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Straight ahead on News 7 at Five-
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Marijuana for medical purposes. It's on the books in Virginia but lawmakers may change that.
Bank robbers open fire in Richmond killing one and wounding several others.
Plus a wall collapse at a Houston mall traps people below.
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Wx-Heads
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A coastal storm throws some sleet and snow around but in very small amounts. Looking warmer Friday.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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While we're on the topic of prescription pot...a leading medical group comes out against the government on the issue.
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Plus, Legionnaires's Disease...still a topic of discussion in the New River Valley. We'll explain, on Health Check.
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Virginia legislators grapple with a law already on the books--okaying marijuana for (me-di-cinal) medicinal reasons...
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
This from Richmond-- as a heavy-weight in the medical field has come out in SUPPORT of prescribing marijuana. 2-SHOT
Here's more from Health Check's Connie Stevens.

5-Pot


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The "New England Journal of Medicine" says federal officials are "out of step" with the public on the issue.
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People in California and Arizona voted to let doctors prescribe pot.
Some doctors believe marijuana is useful for relieving certain symptoms of cancer, AIDS and glaucoma.
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((DR. LAWRENCE WHITE/ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL CHIEF OF STAFF: IT'S A USEFUL DRUG IN SOME PATIENTS, BUT NOT BY MEANS IN EVERY PATIENTS, AND I THINK AS SUCH IT SHOULD BE AVAILABLE AND THE DOCTORS SHOULDN'T GO TO JAIL FOR PRESCRIBING IT. ))
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The findings contradict the federal government's stance that there's no proper medical use for marijuana.
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5-Marijuana


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The finding in the journal was ridiculed today in Virginia's House of Delegates.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom with the reaction.
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Connie, with some references to the liberal atmosphere in New England,
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the House voted 86 to 13 to overturn a law it passed 18 years ago allowing the medicinal use of marijuana.
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((
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((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.
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((DEL. BOB MCDONNELL/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: USE OF THAT INGESTIBLE TABLET WILL ACCOMPLISH THE SAME MEDICAL EFFECTS AS SMOKED MARIJUANA.))
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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.
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((THESE ARE THE PILLS THAT ARE EIGHT DOLLARS APIECE.))
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((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.
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((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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The House also today unanimously voted to overturn the medicinal use of heroin it passed in 1988.
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That law's also never been used in Virginia because it required federal approval.
(question: and that's NOT likely to be granted anytime soon.)



5-rICHMOND-Robbery


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Bank robbers shot and killed one person and wounded three others in Richmond today.
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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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((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.))
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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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5-Mall-Collapse


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The search is on for possibly more victims- after a wall collapsed at a Houston shopping mall.
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At least two people were killed and others were injured when the wall came tumbling down.
It happened early this morning an hour before the stores opened- trapping mall workers and possibly seniors who walk the mall for exercise.
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((SOUNDED LIKE AN EXPLOSION, WHOLE WALL TUMBLED DOWN.) LOOKED LIKE WAVES, LADY IN FRONT OF ME WITH CANE SCREAMING))
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Firefighters used electronic sensors and dogs to try and find victims beneath tons of rubble.
The collapsed wall was adjacent to a vacant department store under demolition to make way for a movie theater.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- An update on deliberations in the O-J Simpson trial--
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And news that R-R Donnelley is hiring for its future Roanoke County facility has generated huge interest--
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On Health Check-- new medical guidelines-- on testing at home for colo-rectal cancer.
In addition to making it easier, it could cut the death rate from the disease. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- Patrick Evans is learning how to become a Private Investigator.
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He'll scope it out for us when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Simpson


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It is the second full day of deliberations in the O.J. Simpson trial.
Jurors are asking to see more evidence.
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The panel wants to look at exhibit boards and photographs- They requested a loupe- a special magnifying glass used to look at pictures.
According to a jury note, many exhibits relate to DNA testing on the blood of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
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((LAURIE LEVINSON/LEGAL CONSULTANT: THERE IS SO MUCH IN THIS CASE FOR JURORS TO LOOK AT, TO TOUCH, TO LISTEN TO.))
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Meanwhile sources say the jury has picked a white male in his fifties as the foreman.
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5-Donnelley


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Word about the new R-R Donnelley plant in Roanoke County has apparently spread quickly.
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The book assembly operation remains under construction, but last week the Virginia Employment Commission held a three day recruitment session.
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THREE THOUSAND people filled out applications, shocking the V-E-C's regional director.
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((MARJORIE SKIDMORE/VA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION: IN MY HISTORY WITH THE VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION, WHICH IS ABOUT 27 YEARS, I'VE NEVER BEEN INVOLVED WITH THIS LARGE A RECRUITMENT, AS MANY PEOPLE RESPONDING IN A THREE DAY PERIOD.))
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One reason behind the flood of applications is the pay.
Workers will start at nine-dollars an hour.
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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5-Roanoke-Housing


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A study from the University of Michigan rates Roanoke as the most segregated metropolitan area in Virginia.
Today, the local leader of the N- Double A- C- P said he's troubled by the report, but also hopeful it will lead to a larger discussion of racial issues.
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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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((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.))
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Charlottesville and Danville made the list of the 15 LEAST- segregated cities in the nation.
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What does it take to be a private eye? If you're really interested in learning the tricks of the trade, Patrick has found a class you should investigate.
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5-PRIVATE-EYE


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In the fine tradition of Rockford, Barnaby Jones and Magnum, P.I., you too can be a Private Detective. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans is on the case today as we investigate a school for private investigators.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- Mike tells us about another Panther making the roster of the Pro-Bowl.
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On Health Check-- well tell you about proposed legislation that could eliminate what some call "drive through mastectomies"--
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forcing women out of the hospital within hours of surgery.
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((THERE IS NO WOMAN THAT I HAVE EVER TAKEN CARE OF THAT HAD A RADICAL MASTECTOMY THAT COULD COME OUT OF THE HOSPITAL IN 24 HOURS. ))
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health bump next

5-Legionnaires


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Health officials have confirmed another seven cases of Legionnaires Disease in the New River Valley.
But they stress there is no NEW outbreak.
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The cases were discovered through the ongoing investigation into the outbreak last October.
No one else has actually gotten sick with the illness since then.
The outbreak was traced to a hot tub on display at Lowe's in Christiansburg.
Today the Centers for Disease Control released preliminary findings of the study, which may also prompt new maintenance guidelines for whirlpools and spas.
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The newly- confirmed patients in the New River Valley bring the total to 23, including two who died.

5-Spine-Speed


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The next time you pay a fine for speeding in Virginia, the money could be going toward a good cause.
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A bill before the state Senate would levy an additional fee on
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for research on spinal cord and brain injuries.
The bill was approved today by the Senate Education and Health Committee and sent on to the Senate Finance Committee.
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5-Mastectomies


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A bill to keep women from being forced out of hospitals within hours of undergoing a mastectomy has been introduced in Washington.
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Some lawmakers are calling these ever-shortening hospital stays "drive through mastectomies."
The bill would require insurance plans to allow doctors to determine the length of a hospital stay for a mastectomy patient--
It would also require insurers to cover follow-up care and breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.
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((SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN/(D) CALIFORNIA: NO CIVILIZED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD HAS MASTECTOMY AS AN OUTPATIENT PROCEDURE.)) ((SEN. OLYMPIA SNOWE/(R)ME: AMERICA HAS VAST MEDICAL RESOURCES AND SO IT'S UNACCEPTABLE THAT SOME WOMEN IN AMERICA ARE NOT RECEIVING THE BEST WHEN IT COMES TO A CANCER DIAGNOSIS OR A MASTECTOMY. ))
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The bill is similar to a law passed last year that requires at least a two-day hospital stay for women after they've given birth.
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5-Allergy-Shots


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Allergy shots--for years a commonly used treatment for asthma--may be useless for most children.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found there was no
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difference in symptoms or amount of medical care needed in children who received asthma shots and those who did not.
The study looked only at allergy shots given for asthma and not for other reasons.
Other experts, however, dispute the study's findings.
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5-Colon-Cancer


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New medical guidelines say a quick home test for colorectal cancer could make it easier to check for the nation's second-biggest cancer killer.
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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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((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. ))
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And, you may consider this to be good news.
The measures-- which are endorsed by the American Cancer Society-- say those manual rectal exams doctors offer today aren't worth the time and embarrassment.
2-SHOT-TOSS
ANCHOR=Jean


Turning now to sports--even though the Express was without its starting goalie, the team racked up a big win last night.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens has highlights along with some football news from the N-F-L.

S5-Football


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Welcome to a wet, Thursday ticker everybody.
You might want to get a map out for today's ticker because a number of
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players are on the move including the Carolina Panthers, Kerry Collins.
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This morning Steve Young pulled out of this weekend's Pro Bowl because of sore ribs and Collins was named as his replacement.
Collins led the Panthers to the NFC championship game this year in just his second season in the league.
Dom Capers will coach the NFC team that will now feature 8 Panthers' players.
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The man the Panthers knocked out in the playoffs, Deion Sanders is coming back to baseball.
This afternoon, PrimeTime signed a one year deal with the Reds.
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And Riddick Bowe also signed on the dotted line today.
The former heavyweight champ joined the Marine reserves.
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((RIDDICK BOWE/JOINS THE MARINE RESERVES:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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The Virginia mens' basketball team is on the court tonight at U-hall battling the Richmond Spiders. Highlights for your tonight at 11.

S5-Express


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The Roanoke Express won its third straight game last night by beating the Knoxville Cherokees 5-to-nothing.
Quite an accomplishment when you consider that Knoxville is the second highest scoring team in the league.
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Larry Moberg started in net last night in place of Dave Gagnon who was nursing a sore shoulder.
Roanoke led 3 to nothing after one period then late in the second period Jeff Jablonski fires the shot and it barely crosses the line for the goal and a four to nothing Express lead.
Then late in the second, Chris Lipsett fires the puck from just inside the blue line. It hits Tim Christian in the face and goes in the net.
Folks, it was that kind of night as Roanoke wins it 5-to-nothing.
Moberg was untouchable in net with
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start in a over a month.
As for Gagnon , he may be back in net as soon as tomorrow night.
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((DAVE GAGNON/EXPRESS GOALIE:))
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The Express is in Charlotte tomorrow for a key division game against the Checkers.
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More sports coming up for you at 6, including a look at a Virginia Tech wrestler who is chasing his dream of a national championship.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


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It's a dream for many men- to play in the NFL-
One man will take to the field at halftime for one million dollars.
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26 year old Lance (Alstat) Alstodt will try to kick a field goal at halftime in Sunday's NFL probowl.
Alstat played soccer in college- He's practicing his kick with Pete
(GO-ga-lack)- football's first soccer style kicker.
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((LANCE ALSTODT: AS YOU CAN SEE I'VE BEEN STRIKING THE BALL PRETTY WELL. WHAT I SAY TO MYSELF IS FOCUS, HIT THE SWEET SPOT, WATCH IT GO THROUGH THE UPRIGHTS.))
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Lance got the chance to kick for a million after filling out an application on a candy bar.
He kicks for the cash this Sunday.
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Virginia Tech is not just helping to educate its own students.
It's now turning its attention on Virginia high schools and community colleges.
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Keith Humphry joins us from the newsroom to tell us more about its Outreach Program.
ANCHOR=Keith
Jean, its designed to giveSUPER=@Keith1;

younger students a leg up in the Biotechnology field.
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Tech sends thousands of dollars worth of D- N- A supplies to schools across the state.
We'll be checking in with a class at Lord Botetourt High School to see what the students are learning.
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That's coming up in half an hour on News- 7 at six.
ANCHOR=Jean


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