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ANCHOR=Jean

Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The Republican Abortion Stance- It's causing some controversy before the convention even begins.
Luggage could provide critical clues in the TWA crash investigation.
Plus what can women at the Citadel expect when it comes to living arrangements? We'll have details.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Afternoon heat and humidity spark thunderstorms, some of them fairly powerful. I'll have the complete forecast, full of hot hazy weather, coming up in a few minutes.
Medical-Heads
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check--
A fatal meningitis case in Floyd County--
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VO-NAT


The race for a cure for leukemia--
And, the Paralympics are set to begin, with the lighting of another torch, on its way to Atlanta.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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A battle could be brewing over abortion- at the Republican National Convention.
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5-GOP-Platform


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=News 7 at 5


Good afternoon this is News 7 at 5, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=Republicans


The question is over the GOP platform on abortion.
The party adopted a statement saying it tolerates differing views- but that statement no longer has a direct reference to abortion.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego;


Bob Dole wanted to acknowledge that many Republicans disagree with the party's anti-abortion stance.
But GOP leaders say the party is still united.
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SOT 15:02:37
IN Q=

((HALEY BARBOUR/REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CHAIRMAN: THE PRESS HAS BEEN WANTING TO GET READY FOR SOME BIG BLOODY BATTLE OVER ABORTION AND YESTERDAY THE ABORTION BLANKET PLATFORM THAT SECTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY AND UNANIMOUSLY PASSED INCLUDING LANGUAGE THAT SAYS WE RECOGNIZE PEOPLE HAVE DIFFERING OPINIONS.))
SUPER=01-Haley Barbour/Republican Nat'l Chairman;
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OUT Q=HAVE DIFFERING OPINIONS."
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


But Democrats are criticizing the platform.
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((MIKE MCCURRY/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: WE HAVE A TOLERANCE PLANK IN OUR PLATFORM. THE REPUBLICAN PLATFORM PLANK ON THIS ISSUE IS INTOLERANT AND SO IS MR. DOLE.))
SUPER=01-Mike McCurry/White House Spokesman;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=IS MR. DOLE."
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Abortion


Dole did not talk abortion today- instead he pitched his economic plan.

5-Bramblett


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-18
GRAPHIC=Earl Bramblett


One week after his arrest in South Carolina, the man accused of murdering a Vinton family has a hearing in Roanoke County circuit court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


54-year old Earl Bramblett will likely receive two court appointed attorneys for his case.
That decision was made after Bramblett said he owned virtually nothing... just a vehicle worth about 500-dollars.
Then he asked the judge if he could help pick his lawyer.
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NAT SOT 9:46:56
IN Q=Would you

((JUDGE G.O. CLEMENS: WOULD YOU LIKE THEN FOR ME TO CONSIDER APPOINTING AN ATTORNEY FOR YOU? EARL BRAMBLETT: YES I WOULD. DO I HAVE ANY DISCRETION? CLEMENS: AS TO... CAN YOU SELECT YOUR COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEY? NO SIR. ))
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OUT Q=No sir.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994;


On August 29th 19-94, Blaine Hodges, his wife Teresa and their two daughters were found murdered inside their fire-gutted home.
All of them had been shot, except for Teresa Hodges, who was strangled.
Bramblett is the lone suspect.
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5-Wheeler


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-19
GRAPHIC=Christopher Wheeler


Christopher Shawn Wheeler faces up to 42 years in prison for the murder of Wythe County sheriff's deputy Clifford Dicker.
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SUPER=03-Wytheville;


The 16 year-old pled no contest today to charges of second degree murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
SUPER=@File;


Wheeler shot Dicker when the deputy arrived at his house with juvenile petitions to take him into custody.
Wheeler decided last month to enter the plea, after the judge ruled he could not be tried for CAPITAL murder.
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SOT 12:04:55
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((JONATHAN VENZIE/WHEELER'S LAWYER: HE WAS RESIGNED TO IT I THINK IS THE BEST WAY TO DESCRIBE IT. HE CERTAINLY WASN'T THRILLED WITH PLEADING GUILTY TO ADULT OFFENSES THAT CARRY 42 YEARS IN PRISON AS A MAXIMUM SENTENCE. ))
SUPER=01-Jonathan Venzie/Wheeler's Lawyer;
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OUT Q=a maximum sentence.
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VO-NAT


Wheeler has been held at a juvenile detention center since the shooting in December of 1994.
Today the judge ordered him to jail to await his sentencing in October.
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5-TWA-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Investigation

Scuba divers are on the ocean floor off New York's Long Island, looking at luggage from the T-W-A crash.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Shinnecock Bay, NY;

The divers went in the water this morning. They're using handheld sonar equipment. The luggage and other small items from Flight 800 are slightly closer to Kennedy Airport than the main debris fields -- where the fuselage and cockpit were found. The discovery of the luggage could bolster one theory of what happened to the plane -- that a bomb went off in the front cargo hold.
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Anchor=Jean
SS=Plane Crash Investigation

That kind of blast would have blown suitcases out of the plane first, so they would have hit the water closer to shore.

5-Brown


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Ron Brown


The Air Force is punishing 16 officers in the plane crash that killed Commerce Secretary Ron Brown.
The punishment includes giving reprimands to a one-star general and a colonel for neglecting duty.
Brown and 34 others died April third when an Air Force plane went down in Croatia.

5-Stunt-Plane


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


A stunt plane- was doing a maneuver when it spiraled out of control in Pennsylvania.
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SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA;


The plane was flying in the Three River's Regatta Sunday when the wings on the left side of the plane folded back.
The plane then plunged 300 feet into the Ohio river while thousands of spectators looked on.
Workers used a metal cutter today to pry the pilot's body from the aircraft.
Clarence "Clancy" Speal was a 25 year veteran pilot- His wife was commentating over the loudspeaker when the plane went down.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Straight ahead--Summer break is over a little early for kids at one area school. That's because their school is going on a year round schedule.
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Also, a ceremony of peace at a site of mass destruction. Hiroshima remembers the dropping of the atomic bomb, 51 years later.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, a new twist on the abortion debate unfolding in England-- a woman pregnant with twins has apparently already aborted one.
Plus, a husband and wife research team hopes to find a cure for leukemia, after losing their own son to the disease.
Anchor=Jean 2 shot


Stay with us, News 7 at 5 will be right back. cc sponsor

5-Olympic-Bomb


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Olympics Bomb


The Olympic security guard- turned pipe bomb suspect has a new attorney.
Richard Jewell hired high powered criminal attorney Jack Martin on Sunday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta;


Jewell has not been charged in the Olympic Park bombing - but he's still a suspect.
Police apparently found and confiscated fragments of the bomb at Jewell's apartment yesterday.
Jewell's attorney says the fragments were souvenirs given to him by other guards who also kept pieces of the debris for themselves.
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5-Hiroshima


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


The people of Hiroshima today recited prayers for peace and remembered the tens of thousands of people killed when the world's first atomic bomb destroyed their city 51 years ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hiroshima, Japan;


Hiroshima's mayor led the ceremonies at Peace Memorial Park.
The park is located near Ground Zero, the spot where the bomb exploded on August 6th 1945, instantly killing 80 thousand people.
The crowd gathered today, estimated at 50 thousand, observed a moment of silence.
A speaker told the participants nuclear weapons symbolize the violence that prevents peace.
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5-Year-Round


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#596-21
GRAPHIC=Education


Months of hard work and dedication have paid off for the Danville school system.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Schoolfield Elementary is now among the first public schools in Virginia to offer "year round" schooling.
Today marked the first day for the nearly 600-students in the pilot program.
They're required to spend 180-days in school, like any other child.
But instead of taking an extended summer vacation, the students are offered time off in 15-day increments, four times a year.
Only 17-students opted out of the program.
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IN Q=It tells us

((SUZANNE JONES/SCHOOLFIELD ELEM. PRINCIPAL:IT TELLS US THAT THE PARENTS HERE AT THIS SCHOOL REALLY WANT THEIR CHILDREN TO GET A GOOD EDUCATION AND THEY WILL SUPPORT WHATEVER INITIATIVE THAT WILL PROVIDE THAT EDUCATION. ))
SUPER=01-Suzanne Jones/Schoolfield Elem. Principal; :00
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OUT Q=that education.
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VO-NAT


Supporters of year round schooling say the program offers a variety of benefits.
We'll have more on that, tonight at six.
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5-Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-22
GRAPHIC=Mark Warner


Democratic Senate hopeful Mark Warner is making good on his promise to bring his campaign to every corner of the state before Labor Day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Lynchburg was stop number 82 on the candidate's tour.
That's where Warner paid a visit to an inner city recreation center today.
Despite trailing in the polls, Warner says his statewide tour and a million- dollar media blitz are helping.
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SOT 6:21:01
IN Q=The more I

((MARK WARNER/D- SENATE CANDIDATE: THE MORE I CAN GET OUT, TELL FOLKS WHO I AM, WHY I WANT THIS JOB, THE VERY REAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN JOHN WARNER AND I, PARTICULARLY IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATION AND MOST IMPORTANTLY WHO'S GOT THE VISION TO MOVE VIRGINIA AND AMERICA INTO THE 21ST CENTURY.))
SUPER=01-Mark Warner/(D) Senate Candidate; :00
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OUT Q=the 21st century.
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VO-NAT


Warner talked with local civic leaders about some of the problems inner city children are facing.
He'll also greet voters at a Lynchburg pancake house in the morning.
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5-Babcock


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-20
GRAPHIC=None


A multi-billion dollar contract to help de-activate two nuclear sites will mean big money for one local company.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co./File Tape;


Babcock and Wilcox was part of a winning bid to clean up two sites for the Department of Energy.
B & W will help de-commission a plutonium production facility in Hanford, Washington, and a nuclear weapons complex in South Carolina.
The five-year contracts are worth more than 240 million dollars to the Lynchburg company.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Stay with us for more News 7 at 5. Patrick has the hot forecast details,
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and the Citadel is ready to admit women.
The military school is out with a list of do's and don't's for its first female cadets.
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stocks bump next

5-Citadel


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5p
WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-23
GRAPHIC=Citadel


The three women who will enroll at the Citadel in South Carolina this fall now have a better idea of what to expect.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC/File Tape;


The school has come up with a policy for admitting women--it deals with everything from make-up to sit-ups. Pinnacle Hot Changes
Under the plan, female cadets would undergo the same stressful first-year training as men, but be judged by the Army's current physical standards for women.
The women also would share barracks with men but live in rooms with latches.
Make-up rules allow upper class female cadets to wear what's described as "conservative" lipstick and clear fingernail polish.
Female cadets won't be able to date a superior officer.
Sexual activity between cadets on campus is not allowed.
Neither is pregnancy-- a pregnant cadet would have to leave the South Carolina college.
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5-Wildfires


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


An out-of-control wildfire is ripping through Nevada, west of Reno... not far from the California border.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Verdi, NV;

The blaze has already blackened six thousand acres and prompted evacuations of residents in the area.
Firefighters have been going door-to-door making sure people are getting out.
Several helicopters and eight air tankers are helping in the fight.
As many as 70 engines and bulldozers are also there, with 50 more on the way.
25 to 30 mile an hour winds are making things tough for firefighters.
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Storms/84-88;
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SUPER=332-Mostly Clear/But Foggy/62-66/Hazy Hot Humid/Afternoon Storms/84-88;
SUPER=333-Evening Storms/Partly Cloudy/62-66/Morning Fog/Hazy & Hot/83-87;
SUPER=334-Storms Ending/Clear with Fog/62-66/Hazy & Hot/Afternoon

Storms/83-87;
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Still to come, the Star City is throwing itself a party, and everyone's on the invitation list.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- human trials are beginning, to test the effectiveness of yet another obesity treatment.
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VO-NAT


This one, a protein called Leptin, has researchers hoping it will work to decrease appetite.
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SOT 10:44:49
IN Q=Every overweight

((EVERY OVERWEIGHT PERSON WILL TELL YOU THERE WAS JUST SO MAGIC SHOT OR PILL YOU COULD JUST TAKE AND THEN EAT AND DO WHATEVER YOU LIKE AND LOSE WEIGHT ))
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OUT Q=lose weight.

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5-Meningitis


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=Meningitis


Bacterial Meningo-Encephalitis-- an infection of the central nervous system-- has claimed the life of a Floyd County resident.
The 32-year-old man had been hospitalized at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
As a precaution, the health department is consulting with family members of the man, and co-workers at Cross Creek Apparel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


Bacterial meningitis infections are spread by direct contact with a carrier-- though the risk of infection is very low.
Symptoms of meningitis may include:
--Fever,
--Headache
--Stiff neck & back
--Nausea
--Skin rash
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Meningitis


In the U.S. each year, there are about six cases of bacterial meningitis for every 100-thousand people.

5-Abortion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-24
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Also today, debate over an unusual abortion case unfolding in England.
Now, it seems British pro-life groups are too late to save an unborn twin.
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VO-NAT


A 28-year-old unmarried woman apparently already aborted one of the fetuses-- a few months ago.
That news came as abortion opponents won a court order today to prevent the procedure from taking place.
The woman had said with one child at home already AND financial problems... TWO more children would be too much to bear.
Financial help-- of more than 75-thousand dollars-- apparently came too late though.
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5-Leukemia


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-26
GRAPHIC=Leukemia Research


After their son died in 1990, these parents in England-- both doctors-- decided to immerse themselves in finding a cure for leukemia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Southampton; :


Doctors David and Bee Flavell were already involved in cancer research when their son died.
They've been experimenting for several years with the drug 3-B-I-T-- derived from seeds of a common plant.
They've isolated a blend of chemical toxins, which in lab tests have successfully attacked and killed cancer cells.
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SOT 20:25:17
IN Q=The purpose of

(( DR. DAVID FLAVELL: THE PURPOSE OF THE EXERCISE WE'RE GOING THROUGH RIGHT NOW IS TO MAKE SOMETHING AVAILABLE THAT WASN'T AVAILABLE BEFORE AND WHICH WILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE FOR THOSE CHILDREN WHO CAME AFTER OUR CHILD WHO DIED AND INDEED OTHER CHILDREN WHO ARE DYING RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=07-Dr. David Flavell; :
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OUT Q=right now.
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VO-NAT


Patient trials are expected to begin in England and the U.S. within the next six months.
The Flavells are confident a cure will be found within the next decade.
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5-Leptin


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-25
GRAPHIC=Obesity Treatment


Another diet drug is about to be tested on American volunteers.
The drug-- a protein, called Leptin-- has been the topic of 15 years of study at the University of Chicago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago; :


The protein has produced encouraging results in animal testing so far-- and it's easy to control, as it's normally found in the blood.
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IN Q=That's why were

((DR. CHARLES BURANT/UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO: THAT'S WHY WE'RE ABLE TO GIVE LEPTIN AS AN INJECTION, TO INCREASE THE LEVELS OF LEPTIN IN THE BLOOD.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Charles Burant/University of Chicago; :
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=in the blood.
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VO-NAT


Lab tests showed these rats lost an average of one-third of their weight.
The focus though will be shifting to human testing.
The six test cites already have a long list of volunteers--
Researcher say there's little doubt Leptin will work for the estimated one million obese people who lack the protein to control their appetites.
The question is though, what will it do for everyone else?
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5-Paralympics


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-27
GRAPHIC=Disability Awareness


While the flame of the Centennial Olympic games is out--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :

the Paralympic flame is at the moment burning strong-- now on it's way to Atlanta.
35-hundred disabled athletes representing 127 countries are expected to participate in the events.
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SOT 10:57:22
IN Q=May this torch

(( MAY THIS TORCH SERVE AS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL AMERICANS TO GIVE THEIR BEST IN EVERY ENDEAVOR, TO MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR GOD-GIVEN ABILITIES AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT WE ARE ALL STRONGER AND MORE VIBRANT WHEN WE DEVELOP, RECOGNIZE AND SUPPORT THE TALENTS OF ALL OF OUR PEOPLE. MAY THAT BE THE LASTING LEGACY OF THE 1996 PARALYMPICS. ))
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OUT Q=1996 Paralympics.
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The Paralympic Games are the second-largest sporting event in the world and have been held every Olympic year since the 1960 games in Rome.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


In sports--additions to the Salem Avalanche roster.
Anchor=Connie


Two major leaguers from the Colorado Rockies are joining the team. Mike Stevens is here with the story.

S5-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-21
GRAPHIC=NONE


Good Afternoon folks and welcome to your Tuesday ticker. The Salem Avalanche and its fans are in for a real treat tonight against the Winston-Salem Warthogs, as two Colorado Rockies major leaguers will play tonight as they continue to rehab their way back to the big league club.
Steve Mason has more on Larry Walker and David Neid.
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SUPER=01-Bill McGuire/Salem Avalanche Manager; :17
SUPER=03-Salem; :38
SUPER=01-Billy Champion/Avalanche Pitching Coach; :50
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ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-22
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In other baseball news off the diamond this afternoon, the California Angels have changed managers today.
Current skipper Marcel Lacheman resigned his post earlier this afternoon.
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((MARCEL LACHEMANN/RESIGNS AS ANGELS MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Marcel Lachemann/Resigns As Angels Manager; :00
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OUT Q=...NOT WORKING."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


Lachemann is being replaced by former Angels manager John McNamara for the rest of this season.
It's been a rough summer for the Lachemann family.
Last month his brother Rene was fired for a similar job with the Florida Marlins.
Coming up at six, first round golf highlights from the women's city-county, and much, much more.
Have a great night. take a break

5-Brinkley


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Model Christie Brinkley is giving marriage another try.
Brinkley is engaged to architect Peter Cook, who she's been dating for several months.
It'll be Brinkley's fourth marriage, Cook's first.
Brinkley divorced developer Richard Taubman last year after less than a year of marriage.
Taubman and Brinkley survived a helicopter crash.
The Uptown Girl was also married to singer Billy Joel for nine years.

5-All-America


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5 pm
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-28
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


The Star City will polish its shine next week-- in honor of its fifth All America City Award.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This morning officials announced a lineup of special events planned to celebrate All America City Week.
Starting next Wednesday, open house will be held at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, the Jefferson Center, and the Tinker Creek Trash Transfer Station.
Vice Mayor Linda Wyatt says the work that went into these projects won the award for Roanoke.
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SOT 10:09:05
IN Q=It's not because

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE VICE MAYOR: IT'S NOT BECAUSE WE HAVE THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS, THE GREEN TREES, AND THE LOW CRIME RATE. IT'S BECAUSE WE HAVE PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY WHO BELIEVE IN WORKING TOGETHER TO SOLVE PROBLEMS. ))
SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke Vice Mayor;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=to solve problems
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VO-NAT


The grand finale celebration will be in downtown Roanoke on Saturday, the 17th.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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ANCHOR=Jean


Coming up at SIX, U-S Senator John Warner admits he was wrong -- but he says it's old news.
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So-called "atomic veterans" were exposed to radiation by the U.S. government in the 40's and 50's.
Senator Warner made sure they could not sue for relief in 1984.
We have the latest on the controversy.
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Anchor=Jean
SS=None

That's coming up in just one half hour on NEWS 7 at SIX.