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News-Heads

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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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It's election day- We'll have a complete update from around the region.
Plus a big event's coming up in Nancy Kerrigan's life, but this does not involve skating.
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Wx-Heads
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Cool drizzle and rain make it feel a little like March again. Watch out for dense fog this evening.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- the government is worried that a form of contraception may actually increase a woman's chance of contracting H-I-V.
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Plus, thousands of child car seats have been recalled.
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Spotty showers and spotty turnout at the polls in several localities on this Election Day.
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5-Democrats


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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A low-key campaign is producing a light turnout today as Roanoke voters decide five seats on city council.
double boxes JoeD/Jean


By three this afternoon, just 18 percent of the city's registered voters had made it to the polls.
Joe Dashiell has more on the numbers this afternoon.
LIVE=JoeD/Microwave


Jean, five seats are at stake and today's election will bring at least
SUPER=@Joe1;

three new faces to city council...
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


but it appears this election has failed to capture the interest of the average voter.
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IN Q=This is a very important election
SUPER=01-Gilbert Butler/Roanoke Electoral Board; :00
SUPER=@Bowers; :33
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OUT Q=I hope we can do as well today.


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IN Q=This is a very important

((GILBERT BUTLER/ROANOKE ELECTORAL BOARD: THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT ELECTION, BUT IT SEEMS NOT TO HAVE STIRRED A LOT OF PASSION AMONG THE ELECTORATE THIS YEAR. FOUR YEARS AGO WE HAD 47 PERCENT TURNOUT AND THIS YEAR AS I SAID I WOULD BE SURPRISED IF WE BROKE 30 PERCENT WITH THE COMBINATION OF THE WEATHER AND CHARACTERISTIC OF THIS PARTICULAR ELECTION.))
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OUT Q=of this particular election.


Even as apathy and rainy weather conspired to keep some voters away, the democratic candidates attacked the polls with confidence.
Mayor David Bowers was counting on solid support throughout the city's middle class neighborhoods.
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IN Q=Four years ago

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: FOUR YEARS AGO, I THINK I CARRIED TWO THIRDS OF THE PRECINCTS AND I HOPE WE CAN DO AS WELL TODAY.))
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Meanwhile, Kimberly McBroom has been chasing the Republican candidates in the Roanoke City Council Race joed 2-SHOT with kimberly
Kimberly, are they as confident tonight as David Bowers appears to be?

5-GOP


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SUPER=@Kimberly1;
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(roll cue: "...damp weather might make for a bright day for republicans.)
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IN Q=if you get
SUPER=01-Pat Green/(R) Candidate for Mayor; :00
SUPER=01-Alvin Nash/(R) Council Candidate; :13
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :27
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OUT Q=Roanoke's future.

((
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IN Q=If you get right

((PAT GREEN/R- ROANOKE CITY MAYORAL CANDIDATE: IF YOU GET RIGHT DOWN TO IT, THE RAIN IS WHAT'S CAUSED IT, THE BAD-- THE COLD WEATHER-- IT'S GOING TO BE 80 DEGREES TOMORROW, AND HERE IT'S 50 DEGREES TODAY, AND THAT'S WHAT'S HOLDING PEOPLE BACK.))
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SOT 14:37:42

((ALVIN NASH/R- ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE: TRADITIONALLY, FROM A PARTY STANDPOINT, IT SORT OF FAVORS REPUBLICANS WHEN THERE'S A LOW TURNOUT AND NOT FAVOR DEMOCRATS-- I DON'T KNOW-- IT'S HARD TO CALL. IT DEPENDS ON WHO FEELS LIKE GETTING UP THIS MORNING, OR TODAY, AND VOTING. ))
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Regardless of the voter turnout, Roanoke Republicans have been out at the polls--
Both Pat Green and Alvin Nash say they're optimistic tonight's election will go their way.
Green says with five city council seats up for grabs, whatever the outcome, it's sure to set the course for Roanoke's future. ))
LIVE=kimberly full
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


The Republicans are hoping that Roanokers are ready for a change--double boxes jean/kimberly they all believe this election is very important.
(questions:Where are the Republicans planning to be tonight, after the polls

close? )

5-L'burg-Council


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In Lynchburg, all four Ward seats and an at-large post are up for grabs on City Council.
Steve Smallshaw reports Hill City Democrats hope to put a dent in the conservative majority.
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SUPER=01-Junius Haskins/Lynchburg Council Candidate; :27
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :42
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OUT Q=make their decision.


(( Two years after they were whitewashed by the GOP, Lynchburg Democrats hope this year's city council elections mark a turnaround for their party.
Still, there are no declared Democrats in this race.. instead candidates Junius Haskins, Carl Hutcherson and Pete Warren are all running as independents.
Even if all three win, the Republicans will still hold a 4 to 3 advantage on council, but incumbent Haskins says every new addition will help.
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SOT 1:39:18
IN Q=Too long we

((JUNIUS HASKINS/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: TOO LONG HAVE WE BEEN SUFFERING FROM THE CONFINES OF CONSERVATIVE REGIME AND WE NEED TO CHANGE THAT AND THE PEOPLE NEED TO SPEAK OUT. THE ONLY WAY THEY CAN SPEAK OUT IS WITH A VOTE.))
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OUT Q=with a vote.


Republicans would like to preserve their 6 to 1 advantage, and they're running on their records.
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SOT 4:36:35
IN Q=It's really

((HIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: IT'S REALLY IN THE VOTERS' HANDS TODAY, WE'VE DONE EVERYTHING THAT WE CAN POSSIBLY DO TO INFORM THE VOTERS, NOW IT'S UP TO THE VOTERS TO MAKE THEIR DECISION.))
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OUT Q=to make their decision.))
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SUPER=@ssm1;
SUPER=22-Lynchburg;


The number of Lynchburg voters making that decision has certainly been affected by the rainy weather we've had all day here today.
double boxes Steve/Jean


Turnout across the city has been light in the two wards where the candidates are unopposed, somewhat heavier in the contested races. Jean?

5-Gas-Tax


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Tired of paying so much for gasoline?
Senate Republicans are hoping to do something about it.
But Democrats are blocking their efforts.
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((NAT SOUND CHEERING.))
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OUT Q=NAT SOUND CHEERING.
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Republicans want to get rid of the four point three percent gas tax.
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((SEN. BOB DOLE/R- MAJORITY LEADER: THERE'S NO BETTER WAY THAT I CAN THINK OF TO CELEBRATE TAX FREEDOM DAY THAN TO START ROLLING BACK SOME OF THE CLINTON TAX INCREASES.))
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OUT Q=TAX INCREASES.
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Tax Freedom day is the date the average person earned enough to pay their taxes for the year.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Washington DC


Democrats blocked today's vote on the gas tax saying they wanted to add an amendment raising the minimum wage.
Republicans made a counter proposal, but there was no deal.

5-Standoff


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A standoff in Southern California-
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SUPER=03-Hollywood;


A man apparently fires a gun in the air, then boards a city bus-
The bus driver pulled over three miles later after a radio dispatcher told him to pretend he had mechanical trouble.
The man then got off the bus- and held police at bay for nearly two hours- before giving up.
No one was hurt.
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Our election coverage continues in just a few moments on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
In Salem, voters DID turn out for those races-- we'll check in over there.
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And a little later-- she became famous on the ice, now Nancy Kerrigan is back in the news--but it has nothing to do with skating.
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On Health Check-- teenagers and drugs....some discouraging news as usage is way up. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month--
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Patrick has a live report when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Salem-Council


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Salem city council will fill THREE seats.
This after the retirement of long-time Mayor Jim Taliaferro.
double boxes Ron/Jean


Ron Jones is at Salem City Hall with an election update.
SUPER=@Ron1;
SUPER=22-Salem;


Jean, election turn out this morning and afternoon has been like the weather-- a slow steady drizzle.
This morning the registrar reported an eleven percent turn out.
However it has picked up some.
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IN Q=In Salem the focus
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SUPER=01-Harry Haskins/Candidate for Council; :21
SUPER=01-Stephen Smeltzer/Candidate for Council; :30
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OUT Q=go through

(( In Salem the focus is the City Council race....where five candidates are running for three seats.
Incumbents Alex Brown and Howard Packett are hoping to stay in office.
However, three rookie candidates are also in the running.
John Moore-- Stephen Smeltzer-- and former chief of Police Harry Haskins.
SOT 01:19:50

((HARRY HASKINS/CANDIDATE FOR COUNCIL: THIS IS THE HARDEST WORK I'VE EVER DONE THAT I DIDN'T GET PAID FOR. BUT I'M ENJOYING IT. WE'VE HAD A GRAND TIME THIS LAST THREE MONTHS.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((STEPHEN SMELTZER: WELL, IT'S BEEN VERY INTERESTING. I'VE MADE SOME MISTAKES AND I'VE DONE SOME THINGS RIGHT TOO. SO IT'S A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR ANYONE TO GO THROUGH.))
RUNS=:08

))
LIVE=RON FULL
SUPER=22-Salem;
(RON AD LIBS)
double boxes Jean/Ron


5-D'ville-COuncil


ANCHOR=Jean
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Low voter turnout in Danville where FIVE city council seats are up for grabs.
double boxes jean/teresa


Teresa Hamilton joins us from our Danville newsroom.
SUPER=@Teresa1;
SUPER=22-Danville;


Jean, about 25- percent of the city's registered voters have exercised their right.
Officials say voters here typically don't get very excited about local elections.
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IN Q=I feel
SUPER=01-Joyce Glaise/City Council Candidate; :00 quick
SUPER=03-Danville; :08
SUPER=01-Cecil Bridgeforth/City Council Candidate; :32
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OUT Q=for us.

((
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IN Q=I feel

((JOYCE GLAISE/CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE:I FEEL LIKE I WANT TO CONTINUE TO HELP THE PEOPLE OF DANVILLE ON CITY COUNCIL.))
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OUT Q=on city council


Joyce Glaise says the voters urged her to run for re-election.
John Hamlin and Stokes Daniels are also hoping to stay on board for another term.
But a handful of newcomers say it's time for change.
Theu are Cecil Bridgeforth, Sherman Saunders, Mike Smith, Otis Leonard and Pete Castiglione.
In Danville, council is elected at large.
There are no Republican or Democratic agendas.
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IN Q=If I'm

((CECIL BRIDGEFORTH/CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE:IF I'M ELECTED THAT WILL BE ONE OF MY MAIN ISSUES, TO MAKE SURE THAT THE SCHOOL SYSTEM RECEIVES EVERYTHING IT NEEDS IN ORDER TO EQUIP OUR CHILDREN TO MAKE A BETTER FUTURE FOR US. ))
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OUT Q=for us.

))
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SUPER=22-Danville;
ANCHOR=teresa


This election has been very low key, there's been very little, if any, mudslinging.
*****double boxes TRACY/Teresa *****


Tracy Altizer is in our New River Valley newsroom.
Let's head there for an election update.

5-nrv-races


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double boxes teresa/tracy


Christiansburg town council appears to be the most hotly- contested race in the New River Valley, with eight candidates vying for three seats.
SUPER=@Tracy1;
SUPER=22-Blacksburg;


Two of those candidates are incumbents. Most of the remaining six were drawn to the race, at least in part, by controversy over plans for new recreation facilities.
That appears to be foremost on the minds of the voters as well.
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((MARYLEE BUSH/CHRISTIANSBURG VOTER: I THINK WE'VE GOT A LOT OF GOOD CANDIDATES BUT I WAS INTERESTED IN THE ONES THAT WERE PUSHING FOR A SWIMMING POOL FOR CHRISTIANSBURG.))
SUPER=01-Marylee Bush/Christiansburg Voter;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=for Christiansburg;
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So far the race has drawn an unusually high voter turnout.
Christiansburg has had a large elderly population, but the town has seen rapid growth of late, and attracted more and more younger families.
Some feel those younger voters could be a big factor for putting new faces on council.
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SOT 19:15:53
IN Q=

((JAY NEWMAN/CHRISTIANSBURG TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE: THEY COULD IF THEY GET OUT AND VOTE. I THINK THEY COULD MAKE A REAL BIG DIFFERENCE, THE WAY THE TOWN HAS BEEN GROWING ON THE YOUNGER SIDE THERE. ))
SUPER=01-Jay Newman/Christiansburg Council Candidate;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=younger side there.
LIVE=tracy full
SUPER=22-Blacksburg;


The last election drew just under one thousand voters in Christiansburg.
double boxes jean/tracy

Election officials said they had already passed that mark earlier this afternoon, and voters were still steadily streaming in.

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This is Better Speech and Hearing Month-- so what does that mean to you?
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((PATRICK EVANS: ))
SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
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OUT Q=stay with us.

stocks bump next

5-SPEECH-HEARING


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Long term education about speech and hearing disorders, that's the goal of Better Hearing and Speech Month. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from the Roanoke Valley Speech and Hearing Center with more on the work to treat communication disorders.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Richard Hawkins/Roanoke Valley Speech & Hearing;

DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN

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Still to come--A soggy stage seven of the Tour Dupont left Wytheville this morning-- in tonight's ticker we'll have an update.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check-- government scientists are worried that a certain
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form of birth control may put women at higher risk of becoming infected with H-I-V-- if they're first exposed to it.
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(( THE INCREASE IN VAGINAL TRANSMISSION WITH THE PROGESTERONE WAS ABOUT SEVEN FOLD. ))
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health bump next

5-Contraceptives


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Federal health officials are worried that a form of injectible birth control using the hormone progesterone may make the vaginal transmission of H-I-V far more likely.
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SUPER=03-New York; :


The findings are based on research using monkeys exposed to S-I-V-- the monkey equivalent of H-I-V.
Those given progesterone were seven times more likely to become infected.
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SOT 20:28:29
IN Q=The progesterone

((DR. PRESTON MARX: THE PROGESTERONE THINS THE VAGINAL LINING AND THAT THINNING MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCREASED TRANSMISSION BECAUSE THE VAGINAL LINING IS PROTECTIVE AGAINST VIRUSES CROSSING OVER INTO THE BLOODSTREAM. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Preston Marx/Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; :
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OUT Q=the bloodstream.
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
About two and a half million American women use norplant or depo provera, contraceptives that contain progesterone only.
The birth control pill which also contains estrogen has not been called into question.
Still federal health officials emphasize that they do not know how the findings will affect humans.
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SOT 20:28:58
IN Q=What we're doing

((DR. DUANE ALEXANDER/NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH: WHAT WE'RE DOING IS GETTING THE INFORMATION OUT AND AT THE SAME TIME TRYING TO AVOID PRODUCING UNDUE ALARM OR CONCERN. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Duane Alexander/National Institutes of Health; :
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OUT Q=alarm or concern. QUICK OUT!!!
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


There is a common misconception that birth control methods protect against HIV.
This study reinforces the fact that only a latex condom provides protection against HIV-- other forms of birth control provide no protection at all-- and could even increase it's spread.

5-Labor


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A new study concludes doctors don't always need to induce labor when a woman's water breaks after a full-term pregnancy.
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The study challenges a long-held view that waiting for labor to start naturally after the fetal membranes break could be hazardous to the baby.
The fear is that germs may get into the uterus and infect the child.
The new study though finds letting nature takes its course is safe for both mother and baby.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The report is in the "New England Journal of Medicine"-- it was written by researchers at the University of Toronto.

5-Drugs


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Parents probably won't be pleased to hear the latest findings on drug use among school children.
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A nationwide study finds marijuana use has increased dramatically, hallucinogenic drugs are getting more popular, and cigarette smoking is the highest ever reported among young people.
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5-Clinton


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Even President Clinton is trying to get through to teens.
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SUPER=03-Woodbridge, NJ; :


He's in New Jersey today, mixing campaigning with counseling.
His message to students-- don't smoke.
Later he'll speak to a much larger audience of young people-- his anti-smoking message will be beamed to schools around the country.
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5-Child-Seats


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Thousands of child safety seats are being recalled.
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pinnacle page 1
Eleven-thousand seats made by Century Products may have mismatched latches that could allow the buckles to release in a crash. pinnacle page 2
Ten thousand seats by Evenflo come with a pamphlet, where the instructions for toddlers and infants are reversed.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


That could mistakenly lead people to think that babies smaller than 20 pounds can ride facing forward. 2-SHOT toss Jean/Connie 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


As we've heard throughout the newscast, rain has dampened the entire region.
ANCHOR=Connie


What did that mean for the cyclers in stage seven of the Tour Dupont? A very dry Mike Stevens knows.

S5-DuPont


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Tuesday ticker. We start down in Wytheville where Stage 7 of the Tour DuPont got underway in less than ideal conditions.
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SUPER=03-Wytheville; :00


A steady rain fell most of the morning as the cyclists awaited the 11:00 start of the 110 mile road race.
The wet conditions hardly dampened spirits as riders signed autographs.
Perhaps the highlight of the morning for the community was when overall leader Lance Armstrong pulled up to the starting line.
Wytheville Mayor Trent Crewe presented Armstrong with a piece of art work depicting scenes in the Wytheville area.
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((TRENT CREWE/WYTHEVILLE MAYOR:))
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OUT Q=...where they stopped
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Armstrong packed up his parting gift and the riders finally pulled out of Wytheville, heading down Main Street on Route 11.
SUPER=03-Rural Retreat;


Rural Retreat marked the stage's first of two sprint lines.
The cyclists were hardly sprinting, though.
The wet, slippery surface forced them to slow their pace down as they made their way toward Bristol for the finish.
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NEWSCAST=5pm
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Rain was indeed a problem the entire way, and the cyclists were no doubt glad to see the finish line in Bristol.
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SUPER=03-Bristol; :00


Fredrico Colonna won today's stage in impressive fashion as he crossed the finish in Bristol nearly 2 minutes in front of overall race leader Lance Armstrong, who still maintains the overall lead comfortably.
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;


The Nba playoffs resume tonight in the East with the Knicks and Bulls battling in game two of their series.
The Knicks lost the opener but played pretty well. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a moral victory in the NBA.
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((HUBERT DAVIS/KNICKS GUARD:))
SUPER=01-Hubert Davis/Knicks Guard; :00
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OUT Q=...TONIGHT."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


The NHl playoffs also resume tonight in the East, and as of no the Avalanche's game with Prince William is still on for 7 tonight.
Stay dry tonight everybody. take a break

5-Kerrigan


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She is a Silver Medal Olympic Figure Skater- but soon Nancy Kerrigan will also be a mom.
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SUPER=@file;


The 26- year old and her husband manager Jerry Solomon are expecting a baby.
Nancy Kerrigan won the silver medal in figure skating in Lillehammer, Norway in 1994.
Kerrigan is traveling with the Tour of Figure Skating Champions.
She will continue skating until mid-July.
Kerrigan is due in December.
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Throughout the evening NEWS-7 crews will continue keeping up with the candidates-
Jean/Keith double boxes


And Keith Humphry is keeping tabs on the returns--
ANCHOR=Keith


That's right Jean, throughout the evening,
SUPER=@Keith1;

results will appear at the bottom of your screen. dissolve to board 101
If you want to keep up with the numbers as they come in, check out NEWS-7's Web Page.
The Internet home page address is teleweb-dot-comm, slash-- w-d-b-j-seven/ slash.
ANCHOR=Keith

with a ruling from Judge Jackson Kiser on Virginia Tech. NEWS-7 at SIX is just around the corner,double boxes keith/jean