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Coming up on NEWS 7 at Five:
The Supreme Court WILL consider the V-M-I case.
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We'll check out the devastation of Hurricane Opal along the Gulf Coast.
Though the storm weakened a lot and spared us a direct hit, we got a lot of much- needed rain.
We've got a live report for you from the Roanoke River's edge.
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Wx-Heads
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More quick changes ahead in our weather pattern. We go from the tropics to fall in the next 48 hours.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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On Health Check-- it's Mental Illness Awareness Week.
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Today we'll be talking about depression, and the persistant sadness and hopelessness that may accompany it.
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2-SHOT
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The remnants of Hurricane "Opal" continue to press northward.
They're totaling the damage the storm left behind on the Gulf Coast.
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5-Opal


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Keith Humphry filling in for Jean Jadhon.
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The first of the hurricane refugees ventured back to their homes- -along the coast this afternoon.
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Thousands of people fled and more than a million homes and businesses lost power.
In Florida, insurance officials say they have counted one-point-eight Billion dollars in damage.
That makes it the second costliest storm in state history -- far behind Hurricane "Andrew." That one came to 17-Billion dollars.
11-deaths are now blamed on the storm, at least one in Florida, five in Georgia and another in North Carolina.
Opal has now been downgraded to a tropical depression with sustained winds of 35 miles-an-hour.
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5-Flooding


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Western Virginia saw remnants of Hurricane Opal in the form of wind and rain today.
The storm caused some streams to leave their banks, but there were no reports of injuries or widespread flooding in our area.
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The rain may provide a measure of relief from drought conditions, but tonight Joe Dashiell reports the rain may also be a mixed blessing for some farmers.
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Keith, the worst of this storm passed to our west... and though we're still
SUPER=@Joe1;
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seeing some bands of rain associated with Opal, the Roanoke Valley has not suffered any serious damage today.
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((Opal stirred up streams, bent many branches, but left little lasting damage in the Roanoke Valley.
Periods of heavy rain pushed the region's rivers and streams higher, but there were few reports of serious flooding.
And though the storm brought a high wind warning into western Virginia, weather forecasters were not fearing a heavy toll on the region's trees.
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IN Q=We haven't really had enough rain

((MIKE GILLEN/NAT. WEATHER SERVICE HYDROLOGIST: WE HAVEN'T REALLY HAD ENOUGH RAIN OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS TO SATURATE THE GROUND TO MAKE THE TREES FALL VERY EASILY, HOWEVER SOME AREAS THAT DID RECEIVE QUITE A BIT OF RAIN WILL BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO TREE DAMAGE THAN THE ONES THAT HAVEN'T HAD RAIN IN A LONG TIME.))
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ANCHOR=Joe
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Two to three inches of rain fell through most of western Virginia and the weather service says the storm will provide some drought relief.
While heavy rains have caused plenty of run- off, the ground did have a chance to soak up significant rainfall overnight.
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But Keith it may a mixed blessing for farmers.
State agriculture experts note that peanuts and cotton, and some other crops, could be damaged and the harvest delayed by all of this moisture.

5-Western-Flooding


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In Galax and Grayson County, flash flood WARNINGS were posted this morning.
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Residents braced for the worst as the strong winds and heavy rains came barreling through.
But thankfully, there was little damage other than that caused by some small streams that jumped their banks.
Several roads were closed until the high water receded, and at noon the flood warnings were lifted.
Some residents living along the New River will still be keeping a watchful eye through tonight, however, as runoff from the mountains and streams continues pouring into the river.
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toss to robin

5-VMI


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The Supreme Court WILL decide whether Virginia Military Institute can remain all-male.
Today the court said it will hear two appeals... one from Virginia officials and one by the Clinton Administration.
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The court will examine whether the Lexington school's all-male status is legal, regardless of the separate program for women at Mary Baldwin College, called "V-WIL."
No date for has been set for arguments.

5-Bosnia


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The warring factions in Bosnia have declared an unconditional cease- fire effective next Tuesday.
President Clinton says the Bosnian cease-fire agreement is a "solid step on the hard but hopeful road to peace."
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Though the truce doesn't take effect until the tenth, it's supposed to be followed by new peace talks beginning October 25th.
The U-N says it's sharply reducing its peacekeeping force in Bosnia, by about nine-thousand troops from its Bosnian force of over 30-thousand.
U-N peacekeepers were sent to Bosnia in March 1992.
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There's more News coming your way--state Republicans have boarded a bus and are touring the Commonwealth....
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But first tragedy at a daycare center, as a truck plows into a sandbox, killing a toddler and injuring 10-others in California.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Today is National Depression Screening Day-- experts say depression is the most treatable of all mental illnesses.
Coming up on Health Check, we'll hear from patients and professionals. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Keith


Despite the rain thousands of people are lining up at Giants Stadium.
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Just for the chance to pray with the Pope who is holding mass there tonight. cc sponsor

5-Daycare


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An 18-month old boy was killed and more than 10- other children were critically hurt
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when a pickup truck plowed into a sandbox at a California daycare center. Rescue crews say the out of control truck plowed through a fence and pushed a jungle gym into the the day care center, before pinning four children underneath.
The children are between the ages of two and five.
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5-Bus-Tour


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Virginia Republicans say they're NOT stealing the bus tour idea from Democrats -- who just wrapped up a campaign tour in a yellow school bus.
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((JOHN HAGAR/VA. GOP TREASURER: OUR BUS TOUR IS NOT SINGLE-THEMED LIKE THEIRS WAS ON EDUCATION. OUR BUS TOUR HAS BEEN IN THE WORKS FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. AND IT'S SOMETHING WE STARTED WAY BACK IN 1991. THIS IS REALLY THE FIFTH YEAR.))
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The 1995 Road to Victory Tour got off to a rocky start with only one of three dignitaries-- who was unable to board the bus when the wrong charter showed up.
Party Treasurer John Hagar uses a wheelchair.
He's seeking the party's nomination for Lieutenant Governor in 1997.
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The G-O-P bus tour will hit four geographic regions on 11 separate days between now and November 7th.

5-Newman-Coleman


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Candidates for General Assembly seats in Central Virginia faced off today in Lynchburg.
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Republican Steve Newman and Democrat Barbara Coleman both hope to replace Elliot Schewel in the state Senate.
Preston Bryant and Gil Cobbs are squaring off for Newman's seat in the House of Delegates.
All four candidates appeared at a forum today at the Lynchburg Christian Academy.
The debate quickly divided itself along party lines.
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((BARBARA COLEMAN/D- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: WHAT ARE MY OBJECTIVES IN THIS CAMPAIGN? FIRST, TO OFFER THE CONSTITUENCIES A CHANCE TO VOTE ON THE ISSUES AND NOT ON POLITICAL RHETORIC OR ON A PERSON'S CHARACTER ATTACKS. THE ISSUES ARE IMPORTANT. THEY MAKE THE DECISIONS THAT AFFECT ALL OF US.)) ((STEVE NEWMAN/R- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: MOST YOU ALSO KNOW BY NOW THAT I'M A CONSERVATIVE, UNEQUIVOCALLY A CONSERVATIVE, I'M PRO- FAMILY, I'M PRO- JOBS AND I'M GOING TO REMAIN THAT WAY ONCE YOU SEND ME TO THE SENATE.))
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OUT Q=send me to the Senate.
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Bryant told the crowd he has apologized to Cobbs for a negative campaign ad that aired this week.
The ad, which calls Cobbs a member of the "Richmond Liberal Politicians Club", has been pulled from the airwaves.
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We've seen rescue workers save lives and clean up accidents hundreds of times, but what is it like to actually DO the work?
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stocks bump next

5-RESCUE


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The media are frequently on the scene of an accident, but rarely do they participate in an actual rescue. DOUBLE BOX KEITH/PATRICK
Today Patrick Evans is at a mock disaster, where Emergency Service personnel are watching Media members do the work.
Patrick, the shoe is on the other foot tonight.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Stats
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Don't go away-- it's full steam ahead for the Roanoke Express as it faces off at training camp in North Carolina.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check--
Depression can strike anyone at any time.
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Coming up, today is National Depression Screening Day-- promoting awareness and reduced stigma about the illness.
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((WE KNOW THAT THE INCIDENCE OF DEPRESSION IS INCREASING, WE KNOW THAT THE AGE OF ONSET IS DECLINING, SO WE'RE SEEING YOUNGER AND YOUNGER PEOPLE. IT EFFECTS ACROSS ALL POPULATIONS. ))
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5-Depression


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Depression is a condition that's considered a "whole body" illness-- it effects your physical self, your mood, your thoughts and behavior.
It's also one of the most prevalent mental illnesses in the U.S.
Today, at more than two-thousand sites around the country, it was a time for education.
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SUPER=01-Kay Kostura/Lewis Gale Psychiatric Center; :00
SUPER=01-Michael Morykon/Lewis Gale Counseling Center; :40
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((KAY KOSTURA/LEWIS GALE OUTPATIENT SERVICES:THE LATEST STATISTICS FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH INDICATE THAT 17 MILLION AMERICANS SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION. UNFORTUNATELY, ONLY HALF SEEK TREATMENT. DEPRESSION RESPONDS VERY WELL TO MEDICATION, TO COUNSELING OR TO A COMBINATION OF BOTH OF THOSE. ))
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OUT Q=combination of both of those


There's a wide range of symptoms that treatment may diminish-- such as:
-- Feeling said, anxious or empty
-- Feelings of hopelessness and pessimism, or guilt.
-- Loss of interest in hobbies
-- Sleep disturbances such as insomnia or oversleeping
-- Changes in appetite and weight
-- Fatigue
-- Thoughts of death or suicide
-- Restlessness, or irritability
-- Difficulty concentrating or making decisions.
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((MICHEAL MORYKON/LEWIS GALE COUNSELING CENTER:SOMETIMES YOU CAN FEEL LIKE YOU'RE DOWN, BUT YOU MAY BE MORE DEPRESSED THAN YOU REALLY ARE. WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE IT'S EFFECTING YOUR FUNCTION AT WORK OR AT SCHOOL. YOU FEEL LIKE YOU REALLY CAN'T CONCENTRATE OR YOU'RE FORGETFUL OR YOU'RE HAVING TROUBLE WITH YOUR INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIP OR THINGS LIKE THAT. IT COULD BE THAT YOU'RE DEPRESSED.))
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OUT Q=you're depressed.


At sites around the region, Depression Screening Day is an opportunity for people to have free access to professionals. After completing a questionnaire they may be referred to agency's like Respond or Connect for further evaluation.
Professionals say it's important not to confuse clinical depression with a case of the blues.
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((WHAT WE SEE WITH DEPRESSION IS IT LASTS. AND IT DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER. THE BLUES WILL GET BETTER. MAYBE YOU'LL HAVE GOOD NEWS, AND YOU'LL FEEL BETTER. OR IF YOU'RE GRIEVING OVER THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE, AS TIME GOES BY WE SEE PEOPLE RESPONDING, FEELING A LITTLE BETTER, BUT WITH DEPRESSION THEY DON'T GET BETTER.))
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OUT Q=don't get better.

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5-Women


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About two-thirds of depression sufferers are women.
It's been described as a dark tunnel from which there is no escape.
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((JENNIFER/DEPRESSION PATIENT: IT WAS LIKE HAVING 50 LEAD BLANKETS ON YOU AND TRYING TO GO ABOUT YOUR DAY WITH THAT WEIGHT OF JUST, TRYING TO GET THROUGH LIFE. ))
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Jennifer's depression led to alcoholism starting at age 13, and three suicide attempts. But she got help.
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((DR. JONATHAN STEWART/NY STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE:IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE CAN WILL THEMSELVES OUT OF, IT DOES NOT MEAN THEY ARE A BAD PERSON, IT MEANS THEY HAVE AN ILLNESS JUST AS IF THEY HAD PNEUMONIA, ARTHRITIS, OR A HEART ATTACK. ))
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Failure to recognize depression, shame, and embarrassment can keep many people from getting help.
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((PEOPLE DON'T WANT TO COME TO THE DOCTOR. THE COME TO ME AND I SAY "I THINK YOU'RE DEPRESSED", BUT THEY DON'T WANT TO GO ON MEDICATION BECAUSE EVERYBODY WILL THINK BADLY OF THEM.))
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Despite significant advances in drug therapy for depression, it's estimated that only 10-percent of depressed patients are adequately treated. But when treated, 80% of people with serious depression get better.
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IN Q=I have a

((I HAVE A NINE TO FIVE JOB AND I'M SUCCESSFUL AT IT. I HAVE SELF-ESTEEM, I FEEL WORTHY. I WANT TO LIVE, I DON'T SEE ANY POINT IN KILLING MYSELF, IT'S NOT AN OPTION.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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There is one more screening being held tonight in Roanoke.
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pinnacle board
Virginia Western Community College will host a screening session in the Whitman Auditorium.
It will be held from 6:30 to 8:30, and it is free of charge.
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2-shot-toss
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Roanoke Express players chugged south for training camp in North Carolina.
ANCHOR=Connie


What does the coach think of this year's team? Steve Mason has some answers in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.

S5-Express


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your stormy two minute ticker. We start on the ice.
The Roanoke Express is in Hillsborough, North Carolina for training camp where third year head coach Frank Anzalone is busy sizing up his talent.
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Anzalone is always on the ice as his team goes through their workout drills.
The Express has only 26 players in camp which gives him the time to take a good look at each player.
But has the third year coach mellowed?
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((JASON CLARKE/EXPRESS RIGHT WING: HE SEEMS MORE RELAXED THIS YEAR I THINK HE HAS THE TEAM HE WANTS HE DOESN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE 40 OR 50 GUYS IN CAMP HE CAN START WORKING ON HIS DRILLS RIGHT AWAY THE GUYS CAN START TO GELL RIGHT NOW WHEN YOU HAVE TO.)) ((MICHAEL SMITH/EXPRESS LEFT WING: HE HASN'T YELLED AT ME SO FAR ITS BEEN THREE DAYS THAT COULD BE IMPROVEMENT I GUESS.))
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OUT Q=improvement I guess."
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Anzalone says if he yells at a player, it's not meant to hurt any feelings.
And most of the time he says there's an explanation.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH: I DON'T HANG OUT WITH EM ANYMORE AT ALL BUT WHEN I'M WITH EM I TRY TO BE FAIR AND REASONABLE IF I YELL AT A GUY O MAY COME BACK 10 OR 15 MINUTES LATER AND SAY WHY DID YOU DO THAT SO I HOPE THAT EVERY PLAYER WHETHER THEY'RE HERE OR NOT DON'T HOLD A GRUDGE THEY UNDERSTAND THAT THAT'S THE INTENSITY BUT ITS NOT MARKED TO HURT THEM AS A PLAYER.))
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OUT Q=.....as a player."
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At six, Anzalone will talk about the Express's goalie situation that created many problems for the team last year.

S5-Stuff


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The Washington Redskins seemed to have solved their quarterback problem.
They plan to re-activate Heath Shuler for Sunday's game at Philadelphia.
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Head coach Norv Turner says Gus Ferotte will keep the starter job as long as he plays well.
Last week Ferotte threw a couple of touchdown passes as the Skins upset the Cowboys-- and he's already talking like a starter.
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((GUS FEROTTE/REDSKINS STARTING QUARTERBACK: WE'VE BEEN SO CLOSE IN SO MANY GAMES THE GUYS THE NOW WHAT ITS LIKE TO GET THAT WIN KEEP TASTING THAT VICTORY LET IT ROLL OVER AND KEEP GOING EVERY WEEK THAT'S WHAT WE NEED TO DO.))
SUPER=01-Gus Ferotte/Redskins Starting Quarterback; :
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And two time Pro Bowl receiver Anthony Carter has announced his retirement from the N-F-L today.
Carter played nine seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and he signed with

the Detroit Lions as a free agent last year.
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ANCHOR=Steve


Coming up at six, we'll have baseball playoff recaps. But dont go away-- there's more NEws-7 at FIve just around the corner.

5-Pope


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People are lining up in the rain by the thousands for tonight's papal Mass outside New York City.
The crowds began arriving before noon at Giants Stadium.
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The pope addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning.
He appealed to "the conscience of humanity" and urged rich nations to offer more aid to the poor.
At the same time, the pontiff said developing nations often face economic dependence on other countries...he said that's offensive.
John Paul also warned against extreme nationalism that leads to ethnic slaughter, as in Rwanda and Bosnia.
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Governor Allen and the state Transportation Conference traveled to Lexington today.
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The Governor is accusing certain lawmakers of trying to raid the Transportation Trust Fund, and then attempting to use the money for social services.
He vows to keep a close eye on the fund, and says the integrity of Virginia's transportation department is at stake.
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ANCHOR=Keith


We'll have that story plus all the latest news, weather and sports in 30-minutes on News-7 at six.