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News-Heads

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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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Where are underage kids buying alcohol. Roanoke police crack down on several convenience stores. We'll have the story.
Plus the Seattle King Dome is checked out after an earthquake hits during a ballgame.
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Wx-Heads
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A partly sunny forecast offers up the slim chance for showers this weekend, otherwise, it's picture perfect spring time weather. Stay tuned for all the details.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- a hepatitis-A scare in the Shenandoah Valley-- now school-children are getting vaccinated.
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Plus-- fighting cancer-- some new, high-tech equipment has made it's way to the region.
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A police crackdown on stores selling to underage drinkers proves quite profitable in Roanoke.
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5-Underage-drinking


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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TAPE#596-06
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
City police have released a list of 22 convenience store clerks accused of selling beer to teenage informants.
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The vice squad sent their 18 and 19 year old informants to a total of 44 stores in the city.
Police say exactly half the stores sold them beer.
In one store the clerk at first refused, but later sold alcohol to one of the informants on another day.
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((DENNIS NAGEL/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THIS WAS PRIMARILY CONVENIENT STORES WHO MAKE THEIR LIVELIHOOD SELLING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND THOSE THAT ARE THE ONES MOST AT RISK TO LOSE THEIR LICENSE AND CONTINUE TO SELL TO MINORS.))
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All but one of the SAVE-X stores in the city is on the list of violators.
The manager of the chain says he's distressed by that and vows to fix the problem.
A couple of Unimarts and three "Village Stores" are also among those cited by police.
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5-Overby


ANCHOR=Jean
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Scotty Overby offers tearful apologies to the family of his estranged wife.
A day after he was convicted of capital murder, Overby took the witness stand for Judge Ray Grubbs to determine whether he should be sentenced to die.
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Tracy Altizer joins us from Blacksburg with details.
Jean, it was a day of heart- wrenching testimony from Scotty
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AND the family of Sheila Stafford, the wife he strangled and mutilated last August.
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((TAMMY STAFFORD/VICTIM'S SISTER: SHE'LL NEVER BE ABLE TO PLAY WITH MY KIDS OR BE MY MATRON OF HONOR OR SHARE OUR SECRETS. I DON'T HAVE ANYBODY NOW. ))
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Despite all that, Tammy Stafford says Scotty Overby should NOT be sentenced to die, because her sister would have forgiven him.
Her father did just that from the witness stand.
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((HARRY STAFFORD/VICTIM'S FATHER: I DON'T CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINKS. BUT THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL. IF I CAN'T FORGIVE IN MY HEART, HOW CAN I STAND IN FRONT OF THE LORD ON JUDGEMENT DAY. ))
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Overby pled no contest to the charges and has asked to die.
He testified he can't go on without Sheila, and earlier told police he snapped when she told him she was seeing another man and may be pregnant.
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((SCOTTY OVERBY: I'M SORRY FOR WHAT HAPPENED. I DON'T KNOW WHY I DONE IT OR ANYTHING. I WISH TO GOD I COULD BRING HER BACK. I MISS HER SO MUCH AND I LOVE HER. ))
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This is a tragic case of alcoholism and broken relationships.
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At age 27, Overby faces the possibility of death, or life in prison when he's sentenced in July.

5-Earthquake


ANCHOR=Jean
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An earthquake shook things up at Seattle's Kingdome last night, but it did not cause structural damage.
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That's the word from engineers who checked out the building- They say the dome is structurally sound.
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((JON MAGNUSSUM/STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: THE BUILDING MOVED AS A WHOLE WHICH IS GOOD AND PERFORMED VERY WELL.)) 10:00:43 ((OH, THIS PLACE IS SHAKING. WE'RE HAVING A LITTLE EARTHQUAKE. UNBELIEVEABLE. THE PRESS BOX IS SHAKING HERE IN THE KING DOME.))
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The quake measured about five point four on the Richter scale- during the game's seventh inning.
It caused minor damage in the region- knocking items off store shelves near the epicenter.
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5-Gas-Tax


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The summer travel season is just around the corner- but many motorists are tired of rising gas prices.
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In Congress the push is on to get rid of a 1993 gas tax of more than four cents a gallon.
Republicans hope to repeal the tax by Memorial Day- saying Americans are overtaxed and need relief.
Democrats defended the tax increase saying it was instrumental cutting the annual budget deficit in half.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- he blasted Jim Miller when he sought the Republican Senate nomination against Oliver North-- why is the former state GOP chairman now endorsing him?
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And the father of daytime Talk T-V, has taped his very last show--
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On Health Check-- New River Valley seniors won't be letting transportation problems prevent them from keeping current with their doctors.
We'll tell you about the new Med-Ride program.
ANCHOR=Jean
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Mike Stevens takes the Two Minute Ticker on the Road to the Salem Memorial Stadium--
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Robin Reed is there too-- we'll hear from both of them-- when NEWS-7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Nelms


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Republican state lawmaker Robert Nelms says he was caught urinating in public -- but now he's suggesting a police and media conspiracy against him.
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Nelms and his wife Diane called a news conference this morning to announce he'd passed a lie detector test he paid for himself.
He hopes that test will convince Richmond prosecutors NOT to take an indecent exposure charge against him to a grand jury on Monday.
AND-- he says he's heard another General Assembly member was arrested for the same thing, in the same park -- and police are covering it up.
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((DEL. ROBERT NELMS/R- SUFFOLK: DON'T THINK I MAKE THIS STATEMENT OFF THE CUFF. I WAS POLYGRAPHED ON THIS STATEMENT AND PROVEN TRUTHFUL. THEREFORE I HOPE YOU WILL PURSUE THE IDENTITY OF THAT MEMBER AND WRITE WITH THE SAME ENTHUSIASM THAT YOU HAVE SHOWN ME.))
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But there's no public record of Nelms claim.
Richmond police say they checked their records today and found NO lawmaker other than Nelms with any vice arrests.
News 7 checked Richmond court records and found NO pending or past charges of any sort against any other lawmakers.

5-Huffman


ANCHOR=Jean
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Some republicans say John Warner has been disloyal to the party and say it should cost him his senate seat.
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He's facing Jim Miller for the party's nomination.
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But Warner says he's voted his conscience and that when the June primary rolls around voters will reward him with the GOP nomination.
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In a recent campaign stop Warner referred to a letter by former state party chairman Don Huffman.
Huffman wrote the letter almost three years ago when Miller and Oliver North were vying for a senate nomination.
Huffman was then a North supporter.
He blasted Miller's lack of military service and his performance as Ronald Reagan's budget director.
Now Huffman is supporting Miller.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: THIS SORT OF THING, FLIP FLOPPING BACK AND FORTH, VIRGINIA DOESN'T LIKE THAT, AMERICAN VOTERS DON'T LIKE THAT. THEY'RE LOOKING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO STANDS FOR WHAT HE OR SHE BELIEVES IN, AND WILL VOTE FOR THAT.)) ((DONALD HUFFMAN/MILLER SUPPORTER: I'VE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO FIGURE OUT WHAT JOHN WARNER'S CONVICTIONS ARE THAT HE WOULD NOT SUPPORT MIKE FARRIS OR OLLIE NORTH. HE NEVER GAVE A REASON FOR NOT SUPPORTING MIKE FARRIS.))
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The winner of next month's primary will likely face Democrat MARK Warner.

5-Smart-Highway


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The Virginia Department of Transportation hopes its latest Smart Road proposal gets the green light.
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A few months ago, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors curbed the project.
Board members said there were a number of questions about the Smart Road... 92 to be exact.
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At a news conference today, V- DOT said an "answer sheet" and a new application form are complete and now in the hands of every board member.
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((DAN BRUGH/VDOT: NOW IT'S BACK TO THEM. THEY HAD SOME LEGITIMATE CONCERNS AND I HOPE WE'VE ADDRESSED THEM TO THEIR SATISFACTION. ))
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The Smart Road would be part of a six mile stretch of highway linking the 460- bypass to Interstate 81.
It would serve as a testing ground for transportation research.
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The Salem Avalanche is winding up for a big weekend of baseball-- and so is your Hometown Station.
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stocks bump next

5-AVALANCHE


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The warm weather is finally here, and that means it is time for baseball-
And it could not come at a better time for this weekend's HillCats Avalanche games.
DOUBLE BOXES ROBIN/JEAN


Robin Reed is at Salem Memorial Stadium-- taking some time away from the studio--but taking NO credit for the weather.
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SUPER=22-Salem;
SUPER=01-Dave Oster/Salem Avalanche General Manager;
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double boxes Robin/Patrick
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health music under


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Stick around for more News-7 at Five-- Mike Stevens will take us out to the ballgame...
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check-- The Lewis Gale Regional Cancer Center is expanding.
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We'll explain how the latest high-tech equipment means a much better success rate for treating cancer.
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((THERE ARE TONS OF CANCER SURVIVORS IN THE US TODAY, AND ARE FOCUS IN DEALING WITH CANCER NOW IS CURE. ))
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5-Hepatitis


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Students in Rockingham County today are getting shots to prevent Hepatitis-A.
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Five children there have been diagnosed with the virus-- all either members of the same family or close friends.
Hepatitis "A" affects the liver and at first causes fever, loss of appetite, nausea and an upset stomach.
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5-Cancer-Treatment


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There was a time, when to some people, being diagnosed with cancer was-- in a way-- a death sentence.
That has certainly changed in recent years, with the more aggressive treatments to fight the disease.
Today, the Lewis Gale Regional Cancer Center unveiled a few more weapons-- in the form of an expansion for the center, but also some new equipment.
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((WILLIAM DOWNEY/LEWIS GALE MEDICAL CENTER PRESIDENT: WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THIS EXPANSION, WHICH WILL BRING A NEW GENERAL ELECTRIC IN ADDITION WE WILL BE ADDING A NEW SERVICE THAT UNTIL NOW PEOPLE IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA HAD TO GO TO THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA TO RECEIVE-- HIGH DOSE BRACHYTHERAPY. ))
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The official name for this brachytherapy equipment-- the Nucletron-Oldelft microSelectron High Dose Rate Afterlaoder-- in English, it's simply a way of administering radiation to cancer patients-- from the inside out.
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((DR. DAVID RANDOLPH/RADIATION ONCOLOGIST: GENERALLY WHEN YOU GIVE RADIATION YOU GIVE IT USING AN EXTERNAL BEAM MACHINE IT LOOKS LIKE A CHEST XRAY MACHINE BUT SAY IF YOU HAVE A TUMOR IN YOUR ESOPHAGUS, THE BEAM HAS TO GO THROUGH YOUR SKIN, YOUR RIBS, YOUR LUNGS AND IN SOME INSTANCES YOUR HEART, BEFORE IT GETS TO YOUR ESOPHAGUS, BUT WITH THIS HIGH-DOSE REMOTE SYSTEM AND WITH BRACHYTHERAPY YOU ACTUALLY PUT A CATHETER THIS SIZE DOWN INTO THE ESOPHAGUS AND IT GIVES THE RADIATION DOSE VERY CONCENTRATED IN A STRUCTURED AREA RIGHT AROUND THE TUMOR AND THEREFORE IT SAVES A LOT OF TREATMENT RELATED PROBLEMS. ))
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High dose brachytherapy isn't a replacement for traditional radiation-- rather, the two treatments work together.
Dr. Randolph points out that as this agressive therapy becomes more routine-- even in rural areas, it will dramatically change the way cancer is managed.
Take for example breast cancer-- where in some areas, women opt for mastectomy.
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((DR. RANDOLPH: AND SO MOST WOMEN WHEN THEY HAVE BREAST CANCER, INSTEAD OF SIX WEEKS OF TREATMENT-- DAILY, TO THE ROANOKE VALLY THEY CAN HAVE A MASTECTOMY AND IT'S A LOT QUICKER AND SIMPLER. HOWEVER, ONCE RADIATION THERAPY IS GOING TO BE AVAILABLE YOU'LL FIND A LOT OF WOMEN ARE GOING TO BE ELECTING TO SAVE THEIR BREASTS.))
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A variety of cancers can be treated with brachytherapy.
It's said to offer a better success rate, faster treatment times, fewer side effects, and less damage to the surrounding tissues than traditional therapy.
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The expansion and the equipment represent a two-and-a-half million dollar investment for Lewis Gale.
Also, patients throughout Southwest Virginia and into West Virginia have access to free transportation to the Lewis Gale Regional Cancer Center.

5-Med-Ride


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WRITER=sch
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And speaking of transportation--
A new service is available to those unable to get to their doctor.
The Virginia Health Care Foundation has granted 45-thousand dollars for Med-Ride.
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It's a program that provides non-emergency transportation to patients.
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((GARY HEINLINE/NEW RIVER VALLEY SENIOR SERVICES: IT'S TRANSPORTATIONN FOR PEOPLE WHO KIND OF FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS WHO DOESN'T HAVE INSURANCE TO PAY FOR TRANSPORTATION OR WHO CAN'T AFFORD PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WHICH IS YOU WELL AWARE -IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY THERE'S NOT MUCH PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.))
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The New River Valley Senior Services joined with the Partnership for Access to Health Care-- in hopes of creating a way to overcome the transportation barrier for low income or uninsured people.
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s5-Live


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Earlier Robin told us about this Sunday's live telecast with the Lynchburg Hillcats playing the Salem Avalanche. Double Boxes Jean/Mike
The two teams begin their weekend series tonight and Mike Stevens is at the Ballpark.
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(roll Cue: "...a tale of two cities.")
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S5-ECHL


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The Charlotte Checkers clinched the ECHL's Riley Cup title last night by ousting the Jacksonville Lizard Kings 6-to-1 and in the process completing a four game sweep.
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The Checkers claimed the title in dominating fashion outscoring Jacksonville 25-to-9 in the series.
Last night they wrapped it up with a 6-to-1 victory.
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Phil Berger notched this goal to put the game away, and then the Checkers enjoyed the spoils of victory.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Coming up at six, I'll be back here at the ballpark plus Steve Mason will be in the studio with the rest of today's sports including highlights from Stage three of the Tour Dupont, and news of a Radford University basketball assistant who is moving onto Marshall.
Plus for you folks wondering about Winston Cup qualifying today, the drivers are on the road course in Sonoma, California.
Time trials don't begin until 6:30-- we'll have all the results tonight at 11.
Have a good night folks, hope to see you here at the ball park tonight. take a break

5-Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
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After 29 years, the pioneer of T-V Talk is calling it quits.
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((NAT SOUND OF CLAPPING... THANK YOU. THANK YOU TOO.))
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Phil Donahue recorded his last episode today- He decided to end the show after a decline in ratings.
Donahue was the first to do Talk shows involving the audience-
His program covered everything from interviews in Chernobyl after the nuclear disaster to male strippers.
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((PHIL DONAHUE/TALK SHOW HOST: MALE STRIPPERS. I NEVER WOULD HAVE THOUGHT OF MALE STRIPPERS. SOMEONE SAID WE'LL DO MALE STRIPPERS. I SAID WHERE WILL WE PUT THE MICROPHONE.))
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Today's show will air in about seven months.
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six-preview


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It's good news for lost children.
Bad news for bad guys.
Virginia State Police have long scoured the earth from the sky to find missing people.
But now they're getting better at it.
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And now they'd like to have a few more forward looking infrared units around the state.
They say what good is high-tech if it gets to the search scene two hours late?
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ANCHOR=Jean

Have a great weekend, goodnight. We'll show you more sky chases tonight on News 7 at SIX.