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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
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Straight ahead on News 7 at five-
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Stepping on American soil for the first time in months- Danville soldiers are back in the U-S-A.
Meanwhile the army reports sex discrimination is widespread problem.
And they're barking into the winner's circle- in New York.
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Wx-Heads
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A few more hours of thunderstorms for portions of the viewing area, then things settle down nicely for the weekend.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- The days of Marcus Welby are well over--- when all of

your medical records were in the hands of your ONE trusted doctor.
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So now the Clinton Administration wants new safeguards, to keep your medical records private.
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((THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION BEFORE US IS WILL OUR HEALTH RECORDS BE USED TO HEAL US OR TO REVEAL US. ))
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SOT 23:32 TROOPS RETURN
IN Q=SEEING MY FAMILY
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They were part of the peacekeeping mission in Bosnia-- now a Danville National Guard Unit returns to home turf.
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5-BOSNIA-TROOPS


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-31
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=bosnia peacekeepers


46 members of a Virginia National Guard unit from Danville went to Bosnia in April.
This morning the longest leg of their trip wrapped up in Georgia.
And as Tina Tenret reports from Fort Benning, the southside soldiers just want to get back home to their families.
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5-Army-Sex


ANCHOR=Jean
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The Army has found widespread problems of sexual harassment throughout all levels of the service- regardless of gender, rank and race.
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((TOGO WEST/ARMY SECRETARY: SEXUAL ABUSE IS NOT ENDEMIC THROUGH OUR ARMY. SEXUAL HARRASSMENT HOWEVER CONTINUES TO BE A PROBLEM.))
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The findings come after a 10 month review. That was sparked by reported problems last year at the
SUPER=@file;

Army's training center in Aberdeen, Maryland.
As a result of the study, the Army is taking a number of steps.
That includes adding a week to the eight weeks of basic training to focus on ethics and moral values.
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5-Albright


ANCHOR=Jean
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Secretary of State Madeline Albright is calling on Israel to take time out from expanding settlements.
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She says such actions don't provide a good climate for peace talks.
Albright also reassured Israel- that America will stand by its side.
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((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE: ISRAEL REMAINS AMERICA'S STRATEGIC PARTNER AND AMERICA IS COMMITTED TO ISRAEL'S SECURITY. IT IS AND WILL ALWAYS BE ROCK SOLID.))
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VO-NAT
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Albright's visit is sparking protests.
Palestinians burned a U-S flag-
They're against Israel's closing of the west bank-
Israel closed the area in response to last week's triple bombing.
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5-Dickson


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=KHu
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GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Somebody made it look like suicide, but Roanoke County Police now believe Anita Dickson was murdered last month.
The 21-year old woman was found dead INSIDE her car on Carvins Cove Road.
She died almost instantly- from a single shot to the head. Yet there was blood OUTSIDE the Volkswagen Jetta- -on one of the tires.
The forensic lab still has to complete gun residue tests and D-N-A analysis on the blood from the tire.

5-Campaign-Finance


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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President Clinton's national security advisor says there were no clear procedures to handle campaign donations during last year's elections.
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Sandy Berger told a Senate panel his agency did not have set rules when it came to handling democratic donors who wanted to visit the White house.
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((SANDY BERGER/NAT'L SECURITY ADVISOR: I FELT VERY STRONGLY THAT WE NEEDED TO HAVE A MUCH CLEARER SYSTEM MUCH MORE CLARITY FOR OUR STAFF PEOPLE SO THERE WOULD NOT BE QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW THESE THINGS SHOULD BE HANDLED.))
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OUT Q=SHOULD BE HANDLED."
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Berger says now the process is more tightly controlled.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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A Bedford County company officially opens its doors... and it's already fulfilling the role of good corporate neighbor.
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Next on NEWS-7 at FIVE... recycling has become a global project-- so why is Roanoke County trashing its curbside recycling program?
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ANCHOR=Connie


New research suggests women who have babies while they're in their forties, tend to live longer than other women.
The story, on Health Check. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Just ahead-- you don't need your own yard or garden for this week's Growin It.
ANCHOR=connie


Patrick's report comes from Virginia Western's Community Arboretum. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Recycling


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Most people agree recycling is crucial to the future of our environment.
But the best method is up for debate.
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Roanoke County says it eliminated its curbside recycling program earlier this month because of the high costs.
It was a convenience for 15- percent of county residents.
Some of those residents fear the county's action may discourage others from recycling.
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((SHIRLEY WILLIS/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: I THINK THAT THIS DEMONSTRATES THAT MONEY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE ENVIRONMENT TO THE COUNTY, AND PROBABLY TO A LOT OF GOVERNMENTS. I JUST HOPE THEY CAN FIND A WAY TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO AT LEAST DO SOMETHING TO CONTINUE IT IN SOME WAY. ))
SUPER=01-Shirley Willis/Roanoke Co. Resident;
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OUT Q=continue it in some way
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Meantime, county officials say they'd like to find a more cost effective method.
The estimated pricetag for curbside recycling is a quarter-of a million dollars.
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IN Q=Interestingly enough

((BILL RAND/ROANOKE CO. GENERAL SERVICES DIR.: INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, OUR PARTICIPATION RATE FOR SOURCE- SEPARATED CURBSIDE RECYCLING WAS ONLY 25 TO 30 PERCENT. SO, EVEN WHEN WE WERE PROVIDING THIS OPTION, IT WAS BEING UTILIZED BY FEWER THAN A THIRD OF PEOPLE WHO HAD THE OPTION PRESENTED. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Rand/Roanoke Co. General Services Dir.;
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OUT Q=had the option presented.
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While Roanoke County has trashed the recycling program for now-- it says as the economy changes, curbside recycling may re-surface.
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5-Barr-Labs


ANCHOR=Jean
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Just 18- months after it moved to Bedford County, Barr Laboratories today dedicated its new pharmaceutical plant.
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The company is already packaging and shipping generic drugs from its Forest facility.
It plans to start manufacturing drugs by January, two years AHEAD of schedule.
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((BRUCE DOWNEY/BARR LABS CEO: NEXT ON OUR SCHEDULE IS TO COMPLETE THE FDA INSPECTION OF THIS FACILITY WHICH WE EXPECT TO TAKE PLACE OVER THE NEXT SIX WEEKS, AND THEREAFTER WE'LL BEGIN MAKING REAL MEDICINE FOR SALE ON THE COMMERCIAL MARKET AND WHICH WE PLAN TO START SHIPPING AFTER THE FIRST OF THE YEAR.))
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OUT Q=first of the year.
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Barr Labs currently employs 30-people, but expects to hire 60 more over the next year.
The company also made the first installment of a 200-thousand dollar donation to Bedford County's D-Day Memorial Foundation.
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5-Stephanz


ANCHOR=Jean
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After nearly three decades of service, one of southwest Virginia's foremost consumer advocates is retiring.
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Fran (Stevens) Stephanz announced today that she will step down as director of the Better Business Bureau of Western Virginia.
Her office handled a number of big cases in this area, like the Hill Brothers of Lynchburg scam.
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Customers complained they ordered shoes and didn't receive their merchandise.
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((FRAN STEPHANZ/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: WHAT THEY WERE BASICALLY DOING WAS TAKING MONEY AND NOT FULFILLING ORDERS. IN THE END I THINK THE POST OFFICE CAME UP WITH SEVEN POINT EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS THAT COULD NOT BE ACCOUNTED FOR.))
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Stephanz' last day will be February 27th.
No successor has been named yet.
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groovy music UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
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If you don't have room in your yard for a vegetable or flower garden, there's one place that's designed for the community to enjoy.
Patrick Evans has the scoop when we come back. STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-GROWIN-IT


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=PEV
WRITER=NONE
TAPE#597-41
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Sometimes Growin' It reports take our crews far away, but other times you can find an interesting place just around the corner.
TOnight Patrick Evans-- takes us right up the street on Colonial Avenue to the Virginia Western Community Arboretum.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- the Roanoke Express talks about its latest addition to the team.
ANCHOR=Connie


Falling is an all too common problem among senior citizens.
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On Health Check, how equilibrium plays into it.
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((I HAD A FALL AT HOME. AND IT THREW ME OFF BALANCE. ))
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health bump
Comm Break#3


six-preview


ANCHOR=Keith
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If you live in Roanoke or Martinsville, it's on your ballot in November.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Off-track betting.
Satellite wagering.
Playing the ponies in the comfort of your own home town.
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IN Q=To watch

((HERB JONES/COLONIAL DOWNS: TO WATCH THESE HORSES, THESE ATHLETES RUN IS ENTERTAINMENT. AND IT'S A LOT OF FUN.))
SOT TAPE ONE 20:37:08

((OLIVIA PRICE/HORSE RACE FAN: IT'S VERY REFINED AND DIGNIFIED. I JUST LOVE IT. I REALLY DO.))
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But local opposition is mounting to Colonial Downs' latest efforts to expand.
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double boxes Jean/Keith


We'll give you some of the facts tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean


Just one of several decisions to make in the voting booth soon-- thanks Keith.

5-Med-Records


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-42
GRAPHIC=MEDICAL SYMBOL


The Clinton Administration says people need to know that the medical information they give in confidence will remain confidential.
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VO-NAT
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Today safeguards were outlined, to make sure medical records stay private.
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IN Q=Our motor

((DONNA SHALALA/HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY: OUR MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS AND OUR CREDIT RECORDS ARE ALL NOW PROTECTED BY FEDERAL LAWS. BUT RIGHT NOW, OUR FAMILY SECRETS, OUR MEDICAL RECORDS, ARE NOT PROTECTED BY FEDERAL LAW. ))
SUPER=01-Donna Shalala/Health & Human Services Sec.; :
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OUT Q=by federal law.
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Shalala says under the plan their would be exceptions for research and law enforcement purposes.
Stiff penalties would be imposed for anyone who misuses information.
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5-Health-Rights


ANCHOR=Connie
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TAPE#597-
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A presidential panel says you should have the right to challenge decisions made about your medical treatment.
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VO-NAT


An advisory commission is considering drafts of a so-called "Patients' Bill of Rights."
The group, made up of representatives of business, insurers, consumers and the health-care industry, has agreed on such issues as a right to health insurance regardless of your health.
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5-Equillibrium


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-39
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Falls are the leading cause of injury in the elderly.
Half of the older people who fall do so repeatedly, indicating an equilibrium problem.
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VO-NAT
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Now though, some patients are cutting down on the odds of falling-- but undergoing physical therapy on what's called the Balance Master.
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(( JENNIFER RUSKAN/ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL: THERE ARE THREE THINGS THAT CONTROL YOUR BALANCE. YOU HAVE: YOUR VISION-- YOUR EYES, YOUR LEGS AND YOUR INNER EAR. AND WHAT THIS MACHINE ENABLES US TO DO IS BREAK A PERSON'S BALANCE DOWN-- INTO THOSE THREE THINGS SO THAT THEY--WE CAN DIRECT OUR TREATMENT TO SPECIFIC AREA WHERE A PERSON IS HAVING TROUBLE. ))
SUPER=01-Jennifer Ruskan/St. Francis Hospital; :
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OUT Q=having trouble.
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VO-NAT


This is the same equipment used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to test astronauts equilibrium after being weightless in space.
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((ENA KING: IT'S GIVEN ME CONFIDENCE AND STRENGTHENED MY LEGS AND MY WHOLE BODY. ))
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5-Older-Moms


ANCHOR=Connie
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New evidence that a mother's age at the time she gives birth might be a clue to how long she'll live.
Researchers looked at women who were born in 1896 and passed the 1996 mark-- living to be more than 100.
They were compared to other women who were born in 1896, but died in their 70's.
They found that women who hit the century mark, were four times more likely to have babies while in their 40's.
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One assumption researchers are making now-- estrogen is good for you.
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((DR. BERNADINE HEALY/CBS MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT: THE BIG MESSAGE HERE IS THAT IT'S EASY TO BE FIT WHEN YOU'RE 20, WHEN YOU'RE IN YOUR 30'S WHEN MOST PEOPLE ARE HAVING BABIES BUT THE KEY TO A LONG LIFE IS BEING FIT WHEN YOU'RE IN YOUR 40'S. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Bernadine Healy/CBS Medical Correspondent; :
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The study is published in today's journal, Nature.
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5-Pet-Sitting


ANCHOR=Connie
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Maybe you've seen the new "Electronic Pets" out there-- egg-sized computer critters that beep at all hours, begging to be cleaned, fed and amused--
If you don't pay attention, they die of neglect.
It seems that with school now in full swing, many parents are getting stuck with the care of these so-called pets.
Some are even bringing the toys to work.
A company in Massachusetts has even set up an Electronic Pet Daycare Center.
2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Turning now to sports-- time is ticking away for that big Syracuse/Tech game...
ANCHOR=Connie


Plus what's Pete Rose up to these days? Here's Mike.

S5-Rose


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NEWSCAST=5pm
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Let's get the Thursday ticker rolling this afternoon with a little baseball
SS=reds


news concerning Pete Rose, the former Cincinnati Reds legend.
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Rose's attorneys are talking with officials from Major league baseball about getting him reinstated after this season.
Baseball's all-time hit king was banned for life in 1989 following a probe into his gambling habits.
If reinstated, he is a virtual lock for the Hall of Fame.
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S5-Hokies


ANCHOR=Mike
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TAPE#=TF97-1
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The Virginia Tech - Syracuse game this Saturday is the 11th meeting between the two Big East powers.
The Orangemen have a slight 6-4 advantage in the series to this point and Steve Mason says that's not the only area where the schools are close.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/1995 Game vs. Syracuse; :58
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S5-Express


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The Roanoke Express has dipped into its past to help tighten up its defense for the upcoming season.
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At a newsconference this morning at the Roanoke Civic Center, head coach Frank Anzalone announced the signing of Daniel Berthiaume, the former NHL goalie with Winnipeg, Boston and Los Angeles.
Berthiaume joins veteran Dav Gagnon in net this season to give Roanoke the most formidable tandem in the league.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=EXPRESS


Roy Stanley will talk with Berthiaume, Gagnon and Anzalone tonight at 6 about sharing time in the net this season.
SS=TICKER


Hope to see you then. Take Care everybody. go to ticker

5-Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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They're barking and meowing their way to stardom-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York;


It's America's best singing pet contest-
There's Sonic from Tampa...
and Mr. Belvedere from Chicago,
Don't forget the black cat from Richmond- Gracy. She's the only cat to make the finals.
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((MEOW. YEAH. REPORTER: SO FAR IT SOUNDS LIKE A MEOW? YEAH.))
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Pets from 17 cities growled and barked their way to the finals in New York City-
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((NAT SOUND BARKING ETC.. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=GAME."
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VO-NAT


Reagle the Beagle took top honors-
He won a feature appearance in an Advantage Flea collar ad- he also wins a professional recording session and a bone. (----------------)