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write a news story in inverted-pyramid style. Begin your story with a summary news lead of no more than 20 words and then write a full story using inverted pyramid style. Using the scenario below.
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.
Widow reports the burglary of her home at 2481 Santana Avenue while she was out for her husband's funeral.