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Man it's hot!
You knew that though.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
We'll tell you HOW hot it got where you are and how it affected some people.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And an up-date on a local school teacher with meningitis.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, it's been a hot day on the base paths in Salem at the Blue Ridge baseball tournament.
UVa will play Notre Dame in its NCAA baseball tournament opener.
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And Michael Jordan soars again, winning his fourth fourth MVP award.
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One more day and the heat will break. By Wednesday temperatures drop into the low 80's. The chilly details straight ahead.
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HEAT


ANCHOR=khu
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=Heatwave


The heat wave continues in Western and Central Virginia.
We didn't set any records but it did feel like mid-summer in most of the area.
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Many students around the area got a break from school today because of the heat.
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Classroom temperatures at Cave Spring Junior High School topped 80 degrees before school was let out...making it uncomfortable for both students and teachers.
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((STEVE BOYER/PRINCIPAL: IF IT'S A HOT DAY KIDS GET LETHARGIC AND THE TEACHERS DO TOO. IT'S TOUGHER FOR THE KIDS TO CONCENTRATE AND TOUGHER FOR THE TEACHERS TO MOTIVATE THEM.))
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For now the school is without air conditioning. But, Boyer says that'll change in about a year.
The board of supervisors recently gave its approval for air conditioning and renovations for the school.
Meanwhile, some Valley residents worked through today's heat...or found a cool spot in the shade.
Doctors warn the elderly and children should stay indoors on days like today.
They also say that if you have to work outside drink plenty of fluids and wear light clothing.
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TOSS TO KEITH

Schoolwatch


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
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The heat has caused some school systems to alter their class schedules for tomorrow. TAKE BOARDS-SCHOOLWATCH
For Tuesday, Henry County middle schools will dismiss students at 11-30; High school students will go home at 11-45 and elementary students at 12-30. In Martinsville grades Kindergarten through three will dismiss at 11-30 tomorrow morning, grades four through six at noon, and grades seven and eight at 12-30.
Also Patrick County schools will close at 1:30 on Tuesday.

M'ville-Hospital


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-36
GRAPHIC=None


Two key players from a mock hostage drill at Martinsville Memorial Hospital were in court today.
Double Boxes=Keith and Kimberly/Microwave


Kimberly McBroom joins us with from outside the Courthouse. Kimberly what was the outcome of today's hearing?
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Kimberly Mic Hot
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Meningitis


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=Meningitis


A Floyd County High School Vocational Department teacher is out of the intensive care unit, after being diagnosed this weekend with meningitis.
Double Boxes=Keith & Connie/Newsroom


Connie Stevens joins us with more from the newsroom.
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Keith, the teacher is being treated at a Winston-Salem hospital, and is in stable condition.
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The teacher's family, and about five students have been given antibiotics to ward off meningitis-- just in case.
But really, students shouldn't be at risk.
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((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER VALLEY HEALTH DISTRICT DIRECTOR: HOUSEHOLD CONTACTS, A PERSON LIKE A SPOUSE OR SIGNIFICANT OTHERS, CHILDREN, SOCIAL CONTACTS-- CASUALLY AND CLASSROOM CONTACTS-- ARE NOT CONSIDERED AT RISK FOR ACQUISITION OF THIS INFECTION. ))
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Right now, experts are sub-typing the teacher's strain of bacterial meningitis-- not all states do this, but this really helps to track the course of the disease and to link it to other cases.
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About five to ten percent of the population carries the meningococcus bacteria in their nose and throats-- though very few people actually get sick.
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Each year in Virginia there are about 70 infections reported. ((QUESTION: And what about symptoms, let's go over those?))
Sure, symptoms of meningitis may
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include fever, headache, a stiff neck and back, nausea and a rash.
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But the patient might also be sleepy or confused, with muscle aches and chills.
If you notice any of these symptoms, it is important to see a doctor at once.

Thorpe


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-25
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Rockbridge County's Commonwealths Attorney has decided not to prosecute V-M-I's rifle instructor in the shooting death of a young boy.
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Last month 10- year- old John Pickral died after an accidental shooting at the school's rifle range.
The youngster was hit when a gun that belonged to Jim Thorpe went off. Thorpe told authorities he thought his 3-80 caliber pistol was empty when he pulled the trigger.
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In a prepared statement, Commonwealth's Attorney Gordon Saunders said the incident did not warrant charges, because it was not a willful act... and that Thorpe had no intention of endangering the boy.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
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Still to come on News 7, Eastern Virginia lands another high tech factory,
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and in Buena Vista, everything that was old is new again as new owners try to build on Southern Virginia's 130 years of education.
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Monty-Chase


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


Montgomery County sheriff's deputy J-L Puckett just wanted to stop 24 year- old James W. Reed for driving a car without license plates.
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But after a half-mile chase on Coal Hollow Road, Reed lost control and ended up over an embankment.
Now he's charged with driving under the influence and attempting to elude police.
Reed sustained minor injuries. No one else was hurt.
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Missing-Student


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=NONE


How can you tell if your son or daughter is really making the grade in college?
Short of going to class with them... you can't.
That's according to officials at Virginia Tech.
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The question was raised after a Bristol, Tennessee couple went to Blacksburg to attend their son's graduation.
But without them knowing it, Brad Wagner dropped out of school more than three years ago.
Under Federal law, parents have NO access to their children's transcripts... even if mom and dad pay all the college bills.
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((LARRY HINKER/VIRGINIA TECH: THE LAW SAYS THAT THE RECORDS AT THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE STUDENT BELONG TO THE STUDENT AND THAT WOULD INCLUDE GRADES AND THAT WOULD INCLUDE TUITION PAYMENTS AND THINGS OF THAT NATURE. ))
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Hinker says there's only one way for a parent to get the records.
The student must give consent... and sign a release form.
But even if that happens, the school's correspondence with the parent is kept to a minimum.
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Southern-Virginia


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-37
GRAPHIC=Education


A 130- year- old tradition will continue in Buena Vista.
The Southern Virginia College stays open but takes on NEW owners.
Ron Jones report.
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((DAVID W.FERREL/SVC PRESIDENT:EFFECTIVE THIS LAST WEEK IT BECAME A FOUR YEAR CO-EDUCATIONAL COLLEGE.))
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This was the announcement by the NEW president of Southern Virginia College.
This once seemingly doomed academic institution was recently resurrected by a group of educators and businessmen with ties to the Mormon Church.
The school lost its accreditation because of financial woes.
But with a little political PUNCH from Congressman Bob Goodlatte-- and California Congressman Howard Mckeon, chairman for an educational sub-committee in Congress, they fought through the red tape to have the college reconsidered.
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((HOWARD P. MCKEON/CALIFORNIA CONGRESSMAN: I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF PLUSES WHY THIS SHOULD BE SAVED. I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO THE COMMUNITY, IT'S IMPORTANT TO THE STUDENTS WHO COME HERE, AND WHO POTENTIALLY WE'LL BE COMING HERE. I THINK TO LET THIS INSTITUTION DIE WOULD BE A REAL TRAVESTY.))
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((JIM JEFFERIES/BUENA VISTA MAYOR: THE CITIZENS OF BUENA VISTA ARE ELATED BY THE INCREASED EMPLOYMENT THAT WE WILL BRING AND IT'S JUST ALMOST TO GOOD TO BE TRUE.))
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School officials say the college will be the Brigham Young University of the east coast.
However, they also say it will NOT be affiliated with the Mormon Church.
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STAND UP ((NEW SCHOOL OFFICIALS HAVE ALLOCATED 50 MILLION DOLLARS TO LAUNCH THIS COLLEGE. THAT'S TO PAY FACULTY MEMBERS, SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS, AND NEW CONSTRUCTION.))
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School officials hope to be officially accredited by the summer-- and as construction begins they hope to welcome 250 students by fall.
Ron Jones, News Seven.

Motorola


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-42
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia is cashing in on chips.
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Microchips that is.
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Japan's Motorola and German-based Siemens Corporation announced today they'll build a one-point-five BILLION dollar plant in the Richmond area.
Governor George Allen crowed about the state's third big semiconductor plant score in a little over a year from his east Asian trade mission.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: ALL ACROSS THE GLOBE, FOCUS TODAY IS ON HENRICO COUNTY, VIRGINIA. NOW MY FRIENDS, THERE ARE PROFOUNDLY IMPORTANT SIGNS OF CONFIDENCE THAT ARE EMANATING FROM THIS DECISION BY MOTOROLA AND SIEMENS TO INVEST IN VIRGINIA. AND WE CERTAINLY THANK SIEMENS AND MOTOROLA FOR THEIR CONFIDENCE.))
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The Motorola-Siemens plant is expected to employ 15- hundred workers.
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Another Motorola plant in the Richmond area, announced last spring, is expected to employ up to five thousand.
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And a four BILLION dollar IBM- Toshiba joint venture in the Manassas area is expected to employ four thousand workers.
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Bank-Merger


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#NONE
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A central Virginia bank has merged with another bank from West Virginia.
The Cooperative Savings Bank, which has branches in greater Lynchburg and Danville, is now part of One Valley Bank.
One Valley Bank is based in Charleston, West Virginia.
The two banks agreed to merge back in January, but they just got federal approval.
Cooperative Savings says it began switching its signs today.
The bank has 102 employees.
One Valley Bank's Virginia president says no jobs will be lost because of the transaction.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
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WRITER=tbr
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An U-N agreement that will allow Iraq to sell oil for food helped boost the stock market to a record high today.
Analysts say the prospects of lower gas prices sent the DOW surging 61 points to close at 57-hundred-49.
NASDAQ rose six points.
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Quibell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-43
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The Quibell Corporation may still be in hot water.
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Nationsbank has filed papers in Roanoke Circuit court to keep the sparkling water company from selling its assets until it pays the 900- thousand- dolllars it owes the bank.
The bank cites an affidavit from a former Quibell employee that says its owners have been trying to convert the company's property into cash, and possibly move to SOUTH AFRICA.
Quibell stopped production last month following a dispute with its bottle supplier.
But the company's attorney said it planned to resume operations soon.
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Nationsbank won't talk about the matter.
No one from Quibell could be reached for comment.

John-Warner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-23
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Senator John Warner says new poll numbers show him ahead of challenger Jim Miller in next month's Republican primary.
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Warner told reporters today he holds a 2 to 1 advantage over Miller among registered voters who say they'll be going to the polls.
This follows the cold receptions Warner and his surrogates received at various GOP conventions across the state this weekend.
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In the Fifth District, a Warner spokesman was nearly booed off the stage before he was allowed to continue.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: THE FIFTH DISTRICT WAS THE GRAND CHAMPION NOISEMAKER OF ALL THE CONVENTIONS IN THE STATE, BUT THAT'S ALL RIGHT, THAT'S ONLY POLITICS. THEY HAD SOME BOOS THERE FOR OTHER FOLKS, RIGHT? RIGHT. ))
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Warner says between the Senate and the campaign trail, he's putting in 15- hour workdays.
He was in Prince Edward County today to help dedicate the new Sandy River recreation area.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight in sports, Air Jordan soars to another MVP award, Horace feels too horrible to play tomorrow night.
UVa gets ready for the NCAA baseball championships in Alabama.
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And the Blue Ridge district baseball tournament has been cooking today at Salem Memorial Stadium.
Steve Mason will have a report on today's happenings when we come back.
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S-Baseball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-10
GRAPHIC=Blue Ridge Baseball


The Blue Ridge District baseball tournament is in full swing over in Salem.
The tourney begins and finishes today and Steve Mason has the early semi final highlights.
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((Mid 90 degree temperature turned the Rockbridge Wildcats into cool cats as players guzzled fluids during their semifinal battle with Salem.
The Spartans were thirsty for hits. In the bottom of the second salem scored 3 runs on 4 hits to take a 3-1 lead that they never would give up. Jeff Akers's singled in Greg Harrison and Seth More for runs 1 and 2.
Highlights for the cats included flashes of domination from pitcher greg Stubblefield. In the third, he sent three salem batters down swinging.
But salem advanced to the title game with a 5-1 win. ((:SCOTT ATKINS/SALEM COACH:))
The other semi final was played at Salem Memorial Stadium as William Byrd hosted Lord Botetourt. The Terriers could only muster 3 runs against some tough pitching from the Cavs J.W. Snyder.
In the Bottom of the fifth, Tim Sink plates Jaime Edwards on a one bagger to center that made the count 2-nothing Byrd.
The Terriers collected an insurance run to advance with a 3-nothing win. ((RODNEY SPRADLIN/WILLIAM BYRD COACH:)) ((STEVE MASON:))
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S-Coach


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-11
GRAPHIC=Blue Ridge


While we are waiting for the results of the title game, we can tell you this. Thia afternoon, Alleghany's Gary Rice was selected Blue Ridge District coach of the year.
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Rockbridge County all star Greg Stubblefield was chosen as the player of the year. In addition to his pitching duties, the senior was second in the district in batting with a .519 average. He also tied for the Blue Ridge lead for homers with 4.
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S-UVa


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-4
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA LOGO


The newly crowned ACC champion Virginia Cavaliers are now getting ready for their opening round game in the NCAA tournament laster this week.
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Yesterday, in the championship game the Cavs hammered perennial power Florida State 12-to-1 to claim the title.
The fifth seeded Cavs got all the runs thay would need in a four run first inning when E.J. Anderson plated two runs with this shot off the wall in left.
He also hit two homers, and Seth Griesinger, the Cavs ace threw a no
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hitter for 6 and third innings.
It's UVA's first ACC title since 1973.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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The Cavs will now travel to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to play Notre dame in the South regional first round game Thursday at 4 eastern.

S-Jordan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=jordan


Michael Jordan is this year's most valuable player in the NBA.
This is the fourth time Jordan has picked the honor tying him Wilt Chamberlain on the all-time list.
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Jordan led the Bulls to a league record 72 wins this season by averaging 30 points a game.
He also pulled down 543 rebounds and recorded 352 assists.
The award comes at great time for Jordan an his agent as they begin their quest to a multi-million dollar deal.
Earlier today Jordan told the "Chicago Tribune" that he plans to play two more years in Chicago and his bottom line asking price in 36 million for the two years.
That is probably a bargain when you consider Patrick Ewing made 18 point 7 million this past season.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=JORDAN


Jordan needs to couple more to get he all-time record of 6 MVPs won by Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

S-Grant


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=NBAPLAYOFFS


The Eastern conference finals resume tomorrow night, but the Magic will not have the services of forward Horace Grant.
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Grant twisted his left elbow yesterday, and although an MRI exam shows no signs of a fracture, Grant is in too much pain to play.
In fact, he may miss the rest of the series.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold NBA


The West finals resume tonight with the Sonics hosting the Jazz in game two.

S-CAMBY


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Kent
TAPE#S6-7
GRAPHIC=CAMBY


Marcus Camby removed any doubt that he WILL be leaving the Atlantic Ten for the NBA.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Season; :00


Earlier this summer Camby declared his eligibility for the June 26 NBA Draft.
Today, the former Minutemen center signed with an agent, ruling out any possibility of returning to the college courts.
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What do ostriches, emus and rheas (REE-uhs) have in common?
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Jean Jadhon is in the newsroom to help us out on that one.
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Keith, they are all flightless birds called ratites.
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They're characterized by their long skinny necks and legs- and their amazing speed.
Now ratites are also becoming recognized for their low fat, low cholesterol meat, which tastes a lot like beef.
But farmers say state regulations are keeping the industry from taking flight.
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tonight on News 7 at 11. We'll tell you more about that plus all the latest news, weather, and sports