[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=News-Heads]
[GRAPHIC=None]



(------------------)
[VO-NAT]


Today on News 7 at 5, singer Michael Jackson has surrendered to police in California. We'll have the latest in a live report.
(---------------)


Plus Jennifer Wishon will join us live to see how residents in Giles County are recovering from yesterday's floods.

[Weather-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


It's almost like nature is saying "I'm sorry for yesterday" but checkout this weather story. We'll explain in a moment.

[Medical-Head]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#med heads]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Some local parents say they should have been told about the threats made against their children at school.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


On Healthcheck, Joy Sutton will tell us about a different approach to birth control.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]

Plus Brent Watts will give us a taste of Cuba.
News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 09.5]


Michael Jackson this afternoon turns himself into to Santa Barbara police- where he's facing charges of child molestation.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 33]
[IN Q=]

((MARK GERAGOS/JACKSON ATTORNEY: I'M HERE TO TELL YOU MICHAEL HAS GIVEN ME THE AUTHORITY TO SAY ON HIS BEHALF THESE CHARGES ARE CATEGORICALLY UNTRUE.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=CATEGORICALLY UNTRUE.]
(------------)



[5-Jackson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Jackson]


Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Cameras followed Jackson's every move this afternoon from the time his plane touched down at the Santa Barbara airport to the moment he walked- handcuffed- into police headquarters.
Jackson did post three million dollars bail and he has been processed and is out tonight.
Manuel Gallegus is live in Santa Barbara with the latest on what's going on now.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=@gallegus1;]
[SUPER=05-Santa Barbara, CA]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Santa Barbara, CA;]
[SUPER=01-Mark Geragos/Jackson's Attorney;]
[SUPER=05-Santa Barbara, CA;:]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you.]

(( MICHAEL JACKSON HAS BEEN BOOKED ON CHILD MOLESTATION CHARGES...AND HAS POSTED BAIL. MANUEL GALLEGUS HAS MORE A HANDCUFFED MICHAEL JACKSON WALKED INTO THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY JAIL -- WHERE HE WAS PROCESSED AND BOOKED.
MARK GERAGOS/JACKSON ATTORNEY: "He's come back SPECIFICALLY to confront these charges head on. JACKSON HAS HIRED CELEBRITY LAWYER MARK GERAGOS TO DEFEND HIM, AGAINST CHILD MOLESTATION CHARGES THE DEFENSE CALLS 'OUTRAGEOUS' AND TOTALLY UNFOUNDED GERAGOS: "He's greatly outraged by the bringing of these charges. He considers this to be a big lie." THE SELF-ANNOINTED KING OF POP ARRIVED AT THE SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT SHORTLY BEFORE NOON FOR HIS PLANNED SURRENDER. HIS PRIVATE JET TAXIED INTO A PARTIALLY OPENED HANGAR. HE WAS THEN ESCORTED BY CARAVAN TO THE JAIL. THE ARREST WARRANT FOR MICHAEL JACKSON CAME A DAY AFTER TEAMS OF INVESTIGATORS SCOURED HIS NEVERLAND RANCH FOR MORE THAN 14 HOURS. IT'S HERE - THAT JACKSON IS ACCUSED OF MOLESTING THE 12-YEAR OLD BOY. PROSECUTORS ARE PROMISING, THE ACCUSATIONS WILL STICK IN COURT. POSTED BOND...LAWYERS SAY HE'S LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING INTO A COURT ROOM))

[5-GIles-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=503-06 1:24:05]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


Less than 24 hours ago Giles County residents were being rescued from their flooded homes.
Things were a little different today,
[GILE CO. DOUBLE BOXES= Jean/Jennifer via STARLINK;]

Jennifer Wishon spent the day with flood victims and joins us from Narrows.
((Jenn Adlibs))
[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]
[SUPER=05-Giles Co.;]

((ROLLCUE:.. picking through what's left.))
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; ]
[SUPER=01-Terri Dickerson/Flood Victim; ]
[SUPER=01-Troy Stafford/Flood Victim; ]
[SUPER=01-Clayton Davis/Narrows Mayor; ]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=48 hours]



[LIVE= Jennifer /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Giles Co.;]

Jennifer adlibs

[GILES CO. DOUBLE BOXES=Jean /Jennifer via STARLINK;]



[5-NRV-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=503-01 1:30:24]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


Dozens of Radford University students are saying the school did NOT do enough to warn them about flooding.
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :20]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Authorities are still tallying the final numbers, but believe nearly 70 cars were flooded in a university parking lot near the Dedmon Center. School officials say they tried to contact all affected students after A-E-P told them about a water release from Claytor Lake that made the river rise several feet in just an hour and a half.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 28:11]
[IN Q=We made phone calls...]

((ROB TUCKER/RU DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS; WE MADE PHONE CALLS TO STUDENTS THAT WE COULD MATCH UP WITH PARKING DECALS AND TRIED TO GET THE WORD OUT AS QUICKLY AS WE COULD. IT WAS REALLY A GREAT EFFORT BY THE UNIVERSITY BUT IT WAS NOT A PERFECT EFFORT AND AS A RESULT SOME VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED.))
[SUPER=01-Rob Tucker/RU Director of Public Relations;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=some vehicles were damaged]
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :09+]

However some students say they didn't hear about the flooding until HOURS after it happened. We'll hear what they have to say coming up tonight on News 7 at 6.
(------------)

[TAKE SCHOOLWATCH FULL]
One school system is altering its schedule tomorrow. Schools in Greenbrier County, West Virginia are closing tomorrow due to the flooding.

[5-Emergency-Declaration]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


The governor has just declared a state of emergency in parts of Western Virginia. The declaration covers Tazewell, Smyth, Bland, Pulaski, Giles and Buchanan Counties, as well as the cities of Galax adn Radford.

[5-School-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=503-00 1:19:29]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Parents of some Campbell County students who were threatened with a knife are angry school officials never told them about it.
And one local legislator says a loophole in the state law must be fixed.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


It happened at Brookville Middle School, where an 8th grade student allegedly threatened four other children with a knife on separate occasions.
The student was disciplined, but parents of the children involved can't believe they were never told about the problem.
Apparently, the laws differ on what kind of weapon crimes should be reported.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:39:28]
[IN Q=Other sections of]

((DEL. KATHY BYRON/R-LYNCHBURG: OTHER SECTIONS OF THE CODE DISTINCTLY SAY A FIREARM INCLUDES KINVES. SO THEREFORE BY FIXING THAT SECTION OF THE CODE, AND I'VE ALREADY DRAFTED LEGISLATION, THEN SCHOOLS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO NOTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT WHO IN TURN WOULD NOTIFY PARENTS, I'M SURE, IN THEIR INVESTIGATIVE END OF THEIR WORK.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Kathy Byron/(R) Lynchburg]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=end of their work.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Parents plan to bring the issue up at tonight's Campbell County school board meeting.
(------------)



[Tease#1]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=Tease]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Still to come on the newscast,
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]

President Bush meets with Tony Blair as protestors make a symbolic gesture outside.
(--------------)

[Comm]

[5-Spector]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Record producer Phil Spector has been charged with murder in the death of an actress at his home.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Spector faces one charge of murder in shooting death of Lana Clarkson. Her body was found in the foyer of his home in suburban Los Angeles on February third.
He has been free on one million dollars bail.
Spector has denied he killed Clarkson -- suggesting in an Esquire magazine interview that she shot herself.
(------------)



[5-Bush-London]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair are denouncing today's deadly bombings in Turkey.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 11]
[SUPER=03-London;]


The two stood side by side denouncing the attack which left at least 26 people dead.
[Super=03-Turkey;]


The attack on the british consulate and a British bank also wounded more than 400 people.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 26]

((PRESIDENT BUSH: WE THEIR CONTEMPT,T HEIR UTTER CONTEMPT FOR INNOCENT LIFE.)) ((TONY BLAIR: OUR RESPONSE IS NOT TO FLINCH OR GIVE WAY OR CONCEDE ONE INCH.))
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tony Blair/British Prime Minister; in at 06!]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=concede one inch.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 19 plus pad]


Al Qaida and a local Turkish militant group have reportedly claimed responsibility.
[Super=03-London;]


Meanwhile in London protestors showed their anger toward President Bush's Iraqi policy by toppling a mock stature of him.
The President says he fully understand that people don't agree with war, but he says he hopes they agree with freedom and peace and liberty.
(------------)



[5-Birth-Control]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=503-05 1:37:45]
[GRAPHIC=]

In health check tonight,
Fewer menstrual cycles --that's the selling point of a new birth control pill.
It's called Seasonale and it's now available in our area.
[ANCHOR=JEAN 2 shot]


Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton talk with a local gynecologist to find out what it's all about.
[ANCHOR=Joy 2 shot]


Jean,
With Seasonale a woman only has four periods a year compared to 13.
[ANCHOR=JOY FULL]
[SUPER=@JOY1;]
[GRAPHIC=None]


But this really isn't a new type of birth control pill.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=What makes seasonale]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mona Sadek/Western Virginia OB-GYN Center;13]
[RUNS=1:07]
[OUT Q=will slow down]

((
What makes Seasonale different from other birth contol pills is the way it's packaged. Women take 91 pills per pack instead of 28.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT21:08:21]
[IN Q=This is a pill that has basically been]

(( THIS IS PILL THAT HAS BASICALLY HAS BEEN RE-PACKAGED. IT'S AN OLDER PILL CALLED NORDET IT'S MONOPHASIC SO IT HAS THE SAME HORMONE LEVELS THROUGHT THE MONTH. AND THEY DECIDED TO PACKAGE THE PILL SUCH THAT WOMEN CAN ONLY HAVE FOUR PERIODS A YEAR)) [RUNS18]
[OUT Q=four periods a year]


If women are concerned that there could be health risks because they have fewer periods -- Doctor Sadek says there is no need for concern..
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT21:11:24]
[IN Q=It's perfectly ok because]

((IT'S PERFECTLY OK BECAUSE WE'RE CONTROLING THE UTERINE LINING. WE'RE MAKING SURE ITS STAYS NICE AND THIN. IT'S NOT GETTING THICKER AND THICKER AND THEN GOING SOMEWHERE. IT'S JUST NOT DEVELOPING TO BEGIN WITH WHERE CONTROLLING THE CYCLE AND IT'S PERFECTLY HEALTHY AND OK )) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=healthy and ok]


But doctor Sadeks says they have been told to warn patients about one possible side effect.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT21:10:40]
[IN Q=What they're telling us there is a chance you're]

((WHAT THEY'RE TELLING US THERE IS A CHANCE YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE BREAK THROUGH BLEEDING AND THEY'RE PROMISING IF YOU TAKE IT FOR TWO CYCLES IN OTHER WORDS 1832 AND THAT POINT YOUR BREAK THROUGH BLEEDING WILL SLOW DOWN)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=slow down]))
[ANCHOR=Joy Full]


Other than that the side effects are the same as any other pill such as nausea, breast tenderness, and the risk of blood clots in the legs.
As far as the cost, if you buy it retail it's about 91 dollars --for the 91 day pack.
[ANCHOR=Jean/Joy 2 shot]


Jean,

[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Up next on the newscast Robin Reed will have our weekend forecast.
(--------------)

[VO]
Then in Sports, Steve Mason says the Roanoke Express is getting back on track.
(--------------)


[COMM-2]

[Tease#3]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Tease3]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Up next on the newscast, a cultural dinner tomorrow night will give you a taste of Cuba without leaving the Roanoke Valley...
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=That's right Jean...]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...on News-7 at Five.]


[Comm 3]

[5Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Marketwatch]

Wall Street has capped a choppy session by finishing in negative territory. As Ed Crane tells us, terrorist concerns got the day off to a bad start.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ed Crane/CBS Marketwatch;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 5.]



[Stock Roll] [5-stock-roll]
[SUPER=X5000;]
[SUPER=281-i/0.82/43.54/h/0.05/52.31/i/1.05/80.09/i/0.15/15.35//Unchg/0.02 ;]
[SUPER=282-i/1.27/31.12/i/0.10/10.84/i/0.03/0.65/i/0.42/19.75/h/0.14/66.32;]
[SUPER=283-i/0.77/51.49/h/0.20/8.90/i/0.25/25.00/i/0.13/23.86/i/1.16/45.35;]
[SUPER=284-i/0.13/27.39/i/0.67/47.27/i/0.77/33.65/i/0.01/22.97/h/0.10/10.89;]






[super=#555; reset]



[S5-Hall]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-161 TC2336]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]


Good afternoon and welcome to your Thursday ticker which starts with baseball news from Salem. Twelve years ago, the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame was born and today, its board members
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


broke ground on a permanent building for the Hall, which includes 58 members. The site is located between the Avalanche offices and Salem Memorial Stadium. Each year since its inception the Hall of Fame has held a winter banquet with major league guests. We'll have more on the ground breaking tonight at six.
(------------)



[S5-Round]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=5PM]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-165 12:45]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]


The Express has overcome a rough start to reach third place in the Southern Division. Steve Mason has three reasons why the Express is picking up steam in this week's Roundhouse Wrap-Up.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Carlson/Express Leading Scorer; :11]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :27]
[SUPER=01-Rick Kowalsky/5 Goals, 4 Assists in 5 Games; :38]
[SUPER=01-Duncan Dalmao/Express Defenseman; :51]
[SUPER=01-Tim O'Connell/Express Defenseman; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=...round house wrap up"]
(-----------------)


((Perhaps one of Tony MacAulay's best coaching moves this season was switching up lines, most notably, separating Rick Kowalsky, Dan Carlson and Shawn Limpright. ((DAN CARLSON/EXPRESS LEADING SCORER:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((RICK KOWALSKY/EXPRESS SECOND LEADING SCORER:)) ((DUNCAN DALMAO/EXPRESS DEFENSEMAN:))
In years past, Dalmao occupied the top Express offensive defenseman, but Tim O'Connell has taken that mantle. He leads the ECHL in shots on goal for a defenseman. ((TIM O'CONNELL/EXPRESS DEFENSEMAN:))
The Express is back in action Friday night on the road against Greensboro. Steve Mason Round House Wrap.))

[S5-TCU]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-156 TC11721]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]


The TCU Horned Frogs kickoff the college football weekend tonight against Southern Miss. The game will determine the Conference USA champ. But more importantly, a TCU loss would doom any shot the unbeaten Frogs have at a BCS bowl game.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Gary Patterson/TCU Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=one game at a time."]
(-----------------)
[anchor=travis]
[graphic=bam]


That's it for the ticker. Coming up at six, more football news concerning the William Fleming Colonels. Jean will be right back to put the wraps on News 7 at Five.

[5-Cuba]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Did you know this is American International Education Week? In honor of that, Roanoke Valley Cultural Exchange is hosting "A Night In Cuba." The "virtual" field trip will feature presentations and music, but it's the authentic Cuban dinner that caught Brent Watts' attention.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We're here at...]
[SUPER=01-Freeda Cathcart/Roanoke Valley Cultural Exchange; :15]
[SUPER=01-Juan Garcia/Paradiso Restaurant; 1:00]
[RUNS=2:01]
[OUT Q=...for News-7 at Five.]



[Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]