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ANCHOR=Jean
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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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A deadly head-on collision between two trains in New Jersey-
Plus two witnesses of a robbery point the finger at a suspect- who is also charged with murder.
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Wx-Heads
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The weekend still looks fairly mild but the sun may be hard to find Saturday afternoon. Forecast details straight ahead.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check--
Virginia Legislators have deemed this Organ Sharing Day in the Commonwealth.
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Plus, Heart-Score '96-- the final chapter, today-- rehabilitation after a stroke.
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((A LOT OF PANIC. PEOPLE SCREAMING AND CRYING, A LOT OF BLOOD AND PEOPLE'S FACES.))
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A passenger describes what it was like when two commuter trains collided today in New Jersey.
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5-Train-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
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GOod Evening, this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The crash killed two engineers and a passenger-
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SUPER=03-Secaucus, NJ;


New Jersey officials now say 235 people were hurt- 16 seriously.
The crash happened this morning-
Transit officials say one of the trains went past a stop signal and hit another train head on.
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((THERE WAS NOTHING NOT EVEN A BRAKE. HE DIDN'T BRAKE AT ALL. JUST THE TWO TRAINS HITTING EACH OTHER.)) 11:13:20 ((A NUMBER OF PEOPLE HIT THE SEATS IN FRONT OF THEM AND THERE WAS A LOT OF FLYING DEBRIS THAT YOU COULD SEE OUT THE WINDOW ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRAIN))
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Investigators are now checking to make sure the signals were working properly. They're also trying to retrieve the black boxes from each train for clues.
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5-Fl-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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A gunman shouted "Everyone is going to die" before opening fire and killing five former co-workers.
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SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL/This Morning;


It happened in Fort Lauderdale just before dawn.
Police say the former City beach cleaner shot his semiautomatic pistol over and over again- even reloading.
Some people managed to escape- and call 911.
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((MAJOR AL ORTENZO/FORT LAUDERDALE POLICE: I DON'T HAVE A TOTAL NUMBER OF EXACTLY HOW MANY WERE INSIDE THE FACILITY. I DO KNOW THERE WERE A NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS WHO WERE IN ONE FORM OR ANOTHER WITNESS OR APPROXIMATE OF THE SHOOTINGS.))
SUPER=01-Major Al Ortenzo/Fort Lauderdale Police;
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It was 14 months ago today officials say the gumman was fired for flunking a drug test and threatening workers.
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5-explosion


ANCHOR=Jean
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It looks as if the Irish Republican Army's cease-fire may be over.
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SUPER=03-London;


An explostion today struck east London.
Scotland Yard says more than 100 people were hurt-- three seriously.
Irish media say just before the blast, the Irish Republican Army put out a statement saying it's ending its 17-month cease-fire.
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5-Ward


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
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TAPE#595-37
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Two witnesses to an October armed robbery say Michael Ward was one of the gunmen.
And today during a preliminary hearing, the prosecutor said evidence from that crime links him to a murder later the same night.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Investigators believe Michael Ward was one of two men who robbed the occupants of one home, then shot and killed a man during a second armed robbery.
Today, two witnesses to the first incident said they recognized Ward's face.
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((ROBERT BUSHNELL/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: ))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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An expert testified that a spent shell casing from the murder scene was fired by a gun stolen during the first armed robbery.
And a 14- year old boy said he drove by both homes with the defendant.
The charges were certified to the next grand jury.

5-Flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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Oregon and Washington State are getting some help from the Federal Government.
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SUPER=03-Willamette, OR; 00


President Clinton has declared disasters in parts of both states.
That clears the way for loans and grants to flood victims.
Residents of the Northwest who say they're used to rain- say this is the worst flooding they've seen.
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((I'VE LIVED IN OREGON AND I'VE SEEN SNOW STORMS BUT NOT THIS, NOT PEOPLE'S HOMES LOST. YOU KNOW I'VE NEVER SEEN IT.))
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Some good news for Portland residents.
The Wil-AM-ette River crested below the top of a sea wall downtown and is now starting to drop.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE--the president says a military ban on those with the AIDS virus is unconstitutional.
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And some private aircraft owners may be hung out to dry in the elements-- we'll explain.
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ANCHOR=Connie


If you don't have plans this evening, how about a dip in the Roanoke Y-W-C-A's new pool.
Tonight, they're showcasing new programs, like aquatics for arthritis sufferers. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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Several Olympic figure skaters are in the Star City tonight--
ANCHOR=Connie


Patrick has a live interview, when NEWS-at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE# 595-41
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An oven left on for an extended period of time started a fire in Henry County that killed a six-month old girl yesterday.
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SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Night;


Fire officials say a jug of kerosene next to the oven fueled the blaze in the Grassy Creek area of the county.
Keysha Thomas apparently died of smoke inhalation-- An autopsy will be performed.
Her siblings, 18 month- old Deonte (Dee-On-Tay) Thomas and two- year old Latasha Thomas were flown to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. They are in serious condition.
The mother, Vivian Thomas, was at a neighbor's house when the fire broke out.
She was treated for smoke inhalation.
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5-AIDS


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President Clinton has started a campaign to repeal a ban on soldiers infected with the AIDS virus.
Today the White House said the president calls the ban completely unconstitutional.
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The provision requires discharging any military personnel infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
It's in the 1996 defense authorization bill that Clinton plans to sign tomorrow.
The administration says the President isn't rejecting the overall bill because it's important to national defense.
Instead, he's ordering the Justice Department not to defend the AIDS section when it's challenged in court.


5-Boucher


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#595-39
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Congressman Rick Boucher says the telecommunications bill President Clinton signed yesterday should stimulate job growth in Southwest Virginia.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Boucher first helped author the law in 1988.
He says as phone and cable companies extend the technology needed to expand the information highway, companies attracted to lower- cost rural areas will be able to move out of the cities.
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((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) NINTH-DISTRICT: SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WILL BE IN AN EXCELLENT POSITION TO ATTRACT COMPANIES THAT HAVE COMMUNICATIONS- INTENSIVE OPERATIONS. MORE MODERN NETWORKS WILL FACILITATE THE LOCATION IN THIS AREA OF A NUMBER OF OPERATIONS SUCH AS THE DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE CENTERS MAINTAINED BY TELEPHONE COMPANIES. ))
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Boucher says he's already targeting those companies, and others such as hotel and airline reservation centers in his Showcasing Southwest Virginia program.
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5-Hangar


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#595-40
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Heavy damage from the FIRST big snowstorm this year prompted the Roanoke Regional Airport to do some sprucing up ahead of schedule.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


In the coming months the airport will demolish three of its oldest hangars, which are mainly used by owners of small, private aircraft.
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The move comes after one collapsed earlier this winter under two feet of snow.
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((MARK COURTNEY/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: AS A RESULT OF THAT WE DID HAVE OUR ENGINEER CHECK THE OTHER BUILDINGS, THAT ARE OF SIMILAR DESIGN OF THE SAME ERA AND THEY WERE DEEMED THAT THEY WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO HANDLE THE SAME KINDA LOADS WERE IT TO HAPPEN AGAIN.))
SUPER=01-Mark Courtney/Roanoke Regional Airport;
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The dozen-or-so planes in the condemned hangars had to be moved immediately.
The airport says some new hangars will be in place next month.
In the meantime, the airport has offered the plane owners "tie-down" space nearby.
For about a decade the airport has planned a major overhaul of what's known as its general aviation facility.
But very few investors have expressed interest in building new hangars, so the project is only proceeding in stages.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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Figure skating recently was listed as the second most popular sport for T-V audiences, following pro-football.
Tonight you can check out the talents of some of the world's best skaters in person.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;
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stocks bump next

5-SKATERS


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NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#596-06
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Some of the world's best skaters are in town for what promises to be an unforgettable show. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick is on the ice with a live report.
Patrick, what skaters will be featured tonight?
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Nancy Kerrigan/Olympic Silver Medalist;
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SUPER=03-Lillehammer Winter Olympics/February 1994;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Stats
SUPER=302-50/26/39/W-17mph/29.86/r;
SUPER=303-53/27/36/NW-14mph/29.86/r;



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Don't go away-- Hearty hoops highlights are heading your way in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, the conclusion of Heart-Score '96.
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Rehabilitation after a stroke, and the physical and mental challenges presented to survivors.
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((I REALLY BELIEVE THAT IF YOU ARE LUCKY ENOUGH TO LIVE THROUGH IT, THEN THE WORLD IS THERE FOR YOU TO TAKE. ))
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5-Strokes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
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In our final installment of "Heart Score '96," a look at rehabilitation after a stroke.
Often after a stroke, people are left unable to do things they did before-- like walking, talking, reading, or writing.
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SUPER=01-Beverly Pearson/Stroke Survivor; :55 QUICK!!!
SUPER=01-Dr. Nalini Bethala/Geriatric Rehabilitation; :58
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((IF PEOPLE TELL ME I CAN'T DO IT, I SAY, WELL LET ME TRY. IF YOU DON'T HAVE A GOOD ATTITUDE, IT WILL BEAT YOU. I HOPE TO HAVE MY INDEPENDENCE, MY FULL INDEPENDENCE SOMEDAY.))
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Rehabilitation has many components-- depending on what deficits the stroke produced.
Physical therapy improves range of motion, and strength exercises improve cardiovascular health.
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Speech therapy can help improve communication difficulties.
But most of all, patients have to re-learn everyday living.
32-year-old Beverly Pearson had a stoke ten days after the birth of her second child.
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((BEVERLY PEARSON/STROKE SURVIVOR: I HOPE TO BE ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF MY BABY BY MYSELF. I CAN HOLD HIM WITH MY GOOD ARM BUT IF HE NEEDS A BOTTLE, SOMEBODY HAS TO TAKE HIM..IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS.))
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((DR. NALINI BETHALA: FOUR TO SIX MONTHS WOULD BE THE TIME FRAME THAT YOU WOULD EXPECT MOST OF THE RECOVERY TO OCCUR.))
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One advancement is the use of the drug botulinum toxin.
For certain patients, it's effective in relieving muscle tightness.
While the physical rehabilitation is underway, so must be the mental and emotional transition of life after a stroke.
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(( GERALD DONAGHUE/PSYCHOLOGIST: THERE MUST BE SOME RECOGNITION AND ACCEPTANCE THAT EVEN IN THE BEST CIRCUMSTANCES THERE IS LIKELY TO BE SOME DIFFERENCES.))
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There is some good news, though.
New drugs seems to be effective in treating strokes, as long as the person having a brain attack recognizes the warning signs and gets to the hospital quickly.

5-Organ-Day


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TAPE#596-04
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Virginia's House of Delegates has declared today Organ Sharing Day in the Commonwealth.
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The House recognized former Montgomery County Delegate Ward Teal -- who had a heart transplant in 1994.
Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith had Teal witness him signing the organ donor section of his driver's license.
The House hopes others will become aware of the need for organ sharing.
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Each year almost three thousand people die while waiting on the list for an organ transplant.

5-Pool


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-05
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The Y-W-C-A in Downtown Roanoke is having a party tonight--
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


The star attraction-- the new renovated pool, now equipped for the disabled, and heated to 88-degrees.
The Y wants to highlight some of it's water programs-- like Arthritis Aquatics.
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((HARRIET LEWIS/Y.W.C.A.: PEOPLE WILL BE ABLE TO COME AND PARTICIPATE IN OUR RIBBON CUTTING AND THEN THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ANYONE WHO COMES TO GET IN THE POOL AND TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE WARM WATER BENEFITS OF THIS POOL AND TO SEE WHAT IT'S LIKE. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Tonight's Open House begins with a reception in just a few minutes-- at 5:30.
The pool will be open to the public from 6:45 to 7:30.
The Y-W-C-A Central Center is located at 605 First Street, in Downtown Roanoke.
2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean

Today marked the first practice and the first mishap at Daytona--
ANCHOR=Connie


Let's head into the sports office for an explanation with Mike Stevens who will soon be in Sunny FLorida himself..

S5-Stuff


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
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Good evening everybody and welcome to your weekend.
Let's warm up the Friday night ticker with a trip down to Daytona where the Winston Cup car got in their first day of practice.
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SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/This Afternoon; :00


Not surprisingly, two time defending Daytona 500 champion Sterling Marlin posted the fastest speed at the track with a lap at 189 point 478 miles an hour.
Rick Mast, Jeremy Mayfield and Dale Earnhardt were the only others to top the 189 mile an hour mark.
Brett Bodine had the hottest foot of the day after a fire broke out in his Lowes Thunderbird as he was coming out of turn four into the tri-oval.
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((BRETT BODINE/DRIVER - LOWES FORD:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Qualifying for the top spot in the Daytona 500 is set for two o'clock tomorrow afternoon.

S5-Hoops


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
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This weekend is shaping up to be a big one for our two biggest local college powers. Virginia and Virginia Tech both hit the hard wood tomorrow.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


The 11th ranked Hokies have been practicing this week for Atlantic 10 foe Xavier tomorrow at noon. According to Bill Foster; the game is a sell out.
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((BILL FOSTER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:))
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SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/Last Night;


The Cavaliers won their 11th straight overtime game last night; beating N.C. State 84-82 in double OT in Raleigh.
Harold Deane was the hero. The junior hit a last second jumper to clinch to win. UVa is now 10 and 10 overall and 4 and 6 in the ACC.
SUPER=03-Phoenix/Last Night;


In NBA action last night; Charles Barkley scored his 20 thousandth point in the Suns 107-102 win over the New Jersey Nets at America West Arena.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Coming up at six the latest on the Browns move to Baltimore, plus we'll give you an update on construction at the Martinsville Speedway, and hear from the Express who are in Norfolk tonight.
Enjoy your weekend everybody. take a break

5-School


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=tho
TAPE#595-38
GRAPHIC=EDUCATION


After missing five days of school--Roanoke and Roanoke County students finally saw the inside of the classrooms today.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Drivers moved school buses out of their resting places and took to the roads this morning.
Transportation officials say there weren't any problems getting students to school.
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((ROBERT WOOLWINE/ROANOKE COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF TRANSPORTATION; IT'S EXCELLENT. WE JUST HAD A GOOD MORNING. WE HAD ONE ROUTE WE COULD NOT GET OVER OVER IN THE BACK CREEK SECTION. WE HAD ONE OR TWO DRIVERS THAT WERE A LITTLE LATE THIS MORNING DUE TO THE ICE DOWN AROUND BEDFORD ON TWENTY-FOUR AND OUTSIDE OF THAT--JUST A NORMAL DAY. ))
SUPER=01-Robert Woolwine/Roanoke Co. Transportation Supervisor;
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Woolwine says the transportation office received many calls from parents who live in the outer areas of Roanoke County concerned about the safety of their children.

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ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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Coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
Two more lottery games are being proposed in the Commonwealth.
But would Virginia win with Powerball and Keno?
double boxes Jean/Keith


Keith Humphry joins us from the newsroom.
Keith is their money to be made?
ANCHOR=Keith
SUPER=@Keith1;


Without question Jean, by both players and state governments.
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We examined how West Virginia handles Powerball, and how Maryland fares with Keno.
Both are proving successful, but there are some pitfalls.
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double boxes Jean/Keith


We'll give you the pros and cons of both games in about a half hour along with other stuff on News- 7 at six. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean