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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
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News 7 at Five is next-
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Including a live report on tax day- as the deadline draws near.
A huge fire kills hundreds of muslims making their annual pilgrimage.
Plus teenagers crash a car in Montgomery County.
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Wx-Heads
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Temperatures seem to be headed in the wrong direction. Cold rain on the way in our forecast segment.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- new research into the cause of eating disorders, such as Anorexia.
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Plus- getting some of the fun back into summer.....with a potential lyme disease vaccine....though it certainly has its critics.
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Video-Open


ANCHOR=Jean
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With just seven hours until the tax deadline, are Virginians waiting until the last minute to file their federal forms?
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5-tax-day


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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TAPE#597-07
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=TAX DAY


April 15th is here-- and if your Internal Revenue Service forms are postmarked by midnight-- there's no penalty.
double boxes Jean/Andrew


Andrew Freiden is at Roanoke's main post office-- Andrew, do filers have to wait in line yet?
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5-Saudi-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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A massive fire in Saudi Arabia-
The death toll is now at 181.
Hundreds more are feared dead- 800 others are hurt.
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The blaze swept through a pilgrimage camp outside Mecca.
A village of cloth tents went up in flames- some say as many as 70 thousand tents were destroyed.
Two million Muslims were gathered for their annual pilgrimage- one of the religions most sacred rituals.
Most are believed to be from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Reporters for a Saudi newspaper say most of the victims were trampled in the panic after the fire broke out.
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5-Crime-Lab


ANCHOR=Jean
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The FBI crime lab has serious problems-
That's according to a Justice Department Investigation.
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It criticized work on such high profile cases as the Oklahoma City and World Trade Center Bombings.
While the report shows agents produced flawed testimony in some major cases- it says no one lied or fabricated evidence.
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((WHAT WAS IDENTIFIED HERE WERE PERFORMANCE ERRORS, ALBEIT SERIOUS PERFORMANCE ERRORS IN SOME CASES.))
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Inspectors would not say how the mistakes may affect specific cases, but said the basic outcomes would not be altered.
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5-Shawsville


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=abo
TAPE#597-09
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Two Montgomery County teens speeding along a winding road were injured this
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Their car rolled down an embankment off Den Hill Road.
Police say 18-year old Bobby Dwayne Davis was driving about 70-miles an hour when he lost control of the car.
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((J.D. DIAMOND/STATE TROOPER: HE LAID DOWN THE SKID MARKS RIGHT HERE AND WENT OVER INTO THE BANK AND WENT HEADFIRST INTO THE GROUND, STARTED TO ROLL, AND THE PASSENGER, WHO DIDN'T HAVE HIS SEATBELT ON, WAS PARTLY EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE AND THE VEHICLE ROLLED OVER ON TOP OF HIM.))
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Both Davis and 16-year- old passenger Michael (Vriz-en-dine) Vrizendine were hospitalized.
Vrizendine is in stable condition, Davis has been released.
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Senate races last year throughout the country did not come close to the U-S Senate race in Virginia-- we'll explain--next on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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And Botetourt County is selling itself with the slogan "best of both worlds"-- as it begins recruiting companies to a business park.
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Anchor=Connie


Two sides to dieting on Health Check.
The brain chemistry of eating disorders--
And a new diet trend, that claims to help you pack in the vitamins. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- Virginia Tech names its new women's basketball coach.
Anchor=Connie


She's no stranger to the campus...the whole story when we return. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Warners


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#597-10
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1996 spending reports show that congressional candidates across the nation raised and spent a record amount.
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But Virginia Democrat Mark Warner tops the list.
Warner raised and spent 11-point-6 million dollars -- more than any other Senate candidate.
And he lost.
Ten-point-3 million of that cash came out of his own pocket.
Republican John Warner took the most special interest political action committee money in the nation.
He spent 5-point-2 million dollars to win re-election.
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5-L'burg-Budget


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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Lynchburg residents will pay the same amount of money for better services in the next fiscal year.
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That's the word from city officials who unveiled Lynchburg's 103-million dollar budget this morning.
The city says an unexpected increase in revenues has allowed it to keep property tax rates at the current level.
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((BOB DAVENPORT/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: I THINK YOU COULD SAY THAT WE'RE PROUD THAT THE TAX RATE IS MAINTAINED, YET WE'RE GOING TO PROVIDE GOOD AND EVEN BETTER SERVICES AND WE'RE PROUD OF THAT. WE HAVE FUNDED THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ON THE BASIS THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS ASKED US TO AND SO WE'RE PLEASED ABOUT THAT.))
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OUT Q=pleased about that.
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The 97-98 budget also calls for a four percent pay raise for city employees.
Some members of the police and fire departments will receive even more, to bring their salaries closer to the state average.
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5-Greenfield


ANCHOR=jean
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The planning is over.
Now it's time to get down to business at Botetourt Center at Greenfield.
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County officials are now in the process of recruiting "high-end" companies to the site...
SUPER=04-Recruiting Video;

which will be located on Route 220 between Daleville and Fincastle.
This videotape... along with the slogan, "The Best of Both Worlds" are being used to help promote the 922 acre facility.
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((JERRY BURGESS/BOTETOURT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: BOTETOURT CENTER IS LOCATED IN AN INCREDIBLY NATURAL ENVIRONMENT THAT'S BEAUTIFUL. BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IT'S LOCATED ADJACENT TO I-81 IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ALL THE ROANOKE VALLEY HAS TO OFFER. ))
SUPER=01-Jerry Burgess/Botetourt Co. Administrator;
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Burgess hopes to have at least one new corporation at the site by the fall of 1998.
Aside from a business park, Greenfield will offer both recreational and educational facilities.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The fairytale has been told to millions of children throughout the world-- now it takes center stage in Roanoke.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-Reeve


ANCHOR=Jean
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Christopher Reeve's star is shining bright on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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((HERE WE GO! NAT SOUND. APPLAUSE.))
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Reeve's star was unveiled today.
With his wife and son by his side- Reeve talked about finding a cure for spinal cord injury.
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((CHRISTOPHER REEVE/ACTOR: IF WE KEEP GIVING OUR SCIENTISTS THE FUNDING THEY NEED TO DO THE RESEARCH VERY SOON I WILL TAKE MY FAMILY BY THE HAND AND I WILL STAND HERE IN FRONT OF THE STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME. THANK YOU. APPLAUSE.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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In tonight's Two Minute Sports Ticker-- A former Virginia Tech assistant will soon be the women's basketball head coach.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, the latest thing in diet crazes looks strangely like a popular candy.
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But makers claim Phyto Bears can help you lose weight-- they say just one bear is equal to four ounces of freshly squeezed fruit and vegetables.
We'll see.
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((IT LOOKS TO ME LIKE A GLORIFIED FORM OF CANDY. AND THERE ARE CLAIMS BEING MADE FOR THEM THAT ARE HARD TO DISAGREE WITH BUT ARE HARD TO PROVE AS WELL. ))
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Keith
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I'm Keith Humphry-- here's just one of the stories we're working on tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX....
It's a new ballgame for Rupert Cutler
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the man who lead Virginia's Explore Park for five years... is now working to protect scenic views and open space in western Virginia.
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double boxes Jean/Keith


Join me for the story along with more news of the day in about 45 minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX...but first, back to Jean...
ANCHOR=Jean


Thanks Keith-- we'll tune in...see you later.

5-Lyme-Disease


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-15
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Recently, there have been about 12-thousand cases of Lyme Disease a year-- caused by the bite of the deer tick.
But there could soon be a vaccine available, not this summer, but for the next one anyway.
It hasn't been approved yet, but in a study of 11-thousand people, it showed promise in preventing Lyme Disease.
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((DR. LEONARD SIGAL/ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL: THIS LOOKS LIKE A VERY GOOD VACCINE. NOT ONLY VERY GOOD IN THE SENSE OF EFFECTIVE, BUT ALSO VERY GOOD IN THE SENSE THAT IT IS VERY WELL TOLERATED, HAS VERY FEW SIDE EFFECTS.))
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But some-- like this patient-- claim there are side effects.
Marvin Fichter says he took the vaccine and is now suing the company that developed it, claiming an adverse reaction left him partially paralyzed.
In fact, the head of the Lyme Disease Foundation questions why the vaccine is being rushed into the F-D-A approval process.
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((KAREN FORSCHNER/LYME DISEASE FOUNDATION: I THINK THE MOTIVATION FOR GOING PUBLIC IN THE MEDIA RIGHT NOW IS TO TRY TO BE THE FIRST TO GRAB A PIECE OF THE 200-300 MILLION DOLLAR MARKET THAT IS PROJECTED FOR NEXT SPRING. ))
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Many though, believe a vaccine is the way to go-- but support groups are cautioning people not to get their hopes up just yet.
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5-Cloning


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-14
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A panel of experts convened by President Clinton is taking up the issue of human cloning.
Scientists present at the meeting say a permanent ban on human cloning could stall medical progress and that cloning of animals and humans
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could lead to major advancements in many fields including organ transplantation.
Clinton has banned using federal money on experiments in human cloning since Scottish researchers created Dolly, the first cloned mammal.
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5-Anorexia


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-16
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What is it that causes some people to develop eating disorders like Anorexia?
It's been suspected for some time that there are critical differences in the brain chemistry of an anorexic compared to someone without the disorder.
Now a new British study is helping to understand what those differences might be.
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((DR. BRYAN LASK: WHAT WE'VE FOUND IS AN ABNORMALITY IN ONE PARTICULAR PART OF THE BRAIN IN CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOSA, THAT'S NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN FOUND.))
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Using a technique called "Spect Scanning" -- a way to image the metabolism of the brain -- finds those with Anorexia may have areas in the brain where blood flow seems to be diminished, compared to normal regions that play a role in appetite AND the perception of body image.
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((DR. BRYAN LASK: THAT PART OF THE BRAIN THAT DEALS WITH APPETITE REGULATION, SENSE OF FULLNESS AND VISUAL PROCESSING. IN OTHER WORDS MAKING SENSE OF WHAT YOU SEE. ))
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Now there is evidence that the biological abnormality is just one of several factors including genetics, psychological and social influences that contribute to Anorexia.
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((DR. MICHAEL DEVLIN/NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE: PATIENTS ARE HOPEFULLY NO LONGER BLAMING THEMSELVES SO MUCH, FAMILIES ARE NO LONGER BLAMING THEMSELVES, BUT WE SEE THIS AS A PROBLEM THAT HOPEFULLY CAN BE TREATED.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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It's important to remain cautious about this study until researchers replicate these findings and can be more specific about this abnormality. In the meantime it's important for Anorexia suffers to rely on medical advice, support and psychological help.

5-Bear-Diet


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-17
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One of the newest diet products out there may sure look and taste like the popular Gummy Bears--
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But the makers of Phyto Bears say their diet supplement is much better for you, and can actually help you lose weight.
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Phyto Bear claims to pack a whole produce department in just one bite.
You want the list? Here goes: broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, garlic, gale onion, papaya, pineapple, turnips and tomatoes.
Some nutritionists, though, aren't so sure.
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(( PATTI MILLIGAN/NUTRITIONIST: THEY SAY ALL THESE FRUIT AND VEGETABLES ARE IN THERE, BUT HOW MANY PULVERIZATIONS CAN YOU DO TO GET IT DOWN INTO ONE GUMMY ))
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One pharmacists says the 20-dollar a box bears offer no concrete evidence of just what exactly the product does.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- Virginia Tech welcomes home its new basketball coach.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens has more on today's annoucement-- in the two minute ticker.

S5-Tech


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Welcome folks to the Tuesday ticker and the dawning of a new era for the Tech women's hoopsters.
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This afternoon in Blacksburg the Tech women's program welcomed back an old friend to lead the Lady Hokies into the next century.
And Steve Mason says Bonnie Henrickson is ready for the challenge.
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SUPER=01-Bonnie Henrickson/New Va. Tech Women's Coach; :13
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SUPER=01-Lynette Nolley/Va. Tech Rising Senior Forward; :52
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S5-Sullivan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
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If you're a golf fan you need to hurry on over to the Roanoke Civic Center's exhibit hall for Chip Sullivan's appearance
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at this month's meeting of the Roanoke Valley sports club.
The activities get underway at 5:45, with the dinner meeting beginning at 6:15, and if nothing else it's a great opportunity to get the lowdown on many of the tour's players.
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((CHIP SULLIVAN/PGA TOUR PROFESSIONAL:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Again, that's at the Roanoke Civic Center exhibit hall tonight.
I'll be back at six with as we recognize the great Jackie Robinson.
Have a great night folks. take a break

5-SNOW-WHITE


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Area children are playing a major role in Mill Mountain Theater's latest production.
Here's Patrick with a preview.
ANCHOR=patrick
SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs have arrived, but only three parts are cast with adults, the remaining 24 are kids! 2-SHOT
With me today is Kristin Gillies, who stars as Snow White.
SUPER=01-Kristin Gillies/Snow White;
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(The last time you were in Roanoke, you played "A Christmas Carol", with only one child in a major role, what's it like to work with all these kids?
What do you have to differently when there are some many younger performers?
This is a somewhat different production of "Snow White" than many people will be familiar with, tell me about some of those differences.
What's the biggest challenge of this production?)
Our thanks to Kristin Gillies, you can catch her act between now and April the 27 on the main stage at Mill Mountain Theater.
And now, "Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to Robin we go.

bye


ANCHOR=Jean
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(toss to ROBIN)
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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