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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The clock is ticking toward midnight. The government could shut down in seven hours.
Plus it's back- Snow makes a return to parts of Western Virginia.
We'll have a live report and tell you what you can expect.
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Wx-Heads
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An early blast of winter weather will put a lot of snow on the ground in the highlands tomorrow...what about the metro areas? We will have the details in just a few moments.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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On Health Check--
Doctors offer differing opinions about the safety of breast implants.
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Plus, the discovery of the "Life" gene that determines just how long you could live.
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Winter is making an early appearance in Southwestern Virginia--and this is just the beginning.
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5-Snow


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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An early brush with winter left parts of western Virginia under a layer of snow and ice.
The inconvenience didn't last very long this morning, but more may be on the way. Double Boxes JoeD/Jean
Joe Dashiell has his eye on the sky this afternoon. Do you see any snow clouds on the horizon?
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Jean, it's tough to talk snow when there are patches of blue sky above and not a flake on the ground.
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But we are under a winter storm watch tonight, and the snow we saw this morning, may just be a preview of coming attractions.
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((Driving Snow marred the morning commute in Botetourt County.
In Troutville, the icy conditions claimed a few fenders.
The weather contributed to at least three accidents on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County... though there were no reports of serious injuries.
By mid- afternoon, the snowplows were out of business, but well-prepared for whatever lies ahead.
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((JEFF ECHOLS/VDOT RESIDENT ENGINEER: BEING THE FIRST OF THE WINTER, WE'VE GOT FULL STOCK OF THE CHEMICALS THAT WE USED IN THE WINTER AND OUR VEHICLES ARE READY TO ROLL. IN FACT WE PUT THE PLOWS AND THE SPREADERS ON SO IT SHOULDN'T CATCH US OFF GUARD IS SOMETHING DOES HAPPEN BUT AT THIS STAGE WE HAVE FULL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT READY TO GO. ))
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5-Saudi-Bomb


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Officials in Saudi Arabia are trying to find out who set off a bomb this morning.
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The blast happened in Riyadh (Ree-odd) killing six people- five of them Americans.
Two groups have claimed responsibility, but the claims are viewed with skepticism.
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((NICHOLAS BURNS/STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN: ONE IS CALLED THE TIGERS OF THE GULF. THE OTHER IS CALLED THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE.)) 14:09:38 ((THE U.S. IS OUTRAGED BY THIS COWARDLY ACT OF TERRORISM AND WE CONDEMN IT IN THE STRONGEST POSSIBLE TERMS.))
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No one is sure who the bombers were trying to kill.
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5-Budget


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The Government nears a midnight shutdown and neither side is giving in-
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The President says he'll veto a stop-gap spending bill unless Congress strips the provisions he opposes.
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((I AM FIGHTING IT TODAY. I WILL FIGHT IT TOMORROW. I WILL FIGHT IT NEXT WEEK AND NEXT MONTH AND UNTIL WE GET A BUDGET THAT IS FAIR TO ALL AMERICANS. APPLAUSE.))
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But Republicans say the President hasn't come up with a compromise.
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((SEN. PETER DOMENICO/R- NEW MEXICO: IF THE PRESIDENT'S JUST GOING TO SAY I'M GOING TO VETO THINGS AND DOESN'T HAVE ANYTHING CONSTRUCTIVE TO OFFER THEN I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE PRETTY TOUGH.))
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The government's temporary funding runs out in about seven hours.
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5-Local-Budget


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With a shut-down on the horizon, how does that affect Southwest Virginians?
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Scott Prince joins us live from the Poff Building.
Scott, what does this mean for federal workers in the Roanoke Valley?
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Jean, it's quitting time right now for most of people inside the Poff Building.
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And it could be their last day of work...at least for a little while.
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(( There's lots of uncertainty for the area's federal employees.
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((DIANE WALTON/VETERANS AFFAIRS: I FOUND OUT I WAS NOT ESSENTIAL, SO I WILL BE GOING HOME WITH EVERYONE ELSE. ))
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((TINA HUMPHREYS/INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE: AS FAR AS I KNOW, I'M NON ESSENTIAL. I HAVE TO REPORT TO WORK IN THE MORNING. AND THAT WAY THEY CAN TELL ME TO GO HOME ))
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If the government does shut down, the majority of federal workers won't be working, and they certainly won't be paid for a while.
But that doesn't mean their offices will close down completely.
Social Security checks WILL be mailed out.
And local veterans will still get their money.
Even still, there are many seniors and veterans who are worried.
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((GEORGE BALDWIN/VETERAN: IT'S THE ONLY INCOME I HAVE AT THIS TIME AND I'M VERY DEPENDENT ON IT. ))
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It's important to remember that even though social security and veterans checks will be mailed out, no one will be able to register for new benefits during a shutdown.
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(question: Scott... are there any federal services that won't be affected at

all?
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Yes-- probably the one most people worry about is the mail.
The postal service will be fully operational during a shutdown. ))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Up next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- jury selection begins in the trial of a man accused of murdering Michael Jordan's father--nearly two years after the crime.
ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- researchers have found the "life" gene.
Would you want to know how long you'll live?
Plus, an ancient seed has been brought to life-- it could be key to thwarting the aging process. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Candidate number two steps up to the podium tonight to direct the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra.
ANCHOR=Connie


Patrick has a live interview with Stephen Stein when NEWS-7 continues. cc sponsor

5-JORDAN


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Jury selection is underway for the man charged with killing the father of NBA star Michael Jordan.
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Prosecutors in North Carolina are seeking the death penalty for Daniel Andre Green.
He's accused of killing James Jordan.
A boyhood friend of Green was also charged with murder.
He has pleaded guilty though and agreed to testify against Green.
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James Jordan's body was found in a South Carolina swamp in August of 1993.
He'd been robbed and shot in the chest.
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Jury selection could take up to a month.
Michael Jordan is not expected to attend the trial.
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5-Kroger


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Kroger Supermarkets will attempt last minute negotiations to avert a strike by three-hundred union workers at its Roanoke Valley warehouse.
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The two sides will meet Wednesday.
The Teamsters union turned down Kroger's latest offer.
They have threatened to go on strike starting tomorrow night.
But Kroger says it doesn't expect the union will strike before the new talks begin.
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The Teamsters have no comment.

5-Tech-Visitors


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Virginia Tech's submitted a budget for the next two years which includes 13 million dollars in new initiatives.
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The Board of Visitors got a look at the proposal at its quarterly meeting today.
It includes technology funds for teaching and learning, as well as money to enhance economic development through university outreach programs.
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((MINNIS RIDENOUR/EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: OUR REQUEST IS BASED ON THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN EXTENDING THE REACH OF THE CAMPUS, BOTH IN TERMS OF PROVIDING ADVANCED EDUCATION, THAT IS NOT-FOR-CREDIT WORK, TO BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY THAT NEED IT TO KEEP THEIR WORK FORCE ON THE CUTTING EDGE, AND TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE STUDENTS. ))
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The board also heard State Council on Higher Education recommendations,
They include six percent faculty pay raises over each of the next four years.
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"Playoffs" of a different sort are underway in Roanoke-- The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra continues its search for a new conductor.
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stocks bump next

5-RSO1


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The Roanoke Symphony continues it's quest for a new conductor, and tonight Stephen Stein will perform for the entire Valley.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/PATRICK


Patrick Evans joins us from the Raddison Patrick Henry Hotel.
What differences might we see between Stein and the other candidates for the job?
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Stats
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healthy music under
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U-V-A and Virginia Tech are both coming off big wins this weekend-- now they prepare for their 100th meeting. Mike has more from the Cavs in tonight's ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- the experts speak out about the safety of silicone breast implants.
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Plus, we'll meet the first woman to get the implants-- she's still got them three decades later.
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((IN FACT, THEY DID THE IMPLANT, THE BREAST IMPLANTS ABOUT THE SPRING OF '62, AND THEN, AND DECEMBER OF '62 I WAS MARRIED.))
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5-Breast-Implants


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Silicone breast implants were developed more than 30 years ago.
Banned by the F-D-A in 1992, there's been plenty of speculation but not much hard evidence on whether they made women ill.
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((TIMMIE JEAN LINDSEY/BREAST IMPLANT RECIPIENT: ONLY IF THEY BEGIN TO GIVE ME PROBLEM WOULD I HAVE THEM TAKEN OUT, BUT NO, THEY'RE WITH ME TO STAY.))
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Timmie Jean Lindsey, now a retired great-grandmother, was the first woman to receive breast implants-- 33 years ago.
She still has the original implants, and remains healthy.
Recent medical studies have found that women are at a very little or no increased risk of getting scleroderma, lupus, or other connective tissue illnesses often blamed on implants.
More than a dozen studies in recent years by institutions like the Mayo Clinic, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins have found no link between silicone breast implants and connective tissue diseases.
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((DR. SHAUN RUDDY/AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY: NOW THE STUDIES HAVE BEEN DONE, THE EVIDENCE IS IN, AND THERE'S NO DEMONSTRABLE ASSICATION BETWEEN RHEUMATIC DISEASES AND SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS. ))
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But some rheumatologists argue these studies are meanlingless because implants cause a new type of illness.
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((DR. GARY SOLOMON/HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES: NEITHER THE MAYO RESEARCHERS NOR THE HARVARD RESEARCHERS HAD A DEFINITION OF THE DISEASE THAT SILICONE MIGHT CAUSE AND THEY SIMPLY LOOKED FOR SOME LIKELY CANDIDATES (I.E. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS WHICH THEY DIDN'T FIND.) BUT THESE STUDIES ARE FAR FROM CONCLUSIVE IN RULING OUT ANOTHER DISEASE.))
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Many cosmetic surgeons are also cautious.
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((DR. FRANKLIN ROSE/TEXAS INSTITUTE OF PLASTIC SURGERY: I DO FEEL THAT IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A VERY VERY VERY SMALL PERCENTAGE OF PATIENTS TO ADVERSELY REACT. BUT WHAT I THINK HAS REALLY HAPPENED IS THAT THE TRUE NUMBER OF PATIENTS THAT HAVE HAD SORT OF AN ADVERSE ANTIGENIC RESPONSE IF YOU WILL, OR IMMUNOLOGIC RESPONSE HAS BEEN SO OVERSTATED.))
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5-Life-Gene


