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Next on News 7 at Five-
Is an eight year old boy capable of standing trial for murder?
Find out what a judge decides.
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The Air Force says it's found pieces of a missing war plane.
Plus police say beware a band of gypsy thieves.
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Wx-Heads
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The rain will end early tomorrow and temperatures will pop back up to normal. The complete weather story just ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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Even if you hate to exercise-- wait until you hear this latest study--
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there's no denying the benefits-- for an improved and longer life.
And-- women with heart disease may need to be more aggressive in lowering their cholesterol.
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SOT 14:24:14
IN Q=The charges

((THE CHARGES WERE DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE TODAY. THIS WAS BASED PRIMARILY ON THE CHILD'S AGE. ))
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out=the child's age
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An EIGHT- year- old murder suspect is cleared in Pittsylvania County.
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5-Rosser


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TAPE#597-15
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=murder inv.


After a 45 minute hearing in Pittsylvania County Juvenile Court, a judge decided the boy accused of murdering his stepfather is not capable of standing trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Franklin News-Post;


55-year old Bernard Rosser died from a severe blow to the head in December.
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./December;


His body was discovered inside his Gretna home after he did not show up at work.
Even though the charges were dismissed, prosecutors reserve the right to charge him AGAIN.
But the boy's attorney says it's doubtful that will happen.
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SOT 14:24:46
IN Q=That legal

((GLENN BERGER/CHILD'S ATTORNEY: THAT LEGAL POSSIBILITY EXISTS. WHETHER OR NOT THAT COULD BE DONE OR WOULD BE DONE. THAT'S CERTAINLY IS ANOTHER QUESTION. THOUGH, THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS, I WOULD NOT EXPECT THAT TO OCCUR. ))
SUPER=01-Glenn Berger/Child's Attorney;
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No one would comment on the boy's future.
For the past few months he's been staying with relatives in Maryland.
But because the case was dismissed, the court loses its authority to determine where the child lives.
That means it IS possible the boy COULD return to his home in Gretna.

5-JMU-Murders


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The EX-boyfriend has been charged with last October's murder of a James Madison University student and her new boyfriend.
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25-year old Ann Margaret Olson was shot in the head.
So was 23-year old Keith O'Connell.
SUPER=03-Harrisonburg/October 1996;


Their bodies were found at O'Connell's Harrisonburg apartment.
Both were JMU students.
They had been dating two months.
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TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


Olson's former boyfriend, 1996 JMU graduate Brent Simmons, has been arrested in Ohio.
Simmons' name immediately surfaced last fall as a suspect.
Olson filed assault charges against him in July of last year after he allegedly threw her down and told O'Connell to "watch his back."

5-Crawford-Edmonds


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A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted two former Virginia Tech football players on charges of rape and sodomy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


Brian Edmonds and James Crawford are accused of assaulting a woman who had attended a party at their apartment in December.
The woman told News-7 the men, whom she considered her good friends, took advantage of her while she was drunk.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Legal Scales


The grand jury returned true bills against both players, and set their trials for September eighth.

5-Missing-Plane


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The Air Foce has recovered pieces of metal from an apparent military crash site in the Colorado Rockies.
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SUPER=03-Eagle, CO;


The Air Force says one piece appears to be part of a jet engine.
Another could come from a cable assembly found in a military plane.
Investigators are looking at the pieces to verify that they came from an A-Ten.
The weather finally broke today allowing military choppers to go down to the site.
The warplane disappeared April Second.
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5-Flooding


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Thousands of schoolkids are starting their summer break early.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-East Grand Forks, MN;
Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, ended their

school years because of flooding.
Meanwhile the Mayor is urging people to pull together and rebuild.
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SOT 14:08:51
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((PAT OWENS/GRAND FORKS' MAYOR: I KNOW THERE ARE SOME FRIGHTENED PEOPLE TALKING ABOUT RELOCATING. I HEARD A COUPLE ON THE RADIO THIS MORNING. JOIN BACK WITH US. HELP US FIGHT TO GET BACK. WE CAN'T QUIT NOW. WE CAN GO AHEAD. WE NEED OUR PEOPLE.))
SUPER=01-Pat Owens/Mayor of Grand Forks;
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OUT Q=WE NEED OUR PEOPLE."
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The Red River has fallen about half a foot, but it will be weeks before even basic services are restored.
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Police in Roanoke are warning residents to be on the lookout for what's being called a "gypsy" burglary ring.
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And the Mill Mountain Star will not shine for a while... repairs are underway to fix the Roanoke landmark.
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Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- Muhammad Ali is still fighting-- this round, he's after a cure for Parkinson's Disease. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- heavy rain yesterday postponed the kickoff of the Greater Greensboro Classic...
Anchor=Connie


Mike has a schedule update in tonight's Two Minute Ticker...stay close. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Chem-Weapons


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A chemical weapons treaty goes up for a vote in the Senate tomorrow-
Today it was up for debate.
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


The treaty's chief opponent, Jesse Helms calls the pact dangerously defective.
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((SEN. JESSE HELMS/R- NORTH CAROLINA: THIS TREATY GIVES THE AMERICAN PEOPLE A FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY THAT SOMETHING IS BEING DONE IN WASHINGTON D.C. TO REDUCE THE DANGER OF CHEMICAL WEAPONRY WHEN IN FACT NOTHING IS BEING DONE.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Jesse Helms/(R) North Carolina;
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OUT Q=is being done."
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Helms says the treaty requires the U-S to share chemical weapons know-how with Iran, Cuba, Russia and China.
While other Republicans and Democrats support the treaty.
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((GEN. COLIN POWELL/FORMER JOINT CHIEFS CHAIRMAN: THIS IS IN OUR BEST INTEREST. WE DON'T HAVE CHEMICAL WEAPONS. WE DON'T WANT CHEMICAL WEAPONS. WE'RE DESTROYING THEM AS RAPIDLY AS WE CAN.))
SUPER=01-Gen. Colin Powell/Former Joint Chiefs Chairman;
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OUT Q=RAPIDLY AS WE CAN."
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In a surprise move, former Republican Senator Bob Dole threw his support behind the treaty.
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5-Gypsy-Thieves


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Police say a band of burglars moving from city to city may have Roanoke on its hit list.
The burglary ring, sometimes referred to as "Gypsies", has hit two Roanoke homes recently.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Police say the burglars divide into small teams.
Often a man will drive two women into an upscale neighborhood and drop them off.
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((SGT. R.L. ARRINGTON/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.;ONE OF THE FEMALES WILL INVOLVED THE RESIDENTS IN CONVERSATION WHILE THE OTHER ONE SLIPS INTO THE HOUSE AND REMOVES OR LOOTS THE HOUSE OF SILVER, CASH AND JEWELRY. ))
SUPER=01-Sgt. R.L. Arrington/Roanoke Police Dept.;
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Arrington says if you're doing yard work or sitting on the porch, make sure all the doors to the house are locked.
He adds, if you see any suspicious activity, call the police.

5-Reed


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The man who's led Pat Robertson's Christian Coalition since it was founed eight years ago is moving on.
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Ralph Reed is resigning as the Coalition's director to form his own political consulting firm, Century Strategies.
Reed says the organization will be energeized by new people.
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((RALPH REED/CHRISTIAN COALITION: I ALSO BELIEVE IT'S IMPORTANT FOR AN ORGANIZATION TO BE BUILT AROUND PRINCIPLES AND NOT AROUND PERSONALITIES.))
SUPER=01-Ralph Reed/Christian Coalition Exec. Dir.;
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Reed says his departure is amicable.
He'll remain on the group's board of directors and help search for a successor.
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If you've thought about becoming an organ donor, but don't how to get involved, Patrick has some suggestions for you.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
(patrick ad lib)

STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-Mill-Star


ANCHOR=Jean
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The Star City of the South is losing some of its luster.
The Mill Mountain Star will be dark for the next several weeks, while it receives a major facelift.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Kinsey Crane and Sign Company built the star in 1949, and today employees began removing the neon tubing.
The entire structure will be refurbished and by the end of June the star will have new neon and a fresh coat of paint.
The project will cost the city 60-thousand dollars and officials say it will keep the star shining for another 20 years.
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Forecasts
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Golfer Fuzzy Zoeller withdraws from the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic.
This comes after comments made about Masters champ Tiger Woods...
Mike has reaction in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, exercise and just how it relates to quality of life.
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These women, exercising well into their 70's and 80's say use it or lose it.
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((MY DOCTOR SAYS I'M IN GREAT SHAPE. EVERY TIME I GO FOR A PHYSICAL, HE SAYS IT'S JUST UNBELIEVABLE. ))
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health bump next
Comm Break#3


six-preview


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Hi I'm Len Besthoff...coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
SUPER=22-Bedford Co.;


This may be hard to believe, but for years the people that own this Bedford County farm have complained that Norfolk Southern trains riding alongside it are dumping bags of human waste on their property.
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SOT CHATTIN/CRANWELL TAPE 04:01:00
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((LARRY CHATTIN/BEDFORD COUNTY FARMER: THEY TALKED LIKE THEY WAS GONNA CLEAR IT ALL UP, AND THAT'S WHAT THEY'VE BEEN TELLING ME FOR TEN YEARS, THEY WAS GONNA CLEAR IT ALL UP.))
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Norfolk Southern will not admit the bags of human waste are coming from its trains.
But the railroad giant does have what it calls a "dry hopper" system, where on board employees must relieve themselves in a plastic bag.
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ANCHOR=Len
SUPER=22-Bedford Co.;


We'll tell you more about this,take full screen in part one of our series, "Hopping Mad at N-S"-- tonight: why the farmers believe N-S is the source of their problems...
double boxes Jean/LEN


Jean, that report's coming up on News-7 at Six.
ANCHOR=Jean


Len, what do Norfolk Southern and its employees have to say about this?

5-Exercise


ANCHOR=Connie
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A growing number of women over 50 believe exercise is essential for a long and healthy life.
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It's a belief borne out by a study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association.
Following more than 40-thousand post menopausal women, researchers found moderate exercise-- at least once a week-- reduced premature deaths of all kinds by 24-percent.
Two-to-four times per week caused a decrease of 30-percent, while women who exercised four or more times a week were 38-percent less likely to die.
And what's most interesting-- exercise appears to confer the same quality of life and life extending benefits as taking the female hormone estrogen, according to the study's author.
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((LAWRENCE KUSHI/UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, STUDY AUTHOR: THE MAGNITUDE OF THE

BENEFIT IS COMPARABLE TO WHAT WE MIGHT SEE FROM HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY BY ITSELF. ))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
Exercise was shown to be most effective at reducing the risk for heart and respiratory disease.
For these women--exercising well into their 70s and 80s, it just reinforces the old adage.
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((THE MORE YOU EXERCISE, THE LONGER YOU'RE GOING TO LIVE. IF YOU DON'T USE IT, YOU'RE GOING TO LOSE IT.))
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5-Cholesterol


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A new study on women and cholesterol.
Doctors wanted to find out if women with heart disease were reducing their cholesterol levels enough to prevent further disease.
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Reporting in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers looked at 27-hundred post-menopausal women with heart disease.
They measured LDL cholesterol-- also known as the bad cholesterol.
They found only 10-percent of these women met the current recommendation of a level of 100 or less.
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((DR. DONALD A. SMITH/MT. SINAI MEDICAL CENTER CHOLESTEROL EXPERT: THE STUDY FOUND THAT POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN WHO ALREADY HAD CORONARY DISEASE WERE BEING INADEQUATELY TREATED TO LOWER LDL CHOLESTEROL. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Donald Smith/Mt. Sinai Medical Center; :
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
An LDL of 100 is important because it can reduce the risk of heart attack and the need for heart bypass surgery.
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SOT 10:32:59
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(( DR. DONALD A. SMITH: THE MESSAGE FOR WOMEN IN THIS STUDY IS THOSE WHO HAVE CORONARY HEART DISEASE SHOULD BE VERY AGGRESSIVE WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS IN LOWERING THEIR LDL CHOLESTEROL LEVEL.))
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OUT Q=LDL cholesterol level.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


So even if women are taking cholesterol-lowering medications they need to check with their doctor to be sure they are reaching the goal of an LDL of 100 or less.
LDL is important-- it's actually what causes clots in the blood.
It's also the cholesterol that's most effectively treated.

5-ORGAN-PROC


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NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#597-09
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Over 52 thousand people are currently awaiting transplant surgery in the United States, and a new name is added to that list every 18 minutes.
Patrick Evans has a special guest with him today to help highlight National Donor Awareness Week--a week designated to shed light on the pressing need for Organ Donation.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
ANCHOR=PATRICK


Connie, this is an important week, and an important subject.
As you pointed out, there is a tremendous need for organ donation, and just one donor can actually help 75 to 100 others in need of organs and tissue. 2-SHOT
With me today is Linda Severn, who underwent a transplant more than 2 years ago. She now volunteers for Virginia's Organ Procurement Agency.
SUPER=01-Linda Severn/Transplant Recipient;


(Linda, first tell us a little about your experiences.)
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(As part of Donor Awareness week, special events will take place around the state and the country, a couple right here in the viewing area. What are some of those events?
There is more to organ donation than simply signing the card, correct?
What more can people do?)
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(Where can they get more information?)
ESS/FULL=BOARD
(Virginia's Organ Procurement Agency

1-800-233-VOPA 1-800-233-8672 )
ANCHOR=patrick


My thanks to Linda Severn for taking the time to come and enlighten us on a very important topic today. Connie.

5-Immunizations


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-11
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This week is also National Infant Immunization Week.
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from 4na 4:31:35 to 4:31:59
Though the number of kids getting vaccines is at an all time high of 76
percent--- more than one million are vulnerable to vaccine-preventable

diseases.
The Clinton Administration has set a goal of 90 percent of U-S kids getting their vaccines by the year 2000.
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5-Parkinson's


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-20
GRAPHIC=Parkinson's Disease


Muhammad Ali paid a visit to Capitol Hill today,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


The former heavyweight boxing champ is urging lawmakers to pass the Morris Udall Parkinson's Research and Education Act.
The bill would authorize 100-million dollars in research funds.
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SOT 15:18:17
IN Q=This time

((SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN/R-ARIZONA: THIS TIME THE FIGHT IS TO FIND A CURE FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE. FOR HIMSELF AND FOR THE ONE MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE AFFLICTED WITH THIS DISEASE. ))
SUPER=01-Sen. John McCain/(R) Arizona; :
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OUT Q=with this disease.
ANCHOR=Connie
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Parkinson's, a chronic degenerative nerve disorder, presently has no known cure. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- soggy greens postponed the Greater Greensboro Classic--

ANCHOR=Connie


The real news was made OFF The links--here's Mike Stevens.

S5-GGO


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Welcome folks to your Wednesday night, and today's two minute ticker that again begins on the golf course in Greensboro.
SS=GREENSBORO CLASSIC


Today the course was supposed to host the annual pro-am, but the weather turned out to be as dismal as the mood around the clubhouse this week.
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SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00


Heavy rain over night and more rain this morning forced tournament officials to delay and then completely cancel the pro-am.
Then this afternoon, Fuzzy Zoeller, held a newsconference to announce that he's withdrawing from the tournament in the wake of the Tiger Woods controversy.
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IN Q="FOLLOWING THE MASTERS.

((FUZZY ZOELLER/WITHDRAWS FROM GREENSBORO CLASSIC:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Fuzzy


Fuzzy referred to Tiger as that little boy, and suggested fried chicken and collard greens would be his pick for Tiger's Masters' championship dinner menu.
Last night K-Mart cancelled its sponsorship agreement with Fuzzy. The company has since set up an 800 number to handle reaction. (1-800-63 Kmart)

S5-Stuff


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TAPE#ST5-28
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The NBA is again off tonight as the playoffs get set to begin tomorrow night.
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SUPER=03-New York/Last Night;:00


The NHL playoffs resume tonight in a couple of series, but the teams playing tonight will have a tough time duplicating the finish in last night's Rangers-Panthers overtime game.
Esa Tikkanen won the game with quick shot that barley looks like it enters the net.
The officials had to review the videotape to verify the goal.
Watch the puck hit the in-goal camera and quickly ricochet out of the net.
The Rangers lead the series 2-games to 1.
SUPER=03-New York/Reds vs. Mets;:00


The Big Apple's baseball teams are also looking good today.
At Shae stadium, Martinsville native Todd Hundley slammed a pair of two-run homers and had five rbis as the Mets beat the Reds 10-to-2.
SUPER=03-New York/Brewers vs. Yankees; :00


In the Bronx, the Yankees doubled up the Brewers 10-to-5 thanks to the bat of Tino Martinez.
He drove in five runs on the day. Three came home in the second inning on this double to the center field wall.
Yanks win it 10-to-5.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=two minute ticker


Also, this afternoon, the Indians have beaten the Red Sox 11-to-7.
Coming up at six, we'll hear from Chip Sullivan as he gets set to tee it up in Greensboro tomorrow, plus we'll get to primed for this weekend's NHRA drag racing weekend at the Virginia Motorsports park in Richmond this weekend.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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An exhibition of priceless treasures from Russia's imperial past was stranded in a truck outside a Washington museum for six days because of a legal wranglings- Now it's finally been moved to the Russian Embassy.
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VO-NAT


No final decision has been reached on the ultimate fate of the collection. It includes the Romanov czars' crown jewels which remained in the museum's vault.
But Russia says it wants the treasures back for Moscow's 850th birthday celebration next month.
The American organizers of the exhibition refused to deliver them to the Russian Embassy, citing a contract with the Russian government.
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bye


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo

That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- have a nice evening, Goodnight GRAPHIC=NONE