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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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Drug sniffing dogs suprise students at some area schools.
But the suprise is what they DIDN'T find.
A cross burning in Pulaski County lands two teens in trouble.
Plus new accusations of jury tampering in the O-J Simpson case.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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It looks like winter won't let go. Some warmth on Saturday but showers and cool air Sunday.

Medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- a rare glimpse of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, as he prepares for another trial.
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Plus we'll show you Universal housing design-- a concept that considers the changes everyone goes through from infancy to old age.
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((I'M CALLING IT THE BEGINNING OF THE RENAISSANCE ERA OF DRUG ENFORCEMENT IN BEDFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS.))
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OUT Q=county schools.
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The war on drugs in Bedford County continues- The Sheriff's Department canine army marches on three area high schools.
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5-Drug-Sweep


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#596-02
GRAPHIC=news-7 at five


Good Evening This is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
Sheriff Mike Brown says he wants to send a message- that drugs and weapons won't be tolerated in Bedford County schools, and he's willing to call in some extra help to make sure he gets that point across.
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Steve Smallshaw was with law enforcement authorities as they swept through Bedford's three high schools today. Steve, what did they find?
ANCHOR=steve


Jean, the good news is the drug and weapon-sniffing dogs
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didn't turn up any illegal substances in any of the schools...
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Law enforcement authorities consider that a success.
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SUPER=01-Harold Jones/JFHS Asst. Principal; :28
SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff; :37
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(( Bedford County high school students had some canine company in their classrooms today.. four drug and weapon sniffing dogs conducted a thorough search of the county's three high schools.
The dogs- trained to find narcotics, guns or bombs- hustled from room to room, and along rows of lockers, searching for illegal contraband.
To them it's a game, but authorities are serious about sending a message to the students.. that drugs and guns have no place in the classroom.
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IN Q=I think it's

((HAROLD JONES/JFHS ASST. PRINCIPAL: I THINK IT'S A GOOD DETERRENT TO THE STUDENTS THAT WE WILL NOT TOLERATE ANY KIND OF BEHAVIOR AS FAR AS ANY KIND OF ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES IN SCHOOL.))
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((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: WE CONSIDER IT A SUCCESS IF WE DON'T FIND ANYTHING. BEING IN LAW ENFORCEMENT IT'S JUST THE NATURE OF THE BEAST THAT WE'D LIKE TO FIND SOMETHING, BUT IF WE DON'T THAT'S FINE. BUT THE WORD HAS BEEN SENT AND IT WILL BE SENT AGAIN AND AGAIN IN BEDFORD COUNTY.))
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LIVE=Steve/Full
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Brown says there will be more drug and weapon searches in the future.
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They could come tomorrow or next month, as always the element of surprise will be on the side of law enforcement. Jean?

5-Cooley


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#596-05
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Hillsville Mayor Barton Cooley is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.
A Carroll County deputy stopped Cooley last night on North Main Street in Hillsville for weaving and driving too slow.
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SUPER=03-Hillsville/File Tape;


Cooley told News-7 his blood alcohol level registered point-one, which was the legal limit in Virginia until it was lowered to point oh-eight last year.
Cooley says the incident was regrettable and embarrassing, but has no bearing on his position as mayor.
Cooley is seeking re-election in May.
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5-Cross-Burning


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-03
GRAPHIC=none


Two teens are in custody for allegedly burning a cross in the yard of George and Chanie Trueheart of Pulaski County.
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SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


Chanie Trueheart says she and her husband had just returned from a family gathering Saturday night when she saw flames outside.
Seconds later a rock came through their front window.
Deputies arrested the two boys after a tracking dog picked up their scent down the street.
Chanie Trueheart says hers is the only black family in the neighborhood, but this is the first problem they've had in the 23 years they've lived there.
She says neighbors have been supportive, and the parents of the two boys have apologized.
Both teens face felony charges of cross burning and rock throwing.
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5-Snow


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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TAPE#netc
GRAPHIC=winter weather


This has been the snowiest winter in a century for much of the Northeast.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Closter, NJ;


And still no relief- at least not for folks in New Jersey.
Snow is continuing to fall- from a spring storm that began yesterday.
That's brought the the snow plows and shovels back out again-
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
Roanoke County voters go to the polls Tuesday--
Tonight, Joe Dashiell sorts out the issues for us.
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But first-- the O-J Simpson trial may be over, but the "What Ifs" are still being asked.
What if THIS juror was NOT dismissed?
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check--President Clinton announces changes that may get cancer medicines approved quicker. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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Patrick Evans is at the Jefferson Center in Fitzpatrick Hall.
ANCHOR=Connie


On the eve of the Symphony Ball-- he has a preview when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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Was there jury tampering in the O-J Simpson trial?
That's what a CBS News 60 Minutes report is suggesting.
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SUPER=04-60 Minutes;


The source: dismissed juror- Francine Florio-Bunten.
Court records say she was dismissed because she lied to the Judge.
Florio-Bunten says she was kicked off the jury because of a letter to Judge Lance Ito that accused her of writing a book.
But she says the letter was a fake.
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((FRANCINE FLORIO-BUNTEN/DISMISSED JUROR: IF YOU HAD STAYED ON THE JURY HOW WOULD YOU HAVE VOTED? FLORIO BUNTEN: GUILTY.))
SUPER=01-Francine Florio-Bunten/Dismissed Juror;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-The Montel Williams Show;


Meanwhile today on the Montel Williams show, Prosecutor Christopher Darden says he believes jury tampering went on.
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((CHRISTOPHER DARDEN/PROSECUTOR: SHE IS THE ONLY ONE DURING THE QUESTIONING PROCESS ON THE RECORD WHO KNEW WHAT DNA STOOD FOR.))
SUPER=01-Christopher Darden/Prosecutor;
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OUT Q=what DNA stood for."
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Darden says the defense never objected to the dismissal of white jurors, but fought to save the black jurors.
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5-Spending-Bill


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The government will keep on running for another 26 days-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Both the Senate and House approved a stop gap spending measure today.
It now goes to President Clinton where it's said he will sign it reluctantly.
Meanwhile talks on a broader spending plan have fizzled.
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5-County-Schools


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-04
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co.


Supporters are stating their case and opponents are raising more questions as the Roanoke County bond referendum approaches.
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Voters will decide on Tuesday whether or not the county will move forward with almost 40- million dollars worth of school improvements.
Double Box=Jean & Joe


Tonight, Joe Dashiell reports on the final stretch of the campaign.
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Jean, supporters have framed this referendum as a vote on the future of education...
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Opponents say it's simply a vote on a flawed plan for construction of a new high school.
Neither side is giving any ground.
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SUPER=01-Terri Langford/Bond Issue Supporter; :18
SUPER=01-Don Terp/Bond Issue Opponent; :36
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((Two months of community meetings have given way to a final flurry before Tuesday's referendum.
During a week in which opponents have focused attention on the suitability of the site for construction of the new south county high school, supporters say they hope voters won't be swayed by what they consider misleading claims.
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IN Q=We believe that once

((TERRI LANGFORD/BOND ISSUE SUPPORTER: WE BELIEVE THAT ONCE PEOPLE WALK IN AND CLOSE THE CURTAIN, THEY WILL REALIZE THAT WE'RE NOT VOTING ON THE SITE, WE'RE NOT VOTING ON BRICKS AND MORTAR. WHAT WE'RE VOTING ON IS HOW THE CITIZENS OF ROANOKE COUNTY FEEL ABOUT EDUCATION.)) ((DON TERP/BOND ISSUE OPPONENT: THIS IS NOT A VOTE AGAINST EDUCATION IF YOU VOTE NO. IT'S A VOTE AGAINST A SCHOOL BUILDING. IT'S A VOTE AGAINST BRICKS AND MORTAR. THE CHILDREN WILL STILL GET EDUCATED . IN FACT, WE'LL PROBABLY COME OUT WAY AHEAD ON THIS BECAUSE WE ARE GOING BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD.))
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OUT Q=back to the drawing board.))
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Despite supporters best efforts to woo voters throughout the county, the vote may fall along regional lines..
Double Box=Jean & Joe


If that's the case Jean, turnout may decide what has the potential to be a very close vote.

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It's been quite a season for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Youth Orchestra-- and now its time for supporters to strike a chord in some brand-new digs.
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stocks bump next

5-BALL-PREVIEW


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#596-10
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The Roanoke Symhony is capping off an exciting concert season- It's throwing a party tomorrow night- in fact they'll be having a ball!
The Symphony Ball will be in the newly dedicated Fitzpatrick Hall at the Jefferson Center,DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK and Patrick Evans is checking out the preparations.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Lou Ellis/Symphony Ball Co-Chair;
SUPER=01-Becky Ellis/Symphony Ball Co-Chair;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;

DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN

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health music under


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Stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE--
The New Ben Franklins have made their way to the Commonwealth...but some banks are green with envy.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check--
A rare interview with Dr. Jack Kevorkian, as he prepares for trial again next week.
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The man, who has become known by some as "Dr. Death" says he does not see himself as a visionary.
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((WHAT I AM DOING WAS WIDELY PRACTICED IN ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME. SO SEE, I'M LATE, I'M A LATECOMER. ))
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health bump next

5-Cancer


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-13
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Cancer patients may soon have new drugs to fight their disease.
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President Clinton today announced changes at the F-D-A to get cancer medicines approved as fast as new AIDS treatments.
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IN Q=The waiting

((THE WAITING IS OVER, TODAY WE ANNOUNCE A MAJOR NEW INITIATIVE TO SPEED NEW CANCER THERAPIES TO OUR PEOPLE. THESE CHANGES WILL AFFECT AT LEAST 100 DRUGS BEING STUDIED. DOZENS OF THEM WILL GET TO THE MARKET SOONER, AND THAT MEANS THEY CAN HELP AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM BREAST, LUNG, OVARIES PROSTATE AND COLON AMONG OTHERS.))
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Clinton says the changes will cut red tape, but won't cut corners on safety.
Under the rules, drug makers only have to show that a medication shrinks tumors.
Until now, they've had to prove that a drug extended life or the QUALITY of life in patients.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=FDA


The changes may cut at least a year off drug testing-- and slash F-D-A review time in half.
Clinton also today declared April "Cancer Control Month."

5-Kevorkian


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#596-07
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Dr. Jack Kevorkian is scheduled to go on trial again Monday-- this time, for helping two terminally ill patients end their lives.
CBS has this rare look at the man who sparked a national debate over the right to die.
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((
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((THE PATIENT REACHES OVER AND JUST TOUCHES THAT SWITCH ONCE. ))
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He is described by some as an eccentric executioner-- obsessed with death.
By supporters-- he is considered a savior, delivering a dying person's wish.
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((I FEEL SUCCESS, ACCOMPLISHMENT, FOR SEVERAL LEVELS. IF IT WENT WELL, THE PATIENTS SUFFERING IS OVER, THE FAMILIES SUFFERING IS OVER. THE EXPENSE IS OVER. SO IT'S A GOOD FEELING.))
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Kevorkian has assisted 27 suicides, and says the process is not easy.
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((THE WHOLE DAY, BEFORE AND AFTER. OH GOSH, LET THIS GO RIGHT. LET THIS GO WITHOUT COMPLICATIONS. AND THAT'S WHAT GOES THROUGH YOUR HEAD RIGHT AT THE TIME, YOU WANT THE PATIENT TO BE RELAXED AND COMFORTABLE, VERY COMFORTABLE. NO FEAR AT ALL. THEY NEVER HAVE FEAR ANYWAY.))
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Connie VO-NAT


As a young doctor, Kevorkian first became interested in assisted suicide, after seeing a woman dying of cancer.
C-B-S's profile of Dr. Jack Kevorkian airs tomorrow on the A-and-E cable network program "Biography This Week."
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5-Universal-Housing


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#596-09
GRAPHIC=housing


The housing industry is becoming more sophisticated in the way it's meeting the demands of people of ALL ages and abilities.
The concept is called Universal Design.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


It takes into consideration the disabled, the elderly, children and pregnant women, for example.
But unlike specialized products, Universal Design succeeds because EVERYONE can use it to the greatest extent possible.
Some of the features include wider doorways, more space under sinks, cabinets and countertops, levers instead of knobs are placed on doors and faucets.
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IN Q=Builders and

((JAN REAGAN/CENTER FOR UNIVERSAL DESIGN: BUILDERS AND DESIGNERS ARE CATCHING ON...THEY'RE GETTING INTERESTED, AND I THINK CONSUMER DEMAND IS GONNA BE THE REAL DRIVER, MORE AND MORE CONSUMERS, OLD AND YOUNG, ABLE AND DISABLED, ARE PUSHING THIS NOW.))
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The exhibit is on display at the Home Show this weekend in Salem.
It's being presented by the Center for Universal Design at N-C State, one of the leading organizations developing this concept.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- and some Racing news from the oval--
ANCHOR=Connie


Steve Mason is here to tell us about qualifying for Sunday's Food City 500.

S5-Qualify


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
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Good afternoon everyone. We start our fast and furious Friday ticker in the fast lane. Mark Martin won the pole for Sunday's Food City 500 today at Bristol International Raceway.
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SUPER=03-Bristol, TN; :00


Points leader Dale Jarrett qualified 7th but got a scare when he got loose on the front stretch and hit the wall in turn 1. Jarrett was not injured.
Martin burned up the half mile oval track with a speed of 123.578 miles per hour to capture his 10th career pole. now here's a look at the top 25 from first round qualifying.
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WIPE TO BOARDS!!!
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Roy Stanley was in Bristol today and will have a complete report on first round qualifying at 6.

S5-Stuff


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In racing news a little closer to home, Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell announce this morning that he will drive on the late model stock car circuit this summer.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning; :00


Campbell and his crew unveiled the new Taco Bell team this Morning at the Williamson road restaurant.
Campbell will enter 18 races at New River and then two at South Boston in his first full season as a late model stock car driver.
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((CLAY CAMPBELL/LMSC DRIVER:))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ;


All four teams practiced today for tomorrow's final 4. Richard Williams and his Mississippi State Bulldogs will try and stop Syracuse and it's top player; second team All-American John Wallace.
The featured event is the UMass/Kentucky game. Coming up at 6, Rick Petino talks about stopping Marcus Camby
While John Calipari offers words of respect for his mentor. See ya at six everybody.
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5-New-Money


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-12
GRAPHIC=NONE


Impress your friends and family!
Be the first on the block with the new hundred dollar bill.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond started shipping out the new and improved currency in Virginia this week.
But you'll have to ask your bank if it has them in yet.
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SOT 02:34:11
IN Q=We know

((KEMPER BAKER/FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF RICHMOND: WE KNOW TO WHOM WE'VE SHIPPED BUT WE DON'T KNOW PRECISELY WHERE THE NOTES ARE. AND WE DON'T KNOW ON ANY REGULAR BASIS WHICH BANKS WILL BE ORDERING 100- DOLLAR NOTES FOR INSTANCE WITH THEIR CURRENCY.))
SOT 04:04:02

((DOUG KETCHAM/BANK TELLER: THE FEDERAL RESERVE JUST STARTED CIRCULATING THEM THIS WEEK AND WE HAVE ONLY GOTTEN THIS ONE IN.))
SUPER=01-Kemper Baker/Fed. Reserve Bank of Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Doug Ketcham/Bank Teller; :14
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The new Ben Franklin hundred is just the first denomination to get the anti- counterfeit facelift.
Next up is the 50. Other new bills will be released in decreasing dollar amounts over the next several months.
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six-preview


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ANCHOR=Jean


A young bald eagle is flying high today along the James River.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Here's Keith Humphry with a preview.
ANCHOR=Keith
SUPER=@Keith1;


The Virginia Wildlife Center in Waynesboro rehabilitates and releases injured wild animals
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It celebrated a first today.
The release of the first bald eagle treated in its new hospital near Williamsburg.
It's a nationally important nesting area for an American symbol.
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ANCHOR=Keith


News 7 was there and we'll tell you all about it.
double boxes Jean/Keith


That's coming up in just one half hour on NEWS 7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean

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