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One-hundred-56 years of British rule in Hong Kong has ended with the lowering of the Union Jack and the raising of the red-starred Chinese flag.
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((DR. JOHN PRESLEY/SALEM VA HOSPITAL DIRECTOR: I AM NOT TO BE HARASSED, HUMILIATED, OR INTIMIDATED.))
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The director of the Salem V-A hospital responds to allegations that prompted his leave from the facility.
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MEDICAL-HEADS
ANCHOR=Connie


Plus on Health Check-- new findings on how differently men and women respond to medication.
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Plus-- cigarettes versus cigars and pipes-- and which may be riskier to your health.
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Stay with us, News 7 at FIVE is up next.

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((GRACE SPARKS/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF VA.: THIS IS A LAW THAT DIDN'T LOOK CONSTITUTIONAL TO US. AND IT WAS CERTAINLY THE FIRST LOOK--BUT THE JUDGE --DIDN'T SEEM TO BE CONSTITUTINAL WITH HIM EITHER.))
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Federal Judge James Turk blocks the first abortion restriction in Virginia since Roe versus Wade -- on the eve of it becoming law.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Good Evening, I'm Connie Stevens...
SS=abortion


Judge Turk says the there is "substantial likelihood" that Virginia's parental notification law is UNconstitutional -- so he's temporarily blocked it from taking effect.
DOUBLE BOX=Connie/Ellen/State Microwave


Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
What's the next step?
ANCHOR=ellen


Well, parents, teens, and doctors closely watching this law are seeing some last minute lawyering.
SUPER=@Ellen1;
SUPER=22-Richmond;


Judge Turk's ruling came down around two o'clock.
By four o'clock, the state had already appealed to stop the restraining order and lost.
The basic problems with the law, according to Planned Parenthood, involve Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges having a lot of leeway if a pregnant teen comes to them to bypass her parents.
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IN Q=In cases

((GRACE SPARKS/VA. PLANNED PARENTHOOD: IN CASES WHERE THE JUDICIAL BYPASS HAS BEEN RULED CONSTITUTIONAL, IT HAS BEEN WRITTEN OUT. THAT THIS RULING MUST BE DONE WITHIN 24 HOURS OR 48 HOURS OR HOWEVER LONG. IT DOESN'T SAY JUST THAT A JUDGE SHOULD MOVE IT ALONG. AND IF WE'RE TO GIVE PEOPLE CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION, WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO BETTER THAN RELY ON PERSONALITY AND A JUDGE'S ABILITY TO MAKE THAT DECISION. THAT'S WHY CONSISTENTLY THE SUPREME COURT HAS INDICATED THAT THERE NEEDS TO BE A TIME FRAME ON IT. THERE'S A TIME FRAME ON PREGNANCY AND THERE NEEDS TO BE A TIME FRAME ON THIS TOO.))
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: JUDGES UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT SHOULD TAKE A HIGH PRIORITY, AND JUDGES ARE GONNA MAKE THESE DECISIONS AS PROMPTLY AND EFFICIENTLY AS POSSIBLE. THEY UNDERSTAND WHAT'S GOING ON.))
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Attorney General Richard Cullen adds that he "strongly disagrees" with Judge Turk's ruling.
DOUBLE BOX=Ellen and Connie/State Microwave


Connie, this law would have taken effect at midnight.
ANCHOR=Connie
(Q&A=So the stay holds at least for today?)
ANCHOR=ellen


Apparently so.
There's NO word yet from Cullen's office that they've gotten another court to hear an appeal.

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The embattled director of the Salem Veteran's hospital has spoken out for the first time since he was put on forced administrative leave in March.
Doctor John Presley held a news conference across from the V-A this morning, to give his side of the story.
double boxes Len/Connie


Len Besthoff says Presley didn't pull any punches this morning.
ANCHOR=LEN


Connie, Doctor John Presley believes he's the victim of a conspiracy to get rid of him.
SUPER=@LEN1;


He says the Department of Veteran's Affairs has had him on leave for three months because it's investigating claims that he sexually harassed employees at the Salem V-A.
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IN Q=No constitutional

((DR. JOHN PRESLEY/SALEM VA HOSPITAL DIRECTOR: NO CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEES WERE AFFORDED ME. AND THE FISHING EXPEDITIONS AND HITLER LIKE ATMOSPHERE OF SHEER INTIMIDATION WOULD MAKE ANY AMERICAN CITIZEN ASHAMED.))
SUPER=01-Dr. John Presley/Salem VA Hospital Director;
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Presley denies he ever sexually harassed anyone at the Salem V-A.
He has long been known as one of the V-A's "troubleshooters".
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He came to Salem in 1992, after the bodies of several patients were found on the hospital grounds.
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Presley says the man who will become acting Secretary of the Department of Veteran's Affairs, his wife, the V-A's general counsel, among others, are behind this plot to oust him.
Presley has written President Clinton about this matter, since it concerns someone who will be at least temporarily, a member of his cabinet.
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The Veteran's Administration says Presley's comments are "puzzling and without foundation".
(QUESTION: SO WHAT MOTIVATION WOULD THE V-A HAVE TO GO AFTER PRESLEY?)




5-Helvestine


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The man charged with a racially motivated bombing 22 years ago says he was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
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SUPER=03-Salem;


Frank Helvestine told a detective he spent a year in the Klan.
Today in court, Helvestine's lawyer tried to keep that admission out of his upcoming trial.
He said it would prejudice the jury against him, and has nothing to do with charges that Helvestine was an accessory in a car bombing that killed a 2-year-old child.
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IN Q=It adds nothing

((TOM BLAYLOCK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; IT ADDS NOTHING TO THE COMMONWEATH'S CASE, THEY DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE ANY MEMBERSHIP HE MAY HAVE HAD IN THE KLU KLUX KLAN TO PROVE THAT FACT. 11:02:27 SKIP BURKART/ROANOKE COUNTY PROSECUTOR; EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT THE KLAN IS BASICALLY A HATE GROUP... A RACIALLY ORIENTED HATE GROUP. AS FAR AS WE'RE CONCERNED, THIS PARTICULAR CRIME WAS RACIALLY MOTIVATED, WAS HATE MOTIVATED. ))
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SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Roanoke Co. Prosecutor; :09
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Judge Diane Strickland said she will consider the motion to strike the information.
She denied the defense's motion to dismiss the charges because some of the evidence is missing.
Remnants of the pipe bomb that were collected 22 years ago have vanished.
The prosecution says they can still interview witnesses who collected and tested the evidence.
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5-Hong-Kong


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The door is closing on 156 years of British colonialism in Hong Kong.
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The rule of the province has been handed over to China.
Hong Kong's six-point- three million residents have ceased being British subjects.
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((WE SHALL NOT FORGET YOU, AND WE SHALL WATCH WITH THE CLOSEST INTEREST AS YOU EMARK ON THIS NEW ERA OF YOUR REMARKABLE HISTORY. ))
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The first contingent of Chinese troops is already in Hong Kong-- with thousands more set to arrive in the next few hours.
Amid the fanfare and fireworks, there are protests against Beijing and the Communist regime.
At the White House today, President Clinton says he has no reason to suspect there will be trouble.
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The verdict is in for a Salem high school soccer coach charged with kicking one of his students. That report next on NEWS-7 at FIVE...
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And a little later in the newscast, NEWS-7 Mornin's Larry Dowdy is leaving Your Hometown Station and returning to his radio roots--
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- it's known as the deadly quartet-- the key risk factors for heart disease.
All these stories-- and more, coming up as News 7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor
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Henry County police have arrested a man for allegedly murdering a woman then leaving her on a dead-end street.
But investigators say they will NOT charge the man who drove the car to and from the crime scene.
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Police arrested 36-year-old Marshall Junior Martin Saturday night on charges of first degree murder.
Police say Martin shot 37-year-old Stephanie Parler in the head after she voluntarily left a trailer park with him and another man.
Parler's body was found fully clothed at the end of Tommy Carter Road in Martinsville.
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((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT: WHERE THE BODY WAS FOUND IS ACTUALLY WHERE THE CRIME OCCURRED. THE THREE PARTIES DROVE TO THAT LOCATION, THE INCIDENT OCCURRED AND THEN THE DRIVER OF THE CAR AND THE ACCUSED DROVE AWAY FROM THAT AREA. LATER THE DRIVER OF THE AUTOMOBILE WENT TO THE PAY PHONE AND HE'S THE ONE THAT CONTACTED THE 911 CENTER.))
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Nester says the driver was not charged because he's cooperating as a witness.
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5-braine


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A not guilty verdict in juvenile court for Salem High School teacher Walter Braine.
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Judge Phillip Trompeter dismissed assault and battery charges against the Soccer and Wrestling Coach.
A 15 year old student alleged that Braine kicked him in the leg for violating a gym class rule.
The judge ruled the testimony didn't prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Braine acted in an angry, rude or vengeful manner.
Braine may still face civil charges and possible disciplinary action from school administration.
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5-Longaker


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The President of National Business College wants to put a lid on the sex harassment claims he's defending.
The VICE-president of the Roanoke school is suing president Frank Longaker.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


Lisa Meredith says Longaker sexually propositioned her a year ago.
Ever since she turned him down, Meredith says Longaker has limited her authority as vice-president by refusing to let her sign reports.
Meredith also says Longaker makes angry and sharp comments to her.
In federal court today, Longaker's attorney pointed out Meredith still has her job as vice-president.
He asked the judge to dismiss the case and instead let it be heard by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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((BAYARD HARRIS/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: THE ALLEGATION IS NOT ADMITTED AND YOU NEED TO KEEP THAT VERY CLEARLY. THIS IS AN ACCUSATION AND MERELY BECAUSE IT'S BROUGHT IN COURT DOES NOT GIVE IT WEIGHT OR CREDENCE.))
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U-S District Court Judge Jackson Kiser hasn't decided yet if he'll dismiss the case.

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America's love affair with the railroad has generated spectacular photographs and art.
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The Allegheny Highlands Arts and Crafts Center is hosting a very special art exhibit illustrating the art of the railroad. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Clifton Forge to tell us more about the Chessie System art exhibit.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker, the President reacts to Mike Tyson's antics in the ring...and there's a huge upset at Wimbledon.
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Plus on Health Check-- Could that migraine headache actually be caused by a bacteria?
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((YOU FEEL LIKE YOUR HEAD IS EXPLODING AND YOU'D PREFER TO CUT IT OFF ))
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Italian researchers are studying helicobacter-- the same bacteria that's the culprit with many ulcers.
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Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look at what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
The rat line is still seven weeks away, but today V-M-I welcomed some of the women who will enroll there in August.
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SUPER=03-Lexington;


Eighteen women are among the students who are taking part in the Summer Transition Program.
The young women say they're excited about the opportunity, and confident they will be accepted in the corps of cadets.
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((ANGELIA PICKETT/INCOMING CADET: IT'S UNFORTUNATE WHAT HAPPENED AT THE CITADEL, WHATEVER MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE TAKEN PLACE. DESPITE THAT FACT, I THINK VMI HAS DONE SO MUCH TO GET READY FOR THE ASSIMILATION OF WOMEN, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SITUATION HERE.))
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We'll hear more from the incoming cadets
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along with the rest of the day's news
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Connie, in one half hour on NEWS-7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Connie


Gearing up for an exciting school year, thanks Keith.

5-Smoking


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Smoking isn't good for you as we all know...
SS=CIGARETTES

but smoking cigarettes is worse for you than smoking pipes or cigars.
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A study of 21-thousand men showed that those who switched from cigarettes to pipes or cigars cut in half their risk of dying from cancer or heart disease.
But they still had a higher risk than non-smokers.
The study's authors say smoking cigars and pipes means lower amounts of tobacco because smokers don't inhale as much.
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Researchers have a warning for women and their doctors-- be careful with medication, because women and men respond differently.
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And it seems many common treatments have only been tested on men.
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((DR. JEAN HAMILTON/DUKE UNIV. MEDICAL CENTER: THAT'S REALLY EXCITING TO LEARN ABOUT BECAUSE THAT WILL HELP US TO UNDERSTAND HOW TO USE DRUGS MORE EFFECTIVELY IN WOMEN. ))
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Because of hormonal changes, many drugs actually appear to be less effective during the 3-days before a woman's period.
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((DR. HAMILTON: THE MENSTRUAL EFFECT -- IF YOU IGNORE IT-- CAN LEAD TO SOME
WOMEN GETTING LESS BENEFIT FROM DRUGS--- SO WE NEED TO DO BETTER AT

INDIVIDUALIZING TREATMENT.))
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Researchers, meeting at an International Conference in Chicago, are talking about some of the most popular medications around--
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Including anti-depressants like Prozac and Paxil, a drug for heart disease and migraines called Inderal, and several seizure medications.

5-Migraines


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Evidence that migraine headaches, and the accompanying pain, may be caused by a bacteria... the same bacteria that's the culprit with many ulcers.
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An Italian researcher found half of 262 migraine patients had active helicobacter infections.
When he treated the infections, in almost every case, the migraines were either cured or greatly reduced.
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IN Q=And we have something

((DR. FRED FREITAG/DIAMOND HEADACHE CLINIC: AND WE HAVE SOMETHING SIMPLE THAT WE CAN BE LOOKING FOR, AND PROVIDE A RELATIVELY STRAIGHTFORWARD THERAPEUTIC APPROACH THAT COULD PRODUCE REMARKABLE RESULTS FOR SOME OF THESE PATIENTS.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Fred Freitag/Diamond Headache Clinic; :
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Wondering how this could be possible?
A migraine occurs when the blood vessels of the brain suddenly widen.
It's been shown when helicobacter attacks blood vessels, it also causes them to widen.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Though this is indirect evidence, it is attracting some attention from the experts. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Connie


Let's change gears now and check out the sports world--
Mike Stevens has the latest on that bizarre boxing match over the weekend. Hi Mike.


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Welcome everybody to the MOnday two minute ticker, one that literally possesses some biting news.
SS=Tyson


At this hour in Las Vegas, members of the media are gathered at the MGM grand hotel waiting for MIke Tyson to make an appearance.
Today is Tyson's 31st birthday, and this afternoon he abruptly called a newsconference to make a statement.
However, he has yet to show up. It was scheduled for 4:45 eastern time.
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Saturday, the former champ hit an all-time low when he resorted to biting champion Evander Holyfield during the third round of their fight in Las Vegas.
Tyson ripped off a piece of Evander's right ear and bit the left one as well before he was disqualified.
SUPER=Washington, DC;


This morning President Clinton, who is a huge sports fan had this to say about the incident and whether or not he thinks the federal government should play a role in legislating professional boxing.
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Tyson $30 million dollar paycheck has been upheld, pending tomorrow's meeting of the Nevada Athletic commission.
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The commission could suspend his from boxing again in the state.

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The rain stopped over the weekend at Wimbledon, but this afternoon the rash of upsets continued as Monica Seles was sent home.
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Seles was the number two seed on the women's side but today she was beaten by unseeded Sandrine Testud of France.
The loss is even more shocking when you consider Seles won the first set 6-love, only to lose the next two 6-4 and 8-6.
Seles has won the Australian, French and US Opens - but never Wimbledon.
A number of other women fared much better including 11th seed Mary Joe Fernandez, 8th seed Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, 9th seed Mary Pierce and third seeded Jana Novotna. On the men's side Pete Sampras, the men's to seed rolled past Byron Black with 6-1, 6-2 and 6-2 victory.
8th seeded Boris Becker also advanced today, along with ninth seeded marcelo Rios.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold wimbledon


There was one upset on the men's side as 13th seeded Andrei Medvedev lost to Nicholas Keifer.
SS=avalanche


There's plenty of baseball for area fans tonight as the Salem Avalanche continues its series with the Durham Bulls with a seven o'clock game at Memorial Stadium.
SS=Hillcats


Also, the Hillcats are home tonight battling the Prince Williams Cannons.
First pitch is set for seven at City Stadium.
SS=two minute ticker


More sports coming your way tonight at six as we check in with an area youth soccer team that is set to take its game to Europe in July.
Have a safe night everybody, Connie will have more News 7 at five right after this quick break. go to break

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K-92 has found a replacement for Mofo and Sally.
He's no stranger to K-92, and he is certainly used to getting up early.
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NEWS-7 "Morning'" man Larry Dowdy will be leaving us to go back to radio.
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IN Q=You just

((LARRY DOWDY/NEWS-7 "MORNIN'" YOU JUST DON'T LEAVE RADIO AFTER 19 YEARS AND JUST SAY TOTALLY GOODBYE. I STILL HAVE A LOVE FOR IT. IT GOT ME MY START IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, AND I STILL LOVE IT.))
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After having produced more than 800 segments for News 7 "Mornin" over the past five years, Dowdy leaves W-D-B-J in a couple of weeks.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


The Roanoke native heads up the new "K-crew in the Morning..." a return to his roots.
Dowdy started working there when it was still an "easy listening" radio station in the late '70's... and now he's going BACK.

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ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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That's it for us--
For more news later tonight--full screen
Join me for NEWS-7 Primetime -- tonight at 10 on WEFC.
ANCHOR=Connie

Thanks for watching NEWS-7 at FIVE...have a good evening.