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Next on News 7-
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A Presidential visit to a torando ravaged region.
Some farmers in Franklin County say they're in trouble.
Plus look who's back in the USA to help out at tonight's grammys.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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As advertised, it was much warmer today for most of the region. Looks like

more of the same for Thursday.medical-head


ANCHOR=Tonya
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Tonight on Health Check -- A new study suggests anti-depressants are safe for expectant mothers.
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And -- if you're interested in seeing tomorrow's partial solar eclipse -- doctors recommend some creative methods for a safer view.
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((ALL OVER THIS COUNTRY YOUR FELLOW AMERICANS ARE PRAYING FOR YOU AND PULLING FOR YOU.))
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OUT Q=and pulling for you.
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President Clinton has comforting words for Floridians who lost everything in tornadoes.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The President got a first hand look at the damage done by Monday's tornadoes.
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SUPER=03-Central Florida;


He viewed the destruction at first from up above- riding in a heliopter over Central Florida.
That was followed by a walking tour- where the president climbed over rubble and talked to residents.
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SOT 14:05:55
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((I'M GLAD YOU'RE OK. WOMAN: THANK YOU. PRESIDENT: YOU KEEP YOUR CHIN UP.))
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This woman will be alright but 39 people died in the tornadoes.
President Clinton says he'll do whatever he can to help Floridians rebuild.
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((WE WANT TO SEE YOU DO THAT BRICK BY BRICK, HOME BY HOME STREET BY STREET. YOU CAN DO IT AND WE WANT TO BE THERE TO HELP.))
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OUT Q=be there to help."
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The president spoke at a campground where nine people lost their lives.
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wipe wipe wipe5-CA-WX


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wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-Malibu, CA;


This is what weeks of rain have done in Southern California.
A retaining wall has started to crumble- people in the area have been warned it could collapse altogether.
The wet weather has cracked pavement-
And left ocean front property in danger.
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SOT 15:20:39
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((NAT SOUND WAVES.. ))
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OUT Q=NAT SOUND WAVES.
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SUPER=03-Cardiff, CA;


This restaurant that used to have a good ocean view is now Part of the ocean.
While the sun is shining today- forecasts preduct another storm may be just a week away.
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5-Black-Farmers


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=tte
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Black farmers in Franklin County say they don't have enough money to have a successful season.
Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Newsroom


Tina Tenret attended their protest march today and joins us from the newsroom. Tina?
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Jean, black farmers say the Farm Service Agency will not grant them loans.
And now, 30 days from planting season, they say black farmers are in a state of emergency.
(Rollcue: are in a state of emergency)
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SUPER=01-Sherman Witcher/National Black Farmers Assoc.; :22
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IN Q=nat sound rally

((nat sound rally)) RUNS:03
Black farmers demand justice from the Farm Service Agency -- marching around a mule called Struggle.
They say their loan applications are consistently rejected, part of a conspiracy to destroy small farms and those owned by blacks.
Not one of these farmers applied for a Farm Service Agency loan this year.
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SOT 9:45:15
IN Q=They said the black farmers

((SHERMAN WITCHER/NATIONAL BLACK FARMERS ASSOC.: THEY SAID THE BLACK FARMERS WERE A BUNCH OF POOR FARMERS WHO COULDN'T PAY THE BILLS AND WANTED THE GOVERNMENT TO GIVE THEM A HANDOUT. AND I WAS APPALLED BY THAT. I'M STILL SHAKING FROM THAT ISSUE. IT'S NOT THE CASE. WE WERE DENIED, DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, SET ASIDE AND OSTRACIZED.)) RUNS:18
OUT Q=ostracized


Irwin Ward was not at the rally -- he did get a loan this year and is expanding his dairy and tobacco farm.
But he says only about four or five full-time black farmers are left in Franklin County.
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SOT 11:54:19
IN Q=Not enough money

((IRWIN WARD/FARMER: NOT ENOUGH MONEY ON THE FARM TO KEEP EM THERE. ALL DEPENDS ON WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO. MAYBE NOT GETTING ENOUGH LOANS TO DO THAT OR NOT MAKING ENOUGH MONEY ON THE FARM TO STAY THERE.)) RUNS:13
OUT Q=to stay there


By the time the rally ended -- farmers were turning toward the Farm Service Agency to sign up for a loan.
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((I KNOW THERE ARE SOME OTHER PEOPLE INTERESTED. I WANT TO GIVE THEM ALL AN OPPORTUNITY)) RUNS:05
OUT Q=opportunity))
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Don Davis of the Farm Service Agency says the farmer's concerns may not be unfounded-- he says he'd like to talk to farmers one-on-one.
He says there's more than 2 million dollars in loans still available.
Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Newsroom


But farmers also say local legislators are ignoring them -- they say they invited several to a press conference earlier today -- and only the county administrator showed up.

5-McCloskey


ANCHOR=Jean
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The father of a teenager who died after a 14-month stay at Western State Hospital is suing the institution for a total of 10 million dollars.
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SUPER=03-Augusta Co.;


Carl McCloskey says his son John William McCloskey died in February 1996, after a hospital staff member sodomized him with a broom handle or similar device.
Hospital director Lynnwood Harding who is named in the suit denies any wrongdoing by the facility.
The institution maintains that deputies with the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department abused McCloskey before he arrived at the hospital.
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SOT 13.07.10 - 13.07.19
IN Q=It's unfortunate that

((ROCKBRIDGE CO. SHERIFF ROY DAY: IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT MR. MCCLOSKEY DIED BUT THERE'S NO WAY THAT HE WAS HARMED BY THE DEPUTIES WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED AND BROUGHT IN HERE FROM ARNOLD'S VALLEY.))
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RUNS=:09
OUT Q=from Arnold's Valley.
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Deputies arrested McCloskey on December 15, 1994, charging him with disorderly conduct and exposing himself at a store in Arnold's Valley.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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A hearing date for the lawsuit has not been set.



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ANCHOR=Keith
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The Democratic men who've served for many years in Richmond aren't the only ones feeling the power shift--it's having an impact on female lawmakers as well, and we'll have that story coming up on News 7 at Six.
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Plus another Grammy would be a sweet song for a musician who calls Southwest Virginia home.
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wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL

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It may be the end of NEXT week before the jury in the Abed case returns a verdict.
The jury in the arson and racketeering case has been deliberating since Friday evening without a decision.
This afternoon Judge Sam Wilson called the jurors into the courtroom for a progress report.
Asked how long it might take to reach a verdict, the jury foreman said

"ten working days; this is day three."5-Credit-Unions


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Local credit unions are reacting to a decision by the U-S Supreme Court.
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The court voted 5-to-4, saying credit unions can not serve more than one membership group.
A membership group is made up of people who have something in common -- like where they work or go to church.
The president of a local credit union said today's high-court ruling could make it harder for people to join credit unions in the future.
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SUPER=01-Donna Harris/FedStar Credit Union;

((DONNA HARRIS/FESTAR CREDIT UNION: AS FUTURE GENERATIONS COME, THOSE PERSONS WOULD NO LONGER BE ELIGIBLE FOR CREDIT UNION MEMBERSHIP AND THIS IS GOING TO HURT MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.))
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The banking industry was quick to applaud today's ruling. pre pro
On its website, the Independent Bankers Association of America said:
"The Supreme Court today confirmed that some credit unions have overstepped their bounds."
Bankers also urged Congress NOT to rush to judgment.
Congress is considering a bill that would re-write the law that established credit unions.
That bill would, in effect, overrule today's decision by the court.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The nation's largest producer of hardware to connect computers to the Internet and to company networks has cut a deal with Virginia.
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SUPER=04-Cisco Systems;


Cisco Systems of California is donating about one million dollars of computer equipment to Virginia.
Cisco will then get to run networking academies in all 350 public high schools in the state, and teach faculty for those academies in all 27 state community colleges.
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((ROBERT MORGRIDGE/CISCO SYSTEMS: AS I TRAVEL AROUND AND CALL ON OUR CUSTOMERS, THE BIGGEST PROBLEM THEY HAVE IS QUALIFIED PEOPLE. AND THERE'S NO QUESTION IN OUR MINDS THAT WE'LL SELL A LOT MORE EQUIPMENT TO A LOT MORE FOLKS IF WE CAN HELP SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN CAPITAL THAT IS TECHNICALLY TRAINED. THAT KNOWS HOW TO INSTALL, MAINTAIN, AND USE THIS EQUIPMENT. SO IT'S SELF-SERVING. I DON'T DENY THAT.))
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OUT Q=deny that.
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It's projected that Virginia will have 100-thousand un-filled high tech jobs in the next three to five years.

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ANCHOR=Jean
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NASCAR fans are revved up for this weekends race in Las-Vegas.
Patrick Evans is revved up about collectables for the race.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

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The Racing Season is in gear and at full speed.
This weekend the cars trek to Vegas, where they'll be making history. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans haunts a local racing specialty store today, to see what goodies you can get to commemorate the Vegas race. PATRICK MICROWAVE/LIVE

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It's Wednesday and that means basketball on the 2-minute ticker.
Steve Mason will have this week's edition of Hometown Hoops weekly.
ANCHOR=Tonya

Coming up next on Health Check --
Tomorrow's solar eclipse is expected to cover a good portion of the sun.
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But watching the partial eclipse could cause permanent damage to your eyes, unless you use precautions.
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SOT 11:20:12
IN Q=If you get

((DR. SCOTT MANN/OPTOMETRIST:IF YOU GET A BURN TO THE RETNA SOMETIMES IT CAN BE TEMPORARY, BUT THE MORE SERIOUS ONES ARE PERMANENT AND THEY WOULD AFFECT YOUR CENTRAL VISION LEAVING YOUR PERIPHERAL VISION IN TACT, BUT THEY CAN DESTROY YOUR CENTRAL VISION FOR PROLONGED STARING AT THE SUN.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=at the sun.

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ANCHOR=Keith
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Coming up tonight on News 7 at Six, we'll talk with a Franklin County musician who is vying for a grammy award.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co.


Dan Tyminski is a member of the popular bluegrass group, Alison Krauss and Union Station.
SUPER=04-Rounder Records


Winning a grammy is gratifying, but Tyminski says he finds more satisfaction in the music.
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SOT 10:49:13
IN Q=When we work on an album

((DAN TYMINSKI/ALISON KRAUSS AND UNION STATION: WHEN WE WORK ON AN ALBUM IF WE MAKE SOMETHING THAT PLEASES US, WE'RE HAPPY. WE FEEL LIKE WE'VE DONE OUR JOB.))
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RUNS=:07
OUT Q=we've done our job.
KEITH FULL=


Joe Dashiell will conclude his bluegrass spotlight with Dan Tyminski...
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Tonight at Six, Jean...5-Grammys


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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A golden smile will light up tonight's grammy's-
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SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Gold medal figure skater Tara Lipinski will present an award.
Lipinski arrived at Kennedy Airport today- ending her stay in Nagano Japan.
So is the Olympic champion nervous about tonight?
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SOT 14:10:04
IN Q=

((TARA LIPINSKI/GOLD MEDAL FIGURE SKATER: UHM, NOT NEARLY AS NERVOUS AS I WAS WHEN I WAS IN JAPAN.))
SUPER=01-Tara Lipinski/Olypmic Gold Medalist; quick!
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=in Japan.
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After the Grammys Lipinski will return to her home town in Texas-
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SOT 15:09:36
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((WHERE HAVE ALL THE COWBOYS GONE? ))
SUPER=04-Warner Brothers;
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=the cowboys gone?
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VO-NAT


Paula Cole is up for 7 grammies- so is Sean Puff Daddy Combs.
You can catch the 40th annual grammy awards live from New York tonight on your hometown station.
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5-Pregnancy


ANCHOR=Tonya
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WRITER=dse
TAPE#=598-3
GRAPHIC=prenancy


A quarter of a million women become pregnant while taking anti-depressants.
And doctors have worried about possible side effects.
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SUPER=03-Boston, MA;


Now a study says anti-depressants like Prozac and Zoe-loft are okay for pregnant women.
The study found they caused NO increase in birth defects or miscarriage.
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IN Q=THERE'S ALWAYS A WORRY

((LAURA MONACHINO/NEW MOTHER; THERE'S ALWAYS A WORRY BUT I KNEW THAT I WAS GOING TO BE NO GOOD TO MY CHILD IF I WAS DEPRESSED. AND SO I THOUGHT THAT ANY POSSIBLE RISKS WERE OUTWEIGHED BY THE BENEFITS I WAS GAINING BY BEING ON THE MEDICATION.))
SUPER=01-Laura Monachino/New Mother;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=ON THE MEDICATION
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VO-NAT


Seriously depressed mothers may not eat or sleep and have more pregnancy complications.
So doctors say it is important to get some kind of help.
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5-Cosmetic-Testers


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=dse
TAPE#=598-4
GRAPHIC=health check bug


If you share make-up, you may also be sharing germs.
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VO-NAT


All those colorful make-up displays are invitations to sample new brands.
And while many cosemtics have preservatives that kill bacteria, they can be overwhelmed by communal use.
Of 18 samples tested, a third came back with some bacterial contamination-- mostly in eye-shadow testers and all of it from drug-store displays.
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SOT
IN Q=IF YOU USE

((JOHN BAILEY/FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION; IF YOU USE A LIPSTICK AND, FOR EXAMPLE, SOMEONE HAS A COLD SORE, YOU CAN BE INFECTED FROM SHARING THAT SHARED USE PRODUCT.))
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RUNS=:10
OUT Q=SHARED USE PRODUCT
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The F-D-A tested three thousand cosmetic testers a few years ago and half of the eye, lip and facial make-up had germs.
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5-Staph


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=dse
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A dangerous infection could be getting worse.
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7:39:11 newspath
SUPER=@file;


A study is warning of a drug resistant staph infection.
It's usually found in hospitals but now it's turning up in children who have never been treated in a hospital.
Doctors at the University of Chicago say that means the deadly organism is spreading.
They also say less use of antibiotics for common illnesses could help the situation.

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


A partial eclipse will cover about a quarter of the sun in Southwest Virginia tomorrow afternoon and while looking at it can be a spectacular sight, it can also be a dangerous one.
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SUPER=03-Christiansburg


There are safe and unsafe methods for watching a solar eclipse.
Doctors say the only safe methods of looking at the sun directly are through special mylar filter glasses or number-14 welders goggles.
Any other way will cause irreversible damage to the eyes.
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SOT 11:15:16
IN Q=If you stare

((DR. SCOTT MANN/OPTOMETRIST:IF YOU STARE AT THE SUN DIRECTLY FOR A PROLONGS PERIOD OF TIME YOU GET A BURN TO THE RETNA WHICH IS THE DELICATE INNER LINING AT THE BACK OF THE EYE AND THAT CAN RESULT IN A PERMANENT LOSS OF CENTRAL VISION. THE SCARY PART IS IT'S PAINLESS AND IT DOESN'T IMMEDIATELY HAPPEN SO SOMETIMES IT TAKES A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE RESULTS OF THE BURN ARE EVIDENT.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Scott Mann/Optometrist;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=are evident.
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Doctor Mann says looking at the sun through C-D's, layers of film, or stacking sun glasses together will not protect the eyes.
But you can also try indirect techniques like making a shadow box by cutting a hole in one end, taping a piece of paper over it, and putting a pinhole in it, which makes a lens.
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SOT 11:18:35
IN Q=If you're careful

((DR. SCOTT MANN/OPTOMETRIST:IF YOU'RE CAREFUL YOU CAN TAKE BINOCULARS AND NEVER USE THEM DIRECTLY, BUT YOU CAN AIM THEM AT THE SUN AND FOCUS THEM BACK ON A PIECE OF PAPER AND YOU CAN ACTUALLY SEE TWO ECLIPSES.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Scott Mann/Optometrist;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=see two eclipses.


Special mylar filtered glasses are available at the Science Museum in downtown Roanoke.
The partial eclipse is expected to start about 12:15 in our area and peak at about 1:08.

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ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=sma
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It's time for our two minute sports ticker and Wednesday means basketball.
ANCHOR=Tonya


The post season is in full swing and Steve Mason is here with a regional edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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IN Q=first audio
SUPER=@Steve1; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Northwest Region Quarterfinals; :22
SUPER=03-Danville/Colonels vs. Eagles; :32
SUPER=01-Billy Hicks/Cave Spring Head Coach; :42
SUPER=04-Girls NW Region First Round; :55
SUPER=01-Linda Long/Cave Spring Head Coach; 1:07
SUPER=03-Buena Vista/Region C Quarterfinals; 1:13
SUPER=01-Nelson Fox/Parry McCluer Head Coach; 1:23
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Region C Quarterfinal; 1:32
SUPER=01-Art Lawrence/Glenvar Head Coach; 1:43
RUNS=2:01
OUT Q=...check out the scores"
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((:)) ((Eyes and ears listened and watched as Cave Spring advanced to the Northwest region semifinal and, in the process won 18 games; two school firsts.
tomorrow; a David and Goliath matchup tips off with Danville's awesome Charles Stephens and Maquis Cunnigham. ((:)) The 4 time regional champion Ladies must beat Fleming a fourth time this season to end a two year Northwest title game absence. ((:))
Parry McCluer; which plays John Battle in one Region C semifinal tomorrow; ended Floyd County's state championship defense with a 81-69 win over the Buffaloes. ((:))
Glenvar faces Bland in the Highlanders 5th straight trip to the region C final four. A 4th consecutive visit to state hinges on lessons learned from a close win over George Wythe. ((:)) ((:)) ))
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WIPE TO SCOREBOARD!!!!!!!!!!!
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WIPE TO MOTION
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So./68//Robinson 22pts/;
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Start/;
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OUT Q=......last score."

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


It's not unusual for kids to say school stinks.
But in Spokane (spo-CANE), Missouri, it really does.
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SUPER=03-Spokane, MO;


The school had some unwanted visitors on Monday.
Two skunks took up residence under the gymnasium floor.
The smell got so bad that teachers sent the kids home early and called in Critter Control to trap the unwanted guests.
Of course, the kids did not seem too upset about going home early.
But after some airing-out, the school was back in business on Tuesday.
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