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Up next on News 7 at FIVE-- Hurricane Edouard could mean trouble
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for the holiday weekend, threatening vacationers' plans to hit the beach.
Trouble from the skies-- two emergency landings to report, plus, the latest involving ValuJet.
And a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by a MAN.
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All eyes on the coast are hoping the hurricane takes a turn. Heavy surf and dangerous waves even with Edouard more than 500 miles away from the coast.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check, bladder infections--
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an often painful, recurring problem affecting millions of women....we'll have the latest word on the cause-- and treatment.
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((IT'S OK IF YOU HAVE A BOARD I MEAN, KEEP THE BOARD UNDERNEATH YOU, THERE'S A LOT OF UNDERTOW. I WOULDN'T SUGGEST SWIMMING OR ANYTHING, BUT AS FAR AS SURFING IS CONCERNED, IT'S GREAT. ))
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Surf is definitely up....but there's a warning for beach-goers this Labor Day Weekend...as forecasters continue to track Hurricane Edouard.
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5-Hurricane


ANCHOR=Connie
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five I'm Connie Stevens.
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Hurricane Edouard will hopefully stear clear of the East Coast.
But from the Carolinas northward it's watchful waiting....
Edouard's winds have been clocked at 130-miles an hour....the storm is about 500 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras.
Hurricane Fran has been down-graded to a tropical storm...and Tropical Storm Gustav is bringing up the rear-- with some distance between them.
Here's more from Manuel Gallegus.
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The water conditions are very dangerous today...we advise you to stay out of the water..
DANGEROUS CURRENTS AND HEAVY SURF FROM FLORIDA TO NEW JERSEY ARE THE FIRST INDICATIONS THAT HURRICANE EDOUARD IS LOOMING. EVEN THOUGHT THE STORM IS A POTENTIAL THREAT....SO FAR IT DOES NOT SEEM TO BE THREATENING BEACHGOERS...WHO STARTED THEIR WEEKEND EARLIER. AND LONG TIME BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE AREA ARE USED TO THESE KINDS OF THREATS..THEY ARE KEEPING THEIR FINGERS CROSSED. JOHN WOOLARD/STOREOWNER
AS EXPECTED, THE HURRICANE TURNED AWAY FROM THE MAINLAND EARLY THIS MORNING HEADING NORTH...BUT METEOROLOGISTS SAY THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT WAS PUSHING EDOUARD OUT TO SEA WEAKENED...AND THAT MEANS THE POWERFUL STORM COULD BECOME A LOOSE CANNON AND COME BACK TO THE COAST AT FULL FORCE.
SO THE QUESTION NOW IS WHAT TO DO...THOSE HEADED TO THE BEACH FOR THEIR LAST THREE DAY WEEKEND OF THE SUMMER...MAY BE FINE...BUT THEN AGAIN...THEY COULD BE DRENCHED BY EDOARD'S FORCE...OR WORSE. CHRIS DiPETTO/TOURIST ))

5-Beyer


ANCHOR=Connie
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A spokeswoman for Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer says he is-- quote-- "not wavering at all" on his Democratic bid for Governor next year.
The campaign is squelching rumors today that he's reconsidering a run.
Beyer cancelled his trip to the Democratic convention to spend more time with his 20- year old son Donnie.
The campaign is now confirming Donnie Beyer was attempting suicide when he jumped from a bridge in Winchester.
Donnie has been transferred to a mental health facility in western Maryland.
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The spokeswoman also confirms Beyer's grueling schedule has been re-designed to cut down on some of his travel.
A source within the campaign tells News 7 Beyer was "exhausted" by his recent schedule.
Beyer will be back on the campaign trail Sunday.
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5-US-air


ANCHOR=Connie
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Ten people were hurt following an emergency landing of a U-S-Air Boeing 737, on it's way from Florida to Indiana last night.
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Flight 232 apparently hit an air pocket at 35-thousand feet.
The jet then dropped several hundred feet before stabilizing, injuring passengers and crew.
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((VIRGINIA STEPHENS/PASSENGER: WE WERE JUST FLYING ALONG, EVERYTHING SOUNDED GOOD, AND ALL OF A SUDDEN, IT WAS JUST LIKE WE JUST DROPPED A LONG WAY. )) ((JOHNATHAN MONTGOMERY/PASSENGER: I'VE SEEN TURBULENCE BUT NOT LIKE THAT, JUST SHAKEN UP OR SOMETHING BUT NOT WHERE PEOPLE GO FLYING, IT HAPPENED SO QUICK ))
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The plane was forced to land in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Four of those hurt remain hospitalized with spine, neck or back injuries.
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5-ROA-PLANE


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Another U-S Air jet had trouble last night... Flight 654 from Charlotte to Roanoke blew a tire during take off at about 8 o'clock.
The plane returned to Charlotte Douglas International Airport and landed without incident.
The passengers changed planes and landed at Roanoke Regional Airport shortly before 11.
Charlotte Airport officials say it's procedure to bring back a plane when a pilot spots trouble early in the flight.
None of the 68 passengers was injured.
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5-Valujet


ANCHOR=Connie
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Despite yesterday's announcement that ValuJet can to take to the skies again, flight attendants aren't so optimistic.
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The union representing Valujet flight attendants filed objections with the Department of Transportation, hoping to stop the carrier from resuming operations next week.
The union claims the Atlanta based airline does NOT meet federal standards for managerial competence and compliance.
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL/May 11;


It says a public hearing on ValuJet would expose just how much the government knew about safety problems at the airline, long before a May crash in the Florida Everglades that killed 110 people.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- what does the company that purchased Holdren's assets think about extended warranties. Len Besthoff fills us in.
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And will Roanoke ever see the revival of Henry Street? Now Mayor Bowers is working on rebuilding the community.
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On Health Check, we'll tell you about researchers latest efforts to find a treatment for several chronic diseases-- including multiple sclerosis.
Stick around for all these stories when NEWS-7 returns. cc sponsor

5-Holdren's


ANCHOR=Jean
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We have more on the controversy surrounding the thousands of people now holding worthless service warranties from Holdren's appliance stores.
double boxes Len/Jean


This afternoon an officer with the North Carolina company that purchased Holdren's assets spoke with Len Besthoff on the phone.
So Len, what's the name of this company and why isn't it honoring the service warranties?
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Well Jean, we received a clear answer to one of those questions at least.
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(( A company named Crenshaw's TV and Appliance Company says in June it purchased the assets of Holdren's and renamed it Holdren's of Virginia.
Crenshaw's TV and Appliance owns nine appliance stores in the Greensboro and Raleigh areas.
North Carolina's Better Business Bureau says the chain has very few complaints against it.
As far as the warranty situation goes, Crenshaw's TV and Appliance Company says it only purchased the assets of Holdren's, and didn't assume the liability for the warranties.))
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Glenn Bagwell, the officer who spoke with us, says if his company was honoring the warranties, it was honoring them without any legal obligation to do so.
DOUBLE BOXES Connie/Len
(question: But didn't a former supervisor tell you yesterday it was company

policy to honor the service contracts even AFTER Holdren's was sold?)

5-TAP-Lawsuit


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A MALE employee has accused TAP of sexual discrimination.
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Ed Mitchell worked for the anti-poverty agency for more than eight years, until he was fired in January of last year.
He filed a 2-million dollar lawsuit against the agency this week, claiming- -among other things- -that his female supervisor told him: "All men are the same. They are all dogs."
The E-E-O-C granted Mitchell the right to sue, but he says he's had a hard time getting anyone to take him seriously.
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((ED MITCHELL: BECAUSE WE MALES JUST THINK THAT THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN TO US IN THE WORK FORCE, BUT IT DOES HAPPEN. MOST OF THE TIME WE PLAY IT DOWN, BECAUSE WE'RE MEN.))
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Mitchell's supervisor: Carolyn Hooper did not return our phone call.

5-Henry-Street


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Roanoke City Mayor David Bowers hopes the revitalization of Henry Street will help heal old wounds.
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Bowers is acting as interim chairman of the Henry Street Revival Committee.
Bowers says this project could help heal wounds created when an African American neighborhood was destroyed in the 1960's, to build the Roanoke Civic Center.
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE CITY MAYOR: WE SHOULD BE ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF DOING MORE THAN MERELY REBUILDING THE BUILDINGS OF HENRY STREET. WE OUGHT TO REBUILD A SINCE OF TRUST WITH OUR CITIZENS IN THE BLACK AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY.))
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Bowers is filling the position vacated when former Mayor Noel Taylor resigned.
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The next public meeting on the Henry Street project is September 10th, at the Roanoke Civic Center.

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ANCHOR=Connie
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Stick around for more NEWS-7...the holiday weekend is already here.
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And that means families across the region will be hitting the Holiday Road.
V-Dot is trying to ease congestion on the interstates.
Stay with us.
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5-coast-guard


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A terrifying experience for two fishermen in the waters near Seattle Washington.
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Rough seas capsized their boat and they radioed for help.
Thankfully the Coast Guard was listening-- a helicopter soon arrived and hovered above the fisherman's boat.
A rescue swimmer snatched up the father and son fishing team and loaded them into a rescue basket-- they were promptly reeled in by the chopper and taken to a nearby hospital.
Both have been released.
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Don't go away, Mike has the rundown of the first week of high school football season.
And on Health Check, a warning about dialysis equipment for kidney patients.
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Plus, millions of women know the agony of bladder-- or urinary tract-- infections.
We'll explain what causes them....and how you can decrease your chances of getting one.
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5-Dialysis


ANCHOR=Connie
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A link has been found between the maintenance of kidney dialysis equipment and the longevity of patients who use it.
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A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that patients who have dialysis using machinary cleaned with acetic acid don't live as long as patients who use equipment cleaned with formaldehyde.
Kidney dialysis equipment is reused after sterilization to save money-- about 200 million dollars each year.
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5-Gene-protein


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Scientists reporting in the journal "Nature Genetics" say they can
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control the activity of a human gene that was implanted into mice by feeding the mice protein.
The more of the protein the mice ate the more active the gene became.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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You may be wondering about the significance of this finding.
Well, scientists say their discovery could lead to treatment of chronic diseases such as dwarfism, multiple sclerosis, and AIDS with pills instead of shots.

5-Bladder-Infections


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Bladder infections affect millions of American women causing pain and inconvenience...not to mention one billion dollars in health care costs every year.
A new study confirms that sexual activity increases the risk of bladder infections in women...but what can women do to avoid getting these infections?
Dr. Emily Senay reports on the latest methods women can use to decrease their risk.
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Any woman who has suffered from a urinary tract infection or u-t-i knows how painful and troubling it can be.
Ross Tabisel has had repeated bouts.
Many women who get u-t-is know that using a diaphragm and spermicides can increase their risk of getting an infection, and a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine confirms this.
Dr. Jill Maura Rabin shows us why. DR. JILL MAURA RABIN, BLADDER SPECIALIST, LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER, NY: THE DIAPHRAGM AFFECTS THE URETHRA BECAUSE IT IS DEPOSITED AND PLACED IN THE VAGINA AND COMPRESSED THE URETHRA WHERE IT ENTERS THE BLADDER AND IF A WOMAN VOIDS AFTER INTERCOURSE SHE CAN'T VOID COMPLETELY BECAUSE OF THIS COMPRESSION. SO THE RESERVOIR OF URINE THAT SITS THERE JUST SITS THERE AND AFTER INTERCOURSE BACTERIA HAS BEEN DEPOSITED NATURALLY IN THE VAGINA AND IN THE URETHRA AND IS BASICALLY MOVED UP OR PUSHED UP AND IT GROWS IN THIS RESERVOIR OR URINE AND THAT IS HOW A BLADDER INFECTION BEGINS. standup
There was one surprising finding in the study, urinating after sex had no effect on a woman's risk of urinary tract infection, but Dr. Rabin says there are ways a woman can decrease her risk. DR. JILL MAURA RABIN:THAT IS TO VOID BEFORE INTERCOURSE WITHOUT THE DIAPHRAGM IN PLACE TO ALLOW THE BLADDER TO COMPLETELY EMPTY TO GET RID OF THAT RESERVOIR OF URINE AND THAT AFTERWARD TO TRY AND VOID AS WELL TO MINIMIZE THAT RESERVOIR.
Women who get U-T-I's repeatedly, despite their best efforts to prevent them, may be helped by taking antibiotics before sexual activity.
A doctor can determine best if antibiotics on a preventive basis are the right way to go.
Dr. Emily Senay, for CBS News, New York.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Another thing to keep in mind...with each sexual partner you are exposed to different bacteria... although a bladder infections is not sexually transmitted disease...the more partners you have the more likely it is a bladder infection will occur.

S5-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-22
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the start of the Labor Day weekend and big weekend of sports.
The NFL season opens on Sunday, the Avalanche and Hillcats are set to open a huge weekend set at Memorial stadium, and the Winston Cup cars are in Darlington
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for the Mountain Dew Southern 500. Qualifying was on tap today at the Lady in Black, and it was almost a black day for South Boston's Ward Burton, who lost control of his Pontiac in turn four, hit the outside wall, spun back onto the middle of the track and burst into flames.
Ricky Rudd jumped over the wall and rushed out to Ward's aid, but he was able to get out unscathed.
Dale Jarrett, who's in line to pick up that one million dollar bonus from RJ Reynolds if he wins this weekend's race set the stage for a big payday by going out and winning the pole with a speed of 170 point 934 miles an hour.
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Jeff Gordon, who has already won 5 poles this season had a chance to knock Jarrett off the pole, but he came up just a little short qualifying second.
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Rick Mast had a good day, as he put his car in the top 10. Let's take a peek at the starting lineup for positions 1 through 25.
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Hut Stricklin;
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Wallace//15. John Andretti;
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S5-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
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And Friday football extra cranks up the first week of the regular season with 15 games tonight.
Here's where you'll find our crews this afternoon.
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Have a safe Holiday weekend everybody see you tonight at 11;35. take a break

5-Holiday-Travel


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-27
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Finally tonight-- as many people gear up for the last vacation of the summer, Triple-A estimates 30-million people will hit the highways for their mode of travel this holiday weekend.
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And the Virginia Department of Transportation is prepared.
Construction along interstate highways has already been suspended until noon Tuesday.
V-DOT's motto is "Keep Virginia moving" and they have a few suggestions:
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((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT SPOKESPERSON: FIRST OF ALL BE AWARE THERE IS GOING TO BE A LOT MORE TRAFFIC. BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF SLOW DOWNS IN FRONT OF YOU. THE OTHER THING IS USE YIELD SIGNS APPROPRIATELY. NOT ONLY IS IT A BIG HOLIDAY WEEKEND, BUT A SHOPPING WEEKEND. IN OUR COMMERCIAL AREAS PEOPLE NEED TO REMEMBER WHEN THERE'S A YIELD SIGN YOU MUST SLOW DOWN OR STOP TO LET THE ONCOMING TRAFFIC GO BY. ))
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V-DOT will have safety service patrols along Interstates 81 and 5-81 in Roanoke and Botetourt County. The patrols will be specially marked and designed to help motorists.
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Are scratching noises in your attic driving you batty?
DOUBLE BOXES Connie/Keith


You may be inclined to call the exterminator-- let's see what Keith says about this
ANCHOR=Keith
Most people probably would Connie,SUPER=@KEITH1;

but there is another option.
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The New River Valley Grotto is a group of cavers which is providing free bat removal service.
Instead of sealing the attic and killing the bats, netting allows them to get out, but not back in.
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ANCHOR=Keith


Bats provide some important ecological benefits.
DOUBLE BOXES Connie/Keith


Tracy Altizer will tell us more about that and the removal service on News 7 at Six.
ANCHOR=Connie
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We'll be there! Have a good evening, and a safe holiday weekend. And that does it for News 7 at FIVE.