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News-Heads

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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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Were two officers justified fatally shooting a man? We'll find out what prosecutors decided.
Plus if you own a Ford, you'll want to stay tuned. Millions of Fords are being recalled.
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Wx-Heads
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The warm up today saw temperatures in the 70s. Now a cold front will fire some showers by morning.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- Duke University researchers say while it's still just a
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concept, their new theory about an AIDS treatment is bringing them one step closer to a cure.
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((I BELIEVE....SERIOUS BODILY INJURY.))
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Two police officers who shot and killed a man in March will NOT face criminal charges.
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5-Plunkett


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell said the two officers who fired the fatal shots were justified in their use of deadly force.
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Joe Dashiell has been covering this case, and he has the latest developments this afternoon.
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Jean, the shooting ocurred in late March as police investigated a complaint of domestic abuse.
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35- year- old Edwin Plunkett picked up a loaded hunting rifle, but the woman who called police and later witnessed the shooting said he never aimed the weapon at the officers.
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IN Q=I believe that the police have to make

((DON CALDWELL/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: I BELIEVE THAT THE POLICE HAVE TO MAKE A QUICK DECISION AND THE ESSENCE IS NOT WHETHER IT'S POINTED AT YOU, IT'S WHETHER IT IS DISPLAYED OR BRANDISHED IN A MANNER THAT YOU BELIEVE CAN AND WILL BE USED AGAINST YOU.))
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Edwin Plunkett died in the doorway of his home on Cherryhill Circle.
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He had been drinking.
He had a history of assault.
And when he picked up the gun, Caldwell says, officers T.D. Kanode and G.F. Bingeman had reason to fear for their lives.
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((DON CALDWELL: I DON'T KNOW OF COURSE WHAT MISTER PLUNKETT'S TRUE INTENTIONS WERE, BUT WHEN YOU BRANDISH A WEAPON AT POLICE OFFICERS, YOU TAKE A TREMENDOUS RISK.))
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Plunkett's family could still bring a civil case against the officers
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But Jean, there's no word tonight on whether they intend to file a lawsuit.

5-Ford


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If you drive a Ford, listen to this.
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Ford is recalling more then eight million vehicles-
The cars and trucks have the same kind of ignition switch that's caught fire in hundreds of vehicles.
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((HELEN PETRAUSKAS/FORD VP SAFETY: ANYTIME ONE OF OUR CUSTOMERS HAS A PROBLEM WITH TEIR VEHICLE IT'S A CONCERN. IT'S ESPECIALLY A CONCERN WHERE THE PROBLEM INVOLVES FIRE.))
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A published report says the recall will cover 19-89 and 90 Escorts, 19-89 through '91 Mustangs, 19-90 and '91 Thunderbirds and Cougars. page two 1988 and 89 Crown Victorias and Grand Marquis vehicles are also affected along with 19-89 Town Cars. 19-89 through '91 Aerostar minivans, page three 19-90 Broncos and F-series pickups are also being recalled.
Owners will be notified by mail.
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5-Philip-Morris


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Philip Morris held its annual shareholders meeting in Richmond, but cameras and microphones were banned.
Inside the meeting, CEO Geoffrey Bible came out swinging against tobacco's critics.
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Ellen Qualls in in our Richmond newsroom with details.
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Jean, according to Geoffrey Bible, last year was the best year ever for Philip Morris's tobacco products.
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International sales particularly have been going like a rocket.
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As for the health and legal battles Philip Morris faces, Bible says the company is "fundamentally in the right," and will prevail in the battle.
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The battle was being waged right outside the meeting that about 700 shareholders attended.
And while our cameras were limited to this, anti-smoking activists who'd bought up one share of stock crowded the microphones inside.
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((JACK ATKISSON/SHAREHOLDER: I THINK THEY'RE A BUNCH OF TROUBLEMAKERS MYSELF. AND LIKE I TOLD HIM, YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO SMOKE BUT YOU CAN DRINK BEER. AND I FEEL THAT ALCOHOL KILLS AS MANY PEOPLE AS CIGARETTES DO IN A YEAR.))
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((HELEN ERWIN/SHAREHOLDER: I THINK THE COMPANY HAS HAD A FANTASTIC RECORD.))
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((FRANK TREVILLIAN/SHAREHOLDER: THEY SUED ABC AND THEY GOT OFF OF THEM. AND I'D LIKE TO SEE THEM SUE ALL OF THESE STATES.))
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The health activists have been coming to these meetings for years -- this year, they say the electronic media ban is a telling sign.
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((GREGORY CONNOLLY/ANTI-SMOKING SHAREHOLDER: IT SPEAKS TO A COMPANY THAT'S UNDER SIEGE. THE ONLY WAY THEY DEAL WITH THEIR PROBLEMS TODAY IS BY SUING THE NEWS MEDIA. SUING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. SUING STATES.))
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All four stockholder proposals considered and voted on today came from health activists.
One, to authorize further study of the effects of second-hand smoke actually got six percent shareholder support.
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(questions: But all four proposals failed?


Yes, because as one shareholder admitted outside the meeting, he quit smoking for health reasons -- but Philip Morris is in the business of making money, not promoting health.)

5-Quibell


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Production is at least temporarily halted at the Quibell Corporation in Roanoke.
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An attorney for the beverage company says the problem stems from a disagreement with a supplier.
He says right now Quibell doesn't have any of the distinctively shaped bottles it uses for its sparkling water, teas, and colas.
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Quibell's president says the company will remain in business, even though from the way its parking lot looks, only a skeleton staff is on hand.
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((RONALD QUIBELL/QUIBELL PRESIDENT: OK, WE ARE STILL IN BUSINESS, THERE SHOULD BE NO ANSWER TO THAT.))
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The attorney for Quibell says demand remains high for its products.
Store shelves around here remain well stocked with Quibell beverages.
Quibell moved into a brand new plant in Roanoke's Center for Industry and Technology almost five years ago.
In the past it's employed up to forty people.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at Five--It's been months in the making, now the budget showdown may be coming to an end.
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And Bedford County authorities show off their latest crime fighting tool and make an arrest in the process.
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Plus, we'll have the latest research into treating AIDS and Alzheimer's disease-- on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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If your idea of relaxing is watching a baseball game, you can take it one step further at Salem Memorial Stadium.
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Patrick Evans has a live report and may even take a soak, when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

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What was supposed to be a simple demonstration of Bedford County's new traffic safety unit turned into a real life version of the t-v show "Cops" today.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us from our Lynchburg newsroom, Steve I understand you got to see just how well the new traffic unit works..
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That's right Jean, Bedford County wants to model its traffic safety unit after the one currently operating in Wythe County.
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Wythe County deputies were on hand today to show the media how they're trained to detect criminal activity during traffic stops.
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During the demonstration, a truck with a broken taillight happened to drive by and officers pulled the vehicle over.
It turns out the driver was driving on a suspended license, and police found a pipe and about a quarter ounce of marijuana in the car.
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((LT. KENT ROBEY/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THEY DROVE BY AND WE THOUGHT WE HEARD THEY HOLLERED AN OBSCENITY AT US WHILE WE WERE STOPPED. GOT BEHIND HIM AND NOTICE THE TAILLIGHT WAS OUT, TINT WAS TOO DEEP FOR THE LAW.))
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So a simple equipment infraction led to something much bigger...and police say that's exactly how this traffic safety unit works...
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It can turn a routine traffic stop into major crime detection...and as a result make area highways a safer place to travel. Jean?

5-Budget


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It's been months in the making--and finally the House just moments ago, passed a budget for the rest of the fiscal year.
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((REP. NEWT GINGRICH/R- HOUSE SPEAKER: GIVEN WE WERE NEGOTIATING WITH A VERY LIBERAL ADMINSTRATION I THINK IT IS A REMARKABLE STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. IT'S BETTER FOR THE TAXPAYERS. IT'S BETTER FOR THE COUNTRY.))
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Senate approval is expected tonight.
The 160 billion-dollar agreement ends the long standoff between the White House and Congressional Republicans.

5-Byrne


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Democratic senate candidate Leslie Byrne suspended her campaign and released her delegates.
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But at a news conference this morning in Northern Virginia, Byrne said she's NOT formally dropping out of the race.
She says she will remain a candidate on paper so she'll have better standing to challenge how delegates were selected. shots of mark warner
Byrne maintains that in several Virginia localities delegates were stacked in favor of presumptive nominee Mark Warner.
She wouldn't say if she thinks Warner is to blame, and did not say whether she'd endorse him.
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There's more to America's past-time than peanuts and Cracker Jacks when you go watch the Salem Avalanche play at home.
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stocks bump next

5-HOT-TUB


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The Avalanche is on a hot streak, and the fans are in hot water-- literally. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Never one to miss out on the fun, Patrick Evans joins us from the Hot Tub at Salem Memorial Stadium to tell us more about this unique feature.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
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How can repairing a sofa be part of math class?
We've got the answer to that equation coming up--
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On Health Check-- a report on the global clinical trial for a new Alzheimer's drug.
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Scientists believe it could bring back memories for some patients.
It may mean hope for the millions of families in this country touched by Alzheimer's.
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((IT'S HARD FOR ME AND LIKE I TELL EVERYONE. I NEED SOMEONE TO PRAY CONSTANTLY THAT I HAVE PATIENCE. ))
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health bump next

5-AIDS


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Duke University researchers believe they may be on the trail of an AIDS cure.
They're about to test the combination of a potent drug mixture and an experimental treatment that could help rebuild the immune systems of AIDS patients.
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Researchers say if drug studies show that all AIDS-related cells in the body can be destroyed, the treatments could form the basis of a cure.
They say while it's just a hypotheses-- a couple of years ago, they didn't even have that.
Test results are probably two years away-- and even if it works, it would still take much more time to refine the treatment.
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5-Alzheimer's


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In Europe, Japan and in this country, researchers have embarked on the biggest study yet of Alzheimer's Disease.
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A new drug is being tested, to see if it might help some patients regain at least part of their memory.
E-N-A 713 appears to help patients by increasing a chemical in the brain called acetylcholine (Uh-see-tie-Colene).
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((DR. JAMES WEBSTER/NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: THIS IS THE BRAIN FUEL AND WHAT WE HOPE TO DO IS FILL UP THE TANK A LITTLE BIT BY MAKING IT STICK AROUND LONGER. ))
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The first six-month phase of the study is just being complete.
If it turns out the drug works, the F-D-A could give it an accelerated approval.
The disease impacts about four-million American families-- combine that with an aging population.
That's why Alzheimer's is now considered a top priority.

5-Planned-Parenthood


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Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge has a new director.
Today was Kathryn Haynie Parker's last day on the job-- after 19 years with the organization.
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((KATHRYN HAYNIE PARKER/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE BLUE RIDGE: WE HAVE MOVED FROM ONE SITE TO FOUR SITES WE HAVE ENGAGED THE ADVOCACY SUPPORT AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN THIS PART OF THE STATE. WE'VE INCREASED THE NUMBERS OF SERVICES WE PROVIDE IN OUR ADVOCACY PROGRAMS. ))
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART!!
Her replacement, Amy Haselton, comes to Roanoke via San Diego.
She says while Planned Parenthood is often associated with abortion, there are other medical services receiving less scrutiny.
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((AMY HASELTON/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE BLUE RIDGE: SERVICES THAT CENTER AROUND PREVENTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION AROUND AFFORDABLE MEDICAL SERVICES, AND MAKING SURE THAT PEOPLE HAVE ACCESS TO THOSE AND ADVOCACY SERVICES PRESERVE THE REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS OF MEN AND WOMEN.))
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Haselton has been with the organization for 12 years.

5-Measles


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Measles cases have hit an all-time low in the U-S.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says doctors reported just 301 cases last year.
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That's the lowest since the government began counting cases in 1912.
The C-D-C credits the sharp decline to more school-age children getting a second dose of vaccine.
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2-shot-toss
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The Roanoke Riverdawgs are back for another season-
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Mike Stevens tells us about returning players as well as the soccer team's new look.

S5-Dawgs


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Thursday ticker. The Roanoke valley is about to go to the dawgs again!
The Roanoke Riverdawgs soccer team was unveiled over at Mac & Bobs in Salem today. Steve Mason has the introductions.
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((Big South player of the year Ian Spooner is back.
So is former Virginia Tech sensation Eric McClellan.
Former North Cross star and Roanoke college All-America Grayson Prillaman will again dawn a Riverdawgs jersey. The threads are new, along with sponsors Taco Bell, Dominion Dodge and All-Sport. But the 7 returning players from the inaugural Riverdawg team hope to bring back some year old experience. ((GRAYSON PRILLAMAN/MIDFIELDER:))
The dawgs finished 5 and 13 last year in the USISL behind a combined 17 goals from Spooner and McClellan. But Roanoke's offense alone won't make the playoffs. ((ERIC MCCLELLAN/CENTER MIDFIELDER:))
The Dawgs will again hold 8 soccer camp sessions, each running a week at a time and the players are the instructors. ((PHIL BENNE:DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL:))
The Riverdawgs open the season this Saturday at Cave Spring Junior High at 7:30 against the Chapel Hill Soccer Club. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

S5-Stuff


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The NBA playoffs open tonight and let's hope they're played a little quicker than one in the NHl was last night.
If you went to bed last night wondering who won the Caps-Penguins playoff game, you were not alone.
The Caps and Pens played four overtimes in the longest NHL game in 60 years.
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The Penguins won the game three to 2 just shortly after two this morning.
Here's the call of Peter Nedved's game winning call from a relieved PIttsburgh announcer.
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Already this afternoon, the Mets, Twins and and Brewers have picked up wins.
News from the Greater Greensboro Classic coming up at six.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-Math-Sofa


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A third grade class at Christiansburg Elementary School has taken a hands-on approach to learning math.
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Today students in Kim Helm's class put their own finishing touches on a sofa they helped reupholster.
One child's parents has a reupholstering business, and showed the students how it's done.
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((KYM HELMS/THIRD GRADE TEACHER: THEY VOLUNTEERED THEIR SERVICES AND MATERIALS TO COME IN AND ALLOW THE CHILDREN TO USE THEIR MATH TO DO THE MEASUREMENTS, ESTIMATED THE YARDAGE AND PREPARE THE SOFA FOR ITS NEW SKIN. ))
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((ASHLEY TOLLIVER/STUDENT: YOU CAN MEASURE A LOT OF STUFF. YOU CAN MEASURE BY INCHES, YOU CAN MEASURE BY MILES.))
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Later the students will calculate the METRIC measurements.
They'll keep the couch in their classroom.
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Some government leaders in the New River Valley got to know some of their youngest constituents today.
Jean/Keith double boxes


Keith, I understand they were also learning what it's like to be a day care instructor.
ANCHOR=Keith

That they were, Jean.
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It was Worthy Wage Day, a national campaign to raise awareness about low pay for day care providers.
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Local government leaders, including Delegate Jim Shuler participated in a job shadowing program.
They saw firsthand what a caregiver's day is like, and the difficulty balancing pay for quality workers with the costs to working families.
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More on that at six o-clock.
ANCHOR=Jean

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