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Next on News 7 at Five-
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A guilty verdict against a Virginia Tech Football player.
Plus a tractor trailer loses its brakes as it speeds across busy route 220 near Walmart.
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Wx-Heads
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Clouds will be pushing in overnight, bringing us a chance of showers by late tomorrow. I'll have your complete forecast.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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Women in their 40's may be making more annual trips to the doctor--
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Tighter recommendations on mammograms this week, aimed at saving lives and simplifying confusion over breast cancer prevention.
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After three dismissals, the state wins a GUILTY verdict against one of the Virginia Tech football players charged in a campus brawl.
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5-Tech-Brawl


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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TAPE#597-05
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Tyron Edmond was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in the beating of another student.
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After the incident, Edmond admitted he hit Jonathan Nelson.
The victim- identified Edmond as one of the people in a mob who landed a punch.
But Edmond now says he was really only protecting HIMSELF after someone else struck Nelson.
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((TYRON EDMOND: AND AS HE WAS FALLING BACK, AS HE FELL BACK I NUDGED HIM LIKE THAT AND GOT HIM OFF OF ME. ))
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Montgomery Circuit judge Ray Grubbs did not buy it, and ordered Edmond to serve two days of a 30 day jail sentence.
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((DUTTON OLINGER/EDMOND'S LAWYER: WITH THAT TYPE OF SENTENCE ONE DAY KILLS TWO. SO HE'LL HAVE 24 HOURS THAT HE'LL HAVE TO SERVE. ))
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The judge has dismissed charges against three other players charged in the fight. Four more are awaiting trial.

5-Tractor-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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A delivery truck that lost its brakes going down a hill caused a serious accident in Roanoke this afternoon.
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It happened near Hunting Hills Plaza on route 220 in Roanoke.
The truck lost its brakes going down a steep cross street leading into the plaza.
It made it through the busy intersection, then sideswiped two cars and landed on top of another.
The truck driver swerved and tried to avoid hitting any cars, but his luck ran out after crossing route 220.
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((RICHARD SPENCER/TRUCK DRIVER: OH YEAH IT COULDA BEEN WORSE THOUGH. SCARED THE HELL OUT OF ME.))
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Several of the people in the cars that were hit suffered injuries.
None of the injuries appear to be life threatening.
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5-Gilmore-Beyer


ANCHOR=Jean
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The war over tobacco is so far the most interesting spat of the budding Virginia Governor's race.
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Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer today accused Attorney General Jim Gilmore of "blessing" illegal cigarette sales to children by fighting FDA regulations in court.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: TO FIGHT THE BEST NATIONAL ATTEMPTS TO KEEP TOBACCO FROM KIDS IS ESSENTIALLY TO BLESS THE SELLING OF TOBACCO TO KIDS. IT'S TO DRAW BACK INTO A SITUATION IN VIRGINIA WHERE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE IN VIRGINIA WE'VE NEVER EVEN HAD A CONVICTION FOR SELLING TOBACCO TO KIDS.))
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A spokesman for Republican Jim Gilmore called Beyer's remarks "the most ridiculous thing" he'd ever heard.
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Gilmore's made efforts to strengthen Virginia's laws against children buying cigarettes.
But he says he still has NO intention of withdrawing Virginia's "friend of the court" brief against the FDA regulations.
He says tobacco is too important to Virginia's economy.
The candidates are in agreement, however, that Virginia should NOT sue any tobacco companies over the health- related costs of smoking.

5-Richards


ANCHOR=Jean
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Former Texas Governor Ann Richards says a lack of money and security are factors preventing many women from running for public office.
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The politician governor spoke to reporters about her speech tonight at Roanoke College called--"The Path Ahead for Women in Public Service."
Richards says doors are open for women, if they're not afraid to take the plunge.
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((ANN RICHARDS/FORMER TEXAS GOVERNOR: WOMEN SHOULD GET OVER THE BUSINESS OF ALWAYS BEING THE GIVERS AND THE CARETAKERS- WOMEN HAVE GOT TO ACCEPT THE FACT THAT MAKING A LIVING, PUTTING MONEY IN THE BANK, BECOMING FINANCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY SECURE, SHOULD BE THEIR NUMBER-ONE GOAL.))
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Richards was governor of the Lonestar State from 19-90 through 19-94.
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A Virginia Tech student dies-- after apparently jumping from the stands in Lane Stadium.
The story next on NEWS-7 at FIVE...
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and a little later...the Harrison Musuem of African American Culture welcomes spacious digs for its growing collection.
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Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- what women should know as the ongoing debate over age and mammogram screening continues.
Plus-- study into a new method in detecting breast cancer-- using lasers. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- some of the best figure skaters are on the ice in Roanoke.
ANCHOR=Connie


Plus the Two Minute ticker, when we come back. cc sponsor

5-suicide


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An 18-year old Virginia Tech student apparently committed suicide by leaping off the stands at Lane Stadium.
Police discovered the body this morning of Douglas Steven Ainey-- a freshman from Exton, Pennsylvania.
The Medical Examiner says Ainey sustained multiple injuries.... Virginia Tech officials say Ainey jumped from the east-side stands of the stadium.

5-Gore-Beijing


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Vice President Al Gore arrived in Beijing today.
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He is the highest level U-S official to visit China since the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989.
Gore's four day trip is expected to open a new era of cooperation between Washington and Beijing.
China and the U-S have seen "up and down" political and trade ties over recent years.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The Vice President is promoting an environmental agenda during his visit.
While in Tokyo, Gore laid the groundwork for an environmental conference in Kyoto next December.

5-AIDS-Protest


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Protestors took to the streets outside the New York Stock exchange-
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They're marching against the high price of AIDS drugs.
Protestors blew whistles, beat drums, carried signs and chanted as they marched down Broadway.
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((EDWARD ZOLD/ACT-UP: THE PURPOSE OF THIS MARCH IS TO SHOW THE AMERICAN PUBLIC THAT THEY'RE GETTING RIPPED OFF BY THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AND TO SHOW THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY WE WON'T ALLOW BUSINESS AS USUAL WHILE THEY MAKE MONEY ON THE BACKS OF PEOPLE WITH AIDS.))
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Today's rally marks the tenth anniversary of ACT-UP. That's the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power.
Some 55 protesters were arrested after they sat down in the street and blocked traffic.
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Kristi Yamaguchi, Ekaterina Gordeava along with Torvill and Dean are spending the evening in Roanoke...that's where we find Andrew Freiden.
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5-ice-show


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Some of the biggest stars in figure skating have converged on the Roanoke Civic Center this evening....for the Discover Stars on ice Tour.
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Andrew Freiden is at the rink checking out the preparations.
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SUPER=01-Elena Bechke/1992 Olympic Silver Medalist;
SUPER=01-Denis Petrov/1992 Olympic Silver Medalist;
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In tonight's Ticker-- the ODAC names its new commissioner...Mike Stevens is on top of the story.
ANCHOR=Connie


An estimated 35- million men in this country face baldness--
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Toda, new hope in treating the condition-- in the form of a drug.
But it's not a miracle cure.
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((IT'S NOT A LOT OF HAIR. WHAT I SAY TO PATIENTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE IT. YOU CAN GET A SINGLE, A DOUBLE. YOU DON'T GET A TRIPLE AND YOU DON'T GET A HOMERUN. BUT YOU DO GET MORE HAIR. ))
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5-Breast-Cancer


ANCHOR=Connie
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The American Cancer Society is revising its recommendations on when women should get mammograms.
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The new guideline deals specifically with women between the ages of 40 and 50...and urges ANNUAL exams instead of every two years or so.
A debate over mammography has been raging since January when a federal panel said women in that age bracket should make their own decision on when to be screened.
And almost all health professionals agree women OVER the age of 50 should get mammograms every year.
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5-Mammograms


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
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Meanwhile, local physicians are afraid conflicting recommendations might confuse women.
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Dr. Alan Henry at the Breast Care Center of the Blue Ridge is a strong advocate of YEARLY testing.
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He says aggressive use of mammography is now reducing the mortality rate of women with breast cancer.
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((DR. ALAN HENRY/BREAST CARE CENTER OF THE BLUE BRIDGE: MOST PEOPLE THAT DEAL IN BREAST DISEASE ON A REGULAR BASIS... CLINICAL BASIS... DAY TO DAY ARE QUITE CONVINCED BASED ON BOTH OF THE RESEARCH DATA AND THEIR OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH THEIR PATIENTS THAT MAMMOGRAPHY DONE YEARLY IN THIS AGE GROUP PARTICULARLY, IS VERY EFFECTIVE AND VERY IMPORTANT. ))
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The American Cancer Society says the changed recommendation is aimed at saving lives.
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ANCHOR=connie
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It hopes the National Cancer Institute will follow in its footsteps this week-- and recommend yearly mammograms for women in their forties.

5-Laser


ANCHOR=Connie
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There's now a clinical trial underway-- evaluating a new kind of breast screening-- LASER mammography.
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Traditional mammography uses x-rays to produce an image of the breast.
Laser Mammography uses lasers to scan for abnormalities.
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((DR. DONNA GALLAGHER/RADIOLOGIST: I THINK WOMEN ARE GOING TO BE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THE MACHINE BECAUSE THERE'S NO COMPRESSION, AND THERE'S NO RADIATION.))
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The trials are determining if laser mammography can reveal if a lump is cancer or if it's benign.
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((RICHARD GRABLE/IMAGING DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS: WE'RE STILL LEARNING HOW TO INTERPRET THESE IMAGES, THIS IS A DEVELOPING TECHNIQUE BUT THUS FAR THERE IS A VERY DEFINITE PATTERN OF WHAT TO LOOK FOR AND HOW TO INTERPRET IT.))
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Laser mammography is just one of many techniques now being investigated to improve breast cancer detection.
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5-Balding


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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There could soon be a new treatment for balding.
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It comes in the form of a drug called Finasteride-- or Proscar-- manufacturer Merck will call "Propecia"-- (Pro-Pea-Sea-Uh).
It works by suppressing the hormone that shrinks hair follicles.
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((ANDREW BALDELLI/CLINICAL TRIAL PATIENT: IT'S ASTONISHING. ABSOLUTELY ASTONISHING. IT'S UNBELIEVABLE, YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY ELATED. YOU FEEL LIKE MAYBE YOU REGAINED YOUR YOUTH OR WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT. THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT IT IS. IT'S A GREAT FEELING. ))
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The drug is already on the market in higher doses--- for the treatment of

enlarged prostate glands... but, there are some risks.
A small percentage of men experienced sexual dysfunction.
And some dermatologists worry about long-term effects on younger patients.
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((DR. DENNIS GROSS/NYU DERMATOLOGISTS: WHEN IT WAS PRESCRIBED FOR PROSTATE PROBLEMS-- AS IT IS NOW, THAT'S GENERALLY SPEAKING, OLDER POPULATION. NOW WE'RE TALKING ABOUT GIVING IT TO MEN IN THEIR 20'S, 30'S, AND 40'S. IT SEEMS TO BE SAFE, BUT THE QUESTION IS, IN THE LONG-RUN WILL THEIR BE SIDE EFFECTS THAT OCCUR AND ARE THERE ANY OTHER MEDICATIONS THAT MAY INTERACT ADVERSELY WITH PROSCAR. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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While there are some 20 million WOMEN facing baldness in the U-S , it's still not known if this treatment works for females-- because the studies so far haven't involved them.
But there's a very clear warning for pregnant women, don't use the drug because there's a serious risk of birth defects.
2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- and time for a new commissioner of the ODAC...
ANCHOR=Connie


So what does that mean for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference? Mike Stevens joins us with some answers.

S5-ODAC


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Good evening everybody and welcome to your Monday.
Let's get started this afternoon with news of some upward mobility for
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a staff member in Division Three athletics.
This afternoon, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference named Brad Bankston the league's new commissioner.
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Bankston has worked with the ODAC in several capacities since 1992 and, he has been the league's assistant commissioner since 1995.
He replaces Dan Wooldridge, who is retiring in June.
And at 27, Bankston brings more than youth to the job.
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The changing of the guard will officially take place at the end of the current academic year. Wooldridge is also serving as a consultant for the conference for a year.

S5-Stuff


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The ODAC and the City of Salem just finished hosting the Division Three final four over the weekend, and now it's time for the Division one final four to take center stage in Indianapolis.
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Your Hometown station again has a front row seat for the national semi-finals this Saturday.
The pregame show starts at four, with the Carolina and Arizona tipping things
off at 5:42 and Kentucky-Minnesota following around 8.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Footballs are also in the air these days at college campuses around the state.
The Virginia Tech Hokies began their first week of Spring workouts this afternoon.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Steve Mason will have much more on the Spring practice coming your way tonight at 6.
Have a nice Monday night everybody. take a break

5-Harrison-Museum


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=JoeD
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In the past, a lack of storage space has forced the Harrison Museum of African American Culture to turn away some artifacts... But no longer.
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A ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon opened a new museum annex on Rutherford Avenue.
Public and private grants paid for the construction. Central Fidelity Bank donated the lot.
The new building provides a climate- controlled space to store the museum's collection.
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((ALETHA BOLDEN/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: ANY TYPE OF MEMORABILIA THAT'S DATED, AS WELL AS WOODEN ARTIFACTS NEED TO BE IN A QUALITY CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE WHERE THE HUMIDITY IS WATCHED AND SO FORTH. SO WE'LL DEFINITELY HAVE THAT AVAILABLE.))
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The new building still requires shelving and other equipment.
Museum officials hope to enlist volunteer labor, and additional contributions to complete the project.

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Tonight at six-- They've been telling the story of Bedford County's history for nearly 20-years, and now museum officials would like to add another chapter.
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Keith Humphry is here to tell us more about that.
ANCHOR=Keith
Jean, over the next few months,SUPER=@Keith1;

the Bedford Museum is going to start an ambitious fund- raising drive to raise
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money to open up the top floor of its three- story building in order to display hundreds of items relating to the city and county's history.
And they want to add an elevator to help some of their more elderly visitors make it to the top floor to see those exhibits.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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It's all going to cost about a quarter million dollars.
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We'll have more on that story tonight on News7 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. Have a nice evening, Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean