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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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NEWS-7 at FIVE is straight ahead--
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VO-NAT


Could making dorms safer, increase tuition at state colleges and universities? Tracy Altizer sorts it all out for us.
And Patricia West heads up juvenile justice in the Commonwealth, soon she'll be in charge of public safety.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Clouds rolling in tonight will lead to some light rain, even some wet snow across the mountains as we end this week. I'll details.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=CST
TAPE#MED HEADS
GRAPHIC=NONE


The latest theory on preventing heart disease....the solution may be as close as your breadbox.
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VO-NAT


Plus, some students in the area may soon be receiving better health care.
We'll explain, on Health Check.
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2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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VO-NAT


Loved ones remember the 15 TWA victims who were never found.
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5-TWA-Funeral


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=news-7 at five


Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
A time to remember and mourn- this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Smithtown, NY;


A time of closure even though for these families there is no body to bury-
15 empty coffins instead will be buried at Pinelawn Memorial Cemetery.
At least 10 families are attending the service.
They'll be allowed to place photographs and other personal items inside the coffins.
The victims were the ones never recovered from the ocean floor.
230 people died when the jetliner exploded off Long Island.
215 bodies were found.
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5-Allen


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-34
GRAPHIC=allen


She is the director of Virginia's Department of Juvenile Justice, but she's about to become the Secretary of Public Safety.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Governor George Allen appointed 35-year old former prosecutor Patricia West to his cabinet today.
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SOT 02:21:45
IN Q=There was

((PATRICIA WEST/PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY-APPOINTEE: THERE WAS PAROLE-ABOLITION, TRUTH-IN-SENTENCING, AND OF COURSE, JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM. MUCH HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED, BUT WE'RE NOT THROUGH YET. AND SO I LOOK FORWARD TODAY TO TAKING OVER THE REINS AND BUILDING ON OUR PREVIOUS SUCCESSES TO MAKE VIRGINIA A SAFER PLACE TO LIVE, WORK, AND RAISE A FAMILY.))
SUPER=01-Patricia West/Public Safety Secretary-Appointee;
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VO-NAT


West will oversee corrections, emergency services, the State Police and military affairs.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


She succeeds Jerry Kilgore -- who formally kicked off his bid for Attorney General yesterday.
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5-Beyer


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=farming


Virginia Farm Bureau members listened -- but many heard only one thing today
SS=beyer

from Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Beyer tried to explain his new-found support for F-D-A regulation of tobacco to help curb teen smoking.
Tobacco farmers say the stance will hurt him in some regions.
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SOT 01:18:26
IN Q=I certainly

((TOM WEST/HALIFAX CO. FARMER: I CERTAINLY DO. I THINK IT WILL HURT HIM IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA.))
SOT 01:05:04

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: HUMAN EMOTIONS ARE NATURAL, AND ALL OF US HATE CHANGE. WHAT I WANT TO MAKE ABSOLUTELY CLEAR IS THAT I DO NOT WANT TO DESTROY VIRGINIA'S FAMILY FARMS. I AM INTENSELY LOYAL TO THEM. AND I RESPECT THEIR TRADITIONS AND HERITAGE OF MANY OF THESE TOBACCO FARMERS HERE. BUT I'VE NEVER MET A TOBACCO GROWER, OR A SOMEONE WHO RAN A TOBACCO WAREHOUSE, OR EVEN SOMEONE WHO MANUFACTURES CIGARETTES WHO THOUGHT THAT CHILDREN SHOULD SMOKE. THAT'S THE ISSUE.))
SUPER=01-Tom West/Halifax Co. Farmer; :00
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VO-NAT


Beyer says he's all for Virginia Tech's "Plan to Serve Virginia Agriculture."
That would commit more resources to extension services, research, marketing and food safety.
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5-dorm-safety


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-36
GRAPHIC=NONE


Will students have to foot the bill for safer living in high-rise college dorms?
That's the MULTI-million dollar question, after Governor Allen has promised to have sprinklers installed in those dorms for better fire protection.
double boxes Jean/Tracy


Tracy Altizer has more from our New River Valley newsroom.
SUPER=@Tracy1;
SUPER=22-Blacksburg;


Jean, multi-million is right. It would take more than five million dollars at Virginia Tech alone to retrofit its five high-rise dorms.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


But dorm construction and maintenance is paid for through student fees, NOT state funds.
So without a change in THAT policy, students would probably have to dig deeper into their pockets.
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IN Q=

((DAVE NUTTER/VT UNIVERSITY RELATIONS: I MEAN RIGHT NOW WE'RE LOOKING AT A COST OF, TO UPGRADE THESE FIVE DORMS ALONE, CLOSE TO AN INCREASE IN THE PER STUDENT COST OF ABOUT 58 DOLLARS A YEAR FOR OVER 20 YEARS. ))
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VO-NAT


Officials at both Tech and Radford University say sprinklers would be the ultimate safety measure.
But they insist the buildings are already safe, with non-combustible construction, smoke and fire alarms and fire extinguishers, and stand-pipes for firehose hookups.
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LIVE=tracy full
SUPER=22-Blacksburg;


Keep in mind, the estimated costs of adding sprinklers don't include any problems which may come up during construction...dealing with any asbestos which may be disturbed, for example.
double boxes Jean/Tracy
(questions: How has Governor Allen proposed paying for the work? )
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- traffic is slow going on Interstate 81 tonight following an accident there.
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VO-NAT


And a local radio station is hoping people will help again this year by donating bikes this Christmas.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- it's a familiar concept of survival-- fight or flight.
But these emergency hormones may be causing humans some health problems. 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


Also coming up-- Steve Mason has this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
ANCHOR=Connie


Today he focuses on the boys highschool basketball season that's just tipping off-- don't go away. cc sponsor

5-81-Ax


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-44
GRAPHIC=none


Motorists heading southbound on Interstate 81 suffered through a 3 mile back up this afternoon... after an accident near the Ironto exit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


The highway looked more like a make- shift flea market as everything from shoes to sofas cluttered one lane of the black top.
This travel trailer was being hauled by a pick up truck.
According to the driver... a gust of wind got under the trailer... and flipped it.
No one was seriously hurt.
Cleanup continues at this hour.
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5-Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=simpson


Nicole Simpson may have sought help just days before her death.
A worker at a battered women's shelter says a woman named Nicole called the shelter five days before the killing.
The woman said her FAMOUS ex-husband had threatened to kill her.
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VO-NAT


A worker at the shelter testified that the caller said her name was Nicole, she lived in West Los Angeles and had two young children.
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;


The testimony came today at O.J. Simpson's civil trial.
The defense is objecting, calling the testimony hearsay.
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5-Schmitz


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The sentence is 25 years in prison in Michigan's talk-show killing case.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Jonathan Schmitz was sentenced today.
He was convicted of murdering Scott Amedure, who revealed a crush on Schmitz during a taping of The Jenny Jones Show.
The 25-year sentence is the minimum sentence imposed with the maximum being 50 years.
The defense wanted a four-year sentence.
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5-Habitat


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-38
GRAPHIC=NONE


More than one hundred new homes will go up in Lynchburg, thanks to a large grant from Habitat for Humanity International.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The Lynchburg chapter of Habitat will receive nearly 750-thousand dollars to fund development of low-income housing over the next four years.
Habitat officials say the money will enable them to construct three totally new neighborhoods.
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SOT 00:59:16
IN Q=Without the grant

((KEVIN CAMPBELL/LYNCHBURG HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: WITHOUT THE GRANT, WE WOULD JUST HAVE A SITE HERE AND A SITE THERE, AND WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO PLAN AS WELL WHICH REALLY AFFECTS US. THE PLANNING ENABLES US, I THINK, TO GET MORE VOLUNTEERS, TO RAISE MORE MONEY BECAUSE WE CAN BE CERTAIN ABOUT WHAT'S COMING UP OVER THE NEXT FEW YEARS.))
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One hundred-eight new homes are scheduled to go up over the next four years.
Habitat still needs to raise more than three million dollars locally to complete those projects.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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It's the time of year for holiday cheer, and several groups are reminding us not to mix alcohol and driving throughout the year.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;

stocks bump next

5-DRINKING


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=pev
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The Holidays are a traditional time of celebration, but sometimes tragedy accompanies the joy of the Season. DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/MARY KING
Joining me today is Mary King from the Department of Motor Vehicles, who is downtown at the annual kick-off of the Anti-Drunk & Drugged Driving Campaign.
SUPER=01-Mary King/Department of Motor Vehicles;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


(Mary, explain why you moved the campaign kick-off to the city market this year.
Which community organizations are involved this year?
What's new to the campaign this year?) DOUBLE BOX MARY/PATRICK Mary, thanks for joining us today, we hope to get the message out.
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Moving on to weather, we have some things to talk about.

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Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/& Chilly/26-30/Increasing Clouds/Rain Likely/40-44;
SUPER=331-Mostly Clear/& Chilly/26-30/Increasing Clouds/Rain Likely/40-44;
SUPER=332-Partly Cloudy/& Cold/22-26/Cloudy with/Rain & Sleet/38-42;
SUPER=333-Partly Cloudy/& Cold/20-24/Mostly Cloudy/Rain-Snow Mix/34-38;
SUPER=334-Mostly Clear/& Chilly/20-24/Mostly Cloudy/Rain & Sleet/38-42;
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 3
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come--Big honors for Tech Football Coach Frank Beamer-- Mike Stevens has the story in tonight's Ticker.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- add fiber to your arsenal in the fight against heart disease.
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VO-NAT


Plus, drinking alcohol while taking estrogen....it might be a really bad idea.
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health bump next

5-Foundation


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 596-40
GRAPHIC=health costs


A new program in Alleghany County is aimed at helping students there have a healthier future.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;


A million dollar grant from the Alleghany Foundation will start up a school nurse program in Alleghany County and Covington schools.
It will also pay for a mobile dental clinic that will travel around the school system.
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((MARY BURTON/ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS; THE PROGRAM IS GOING TO PROVIDE 12 PART-TIME NURSES IN THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS SCHOOLS. THERE WILL BE ONE FULL TIME RN WHO WILL HELP COORDINATE THE PROGRAM)) 10:54:50 ((LEWIS NELSON/ALLEGHANY FOUNDATION; IF YOU CAN IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN EARLIER ON THEN YOU WILL IMPROVE THEIR CHANCE OF GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THEIR EDUCATION.))
SUPER=01-Mary Burton/Alleghany Co. Schools; :00
SUPER=01-Lewis Nelson/Alleghany Foundation; :15
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The Alleghany Foundation was formed last year by the sale of Alleghany Regional Hospital.
It will award up to 2 million dollars in grants each year.

5-Appendicitis


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=h/c bug


From the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America comes word of a new and possibly more precise technique for diagnosing appendectomies.
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VO-NAT


It involves inserting a dye into the lower right abdomen and then scanning the abdomen.
Researchers say the procedure was 98-percent effective in diagnosing cases of appendicitis..and costs about half as much as the conventional technique.
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5-Estrogen


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST= 5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=women's health


Boston researchers are advising some post-menopausal women to watch how much alcohol they drink.
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VO-NAT


They say they've found that women taking estrogen replacement therapy can
triple the level of the hormone in their blood---- by drinking.


Previous studies have found a link between hormone therapy and breast cancer.
But scientists say more work needs to be done to determine if drinking alcohol while taking estrogen actually PROMOTES breast cancer.
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5-Fiber


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=heart disease


When it comes to battling heart disease.....Finnish scientists are recommending fiber as a weapon.
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VO-NAT


They discovered that for every 10-grams of fiber patients added to their diets, their risk of dying from coronary disease fell by 17-percent.
And--- it didn't seem to matter whether they got the fiber from fruits,

vegetables or grains.
Though they do say rye bread may be the best grain.
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((DR. ERIC RIMM:AMONG THOSE MEN WHO HAD HIGHER AMOUNTS OF RYE AND RYE BREAD IN THEIR DIETS HAD MUCH LOWER RISKS OF HEART DISEASE))
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******CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*******
But the researchers tell us eating your rye bread with a lot of fat just won't do the trick.
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SOT 10:55:14
IN Q=Always having your

((DR. RIMM: ALWAYS HAVING YOUR SINGLE SLICE OF RYE BREAD WITH A VERY LARGE SLICE OF CORNED BEEF.. WOULD BE MORE DETRIMENTAL THAN BENEFICIAL. ))
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OUT Q=than beneficial.
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The government recommends we eat 20 grams of fiber a day....the average person gets 12 grams.
The study is reported in this week's issue of the journal Circulation.
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5-Fight-Flight


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-45
GRAPHIC=h/c bug


Researchers say the body's "fight or flight" reflex may cause a variety of health problems over the long haul.
Emergency hormones gave ancient humans extra strength and speed in times of primitive dangers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


But experts say the stress and depression of modern life can trigger those hormones daily-- keeping some people at a state of hyper-readiness.
Scientists worry that could cause brittle bones in women, infections and even cancer.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Let's turn now to sports-- and boys basketball is officially underway at highschools throughout our area--
ANCHOR=Connie

Mike Stevens has that and kudos for several Virginia Tech Hokies.

S5-Stuff


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-25
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Good evening everybody and welcome to a day the Virginia tech Hokies football team won't soon forget.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Monday; :00


This afternoon the Big East conference passed out its postseason honors, and Frank Beamer was named the coach of the year in the league.
And quarterback Jim Druckenmiller was named the Big East's co-offensive player of the year, an award he shares with Syracuse's Donovan McNabb.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


Senior tightend Bryan Jennings joins Druckenmiller on the first team all-Big East squad, along with center Billy Conaty, running back Ken Oxendine and Freshman kicker Shayne Graham.
Cornell Brown was a first team defensive selection.
Six Hokies made second team all-conference including Brandon Semones.

S5-Hoops


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-1
GRAPHIC=None


The boys single, double, and triple A boys, along with the triple A girls basketball seasons are underway.
SS=Hometown Hoops Full Screen


Steve Mason checks in from Cave Spring, Fleming, PH, Salem, Byrd, Northside, and Glenvar.
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SUPER=01-Billy Hicks/Cave Spring Boys Coach; :36
SUPER=04-1995 Season; :57
SUPER=01-Charlie Morgan/Salem Head Coach; 1:06
SUPER=03-Vinton; 1:16
SUPER=01-Art Lawrence/Glenvar Head Coach; 1:36
SUPER=01-Linda Long/Cave Spring Girls Coach; 1:52
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((IN TRIPLE A, DEFENDING STATE CHAMPION G.W. DANVILLE LEADS THE WESTERN DISTRICT. THERE ARE SOME NEW LEADERS IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY DISTRICT. 3 COACHES ARE MAKING THEIR DEBUT.
William Fleming's Roland Lovelace is the new regiment commander for the Colonels. With the departure of James Stokies and Sterling Tate, Fleming has gone from an inside power to a perimeter game. 3 starting guards are back.
We have already introduced Patrick Henry new coach Jack Esworthy, Cave Spring's Billy Hicks rounds out the new RVD coaches. 6'6 senior Alex Phillips leads 5 seniors. Getting used to the new coaches will be a 2 way street. ((BILLY HICKS:))
DOUBLE A DEFENDING STATE CHAMPION LIBERTY RETURNS PEANUT ARRINGTON AND ROBERT CARSON AMONG OTHERS AND mARK hANK'S TEAM SHOULD LEAD THE SEMINOLE. BLUE RIDGE POWER SALEM SCRIMMAGED THE MINUTE MEN LAST WEEK.
The Spartans return 5 starters from last year's region III semifinal team, including go to guy Hershel Thomas, who average about 17 a game. ((CHARLIE MORGAN:)) William Byrd basketball standout Frank English should give an extra lift to the Terriers since Chris Childress signed and left for David Lipscomb University.
Bill Pope must also replace guards Justin Porterfield and Ben Peete.
In single A, Glenvar's Art Lawrence season has begun in a new district with for new starters. The 1995 state semi finalists should adjust to the 3 Rivers. ((ART LAWRENCE:))
In girls triple A, Lisa Bryan, Alyssa and Katie Redick have have signed with Division 1 schools, making the Lady Knights the top team in the RVD. ((LINDA LONG:))
WE WILL TAKE A BREAK NEXT WEDNESDAY FOR OUR FRIDAY FOOTBALL EXTRA AWARDS BANQUET, STEVE MASON, HOMETOWN HOOPS WEEKLY.
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5-Bikes


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-35
GRAPHIC=christmas


A Roanoke radio station is repeating a successful Christmas campaign, and raising its goal in 1996.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./December 1995;


Last year, J-93 deejay Slam Duncan and Marine Staff Sergeant Steve Gardner broadcast from a camper suspended over the Tanglewood mall parking lot.
The event exceeded expectations, collecting more than 600 bikes for the Toys for Tots program.
This year they're hoping listeners will bring in a thousand.
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IN Q=Last year, we had

((SLAM DUNCAN/J-93 PERSONALITY: LAST YEAR WE HAD WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL STORIES WITH WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL PEOPLE THAT ACTUALLY BROUGHT US BIKES AND HELPED DONATE CASH TO BUY MORE BIKES AND WE JUST HOPE THEY'LL DO IT ONE MORE TIME FOR US.))
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OUT Q=one more time for us.
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VO-NAT


J- 93 is planning a 100- hour broadcast from the Tanglewood parking lot beginning Thursday December 12th at six A- M.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Meanwhile, the Toys for Tots program is still looking for local sponsors and volunteers.

six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
GRAPHIC=NONE


Most eighth graders- -even now a days- -can't expect to get a free ride in a private plane.
double boxes Jean/Keith


But Keith Humphry found 140 kids who did just that today.
HE got to go up for a little white-knuckle flying today, too.
ANCHOR=Keith
SUPER=@Keith1;


It was a bumpy flight... but great fun.
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The students from Maury River Junior High were all over it.
It was a day out of class- -even if it was to advance their curriculum on aviation... it didn't feel a whole lot like school.
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((IT WAS REALLY FUN. I REALLY LIKED IT A LOT.))
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OUT Q=it a lot.
ANCHOR=Keith


We'll hear more from my flying partner, Edward Henderson... and the rest of his school mates...
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/KEITH

on NEWS 7 at SIX. That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- GOODNIGHT. ANCHOR=Jean