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ANCHOR=Jean
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Straight ahead on News 7-
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The Earl Bramlett trial moves ahead- with testimony from the father of one of the victims.
Plus imagine buzzing around town in an electric car-
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((WE EXPECT THAT THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION CARS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN 1999.))
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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Are you ready for the cold stuff? An arctic front will be here by tomorrow morning.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
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Still more developments this week in infertility treatments--
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Plus-- especially for women, are your feet slaves to fashion?
The damage it can do...on Health Check.
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2-SHOT
ANCHOR=jean
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((AT FIRST I WAS WORRIED THAT HE HAD HELP. BUT AFTER HEARING WHAT HE'S DONE, WHAT HE COULD DO, HE COULD DO ANYTHING.))
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The father of one of the murder victims testifies against Earl Bramblett.
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5-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-39
GRAPHIC=news-7 at Five

Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=bramblett


David Fulcher says his daughter was upset with the man who'd practically lived at their home.
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SUPER=03-Salem


He told Teresa Hodges to make sure she got Bramblett's keys to the house... that he'd be by on Monday to change the locks.
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994;


Before dawn that Monday, August 29th, 1994, police found her charred body in the burning house.
Her husband, Blaine, and their two children were upstairs with bullets in their heads.
Fulcher suggests his son-in-law, had something on Bramblett.
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SOT 13:37:37
IN Q=Then of course

((DAVID FULCHER/TERESA HODGES' FATHER: THEN OF COURSE BLAINE WAS GOING TO TESTIFY THE TRUTH ON THE FOLLOWING WEEK. EVERYTHING WAS HAPPENING THAT WEEK, YOU KNOW.))
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Fulcher did not tell the jury about that, and he was not allowed to say what his daughter said to make him to worry about Bramblett having the keys to the house.
That would be hearsay.
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5-Wilder-Folo


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#597-36
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The long-awaited endorsement turned out to be NO endorsement at all.
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((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: I HOPE THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA RECOGNIZE THE CANDIDATES RECORDS AND WILL VOTE ON THOSE RATHER THAN ANYTHING THAT I WOULD HAVE TO SAY ONE WAY OR THE OTHER.))
SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/Former Governor;
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Democrat Don Beyer gets NO help from his former running mate Doug Wilder.
SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Night;


Beyer says he's disappointed but respects Wilder decision NOT to take an active role in the campaign.
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SOT 38:47
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((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WELL I THINK THIS A REALLY DEVASTATING SITUATION FOR DON BEYER. IT'S A REAL MAJOR BLOW I THINK TO THE DON BEYER CAMPAIGN.))
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: ANYTIME WHEN YOU HAVE A DEMOCRAT WHO'S RESPECTED AS IS GOVERNOR WILDER AND HE DOESN'T CARE TO BACK THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE, I THINK THAT'S GOOD FOR THE REPUBLICAN.))
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Legislative Black Caucus said Wilder's inaction invigorated its membership to work for the Democratic ticket.
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((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS: I'M CHALLENGED. I'M ENTHUSIASTIC. I'M READY TO GO.))
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In Wilder's statements last night, he wished both Beyer and Gilmore well.
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5-Wright


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5p
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TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The woman whose child took a joyride from Roanoke to Lynchburg will NOT serve any jail time.
But Patricia Wright will have to enroll in a parenting class, and do some community service.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./August 5


Wright left her 11-year-old daughter, and the girl's 7-year-old cousin, in a car outside a Roanoke County fitness club.
The older girl got tired of waiting, and drove off.
Wright thought the kids had been adbucted, and called police.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


When the girls turned up safe, police charged Wright with contributing to the delinquency of minors.
In court today, the judge ordered Wright to reimburse the police deparment for the overtime involved in the search.

5-Clerk-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#597-47
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A convenience store clerk who was shot in the head during an August robbery may suffer permanent hearing loss from his injury.
Matthew Longerbeam could NOT identify his attackers during a preliminary hearing today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


But the teenager who drove Derek Smith and Rodney Holland to the Foster Fuels store in Campbell County that night.. says both men went in with guns and came running out a few seconds later.
Smith allegedly told the teen he was about to order Longerbeam to open the register when the gun went off.
A grand jury could indict both men next month.
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5-Roanoke-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE#597-41
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Preliminary reports reveal the blaze may have been set in the house fire that killed a Roanoke man Friday--
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


Assistant Fire Marshal Jerry Percell says the fire started in the living room of this house on 13th street.
An affidavit says burned holes on the living room floor may be an indication that a chemical accelerant was used.
Authorities caution it could be accidental since there was fuel in the house.
36-year old David Griffin says he was asleep when the fire started-- he escaped.
48-year old James Cline's body was found in a bedroom.
Investigators are waiting for autopsy results.
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tease#1


HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
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Electric cars are on the horizon-- in fact you could be humming down the highways in one within eight years.
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And a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Habitat for Humanity continues adding homes to our region.
Now, a manufactured home is part of the affordable housing program.
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ANCHOR=Connie


Another food-borne bacteria.... another reason to MAKE SURE you cook your poultry thoroughly.
The latest bug making headlines, coming up on Health Check. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Patrick is selecting his Halloween costume...
ANCHOR=connie


And Mike is prepping for the Tech-- West Virginia game-- stick around. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-d'ville-shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-44
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The mother of a New York man shot by Danville police is in town for some answers.
double boxes Jean/Tina


Tina Tenret spoke to Patricia Pryor today and reports from our Danville newsroom.
ANCHOR=tina


Officer Dewey Hancock shot and killed David Pryor almost two months ago in a scuffle over the policeman's gun.
SUPER=@tina1;
SUPER=22-Danville;


Yesterday, he was cleared in the investigation.
Today, Patricia Pryor says she wants justice.
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((PATRICIA PRYOR/DAVID PRYOR'S MOTHER: NOBODY WILL SPEAK TO ME. I DON'T HAVE AN AUTOPSY REPORT.))
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Patricia Pryor says State Police notified her six days after her son was killed--they still haven't returned his clothes.
David Pryor was arrested for shoplifting August 28th, but he fled the mall.
Pryor then allegedly sprayed Officer Dewey Hancock Junior in the face with the officer's mace and reached for his gun.
Hancock then fatally shot Pryor.
One civil rights leader says this is another example of unjustified force by police.
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((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: IT WAS STATED THAT DAVID PRYOR HAD BEEN SHOPLIFTING ... STOLEN.))
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Investigators say they have a surveillance video of Pryor shoplifting, and that the surface of the gun was too slick for fingerprints.
Police add it took them a week to identify David Pryor because he gave them a fake name.))
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SUPER=22-Danville;


Reverend Keen and Patricia Pryor want to know why Officer Hancock Junior put
himself in that situation double boxes Jean/Tina

-- chasing Pryor without backup.
Danville Police chief Neal Morris was unavailable for comment.

5-Electric-Car


ANCHOR=Jean
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Within eight years you could be driving an electric car-
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SUPER=@file;


The car would be virtually free of pollution- and it would not need one of those big batteries- limiting how far it can go.
Instead, researchers have come up with an energy cell that can be refueled at a gas station.
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((FEDERICO PENA/ENERGY SECRETARY: THIS BREAKTHROUGH PUTS US ON THE ROAD TO A NEW GENERATION OF CLEANER MORE EFFICIENT VEHICLES POLLUTION FREE WITH POWER AT DOUBLE THE FUEL ECONOMY.))
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The first demonstration vehicle will be available in 1999-- the car should be on sale commercially in 2005.
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5-Habitat


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-40
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The first Habitat for Humanity MOBILE home is heading from Danville to the Hill City.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


It was donated by the manufactured home company Commodore Corporation.
The house will be go up in a neighborhood with several traditional Habitat for Humanity homes.
Collette Scott and her daughters will soon be moving in.
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IN Q=They'll be living

((COLLETTE SCOTT/NEW HOMEOWNER: THEY'LL BE LIVING IN THE HOUSE AND HOPEFULLY TASHAWNA WILL BE GOING TO COLLEGE NEXT YEAR. IF NOT, SHE'S WELCOME TO STAY HOME. HA HA HA.))
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Scott lives in an apartment.
Now she'll have an interest-free mortgage so she can afford the home.
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((CAROLYN REED/HABITAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR HER CHILDREN TO GROW UP IN ONE LOCATION, GOING TO THE SAME SCHOOL, WHICH MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE IN A CHILD'S LIFE. TASHAWNA SCOTT/DAUGHTER: YOU REALLY DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT YOUR NOISE LEVEL, YOUR TV, YOUR MUSIC AND EVERYTHING. JUST HAVING YOUR OWN LITTLE PLACE.))
SUPER=01-Carolyn Reed/Habitat Executive Director;
SUPER=01-Tashawna Scott/Daughter; :12
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This is the first manufactured Habitat home in the nation.
Commodore employees donated their time to build it.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Is Batman in or out this year for Trick or Treaters?
Patrick has the scoop on what's hot for Halloween.
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((PATRICK EVANS: FROM PRESIDENTS TO PIRATES, WE HAVE SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU, NO MATTER WHAT YOU WANT TO BE FOR HALLOWEEN. STAY TUNED OR YOU'LL HAVE TO WALK THE PLANK.))
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-HALLOWEEN


ANCHOR=Jean
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GRAPHIC=happy halloween


No holiday focuses on what you wear more than Halloween--
Kids aren't the only ones trying to make a statement when it comes to costumes.
Patrick Evans files a report from one place where they have a variety of get-ups that are ready to wear.
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
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The World Series matchup continues to be a hot one...but not on the field-- Mike explains in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


Since the mid 1800's women have been squeezing their feet into high heels--
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and now, the heels are higher than ever-- that is, if you're into high fashion.
But what price are your feet paying?
On Health Check-- sprained ankles and stress fractures.
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health bump
Comm Break#3


six-preview


ANCHOR=Keith
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There's more NEWS-7 at FIVE in a moment, but first a look ahead to NEWS 7 at SIX--
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He grew up in Amherst, went to VMI, built the Wintergreen resort, and served conservative central and southside Virginia for nine years in Congress.
But L.F. Payne's the ONLY statewide candidate who's staying away from the pledge NOT to raise your taxes.
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((L-F PAYNE/CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOV.: I DON'T THINK WE KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT WHAT WOULD BE HAPPENING ACROSS VIRGINIA IN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS TO SAY IN NO EVENT, WHETHER THE CONSTITUENTS WANT US TO OR NOT, WILL WE EVER BE IN FAVOR OF INCREASING TAXES.))
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Hear L.F. Payne's philosophies in our latest Lieutentant candidate profile-- coming up at the top of the hour.

5-Meningitis


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NONE
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A meningitis case to report today--
An Alleghany Highlands man has been diagnosed with meningococcemia-- also known as spinal meningitis.
He's currently being treated at Alleghany Regional Hospital.
Intimate contacts and some hospital personnel who've had direct contact are being treated with antibiotics, to protect them from the disease.
The illness causes infection of the central nervous system.
About 70 cases are reported each year in Virginia.

5-In-Vitro


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-43
GRAPHIC=infertility


Scientists in New York say they're on the verge of taking in-vitro fertilization to another level.... transforming a donor egg into one that's genetically identical to the infertile mother.
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Every year, thousands of older women whose own eggs aren't viable manage to have children using eggs donated by a young woman.
But for some women-- there is a downside.
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((DR. JAMIE GRIFO/NYU MEDICAL CENTER: THE WOMAN CARRIES AND DELIVERS A BABY, BUT IT'S NOT HER CHROMOSOMES. AND A LOT OF PATIENTS ARE VERY UNCOMFORTABLE WITH THIS LACK OF A GENETIC LINK TO THEIR CHILD. ))
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But doctors have found a way to get the mother's D-N-A into a donor's cell.
The researchers used micro-manipulation... to first remove the genetic material from the donor egg... then transfer the mother's own D-N-A into that egg... and fuse them together with an electrical charge.
The egg is later fertilized and implanted in the woman.
The new procedure is likely to be particularly attractive to older women-- whose eggs deteriorate with time.
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((DR. GRIFO: WE'RE JUST TAKING THE CHROMOSOMES OUT OF AN UNHEALTHY ENVIRONMENT AND PUTTING THEM INTO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Of course, all of this cutting edge science comes with a reminder that the older a woman is, the greater her risks during pregnancy.

5-Poultry


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC= food safety


Researchers are once again warning Americans to cook chicken and turkey-- thoroughly.
This time, the fear is not of salmonella--- but of the bacteria

campylobacter.
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The Centers for Disease Control says it's making more and more people sick.
Symptoms --which usually last a week-- include cramps, abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea and fever.
Researchers say of all the poultry they tested--70-percent of the chickens and 58-percent of the turkey were infected.
Cooking poultry until it's well-done will kill both Campylobacter and Salmonella.
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5-Shoes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597=-46
GRAPHIC=feet


High heels are more popular than ever these days--
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But are they good friends to your feet?
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IN Q=MUSIC NAT!

((VALERIE STEELE/FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: HIGH HEELS CHANGE THE WAY WE LOOK AND THE WAY WE FEEL. IT MAKES YOUR LEG LOOK LONGER AND YOUR FOOT SMALLER. AND YOU WALK IT MAKES YOU HIPS SWAY ))
SUPER=02-Valerie Steele/Fashion Inst. of Technology; ::05 QUICK!!!
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART***
So that's the appeal of the high heel--
This season you'll see platform heels out there-- five or six inches.
But what price are the feet paying for this concession to beauty?
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IN Q=Problems such as

((DR. SUZANNE LEVINE/CORNELL MEDICAL CENTER PODIATRIST: PROBLEMS SUCH AS STRESS FRACTURE, LATERAL ANKLE SPRAINS, BLISTERS, BLACK AND BLUE TOENAILS. PEOPLE FALLING OFF THEIR SHOES? YES, WHAT THEY'RE DOING IS FALLING FORWARD. ))
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So maybe it's time for some modification of that old saying-- if the shoe fits, wear it.
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5-Long-Nails


ANCHOR=Connie
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WRITER=cst
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Last year on Health Check-- we introduced you to a Texas woman with some incredibly long fingernails.
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SUPER=03-Dallas;


Maybe you remember this-- we're talking long-- more than 150 inches.
Lauretta Adams was having trouble finding a job-- beacuse of these nails.
Now, a year later-- she's making headlines again-- Adams has cut her nails-- with the assistance of a manicurist and a physician.
She just decided it was finally time to be able to scratch where she itches.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Virginia Tech is getting fired up for its big weekend rivalry with West Virginia.
ANCHOR=Connie


Plus Mike Stevens is giving Robin a run for his money with his own weather forecast. Hi Mike.

S5-Series


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-30
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Welcome folks to the Tuesday Ticker that begins tonight with the major league baseball's version of the "Big Chill."
SS=World Series


World Series game number three is set for tonight in Cleveland where temperatures are now forecast to be in the upper 30's.
It's also supposed to be breezy, and there is a chance of snow.
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((JIM THOME/INDIANS FIRST BASEMAN:)) ((MARQUIS GRISSOM/INDIANS OUTFIELDER:)) ((DEVON WHITE/MARLINS OUTFIELDER:))
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SUPER=01-Marquis Grissom/Indians Outfielder; :20
SUPER=01-Devon White/Marlins Outfielder; :28
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ANCHOR=Mike
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More snow showers are in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday night's games in Cleveland, as well.

S5-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-31
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The Big East battle for control in the league will be anything but a game if recent history is any indication.
Virginia Tech has owned West Virginia of late, winning each of the past three season's games by total of 92-to-20.
The Hokies also have won six of the last eight meetings between the two rivals.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((KEN OXENDINE/104 YARDS AGAINST WVU IN 1996:))
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SUPER=04-Last Season; :10
SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/104 Yards Against WVU in 1996;
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OUT Q=...TO PERFECTION."
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WIPE TO PINNACLE BOARD 18129
Will the Tech perfection continue Saturday in Morgantown?
The only way you'll know is to turn into Your Hometown Station at 3:30 this Saturday afternoon for LIVE coverage of the 43rd meeting between the Hokies and Mountaineers.
I'll be back at six with more on the matchup. Take care everybody.
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go to break


5-Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=none


Most people think of candy and costumes around Halloween- but what about diamonds?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York;


Take a look at this orange rock that would make even the Great Pumpkin envious.
It's a five and half carat- pumpkin colored diamond.
It's up for auction at (Suth--i-bees) in New York.
Experts say its the biggest, finest vivid orange diamond they've ever graded.
That's why it could go for as much as two million dollars. (----------------)