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Weather / Southwest #271587

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1980
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(Studio) Continue record-breaking heat wave in Southwest, with highest temps in Texas history, reported; number of heat-related deaths in Southwest and extent of crop and livestk. losses noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Mt. Pleasant, Texas) Impact of heat wave on chicken industry outlined; films shown. [Egg producer Gordon HICKS - notes possible effect on chicken ind.] No. of chicken deaths estimated by Arkansas Poultry Association cited. [Poultry producer Lonnie PILGRIM - comments on consumer's situation.] No. of chickens lost by Pilgrim estimated.
REPORTER: David Dick (KTHV, KATV newstapes)

Dick, David;
Rather, Dan

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