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Next on News 7-
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Verdicts are in for members of the Abed family.
Jack Kevorkian has apparently helped a Roanoke woman commit suicide.
And five people are dead after a gunmen opens fire at the Connecticut lottery headquarters-
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It doesn't look like we'll see much sun for the next few days--

Your drizzly, gray weekend forecast is coming up.[medical-head]


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In medical news --
At least one million people may not even know they've contracted a potentially fatal liver disease.
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Doctors are learning to read patient's minds.
And a Martinsville dentist is using military technology to fix teeth.
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((BUT I'M VERY PLEASED AND GRATEFUL TO THE JURY THAT THEY TOOK THE TIME TO SIFT THROUGH SIX WEEKS OF HIGHLY CONFLICTING EVIDENCE AND COME OUT WITH THE RIGHT VERDICT.))
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The right verdict for his client- -a clean sweep verdict of NOT guilty in the case of Abed Jamil Abdel-(Ja-leel) Jalil.
His brother- -Joe Abbott was not so lucky.
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Good Evening.
The long-awaited verdict in the Abed case was a mix of good and bad for both sides- -the government and the defendants.
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[vo/NAT]
There were more NOT guilty verdicts than convictions.
Three of the nine men on trial since January 12, were acquitted on all counts.
Nevertheless, Joe Abbott WAS convicted as a member of the Racketeering conspiracy.
The prosecutor points out the convictions carry some stiff penalties.
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13:36:45 ((I THINK OVERALL IT WAS A VERY SUCCESSFUL PROSECUTION, LIKE I JUST SAID MOST OF THEM ARE FACING MANDATORY 35 YEARS TO LIFE WITHOUT POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE. A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T GET A SENTENCE LIKE THAT FOR KILLING SEVERAL PEOPLE.))
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The two men who ran Mixers restaurant were found NOT guilty on all counts. They'd beeen accused to setting fire to the lounge in Salem in 1994, then trying to defraud their insurance company.

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Jack Kevorkian has apparently helped another person commit suicide-- this time a woman from Roanoke.
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[edit from 96-41 and hospital feed]
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Kevorkian and an associate dropped the 61-year old woman's body off at a Southfield, Michigan hospital.
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Her name has not been released but reports indicate she suffered from rheumatoid arthritis.
The woman and a 42-year old man from the Boston area both apparently died from lethal injections.
Kevorkian has attended at least 80-deaths since 1990.

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A Connecticut lottery worker apparently upset over his job opened fire at work
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killing four lottery workers and then himself.
Police say Matthew Beck first killed three top managers inside the lottery offices.
The lottery's chief (AHTH-oh) Otho Brown tried to escape but could not.
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((THEN HE CHASED MR. BROWN AND THE OTHERS OUT OF THE BUILDING MR. BROWN STUMBLED THE GUNMEN CAUGHT UP WITH MR BROWN AND SHOT MR. BROWN AND THEN TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF. ))
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[OUT Q=the gun on himself.]
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Workers were taken from the building in school buses to meet with counselors.
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((MOSTLY THEY WERE CRYING AND SCREAMING IT WAS MORE LIKE THAT THEY WERE PANICKED THEY WERE ALL HUDDLED TOGETHER. IT WAS PRETTY STRESSFUL.))
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[OUT Q=was pretty stressful.]
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The gunmen had just returned from medical leave for job related stress that began last October
Beck worked at the lottery for more than eight years.
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[5-Vitamins-Suspension]


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Pulaski County's superintendent supports a decision to suspend four elementary students for passing out and taking vitamins at school.
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The incident happened Tuesday at Snowville elementary.
Sources close to the case say the children involved were each suspended from three to five days.
Superintendent Bill Asbury says the school system has a strict policy in place that forbids students from possessing over the counter medication.
School officials say vitamins fall into that bracket.
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((BILL ASBURY/PULASKI CO. SUPERINTENDENT:THE CALLS WE'VE BEEN RECEIVING ARE VERY SUPPORTIVE OF THE ACTIONS OF THE PRINCIPAL AND THE SCHOOL BOARD, AND THE POSTURE THAT WE'VE TAKEN TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR OUR CHILDREN. ))
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[OUT Q=our children.]
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Asbury says school officials NEVER considered expelling any of the students.[5-Teen-Drivers]


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Lieutenant Governor John Hager's teen driving bill is on its way to the Governor.
But with its final passage came concerns about how teens will view police officers.
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Some House lawmakers tried to put the brakes on it today.
With provisions in it limiting the number of UNRELATED passengers a teen driver can carry, one delegate says it will encourage teens to lie to police officers.
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((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/D-NORFOLK: I THINK WE OUGHT TO BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SEPARATING OUT OUR CHILDREN, TREATING THEM DIFFERENTLY, AND PERHAPS BREEDING A DISRESPECT, A CONTEMPT, AND A CYNICISM FOR THE LAW THAT PERHAPS WOULD NOT BE THERE IF WE DIDN'T DO THESE KINDS OF THINGS.))
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((DEL. JIM SCOTT/D-FAIRFAX CO.: I HOPE THAT THIS MEASURE WILL BE A WAY TO REDUCE THOSE INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS AND I BELIEVE IT WILL. BUT I'M AFRAID THAT IF WE EXPANDED THE MEASURE TO INCLUDE MORE EXEMPTIONS THAT WERE GONNA MAKE MORE KIDS SUSCEPTIBLE TO INJURY AND ACCIDENTS.))
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[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Scott/(D) Fairfax Co.; :15]
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The bill says police officers cannot just randomly stop groups of teens.
They must be pulled over for another offense.
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American Weapons inspectors are back on the job in Iraq.
That story is still ahead on News-7 at Five.
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And one of the men who walked away from this Campbell County plane crash talks about his frightening experience.
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In medical news -- A new painless device is providing immediate information to help docotrs detect breast cancer. [2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Jean]


NASCAR Qualifying is wrapping up in Atlanta. Mike Stevens will have the latest.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]


And the A-C-C tournament rolls on.
Those stories and more still ahead on News-7 at Five. [cc sponsor]

Comm Break#1 [5-Iraq]



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Weapons inspections are back on in Iraq.
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So far so good for American weapons inspector Scott RItter.
He's touring weapons sites in a test of Iraq's willingness to carry out its promises to the United Nations.
Ritter was barred from entering some suspected weapons sites in January.
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An electrical explosion at a Boston courthouse- injuring four people and delayed the appeals process for Au-Pair Louise Woodward-
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Lawyers were gathered to argue whether Woodward would be sent back to prison for murder.
But the explosion forced the judge to postpone the proceedings for three days.
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((DISAPPOINTED, YEA. REPORTER: YOU'RE DISAPPOINTED? WE WERE ALL SET TO GO. YEA. I'M DISAPPOINTED.))
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A jury convictred Woodward of 2nd degree murder in the death of Matthew Eappen.
But a judge reduced the verdict to involuntary manslaguhter- and sentenced Woodward to time served.
Now the case is before the state supreme court.
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His aircraft is totaled, but a Lynchburg man says he's back to normal after he was forced to land in a field yesterday.
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Pilot Stewart Hobbs was flying two other men to Winston-Salem, North Carolina when an oil leak forced the engine in this Bonanza Beechcraft to fail just after takeoff.
Hobbs says he first thought he might be able to make it back to the Lynchburg airport.
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((STEWART HOBBS/PILOT: I WAS HOPING WE WOULD MAKE IT BACK TO THE AIRPORT UNDER REDUCED POWER AND IT WENT `BANG, THUMP' AGAIN AND THE VIBRATIONS GOT SO BAD I OF COURSE WORRIED THAT THE ENGINE WOULD SHATTER AND SHAKE ITSELF OFF AND I WOULD BECOME A BRICK.))
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[OUT Q=become a brick.]
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The plane had about 200-thousand dollars damage.
Crews removed it from the field today, but Hobbs says the plane can not be flown again.
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Hurricanes and Tornados in downtown Roanoke-- all part of a new exhibit at the Science Museum of Western Virginia.
Here's Robin.
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There is a storm brewing in downtown Roanoke but it is safely contained in the walls of the Science Museum of Western Virginia. Robin Reed takes us to the WDBJ weather gallery for a sneak preview.
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Who will sit on the pole at this weekend's Primestar-500?
Mike Stevens knows and will fill us in on the 2-minute ticker.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]


Coming up tonight on Health Check --
It's a controversial and poorly understood procedure.
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But a process called brain mapping may help doctors and patients understand how the brain processes thoughts, feelings and information.
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((WE ASSUME THAT A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER'S NOT HAVING PROBLEMS, BUT HE WANTS TO KNOW HOW TO GET HIS BRAIN TO WORK BETTER.))
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[Comm Break#3][six-preview]



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Here's one of the stories we're working on for News 7 at Six.
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Botetourt County high school students may cram in two extra classes per year, starting in 1999.
The idea is called block scheduling.
Each course will last just a semester instead of a year, but class periods are an hour and a half long.
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((AMANDA TUCK/STUDENT: I THINK IT'D BE GOOD EXCEPT FOR ALL THE ARTS PROGRAMS BECAUSE IF YOU TOOK LIKE BAND THE FIRST SEMESTER AND YOU COULDN'T TAKE IT THE NEXT SEMESTER, THEN ALL YOUR PRACTICE WOULD BE MESSED UP FOR THE NEXT YEAR AND YOU'D HAVE TO START OVER FROM SCRATCH.))
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See why some students and teachers give the idea an F-- but the superintendent WANTS the new schedule.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


That's coming up in about 40-minutes on News-7 at Six.[5-Hepatitis-C]


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Hepatitis-C has become a silent epidemic in America accoring to the Surgeon General.
People at risk include anyone who has had a blood transfusion prior to 1990, intravenous drug users, hemo-dialysis patients, people who have tattoos, or have had their bodies pierced.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


At a Congressional hearing in Washington this week Surgeon General David Satcher called the disease a major public health crisis.
About 10-thousand Americans will die from the virus this year, and according to National Institutes of Health that number could triple in the next twenty years unless more effective prevention and treatment programs are developed.
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((DR. DAVID SATCHER/U.S. SURGEON GENERAL:WE KNOW THAT MANY AMERICANS INFECTED WITH HEPATITIS C ARE UNAWARE THAT THEY HAVE THE DISEASE. UNFORTUNATELY, MANY OF THEM CANNOT BE READILY IDENTIFIED BECAUSE THE DISEASE DOES NOT CAUSE SYMPTOMS UNTIL IT'S FAR ADVANCED.))
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Former Surgeon General C-Everett Koop also testified saying he's concerned that the federal government's not doing enough to warn the public about hepatitis-C risks.
At the present time, there is no vaccine for Hepatitis-C.
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[5-Dentist-Technology]


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Computer technology first used by the military is now being used by dentists.
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It's called the (sare-ik) CEREC-2. It's a camera, computer, and milling machine.
Doctor George Stermer uses it to make fillings and crowns for his patients in Martinsville.
He removes any old silver fillings.
Then he takes a 3-D picture of the tooth and that image can be manipulated in the computer.
The CEREC-2 mills a ceramic filling that's white and matches the patient's tooth.
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((DR. GEORGE STERMER/CEREC-2 DENTIST: IT'S MUCH MORE LASTING. IT'S MORE DURABLE. IT'S STRONGER. IT HELPS TO BOND THE TOOTH TOGETHER AS OPPOSED TO THE OLD SILVER FILLINGS THAT TEND TO WEAKEN THE TOOTH FROM CONTRACTION EXPANSION.))
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[VO-NAT]


This high-tech filling is more expensive than a normal filling.
The price is comparable to the cost of a crown.
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[5-Brain-Mapping]


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Computer technology is helping doctors literally look inside the mind.
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[3:42:52 Thursday]
[SUPER=03-Springfield, MO;]


It's called brain-mapping and it's used to help psychiatrists track electronic impuleses to the brain.
As a diagnostic tool, it can pinpoint parts of the brain that are responsible for behavioral problems or learning disorders.
But it can also be used to maxamize brain functioning.
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[3:43:05 THURSDAY]
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((DR. DORSEY DYSART/PSYCHOLOGIST; WE CAN FOLLOW TRANSMISSIONS FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER, WE CAN SEE HOW A PIECE OF INFORMATION IS HANDLED. WE KNOW HOW SOME TYPES OF INFORMATION, HOW SOME FEELING IS HANDLED. WE CAN SEE HOW IT VARIES FROM THE NORM, PRETTY MUCH LIKE A ROAD MAP.))
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[OUT Q=LIKE A ROAD MAP]
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[VO-NAT]


Mapping your brain can take a few hours or as long as two days and cost as much as 10-thousand dollars.
But for some people that a small price to find out how your thoughts move inside your brain.
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[5-Cancer-Detection]


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There's a new weapon in the fight against breast cancer--
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[VO-NAT]

[15:18:26 Thursday] the Breastalert Differential Temperature Sensor.
It's a small disk fitted with foil sensors and pads that takes the body's external temperature.
It works on the premise that certain types of breast disease, including tumors, radiate heat.
Detecting a body temperature change of as little as two-degrees offers a preliminary indication of illness.
Breastalert is intended to be used in conjunction with mammograms and sonograms and is only available through a physician.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Maryland and U-N-C advance in the A-C-C tournament.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]


Here's Mike Stevens with the 2-minute ticker.[S5-Qualify]


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Welcome folks to the Friday ticker that begins with a bang in Atlanta during this afternoon's qualifying and practice for Sunday's Primestar 400.
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Rain delayed things this morning but once practice got underway Steve Park found himself in a world of hurt.
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[SUPER=03-Hampton, GA/espn2; :00]


The rookie of the year candidate driving the the Dale Earnhardt owned Pennzoil Chevrolet was exiting turn four when his car slammed into the outside wall.
The car hit the outside wall two more times before it headed left through the trioval. The puddles of rain slowed it a bit, but the car still crashed into the pit wall.
It took 15 minutes to cut Park out of the car. He has a broken femur in his right leg and is being attended to at Baptist Hospital.
Here's the top 25 from qualifying.
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[SUPER=107-6. Mark Martin//7. Robert Pressley//8. Terry Labonte//9. Jeff Gordon//10. Jeff Burton//;]
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[SUPER=107-11. Jimmy Spencer//12. Wally Dallenbach//13. Lake Speed//14. Bobby Labonte//15. Johnny Benson//;]
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[SUPER=107-16. Mike Skinner//17. Ward Burton//18. Geoff Bodine//19. Derrike Cope//20. Gary Bradberry;]
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[SUPER=107-21. Joe Nemechek//22. Rusty Wallace//23. Ricky Rudd//24. Kenny Wallace//25. Rick Mast//;[S5-ACC]



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The ACC tournament has completed two of its three quarterfinal games set for today in Greensboro.
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[VO-NAT eng#]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Raycom-JP; :00]


In the opening game of the day Maryland beat Georgia Tech 83-to-65 as Laron Profit scored 19 points.
The Terps held Matt Harpring to just 8 of 30 shooting as they advance to meet North Carolina.
[SUPER=04-Tarheels vs. Wolfpack;]


The Tarheels turned a three point first half lead into a 27 point win over N.C. State this afternoon.
Antawn Jamison led the way with 25 points and everyone played and contributed as the Heels win it 73-to-46.

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The state's best group A and Two A wrestlers are over at the Salem Civic Center this weekend.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :]


Over 430 wrestlers are competing for individual and team state titles. The tournament is in its sixth year at the Salem Civic Center.
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((LARRY HALL/TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: ))
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[OUT Q=.......coaches, everyone."]
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[VO-NAT (cont.)]


Coming up at six, Roy Stanley will have a report on a wrestler who could fulfill a life long dream on the mat in this weekends tournament.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[SS=ticker]


The Express is back on the ice in South Carolina tonight.
The team will be back in the Roundhouse tomorrow night and again on Sunday.
We'll hear from Frank Anzalone tonight at six.
Have a great weekend everybody.

[Go To Break[5-Reading]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#598-5]
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You need to know how to do it to apply for a job and drive a car.
Kids at one Pittsylvania County school are learning why reading is important.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ringgold;]


Students at Dan River Middle School got a treat today from four retired teachers.
Poetry and dramatic readings were aimed at sparking the kids' interest in books.
March is "Reading Month" at the school.
And teachers say they have all kinds of activities planned to get kids excited about reading.
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[IN Q=We wanted the children]

((PAGE REYNOLDS/SIXTH GRADE TEACHER: WE WANTED THE CHILDREN TO BE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE HAVING SOMEONE READ TO THEM, HAVE THEM READ TO SOMEONE ELSE, AND JUST GET AN OVERALL VIEW OF HOW IMPORTANT READING IS IN TODAY'S WORLD.))
[SUPER=01-Page Reynolds/Sixth Grade Teacher;]
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[OUT Q=in today's world.]
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[VO-NAT]


Dan River Middle School chose March as "Reading Month" to honor the birthday of Doctor Suess.
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