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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
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Coming up next on News 7 at Five-
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Will Pat Buchanan be Dole's vice presidential running mate? Find out what he's saying.
It's a huge flood in the Grand Canyon, but this is no accident.
Plus fireifighters are battling brush fires today in Roanoke County.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


A mix of clouds and sun tomorrow will give way to a chilly rain for the rest of the week. Weather details coming up.

Medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- reports on the newest stop-smoking method.
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Plus, want a new way to stay in shape? Try karate-- it also works wonders for personal safety as well.
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2-SHOT
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Video-Open


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Voters head to the polls in three states today- while questions over a GOP runningmate remain unanswered.
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5-Buchanan


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=buchanan


Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan says he'd consider being on the ticket with Bob Dole.
He says it would show the Republican Party is expanding to include conservative backers.
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((PAT BUCHANAN/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: CERTAINLY IF SENATOR DOLE REACHED OUT TO OUR PEOPLE TO THAT EXTENT YOU WOULD HAVE TO CONSIDER THAT BECAUSE THAT WOULD BE A GESTURE ON HIS PART THAT WE'RE REACHING OUT AND TRYING TO UNITE ALL THE DISTRICT FORCES IN THIS PARTY. AND THE BROAD GROUP OUTSIDE THE PARTY IT OUGHT TO REPRESENT SO CERTAINLY YOU WOULD CONSIDER THAT BUT AS YOU YOURSELF POINT OUT I'M STILL RUNNING AGAINST SENATOR DOLE AND I'M RUNNING A TOUGH, CLEAN CAMPAIGN SO WE DON'T ANTICIPATE ANYTHING LIKE THAT HAPPENING.))
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5-Dole


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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


No word yet from Senator Dole on who he'll select for his vice-presidential running mate.
He is expected to add more delegates today to his leading total for the Republican nomination.
SUPER=03-Vancouver, WA;


It's primary day in California, Nevada and Washington state.
Right now, Dole already has enough delegates to clinch the Republican nomination at the Republican Convention in August.
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5-Brush-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#596-08
GRAPHIC=brush fire


A five acre brush fire in Roanoke County today caught forestry officials by surprise.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


It started around one this afternoon in the Starkey Road area.
A local resident says he accidentally started the blaze by dumping hot ashes in a nearby ravine. Forestry officials say despite the recent rain and snow, fire safety is crucial at this time of year.
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SOT 14:19:42
IN Q=People need to be

((BARRY CRAWFORD/ROANOKE CO. FIRE DEPT.: PEOPLE NEED TO BE CAREFUL THIS TIME OF YEAR. WE GET SOME LIGHT SHOWERS AND IT GIVES FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY TO PEOPLE. THEY THINK THEY CAN GO OUT... AND THERE'S NO CHANCE OF FIRE GETTING OUT BUT THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE HERE OF WHERE A FIRE CAN START AND SKIM ACROSS THE TOP OF THE GROUND PRETTY FAST.))
SUPER=01-Barry Crawford/Roanoke Co. Fire Dept.;
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Fire officials say the blaze is now under control and there's NO threat to area residents.
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5-L'burg-Fire


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An electrical malfunction may have sparked a blaze that heavily damaged a Lynchburg home this morning.
Firefighters arrived at 5-16 Stuart Street to find smoke and flames coming from the left side of the single- story building.
Crews held off fighting the fire while they searched the house for potential victims.
No one was home, and it took firefighters about 15- minutes to bring the blaze under control.
Authorities believe the fire started in a basement fuse box.
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5-Stoneman


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-02
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Testimony from a terrifed wife along with the defendant's violent criminal history convinced a judge in Carroll County to deny bond for Dennis Earl Stoneman.
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


Stoneman is charged with captial murder in the death of his wife's sister and brother in law, Tina and Steve Quesenberry.
Stoneman wanted to return to his home in North Carolina to await trial, in order to salvage his produce business that's been neglected since his arrest.
His wife, Teresa Stoneman testified he beat her repeatedly during their 16 year marriage and even threatened her with a gun.
Judge Duane Mink denied Stoneman's requst for bond on the basis of his criminal past, incliuding convictions of rape and sodomy and his limited ties to Virginia.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the Governor got rid of the state's helicopter, limo-- and official state yacht--
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but democrats say Governor Allen's being penny-wise and pound foolish- selling off the perks of the office.
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ANCHOR=Connie


The makers of Ritalin are hoping to crack down on abuse of the drug.
Plus, a new way to help smokers kick the habit-- in the form of an inhalant. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


The Clown Corps is out in full force tonight at Tanglewood Mall.
ANCHOR=Connie


Our own Patrick Evans finds out what this is all about-- in just a bit. cc sponsor

5-State-Yacht


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#596-09
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The Governor's wrapped up a yard sale of gubernatorial perks -- and some Virginia Democrats are calling it a foolish display.
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In the last four months, the Allen Administration has auctioned off the Governor's limousine, the executive helicopter, and most recently the 28- year old state yacht.
Governor Allen says the sale of the yacht casts off a symbol of government excess and unneccessary perks.
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((DON WILLIAMS/VA. DEPT. OF GENERAL SERVICES: WE FEEL VERY FORTUNATE THAT WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO ..AND MAINTENANCE.))
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But Democrats point out the yacht had legitimate economic development, environmental, and emergency uses.
And the limo and chopper BE-FIT a Governor.
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((SEN. RICHARD HOLLAND/D-ISLE OF WIGHT CO.: I THINK SOMETIMES A PERSON CAN BE PENNY WISE AND POUND FOOLISH.))
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((GAIL NARDI/DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF VA.: IT JUST STRIKES AS A LITTLE PHONY TO BE SAYING GEE I'M GONNA GET RID OF ALL THIS FANCY STUFF.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Richard Holland/(D) Isle of Wight Co.; :
SUPER=01-Gail Nardi/Democratic Party of Va.;
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TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


Don't worry.
The Governor still has a fleet of executive police unit cars to carry him around, as well as the use of a state plane and state jet.

5-First-Citizens


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A North Carolina bank trying to establish a presence in our area has an interesting marketing tool.
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First Citizens of Raleigh says its newest branch in Blacksburg will have SUNDAY hours...something that's relatively unique around here.
The new office will be located in the Harris Teeter supermarket that opens in April.
First Citizens plans to put several more in-store branches in this area soon.
The bank already has stand-alone offices in central and Southside Virginia as well as West Virginia.
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5-Town-Hall


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
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Southside residents will have an opportunity tonight to discuss the results of a 10-month study at a town hall style meeting in Danville.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


For almost a year, volunteers have been looking for ways to help Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, North Carolina move into the 21st Century.
They addressed a variety of topics including education, economic development and government.
The results were recently published in a local newspaper.
Now volunteers want community input.
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((SANDY JONES/DANVILLE ARE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WE NEED THE SUPPORT OF THE CITIZENS TO COME OUT AND LET US KNOW THAT THEY REALLY DO CARE ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS FOR THIS COMMUNITY AND THE FUTURE OF THE COMMUNITY, NOT JUST FOR THEM, FOR THEIR CHILDREN, THEIR GRANDCHILDREN. THIS IS THEIR CHANCE TO DO THAT. ))
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ANCHOR=JEAN
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Tonight's meeting is at Bonner Junior High School at seven, we'll have a full wrap-up on NEWS-7 at 11.

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Clowning around is fun work for some young volunteers of the American Red Cross--
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SUPER=22-Roanoke Co.;
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5-CLOWN-CORPS


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The American Red Cross is there for people in crisis, and disaster relief comes in many forms. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans has the story of the Red Cross Clown Corps.
It acts as the goodwill arm of the organization, helping to brighten the days of the sick, injured and elderly all across the Valley.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=01-Thomas Stokes/American Red Cross;
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health music under


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Stick around for more News-7 at Five...The Roanoke Express is in need of a win on the road to stay alive in the playoffs.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- if your regular exercise routine is getting old....consider a class in Karate.
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It's one way to work out the heart and muscles, at the same time improving your personal safety.
And it's not just for adults.
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IN Q=at 5 or 6

((CAROL THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR AND BLACK BELT: AT FIVE OR SIX IS A GOOD TIME TO START. YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO START. OUR OLDEST STUDENT WAS 81 AND THAT WAS A WOMAN SO YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO DO IT. )) ((JOSEPH VILLANUEVA/STUDENT: IT'S A LOT, A LOT OF WORK.))
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5-Nasal-Nicotine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-10
GRAPHIC=no smoking


The newest help for smokers comes in a pump-spray bottle.
The nicotine nasal inhalant has won approval from the F-D-A.
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It's designed to help hard-core smokers kick the habit.
Smokers can already get prescriptions for nicotine patches, and starting next month, they can buy nicotine gum without a prescription.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The nasal spray is more powerful, hitting the bloodstream faster.
The spray will be sold under the name Nicotrol N-S.

5-Ritalin


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-11
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The makers of the drug Ritalin have started a campaign to fight abuse of the drug--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


That, following reports that some kids are using the hyperactivity treatment to get high.
Ciba Pharmaceuticals worries some are buying or stealing the drug from classmates, and snorting or injecting it.
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5-Vision Screening


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Sch
TAPE#596-06
GRAPHIC=eye care


They're calling it the vision of the future.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :


Prevent Blindness Virginia has a new method for screening children's eyes.
Educators today learned about the Photoscreener-- it takes instant pictures of the eyes.
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((LUCY MEMMO/VISION SPECIALIST: WERE VERY EXCITED TO BE INTRODUCING THE PHOTO SCREENING CAMERA TO THE STATE OF VIRGINIA IT'S A FAIRLY NEW CAMERA THAT ACTUALLY TAKES PICTURES OF THE CHILD'S EYE AND FROM THAT PICTURE WE CAN TELL WHETHER THIS CHILD HAS A REFRACTIVE ERROR OR NEEDS SOME TYPE OF GLASSES TO HELP TO ALLEVIATE A VISION PROBLEM. ))
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Although the Photoscreener is targeted at kids, it can be used by anyone-- and especially those who can't speak, or have special needs such as cerebral palsy, autism or Down-Syndrome.
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5-Self-Defense


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#596-07
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Working to sharpen the body and mind is a goal of the martial arts.
The teachers at American Freestyle Karate in Roanoke say their sport will improve physical condition, concentration-- and as Beth Myer reports, it will also give you an upper hand in self defense.
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SUPER=01-Carol Thomas/Instructor & Black Belt; :16
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SUPER=01-Eddie Thomas/Instructor & Black Belt; :53
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OUT Q=For Health Check, I'm Beth Myer.

(( American Freestyle Karate works on total body conditioning. The workout improves balance, coordination and concentration. Instructors say most of the CHILDREN who participate earn better grades in school and end up on the A/B honor roll.
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IN Q=The people that aren't

((CAROL THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR: THE PEOPLE THAT AREN'T IN SCHOOL, DO BETTER AT WORK. WE HEAR THEY DID BETTER, GOT A RAISE, OR PROMOTION BECAUSE OF CONCENTRATION SKILLS THEY'VE DEVELOPED AND THEIR STICK- TO- ITIVENESS BECAUSE THEY CAN SET A GOAL AND SEE IT THROUGH.))
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The workouts are challenging. Instructors teach the importance of paying strict attention to detail, especially when it comes to working out with ancient weapons like the nunchaku (nun-chak-koo).
This part of the workout develops basic skills for self defense like... speed and power.
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((EDDIE THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR & BLACK BELT: THE NUNCHAKU IS AN EYE HAND COORDINATION DEVICE. BEING ABLE TO DO ONE THING WITH ONE HAND AND SOMETHING ENTIRELY DIFFERENT WITH THE OTHER REQUIRES A LOT OF AGILITY. ))
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Karate instruction includes exercises in self defense.
continue video here with natsot of a take down.
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IN Q=I had no concept

((CAROL THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR & BLACK BELT: I HAD NO CONCEPT OF WHERE OR HOW TO HURT A PERSON, NOW I FEEL CONFIDENT I COULD DO SOMETHING AS LONG AS THE PERSON DIDN'T HAVE A WEAPON. ))
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For those mainly interested in the physical workout, instructors say Karate will certainly meet that need.
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IN Q=Aerobics is real good

((GARY KELLY/BLACK BELT: AEROBICS IS REALLY GOOD FOR THE HEART AND GETTING YOUR SYSTEM UP AND BREAKING A GOOD SWEAT. IT SEEMS TO BE A LOT OF THE SAME ROUTINES ALL THE TIME. I FOUND WITH KARATE, REAL GOOD, WORKOUT BREAK A GOOD SWEAT BUT YOU'RE LEARNING SOMETHING NEW ALL THE TIME . IT WASN'T THE SAME ROUTINES ALL THE TIME. ))
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Karate is for all ages. Children normally start no younger than five... and the oldest student at this studio is 81. For Health Check, I'm Beth Myer.)) 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


THe Express hopes it can pull into Charlotte and pull off a win in the playoffs-
ANCHOR=Connie


Steve Mason has a preview of the upcoming face off in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.

S5-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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The Roanoke Express left town for Charlotte this afternoon the site of the first round playoff game with the Checkers.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Roanoke has only one win in five meetings with the checkers at the Independence Arena this season.
The Express lost there 6 to 2 Friday night.
Because its a best of five series, the pressure is on for the Express to win at least one game on the road.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH: ))
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ANCHOR=Steve
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Face off at the Independence Arena is 7-o'clock tomorrow night.

S5-Stuff


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WRITER=sma
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While the women's and men's final four doesn't hit the hard wood until the weekend there was plenty of action on the courts today.
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SUPER=03-Key Biscayne, FL; :00


The tennis courts!!! The Lipton Championships quarterfinals took center stage in Key Biscayne.
Top seed Steffi Graf had her hands full with Kimiko Date.
Date pushed Graf to the limit before losing the first set 7-6.
Graf and those smoking ground shots did most of the damage.
Date hustled but you can't return what you can't get to.
Graf advances to the semi finals with the 7-6, 6-3 win.
Our sports ticker would not be complete without some plays of the week.
We start on the greens. Taylor Smith finds the bottom of the cup for the hole in one on the par 3, 8th hole in the Freeport-McDermott Classic.
At the same tourney...Payne Stewart makes his mark with the chip that goes. Nice shot Payne.
On to a little more physical sport...hockey.
When on the ice it is best to look where you are going...Someone tell Tie Domi of the Leafs who is leveled by Rod Brindamour of the Flyers.
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ANCHOR=Steve


Coming up at six, Roy Stanley has more on the Express plus baseball highlights from Virginia Tech's win over Appalachian State this afternoon.
But stay where you are, more news 7 at five to come.

5-Canyon-Flood


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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Water is pouring out of the Glen Canyon Dam in Colorado-
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((WATER RUSHING))
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SUPER=03-Page, AZ;


This is no accident though-
It is a deliberate flooding of the Grand Canyon.
The flooding is meant to do what dams have kept nature from doing.
It'll replace old eroding beaches with new ones and create marshes in back waters where wildlife and fish will be able to thrive again.
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((BRUCE BABBITT/INTERIOR SECRETARY: IF THE BEACH WAS GONE WITH ENDANGERED FISH IN TROUBLE. IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY, WE CAN BRING A LOT OF IT BACK.))
SUPER=01-Bruce Babbitt/Interior Secretary; 02 QUICK!
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OUT Q=A LOT OF IT BACK."
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Babbitt turned the wheel this morning beginning the release of millions of gallons of water.
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six-preview


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ANCHOR=Jean


The streets of Bedford are alive tonight with school spirit--
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Keith Humphry is here to tell us what all the hoopla is about.
ANCHOR=Keith


Jean, Bedford has a lot to be proud of in the sporting world this year.
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In a parade of champions, the city is honoring the Liberty High School Minutemen boys basketball players.
They are the newly- crowned Group Double- A state champions.
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ANCHOR=Keith


The parade starts in a half- hour at Bedford Middle School-- and will proceed down Main Street to City Hall.
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Kimberly McBroom has a live report on NEWS-7 at 6. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean