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ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7, a political showdown in Richmond over an amendment to preserve parental rights to educate children.
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VO-NAT


And a judge says Valery Green will have to give up her animals.
The trial, a ruling and her instant appeal are in the first block of NEWS 7 tonight.
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Sports-head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, a local man tries to win Super Bowl tickets for life, Reggie White and Bill Clinton lay down the law in Family Values 101 tonight.
Plus, Steve Mason has Roundhouse wrapup,
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VO-NAT eng


and Davey Jones has a serious accident at Disney today, suffering head injuries in this crash.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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Rain is on the way-- and cold temperatures just might complicate things early in the morning.
The forecast details ahead.

Parents-Rights


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-102
GRAPHIC=Session 97


The right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children shall be a fundamental right.
That's all a proposed amendment to Virginia's Constitution says.
But it's sparking a political showdown in Richmond.
And with the urging of the Christian Coalition, it prompted what may be the General Assembly's best attended public hearing ever.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: A LOT OF PEOPLE TALK ABOUT A VILLAGE RAISING THE CHILDREN. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARENT PRIMARILY. IT'S ONE OF THEIR MOST IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILITIES TO RAISE CHILDREN. AND I THINK WE IN GOVERNMENT OUGHT TO RECOGNIZE THAT. AND I THINK THAT WE IN GOVERNMENT OUGHT TO RECOGNIZE THAT. NOW IF A PARENT IS ABUSING A CHILD, NEGLECTING A CHILD, DOING SOMETHING HARMFUL TO A CHILD, OBVIOUSLY AS A SOCIETY WE'LL WANT TO PROTECT THAT CHILD.))
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VO-NAT
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Opponents say the wording is simply too vague.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: WE WILL OPEN THE DOOR FOR PARENT LAWSUITS AGAINST IMMUNIZATION LAWS, AGAINST SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, AGAINST THE NEW STANDARDS OF LEARNING, EVEN MOST IMPORTANTLY AGAINST CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES. ALL THOSE TIMES WE'VE HAD TO GO IN AND TAKE A CHILD THAT'S BEING BEAT UP, THAT'S BEING SEXUALLY ABUSED AND YANK 'EM OUT OF THAT ABUSIVE HOUSEHOLD.))
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VO-NAT


A tense procedural fight broke out in the Senate today, just over when the parents rights bill would be considered.
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Danville-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A gunshot wound to the chest is apparently what killed a teenager last night in Danville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Last Night;


19- year old Derrick Lavar Crawford was shot once in the chest at an apartment on Ferry Road.
Police were notified after someone reported hearing gunshots in the area.
Crawford was from Pennsylvania but was staying with a cousin while job hunting.
Authorities say two men were seen running from the area, but they do not have any suspects.
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This is Danville's second murder in less than two weeks.
Authorities are still looking for the person who shot and killed 40- year old Johnny Alphonso Motley.
The Danville man was murdered on Keen Street.
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Green


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=Valery Green


Valery Green says she's being "DOGGED."
This afternoon, the breeder had all of her animals taken away from her... after witnesses testified she mistreated her dogs and cats.
Scott Prince has the story.
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IN Q=Valery Green
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SUPER=01-Steve Lynch/Animal Control Officer;
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Valery Green is out of business.
The Franklin County breeder was forced to surrender her 100 or so animals to the Humane society... after a judge decided she was not equipped to handle them.
Prosecution witnesses testified that her dogs and cats were not kept after, and that Green had mistreated them.
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((STEVE LYNCH/ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER: FECES WAS EVERYWHERE AND THERE WAS NO FOOD OR WATER. ))
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Green had plenty to say throughout the three hour hearing.
She was consistently whispering at the defendant's table... and at one point her attorney told her to shut up.
Then as she testified in her own defense she left the witness stand to retrieve some papers.
All the while she continued her testimony.
After about a half hour, Green admitted that she had too many animals.
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((VALERY GREEN/EMBATTLED BREEDER: I HAD TOO MANY BABIES. IT WAS A LABOR OF LOVE ))
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Immediately after the decision was made to take the animals away... Green filed an appeal.
That means the Humane Society can not put any of the animals up for adoption until that appeal is heard.
Green is expected to be in Franklin County CIRCUIT court in two weeks... where she'll face criminal animal cruelty charges.
Scott Prince, News-7, Franklin County.

Aware


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence


Women in central Virginia have a new weapon against domestic violence... a new way to summon help.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Today, local officials and representatives of the A- D- T Corporation announced the AWARE program.
Security systems and emergency pendants allow battered and abused women to send silent alarms if they believe they are in imminent danger.
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SOT 09:23
IN Q=Virtually every bank

((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: VIRTUALLY EVERY BANK IN THIS COMMUNITY HAS AN ALARM SYSTEM. MANY STORES HAVE ALARM SYSTEMS. JUDGES HAVE ALARM SYSTEMS IN THEIR CHAMBERS, BUT THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS THAT MOST OF THE HOMICIDES THAT OCCUR DO NOT INVOLVE BANK EMPLOYEES, STORE EMPLOYEES, DON'T INVOLVED JUDGES. THEY INVOLVE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.))
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OUT Q=domestic violence.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Domestic Violence


A-D-T provides the service free of charge.
The Y-W-C-A Domestic Violence Prevention Center will select the women in Lynchburg and Campbell County who will participate in the latest AWARE program.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Still to come on News 7 at Six-- a surprising distinction for Governor George Allen, one not really in keeping with his tough law and order image.
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and an old motel has a second life as a place of learning. We'll check in at Breckbill Bible College.
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Allen-Pardons


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-99
GRAPHIC=George Allen


The governor who led Virginia to abolish parole is in another way the most forgiving guy in recent memory.
Governor George Allen has set a late 20th century record for granting full pardons to prisoners.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( When George Allen pardoned a Newport News man falsely accused of rape last week, he set a modern record.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I THINK ACTUALLY HAVING AN ANALYSIS OF THE MOST VERSUS OTHER GOVERNORS. THERE'S CERTAIN EVIDENCE THAT WAS PRESENTED TO ME IN EACH OF THESE CASES THAT PREVIOUSLY GOVERNORS DIDN'T HAVE. IN PARTICULAR DNA EVIDENCE.))
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That's true for 2 of Allen's five full pardons.
In a News 7 analysis of the last two decades, Doug Wilder granted four, Jerry Baliles two, Chuck Robb zero, and John Dalton three.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: IT DOES SURPRISE ME. BUT IT POINTS OUT AGAIN THAT AS WE GET TOUGHER AND TOUGHER ON CRIME -- WE'RE APPROACHING 30- THOUSAND PEOPLE LOCKED UP IN VIRGINIA'S PRISONS -- WE ALWAYS HAVE TO KEEP AN OPEN MIND ON NEW EVIDENCE THAT MAY EXONERATE SOME PEOPLE.))
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SOT WEDNESDAY 01:50:36

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM: I'M NOT GOING TO CRITICIZE THE GOVERNOR FOR DOING WHAT HE THINKS IS RIGHT, AND WHAT I THINK IS RIGHT TOO. SO, SURE THERE'S AN IRONY THERE, BUT IT'S A HAPPY IRONY.))
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: AND IF I THOUGHT IN MY HEART AND IN MY MIND THAT SOMEONE IS INNOCENT, AND JUST SAY "OH WELL, THAT'S TOO BAD, I'M JUST GONNA LEAVE THIS PERSON INCARCERATED." I WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO SLEEP WELL AT NIGHT. ON THE OTHER HAND, IF I WAS RELEASING SOMEONE WHO I HAD A QUESTION, I'M NOT SURE ONE WAY OR THE OTHER, I WOULDN'T FEEL GOOD EITHER. IT'S PROBABLY HARD FOR PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND HOW MUCH TIME GOES INTO ANALYZING ALL OF THESE CASES.))
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Allen has also commuted one death sentence to life in prison.
And he's the only governor in recent history to grant medical pardons --all four of those for AIDS patients sent home to die.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
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Stallins


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Penny Stallins


A judge in Fincastle today ordered Penny Stallins to serve SIX MONTHS in jail.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fincastle


The former golf pro and phys ed teacher from Salem got caught buying a couple of ounces of cocaine from an informant.
It came out in court today that she'd been using coke and helping others get it for ten years- -long before she quit teaching.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Penny Stallins


Stallins cited her disability as a reason she should not go to jail.
Prosecutor Joel Branscom acknowledged Stallins is "genuinely remorseful," but he pointed out she used her disability check from the state to pay for the drugs.
In addition to the six-month jail term, Judge George Honts ordered her to pay a 5-thousand dollar fine and the County confiscated her 1987 Pontiac.

Whooping-Cough


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#596-06
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal

Health officials say the number of cases of whooping cough in Virginia in 1996 was the highest in 26 years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Officials say 102 cases of the children's disease were reported last year, compared with 31 cases in 1995.
The majority of cases occurred last fall.
Whooping is transmitted by sneezing and coughing.
It resembles a cold in its early stages.
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Talent=Keith
SS=Virginia State Seal

State Health officials are advising parents to make sure their children's vaccination schedule is up to date. There is no vaccine against whooping cough for adults.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Dow hovered above the 69 hundred mark for a short time today before plunging 94 points in the final hour of trading.
The drop was triggered by a jump in interest rates.
NASDAQ lost nine points.
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Breckbill-College


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=None


Bibles have long held a place in motel rooms, but an old motel in Wythe County is TEACHING the Gospel.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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IN Q=Just off the Graham Forge
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SUPER=01-Rodney Clements/Breckbill Junior; :26
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Cooke/Breckbill President; :51
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OUT Q=News 7 Wythe County.

(( Just off the Graham Forge exit of I-81 you'll find Breckbill Bible College, formerly the Gateway Motel.
A division of the Evangelical Methodist Church of America, the school operated in Pennsylvania for 40 years before moving to Wythe County last summer.
SOT 8:39:43

((CAMILA COMEAUX/BRECKBILL SOPHOMORE: THE MOVE HAS BEEN GOOD, THE SCHOOL SEEMS TO BE COMING ALONG REAL GOOD AND IT'S JUST EXCITING BEING HERE. I LIKE IT DOWN HERE. ))
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((RODNEY CLEMENTS/BRECKBILL JUNIOR: IT'S A NICE AREA, BETTER FACILITIES AND FOUND A NICE COMMUNITY AND GOOD JOBS. AND THE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN REALLY FRIENDLY HERE.))
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Breckbill students are training for ministerial or Christian teaching positions.
Classes are currently held in a dining room, but the renovation of a maintenance building into a new classroom and chapel is nearly complete.
The school accepts students from all denominations, as long as they're willing to abide by its Christian teaching.
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((DR. ROBERT COOKE/BRECKBILL PRESIDENT: WE BELIEVE IN THE GREAT FUNDAMENTAL DOCTRINES OF CHRISTIANITY AND WE MAKE NO RESERVE OR APOLOGY FOR THEM. BUT WE'RE WILLING TO TEACH ANYONE IN THE HOPE THAT THEY'LL COME TO A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE TRUTH. ))
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The 13 students who moved with the school live on campus in what used to be the motel rooms.
The school hopes to attract local residential AND commuter students for the fall semester. suAs the student body grows so will the campus. The school is already planning a new multi-purpose building with a gymnasium and cafeteria. Tracy Altizer, News 7 Wythe County.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, President Clinton and Reggie White talk about Dennis Rodman and the benefits of spanking children, Steve Mason has tonight's edition of Roundhouse wrapup.
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And a southwest Virginia man tries to win tickets to the Super Bowl for life.
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S-Clinton


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-4
GRAPHIC=RODMAN


Each and every one of us has shaken our head since Dennis Rodman kicked a cameraman last week, and many of us have even offered opinion of the man that to put it mildly are not worth repeating.
This afternoon President Clinton offered his thoughts on the suspended Bulls star.
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S-Reggie


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-4
GRAPHIC=SUPER BOWL


If the President can talk about Rodman, then Reggie White should be able to talk about say... the merits of spanking children.
Sound crazy?
Not if you were at today's Packers newsconference when the ordained minister was asked about football's violent nature.
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((REGGIE WHITE/PACKERS DEFENSIVE END:))
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S-Coke


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-22
GRAPHIC=super bowl


While Reggie was cracking the whip, a southwest Virginia native was trying to win Super Bowl tickets for life.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA; :00


Glade Spring resident Harold Lester, who is a student at Emory and Henry rubbed shoulders with Franco Harris and Joe Namath today.
Lester was one of six nationwide finalists in Coke's Red zone contest.
He beat out over one million others to win tickets to this year's game, but he had to walk through the correct turnstile to win tickets for life.
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((HAROLD LESTER/EMORY & HENRY STUDENT:))
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VO-NAT con't


He failed to open the right turnstile, but still has a lifetime worth of memories from living high on the hog and free of charge in the Big easy this week.
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S-Johnson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Bob Johnson


Emory & Henry head basketball coach Bob Johnson has been suspended from his coaching duties while a committee examines complaints related to the recent departure of five players from the basketball team.
WDBJ sports spoke with a member of the team today who said the players quit the team because they believe the veteran coach is showing favoritism to his son Casey, also a member of the team.
The players says their decision to leave had nothing to do with Johnson's coaching style.

S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-97
GRAPHIC=Express/Raleigh


The Express will try and end a three game skid tomorrow night against Raleigh at the Roanoke Civic Center. Steve Mason gets us up to date with another addition of Roundhouse Wrap up.
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((FRANK ANZALONE:))
((Anzalone is pleased with most of his veterans. Through 38 ECHL games, Dave Gagnon is second in minutes played, 2nd in saves and tied for 2nd in wins.

A victory friday earns Gagnon a tie for the franchise record for career wins with 37, a mark equaled by Daniel Berthiaume.
Ilya Dubkov has the franchise record for career points, had a 16 game consecutive scoring streak and is the team's 2nd leading scorer with 44 points,
Jeff Jablonski scored in Tuesday's ECHL all star game in Charlotte. After the game, he drove back to Roanoke and arrived home at 6am and THEN, practiced with the team, sending a message on changes needed to end a three game losing streak. ((JEFF JABLONSKI:)) The new affiliations with Calgary and Manitoba received high mid season marks. ((FRANK:)) ((JEFF COWAN:ASSIGNED BY CALGARY))
As we dive into the second half of the season; who do the players feel will be the team to beat? ((BOBBY BROWN:))
One other note before the standings, Anzalone's latest motivational tactic? a picture of the Kelly Cup. now the standings through today.)) ((STEVE MASON:))
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S-Wreck


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-35
GRAPHIC=indy500


Last Year's Indy 500 runner-up was involved in a scary crash today during a practice run in Florida.
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SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :00

Davy Jones crashed at the Disney World Speedway during a practice lap and was knocked unconscious.
He was taken to a hospital with head injuries.
But his condition has ben upgraded from critical to serious and his vital signs are now stable.
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S-Clemson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=ACC


The ACC game of the week is set for tonight in Clemson, South Carolina pinnacle page-- as second ranked Clemson hosts fourth ranked Wake Forest at a sold out Littlejohn Coliseum.
You can't get a ticket, but Your Hometown Station has a front row seat for you tonight at eight.
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jmo- edit 95-38 (New London)
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Parents are taking their case to the Bedford County School Board tonight.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon says the issue is crowded classrooms.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Parents from the Forest area say the situation is particularly bad for grade school kids.
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VO-NAT


The P-T-A Coalition says the delay in building a new elementary school and the fast growth in the county is causing overcrowding in six schools. The Coalition has been fighting for a new school for three years and with new industries coming to the area...parents say now is the time to act.
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Talent=Jean Full/Newsroom


We'll have the story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith?
Talent=Keith


And for the region's first TEN o'clock newscast, Take Prime Time Board Fullscreen tune in to News-7 Prime Time on W-E-F-C.
It's on Channel 12 "over the air," and on a lot of cable systems. For example we're on Cable Channel 9 in Bedford. And don't forget to tune in to News 7 at 11, right here on W-D-B-J. Talent=Keith