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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced. (Breckenridge, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) High avalanche danger reported in West and Midwest; details given, scenes shown. Skiers reported killed in Colorado avalanche. [Summit Cnty., Colorado, sheriff Delbert EWOLDT - discusses avalanche dangers.] People noted still attempting to ski in Colorado back country [SKIERS - explain why still attempting to ski in area.] 1987 avalanche deaths noted. United States Forest Service reported urged to close parts of back country Forest Service's stance discussed. [MAN - says every sport has dangers.] Dangers of back cntry. emphasized.

Brokaw, Tom;
O'Neil, Roger

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