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ANCHOR=Jean
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News 7 at Five is next-
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This man finds a photograph that may help lead to the Olympic Park bomber.
Plus it's called Together, but one area dating service may be splitting town.
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Wx-Heads
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We will be locked in a cloudy, wet forecast for a few days. The latest forecast is coming up.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- there could be help on the way for those employees at
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risk for Repetitive Stress injuries.
The government wants businesses to take action, to prevent the fastest-growing type of workplace injury.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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It appears Roanoke County's Together dating service is breaking up.
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5-Together


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=eea
TAPE#596-37
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A local dating service is no longer signing up new members, and it's current member's accounts will be temporarily transferred out of state.
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Eric Earnhart is live in our Newsroom with more about Together Dating Service.
ANCHOR=eric


Jean, Together dating service's Roanoke franchise recently laid
offSUPER=@Eric1;

some of their staff members, yesterday, their doors were locked.
We called their corporate headquarters to see what was going on.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Together Dating Service's corporate headquarters told us this morning that the local office's franchise had been terminated, because it was not making enough sales, and because of a negative rating with the Better Business Bureau.
Owner John Byron told us that wasn't true, but wouldn't elaborate on camera.
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((JOHN BYRON/TOGETHER DATING SERVICE; NOPE TURN IT OFF. I'VE BEEN TALKING TO CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, AND THEY'RE TELLING ME THAT YOUR FRANCHISE HAS BEEN PULLED. NO, I'M SORRY, I WILL NOT TALK, LEAVE RIGHT NOW THANK YOU. HAS YOUR FRANCHISE BEEN PULLED SIR. THAT IS NOT TRUE.))
SUPER=01-John Byron/Together Dating Service;
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But a spokesman for Together Dating Service's corporate headquarters in Framingham Massachusetts, Elizabeth Weir told us quote "we have terminated his franchise, we are allowing him to operate until we can re-sell that market.
Late today, Weir told us she was assigning local customers to their Greensboro office.
Local customers can still receive service over the holidays by calling area code 910-292-8811.
The Greensboro franchise owner will open a new local office in Roanoke sometime in January.
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ANCHOR=Eric/full


Together's corporate offices say current customers will not see any interruption in service...
double boxes jean/eric

though they will have to call a long distance number through the holidays... Jean?
(question... do current customers need to be concerned...)


5-Traffic-Stops


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Should police have more power when they make routine traffic stops?
That's what the Supreme Court is left to decide.
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Attorney General Janet Reno wants police to have the right to order all passengers out of a vehicle.
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((LET'S FACE IT THERE ARE CONFIGURATIONS OF MINIVANS, YOU'VE GOT TINTED WINDOWS. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S INSIDE THAT VAN OR CAR WHEN YOU ARRIVE.))
SUPER=01-J. Joseph Curran/Maryland Attorney General;
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OUT Q=WHEN YOU ARRIVE."
ANCHOR=Jean
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It appears the justices are expressing doubt.
Many asked questions and some seemed troubled by giving police that power.

5-FBI-Photo


ANCHOR=Jean
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An Atlanta man did exactly what the FBI asked him to-
Now it may help identify the Olympic Park bomber.
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This 35 year old found a picture of a man carrying a military style backpack at Olympic Park.
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((THE SIGNIFICANT THING IS NUMBER ONE IT WAS TAKEN PRIOR TO THE BOMBING WE KNOW THAT CAUSE AFTER THE BOMBING THE WHOLE THING WAS CHANGED.))
SUPER=01-Ted Miltiades/Photographer;
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OUT Q=THING WAS CHANGED."
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The backpack is just like the one the FBI displayed earlier this week.
The man is only seen from the back- but the FBI says it's the only picture showing the backpack out of thousands reviewed.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- a close call for a Roanoke pilot.
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But first, without warning, Roanoke County Schools are subject to random drug searches throughout the year. We'll go to Hidden Valley Junior High.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, a report from Richmond, where a procedure used to treat skin cancer might also work for breast cancer. 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


A little later a cop is directing traffic to the beat.
ANCHOR=Connie


Stay tuned for that story and the Two Minute Ticker when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Drug-Search


ANCHOR=Jean
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Roanoke County schools have become grounds for random drug searches.
When it happens it is a surprise to the students and administrators.
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While school officials expect the searches sometime during the year, the police arrive with their K-9 units without warning.
Today the team of nine officers paid an unannounced visit to Hidden Valley Junior High School.
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IN Q=It's not a

((DAVE BLEVINS/HIDDEN VALLEY PRINCIPAL: IT'S NOT A TOTAL SURPRISE TO THEM. THEY WERE AWARE OF WHAT WAS GOING ON AS SOON AS THE POLICE ARRIVED. I THINK THE PUBLIC RELATIONS PART OF LETTING STUDENTS KNOW THAT IT COULD HAPPEN IS A DETERRENT TO BRING THINGS TO SCHOOL THEY SHOULDN'T BE BRINGING. ))
SUPER=01-Dave Blevins/Hidden Valley Principal;
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OUT Q=be bringing.
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Students are removed from the classrooms and told to leave all possessions behind.
In just a few minutes the dogs sniff everything. This time they found several alerts.
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((LT. T.W. HAYNES: IF WE DON'T LOCATE ANYTHING, THAT KIDS HAVE BEEN AROUND IT OR THE DOGS HAVE HIT ON SOMETHING, THE DOGS ARE ALERTING ON SOMETHING THAT WAS THERE.))
SUPER=01-Lt. T.W. Haynes/Roanoke Co. Police;
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OUT Q=that was there.
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No arrests were made at the schools today.
Police say not only do they execute the searches to make arrests, but to send the message that drugs are not tolerated in Roanoke County schools.
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5-Holland


ANCHOR=Jean
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A pilot from Roanoke walked away from a plane crash in Georgia.
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Dwight Holland's plane hit a tree yesterday as he was trying to land at an Airport outside of Atlanta.
Authorities say Holland missed the runway by about one hundred feet.
Firefighters had to use a cherry-picker to get him out of the plane.
The craft was stuck in a tree about 60 feet up.
Holland was not hurt.
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5-Nativity-Scene


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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The debate over religious displays in public spaces has taken a new twist in Virginia.
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SUPER=@File;


Governor George Allen has welcomed a nativity scene and a Hannukah display into his formal waiting room.
The Governor even helped set it up.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE WAY I LOOK AT THIS -- THE LOGIC AND THE RATIONALE. CHRISTMAS IS A STATE HOLIDAY...DENY SOMEONE THEIR DESIRE TO DO THIS.))
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Fairfax resident Rita Warren was allowed to display her nativity scene in a State Capitol hallway last year.
This year a legislative committee turned her down.
Governor Allen says he'll consider an ACLU First Amendment display for his office too.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Christmas is not always a joyous time for everyone, but the Community Christmas Store is hoping to spread cheer in the valley.
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5-CHRISTMAS-STORE


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Each year the Community Christmas Store in Salem opens it's doors to give people an opportunity to have a special holiday. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Today Patrick Evans gives us a tour of this charitable facility and all it offers to families in need.
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SUPER=01-Teresa Gereaux/Community Christmas Store;
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Still to come...Mike Stevens takes his Two Minute Ticker on the road to tonight's Friday Football Extra Banquet.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- the latest theory on preventing mental retardation in low birth weight babies.
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Plus, we're always hearing nutritional praise for carrots.
Doctors now think they know just what's so good about them.
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5-Repetitive


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
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The government says expect new regulations to prevent repetitive stress injuries in the workplace.
The Labor Department wants to put an end to R-S-I -- the fastest-growing type of workplace injury.
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Efforts will focus on workplace inspections, as well as education and research.
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(( ROBERT REICH/SECRETARY OF LABOR: WE'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT ROCKET SCIENCE HERE. IT CAN BE DONE, IT CAN BE DONE CHEAPLY AND THIS HUGE COST TO EMPLOYERS AND TO EMPLOYEES CAN BE REDUCED SIGNIFICANTLY. ))
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The labor department says most repetitive stress injuries are from assembly-line speedups, constant and heavy lifting and long hours typing at keyboards.
Re-designed equipment, more work breaks, and a change in worker routines can help solve the health threat.
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5-Lymph-Nodes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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A new study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association highlights a procedure used in treating skin cancer that might also work for breast cancer.
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SUPER=04-Virginia Commonwealth Univ.; :


This patient had a melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.
Rather than removing the group of lymph nodes under his arm to see if the cancer spread-- his doctors injected the site of his cancer with a radioactive
isotope and using a special probe, followed the tracer to a lymph node.


Then under a local anasthetic a small incision was made and only the one lymph node was removed to test for cancer.
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((DR. BEAR: THE ACCURACY OF THE SENTINAL NODE, AT LEAST IN MELANOMA, FOR PREDICTING WHETHER ALL THE LYMPH NODES ARE INVOLVED OR NOT IS ABOUT 98%.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Harry D. Bear/Medical College of Virginia; :
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A new study has found it might also work for breast cancer patients-- and could change what treatment they'd need.
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((DR. BEAR: IF THE SENTINEL LYMPH NODE WERE NEGATIVE, WE WOULD HOPE, HOPEFULLY BE ABLE TO ASSUME THAT THE ENTIRE LYMPH GROUP WAS ALSO NEGATIVE AND THAT PATIENT PROBABLY WOULD NOT NEED CHEMOTHERAPY. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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The breast cancer study in JAMA looked at 62 breast cancer patients and found that in the 18 cases where the cancer had spread....the sentinel lymph node tested positive in each of those cases.
So, it seems to be very accurate, without being invasive.

5-Carrots


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-40
GRAPHIC=cancer research


British doctors say they've figured out how carrots fight cancer.
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They claim that the beta-carotene in carrots as well as other vegetables starts a chain reaction.
It stimulates a molecule, which in turn, helps the immune system pinpoint and kill cancer cells.
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5-Magnesium


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=pregnancy


Government researchers say magnesium appears to significantly reduce the risk of cerebral palsy and retardation in newborns.... if it's taken in large doses by women when they are pregnant.
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The mineral is commonly prescribed for pre-term labor and high-blood pressure during pregnancy.
Scientists don't know how the magnesium works...so they aren't yet recommending that all pregnant women take a supplement, or eat green leafy vegetables, nuts or whole grains.
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5-Contraceptives


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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In Japan, a decades-old ban on the birth control pill may be lifted within a year.
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SUPER=03-Tokyo;


It's more than a medical controversy-- as access to the pill, is for these women, having control over their bodies.
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(( PROF. YORIKO MEGURO/SOCIOLOGIST: SEXUAL ISSUES HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE BIG TABOOS IN OUR COUNTRY, AND SO WE HAD VERY LITTLE EDUCATION.))
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Condoms are now the main form of birth control in Japan...the government has kept the pill off the market claiming it had too many side effects.
Also, in Japan, abortions are easy to come by....abortion is considered a form of contraception.
But that may soon change...with the calls for reform from Japan's Health Minister.
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S5-Banquet


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
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The airport Marriott is indeed the place to be tonight as Your Hometown station wraps up its 13th season of Friday Football Extra with our annual postseason awards banquet.
DOUBLE BOXES jEAN/mIKE


Tonight's host, the man who knows almost everything about high school football, Mike Stevens joins us with a preview. Mike ad lib
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SUPER=22-Roanoke
SUPER=01-Carl Guffey/WDBJ Operations - Engineering Mgr.
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5-Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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His quick moves stop holiday shoppers in their tracks.
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((WHISTLING NAT SOUND))
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Retired police man Tony Lapour comes out of retirement once a year to spin his heels- and twist to the beat.
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((I DO A LOT OF AEROBICS, WEIGHTS, STRETCHING AND A LOT OF CYCLING. GOTTA STAY IN SHAPE YOU KNOW.))
SUPER=02-Tony LePore/Dancing Cop;
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LePore's appeared in T-V ads and newspaper articles.
He's even writing his autobiography- titled Traffic Jamming.
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TOSS TO ROBIN

six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
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(ROBIN tosses to Jean)
ANCHOR=Jean


Virginia executed its sixth death row inmate last night.
There are three more to go this month.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Keith Humphry spoke with a minister today who witnessed Larry Stout's execution.
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ANCHOR=Keith


That's right Jean.
SUPER=@Keith1;


And he'll be there TOMORROW night when Lem Tuggle is put to death.
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Bob West will have witnessed four executions by this time next week.
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((YOU DON'T SLEEP AT NIGHT. NIGHTMARES? NO NIGHTMARES. YOU'RE JUST RESTLESS.))
SUPER=01-Bob West/Heartbeat Prison Ministry
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OUT Q=just restless.
ANCHOR=Keith


We'll hear his account of what happened last night... and talk a little about his prison ministry.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
check out the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime with Connie Stevens-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. Thanks for watching-- Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean