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Homework Help: English

Posted by Afranko on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:02am.

Can somebody please help me write a summary news lead using the story below. The lead may be no longer than 20 words and must be written in the active voice

A home at 2481 Santana Avenue was burglarized between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon. The owner of the home is Dorothy R. Elam, a sixth-grade teacher at Madison Elementary school. She said no one was home at the time. Neighbor said the saw a truck parked in the driveway but thought some repairmen were working at the home. The total loss is estimated at in excess of $8,000. The items stolen from the home include a color television, a videocassette recorder, stereo, sewing machine, computer, 2 pistol and many small kitchen appliances. Also, a stamp collection valued at about $ 1,000, some clothes, silverware and lawn tool were taken. Roger A. Elam, Mrs. Elam husband, died 2 days ago. The robbery occurred while she was attending his funeral at 2:30 p.m. yesterday at the Powell Funeral Chapel, 620 North Park Avenue. Elam died of cancer after a long illness.

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