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NEWS-7 at FIVE is straight ahead...
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The missing girls from Roanoke County, apparently drive themselves to Lynchburg...an 11-year old is at the wheel.
Day three of the Teamsters-UPS Strike
Strike up the band... and let the games begin.
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Wx-Heads
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Once again a big, fat high pressure system has the area under cooler than normal weather. How long will it last? The forecast is coming up.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Eric
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Tonight on HEalth Check-- stats on drug usage among teens are out...it's not ALL bad news.
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And head lice. If you;ve had to deal with it, scientists warn there's a stronger strain out there...dubbed Super Lice.
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The mother of an 11- year old girl who drove to Lynchburg after being left alone in a car, has been charged.
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5-crossroads


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-38
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Good Evening, I'm Eric Earnhart filling in for Jean Jadhon.
That story in a moment but first-- Crossroads Mall in Roanoke was evacuated late this afternoon...
Hazaradous Materials crews are investigating why several people have had to be taken to the hospital
double boxes Eric/Len


Len Besthoff is at the mall....Len fill us in.
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5-Missing-children


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-23
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Police charged Patricia Wright with two misdemeanors- -"allowing children to be in need of services."
It started out as a missing persons report.
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Wright had left TWO children in the car while she was at Cory Everson's Aerobics and Fitness Center.
She left the keys in the car, the motor running.
Apparently 11-year old Latisha Wright got tired of waiting, and drove off.
At 5-2 and 120 pounds, police aren't surprised she was able to drive.
But she got all the way to Lynchburg- -even stopped for gas on the way.
Her 7-year old cousin, Shalierra Mack, was also in the car with her.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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They drove to a relative's home in the Lynchburg area- -putting an end to the missing persons crisis- -but it's the beginning of Patricia Wright's troubles.

5-Korean-air


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#net-A
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Three Americans are among the survivors of the Korean Air crash in Guam.
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Ten other Americans were among the more than 200 who died when the plane went down, yesterday.
Rescue workers say after seeing the aftermath of the crash, they're amazed as many as 30 people survived, some actually walked away from the wreckage.
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((REAR ADMIRAL MARTIN JANCZAK/RESCUE OPERATION COMMANDER; AFTER THE AIRPLANE HIT, AS IT BROKE APART, THERE WERE ABOUT 4 SECTIONS OF THE AIRCRAFT. SOME OF THE PASSENGERS WERE THROWN CLEAR, AND WE ACTUALLY FOUND PASSENGERS IN THE SAWGRASS THAT'S DOWN HERE.))
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One of the survivors told Guam's governor there was no indication anything was wrong until the plane crashed.
He said it seemed the plane tried to land three miles short of the runway.
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5-UPS


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#Net-B
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More violence on the UPS picket lines in the Northeast today.
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For the third day in a row, picketing teamsters clashed with police as they tried to block delivery trucks driven by non-union drivers.
At least 11 strikers were arrested in Somerville this morning.
Meanwhile, the U.S. Chamber Of Commerce added it's voice to calls for President Clinton to intervene.
But the President told reporters today he's already done everything he can to get the union and company back to the bargaining table.
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5-Apple


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net-c
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Apple Computer made a stunning announcement at the MacWorld Expo in Boston today.
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There were gasps and some boos when Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs announced that rival Microsoft will invest 150 million dollars in Apple.
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((STEVE JOBS/APPLE CO-FOUNDER; IF WE WANT TO MOVE FORWARD AND SEE APPLE HEALTH AND PROSPERING AGAIN, WE HAVE TO LET GO OF A FEW THINGS... WE HAVE TO LET GO OF THIS NOTION THAT FOR APPLE TO WIN, MICROSOFT HAS TO LOSE. ))
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Microsoft CEO Bill Gates says he's excited about the new alliance.
He was booed as he spoke to the gathering from an overhead screen.
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The candidates for governor were on the campaign trail today-- talking taxes and education. That story ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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The Summer Music Games return to Salem... its much more than a half time show.
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And on Health Check we're talking head lice...if you're scratching your head new strain some scientists are calling "super lice." Don't go away. cc sponsor
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5-Beyer


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=five
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TAPE#597-30
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Don Beyer defended family life education today, as he brought his campaign for governor to the Roanoke Valley.
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Beyer was arguing against a proposal that's now before the State Board of Education.
It would give local school districts the option of eliminating family life education in their communities.
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((DON BEYER/LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: AND THAT WOULD DENY EVERY CHILD IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION. AND IT WOULD DEPRIVE EVERY PARENT OF THE CHOICE OF WHETHER THEIR CHILD GETS TO TAKE IT OR DOESN'T. PARENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO MAKE THE CHOICE FOR THEIR CHILDREN. IT'S PREVENTION AND IT MAKES SENSE.))
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Beyer also opposes a plan that would allow school systems to hire reading specialists in lieu of elementary guidance counselors.
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Beyer says both are important, and says the state board should not force localities to choose between the two.

5-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-32
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Jim Gilmore's giving back as good as HE got on tax relief.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


At a lunch honoring a program to protect senior citizens from consumer fraud, Gilmore today blasted Don Beyer's income tax credit plan.
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((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: 328-THOUSAND-940 SENIOR CITIZENS ALONE DO NOT FILE VIRGINIA INCOME TAX RETURNS BECAUSE THEY DO NOT MAKE ENOUGH MONEY TO PAY VIRGINIA INCOME TAX. AND IF THE DON'T FILE, THEN THEY HAVE NO OPPORTUNITY TO FILE FOR SOME CREDIT SOMEWHERE UP THE ROAD, AND THEY GET NOTHING.))
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Gilmore says overall, 61-percent of Virginia's seniors would NOT qualify for Beyer's tax cut because they make too much or too little.
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TALENT=Eric
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The Beyer campaign responds that Virginians will be lucky to see the tax break Gilmore's promising-- because, according to many economists, state revenues won't be what Gilmore hopes.

5-Summer-Music


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#597-29
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They're movin', groovin' and rockin' to the beat at the fifth annual drum and bugle corp show in Salem.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Young musicians and dancers from all over the globe perform at 7:30 this evening in the Summer Music Show at the Salem football stadium.
Its a rigorous practice schedule for them.
The production is much more than a half-time show at a football game...
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((MARY LORITSCH/SUMMER MUSIC GAMES:ART THAT MOVES AND MUSICAL SPORT, THAT'S SOME OF THE THINGS IT'S BEEN CALLED. THEY WILL SEE PRECISION MARCHING. THEY WILL SEE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN PLAYING VERY INTRICATE MUSIC. THEY WILL SEE VERY INTRICATE CHOREOGRAPHY.))
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Exact timing is essential for these synchronized acts.
Performers say they learn to trust their teammates in competitions so they don't have to worry about missing a beat.
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groovy music UNDER


ANCHOR=Eric
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You paint it, they'll glaze it-- and they're one of the newest businesses on the Roanoke City Market.
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5-GLAZING


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If you are feeling artistic, and want to glaze a little pottery, but the cost of your own kiln is holding you back-- DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans reports on a new addition to Downtown Roanoke, a Glaze-It-Yourself pottery shop has just opened, and caters to all ages.
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health music under


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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In tonight's Sports Ticker-- Steve Mason takes us to the first practice for the freshman class of Virginia Tech Football players.
And on Health Check--Navy doctors think they may have a solution for the biggest problem with organ transplants: rejection.
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Two drugs used on monkeys taught the animals' immune systems to live with transplanted kidneys...
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(( I'VE TAKEN AN AWFUL LOT OF MEDICATION OVER THE YEARS AND I'D BE VERY HAPPY NOT TO HAVE TO TAKE IT ANYMORE. ))
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview


There's more NEWS-7 at FIVE in a moment, but first here's what's coming up in about 40-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX.
The "Journey of Hope" bicycle tour rolled into Lynchburg today..
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..hoping to raise money and awareness for people with disabilities.
It's sponsored by PUSH America, a project of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
Two teams of 30 cyclists each have spent more than two months traveling 35- hundred miles across America.
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((RICK BELL/CYCLIST: USUALLY ABOUT 75 MILES A DAY. CROSS THROUGH DESERTS AND PLAINS OF TEXAS AND THE HILLS AND HEAT.. GOTTA BATTLE EVERY ELEMENT OUT THERE THAT'S FOR SURE.))
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The cyclists will stay overnight in Lynchburg, then head north.. the tour wraps up in Washington on Saturday.
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Talent=Eric


Peddle along with Keith Humphry tonight on NEWS-7 at Six.

5-drug-test


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=drug use


Topping tonight's HEalth Check Report...Some possible good news in the battle against illegal drug use among teens.
Today, the government released figures suggesting a drop during the last five years.
Alcohol use among teenagers may also be declining.
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((DONNA SHALALA/DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SEC.: THERE ARE ACTUALLY HOPEFUL SIGNS THAT WE MAY BE SEEING A BEGINNING OF A REDUCTION IN MARIJUANA USE AMONG TEENAGERS. THAT'S VERY GOOD NEWS. BUT WE SHOULDN'T HANG OUT THE VICTORY FLAG YET.))
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The annual National Household Survey on Drug Abuse says nine percent of U.S. teens used drugs in 1996.
That's DOWN from 10.9 percent in 1995.
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The survey also shows an increase in drug use among 18-to-25-year-olds from 13.3 percent in 1994 to 15.6 in 1996.
More teens tried heroin for the first time last year than ever before,
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and the number of teens who viewed cocaine as "risky" dropped from 63 percent in 1994 to 54 percent in 1996.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=HOLD


Officials say an intense focus on the hazards of marijuana, and publicity on the high drug use rate among teens helped focus attention on the problem.

5-phen-Fen


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-35
GRAPHIC=diet drugs


Wal-Mart says it is no longer filling prescriptions for the popular weight loss drug combination Phen-Fen at its pharmacy.
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The nation's largest retailer made the decision based on a letter from drug manufacturer Wyeth-Ayerst documenting recent cases involving Phen-Fen.
This comes after the Food and Drug Administration said the combination of Phentermine and Fenfluramine may be causing serious heart and lung problems.
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Last April Wal-Mart announced it was limiting the amount of over-the-counter cold, allergy and diet medications customers can buy.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Wal-Mart said it didn't want to be a part of a growing methamphetamine drug problem.
Those medications are sometimes used in manufacturing drugs.

5-Super-Lice


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=lice


A Virginia woman says she doesn't mean to be nit-picking.
In fact, she's sick of doing it.
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But she's launched a class action lawsuit against a maker of head lice medication that she says is NO longer effective against a new strain some scientists are calling "super lice."
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((DEBBIE DUKE/HENRICO CO. PARENT: WE REALIZED THAT THEY WERE MAKING A LOT OF MONEY ON RESALE. AND IT WAS LIKE LICE WAS A DIRTY LITTLE SECRET. THEY KNEW THEIR PRODUCT WAS WORKING IN CERTAIN CASES OF RESISTANT STRAINS. AND PEOPLE WERE NOT COMING FORWARD BECAUSE THEY DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT LICE. LICE IS SOMEHOW ASSOCIATED WITH FILTH.))
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Duke's lawsuit has 97 plaintiffs so far in a challenge to Warner-Lambert, the makers of Nix head lice medication.
And she's got the attention of Virginia's attorney general -- who's asked the FDA to step in.
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((RICHARD CULLEN/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: I'VE WRITTEN TO THE ACTING COMMISSIONER. HE'S INDICATED HE'S GONNA TAKE A LOOK AT IT.))
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Duke says her own family has had six separate costly and frustrating lice outbreaks in the last year.
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5-transplant


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-36
GRAPHIC=organ transplant


Navy researchers are reporting promising news about organ transplants.
They may have found a way to turn off the immune system-- and prevent the body from "rejecting" a transplant.
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The unidentified new therapy was given to rhesus monkeys who were also given mismatched kidneys.
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SUPER=01-Lt. Cmdr. Allan Kirk/U.S. Navy Researcher;
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After the scientists stopped treatment-- the organs still weren't rejected.
They hope the discovery leads to advancements in organ transplants in humans.
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((CAPT. DAVID HARLAN/U.S. NAVY: MANY INJURIES OR ILLNESSES THAT COULD BE CURED BY THE MIRACLE OF TRANSPLANTATION ARE LEFT UNTREATED BECAUSE OF A TOO LIMITED ORGAN DONOR SUPPLY AND BECAUSE OF OUR AS YET IMPERFECT MEANS OF PREVENTING TRANSPLANT REJECTION.))
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Currently, patients must wait for an organ from a so-called "matched" donor... and then take anti-rejection medication-- for life.
The new drugs would block that attack signal.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Eric


Time now for sports and a trip to Blacksburg to check out football practice... here's Mike Stevens.

S5-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-29
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to the mid week ticker.
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The Virginia Tech freshman got their first taste of college football practice today. Steve Mason brings us up to date on a fast class with a solid crop of local talent.
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S5-Stuff


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WRITER=Mike
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The NFL suspended running back Bam Morris today for the first four games of the upcoming season.
Morris is guilty of violating the league's substance abuse policy for the second time in two years.
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The Baltimore Ravens leading rusher last season has been in the league's substance abuse program since pleading guilty to a marijuana possession charge last year.
Morris is eligible to return to the Ravens' roster on September 22nd.
He will be permitted to play again September 28th, when the Ravens travel to San Diego.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=TWO MINUTE TICKER


In the major leagues this afternoon, the Giants have already beaten the Cubs by a 7 to 4 count.
And Milwaukee and Anaheim are toed at 2-all in the 5th inning.
Tonight at six we'll continue our preseason high school reports with a look at Parry McCluer.
See you then everybody. take a break

5-kicker


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-h
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Finally tonight-- you've heard about police using dummies in a patrol car for speed traps, but how about the latest from Florida?
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You might think they're homeless people begging on the streets Petersburg, but take a closer look, and watch how fast you're driving.
Officers are dressing like bums...complete with a sign.
But the words, "Will work for food," will be replaced with "I'm a cop, obey the law."
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bye


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

Thanks for watching, goodnight. That's NEWS-7 at Five...for tonight.