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ANCHOR=Jean
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News-7 at FIVE is next--
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The data recorders are retrieved from the wreckage of a downed Cargo plane in Giles County...six people were killed-- We'll have a live report--
And it was the highest bidders who walked away with the few remaining Tickle Me Elmos.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Kimberly
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What a difference a day makes...from freezing rain last night to sunny weather today.
But how long will this warm- up last?
We'll tell you in the forecast.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- we'll take a look at what's happening on the war on cancer, after 25 years at battle.
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Plus, the latest, high-tech hearing aids now on the market....they've come a long way.
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Debris and a charred part of a mountain in Giles County is all that's left of a DC-8 Cargo plane that crashed last night.
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5-AIRBORNE-CRASH


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=SPR
TAPE#596-41
SS=news-7 at five


Good Evening I'm Jean Jadhon.
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It's one of the worst aircraft disasters Southwestern Virginia has ever seen.
Last night about 6:15 an Airborne Express Cargo plane went down in Giles County killing all six people on board. take map
The delivery company recently purchased the plane and workers were taking it on a test flight from North Carolina to Ohio. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/SCOTT
Scott Prince surveyed the crash site earlier today and he now joins us with an update.
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(questions: Can you give us an idea of how big the airplane was.)


5-Peru


ANCHOR=Jean
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Peruvian Rebels called it a Christmas Gesture-
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releasing 225 hostages- including seven Americans.
After five days in captivity the newly freed hostages boarded buses and reunited with relatives.
But 140 hostages remain inside the Japanese Ambassador's home.
The Tupac Amaru rebels say they're freedom depends on whether President Alberto Fuji-mori releases their jailed comrades.
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wipe wipe wipe

5-Local-peru


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#596-36

*WIPE*WIPE*WIPE*
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Among the American hostages released, Kris Merschrod (merr-SHRAWD) a U-S AID official.
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It brought a big sigh of relief to his relatives in Roanoke County.
Cecilia Alami (ah-lah-ME) is his sister-in-law.
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((CECILIA ALAMI/RELATIVE OF HOSTAGE: I REALLY THANK EVERYBODY I KNOW. ALL OF MY FRIENDS, AND ALL THE PEOPLE THAT I WORK WITH WHO ARE PRAYING FOR US. AND WE JUST KNEW IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME.))
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Alami's sister Stella was also taken hostage when terrorists stormed the Japanese ambassador's residence in Lima.
She was released a few days before her husband.
Alami spoke with (Merr-Shrawd) Merschrod today.
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He told her that the hostages were treated surprisingly well.
In spite of the situation, there was a relatively relaxed atmosphere, and the hostages were NOT sitting around the house since Tuesday with guns pointed to their heads.
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5-Houston-Explosion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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A deadly factory explosion near Houston-
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Eight people are dead, one person is missing.
The blast seared back roofing and mangled heavy machinery.
Fire officials say body parts were scattered for hundreds of feet.
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((CORINNE ENGLEBRIGHT/CYFAIR FIRE DEPARTMENT: IT'S PRETTY WELL TORE OUT. RIGHT NOW OUR ONLY PRIORITY IS TO GET PATIENTS STILL VIABLE OUT.))
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Two people were taken to the hospital.
The blast happened during the third shift after eleven last night at the Wyman-Gordon Forging company.
A welder's torch used near a high pressure pump may have caused the blast.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Russian President Boris Yeltsin is back on the job.
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And the Spartans Football Team gets a hero's welcome through the streets of Salem, after winning the state championship.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- if you're one of millions of people who commonly suffer respiratory infections...a new drug will soon hit the market.
This one, is said to be a little more user-friendly. 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


Also coming up--The Cavaliers play in The Carquest Bowl Friday--
ANCHOR=Connie


Roy has a preview along with more sports-- stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-yeltsin


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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Russian President Boris Yeltsin is back on the job after being away from the Kremlin for nearly six months.
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Yeltsin looked much thinner and still a bit unsteady on his feet several weeks after major heart surgery.
He says he's feeling well and ready for action.
He appeared in good spirits as he talked to guards outside his office.
But former Russian national security advisor Alexander (Leh-bed) Lebed says Yeltsin is too sick to run the country.
Lebed, who was fired by Yeltsin, alleges the President is drinking again.
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5-Clinton


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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A holiday message for the troops at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina.
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President Clinton thanked the men and women on behalf of all Americans.
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((YOU SHOULD KNOW AT CHRISTMAS TIME THAT YOU DO HAVE THE KNOWING PROFOUND GRATITUDE OF ALL AMERICANS. YOU ARE HEPING US TO FULFILL A SACRED PLEDGE TO KEEP OUR NATION THE GREAT FORCE OF THE WORLD FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM, SECURITY AND PROSPERITY.))
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Then it was time for a meal with the the troops, complete with roast beef, barbecued chicken and beef stew.
The President also had a slice of holiday pie.
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5-Southside-Shopping


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=christmas shopping


Danville's only shopping mall is celebrating the holiday season with extended hours.
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Piedmont Mall generally opens at ten AM but it's been opening at eight to accommodate those "early risers".
The Mall is also keeping its doors open later in the evening than usual.
Tonight and tomorrow the mall will stay open until ten.
Mall officials randomly sampled store managers-- they found sales have been strong since Thanksgiving.
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((CHERYL RITTENHOUSE/PIEDMONT MALL MARKETING ASSISTANT:IT'S SOMETHING OUR CORPORATE OFFICE HAS US DO. WE TAKE A RANDOM SAMPLING UP, WE TRY AND GET A DIFFERENT STORE FROM EACH, EACH KIND OF STORE WE HAVE IN THE MALL, AND FIND OUT WHAT THEIR SALES ARE FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON VERSUS THEIR SALES FROM LAST YEAR. ))
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During the holiday season there are about 100-stores in Piedmont Mall.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Christmas 1996 might be best remembered by the hottest toy...
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Tickle Me Elmo-- Today the muppet's popularity helped raise money in the Roanoke Valley for the Salvation Army-- that story when NEWS-7 at FIVE continues.
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GO TO BREAK

5-Salem-Parade


ANCHOR=Jean
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The city of Salem will turn out tonight to honor the state football champion Salem Spartans.
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Eric Earnhart is at the parade site in Salem.
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Forecasts
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Still to come-- some coaches will soon be on the Unemployment line-- Roy has the story in tonight's Ticker.
Anchor=Connie


On Health Check, earn college credit, while learning to take better care of yourself.
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We'll tell you about a community college class designed to foster better eating and exercise habits, as well as body acceptance and self-esteem.
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((WE HAVE TO LIVE IN THIS BODY 24 HOURS A DAY SO WE MAY AS WELL BE COMFORTABLE IN THERE AND NOT WISHING IT COULD ALWAYS BE SOMETHING DIFFERENT. ))
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health bump next

5-Cancer-Cure


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-39
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The research war on curing cancer was started 25-years ago.
But the death rate from cancer is just now starting to fall according to the National Cancer Institute.
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The decrease is attributed to improved detection and treatment.
Death rates from various cancers...such as breast cancer, prostate, and lung cancer in men... have been dropping since 1991.
Before the war was declared, children died within weeks or months. Today 70-percent of children with cancer survive.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Cancer research was made a national priority when president Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act on this day in 19-71.

5-Hearing-Aids


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#596-43
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New help for people using hearing devices-- a new generation of hearing aids are now available that are more custom-tailored to an individual's healing pattern.
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They're completely digited-- with the processing power of a standard laptop computer, thanks to the development of a revolutionary new lightweight computer chip.
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((DR. DENNIS HAMPTON/AUDIOLOGIST: THIS IS THE FIRST TIME WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO DIGITIZE THE SOUND AND THEN GIVE A PROGRAM TO A HEARING AID TO TELL IT WHAT TO DO WITH SOUND. ))
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*****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
The device digitizes the incoming sound waves, and then manipulates the sound waves with a tiny computer, to compensate for the hearing loss pattern.
This audio pattern is then re-converted to sound waves, and delivered to the ear.
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((FRANK DELUCA/HEARING AID PATIENT: I HEAR THE BIRDS, I HEAR ALL THE SQUIRRELS, I HEAR EVERYTHING NOW. BEFORE, I DIDN'T HEAR ANYTHING. NOW, I SAY GEE, WHERE DID ALL OF THESE ANIMALS COME FROM. THEY BEEN THERE ALL THE WHILE.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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There are two brands of digital hearing aids on the market now-- the Oticon Digi-Focus and the Senso-Widex.
They cost between two-thousand and 25-hundred dollars, about 25-percent more than the current top of the line hearing aids on the market.

5-New-Drug


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=cst
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A new drug for the treatment of respiratory infections soon will be available.
The F-D-A will allow the medicine Levaquin to be marketed.
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Levaquin treats certain kinds of pneumonia, sinusitus and bronchitis infections...which affect more than 50-million patients a year.
This medicine only needs to be taken once a day-- compared to other treatments that must be taken three to four times daily.
Some skin, urinary tract and kidney infections can also be treated with Levaquin.
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5-Nutrition


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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Maybe you're one of many, armed and ready to turn over a new leaf with the ringing in of the New Year.
We know one way to make it easier on yourself, at least if you're in the market for better nutrition and exercise habits.
And all the while...you can earn college credit.
Nancy Maurelli will be teaching a college class on weight management...the practical way....at Virginia Western Community College.
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((NANCY MAURELLI/NUTRITION EXPERT: WE'RE GOING TO BE COVERING FOOD BEHAVIORS, EATING BEHAVIORS AND STYLES, WE'RE GOING TO BE TALKING ABOUT APPROPRIATE ACTIVITY, EXERCISE, WHAT THAT IS FOR EACH PERSON, HOW TO TELL WHEN YOU'RE DOING ENOUGH OR TOO MUCH AND WHAT INTENSITY TO BE WORKING AT. WE'RE ALSO GOING TO BE TOUCHING ON WHAT I CALL THE MIND OVER MATTER TECHNIQUES, USING YOUR THOUGHT PROCESSES AND SOME PSYCHOLOGICAL ELEMENTS TO HELP MAKE THE PROCESS EASIER AND FASTER FOR MOST PEOPLE ))
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For instance she says, some people are told even as children that they're big boned-- and destined for largeness.
Often that's not true, she warns-- and says many of us can un-learn some of these so-called scripts we're taught early on.
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((THE CLEAN PLATE CLUB, IS ANOTHER THING WE'LL BE TALKING ABOUT, THAT YOU'VE GOT TO EAT EVERYTHING ON YOUR PLATE, UNLEARNING SOME OF THOSE THINGS WE WERE TAUGHT AS VERY SMALL CHILDREN, WHETHER WE REALIZE IT OR NOT, ARE INGRAINED IN OUR MIND ABOUT WHAT'S APPROPRIATE TO EAT, AND ALSO EATING FOR REASONS OTHER THAN HUNGER WHICH IS A BIG ISSUE FOR MOST PEOPLE. ))
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Maurelli will also be focusing on size-acceptance-- she's trying to teach that one size definitely does not fit all!
That may be the first step towards a more positive body image.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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The classes are open to the public, for both men and women.
They begin next month-- and you can chose between morning or evening sessions.
To register, contact Virginia Western's Office of Continuing Education.

5-Hospital-Food


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-35
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Watching your waistline may mean having to watch what you eat while in the hospital.
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A new study says the meals served up in hospitals are far from healthy-- they're loaded with fat, cholesterol and salt.
The study's authors-- reporting in the New England Journal of Medicine-- say it was discouraging to find that hospitals are offering state of the art medical technology-- but not state of the art diets.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- The Virginia Cavaliers are just a few days away from their appearance in the Carquest Bowl--
ANCHOR=Connie


Roy Stanley has the story as well as a report on pink slips in the N-F-L.

S5-Coaches


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-24
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Thank you Ladies and good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Monday two minute Ticker.
Well, The N-F-L's regular season is over and now several coaches are looking for new jobs in the lead. We start in New York.
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As expected, the New York giants fired head coach Dan Reeves today ending their four year association.
Reeves lead the giants to an 11 and 5 season in 1993 and into the N-F-C title game.
The giants went 6 and 10 this season and Reeves finishes with a 31 and 33 record in New York.
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((DAN REEVES/FIRED AS GIANTS HEAD COACH: ))
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There's also an opening in Atlanta where the Falcons fired head coach June Jones. Jones suffered through a stormy season including the suspension and waiving of starting quarterback Jeff George.
the Falcons finished 3 and 3 with yesterday's loss to Jacksonville and Jones has a record of 19 and 29 in three years.
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S5-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=5pm
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The Virginia Cavaliers are hoping their December 27th date with Big East power Miami does not turn into a shootout.
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The Hurricanes athleticism ranks up there with the best in all of college football. It is that style of play, that agressiveness and big time play making mentality that compares with another ACC power Virginia is quite familiar with.
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((TIM SHERMAN/UVA QUARTERBACK:))
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


The Washington Redskins played their final game at R-F-K yesterday and they beat the Dallas Cowboys 37 to 10.
The Redskins finished the final season at R-F-K with a 9 and 7 record the first winning season since 1992. Photographer Scott Ayers was at the Stadium and he captured the final moments on tape.
Connie and Jean will be back in a moment.

5-ELMO


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=christmas Shopping


The unofficial merchandising mascot of the Christmas season- continues its fifteen minutes of fame.
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((AUCTIONEER CALLING ))
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Five tickle me Elmo dolls went from Sesame Street to the auction block courtesy of W-S-L-Q radio and Lowe's.
One of the treasured dolls was also given away free in a drawing.
Seven year old Andrew Secrist was the lucky winner, but he admits he'd rather have something more MACHO.
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((SOME KIND OF A BAD GUY, OR MAYBE A BATMAN TOY OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. ))
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The five red fuzzy muppets netted close to 12-hundred dollars for the salvation army.
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((TICKLE ME ELMO: HA HA HA HA HA!, THAT TICKLES! ))
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
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ANCHOR=Jean


Coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
It's not exactly Miami Vice, but it may be as close as Bedford County will get to it.
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Bedford sheriff Mike Brown today unveiled his department's two newest patrol cars- 1997 Chevy Camaros.
The souped-up vehicles make up the county's new special enforcement unit, aimed at cracking down on DUI and drug offenders.
The good news is the Camaro's are cheaper than the average police cruiser.
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ANCHOR=Jean


We'll take you for a ride in the new cars on News7 at Six..
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