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The flu bug bites

More Rockbridge firefighters charged with arson.
The Dave Mathews Band wins legislative recognition.
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And Heironimous gets a new lease on Church and Jefferson.
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Tonight on the Big 7, Gordon gives away his Daytona 500 car, Mast is heading back to his favorite track, Brooks Robinson talks salaries.
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And if you can play quarterback Norv Turner would like you to give him a call. The Redskins are suddenly without Gus and Green.
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Another warm one for Tuesday then some showers by midweek. That story and WeatherSchool coming up. [open]
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A major flu outbreak hits the region. It's keeping doctors busy and some pharmacies struggling to stay supplied.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.[Flu]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-78 1:09:46]
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More and more Roanoke Valley residents seem to be getting sick these days .. really sick. The numbers are getting so big that some medical centers are overwhelmed, and some pharmacies are running out of medicines.
[Double Boxes=Keith & David/Newsroom]

David Johnson is in the newsroom with the impact of the flu.
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Keith, it's hard enough to deal with the flu. That's the first problem. The second one comes when you look for help.
(Rollcue: heal the sick.)
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[IN Q=Headache, fever]
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[SUPER=01-Lisa Webb/Flu Victim; :11]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Tarin Schmidt/Southeast Family Medical Center; :32]
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[OUT Q=to stay away.]

(( Headache, fever, fatigue, nausea--they are symptoms Lisa Webb knows all too well. She missed seven straight days of work because of the flu.
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[IN Q=I HAD BEEN]

((LISA WEBB/FLU VICTIM; I HAD BEEN NAUSEATED, THROWING UP AND OTHER FLU SYMPTOMS.....WAS ABLE TO GO BACK TO WORK.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=BACK TO WORK.]

Webb is not alone. Some doctors at the medical center she goes to have fallen victim to the same illness they normally treat.
[SOT=00:14:15]
[IN Q=WE'VE HAD A COUPLE]

((DR. TARIN SCHMIDT/SOUTHEAST FAMILY MECIDAL CENTER; WE'VE HAD A COUPLE OF FACULTY MEMBERS AND RESIDENTS OUT WITH THE FLU. WE TELL THEM THE SAME THING WAS TELL OUR PATIENTS.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=OUR PATIENTS.]

That has put a stress on the Southeast Family medical center--so much so that they are handling anything less than serious sicknesses by telephone. [NAT-SOUND/] ((Phone ringing, nurse answers.)) [RUNS03]
[SOT=00:16:07]
[IN Q=A LOT OF THINGS]

((DR. SCHMIDT; A LOT OF THINGS WE CAN TALK ABOUT OVER THE PHONE. IF THEY'RE NOT GETTING BETTER WITH SOME OF THE SUPPORTIVE THINGS, THEN WE BRING THEM IN AND TAKE A LOOK AT THEM.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=AT THEM.]

Dr. Schmidt says people most susceptible to the contagious virus include nursing home residents and other elderly people and those who suffer from cancer, diabetes, asthma and heart disease. So how do you keep from catching the flu? It can be as simple as washing your hands.
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[IN Q=THAT PREVENTS]

((DR. SCHMIDT; THAT PREVENTS MOST DISEASES THAT ARE OUT THERE....TRY TO STAY AWAY.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=STAY AWAY.]))
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For adults, doctors also prescribe lots of fluids, plenty of rest and and pain relievers for body aches.
[Double Boxes=Keith & David/Newsroom]

But Keith, those who have been given anti-virul presriptions may not be able to get the filled immediately.

Some local pharmacies are running low becuase manufacturers are unable to meet the demand.[Rockbridge-arson]


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Four more volunteer firefighters have been charged with setting fires in Rockbridge County.
Warrants were served on Jeffrey Crouchhorn and Anthony Moore Friday. Two juveniles can expect to get papers tomorrow. They're all members of the South River Fire Company.
They're accused of setting fires to an abandoned house, a garage and a barn full of hay in 1997.

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An autopsy is scheduled tomorrow, on a man whose body was found dumped behind a house over the weekend.
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Anthony Broadnax had been shot in the head.
A woman in the 100 block of Walker Street in Danville found the body yesterday morning.
Police say right now, they don't have any suspects.
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Volvo is reportedly considering buying out one of the country's largest truck manufacturers. How this possible deal might affect Volvo's truck operations in the Dublin area is far from clear.
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According to a published report out of London, Volvo officials have been meeting with representatives from Navistar International to discuss a possible takeover.
The Chicago based company is the third-largest heavy truck maker in the U-S.
A Volvo official today said the report is purely speculation and that the company does not comment on rumors.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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Today is Presidents' Day.
And the Virginia Senate recognized it with an odd slam at our current President.
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A resolution praising Virginia-born presidents was read-- but never adopted by the full Senate.
Then President Clinton's impeachment was mentioned.
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((WE ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HIS INAPPROPRIATE ACTION...NOT THE NINTH PRESIDENT TO BE BORN IN VIRGINIA.))
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Senator Hanger's statement has NO official weight beyond his opinion, since the full Senate never took a vote.


[Dave-Matthews]


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A much different story from Richmond today.
Starring multi-platinum sellers, past Grammy winners and nominees again this year.
In fact, the Dave Matthews Band was the number two concert draw in the nation last year -- second only to Elton John.
But the band's visit to the Virginia State Capitol today was an odd mix of celebrity sizzle ... and confusion.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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[sot 12:27:22]

((MR. SPEAKER, THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND.))
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Virginia's House of Delegates gave them a standing ovation.
In the Senate, Lieutenant Governor John Hager commended them, and then said this: [12:16:12 senate] ((Y'ALL ARE GREAT. I HOPE TO GET TO HEAR YOU SOME DAY.))
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The fact is, the esteemed elder statespeople of Virginia are commending some famous sons they've never even heard of.
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((DAVE MATTHEWS: OH I'M PRETTY SURE THERE'S A GOOD BUNCH OF THEM THAT'D NEVER HEARD OF US, BUT -- I GOTTA RUN-- BUT MAYBE THEY'LL COME TO THE NEXT SHOW.))
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Don't get him wrong-- he's grateful.
But it's a younger breed of Virginians that this recognition day was for.
[SOT 15:28:13]

((JULIE DODERO/LYNCHBURG PAGE: IT WAS PRETTY EXCITING. I MEAN, I WAS JUST EXPECTING LIKE A NORMAL MONDAY, WALK INTO WORK, BUT ON OUR SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY IT SAID "PAGES MEETING DAVE MATTHEWS." EVERYBODY WAS KIND OF LIKE "WOW."))
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((ALLISON NEWMAN/HAMPTON PAGE: A LOT OF PEOPLE RAN AFTER HIM, DOWN THE HILL, AND THEY GOT AUTOGRAPHS, BUT I DIDN'T.))

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((JENNIFER AIKENS/AUGUSTA CO. PAGE: YEAH I DID. You needed the autograph. YEAH, I WANTED IT. REALLY BAD. I'M LIKE HIS BIGGEST FAN HERE.))
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((Would you consider it a high point of the session? YES.))
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((DAVE MATTHEWS: THIS IS WHERE WE GREW UP AND WE ALL GOT OUR SPIRITS FROM. NOT ME, I GREW UP ANOTHER PLACE. BUT I'M REALLY HAPPY THAT I'M A VIRGINIAN NOW. AND SO IT MEANS A LOT TO US. AT LEAST SOME OF THE STATE THINKS HIGHLY OF US.
AND SO, WE'RE JUST KIND OF DOING WHAT WE ALWAYS DO, WHICH IS TRYING TO GIVE A LITTLE BIT OF IT BACK.))
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Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
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President's Day at the home of our FIRST President. Still ahead on News 7, a solemn anniversary begins at Mount Vernon.
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And we'll take you inside the old Heironimus building ... a department store that's getting a new life.
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The old Heironimus building in downtown Roanoke was left vacant when the Jefferson Street store closed in '96.
Two years later, the top floors are still unoccupied, but business is returning to one of Roanoke's downtown landmarks. Joe Dashiell take us inside.
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((The metal facade has been removed... and crews are giving the window frames a fresh coat of paint. By summer, the old Heironimus Building in downtown Roanoke should appear much as it did in 1920s... [NAT SOUND OF CALVIN POWERS 00:29:39]
[IN Q=What will you be doing]

((WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING TO THE EXTERIOR OF THE BUILDING?WE'RE GOING TO CLEAN IT UP, PATCH THE BRICK. STEAM IT DOWN. GET IT BACK AS MUCH ORIGINAL AS WE CAN.))
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[OUT Q=as we can.]


Calvin Powers and his partners bought the building after Heironimus moved out. While they are still negotiating with several large corporations to occupy the upper floors, there's plenty of activity downstairs. [NAT SOUND OF SODA JERK]
In one corner, the Soda Jerk features the favorites of a '50s diner... But a visit to the Emporium also reveals antiques and art, The Herb Cabinet, the Groceteria convenience store, and JaMar Desserts.
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[IN Q=I'm tickled pink]

((BOBBY SCRUGGS/GROCETERIA: I'M TICKLED PINK. I LOVE THIS OLD BUILDING. IT'S GOT A LOT OF MEMORIES. I'VE BOUGHT A LOT OF THINGS HERE. MY MOTHER AND MY FATHER, THEY ALL SHOPPED HERE AND IT'S A WONDERFUL BUILDING.)) ((ASHLEY DONAHUE/JAMAR DESSERTS: I USED TO COME DOWN HERE FOR CHRISTMAS WHEN I WAS A LITTLE GIRL, AND I WAS VERY SAD TO SEE IT CLOSE A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, SO I'M GLAD TO SEE IT REFURBISHED AND GETTING BACK INTO BUSINESS.))
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The Mental Health Association of Roanoke Valley has moved into the mezzanine. A records and documents storage firm is setting up shop there as well.
And Calvin Powers is betting the old Heironimus Building will once again be a center of commerce in a bustling business district.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

[Washington]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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On this President's Day, they threw open the doors to the home of our FIRST President, to mark a year-long anniversary.
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Mount Vernon has assembled a collection of artifacts that'll be on display at George Washington's home this year.
Washington died 200 years ago this year. Many of the items are on loan "only for 1999." Some things have just recently been purchased from private individuals... to better illustrate the life and times of America's first Commander-in-Chief.
As Virginia's modern-day Governor said, it's almost impossible to recognize everything Washington was.
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((HE WAS A SURVEYOR, A SOLDIER, A STATESMAN, A PLANTER, A PRESIDENT. HE WAS A HUSBAND, A FATHER AND A LEGEND OF MYTHICAL PROPORTIONS.))
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[OUT Q=mythical proportions.]
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The special exhibit will be in place at Mount Vernon through the end of the year.
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President's Day is a federal holiday, so the stock market was closed today.
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Next ... learning Japanese in our schools. Only a few in Virginia even offer it .. we'll visit a local school that's one of them.
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The booming U-S economy is largely dependant on the global marketplace.
To do business in other countries, Americans need to understand foreign languages and cultures.
That's one reason for a new course being offered to high school students in Danville.
Christy Hubley introduces us to Japanese 101.
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Sharon Moore is one of only nine people in Virginia who are certified to teach Japanese at the high school level.
This is the first year for the language class at the Langston Focus Center in Danville.
And students seem to be catching on quickly.
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[IN Q=The toughest thing]

((SHARON MOORE/JAPANESE INSTRUCTOR: THE TOUGHEST THING ABOUT TEACHING JAPANESE IS SOMETIMES GEETING THE STUDENTS TO WORK WITH THE SYMBOLS. IT'S HARD. THERE ARE THREE ALPHABETS... IT'S DIFFICULT BUT ONCE THEY GET INTO IT, IT'S A LOT OF FUN.)) [RUNS :16]
[OUT Q=a lot of fun.]


Students are learning to identify these strange-looking symbols with flash cards.
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[RUNS :04]
They all have different reasons for wanting to learn Japanese.
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((I ALREADY TRIED SPANISH AND I THOUGHT JAPANESE WAS EASIER.)) [RUNS :05]
[OUT Q=was easier.]
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[IN Q=I want to be a lawyer]

((EBONY WRIGHT/TENTH GRADER: I WANT TO BE A LAWYER WHEN I GROW OLDER AND WITH THIS CAREER I WANT TO GO TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND ONE OF THE COUNTRIES I WANT TO GO TO IS JAPAN.)) [RUNS :10]
[OUT Q=to is Japan.]


Local businesses are getting in on the lessons too.
Joey Stevens is the General Manager of Techma USA, a subsidiary of a Japanese company that makes electronic automobile parts.
The company provides Japanese newspapers for the class and fields trips to its manufacturing plant in Gretna.
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[IN Q=If we do not get]

((JOEY STEVENS/TECHMA USA INC.: IF WE DO NOT GET INVOLVED IN OUR SCHOOLS AND IN OUR YOUTH, BECAUSE THEY'RE GOING TO BE TAKING MY PLACE EVENTUALLY, IF WE DON'T GET INVOLVED WITH THEM AND TELL THEM WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR WHAT WE NEED, WE'RE NOT GOING TO BE GETTING WHAT WE NEED.)) [RUNS :15]
[OUT Q=what we need.]


And what businesses need are employees who can communicate in the world marketplace.
These students are one step closer to being able to do that.
Christy Hubley, News 7, Danville.))
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Coming your way tonight on News 7 sports, the Redskins quarterbacks are leaving town in a hurry.
We'll hear from Rick Mast and Brooks Robinson,
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plus, Jeff Gordon draws a crowd at Daytona USA this morning as turns over his car to the museum for a year.
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Last Season thte Washington Redskins had three quarterbacks who couldn't get along with each or their coach.
Now, the only thing left in DC is a worried coach and a 15 year veteran backup who will be 38 by the time mini-camp rolls around.
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Today, quarterback Trent Green signed a four year deal with the St. Louis Rams worth $16 and a half million dollars.

The 28 year old turned down an offer from the Redskins yesterday that was valued at $12 million toi return to his hometown.
Four days ago the Redskins cut Gus Frerotte to avoid paying him a $1 million dollar bonus that would have kicked in over the weekend.
So, no not only will the team likely have new owners, but a brand new quarterback. Technically, Hostetler is still under contract with the Skins for next season.

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Race fans all around the country are still buzzing about the finish in yesterday's Daytona 500.
The last lap duel between Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt was definitely one for the ages.
Gordon picked up over Two Million dollars for the win but
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today he lost his car. As part of the winner's agreement with the Speedway, the driver must give up his car for a year so it can be put on display inside Daytona USA.
The DuPont Chevy was the first car in the museum back in 1997 when it first opened.
By the way, you can clearly see the donut tire mark Earnhardt put on the car during the cool down lap.
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[wipe to pinnacle page]
Those of you keeping track of Gordon's meteoric rise need only take a look at this graphic to get an idea of just how HOT he has been since joining the Winston Cup ranks.
Gordon has only a third as many career starts as Earnhardt, yet he already has over half as many wins.
The series rolls into Rockingham later this week.
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And considering his past history at the Rock, and his 10th place finish yesterday, Rick Mast is understandably fired up about returning to what has become his favorite track.
He won the pole there last Spring and his best career finish, a second, was at the Rock.
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((RICK MAST:))
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[OUT Q=....DEFINITIVE ANSWER."]
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Rick is about as confused about his sponsor situation for the Rock. After running with Bud and Sonic at Daytona, he likely will have a phone card company and several others on board for this coming weekend.




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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The game may stay the same but the business of baseball sure has changed since Brooks Robinson donned an Orioles uniform.
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Player salaries have skyrocketed to the 100-million dollar mark, since Robinson's playing days.
He says something needs to be done to bring some parity to the game.
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[SUPER=01-Franklin Stubbs/Former Hokie & LA Dodger; :29]
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[OUT Q=change of times]
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Brooks Robinson was the guest speaker at last night's Salem-Roanoke Hall of Fame Induction dinner.
Former Tech and Dodger star Franklin Stubbs was one of five men inducted to the hall.
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A fiery accident in Pittsylvania county just about an hour ago-
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[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


The car crashed, caught fire and trapped the female driver inside.
It happened on Route 729 in the Ringold area of Pittsylvania county at about five thirty.
Apparently a pedestrian saw the crash and pulled the woman out of the car through a back door.
At this point no word on how seriously the woman was injured- or what may have caused the crash.
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Should Franklin County eliminate school bus stops on Route 220?
Parents have a chance to be heard tonight...
[Double Box=Keith&Jean/Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon is in the Newsroom with a preview. [Take Jean full]
Keith last month a young girl and her grandmother were killed when a wrecker hit them from behind near the Franklin-Henry County line.
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They were obeying the law... waiting behind a stoopped school bus.
The wrecker hit the bus as well, though no one on the bus was seriously hurt.
School officials now question the wisdom of having buses stop on this busy highway.
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[take Jean full]
At tonight's 7:00 school board meeting, parents have a chance to offer ideas and suggestions.
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We'll be there and have a full report at 11. [Close]


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