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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The State police will investigate rape charges against two Tech Football players.
Schools were closed again today. What's the verdict for tomorrow? We'll find out.
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Wx-Heads
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Doppler radar is tracking a batch of rain showers moving into the highlands of Virginia. Temperatures are comfortably in the 50s tomorrow.

Medical-heads


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In Martinsville, Memorial Hospital is celebrating success with it's CARE program.
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It's cardiac rehabilitation-- designed to get heart patients back in the game.
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((THEY DID FIVE BYPASSES AND HERE I AM AND I FEEL BETTER THAN I EVER DID. ))
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((EILEEN WAGNER/BRZONKALA'S ATTORNEY: IF A STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION WILL TURN THE HOT LIGHT OF TRUTH ON THIS, THAN THAT'S WHAT WE'VE GOT TO HAVE.))
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Virginia Tech and the attorney for a woman who says she was raped by two football players hail a move by Attorney General Jim Gilmore.
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5-Brzonkala


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good evening this is News-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The Attorney General's office has ordered a State Police probe into the alleged rape of Christy Brzonkala (bron-KA-la).
Tonight, Brzonkala's attorney in her 8 million dollar civil suit is praising the Attorney General.
Jim Gilmore says attorney Eileen Wagner inspired him to request the investigation.
DOUBLE BOX=Jean/Ellen;


Ellen Qualls is in the state capitol newsroom.
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Jean, it is a year and a half old case of an alleged rape by two Virginia Tech football players.
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But civil attorney Eileen Wagner says she merely asked Jim Gilmore for his public statements on the issue of sexual assault -- and got a state police investigation to boot.
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((EILEEN WAGNER/BRZONKALA'S ATTORNEY: THIS WAS A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS. IT'S AN INDICATION THAT THERE ARE MANY SERIOUS THINKING PEOPLE WHO UNDERSTAND HOW PROFOUNDLY DAMAGING THIS SORT OF THING IS -- NOT JUST TO THE VICTIM BUT TO THE ENTIRE FABRIC OF HIGHER EDUCATION.))
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((ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM GILMORE: IT'S EMPHASIZED THE IMPORTANCE THAT WE ATTACH TO SEXUAL ASSAULT HERE IN THIS OFFICE. I'VE TRAVELLED ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH INCLUDING TO VIRGINIA TECH TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE AND TO SENSITIZE PEOPLE ON IT ON THE CAMPUSES. IN THIS INSTANCE, WE CAN'T REALLY DISCUSS THE INVESTIGATION OTHER THAN TO SAY THAT IT IS INTENDED TO PRODUCE THE FACTS.))
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((Q&A=What is the status of the civil cases?))


5-Clinton


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It changes the way Americans receive television, telephone and computer service.
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President Clinton today signed the Telecommunications bill into law.
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((THIS LAW IS TRULY REVOLUTIONARY LEGISLATION THAT WILL BRING THE FUTURE TO OUR DOORSTEP.))
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5-ACLU


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The bill allows broadcast and telephone companies to move into each others' businesses.
It also calls for an anti-smut provision... that would outlaw transmission of indecent material.
But the American Civil Liberties Union is challenging that-- saying minors have First Amendment rights too.
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((STEVEN SHAPIRO/ACLU LEGAL DIRECTOR: IF A LAW GOES INTO AFFECT IT IS GOING TO PROHIBIT MINORS FROM RECEIVING A GREAT DEAL OF INFORMATION WE ARE CONSTITUTIONALLY ENTITLED TO RECEIVE ANd THEN IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES IT MIGHT BE LIFESAVING FOR THEM TO RECEIVE.))
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The ACLU says its crucial that minors have access to information on AIDS prevention and sexual abuse.
And it says indecent is different from obscene material.

5-Telecom


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In our area, a number of companies appear ready to take on the challenges and opportunities the telecom reform provides.
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Bell Atlantic will enter several new ventures at once, including long distance service, and cable television.
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((DON REID/BELL ATLANTIC: THIS ALLOWS US TO USE THE VERY LATEST TECHNOLOGY TO PROVIDE CABLE T-V, OR THE VIDEO DIAL TONE AS WE CALL IT, TO THE SUBSCRIBERS IN MANY AREAS.))
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It could take a while before cable T-V rates head downward if at all.
The legislation keeps many providers regulated through 1999.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The telecom reform has a number of other interesting provisions.
For example, a T-V company could own stations that reach up to 35 percent of the national T-V audience.
The existing limit is 25 percent.

5-School-Closing


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The holiday is ending for public school students in Roanoke City and Roanoke County.
Tomorrow, they'll return to classes on their regular schedules.
Double Box=Jean/Joe


Tonight, Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom with that story.
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Jean, the announcement may bring a sigh of relief from parents,
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but today we found that students aren't giving up their unscheduled vacation without a grumble.
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((With the thaw now in high gear, and more asphalt clear of ice, children traded their sleds for cycles today.
Despite a week without classes, many haven't tired of their taste of freedom... even if it means making up school days later.
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((CALEB DAWSON/ROANOKE CO. EIGHTH GRADER: I THINK IT'S FUN TO BE OFF OF SCHOOL HERE BECAUSE WE GET TO PLAY AROUND IN THE SNOW AND SLED AND STUFF, BUT DURING THE SPRING YOU CAN'T DO AS MUCH AS YOU CAN IN THE SNOW.))
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Outside of the Roanoke Valley, most schools in western Virginia will be in session on Friday, but many will be running on delayed schedules.
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Jean, we will run all of the school closing information right after News 7 at 5.
(QUESTION: HAVE SCHOOL OFFICIALS DECIDED HOW TO MAKE UP DAYS LOST TO THE SNOW?)
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead-- officials in the Dominican Republic say there's no hope of finding any survivors in a plane crash off the coast.
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And in Craig County the school superintendent isn't stepping down, following a recent fuel leak at the High School-- we'll explain.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, an update on the condition of AIDS patient Jeff Getty, who recently underwent a unique bone marrow transplant.
Plus-- Heart Score '96 continues, with a report on strokes, and AGE. 2-SHOT
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The travels of the Grateful Dead are in the spotlight on the Roanoke College campus--
ANCHOR=Connie


Patrick has a live report-- when NEWS-7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Crash-Folo


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Aviation experts are trying to piece together why a Boeing 757 crashed off the coast of the Dominican Republic
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189 people were aboard.
Today rescuers widened their search but found no survivors.
So far the bodies of 126 people have been recovered.
Rescue workers also found the plane's wheels.
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5-Flooding


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It's the worst flooding in Oregon in 30 years.
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The drinking water is cut off to the state Capital of Salem.
Portland's usual source of water is shut off too.
Homes across the state are flooded.
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((MY DAUGHTER NOTICED SOME WATER COMING IN THROUGH THE KITCHEN AND IT WAS LIKE ALRIGHT, WE'LL GET IT WITH SOME TOWELS AND IT WAS JUST COMING IN TOO FAST.))
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Things are not much better in Washington state, where mudslides forced a train off the tracks and sent homes into the water.
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5-Craig-School


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The superintendent of Craig County Schools won't leave his post unless he's forced to.
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Tuesday, the board of education passed a motion ASKING for Dallas Helems'
(HELL-ums) resignation.


He would not comment on camera, but says he plans to honor the remaining 18 months of his contract.
School Board Chairman James Cady says he CAN do that... at least for the time being.
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((JAMES CADY/CRAIG CO. SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: UNLESS HE CHOOSES TO TURN IN HIS RESIGNATION, MR. HELEMS REMAINS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS IN CRAIG COUNTY. THE ACTIONS LEFT FOR THE BOARD TO DO IS POSSIBLY GETTING A VOTE FOR TERMINATION. ))
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The vote was brought on by new board member Hettie Farley.
She says there have been questions surrounding Helems leadership ability-- and a recent fuel leak at Craig County High School was the straw that broke the camel's back.
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((HETTIE FARLEY/CRAIG COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: NINETY- NINE PERCENT OF THE CALLS I'VE RECEIVED HAVE SAID THANK YOU FOR HAVING THE GUTS AND LISTENING TO THE COMMUNITY AND LOOKING OUT FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY. ))
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Members could vote for Helems' termination at next month's board meeting.

