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ANCHOR=Tonya

Next on News 7--

White House officials say President Clinton has nothing to fear from today's testimony by his longtime friend Vernon Jordan.
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A Senate Judiciary Committee is deciding whether Microsoft is monopolizing the computer software industry. And President Clinton is backing a Virginia drunk driving campaign.
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A few hours of flurries and a rather chilly night. Tomorrow will only find temperatures in the 40s.medical-head
ANCHOR=Tonya


In medical news, why Attention Deficit Disorder may be misdiagnosed in some children.
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And easing the side effects of cancer radiation treatment--a new piece of equipment is proving helpful.
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Talent=Tonya


Stay with us, News 7 at Five is next.Video-Open


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A wall collapse in downtown Lynchburg wrecks a half dozen cars and blocks traffic for several hours.
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5-Wall-Collapse


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#598-2
GRAPHIC=None


Good afternoon I'm Tonya Flory filling in for Jean Jadhon.
Miraculously, no one was hurt when the side of an old brick buildig in downtown Lynchburg came tumbling down today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


It happened around 1:30 at 11- 15 Main Street.
The brick veneer on one side of the building suddenly collapsed, burying seven cars in brick and rubble.
One woman had just parked her car near the building a few minutes earlier before the collapse.
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IN Q=I don't know

((JEAN ALSTAD/CAR OWNER: I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY, I'M LIKE IN SHOCK. I'M GLAD I WASN'T IN THE VAN. I WENT TO GET SOMETHING TO EAT, I PARKED MY CAR, CAME OVER AND JUST HEARD THIS BIG.. .. YOU KNOW.))
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Authorities aren't sure why the wall collapsed, but did note the building is showing signs of aging.
Engineers have inspected the structure and do NOT believe it is in danger of collapsing any further.
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TAPE#597-57
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Authorities say a Lynchburg man whose body was found in a creek last night apparently died of exposure.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


A neighbor walking his dog discovered the body of 34- year- old Russell H. Stevens Junior behind the 62- hundred block of Pawnee Drive.
Police say Stevens may have been walking on the trail alongside a creek and become disoriented.
It appeared he had been dead for several days.
His body has been sent to Roanoke for an autopsy.
Authorities do "not" consider his death suspicious.
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5-Boty-Shooting


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=598-6
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Buchanan man commited suicide during a shootout with a Botetourt County sheriff's deputy -- now the man's father says deputies should have been more careful.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Sunday;


The sheriff says 28-year-old Brent Jenkins failed field sobriety tests -- then waited in his truck for 20 minutes while Deputy Earnest Spiva called for backup and a breathalyzer.
When Spiva returned, Jenkins shot the young officer twice in the chest, then killed himself.
Another officer shot Jenkins almost simultaneously.
Brent's father says Deputy Spiva should have had Jenkins wait in the police car -- not alone in his truck -- until backup arrived.
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Jenkins says deputies also should have asked his son whether he was carrying a gun.
Major Gary Williams says this was a routine traffic stop, and deputies had no reason to put Jenkins in the police car OR ask him for a gun.
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ANCHOR=Tonya
SS=Shooting


C.L. Jenkins says he does NOT blame the sheriff's deputy who shot his son -- he only wants officers to be better prepared in the future.





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ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#=Net A
SS=Vernon Jordan


Vernon Jordan will return for more Grand Jury testimony later this week.
In a brief statement just a few minutes ago, the President Clinton's friend and confidant said his questioning will continue on Thursday. Many believe his testimony could make or break the President's case in the Monica Lewinsky investigation.
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Jordan spoke to the grand jury panel for three hours today, sticking to the story he's repeated since January.
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((I WANT TO SAY TO YOU ABSOLUTELY, AND UNEQUIVOCALLY THAT MRS. LEWINSKY TOLD ME IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS THAT SHE DID NOT HAVE A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PRESIDENT.))
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VO NAT As for reports that Jordan was distancing himself from President Clinton, Jordan said his friendship with the president was "enduring", based on respect, trust, and admiration.
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Time now to check in with Meterologist Robin Reed.5-Gates


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
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Microsoft President Bill Gates is on Capitol Hill today, denying that his company has a monopoly. Gates insists the software industry is an open economic opportunity for any entrepreneur in America.
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The CEO of Microsoft testified today before the Senate Judiciary Committee-- which is looking into anti-competitive issues in the computer software industry.
Gates told the panel that Microsoft does not have monopoly power in the computer business.
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((BILL GATES/CEO, MICROSOFT:THE BEAUTY OF THE INTERNET IS ITS OPENNESS. IT CANNOT BE CONTROLLED OR DOMINATED OR CUT OFF BECAUSE IT IS SIMPLY A CONSTANTLY CHANGING SERIES OF LINKAGES. JIM BARKSDALE/CEO NETSCAPE COMMUNICATIONS:HOW MANY OF YOU USE INTEL BASED PCS IN THIS AUDIENCE RAISE YOUR HANDS. ALL RIGHT-- NOW OF THAT GROUP, NO KEEP YOUR HANDS UP-- DO WHAT I TELL YOU TO DO. OF THAT GROUP THAT USE PCS, HOW MANY OF YOU USE A PC WITHOUT MICROSOFT'S OPERATING SYSTEM? GENTLEMEN, THAT'S A MONOPOLY. THAT'S A LOCK. THAT'S 100 PERCENT.))
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SUPER=01-Jim Barksdale/Netscape Communications CEO; :26
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The software competitors do agree on one thing: the government shouldn't interfere in the computer software industry.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
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Hate crimes against gays and lesbians are down in Virginia.
But the group that tracks them says they're so under-reported it's NOT comforting news.
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Virginians for Justice received 40 reports of anti-gay violence or vandalism in 1997, versus 55 the year before.
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((DEL. JAMES ALMAND/D-ARLINGTON: IT'S MOST UNFORTUNATE THAT OUR HATE CRIMES LAW HAS NOT BEEN EXPANDED TO COVER ONE OF THE LARGEST GROUPS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE VICTIMS OF HATE CRIMES.))
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((SHIRLEY LESSER/VIRGINIANS FOR JUSTICE: A, EITHER THE DELEGATES WHO VOTE AGAINST THIS BILL ACTUALLY DON'T MIND VIOLENCE AGAINST THE GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY, WHICH I WOULD HATE TO THINK IS TRUE, OR ELSE THEY ARE SO CONSUMED WITH FEAR AND MISINFORMATION THAT THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND JUST HOW BAD THIS PROBLEM IS.))
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SUPER=01-Shirley Lesser/Virginians for Justice; :12
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SUPER=@file;


The hate crimes bill that Almand sponsored was put off this year by a unanimous vote in his own committee-- which means even he voted to do it.

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ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=jha
TAPE#=597-54
GRAPHIC=Drunk Driving


Virginia's Safe and Sober Streets campaign is now going nationwide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC

President Clinton is backing a move to toughen America's drunk-driving laws. Clinton is lobbying to establish a national blood alcohol limit of point-oh-eight percent.
SUPER=04-File Tape;

Virginia voluntarily lowered the legal limit to point-oh-eight in 1994.
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON- LOWERING THE LEGAL LIMIT TO .08 WILL NOT PREVENT ADULTS FROM ENJOYING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, BUT LOWERING THE LIMIT WILL MAKE RESPONSIBLE AMERICANS TAKE EVEN GREATER CARE WHEN THEY DRINK IN ANY AMOUNT.))
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Federal officials say lowering the D-U-I level could save thousands of lives each year. Right now only 15 states impose limits below that of the proposed national standard.
In the Roanoke Valley there is some opposition to a mandate from the federal government.
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13:42:40
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((MICHAEL CAUDELL/CORNED BEEF AND CO. BAR MANAGER- I'D RATHER SEE THE STATES DO IT ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS RATHER THAN HAVE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DO IT TO THEM.))
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President Clinton also wants to impose the tougher standard on federally-owned lands, including parks and military bases.

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ANCHOR=Tonya
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The Tara Lipinski-Michelle Kwan rivalry was the highlight of last month's Winter Olympics--prompting many more people to lace up their skates.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

COMM BREAK#25-Landscaping



ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#=598-4
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What could possibly be good about El Nino?
The weather pattern has been blamed for storms and devastation across much of the country.
But out here -- for some people -- El Nino has actually been good for business.
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Landscapers that usually do lots of work in the spring are getting called out early this year.
Warm temperatures and El Nino-driven rain storms have already made plants bloom.
Jeffrey Goad said he is almost getting more business than he can handle.
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((PROBABLY START HAVING TO TURN PEOPLE AWAY AT THIS POINT BECAUSE I TRY TO DO A GOOD JOB, I DON'T TRY TO STRETCH MYSELF OUT TO WHERE I'M GONNA GET A BAD REPUTATION.))
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At this home, Goad said he is trying to protect the soil where plants have started growing.
He said if the weather suddenly gets cold, it could be a real shock to plants that have been fooled into thinking spring has already arrived.
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The Lady Hokies return home as Atlantic Ten champions--Mike Stevens will have that story coming up on News 7 at Five. In medical news--new hope for easing the side effects of cancer radiation.
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And we continue our report on sleep apnea--with young children, the disorder is sometimes mistaken for Attention Deficit Disorder.
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((IN CHILDREN, SLEEPINESS OFTEN INTERPRETS TO IRRITABILITY. CHILDREN HAVE A DRIVE TO STAY AWAKE. SO WHEN THEY ARE VERY SLEEPY, THEY CAN BECOME VERY HYPER SO TO SPEAK. THEREFORE THE CONNECTION AT TIMES WITH HYPERACTIVITY PROBLEMS.))
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Good afternoon I'm Eric Earnhart. Here's one of the stories we're working on for News 7 at Six.
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Norfolk Southern has made a mess.
After installing a water pipe to funnel heavy rains away from tracks in Botetourt County -- the crew did not bother to clean up.
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((RONALD WADE/RESIDENT: THEY'VE GOT ALL THIS GARBAGE PILED UP HERE THAT THEY TOOK OUT. THEY GOT BIG CANS AND SPIKES AND SCRAP METAL LYING NEXT TO THE TRACKS.))
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The railroad says it will clean up tomorrow -- but Blue Ridge residents say this is not the first time they've been trashed by Norfolk Southern -- and they'll see the company in court.
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Live=Eric Full/Newsroom


Find out why -- tonight on News7 at Six.
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5-Scanner


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=598-5
GRAPHIC=Cancer Treatment


A groundbreaking piece of equipment is easing the uphill battle that cancer patients face.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA


This 3-dimensional C-T scanner is being used in California to diagnose and treat virtually all cancers that could attack the human body.
The scanner not only pinpoints the size and depth of tumors down to the half millimeter... It can also target treatment areas with a degree of accuracy that is unmatched.
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Researchers credit the scanner with bringing radiation treatment one step closer to an exact science.
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5-2-Apnea


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#597-56
GRAPHIC=Sleep


Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a disorder in which a person's upper airway closes during certain sleep stages.
Double Boxes=Tonya and Matt/Newsroom

Intern reporter Matt Feret is in our newsroom with the second part of his special report. Matt, there appear to be many questions about this problem that doctors can't answer.
Live=Matt Full/Newsroom
SUPER=19-Matt Feret/Reporting;


That's right Tonya. Yesterday, we told you between four and 12 percent of all American men have sleep apnea, and don't know it. But what's more, doctors, psychiatrists and school counselors often misdiagnose the problem.
That's because they just aren't looking for it, and don't expect it, especially in children.
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((Second- grader James Long has obstructive sleep apnea. His mom first noticed her son's nighttime breathing problems when he was just five years old.
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((I MEAN, HE WOULD BE SO HYPER TRYING TO JUST STAY AWAKE, AND IT WAS LIKE HE WAS OUT IN ANOTHER WORLD. I MEAN, HE WAS JUST SO TIRED, HE HAD CIRCLES UNDER HIS EYES, THEY WERE REAL DARK, HE WAS JUST WORN OUT.)) RUNS:
OUT Q= worn out.


Dr. Donald Zedalis, a sleep specialist, helps many people young and old with sleep disorders.
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((IN CHILDREN, SLEEPINESS OFTEN INTERPRETS TO IRRITABILITY. CHILDREN HAVE A DRIVE TO STAY AWAKE. SO WHEN THEY ARE VERY SLEEPY, THEY CAN BECOME VERY HYPER SO TO SPEAK. THEREFORE THE CONNECTION AT TIMES WITH HYPERACTIVITY PROBLEMS.)) RUNS:17
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And this hyperactivity can lead health officials to some wrong conclusions.
School guidance counselors were testing James for Attention Deficit Disorder, until his mother told them he had sleep apnea.
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SOT 16:45:34
IN Q=They just

((TRACY LONG: THEY JUST WEREN'T AWARE ABOUT IT. YOU KNOW, AND WHEN I TOLD THEM ABOUT IT, THEY WERE SHOCKED, YOU KNOW, THAT THEY NEVER HEARD OF THAT BEFORE THIS, AND I TOLD THEM THAT YOU ALL NEED TO READ UP ON THAT BECAUSE MY SON HAS IT.)) RUNS:18
OUT Q=has it.


A-D-D is often confused with Sleep Apnea, because they have similar symptoms.
In fact, it's believed approximtely ten percent of all A-D-D children have a sleep disorder that is directly responsible for their A-D-D symptoms.
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IN Q=I think

((I THINK IT WILL TAKE ANOTHER FIVE YEARS BEFORE MOST PEOPLE IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY INCLUDING THE COUNSELORS, START LOOKING FOR THE CONNECTION OF BREATHING DISORDERS, SLEEPING DISORDERS, AND A-D-D.)) RUNS:15
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Tracy Long says from experience she now knows it's very important to listen to your child's breathing at night, and if you hear any irregular gasping, you should take your child to a pediatrician right away. Tonya?
Double Boxes=Tonya and Matt/Newsroom


Matt, do doctors know what causes sleep apnea?
Tonya, experts say it could be genetic, but since the mainstream medical community has only recently begun to research sleep disorders in earnest, there's no conclusive evidence to support such a claim just yet. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Tonya

In sports, the newly crowned Atlantic 10 lady champs from Tech return home this afternoon, and the Express welcomes Wheeling to the Roundhouse. Here's Mike Stevens with more.




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NEWSCAST=Five
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# ST5-32
SS=TICKER


Welcome everybody to the Tuesday ticker that begins with a welcome home salute.
GRAPHIC=VA Tech Basketball


The Virginia Tech Lady Hokies brought home their first ever Atlantic-10 Tournament Title this afternoon.
Denise Allen was at the airport for the heroes welcome.
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(( They did it in overtime, beat U-Mass on its home court 66-to-64.
The last of four close games the Lady Hokies pulled out of their hats to bring home the A-10 Tournament Title.
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The women proudly showed off the trophy to waiting fans at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
It's tangible evidence of how this team has matured.
The players will tell you it's Coach Henrickson's confidence in them that has helped the team to gel.
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The A-10 Title gives Tech an automatic bid to the N-C-Double-A Tournament.
It's the third time the Lady Hokies have gotten a ticket to the big dance, the first time since 1995.
Sunday night they'll find out who and where they will play.

Denise ALlen News 7 Sports.))S5-Express


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TAPE#=ST5-33
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The Northeast division leading Express meets the number two team in Wheeling tonight at the Roundhouse in a 7:05 faceoff.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning; :00


The Express, which practiced this morning at the Roanoke Civic Center, is seven points ahead of the Nailers who have won four straight.
But The fact that Roanoke and Wheeling are so close in the division is hardly the only similarity between the two teams and the two cities.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=ticker


Expanded pregame Express news coming up six with Steve Mason and tonight's edition of Roundhouse wrapup.
Plus as the Hokies get ready for U-Mass Rolan Roberts is named to the all-freshmen team.
Have a great night folks.

take a break5-FIGURE-SKATING


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=Five
WRITER=pev
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=None


Figure skating is a perennial favorite at the Olympics, and this year was certainly no different.
Double Boxes=Tonya and Patrick/Microwave


Patrick Evans joins us from the ice at Roanoke Civic Center, where a local figure skating club is gliding through a routine practice.
Live=Patrick Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Patrick1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
(Patrick ad libs live interview)
SUPER=01-Cindy Bowles/Roanoke Valley Figure Skating;
SUPER=01-Nadine Welch/Roanoke Valley Figure Skating;

(Patrick ad libs toss back to Tonya) Double Boxes=Tonya and Patrick/Microwave