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News-7 at FIVE is straight ahead--
At least six people are dead as two army helicopters collide in the air in Kentucky late this afternoon.
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The U-S Forest Service tells A-E-P, not in its backyard...
And victory is sweet for one Botetourt County community.
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Wx-Heads
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A tropical depression is sliding ashore along the coastal Carolinas, while thunderstorms keep us tracking violent weather and the possibility of flash floods, stay tuned for all the busy details.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check, we'll introduce you to five year-old boy
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in Lexington who has a heart condition.
His family is battling the school board.
Plus, a new form of insulin for diabetics may make managing the disease a little simpler.
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After a five year wait, American Electric Power does not get the answer it was looking for.
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5-Power-line


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#596-13
SS=news-7 at five


Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Since the late 1980s American Electric Power's plan to build a new high voltage transmission line in our area has sparked controversy.
Opponents of the line have emerged victorious in the latest battle over the project.
double boxes jean/Len


Len Besthoff says it has to do with the long awaited study by forest officials about the line's potential environmental impact.
Len what does the report say?
SUPER=@Len1;
SUPER=22-Botetourt Co.;
(Len ad lib)
(rollcue: "...crosses federal lands.")
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SUPER=01-Bill Damon/Forests Supervisor; :00
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(Len ad lib)
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(Jean question: What's next for AEP?)


5-Smart-Road


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#596-15
GRAPHIC=powerline


While the future of the power line may be in doubt,
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chances the Smart Road will become reality appear MORE likely today.
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SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Last Night;


By a four-to-three vote, supervisors in Montgomery County are allowing the state to build the high tech road through an agricultural district.
The Commonwealth must now approve its design, buy land on the route and hire a company to construct the road.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


A groundbreaking COULD take place early next year.
But the department of transportation says nothing is definite.

5-Chopper-Crash


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A collision in the air between two Army Blackhawk helicopters less than an hour ago at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
An Army spokesman at the Pentagon says at least six soldiers were killed.
The collision happened during an air assault demonstration less than an hour ago.
The choppers are part of the elite Airborne Division.

5-Unabomber


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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GRAPHIC=Kaczynski


The suspected Unabomber is now charged with four attacks.
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SUPER=@file;


Theodore Kaczynski was indicted today-
Two for fatal attacks in Sacramento.
Two others involved mail bombs allegedly mailed in Sacramento.
Officials suspect Kaczynski was involved in at least 16 bombings.
The investigation is continuing.
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5-Valujet


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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GRAPHIC=airline safety


The Federal Aviation Administration is changing the way it does business-
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SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL/Last Month;


The move comes after the Valujet crash last month that killed 110 people.
The FAA is beefing up its inspections-
Also announced- the early retirement of its long time enforcement chief.
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SOT 15:06:42
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((FEDERICO PENA/TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: THE FAA LOOKED ITSELF IN THE MIRROR AND IT FOUND THAT ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT CHANGES WERE NEEDED.))
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Pena is calling on Congress to change the mission of the agency.
It's been responsible for air safety and promoting commerce since 1958.
Pena wants the mission to be safety and only safety.
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5-Church-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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Two black church fires overnight in Mississippi appear to be arson-
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SUPER=03-Kossuth, MS;


The churches burned to the ground in Kossuth last night.
They're only five miles from a white church where it appears there was a failed arson attempt.
Investigators found an in-cendiary device outside that church.
SUPER=03-Rocky Point, NC;


Meanwhile a black church fire in North Carolina yesterday may not be arson after all.
State Attorney General Mike Easley says instead, the cause appears to be electrical.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Delegate Robert Nelms pleads guilty in court today...
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And the voices of some residents in Botetourt County are heard-- as a speech clinic tries to expand.
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On Health Check, how alcohol intake effects your performance on the job-- the day after.
Plus, the Postal Service is hoping to stamp out breast cancer. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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A little later, how hard is it to slide down the chimney like Santa Claus?
ANCHOR=Connie


When NEWS-7 at Five continues, one woman found out it's a lot harder than it seems. cc sponsor

5-Jones


ANCHOR=Jean
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A Lynchburg man is found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the city's first murder of the year.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


29-year old Danny Ricardo Jones argued he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed Robert Lewis Allen in January.
But a jury this afternoon rejected that claim and convicted Jones on both manslaughter and firearms charges.
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SOT 3:46:10
IN Q=I think the

((KIM WHITE/PROSECUTOR: I THINK THE JURY HAD SOME VERY DIFFICULT ISSUES, DIFFICULT FACTS TO DEAL WITH AND I THINK THEY PLUGGED ALL THOSE FACTS INTO THE INSTRUCTIONS AND CAME UP WITH A VERY JUST VERDICT.))
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OUT Q=very just verdict.
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The jury recommended Jones serve a total of five years, he remains free on bond until formal sentencing.
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5-Nelms


ANCHOR=Jean
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The Suffolk Delegate who said he was just urinating in public has finally pleaded GUILTY to indecent exposure.
Republican Robert Nelms made the plea today in a Richmond court.
DOUBLE BOX=Jean/Ellen;


Ellen Qualls joins us from our Richmond newsroom.
Why did he stop fighting this charge?
ANCHOR=Ellen


Jean, Delegate Nelms has said from the time News 7 first reported this arrest in February that he was just urinating in a Richmond park.
LIVE=Ellen full via State Microwave;
SUPER=@Ellen1;
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But he was never charged with that lesser crime.
And today's GUILTY plea means we'll probably never hear the vice officer's testimony about what he saw that night.
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SUPER=01-Jim Roberts/Nelms' Attorney; :00
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((JIM ROBERTS/NELMS' ATTORNEY: THIS HAS BEEN A SOURCE OF GREAT STRESS AND GREAT PAIN FOR THE FAMILY. THUS, NEITHER DELEGATE NELMS OR I WILL MAKE ANY FURTHER COMMENT AND THAT'S IT. THANK YOU.))
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Prosecutors say a charge of indecently exposing one's private parts in public is reserved for crimes of a sexual nature.
A GUILTY plea means Nelms agrees the vice detective's testimony would show that.
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((CLAIRE CARDWELL/RICHMOND PROSECUTOR: THE QUESTION WAS ASKED WHETHER OR NOT HE WOULD STIPULATE THAT THE EVIDENCE WOULD BE SUFFICIENT TO PROVE HIS GUILT BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT AND HE ANSWERED AFFIRMATIVELY. I heard that question but it wasn't the question that's usually asked which is "are you pleading guilty because you are in fact guilty?" THAT PARTICULAR QUESTION CAN BE ASKED IN EITHER FORM AND DIFFERENT JUDGES ASK IT DIFFERENTLY.))
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His sentence is a 50- dollar fine, he's banned from Richmond parks and rec
facilities for life,double boxes Jean/Ellen

and he could face 30 days in jail if he commits any OTHER crimes in the next year.
(questions: What happened to his claim of legislative immunity from

prosecution?
He used that to get this charge dropped first in April.
A grand jury reinstated it.
Prosecutor Claire Cardwell said today that was probably a misuse of the law intended to keep arrests from impeding with the business of General Assembly members.
He was arrested three hours after the House of Delegates had adjourned for the day. Question: When will Robert Nelms next face voters?
Next November all the House of Delegates seats are up for grabs again.
Nelms would NOT say today what his future campaign plans are.)

5-Boty-Supers


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The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors listened with open minds... and won the hearts of a small community.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


A speech clinic wanted to expand into the Reservoir Road neighborhood near Hollins College.
The only thing needed to complete the deal was rezoning by the board.
Members heard from a number of residents all of whom were against the idea.
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The board of supervisors unanimously voted against the rezoning.
That came as wonderful surprise to residents... who thought the project was a done deal.
Officials at the speech clinic said they have no other locations picked out.
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Ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- A ski resort is given quite a display--
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as an overactive volcano in New Zealand sends miles of steam, ash and lava flying--don't go away.
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5-Volcano


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#Net-D
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A colorful pre-dawn spectacle in New Zealand.
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SUPER=03-New Zealand;


A volcano on New Zealand's North Island spewed molten rocks into the air-- blotting out the sun with an 8-mile high plume of steam and ash.
Witnesses said it looked like thousands of bright red skyrockets.
The eruption came six days after scientists said volcanic activity had subsided on the nine thousand foot mountain.
Ash several inches deep blanketed the area as far as 70 miles north of the peak.
There were no reports of injuries or major damage around the mountain- which is a popular ski area.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Stay tuned-- the Roanoke Valley Horse Show celebrates its Silver Anniversary.
Mike has a preview-- in the Two Minute Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, this is the time of year when many kids are reaching their
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maximum playing potential.
But be careful your little one doesn't get dehydrated.
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((HOPEFULLY WE CATCH IT EARLY, PARENTS CATCH IT EARLY AND GET THEIR KIDS TO DRINK AND GET THEM OUT OF THE SUN BEFORE THEY DEVELOP SEVERE DEHYDRATION.))
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5-Dehydration


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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This summer as the temperatures stay perched in the 90's, experts are issuing a warning to beware of dehydration-- especially among children.
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SUPER=04-Baylor College of Medicine; :


There are varying degrees of the condition.
With mild dehydration, simply drinking water will help.
But with moderate dehydration, children can lose between five to seven percent of their body weight.
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IN Q=What one finds

((DR. ROBERT SHULMAN/PEDIATRICIAN: WHAT ONE FINDS IN MODERATE DEHYDRATION IS IN ADDITION TO HAVING THIRST THE CHILD WILL BECOME LISTLESS AND LETHARGIC, AND SORT OF LOSE THEIR ENERGY BY THE TIME THEY MOVE INTO SEVERE DEHYDRATION, THEY ARE VERY LETHARGIC, AND TO SOME DEGREE UNRESPONSIVE, THEY'RE NOT URINATING, AND THAT'S AN IMPORTANT SIGN.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Shulman/Pediatrician; :
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OUT Q=important sign
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So, it's important to drink plenty of fluids BEFORE you go outside, because if you wait until you're thirsty, your body is already well on its way to becoming dehydrated.
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5-Turpin


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
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In Lexington a couple is at odds with school officials over their sick child.
The 5-year-old boy suffers from a severe congenital heart disease and his parents believe school policy would make his situation even worse.
DOUBLE BOXES Connie/Ron


Ron Jones was in Lexington today and has more on the story.
ANCHOR=Ron
Connie, 5-year-old Ryan Turpin has had five heart operations,SUPER=@RON1;

a cardiac arrest, he's been treated for multiple stomach ulcers and has an under-developed lung.
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SUPER=03-Lexington;


His parents are angry with school officials because they say Ryan will be forced out of a preschool in Buena Vista and placed in a new one in Lexington.
Ryan's commuted from his home in Lexington to a special education program in Buena Vista for the past THREE years-- all part of his rehabilitation and emotional development.
But school officials say because of cramped conditions in Buena Vista, special ed children must attend the new facility in Lexington.
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((DR. NICHOLAS MASCHAL/LEXINGTON SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR: ECONOMICALLY ADVANTAGEOUS FOR US AND FOR BUENA VISTA FOR US TO BRING OUR PROGRAM BACK HERE. IT'S ALSO GOING TO BE ADVANTAGEOUS IN THAT WE CAN OFFER A BETTER INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITH MORE ENGAGED LEARNING TIME FOR THE STUDENTS.))
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His parents say that CAN'T happen because the sudden change in environment would cause unnecessary emotional stress on Ryan.
One of Ryan's doctors even wrote school officials stating a change could cause serious and perhaps permanent damage to his progress.
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((LISA TURPIN/RYAN'S MOTHER: THEY DIDN'T CARE THAT THE DOCTOR WAS SAYING THAT IT COULD HARM. AND WE WERE TOLD THAT WAS ONE DOCTOR'S OPINION AND THAT WHAT ONE DOCTOR SAID BASICALLY DIDN'T MATTER.))
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The Turpins have written another letter to school officials asking them to reconsider.
They have yet to hear from them.
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Lexington's school administrator says a final decision will be made within the next couple of weeks.
We'll just have to wait and see.

5-Insulin


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-18
GRAPHIC=Diabetes Treatment


A new type of insulin for diabetics is promising to work faster than current therapy.
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The F-D-A has approved Humalog-- to be available only by prescription.
The manufacturer-- Eli Lilly-- switched two amino acids in the synthetic hormone so that it would get into the bloodstream more quickly.
Currently, diabetics must take insulin about an hour before eating so the hormone has time to get into the body and process sugar.
Humalog makes it possible for patients to take their shots as little as 15 minutes before eating.
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5-Colorectal


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=FDA LOGO


The F-D-A has approved another new drug-- this one for people with colorectal cancer that has not responded to all other available treatments.
The drug, irinotecan (ih-RIH'-noh-TEE'-kan), will be sold under the brand name Camptosar.

5-Hangover


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-21
GRAPHIC=h/c bug


Having one drink too many may not affect your job performance at the office the next day -- that is if you're a manager.
A Penn State University professor studied managers and professionals who had four to six drinks the night before work.
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SUPER=@File; :


He found that though they felt miserable-- their decision-making performance was not compromised.
Previous studies of drivers, pilots and doctors have shown that a hangover does indeed harm performance.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism notes the study isn't a license to go out and get drunk before work.
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5-stamp


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-23
GRAPHIC=US POSTAL SERVICE


The U-S Postal Service has issued a new first class stamp to promote breast cancer awareness.
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SUPER=03-Ft. Myers, FL;


Hundreds of thousands of women each year in the U-S are diagnosed with breast cancer.
The postal service says it hopes every time a woman mails a letter she will be reminded of the importance of early diagnosis.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time for sports-- the streets of Chicago were filled with celebrations today following the Bulls championship win.
ANCHOR=Connie


A very rested Mike Stevens returns from vacation with tonight's Two Minute Sports Ticker.

S5-Stuff


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TAPE#ST5-21
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Tuesday ticker.
Let's get started with another chapter in the Chicago Bulls victory celebration.
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SUPER=03-Chicago; :00


This afternoon in Grant Park, thousands of fans turned out to honor their heroes.
A team of Dennis Rodman dancers set the stage for the one and only to make his entrance wearing a Cook County sheriff's department shirt, and carrying the championship trophy.
Michael Jordan promised the fans a fifth title, if they keep the team in tact.
SUPER=04-This Morning;


Earlier in the day, Jordan picked up his record fourth NBA finals MVP award, and a brand new NISSAN Pathfinder.
He then gave thanks to his teammates and his family.
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((MICHAEL JORDAN/NBA FINALS MVP:))
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S5-Horse


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The Roanoke Valley Horse Show is celebrating it's silver anniversary this year.
This week, the show is taking the Salem Civic Center by storm.
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SUPER=03-Salem; :00


The Hunter classes are competing today and tonight. The horse show runs through this Saturday. Competition begins at 8 am and concludes around 10:30 each night.
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((JUNE CAMPER/HORSE SHOW CO-CHAIRMAN:)) ((GARY GARONE/FAIRFIELD SOUTH STABLE:)) ((STEVE MASON:))
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SUPER=01-Gary Garone/Fairfield South Stable; :13
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ANCHOR=Mike


Coming up at 6, More on the Bulls and we will tell you about Albert Belle's suspension.
5-cHIMNEY ANCHORJean
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What do you do when you get locked out of your house?
One woman tried to solve the problem herself, with the same trick of Old St. Nick.
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SUPER=03-El Cajon, CA;


Unfortunately she could not slide down the chimney like Santa Claus.
Instead she was trapped inside the chimney for nearly five hours.
Heather (Jay-Hen) Jahen was stuck ten feet down into her chimney at about two in the morning.
Firefighters rigged an elaborate device to pull her up.
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SOT 10:47:33
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((BATT. CHIEF ED JARRELL/EL CAJON FIRE DEPT.: HER HANDS WERE ABOVE HER HEAD AND WE WERE ABLE TO GET DEVICE AROUND HER WRIST AND PULL HER UP THAT WAY. ))
SUPER=01-Batt. Chief Ed Jarrell/El Cajon Fire Dept.; :02
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The 25-year-old only suffered minor scrapes and bruises.
The rescue cost the city nearly one thousand dollars.
She may be forced to pay the bill.
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at Six...
A judge in Henry County says the punishment didn't fit the crime.
Today, he ordered the school board to take another look at the case of 16- year-old Brian Wood.
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Wood was expelled from Bassett High School earlier this year after he carried a pocket knife on a field trip.
Wood and his parents said the punishment was too harsh... and today the judge apparently agreed.
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ANCHOR=Jean


More on the story and the rest of the day's news weather and sports in one That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE, goodnight. half hour.