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The late Jerry Garcia from the Grateful Dead is remembered on the campus of Roanoke College...in a traveling program..."the Music Never Stops."
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stocks bump next

5-GARCIA


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Jerry Garcia may be gone, but fans of the Dead, and scores of necktie-owners across America, have not forgotten the rock-n-roll great.
Few bands have attract a following like the Grateful Dead, which is a culture unto itself,DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK as Patrick Evans explains live from a Jerry Garcia Celebration.
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SUPER=22-Salem;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Stats
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Stick around Mike has the starting lineup for this weekend's Busch Clash in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- we'll head to Martinsville, we're they're working out and toning up.
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It's the Cardiac Rehabilitation program, designed to give heart patients a new outlook on life.
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((WHAT THEY START HERE THEY HAVE TO CONTINUE, IT'S A LIFE-LONG THING. IT'S NOT JUST WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR 12 WEEKS AND THAT'S GOING TO CURE THEM, IT SOMETHING THEY HAVE TO DO. WE TEACH THEM TO MAKE LIFESTYLE CHANGES. ))
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5-Getty


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It's was not good news, for the prognosis of Jeff Getty, the AIDS patient who underwent an unconventional transplant two months ago.
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Doctors say they have found few baboon bone marrow cells in his marrow.
Still, Getty says he's feeling better than he did before entering the hospital for the transplant of marrow from a baboon.
Doctors hoped that would boost his failing immune system.
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5-Heart-Score


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Heart-Score '96 continues, today's topic-- strokes and age.
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Though strokes are often thought of as a disease of the elderly, that is in fact, a dangerous myth.
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((DR. ERIC RAPS/UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL CENTER: I CAN'T TELL YOU THE NUMBER OF YOUNG PEOPLE I'VE SEEN WHO ARE HYPERTENSIVE, CIGARETTE SMOKING, TYPE A INDIVIDUALS WITH VERY LABILE BLOOD PRESSURE WHO HAVE SUFFERED FROM STROKE.))
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Five to ten percent of strokes occur in people under age 45.
Many of those could be prevented with lifestyle changes.
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5-Cardiac


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As is the case for stroke survivors, those who've suffered a heart attack or heart surgery may find their lives to be completely altered.
For many, it begins with a new health regime.
At Martinsville Memorial Hospital, they're making that transition easier, with their CARE program-- it's Cardiac Rehabilitation.
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((DR. SLAYTON MYERS/CARDIAC PATIENT: I'VE LEARNED THAT I HAVE TO EXERCISE ON A REGULAR BASIS AND WHEN I DON'T, I CAN REALLY TELL WHEN I HAVEN'T DONE IT. ))
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((STEVE STEVENSON/CARDIAC PATIENT: MY DOCTOR TOLD ME I NEEDED THE PROGRAM FOR REHABILITATION. I WAS APPREHENSIVE AT FIRST BUT ONCE I GOT INTO IT, IT'S JUST THE GREATEST THING THERE IS.))
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((LORETTA MOYER-CLARK/CARDIAC REHAB SPECIALIST: ULTIMATELY THE GOAL OF CARDIAC REHAB IS TO HELP PEOPLE FROM BEGINNING TO END, THEY'LL NOTICE AN INCREASE IN THEIR OVERALL ACTIVITY TOLERANCE, THEY'LL BE ABLE TO DO MORE THINGS WITH LESS EFFORT. AND WE HAVE MEASURABLE OUTCOMES AND YOU HAVE A STRESS TEST AT THE BEGINNING AND A STRESS TEST AT THE END AND THEY KNOW THEMSELVES BEFORE THEY DO THAT THAT THEY'RE BETTER.))
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The Cardiac Rehab program is recommended for patients with heart conditions, as a way to insure the start of a healthier lifestyle.
There's health education, nutrition counseling, and of course this SUPERVISED exercise that makes the heart so much stronger.
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((THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES. IT MAKES YOU SWEAT A LITTLE BIT. ))
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Patient's hearts are continually monitored-- the cardiac room is wired directly to the I.C.U. and emergency room, lending some comfort to those who've already been through enough.
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((75 RPM'S IS WHAT YOU WERE DOING? AT 11? DID YOU GET YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE?))
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((RUSSELL LUTZ/CARDIAC PATIENT: THEY DID FIVE BYPASSES AND HERE I AM. I FEEL BETTER THAN I EVER DID. ))
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((LORETTA MOYER-CLARK: A LOT OF DOCTORS WILL SEND PATIENTS HOME AND SAY, IF YOU WALK TWO MILES A DAY YOU'LL BE OK. AND THE MAJORITY OF PATIENTS, THEY DON'T FEEL SAFE WALKING ACROSS THE ROOM ALMOST WITHOUT GETTING HEART PALPITATIONS AND THAT KIND OF THING. IN HERE, THEY'RE ON MONITORS WE CAN WATCH THEM. WE CAN ENCOURAGE THEM AND WE'RE THERE FOR THEM.))
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The CARE service has been open for just one year.
Tonight, all the patients who've completed 12 weeks of Cardiac Rehabilitation over the past year are having a graduation party. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Tragic news in the college basketball world.
A player is found dead.
ANCHOR=Connie

Mike has the latest on this in tonight's Two Minute Sports Ticker.

S5-Hoops


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Good evening everybody and welcome to the Thursday night two minute sports ticker.
We begin tonight on a somber, shocking note out of the Atlantic Ten men's basketball conference.
Early this morning 22 year old Dayton University star Chris Daniels was found dead in his room.
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Daniels was the Flyers main man inside leading the team in shooting percentage the past three seasons.
This year he ranked second in the nation hitting his shots at a 68 percent pace.
A preliminary autopsy failed to determine the cause of death although Montgomery County, Ohio, Coroner James Davis says there's no evidence of drugs or alcohol, and Daniels' heart appears to have been sound.
Lab results will not be available for two to three weeks.
This is second such tragedy Dayton head coach Oliver Purnell has had to endure in his career.
He was also on the staff at Maryland, when Len Bias died of a cocaine overdose.
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Turning to baseball, when the Cleveland Indians arrive for spring training next week in Winter Haven, 44 year old Dave Winfield will not be with them.
After 23 season in the majors, Winfield decided to call it quits today.

S5-Clash


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The Winston Cup drivers have arrived back at Daytona for the beginning of Speedweeks 96.
Today they stepped off the track and stuck their hand into a black bag and drew starting positions for Sunday's Busch Clash.
Believe it or not, Rick Mast will start on the pole while Earnhardt and Gordon bring up the rear. Here's a look at the starting grid.
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Not everyone is hanging out at the beach this week. The folks at the Martinsville Speedway are pushing the snow and ice out of the way and continuing construction on their new 68 hundred seat addition in turns three and four.
Tonight at six, Roy Stanley will chat will track President Clay Campbell, and he'll also give us update on Joey Arrington and JImmy Hensley, who are both devoting their time solely to the SuperTruck series in 1996.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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All that and much more coming your way tonight at six.
Have a safe evening everybody, Jean's coming back with more News 7 at five right after this. take a break

5-Skater


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Do you know who Rudy Galindo is?
Not many folks do, but this skater is making a name for himself and he's coming to Roanoke tomorrow.
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SUPER=04-ABC Sports;


At 26, the relatively unknown captured the U-S figure skating title two weeks ago- surprising even himself.
Galindo said this year he told himself not to worry about placement.
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((RUDY GALINDO/MEN'S NATIONAL CHAMPION: BEFORE I WAS ALWAYS WORRIED ABOUT WHAT PLACE I WAS GONNA GET AND WHAT INTERNATIONAL I WAS GONNA GET. THIS YEAR I JUST SAID JUST HAVE FUN OUT THERE NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO, YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE STILL GONNA LOVE YOU.))
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OUT Q=still gonna love you."
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Galindo will now go on to the World Competition in Canada.
He is also the newest addition to the Winter Tour of World Figure Skating Champions.
The Show is Friday night at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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Join Keith Humphry with more news in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX-- Goodnight. The School Closings are on the way.