
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(( It's days like this contractors could do without.
They're getting plenty of orders for new homes.
But they don't get anywhere when rain and snow forces them to take the day off.
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((BILL REID/CONTRACTOR: IT JUST PUTS A DAMPER ON EVERYTHING. THE BRICK MASONS, ANYTHING OUTSIDE JUST LAGS WAY BEHIND.))
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The weather is about all that's dampening an otherwise red-hot season for home construction.
Buyers are snatching up lots as they take advantage of low interest rates.
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((JOHN OBENCHAIN: IT'S A VERY GOOD OPPORTUNITY WITH INTEREST RATES THE WAY THEY ARE TODAY AND IT'S PROBABLY AS GOOD A TIME AS WE'VE SEEN IN THE LAST 25 YEARS.)) [RUNS07]
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((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTER: THE BOOM IN HOME CONSTRUCTION ALSO MEANS BOOMING BUSINESS FOR COMPANIES THAT SELL TO CONTRACTORS-- COMPANIES LIKE MOORE'S LUMBER, WHERE BUILDING SUPPLIES ARE DISAPPEARING FAST.)) [RUNS09]
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((JIM BOUTILIER: INTEREST RATES IN OUR INDUSTRY IS A VERY CRITICAL FACTOR. IF THE INTEREST RATES GO UP OR DOWN A FRACTION OF A POINT, IT EITHER CLOSES OUT OF THE MARKET OR BRINGS INTO THE MARKET MORE POTENTIAL BUYERS WHO CAN AFFORD SO MUCH FOR A MORTGAGE EACH MONTH)) [RUNS12]
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So far this year, so many buyers have come into the market, Moore's has been inundated with orders.
That's why the parking lot looks empty.
Almost every truck is out delivering supplies to contractors like Bill Reid.
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((BILL REID: AS SOON AS THE HOLIDAY SEASON WAS OVER, SOMEONE JUST FIRED THAT STARTER PISTOL AND THEY JUST ALL CAME OUT HERE.)) [RUNS06]
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All those buyers came out, flooding contractors with demands for new homes.
If the weather would only cooperate, contractors, too, would be off to the races.

Scott Goldberg, News-7, Roanoke County.))[4-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Final Four]


In sports, March Madness continues for last night's winners North Carolina, Connecticut, Utah and Arizona.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Kenneth and Elizabeth Jessie of Dickenson County have each received the maximum sentence -- 50 years in prison -- for torturing and killing their four-year old daughter, Annie Leftwich.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A toxicologist may testify for the defense in the trial of Louis Ceparano, one of two men accused of burning and beheading a former Grayson County Marine.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


But Ceparano's co-defendant, Emmett Cressell Junior, will NOT get a delay in his jury trial slated to begin next week.
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[Promo]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


If you're searching for sea shells, the mountains would probably be about the last place you'd look.
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[VO-NAT]


But these are actually sea shell FOSSILS that are quite plentiful throughout the New Castle district of the National Forest.
Many date back 350 million years.
Best of all, you don't need to be an expert with a pick or a shovel to find them.
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((TOM COLLINS/U.S. FOREST GEOLOGIST: IF YOU LOOK CAREFULLY, AS YOU'RE WALKING ALONG THE TRAILS OR CREEKS AND SO ON, YOU CAN FIND FOSSILS.))
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[**TAKE TIME OFF GRAPHIC FULLSCREEN**]
If you fancy yourself a bit of a scavenger, be sure to join us for a lesson on fossil- hunting in this week's edition of "Time Off".
That's tomorrow on News 7 Saturday morning with Denise Allen and Andrew Frieden.
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
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If you're searching for sea shells, the mountains would probably be about the last place you'd look.
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But these are actually sea shell FOSSILS that are quite plentiful throughout the New Castle district of the National Forest.
Many date back 350 million years.
Best of all, you don't need to be an expert with a pick or a shovel to find them.
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((TOM COLLINS/U.S. FOREST GEOLOGIST: IF YOU LOOK CAREFULLY, AS YOU'RE WALKING ALONG THE TRAILS OR CREEKS AND SO ON, YOU CAN FIND FOSSILS.))
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If you fancy yourself a bit of a scavenger, be sure to join us for a lesson on fossil- hunting in this week's edition of "Time Off".
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