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Caucus results and reaction all coming up.
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The latest on the fire that killed a three year old- and the question over windows in the building.
Forget wrinkle cream. One company says it's come up with an anti aging beer.
and people go bananas at the L-A zoo after a chimp escapes.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((NAT MUSIC JOHN EDWARDS WALKING OUT))
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A good night for John Edwards smiling as he takes second in the Iowa caucuses.
Howard Dean is third but not giving up.
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((AND WE'RE GONNA WIN IN MASSACHUSETTS, SOUTH CAROLINA..... YEAH!!!))
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[OUT Q=YEAH!!!! CHEERS.]
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[Rather]


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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
A good night for Edwards and Dan, but a great night for Senator John Kerry- The major networks including CBS news are predicting that Kerry is the winner of tonight's Iowa Caucuses- and that Dick Gephardt's presidential ambitions have ended there.
A democratic offical says Gephardt will drop out of the race- after a fourth place finish.
C-B-S News Anchor Dan Rather is in New York with more on tonight's caucuses.
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The focus of Campaign 2004 is already shifting to New Hampshire, where next Tuesday's primary could be a make or break proposition for several candidates.
Drew Levinson is there.
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[SUPER=01-Joe Leiberman/(D) Presidential Candidate]
[SUPER=01-Mark Ciocca/Undecided Voter]
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((After a come-from-behind win in Iowa, Senator John Kerry says he's ready to wage another tough battle...this time in New Hampshire.
(LOCATOR: CONCORD, NH)

Waiting for him here is Joe Lieberman. With most of his opponents in Iowa, the democratic presidential hopeful had New Hampshire to himself.
(NATSOUND )

"THANKS FOR ROOTIN' FOR ME."
(STANDUP: DREW LEVINSON)

"FOR LIEBERMAN THIS COULD BE HIS MAKE OR BREAK WEEK IN WHAT COULD VERY WELL BE HIS MAKE OR BREAK STATE. WITH HIS NATIONAL POLL NUMBERS STILL LOW HE NEEDS A STRONG SHOWING HERE OR IT WILL BE AN EARLY EXIT FOR HIM." But Lieberman insists only he can defeat President Bush.
(SOT JOE LEIBERMAN/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE)

"I AM RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT BECAUSE I KNOW I CAN DO A BETTER JOB THAN THE MAN WHO IS THERE NOW. RIGHT? AND THAT IS WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT (CLAPS OUT)."
Most at his rally agree---but the undecideds still see those low Lieberman numbers.
(SOT MARK CIOCCA/UNDECIDED VOTER)

"IT IS A CONCERN, BUT THEN AGAIN THINGS CHANGE SO OFTEN"
(NATSOUND OF CLARK)

Retired General Wesley Clark who also by-passed Iowa is hoping to enlist the man who helped Republican John McCain defeat President Bush in New Hampshire in 2000. In South Carolina--at a rally honoring Martin Luther King Junior, he set his sights on the President.
(SOT WESLEY CLARK/(D) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE)

"I THINK AMERICA NEEDS A HIGHER STANDARD OF LEADERSHIP. WE CAN DO BETTER THAN GEORGE W. BUSH, AND WE WILL."
(TELEVISION ADS)

Not to be forgotten here the candidates have bombarded the airwaves and left others to spread their messages....
(NATSOUND EDWARDS SUPPORTERS)

"YES OH YES, CAUSE JOHN IS THE BEST" Tuesday they'll be back here to deliver them face to face. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Concord New Hampshire.))

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The two Democrats running for mayor of Roanoke have less than three weeks to campaign for the nomination.
And educating the voters is more complicated than usual.
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For the first time in at least ten years, Democrats will choose their slate of council candidates with a firehouse primary.
As they try to mobilize their supporters, David Bowers and Nelson Harris must also explain how the process will work.
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[IN Q=The firehouse primary is something]

((DAVID BOWERS: THE FIREHOUSE PRIMARY IS SOMETHING THAT ANYBODY WHO IS A REGISTERED VOTER IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE CAN PARTICIPATE IN. YOU DON'T HAVE TO STAY FOR THE WHOLE MEETING. YOU JUST HAVE TO COME IN AND VOTE JUST AS YOU WOULD ON ELECTION DAY.)) ((NELSON HARRIS: BEYOND JUST GETTING YOUR MESSAGE OUT AS A CANDIDATE, THAT'S THE REAL STRUGGLE ALL CANDIDATES HAVE IS COMMUNICATING AND EDUCATING THE VOTERS ON HOW TO PARTICIPATE.))
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[SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/(D) Candidate for Mayor; :12]
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[OUT Q=how to participate.]
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The firehouse primary will be held February 7th from 10 to 4 at the Roanoke Civic Center Exhibit Hall.

[King-March]


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Today is the day we honor the life and legacy of Doctor Martin Luther King Juinor.
But some in Roanoke's black community say it's been an uphill battle to permanently remember King. [NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /NEwsroom Pod;]


Justin McLeod is here now with that part of the story. Justin?
Jean, for awhile it was the debate that would never go away.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom]
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Some wanted to name a street named after King, others a park.
What followed was years of controversy and only now is a compromise really beginning to take shape.
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((((NAT SOUND OF SERVICE))
They came together to honor Martin Luther King Junior through song ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF PRAYER)) prayer, ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF MARCH)) and by walking.
Their message?
We've come a long way but still have a long way to go.
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((HERMAN CARTER/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I THINK EVERYDAY WE'RE STILL TRYING TO FULFILL THAT DREAM.)) [Runs02]
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A dream some say would be made easier if Roanoke had a permanent memorial to Martin Luther King.
But that hasn't been easy.
Just two years ago, city council defeated a proposal that would have re-named Elmwood Park in honor of King.
Then a year ago, the city decided to turn the First Street bridge into a memorial for the slain civil rights leader.

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[IN Q=If you talk about]

((E.M. MITCHELL/COMMITTEE MEMBER: IF YOU TALK ABOUT THE SIGNIFICANCE AND ALL THE THINGS THAT HAPPENED PRIOR TO GOING TO ACROSS THIS BRIDGE, THOSE WHO WORKED SO HARD BRING ABOUT A DIFFERENCE IN DOWNTOWN SO I THINK THIS BRIDGE WILL BRIDGE THAT GAP.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=bridge that gap]


But how that bridge will honor King is still being determined.
A committee made up of city and community leaders will spend the next six months deciding whether it should be done by sign, plaque, statue or a combination.
It is work some say is taking too long.
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[IN Q=I think that's part of the]

((ROCHELLE LORITTS/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I THINK THAT'S PAR OF THE COURSE. I THINK JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT'S HAS HAPPENED AS FAR AS EQUAL RIGHTS, AND EQUAL JUSTICE, OR EQUAL ANYTHING TAKES TIME, NONE OF IT HAS HAPPENED OVERNIGHT.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=HAS HAPPENED OVERNIGHT]))
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Congressman Bob Goodlatte has secured a half million dollars in federal funds for the bridge.
The city of Roanoke has pledged another 200-thousand but those involved in the project fear some of that city money may be cut during the budget process.
That's why the Southern Christian Leadership Conference plans to meet with city leaders about that sometime this week.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom;]


Jean, work on renovating the bridge should begin in the next month or so and everything should be completed by the next Martin Luther King Day.

[Budget-Hearing]


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More than 170 Virginians signed up to speak to lawmakers today.
Their message: don't forget the state's most vulnerable citizens.
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Advocates for the disabled packed a public budget hearing.
They are asking legislators for more money to help care for the state's disabled population.
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((E. RICKERSON/MOTHER OF DISABLED DAUGHTER: THESE YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE BEEN NEGLECTED FOR A LONG LONG TIME. PLEASE THINK ABOUT GIVING THEM MORE SUPPORT. BETTY BEVINS/CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, BUCHANAN COUNTY: WE NEED MORE MONEY, WE DEFINITELY DO.))
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[SUPER=01-Betty Bevins/Ctr. for Independent Living, Buchanan Co.; :09 quick!]
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Legislators are already struggling with a revenue shortfall.
And they are in a battle over a plan from Governor Warner that would cut some taxes and raise others in order to boost state revenues.
But Warner's plan does NOT provide for funding any major new initiatives.
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A Roanoke church is ransacked... now two men are charged with the crime.
We'll have an update when News 7 returns.
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Plus Tennessee starts its own lottery tomorrow... what does that mean for games here in Virginia.
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((Hey everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Lefthander pays a visit to the Roanoke Valley Sports Club. Patrick Henry walks the Dogs on Grandin Road and UCONN hands Pittsburgh its first loss of the season. Plus Mike Stevens adapts to the changes that are ahead for Nascar racing. All that and more on the way in sports.))
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Tennessee residents pump 15 to 20 million dollars into Virginia's lottery system.
Starting at 12:01 AM tonight, they'll be able to keep it in the Volunteer State.
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That's when Tennessee's new state lottery takes off.
It will start with four scratch games.
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((HENRY KELTON/BUSINESS OWNER; I THINK IT'S GOING TO CREATE SOME REVENUE FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE. IT'S GOING TO CREATE SOME JOBS FOR THE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE. AND MOST OF ALL IT'S GOING TO HELP OUR KIDS GET A BETTER EDUCATION.))
[SUPER=01-Henry Kelton/Business Owner]
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[OUT Q=get a better education.]
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Virginia lottery officials have said in the past that they expect to keep drawing lottery players from Tennessee until that state can build games with big jackpots.
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[Fatal-Fire]


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As Roanoke authorities continue look for answers in a weekend fire that killed a little boy, management at an apartment complex is working so it never happens again.
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This weekend 3-year-old Kiante Poindexter was killed when fire raced through his family's house at the Tinker Creek Manor Apartments. The child's mother and neighbors blame windows, they say, wouldn't open. Today, maintenance crews went door to door checking to make sure windows could open and smoke detectors would work.
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((KATHY MORGAN@2:09:08:11: I COMPLAIN UNTIL THEY FIX IT, SOMETIMES SHE SAYS THEY DON'T HAVE THE FUNDS, BUT I PAY MY RENT AND I SHOULDN'T HAVE TO LIVE WITH SOMETHING THAT'S NOT WORKING RIGHT.)) ((EARL FERGUSON@7:21:33:00: ALL UNITS WERE INSPECTED BY MGMT WITHIN THE LAST 5 MOS. PART OF THAT INSPECTION WAS TO CHECK ALL SMOKE DETECTORS, OF COURSE, ANY THAT WERE FOUND INOPERATIVE WERE CORRECTED AT THAT TIME.))
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According to Ferguson, with the apartment management company, more than 400 windows were checked and out of those- *two* were sealed shut. While he says that's two too many, Ferguson says he and his staff are working to make sure the complex is safe for everyone.
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The pastor of a vandalized church in Roanoke says he feels safer knowing the suspects are behind bars.
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[TAKE PINNACLE FS] Police arrested and charged 22-year-old Zachary Bryant and 35-year-old Christopher Martin with breaking and entering and felony property damage.
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Investigators say they got a tip from some folks in the community that the two men broke into the Mount Moriah Baptist Church and ransacked the place. Reverend Thomas Pleasant says he actually feels sorry for whoever did the damage. Police say Bryant and Martin could face more charges.
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[Beason]


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A police lieutenant who got in trouble for ranking his sergeants too high on their performance evaluations has lost his latest step in the grievance process.
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Lieutentant Bill Beason was reprimanded for lowering the scores for his four patrol sergeants last year. He ranked them all in the 90's.
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((Keith Humphry, NEWS 7: So in your mind, it's not surprising that all the sergeants would come up with a 93 or higher?
LT. BILL BEASON: NOT AT ALL. THEY'RE ALL VERY CAPABLE PEOPLE. THEY UNDERSTOOD HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS AND WHAT THEY NEEDED TO DO AND THEY CONSISTENTLY DID IT. But for whatever reasons the Administration found those numbers too high? EXACTLY.))
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He got a memo pointing out that other sergeants were being rated in the 85-86 range. Six months after revising the evaluations he was reprimanded for randomly changing the scores.
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On Friday the city manager said the reprimand stands. Beason has one more step in the grievance process: a hearing before the Employment Practices Commission.

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A German company says it's brewing the key to staying young.
More on its anti-aging beer when News 7 returns.
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Plus some monkey business forces the evacuation of the L-A Zoo.
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[Poe]


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A mysterious literary tradition seems to have taken on an even more mysterious connection to world politics.
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For 56 years, someone has marked the birthday of writer Edgar Allen Poe by placing French Cognac and three red roses at his Baltimore grave site. This time a note that was left behind appears to have taken a jab at France and its opposition to the conflict in Iraq.
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((JEFF JEROME/POE HOUSE AND MUSEUM CURATOR APPARENTLY HE MADE A POLITICAL STATEMENT; HE SAID THAT WITH GREAT RELUCTANCE
HE PLACED THE FRENCH COGNAC. BUT IT DIDN'T DESERVE IT.))
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[OUT Q=but it didn't deserve it;]
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No one knows the identity of the person who has become known as the "Poe Toaster". The annual visits were first documented in 1949.
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[Monkey-Escape]


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Some Monkey Business going on at the Los Angeles zoo...
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A chimpanzee got out of his cage. That prompted authorities to evacuate the zoo.
Here is a birdseye view. Some say patrons went bananas trying to get out.
The chimp took his place on top of a building and monkeyed around with some friends who were still inside the zoo.
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Coming up, the Lefthander holds court at the Roanoke Valley Sports Club, high school roundball from PH, and Uconn hands Pittsburgh its first loss of the season, but first tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00]


The Carolina Panthers arrived back at newly renamed Bank of America Stadium at 2am this morning after winning the NFC title in Philly. 15 to 20 thousand Panther fans were on hand to greet the team. The franchise will make is first appearance in the Super Bowl in two weeks.
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[S-Lefty]


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The Roanoke Valley sports club held its monthly meeting tonight at the Salem Civic Center, and the featured speaker was Charles G. "Lefty" Driesell. The former Maryland and James Madison skipper
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spun yarns for about an hour and half this evening. Driesell retired last season from Georgia State after 41 years of coaching. He has plenty of free time now, but he still stays close to the game he loves.
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On the high school hardwood, Jack Esworthy's Patrick Henry Patriots battled a Piedmont District team for the second straight game.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Bulldogs vs. Patriots; :00]


After beating Magna Vista on Saturday, PH welcomed the Bulldogs from Martinsville to the Star City.
Check out the Patriots in transition. They pull down the board on the miss and kick it out to Anwar Smalls who gets to the rim for the easy bucket.
PH then beats the press with some nice passing and Mark Grogan puts in another deuce. The Pats led by 12.
But the Ville hung tough. Marquis Brandon finishes strong for the visitors.
[SUPER=33-Martinsville/57/Patrick Henry/60/;]


The Dogs had a chance to tie it late. Daron Mitchell comes up with the steal but can't knock down the three. Patrick Henry survived 60 to 57.
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[S-East]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are back on the court tomorrow night at the Cassell. Notre Dame visits Blacksburg for a 7 pm tip. Seth Greenberg's youthful Hokies are still learning about how to compete.
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[OUT Q=compete for 40 minutes."] DOUBLE OUT!!!!
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hartford, CT/ESPN;]


In the Big East tonight, Connecticut bounced back from Saturday's loss at Carolina by handing the Pittsburgh Panthers their first loss of the season. Denham Brown led the way for Jim Calhoun and company by scoring 20 points in the 68-65 win.
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The Queen City of Charlotte is the place to be this week for the 21st annual Nascar Media Tour. Mike Stevens checks in from the Tour and says that the winds of change are blowing in racing, much to the the chagrin of some of it participants.
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]

(( More than 200 print and electronic media member from 22 states, France and the Netherlands are in the Queen City of Charlotte trying to make sense of the whirlwind changes that are hitting the most popular spectator sport in the world. Problem number one is replacing Winston with Nextel. Switching a sign is easy compared to switching names in one's brain. ((RICKY RUDD:)) There's a new gas, a new foreign player for the first time ever on the Truck series and a number of new faces. And then there's the new proposed points system that will be officially unveiled this week. It promises to reward winning more - but it also threatens to eliminate all but the top teams for the final 10 races of the year. ((TERRY LABONTE:)) ((JEFF GORDON:)) There have been more anticipated seasons in NASCAR, but none has been more uncertain that 2004. We hope to have some of the answers as the weeks progresses. Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))


[Beer-Aging]


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First there were reports of red wine fighting heart disease, now there may be a beer that can keep you young.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Neuzelle, Germany]

A brewery in Germany has created a beer that it claims will slow aging the aging process. The brew is enhanced with algae and contains vitamins and minerals said to promote longevity of life. The Neuzeller Kloster Brewery hopes to begin selling the beer this year in grocery and drug stores.
But first, it must face a German law dating back to 1516 which says beer brewed in Germany can only be made from barley, hops, yeast, and water. The anti-aging beer will be presented at the Green Week Agricultural Trade Fair in Berlin. (------------)