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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#JJA
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News 7 at Five is next-
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A Company in Roanoke is closing down- we'll tell you how many people will be out of work.
Two little girls kidnapped Friday- are found.
And Former President George Bush is airborne.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Patrick
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Showers will move into tonight, and move out by morning. Look for sunny but windy conditions tomorrow, I'll have all the details.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=CST
TAPE#MED HEADS
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President Clinton says Medicare must be preserved.
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VO-NAT


To pay for it, he suggests cracking down on fraud within the system.
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SOT 13:10:17
IN Q=Medicare fraud

((MEDICARE FRAUD COSTS BILLIONS OF DOLLARS EVERY YEAR. IT AMOUNTS TO A FRAUD TAX THAT FALLS ON ALL OUR TAXPAYERS--BUT MOST HEAVILY ON SENIOR CITIZENS ))
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2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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ANCHOR=Jean
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SOT 05:21:08
IN Q=You know

((STANLEY SMITH/SHOREWOOD TRANSPORT EMPLOYEE: YOU KNOW WE THOUGHT WE HAD A JOB BUT THEN TODAY WE'RE HANDED A LETTER STATING THAT WE'RE CLOSING DOWN MAY 26TH.))
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OUT Q=May 26th.
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VO-NAT


Shorewood Transport of Roanoke is closing, costing 90 jobs.
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5-Shorewood


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-10
GRAPHIC=news-7 at five


Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
Earlier this month News-7 first told you how Shorewood Packaging might close its Roanoke distribution center.
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VO-NAT


Today workers began getting the official word from the company.
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SOT 05:22:21
IN Q=According

((STANLEY SMITH/SHOREWOOD TRANSPORT EMPLOYEE: ACCORDING TO THE LETTER WE GOT TODAY WE WILL HAVE A JOB UNTIL MAY 26TH. And no idea on separation packages? SMITH: NO SIR, NOT YET.))
SUPER=01-Stanley Smith/Shorewood Transport Employee;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=not yet.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Employees estimate the company employs about 90 people in its transport division, everything from truckers to office and mechanical personnel.
Shorewood Transport is owned by Shorewood Packaging, a New York based company which makes compact disk covers.
Workers say Shorewood Packaging has a light manufacturing facility here that will stay in business.
No one from the company's headquarters would comment.
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5-Health-Sciences


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=education


The College of Health Sciences is still holding out some hope for a 700-thousand dollar appropriation from the state.
SS=allen


But a veto by Governor Allen will probably mean another year of tight finances for the Roanoke school.
Double Box=Jean & Joe


Joe Dashiell has more tonight on the governor's decision and the reaction here in Roanoke. Joe, what will this mean for the school?
ANCHOR=JoeD


Jean, while the school's close association with Community Hospital continues, the college is losing its financial support from Carilion Health System.
SUPER=@joe1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke


Officials were hoping for some transitional funding from the state to help fill the gap, but for the second year in row, Governor Allen has thwarted that effort.
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SUPER=01-Harry Nickens/College of Health Sciences President; :
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((College officials weren't surprised by the governor's decision like they were a year ago... but they were equally disappointed.
Local lawmakers will attempt to override the veto, but College President Harry Nickens is realistic about their chances.
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IN Q=We have made some

((HARRY NICKENS/COLLEGE PRESIDENT: WE HAVE MADE SOME REAL FRIENDS STATEWIDE. THE COLLEGE HAS, AND I'M ALWAYS OPTIMISTIC. IT'S VERY DIFFICULT HOWEVER TO GET A TWO-THIRDS VOTE FROM BOTH THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE, BUT WE'RE CERTAINLY GOING TO BE THERE TRYING COME WEDNESDAY APRIL 2ND.))
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LIVE=Joe/Microwave
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


The appropriation was included in the budget as a contingency request, to be honored only in the event of a state surplus.
Governor Allen argued that was "a trick" that amounted to deficit spending.
Double Box=Jean & Joe


Jean, the College of Health Sciences is NOT in danger of closing.
But the failure to win state funding could delay raises for employees who've already gone a year without an increase.

5-AG-Candidates


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


Everyone says he's a front-runner in the state's most crowded race this year.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Two of the four Republicans vying for attorney general in a June primary raced to file petitions with the State Board of Elections today.
Because of the tie, a COIN TOSS will decide whose name goes at the top of the ballot.
Fairfax attorney Gil Davis says northern Virginia voters give him an advantage.
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SOT 12:08:56
IN Q=Fairfax County

((GIL DAVIS/ CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: FAIRFAX COUNTY CAST 86- THOUSAND VOTES IN THE WARNER-MILLER PRIMARY. THE NEXT CLOSEST COUNTY WAS VIRGINIA BEACH WITH 31- THOUSAND. AND AFTER THAT IT WAS HENRICO WITH 23- THOUSAND.))
SUPER=01-Gil Davis/(R) Candidate for Attorney General;
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VO-NAT


Virginia Beach state Senator Ken Stolle (STAH-lee) appears to have the best organized volunteers.
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SOT 11:08:21
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((SEN. KEN STOLLE/(R) CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: I AM PROUD TO BE THE AUTHOR AND PATRON OF IMPORTANT BILLS THAT ARE NOW LAW IN VIRGINIA. THE ABOLITION OF PAROLE, THREE STRIKES YOU'RE OUT, TRUTH-IN-SENTENCING, BIFURCATED TRIALS, MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES FOR DRUG DEALERS, THE COMMONWEALTH'S RIGHT TO APPEAL.))
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OUT Q=to appeal.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Southwest Virginian Jerry Kilgore and Chesapeake state senator Mark Earley have just over two weeks to file their petitions.
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5-VA-Lottery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=VA LOTTERY


The Virginia lottery is planning to start up a new game to raise money for a major league baseball stadium in northern Virginia.
The tickets won't go on sale until April of next year.
But some area lawmakers may try to derail the effort in next year's General Assembly.
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VO-NAT


Blacksburg delegate Jim Shuler says lottery sales are already leveling off, and the new game would siphon funds away from education.
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SOT 6:55:29
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((DEL. JIM SHULER/D-BLACKSBURG: AND OF COURSE THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF THAT STORY IS THEY'RE LOOKING TO RAID THIS FUND AGAIN TO FUND A NEW BASEBALL STADIUM IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. AND I'M AGAINST THAT BECAUSE I THINK THAT MONEY NEEDS TO STICK AND GO AND STAY INTO EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS. ))
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OUT Q= educational efforts.
TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


The lottery is planning to launch the game on a trial basis for nine months.

5-Bad-Meat


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-07
GRAPHIC=none


800-pounds of beef and poultry have been confiscated from a Martinsville grocery store.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


The owner of the Community Market on Fayette Street is accused of buying the food from other stores and then reselling it-- which is a violation of state code.
Yesterday, authorities started confiscating the meat.
The investigation began after someone complained.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Lt. Burt Sharp/Martinsville Police Dept.; :00
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OUT Q=on his grill.
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VO-NAT


The food was taken to a landfill.
The owner of the Community Market declined to comment on camera but says he was unaware reselling meat is illegal.
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5-Monty-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=fire


An Montgomery County woman escaped serious injury this morning when her home caught fire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Mary Lou Kingrea (KING-ree) suffered smoke inhalation after she ran back into her burning house on Pilot Road to rescue her pet birds.
The birds survived and Kingrea was treated and released from Montgomery Regional Hospital.
Christiansburg fire chief Jim Epperly says the fire started because of an improperly installed flue on a woodstove.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Interest rates are rising...today the Federal Reserve announced the hike of short-term interest rates.
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And a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- want to know more about building race cars? Now you can take a college course...
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Anchor=Connie


On Health Check, the number of tuberculosis cases in the U-S is down again this year.
And the company that sparked an international debate on cloning announces its next project. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- former President George Bush took the plunge today...
ANCHOR=Connie


Plus a recap of last night's Academy Awards--all when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Sisters


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two missing sisters are found in Florida- after a nationwide search.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL;


The girls disappeared from Kalamazoo Michigan after getting off the school bus Friday.
FBI agents say the six and nine year old girls are safe.
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SOT 14:02:13
IN Q=

((JOE MARTINOLICH/FBI CHIEF MICHIGAN OFFICER: WE WERE TOLD BY AGENTS AT THE SCENE THEY ARE NONE THE WORSE FOR THE EAR. MAYBE A LITTLE TIRED, A LITTLE BEDRAGGLED, MAYBE DISHEVELED, BUT THEY'RE IN GOOD SHAPE.))
SUPER=01-Joe Martinolich/FBI Chief Michigan Officer;
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OUT Q=in good shape."
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VO-NAT


Now under arrest- three men, ages 17, 19 and 21.
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((JIM GREGART/PROSECUTOR: ALL THREE SUSPECTS UNDER MICHIGAN LAW ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ADULTS AND EVEN THOUGH ONE SUSPECT IS 17 MICHIGAN RECENTLY ENACTED LAWS PROVIDING FOR 14, 15 AND 16 YEAR OLDS TO BE CHARGED AS ADULTS IN KIDNAPPING CASES.))
SUPER=01-Jim Gregart/Prosecutor; 06
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OUT Q=in kidnapping cases."
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VO-NAT


So far, police have refused to discuss any motive.
Two of the suspects apparently knew the girls and their father.
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5-Interest-Rates


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=int rates UP


Expect to pay more in interest if you buy a car, home- or use charge cards.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


The Federal Reserve is raising short term interest rates- by one quarter of a percent.
It's the first increase in more than two years- and is meant to ward off inflation.
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5-Racing-Course


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-04
GRAPHIC=NONE


Danville Community College is shifting into high gear thanks to a local speedway.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


This summer, students enrolled in the college's automotive program will build a race car.
The finished product will get plenty of exposure-- it will race at the South Boston Speedway.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Dorothy Day/South Boston Speedway Owner; :00
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OUT Q=the students.
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VO-NAT


The owner of "Colonial Homes" in Riverdale is also supporting the school's automotive program.
Don Woodward donated a 1955 Ford truck which will be sold this summer-- all proceeds will go toward building the race car.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


Former president Bush made history today--
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VO-NAT

the 72-year old is the only former president to skydive after leaving office.
Check out his 13-thousand foot jump...next on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-Bush-Jump


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-B
GRAPHIC=NONE


Former President George Bush strapped himself into a jumping suit and took the plunge today.
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((CHECK RIGHT.... UP. DOWN.))
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OUT Q=UP. DOWN."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Over Yuma, AZ;


And away he went- skydiving into history.
Bush is the only former president to skydive after leaving office.
He jumped from 13-thousand feet and made a safe landing at the Army's Yuma Proving Ground.
Bush is 72.
He last took the plunge a half century ago when Japanese fighters shot up his plane, and he had to bail out over the Pacific.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 3
GRAPHIC=NONE


In tonight's Two Minute Ticker, Mike details a big trade in baseball between the Braves and Indians.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- a new study is looking at whether denying
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VO-NAT

Estrogen Replacement to all breast cancer survivors is really necessary.
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SOT 10:37:24
IN Q=I wasn't rested

((I WASN'T RESTED, I WASN'T THINKING CLEARLY. I WAS TERRIBLY EMOTIONAL, PHYSICALLY I WASN'T FEELING WELL AND AT THIS TIME I SAID 'PLEASE LET ME TRY THIS.))
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OUT Q=let me try this.

health bump next


5-Fraud


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597=11
GRAPHIC=CLINTON


President Clinton wants a crackdown on fraud by Medicare and Medicaid providers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


He says abuse of the system costs taxpayers between six and 20 billion dollars each year.
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SOT 13:10:56
IN Q=We can and

(( WE CAN AND WILL PRESERVE MEDICARE. WE CAN AND WILL MAKE THE MEDICAID SYSTEM WORK BETTER AND SERVE MORE CHILDREN. THE STEPS WE TAKE TODAY WILL PROTECT AND STRENGTHEN THOSE SYSTEMS THAT MEAN SO MUCH TO OUR FAMILIES AND OUR FUTURE.))
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OUT Q=our future.
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VO-NAT


Clinton is sending Congress a 12-step bill to clean-up the system.
SUPER=@File; :


The plan would bar convicted felons from the two programs-- and would also require I-D numbers for doctors and nursing homes.
It would also toughen penalties for fraud, and prevent providers from using bankruptcy as a cover.
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5-Estrogen


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=WOMEN'S HEALTH


Doctors have always worried that giving Estrogen Replacement Therapy to women who've had breast cancer might actually cause the cancer to come back.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Irvine, CA; :


Now, some initial results are in from a study trying to determine if estrogen is indeed dangerous for these patients.
The study is small-- only 145 patients, but early results are promising.
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SOT 10:37:41
IN Q=We are

((DR. PHILIP DISAIA/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE: WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT THE RECURRENCE RATE IS CERTAINLY NO GREATER THAN YOU WOULD FIND IN A SIMILAR GROUP OF WOMEN NOT TAKING ESTROGEN.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Philip DiSaia/University of California-Irvine; :
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OUT Q=taking estrogen.
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VO-NAT


Researchers say the medical community should re-asses denying estrogen to all breast cancer survivors-- and establish a larger, long-term trial to determine the risk
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SOT 10:38:14
IN Q=In the interim

((DR. DISAIA: IN THE INTERIM, WE DON'T BELIEVE WE CAN CONTINUE TO OFFHAND DENY BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AN OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE ERT.. THE BENEFITS ARE TOO WELL PROVEN.))
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OUT Q=too well proven.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


These results are by no means the final word on the safety of giving hormone replacement therapy to women who've survived breast cancer.

5-Tuberculosis


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597=13
GRAPHIC=tuberculosis


For the fourth straight year the number of cases of tuberculosis in the United States has dropped.
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VO-NAT


In 1996 cases declined 7 percent-- a sign that the upswing of cases of T-B in the mid-80s is now over.
Government scientists say public health officials and doctors must continue to aggressively treat those with the disease, for this trend to continue.
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5-Migraines


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=migraines


In Denver, one researcher says he may have the answer to reducing the pain of migraine headaches.
It's a small electronic device worn in the ear called Net One--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Denver; :


It electronically stimulates the same nerve used in acupuncture to treat pain.
Its creator says the electronic pulses cause the brain to release endorphins, the body's natural pain killers.
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SOT 10:39:40
IN Q=Electronically

((DR. ONJAY ERFAN/RESEARCHER: ELECTRONICALLY WE DECIDED TO DO THAT AND ITS VERY PRECISE.)) ((CARRIE BALCH/MIGRAINE SUFFERER: I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S MIND OVER MATTER. I DON'T KNOW IF ITS THE DEVICE. AND FRANKLY I DON'T CARE BECAUSE IT'S WORKING. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Onjay Erfan/Researcher;
SUPER=01-Carrie Balch/Migraine Sufferer; :05
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OUT Q=it's working.
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VO-NAT


The idea that electronic impulses to the ear prevent headaches is a hard one to believe-- but there are studies that show Net One does actually help.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Still, many experts remain skeptical, until the device is better-understood.

5-Transplants


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597=14
GRAPHIC=organ trans.


The company that brought us the first cloned mammal now wants to get into a new business.
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VO-NAT


The Scottish firm P-P-L Therapeutics which created Dolly now says it wants to begin genetically engineering animal organs to transplant into humans.
Their research is likely to focus first on pig's hearts because they are a good match for humans with regard to size and function.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports... The Roanoke Express has just three games left in the regular season.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens tells us how the team is handling crunch time.

S5-Trade


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-26
GRAPHIC=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Welcome everybody to the Tuesday ticker, and if you are a Braves fan you will want to listen up for the next minute or so.
SS=Braves/Indians Trade


The Braves and the Cleveland Indians pulled off a bona fide blockbuster four player deal today that in the end sees Justice being served up in Cleveland.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00


Dave Justice leaves the Braves after 817 games with the team.
He is now 31 years old and he's coming off shoulder surgery that cut short his 1996 season. The Braves were anxious to get rid of him because of his $12 point 5 million dollar salary.
The Braves also give up 29 year old Marquis Grissom a four time gold glove award winner as a center fielder.
In return, the Braves pick up the best leadoff hitter in the American League, in Kenny Lofton.
The explosive center fielder has led the league in stolen bases each of the past years. His biggest drawback is that he becomes a free agent at the end of this upcoming season.
The Braves also get another left hander in the bullpen in the deal with pitcher Wayne Embry.
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((JOHN SCHUERHOLZ/BRAVES GENERAL MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-John Schuerholz/Braves General Manager; :00
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OUT Q=...WE'RE STRONGER."
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S5-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-27
GRAPHIC=Express


The Express has this week to prepare for the final three games of the season; a stretch that begins Friday at the Round House against Raleigh. This weekend's run, the fight for third place in the division, tonight's game between Richmond and Charlotte, and the Icecaps were among the topics Frank Anzalone addressed today.
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SOT
IN Q="The point

((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=...in the playoffs"
ANCHOR=Mike


Coming up at 6, more on the Express, plus some post season honors for some Radford and Roanoke basketball players. see ya then.

5-oscars


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net-h (noon net)
GRAPHIC=academy awards


It was a big night for "The English Patient" at the Academy Awards.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles;


The wartime drama won nine Oscars, including best picture and best director.
Its star, Juliette Binoche (bih-NO-SH), beat out sentimental favorite Lauren Bacall for the supporting actress Oscar.
Geoffrey Rush's portrayal of real-life pianist David Helfgott won him an Oscar for best actor in "Shine."
Cuba Gooding Junior picked up best supporting actor honors for his role in "Jerry Macguire."
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IN Q=I LOVE YOU...
SUPER=01-Cuba Gooding, Jr./Best Supporting Actor;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=TOM CRUISE, I LOVE YOU MAN.
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VO-NAT


Frances McDormand won Best Actress for "Fargo,"
C-B-S is in the process of taking Fargo to the small screen as a T-V series.

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Six-Preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5PM
WRITER=TST
TAPE#Six Preview
GRAPHIC=NONE
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ANCHOR=Jean


Excitement is building in the town of Saltville. Double boxes Jean/Keith
Here's Keith Humphry to tell us what's going on.
ANCHOR=Keith


Jean, the last big news in Saltville came in December,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Saltville;

when the U-S Gypsum plant announced it would close by the end of the decade.
Today, that's being offset by a sudden dose of GOOD news: work is underway to restore rail service to the town.
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SOT
IN Q=There are some

((CHRIS HELMER/RAILROAD SUPERVISOR: THERE ARE SOME MAJOR OBSTACLES WHICH WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO REPLACE, INCLUDING THE CROSS-TIES UNDERNEATH THE RAILS. A LOT OF THOSE ARE IN BAD SHAPE.))
SUPER=01-Chris Helmer/Railroad Supervisor; :00
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=in bad shape.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington Co.; Tonight at six, we'll find out more about the

project to re-open the old line, and meet the Roanoke Valley businessman who's trying to make it happen.
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ANCHOR=Keith
double boxes


The whole story in 30-minutes...on NEWS-7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean


We'll check it out...
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cut to wefc
Plus check out the region's first local primetime newscast-- with Connie Stevens on NEWS-7 Primetime tonight at 10- on WEFC...
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That's it for us-- see you later, goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean