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ANCHOR=Jean
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Next on News 7-
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More information on that body discovered in Downtown Roanoke last night.
A farewell to Congressman Sonny Bono-
And the Northeast is covered in ice.
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Wx-Heads
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Just in time for the weekend, a big change in weather patterns. More on the forecast coming up.

Medical-Heads


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Tonight on Health Check--
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((I HAVE PEOPLE SAY TO ME I LOOK FORWARD TO THESE SESSION AND WHEN I GET HERE I WONDER WHY AND THEN AFTER IT'S OVER I REMEMBER WHY))
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Creating pleasure through pain-- Rolfing.
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More details into the discovery of a body next to a Downtown Roanoke office building.
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5-Roanoke-Body


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=jmc
TAPE#597-49
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The man had been missing for a week.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


The body of 40-year old Joel Elkins of Liberty Road in Roanoke was found late yesterday afternoon at the Professional Arts Building on Franklin Road.
Firefighters used a ladder truck to lift his body from a concrete pit 30-feet below the parking lot.
The medical examiner says Elkins died of chest and abdominal injuries, consistent with a fall.
Elkins was reported missing last Friday.
His car was towed away from the building parking lot a few hours before his body was discovered.
Police don't know why Elkins had driven downtown.
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5-Abed


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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The racketeering and arson case against Joe Abbott and his family begins Monday.
Attorneys spent much of the day today arguing last-minute motions...
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including whether the government can put on a witness who says Rod Abed was ready to pay him to make up an alibi for one of the fires the Abeds are accused of setting.
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((TOM BONDURANT/ASSISTANT US ATTORNEY: IF THE GOVERNMENT DOESN'T ASK HIM TO GO FORWARD AND WORKING AN UNDERCOVER CAPACITY, TO MAKE PHONE CALLS OR ANYTHING, HE'S NOT AN AGENT. AND ANYTHING THE DEFENDANT CHOOSES TO TELL HIM IS ADMISSIBLE INTO COURT. ))
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The trial in federal court is expected to last six weeks or more.

5-Boty-Bomb


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=tte
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In Botetourt County-- two teenagers could face criminal charges for having all the necessary materials to build a pipe bomb.
Sheriff Reed Kelly says a 6th grade student was trying to sell a fireworks container plus fuses, shotgun pellets, and nails to another student at William Clark Middle School yesterday.
Kelly says the materials could have produced a bomb.
Both students have been suspended for ten days, and could be charged with manufacturing a bomb.
In an unrelated incident yesterday, a bomb threat was called into Troutville Elementary School.
Deputies evacuated students but found nothing.

5-Bono-Funeral


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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Hundreds of mourners are saying farewell to Sonny Bono.
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Many familiar faces were in the crowd- including California Governor Pete Wilson, former Vice President Dan Qualye and singer Tony Orlando-
along with many fans who came from across the country.
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((DAN QUAYLE/FORMER VICE PRESIDENT: HIS LASTING LEGACY WILL BE A PERSON THAT CARED DEEPLY ABOUT PEOPEL HE WAS A GOOD FATHER, A GOOD HUSBAND, A GOOD CONGRESSMAN, A PERSON WE ALL LOVED AND RESPECTED.))
SUPER=01-Dan Quayle/Former Vice President;
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Bono's ex-wife Cher and daughter Chastity along- with his widow and two children sat in the front row.
Cher delivered a eulogy breaking down several times- She said Bono was "someplace loving this."
The two-term congressman died in a skiing accident in South Lake Tahoe.
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5-NE-Weather


ANCHOR=Jean
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Ice and water are wrecking havoc in the Northeast-
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A frozen state has almost completely shut down parts of Vermont and Maine- where power outages are affecting over one million customers.
SUPER=03-Waterford, NY;


In upstate New York, swollen creeks and downed power lines have forced more than four thousand people from their homes.
Storms there pelted communities with rain and ice.
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In Pennsylvania, many roads are closed- In the western part of the state flooding is already a serious problem.
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The highest honor a civilian can receive will soon be awarded to a civil rights leader in Virginia.
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Next on NEWS-7 at FIVE...
There's more competition in the Star City in the movie rental industry-
Even the big guns are taking notice.
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ANCHOR=Tonya


Tonight on Health Check- the latest research into Alzheimer's disease and how the newest medication for its patients is showing promise. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Our Museum Week continues here on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
ANCHOR=Tonya


Later on, Patrick shows us what's new at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. Stay close.
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5-Report-Cards


ANCHOR=Jean
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Starting soon, Virginia students won't be the only ones getting report cards.
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The State Board of Education yesterday approved a plan to issue report cards on individual public SCHOOLS.
It's all part of Governor George Allen's plan to raise learning standards across the Commonwealth.
Lynchburg educators say parents already have ways to measure a school's success.
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((JIM MCCORMICK/LYNCHBURG SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE AS PARENTS, WE WALK INTO A SCHOOL AND WE SAY TO THE TEACHER `WHY IS MY CHILD PERFORMING THIS WAY? WHY IS HE OR SHE DOING SO WELL? WHAT IS IT THAT CONTRIBUTES TO THAT?' LIKEWISE, `WHAT IS GETTING IN THE WAY OF MY CHILD'S ABILITY TO PERFORM?'))
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OUT Q=ability to perform?
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McCormick says schools should be careful not to let high ratings come at the expense of individual students.
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5-Video-Stores


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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Competition is heating up in Roanoke's movie-rental industry.
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Hollywood Video opened a store at the Towers Shopping Center last month.
Almost immediately, Blockbuster Video matched Hollywood's five-night rental policy.
Small, independent video stores have felt some pressure, too.
But employees at these local stores say they're not intimidated by big national chains.
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((PATRICK BULLION/MOVIE EXPRESS: WE KNOW THE PEOPLE IN THIS AREA. WE KNOW WHAT THEY LIKE. WE KNOW WHAT THEY DISLIKE. AND WE'RE ABLE TO REALLY TAILOR WHAT WE DO AND THE PRODUCT WE GET AND THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE TOWARD THE PEOPLE IN THE AREA. ))
SUPER=01-Patrick Bullion/Movie Express;
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Hollywood Video says the competition is going to get even more fierce.
It plans to open at least two more locations in the Roanoke Valley.
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5-Farmer


ANCHOR=Jean
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He says he wouldn't object to being called the father of the American civil rights movement.
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This week, Spotsylvania County resident James Farmer will hold a slightly less prestigious title -- Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
Farmer pioneered Gandhi's non-violent resistence in America in
SUPER=04-"Eyes on the Prize" - PBS; :10!

1941 -- two decades before Martin Luther King, Junior.
He organized the freedom riders who won equal access to public transportation in 1961.
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((JAMES FARMER/MEDAL OF FREEDOM RECIPIENT: IT WAS A BOLD IDEA...BEAT OUR HEADS.))
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Farmer will turn 78 years old on Monday.
He goes to the White House for the nation's highest civilian honor on Thursday.

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ANCHOR=Jean
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There's a new look BACK at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
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5-MUSEUM


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
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Roanoke is home to Virginia's Museum of Transportation, and the current set of exhibits is worth a mid-winter's visit. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us with a look inside at some of its newest additions, including a look at Civil War transportation.
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The Roanoke Express hopes to beef up the win column this weekend... the schedule in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.
ANCHOR=Tonya


In tonight's health check report--
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A new drug on the market is working to improve the memory of Alzheimer's patients.
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((NINA REESE:I AM MUCH BETTER...MUCH BETTER AND THE MEDICINE HAS HELPED ME SO MUCH.))
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News-7 at FIVE continues in a moment--
In just about 40-minutes we'll tell you the story of Melvin Shelton.
When he was just a schoolboy, Shelton read a story about the first horseless carriages.. precursors to today's automobile.
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The seed was planted.. decades later, after he had retired, Shelton decided to reconstruct an 1896 Ford.
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((MELVIN SHELTON/BUILT HORSELESS CARRIAGE: I SAID AT THE TIME IF I EVER GET THE TOOLS AND THE MONEY, WHATEVER IT TAKES, I WANT TO BUILD ME A HORSELESS CARRIAGE.))
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Every sunny day, you can spot Shelton and his grandson out for a ride on the sidewalks in Concord.
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ANCHOR=Jean


As you might imagine he draws a lot of attention..
Steve Smallshaw caught up with him-- and we'll hear more at the top of the hour on NEWS-7 at SIX. two-shot

5-alzheimer's-clues


ANCHOR=Tonya
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Dutch scientists say they may have found some clues to the cause of Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.
The disease results in progressive memory loss.
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The researchers found that defective proteins clog nerve cells in the brain.
They say the findings could also provide new leads in the hunt for treatments to other age-related diseases.
Scientists discovered that certain messenger molecules get mutated, causing the defective proteins to form.
The research team's next step is to figure out how the mutation happens and how it works.
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5-Aricept


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
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While there currently is no prevention or cure for Alzheimer's disease, there seems to be a way to manage the symptoms.
A new drug called Aricept is helping patients make progress.
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IN Q=I hadn't
SUPER=01-Martha Anderson/Geriatrics Clinical Nurse Specialist; :00
SUPER=01-Nina Reese/Alzheimer's Patient; :16
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SUPER=01-Birmon Reese/Husband of Alzheimer's Patient; :30
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((
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((MARTHA ANDERSON/GERIATRICS:WHAT IT ACTUALLY DOES IS CAUSES ONE OF THE MEMORY CHEMICALS IN THE BRAIN, ACETYLCHOLINE, TO HANG AROUND LONGER AND THAT'S HOW IT WORKS.))
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Nine-ah Reese only has to take the pill Aricept once a day...
Before, other medication had to be taken several times each day.
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((NINA REESE/ALZHEIMERS PATIENT:I HADN'T DONE VERY MUCH FOR A LONG TIME BUT I'M DOING A LITTLE MORE))
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She's been married to Birmon Reese for 66 years...last year he noticed changes in his wife.
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((BIRMON REESE/SPOUSE OF ALZHEIMER'S PATIENT:SHE WAS FORGETTING AND DOING LITTLE THINGS SHE DIDN'T REMEMBER DOING AND STUFF LIKE THAT.))
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((AGNES SIX/DAUGHTER OF ALZHEIMER'S PATIENT: SHE STARTED GOING DOWN ABOUT A YEAR AGO, SHE STAYED NERVOUS, PACED THE FLOOR RINGING HER HANDS, COULDN'T CONCENTRATE ON ANYTHING))
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Nine-ah Reese has been taking the pill Aricept since November and is steadily making improvements.
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((MARTHA ANDERSON/GERIATRICS:WE'VE HAD PEOPLE MAKE COMMENTS LIKE, I FEEL LIKE I'VE GOT MY MOMMA BACK, WE'VE HAD HUSBANDS SAY SHE'S COOKING DINNER AGAIN. WE'VE HAD PATIENTS THEMSELVES SAY, I'M WELL, YOU'VE FIXED ME, IT'S NOT A CURE, IT'S NOT A CURE, BUT IT DOES SEEM TO IMPROVE MEMORY.))
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((BIRMON REESE/SPOUSE OF ALZHEIMER'S PATIENT:OH YAY SHE'S GETTING MORE NATURAL, SHE'LL FUSS AT ME NOW SOMETIMES.))
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((AGNES SIX:TO READ A LITTLE BIT MORE ESPECIALLY HER BIBLE, HER EYES ARE NOT REAL GOOD, SHE'S INTERESTED IN GOING TO CHURCH AGAIN, THIS TYPE THING, SHE'S JUST MORE ALIVE.))
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Diagnosis is the key--doctors say they won't prescribe Aricept until they diagnose a mild to moderate case of Alzheimer's. dissolve to Pinnacle
For more information about Aricept call Carilion Physician Referral Services at 981-7641 or 1-800-422-8482.
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5-Rolfing


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-56
GRAPHIC=rolfing


Most of us want pain relief instantly--
How about a scientifically proven system of relieving aches, pains and stress through deep muscle manipulation.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Rolfing works by slowly stretching and repositioning the body working through connective tissue to improve circulation, flexibility and overall body balance.
Unlike massage--this process actually changes the relationship between body parts.
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IN Q=So I'm just

((CAROL BLANDING/CERTIFIED ROLFER: SO I'M JUST WORKING ALONG THE EDGE OF THE SHOULDER BLADE, THERE'S A LOT OF MUSCLES THAT ATTACH ALONG THERE AND GET TIGHT. ALL OF US HAVE TIGHTNESS IN OUT UPPER BACK, THAT SEEMS TO BE WHERE A LOT OF PEOPLE HOLD THERE STRESS, WHOOPS SORRY THAT'S A TIGHT AREA))
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Patients admit the procedure is uncomfortable--but that rolfing works immediately to totally vanish problems. dissolve to full screen
For an indepth look at rolfing check out our brand new weekend morning newscast-- News 7 Sunday Morning at eight.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Moving on to sports-- Big changes in Big-D...we're talking about the Dallas Cowboys...
ANCHOR=Tonya


Mike Stevens has more on what players and fans hope will put the football team back on the winning track.

S5-FOOTBALL


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WRITER=Mike
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Welcome folks to the start of your weekend and what is also the start of a new era for
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the Dallas Cowboys.
This afternoon Dallas coach Barry Switzer resigned after an emotional meeting with team owner Jerry Jones.
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((JERRY JONES/COWBOYS OWNER:))
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No successor has been named at this time. Switzer refused to talk to reporters about his departure.

S5-Hokies


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The Virginia Tech Hokies play their Atlantic 10 home opener tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock against St, Joseph's.
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This afternoon the Hokies went through an extended two hour practice in which much of the time was pent on offensive execution - Tech's problem area through the first ten games of the season.
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((BOBBY HUSSEY/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((MYRON GUILLORY/VA. TECH SENIOR GUARD:))
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SUPER=01-Myron Guillory/Va. Tech Senior Guard; :18
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PINNACLE PAGE
And if you can't make it to the Tech game tomorrow at two, you can watch UVa take on number one ranked North Carolina tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 right here on WDBJ-7.
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PINNACLE PAGE

S5-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=Five
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#ST5-32
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS


The Roanoke Express is just five points out of first place in ECHL Northeast Division.
The team can make up some ground this weekend with an important homestand against Raleigh and Richmond.
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The Express is home tonight and Saturday after coming off its disappointing four game road trip.
The players brought home just one victory from that trip even though they out-shot their opponents.
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((DAVE GAGNON/EXPRESS GOALIE: WE'RE JUST GOING BACK TO BASICS YOU KNOW THE GOALTENDERS ARE DOING THEIR THING, FORWARDS, WE'RE TRYING TO PUT MORE PUCKS IN THE NET. I DON'T THINK IT'S ANYTHING SPECIAL TO PREPARE FOR THOSE TEAMS. WE'VE PLAYED WELL AGAINST BOTH OF THEM. I THINK WE'LL BE ALRIGHT.))
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OUT Q= WE'LL BE ALRIGHT
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Raleigh is big and tough and will certainly give Roanoke fits tonight.
Richmond comes in Saturday five points in front of the third place Express.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=ticker


Jean's coming back with more News 7 at Five right after this quick break.
Have a nice weekend everybody. take a break

5-Balloonist


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-C
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Another attempt to go around the world in a balloon is over-
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SUPER=03-Near Yeso, NM;

It ended suddenly when pilots of the Global Hilton parachuted from their balloon 150 miles east of Albuquerque-
The pilots were forced to abort their flight after only an hour because of a problem with a helium cell.
Pilot Dave Melton is believed to be seriously injured with a hip injury after a hard landing with his parachute.
He apparently went through a barbed wire fence at about 30 miles per hour.
This is the third attempt by a balloon team this year- but it's not the last-
Two balloonists in Switzerland plan to launch soon.
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bye
ANCHOR=Jean


That's it for us on NEWS-7 at Five--
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Check out the latest addition to News-7...
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Both hourlong newscasts begin at 8.
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Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean