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Up next on News 7-
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Governor Allen talks money. We'll have the story.
Fire rips through a Bedford County home.
Plus we'll show you amazing home video of a gorilla saving a boy who fell into a zoo exhibit.
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Wx-Heads
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The hazy days of summer continue with early fog then warm and humid weather tomorrow.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check, worries that some pharmacists aren't warning patients about potentially deadly drug interactions.
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VO-NAT


That, plus, a few ways to improve your golf game.
According to this latest study, the work starts in the gym.
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SOT 10:02:47
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I REMAIN OPTIMISTIC. AND THE BULLS ARE STILL RUNNING IN VIRGINIA.))
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VO-NAT


The economic bulls that is.
Governor George Allen delivers his revenue report and leaves lawmakers guessing.
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5-Allen


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good evening this is News-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon...
SS=allen


George Allen put the "brief" in briefing today with a short economic message to state lawmakers.
DOUBLE BOX=Jean/Ellen;


Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
What were the numbers the Governor threw out today?
ANCHOR=ellen


Jean, George Allen brought good news.
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Revenues are 83- million dollars over projections.
That means 18 million more dollars will get into the state's rainy day fund.
But this is traditionally a day for the Governor to lay out more of a vision for the future.
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(( George Allen talked about what he calls Virginia's renaissance.
His speech was dominated by the introductions of the leaders of new industries who've decided to locate in Virginia.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT'S AN OBJECT LESSON I THINK ALSO FOR THE LEGISLATORS. HERE ARE THE FOLKS -- AND THAT'S WHY I WENT THROUGH HERE IS THE AMOUNT OF THEIR INVESTMENT, THE NUMBER OF NEW JOBS BEING CREATED, AND THE LOCATION. SO THEY SEE -- YOU KNOW YOU DON'T JUST LOOK AT THESE THINGS AS NUMBERS ON SOME BALANCE SHEET.))
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((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D-DANVILLE: THAT WAS AN UNUSUAL STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS. I WAS THINKING I HAD BEEN SITTING HERE EVERY AUGUST SINCE THE SUMMER OF '88. AND IT'S THE FIRST TIME THAT THE GOVERNOR DIDN'T LAY OUT A GAME PLAN.))
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((SEN. STANLEY WALKER/D-NORFOLK: THEY WERE UNUSUAL WHEN YOU COMPARE 'EM TO COMMENTS IN THE PAST. HE DID NOT GET INTO TOO MUCH DETAIL. IT WAS MORE OR LESS "LOOK WHAT I'VE DONE" TYPE OF TALK.))
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So, for a change with this Governor, we're looking for the subtext.
He did suggest another look at a tax cut -- but he's got a bi-partisan commission looking into that.
double boxes Ellen/Jean
(question: What thing do lawmakers think Allen should talk about?


Just what this Governor doesn't want to talk about -- spending more money.
Lawmakers say there are dire needs in school construction money, higher education, and transportation.)

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Fire officials are still trying to determine what caused a blaze that ravaged a Bedford County home this afternoon.
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This house just off Route 6-8-8 was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at around 1-30.
No one was injured-- but several firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion.
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((DONALD HALE/BEDFORD VOL. FIRE CHIEF: WE HAD SOME PEOPLE OVERCOME WITH HEAT AND SMOKE. IT'S JUST-- THE HOUSE IS BROKE US SO BAD AND IT'S SO HOT, WE'RE NOT PUTTING NOBODY IN IT TO RISK IT. ))
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Nobody was home when the fire broke out.
Officials say the house is a total loss.
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5-Bedford-Fire


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SUPER=03-Bedford Co./This Morning;


Bedford County fire crews have had a busy day-- just before midnight this blaze broke out.
The Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the Whispering Pines Trailer Park within eight minutes of the first call.
But the trailer was already a total loss.
The owner of home, John Goode was not in the trailer at the time.
Investigators were looking into arson as a possible cause.
No word yet if that was the case.
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5-Hostage-Situation


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A few miles away, the Bedford County Sheriff's Department dealt with a brief hostage situation last night.
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Several dozen people, including state troopers, were called out to assist.
Dispatchers received a call that Chester Hickman of Bedford County broke into an ex- girlfriend's house on route 8-0-5, and took three people hostage.
They soon escaped, but Hickman barricaded himself inside the house.
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((KENT ROBEY/LT.-BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE CLOSED THE ROAD DUE TO THE FACT WE HAD A POSSIBLE, HE CUT THE PROPANE ON IN THE HOUSE AND THAT HE WAS ARMED.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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By one- this morning, deputies secured the home, discovered no gas leak, and learned that Hickman was no longer there.
Hickman remains at large.
No one was hurt.


5-Armed-robberies


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Reports of three armed robberies in Roanoke sound like the work of the same two men.
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The first robbery took place at the Turbo Food Mart on Plantation Road just after midnight Friday night.
The clerk told police one of the men was carrying a handgun, and they both wore ski masks.
Around 5-30 A-M the two went into the Uni-Mart on South Jefferson Street.
The clerk said one of the robbers kept yelling at the one with the gun, telling him to kill the clerk because he was taking too long to hand over the money.
Fifteen minutes later they were at the 7-11 store on Grandin Road, yelling obscenities, demanding cash.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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There've been no arrests.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- A local connection in the weekend military crash in Wyoming. We'll have the latest.
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And an update on the boy who was rescued by a gorilla after falling 20-feet at a zoo.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, a study linking electro-magnetic fields and breast cancer.
While it may attract a great deal of attention, some believe it's flawed. 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


A little later--surfing the net doesn't have to be costly.
ANCHOR=Connie


Patrick found one place where you can link up for free. Don't go away. cc sponsor

5-Clinton


ANCHOR=Jean
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A Central Virginia man was on the military plane that crashed in Wyoming Saturday night.
Ricky Merritt was reportedly from Campbell County- He was a senior airman in the Air Force- based in Texas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Near Jackson, WY;


Recovery teams in Wyoming are hiking to reach the wreckage-
The plane was carrying gear for President Clinton when it crashed into a mountain killing nine people.
SUPER=03-Fruitland, TN;


Meanwhile the President spent part of his birthday today visiting a Tennessee church- damaged by fire.
The Clintons and Gores are helping rebuild.
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((YOU'RE NOT JUST REBUILDING YOUR CHURCH HERE. YOU'RE SHOWING AMERICA WHAT'S SPECIAL ABOUT AMERICA.))
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President Clinton turned 50- today.
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5-Tucker


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Former Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker is awaiting sentencing today for his Whitewater related convictions.
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Tucker faces up to ten years in prison and five-hundred thousand dollars in fines for fraud and conspiracy.
His lawyers are seeking leniency because of the former governor's poor health and public humiliation.
Tucker has chronic liver disease- and is awaiting a transplant.
Savings and loan executive Jim McDougal was scheduled to be sentenced today, also for Whitewater convictions, but his court date was pushed back three months.
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5-Gorilla


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Home video now released of a gorilla carrying a three year old boy to safety- after the boy fell into a gorilla exhibit.
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Take a look at this video showing the 150 pound Gorilla "Binti" carrying the boy.
After the boy fell nearly 20 feet- Binti moved toward the child, carried him to the access door- where paramedics rushed the boy to the hospital.
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((CRAIG DEMITRIOS/BINTI'S TRAINER: SHE PUT THE BOY GENTLY DOWN RIGHT NEAR AN EXHIBIT DOOR SIMILAR TO THAT ONE AND SHE MOVED AWAY.))
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The boy is doing better now.
He's listed in fair condition.
And Binti the gorilla is now the star at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.
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5-VMI


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It could be the last all- male freshman class at Virginia Military Institute.
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SUPER=03-Lexington;


This afternoon, 405 new cadets assembled at the V- M- I campus for matriculation.
The day included dorm assignments and buzz cuts for all of the rats.
But traditions might change NEXT year.
The U- S Supreme Court ruled in June that the school's all- male policy is unconstitutional.
But for today at least, it was business as usual.
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((IT'S A VERY INTENSE PERIOD BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO TRY AND TEACH THESE NEW CADETS JUST A MYRIAD OF THINGS THAT THEY'RE GOING TO BE GOING THROUGH. ALL THE WAY FROM ROOM ARRAINGMENTS TO MARCHING TO SALUTING TO THE BIGGER ASPECTS OF THE HONOR CORP, WHICH IS VMI'S MOST CHERRISHED POSSESSION.))
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V- M- I's Board of Visitors will decide next month whether to prepare for the admission of women... or to take steps toward privatization.
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Nowadays you can learn about almost anything by crawling through the World Wide Web. But what do you do if you don't have a computer?
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5-INTERNET


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If you don't have a home computer, but want to surf the net anyway, Patrick Evans knows just the place for you to go. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Roanoke County Public libraries are now offering free Internet access at two branches, where you can climb aboard the information super highway.
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SUPER=01-Lisa Bachelder/Reference & Adult Services;
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Stick around-- the Washington Redskins select the starting quarterback...Mike Stevens knows who it is.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check, so now we've heard it all.
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VO-NAT


Check out this bar in Toronto where OXYGEN is the special on tap.
A few bucks will get you a few blasts of supposedly rejuevenating pure air.
But some in the medical community have their doubts.
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(( DR. PETER WEBSTER/RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGIST: THERE'S NOTHING INTRINSIC TO THE OXYGEN ITSELF AT THE LEVELS THAT THEY'RE GIVING THAT SHOULD MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE AT ALL TO THE WAY THE PERSON FEELS.))
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5-Prescriptions


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Some U-S pharmacists aren't warning Americans about potentially deadly brews of drugs.
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VO-NAT


According to today's U-S News and World Report, more than half of the 245-pharmacies tested....failed to warn consumers about the dangers of certain drug combinations.
Drugs like Hismanal Antihistamine--- and--- Nizoral, an anti-fungal

drug....which taken together can cause an irregular heartbeat, cardiac arrest and sudden death.
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5-Breast-Cancer


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A new study from Boston University suggests that women whose jobs might expose them to electromagnetic fields may have an increased risk of breast cancer.
Investigators found that women with careers such as main-frame computer operators seem to have a 43-percent increase in breast cancer risk compared to other women.
Now this study is going to be getting a great deal of attention-- but as the editorial that accompanys it suggests, there are many questions regarding the findings--
Including, the study just wasn't done very well....and there will have to be better research before a definitive link is drawn between E-M-Fs and cancer.

5-Smoking


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President Clinton is likely to try and snuff out smoking among our nation's children... sometime between now and election day.
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VO-NAT


After a long review, the Food and Drug Administration sent the White House its final proposals last week on curbing youth access to tobacco.
The President's original suggestions included barring billboard advertising near schools and playgrounds, eliminating vending machines and mail-order sales, and prohibiting giveaways printed with tobacco-company logos.
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5-Golf


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Here's something most golf pros won't tell you.
There's good reason for golfers to put in some time in the weight room.
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((WAYNE WESCOTT/FITNESS RESEARCH DIRECTOR: GOLFERS ARE RELUCTANT TO DO WEIGHT TRAINING BECAUSE THEY FEAR IT MIGHT REDUCE THEIR COORDINATION, IT MIGHT RESTRICT THEIR FLEXIBILITY AND IT MIGHT SLOW DOWN THEIR CLUB HEAD SWING WHEN THEY TRY DRIVING THE GOLF BALL OFF THE TEE. ))
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But golfers may want to re-think that.
A study by the South Shore YMCA in Massachussettes looked at 31 serious golfers.
For two months they didn't play, but instead did 40 minutes of strength training and stretching three times a week, they exercised every major muscle group.
The result:
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((WAYNE WESCOTT: THEY IMPROVED THEIR FLEXIBILITY BY ABOUT 24% IN THE HIP AND SHOULDER JOINTS AND THEY ALSO INCREASED THEIR CLUB HEAD SPEED BY ABOUT 6%. WALTER BAUER/STUDY PATIENT:PROBABLY PICKED UP ABOUT EIGHT TO TEN YARDS ON MY DRIVE. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Not suprisingly they also reduced their blood pressure, their strength increased by 50-percent.
They each lost about three pounds of fat, and gained four pounds of muscle in eight weeks.

5-Oxygen-Bar


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If you're the kind of person who thinks paying for bottled water is a big waste of money...you're going to love this one.
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In Canada, there is a place where they are charging for AIR.
At Toronto's O-2 Spa Bar, 12 to 15 dollars buys you 20 minutes of oxygen-- even flavored with fruit if you wish.
A few dollars more buys you juice, a facial or the privacy of a back room.
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((YOU JUST BREATHE, BREATHE IN THE OXYGEN YOU JUST FEEL RELAXED THE MUSIC HELPS YOU RELAX AND IT'S A GREAT WAY TO FEEL REJUVENATED. AT FIRST REALLY RELAXED BUT NOW I FEEL REALLY ENERGIZED AND REALLY LIKE UP AND EXCITED. ))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
The motto here-- you are what you breathe.
Although oxygen can be toxic at high levels, here the flow rate is fairly mild.
However, even this level can harm those with breathing problems.
Medical waivers are required.
In the medical community, one specialist says the alleged benefits for healthy people have nothing to do with oxygen.
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SOT 10:37:34
IN Q=If you breathe

((DR. PETER WEBSTER/RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGIST:IF YOU BREATH HARD YOU HYPERVENTILATE AND THE TINGLING AND ALL THE SENSATIONS THAT MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD IS REALLY JUST FROM BREATHING TOO HARD. NOW IF YOU GET A PERSON TO PAY 20 BUCKS AND PUT A GREEN HOSE UP HIS NOSE TO GIVE HIM PURE OXYGEN, HE'S GONNA BREATHE TOO HARD.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Peter Webster/Respiratory Physiologist; :
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VO-NAT


Despite the facts, believers are still willing to pay through the nose for the privilege.
And some come back for more, despite the risk of being labelled...Airhead.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Redskins fans don't have to guess anymore, when it comes to quarterbacks.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens is here to tell us who'll be running the Skins offense in tonight's Ticker.

S5-Skins


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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the start of a brand new work week, and at least for now the end of the quarterback controversy in Washington.
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After battling each other for the Redskins starting quarterback job throughout training camp, today head coach Norv Turner picked Gus Frerotte and not Heath Shuler as his starter.
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((NORV TURNER/REDSKINS HEAD COACH:))
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The victory is a huge boost for Frerotte who was the 197th player taken in the 1994 draft, and has been making close to the NFL's minimum salary since then.
Shuler who has a 20 million dollar contract will continue to serve as the team's backup.
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Also, this afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers named their starter for the upcoming season.
Unlike the Redskins, the Steelers had a three way battle to lead the defending AFC champs at quarterback.
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((BILL COWHER/STEELERS HEAD COACH:))
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OUT Q=...best I can."
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The Carolina Panthers are conducting an intensive study session for number one draft pick Tim Biakabutuka, who ended his holdout last Friday and finally signed with the team.
This morning he worked out with the club, although he has a ways to go.
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((DOM CAPERS/PANTHERS HEAD COACH:)) ((TIM BIAKABUTUKA/PANTHERS RUNNING BACK:))
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SUPER=01-Tim Biakabutuka/Panthers Running Back; :13
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Coming up at six, we'll check in on the Pulaski County Cougars football team, plus hear from new Rocket CHarles Barkley.
Have a good night folks. take a break

5-Tap-o-mania


ANCHOR=Jean
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Macy's Department Store in the Big Apple is claiming to have more than a big selection of fashions.
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SUPER=03-New York;


In fact it's boasting the biggest tap party in America.
The annual Tap O'Mania event sponsored by the retailer kicked off at 34th Street and 7th Avenue yesterday.
The tap dancers tried to top last year's record of six-thousand 553 tap dancers.
Many of the participants return each year as the event grows bigger and bigger.
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(toss to ROBIN)
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(ROBIN tosses to Jean)

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