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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
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Up next on News 7 at five-
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The man who headed up the state's parole system resigns- amid charges of misconduct..
Will Kroger warehouse workers walk off their jobs? We'll have the latest on the possible strike.
Plus honors go out to Sharon Stone in Hollywood.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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Clouds early tonight in the western mountains and a few flurries... otherwise just another chilly evening.

MEDICAL-hEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#MED HEADS
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;


On Health Check-- it's the Great American Smokeout-- and the kids at Woodrow Wilson Middle School tell us what they think of smoking.
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Our report today comes from one of the increasingly popular smoke-free restaurants in our area.
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The chairman of Virginia's parole board steps down amid controversy.
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5-Metzger


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#595-24
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Good Evening....
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Parole Board chairman John Metzger resigned today, citing irreconcilible differences.
But an internal administration audit clears him of criminal wrongdoing.
DOUBLE BOX=Jean/Ellen


Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
What's in the audit?
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((KILGORE: I HAVE FORWARDED...ACCORDINGLY.))
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((MARYE: WELL I THINK THAT HE SHOULD SAY...IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION .))
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The most serious allegation was about the possible back- dating of a parole release form.
This internal audit found no criminal wrongdoing there.
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(questions:What do other board members say?)


5-Beidler


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Former Amherst Mayor Roger (BIDE-ler) Beidler is standing trial on nine federal charges of money laundering.
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Beidler is the last of seven defendants to stand trial in connection with what authorities say was a widespread drug and gambling ring in Amherst County.
Beidler is accused of helping convicted drug dealer Wendell Wood launder more than 100- thousand dollars in drug and gambling profits.
Investigators say Beidler divided the money into small amounts and invested it in a real estate development in Amherst.
Beidler turned down a plea agreement in July.
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5-Wythe-Prison


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#595-29
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A vote by the Wythe County Board of Supervisors today may kill plans for a private prison.
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Tracy Altizer is in our New River Valley newsroom with the latest.
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Jean, it wasn't on the agenda and caught most of the board members by surprise.
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But they voted six- to- one to adopt a resolution OPPOSING construction of any type of state, federal or privately-operated prison within the county.
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VO-NAT
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The board has been split on the issue since a four-three vote early this year to welcome Corrections Corporation of America.
But two of those members were ousted from the board in last week's election, and the two other prison supporters reversed themselves today.
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((CHARLES DIX/BLACK LICK SUPERVISOR: I REALLY DON'T THINK WYTHE COUNTY HAS A CHANCE OF GETTING A PRIVATE PRISON, SO I DIDN'T SEE ANY POINT IN FIGHTING IT ANY LONGER. ))
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((BILL SMITH/PRISON OPPONENT: NOW THAT IT'S A CLOSED ISSUE AS FAR AS OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT GOES I FEEL CERTAIN AND CONFIDENT THAT IT'S A CLOSED ISSUE AT THE STATE LEVEL ALSO.))
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C-C-A has an option on farm land on which it wants to build a minimum- security prison.
It's one of three finalists for a contract to build a facility somewhere in the state.
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The Department of Corrections is expected to award the contract soon, and officials have said local government support is a major consideration in the decision.
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5-Shutdown-Update


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President Clinton is intervening in the Government shutdown.
The President says Social Security and Veterans workers will be recalled to work Monday, despite the shutdown.
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Meanwhile the President's offered his own stop gap spending bill to reopen government.
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((I HAVE PROPOSED A PLAN TO BALANCE THE BUDGET WITHOUT UNDERMINING MEDICARE AND MEDICAID, EDUCATION, THE ENVIRONMENT OR WORKING FAMLIES INCOMES.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The President has promised to veto the Republican bill.
Just a reminder- effective tomorrow night- The Blue Ridge Parkway's concession areas and campgrounds will shut down.
The Peaks of Otter Lodge is also closing tomorrow.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
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Still to come on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the water system in Boones Mill will flow smoothly in the near future.
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VO-NAT


Plus Kroger and the Teamsters Union steer clear of a strike- Len Besthoff has a live report.
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ANCHOR=Jean


On Health Check, Attorney General Janet Reno reveals she has Parkinson's Disease.
That story and much more right after this break on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Kroger


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#595-30
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A strike at the local Kroger distribution center is on hold, for now. double box Jean/Len
Len Besthoff says last minute negotiations have prevented a walkout.
Len, how many Kroger supermarkets depend on this distribution center?
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Jean, the Kroger warehouse in Roanoke County supplies approximately 60 stores, all the way from Winchester, Virginia to Fayetteville, North Carolina.
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And for the time being, they'll keep getting their deliveries.
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The trucks are still rolling at Kroger's distribution center.
After more than seven hours of talks, the Teamsters union agreed not to go on strike so it can vote on another offer from the supermarket chain.
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((DAVID FLORA/KROGER EMPLOYEE: WE DON'T KNOW IF IT'S THAT MUCH BETTER THAN IT WAS BEFORE OR NOT.))
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Kroger says "it is an outstanding offer which we are confident that the members will ratify".
The 300 warehouse workers and truck drivers who must vote on the deal want to hear what union leaders have to say about it.
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((What are you folks looking for in this new contract? MIKE BLANKENSHIP/KROGER EMPLOYEE: MORE MONEY. Okay. BLANKENSHIP: LIKE I SAY, WE AIN'T HEARD NOTHING YET.))
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Jean, the Teamsters rejected an offer from Kroger earlier this month.
They had threatened to go on strike this week.
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(QUESTION: So when's the next vote?)


5-DANVILLE-INTERSECTION


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NEWSCAST=5
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A Danville man arrested for protesting at the intersection where his grandchildren were killed- told a judge he's only GUILTY of trying to save other lives.
DOUBLE BOXES TERESA/Jean


Teresa Hamilton is in our Danville newsroom with more from court.
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Jean, Robert Jones made that statement just minutes before he and his son were found GUILTY of blocking traffic where 12- year old Jami and 10- year old James were killed.
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((ROBERT JONES/CHILDREN'S GRANDFATHER: IF I HAD IT TO DO ALL OVER AGAIN, I WOULD HAVE DONE IT AGAIN, I'D HAVE DONE THE SAME THING. ))
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Judge Ryland Dodson told Jones he was sympathetic, but, he went on to say, Jones and his 20- year old son had broken the law.
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Neither one regrets blocking the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Route 265 with their vehicles.
They call the area a deathtrap and want an overpass built.
The children's step- father also took part in the October 25th protest.
But Raymond Mustain was NOT found guilty, because he did NOT drive the cars into the intersection.
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((RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: SOMEBODY HAD TO DO SOMETHING BECAUSE WE'VE TRIED TO CONTACT BIG OFFICIALS, SMALL OFFICIALS, NO ONE WOULD TALK TO US BUT THEY WILL NOW BECAUSE WE BLOCKED THAT INTERSECTION. ))
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Jean, Robert and his son, Ira, were fined 50- dollars but both have appealed.
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(Question: Is the family planning any type of legal action?
Yes, the family is considering a wrongful death suit against the city, state and Department of Transportation.)

5-Boones-Mill


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Water problems in Boones Mill will soon evaporate..
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The town's received a state grant worth 442- thousand dollars-- the money will be used to overhaul the current water system.
But town council members are looking for even more money.
They say there are other problems that need to be fixed.
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((PHIL RANDOLPH/BOONES MILL TOWN COUNCIL: I'M IN THE PROCESS OF TRYING TO FIND ANOTHER 100,000 DOLLARS. I'M ALSO TRYING TO FIGURE OUT A WAY TO BUILD US A NEW RESERVOIR WHICH WE'LL BE NEEDING FOR FIRE PROTECTION. ))
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Randolph says contractors' bids will be accepted in the coming months, and hopes construction of the new water system will begin in the spring.
Several times this year, residents went without water because of 55- year- old pipes.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Hundreds of people have already taken advantage of public ice skating in Roanoke--
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stocks bump next

5-ICE-SKATING


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#595-34
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The Roanoke Express is on and off the road all season, but when there's no game at the Roundhouse, the ice is still there. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans has the scoop on what the Civic Center does with all that ice.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Stats
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Patrick Henry's Lady Patriots are hoping to bring home a state volleyball title.
But first On Health Check-- it's the Great American Smokeout today.
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Connie Stevens will join us with a live report on the days events, and a preview of tonight's continuing series "Tobacco Under Fire."
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((THREE THOUSAND AMERICAN TEENS START SMOKING EVERY DAY, AND ONE THOUSAND OF THESE TEENS WILL EVENTUALLY DIE FROM COMPLICATIONS RELATED TO TOBACCO SMOKING.))
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health bump next

5-Intro


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Tonight on Health Check-- the Great American Smokeout is today-- double box Jean/Connie
Connie Stevens joins us from the Wildflour Cafe at Towers Mall in Roanoke-- one of several smoke-free restaurants.
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Jean, we'll tell you all about the American Cancer Society's Smoke-Out but first, news from Washington:

5-Reno


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Attorney General Janet Reno disclosed today that she has Parkinson's Disease.
Reno say her only symptom so far has been a trembling in her left hand.
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((JANET RENO/U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL: THIS IS A DISEASE THAT I UNDERSTAND IT ATTACKS THE CELLS THAT PRODUCE THE CHEMICAL THAT CONTROLS MUSCLE RESPONSES, OR MOST MUSCLE RESPONSES. THE CAUSE OF THE DISEASE IS UNKNOWN, SO MY DOCTOR SAYS. BUT THE DISEASE, THE SYMPTOMS OF THE DISEASE CAN BE TREATED BY MEDICATION. ))
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The 57-year-old is in fact taking medication to control the symptoms.
Between 500-thousand and one million Americans have Parkinson's disease-- a progressive nerve disorder that robs people of control over their movements.
It causes tremors and muscular rigidity and eventually incapacitates it's sufferers.
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((NEITHER THE DISEASE NOR MY MEDICATION SHOULD IMPAIR MY ABILITY TO DO THE JOB AND I INTEND TO KEEP ON DOING IT. ))
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And Reno says she has the support of the White House.

5-Smoking


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TAPE#595-33
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As Jean mentioned, this is the Great American Smoke-Out-- and all across the country, people are trying to give up the cigarette habit-- if not just for a day.
Here at the Wildflour Cafe, they're offering a smoke-free environment all year long.
That may be great news to some kids at Woodrom Wilson Middle School.
Here's what they had to say about smoking today.
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The American Cancer Society billed it as the SMOKE-scream, where kids nationwide yelled out against smoking.
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In a somewhat-quieter setting, they also learned first hand the effects of cigarette smoke on the lungs.
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((LANETTE EZELL/WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL:IF WE CAN CATCH THEM NOW AND KEEP THEM FROM SMOKING THEN MAYBE AS THEY BECOME ADULTS THEY CAN LIVE HEALTHIER LIVES.))
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The Cancer Society believes progress is being made in diminishing the popularity of smoking among kids.
For example, there's the Smoke-Free Class of 2000 project-- an attempt to educate kids about the dangers BEFORE they pick up the habit.
After helping teens stay away from cigarettes, Carol Kelley now believes there's justification for bringing up the issue even in kindergarten.
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((CAROL KELLEY/AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: THE MAJORITY STARTED WHEN THEY WERE NINE YEARS OLD. I WORKED WITH SOMEONE ELSE WHO STARTED AT FIVE YEARS OLD. SO WE CAN'T START TOO YOUNG TEACHING OUR CHILDREN THE DANGERS OF SMOKING. ))
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In fact, we'll be talking specifically about those dangers, tonight on News 7 at SIX-- as our series, "Tobacco Under Fire" continues.
Part Four is a look at the health risks of smoking-- following reports earlier this week on the economic impact of tobacco.
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((DR. DAVID O. LEWIS/E.R. PHYSICIAN: THERE ARE 25-THOUSAND PEOPLE WHO EARN THEIR INCOME FROM TOBACCO. BUT THERE ARE 9,000 VIRGINIANS THAT DIE EVERY YEAR FROM TOBACCO RELATED PROBLEMS.SO THAT'S 2.6 JOBS FOR ONE DEATH, SO YOU KNOW, IS THE PRICE REALLY WORTH IT?))
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We'll also hear from some smokers past and present-- coming up in less than an hour, on News 7 at SIX-- "Tobacco Under Fire." Jean?
2-SHOT-TOSS
ANCHOR=Jean


History is in the making for the Patrick Henry Lady Patriots--
Steve Mason is ready to explain in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.

S5-Volley


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We start on the volleyball courts where the talk of the town is Patrick Henry. The lady Patriots are headed to the state tournament for the first time in school history and their chances to win it all are good.
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What is more amazing than the team's 19 and 2 record is how it got to this point. The lady Patriots lost their coach to Cave Spring this past summer. Marty Swan has commuted from Blacksburg to coach the team, and the transition has been positive.
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SUPER=01-Rebecca Hogan/Outside Hitter; :11
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The team is lead by five seniors including RVD player of the year Allison Suggs and her co-captain Kris Carter.
PH plays Indian River tomorrow night at 7, The state championship game begins at 2 Saturday.
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S5-Rivalry


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One factor that will help determine the outcome of Saturday's Virginia-Virginia Tech game will be who controls the line.
The Hokies Defense is second in the country against the rush leads the Big East in sacks, so one key is getting to Mike Groh.
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S5-Oilers


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((BUD ADAMS/HOUSTON OILERS ))
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The Houston Oilers announced their move to Nashville Tennessee today.
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ANCHOR=Steve
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Roy Stanley will have more on that at six!! But stick around for more News-7 at FIVE.

5-Kicker


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It's most every actors dream- A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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((LADIES AND GENTLEMEN PLEASE WELCOME MS. SHARON STONE.))
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Today Sharon Stone got that honor.
The Actress is best known for her roles in the movies Basic Instict, Sliver and The Quick and the Dead.
Her latest role is beside Robert Deniro in the film Casino.
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six-preview


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As Connie mentioned earlier in the newcast--
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NEWS-7's series Tobacco Under Fire continues tonight.
Part Four focuses on the health risks of smoking cigarettes.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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(ad lib bye)