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On News 7 at 5, hundreds of people show up to try and convince a company to bring more than a thousand jobs to the New River Valley. We will have a live report.
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and the news isn't as good in Martinsville, as Tultex submits a plan to liquidate its assets.
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[Weather-Head]
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How about temperatures nearly 20 degrees above normal? The forecast is just ahead.

[Medical-Head]


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On Health Check, local teachers get a lesson in helping diabetic students in an emergency,
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and we'll hear about a device that is cutting the risks of heart bypass surgery.
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[5-Job-Fair]


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[TAPE# 500-2 13:20]
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A big telecommunications company said if the workers are there, it may come to the New River Valley-
Today hundreds of people came out to prove- the company and its jobs would be welcome.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Marya Microwave]


Marya Jones is at the job expo at the Montgomery County Enterprise building in Christiansburg.
[Live= Full/Microwave]
[Anchor=Marya]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=05-Christiansburg;]


Jean, by most estimates, the jobs expo has lured as many as XX people, from as far as Martinsville, just to fill out applications for jobs that aren't guaranteed to come here.
But whether the droves of workers here will be enough to lure 1200 new high-tech jobs down the road, we'll have to wait and see.
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[IN Q=They came by the hundreds]
[SUPER=01-Melissa Lucas/Christiansburg Resident;]
[SUPER=01-Bob Isner/Economic Development Dir.;]
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[OUT Q=across the country.]


They came by the hundreds as early as 11 this morning, to wait in line, fill out applications and show off their credentials.
Melissa Lucas was first in line.
[SOT 50:37 - :45]

((MELISSA LUCAS: BIG BUSINESS, BIG COMPANY. AND YOU NEED SOMEBODY TO HELP RUN THAT COMPANY AND I WANT TO SHOW THEM THAT THERE ARE PEOPLE HERE THAT CAN HELP RUN THAT COMPANY FOR THEM. ))
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That company, sources confirm, is EchoStar Communications... a rapidly-expanding, top provider of broadcast satellite technology.
The company confirms it's looking to build a new customer service center, but won't say if Montgomery County is under consideration.
Local officials hope that the turnout today is enough to beat out another competitor for the 12-hundred jobs.
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((BOB ISNER/MONTGOMERY CO. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: I CAN'T SAY THAT THE CO WILL MAKE THE DECISION THAT WE WISH THEY WILL MAKE. BUT I CERTAINLY THINK THAT THE TURNOUT TODAY IS VERY ENCOURAGING. WE KNEW THAT WE WERE COMPETITIVE AS A QUALITY PLACE TO DO BUSINESS OR WE WOULDN'T BE COMPETING FOR THE TOP SPOT WITH ANOTHER TOWN ACROSS THE COUNTRY. ))
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Marya adlibs
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[5-Textile-Relief]


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The legislative battle for emergency aid to laid off textile workers rages on at the Capitol.
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Two hundred textile workers were back in front of the House Labor and Commerce committee -- only to see their bill stalled by Republicans loyal to the Governor.
Deputy Commerce Secretary Josh Lief (LEAF) got grilled by Democrats.
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[IN Q=We've got ]
[sot TAPE TWO 11:40:44]

((DEL. DON MCEACHIN/D-HENRICO CO: WE'VE GOT WHITE OAK. WE GOT 15-HUNDRED JOBS BECAUSE OF INCENTIVES THAT THE GOVERNMENT OF VIRGINIA DECIDED TO GIVE HENRICO COUNTY. I DON'T UNDERSTAND THE LOGIC WHEN THIS ADMINISTRATION SAYS THAT WE'RE TREATING DIFFERENT PEOPLE DIFFERENTLY. Point of order! This is not an inquisition.))
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((JOSH LIEF/DEPUTY COMMERCE SECRETARY: WE HAVE MANY PROSPECTS RIGHT NOW, DELEGATE MCEACHIN, JUST LIKE WHITE OAK. WE HAVE THOSE TYPES OF PROSPECTS. NOT SEMICONDUCTORS. BUT MANY. FOUR, FIVE, SIX. THAT ARE GOING TO MARTINSVILLE, HENRY COUNTY EACH WEEK. I WISH WE HAD THE SAME INTEREST IN OTHER AREAS OF THE STATE THAT WE DO RIGHT NOW IN MARTINSVILLE, HENRY COUNTY.))
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[SUPER=01-Josh Lief/Deputy Commerce Secretary; :16]
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After the bill was delayed until Friday-- Martinsville Delegate Ward Armstrong encouraged the textile workers to lobby the Governor.
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[SOT TAPE TWO 11:58:59 VOICE OF WARD]
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((WARD ARMSTRONG: HE'S GOT TO DO MORE THOUGH THAN JUST SAY HE'S GONNA HELP ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. THAT'S GOOD THAT'S THE LONG TERM SOLUTION. BUT WE'VE GOT CAR PAYMENTS TO MAKE AND MORTGAGE PAYMENTS TO MAKE IN THE MEANTIME. applause))

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A spokesman for the Governor says he's still debating whether to send down his own relief bill.



[5-Tultex]


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The apparel company that laid off many of those workers is about to get rid of what little it has left.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved a plan this afternoon that lets Tultex's C-E-O resign ... while its remaining workers sell off the company's assets.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Scott /Danville Microwave]


Scott Goldberg has details this afternoon from our Danville newsroom.
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Jean ... the way it was described in bankruptcy court today ...
The ship is about to go down and the captain is not going down with it.
C-E-O Randy Rollins will resign with a 50-thousand dollar severance package.
And the employees remaining at Tultex ... will now focus on liquidiating the assets of a company that apparently WILL NOT pull itself out of bankruptcy.
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[SUPER=01-Carol Sheerer/UNITE! Union;24]
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((
He said he had a plan to revive what was once the region's biggest employer.
But the deal approved in federal bankruptcy court effectively means Tultex CEO Randy Rollins is throwing in the towel.
He agrees to resign ... taking 50-thousand dollars in severance pay.
That's only one-third of what company lawyers first requested.
Still ... any money is too much money, says the union representing most of the 35-hundred workers laid off since December.
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[SOT 1:07:01]
[IN Q=it's ridiculous]

((CAROL SHEERER/UNITE! UNION: IT'S RIDICULOUS THAT A CEO OR ANY OF THESE FOLKS CAN GET A SEVERANCE PACKAGE OR RETENTION BONUS AND THE PEOPLE WHO ARE ACTUALLY PUTTING OUT THE WORK EVERY DAY UNTIL THAT THING SHUTS DOWN ARE NOT GETTING ANYTHING. )) [RUNS14]
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Only 245 workers are left at Tultex.
They're called "essential" workers who will be paid bonuses between now and March 17.))
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That's when the company is supposed to present its strategy for once again making a profit.
But today in court lawyers for the company said those workers will focus on liquidation -- meaning the strategy isn't how to recover.
It's how to cut the company's losses ... and pay its creditors as much as it can.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Scott/Microwave]


Jean.

[5-Hijacking]


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The crew of a hijacked airliner is free-
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[SUPER=03-Stansed, England]

but more than 150 people still remain captive on the Afghan airliner.
The four man crew slipped out the cockpit window overnight- When the hostage takers figured it out, they released, possibly pushed- another flight steward down the back steps.
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[SOT 14:53:47]
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((JOE EDWARDS/ESSEX POLICE: INEVITABLY THE ESCAPE OF MEN DID UPSET THE CALM ATMOSPHERE FOR A TIME AND WE'VE BEEN WORKIGN TO RESTORE THAT CALM. THERE'S OBSVIOUSLY SOME TIREDNESS AND SOME FRUSTARTION FOR THOSE ON BOARD.))
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Still no definitive word on why the six to ten hijackers are doing this- Police say the negotiations are on track.


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More internet sites are the target of hackers and now the F-B-I is stepping in. We'll have that story in a moment,
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and we'll see why Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker is heading to New York City in the off-season.
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[5-Rocker]


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One of the bad boys of major league baseball is back in the city he admits he hates.
John Rocker appeared in New York today, but he wasn't trying to save a baseball game. He's trying to save a month of his career. Bobbi Harley has more.
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[SUPER=10-John Rocker/Atlanta Braves/January;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Glavine/Atlanta Braves;]
[SUPER=01-Derrick Boazeman/Atlanta Councilman;]
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(((LOCATOR: NEW YORK CITY)
NO CHEERS FOR THIS MAJOR LEAGUE BALL PLAYER

814 tape 23:36:09 - NAT SOT BOO! BOO!


ATLANTA BRAVES PITCHER JOHN ROCKER IS NOT VERY POPULAR IN NEW YORK THESE DAYS.
23:48:52 Erwin Moskowitz/New Yorker I dont know what hes doing in New York why did we let him in.
ROCKERS IN THE CITY HE SAYS HE HATES TO PROTEST HIS PUNISHMENT THATS SUSPENSION FROM THE GAME UNTIL MAY FIRST -- ALL FOR WHAT HE SAID IN A DECEMBER SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE ARTICLE OFFENSIVE COMMENTS AGAINST HOMOSEXUALS, MINORITIES AND FOREIGNERS.
HE APOLOGIZED

SOT COURTESY ESPN 9:58 JOHN ROCKER/ATLANTA BRAVES, JANUARY I

reiterate again and apologize one more time if I offended anyone, certainly that was not my intent.
BUT BASEBALL COMMISSIONER BUD SELIG SLAPPED HIM WITH A TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE AND NO PLAY THROUGH SPRING TRAINING AND THE FIRST TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS OF THE SEASON.
TO TEAM-MATES THATS A LITTLE HARSH

SOT, yesterday, Tom Glavine/Atlanta Braves As much as none of use

agree with what he said, I mean, I think the argument is true, nobodys been suspended this long for saying something stupid.
TO SOME ATLANTA LEADERS ITS NOT ENOUGH AND ROCKERS APPEAL WELL, THATS WORSE.

SOT Derrick Boazeman/Atlanta City Councilman 814 Tape 23:37:34

Because it suggests that he dont think that nothing should happen, what do he think he should be back playing tomorrow? That would be the wrong message at the wrong time.
STANDUP BH/NY ANOTHER DAY OF HEARINGS SPRING TRAINING STARTS NEXT WEEK ))

[5-Forbes]


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Steve Forbes is calling it quits-
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Forbes will reportedly drop out of the Presidential Race- after a disappointing third place finish in yeseterday's Delware Primary.
Aides say the official announcement will come tomorrow and they say he has no plans to endorse his rivals.
Forbes decision to bow out clears the way for a two way race between George W. Bush and Senator John McCain of Arizona.
McCain and Bush are preparing for a showdown in South Carolina's primary on February 19th.
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[5-Council-Demos]


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The filing deadline has passed and the stage is now set for a spirited Democratic mass meeting in Roanoke.
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This morning, two of the candidates for city council, Angela Norman and Bill Bestpitch, looked on as party officials determined the order in which names will appear on the ballot.
They're expecting close to a thousand Democrats to participate in the meeting next Tuesday night at the William Fleming High School Auditorium.
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[SOT 04:26]
[IN Q=If you look at the list of candidates]

((VERN DANIELSEN/RULES COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: IF YOU LOOK AT THE LIST OF CANDIDATES YOU SEE THAT IT'S A GOOD CROSS SECTION OF THE CITY. IT'S A GOOD CROSS SECTION OF BOTH INCUMBENTS AND CHALLENGERS. AND WE EXPECT TO HAVE A SPIRITED MEETING.))

[SUPER=01-Vern Danielsen/Roanoke Democratic Committee]
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Mayor David Bowers has no Democratic opposition. Incumbents Carroll Swain, Jim Trout and Linda Wyatt are facing challenges from Bestpitch, Norman and Alvin Nash.

[5-Internet-Hackers]


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It's a war in Cyberspace.
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For the third straight day some of the Internet's most popular web sites have come under attack.
The result: Millions of users unable to log onto the biggest names on the Net.
Today the FBI stepped in.
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[SOT 14:47:05]
[IN Q=]

((JANET RENO/U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL: THESE CYBER ASSAULTS HAVE CAUSED MILLIONS OF INTERNET USERS TO BE DENIED SERVICES TO SITES SUCH AS YAHOO, BUY.COM AND E-BAY JUST TO NAME A FEW.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/U.S. Attorney General;]
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[OUT Q=to name a few.]
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[VO-NAT]


Reno says the FBI isn't aware of the motives but they appear to be intended to disrupt legitimate electronic commerce.
The hackers flood the web sites with so many requests for information they shut down from the overload.
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[5-Web-Day]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Webday]
[GRAPHIC=Website of the Day]


One website not having trouble today is our website of the Day. As Patrick Evans tells us it could help match you
with the city of your dreams.
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[**TAKE WEB ADDRESS at :37]
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[OUT Q=I'm Patrick Evans.]

((Are you looking for a new place to call home or wanting to know if your town is a good place to stay? Then head over to bestplaces-dot-NET.
After you take a survey on your personal preferences on such things as climate, crime rate, commute time, availiblity of health care and culture events, it gives you a list of places you just may want to consider.
After you do that, try using the cost of living calculator to figure out if you can actually afford to live there.
Or if you want to know what kind of climate there is in one of two thousand parts of the world, there's a place for that as well.
So if you want to find out if there really is no place like home, check out our website of the Day, Best Places-dot-NET. And the best way to do that is through a link on our webpage at WDBJ7.com. I'm Patrick Evans. ))

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While we are on the subject of Patrick and computers...he's standing by to tell us why some people want you to throw your operating system out your WINDOWS.
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[5-COMPUTER-FAIR]


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You hear a lot about Microsoft, and the Windows operating system on many computers, but there are other alternatives.
[Double Boxes=Jean/patrick/Microwave]


Patrick Evans joins us from Roanoke College where users of the (lennox) Linux operating system will host a computer fair extolling the virtues of this alternative to Windows.
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[SUPER=01-David Parsley/Linux Expert;]



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Coming up today in Sports, Steve Mason hits the road for today's edition of Hometown Hoops weekly, and on Health Check
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we'll see a type of heart bypass surgery that allows patients to recover faster and with fewer complications.
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(( WHEN I WOKE UP IT DIDN'T EVEN FEEL LIKE I HAD SURGERY))
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[5-Diabetes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tfl]
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Bedford County school teachers got a crash course in diabetes treatment today at Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital. In July 1999 Virginia lawmakers passed legislation amending the drug control act to include training school personnel in giving glucogen and insulin shots.
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Two people from each school are learning how to give diabetic children injections in an emergency situation. That's reassuring to Montvale elementary's secretary.
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[SOT tc 15:01:31]
[IN Q=We do have]

((DEBRA MCKINNEY/MONTVALE ELEMENTARY SECRETARY: WE DO HAVE A CHILD WHO IS A DIABETIC IN OUR SCHOOL AND JUST RECENTLY DIAGNOSED, SO THIS WAS VERY HELPFUL TO ME BECAUSE I FELT LIKE SHOULD SHE NEED THE ATTENTION, AT LEAST I FEEL A LITTLE MORE COMFORTABLE HELPING HER.))
[SUPER=01-Debra McKinney/Montvale Elementary Secretary; ]
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[OUT Q=helping her.]
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[VO NAT] Nurses demonstrated how to give an insulin shot using oranges. It's good practice because the fruit feels similar to the skin. And teachers can now feel confident in providing care when the school nurse isn't there.
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[IN Q=More kids]

((LORA PADGETT/REGISTERED NURSE: MORE KIDS WITH DIABETES NOWADAYS, WE'RE TRYING TO OPTIMIZE THEIR GLUCOSE CONTROL BECAUSE WE KNOW THAT DECREASES THE CHANCES OF CIRCULATION PROBLEMS DOWN THE ROAD FOR THEM AND FOR MORE AND MORE KIDS THAT MEANS TAKING INSULIN INJECTIONS AT SCHOOL.))
[SUPER=01-Lora Padgett/Registered Nurse; ]
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[VO-NAT]

Teachers also learned how to use a glucose meter to check blood sugar.
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[5-Beating-Heart]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=500-11 13:24:10]
[GRAPHIC=Heart Surgery]


A diferent type of heart surgery is allowing patients to avoid some complications.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Harrisburg, PA;]


It's called beating heart surgery and it allows surgeons to operate on the heart without having to stop it.
A device known as the octopus uses suction cups to stabilize the organ.
Since the heart keeps working, a heart lung machine is not needed. That means fewer complications.
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[SOT 10:38:04 CBS]
[IN Q=the use of the]

((DR. HART: THE USE OF THE HEART LUNG MACHINE DOES HAVE ILL EFFECTS MOST OF WHICH ARE TEMPORARY AND MOST OF WHICH ARE MINOR BUT IN SOME PATIENTS THEYRE NOT SO MINOR))
[SUPER=01-Dr. James Hart/Heart Surgeon;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=THEY'RE NOT SO MINOR]
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[VO-NAT]


The surgery can also result in a shorter healing period.
Sixty-one year old Glenn Fry had the procedure and he is surprised how quickly he has recovered compared to the first bypass he had 15 years ago.
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[SOT 10:38:34 CBS]
[IN Q=I didn't have]

((I DIDNT HAVE ALL THE PAIN I DIDNT FEEL LIKE I WAS WEAK. THE FIRST BYPASS SURGERY WHEN I WOKE UP IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT, I JUST FELT LIKE ID BEEN RUN OVER BY A TRUCK ))
[SUPER=01-Glenn Fry/Heart Patient;]
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[OUT Q=by a truck.]
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[VO-NAT]


Fry had the heart surgery a month ago and he reports he is feeling great.
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[S5-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-51 1:50:01]
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It's time for our two minute ticker
[GRAPHIC=Hometotwn Hoops Weekly]


and Hometown Hoops Weekly. The Cave Spring girls basketball team went all the way to the state final four last year. This season, G.W. Danville, Pulaski County and William Fleming are also making waves. Steve Mason explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tokisha Burton/10 pts. & 8 Rbs. Per Game; :21]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :30]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Shelton/G. W. Danville Head Coach; :38]
[SUPER=01-Ravin Yancey/Averages 20 Pts. a Game; :55]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/Last Night; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Cynthia Brown/59-17 as Fleming's Head Coach; 1:24]
[SUPER=01-Buddy Farris/Pulaski County Head Coach; 1:44]
[SUPER=01-Heather Burnette/Pulaski Point Guard; 1:59]
[RUNS=2:10]
[OUT Q=....see ya next time"]
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((STEVE MASON:THE ROANOKE VALLEY DISTRICT HAS THREE TEAMS THAT ARE EITHER RANKED IN THE TOP 10 OR RECEIVING VOTES FOR A TOP TEN RANKING. BUT G.W. DANVILLE IS THE MARQUEE LOCAL TEAM. THE LADY EAGLES ARE RATED NUMBER 3 IN THE STATE WITH A 16 AND OH RECORD AND THEY HAVE UNLIMITED POTENTIAL.)) ((TOKISHA BURTON/10 PTS, 8 REBS PER GAME: I DON'T SEE ANYONE IN THE FUTURE BEING ABLE TO STOP US BASICALLY, I THINK WE CAN GO AS FAR AS WE WANT TO GO.))
((The Lady Eagles defense is giving up just 39 points a game, the lowest average in Wayne Shelton's eight years at G.W. ((WAYNE SHELTON/G.W. HEAD COACH:WE PRESSURE THE BALL A GREAT DEAL AND IF WE GET BEAT ON THE WINGS KRISTEN BROWN HAS BEEN A BIG FACTOR FOR US. SHE'S AVERAGING SIX BLOCKS A GAME.))
While there are three returning starters, Shelton plays nine. Six sophomores contribute but Ravin Yancey, who is interested in Wake Forest averages 20 a game. ((RAVIN YANCEY/G.W. DANVILLE TWO GUARD:I HAVE A GOOD HEART FOR THIS GAME. I THINK IT MAKES ME STRIVE TO HELP MY TEAM.))

Speaking of Wake Forest, Lady Demon Deacons head coach and former William Fleming standout Charlene Curtis attended the Fleming/Pulaski game Tuesday night and watched her former high school teammate and now Lady Colonels coach Cynthia Brown beat the Lady Cougars. Her daughter Tonia is being recruited by Wake. The Colonels are lead by 7 seniors and are 11 and 2. ((CYNTHIA BROWN/FLEMING HEAD COACH:WE'RE ALWAYS IN THE GAME BECAUSE OF OUR DEFENSE BUT WE HAVE NOT BEEN SHOOTING THE BALL AS WELL. WE NEED A COUPLE MORE PEOPLE TO STEP UP OUR SCORING AND IF WE DO THAT I KNOW WE CAN WIN THE DISTRICT AND MOVE ON TO THE REGION.))
Pulaski County is ranked fourth in the state at 14 and 1. This past summer the Lady Cougars Varsity and JV attended two team camps, one at Virginia Tech and went 25 and OH. ((BUDDY FARRIS:PULASKI HEAD COACH:WE STARTED DIFFERENT PEOPLE, WE PLAYED DIFFERENT PEOPLE ALL THE TIME. WE GOT TO WHERE WE COULD SEE. I MEAN WE WOULD PUT TEN PEOPLE WE THOUGH WERE WEAKER AND WE WOULDN'T SKIP A BEAT.))
Lindsey Reed scores 17 points a game but nine players contribute big minutes every night. ((HEATHER BURNETTE/PULASKI POINT GUARD:ALL OF US HAVE PLAYED TOGETHER FOR A LONG TIME. AND WE KNOW EACH OTHER AND WE JUST GEL, WE CLICK TOGETHER VERY WELL. WE HAVE A LOT OF TEAMWORK.))
That's a wrap for this edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly, see ya next time.))

[5-Life-Game]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-51 1:11:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Franklin County eighth-graders were each given several thousand dollars today -- to spend any way they pleased.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

The program is called Reality Store. Each child gets an imaginary career and monthly paycheck -- then budgets for rent, cars, insurance, and child care. Kenzie Law is a fashion designer. She splurges on a condo, boat and season hockey tickets.
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[SOT 14:46:34]
[IN Q=I think]

((I THINK I DID PRETTY WELL CONSIDERING I HAD ALMOST FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS LEFT AND I DEPOSITED IT IN THE BANK.))
[SUPER=01-Kenzie Law/Student;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=IN THE BANK]
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Ferrum College students designed the program to show kids they need an education and career to afford life's finer things.
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