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On NEWS 7 at SIX tonight we'll re-visit the scene of that devastating fatal house fire in Henry County.
A LIVE report on that coming up.
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ANCHOR=Keith


Another LIVE report from Blacksburg with dramatic courtroom testimony about shots fired inside Arnold's Restaurant- -a nightspot where one man was killed last August.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Coming your way tonight in sports, Roy Stanley with the story of a local man helping the physically challenged play sports effectively.
Plus, the Hokies face a redhot quarterback this weekend at Pitt.
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And we'll take a look at some highlights from the Roanoke Express' first road win of the season last night in Richmond.
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WX-Head
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Sunny days are out and rain is back in for tomorrow and early Saturday. After that it turns chilly again. More on the weather just ahead.

Henry-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
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WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Six people died yesterday when a woodstove set their home on fire.
But firefighters say local residents can take steps to prevent this from happening to them.
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Tina Tenret is in Henry County to show us their suggestions.
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B'Burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
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TAPE#97-75
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Charges have been dismissed against one of three brothers charged with killing a man and wounding another inside a Blacksburg night spot.
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Teresa Hamilton was in court today for the preliminary hearing she's in our Blacksburg newsroom to tell us about it..
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Keith, while charges were dismissed against Leon Scales--
A judge certified the case against Terry and Kerry Scales to a grand
jury---after hearing hours of dramatic testimony.
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Paul Shoemaker was the prosecution's first witness.
He testified, he and Richard Bullard, were in town for a wedding when they decided to spend the evening at Arnold's Restaurant.
He says things were going fine for the first couple of hours---when he

noticed Bullard engaged in a verbal argument with three men.
The trio turned out to be-- Leon Scales and his twin brothers, Terry and Kerry.
Shoemaker says the argument appeared to escalate-- shortly before he saw a flash and heard gunshots.
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((PAUL SHOEMAKER/PROSECUTION WITNESS:IT SEEMED LIKE THEY WERE IN FRONT OF ME, THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN THEY WERE OVER BY THE MIRROR, IT SEEMED AS THOUGH RICHARD HAD STUMBLED OVER THERE AND THE GUYS CONTINUED TO FOLLOW HIM SHOOTING, JUST CONTINUED TO SHOOT. ))
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Shoemaker was shot once in the back-- spending 15- days in the hospital.
He testified, the bar was packed, but he saw one of the twins with a gun-- however, he couldn't identify which one.
Other witnesses also had trouble with telling the two apart.
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Because no one has identified who had a gun-- Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Skip Schwab says forensic evidence is extremely important in this case.
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Preemies


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-77
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The seven babies born to Kenny and Bobbi McCaughey (mih-KOY') really are miracle babies.
Most multiple birth pregnancies are unsuccessful because the fetuses are delivered too early to survive.
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Pre-term deliveries are the norm in these cases.
Experts note the more fetuses there are, the earlier the delivery.
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((DR. CAREY WINKLER/MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE: THEIR LUNGS AREN'T DEVELOPED ENOUGH TO WORK ON THE OUTSIDE SO THEY MIGHT BE ON BREATHING MACHINES AND THEY MAYBE ON BREATHING MACHINES FOR A FEW DAYS TO A FEW WEEKS. GENERALLY THEY WILL GROW OUT OF THAT. THE BIGGER CONCERN IS THAT THEIR BRAINS HAVE NOT DEVELOPED AND THEY CAN HAVE BLEEDING IN THEIR BRAINS WHICH CAN THEN PUT THEM AT RISK FOR CEREBRAL PALSY, MENTAL RETARDATION AND OTHER COMPLICATIONS.))
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Dr. Winkler says the McCaugheys (mih-KOYs) should know within a few weeks whether the babies will experience any severe problems.
But he says if there are any potential learning disabilities, they may not show up until the children enter school.
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The latest proposal for reviving Lynchburg's riverfront will appeal to kids--in fact, it's being designed with children in mind. We'll have details coming up on News 7 at Six.
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and you can pick up something other than dinner at this drive thru--how about a hand in kicking the habit?
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Danville-Smokeout


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=Cigarette Smoking


The Danville Regional Medical Center took part in the Great American Smoke Out for the first time tonight. Offering a
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drive through with survival kits to help smokers quit, hospital workers handed out contracts in which smokers pledge not to light up for a day.
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Smokers also tested the strength of their lungs.
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Traffic was light at the event. Crane says that's could be because Danville's economy thrives on tobacco.
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4-Welfare


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Second Chance at Success


All week, we've been introducing you to single mothers directly effected by welfare reform.
A large number of recipients are now required to find jobs in order to continue receiving public assistance.
But what kind of employees will they be? Take Fullscreen Second Chance at Success
Kimberly McBroom looks into that in the final installment of her series, "A Second Chance at Success".
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((WHAT COLOR'S BIG BIRD? YELLOW. WHAT COLOR'S HIS FEET? HE'S GOT SOME SOFT, CUDDLY FEET. ))
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The children call her Miss Terri.
But before she became an instructor at Greenvale Nursery School, Terri Pannell was on welfare.
For six years, Greenvale has served as a site for the department of social services' work experience program.
After volunteering there, Pannell eventually got a full- time position.
She thinks those who are receiving public assistance should see welfare reform as a POSITIVE change.
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((TERRI PANNELL: SOME PEOPLE MAY LOOK AT WHERE-- YOU KNOW, I'M GETTING THIS TAKEN AWAY. THIS IS HAPPENING TO ME. BUT SOMETIMES, YOU STILL HAVE TO OVERLOOK WHAT'S BEING TAKEN AWAY, AND REACH OUT FOR WHAT'S AVAILABLE. ))
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Sandra Carol saw Pannell's potential as a good employee at the nursery school.
Over the years, Carol's hired six former welfare recipients .
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((SANDRA CAROL/GREENVALE NURSERY SCHOOL: WE HAVE BENEFITTED THROUGH ACQUIRING VERY QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. ))
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One of the area's largest employers has had a similar experience.
Carilion Health System is in partnership with social services and the Fifth District employment and training consortium.
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((LETITIA SMITH/CARILION HUMAN RESOURCES: IT'S WORKED OUT REALLY WELL BECAUSE WE'VE GOTTEN GOOD, QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ACTUALLY INTERESTED AND WANTING TO WORK. AND THEY WANT A SECURE POSITION AND ONE WITH FULL- TIME BENEFITS LIKE CARILION CAN OFFER. ))
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Standup here
Businesses that hire participants in Virginia's welfare to work program also get financial incentives.
Wage subsidies, tax credits, and grants are available for businesses who meet certain requirements. end stand up
Many jobs will also come through the Virginia Employment Commission, with whom participants in the VIEW program--Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare --are required to register.
V-E-C officials say employers can sense if an applicant resents having to find a job.
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((VIRGIL THOMPSON/VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION: BUT IF THEY'RE COMING IN WITH THE ATTITUDE OF, "I'M GOING TO GO TO WORK, I'M GOING TO TRY TO WORK, I WANT TO WORK-- THIS TYPE OF THING. I THINK THIS WOULD BE THE MOST IMPORTANT THING. ))
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And a positive attitude is what landed Terri Pannell off of welfare, and back on her feet.
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((TERRI PANNELL: IT'S SOMETHING OUT THERE FOR EVERYBODY TO DO. EVERYBODY'S NEEDD SOMEWHERE. AND EMPLOYEES SHOULD OPEN UP AND AT LEAST GIVE THE INDIVIDUAL A CHANCE TO SHOW THEIR ABILITY AND WHAT THEY'RE CAPABLE OF DOING. ))
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Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))

Stocks


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Wall Street posted another big gain today. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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Children's-Museum


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


A new children's museum is coming to downtown Lynchburg.. one that will allow young visitors to perform surgery, take apart a telephone.. even milk a cow.
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Architects this morning unveiled plans for the project known as "Amazement Square".
The museum will be housed in an old produce warehouse along the city's riverfront.
Exhibits will include an arts center, climbing tower and an Indian village.
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((TOM JIVIDEN/MUSEUM COMMITTEE: THE HARD PART IN A CHILDREN'S MUSEUM IS APPEALING TO ALL THE DIFFERENT AGE RANGES. WHAT WE TRIED TO DO ARE EXHIBITS THAT TOOK KIDS FROM 2 TO 3 ALL THE WAY UP TO 12 TO 14 AND KIND OF ENGAGED ALL THOSE DIFFERENT INTERESTS, SO IT'S A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING.)) ((REB HAZLIP/ARCHITECT: IT'S ABOUT CONTINUING THE PROGRAMS OF THE SCHOOLS, ABOUT USING THE CURRICULUM OF THE SCHOOLS TO CREATE PROGRAMS THAT THEY'LL RUN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR WITHIN THE MUSEUM, SO IT'S ABOUT EDUCATION AND IT REALLY IS TREMENDOUS FOR THE KIDS.))
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Organizers estimate it will cost about four million dollars to renovate the building and create the exhibits.
More than two million of that already has been pledged.
They hope to open for business within two years.
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Donnelley


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=sgo
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=RR Donnelley


It's the first coffee-table book in print that is dedicated entirely to the Roanoke region.
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The Regional Chamber of Commerce and book manufacturer R-R Donnelley unveiled the book today.
It's a 170-page collection of pictures displaying the area's geography and economic growth.
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Native Roanoker Barry Wright shot the book's pictures.
He photographed everything from Mill Mountain to the Virginia Military Institute.
But he admits his favorite picture is one of his wife's artwork.
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((BARRY WRIGHT/PHOTOGRAPHER: IT'S A PICTURE OF AN ICE SCULPTURE SHE DID A FEW YEARS AGO. WE LIVED OVER IN THE RALEIGH COURT AREA. SHE DECORATED IT UP. IT WAS A FEMALE SNOW LADY. SHE HAS NO IDEA IT'S IN, SO I'M GONNA BE EXCITED WHEN SHE SEES THAT.))
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The book hits bookstores tomorrow.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, we'll take a look at how the Express got its first road win of the season, the Hokies are hoping to stop Pitt's top flight quarterback, while officials from Tech and UVa are looking to wipe out alcohol at next week's game.
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Plus, Roy Stanley has the story of a Clifton Forge man who has developed a device to help the physically challenged realize their dream of playing sports.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF97-2
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The Hokies Big East battle with Pittsburgh is shaping up to be Tech's toughest game to date, at least on paper.
Each of the past two seasons, the Hokies have had to come from behind to claim a win, and this Saturday they will be facing the hottest quarterback in the conference.
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Senior Pete Gonzalez leads the Big East in passing yards, total offense and touchdown passes.
He has 21 TD tosses and just five interceptions through nine games.
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Ironically, this weekend he'll be facing the Hokies pass defense, which is number one in the Big East.
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S-Letter


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VF97-2
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As we heard earlier this week, the Hokies aren't interested in talking about next week's game with UVa.
But a few folks at both schools are making some statements.
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A letter released through UVa on behalf of both schools today is urging fans from Tech and Virginia to increase their sportsmanship and decrease their alcohol consumption next Saturday.
The letter is signed by both head coaches and athletic directors Terry Holland and Jim Weaver.
It asks fans not to drink beer, wine or liquor during their tailgating activities at Scott Stadium, and not to consume alcohol during the game in the stands.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ICE-98
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The Roanoke Express got its first road win of the season last night by outscoring the Renegades 7-to-5.
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Now some good news from the ice! The smoke was rolling at Richmond coliseum last night and so was the Roanoke Express.
Chris Fess scores off the feed from Chris Lipsett and Roanoke leads 2-to-1 after the first period of play.
But Richmond got hot in the second period as they outscored the Express 3 to one to take a 4-to-3 lead heading to the final period.
But Roanoke's Chris Cantu would help lead the comeback with two goals in the
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game. Roanoke gets its first road win of the season with the 7-to-5 win.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=Golf Logo


At the age of 14 an automobile accident left Keith Simpson with partial paralysis on the right side of his body.
An avid outdoors man Simpson has come up with a device that will allow him to do some things many of us take for granted.
Roy Stanley has more.
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((It's called the Fore-arm Assistive Device or FAD and Simpson designed and crafted the device for people like himself who suffer from paralysis or amputation in the upper and lower areas of the arm.)) ((KEITH SIMPSON/FAD DESIGNER: )) ((Simpson uses the device for various chores around the house. For the past four months the Clifton Forge native has driven to Roanoke to practice his golf swing with the device.
And with the help of Drive a Way owner Kathy Hull the two have designed a golf club that's light and fits the device perfectly.)) ((KATHY HULL/DRIVE A WAY OWNER: )) ((SIMPSON: )) ((Simpson's average drive is around 160 and for 9 holes of golf he shoots 70 or lower.)) ((SIMPSON: )) ((HULL: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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A Lexington resident is presenting some problems for the city as it tries to come up with an ordinance to regulate wolf-hybrids.
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Jean Jadhon is in the newsroom now with more.
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Keith we're talking about a dog named
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named Lobo. His owner claims he is one of the most mild-mannered dogs around.
But, city officials fear for the public's safety and are scrambling to come up with regulations to control wolf-hybrids.
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We'll have the story, and more tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith? (ad lib byes) Talent=Keith