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Here's what's coming up next on NEWS-7 at Five--
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What's the future of Bedford if its largest employer moves out?
The body of actress and model Margaux Hemingway is discovered--
And we'll meet one writer who is proud to be the worst Western writer in the country.
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Wx-Heads
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Severe thunderstorms down trees, produce very large hail and flood portions of the viewing area. All the latest straight ahead.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- each year, especially this time of year, thousands are injured by fireworks.
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Plus, jet skis-- some believe all that fun comes a too high a price-- your life.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Stay with us for all these stories and the Two Minute Sports Ticker-- next on NEWS 7 at FIVE.

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((RIXEY LINEBERRY/STOREOWNER: WE REALLY NOTICE IT, WE GET A LOT OF THEIR EMPLOYEES SHOPPING DOWN HERE SO WE NOTICE IT WHEN THAT HAPPENS.))
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Bedford business owners prepare to shoulder the effects of a massive layoff at the Rubatex plant.
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5-Rubatex


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Connie Stevens.
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As Bedford's biggest employer moves to cut nearly 300 employees from its payroll, the city is taking steps to soften the economic blow.
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Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg bureau.. Steve how much of an impact is that shutdown expected to have?
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Connie, it's still a little early to really guage
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the size of the impact, but city leaders and local business owners alike agree they'll be hurt by the layoffs.
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((
Bedford's Rubatex plant has been a large part of the town's scenery for decades.. what's been good for the plant has also benefitted the town.
The opposite is also true.. when layoffs or strikes occur, nearby businesses often bear the brunt.
Rixey Lineberry manages the Minute Mart about a mile away... he says fewer workers at Rubatex will mean fewer customers in his store.
And that could affect his employees.
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((RIXEY LINEBERRY/STOREOWNER: I CAN ADJUST WITH MY HELP A LITTLE BIT OF COURSE, IT WILL HURT HERE SOME TOO. IF OUR BUSINESS GETS CUT BACK, I'LL HAVE TO CUT BACK THE HELP SOME TOO.))
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Right next door to Rubatex is the Bedford Ready Mix concrete company.
They too expect feel the effects of the Rubatex layoffs...people with no job and less money won't be building or adding onto their homes anytime soon.
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((PRESTON BURNS/BEDFORD READY MIX: WE COUNT ON A LOT OF PEOPLE BUYING CONCRETE FOR A LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS, NEW HOUSES, ADD- ON ADDITIONS, EVERYTHING AND IF THEY LEAVE HERE IT WILL BE A BIG HURT.))
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The city of Bedford also expects to lose thousands of dollars in taxes and utilities.
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But they are also making plans for finding new jobs and training for those displaced Rubatex workers.
We'll have more on that at 6.

5-Clinton


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Federal funds are being kicked in to help combat the wave of church fires in the south.
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President Clinton approved the release of six million dollars to beef up police patrols and other protective measures for churches.
At a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden earlier today, Mister Clinton said the money will be given to 12 targeted states.
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((THIS EMERGENCY TRANSFER WOULD ALLOW EVERY COUNTY IN THE AFFECTED STATES TO HIRE A NEW POLICE OFFICER FOR THE SUMMER TO PATROL THE BACK ROADS, TO VISIT THE CHURCHES, TO KEEP WATCH FOR SIGNS OF TROUBLE. ))
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The president also designated July as a "national month of unity" in hopes of healing racial wounds.
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Meantime, Attorney General Jim Gilmore is also in Washington today along with attorneys general from other Southern states to discuss the recent church burnings.
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Several religious and community leaders, as well as law enforcement officials are attending the conference at Howard University.
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Gilmore says the meeting is to improve communications between Southern communities-- as well as to look for ways to prevent future church fires.

5-Arizona


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President Clinton is praising federal agents-- for possibly averting disaster.
That after 12 members of the Arizona Militia group "Viper Militia" were arrested yesterday.
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They were charged with plotting to blow up federal buildings in Phoenix.
Investigators confiscated some 70 machine guns and 400 pounds of high explosives-- they say it was all part of a conspiracy to destroy government buildings in Arizona.
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((JANET NAPOLITANO/ARIZONA U.S. ATTORNEY: IN 1994, 3 MEMBERS OF THE VIPER MILITIA CREATED A VIDEO TAPE OF LOCAL FEDERAL BUILDINGS AS WELL AS THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY. THE VOICE OVER OF THE VIDEO PROVIDES ADVICE ON HOW TO ACTUALLY COLLAPSE THE BUILDINGS ))
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In addition to the National Guard and the local police department, the self-proclaimed militia was also said to be plotting to destroy the buildings that house the FBI, the Secret Service, the I-R-S and A-T-F.
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5-Hemingway


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The tragic Hemingway legacy lives on.
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Actress and Model Margaux Hemingway was found dead today in her Santa Monica apartment, at the age of 41.
Authorities don't know the cause of death-- it does not APPEAR to be suicide, and there was no sign of foul play.
Her agent suggests the possibility of an epileptic seizure.
Hemingway was 20 years old when she moved from Idaho to New York to become a model.
She appeared in several films.and had a long struggle with bulimia and alcoholism.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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It was 35 years ago today that her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death.

5-Storm-stuff


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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE--the Menendez brothers are formally sentenced--
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And in Dublin they are breaking ground for some new digs-- soon many of the town's services will be much easier and convenient to find.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, a report on drunk driving-- MADD says tragedies are even more frequent than ever.
Plus, sunscreen-- it may not be the skin-saver it's cracked up to be.
Those stories are coming up-- as News 7 at fIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Menendez


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Lyle and Erik Menendez will spend the rest of their lives in prison.
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Today, a superior court judge in California sentenced both men to back-to-back life terms.
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The brothers have no possibility of parole and it hasn't been decided if they will be sent to separate facilities.
Lyle and Eric Menenedez were convicted of murdering their parents in 1989.
A juror says the jury reccommended life in prison because of the brutality of the crime.
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((JO ANN OWENSBY/JUROR: IF YOU HAD TO LOOK AT THE PICTURES THAT WE HAD TO LOOK AT EVERY DAY, YOU KNOW FOR A LONG TIME, MANY, MANY WEEKS. PICTURES THAT STARTED OUT SMALL AND KEPT GETTING BIGGER, BIGGER, BIGGER UNTIL THEY WERE ALMOST WALL SIZE AND YOU LOOK AT THOSE EVERY DAY AND YOU REALIZE THE BRUTALITY OF THIS CRIME.))
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Neither brother showed any reaction when the judge announced the sentences.
Yesterday we told you Lyle was going to marry his pen-pal fiance before the sentencing-- but his marriage plans fell through.
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5-Family-Services


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The Teen Outreach Program also known as TOP is under new management.
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Family Services of Roanoke Valley announced it is now managing the program.
TOP has been helping teenagers in Roanoke since 1990.
It teaches at-risk young adults the skills to resolve conflicts as well as decision-making.
It also gives teens a chance to give back to the local community by participating in outreach programs.
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((LUCY TORRES/WILLIAM FLEMING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT; I THINK IT'S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG ADULTS, TEENS TO SHOW THAT WE'RE NOT THE BAD GUYS IN THE COMMUNITY. IT SHOWS WE CAN GO OUT AND DO SOMETHING, GIVE SOMETHING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY.))
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The change in management will mean more money for TOP.
The United Way will boost its funds by 100 percent next school year--for a total of 15 thousand dollars.

5-Town-Hall


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By next February, residents of Dublin will find easier access to town services.
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Officials broke ground today for a new municipal building to house the police department, council chambers and other town offices.
The facility will be on one lot of the Dublin Town Center at the old Burlington Industries site.
First National Bank of Christiansburg will soon open on another parcel, and the Postal Service is negotiating to be the next tenant.
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((BENNY KEISTER/DUBLIN MAYOR: WHAT WE'RE REALLY TRYING TO DO HERE IS CREATE SOME OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMERCIAL RETAIL DEVELOPMENT, BECAUSE DUBLIN ITSELF IS GONNA GROW AND IF IT DOESN'T GROW, I MEAN IF WE DON'T PLAN FOR IT THE TAXES ARE GOING UP. ))
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Officials hope to turn one of the old Burlington buildings into an office complex.
The center will also include a park, with space for art shows and other special events.
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It's the busy season high atop the Roanoke Valley at the Mill Mountain Zoo-- and this year there's another big cat to check out.
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5-ZOO


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A new critter has taken up residence at the Mill Mountain Zoo, and he follows in the tradition of Ruby the Tiger and other big cats. DOUBLE BOX Connie/PATRICK
Boris, a snow leopard, is the Zoo's latest attraction.
Patrick Evans has an exclusive-- and a very brave-- look.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
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Stick around-- one of the country's WORST awarding writers lives right here in Roanoke-- we'll hear an excerpt from her latest.
But first-- On Health Check, with the Fourth of July on the way, we'll have a lesson in summer safety.
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Beginning with fireworks-- even sparklers are more dangerous than you may have thought.
And certainly illegal fireworks like the M-80 should be avoided.
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((NAT SOUND...EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT SURE YOUR FIREWORK IS HAZARDOUS, THROW IT OUT))
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5-Fireworks


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Too much of a bang can make your Fourth of July a bust.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says roughly 12-thousand people were hurt last year in incidents involving fireworks.
Almost 40 percent of the victims were under the age of 15.
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((ANN BROWN/CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION: FIREWORKS CAN ADD FUN AND EXCITEMENT TO A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, BUT FIREWORKS CAN ALSO TURN A BACKYARD CELEBRATION INTO A RUSH TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM. ))
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These mannequins help illustrate the dangers of sparklers-- mistakenly thought by some to be safe for children to handle.
Sparklers burn at very high temperatures and can easily ignite clothing.
And that's just the beginning: take a look at the power of the M-80.
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((ANN BROWN/CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION:THESE ARE ILLEGAL AND THEY ARE ONLY SOLD ON THE BLACK MARKET. AND THE REASON THEY ARE ILLEGAL IS BECAUSE THEY ARE VERY EXPLOSIVE, YOU CAN LOSE ***explosion**** YOU GET WHAT I'M SAYING, PEOPLE CAN LOSE FINGERS, THERE CAN BE LACERATIONS, BURNS EYE INJURIES, HEARING PROBLEMS. THESE ARE NOT TO BE FOOLED AROUND WITH, THESE ARE NOT TO BE BOUGHT.))
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And then there's the quarter stick-- five times more powerful than the M-80. It can be responsible for amputations, burns, even death.
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Each year fireworks are associated with more than one-thousand residential fires, costing millions of dollars in property damage and loss.
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The group strongly advises people to stay away from cherry bombs and M-80's.

5-Drunk-Driving


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A pre-holiday warning from Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
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The numbers show that for the first time in ten years-- MORE Americans are dying in accidents caused by alcohol and drug impaired drivers.
Typically the Fourth of July weekend proves even deadlier than usual.
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5-Jet-Ski


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At beaches and lakes everywhere-- Jet-Skiing is the country's fastest-growing water sport.
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((IT'S ENJOYMENT! I LOVE IT! IT'S AWESOME! ))
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But the buzz of more than 800-thousand wake-jumping jet skis on crowded waters-- presents a nautical nightmare.
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((I THINK IT'S DANGEROUS. I USED TO HAVE ONE! IT'S PROBABLY THE 1 HAZARD ON THE WATER. IT'S LIKE PUTTING A PERSON WHO'S NEVER RIDDEN A MOTORCYCLE ON A HARLEY DAVIDSON. "TO START THE MACHINE, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS PRESS THE GREEN BUTTON." (REVS UP) ))
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Jet ski sales and rentals are up 40-percent from a year ago.
They are now involved in nearly a THIRD of all boating accidents.
Last year, 79 people died riding them, more than 13-hundred others were hurt.
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(( (Q) A JET SKIER IS USUALLY THROWN, RIGHT? THEY'RE NOT BELTED IN THE WAY WE ARE IN AN AUTOMOBILE. BOB KRAMER/WISCONSIN DEPT NATL RESOURCES:
(A) THAT'S TRUE. THERE'S NO SEATBELTS ON JET SKIS.))
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Dave Frew knows the dangers firsthand.
He's learning to walk again-- he was paralyzed for several months after his brother Mark lost control of a jet ski and accidentally ran over him.
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((MARK FREW:YOU HAVE NO CONTROL. IT GOES AGAINST WHAT YOUR INSTINCTS ARE, TO AVOID AN ACCIDENT. THERE'S NOT MUCH YOU CAN DO. DAVE FREW: AS SOON AS I WAS HIT, AS SOON AS I WENT IN FACING THE WATER, I KNEW WHAT HAD HAPPENED, I KNEW MY NECK WAS BROKEN AND THAT'S A HORRIBLE FEELING. ))
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Manufacturers insist accidents happen on ALL recreational vehicles... and they say the latest-model jet skis are safer-- even more maneuverable than regular boats.
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((JOHN BIRKENBINE: THE PERSONAL WATERCRAFT IS A SAFE VEHICLE. WHEN PROBLEMS ARISE IT'S BECAUSE PEOPLE AREN'T USING THEM WISELY OR THEY'RE USING THEM THOUGHTLESSLY. ))
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Even though some jet skis can whiz over water up to 60 miles an hour, most states don't set a speed limit...and nearly HALF allow a child 12 years old or under to LEGALLY DRIVE a personal watercraft.
In eight states, lawmakers are voting to certify or license jet-skiers.
At Smith Mountain Lake, jet skiers must be 14 years old.
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5-Sunscreen


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For millions of Americans, the 4th means heading out into the sun....and it looks like our forecast should accommodate that.
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But a recent editorial of the British Medical Journal warns, although sunscreen does prevent sunburn, sunscreen does not protect you from skin cancer.
Here's what one researcher from London told CBS This Morning this week.
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((DR. JANE MCGREGOR/DERMATOLOGIST: THE MESSAGE IN OUR EDITORIAL IS THAT SUNSCREEN SHOULDN'T BE SEEN AS A SAFE WAY TO PROLONG SUN EXPOSURE BEYOND WHAT YOU WOULD NORMALLY DO. IF YOU HAVE TO BE OUT IN THE SUN, YOU'RE BETTER OFF WITH A SUNSCREEN BUT DON'T THINK BECAUSE YOU'VE GOT ONE, THAT MEANS YOU CAN SIT OUT FOR HOURS AND YOU'LL BE SAFE. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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On the topic of the electric beach-- or the tanning beds, Dr. McGregor says the whole idea is crazy.
By the age of 18 the average person has absorbed 50-to-75 percent of their total lifetime sun exposure. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Connie


Now that we;ve taken all the fun out of summer--
Let's see what Mike Stevens has up his sleeve.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Tuesday ticker. We start on the campus of Radford University where the school introduced Greig Denny as it's new athletic director today.
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Denny has spent the last 13 years as the Highlanders associate athletic director under Chuck Taylor.
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((GREIG DENNY/NEW RADFORD A.D.:ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS I THINK I NEED TO DO IS ADDRESS THE SITUATION OF MY CURRENT POSITIONS ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AND I'LL BE MEETING WITH DR. HARRIS. WE'LL TALK ABOUT FILLING THAT POSITION AND THERE'S SOME OTHER POSSIBILITIES THERE THAT I WANT TO TALK WITH HIM ABOUT BUT THAT WILL BE ONE OF OUR FIRST GOALS.)) ((RON BRADLEY/RADFORD MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH: THE BIG THING I THINK WITH GREIG IS HE UNDERSTANDS THE CHALLENGES WE HAVE AS A UNIVERSITY AND AS A PROGRAM AND HE HAS A VISION TO WHERE HE'D LIKE TO TAKE IT. SO IT WONT'T TAKE HIM HALF A YEAR TO A YEAR TO COME IN AND SORT OUT THE PROBLEMS AND GO FROM THERE, HE KNOWS WHAT HE'S FACING RIGHT AWAY.)) ((STEVE MASON:COMING UP AT 6, RADFORD'S NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR ADDRESSES SOME OF THE NEW ATHLETIC CHALLENGES THE UNIVERSITY FACES, AMONG THEM, FUNDING, PROMOTIONS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, THAT STORY AT 6, MIKE.))
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The Dream team went through its second workout today in Chicago as the heavy favorite to win the Gold practicing under the watchful eye of a few members of the media.
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Well, actually it was more than jist a few members of the media.
Actually, there are about five times as many reporters and photographers as there are players.
The latest addition to the team in Seattle's Gary Payton, who knows what this team would do if it played regularly in the league.
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((GARY PAYTON/DREAM TEAM GUARD:))
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With Vlade Divac now heading ot Charlotte, and opening up some money in Los Angeles, speculation on whether Dream Team center Shaquille O'Neal will leave the Magic for the Lakers continues to grow. Although Shaq says he's not really a WEST coast kind of person.
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((SHAQUILLE O'NEAL/DREAM TEAM CENTER:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Much more coming up at six including news concerning Todd Turner and John Tortarella, plus we'll meet a Roanoke Rush player who is 38 years old and going strong.
Have a great night everybody. take a break

5-Bad-Writing


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If you think you're a bad writer, maybe you should read some of Becky Mushko's work.
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She's from Roanoke and the winner of an award honoring deliberately bad writing-- at San Jose State University.
She won, or perhaps LOST in the Western category.
A middle school English teacher for more than 25 years-- this is just a portion of her work.
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((BECKY MUSHKO/WRITER: TEX -- WHO NOW LAY IN A DISHEVELED HEAP IN THE SAGEBRUSH-- PUSHED BACK HIS SWEAT-STAINED STETSON FROM ONE DEEP-SET EYE, SPAT A STREAM OF TOBACCO JUICE AT THE NEAREST CACTUS, AND REFLECTED MOMENTARILY THAT THE MEN APPROACHING HIM WITH ROPES PROBABLY WEREN'T JUST OUT FOR A SKIP... ))
SUPER=01-Becky Mushko/Writer;
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She says some of her inspiration for bad writing comes from grading her english class papers.
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bye
ANCHOR=Connie


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE, stay tuned for NEWS-7 at SIX in 30-minutes. THanks for watching, Goodnight