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((
TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... SALEM DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH SAYS THERE'S NEVER BEEN A PROBLEM WITH THE VIRGINIA LAW ALLOWING MARIJUANA FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES-- SO WHY CHANGE IT NOW?
POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS IN A BANK ROBBERY-- WHO KILLED A TELLER AND ESCAPED BY RUNNING THROUGH A CIVIL WAR CEMETARY. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Thursday January 30th- our Top Story
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VO-NAT


The woman accused of killing a Virginia Tech student while driving drunk is charged.
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P-Williams


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-6
GRAPHIC=N7PT


Good Evening--you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=legal scales


Virginia Tech police have now filed involuntary manslaughter charges.
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VO-NAT


20 year- old Dan Kelly and his friend were walking on Southgate Drive when they were hit from behind.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/January 11;


Police say the two were walking on the edge of the road, just to the right of the white line.
Evelyn Williams was charged with driving under the influence, but refused a breath test and field sobriety tests.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=HOLD


Tech police chief Mike Jones says blood tests taken six hours later revealed a blood alcohol level of point-oh-four, well below the legal limit of point-oh-eight.
But Jones believes a forensic formula for calculating what the level would have been hours earlier will prove Williams was legally intoxicated. roll open

p-Helms


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-110
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/May 1996


Teenage killer Tommy Helms will serve his time in an adult prison.
The 17-year-old was sentenced to life plus 23 years today, for the murder of Lavina Scales.
Helms confessed to shooting and killing the 15-year-old girl in 1995, along a roadside in the Bassett area.
The prosecution and defense agreed that Helms should start his sentence in a juvenile detention center.
But the judge ruled Helms should serve his entire sentence in the state prison system.
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P-Benton


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=Khu
TAPE#96-101
GRAPHIC=Michael Benton


Somebody may have made some racial remarks around the time Larry Edward Donahue was shot and killed in Roanoke last September.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


But there was no clear indication at today's preliminary hearing that the murder itself was racially- motivated.
The judge certified charges against Michael Shrawn Benton.
Benton's attorney said others may have made racial remarks; but not Mike.
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SOT 10:24:45
IN Q=There had been

((DARREN HALEY/BENTON'S ATTORNEY: THERE HAD BEEN PREVIOUS ACCOUNTS OF RACIAL TENSION IN THAT AREA. HOWEVER, IF IN FACT THIS IS A MURDER THAT I WILL TO HAVE TO DEFEND, I DO NOT THINK I WILL HAVE TO DEFEND IT BASED ON ANY KIND OF RACE VIOLENCE WHATSOEVER. ))
SUPER=01-Darren Haley/Benton's Attorney
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=whatsoever.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


A 15-year old witness to the murder on Chapman Avenue testified she heard SOMEBODY say:--quote-- "We don't have no love for whities."
The judge ordered the camera turned off during the testimony of the under-age witness.
She said she heard Benton say "something about killing someone," and she says she saw him fire the first shot.
Donahue was shot in the back of the head.

P-rICHMOND-Robbery


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=BANK ROBBERY


A teller was killed and three others injured during a bank holdup in Richmond today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond


It happened at a NationsBank branch on the east end of the city about nine this morning.
Police say two men opened fire as they entered the bank, took an undisclosed amount of money, and then ran out...at one point exchanging gunfire with a police officer.
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SOT
IN Q=One was carrying

((BRENDA HUGHES/RICHMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT: ONE WAS CARRYING AN M 16 RIFLE. HE'S A BLACK MALE, ABOUT 6 FEET TALL, AGE 20 TO 27. HE'S WEARING A BLACK SKULL CAP, BLACK THREE-QUARTER LENGTH COAT AND BLUE JEANS. THE SECOND INDIVIDUAL THAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR RIGHT NOW WAS ALSO ARMED, CARRYING A SHOTGUN.))
SUPER=01-Brenda Hughes/Richmond Police Department;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=carrying a shotgun.
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VO-NAT


The robbers ran into a nearby cemetery and drove off in a gray car.
They're still at large.
Two of the victims were bank employees.
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P-Marijuana


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-01
GRAPHIC=session 97


Most members of Virginia's House of Delegates scoffed at reports that marijuana DOES have some legitimate medical uses.
But NOT Salem Republican Morgan Griffith.
Today the House voted 86 to 13 to overturn a law it passed 18 years ago allowing the medicinal use of marijuana.
Ellen Qualls has the story from Richmond.
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IN Q=He was
SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Manassas; :00
SUPER=03-Richmond; :17
SUPER=01-Del. Bob McDonnell/(R) Virginia Beach; :20
SUPER=@Griffith; :51
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:14
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((
SOT FRED TAPE 12:28:06

((DEL. BOB MARSHALL: HE WAS UNAWARE THAT THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION...ALL REJECT THE CLAIM THAT SMOKED MARIJUANA HAS ANY DEMONSTRATED MEDICAL UTILITY.))
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Supporters of the ban say there's a legal synthetic substitute for medicinal use.
SOT 12:32:19 FRED TAPE

((DEL. BOB MCDONNELL/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: USE OF THAT INGESTIBLE TABLET WILL ACCOMPLISH THE SAME MEDICAL EFFECTS AS SMOKED MARIJUANA.))
RUNS=:08


But an AIDS patient in the Richmond area, who asked that he NOT be identified, says he follows his Marinol with illegally acquired marijuana -- since even under the current law, NO pharmacies are licensed to prescribe marijuana.
SOT 15:14:40 GRAY TAPE #3

((THESE ARE THE PILLS THAT ARE EIGHT DOLLARS APIECE.))
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SOT 15:14:47 GRAY TAPE #3

((BUT AS I SAY THESE USUALLY JUST STAY IN THE REFRIGERATOR, CAUSE THEY'RE NOT EFFECTIVE.))
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Salem Republican Morgan Griffith spoke out against the ban on marijuana... after polling his constituents.
SOT FRED TAPE 12:20:04

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/D-SALEM: AND THE SAME CONSERVATIVE DISTRICT THAT WANTS PARENTAL NOTIFICATION 77- PERCENT, DOES NOT WANT GUN CONTROL, I THINK IT'S ABOUT 96- PERCENT DOES NOT WANT SAME SEX MARRIAGES RECOGNIZED IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, TOLD ME IN THEIR RESPONSES BY 63- PERCENT THAT THEY FAVORED MEDICINAL USE OF MARIJUANA.))
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With the debate concerning Virginia's state song, what does the GOvernor think about the tune?
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VO-NAT


And in Texas-- Cranes were brought in to move tons of rubble and aid the search for victims at a mall after a wall collapsed.
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WEFC!!! PAGE 504 MAX 2
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P-abortion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-108
SS=session 97


In other news from the 1997 Session of the General Assembly--
GRAPHIC=Abortion


An effort to ban so-called partial- birth abortions died in a Senate committee today.
We want to warn you-- there is explicit language in this story.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


A nurse who testified before CONGRESS was brought in as the star witness.
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SOT 14:05:43
IN Q=And he

((AND HE SUCTIONED OUT THE BABY'S BRAINS. AND THE BABY WENT LIMP. HE PULLED THE HEAD OUT, CUT THE CORD, AND THE BABY WAS DEAD.))
SOT 13:59:49

((I WILL TELL YOU THAT ANYONE IN MY OPINION WHO PERFORMS THAT, OR PROVIDES AID AND COMFORT TO SOMEONE THAT THEY KNOW PERFORMS THAT, SHOULD BE HUNG FROM THE HIGHEST TREE.))
SUPER=01-Brenda Pratt Shafer/Nurse; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Steve Martin/(R) Chesterfield; :08
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=highest tree.
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VO-NAT


The committee defeated the ban on a 9 to 5 vote.
But abortion rights supporters expect to hear more about it this session.
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SOT 14:01:07
IN Q=This is

((THIS IS A VERY HIGH-PITCHED, EMOTIONAL BATTLE FOR THE ANTI-ABORTION FORCES. THEY LOVE IT. I DON'T KNOW WHY ...LIFE OR HER HEALTH.))
SUPER=01-Karen Raschke/Va. Planned Parenthood;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=her health.
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VO-NAT


If a bill in the House of Delegates is approved, it would have to face the same Senate committee.
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P-State-Song


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=State Song


Legislators continue debating dumping the state song, now Governor George Allen is taking matters into his own hands.
He's picked a new anthem to be played at the Southern Governor's Association meeting this fall at the Homestead.
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IN Q=And I was

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: AND I WAS TALKING TO SUSAN LAST NIGHT ))
SUPER=@Allen;
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OUT Q=about Virginia.
TALENT=Connie
SS=HOLD


Nothing wrong with the lyrics to "Shenandoah."
Except most accounts we could find in the Library of Virginia say it's about a white trader's love for an Indian chief's daughter.
The chief's name is Shenandoah -- and the reference to a river is to the MISSOURI river.

P-Donnelley


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=donnelley


The job applications are overflowing for positions at the new R-R Donnelley plant in Roanoke County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The book assembly operation is still under construction, but last week the Virginia Employment Commission held a three day recruitment session.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


THREE- THOUSAND people filled out applications.
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SOT 14:03:48
IN Q=The

((MARJORIE SKIDMORE/VA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION: THE NAME RECOGNITION AND THE PAY, THOSE TWO THINGS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE TO PEOPLE WHO ARE WORKING AT JOBS FULL TIME, PERHAPS NOT MAKING NINE- DOLLARS- AN- HOUR, OR MAYBE MAKING CLOSE TO NINE- DOLLARS- AN- HOUR, BUT JUST ABOUT AT THE TOP OF WHERE THEY EXPECT TO GO.))
SUPER=01-Marjorie Skidmore/VA Employment Commission;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=expect to go.
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VO-NAT


At first Donnelley will hire just 40 people.
But by the end of this year, close to 200 could be working.
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P-Mall-Collapse


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=none


The search continues for victims- at a Houston shopping mall, after a wall collapsed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Houston, TX;


At least three people are dead, six feared missing and seven others were injured when the wall came tumbling down.
It happened an hour before the stores opened- trapping mall workers and possibly people who walk the mall for exercise.
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IN Q=

((SOUNDED LIKE AN EXPLOSION, WHOLE WALL TUMBLED DOWN.) LOOKED LIKE WAVES, LADY IN FRONT OF ME WITH CANE SCREAMING))
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OUT Q=hit by the concrete.
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VO-NAT


Firefighters used electronic sensors and dogs to try and find victims beneath tons of concrete and steel.
The collapsed wall was adjacent to a vacant department store under demolition to make way for a movie theater.
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P-Simpson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-c

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT


Another day deliberating for jurors in the O.J. Simpson civil trial.
So far, the panel has requested video of the crime scene, photo boards, read-backs of testimony and D-N-A evidence.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=simpson


Meantime--Industry experts say O.J. Simpson's homeowner insurance is covering his estimated two million-dollar civil trial.

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ANCHOR=Connie
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Stick around for more News-7 Primetime on WEFC--how does Roanoke rank when it comes to segregated living?
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VO-NAT


And a little later on Primetime Sports-- Steve Mason has the story of a Virginia Tech wrestler who is fighting for a dream.
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WEFC!!!
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P-Roanoke-Housing


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-02
GRAPHIC=nONE


Of all the cities in the Commonwealth, Roanoke was found to be the MOST segregated.
The leader of the N double A- C- P considers the report negative, but is looking for a way to turn it into a positive.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The study used 1990 census data to analyze racial patterns in residential neighborhoods.
Roanoke's rating has improved since 1980, but was still above the national average.
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SOT
IN Q=Where people live

((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: WHERE PEOPLE LIVE SAYS A LOT ABOUT THE NATURE OF THE COMMUNITY. SO, IF IN FACT THIS REPORT IDENTIFIES A KEY PROBLEM AREA AROUND WHERE PEOPLE LIVE, WE MUST NOT BLOW THIS OFF AND WE SHOULD NOT BLOW THIS OFF. WE SHOULD TAKE IT TO INDICATE EXACTLY WHAT IT'S INDICATING, THAT WE HAVE SOME THINGS WE REALLY NEED TO WORK ON.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=we really need to work on.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Charlottesville and Danville made the list of the 15 LEAST- segregated cities in the nation.

P-AEP


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=AEP


Virginia regulators have approved a rate increase for American Electric Power customers.
The rates are already in effect.
It represents an increase to the average residential customer of about a dollar-18- a- month.
A-E-P requested an increase because it spent more on fuel than it expected to because of increased usage.
It's the first increase in A-E-P's "fuel factor" in three years. TOSS TO ROBIN Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Mostly Cloudy/Passing Flurries/26-28/Partly Sunny/And Milder/50-52;
SUPER=331-Cloudy With/Sleet Ending/28-30/Partly Sunny/Wind SW-10/50-54;
SUPER=332-Variable Clouds/Flurries Likely/26-28/Partly Sunny/And Warmer/48-50;
SUPER=333-Variable Clouds/Snow Flurries/24-26/Partly Sunny/Wind SW-15/45-49;
SUPER=334-Mostly Cloudy/Flurries Early/24-28/Sunny Early/Then Cloudy/45-49;
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P-Legionnaires


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=Legionnaires


The ongoing investigation into the outbreak of Legionnaires disease in the New River Valley has turned up seven more cases.
That brings the total to 23, including two people who died.
Officials stress this is NOT a new outbreak, and no one else has gotten sick with the disease since last October.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


At a news conference today, New River Health District Director Jody Hershey outlined a Centers for Disease Control report of its preliminary study.
The report confirms health officials' findings linking the outbreak to a display hot tub at Lowe's in Christiansburg.
The C-D-C is now re-assessing maintenance guidelines for whirlpools and spas.
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P-Stroke


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 597-03
GRAPHIC=STROKE


Strokes can be cured-- since the approval last June of the drug T-P-A.
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VO-NAT


The drug disolves blood clots in the brains of patients suffering the most common type of stroke-- PROVIDED it's given within just three hours of the onset of a stroke.
But fewer than ten-percent of eligible patients are now getting the drug-- partly because many neurologists are afraid to use it.
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SOT 20:24:09
IN Q=This is a

((DR. PATRICK LYDEN/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA: THIS IS A DANGEROUS DRUG, IF YOU DON'T USE THIS DRUG CORRECTLY YOU CAN CAUSE MORE HARM THAN GOOD. SO I THINK DOCTORS HAVE WANTED TO GET THE HANG OF IT SO TO SPEAK. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Patrick Lyden/University of California; :
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=so to speak.
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VO-NAT


Which is why the American Medical Association has launched a campaign to increase the use of T-P-A.
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SOT 20:24:23
IN Q=We are changing

((ZACH HALL/NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH: WE ARE CHANGING FROM A PASSIVE STANCE TO AN ACTIVE AGGRESSIVE TREATMENT FOR STROKE.))
SUPER=01-Zach Hall/National Institutes of Health; :
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=of stroke
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VO-NAT


To do that, the A-M-A says paramedics, hospital emergency rooms and neurologists must begin to treat strokes aggressively, the way they treat heart attacks.
If you suspect someone is suffering a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately.
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P-Colon-Cancer


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-07
GRAPHIC=colon cancer


New guidelines say a quick home test for colorectal cancer could make it easier to check for the nation's second-biggest cancer killer.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The guidelines say simple tests to detect blood in stool samples every year after age 50-- could cut colorectal cancer deaths by a third.
And there are other recommendations.
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SOT 15:43:04
IN Q=First to

((FIRST TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT UNIFORM SCREENING AND SURVEILLANCE GUIDELINES FOR COLON CANCER WITHIN THIS COMMUNITY. SECONDLY TO IDENTIFIY PATIENTS AT SPECIAL RISK, PARTICULARLY THOSE ELEVEN PERCENT OF PATIENTS WHO DEVELOP CANCER UNDER THE AGE OF 50,WHICH IS WHERE THE OLD SCREENING GUIDELINES BEGAN. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. John Allen/University of Minneapolis;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=guidelines began.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


More than 130-thousand cases of colon cancer are diagnosed in this country every year.

P-Diabetes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-04
GRAPHIC=fda


The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that offers many
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :

Type Two diabetics the possibility of reducing -- or even stopping -- their insulin shots.
Rezulin is the first medicine to attack the underlying cause of the most common form of diabetes.
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Tonight's top shots come from the shore of Lake Erie-- and a rescue operation there.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Sandusky, OH; :


Coast Guard helicopters plucked 30 people from two chunks of ice that broke from the shore--
The people were ice-fishing when the ice broke free on the southeast edge of the lake.
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SOT 20:04:19
IN Q=We heard the

((WE HEARD THE ICE BREAK. YOU COULD HEAR A BIG CRACK. AND THEN JUST THAT QUICK IT WAS TOO WIDE TO GET ACROSS. ))
SUPER=
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=get across.
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VO-NAT


All the anglers wanted to be rescued, unlike last week, when some diehard fishermen refused to leave a Canadian lake after a crack in the ice separated them from shore.
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toss to mike

SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-1
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME SPORTS


Tonight on PrimeTime sports, we'll get a Bugel call from the Raiders' new boss, plus women's hoops hilites from Roanoke College, and a profile of a big time wrestler at Tech.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NFL; ;00


But first, checkout these moves today. Kerry Collins is named to the pro bowl as a replacement for Steve Young.
SUPER=03-New York;


Riddick Bowe, the former heavyweight champ joins the Marine Reserves.
SUPER=04-MLB;


And Deion Sanders returns to baseball signing a one year deal with the Reds.
Now the numbers.
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A&T/82///;
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Late Games/;
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OUT Q=....last score."
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SP-Raiders


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-3
GRAPHIC=RAIDERS


The Oakland Raiders named former Redskins assistant Joe Bugel their new head coach tonight.
The Oakland players lobbied for Bugel and so did his former boss Joe Gibbs.
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SOT
IN Q="We expect to win...

((JOE BUGEL/NEW RAIDERS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Joe Bugel/New Raiders Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=...PROFESSIONAL LIFE."
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SP-Hollins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#bb97-3
GRAPHIC=ODAC


Another night of women's ODAC basketball at the Bast Center tonight as Roanoke hosted Hollins.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Hollins vs. Roanoke;:00


Hollins head coach Karen Jenkins Harvey, the former Roanoke star was dead serious about this game.
But so was Suzanne Moore, who follows up last night's career high 25 point performance with this bomb from the corner.
Hollins' Amy Worley did everything she could to keep this game close, scoring 15 points and pulling down 16 rebounds.
SUPER=33-Hollins/35/Roanoke College/64;


But, Jessica Ficarro dishes to Ashley McCallum - the former Byrd star converts and Roanoke wins it 64-to-35. The Lady Maroons are now 14-and-1.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=bob johnson


In one other ODAC note, Emory & Henry men's head basketball coach Bob Johnson who had been suspended with pay, was reinstated today.

Sp-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-25
GRAPHIC=John Detallo


Wrestling is a physical chess game in which a single mistake can determine a match.
Conversely, an excellent can do the opposite as a Tech grappler found out when he transferred from Campbell to Blacksburg.
Steve Mason explains.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00
SUPER=01-John Dattalo/126 & 25 Career Record; :10
SUPER=@Steve1; :23
SUPER=01-Dan Wirnsberger/Virginia Tech Assistant Coach; 1:14
RUNS=1:49
OUT Q=..News 7 sports"
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((John Datallo weighed 200 pounds at the start of the season. He trimmed down to the 167 pound weight class. Why? to win the biggest prize in all of collegiate wrestling. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:))
His last shot will be his best. Dattalo has a new coach in Keith Mourlam, a student of legendary Iowa coach Dan Gable. Former Michigan State all American Dan Wirnsberger, who himself is a NCAA finalist, is Dattalo's training partner. ((DAN:))
Dattalo is ranked 11th in the nation. Last weekend he swept his matches against VMI and Virginia. With a 29 and 5 record, John is just 7 wins away from breaking the Tech single season win mark. ((:))
Datallo can rack up 3 more wins tomorrow against Duke and Old Dominion and then Sunday against N.C. State. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


There's more news--coming up in 30-minutes...Here's what
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dissolve to boards working on for NEWS-7 at 11 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Bedford Schools;


Bedford County supervisors and school officials try to hammer out plans to make more room for students in Forest.
SUPER=77-Finding the Funds


Tonight they worked on ideas on how to pay for two new elementary schools.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

watching NEWS-7 Primetime, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along with that story in half an hour--Thanks for