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August 16, 2002

West

[Anchor:GEORGE]

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THE LATEST WEST NILE DEATH HAS HIT AN AREA THAT DIDN'T EVEN HAVE MOSQUITO CONTROL- UNTIL NOW.

LIVINGSTON PARISH IS NOW ON THE MAP WHEN IT COMES TO PEOPLE DYING FROM WEST NILE...

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STREETBEAT REPORTER GREG MERIWETHER IS IN OUR NEWSROOM NOW WITH THE NEWEST IN THESE WEST NILE WORRIES... GREG?

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[CG :Street Beat Name - Title\Greg Meriwether\Reporting]

HELLO GEORGE... THE LATEST PERSON TO DIE FROM WEST NILE WAS FROM PORT VINCENT... A 78 YEAR OLD MAN... NAMED THOMAS McCHRYSTAL ENOUGH TO ROW UP...

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OUR NEIGHBOR TO THE EAST--- LIVINGSTON PARISH AUTHORITES SAY THEY DON'T WANT THEIR HANDS TIED BEHIND THEIR BACKS IN THE RUMBLE WITH MOSQUITOES...

SEVERAL STATE SENATORS GOT ABOUT 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS OUT OF THE STATE'S POCKET-BOOK... SPECIFICALLY FOR DEATH MEDICINE FOR THE MOSQUITOES... THERE WILL NOW OFFICIALLY BE SPRAYING IN LIVINGSTON PARISH- AT UNTIL THE MONEY RUNS OUT...

[TAKE: CHYRON]

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[CG :Full Screen With Title\WEST NILE NUMBERS\8 Deaths\147 Human cases\Out of 3 Million People \Eight have died...\ \ ]

HERE IS A LOOK AT OUR WEST NILE NUMBERS... WEST NILE HAS KILLED EIGHT PEOPLE SO FAR...

{CHANGE} THERE IS NOW A TERRIBLE TOTAL OF 147 CASES OF WEST NILE...

{CHANGE} AND OUT OF 3-MILLION PEOPLE IN THE PARISHES WHERE WEST NILE HAS APPEARED----WE NOW HAVE EIGHT DEATHS.

[TAKE: CHYRON]

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[CG :Full Screen With Title\TIRE TAKE OUT\Independent Tire Dealers\Association\664-5181\WAFB.com\Tire Drop Off Locations\ ]

NOW WHERE WOULD THE INDEPENDENT TIRE DEALERS ASSOCITAION COME IN ALL OF THIS?? WELL THEY ARE SETTING UP PLACES FOR YOU TO DROP OFF ANY OLD TIRES THAT MAY BE COLLECTING WATER- MOSQUITO HOMES... THEY WILL TAKE THEM OFF YOUR HANDS FOR FREE!!

CALL THE OFFICE AND LEAVE A MESSAGE- THE NUMBER 6-6-4 5-1-8-1

OR GO TO OUR WEBSITE-- ON THE RIGHT SIDE UNDER "LINKS MENTIONED ON WAFB" YOU'LL FIND A WEBSITE THAT GIVES YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW!!!

[Anchor:GREG LIVE]

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GEORGE- WE'RE ON THE BEAT- SEE YOU AT TEN.

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