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Light snow showers and flurries still falling across the region will taper off tonight, leaving us with a cold overnight forecast.

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A Virginia Tech engineering study shows how to fight low childhood immunization and save millions in health costs.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus a new procedure for removing fat provides better results, but doctors are questioning it's safety.
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((NAT SOUND BOMBING))
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U-S and British missiles rain down on Iraq for a second day.
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Pictures out today show the airstrikes have done heavy damage to several targets in Iraq.
Despite the situation there lawmakers have decided to go forward with impeachment debates.
Lee Cowan is in Washington with the latest.
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/CBS News]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq]
[Super=01-Rep. Bob Livingston/(R) House Speaker-Elect;]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Richard Gephardt/(D) Minority Leader;]
[Super=01-Gen. Hugh Shelton/Joint Chiefs Chairman;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=Now back to you.]

((The President's two disparate worlds converged for the second day in a row. Thousands of miles away from the White House, U-S and British forces were striking baghdad again - hitting the capitol city with a second wave of cruise missiles and laser guided bombs - sending balls of fire bursting into the night sky. At the other end of town - house republicans were launching a battle of their own: to begin debate on impeaching the president, even as the bombs continued to fall. REP. BOB LIVINGSTON/R-SPEAKER-ELECT:)
REP. DICK GEPHARDT/D-MINORITY LEADER : BOTH SCENARIOS MOVED ALONG AT LIGHTENING SPEED.
At the Pentagon, detailed maps and photos showed the damage done during the first round of attacks that sent more than 200 cruise missiles screaming into more than 50 identified targets. GEN HUGH SHELTON//JOINT CHIEFS CHAIRMAN: NOTHING BUT RUBBLE. U-s officials still maintain saddam hussein is not a target of the attack, but clearly some of his closest security forces are: many of the hits were suspected sites of iraq's elite republican guard - saddam closest allies in his will to remain in power. LEE COWAN :WITH A VOTE ON IMPEACHMENT NOW ALL BUT CERTAIN TO BEGIN TOMORROW MORNING, IT HAS PUT THE WHITE HOUSE YET AGAIN INTO A POSITION TO RATCHET UP THE LOBBYING EFFORTS IT HAD PUT ON HOLD OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS - LEAVING THE PRESIDENT SPLIT BETWEEN RUNNING A WAR, AND SAVING HIS PRESIDENCY. )


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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A Lynchburg group is CONDEMNING the attack on Iraq, saying that violence is not the way to resolve the conflict.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


About a dozen members of the Lynchburg Peace Education Center marched on the federal courthouse in Lynchburg today.


They called on the government to halt the military action against Saddam Hussein.. and voiced their solidarity with the Iraqi people.
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[SOT 3:04:34]
[IN Q=We oppose that]

((JACK PAYDEN- TRAVERS/LPEC DIRECTOR: WE OPPOSE THAT BOMBING. WE FEEL THAT IT IS BOTH IMMORAL AND ILLEGAL UNDER U.N. GUIDELINES AND UNDER THE U.S. CONSTITUTION. AND WE'RE HERE TO PROTEST AND TO BE IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ, TO TELL THEM THAT NOT ALL AMERICANS AGREE WITH PRESIDENT CLINTON.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Payden-Travers/Lynchburg Peace Education Center; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=with President Clinton.]
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[VO-NAT]


Payden- Travers says Clinton may be using the bombing to distract attention from his own political troubles.
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[5-Local-Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Those pictures of air raids over Baghdad remind us of the Gulf War that ended almost eight years ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


For people who fought in the Gulf, it reminds them of a war they THOUGHT they won.
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[SOT 3:50 tc]
[IN Q=NOW I QUESTION]

((CHARLES WEATHERMAN/GULF VETERAN: NOW I QUESTION WHO WERE REALLY THE WINNERS OF THAT WAR. AT THE TIME I THOUGHT WE WERE. BUT SADDAM'S STILL THERE, HE'S STILL IN POWER GEORGE BUSH ISN'T. I CAN ONLY WONDER WHO REALLY WON THAT WAR.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Weatherman/Gulf War Veteran;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=WON THAT WAR]
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[VO-NAT]


Charles Weatherman was a machine gunner during the Gulf War.
He won a Purple Heart after getting hit in the neck by Iraqi shrapnel.
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[SOT 3:43]
[IN Q=i was]

((WEATHERMAN: I WAS PREPARED TO FIGHT, KILL AND DIE IF I HAD TO, FOR THE REASON WE WERE THERE. I BELIEVED IN IT.))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=BELIEVED IN IT]
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[VO-NAT]


Weatherman supports President Clinton's decision to attack Iraq again.
But this time, he said, the attack should not stop until Saddam Hussein is removed from power.
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[5-Henry-Murder]


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[TAPE#98-]
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Police in Henry County are investigating possible sightings of a murder suspect.
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[VO-NAT]

[pic first]
Clyde Howard Junior has eluded authorities since Tuesday, when he allegedly killed James Stanley Taylor.
[super=03-Henry Co.]


Howard was allegedly sighted today on Summit Road, where a man matching his description was seen running into the woods.
Sheriff's deputies searched the area with a tracking dog, but came up empty.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


Authorities believe the victim was checking on cattle at his farm with his granddaughter when he spotted an abandoned car that belonged to an acquaintance.
But as Taylor approached the car, he found the thief, not his friend... and it cost him his life.
When Howard is apprehended, he'll be charged with first degree murder.
He also faces car-theft charges in North Carolina.

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New jobs are coming to Lynchburg. We'll have the details in a moment.
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[VO-NAT]

and bargain hunters head to Valley View Mall as a bankrupt business temporarily reopens.
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[ANCHOR=Tonya]


On Health Check, we'll take a look at the nearly completed hospital in Radford.
[ANCHOR=JEAN]


We'll have that and more. Stay with us. [cc sponsor]
[Comm Break#1]



[5-Ericsson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#598-37 37:23]
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Lynchburg's biggest employer just got a little bit bigger.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The Ericsson Corporation says it's moving its cell phone distribution center and 130 jobs from Texas to the Hill city next year.
Company officials say they move will help streamline the production and shipping process.
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[SOT 6:13:23]
[IN Q=And by doing]

((ROLF STAHRE/VP MANUFACTURING: AND BY DOING THAT, WE CAN SHIP DIRECTLY TO THE CUSTOMER. IN DOING SO, WE GAIN A LOT OF THINGS. WE REDUCE THE RISK OF BEING SITTING WITH A LOT OF TELEPHONES THAT OUR CUSTOMERS DON'T NEED AND WE CAN SERVE THE CUSTOMERS WITH EXACTLY THE TELEPHONE THEY NEED.))
[SUPER=01-Rolf Stahre/V.P. Manufacturing; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=telephone they need.]
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[VO-NAT]


Lynchburg received 300- thousand dollars from the Governor's Opportunity Fund to help convince Ericsson to move the distribution center here.
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[5-State-Workers]


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State workers get a two-and-a quarter percent pay raise today.
Now, Governor Jim Gilmore's proposing another two-and-a quarter percent increase for workers with three years' experience and good work records for next June.
Then, he wants to increase next winter's pay raise to a full four percent across the board.
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[SOT 10:14:24]
[IN Q=We think]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE THINK AN ACROSS THE BOARD FOUR PERCENT IS THE RIGHT WAY TO DEAL WITH THIS. EVERYBODY'S WORKING HARD, EVERYBODY'S DOING A GOOD JOB.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=good job.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


On his monthly radio show today, the Governor said he's doing away with "performance based" pay in response to state worker feedback.
He's also pushing for an end to the age 55 requirement for retirement.
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[SOT 10:15:10]
[IN Q=People said]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: PEOPLE SAID WE WOULD LIKE TO BE ABLE TO DO 30 YEARS AND THEN UP AND OUT, WITHOUT SOME SORT OF AGE REQUIREMENT. WE LOOKED AT THAT, ACTUALLY AS EVERYBODY KNOWS I WAS PRETTY STRAIGHTFORWARD WITH PEOPLE DURING THESE MEETINGS ON EVERY TOPIC. BUT ON THIS TOPIC, I WAS KIND OF COOL TO IT, TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH, BECAUSE I LIKE THE IDEA OF EXPERIENCED PEOPLE HANGING AROUND.))
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=hanging around.]
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[VO-NAT]


But the Governor says Virginia has enough money now to drop the age requirement... and give state workers something to cheer about.
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[5-Budget-Preview]


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Governor Jim Gilmore's 42 BILLION dollar budget will be unveiled in full tomorrow morning.
But weeks of preview announcements have given lawmakers a good idea of what they'll be voting on early next year.
So far they seem to like what they see.
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[SOT 15:18:46]
[IN Q=From what]

((SEN. JOHN CHICHESTER: FROM WHAT I'VE GATHERED OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS, I THINK THE GOVERNOR'S ACTING RESPONSIBLY IN HIS SPENDING REQUESTS AND WHAT HE HOPES TO DO WITH THE BUDGET. I DON'T KNOW OF ANYTHING THAT I'VE SEEN-- THERE'S SOME THINGS OF COURSE THAT I LIKE BETTER THAN OTHERS. BUT THAT'S GONNA BE TRUE WITH 139 OTHER MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.))


[SUPER=01-Sen. John Chichester/(R) Stafford Co.;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=the legislature.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


House Democratic Leader Dick Cranwell says the Governor's made the session easier by embracing bi-partisan ideas.
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[SOT 15:14:50]
[IN Q=And all]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: AND ALL WE'RE REALLY GONNA HAVE TO HAGGLE OVER THIS YEAR IS HOW MUCH OF THE TAX WE TAKE OFF OF FOOD, AND HOW MUCH WE SPEND ON SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION. SO THAT MAKES EVERYBODY'S LIFE A LOT EASIER.))
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[OUT Q=a lot easier.]
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One reason for the good will is that state revenues are growing at a record 12-percent pace.[5-Deck-Walls]


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It's your last chance to pick up artwork at a Roanoke frame store.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Deck the Walls has re-opened for one week after going bankrupt in November.
Auctioneers are selling prints at half price.
They say most people who left artwork to be framed have it back by now.
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[SOT 11:17:33]
[IN Q=One gentleman]

((JONNA MCGRAW/AUCTIONEER: ONE GENTLEMAN HAD A PAINTING HE BOUGHT IN VIETNAM AND WANTED IT BACK VERY DESPERATELY. THEY COULD NOT GET THE FRAMING SO THEY JUST GAVE IT BACK TO HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Jonna McGraw/Auctioneer;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=back to him]
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[VO-NAT]


Auctioneers say the Roanoke store will close for good next Thursday.
Profits from this sale will help pay off debts.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Coming up next on News 7, Patrick will have your weekend forecast,
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[VO-NAT]


and then a little later we'll meet a woman who doesn't have to dream of a White Christmas, she has one in her living room.
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Coming up in Sports, the Carolina Panthers could be in the market for a new head coach.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]

Today on health check -- Relief from sneezing and watery eyes is just a phone call away.
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[VO-NAT]

And a new method of performing liposuction is smoothing out some of the former problems. But critics say it's too early to tell how well it works.
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[SOT 10:34:28]
[IN Q=I don't ]

((PATRICK MAXWELL/PLASTIC SURGEON: I DON'T BELIEVE THAT'S ACCEPTED, I BELIEVE THAT THE RESULTS APPEAR TO BE VERY SIMILAR RIGHT NOW.))
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[OUT Q=right now]

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[2-shot]


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Time now for health check and Virginia Tech Researchers are looking at a new way to make sure children get their s

hots.[5-Vaccinations]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=598-35 1:13:58]
[GRAPHIC=Children's Health]


And they're developing ways to save millions of dollars in health care costs for vaccinations. Specifically for five potentially serious children's diseases: Hepatitis B, Influenza, diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; ]

Tech professor Sheldon Jacobson headed up the pilot study for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study weighs the economic value of combining vaccines to reduce the number of injections or clinical visits. That way less children will fall through the cracks and have future health problems because they weren't inoculated. Jacobson created a mathematical model - that more efficiently compares prices and manufacturers of vaccines and found where the health system could potentially save millions of dollars in healthcare costs.
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[SOT ub 10 31 43]
[IN Q=The children win]

((DR. SHELDON JACOBSON/STUDY AUTHOR: THE CHILDREN WIN BECAUSE YOU HAVE HIGHER COMPLIANCE RATES, THE ECONOMY WINS BECAUSE THERE ARE LOWER HEALTH CARE COSTS AND BASICALLY ANYONE WHO HAS TO DEAL WITH THEIR CHILDREN GOING THROUGH THREE OR FOUR SHOTS EVERY FEW MONTHS KNOWS THE STRUGGLES AND FRUSTRATIONS OF WATCHING THE CHILDREN CRY BASICALLY WHAT WE HAVE HERE IS A SITUATION WHERE EVERYBODY CAN POTENTIALLY WIN.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sheldon Jacobson/Study Author; ]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=potentially win]
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[VO-NAT]

Doctor Jacobson says the healthcare system will be the only loser in the fact that fewer children will become sick and need care.
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[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[SS=HOLD]

The pilot study will run in the January, 1999 edition of the journal Health Care Management Science. A full study is not yet underway.

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[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#598-39 34:58]
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Construction is nearly complete on the New River Valley's newest hospital.
Carilion is building the new facility to take the place of its current hospital in Radford.
Teresa Hamilton has this update.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's hard]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Skip Lamb/Hospital Executive Vice President; :20]
[SUPER=01-Virginia Ousley/Hospital Director; :59]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:09 ]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Montgomery Co.]

(( It's hard to overlook Carilion's newest hospital-- on the outskirts of Radford.
The facility, which is the length of three football fields, is within view of Interstate 81.
The nearly 57- million dollar facility is equally impressive on the inside.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Since ]

((SKIP LAMB/HOSPITAL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: SINCE THE LATE 80'S WE'VE ACTUALLY BEEN IN SOMEWHAT OF A PLANNING STAGE ON THIS END. AND FRANKLY OUR TIMING WAS GOOD BECAUSE THE WHOLE PATIENT FOCUS-CARE CONCEPT CAME TO THE FOREFRONT IN THE EARLY 90'S. ))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=early 90's.]


Many in the medical field now believe hospitals should be more like spas.
So-- Carilion has designed its newest facility with softer paint, larger rooms and windows.
The hospital also contains the latest in technology.
Nurses will be equipped with wireless telephones so that patients who need assistance can contact their caregiver directly.
The new hospital is also constructed so that nurses will be able to monitor their patients more closely.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We call ]

((WE CALL THOSE CAREGIVER ALCOVES AND WE'RE NOT TO THE POINT OF IMPLEMENTING COMPUTERIZED CHARTS AT THIS TIME BUT THAT WAS OUR INTENT TO THINK LONG TERM. ))
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[OUT Q=think longterm.]

[STAND UP]
Construction on the new facility is 97- percent complete and officials hope to begin moving patients March 20th. [END SU]
The hospital's business offices, of course, will begin moving in as early as February. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Montgomery County.))


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[ANCHOR=Tonya]
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[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=598-32 1:38:12]
[GRAPHIC=Cosmetic Surgery]


Traditional liposuction can leave dents in the skin because it sucks out fat in large amounts.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago; ]

Now doctors are using a new technique that is giving better results. Ultrasonic liposuction liquefies the fat through ultrasonic waves before it's removed making the results smoother. But some plastic surgeons are questioning the dangers of the technique releasing chemicals into the body when the fat is melted. A study is underway to test the effectiveness of ultrasonic liposuction and looking for volunteers.
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[SOT 10:35:10]
[IN Q=That have ]

((MICHAEL A. EPSTEIN/PLASTIC SURGEON: THAT HAVE RELATIVELY ISOLATED FAT DEPOSITS THAT ARE LOCATED BETWEEN THE CHEST AND THE THIGHS.))
[SUPER=01-Michael A. Epstein/Plastic Surgeon; ]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=and the thighs]
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[VO-NAT]

Patients who sign up will get a reduced price on the surgery, although it's still not free.
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[5-Allergies]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=598-42 14:24]
[GRAPHIC=Allergies]


Perennial allergy sufferers are getting relief over the telephone.
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[VO-NAT]

Perennial allergies occur during the winter months as a result of dust mites, animal dander from pets, molds and fungus. The National Allergy Bureau has set up a toll free number giving tips on how to better manage allergy symptoms.
(------------)

[Take Pinnacle Page 1] Some measures that can reduce exposure to allergy triggers are: Keeping pets outside the house and bedroom, covering mattresses and pillows with non-allergenic casings, vacuuming regularly, and washing linens in 130 degree water weekly.
[Page #2]

For more information call the holiday allergy hotline 1-877-9-ACHOOO, that's 1-877-922-4666.

[2-shot-toss]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
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On today's two minute ticker, Charlotte could be looking for a new head Panther.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]


With that and more, here's Mike Stevens.[S5-Panthers]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-]
[GRAPHIC=ticker]


Good evening everybody. The Thursday ticker begins with some not so cheery holiday news from the Carolinas.
[graphic=panthers]


According to reports in today's Charlotte Observer, the Carolina Panthers plan to fire head coach Dom Capers at season's end.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC; :00]


The only coach in Panthers history had little to say about the report today, but if it happens after the December 27th season finale with the Colts it would mark a tremendous fall from grace.
Just two years ago, Capers was the NFL's coach of the year.
Carolina is 2-and-12 this year.
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=panthers]


Possible replacments include Mike Holmgren, George Seifert and University of Florida head coach Steve Spurrier.

[S5-Steele]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-25]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA FOOTBALL]


If Capers is fired, one person who definitely won't succeed him is current assistant Kevin Steele.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Last Sunday; :00]


During Sunday's game with the Redskins, Steele was attacked by his own player Kevin Greene.
Today he checked out of Charlotte to become the new head football coach at Baylor University.
Steele has no head coaching experience, but he has been an assistant at Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Tennessee, as well.
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[S5-PRO]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


Last night we told you about the pro bowl picks for this year's NFL all-star game, but what you may not have noticed are the players who didn't make it.
Brett Favre, Emmitt Smith, Drew Bledsoe and Terrell Owens all failed to make either the NFC or AFC teams.


[S5-Band]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-26]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


While Tech and UVa are getting ready for their big bowl games later this month, one of Friday Football Extra's top featured marching bands is also tuning up for a big bowl trip over the holidays.
Here's Roy Stanley with more on that.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Lord Botetourt...]
[SUPER=@roy1; :00]
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[OUT Q=...COMING UP AT SIX(MUSIC FADES)]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=TICKER]


Also at six, basketball highlights from the Big Maroon high school basketball tournament at William Byrd, and some NASCAR sponsorship news.
Take care everybody.

[go to break][5-Tree]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If you're dreaming of a White Christmas, it's probably too early to tell if your wish is going to come true.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-McMinnville, OR;]


That's not the case for Dorothy Lewis.
This Oregon woman is guaranteed at least a white Christmas tree.
Her's provides it's own snow storm.
The tree has a pump system that takes the fake snow and drops it from the top of the tree.
Mrs. Lewis and her husband bought the tree 40 years ago.
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[SOT 21:06:45 CBS]
[IN Q=And I said]
[SUPER=01-Dorothy Lewis/Tree Owner;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=40 years ago]
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[VO-NAT]


Mrs. Lewis tried to contact the manufacturer to get more snow. But she was told the company went out of business years ago.
She says after she passes away, she'll have the tree donated to a museum (------------)