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Next on News 7 at Five-
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The FBI searches a muddy river today- looking for clues in the deaths of two young sisters.
And Sharon Bottoms is back in court- fighting to expand visitation with her son.
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Wx-Heads
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Another fast moving system of fronts will bring clouds and rain to our Thursday forecast. More on that coming up.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- shrinking hospital staff levels.... the quality of patient care....disease prevention.
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All topics today, at a meeting of the Roanoke Valley Black Nurses Association.
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The bodies of the two girls from Spotsylvania were discovered yesterday afternoon-- as authorities continue searching for the murder suspects.
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5-Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon
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Divers from the F-B-I Center at Quantico waded knee-deep in a muddy river today looking for clues.
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SUPER=03-Spotsylvania Co.


State highway workers mowing along a country road yesterday spotted the two bodies floating in the South Anna River.
The bodies were tentatively identified as 15-year-old Kristine Lisk and her 12-year-old sister-- Kati. The two disappeared last Thursday just minutes after arriving home from school.
Police have NOT said how the girls died or how long their bodies had been in the river.
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((CAPT. PAT SULLINS/SPOTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THIS CASE IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO US AND THERE ARE THINGS KNOWN TO US AND TO THE ASSAILANT, AND WE WILL NOT JEOPARDIZE THIS CASE BY MAKING THESE THINGS KNOWN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.))
SUPER=01-Capt. Pat Sullins/Spotsylvania Co. Sheriff's Dept.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The F-B-I, state police and sheriff's investigators from three counties are investigating. Captain Sullins says they have some "very promising leads."

5-Bottoms


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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Sharon and Kay Bottoms were back in court today, fighting over visitation rights with Sharon's five year old son.
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SUPER=03-Richmond


Sharon Bottoms gave up her custody battle with her mother Kay last year -- after she'd lost years of appeals in Virginia courts because she is a lesbian.
Now she's trying to expand her visitation rights to include her lover April Wade.
Kay Bottoms' attorney says a 1986 Virginia case called Rowe versus Rowe prevents that.
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((RICHARD RYDER/KAY BOTTOMS' ATTORNEY: BECAUSE THEY SAID IN ROWE THAT THE VISITATION COULD NOT TAKE PLACE WHERE THE HOMOSEXUAL LOVER WAS PRESENT. AND I DON'T THINK THE ACLU'S ADVOCATING A DIFFERENT RULE FOR LESBIANS AND HOMOSEXUALS.))
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((DONALD BUTLER/SHARON BOTTOMS' ATTORNEY: THE OVERWHELMING EVIDENCE FROM THE CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST WAS THAT IT WAS IN TYLER'S BEST INTERESTS THAT HE KNOW THE OTHER PART OF HIS MOTHER'S LIFE. THAT IT'S GONNA HURT HIM MORE TO BE SHIELDED FROM IT.))
SUPER=01-Richard Ryder/Kay Bottoms' Attorney; :00
SUPER=01-Donald Butler/Sharon Bottoms' Attorney; :17
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A three judge panel of the Virginia Appeals Court heard arguments today and will rule in several weeks.
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5-Chrysler


ANCHOR=Jean
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The longest Chrysler strike in 30 years may be coming to an end.
Chrysler and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement in a month-long strike.
A Chrysler spokesman says the agreement probably will go to union members for ratification Friday.
SS=strike


The strike has idled 22-thousand workers at a Detroit engine plant and other plants that have closed for lack of engines.
The dispute centered on Chrysler's plans to farm out about 250 jobs to an independent supplier.

5-Clinton-Mexico


ANCHOR=Jean
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Drugs are not just a Mexican Problem- or an American problem- They are a problem for both.
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SUPER=03-Mexico City, Mexico;


That was the message from President Clinton today- in Mexico City.
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((THE ENORMOUS DEMAND FOR DRUGS IN AMERICA MUST BE STEMMED. WE HAVE JUST A LITTLE LESS THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION YET WE CONSUME ONE THIRD OF THE WORLD'S COCAINE. MOST OF WHICH IS FROM MEXICO.))
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Later today the President will visit the Mexican pyramids.
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Traffic may be slow-going along a stretch of 460 tonight...after a tractor trailer spilled its load.
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And a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- students at one Roanoke City school have proof that science can be fun.
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Anchor=Connie


It's been known that child abuse leaves lasting scars.
But how many have lived through it and what kind of scars does it leave?
On Health Check-- a new study may lead to some answers. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Later on-- Patrick is checking out the makings of a good carnival.
Anchor=Connie


A live report from Salem when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor
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5-Mail-Truck


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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The driver of a tractor trailer was seriously injured when his rig plunged over a steep hillside in Giles County.
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SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


It happened around 5-30 this morning in the Bluffs section of route 460 between Narrows and Rich Creek.
Police say the driver was headed west when he apparently lost control.
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((TROOPER STEVE HALL/VA STATE POLICE: FOR SOME REASON THAT WE STILL DON'T KNOW YET, WENT OVER TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD, OVER THE CURBING GUARDRAIL AND DOWN OVER THE EMBANKMENT. ))
SUPER=01-Trooper Steve Hall/Va. State Police;
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The driver, James Lee Browning of Wisconsin, was trapped in the cab for more than two hours as rescuers worked to free him.
He's in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
One lane of eastbound 460 is expected to remain closed through most of the evening as workers continue clearing the load of bulk mail.
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5-House-Collapse


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WIPE WIPE WIPE
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia;


In Philadelphia, construction work was going fine for one crew-
until the row house they were working on collapsed-
One man fell 30 feet from the top story to the ground floor, and is hospitalized with multiple fractures.
Another man was trapped in the rubble for an hour and a half before firemen rescued him.
The crew was working on the top floor when the whole structure caved in.
It's still not clear what caused the collapse, though a gas leak was reported at the home.
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5-Marilyn-Manson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
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Saturday night's alright for Marilyn Manson in Richmond after all.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Richmond city council lost its fight to keep the shock rock band away.
So Virginia fans and opponents are gearing up for a show that advocates everything from Satanism to sexual violence.
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((JENNIFER ALLEN/EX-MANSON FAN: PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO BELIEVE IN..MARILYN MANSON ISN'T WHAT YOU WANT TO BE.))
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((JOSHUA SIERK/MANSON FAN: IF HE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT AND SAY HE'S THE ANTI-CHRIST I DON'T THINK HE'S REALLY SERIOUS BUT, I MEAN, THAT'S WHAT HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SAY.))
NAT SOT 20:30:47

((SAVE MARILYN MANSON LORD GOD, SAVE MARILYN MANSON... BLESS THIS PLACE LORD GOD.))
SUPER=01-Jennifer Allen/Ex-Manson Fan; :00
SUPER=01-Joshua Seirk/Manson Fan; :14
SUPER=01-Shirley Jackson/Evangelist; :23
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Evangelist Shirley Jackson has spent ten days at the city-owned Coliseum praying for Marilyn Manson.
Tickets are still on sale.
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It's much more than a school carnival for the students and parents-- in fact South Salem Elementary is trying to reach out to the community.
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5-SALEM-CARN


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At South Salem Elementary School they're getting ready for wild games in the cafeteria and bake sales in the lobby, but the principal doesn't seem to mind. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
As Patrick Evans reports, this is not an ordinary day at the school, it's the annual PTA carnival--to raise money for some special projects.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- a new contract is in the future for Express Coach Frank Anzalone.
ANCHOR=Connie


Following some age-old ideas, the government will soon begin studying the effectiveness of a common plant,
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as a possible treatment for depression.
And, you don't need to go much further than your own backyard, for St. John's Wort.
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((THE REASON ANYTHING HAS BEEN USED FOR THOUSAND OF YEARS IS BECAUSE THE EFFICACY IS THERE. SOMEBODY JUST DIDN'T CREATE IT. IF IS HAD NO EFFICACY IT WOULD HAVE FELL BY THE WAYSIDE YEARS AGO. ))
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six-preview


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Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry
Getting into serious financial trouble may be easier than you think. dissolve full screen
Often, it's a matter of living beyond your means.
Tonight at 6, we'll have the final part of our series, "On the Street, On the Edge."
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VO-NAT
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In 1994, Nic Harris had a job and an apartment.
But eventually, his drug problems and big spending habits left him homeless.
After a two- year stay at Total Action Against Poverty's Transitional Living Center, Harris opened his eyes to the homeless problem.
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((NIC HARRIS: IT HAPPENS SO QUICK. AND I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT UNTIL I GOT HERE IN T.L.C. THAT THERE ARE MANY, MANY PEOPLE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY THAT ARE HOMELESS. AND IT'S NOT NECESSARILY THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ACROSS THE STREET. IT'S FOLKS FROM ALL OVER.))
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We'll have his story, plus advice to help you determine if you're a financial risk. Double Boxes Jean/Keith
All that coming up in one half hour.
ANCHOR=JEAN


Thanks Keith we'll check it out.

5-Nurses


ANCHOR=Connie
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The world of nursing is changing fast.
Patients are sicker, hospital stays are shorter, and health care costs have cut staffing at many hospitals across the country.
Eric Earnhart talked to some nurses about those challenges at today's meeting of the Roanoke Valley Black Nurses Association.
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SUPER=01-Brenda Hale/Retired Nurse; :14
SUPER=01-Jack Strunk/Husband of Patient; :45
SUPER=01-Rosa Hardy/Black Nurses Association; 1:10
SUPER=01-Deborah Hillman/VA Hospital Nurse; 1:30
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(( They met to talk about problems that hit particularly hard in the black community... problems like cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Problems that CAN be solved through prevention and education.

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((BRENDA HALE/RETIRED NURSE; WITH THIS INFORMATION NOT ONLY ARE WE HELPING IN PATIENTS BUT WE'RE ABLE TO GO OUT AND HELP THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY))
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These and other nurses are finding themselves more in the role of educators, as hospital stays shorten, and they teach patients how to care for themselves at home.
Shrinking staff levels are also a concern... nationwide.
Tuesday, the American Nurses association said hospitals were hurting patient care with lower, and underqualified staffing.
Jack Strunk's wife died from surgical complications at a Cincinnati hospital.
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((JACK STRUNK/HUSBAND OF PATIENT; THERE WAS ONLY ONE PERSON IN RADIOLOGY, I HAD TO HELP THAT PERSON POSITION MY WIFE TO TAKE PICTURES, AFTER THAT WAS OVER WE COULDN'T GET ANYBODY ELSE, A FRIEND OF MINE TOOK A CRASH CART, I PUT MY WIFE IN A WHEEL CHAIR AND I HER TO ICU MYSELF))
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The President of Roanoke's Black Nurses Association says her floor at Roanoke Memorial hospital has lost staff members, but they've managed to cope without hurting patient care.
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((ROSA HARDY/ROANOKE VALLEY BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION; AND WE'RE TRYING TO STAFF WITH TRAVELING NURSES TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE QUALITY CARE, AND PLUS THE STAFF THERE HAS BEEN REALLY GREAT, I MEAN REALLY GREAT DOING OVER TIME TO SEE THAT STAFFING NEEDS ARE MET. ))
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And one nurse, from a Richmond V-A hospital says the economic reality is, current staff levels aren't likely to change.
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(( DEBORAH HILLMAN/VA NURSE; I THINK THAT WHAT WE'RE CHALLENGED TO DO IS TO DEAL WITH WHAT WE HAVE, AND THINK OF HOW TO WORK SMARTER INSTEAD OF HARDER))
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And the way to do that, nurses say, is use experienced nurses to their fullest potential, and for everyone to keep training and learning.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

5-Women-Abuse


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GRAPHIC=child abuse


It's been known that child abuse leaves lasting scars.
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SUPER=03-New York; :


A report in today's Journal of the American Medical Association finds that of two-thousand women randomly chosen for a survey, one in five report abuse either physically or sexually as children.
These women were four times more likely to attempt suicide-- and 50-percent more likely to be abused as adults.
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((DR. XAVIER AMADOR/N.Y. STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE: "WHEN A CHILD IS PHYSICALLY OR SEXUALLY ABUSED THEY BEGIN TO INCORPORATE A VERY DIFFERENT SENSE OF THEMSELVES. THEY SEE THEMSELVES AS SOMEHOW CAUSING IT.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


This is being considered an important study on just how many women may have been abused, and the consequences later in life.

5-Hypericum


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GRAPHIC=depression


New prescription drugs have enabled some depression patients to conquer their sometimes crippling symptoms.
Now, an herbal treatment may work just as well for some-- and with fewer side effects.
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Hypericum Perforatum is usually known as St. John's Wort.
For centuries, people have believed in its powers.
German studies on its medicinal properties convinced best-selling author and psyciatrist Harold Bloomfield that Hypericum should be looked into.
His latest book is called "Hypericum and Depression."
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IN Q=A lot of people

(( DR. HAROLD BLOOMFIELD/PSYCIATRIST: A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO COULD NOT TOLERATE THE SYNTHETIC ANTI-DEPRESSANT IN TERMS OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION TO DIFFICLUTIY SLEEPING OR OTHER SIDE EFFECTS FOUND THAT HYPERICUM WAS VERY EFFECTIVE.)) (( DR WILLIAM HARLAN, NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH: WE THINK ITS EVERY PROMISING BUT IT REMAINS TO BE DETERMINED.JUST HOW VALUABLE IT WILL BE...PARTICULARY. HOW VALUABLE IN THE MODERATE AND SEVERE DEGREES OF DEPRESSION RATHER THAN JUST IN THE LOW PERIODS OF ONE'S LIFE WHICH IS WHERE IT HAD BEEN TESTED PREVIOUSLY. ))
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SUPER=01-Dr. William Harlan/National Institutes of Health; :16
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Long term studies are set to get underway in the U-S-- but results won't be known for several years.
It's important to note that not all forms of the herb work.
And the first step of course, for anyone suffering depression, is to see a doctor.
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5-Newsweek


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-20
GRAPHIC=child development


Newsweek is recalling a recent special issue on children.
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The edition, titled "Your Child" suggests in a feeding chart that infants can eat raw carrot chunks or zwieback toast at age five months.
But pediatricians say while babies that age can eat pureed foods, they could choke on something solid like a raw carrot.
The issue will be reprinted and re-distributed.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports, the Boston Celtics are in the news again today--
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike has the latest on the struggling N-B-A team.

S5-Hoops


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GRAPHIC=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek two minute sports ticker.
SS=BOSTON CELTICS


It's been a hectic week for the Boston Celtics. Yesterday the team hired Rick Pitino for a reported $70 million dollars, and now it looks like they are about to lose their greatest player ever, Larry Bird.
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The Indiana Pacers are set to offer Bird the team's vacant head coaching position and pay him $4 million dollars a year to do the job.
One report says Bird will coach at least two years and then take over the as director of basketball operations.
The announcement will not come until Friday after Pitino has been introduced in Boston.
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The NBA playoffs continue tonight in the west with semi-final action in Houston.
The Rockets lead the Sonics one game to none, but are expecting a physical game tonight.
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((CHARLES BARKLEY/HOUSTON FORWARD:)) ((SHAWN KEMP/SEATTLE FORWARD:))
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SUPER=01-Shawn Kemp/Seattle Forward; :13
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NBAPLAYOFFS


The Heat hosts the Knicks in game one of their semi-final in the East tonight.

S5-Hockey


ANCHOR=Mike
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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


The NHL stanley cup playoffs resume tonight in the two series with the Flyers trying to take a three games to none lead on the Sabres, and the defending cup champion Colorado Avalanche looking to take a similar advantage on the Oilers.
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SUPER=03-New York/MSG - Last Night; :00


Last night Esa Tikkanen scored two goals including what turned out to be the eventual game winner in the second period on this putback.
The Devils thought they had tied the game with just over seven and a half minutes to play on Doug Gilmore's goal on the right side of the crease.
But after going to the video replay the goal was wiped out on a crease violation.
And from the top view you can see that Gilmore on left side,was not in the crease; but his teammate was in the blue area.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1996-97 Season;


Closer to home the Roanoke Express board of directors has voted in favor of extending head coach Frank Anzalone's contract for the 1998-99 season. Anzalone, who has one year remaining on his current contract; now has a two year deal with the Express.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=2 minute ticker


Coming up at six; tennis news, everything from an update on the W & L women to the Lu Merritt Open; see ya then.

5-Mr-Wizard


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=education


Today, some young scientists at a Roanoke Elementary School were learning that fun can be part of the formula.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This afternoon, more than 350 students at Garden City Elementary enjoyed a program of science experiments inspired by the "Mr. Wizard" television program.
Mr. Wizard himself didn't make it, but Jenny Braddock delivered an eye- opening lesson and an important message.
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IN Q=That they get excited about it

((JENNY BRADDOCK/MR. WIZARD'S ASSISTANT: THAT THEY GET EXCITED ABOUT IT. THAT THEY KNOW IT CAN BE FUN AND IT CAN BE INTERESTING FOR THEM. IT'S NOT JUST SOMETHING THAT YOU MEMORIZE FOR A TEST.))
SUPER=01-Jenny Braddock/Mr. Wizard's Assistant;
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OUT Q=memorize for a test.
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After her visit to western Virginia, Braddock was bound for Tennessee for more visits with schoolchildren there.
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bye


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
Join Connie Stevens for our local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. Have a nice evening... Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean