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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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Several people have died in major interstate accidents across the country.
A successful landing on Mars for the Pathfinder.
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ANd how's the shuttle service to and from tonight's Music for AMericans going so far?
Wx-Heads
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Nearly picture perfect weather for fireworks this evening, although in the New River Valley some showers are possible. I'll have all the forecast details coming up.
MEDICAL-HEADS
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On Health Check-- two experimental vaccines are in the works, that may
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keep deadly skin cancer at bay.
Thousands die as a result of melanoma each year.
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Stay with us, News 7 at FIVE is up next.

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From the east coast to the west coast, a tragic holiday weekend on the nation's highways.
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5-95-Fatal


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Good Evening, I'm Connie Stevens.
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Officials may never know what caused a minivan to cross the median yesterday on Interstate 95 on the Virignia -- North Carolina border near Emporia.
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The move triggered a deadly collision--
Eight people lost their lives in the crash, including five members of a Richmond family on the way to Myrtle Beach-- with their three children.
A woman from Whitakers, North Carolina, driving a sedan, and a truck driver from Petersburg also died at the scene.
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((BUCK IVEY/CO-WORKER OF TRUCK DRIVER: IT WAS VERY DEVESTATING. GRUESOME, SHEER PANIC AROUND HERE FOR A WHILE. ))
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5-CA-fatals


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On Interstate Five in Central California, six people were killed in a head on collision early this morning.
The California Highway Patrol says a car heading south veered through the center divider-- colliding with a car heading north-- and causing a fiery crash.
It's unclear why the car crossed the highway.
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A fireworks explosion killed one person, and two others are missing off a barge in Illinois.
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The two men were blown off the barge on the Mississippi River near Alton, Illinois, a third was found dead on board.
The explosion happened during a fireworks display last night, when a fireworks shell misfired and ignited all of the remaining fireworks on the barge.
Witnesses say the show had been going for 10 or 15 minutes when the barge lit up in a big white glow.
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((VERY DANGEROUS THING WHEN YOU'RE WORKING WITH FIREWORKS. THESE PEOPLE WERE PROFESSIONALS, SOMETHING WENT WRONG. ))
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The missing men were wearing heavy flame-retardant clothing...officials say heavy enough to drag them underwater.
Earlier this afternoon divers suspended the search.
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People on their way to the Fourth of July celebration at Victory Stadium, are putting the organizers new parking plan to the test.
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Denise Allen is at a shuttle bus pick up point at Towers Mall in Roanoke.
Denise what's the situation there?
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Dozens of residents in Southwest ROanoke were effected by a power outage this afternoon.
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A-E-P says electricity was knocked out when someone was sawing a tree and it hit a powerline.
Power went out at about 1:15 this afternoon in the Brandon and Colonial Avenues area... Streetlights were knocked out as well. Power was restored about 30-minutes ago.
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A huge party is going on in New Mexico today at the U-F-O Fest.
Its being held near the site of an alleged encounter with space aliens 50-years ago.
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But next on NEWS-7 at FIVE we head to Mars...for some encouraging news...the Pathfinder has arrived on the surface of the red planet.
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Also coming up-- we'll hear from Tech's new men's basketball head coach...stick around. cc sponsor
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5-Bedford-Fire


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Fire damaged a home in Bedford County today.
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The house off Quarterwood Road near Montvale filled with smoke around 2:30 this afternoon.
The owner is out of town.
A neighbor watching the property saw the smoke and called the fire department.
The fire appeared to have started in the garage.
No one was hurt.
There's no word yet on the cause-- firefighters haven't made a damage estimate.
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5-Mars


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It left earth seven months ago, on a journey of over 300 milioon miles--
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And today the spacecraft Pathfinder became the first known visitor to Mars in more than two decades.
When the red dust settles,
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Pathfinder will open, roll out the gang planks, and send Sojourner, A 25-POUND vehicle, rolling out.
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((VOICE OF BILL HARWOOD/CBS NEW SPACE CONSULTAN: ROVER IS A REALLY INTERSTING DEVICE, IT ONLY WEIGHS 25-POUNDS. IT'S GOT STEREOSCOPIC TV CAMERAS AND A COMPUTER WHERE IT CAN SEE WHERE IT'S GOING, IT CAN ACTUALLY MEASURE OBJECTS IN ITS PATH AND DECIDE WHETHER IT NEEDS TO GO AROUND OR GO OVER. ))
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Engineers on earth will direct the Rover to roam around Mars, taking pictures of the planet and analzying rocks and soil.
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((THE LONG TERM GOAL HERE IS TO IDENTIFY SITES ON MARS WHERE LIFE MIGHT HAVE ONCE EXISTED. ))
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Pictures could be back on Earth within the next few hours.

5-Roswell


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It sounds like something from the film, "Independence Day."
But today marks the 50th anniversary of what many believe was the landing of a real U-F-O.
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Visitors are INVADING Roswell, New Mexico-- the site of an alleged visit from extra- terrestrials.
Former Pentagon official and retired Army Colonel Philip Corso believes a U-F-O really did land there.
Corso's new book, "The Day After Roswell" alleges the U-S government covered up information the Army collected about the spaceship.
In the early 1960s, he helped research items that came from the crash.
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((RET. COL. PHILIP CORSO/"THE DAY AFTER ROSWELL": WHAT CAME BACK TO US WAS USED FOR A COMPETITIVE EDGE IN THE ARMY, AND WENT OUT TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, AND POSSIBLY THE WORLD. AND WE GAVE THE PATENT-- TOLD THE INDUSTRY TO TAKE THE PATENT, AND THAT HELPED COVER OUR TRACKS. ))
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Corso would not take issue with the Air Force.
But he questions the validity of recent reports that say the so- called aliens were actually dummies dropped in Air Force parachuting experiments.

5-Bryant-Feinman


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Two candidates for a House of Delegates seat in Lynchburg picked today to get an early start on the politcal season.
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In a forum, Democratic challenger Jimmy Feinman and incumbent Republican Preston Bryant tackled a number of issues, including Jim Gilmore's proposal to eliminate personal property taxes in Virginia.
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((PRESTON BRYANT/R-HOUSE OF DELEGATES: BUT MY FEAR IS, THAT IF THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG, OUT OF THE FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN, DOESN'T QUITE KNOW HOW IT'S ALL GONNA SHAKE OUT, SO THEY THINK, UH TO COVER OUR BASES WE'RE GONNA GO UP ON YOUR REAL ESTATE TAX, JUST TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE ENOUGH MONEY. MY FEAR IS THAT AT THE END OF THE DAY WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE, YOUR TAX BURDEN COULD BE HIGHER LATER THAN IT IS NOW. SO I CAN SEE BOTH ARGUMENTS. AND TO BE PERFECTLY HONEST WITH YOU, I'M STILL WAITING TO SEE HOW THE NUMBERS SHAKE OUT.)) ((JIMMY FEINMAN/D-HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK IT'S A SCAM, I THINK IT'S A HOAX. I DON'T SEE HOW ONE PERSON CAN COME IN HERE AND SAY, THAT THEY'RE GONNA ELIMINATE THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX, WHEN GEORGE ALLEN, AND NOBODY ELSE HAS EVER HAD IT BEFORE. THE TIMING OF IT IS VERY SUSPECT. RIGHT ON THE EVE OF AN ELECTION. EVERY POLITICIAN, PARTICULARLY PROFESSIONAL ONES, WANT TO CUT TAXES. AND RIGHT AT THE EVE OF AN ELECTION IT'S A GREAT THING TO SAY THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO DO.))
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We'll have more the forum on News-7 at Six.
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The long road traveled by Charles Kuralt has come to an end.
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The C-B-S Newsman died today, at the age of 62.
More on his life and career, as News 7 at FIVE continues.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-EPA


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When Martinsville residents saw a slick liquid snaking down their road, they called in a federal agency to investigate.
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The Environmental Protection Agency has been digging into the soil on Smith Lake Road.
Its trying to see if a drain which carries water down this hill is also picking up dangerous chemicals.
The Department of Environment Quality says earlier tests found chemicals that COULD be hazardous in large quantities.
A D-E-Q spokesperson says the owner of the land has built several more homes on this property since those chemicals appeared.
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For now residents just have to wait.
E-P-A officials say they'll be back next week to dig even deeper.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker, Pete Sampras will hit the grass for his fourth Wimbledon title in five years.
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On Health Check-- a painful problem for many breast cancer patients after surgery-- lymphedema.
One patient though has learned to cope with the problem-- through exercise.
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Good Evening, I'm Eric Earnhart-- here's a look at what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
The parental notification law took effect Tuesday, despite attempts to block it.
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With the law on the books how does one attorney general candidate think about it?
New Republican attorney general Richard Cullen said he was "shocked" to hear Democratic candidate Bill Dolan question the law's wording, since he'll have to enforce it if he's elected.
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More on this ongoing debate...along with more news of the day tonight at six.
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5-Skin-Cancer


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Of the thousands of Americans who get melanoma every year, some have a natural immune reaction that keeps the deadly skin cancer from coming back.
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Now scientists are bottling that protection.
The National Cancer Institute is funding tests on hundreds of melanoma patients, with two experimental vaccines they hope will keep the killer at bay.
Melanoma kills more than seven-thousand Americans every year.
Sun exposure is the main cause, and anyone who had even one bad sunburn as a child is at risk.
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5-Lymphedema


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During breast cancer surgery lymph nodes under the arm are commonly removed to test for the spread of the disease.
Some of those women will go on to develop lymphedema-- an accumulation of fluid in the arm causing painful swelling of the arm and armpit.
It may also limit the range of motion.
But one lymphedema patient has developed ways to cope with the problem-- and wants others to be able to manage it as well-- through exercise.
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((THE FIRST THING WE'RE GOING TO DO IS OUR STRETCHES. THESE ARE STRETCHES YOU NEED TO DO EVERY DAY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIVES. ))
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Elizabeth Warren has been a fitness instructor for most of her adult life. but her background in health was little preparation for what she faced after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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((ELIZABETH WARREN/FITNESS INSTRUCTOR/LYMPHEDEMA PATIENT: WHEN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER, I REALIZED THAT I DID NOT KNOW HOW TO RECOVER PHYSICALLY. SO, IF I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO RECOVER AS A FITNESS TRAINER, I WONDERED ABOUT THE REST OF THE PEOPLE. "PUT THE TAPE INSIDE THERE-- NOW GIVE ME ANOTHER PIECE." ))
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If the pain and limited use of her arm wasn't troubling enough.... one day at work, Elizabeth developed a condition that would dramatically alter her life... perhaps more than the cancer.
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((ELIZABETH: I GOT LYMPHEDEMA LATE ONE SUMMER WHEN I WAS ASSISTING A CLIENT LIFTING A HEAVY BARBELL. THAT SORT OF PUSHED MY SYSTEM OVER THE EDGE. ))
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The system she is referring to is the lymphatic system.
During a mastectomy, surgeons commonly remove the lymph nodes under a woman's arms-- to see if the cancer has spread.
But when the nodes are removed, fluid can pool in the arms and armpits.... causing pain and a limited range of motion.
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((CAN YOU BRING YOUR ARM, YOUR HAND BACK TOWARDS MY HAND-- GOOD. NOW TURN AWAY-- IS THAT IT? IS THAT A GOOD STRETCH? YEAH.))
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With few avenues of treatment available for lymphedema patients.... Elizabeth decided to "pave" one of her own.... an exercise class designed specifically for breast cancer patients.
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ELIZABETH: IF I CAN TEACH THEM THAT THEY DON'T HAVE TO BE AFRAID TO MOVE-- AND SHOW THEM EXERCISES THAT THEY CAN DO AT HOME-- I AM GIVING THEM CONTROL, I'M GIVING THEM POWER. ))
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Her students say beyond the physical improvement... the class offers something else.
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((JUDY WALDECK/LYMPHEDEMA PATIENT: IT'S NICE TO GET TOGETHER AND TALK-- AND DO THE EXERCISING WHICH IS GOOD FOR ALL OF US-- KIND OF BRINGS US TOGETHER. ))
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For more information on the illness itself, call the National Lymphedema network at 800-541-3259.
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2-SHOT-TOSS
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Time now for sports-- Roy Stanley takes us to England for a look at how the road to the finals are shaping up at Wimbledon.

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Thank you Connie and good afternoon everybody lets get into the two minute ticker.
The start of today's men's singles match between Pete Sampras and Todd Woodbridge was delayed for more than an hour and 40 minutes. But when play got under way it didn't take Sampras long to beat Woodbridge and advance.
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The top seeded Sampras jumped on Woodbridge in the first set. Sampras has dominated play in all of matches up to this point.
Sampras advances to the championship with the 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 win over Woodbridge. Sampras is on course to capture his fourth title at Wimbledon.
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Sampras will play Cedric Pioline of France in the finals he beat Michael Stich in five sets. And tomorrow, top seed Martina Hingis will play Jana Novotna in the women's finals.

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The Chicago Cubs scored 5 runs in the first three inning and that was good enough for a 9 to 3 win over Philadelphia.
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Cubs Manager Jim Riggleman in the dugout at the Vet.
In the Bottom of the first, Kevin Sefich sends this pitch over the left field wall for a two run homer and the Phillies took the 2 to nothing lead.
But the Cubs rallied in the second tieing the score at 2 to 2 then Terry Mullholland's double off the left field wall scored Scott Servas and Chicago lead 3 to 2.
In the fourth inning, Philadelphia's Greg Jefferies hits this bullet over the left field wall for a solo homer but the Phillies still trailed 5 to 3.
Chicago's Ryne Sandberg gets all of SUPER=35-Chicago/9/Philadelphia/3/;

this Scott Ruffcorn pitch and smokes it off the pole in left field for a solo homer and Chicago wins the game 9 to 3.
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Virginia Tech's men's head basketball coach Bobby Hussey is in his first off season as the Hokies head coach.
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Hussey and his staff have spent most of the summer working summer camps and since spring he's spent a large amount of time with just about everybody connected to the Tech program.
But the Month of July will big for Hussey and his new coaching staff.
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But thanks to scouting services and a super group of assistants Hussey is already ahead as he and his staff prepare for the big month.
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Hussey lost one of his assistants this week when Tony Beamon left for the an assistants job at the University of Alabama.

5-Kuralt


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Charles Kuralt, the CBS newsman who made a career giving us a look at small town America, died this morning in New York City of complications from Lupus.
He was 62.
Correspondent Bill Lynch reports on the passing of the man who's reassuring presence was a sunday morning staple for a decade and a half.
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(( GOOD MORNING I AM CHARLES KURALT AND THIS IS SUNDAY MORNING.
For 15 years that's how a lot of people would ease their way into the last day of the weekend...with Charles Kuralt comfortably perched on a chair. CHARLES KURALT: OUR IDEA WAS NOT TO TRY AND PLEASE ANY SPECIAL AUDIENCE BUT TO PLEASE OURSELVES..TO DO STORIES THAT MIGHT LIFT OUR OWN SPIRIT..IN HOPES THAT THEY WOULD ALSO LIFT THE SPIRITS OF SOMEONE WHO WOULD TUNE IN AND WE HAD THE TIME TO DO IT.
Kuralt was at home in the studio hosting Sunday Morning..but for years he spent a lot of time.. ANNOUNCER--ON THE ROAD WITH CHARLES KURALT. ON THE ROAD WE HAVE TRAVELLED BY TRAINS AND PLANES AND SAILING SHIPS
The son of a social worker and a teacher...Kuralt travelled to every state...while reporting "on the road". It was from that vantage point that he said travelling across the U-S was better than a college education.
For 13 years..the Wilmington, North Carolina native celebrated the country. THIS MAY COME AS A SURPRISE TO YOU BUT THERE ARE MORE GREASED PIG CONTESTS THAN SENATE HEARINGS!
Kuralt's travels inspired seven books, and made him an American legend. He also travelled the world..Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and the Arctic.
But it was small town america where he felt most at home. THE FOURTH OF JULY IN SALINA KANSAS.. HAVE A PIECE OF WATERMELON.
After a lifetime on the backroads of America, Kuralt died on that most American of holidays, the 4th of July. Bill Lynch, CBS News, New York.))

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LEt's get one more check on the weather for fireworks tonight-- here's Patrick.
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That's NEWS-7 at FIVE...
For more news later tonight--full screen
Join me for NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 over on WEFC. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 at FIVE...good night. ANCHOR=Connie