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In other news, researchers have discovered a new gene-- it's the "life gene" that can tell you how long you may live.
A blood test detects a gene in our cells called APO E.
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((DR. GODFREY GETZ/UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO: APO E IS INVOLVED IN SOME OF THE COMMON DISEASES THAT AFFECT PEOPLE IN THE LATER PORTIONS OF THEIR LIVES.))
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There are four types of APO E, one through four.
One type is inherited from each parent.
With two E-4's, the bad gene, then you're 16 times more likely to develop premature heart disease.
You're also very likely to develop premature Alzheimer's disease.
People with E-2, the healthiest gene, are four times more likely to reach the age of 100.
The test's accuracy rate has experts worried insurance companies will use the test to weed out high-risk applicants.
There's also advice for people who are just curious how many swings of the pendulum they have left.
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((STEP BACK AND ASK THEMSELVES ABOUT WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO DO WITH INFORMATION. IF THERE ISN'T ANYTHING THAT WILL CHANGE IN THEIR LIVES, THEY SHOULD FOREGO THE OPPORTUNITY OF GETTING IT. ))
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5-Seed


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A nearly 13-hundred year old SEED could be the key to anti-aging secrets.
Scientists have brought the ancient Chinese seed to life-- it's a relic of an early sacred lotus crop.
Scientists have already identified an enzyme in modern lotus that appears to repair the genetic damage that usually comes with aging. 2-SHOT toss to sports 2-SHOT-TOSS
ANCHOR=Jean


A big name former NFL great visited the Star City today.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike has that as well as a preview of the huge UVA-Tech football game.

S5-UVA


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Good afternoon everybody, lets warm up this cold Monday Ticker with news about the always heated football rivalry between Virginia and Virginia Tech.
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The Hokies and the Cavaliers will play for the 1-hundredth time this weekend in Charlottesville. UVa won last years battle in Blacksburg.
The Cavaliers win over Maryland this past weekend earned them a share of the ACC title.
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(( ))
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S5-Mercury


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Former Miami Dolphin great Mercury Morris was in town today to lend his name to the Roanoke Valley United Way campaign.
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Morris was wicked into the Marriott Grand ballroom today with the help of the William Byrd high school cheerleaders and the Patrick Henry band.
He says he doubts any team will ever duplicate the Dolphins perfect 17-and-oh - 1972 season, simply because the team concept isn't what it used to be.
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((MERCURY MORRIS/FORMER MIAMI DOLPHIN:))
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At today's "Two Minute Warning" the United Way has reached 85 percent of its 5 million dollar goal.
The $4.3 million that has been contributed so far is the best since 1985.
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S5-Express


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And it's now official, the Roanoke Express has re-signed goalie Daniel Berthiaume!
The 19 year old former NHL netminder, broke his contact with the Detroit Vipers, and rejoined the Express this morning.
Berthiaume will be in uniform tomorrow when the team travels to Raleigh.
He says head coach Frank Anzalone is a big reason why he came back.
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((DANIEL BERTHIAUME/SIGNS WITH THE EXPRESS:))
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More from Berthiaume and the Mercury Morris plus the NL Cy Young award winner coming up at six. Have a great evening everybody. take a break

5-kicker


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Thanksgiving isn't too far away and many people are at least thinking about preparing the traditional meal.
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA wants you to skip the turkey.
Today the group dropped a banner from a busy highway bridge in Kansas to get its point across...saying Thanksgiving is murder on turkeys.
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5-SChool-Closings


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The winter weather has cancelled classes at a few schools tonight.
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Take School Watch No evening classes tonight at Dabney Lancaster Community College, including locations in Clifton Forge and Rockbridge County. Also No adult evening classes tonight at Jackson River Technical Center.
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six-preview


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With tons of lawsuits and threats of government intervention, this year will go down as a rough one for tobacco.
All this week on NEWS-7 at SIX we'll bring you a series called "Tobacco Under Fire".
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Tonight Len Besthoff will explain how important tobacco is to OUR area.
Len, what would happen here if the industry was wiped out?
ANCHOR=LEN
SUPER=@Len1;


Jean it would devastate the towns that depend on tobacco.
Just check the numbers.
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Tobacco REMAINS the number one cash crop in Virginia.
No other product, not soybeans, not peanuts, corn, or wheat even come close.
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We'll have more in a half hour on NEWS-7 at SIX.
Some of this info may surprise you. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean