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Straight ahead on News 7-
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The U-S strenghtens its force in the Persian Gulf-
A teacher is sentenced for having sex with a sixth grader.
And the spice girls are jeered right off the stage.
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Wx-Heads
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The rains are moving out this weekend and being replaced by some pretty cold air. Forecast details coming up.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=cst
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The government wants you to visit your doctor...
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If you ever took the diet drug Redux or the drug combo Fen-Phen...details tonight on HEalth Check.
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The U-S-S George Washington is on it's way to the Persian Gulf- as America beefs up its military in that region.
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5-iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=conflict in iraq


The second aircraft carrier is due there in about one week.
President Clinton calls the military presence a prudent measure- saying the crisis will only be resolved when Saddam Hussein can NOT threaten the world with weapons of mass destruction.
Byron Pitts is following this developing story and joins us live from Washington, D-C.
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((I HAVE ORDERED TODAY . FOR ANY CONTENGENCY. Still saying he wants diplomacy to run its course.
President Clinton's move today represents a major buildup of military force against Saddam Hussein.
With a second aircraft carrier in the region by next weekend. and more than 20-thousand naval air and ground troops already in place.. The US has added teeth to any future diplomatic talks. MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE: According to the WHITE HOUSE Saddam Hussein is headed in a deadly direction unless he's stopped. Reports are he's continuing to amass weapons of mass destruction including Chemical and biological weapons - missiles he could use against his enemies or sell to terrorist. It's a buildup the UNITED NATIONS says will be more dangerous by the day since Saddam kicked out the six American Weapons inspectors last night - and the remaining UN inspectors left IRAQ this morning. The UN Security Council condemned the expulsion. When asked if diplomacy would be enough to end the crisis with IRAQ. Ambassador Richard Butler had few words. AMBASSADOR RICHARD BUTLER, UNSCOM EXEC. DIRECTOR) "I SURE, I SURE TO GOD HOPE SO." If not, the U.S. is preparing for the other option. WILLIAM COHEN, SECRETARY OF Def)) live byron full
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5-Teacher-Sex


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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The teacher who had a baby with her sixth-grade student has received a six-month sentence.
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That means the teacher will have to serve another 80 days in jail, because she's already served 100 days.
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((WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF RELEASE FROM JAIL YOU WILL ENROLL IN A THREE YEAR SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAM.))
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Thirty-five year old Mary Kay (La-Torno) LeTourneau told the judge she did something she had no right to do and said she's sorry.
The judge ordered the woman to have no contact with the boy after she's released.
The boy's mother is caring for the baby girl born last spring.
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5-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
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Danville business leaders say if the standoff between Goodyear and its union continues, everyone loses.
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((DAVE MACPHERSON/CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WE'RE CONCERNED FOR THE COMMUNITY AND OUR OBJECTIVE IS TO SAY TO GOODYEAR AND LOCAL 841 TO WORK IT OUT, GET BACK TOGETHER.))
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Last Friday, Goodyear union members voted AGAINST working a continuous seven-day a week schedule.
Since the vote, Goodyear has refused to give the Danville plant expansion money and has begun moving some of its tire machines to Mexico.
The plant in Mexico DOES operate on Sundays.
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((KORI REED/GOODYEAR PUBLIC RELATIONS: THE CORPORATION NEEDS TO INCREASE ITS CAPACITY FOR MEDIUM RADIAL TRUCK TIRES. AND IN LIGHT OF THE VOTE WE ARE MOVING THE TWO TIRE ASSEMBLY MACHINES TO ANOTHER LOCATION WHERE THEY CAN BE UTILIZED TO MAKE TIRES ON A CONTINUOUS SCHEDULE.))
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The union's vice president says the tire machines would have been moved regardless of the vote, because they're old and dilapidated.
Goodyear says that's not true.
But outside this plant, local businesses are waging their own public relations campaign... urging the two sides to return to the bargaining table.
Goodyear is Danville's second largest employer, with 21-hundred workers.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
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Are the boys who allegedly beat up another teen on the school bus getting fair treatment? That story's next on News-7 at FIVE.
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And it was ready for business yesterday, but now the Ice Palace is hoping its main attraction will be glazed and ready to go a day late.
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ANCHOR=Jean


On Health Check-- they're still awaiting the arrival of Septuplets in Iowa...but do the parents have any clue what to expect once they go home? Stay tuned. cc sponsor
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5-Halifax-Bus


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-42
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A Halifax County mother is warning other parents their children may not be safe on the school bus-- after a judge reduced charges in a case involving her son.
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Fifteen year old Daniel Morris was injured last month when 14-year old Chris Easley allegedly attacked him on the school bus.
Easley's 13-year old brother Larry and 17-year old cousin admit they punched, kicked and tried to drag Morris off the bus.
Judge Frank Slayton reduced the felony charges against Larry Easley to assault and battery.
The others still face trial.
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((DANIEL MORRIS/VICTIM: I'D LIKE TO SEE ALL THREE OF THEM GO TO JUVENILE HALL BECAUSE IT JUST WASN'T RIGHT. IF IT HAD JUST BEEN ONE OF THEM I WOULD HAVE TOOK MY SUSPENSION AND SAID NOTHING ABOUT IT BUT IT WASN'T JUST ONE OF THEM. KATHY MORRIS/VICTIM'S MOTHER: THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH BOSTON AND HALIFAX NEED TO SPEAK UP BECAUSE NONE OF THEIR CHILDREN ARE GOING TO BE SAFE AS LONG AS THEY ALLOW THIS TO GO ON AND JUST SLAP THEM ON THE WRIST AND LET THEM GO. ))
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Judge Slayton has not returned our phone calls. Neither of the Easley's would comment on the case.
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5-Ice-Palace


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
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An early thaw will mean a 24-hour delay for Roanoke's Ice Palace.
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The new skating rink was scheduled to open to the public this afternoon.
But a power surge overnight caused compressors to shut down, and by the time employees arrived this morning, the ice was melting.
Developer Allan Harvie says it's a disappointment, but not a serious setback.
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((ALLAN HARVIE/ICE PALACE DEVELOPER: IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AND A LITTLE SETBACK'S NOT GOING TO HURT US. WE'RE GOING TO GET OUT THERE AND I THINK EVERYBODY WILL BE PRETTY PLEASED BY THE TIME WE PRESENT THE FINISHED PRODUCT.))
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By midday the rink was re-freezing-- Harvie says the Ice Palace should be open for business by tomorrow afternoon.
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5-Wildlife


ANCHOR=Jean
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One Virginian's conservation work has won him recognition from a national organization.
The National Fish and Wilderness Foundation gave Ed Clark the Chuck Yeager Award.
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Clark is the co-founder of the Wildlife Center of Virginia.
The veterinary facility helps injured wildlife return to their habitat.
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He has also helped established 80-thousand acres of national forest land as wilderness areas.
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((ED CLARK/WILDLIFE CENTER OF VIRGINIA: IF WE CONSUME THE THINGS ON WHICH WE DEPEND WE WILL NOT HAVE A FUTURE. WE HAVE TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE IS A SYSTEM. WE ARE A PART OF THAT SYSTEM AND TO ALLOW THE WALLS TO THAT SYSTEM TO BE KICKED OUT OF OUR ENVIRONMENT IS NO DIFFERENT THAT KICKING OUT THE WALLS OF YOUR HOUSE.))
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The Yeager Award is presented each year to a person who's making a significant and positive impact on the world.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The floor of the Salem Civic Center coliseum is indeed a Stocked Market-- Here's patrick
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-STOCKED-MARKET


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
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The Junior League of the Roanoke Valley wants to help you get all your holiday shopping done this weekend at the Stocked Market. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
As Patrick Evans reports tonight- not only can you shop, but you'll be contributing to child care causes throughout the area.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=amo
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Is rain dampening qualifying for this weekend's NAPA 500 in Georgia? An update in tonight's Ticker.
But first on Health Check--
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Katie Weddington is on a crusade, speaking from a very personal experience.
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((IF YOU DO DRUGS, YOU MAY NOT DIE FROM IT BUT YOU WILL LOSE ONE OF THREE THINGS. YOU GOING TO LOSE YOUR MIND, YOU'LL LOSE YOUR FREEDOM OR AS BRIAN DID, YOU'LL LOSE YOUR LIFE))
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six-preview


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WRITER=amo
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Good afternoon, I'm Keith Humprhy-- there's more NEWS-7 at FIVE in just a moment-- but first a preview of NEWS 7 at six.
Election Day is behind us.
But now we learn some politicians benefitted from the contributions of employees at American Electric Power.
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the company that wants to build a new powerline in Southwest Virginia.
A spokesman for AEP-- says the company selects politicians with a sympathetic ear for big business.
Radford University professor Vincent Hazleton says for many years, companies regardless of size, have been contributing to campaigns as a way to be heard.
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((VINCENT HAZLETON/RADFORD UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR:IT'S A, I GAVE YOU SOME MONEY ONCE, OH, YEAH, WELL THANKS, YOU KNOW, WHO WOULDN'T SAY THANK YOU, AND IF THAT CREATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO TALK ABOUT WHAT'S IMPORTANT TO YOU, THEN IT'S SERVED ITS USEFUL PURPOSE. ))
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The complete list of politicans-- in about 40-minutes - on NEWS 7 at six.
ANCHOR=Jean


THanks Keith.

5-Diet-Drugs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-44
GRAPHIC=diet drugs


In tonight's Health Check Report--
Go see your doctor if you've ever used the diet drug combination fen-phen or Redux.
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That's the advice the government is giving to anyone who has taken fenfluramine-- part of the fen-phen combination as well as the drug Redux.
Recent studies link the drugs to heart and lung damage.
Both of the drugs were recently pulled off the market after they were found to cause heart damage.
Dieters are being urged to see their doctors for a medical history and a chest exam.
The government came up with the new guidelines after consumers flooded them with questions.
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5-Teen-Suicide


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC=teen health


Students at James River High School got a real-life lesson today from a mother whose son died after drinking antifreeze.
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Sixteen-year old Brian Mitchell- a student at Lord Botetourt High School died last year after he was apparently trying to get high.
His mother, Katie Weddington is hoping her son's inhalant abuse will be a wake-up call to other teens.
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((KATIE WEDDINGTON:EVEN THOUGH IT WASN'T INTENTIONAL SUICIDE I THINK KIDS WHO ARE DOING DRUGS ARE SUBCONSCIOUSLY TRYING TO KILL THEMSELVES))((WILL GOAD/SENIOR:IT'S ROUGH TO DEAL WITH, THE LOSS OF A FRIEND. WE'VE HAD TWO OR THREE SUICIDE'S HERE IN THE LAST YEAR AND I'VE KNOWN ALL THREE OF THEM, AND I KNOW MOST PEOPLE HERE HAVE KNOWN ALL THREE OF THEM AND IT'S ROUGH TO DEAL WITH AT HOME))
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After the assembly, students passed out yellow ribbons to symbolize teen suicide awareness.
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5-septuplets


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-46
GRAPHIC=child birth


America's first septuplets in 12 years are expected to be born at any time to a woman in Iowa.
What are they in for when the family grows in size?
Maureen Maher fills us in.
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((At 8-weeks premature, doctors say this infant , one of three of Stacie Fiebelkorn's triplets, is about the same size Bobbi McCaughy's septuplets are right now... STACIE FIEBELKORN, MOTHER OF TRIPLETS Like the McCaughys, stacie and her husband knew before they even began fertility treatment that a multple pregnancy was a possibility....but the Fiebelkorns say despite months of planning-- you are never truly prepared to have more than one child at a time. Cathy Coghlan understands exactly the strain Stacie Fielbelkorn is talking about.... her days revolve around little Samantha, Caitlin and Robert... IT'S NON-STOP... Like the Fielbelkorn's the Coglin's are caring only for triplets.... and they still require some extra help every day... CATHY COGHLAN, MOTHER OF TRIPLETS Besides the constant attention cathy says her three little ones demand.... having triplets can also be an incredible drain on a family's finances... CATHY COGHLAN/MOTHER OF TRIPLETS: I GO THROUGH A GALLON OF MILK A DAY...A DOZEN EGGS EVERY 2 DAYS, ETC.... OR I USED TO BUY 300-DOLLARS WORTH OF BABY FOOD EACH WEEK... HUNDREDS OF JARS... And remember she only has three. The mccaugheys are expecting four more... so, double those expenses-- at the very least... Kenny McCaughey, the septuplets father, is apparently aware of those financial demands. he is still going to work just about every day, which may be an indication that Bobbi McCaughey has a few days or even weeks to go. Maureen Maher, CBS news, Des Moines.))

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Some might argue that a rainy, cold evening is perfect weather for high school football-- but what about racing? Here's Mike.

S5-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-31
SS=ticker


After one of the wettest seasons in Winston Cup history, it only seems appropriate that rain would affect the schedule of events for this the final race weekend of the season.
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Qualifying for this Sunday's NAPA 500 was washed out today as showers and thunderstorms paid a visit to the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The time trials have been rescheduled for tomorrow.
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Hopefully, the weather will be better on Sunday when Jeff Gordon tries to hold off Dale Jarrett and Mark Martin and win the points championship.
Jarrett is 77 points back while Martin is 87 behind. But win or lose Martin believes he's finally broken his bad luck jinx.
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((MARK MARTIN/TRAILS GORDON BY 87 POINTS:))
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ANCHOR=Roy
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Gordon needs only to finish 18th to lock up the title. But keep in mind he rarely finishes 18th. The Gordon gang either wins, lands in the top five, or finishes out of the top 20, as he has 7 times this year.

S5-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
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Friday Football Extra is ready crank up another night's worth of action as the regional semi-finals take place tonight and tomorrow.
Here's where the area teams are playing.
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We will have highlights of nine games tonight. It would have been 10, but Heritage officials postponed their game with Byrd until tomorrow at 1:30.
They are the only school to make such a move tonight.

S5-UNC


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-32
GRAPHIC=ACC


And finally, Bill Guthridge makes his debut as North Carolina's new head basketball coach tonight as the Tarheels host Middle Tennessee State.
The former 30 year assistant say inheriting a full cupboard has made life easy.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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This afternoon Guthridge got a big boost when UNC gave his a new five year contract worth $155 thousand a season.
Have a nice weekend everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
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It was not a hot night for the Spice Girls in Spain-
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The Girls got booed off the stage.
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The fans jeered the British pop stars-- after they refused to allow press photographers to take pictures during their performance at a music awards ceremony.
The girls said having their picture taken violated their contract.
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