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More American troops are headed for the Persian Gulf as a military strike
seems more likely.
Plus the Wintergreen prepares for a presidential visit.
Looks like the wet weather wants to return by mid-week. Clouds roll into SW
Virgina first this evening.
In medical news, clinical trials are underway for a promising new procedure
that could save a person's eyesight.
And another reason to make sure you have plenty of calcium in your diet.
It's not just keeping bones strong.
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((DOWN DOWN WITH THE USA. DOWN DOWN WITH THE USA.))
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Anti USA sentiments in Iraq as a military strike appears more likely.
GRAPHIC=News 7 at Five
Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
More U-S troops are headed to the Persian Gulf.
SUPER=03-McChord AFB, WA;
A senior military official says as many as three thousand more ground
troops will go to Kuwait in the next ten days.
Today troops left Washington state-
Officials say unless Iraq's policies change the U-S will have no choice but
to take strong measures.
((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE: NO PINPRICKS. BUT SUBSTANTIAL STRIKES
TO REDUCE SIGNIFICANTLY SADDAM'S CAPACITY TO RECONSITUTE HIS WEAPONS OF MASS
DESTRUCTION AND THEIR DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND TO DIMINISH THE THREAT HE POSES TO
IRAQ'S NEIGHBORS AND THE WORLD.))
SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State;
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15 hundred Army troops are already in Kuwait.
Things are looking up on Bent Mountain, where power was restored over the
weekend and warmer weather provided a partial thaw today.
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Joe Dashiell is there this afternoon and brings up to date.
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rollcue: local elementary school
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SUPER=01-Kevin Reeder/Second Grader;
SUPER=01-Rachel Beaumont/Second Grader;
SUPER=01-Carol Nichols/School Custodian;
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More storms and more damage along the California Coast.
In Malibu at least five homes were heavily damaged by pounding waves.
Another beach front home toppled under the pressure of the ocean- sending
the families belongings into the water.
Officials say nine people have died from this storm-
According to the National Weather Service, 15 inches of rain had fallen on
Los Angeles this season.
The usual rainfall is under nine inches.
A state of emergency has been declared in twenty-seven California counties.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Monica Lewinsky may be called to tell her story before a grand jury as early
as this week. We'll have an update just ahead on News 7 at Five.
and at Wintergreen in Nelson County, they are busy preparing for a
presidential visit tomorrow.
On HealthCheck, a procedure that has helped glaucoma patients in several
other countries is now being done here in the U-S.
Also if you're looking for a healthy new dessert to prepare--stay tuned.
Patrick Evans is cooking up some great tasting and nutritious ideas.
Monica Lewinsky is set to appear before a grand jury Thursday- but her
lawyer is hoping to get her immunity first.
Sources say the former White House intern was subpoenaed more than a week
Prosecutors held off scheduling a date while immunity talks continued.
The sources say prosecutors scheduled Thursday's appearance after those
talks broke off.
Lewinsky's attorney plan to file a court motion tomorrow blocking her
They claim prosecutors offered full immunity last week and must honor that
Mother Nature and a presidential visit are creating some unique challenges
for officials at the Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County. (----------------)
Tomorrow, President Clinton is scheduled to address the House Democratic
Caucus which is holding a three-day retreat at the resort.
Security there has been tight the past couple of days and some areas are
off-limits to guests.
On top of that, melting ice is creating new hazards.
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((MARK GLICKMAN/WINTERGREEN RESORT: IT'S KIND OF EXCITING FROM A SKIING POINT
OF VIEW BUT AS YOU CAN SEE FROM AROUND THE COURTYARD AREA, NOW THAT WE FINALLY
HAVE SOME SUN OUT HERE, WE'RE GETTING SOME MELTDOWN, AND THERE ARE CHUNKS OF
ICE FALLING OFF SO WE'RE BEING VERY CAREFUL TO SECURE AREAS AND ROPE AREAS OFF
AND IT'S MAKING IT A LITTLE MORE DIFFICULT TO GET AROUND THE RESORT.))
SUPER=01-Mark Glickman/Wintergreen Resort; :00
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Clinton's speech gets underway at 11:30 tomorrow morning.
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Seal
The N-double-A-C-P says a Roanoke County employee's discrimination complaint
is evidence of a hostile work environment in some County offices.
Cynthia Best works in the Assessor's office. She says her supervisors are
harassing her, accusing her of repeated tardiness and disrespect.
Best says it started when she filed an E-E-O-C complaint over a schedule
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((CYNTHIA BEST/ASSOCIATE APPRAISER; BASICALLY I BELIEVE THAT THERE IS A HOSTILE
ENVIRONMENT IN MY OFFICE THAT IS PROMOTED BY MANAGEMENT, I BELIEVE THAT THERE
ARE A MAJORITY WHITE MALES THAT I WORK WITH AND THEY HAVE MADE IT INCREASINGLY
DIFFICULT FOR ME TO DO MY JOB.
ELMER HODGE/COUNTY MANAGER; THE PEOPLE IN THE DEPARTMENT DID NOT FEEL THAT SHE
HAD RESPONDED CORRECTLY TO THE TARDIES AND THE ACTION THAT SHE HAD TAKEN WHEN
THEY BROUGHT IT TO HER ATTENTION WAS JUST NOT ACCEPTABLE.))
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Hodge defended the County's affirmative action plan, saying they've made
great progress over the past few years.
Best's case will go before a independent grievance panel.
She says she's in the process of filing another EEOC complaint against the
The family of a former VMI "rat" wants a criminal investigation of last
fall's spanking incident.
George Wade, Jr. says upperclassmen struck him on his buttocks and legs,
with a belt and coat hanger three times a week.
Wade says the attacks left him with welts and bruises.
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((GEORGE WADE, JR./WHAT HAPPENED TO ME AT VMI WAS WRONG, BUT I DON'T FAULT VMI
FOR THAT. I FAULT THE PEOPLE WHO HAPPENED TO BE AT VMI FOR THAT. I JUST WANT IT
DEALT WITH IN A JUST MANNGER AND I JUST WANT IT RESOLVED.))
SUPER=01-George Wade, Jr./Former VMI Cadet;
OUT Q=want it resolved.
VMI suspended three seniors last week for spanking Wade and five other
freshman cadets. Wade was the only one of the "rats" who decided to leave VMI.
GRAPHIC=Personal Property Tax
What once seemed a political slam dunk is getting a little more complex in
Richmond this week.
Governor Jim Gilmore's "no car tax" plan will be taken up by legislative
committees starting tonight.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: WE ARE TRYING TO REALLY CAPTURE THIS PLAN AND
SEE WHAT IT IT IS. FOR EXAMPLE, THEY WANT TO FREEZE THE WAY LOCALITIES ASSESS
AUTOMOBILES. THE QUESTIONS ARE WHY? THEY WANT TO FREEZE THE ABILITIES OF
LOCALITIES TO PRORATE THEIR PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX THE ANSWERS ARE WHY?))
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Cranwell's pushing his own bill to cut state income taxes and grocery taxes.
Gilmore says he's open to all the tax cut ideas -- but NOT this year.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: ONE PROJECT AT A TIME. WE HAVE THOROUGHLY DISCUSSED THE
ELIMINATION OF THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ON CARS AND TRUCKS IN THIS PAST YEAR'S
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SS=Personal Property Tax
Senate Finance committee members will hear from the public tomorrow on both
the car tax and the food tax.
Eating healthy is not always easy at dessert time, but along comes Patrick
Evans with a few suggestions...
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT
Still trying to lose those Holiday pounds?
Having trouble with that New Year's resolution regarding your waistline?
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Patrick Evans is with Don Mankie from Lewis-Gale, and today they have a look
at healthy foods that save you both calories AND money.
Patrick, today you serving up dessert, right?
SUPER=01-Don Mankie/Lewis-Gale Health Management;
(Patrick ad lib live interview)
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health music under
Mike Stevens kicks off a week of live reports from Daytona Speedweeks--
that's still to come on News 7 at Five.
In health news, why calcium is so important in your diet.
Experts offer a new reason.
Also doctors frequently avoid glaucoma surgery because of complications, but
a new procedure is offering hope to those losing their sight.
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((KAY SISSON/PATIENT: I PRAY TO GOD ALL THE TIME THAT I KEEP MY EYE SIGHT AS
MUCH AS I
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Good afternoon I'm Keith Humphry--here's one of the stories we're working on
for News 7 at Six.
The Roanoke city fire department's newest equipment rolled into town over
The QUINTS will replace some of the department's aging equipment.
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((CHIEF JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT.; THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A QUINT AND A
STANDARD AERIAL LADDER, THE KIND WE CURRENTLY HAVE IN SERVICE, IS THAT THIS
PIECE OF APPARATUS DOES ABOUT TWO TO THREE MORE FUNCTIONS.))
SUPER=01-Chief Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire Dept.;
OUT Q=more functions
Some firefighters are worried by acquiring the quints the department might
have a reason to cut back on manpower.
Double Boxes=Jean and Keith/Newsroom
We'll have more on the story tonight at Six, Jean.
It's one of the most common causes of blindness in the country--and the
leading cause of blindness among African Americans.
But now there is a new surgical technique to treat open-angle glaucoma.
The procedure is called a wick implant operation and has been performed in
Brazil, France, Italy, Switzerland, and South Africa for nearly four
years with great success.
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(( DR. ANDRE MERMOUD, OPTHALMIC SURGEON: THE MAJOR DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD
SURGERY AND THIS
SURGERY...THE OLD SURGERY WE USED TO DO A FULL THICKNESS HOLE INTO THE
INTERIOR CHAMBER OF THE EYE WHICH ALLOWS OF COURSE A VERY GOOD DRAINAGE BUT
OFTEN LED TO COMPLICATIONS.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Andre Mermoud/Opthalmic Surgeon;
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****TONYA ON ENG****
For years, doctors have avoided glaucoma surgery and instead offered
medication as an alternative.
But now, this promising treatment may allow patients like Kay Sisson to
live life a little more carefree.
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(( KAY SISSON/PATIENT: I HOPE IT TAKES THE PRESSURE DOWN...AND I DON'T HAVE TO
USE AS MANY
EYE DROPS...I WAS USING ABOUT FIVE TYPES OF EYE DROPS AND IT WAS TWICE A DAY.))
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****TONYA ON ENG****
Since wick-impant surgery does not penetrate the eye...doctors anticipate
only minor complications during and following surgery.
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IN Q=What's hoped
((DR. FRANCIS PRICE/CORNEAL CONSULTANTS OF INDIANA: WHAT'S HOPED IS THAT WE'LL
HAVE AS GOOD OF RESULTS AS FAR AS LOWERING
PRESSURE IN THE EYE THAT HAS GLAUCOMA...WITHOUT THE COMPLICATIONS THAT WE
USUALLY SEE WITH STANDARD GLAUCOMA SURGERY.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Francis Price/Corneal Consultants of Indiana;
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Clinical trials of the surgery have just started in the U-S.
It's an outpatient procedure and takes between 30 and 45 minutes...
and it requires only a local anesthetic.
DISSOLVE TO FULLSCREEN/GLAUCOMA STUDY
If you or anyone you know has open-angle glaucoma and would like to
participate in this study, you can contact Doctor Francis Price in Indianapolis
Doctor Price says 175 to 200 Glaucoma patients from all over the U.S.
will be accepted into the study.
Calcium is good, not just for teeth and bones--it could reduce the
absorption of lead.
Researchers suggest that more manufacturers of cereal, baked goods, and fruit
juices should fortify their products with calcium.
According to the experts at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New
Jersey, the added calcium would especially help to protect children under the
age of four who are at the highest risk of brain damage from lead exposure.
Lead poisoning in adults can lead to anemia, kidney disease, and high blood
Giving chocolate for Valentine's Day may have a basis in science as well as
A food specialist at the University of Michigan says chocolate
is a mood food.
Paula Herzog says it contains a chemical that stimulates the release of
seratonin, a hormone that makes people feel mellow.
But if you want the full effect, white chocolate may not be for
Herzog says it's not a true chocolate because it contains so
much sugar, cocoa butter, milk solids and vanilla.
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The action heated up in Daytona today as Speedweeks 98 continue at the World
Center of Racing.
Double Boxes=Jean and Mike/StarLink
Mike Stevens gets us up to speed about today's happenings.
((Rollcue: but so far at Daytona everything has been a brother act.))
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SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/'84 Winston Cup Win; :24
SUPER=01-Michael Waltrip/Citco Ford Driver; :48
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(Mike adlibs to second tape)
((Rollcue: Look out for the man in black))
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SUPER=01-Larry McReynolds/Earnhardt's Crew Chief; :17
OUT Q=ready to go
(Mike will throw segment to break with B-Roll of Rick Mast ROLLED FROM TRUCK)
Magician David Copperfield and comedienne Whoopi Goldberg
were among the stars performing for President Clinton and the First Lady last
The event honoring the arts was titled "A Gala for the President at Ford's
Theatre"--it will be broadcast as a TV special later this season.
The President made special mention of first lady Hillary Clinton's devotion
to the arts.
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The First Lady tried her hand at graffiti art with David Copperfield.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the 1968 re-opening of Ford's Theatre.
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