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News 7 at Five is next
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This juror is kicked off the O-J Simpson trial. We'll tell you why.
Some high school girls check out VMI during open house.
Plus Lili bears down on Cuba- but she may miss Florida.
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Wx-Heads
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Looks like the weekend will not be a wash-out but it will be windy and cool. Your forecast details straight ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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And on Health Check, scientists have long studied the link between smoking and cancer.
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But finally, after 50 years of research, they now say they've got proof.
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((THERE'S NO LONGER ANY QUESTION AS TO WHETHER CIGARETTE SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER IN HUMANS. ))
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Video-Open


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((I ONLY GOT THIS FROM THE JUDGE. HE HAD BEEN APPROACHED AND SAID THEY SMELLED ALCOHOL ON MY BREATH.))
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And for that reason the judge kicks this juror off the O-J Simpson trial.
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5-Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Edgar Allen was one of two blacks on the 12 person jury- ready to hear the civil trial against O-J Simpson.
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Allen admitted he has a drinking problem- when talking with reporters today.
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((EDGAR ALLEN/DISMISSED JUROR: I'M AN ALCOHOLIC. REPORTER: YOU'RE A RECOVERING ALCHOLIC? YES I AM. REPORTER: WERE YOU DRINKING YETESRDAY? NO I WAS NOT. I'M SORRY ONCE I LEFT HERE AS SOON AS I GOT HOME I HAD A DRINK.))
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Allen says he drank gin and beer when he got home.
Allen was replaced by a white juror- The judge then sent jurors home for the weekend.
Eight alternates will be selected beginning Monday.
Opening arguments are scheduled for Wednesday.
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5-Gammage


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It's back to square one in the Pittsburgh trial of two white police men charged in the death of a black man.
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SUPER=@file;


Johnny Gammage was killed after he was pulled over by police while driving last October.
Today the Judge declared a mistrial because of comments made by the county coroner.
The coroner demanded that one of the officers explain his actions.
The law however does not require defendants to testify in their own defense.
The judge said the coroner's remarks were too serious to be ignored.
A new trial will begin in two months.
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5-Lili


ANCHOR=Jean
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Hurricane Lili is dropping heavy rain on Cuba-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Havana, Cuba;


In some areas between 12 and 17 inches have fallen-
Winds gusted up to 115 miles an hour at one point- causing damage.
Now residents throughout the nation are dealing with flooding.
President Fidel Castro warned catastropic damage- and welcomed evacuees into the national palace.
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5-Florida


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wipe wipe wipe
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Hurrricane Lili's most powerful side will not move across Florida- but people there weren't taking any chances-
They boarded up- preparing for the worst.
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((SERGIO SOTOLONGO/KEY LARGO RESIDENT: IT'S BEEN A LITTLE HECTIC KEEPING AN EYE

ON THE T.V AND RADIOS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT'S GOING ON. IS IT COMING THIS WAY? IS GETTING STRONGER? WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN?))
SUPER=01-Sergio Sotolongo/Key Largo Resident;
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OUT Q=stronger? what's gonna happen?
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Tropical Storm Warnings have been lifted for the Florida keys.
Hurricane warnings are now in effect for the central and Northwest Bahamas.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the Warners face off at a debate in Northern Virignia as election day closes in--
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And potential rats, both male and female, are on Post at VMI looking over what college life might be like.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, does it seem your kids are growing literally OVERNIGHT.
Well they might be.
Some grow as much as a half inch in just 24 hours! 2-SHOT
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Also coming, up, there's the Wooly Worm, the Groundhog and now the Turtle--
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How reliable is E-T the Turtle's weather forecast? That story when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Senate-Debate


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The biggest news out today's Senate debate in Reston may be that both candidates have agreed to yet another final debate.
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Democart Mark Warner used the forum to needle Republican John Warner for a computer-doctored ad that the Senator has since pulled.
John Warner says he's surprised Mark Warner would make light of it.
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((YOU CAN GO TO THE WEBSITE....POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS.))
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((NOT ONLY THE MOVING HEADS...ANY OF THOSE.))
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The final debate is scheduled for Friday, November first, in front of the state's N-double-A-C-P.

5-VMI


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They're not a part of the corps of cadets- not yet, anyway.
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But today for the first time young women were on post at Virginia Military Institute, getting a taste of what it might be like to be a cadet.
Two of them were among more than 50 high school seniors who showed up for an open house.
The Superintendent told them this is a very unusual college.
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((THIS IS A PLACE WHERE WE BELIEVE AND ATTEMPT TO GET YOU TO BELIEVE THAT THE MOST IMPORTANT DETERMINANT OF SUCCESS AFTER YOU FINISH COLLEGE IS CHARACTER, WILL, DETERMINATION, DISCIPLINE, RESOLUTION ))
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The two girls one from Tennessee, the other from Texas- -will spend the night in a room designed to simulate a barracks room.
It's not actually IN the barracks- -but in an adjoining building.
The high school BOYS will actually sleep with the "rats," V-M-I's term for freshmen cadets.
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5-Incubator


ANCHOR=Jean
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Less than three months after opening, the new small business incubator in the Roanoke Valley has secured its sixth tenant.
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The New Century Venture Center welcomed the Virginia Asset Financing Corporation to its facility this week.
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((LISA ISON/NEW CENTURY VENTURE CENTER: THEY'RE BASIC OFFERING NOW IS TO HELP WITH THE UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 504 LOAN PROGRAM.))
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The Venture Center is also getting some international attention.
The project manager from an incubator in Hungary traded notes with the Venture Center administrators this morning.
Incubators give (ONTRA-pre-neurs) entrepreneurs low cost office space and management assistance.
80- percent of the firms hatched in incubators are still in business, that's a fairly strong success rate.
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Corporate teams from throughout the region are putting their feet to work, to help your heart--
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(Patrick ad lib)
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stocks bump next

5-HEARTWALK


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The American Heart Association is on the move working to prevent heart disease in the Roanoke Valley and you can help. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
This weekend Greenhill Park will play host to Heartwalk 1996, and Patrick Evans will Em-cee the event. He's here with a preview.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke Co.;
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SUPER=01-Cathy Jennings/American Heart Assoc.;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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NW-25/53-56;
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SUPER=332-Showers And Wind/NW-20mph/40-42/Partly Cloudy/And Windy/48-50;
SUPER=333-Windy And/Much Colder/38-42/Cloudy And/Windy/47-49;
SUPER=334-Clouds & Rain/Gusty NW Wind/38-40/Mostly Cloudy/And Windy/44-46;
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Still to come, the soggy weather isn't causing problems on the gridiron...
Mike has the rundown of highschool games we're covering tonight.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check, it was decades ago that a Surgeon General's report first linked cigarettes and cancer.
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SOT 19:01:35 rather update
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((CIGARETTE SMOKING CONTRIBUTES SUBSTANTIALLY TO MORTALITY FROM CERTAIN SPECIFIC DISEASES AND TO THE OVERALL DEATH RATE.))
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But now, scientists say they've finally found the genetic evidence they've been looking for.
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5-Smoking


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Scientists say they've figured out exactly how tobacco causes cancer.
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The absence of direct evidence has long been the tobacco industry's chief defense.
But researchers at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center today offered the first molecular evidence directly linking cigarettes to lung cancer.
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((DR. MICHEAL ERIKSEN/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: THIS STUDY SHOWS US THE PRECISE CHEMICAL, THE PRECISE GENE, AND THE PRECISE LOCATION ON THE GENE THAT RESULTS IN LUNG CANCER FORMING. ))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
According to the study in Science Magazine, it forms when the tobacco smoke carcinogen called benzo-A-PYrene-- or BP, enters the lungs.
In the body it transforms into a new compound-- B-P-D-E, which then travels to the critical gene-- P-53, known to protect us from lung cancer.
It disables that guardian gene, which allows tumors to multiply.
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((DR. MOON-SHON TANG/M.D. ANDERSON CANCER CENTER: THEY'RE BINDING VERY STRONGLY TO THE P-53 GENE AND VERY STRONGLY TO THE IMPORTANT SPOT.))
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While the Tobacco Institute continues reviewing the findings, the C-D-C says the evidence is conclusive.

5-Cigarettes


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There was another report released this week, with cigarette warnings.
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Australian researchers say babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnany can't breathe as well.
And, the newborns are more likely to develop wheezing.
The damage appears to happen when the fetus' lungs are forming.
Pregnant women who smoke also risk early delivery and having smaller babies.
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5-Breast-Cancer


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It's one of the most deadly diseases among women.
But as we've heard, in many cases, breast cancer can be prevented with early detection.
Despite that, countless women have never had a mammogram.
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This afternoon a couple of local groups joined forces and offered FREE tests.
The Tranquility Foundation and the Breast Care Center of the Blue Ridge parked a mobil mammography unit outside the Town Square Shopping Center.
The organizations were trying to bring attention to National Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
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((DR. ALAN HENRY/BREAST CARE CENTER OF THE BLUE RIDGE: OUR GOAL REALLY IS TO REACH WOMEN, THAT FOR SOME REASON OR ANOTHER, CAN NOT AFFORD MAMMOGRAMS. BUT WE'RE HERE FOR EVERYBODY AND THE RESPONSE HAS BEEN MORE THAN OVERWHELMING. ))
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Dr. Henry says today's program was so successful, two more days worth of free mammograms will be offered next month.
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5-Growth


ANCHOR=Connie
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If it seems your kids literally grow overnight-- they probably do.
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Researchers in Manchester, England weighed, measured and analyzed growth hormones in a group of children over the course of a year.
Their findings-- growth is not the slow and gradual process previously thought.
The kids went through several periods of furious growth-- in some cases as much as half an inch in 24 hours.
These growth spurts were followed by quiet periods of up to two months where there was little or no growth at all.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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The study also showed kids grow a lot in the summer...but autumn is a slow time for growth.

5-Milk


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In terms of bone density, many people don't realize that men comprise one out of every five people suffering from osteoporosis.
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SUPER=04-Milk Processor Ed. Prog.;


To try to boost calcium entake among men, the milk industry has enlisted the help of baseball's Cal Ripkin-- in the "Where's YOUR mustache campaign."
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((DAVID MCCARRON/ORGEON HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY: MEN NEED THE CALCIUM IN THEIR DIET EVERY BIT AS MUCH AS WOMEN DO. WHEN THEY ARE 45, 55, THEY NEED THE CALCIUM AS MUCH AS WHEN THEY WERE FOUR OR FIVE, IN FACT THERE'S SOME SUGGESTIONS THAT YOUR NEED FOR CALCIUM ACTUALLY GOES UP AS YOU GET OLDER. ))
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Studies indicate calcium may also help reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
And apparently six out of every ten men are not getting enough calcium in their diets.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- and dispite this rainy and windy weather most football games are still on tonight...
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens has a rundown of where our Friday Football Extra crews will be--along with some qualifying.

S5-Qualify


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Good afternoon everybody, and welcome to the two minute sports ticker on this Friday afternoon.
The Winston Cup drivers were able to get in qualifying at Rockingham this afternoon before the rain arrived.
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Dall Jarrett who is the dark horse to win the points championship, as he comes into this weekend in third place won the pole with a speed of 157 point 194 miles an hour.
Here are your the top 25 starters for Sunday's AC Delco 400.
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SUPER=0107-1. Dale Jarrett/157.194/2. Ricky Rudd/156.683/3. Jeff Gordon//4.

Mark Martin//5. Bobby Labonte;
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SUPER=0107-6. John Andretti//7. Robby Gordon//8. Kenny Wallace//9. Ted

Musgrave//10. Todd Bodine;
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SUPER=0107-11. Kyle Petty//12. Hut Stricklin//13. Geoff Bodine//14. Jimmy

Spencer//15. Dale Earnhardt;
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SUPER=0107-16. Bill Elliott//17. Brett Bodine//18. Rick Mast//19. Terry

Labonte//20. Ernie Irvan;
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SUPER=0107-21. Dick Trickle//22. Jeff Burton//23. Lake Speed//24. Darrell

Waltrip//25. Rusty Wallace;
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S5-Salem


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The inclimate weather came late enough in the day that it isn;t affecting too many games, but I do need to tell you that toe Homecoming Parade at Patrick Henry tonight as been cancelled.
The PH-Cave Spring is still on as is the Northside-Salem game.
Steve Mason now joins us from Viking country with a preview feast. Steve.
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S5-FFE


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Quality with quantity tonight as we cut back from 17 games last week to 14 tonight to make sure we take in the showdowns with the biggest district implications.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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So, far only two games have been affected by the rain in the area.
The Gate City at Appalachia game in Big Stone Gap will be played tomorrow night at 7, while the GIles and Bland game has also been moved to tomorrow night at 7:30.
Have a safe weekend everybody and stay dry. take a break

5-kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
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Move over Punxsutawney Phil, and make way for the weathercasting turtle...
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show turtle
Meet E-T-- she's forecasting a wicked winter.
Last year she stopped eating in July and the heavy snow didn't fall until January-- bad weather
This year E-T started eating twice a day until last week.
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((SHE'S EATING AND EATING AND STORING AS MUCH CALORIES AND FAT TISSUE SO SHE CAN GO THROUGH THE LONG WINTER. ))
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Her owner, the man in charge of Salt Lake City Utah's snow plows is following her forecast this year.
He says he's preparing for snow removal to begin in November and December.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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E-T doesn't have much to lose if her forecast is wrong-- she'll be hibernating in a warm, cozy box indoors until next Spring.
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
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ANCHOR=Jean


A political newcomer is hoping to win the Congressioanl Seat in the Sixth district.
Tonight at six we'll hear from Bob Goodlatte's Democratic challenger.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/Jay


Jay Moore joins us with a look at Jeff Grey.
ANCHOR=Jay


Jean, Jeff Grey says his opponent is out of touch with the people in the district.
SUPER=@Jay1;


He also says it time for the incumbent to stand up and stand accountable for his voting record.
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((JEFF GREY/(D) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: SOME REPUBLICAN VALUES ARE OK AND DEMOCRATIC VALUES ARE OK BUT I THINK THE VALUES WE NEED TO PUSHING ARE THE VALUES OF THE PEOPLE AND NOT PARTY AGENDA.))
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ANCHOR=Jay


Grey will address the problems he has with his opponent.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/Jay


That's coming up in a half hour on News- 7 at Six.
ANCHOR=Jean


Thanks Jay. full screen
Plus the region's first AND only local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime tonight at 10 on WEFC. Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean