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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#news-heads
GRAPHIC=NONE


Straight ahead on News 7
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VO-NAT


A Southside plant is closing leaving hundreds of people out of work.
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((I'VE WANTED TO GO BACK IN SPACE THE LAST 25 OR 30 YEARS.))
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VO-NAT


And it looks like John Glenn's dream will come true.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The threat of icing is melting away but there is still more rain to deal with this evening. More just ahead.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#med heads
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tonight on health check--
The FDA approves an over-the-counter pain-reliever for migraines.
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VO-NAT


And a hazardous cosmetic product that millions of women use--fake nails.
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Video-Open


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT


Cheap labor overseas and a shrinking demand for knit products are putting a pinch on a Southside textile plant.
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5-Basset-Walker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#597-51
SS=news-7 at five


Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
GRAPHIC=buisness closing


Basset-Walker is closing its Chatham plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham;


On March 14th, 320-people will be out of work.
Basset is closing three facilities company wide-- cutting nearly 700-jobs.
It's the latest in a series of layoffs hitting the industry.
Garment makers are finding there's not a big demand for knit products.
And plant managers say they have a hard time competing with the cost of foreign labor.
SUPER=03-Dublin/December 23, 1997;


Last month, after more than 40-years in business, Dublin Garment Factory closed its doors-- putting 150 people out of work.
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5-Ericsson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-53
GRAPHIC=ericsson


One of Lynchburg's biggest employers got a little bigger today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Telecommunications giant Ericsson Incorporated announced it's expanding its cell phone manufacturing facility in the Hill City.
The move is a 30 million dollar investment and will create 150 new jobs.
Governor George Allen helped announce the deal this afternoon.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: AND I ALWAYS SAID.. ERICSSON IS MAKING.))
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VO-NAT


Allen presented the Hill City with a check for 800-thousand dollars to prep the land for Ericsson's new facility.
The company will lease the building from the city once it's completed in May.
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5-xgr


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-59
SS=session 98


Yesterday's spectacle in Virginia's House of Delegates has given way today to what the politicians call "good faith negotiations."
And the chamber's lone independent has helped grease the skids.
double boxes Jean/Ellen


Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol with the latest.
Jean, embarassment over opening day histrionics may have helped--
SUPER=@Ellen1;
SUPER=06-Richmond;

but today, a first-ever dialogue on power-sharing began between the two parties in the House.
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((
It is Bedford Delegate Lacey Putney who put the pedal to the metal on the process.
Putney officially declared himself a member of the Republican Caucus -- to make an even 50-50 power split when three new Republicans are finally sworn in.

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((DEL. LACEY PUTNEY/I-BEDFORD: I'M JUST SITTING WITH-- I'M STILL AN INDEPENDENT, I'M JUST SITTING WITH THE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS. I WAS INVITED TO AND THEY ASKED ME TO COME.))
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So newly re-elected House Speaker Tom Moss and his fellow Democrats must decide if the historically out of balance committee assignments should more closely reflect the partisan split.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: WELL I'M LIKE OLD FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT, I DON'T ANSWER QUESTIONS THAT BEGIN WITH WHAT IF. TO ME THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO REMEMBER IS WHAT WE'RE ABOUT DOWN HERE, THE PEOPLE'S BUSINESS. AND AT SOME POINT IN TIME WE NEED TO LAY THIS TO REST AND MOVE ON TO MAKE SURE WE'RE DOING SOMETHING TO HELP WITH CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS, REDUCING CLASS SIZES, MAKING SURE WE'RE PUTTING MORE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON THE STREET, AND BUILDING SOME MORE ROADS.))
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The House has a good model for power-sharing right down the hall -- the Senate worked out a plan two years ago.
BUT, the Democrats have signalled they might like to vote on some rules to operate by tonight -- before the three new Republicans are sworn in -- double Jean/Ellen so despite the measured words today -- believe power-sharing when you see it in the House, Jean.

5-Winter-Wx


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=chu
TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=winter weather


Freezing rain and ice caused some problems today in Southwest Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


American Electric Power says 12-to-15 hundred customers lost power power when iced-over tree branches broke and fell onto power lines.
Some schools were delayed-- others cancelled classes.
But most people are thankful the storm wasn't any worse.
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((BRANDON CARLTON/ROANOKE: NO IT'S NOT TOO BAD. I MEAN, I THOUGHT THE ROADS WOULD BE REALLY SLICK OUT HERE.. BUT THEY'RE JUST WET. THE TREES GOT ICE HANGING OFF OF THEM, YOU KNOW. THE ROADS ARE JUST WET.. NOT REAL BAD AT ALL.))
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5-SCHOOL-INFO


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#swatch
GRAPHIC=SCHOOL INFO


This icy-rainy weather has caused some school delays and cancellations for tonight and tomorrow. DISSOLVE TO BOARDS
(read boards from monitor)
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Did the maker of one brand of cigarettes purposely target teenage smokers?
That story is still ahead on News-7 at Five.
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VO-NAT


And Virginia civil rights leader James Farmer gets the nations highest civilian award.
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ANCHOR=Tonya


A new study reveals thin women have healthier babies-- those results tonight on Health Check. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Patrick's checking out some water-craft at Tanglewood Mall -- not because of today's rain, though.
ANCHOR=Tonya


And in the 2-minute ticker, Nascar kicks off its 50-th anniversary celebration. Stay tuned. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Sakelleris


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#598-04
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A Danville man has lost a federal lawsuit against three city police officers.
A jury this afternoon rejected a claim that he was beaten after his arrest about four years ago.
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VO-NAT


Sam Sakellaris sued officers L.M. Adkins and L.R. Kennedy, saying they beat him while he was handcuffed.
The lawsuit also said Lientenant J.C. Lewis stood by and encouraged it.
But the jury sided with the defendants, after a three-day trial in Danville federal court.
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5-Carneal


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#netB
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The Paducah, Kentucky teen accused of shooting his classmates- made his first court appearance today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paducah, KY;


Michael Carneal is charged with killing three classmates and wounding five others- after an informal prayer gathering.
Carneal's attorney declined to enter a plea for his client- hinting that he might use some type of insanity defense for Carneal.
The attorney said he would not deny any facts related to the Decemeber First shooting, but wants to understand more about the boy's mental state.
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5-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net A
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


Just released documents show R-J Reynolds deliberatly tried to target children.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The Papers reveal tobacco executives encouraged advertising aimed at kids as young as 14.
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((REP. HENRY WAXMAN/D- CALIFORNIA: THE TOBACCO EXECUTIVES ARE CERTAINTLY IN THE BUSINESS OF MAKING MONEY. THESE DOCUMENTS SHOW HOW THEY SOUGHT OT MAKE MONEY BY GETTING THE CUSTOMERS OF THE FUTURE AT A VERY VERY YOUNG AGE.)) 14:01:07 ((THE DOCUMENTS THAT CAME TO LIGHT TODAY SHOW MORE THAN EVERY WHY IT IS ABSOLUTELY IMPERATIVE THAT CONGRESS TAKE ACTION NOW TO GET TOBACOO COMPANIES OUT OF THE BUSINESS OF MARKETING CIGARETTES TO CHILDREN.))
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R-J Reynolds is the nation's number two cigarette maker and is headquartered in Richmond.
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5-farmer


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-52
GRAPHIC=NONE


Today's the anniversary of Martin Luther King's birthday--
In his honor-- several Americans were awarded the Medal Of Freedom.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


President Clinton awarded Spotsylvania County resident and civil rights activist James Farmer one of the medals.
Farmer founded the Congress of Racial Equality and led sit-ins and the Freedom Rides against segregation.
Fifteen recipients were honored, inlcuding the first female Indian chief.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom was established by President Kennedy in 1963.
It is the highest honor a civilian can receive.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


Anchors aweigh at Tanglewood Mall.
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(patrick ad lib)
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT
COMM BREAK#2


5-BOAT-SHOW


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


If all the rainy, icy weather is getting to you, maybe it's time for a break from the winter routine. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans is cruising Tanglewood Mall, checking out some impressive marine hardware.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=01-Linda McNutt/Tanglewood Mall;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Forecasts
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SUPER=332-Light Rain/Steady Temps/32-35/Mostly Cloudy/Light Winds/38-40;
SUPER=333-Rain Ending/Steady Temps/30-34/Cloudy With/Drizzle/35-40;
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 3
GRAPHIC=None


Brett Favre and John Elway are getting ready to square off in Superbowl 32.
We'll hear from them a little later in the 2-Minute Ticker.
ANCHOR=Tonya


With the expense of salons, many women are turing to do-it-yourself beauty treatments...
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...but researchers are finding some products can be dangerous even fatal.
We'll tell you what they are next on health check.
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health bump
Comm Break#3


six-preview


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
SUPER=@Keith1;


Good afternoon, I'm Keith Humphry--
Here's what you'll see tonight on News 7 at six.
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You've made the GRADES to get into college-- now it's time to make the PAYMENTS.
The next couple of months are crucial for high school seniors who are applying for financial assistance.
Colleges will be checking those grade point averages and S-A-T scores...
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((DALE JOHNSON/PATRICK HENRY GUIDANCE DEPT.: BUT THEY'RE ALSO LOOKING FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE MORE THAN JUST ONE- DIMENSIONAL, ACADEMIC. THEY'RE LOOKING FOR ACTIVITIES, THEY'RE LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE-- A SPECIFIC TALENT OR SkILL THEY MAY HAVE. ))
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ANCHOR=Keith


In the first of a two- part report on financial aid, Kimberly McBroom
double boxes Jean/Keith

looks at
how students are planning to make the costly journey from high school to college.
That's coming up in about a half- hour, Jean.
ANCHOR=Jean


Could be a stressful time for High School Seniors-- thanks Keith.

5-Excedrin


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


The Food and Drug Administration says an over- the- counter pain reliever is powerful enough to treat migraines.
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VO-NAT 7:00feed TC:7:39:49


The F-D-A says studies show extra strength Excedrin can alleviate mild to moderate migraines within two to four hours.
Sufferers typically use prescription drugs to relieve pain and prevent migraines.
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ANCHOR=Tonya
SS=HOLD


But experts say an over-the-counter remedy would help patients who can't get to a doctor immediately or can't afford prescriptions.

5-acetaminophen


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=women's health


In another study-- the common painkiller acetaminophen may not just get rid of headaches--it also could lower a woman's risk of ovarian cancer.
Researchers found the risk of ovarian cancer was reduced in half for acetaminophen users.
Aside from Tylenol, other painkillers that contain acetaminophen include Anacin 3, Midol and Excedrin.


5-Pregnancy


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-55
GRAPHIC=pregnancy


Women who are model-thin before they become pregnant may have healthier babies.
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VO-NAT


A study in today's New England Journal of Medicine found women who are thinner during their first pregnancy are far more likely to have healthy babies than obese women or even those of average weight.
The research found overweight women are considered high risk pregnancies.
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IN Q=Because she...

((DR. BERNADINE HEALY/DEAN OF OHIO STATE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE:BECAUSE SHE HAS A GREATER RISK OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, WHEN WOMEN ARE PREGNANT THEIR BLOOD PRESSURE SHOULD DROP HER BLOOD PRESSURE IS MORE LIKELY TO GO UP THAT IF SHE SWELLS SHE COULD HAVE HEART SURGERY. WHAT IT ALSO MEANS IS WHAT WE CALL JUSTATIONAL DIABETES SHE COULD HAVE A DIABETIC METABOLISM WHICH IS NOT GOOD FOR HER, NOT GOOD FOR HER BABY.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Bernadine Healy/Ohio State College of Medicine;
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Women in the study were divided into four groups based on their body-mass index: lean, average, overweight or obese.
For example, a woman who is 5-foot-5 and weighs less than 120 pounds is lean; a weight of 120 to 149 pounds is considered average; 150 to 179 pounds is considered overweight; and a weight greater than 180 pounds is obese.
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ANCHOR=Tonya
SS=HOLD


Doctors say women should gain between 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy--but obese woman should only put on an additional 15 to 25 pounds.

5-Nails


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#598-1
GRAPHIC=nail care

Fake fingernail kits are considered the third most dangerous household poison behind oven and drain cleaners.
That's according to the journal Pediatrics.
The hazard apparently comes from liquid acrylic nail primers--
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The primers can cause skin burns or be poisonous if it is ingested.
Not all nail primers have the same contents--the most deadly ones have methacrylic acid.
There are warning labels on some of the products, but doctors say that's not enough.
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((DR. EMILY SENAY/MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT:BUT THE MAIN THING IS THEY ARE NOT IN CHILD PROOF PACKAGING AND THAT'S WHAT THE AUTHORS OF THE STUDY REALLY WANT TO EMPHASIZE THAT THESE PRIMERS SHOULD BE IN CHILD PROOF PACKAGING THEY'RE NOT YET. THEY'VE CALLED ON THE FDA TO MAKE THAT CALL AND THEY'RE HOPING THAT THEY'LL CHANGE THE PACKAGING.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Emily Senay/Medical Correspondent;
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ANCHOR=Tonya
SS=HOLD


Researchers are also urging cosmetic manufacturers to create safer products for women to use at home. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


The Superbowl is about a week and a half away-- so how are the signal callers holding up?
ANCHOR=Tonya

Steve Mason has a status report along with news from the oval.

S5-Champs


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#St5-31
GRAPHIC=ticker


Lets begin our Thursday ticker in the fast lane. NASCAR Tour logo
Late last night, the NASCAR media tour in Charlotte took a few moments to begin celebrating it's upcoming 50-th anniversary season.
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10 former Winston Cup champs got together to talk about the past and the future.
The event even gave two former bitter rivals a chance to agree on something.
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((DARRELL WALTRIP/3 TIME WINSTON CUP CHAMP: )) ((BOBBY ALLISON/1983 WINSTON CUP CHAMPION: ))
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SUPER=01-Bobby Allison/1983 Winston Cup Champ; :24
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S5-Stuff


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-32
GRAPHIC=Super bowl


As expected; both Green Bay and Denver coaches and players have shown nothing but the highest respect for each other as Super Bowl 32 gets closer.
SS=Brett favre


Packer quarterback Brett Favre must contend with a tough Bronco defense and a sore shoulder.
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SUPER=03-San Francisco/NFC Championship; :00


Favre says he might have a torn rotator cuff in his non throwing shoulder; an injury suffered during the season. Among other things on his mind; matching the top notch denver offense and one of his idols.
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((BRETT FAVRE/35 TOUCHDOWN PASSES THIS SEASON:))
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This could be Elway's last shot at a superbowl; The 37 year old veteran offensive comeback artist goes on the defensive when it comes tot the age difference between him and the younger favre.
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((JOHN ELWAY/mAKES FOURTH TRIP TO SUPER BOWL:))
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and don't forget; tonight, you can catch the Virginia/Georgia tech mens basketball game right here on your hometown station. Gametime is 8. See ya at 6.

5-Glenn


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#netc
GRAPHIC=none


It looks like John Glenn's wish will come true. He's headed back into space.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-1962;


NASA will apparently let Glenn travel on a space shuttle flight later this year.
The 76-year old former astronaut had said he'd like to return to space for inflight studies on aging.
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((JOHN GLENN/FORMER ASTRONAUT: THEN THEY WANT SOMEONE TO GO WOULD I LIKE TO DO THAT YES. THEN WOULD I BE A GUINEA PIG? I SUPPOSE YOU COULD CALL IT THAT.))
SUPER=10-Sen. John Glenn/Former Astronaut/July 1997;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=you could call it that."
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Glenn was America's first man to orbit the earth.
He could also become Americas oldest man in space.
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Bye


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=dse
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


That does it for News-7 at Five.
We invite you to check out our new weekend morning newscast.
The weekend diner will set up shop in Patrick Evans kitchen.
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IN Q=I'VE PUT IN SOME

((PATRICK EVANS: I'VE PUT IN SOME GARLIC AND SAUTEED THAT IN OLIVE OIL. PUT IN A CAN OF CRUSHED TOMATOS. ON TOP OF THAT, ADDED SOME SALT, PEPPER, OREGANO. A LITTLE FRESH BASIL FROM MY GARDEN THAT I GREW, DRIED OUT. ))
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Tune in to News-7 Saturday Morning and News-7 Sunday Morning, this weekend at eight.
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We'll see you later. ANCHOR=Jean