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ANCHOR=Jean
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Up next on News 7 at five-
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A cause is determined in Saturday's deadly fire in Roanoke. We'll have details.
O-J Simpson's finally talking- giving a deposition in Los Angeles.
Plus this man sang- and sang and sang some more.
We'll tell you about his record breaking ballad.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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Clouds are on the move and so is the temperature. We expect readings in the 50's tomorrow.

Medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
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On Health Check-- an update on the virus R-S-V in our region.
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In adults, it's a simple cold, but it can be deadly in some infants.
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((IT'S LIKE HE COULDN'T INHALE DEEP ENOUGH TO COUGH IS WHAT IT WAS. ))
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2-SHOT
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Roanoke City Fire investigators find the cause of the weekend blaze that claimed five lives.
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5-Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=jda
TAPE#595-33
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Investigators confirm that an extension cord sparked Saturday Nights Fatal fire in Southeast Roanoke.
But today they also revealed the rental property also had no smoke detectors.
Double Boxes=Jean and Joe/Microwave


Joe Dashiell reports tonight from Stewart Avenue where four children and their grandmother died.
Live=Joe Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Joe1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
(Joe ad libs)
(Roll cue: to an extension cord downstairs.)
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday Night; :12
SUPER=01-Chief Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire Dept; :18
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Live=Joe Full/Microwave
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
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Double Boxes=Jean and Joe/Microwave

((Jean QUESTION: Does the fire department say there are any lessons we can learn from this fire?))

5-Firefighters


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#595-34
GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


The smoke has cleared from a tragic fire but the memory is still on the minds of firefighters.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday Night;


Roanoke City officials are roudnign up peer and professional counselors for firefighters.
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Officials say it's crucial that their employees find relief after a deadly fire.
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SOT 11:38:41
IN Q=You could be

((WINSTON V. SIMMONS/ROANOKE DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF: YOU COULD BE THE MACHO FIREFIGHTER BUT EVENTUALLY IT WILL MANIFEST ITSELF.))
SUPER=01-Winston V. Simmons/Roanoke Deputy Fire Chief;
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Most firefighters have families of their own and identify with the victims.
They say they need support.
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((WE ALL GET ALONG GOOD. THAT HELPS LESSEN THE STRESS. IN THE FACT THAT WE CAN TALK TO EACH OTHER ABOUT CERTAIN THINGS. I CAN TALK TO THESE GUYS ABOUT ANYTHING.))
SUPER=01-Phillip Dillon/Roanoke Fire Dept.;
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Firefighters say counseling is key to maintain good relationships between employees.
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5-Abortion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Abortion


This is the 23rd anniversary of the Roe Versus Wade Decision that leaglized abortion.
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Today it brought thousands of abortion opponents to Washington.
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((HOLY MARY MOTHER OF GOD PRAY FOR US SINNERS NOW AND AT THE HOUR OUR DEATH AMEN.))
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Protestors promised to work to change the law that legalizes abortion. They brought their message to the White House.
The group also marched to the Supreme Court.
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5-Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#595-35
GRAPHIC=Session 96


The Roe versus Wade anniversary prompted a speech on the General Assembly floor on the abortion issue Most likely to be debated in Virginia: Parental notification.
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((SEN. PATSY TICER/D-ALEXANDRIA: THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION RECENTLY CONCLUDED THAT NOTICE AND CONSENT LAWS HAVE LED TO TEENS SEEKING ABORTION LATER IN THE PREGNANCY, THUS INCREASING THE RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROCEDURE.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Patsy Ticer/(D) Alexandria;
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SUPER=@file;


Governor George Allen vetoed a parental notification bill last year after the Senate Health and Education Committee broadened it to allow other family members be notified.
Freshman Senator Steve Newman has just joined that committee.
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IN Q=For our side

((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/R-LYNCHBURG: FOR OUR SIDE, I WAS REAL PLEASED THAT WE WENT WITH PARENTAL RIGHTS INDIVIDUALS, MYSELF AND STEVE MARTIN WERE THE NEW INDIVIDUALS ADDED TO IT EXCEPT FOR SENATOR QUAYLE. AND THAT'S A GOOD GROUP. AND I DON'T KNOW EXACTLY HOW PEOPLE STAND ON THE OTHER SIDE. ))
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That Senate committee historically tampers with parental notification efforts -- but Senate Republican Leader Joe Benedetti says he's sure a bill can be introduced on the floor -- bypassing the committee.
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((SEN. JOE BENEDETTI/R-RICHMOND: YOU KNOW WITH THE MAKEUP OF THE SENATE AT THE PRESENT TIME, THERE ARE CLEARLY 23, 24, MAYBE EVEN 25 VOTES FOR PARENTAL NOTIFICATION. AND I THINK IF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RULES IT NOT GERMANE, HE'LL BE OVERRULED.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Benedetti/(R) Richmond;
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Allen says he'll again veto anything that's NOT what he considers a true parental notice bill.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Just ahead authorities in Wythe County investigate the murder of a teenager,
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and OJ Simpson avoids the media, but he can't avoid answering questions under oath about the murders of his ex wife and Ron Goldman.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- a student at the University of Virginia has been diagnosed with the same blood infection that killed a V-M-I cadet on Friday. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Also who will lead the Roanoke Symphony?
A third candidate is in town for the Conductor's job.
ANCHOR=Connie


Patrick Evans will introduce us to Leslie Dunner, who's now with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
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5-Wythe-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#595-36
GRAPHIC=Murder


Three people are facing charges of abduction and murder in the death of a Wythe County teenager.
Double Boxes=Jean and Tracy


Tracy Altizer joins us from our New River Valley Newsroom with details.
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SUPER=@Tracy1;
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Jean, investigators are still trying to piece together the events of last Thursday night.
But for the mother of the victim, Ricky Lee Coleman, her last conversation with her son is a vivid memory.
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((RITA COLEMAN/VICTIM'S MOTHER: HE RODE WITH ME AND WANTED TO GO TO DANNY RAY'S. I SAID "FINE, BEHAVE, I LOVE YOU, AND I'LL SEE YOU LATER." AND HE TOLD ME HE LOVED ME AND HE WOULD SEE ME LATER. AND THAT'S IT, THAT'S IT. ))
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Ricky and his friend ended up at the home of 19 year- old Jason Hibbs, where there was a party going on.
Authorities say at some point, Coleman and Hibbs got into a fight.
Afterwards Hibbs, 20 year-old Eric Dwayne Ball and a 17 year- old friend allegedly wrapped Coleman in a blanket, stuffed him in the trunk of a car, drove to a remote spot on route 618 and dumped him over a creek bank.
Eric Ball allegedly led sheriff's deputies to the creek early Sunday morning. They found Coleman's body a little while later.
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SUPER=22-Blacksburg;


An autopsy scheduled tomorrow will have to determine whether Coleman was beaten to death, or if he drowned or died from exposure.
Double Boxes=Jean and Tracy/Microwave
(JEAN QUESTION: What have you heard about why Coleman and Hibbs were

fighting?)

5-L'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#595-37
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Lynchburg police have a suspect but have not made an arrest in the city's first murder of the year.
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It happened early Sunday outside the Glass House night club on Wards Road.
24- year old Robert Lewis Allen was shot to death during an argument in the parking lot.
Today, local peace activists held a vigil in Allen's memory, and called for an end to handgun violence.
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((ANNE GIBBONS/PEACE EDUCATION CENTER: IT'S BASICALLY OUR WAY OF SAYING TO THE LARGER COMMUNITY THAT LIFE DOES NOT GO ON AS USUAL WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPENS. THERE MAY BE SOME PLACES WHERE VIOLENCE HAS BECOME AN ACCEPTED NORM AND WE DON'T EVER WANT THAT TO BE THE CASE, HERE OR ANY PLACE.))
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The owner of the Glass House night club says she'll close the business this weekend in memory of Robert Allen.
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5-Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=OJ Simpson


O.J. Simpson is now at a California law office to give a deposition in a civil suit against him.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles;


Simpson's expected to testify for the first time under oath about the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
Questioning is expected to last several days.
Simpson was acquitted of the killings,
SUPER=@File;

but the victims' families have filed wrongful death lawsuits against him.
A judge says he'll allow lawyers to release transcripts of the deposition at a later date.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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The search for a new Roanoke Symphony Conductor continues--one of the candidates being considered is with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Patrick Evans will introduce us.
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5-SYMPHONY


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#595-39
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The third finalist in the search for a new Symphony Conductor has come to town to show his wares and convince the Roanoke Symphony Board he's the man for the job. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us for an exclusive interview with Leslie Dunner, who now serves as resident Conductor of the Detroit Symphony orchestra.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;
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(ROLL OVER INTERVIEW)
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN

Stats
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Stick around---Testing at Daytona is over and we will hear from Dale

Earnhardt. Mike Stevens will have the story.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check--
An area pediatrician discusses the virus, R-S-V.
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This bacteria that causes lung infections can be a disaster at daycare centers.
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((USUALLY WHEN ONE CHILD HAS IT, THEY ALL END UP GETTING IT, AND THE DAYCARES ARE ALMOST EMPTY AT THAT POINT. ))
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5-Blood


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 595-41
GRAPHIC=Infectious Diseases


A University of Virginia student has contracted Meningococcemia
(Menin-jo-cox-See-me-ah)-- a blood stream infection that could cause

meningitis.
The student is in the same fraternity as another U-V-A student diagnosed with meningitis in October.
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On Friday, a freshman cadet at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington died of the same condition.
18-year-old Scott Hickey from Staunton had the same rare blood infection, from the bacteria Neisseria Meningitides.
150 people at the military college have been given the antibiotic Rifampin to prevent future cases.
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5-R-S-V


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#595-38
GRAPHIC=Children's Health


Recently we told you about the virus R-S-V, and the alert about an increase in cases nationwide.
Now, area pediatricians say our region is in fact experiencing an epidemic of cases-- it does every year, this season.
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((DR. MARK MCBRIDE/ROANOKE PEDIATRICIAN: R-S-V IS THE NAME OF THE VIRUS THAT CAUSES ANOTHER CONDITION THAT CAUSES BRONCHIOLITIS, AND BRONCHIOLITIS IS AN INFECTION OF THE LOWER AIRWAYS IN THE LUNGS. BRONCHIOLOTIS IS CAUSED BY MANY VIRUSES, RSV IS THE MOST COMMON AND WELL-KNOWN. IT STANDS FOR RESPIRATORY SYNCTIAL VIRUS. ))
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In adults, this virus causes a simple cold, but in some children-- especially infants-- it can be very serious.
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((DR. MCBRIDE: MOST OF THE TIME THE INFANTS HAVE SEVERE COUGH, THEY'LL HAVE PERSISTENT COUGH, LOW GRADE FEVERS, AND MOST OF THE TIME THEY'LL SHOW SIGNS OF NOT EATING WELL, NOT SLEEPING WELL AT NIGHT. AND THOSE ARE SYMPTOMS THAT MAY MEAN THE CHILD NEEDS TO BE SEEN.))
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In Fincastle, Diona Thompson, mother of three, knows those symptoms well.
Her baby Matthew, now four months old, was hospitalized just after Christmas with a dangerous case of R-S-V.
Weeks later, and he's fine.
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((DIONA THOMPSON/MOTHER: HE COULDN'T GRASP HIS AIR, IS WHAT IT WAS. WHEN THEY CAN'T BREATHE DEEP, THAT'S IT. ))
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((DR. MCBRIDE: THE VIRUS DOES CAUSE COPIOUS, THICK SECRETIONS IN THE LOWER AIRWAYS, AND IN MOST OF THESE CHILDREN HAVE HAD A COLD, IT BEGAN AS A COLD OR AN UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION AND THEN PROGRESSED TO THE LOWER AIRWAYS.))
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The Centers for Disease Control warns that 90-thousand children in the U.S. are hospitalized each year because of R-S-V infection-- and 45-hundred die of complications.
Still, the condition is very common and less than one-percent of infected kids are hospitalized.
The C-D-C estimates that nearly all children have R-S-V disease by age two.
Encouraging news came last Friday-- when the F-D-A approved the first drug designed to protect children from the worst effects of serious respiratory viruses.
RespiGam can't prevent infection, but it's makers say it can help those most susceptible-- like premature infants and babies with chronic lung diseases.
The condition is very contagious, and strict handwashing is recommended to prevent it's spread-- it can spell disaster at daycare centers.
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((DR. MCBRIDE: I THINK IT VARIES YEAR TO YEAR, LAST YEAR WE SAW A LARGE NUMBER OF CASES BUT THEY DEVELOPED AFTER THE HOLIDAYS. THIS YEAR IT SEEMS IT STARTED BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS.AND THE SEASON IS USUALLY DECEMBER TO MARCH AND WE DO SEE THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN EVERY YEAR IN THE OFFICE, AND ONLY A SMALL PERCENTAGE ARE HOSPITALIZED.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Children's Health


Cigarette smoke, woodstove smoke, and fireplace smoke can all prolong the illness in children.
The virus is spread by sneezing or coughing,
2-SHOT-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Just last Friday high school basketball coach Burl Paye abruptly resigned.

ANCHOR=Connie


News 7 Sports talked with the coach and Mike Stevens has more in tonight's ticker.

S5-Football


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-17
GRAPHIC=none


Good afternoon everyone, we start our Monday Ticker on the hard wood where former William Fleming boys basketball coach Burrall Paye spoke to the cameras for the first time since stepping down from his post this past Friday.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Friday Night; :00


Marshall Ashford has taken over and the Colonels came with in three points of beating the nations third ranked team in Science Hill this past weekend. Coach Paye attended the game but a spectator's role has been the extent of his contact with the players since resigning as the Colonels head coach.
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((BURRALL PAYE/FORMER WM. FLEMING HEAD COACH: ))
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S5-Stuff


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-18
GRAPHIC=none


Preseason testing is complete at Daytona.
The Winston Cup racing teams now have about two weeks to fine tune their machines at their race shops before heading back to the beach for Speedweeks '96.
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SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00

Of course no one is more anxious to get back on the track than Dale Earnhardt. Despite being the winningest driver in the history of the track with victories in the Twin 125s, the Busch series and the Firecracker, Earnhardt has never won the Daytona 500.
If he fails again next month, it won't be for a lack of effort and preparation.
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((DALE EARNHARDT/HAS NEVER WON THE DAYTONA 500:))
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OUT Q=...FOR DAYTONA."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


We'll be at Daytona with live reports during Speedweeks starting Monday night February 11th.
I'll see you back here at six.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-Singing-Record


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Unless you're a professional musician, many of us shy away from singing in public.
But that's certainly not the case for a pub owner in Albany, New York.
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SUPER=03-Albany/NY;


55 year old Irishman Eamonn (AY-mun) McGirr has set the world record for continuous singing--11 days and 20 minutes.
McGirr says the reason he decided to try to break the record was because his non-stop singing would help raise money for Cerebral Palsy research.
His daughter suffers from the disease.
McGirr moved from Ireland to the United States to get treatment for his daughter.

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ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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ANCHOR=Jean


A child molester in Roanoke County has struck a deal with the prosecutor. Robert Paul Dallas entered 24 guilty pleas today.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Keith Humphry says it's not over yet.
ANCHOR=Keith


The case involves a 50-year old single man living on Capito Street in Northeast Roanoke County.
He loves kids. Of the dozens who spent time at his house, he took indecent liberties with four of them- -from very early childhood until they were adults.
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On NEWS 7 at SIX, we'll have more on the Dallas case, including some comments from the attorneys. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean