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NEWS-7 at FIVE is next:
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A large piece of the fuselage from TWA flight 800 is found along with several bodies....while families mourn near the crash site.
Plus the latest on the electrocution of a man in Botetourt County.
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Wx-Heads
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Some passing clouds but the expected rain decided to avoid the region. Looks rather warm again tomorrow.

Medical-Heads


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check, for about 30 high school students in the region--
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it's turning out to be a busy summer.
There are hospital rounds to make, lab tests to read....we'll tell you about this Health Careers Camp.
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((BAGPIPES)) ((TODAY THERE IS AN EMPTINESS IN ALL OUR HEARTS. THE WORLD HAS LOST 20 VERY SPECIAL PEOPLE.))
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Families mourn their loved ones- killed aboard TWA Flight 800.
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5-TWA-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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They gathered under chilly-gray skies for today's waterfront service
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Tears and hugs filled Smith Point Park- which is one of the closest places on land to the crash site.
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((MOST OF US DID NOT KNOW EACH OTHER BEFORE THE TWILIGHT HOURS OF LAST WEDNESDAY BUT NOW WE MOURN TOGETHER IN THIS UNLIKELY PLACE.))
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After today's memorial- New York's Governor announced that crews have discovered a big piece of wreckage.
It hasn't yet been pulled from the sea.
He also told family members more victims have been found-
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5-O'hare


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wipe wipe wipe
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Chicago Police are trying to figure out how a small explosive device got onto a tarmac at O'Hare International Airport last night.
Explosives experts cleared out the area and set it off.
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((bomb goes off)) 10:05:10 ((MATT RODRIGUEZ/CHICAGO POLICE SUPER.: WE HAVE NO INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THIS DEVICE WHO MAY BE CLAIMING TO BE RESPONSBLE.))
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The crude pipe was found on the tarmac outside an air charter service- well away from the main passenger terminals.
The incident followed two earlier telephone bomb threats.
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5-Pakistan


ANCHOR=Jean
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wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-Lahore, Pakistan;


A powerful bomb ripped through a busy airport in Pakistan today- killing nine people and wounding 30 others.
The bomb went off at Lahore International airport.
It is the ninth terrorist attack in Pakistan in a little more than three months.
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5-electrocution


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=rjo
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In local news-- a teenager was electrocuted on the banks of the James River in Botetourt County yesterday morning.
Federal and State Officials have now been called in to investigate.
double boxes Jean/Ron


Ron Jones was in Botetourt County today and joins us from the newsroom with the latest.
ANCHOR=Ron


Jean, 15-year-old Eric Bowden of Greenbay, Wisconsin was visting family and friends in the area
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when he, his brother and three other young men were hoping to enjoy a fishing outing near the James River Limestone Plant.
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(( According to management people frequently sign in at this guard shack before going through the property of the plant to a popular fishing spot beyond their property line.
Bowden did the same and came in contact with this exposed electric wire and was electrocuted by 480 volts of electricity.
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((JOHNNY CARSON/BUCHANAN RESCUE SQUAD: MY CREW REQUESTED... STARTED TO WORK ON HIM.))
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James River Limestone Plant officials say the young men were alowed to go through the property but not fish on it.
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((JOHN MICHENER/LIME STONE PLANT GENERAL MANAGER: IT APPEARS IN THIS... STOP IN THE PLANT AREA TO FISH.))
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Straight ahead--the case that stirred racial controversy in Franklin County is settled.
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And improvements to one stretch of highway are complete...as dignitaries help celebrate Route 29's paved progress.
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ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check--
Dental care isn't something to take for granted, as some in Botetourt County are finding out.
The Board of Supervisors recently voted to end free services for low income families. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Later in the newscast we'll meet the Confederate Cloggers...
ANCHOR=Connie


The group from the New River Valley has just returned from a show on the road. STay tuned. cc sponsor

5-Scruggs


ANCHOR=Jean
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A three-year legal battle over racial epithets ended today with nothing more than a three-paragraph statement.
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Math Teacher Lari Scruggs had sued Franklin County school officials, along with Nadine Keen and Linda Edwards White.
Scruggs made comments in a study hall three and a half years ago about inter-racial dating.
The board ended up NOT re-newing Scruggs' contract.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Today Scruggs' lawyer submitted a statement to the court.
It says: "Ms. Keen & Mrs. White believe that while the school board's inappropriate action led to the events that gave rise to the lawsuit, they regret the effect the events had on all concerned."

5-Bedford-Body


ANCHOR=Jean
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A state medical examiner says he's still waiting for lab results before determining how a Bedford County woman died over the weekend.
48-year old Phyllis Wade Ayers was found dead in the front yard of her home on Simsbury Lane in Forest Saturday morning.
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Ayers' husband Malcolm discovered her body around 8:30.
Dr. David Oxley says it does "not" appear foul play was involved in Ayers' death.
Oxley wants to see the results of a number of tests including blood- alcohol content, before releasing the cause of death.
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5-Route-29


ANCHOR=Jean
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An eight mile stretch of highway on the Southside promises to pave the way for economic prosperity.
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That was the word this morning from local and state dignitaries in Danville.
They were in town for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Dan Daniel Memorial Highway.
The stretch of road connects Route 29 in Blairs to Route 58 East in Danville.
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((LINWOOD WRIGHT/DANVILLE MAYOR:IT IS OUR ROUTE...FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
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State officials say a preliminary engineering study will be done in three years to look at the possibility of two additional lanes on each side.
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It's foot stomping fun for the Confederate Cloggers, the New River Valley group just returned from a performance of a lifetime.
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stocks bump next

5-CLOGGERS


ANCHOR=Jean
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You're one of the top Clogging Groups in the State, and you've just sent a video tape to Orlando-- what are you going to do now? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
You're going to Disney World!
As Patrick Evans reports, the Confederate Cloggers made their dancing dream come true.
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SUPER=01-Amy Rush/Confederate Cloggers Director;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
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Stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE-- despite lower ratings, David Letterman is NOT throwing in the towel, we'll explain.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- Debillitating falls are a fact of life for many elderly people.
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In an effort to do something about the problem, doctors are now looking at the benefits of Tai Chi, in improving patients' balance.
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(( I'M IN FAR BETTER HEALTH THAN I BELIEVE I COULD POSSIBLY HAVE BEEN IF IT WEREN'T FOR THIS TAI CHI ... MY LEGS ARE STRONGER, MY BALANCE IS BETTER.))
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health bump next

5-Boty-Dental


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Some youngsters in Botetourt County may soon find it harder to see a dentist--
THEY may be cheering but local health department officials aren't.
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Last week the county's Board of Supervisors voted to end a program that provides free dental care to kids from low income families.
They got free check-ups, fluoride treatments and fillings-- and learned about caring for their teeth and gums.
Health department officials now fear poorer kids won't be treated at all.
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((MOLLY RUTLEDGE/HEALTH DIRECTOR-ROANOKE & ALLEGHANY CO.; WITHOUT THIS PROGRAM STATE-WIDE CHILDREN GO WITHOUT DENTAL PROGRAMS ESPECIALLY THOSE CHILDREN ON FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH.))
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The program has been in operation for more than 12 years in Roanoke, Salem and Botetourt County.
County supervisors blame the cut on the state-- for not shouldering its share of the needed funds.
Last year Botetourt County spent 36 thousand dollars on the program.

5-Med-Camp


ANCHOR=Connie
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We've long heard about the shortage of physicians and health care professionals in Southwest and South Central Virginia.
One organization-- the Area Health Education Center-- is hoping to grow it's own....doctors, of course.
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More than 30 students from around Southwest and South Central Virginia are spending the week shadowing real-life medical professionals.
They're getting a taste of medical school, before they're even out of high school.
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((EILEEN LEPRO/AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS: WHAT WE'RE HOPING IS THAT THEY'LL COME AWAY WITH A SENSE OF WHAT THEY PERSONALLY ARE INTERESTED IN WHERE THEY FEEL THEIR SKILLS FIT BEST. SO IF THEY'RE A REAL PEOPLE PERSON AND WANT TO LAY THEIR HANDS ON PEOPLE THEN THERE ARE CERTAIN PROFESSIONS THAT WOULD ALLOW THEM TO DO THAT AS OPPOSED TO THE PERSON WHO PREFERS RESEARCH OR PREFERS TO WORK IN THE LABORATORY SETTING AND DOESN'T HAVE AS MUCH DIRECT CONTACT WITH PEOPLE, AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HOPING THIS WILL HELP THEM SIFT THROUGH SOME OF THOSE CHOICES. ))
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On day one of the program they're touring Radford Community Hospital, and Saint Albans Psychiatric Hospital.
Students seem to appreciate this career boost.
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((KARSHENIA HALL/GRETNA STUDENT:I WANT TO HELP PEOPLE AND I ALWAYS WANT TO BE A REGISTERED NURSE, I JUST DECIDED I WANT TO HELP PEOPLE AND EVERYTHING. ))
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Their enthusiasm is contagious-- some are anxious to become professionals, and settle back down in the areas they now call home.
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((DAVID OWENS/CASTLEWOOD STUDENT: I LIKE IT HERE IN THE SOUTHWEST AREA, IF I WENT TO MEDICAL SCHOOL I PROBABLY WOULD COME BACK. ))
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The students took tuberculosis tests today.
Later on this week, they'll work with health professionals to learn how to read the results of their test.
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5-Tai-Chi


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Every year almost one-third of Americans 65 and older are injured by falling ... and these injuries are the leading cause of death for people 85 and older.
Doctors have been studying Tai Chi, as a possible means of reducing the problem.
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Tai Chi an ancient Chinese exercise-- a martial art, in fact, developed more than 300 years ago.
Tai Chi is often referred to as 'meditation in motion.'-- it's believed that Tai Chi enhances balance and body awareness through slow, precise movements.
Now medical experts say it can lead to a better quality of life... especially for the elderly.
Doctors at Emory University found after a 15 week Tai-Chi program, people age 70 and older reduced their risk of falling by almost 50 percent.
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((TINGSEN XU/TAI CHI GRAND MASTER, EMORY UNIVERSITY: YOU COMBINE YOUR BODY AND MIND TOGETHER -- ESPECIALLY -- THE MIND CONTROLS YOUR BODY AND THROUGH THIS KIND OF MOVEMENT -- SHIFT YOUR BODY WEIGHT FROM LEG TO ANOTHER LEG THEN YOU CAN KEEP BALANCE WELL. FRANCES PAULEY/TAI CHI STUDENT: I KNOW THAT MY BALANCE IS BETTER.I CAN FEEL THAT IT IS.))
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Connie VO-NAT


Tai Chi has other selling points-- it requires no special equipment.
It's relaxing and easy to do, it improves your concentration, and you don't have to be a senior citizen to reap the benefits.
The next study will concentrate on how Tai Chi can benefit people with Parkinson's Disease.
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5-Hot-Atlanta


ANCHOR=Connie
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When Atlanta officials made their pitch for the summer Olympics a few yeas ago--
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they promised the average temperature there in July would be in the mid 70-'s....and it is.....at around four a.m.
But with the heat index, it can feel more like 125 degrees during the day.
Excessive heat exposure already claimed dozens of victims this weekend-- And before the closing ceremonies, health officials fear tens of thousands of people will succumb to heat related illnesses.
Olympic officials have fewer concerns about the effect of the heat on the athletes, however.
Many have been TRAINING in hot and humid conditions.
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((BARBRA FONTANA HARRIS/USA BEACH VOLLEYBALL: ONE OF THE GREAT SIDE EFFECTS WITH HEAT IS THAT YOU KIND OF LOSE YOUR MENTAL SENSE OF THE GAME. IT'S HARD TO KEEP YOUR COOL WHEN YOU'RE THAT HOT.))
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2-SHOT

5-Redneck Games


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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If you're tired of the Olympics you may be amused to hear what another Georgia town did as an alternative to the Olympic games.
Dublin, Georgia is hosting the Summer Redneck Games.
Friday night the opening ceremonies kicked off with the lighting of a barbecue grill at the town's speedway.
Events include the Mudpit Belly Flop, Bobbing for Pigs Feet and the Big Hair contest.
You can also watch Mud Bogging.
The games run through August second.
ANCHOR=Jean


I don't think Mike Stevens has highlights of these events, but he DOES have some surprising Olympic news in tonight's Ticker.

S5-Football


ANCHOR=Mike
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Monday two minute sports ticker.
It's been a shocking day at Atlanta for one of America's big guns in the pool.
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Evans, attempting to become the first U.S. woman to win five swimming gold medals, failed to qualify for the finals of the 400 freestyle.
Evans finished second in her heat with a time of 4:13.60, but ranked ninth among the 39 swimmers competing in five heats. The top eight qualified for the final. Evans will have another opportunity to tie speedskater Bonnie Blair for the most career gold medals by an American woman when she competes Thursday in the 800 freestyle.
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Evans isn't the only one having problems in Atlanta. Heat has been virtually unbearable for not only the competitors but also the fans.
Temperatures today were again in the 90's with high humidity.
Tempers were also flaring again today thanks to a number of traffic and transportation problems that have plagued the games since their start.
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S5-Stuff


ANCHOR=Mike
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They are also having some satellite transmission problems out of Atlanta today, so the comment you're about to hear is a little scratchy.
But it's worth hearing because it's Charles Barkley who'se on the offensive heading into tonight's Dream Team matchup with Angola at ten o'clock.
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Speaking of hitting, Eddie Murray will be in uniform tonight as the Orioles new designated hitter when the O's open a three-game series against the
Minnesota Twins.


Murray spent his first 12 seasons with the Orioles, teaming with Cal Ripken to help win the 1983 World Series.
He was traded by the Indians yesterday.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


Coming up tonight at six, We'll hopefully hear from Murray and take a look at the Redskins impact on the business life in Frostburg, and give you some tips on when you can catch the team in action.
I'll see you at six, have a good night. take a break

5-Letterman


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=lba
TAPE#Net-H
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David Letterman has apparently found the top ten reasons to stay with CBS through the turn of the century.
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SUPER=04-World Wide Pants, Inc.;


The President of CBS Entertainment says Letterman will continue to host the Late Show through the 2001-2002 season.
Letterman's ratings have slipped behind "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.
But C-B-S executives say Letterman has renewed enthusiasm -- in part because of a new producer and a recent week of shows from San Francisco.
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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ANCHOR=Jean


Also tonight at six, the Danville Police Department has had its share of ups and downs this year. Jean/Teresa
Teresa Hamilton is in our Danville newsroom with the latest on a series of lawsuits filed against the department.
ANCHOR=Teresa
Jean, tonight at six we begin a two part seriesSUPER=@Teresa1;
SUPER=22-Danville;

in which Police Chief Neal Morris tells his side of the story.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


Since February, the department has faced a variety of allegations ranging from police brutality to gender discrimination.
In the past, Morris has declined to appear on camera citing department policy.
And, while he doesn't discuss the federal lawsuits individually, he does make some startling allegations of his own.
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ANCHOR=Teresa
SUPER=22-Danville;


Morris believes there is a movement underway in Danville to discredit the police department.
double boxes Jean/Teresa


This two-part report begins tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean


Thanks we look forward to that.
bye
ANCHOR=Jean


Before we leave you tonight, let's take another look at the Confederate SUPER=22-Christiansburg; Cloggers at the NEw River Valley Mall. Goodnight.