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Next on News 7 at 5, big sales push the Big Game over the 350 MILLION dollar mark. We'll have a live report.
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and a man convicted of killing three people in a drunk driving accident will spend the next 16 years in prison. [Weather-Head]
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Pushing the 90 degree mark in early May is pretty unusual. Forecast details include slightly cooler numbers.

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In medical news, we'll see how a surgeon in Charlottesville
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is helping a young boy hear clearly for the first time in his young life.
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Big ticket sales make for an even larger lottery. The Big Game jackpot shoots up to 350-million dollars.
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The state Lottery says by the end of today, Virginians will have spent 12-million-dollars on this jackpot since it began in March. Almost half that cash is expected to roll in today.
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Tina Tenret is at one of the region's busiest Lotto centers -- the Seven Eleven on Chapparral Drive in Roanoke County.
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The EZ Stop in Ridgeway has sold hundreds of thousands of Big Game tickets -- so many, the Virginia Lottery parked a truck outside to satisfy the hunger. Chris Gibson drives up several times a week from North Carolina.
He's plunking down more than 200-dollars for this drawing.
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((DAMN. I HOPE THAT'S A WINNER. THAT'S GOOD LUCK. THAT'S GREAT LUCK.))
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((CHRIS GIBSON/TICKET BUYER: THE ODDS ARE ASTRONOMICAL OBVIOUSLY BUT I DIDN'T COME UP HERE TO SPEND FIVE OR TEN DOLLARS. I WANT TO SPEND PLENTY OF DOLLARS TO GIVE MY SELF A LITTLE BETTER CHANCE I THINK.))
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Inside, the air conditioning does nothing to cool the frenzy. Six different lottery lines -- even self-serve machines -- cater to the same area where hundreds of people lost their jobs when textiles plants closed last year.
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[IN Q=When this comes]

((KATHY WALLER/STORE MANAGER: WHEN THIS COMES IN AND HITS APPARENTLY IT'S NOT AS BAD AS EVERYBODY SAYS IT IS AND IT'S HELPED BRING FUNDS INTO THE COMMUNITY AND HENRY COUNTY.))
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Roger Boles drove in from North Carolina to scoop up 500-dollars worth of tickets:
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((ROGER BOLES/LOTTO BUYER: IT'S A THRILL KNOWING YOU MIGHT WIN.))
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But some say it's easy to ride that high all the way to addiction.
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((KEITH/GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: THE FIRST PHASE OF GAMBLING IS WHAT'S CALLED THE WINNING PHASE AND THAT'S WHERE PEOPLE GET HOOKED: ON THE THRILL OF WINNING AND THE EXCITEMENT.))
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Seven months after the drunk driving accident that killed three people on Hershberger Road- -the victims families are still immersed in grief.
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Les Deaner's mother brought her son's ashes to court today as the driver of the car was sentenced for manslaughter and driving under the influence.
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((MY LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME WITHOUT HIM.))
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Mrs. Deaner said she learned only by attending court how badly mangled her son's body was.
The driver, 23- year old Timothy Sayers had been using cocaine. He'd consumed enough beer to produce a blood- alcohol level twice the legal limit. They estimate the car was traveling between 80 and 100 miles an hour when it struck a tree and split in two.
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((I THINK ABOUT IT EVERY DAY. I CAN'T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD. IT WAS JUST AN AWFUL MISTAKE. I'M SORRY.))
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Judge Jonathan Apgar fined Sayers one thousand dollars and sent him to prison for 16 years.
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Chances are you've heard about La Nina- the Pacific Ocean Phenomenon that supposedly causes some of the extreme weather we've seen across the nation.
Now NASA's top weather watcher says La Nina is fading- Manuel Gallegus explains what that means.
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((FIRST THERE WAS EL NINO - -UNUSUALLY WARM WATER IN THE PACIFIC THEN CAME LA NINA WHEN COLDER THAN NORMAL WATER FORMED IN THE PACIFIC. DURING LA NINA THE JET STREAMS THAT STEER OUR WEATHER ACROSS THE U.S. ARE KEPT NORTH THAT CAUSES THE NORTH TO BE STORMY, WHILE THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE U.S. STAYS DRY GENERALLY, THATS HOW ITS BEEN FOR THE PAST COUPLE OF YEARS. BUT NOW OCEANOGRAPHERS SAY LA NINA IS DISAPPEARING.

-SOT-DAVID ADAMEC, NASA OCEANOGRAPHER


we know that the La Nina is diminishing in intensityand as that cold water disappears, its effect on the atmosphere is going to diminish.
THIS MEANS THAT AFTER YEARS OF EXTREMES FROM DROUGHT TO ICE STORMS, OUR WEATHER PATTERNS SHOULD BE MORE NORMAL FROM NOW ON. BUT WHAT IS NORMAL ANYWAY ? OUR DAY TO DAY WEATHER CAN STILL BE STRANGE. THIS WEEK ITS BEEN HOT IN THE EAST. WHILE IT WAS SNOWING IN COLORADO. Youre always going to have variability in the day to day weather.
IF LA NINA DOES TRULY GO AWAY THEN THIS HURRICANE SEASON SHOULD BE WEAKER AS WELL. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, Roanoke's school superintendent receives a new contract,
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and presidential candidate George W. Bush receives an endorsement today from one of his toughest critics.
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A Henry County judge hands down a 51 year sentence for William Edward "Billy" Mize for shooting his niece in the face.
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It was nearly one year ago when Amanda Fackler's uncle shot her, leaving her blind and with lead poisoning.
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Her family says they are pleased with the sentence because it's almost a life sentence for the 46 year old man.


Amanda says she's learning to deal with her struggles.
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((AMANDA FACKLER/VICTIM: IT'S HARD I'M USE TO READING AND NOW I'VE GOTTA FEEL DOTS TO READ. IT'S HARD BUT I'LL GET THROUGH IT AND GOTO COLLEGE AND MAKE SOMETHING OF MYSELF.))
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((WANDA MIZE/VICTIM'S MOTHER: IT'S CLOSURE THAT WE DON'T HAVE TO COME TO COURT AND SEE HIM ANYMORE BUT IT DOESN'T MEAN THE END FOR US SHE HAS SO MUCH TO LEARN.))
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Amanda is going to the Virginia School for the blind and deaf. She says her dream is to become a Braille teacher.

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An emotional Wayne Harris accepted a new contract from the Roanoke School Board today.
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The superintendent had to stop a couple of times as he thanked the board for its support over the past seven years.
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((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SUPERINTENDENT: I PLEDGE TO THIS BOARD AND THIS CITY MY WHOLEHEARTED AND CONTINUED EFFORT FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS. MY COMMITMENT IS FIRM TO YOU FOR FOUR YEARS.))
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The new agreement is for the next four years.
His new salary will be 135-thousand dollars a year.
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Two former rivals stood side by side today.
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Senator John McCain today put his support behind Presidential candidate George W. Bush.
The two who fought a bitter primary battle, today called a joint press conference.
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((GEORGE W. BUSH/R-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: THERE'S A LOT OF AREAS WHERE WE AGREE. I CONTINUE TO TALK ABOUT REFORM.)) ((SEN. JOHN MCCAIN/R- ARIZONA: FOR ME TO LOOK BACK WITH ANGER OR WITH ANY RANCOR WOULD BE A MISTAKE. ..AND HARM ME, GOVERNOR BUSH AND THOSE WHO SUPPORTED ME.))
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While a truce has been called, these two will likely never see eye to eye on critical issues like campaign finance reform and tax cuts.
Governor Bush has yet to announce who his running mate will be.
However McCain has asked Bush not to consider him.
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Tomorrow, Governor Jim Gilmore meets with the Virginia N-double-A-C-P to try to avert a national tourism boycott of the state.
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Last night, Gilmore called the civil rights group's national chairman, Julian Bond.
Bond says the Governor was NOT trying to strike a deal -- just inquiring of Bond what the national office's position was.
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Bond says the national N-double-A-C-P usually looks to the state chapter to take the lead.
Gilmore's meeting with the state chapter is at 11 A-M.

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While most discussions of statistics today have been centered on the lottery, a company in Pennsylvania is using them to determine how safe our neighborhoods are.
The website of C-A-P Index targets concerned homeowners or potential business owners.
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The company bases its crime ratings on 21 Census Bureau statistics including education, income and population stability.
The system uses a 10 point scale. With an average risk of 5, a rating of one indicates your risk of violent crime is less than one-fifth the national average. A rating of 10 indicates the risk is 10 times the national average or more.

At least one crime statistician says the demographic figures are "very reliable" in comparing violent crime rates.


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Robin Reed will have our detailed weather forecast after this break,
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and then after Sports, we'll hear from a local statistician who will put the odds of winning the Big Game a little more in perspective.
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Over 500 people are expected to attend tonights Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors trade show at the Salem Civic Center. Kate Weidaw has a preview of tonight's event.
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Today in Sports, the N-B-A names its Most Valuble Player, and in Medical News, we'll have word of a special surgery being conducted at the University of Virginia.
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A six year old boy with a rare genetic condition is undergoing remarkable surgery in Charlottesville.
It could allow him to hear normally for the first time in his life.
Lisa Hughes introduces us to Kenny Willis.
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((Six year-old Kenny Willis is just 24 hours from what could be life-changing surgery. But if he s nervous, you d never know.
THE MOST THING I LIKE TO PLAY OUTSIDE IS FRISBEE.
An active, outgoing kidKenny seems like most boys his age. His loves toys, games and attention.

SOT: CRASH!!! (legos collapse)


But Kenny was born with Goldenhar s Syndrome-a rare birth defect and something called congenital ear atresia. On the right, he has the shape of an ear, but no opening. On the left, he has just a small flap of skin. He s been wearing hearing aids since he was six weeks old. But he may not need them much longer.

SOT: WHAT THE OPERATION WILL ENTAIL IS MAKING AN INCISION AROUND THIS EAR


Dr. Bob Jahrsdoerfer at the University of Virginia medical center will drill new ear canals, line them with skin from Kenny s arm and create new eardrums.
suepr: Dr. Bob Jahrsdoerfer/UVA Med. Center IT S A CHALLENGING, DELICATE, COMPLEX OPERATION. NO QUESTION ABOUT IT. AND THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD OTOLOGISTS WHO SAY THIS IS THE MOST DIFFICULT OPERATION THEY COULD UNDERTAKE.
CAT scans show the inner ear looks good. That s where sound vibrations are sent to the brain. But Dr. Jahrsdoerfer won t know until the surgery whether there are complications. Risks include facial paralysis and hearing loss. But Kenny s mother is confident.
Super: Lori Barringer/Kenny s Mother YOU HAVE TO SEE IF THE RISK OUTWEIGHS THE OUTCOME. AND I THINK THE OUTCOME IS GOING TO BE PRETTY MIRACULOUS SO IT S WORTH IT.
Lori Barringer has wrestled with insurance companies and doctors who told her nothing could be done. She found out just last month Kenny was a good candidate for the surgery.

SOT: I KNEW WHEN THE TIME WAS GOING TO COME. AND THE TIME'S HERE. SO

HE'S READY. I DON T KNOW IF I M READY BUT HE S READY.

SOT: PRESS THE BUTTON EVERY TIME YOU HEAR THE BEEP. YOU READY?

OKAYHERE WE GO.
This is Kenny s final hearing test before the operation..

SOT: IT S GONNA GET SOFTER, YOU READY?
SOT: SMACK! SMACK! SMACK!


What Kenny hears sounds like what most of us would hear underwater. If the surgery works, he will hear clearly for the very first time.

SOT: THIS IS GOING TO BE EXCITING, ISN T IT? NOW WE HAVE TO GO TO THE

HOSPITAL
Dr. Jahrsdorfer puts the odds at a wonderful 80-percent. Lisa Hughes, CBS NewsCharlottesville, Virginia.))

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We'll have more on Kenny's surgery tomorrow on News 7 at 5.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your two minute ticker.
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The Don Holliday Memorial Golf Tournament tees off Saturday June 24th at Countryside.
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This morning, Lord Botetourt senior Drew Arney received the 16 thousand dollar Don Holliday Memorial Scholarship. Each year, for the next four years, four thousand dollars will go towards paying his college tuition at Longwood, where he intends to play golf.
Arney will graduate from Botetourt in June with over a 3.0 grade point average. He is a two time all Blue Ridge district first teamer and captained the Cavaliers wrestling team. He also volunteers at the Botetourt Country Club kids golf clinics and works under Chip Sullivan at Ashley Plantation. The honor caught him off guard.
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((DREW ARNEY/SCHOLARSHIP WINNER:THEY PULLED ONE OVER ON ME. I WALKED IN HERE AND DIDN'T KNOW I WAS THE ONLY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HERE. I WAS IN SHOCK, IT'S A TREMENDOUS HONOR, I CAN'T BELIEVE IT.)) ((JASON PURDUE/SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE:DREW IS A PERSON WHO KNOWS WHAT HE WANTS TO DO. HE'S VERY COMMITTED TO HIS FAMILY, HE'S VERY COMMITTED TO HIS COMMUNITY. AND I THINK ONE OF THE BIGGEST THINS IS, WHEN YOU ARE INTERVIEWING HIM, HE'S HAVING A GOOD TIME. HE'S SELF ASSURED AND HE'S READY TO GO FORWARD TO COLLEGE. I THINK HE'S LEARNED THE VALUE OF A GOOD EDUCATION AND I THINK HE KNOWS THAT IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS."))
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Roanoke Express ownership and head coach Scott Gordon are still negotiating.
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Gordon said from his home in Atlanta, Georgia today that a good portion of the budget for next season the owners gave him two weeks ago has been agreed upon, but some details of the coaches salary still must be worked out.
Express general manager Tommy Benizio said today that the owners expected to receive Gordon's response to the budget and if he wants to return to Roanoke last Tuesday. Again, no decision on Gordon's return has been reached.
Also, assistant coach Perry Florio has been offered a head coaching job in another league, but there has been no decision on his taking that job or returning to the Star City.
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Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal finished one vote shy of becoming the first unanimous MVP in NBA history.
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The seven foot one all star led the lead in scoring and field goal percentage. He received 120 of 121 votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Allen Iverson of the 76ers got the other vote. That's it for five sports, see you at six everybody.
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If you like playing against amazing odds, then today's the day to play Virginia's Big Game.
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That's the advice of Virginia Tech statistician George Terrell (TERR-ull) who says lotteries are normally a waste of money.
He says your chances are as good of winning the Big Game today as any other day.
But the record 350-million-dollar jackpot makes the gamble all the more attractive.
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[SUPER=01-George Terrell/Statistics Professor;]

((GEORGE TERRELL/STATISTICS PROFESSOR: LOTTERY'S NOT A GOOD DEAL... BECAUSE THE GOVERNMENT TAKES A CUT. BUT IF YOU'RE GOING TO PLAY, RIGHT NOW WHEN THERE'S A HUGE JACKPOT IS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE. THE REASON IS YOU HAVE A CHANCE FOR THE CUT OF PEOPLE'S MONEY WHO HAVE ALREADY LOST THE MONEY, YOU SEE, WHO'VE LOST IT LAST WEEK.))
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The odds of winning the 350-million dollar jackpot are one in 76-million.
Terrell (TERR-ull) also recommends allowing the computer to pick your numbers for you.
That's because people pick a lot of the same numbers.
Random "Easy Picks" increase the odds that winners WON'T have to share the jackpot.
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You can see tonight's Big Game drawing live at 11:00 PM, here on your Hometown Station.
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