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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYDallas - December 6, 20131. iPhone video on dashboard, driving through North Dallas 2. Downed trees on street in Addison, Texas 3. Sand and salt truck in Richardson, Texas4. CS on truck's hazard lights in Richardson, Texas5. MS on truck dumping sand -salt mix in Richardson, Texas6.SOUNDBITE: Harold Burger/ Richardson, Texas (transcript below)7. WS of split tree on Harold Burger's yard 8. CS of split tree9. SOUNDBITE: Harold Burger/ Richardson, Texas (transcript below)10. WS of tree on house across the street in Richardson, Texas11. CS of tree on roof in Richardson, Texas12. CS of split tree in Richardson, Texas13. Iced up and downed trees in Addison, Texas, tied up in power lines 14. iPhone video of sand-salt truck from Texas Dept. of Transportation traveling on I-635, laying down sand-salt mix 15. CS on icicles on overpass grate, near I-75 interchange, traffic is seen in background 16. WS on I-75 and I-635 interchange 17. MS on road sign declaring hazards 18. CS on light rail car, with sign saying not in service, natural sound up full 19. WS on light rail car, not in service 20. WS on passengers waiting for rebooking at Terminal D at Dallas Fort Worth Airport 21. MS on information signs showing all the cancellations 22. SOUNDBITE: Marybeth Murphy, stranded passenger (transcript below)23. SOUNDBITE: Joe Rozelle, trained for marathon " 21-09" 24. Intersection in downtown Dallas, with some traffic going through slushy street 25. WS on the bull sculptures in Pioneer Plaza, downtown Dallas26. Couples walking their dogs in Richardson, Texas 27. SOUNDBITE: Matthew Johnson, Richardson, Texas (transcript below)28. Kids hopping on sleds at Flagpole Hill Park 29. WS of people sledding down hills 30. Little girl on sled 31. Dad pushing his son and yelling, natural sound up full 32. the same boy zooming away down the hill (VOICEOVER)FROM SLUSHY ROADS…TO FROSTY TREESA MAJOR WINTER STORM SLAMMED NORTHERN TEXAS WITH SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN.SOUNDBITE: Harold Burger, Richardson, Texas"about 4 o'clock is when i started hearing things creaking, ice falling and wind blowing that ice."THE WEIGHT OF THE ICE ENOUGH TO SPLIT TREES.SOUNDBITE: Harold Burger, Richardson, Texas"The thud i heard across the street, there was a much bigger tree which fell onto a garage."A HOMEOWNER ACROSS THE STREET WASN'T AS LUCKY.. THE FALLING TREES DOWNING POWER LINES AND KNOCKING OUT ELECTRICITY TO A QUARTER MILLION HOMES IN THE DALLAS AREA. (NATS-SAND TRUCK)CREWS WORKED THROUGH THE NIGHT LAYING DOWN SAND AND SALT TO HELP MELT ICE, BUT IT WAS SLOW GOING FOR COMMUTERS ON SLIPPERY ROADS AND HIGHWAYS…(NATS- ALL SERVICE CANCELED)AND NO MOVEMENT AT ALL ON THE DALLAS LIGHT RAIL…(NATS- AIRPORT CHATTER) AND TRAVELERS HAD TO SIT AND WAIT AS THOUSAND OF FLIGHTS AT DALLAS-FORT WORTH AIRPORT WERE CANCELLED. THIS FATHER AND DAUGHTER PLANNED ON FLYING TO HAWAII. SOUNDBITE: Marybeth Murphy, stranded passenger "Yeah we're disappointed. our flights been cancelled twice." (NATS-SLUSH SLOSHING AS CAR PASSES)SOUNDBITE: Joe Rozelle, trained for marathon"2109!" THAT WAS GOING TO BE JOE ROZELLE'S BIB NUMBER.. BUT WEATHER ALSO FORCED THE CANCELLATION OF THE DALLAS MARATHON.THE SNOW AND ICE WASN'T ALL BAD NEWS- SOUNDBITE: Matthew Johnson, Richardson, Texas "Well work is canceled we're gonna walk the dog and have fun outside I guess." AND KIDS GOT A REPRIEVE AS SCHOOLS ALL OVER NORTH TEXAS SHUT DOWN. (NATS- SLEDDING DOWN HILL) JOHN MONE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS