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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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Were a Roanoke husband and wife killed? The autopsy results are in.
A murder in Lynchburg has neighbors scared.
Plus a vegetarian bus driver's in trouble for keeping burgers from his riders.
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Wx-Heads
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Showers rumble across the region, but they'll die down this evening.
I'll have the latest weekend outlook from the News 7 Weather Center.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check, a wrap-up of the week's top medical stories.
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Including some new fears about the spread of H-I-V, and treating children with asthma... your house could be making your child sick.
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Autopsies are complete on a husband and wife found dead in their Roanoke apartment.
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5-DAY-BODIES


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE-- I'm Jean Jadhon.
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It was yesterday that 59-year old Manfred Woody and his 42-year old wife Wanda were discovered lying face down in their kitchen.
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Scott Prince joins us from the Medical Examiner's office.
Scott what have doctors told you?
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5-L'burg-Murder


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Two murders in less than five months have left neighbors of a Lynchburg night club fearing for their safety AND their economic survival.
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The latest killing took place early this morning when 26- year- old Edwin Bradley of Georgia was shot to death outside the Glass House restaurant.
In January, 24- year- old Robert Allen was gunned down in the mall parking lot after leaving the Glass House.
Now, other merchants in the outlet mall say all the violence is cutting into their business.
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((RAYMOND FLESHMAN/RAYFORD'S CAFE OWNER: IT CAUSES OUR BUSINESS JUST TO COMPLETELY DROP OFF, THE LAST MURDER WE HAD HERE LESS THAN SIX MONTHS AGO, THE MALL BUSINESS FROM HERE HAS DROPPED ABOUT SIXTY PERCENT, HERE IN THE SNACK BAR.)) ((CLINT RUCKER/SHOPPER: IT DOES AFFECT A LOT OF THE PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY BUT THERE ARE GOING TO BE SOME FAITHFUL PEOPLE AND SOME THAT ARE GOING TO STOP COMING.))
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Police have not made an arrest in this morning's murder.
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5-Democrats


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It's a foregone conclusion-- but Virginia Democrats are gearing up in Hampton to nominate Mark Warner for the U-S Senate.
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Ellen Qualls is at the Hampton Colliseum.
Ellen, what's on the schedule for tonight?
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(Jean: So you'll be back at six and 11 with the latest from the convention.)
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5-Abortion


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Bob Dole has made his abortion views clear.
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He doesn't want to change the Republican party's pro-life message, but he'll make an addition.
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((BOB DOLE: IT'LL BE PRETTY MUCH THE SAME, BUT IT WILL CONTAIN A DECLARATION THAT WE RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFERENT VIEWS ON THIS ISSUE. ))
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Dole's statement won praise from President Clinton.
Clinton says it'll make the abortion debate more civil.
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Dole's position also garnered support from Pat Buchanan.
Buchanan doesn't object to a statement welcoming abortion-rights voters-- as long as the party's anti-abortion plank is not weakened.

5-Freemen


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The family that left the Freemen compound in Montana arrived in Salt Lake City today.
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Gloria Ward, her two daughters and her common law husband were the first to leave the ranch in nearly two months.
Two custodial charges against Ward for taking her daughters out of Utah- have been dropped.
That prompted them to leave the compound.
The father of one of the girls says it's worth it.
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((STEVE MANGUM/JAYLYNN WARD'S FATHER: I'M VERY GRATEFUL THAT IT HAS ENDED THIS WAY AND MY DAUGHTERS OUT OF HARM'S WAY.))
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The 8 and 10 year old girls will live with their mother's sister- who's been granted custody.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- The teenager who killed a Glenvar woman is released from custody.
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And another black church in the south goes up in flames.... but was this part of a string of arsons?
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On Health Check, the top medical reports of the week...including the link between mental stress and heart disease.
What you do with pressure may be even more important than what you do on the treadmill. 2-SHOT
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Mike has a look back at William Byrd's loss last night.
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The Baseball team fell short in the semi finals...the story when NEWS-7 returns. cc sponsor

5-Drunk-Driver


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The 16-year old driver who struck and killed a Roanoke County teacher late last year has been released from custody after serving just over two months.
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Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom tonight with the story.
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Jean, the young man received an indeterminate sentence.
That means Youth Corrections could have kept him until he turned 21.
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But when he was sentenced, officials said he would likely serve about four months.
In fact, the teen served just over two months before he was released in late May.
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Bonnie Kitts was struck and killed in December while she was out walking with her husband.
The teenager, who lived in the same neighborhood, was driving drunk.
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The boy lost his driver's license for five years, and he must perform 100 hours of community service.
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Bonnie Kitts' husband declined an interview this afternoon, but in a statement released by his attorney Gary Kitts said he was upset that the juvenile who killed his wife had been released from detention without someone from the court system notifying him.
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Learning this information by chance, Gary Kitts said, only served to increase the anguish and distress that Bonnie Kitts' family continues to suffer.

5-CHurch-Fire


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Federal agents are scrutinizing the latest fire to rip through a black church.
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An old sanctuary in Charlotte, North Carolina was engulfed last night.
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Only a charred frame remains of the nearly century-old Presbyterian Church.
It hadn't been used for years- the congregation meets at a new church just 100-yards away.
Now the FBI is launching a civil rights investigation.
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((JOHN MORLEY/FBI: IF IT IS A RACIALLY CAUSED ARSON, ASSUMING IT IS ARSON, THEN IT GETS FBI ATTENTION, VERY EXTENSIVELY.))
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No one was hurt in the fire.
So far 27 fires have burned southern black churches.
But the minister of the church and investigators say it should NOT be assumed the fire was set because of the recent string of fires.
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5-Reynolds


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The state Medical Examiner's office says fingerprints and biological evidence may identify Alicia Showalter Reynolds' killer.
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Reynolds disappeared while driving on U-S 29 near Culpeper in April, her body was discovered last month.
A forensics expert says fingerprints and D-N-A have been found. The evidence will be entered into Virginia's Automated Fingerprinting Identification System and a D-N-A databank that contains profiles of convicted felons.
State police also released a sketch of a man who drove a dark-colored pickup truck--attempting to stop women on U-S 29 between Culpeper and Charlottesville.
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5-Brown


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The Air Force is citing several errors that caused the crash killing Commerce Secretary Ron Brown.
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Investigators fault commanders for allowing the plane to use an airport in Croatia, plus pilot error and inadequate navigation equipment.
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((GEN. RONALD FOGLEMAN/AIR FORCE CHIEF OF STAFF: LIKE MOST ACCIDENTS, MULITIPLE CAUSES RESULTED IN THE TRAGEDY. ANY ONE OF WHICH HAD IT NOT EXISTED WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THIS ACCIDENT.))
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The April crash killed all 35 aboard including Brown, several high level business executives, six air force members and two Croatian nationals.
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Stayed tuned for more news-- Patrick has your weekend forecast...but first--
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what do fast food hamburgers have to do with a bus driver who may lose his job? The answer headed your way when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns.
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STick around-- the musical chairs game of basketball coaches continues. Mike has the latest in tonight's Ticker.
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On Health Check
The medical week in Review.
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Including the latest on the AIDS front, where a new study offers some insight into oral transmission of H-I-V.
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((IN OUR EXPERIMENTS WE FOUND THAT INFECTIONS BY THE ORAL ROUTE WAS ABOUT SIX-THOUSAND TIMES MORE EFFECTIVE THAN INFECTION BY THE RECTAL ROUTE IN RHESUS MONKEYS. ))
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5-AIDS


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Please note the nature of the following report, on AIDS research from Harvard and Tulane Universities.
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A study with Rhesus monkeys found they easily contracted AIDS-- when an AIDS-causing virus was injected into their mouths.
Scientists believe the results could mean that oral transmission of H-I-V may be easier in humans than previously thought.
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((DR. RUTH MARGARET RUPRECHT/DANA FARBER CANCER CENTER: THERE IS A GENERAL PERCEPTION THAT ORAL SEX IS SAFE AT LEAST WHEN THERE ARE NO LESIONS IN THE MOUTH. THAT NOTION HAS BEEN CLEARLY REFUTED. )) ((DR. HELENE GAYLE/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: ORAL SEX IS NOT RISK FREE, AND IN FACT THE RISK IS SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASED WHEN THERE'S ACTUALLY EJACULATION WHERE SEMEN IS DEPOSITED INTO THE ORAL CAVITY.))
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Researchers emphasize that casual contact such as kissing, hugging, or sharing drinking glasses does not spread HIV.

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The United Nations says reported AIDS cases have increased by another 25-percent.
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All told, some 21- million people are infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
Women comprise 42 percent of those infected.
Areas of Africa and the Caribbean are the worst-hit regions.
On a hopeful note, new infections in the U-S were less than half what they were a few years ago.
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5-Stress


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Now for a round-up of this week's top medical stories.....
Researchers at Duke University now say that reaction to mental stress may
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be a much better indicator of who might suffer a heart attack, than the typical stress test of jogging on a treadmill.
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Researchers say people who experience greater stress when speaking in public or solving math problems on a tight deadline were more likely to have heart trouble, suggesting that psychological factors can contribute to the development of heart disease.
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((DR. HERBERT BENSON/DEACONESS HOSPITAL: MENTAL STRESS PLAYS A ROLE IN FUTURE HEART DISEASE, THEREFORE IT MEANS THAT WE SHOULD BE PAYING ATTENTION TO TREATING OURSELVES WITH RELAXATION TECHNIQUES AND WITH STRESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES. ))
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The results of that study are published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association.

5-Asthma


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German scientists are reporting an apparent link between asthma and hay-fever and the way people heat their homes.
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According to their study, children in homes with central heating were twice as likely to develop asthma and hayfever as those in homes with coal or woodstoves.
Researchers think the burning of coal or wood could interfere with the production of antibodies to allergens.
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5-Roaches


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At a Texas asthma clinic, parents are learning that their child's asthma may be greatly affected by other facets of their environment.
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Apparently, an allergy to ROACHES in some children may lead to asthma.
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((DR. LYNETTE MAZUR/PULMONARY SPECIALIST: THE COCKROACH HAS DIFFERENT BODY PARTS AND PEOPLE CAN BECOME ALLERGIC TO THOSE BODY PARTS WHETHER THEY ARE LIVING, OR WHETHER THEY'RE DEAD. ))
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Asthma may also be inherited, or caused by viral infections.
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5-Shingles-Drug


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A drug that's caused an uproar in Japan probably won't be hitting the U-S market anytime soon.
An F-D-A panel has decided not to approve the medicine Sorivudine that treats the painful disease shingles.
The government says there's too much risk.
It's been blamed for 15 deaths in a month in Japan-- because of a deadly interaction between the drug and a common anti-cancer medication.
Bristol-Myers Squibb was hoping the government might take a chance on the treatment-- if the company made strong warnings about mixing the product with other drugs.
2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Game two of the NBA finals tips off later tonight...between the Supersonics and the Bulls--
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But Chicago's Dennis Rodman's mind is focused more on Lady Di. Here's Mike Stevens to explain.

S5-Hoops


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your weekend, a lot going on today so let's get right to it.
First, game two of the NBA finals tips off tonight at nine in Chicago.
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Both teams worked out at the United Center today, and while Dennis Rodman seemed to be focused on the Sonics, it appears that he's really thinking about the other icon in the Windy City this week, Lady Di.
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In other NBA news, John Calipari officially took over the reins of the New Jersey Nets today.
The former U-Mass head coach will reportedly make 15 and a half million dollars over five years.
And he will have complete control of the team.
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And Pete Carril the long time Princeton head coach, who retired at the end of last season is returning to the bench as an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings of the NBA.
Carril won 524 games in 30 years of college coaching.
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To the diamond. In about an hour and a half, the Glenvar Lady Highlanders and the Honaker Lady Tigers will begin battling for a birth in the Group A state championship.
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Glenvar reached tonight's semi final round behind the arm of junior pitcher Amy Layman, who did not give up a hit in the Lady Highlanders 7-2 win over St. Paul.
Beating the Deacons was just one of many small steps Glenvar is taking.
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((SPIKE HARRISON/GLENVAR SOFTBALL COACH:WE STARTED THIS COUNT DOWN WE HAD 9 GAMES TO GO. WE'VE BEEN SAYING, 9,8,7 NOW WE'RE DOWN TO 2 AND THEIR MIND IS SET ON WINNING IN THAT ONE AND GETTING INTO THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.))
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On the boys side, William Byrd lost to Virginia High 5-4 in the Group 2A semifinals in Bristol last night.
The semi final defeat marked the third of it's kind in five years for the Terriers, who were trying to avenge the 1992 final four loss to the Bearcats.
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((RODNEY SPRADLIN/WILLIAM BYRD COACH:I'M VERY PROUD OF THEM.I GUESS WE START LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR. BOTH OF OUR PITCHERS ARE BACK AND THAT'S WHAT CARRIED US ALL YEAR AND THIS IS GONNA HURT FOR A WHILE BUT WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR.))
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Coming up at 6, a new football team is creating a storm in Lynchburg and we will check out day one of the Roanoke Valley Hall of Fame Golf Tournament.

5-Veggie


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A bus driver in Southern California may lose his job.
But it isn't because he's a bad driver.
In fact, Bruce Anderson has a perfect driving record.
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But Anderson was suspended without pay--and charged with insubordination.
He refuses to pass out coupons for free hamburgers on the bus... because he is a vegetarian.
The coupon is part of a promotional campaign with a fast food chain.
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((BRUCE ANDERSON/VEGETARIAN BUS DRIVER: I LIKE THE COMPANY, I LOVE MY JOB, BUT THESE ARE MY BELIEFS, WE ALL HAVE BELIEFS. I'M NOT GONNA SUPPORT, I'M STANDING UP FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS PEOPLE AND FOR EVERYONE. ))
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He'll find out Monday whether he can keep his job.
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It's not easy covering the 44- year career of one of our area's most influential business leaders in one story.
Jean/LEN double boxes


So Len Besthoff brings us part two of his "exit interview" with Warner Dalhouse tonight.
Len you say Dalhouse has some more straight talk about the takeover of Dominion Bankshares?
ANCHOR=Len


For one thing Jean, he feels that odds are Roanoke's last big hometown bank
SUPER=@LEN1;

would have eventually been taken over by someone, it just happened pretty early in the 90's because of the bank's real estate problems.
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((WARNER DALHOUSE/FIRST UNION OF VA: WE WERE A VERY ATTRACTIVE TAKEOVER TARGET FROM WAY BACK. HAVING THE LOAN LOSS PROBLEMS WE HAD IN THE EARLY NINETIES MAY HAVE ACCELERATED THAT BECAUSE WE HAD TO ADJUST TO THAT CONDITION. BUT I THINK THAT SOME LARGE BANK BY THIS TIME WOULD HAVE COME IN AND OFFERED THE SHAREHOLDERS A DEAL THAT THEY COULDN'T DECLINE IN ANY EVENT.))
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Dominion announced its plans to merge with the First Union Bank of Charlotte, North Carolina back in the fall of 1992.
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Tonight at six, we'll also ask Dalhouse what he thinks about First Union's future in our area.
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it for NEWS-7 at Five, have a nice weekend. Goodnight. Join me for the story and more news in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX--that's