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Coming up on News 7-
An explosion in Downtown Roanoke tonight. Flames have been shooting into the sky for two hours now.
Will a new nightclub go up on this spot in Roanoke County?We'll have the answer.
Plus does a new cellulite reducer work?
News 7 is next.
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[Transformer-Explosion]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#99-23 21:23]
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The transformer blew at about 9:15 tonight at the corner of Jefferson Street and Franklin Road.
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Stacey Martin is in downton Roanoke rounding up the facts- Stacey what do you know?
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[County-Rezone]


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[TAPE#=99-25 16:03]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke County]


Several Roanoke County citizens tried to block an effort to put a nightclub and restaurant in an abandoned building along Williamson Road.
Stacey Martin heard what residents had to say at tonight's Board of Supervisors meeting and has the details.
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((Dozens of citizens showed up at the Board of Supervisors meeting with with one goal in mind-- to stop Spur's Lounge and Restaurant from coming to the Hollins community.
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((BOB STULL/CONCERNED CITIZEN: THEY CAN GLOSS THESE PLACES OVER ANY KIND OF WAY THEY WANT TO. BUT, THE BOTTOM LINE IS THIS, ONCE YOU GET IN THERE FORTY-FIVE MINUTES AFTER IT STARTS PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE DRUNK. THAT'S THE BOTTOM LINE AND WHEN THEY GET IN THE CAR READY TO GO HOME THEY'RE GOING TO KILL PEOPLE. ))
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[IN Q=We don't drinking out there]

((WE DON'T NEED DRINKING OUT THERE. WE'VE GOT DAYCARE CENTERS ALL THE WAY AROUND THERE. I DON'T CARE IF THEY OPEN AT FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON OR FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING WE DON'T NEED THAT KIND OF PUBLICITY IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD.))
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[OUT Q=in our neighborhood.]


Earlier rumors indicated three night clubs would be crammed into the former Moore's building--triggering more concern about increased disorderly conduct.
However, the owner of Spur's said their plans had always included opening only two businesses.
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((RAY BARGER/SPUR'S OWNER: WE'RE NOT DOIN' THREE NIGHTCLUBS. WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A CATTLEMEN'S STEAKHOUSE AND SPUR'S LOUNGE. THE ABC BOARD IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA WOULD NEVER ALLOW THREE NIGHTCLUBS. SO, THAT'S A RUMOR THAT STARTED, I DON'T KNOW WHERE THAT CAME FROM.))
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[OUT Q=where that came from.]


But, a majority of the supervisors weren't swayed by promises of strict noise control and peaceful crowds and they denied the permit by a vote of four to nothing. Stacey Martin News 7, Roanoke.))

[Henry-School]


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In Henry County tonight, schools hosted Safety Summit meetings to talk about security.
It's part of a county-wide effort to educate parents on school safety features. But there's a lot more to it than that.
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Marya Jones went to one of those meetings this evening and is live in our Danville newsroom.
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Jean, about 40 people showed up at Rich Acres Elementary School tonight to air concerns about their children's safety.
This is something being done in all 20 Henry County schools.
Administrators are saying they've been helpful for everyone involved.
(Rollcue: for everyone involved )
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(( These parents are getting a lesson on their children's school safety features.
But that lesson goes both ways...administrators are getting parents' input, too.
Henry County Schools decided to hold the safety summits after the Columbine high school shootings.
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((DR. DAVID MARTIN/SUPERINTENDENT, HENRY COUNTY: I WAS GETTING A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF PHONE CALLS FROM THE COMMUNITY ASKING HOW THE SCHOOLS WERE GOING TO RESPOND AND REALIZING THAT THE PARENTS REALLY WANTED TO BECOME INVOLVED IN THEIR CHILD'S SAFETY AT SCHOOL, WE DECIDED TO HAVE THE SCHOOL SAFETY MEETINGS.))
But long before that, the county was putting special safety features in schools.
Like cameras in Bassett Middle School. Next year, they'll be in all county high schools. And later, all middle schools.
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((STEVE BURTON/BASSETT M.S. PRINCIPAL: THE KIDS KNOW ITS THERE AND I HAVE SEEN LESS THINGS GOING ON IN THE HALLWAY THAN THERE WERE BEFORE BECAUSE THEY KNOW THEY'RE BEING WATCHED.))
All schoolbuses will also be equipped with cameras next year.
Parents at the safety meetings say they're relieved by what they're learning.
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((SHARON QUIGG/PARENT: IT DID BRING OUT A LOT OF GOOD POINTS AND STUFF I DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT. I DO ATTEND EVERY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS. I TRY TO BE HERE AS MUCH AS I CAN. AND IT DID SHOW SOME OF THE THINGS THAT I CAN DO TO BE MORE CONSCIOUS OF...TO BE ABLE TO DO MORE.))))
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Next step is to incorporate the parents' suggestions. Administrators said tonight that they heard a lot of good ideas coming from the parents that would be cheap to implement. Like visitors badges and bus evacuation drills.
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Jean?
[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [05/27/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE It begins in June but doesn't really get going until August. We are talking about the Atlantic hurricane season. Early predicitions say more storms and bigger storms.
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[EFFECT TO] [WXPRO/FULL]HURRICANE SATELLITE WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Accident-Update]


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The truck driver arrested in connection with yesterday's fatal accident on Interstate 81 near Christiansburg is scheduled to stand trial in September.
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31-year old Richard Wayne West was charged with involuntary manslaughter just hours after his rig crossed the median and collided with a car.
The elderly New York couple inside the Ford Taurus were killed instantly.
At his arraignment this afternoon, West was appointed an attorney- His trial date was set for September 20th.
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West initially told police he blew a tire but later said he lost control after glancing at the floorboard.
West has NOT yet posted the 75- thousand dollar bond needed for his release from jail.
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[Truck-Safety]


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As the volume of truck traffic continues to grow on Interstate 81, so does concern about the condition of those eighteen wheelers.
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Across Virgina, 44 state troopers are assigned to Motor Carrier Safety.
Last year, they conducted 40-thousand truck inspections... checking systems that affect safety including brakes, suspension, lights, and tires.
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((AS FAR AS CHECKS YOU KNOW, THE TROOPERS CHECK HERE AT THE SCALES A LOT, BUT THEY CHECK EVERYWHERE IN THE STATE. YOU MAY FIND THEM DOWN ON 220 IN MARTINSVILLE. YOU MAY FIND THEM ON 58 IN MARTINSVILLE. YOU MAY FIND THEM ON 460 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY.))
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On a busy day, thirteen THOUSAND trucks pass through the Hollins Scales on interstate 81... more than 250- thousand in a single month.
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[Fleming]


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A Lynchburg jury must make a life or death decision in the capital murder case of Darrell Lamont Fleming.
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Fleming was convicted yesterday of capital murder for the stabbing death of 16-year- old Corey Pennix last August.

His attorneys say Fleming was "a good man who did a bad thing" when he killed Pennix, then stole drugs and money from him.
The seven-man, five- woman jury will decide between life in prison or the death penalty tomorrow.
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[Milosevic]


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The International War Crimes Tribunal has indicted Yugoslav President Slobodon Milosevic with crimes against humanity.
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President Clinton says the indictment sends a message- NATO is doing the right thing.
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((IT WILL HELP TO DETER FUTURE WAR CRIMES BY ESTABLISHING THAT THOSE WHO GIVE ORDER WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.))
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Prosecutors want Yugoslav authorities to ask President Slobodan Milosevic to surrender to the U-N War Crimes Tribunal- though that's unlikely.
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[Pulaski-Drugs]


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A lengthy undercover drug investigation in Pulaski County has resulted in charges against roughly 25- people.


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A grand jury issued the indictments this week and officers began making arrests, this morning.
By noon, about half of those charged had been taken into custody.
The investigation was a joint effort by officers from the Dublin police department, state police and the Pulaski County sheriff's department.
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((JIM DAVIS/PULASKI CO. SHERIFF: IT HELPS IN MANPOWER, RESOURCES, EQUIPMENT, AND THE LUXURY OF HAVING OFFICERS BEING ABLE TO TAKE BREAKS, BACK OFF FOR A WHILE AND CONTINUE AGAIN.))
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Sheriff Davis says the investigation will likely result in additional charges, as well.
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[Wells]


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A former substitute teacher at Pulaski County high school is accused of providing students with marijuana and cigarettes.
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34-year old Andrea Lynn Wells was arrested at her home in Radford, this morning.
Investigators say Wells would sell and give cigarettes to students while working at the school.
The marijuana charges are the result of alleged activity off-school property.
Police say Wells smoked a joint with two students at one of their houses.
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Coming up, a waning textile company in Southside tries to encourage shareholders.
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[VO-NAT]

and the feds are naming names - they think they know who's responsible for the disappearance of a nationally-known atheist.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((O-K sports fans check this out, Glenvar advances to the finals of the Region C soccer tournament, William Byrd stays in house in naming a new girls head basketball coach Mike Stevens checks in from Charlotte with some special news from the King Richard Petty and 155 soccer teams are headed to the valley for the Berglund festival soccer tournament.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Atheists]


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New developments in the case of the missing Atheist and her two children.
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Federal authorities are now officially accusing David Waters and three others with involvement in the murder plot to kill Madalyn Murry O'Hair.
In a 36 page document, the FBI cites that the group plotted to kill O'Hair and steal half a million dollars from her company.
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((PATRICK GAME/WATER'S ATTORNEY: WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE..... AND NTOHING MORE.))
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O'hair disappeared in 1995 along with her son and adopted daughter.
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[Tultex]


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Two dismal years at Tultex have left shareholders with many questions.
They got few answers at the company's annual meeting today.
But they did get a promise.
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Martinsville's biggest employer said things will get better.
Management apologized for sinking profits and stock prices.
It blamed company losses on overseas competition and customers who have stopped buying sweatshirts.
The company introduced its new president, who says Tultex can turn around its fortunes with some creative marketing.


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((JAMES CHRISS/TULTEX PRESIDENT: YOU GET PEOPLE TO BUY MORE SWEATSHIRTS BY MAKING SWEATSHIRTS THAT THEY WANT TO BUY. THAT MAY SOUND SIMPLE BUT WE HAVE TO TALK TO CONSUMERS ... DO SOME RESEARCH ... AND MAKE WHAT THEY WANT.))
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The company says there won't be any other changes in management.
Tultex would not reveal how much its new president is getting paid.
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It started as an instant hit -
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but there's mounting criticism of a drug that promises to get rid of cellulite.
The lowdown on Cellasene when News 7 returns.
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[lotto]
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NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
7-2-0

(seven, two, zero)


Pick 4:
4-2-9-1

(four, two, nine, one)


Cash 5:
7-21-22-27-33

(seven, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-seven, thirty-three)



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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=Jean]
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"Discovery" and its seven person crew blasted into orbit today on the first shuttle mission in six months.
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[7:49:13]
Discovery will rendezvous with the international space station and deliver some two tons of supplies.
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[Weather] [05/27/1999] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Statistics [ESS/FULL]AMS SEAL [AUDIO CART] [MUSIC UNDER] [COMMERCIAL] [CK/CHYRON/VIEWERNET] [CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS [CK/CHYRON/5 PAGES] FORECASTS [ESS/FULL] EXTENDED FORECAST [Forecasts]
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William Byrd names a new head girls basketball coach Mike Stevens will check in with a report from Charlotte and another big night for high school sports.
But first out Extra Point.
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[SUPER=75-NBA; :]


Reports in Los Angeles say the Lakers are close to naming Kurt Rambis as their permanent head coach.
The L.A. times quoted several sources as saying the Lakers are leaning toward keeping Rambis on the sidelines.
Rambis took over on an interim basis in February when Del Harris was fired.
And here are tonights scores.
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[S-Bassett]


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Bassett has advanced to the finals of the Region four high school baseball tournament.
The Bengals beat Abingdon yesterday 4 to 2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bassett/Bassett vs Abingdon; :]


The Basset Bengals huddle before the start of the game.
In the fourth inning, Bassett's Cedric Watkins hits a long shot to centerfield but he stubbles as he rounds second and get caught up in a run down and gets tagged out.
Abingdon's Josh Ringstaff he takes off for first after the bassett catcher fumbles the third strike and he rounds the bases and makes it to third base after the catcher makes a bad throw.
[SUPER=34-Bassett/4/Abingdon/2/;]


Abingdon's Adam Abel hits a grounder to short and Ringstaff scores the run on the fielders choice but Bassett wins the game 4 to 2.
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[S-Glenvar]


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[WRITER=rst]
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Glenvar has advanced to the finals of the Region C soccer tournament.
The Highlanders downed George Wythe 6 to 5 in sudden death overtime.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Glenvar vs George Wythe; :]


The Maroon coach Angelo Semonelli giving some last minute advice to his players during the game.
It was a defensive struggle here Glenvar's Adam Livingston would make some good saves and stops this shot by the Maroon offense.
Both offenses would have a tough time scoring here Glenvar's Ryan Mullen misses the easy put away and the game remained scoreless heading into the second half.
[SUPER=34-Glenvar/6/George Wythe/5/;]


George Wythe had plenty of opportunities but can't find the back of the net and Glenvar goes on to win it in overtime in a penality kick shootout.
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[S-Others]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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In Region C baseball, John Battle beat Grayson County 9 to nothing Battle's Jimmy Cobble struck out 15 batters.
And Glenvar beat Rural Retreat 4 to 3. It's the Indians first trip to the regionals in 25 years.
In Region C softball, Glenvar beat Parry McCluer 2 to 1 then lost to Patrick Henry glade Spring 4 to 2.
Glenvar still advances to the state.
And Virginia High downed Patrick County 3 to 1.



[S-Byrd]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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William Byrd stayed in house in naming its new head girls basketball coach.
Debbie Williams-Arthur, an assistant to Richard Thrasher for 10 years, will take over the head coaching duties.
Williams-Arthur will lead a Byrd team that's won a state championship in the 90's along with several regional titles.
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[OUT Q=....good kids."]
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((RICHARD PETTY ANNOUNCES A NEW DEAL FOR THE YEAR 2-THOUSAND. MORE LATER ON MORNIN'.))




[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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And coming up, The Berglund festival soccer tournament kicks off this weekend as 155 teams gear up for a 400 game marathon.
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[VO-NAT]


And Mike Stevens has a report from Charlotte where the King Richard Petty announced a new deal for Petty Enterprise in the year 2-thousand.
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[S-Charlotte]


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[WRITER=sma]
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Michael Waltrip led second round qualifying at Charlotte yesterday. He turned in a speed of 182 point 877 miles per hour to claim the 26-th spot.
[graphic=petty 50th anniversary]


But yesterday, the Petty's were the show as their 50th anniversary party continued. Mike Stevens has more from Lowe's Motor Speedway.
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[SUPER=01-Richard Petty/Petty Enterprises Owner; :42]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/Hornaday's Car Owner; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Ron Hornaday/Moves to Busch Series in 2000; 1:28]
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[S-Soccer]


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The 13th annual memorial day soccer tournament is this weekend. 155 youth soccer teams will compete.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Year; :00]


ages range from six through 18, girls and boys.. Seven states will be represented.
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((THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))


[Cellulite]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Federal regulators have been asked to investigate the latest product that claims to get rid of cellulite.
Elizabeth Kaledin has more.
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(( Since it s debut on the market last March...cellasene has been an instant hit: Jessica Nall/ Cambridge Chemists: cellasene has been selling fantastically..it s been flying of the shelves. Track: Why?? It promises to eliminate cellulite...the visible fatty deposits that plague millions of women....even thin ones like Deborah Butero who are taking it as part of a study: The skin on my thighs looks firmer and I ve lost an inch in circumference on each thigh Dermatologist Peter Pugliese...a consultant to the company...explains how it works: Dr. Peter Pugliese basically you are strengthening the connective tissue around the fat and getting back to normal shape. Track: but the supplement...a compound of herbal extracts and fish oil...is now the target of mounting criticism and a potential federal investigation....for making promises it can t fulfill. Dr. Louis Aronne is an expert on obesity: Dr. Louis Aronne/Obesity Expert the best way to characterize cellasene is that it s bogus...there is no evidence that this product works. Two studies on cellasene were completed in Italy before it was brought to market...another is still in progress in the United States...but that was more than enough in the unregulated world of dietary supplements. The company...Rexall-Sundown has issued a statement saying: The company....is confident that our products are in full compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.. Elizabeth Kaledin CBS News, New York.))


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As we told you earlier, a transformer blew in downtown Roanoke tonight - sending flames up through the ground near Franklin Road.
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We're going to check in again with Stacey Martin for the latest on the situation.
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