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NEWS-HEADS

ANCHOR=Jean
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NEWS-7 at Five is next--
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((IT REALLY REALLY IRKS ME. IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I'VE BEEN CHEATED IN THE WORST KIND OF WAY.))
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Thousands of Holdren's customers are left with warranties that aren't being honored.
And a dog fight in Roanoke- ends with the shooting death of a pit bull.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


A line of showers is popping up along the mountains again today. And the tropics feature two storms and a third one that's brewing.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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Pharmacists warn they're overworked and frazzled...and it could effect customers.
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Plus, you can help the American Red Cross...and get paid by your company.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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If you bought an extended warranty from Holdren's, don't expect it to be honored.
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5-hOLDREN'S


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=LBE
TAPE#596-23
GRAPHIC=NEWS-7 AT FIVE


Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=HOLDREN'S


For years people have shopped for appliances at Holdren's because the locally owned chain had a reputation for good customer service.
But now that a North Carolina Company's bought Holdrens it's changed some of its policies, leaving many consumers enraged.
DOUBLE BOXES LEN/JEAN


Len Besthoff says this all has to do with the extended service warranties the company's sold over the years.
This is a common thing for retailers to offer, right Len?
ANCHOR=len


Yeah it is Jean.
SUPER=@LEN1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


Holdren's customers, on average paid several hundred dollars for the extended service warranties.
And for years they've been honored.
But the company's new owners decided not to, leaving customers holding the bag.
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((ANDY ROBESON/HOLDREN'S CUSTOMER: IT WOULD SEEM TO ME THAT A COMPANY HAS A RESPONSIBILITY TO TAKE CARE OF THEIR OBLIGATION AS LONG AS THEY HAVE COMMITTED FOR THEM.))
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Andy Robeson of Blacksburg says Holdren's refused to honor his extended warranty when he brought his VCR in to get fixed this month.
The company that now owns Holdren's says it will only take care of manufacturers warranties from now on.
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ANCHOR=Len
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


Tonight at 6 we'll have a different side of the story.
double boxes Len/Jean


We talked with Stan Cross, the man who recently sold the appliance chain.
(questions: So do customers have any recourse?)


5-DNC


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
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Tonight's the night democrats officially nominate Bill Clinton as their choice for President.
SS=clinton


As Byron Harlan reports, The President is on the final leg of a whistlestop tour heading toward Chicago.
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(( HILLARY... HILLARY On the morning after, Hillary Rodham Clinton was a big hit among convention delegates. She visited several caucus meetings and got this kind of reception. APPLAUSE And then she hit the streets of Chicago, visiting the Billy Goat Tavern, a place immortalized on Saturday Night Live. CHEESBURGER. CHEESBURGER. It was the First Lady at her best, mingling with real people, eating a cheese burger and even stopping for a quick chat with the local press. HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON: MY ADRENALIN IS STILL GOING AND MY HUSBAND FEELS IT TOO WHILE HE'S ON THE TRAIN. The presidential train made its way through Michigan today, the last leg of a whistlestop tour that ends tonight in Chicago. The issue of the day was the environment, and in Kalamazoo, the president vowed to step up efforts to clean up the nation's toxic waste dumps. PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: BY THE YEAR 2,000 WE'LL CLEAN UP 2 THIRDS OF THE NATION'S WORST TOXIC DUMPS. Back in Chicago, Vice President Gore checked out the podium at the United Center, where he'll deliver his speech tonight, after which the president will be nominated. BYRON HARLAN/REPORTING))

5-Dole


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
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Bob Dole is going after President Clinton's handling of the drug war.
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SUPER=03-Santa Barbara, CA;


Dole said Clinton has done nothing, while teen drug use has doubled.
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((BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: SOME PEOPLE AT THE WHITE HOUSE HAVE BEEN USING DRUGS SO THEY HAVE A DIFFERENT ATTITUDE ABOUT DRUGS. LET'S FACE IT THEY HAVE A DIFFERENT ATTITUDE AND MY VIEW IS DRUGS ARE WRONG. YOU SHOULDN'T USE DRUGS. YOU SHOULDN'T SMOKE CIGARETTES. THROW THEM ALL OUT AT THE SAME TIME.))
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5-Perot


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
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Ross Perot will run on the Reform Party ticket.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago;


He defeated the former Colorado Governor Richard Lamm for the party's nomination.
Lamm says he won't endorse Perot and would not say why.
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tease#1


HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Don't go away-- what does VMI's superintendent think about privatizing the all-male school?
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VO-NAT


Plus a dog fight erupts in Roanoke- as a police officer ends up shooting two pit bulls.
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ANCHOR=Connie


A look at the success of liver transplants...apparently men make better donors.
Plus, a new study finds success rates with surgery to treat prostate cancer. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up, they were seeing red in southern Spain...
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Where one town celebrated its 44th year of food fighting...stick around. cc sponsor

5-VMI


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-22
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VMI's superintendent is calling the U-S Justice Department's latest order "foolish" and "inherently evil."
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


General (JOE-siah) Josiah Bunting says the order to get any communications on co-education with other institutions pre-approved has only "fired up" the alumni to resist.
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((GEN. JOSIAH BUNTING/VMI SUPERINTENDENT: ACTIVITIES LIKE THOSE OF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WITH THE GAG ORDER ARE EXTREMELY HURTFUL TO THE CAUSE OF EFFICIENTLY AND SMOOTHLY TAKING THE SCHOOL CO-ED AS A STATE SCHOOL. SIMPLY BECAUSE IT MAKES IT EASY FOR PEOPLE TO SAY LOOK, THIS IS WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO CONTEND WITH FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS.))
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Bunting says he's NOT sure if going private is any more or less plausible now because of the order.
The public will get a say.
The board announced it will hold its first- ever public hearing on the issue September 20th-- the day before the scheduled decision on co-education.


5-Dog-fighting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#596-23
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A city police officer shot a pair of pit bulls this morning, killing one of them.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Witnesses said the dogs had been attacking anything that moved- -including people and other dogs.
A poodle was mauled to death by the two pit bulls, another dog seriously injured in his own yard.
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((DAVID MILLS: AND THEY WENT INTO THE FLOWER BED. THE NEXT THING I KNOW THEY WAS IN THE YARD, AND THEN THEY STORMED OFF THE YARD, I THINK. AND THEN THE POLICE CAME AND SHOT THEM AND THEN THE OTHER TWO DOGS RAN OFF.))
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City police say it became "immediately obvious" that Mills' dog was going to be killed, if he didn't intervene.
So the officer asked for and got permission from a supervising sergeant to shoot the pit bulls.
The owner of the pit bulls was cited for having dangerous dogs.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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She also faces charges of letting dogs run free as well as failing to get them rabies shots and licenses.

5-Chase-Arrest


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Police arrested a 40-year old Roanoke man in connection with a robbery Monday.
Ellis Price Wilson was taken into custody at his Southwest home this morning.
He's charged with robbing the S-and-S Cafeteria at Towers Shopping Center.
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This was the scene Monday.
An S-and-S employee was trying to make a bank deposit for the restaurant, when Wilson allegedly stole the bag of money from him.
Wilson is being held at the Roanoke City Jail.
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Funding for parks and keeping young people in the area.... Just a couple missions for one Chamber of Commerce.
Today golfers, including Patrick Evans took to the links to help the cause.
His report next on NEWS-7 at Five. stocks bump next

5-golf-tourney


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=pev
TAPE#596-27
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Bad golf for a good cause--
Patrick Evans has a report on a tournament held today on Groundhog
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tease#3


health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Don't go away, Steve Mason previews the Hokies upcoming football season.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check, you may not know it, but there's a good chance your pharmacist is stressed out.
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Virginia's Pharmacist Association is worried the public just doesn't realize what all their jobs entail.
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((WE SEE MORE AND MORE THAT THE PATIENTS DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT GOES INTO FILLING A PRESCRIPTION. THEY EXPECT TO HAND IT TO US AND US HAVE IT READY BY THE TIME THEY GET TO THE REGISTER.))
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health bump next

5-Pharmacists


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=h/c bug


Some area pharmacists are worried customers could be at risk, as druggists are over-burdened-- taking too many calls and worrying about too much paperwork.
Yesterday, the state Board of Pharmacy held a public hearing on the matter-- one in a series of state meetings.
About 60 people attended the meeting, and 14 spoke up, including pharmacist Allison Lucas.
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Lucas worries the public just doesn't realize what the job of the druggist entails....and the workload is increasing.
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((ALLISON LUCAS/PHARMACIST: WELL WITH NEW REGULATIONS LIKE OVER 90, STATE MANDATED COUNSELING D.U.R., WHICH WE HAVE TO REVIEW THE PRESCRIPTION HISTORY THAT THEY ARE HANDING US TO THE OTHER PRESCRIPTIONS THEY'VE HAD FILL, THERE ARE VARIOUS STEPS WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH IN ORDER TO GET THE PRESCRIPTION FILLED. ALSO THERE'S MORE AND MORE INSURANCE PLANS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA EVERYONE HAS A DIFFERENT PLAN, EVERYONE HAS A DIFFERENT FORMULARY. WE GET REJECTS THAT WE HAVE TO CALL THE INSURANCE COMPANY TO FIND OUT WHY BECAUSE INSURANCE COMPANIES-- THE PATIENTS DON'T UNDERSTAND THEIR OWN INSURANCE, WE PROVIDE NOT ONLY DRUG INFORMATION BUT INSURANCE INFORMATION.))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
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Pharmacists typically work eight to 12- hour shifts-- often without a break to use the restroom.
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((ALLISON LUCAS/PHARMACIST: IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA RIGHT NOW, THERE'S A ONE TO ONE PHARMACIST TO TECH RATIO, WHERE WE CAN ONLY HAVE ONE OTHER PERSON NON-PHARMACY, I'D LIKE TO THAT CHANGED SO WE COULD GET SOME CLERICAL HELP TO GET THINGS LIKE PAPERWORK DONE THAT WE DON'T NEED TO DO.))
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Lucas also says it would help if doctors wrote out their prescriptions legibly.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The state originally started looking into the issue, because of an increase in prescription errors.
The Virginia Association of Pharmacists is also studying the concerns of the druggists.

5-Liver-Transplants


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-31
GRAPHIC=organ transplants


Liver transplants are more likely to be successful if the donor is a man.
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VO-NAT


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that transplants failed about 50-percent of time if the donor was female, but only about 30-percent of the time if the researcher was male.
So far the researchers have no explanation for these findings.
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5-Prostate


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-32
GRAPHIC=Men's Health


A new, wide-ranging study finds prostate cancer surgery to be remarkably successful for most men.
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VO-NAT


The Journal of the American Medical Association is publishing the most promising results yet for the treatment of prostate cancer.
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((DR. GLENN GERBER/UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO: THE MAJORITY OF MEN WHO HAVE RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY, (WHO HAVE EARLY PROSTATE CANCER DO VERY WELL AND) THEY HAVE AN EXCELLENT CHANCE OF BEING CURED OF THEIR CANCER IN 10 YEARS. ))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
The men in the study had cancer which had not spread outside of the prostate and underwent a radical prostatectomy procedure which surgically removed the entire prostate gland.
After ten years, only six percent of the men with early-stage cancer had died.
The study did not compare surgery to other treatments -- radiation or doing nothing at all.
The National Cancer Institute is now comparing all three options.
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((DR. OTIS BRAWLEY/NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE: I TRULY BELIEVE THIS IS THE BEST INFORMATION WE'RE GONNA HAVE FOR ANOTHER DECADE.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


More than 300-thousand men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year.

5-Ephedrine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-28
GRAPHIC=ephedrine


Ephedrine, the herbal supplement sometimes pitched as a natural high, may soon be off the market.
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SUPER=@File; :


The F-D-A has sent letters to six companies saying they are ignoring health risks associated with it's use.
Ephedrine is often touted as an alternative to illegal drugs like Ecstasy.
Ephedrine can cause severe reactions from seizures to strokes.
The F-D-A has received more than 600 reports of medical problems-- and 17 deaths-- linked to ephedrine supplements.
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5-Red-Cross


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-33
GRAPHIC=american red cross


The American Red Cross is hoping a new policy at All-State insurance will spread to other regional businesses.
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SUPER=03-Salem; :


Hundreds of All-State employees can now participate in the Platelet Pheresis program on company time.
Platelets involve a special kind of donation--
SUPER=@File; :

they are the smallest cells in the blood, needed for blood clotting.
With pheresis, enough platelets can be collected from one donor to supply a cancer patient's needs for several days.
Platelets are also needed by burn patients, and sometimes those undergoing major surgery.
For donors, the process takes about two hours.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports and it is almost time for the Hokies to hit the gridiron for regular season play.
ANCHOR=Connie


But first Mike Stevens has some baseball news about one Carolina League club.

S5-Baseball


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-22
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker.
Let's begin with some baseball news concerning the Lynchburg Hillcats.
The team is just a game and a half out of first place in the Northern Division with 8 games to go.
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Today the Cats got some big news when they learned that Jose Guillen, their big time outfielder is the Carolina League's player of the year.
He's hitting 317 with 18 homers this season.
Guillen is on the first team all-Carolina league squad along with two of his teammates. Third baseman Freddie Garcia who has hit 20 homers this season and racked up 83 rbis is on the post season all-star squad,
Along with MIke Asche, the team's outfielder, who leads the team in triples and runs scored this season.
SUPER=03-Chicago/Brewers vs, White Sox;

Already a couple of games are in the books in the major leagues this afternoon.
Ray Durham and Ozzie Guillen drove in the only two runs of the day in the second with RBI singles as the Whitesox beat the Brewers 2-to-0.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


Also, the Indians beat the Tigers 9-to-3 as Albert Belle hit his 43rd homer of the season, a grand slam.

S5-Hokies


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-23
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia Tech opens the 1996 football season on the road at Akron September 7th.
Last year, the Hokies lead the nation in many defensive categories, but Steve Mason says, that dominating "D" will need more help from the offense this season.
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SUPER=01-Bill Conaty/Virginia Tech Center; :43
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((The Hokies defense lead the nation against the run last year, yielding only 77.4 yards per game last season.
But defensive lineman J.C. Price, Jim Baron and Lawrence Lewis are three of 5 starters lost to graduation, so how will look to the linebackers and secondary to pick up the slack. ((BRANDON SEMONES/VA. TECH LINEBACKER:)) The Hokies average 384 yards of total offense last year and scored nearly 30 points per game. ((BILL CONATY/VA. TECH CENTER:))
Coming up at 6, we will take a look at the updated Hokie depth chart, Mike.))
ANCHOR=Mike


Also at 6, we will have U.S. open highlights, but more news 7 at 5 to come.

5-Tomato-Fight


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-h
GRAPHIC=none


An annual war broke out between thousands of Spaniards...
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SUPER=03-Bunol, Spain;


A tomato war that is.
The 44-year old tradition in Southern Spain when friends in market stalls threw tomatoes at each other all in fun.
Ten tons of tomatoes were brought in by truck to the town center for this year's tomato war.
People on the back of the truck pelted the crowd with tomatoes.
The hour-long tomato war leaves the town and participants drenched and sometimes practically swimming in red pulp.
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
GRAPHIC=NONE
(toss to ROBIN)
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(ROBIN tosses to Jean)
ANCHOR=Jean


The war on drugs is being waged across the state this summer, and it features attacks from the air.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/Keith


Keith Humphry is here to tell us more..
ANCHOR=keith
Jean, state and local authorities have teamed up,SUPER=@KEITH1;

as they do every summer, to tackle Virginia's marijuana growers.
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VO-NAT


National Guard helicopters have been patrolling the skies the past few weeks, searching for patches of marijuana.
They hit pay dirt this week in central Virginia...identifying several large patches of the illegal plant.
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ANCHOR=Keith
We'll take you along with the ground crewsDOUBLE BOXES KEITH/JEAN

and show you the results on News-7 at 6.
ANCHOR=Jean

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