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Next on News 7-
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Some major layoffs at one area company. Len Besthoff will bring us details.
Signet's closing its branches in this region.
Plus one Hokie is switching hats- and Techs.
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Wx-Heads
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Well the mood about our weather appears to be grim indeed and the forecast may not help those feeling deprived of sun.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- most of us prefer going to experienced physicians--
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but it truly counts when you're considering angioplasty, to open clogged heart arteries.
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((I COULD SEE IT COMING....COME TO THIS. ))
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125 General Electric employees are losing their jobs at the Salem plant.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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For the past few weeks there's been much speculation about job cuts inside the drive systems plant.
Today those rumors became fact.
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Len Besthoff first reported on this cost cutting move at General Electric a week ago.
Len how are workers reacting to the news?
ANCHOR=len


Jean they seemed to expect the reduction of 125 salaried positions, but not the reason why it's taking place.
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The employees we spoke with say G-E has told them there's not enough work.
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((JOHN MUSHKO/GE ENGINEER: ))
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The company that designs and manufactures control systems for large industrial machines says "the action is necessary to enhance the competitiveness of the GE business in Salem."
The job cuts will take place over the next four to eight weeks.
Those affected will get a weeks pay for each year of service with the company.
G-E noted this move won't impact its hourly workforce.
With the adjustment it will have a little more than a thousand salaried workers and 900 hourly employees.
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Jean earlier this year G-E laid off 138 HOURLY workers.
They were brought back to work within a week.
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(QUESTION: BUT THIS TIME AROUND, NO HOURLY EMPLOYEES ARE AFFECTED?)



5-Signet


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Signet Bank is pulling out of Southwest Virginia and putting 25 branches up for sale.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today's announcement is part of a major restructuring.
The Richmond-based bank will focus on its core area that includes Baltimore, Washington D-C, Richmond, and Tidewater.
Bank officials say the local branches will remain open until a buyer is found.
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((RON OTTAVIO/SIGNET VICE PRESIDENT: THERE WILL BE NO DISPLACEMENTS OF EMPLOYEES AS WE MOVE THROUGH IDENTIFYING A POTENTIAL BUYER, AND CUSTOMERS WILL CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE SAME SERVICE AND THE SAME PRODUCTS THAT THEY HAVE BEEN RECEIVING AND ARE RECEIVING FROM SIGNET RIGHT NOW.))
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Signet has 14 branches in Roanoke, Danville and the New River Valley...
Together they employ about one hundred people.
The transition to a new owner should take about six to nine months.

5-danville-gj


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A Danville man's been arrested on three separate charges spanning five years-- including murder and wounding a 10-year old.
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Police arrested 34-year old Frank Edward Clements this morning.
Clements is accused of robbing the American National Bank in Danville five years ago.
He's also charged with murdering Tyrone Dawkins in 1993 and shooting 10-year old Reggie Hutchins two months ago.
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IN Q= I would like

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: I WOULD LIKE TO STRESS, AND I HOPE THAT IF YOU DON'T PUT ANY OTHER INFORMATION ON, THE TREMENDOUS COOPERATION BETWEEN THE COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN WORKING THESE CASES BECAUSE THEY'VE BEEN ONGOING FOR A LONG TIME.))
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Clements allegedly shot ten-year-old Reggie Hutchins when the boy opened his front door.
The boy's mother calls the crime an act of revenge against the family for trying to clean up the neighborhood.
Meantime, the Danville Scorpion Motorcycle Club is teaming up with Danville Police in a softball game next week to raise money for Hutchins' hospital bills.
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5-Ok-Trial


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The penalty phase of Timothy McVeigh's trial begins tomorrow.
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Today the judge set some limits- He will allow prosecutors to bring some
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victims to the stand- but the emotional testimony will be limited.
So far defense lawyers have not said whether McVeigh will testify.
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((STEPHEN JONES/MCVEIGH'S ATTORNEY: WE WENT BACK TO WORK WITH HIM YESTERDAY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE VERDICT AND WORKED WITH HIM. SOME OF THE PEOPLE IN OUR OFFICE WORKED ALL NIGHT IN ORDER TO PREPARE FOR THIS MORNING AND WE'RE READY AND HE'S READY.))
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McVeigh could face the death penalty.
Yesterday, the jury found him guilty on all eleven counts- in the Oklahoma City bombing.
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5-Scotland-Fire


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Fire fueled by whiskey filled the sky in Scotland-
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SUPER=03-Alexandria, Scotland;


One million bottles of Scotch went up in flames at the Loch Lomond Warehouse.
When whiskey burns- it's not easy to put out.
It took more than 80 firefighters more than five hours to bring the blaze under control.
The cause of the fire's under investigation.
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5-Horses-Flooding


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SUPER=03-Pickaway Co., OH;


It's not fire- but WATER causing problems in Ohio.
Flooding is driving many people from their homes.
One economist says it's costing farmers milions of dollars.
On one farm, a group of horses is in danger.
More than one dozen horses are stranded on a grassy area- completely surrounded by water.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Second hand smoke in state buildings, it's a problem for some employees--
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Was it a no brainer for Virginia Tech's athletic director? He's leaving Blacksburg and heading south...
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- they're supposed to help you lose weight, build muscle or get an energy boost--
But the government warns you might get more than you bargained for with ephedrine pills, tablets and teas. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- Patrick is checking out soccer tryouts...
ANCHOR=Connie


A traveling team is in the works... his story when we come back. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-County-Chief


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The next police chief in Roanoke County will either be Captain Ray Lavinder or the Chief of Police in Newark (new-ARK), Delaware.
Members of a selection committee interviewed six finalists last week out of a field of 73.
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They've narrowed it down to Lavinder and Chief Bill Hogan in Delaware.
One of them will be named- -possibly as soon as next week- -to
SS=Cease

replace John Cease who left last month for a job in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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Lavinder is a native Virginian- He's been on the force 18 years.
Hogan was originally from Huntington, West Virginia. He says he has family in the Roanoke Valley.

5-Braine


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Virginia Tech Athletic Director Dave Braine officially became a Yellow Jacket today, accepting a job with Georgia Tech.
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SUPER=03-Atlanta;


Braine announced his decision at a press conference in Atlanta this afternoon.
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((DAVE BRAINE/FORMER TECH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR; I DON'T WANT ANYBODY BACK IN BLACKSBURG TO THINK THAT WE DON'T APPRECIATE WHAT THEY DID FOR US AND WHAT THEY MEANT TO US BECAUSE THEY DID AN WE'LL BE FOREVER GRATEFUL, BUT THIS IS A NEW CHALLENGE, AND IT'S A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CHALLENGE AND I'M VERY MUCH EXCITED TO HAVE THE OPPPORTUNITY TO WORK ON THAT CHALLENGE ))
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Braine had high praise for Virginia Tech president Paul Torgersen.
Torgersen says the entire university community is sad to see him go.
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(( DAVE HAS BEEN AN INCREDIBLE ASSET FOR VIRGINIA TECH ATHLETICS, PROBABLY THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ATHLETIC DIRECTOR IN THE HISTORY OF THIS UNIVERSITY, AT THE SAME TIME WE'VE BEEN FRIENDS, AND I HAVE TO WISH HIM WELL, AND I DO WISH HIM WELL. I HOPE HE IS AS SUCCESSFUL AT GEORGIA TECH AS HE WAS AT VIRGINIA TECH ))
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Torgerson has appointed associate athletic director Sharon McCloskey to serve as Interim Athletic Director, while the university searches for Braine's replacement.

5-smoke-complaint


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A trip to the state tax department is NO treat for any Virginian.
But it's a daily grind for some state workers who say years of complaints over secondhand smoke have only clouded the issue over clean air.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom with more.
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Jean, Julio Del Corso is a real estate appraiser for the state tax department.
SUPER=@Ellen1;
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He's filed a grievance after months of complaints with NO response from state tax commissioner Danny Payne.
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((
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((JULIO DEL CORSO/TAXATION DEPT. WORKER: I COME IN IN THE MORNING. AND I WALK TO ABOUT THE MIDDLE OF THE BUILDING AND IT'S A SMOKE AREA. IT'S AN OPEN AREA. IT'S LIKE AT A BASKETBALL COURT, YOU GO TO CENTER COURT AND PEOPLE AT CENTER COURT ARE SMOKING. AND YOU HAVE TO PASS THROUGH TO GET TO WHERE I WORK.))
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Some state buildings are smoke free.
The tax department has very centrally located smoking areas.
State law requires that reasonable efforts be made to separate those areas from non-smokers.
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((JULIO DEL CORSO/TAXATION DEPT. WORKER: IN MARCH OF '97, WE CONTINUE TO RECEIVE COMPLAINTS ABOUT SMOKING IN THE BUILDING. PARTICULARLY THE CONCENTRATION IN THE DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS, INCLUDING THE CAFETERIA. EMPLOYEES WHO DO NOT SMOKE COMPLAIN THERE IS NO SMOKE-FREE PLACE THEY CAN EAT LUNCH OR TAKE THEIR BREAKS WITHIN THE BUILDING. THIS IS FROM THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES TO UPPER MANAGEMENT. AND THE ISSUE IS SETTLED.))
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It's NOT settled for Del Corso.
And it wasn't in 1992 for Suzanne Bennett, who was finally given a respirator mask by the tax department to stifle her asthma-related complaints.))
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Suzanne Bennett wore the mask because she needed the job.
Julio Del Corso says he's afraid he'll be fired for speaking out.
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The tax department says it's tested the air and it meets OSHA standards for nicotine, but it's still considering a separately ventilated smoker's room.
That's been discussed now for six years.

5-plane


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Roanoke county emergency workers are checking out reports of a plane crash on the Roanoke-Montgomery County line.
State police are also responding to the scene on Cove Hollow Road near Wilson's truck stop.
Officials at the Roanoke airport tower are also checking into the report, and tell News 7, it may involve a small aircraft.
We have a crew on the way and will have more details on News 7 at Six.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Boys and girls of all ages can try out for the latest traveling soccer club in the Roanoke Valley...
Patrick Evans has the scoop when we come back. STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-SOCCER-TRY


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Despite the rainy weather some young people, dedicated to playing soccer, are trying out for a new club.
Patrick Evans has more details on how you can participate.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- Virginia Tech's head football coach talks about Dave Braine's decision to leave his post as athletic director.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- practice makes perfect--
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and now new studies highlight how important this old adage is when it comes to preforming ballon angioplasty
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((DR. STEPHEN ELLIS: I WOULD ENCOURAGE THE PATIENTS FOR THEIR OWN WELL BEING TO ASK THEIR PHYSICIANS WHAT THEIR PROCEDURE VOLUME IS, AND WHAT THEIR PROCEDURE OUTCOMES MIGHT BE. ))
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5-Angioplasty


ANCHOR=Connie
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Two studies on heart patients produce similar findings.
When it comes cardiologists performing angioplasty, experience counts.
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SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH; :


Balloon angioplasty is an increasingly common technique-- a ballon is expaned inside a heart artery to push open a clogged area.
Two studies in the American Heart Association's Journal "Circulation" find that doctors who perform fewer procedures are more likely to have high complication rates.
Doing less than 70 procedures a year meant a major complication rate of over nine percent but doing 270 angioplasties a year meant a rate of only three percent.
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((DR. STEPHEN ELLIS/CLEVELAND CLINIC: TYPICALLY THERE'S A RELATIONSHIP THAT SHOWS THE RESULTS GET BETTER AS YOU PERFORM MORE THAN 75 TO PERHAPS AS MANY 150 PROCEDURES A YEAR. ))
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The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have guidelines for numbers of procedures to maintain competency but only half the physicians in the study met the criteria.
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((DR. PAUL TEIRSTEIN/SCRIPPS CLINIC: I THINK THE CARDIOLOGY COMMUNITY SHOULD LOOK AT THIS DATA CAREFULLY AND THINK ABOUT TRYING TO CONCENTRATE THE NUMBER OF PROCEDURES INTO FEWER CARDIOLOGISTS HANDS. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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About 440-thousand angioplasties are preformed each year.
While these studies focused on angioplasty alone, similar studies have been done on several surgical procedures.
The common conclusion is "practice makes perfect."


5-Ephedrine


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The Food and Drug Administration wants to crack down on the marketing of the dietary supplement Ephedrine.
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Ephedrine is often touted as a way to get an energy boost or to lose weight.
The F-D-A says the stimulant-- sometimes sold under the name Ma (WANG) Huang, Ephedra or Epitonin...is responsible for 800 injuries and 17 deaths.
Now the agency wants to limit how much of the drug can be put into any supplement and to force makers to warn that taking too much of the drug can kill.
The F-D-A says people with heart disease, high blood pressure, or neurologic disorders should not use ephedrine supplements-- because the amphetamine-like stimulant can cause heart attacks, stroke, seizures, or death.
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IN Q=The biggest fear is that

((DR. KEN FUJIOKA/SCRIPPS CLINIC: THE BIGGEST FEAR IS THAT THE OVERWEIGHT POPULATION WHICH HAS THE MOST HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE BE GIVEN THIS DRUG WHICH FURTHER INCREASES BLOOD PRESSURE SO IT MIGHT INTO A SERIOUS PROBLEM ))
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The FDA proposal is open for public comment through August 18th.
After that, the FDA will develop a final regulation.

5-Pet-Medicine


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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From daily medications, to occasional treatments-- sometimes your pet needs to take a pill or liquid medicine.
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SUPER=04-Humane Society of the U.S.; :


Many people find liquid medication is easier, you just need an eye-dropper.
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((DR. MASSER/EMERGENCY ANIMAL CENTER: YOU CAN MAKE A LITTLE POCKET IN THE CORNER OF THEIR LIPS AND JUST HOLD THE MOUTH STILL, LET HER TAKE THE MEDICINE. GOOD GIRL. IF YOU HAVE TO GIVE YOUR DOG A PILL YOU WANT TO HAVE HER SITTING CLOSE TO YOU. LIFT HER LIPS AND PULL ON THE UPPER JAW AND HER LOWER JAW WILL RELAX AND YOU CAN DROP THE PILL FAR AT THE BACK OF THE MOUTH, GENTLY HOLD HER MOUTH CLOSED ONCE YOU'VE GIVEN THE PILL TO MAKE SURE THAT SHE SWALLOWS, YOU CAN RUB HER NOSE, OR BLOW ON IT TO ENCOURAGE HER TO SWALLOW.))
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You can hide pills in food-- but sometimes they'll get spit right back out.
Also, peanut butter may help-- it sticks to the pill.
But cats generally won't touch it.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Earlier in the newscast, we reported Tech athletic director Dave Braine is headed to Georgia Tech..
ANCHOR=Connie


So what does Virginia Tech think about this? Here's Mike Stevens.

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Welcome folks to the two minute ticker, and the start of another transition period at Virginia Tech.
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Dave Braine officially left the Hokies this afternoon in order ot take over as the new athletic director at Ga. Tech.
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The announcement came this afternoon in Atlanta, but Braine says it did not come without much consideration for his family and friends back here in Virginia.
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((DAVE BRAINE/NEW GA. TECH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:))
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Braine spent the past nine and half years at Tech, and to be honest the athletic department was a huge mess when he took over. In many ways he will be a tough act to follow.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((PAUL TORGERSEN/VA. TECH PRESIDENT:))
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SUPER=01-Paul Torgersen/Va. Tech President;
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SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/December 1995;


Highly regarded Sharon McCloskey, Braine's senior associate athletic director will take over the department on an interim basis.
Although she is a legitimate candidate to succeed Braine.
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S5-Draft


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The Major League Baseball Draft began today and local star Jason Anderson was selected.
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SUPER=03-Radford/1997 Season; :00


After playing the waiting game today; the Radford University pitcher and former Glenvar standout was chosen by Oakland.
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((JASON ANDERSON/FOURTH ROUND PICK:))
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Kelly Dampeer; Jason's teammate at Radford; has not been drafted at this time, but should go in the later rounds tomorrow. Dampeer and Anderson tried out for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Virginia Tech right handed pitcher Denny Wagner was a supplemental draft pick between the first and second rounds. The junior was 10 and 4 this past season.
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More on Dave Braine at six; see ya then.

5-Arthur


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If you have children you know who Arthur is-
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((NAT SOUND. ARTHUR! DON'T WORRY DAD. I'LL WORK OUT ALL THEIR SCHEDULES SOMEHOW.))
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Arthur the Aardvark is taking children's television by storm.
He's the creation of Marc Brown- who started drawing Arthur in 1976..
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((MARC BROWN/"ARTHUR" CREATOR: MY SOUND TOLAN ASKED ME TO TELL HIM A BEDTIME STORY AND HE SAID DAD, TELL ME A STORY ABOUT A WEIRD ANIMAL, AND I DON'T KNOW WHY, BUT FOR SOME REASON AN AARDVARK POPPED INTO MY HEAD.))
SUPER=01-Marc Brown/"Arthur" Creator;
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VO-NAT


Brown says Arthur deals with the same problems other 3rd graders face.
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bye


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- See you later, Goodnight GRAPHIC=NONE