[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=Jean]


Next on News 7, hopes for survivors grow dim as the death toll in the Turkey earthquake tops ten thousand.
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[VO-NAT]

and there's new developments in one of this country's most notorious murder cases.
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[Weather-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Friday morning was noisy and wet, especially during the pre dawn hours. And isolated thunderstorms continue to rumble at this hour.

[Medical-Head]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#med heads]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

On health check -- A Roanoke physician practice is dissolving -- we'll tell you where the doctors are going.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus -- some Roanoke children find healing at the end of the rainbow.
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[2-SHOT]

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
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[VO-NAT]


The number of dead climbs toward 10-thousand now in Turkey- as more bodies are pulled from the rubble.
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[5-Turkey]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=]


Hopes of finding earthquake survivors are dwindling-
The death toll is climbing as each hour passes.
Cindy (pen-ya) Pena has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Northwestern Turkey]
[SUPER=01-Hattie Babbit/U.S. Aid;]
[SUPER=01-Cindy Pena/CBS News;]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=for CBS News.]

((
WHILE RESCUERS RETRIEVE BODIES FROM BENEATH THE BROKEN CONCRETE AND RUBBLE, APPLAUSE AND CHEERS FOR A LITTLE GIRL FOUND ALIVE IN ISMIT. FOR THE SURVIVORS, THE ROAD AHEAD SEEMS DAUNTING. CONDITIONS IN THE HARDEST HIT TOWNS, LIKE ADAPAZARI, WORSEN BY THE MINUTE. THE STENCH OF DECAY AND THOUSANDS OF HOMELESS LIVING ON GARBAGE LITTERED STREETS WITH NO SEWAGE OR RUNNING WATER COMPOUND THE RISK OF DISEASE.
AT THE U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, OR A-I-D, ORGANIZERS WHO SET UP THE RESCUE EFFORTS ARE NOW ARE READYING FOR THE SECOND PHASE. HATTIE BABBIT-US AID: "The next step here of course is to provide temporary housing and food food and hygiene facilities for people who no longer have a place to go home to."
THE MAJORITY OF THE BUILDINGS WERE NOT EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT WHICH ACCOUNTS FOR THE ENORMOUS LOSS OF LIFE, MAKING THIS ONE OF THE WORST EARTHQUAKES THIS CENTURY.
PENA STAND UP CLOSE: THE AMERICAN ASSISTANCE WILL MOUNT IN THE DAY AHEAD, 3 U.S. NAVAL SHIPS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN TURKEY TOMORROW TO SERVE AS FLOATING HOSPITALS. AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT, CINDY PENA FOR CBS NEWS.))

[5-Sheppard]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A prosecutor in Cleveland, Ohio, has ordered yet another body exhumed in the murder case involving Sam Sheppard.
He was the defendant who was later acquitted for the murder of his wife.
The case formed the basis of the television show the Fugitive. Drew Levinson reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-William Mason/Prosecutor;]
[SUPER=10-Sam Resse Sheppard/Son/Sept. 17, 1997;]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS DETROIT]
SOT WILLIAM D. MASON/CUYAHOGA COUNTY PROSECUTOR


"Today, I've ordered that the remains of Marilyn Sheppard, the murdered wife of Dr. Sam Sheppard be exhumed."
IN JULY OF 1954, MARILYN SHEPPARD WAS BEATEN TO DEATH IN THE COUPLE'S HOME NEAR CLEVELAND. HER HUSBAND, DR. SAM SHEPPARD WAS CONVICTED--BUT MAINTAINED A BUSHY HAIRED INTRUDER KILLED HIS PREGNANT WIFE. HE SERVED 10 YEARS IN PRISON BEFORE HIS CONVICTION WAS OVERTURNED. HE WAS ACQUITTED IN A SECOND TRIAL. SHEPPARD SPENT THE REST OF HIS LIFE TRYING TO CLEAR HIS NAME.

(SOT SHEPPARD)

"I think I can clearly absolutely vindicate myself."
BUT, HE DIED A BROKEN MAN AT 46. THE EXHUMATION COMES IN RESPONSE TO A LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE STATE BY SHEPPARD'S SON-SAM REESE SHEPPARD. HE CONTENDS HIS FATHER WAS WRONGFULLY IMPRISONED AND THE STATE OWES THE ESTATE MONEY FOR THE DECADE HE SPENT BEHIND BARS.

(SOT SAM RESSE SHEPPARD, SEPT. 17, 1997)

"Columbus was a torture chamber for my dad, my dad did 10 years in that old Ohio State Prison which was a hell hole."
THE STATE FEELS NEW DNA EVIDENCE FROM MARILYN SHEPPARD'S REMAINS WILL STRENGTHEN ITS DEFENSE.

(SOT MASON)

"I'd say that the evidence that was used up until today we're convinced still leads in one direction, that Dr. Sam is still the number on guy who committed this murder."
THE ATTORNEY FOR SAM REESE SHEPPARD SAYS THE EVIDENCE WILL SUPPORT SHEPPARD'S INNOCENCE. THE EXHUMATION COULD DELAY THE START OF THE TRIAL BY MONTHS. DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, DETROIT.

[5-Forest-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=599-10 1:02:36]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]


Forestry officials say that brush fires on Smith Mountain are contained... after three days fighting them ... and the help of a little rain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


30 firefighters remain on the mountain today, monitoring what's left of the fire.
Foresters say about a half inch of rain fell on the mountain last night.
That, along with backfires set to control the flames the last few nights, has kept it from spreading.
About 400 acres have burned since Saturday, when the mountain was struck by lightning.
Forestry officials say it could still take several days for the fires to die out.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5p]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Coming up next on News 7 at 5, there reports of another baby switch at the U-V-A Medical Center. This one is quickly corrected-
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[VO-NAT]


and we'll see what's new at this year's West Virginia State Fair.
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[ANCHOR=TONYA]


On Health Check, alternative medicine practitioners say they're here to complement the mainstream treatments.
[ANCHOR=JEAN 2 shot]


Stay with us we'll have those stories and a look back at Hurricane Camille.

[5-Phillips]


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


The teenager who killed his eight year old neighbor will spend the rest of his life in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bartow, FL]


A judge sentenced Joshua Phillips for the 1998 beating and stabbing of Maddie Clifton.
The child's body was found under the frame of the 15 year old's waterbed.
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[SOT 14:52:09]
[IN Q=]

((CHARLES ARNOLD/PRESIDING JUDGE: I'M CERTAIN ON JUDGMENT DAY THAT YOU JOSHUA EARL PHILLIPS WILL BE GIVEN A FAR HARSHER SENTENCE THAN I CAN IMPOSE.)) [BUTT TO 14:53:06] ((STEVE CLIFTON/MADDIE'S FATHER: MAYBE JUSTICE HAS BEEN SERVED BUT IT'S STILL A SHAME ON THE OTHER HAND FOR AN INDIVIDUAL LIKE THAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO THE REST OF HIS LIFE IN PRISON, IT'S JUST NO UP SIDE IT'S ALL VERY DEPRESSING.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Arnold/Presiding Judge;]
[sUPER=01-Steve Clifton/Maddie's Father; 09]
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[OUT Q=very depressing.]
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[VO-NAT]


Last month Phillips was convicted of first degree murder.
Since Florida's courts prohibit a 15 year old from receiving a death sentence, Phillips received the life term.
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[5-Baby-Swap]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=599-12 56:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Compared to the baby switch discovered last summer, it's small potatoes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/File Tape]


But the University of Virginia Hospital has admitted to briefly switching another pair of newborns last month.
In July, a Nelson County couple says they were given another baby to hold in the hospital.
They discovered it was NOT theirs after about ten minutes.
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=]


Both babies were apparently properly tagged-- and were quickly returned to the appropriate parents.
But UVA officials say they're investigating and hope to release a full report next week.
The hospital still faces lawsuits for the switch of two babies discovered last summer... and for giving another family the wrong infant remains in the spring of last year.


[5-Best-Buy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=599-11 1:02:43]
[GRAPHIC=Best buy]


When the nation's number one electronics retailer comes to a small market ... it's an awfully big deal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Best Buy opened for business in Roanoke today.
Crowds packed the store as soon as it opened.
People were taking advantage of special opening day deals.
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[SOT 8:18:28//////8:17:21]
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[IN Q=i knew that]

((RITA HOPSON/BEST BUY CUSTOMER: I KNEW THAT I'D FIND SOME GOOD BUYS HERE BECAUSE IT'S BEST BUY AND THAT'S WHAT I CAME LOOKING FOR. /////////////////// CHARLIE HANKS/BEST BUY CUSTOMER: THREE NINETY NINE FOR A 450 MEGAHERTZ PENTIUM PROCESSOR. AND THEY'RE GOING TO THROW IN A FREE MONITOR. Scott Goldberg: That's like giving it away. CHARLIE: SOUNDS LIKE IT TO ME.))
[SUPER=01-Rita Hobson/Best Buy Customer;00]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Hanks/Best Buy Customer;06]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=sounds like it to me]
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[VO-NAT]


This is the first time in more than two years there's been competition in the market.
Circuit City was the only appliance and electronics super store in Roanoke.
Now that there are two ... consumers are hoping to benefit from lower prices.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5p]
[WRITER=afr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


What does the weekend weather have in store for us? Robin will be along with he forecast next.
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[VO-NAT]

and then a little later we'll see how two groups are celebrating a part of the state's history.
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[STOCKS]

[5-Scales]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=599-5]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


At times, it was an emotional day in court as witnesses described the events up to the death of their friend inside a Blacksburg nightspot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


30- year old Richard Bullard was shot and killed two years ago on the dance floor at Arnold's restaurant.
Kerry Scales and his twin brother Terry say they shot Bullard in self defense after Bullard allegedly grabbed Kerry, by the throat, for allegedly looking at two girls on the dance floor.
A number of Bullard's friends who testified remembered Bullard asking the twins to leave the girls alone.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=About that ]
(BRIAN OFFICER: ABOUT THAT TIME, IS WHEN I HAD TO USE THE REST ROOM, SO I KIND OF TURNED AROUND, WALKING TOWARD THE

REST ROOM AND HEARD SCUFFLING BEHIND ME, TURNED AROUND AND THE NEXT THING I KNOW I SAW RICHARD ON HIS BACK AND SHOTS WERE BEING FIRED RIGHT AT HIM.)
[SUPER=01-Brian Officer/Prosecution Witness; :00]
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[OUT Q=AT HIM.]



[anchor=jean]
[ss=]


None of the witnesses who testified today described seeing Bullard grab Kerry Scales.
The trial is expected to last through Tuesday.

[5-Camille]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=599-8 1:05:01]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Camille]


Today marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most deadly storms ever to hit the United States..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./August, 1969]


Hurricane Camille still packed a punch when she rolled into Nelson County in the early morning hours of August 20th, 1969.
Scientists say the combination of the hurricane, a cold front and the mountains added up to disaster for central Virginia.
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[SOT 13:32:01]
[IN Q=We're just far]

((PAT MICHAELS/STATE CLIMATOLOGIST: WE'RE JUST FAR SOUTH ENOUGH THAT THE HURRICANES STILL HAVE A LOT OF MOISTURE, WE'RE JUST FAR NORTH ENOUGH THAT THE COLD FRONTS ARE STILL INTACT AND WE HAVE THE HIGHEST RELIEF MOUNTAINS FOR A FEW HUNDRED MILES AROUND.))
[SUPER=01-Pat Michaels/State Climatologist]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=hundred miles around.]
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[VO-NAT]


Upwards of 30 inches of rain fell in just eight hours, and the flooding killed an estimated 125 people in Nelson County alone.
We'll hear from some of the survivors of that storm on News7 at Six.
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[health music under]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#tease 3]
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Today in Sports, an unfortunate accident today in Michigan as history repeats itself for one NASCAR driver.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]

Next on health check -- a new study reports alternative medicine isn't really alternative,
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[VO-NAT]

And -- why were doctors forced to resign from a Carilion Internal Medicine practice.
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[SOT 09 15 09]
[IN Q=It really was not our]

((DR. CHARLES HILES/INTERNIST: IT REALLY WAS NOT OUR DECISION TO DO THAT, WE WERE BASICALLY TOLD THAT OUR JOB NO LONGER EXISTED.))
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=no longer existed.]

[health bump]
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[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=599-15 3:26]
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Carilion Internal Medicine isn't officially closed -- but all of the doctors in practice there are leaving.
Both Carilion and the doctors agree the decision has nothing to do with patient care.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

Doctor Charles Hiles was one of the first to leave -- he says he was forced to resign. He and some of the seven other doctors are looking for new places to practice medicine in town.
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[IN Q=We anticipate]

((DR. CHARLES HILES/INTERNIST: WE ANTICIPATE THAT WE'LL BE ABLE TO MAINTAIN OUR CURRENT APPOINTMENT BOOK, DAYS OF THE WEEKS, TIMES, ETCETERAS, WITH PERHAPS A FEW MINOR ADJUSTMENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Charles Hiles/Internist; ]
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[OUT Q=minor adjustments]
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[VO-NAT]

Hiles says the doctors at Carilion Internal Medicine are trying to stay together as a group. Carilion officials say they'd like to help.
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[IN Q=We at Carilion]

((DR. TONY STAVOLA/CARILION MEDICAL DIRECTOR: WE AT CARILION ARE CERTAINLY DETERMINED TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO HELP THEM MAKE THE TRANSITION TO A NEW PRACTICE LOCATION AND TO FACILITATE THE TRANSFER OF PATIENT CARE TO THEM IN THE NEW LOCATION SO THAT THE PATIENTS WILL NOT SEE DISRUPTIONS TO THEIR CARE.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Tony Stavola/Carilion Medical Director; ]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=their care]
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[VO NAT] Stavola says this is not an adversarial process. He says changes are occurring in healthcare and Carilion is just keep up with those changes.
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[5-Alternative-Medicine]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jbi]
[TAPE#=599-39 1:52:43]
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A Yale study of alternative medicine shows that most patients use it in addition to traditional medicine. A local medical practice is trying to incorporate both. Intern Reporter Juliet Bickford has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Relax]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mary Harkless/ Virginia Wellness Center; :25]
[SUPER=01-Juliet Bickford/ Reporting; :45]
[SUPER=01-Suzann Robins/ VA Western Teacher; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Hart/ Pediatric Gastroenterologist; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke]
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[SOT tape I nats 00:11:11]
[IN Q=Relax]

((Relax that arm -- stretch it down, down, down.))
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[OUT Q=down.]

The treatment is called rolfing and it's like a deep down massage used to re-align the body. It's just one of the services performed here at a building that combines a number of alternative treatments. Practitioners prefer the term complimentary medicine because they say they supplement what physicians do by working on the mind and spirit.
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[SOT tape I 00:02:12]
[IN Q=Get it working]

((MARY HARKLESS/ VIRGINIA WELLNESS CENTER: GET IT WORKING THE WAY IT'S SUPPOSED TO SO THAT WHATEVER THE DISEASE PROCESS IS, MEDICINE, AND THE SURGERY, AND THE OTHER THINGS CAN WORK BETTER.))
[RUNS=8]
[OUT Q=better.]

Procedures such as chiropractics or acupuncture can address specific physical problems like back pain. The medical community has slowly started opening its doors to exploring some of these treatments.
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[SOT tape I 00:30:24]
[IN Q=Schools]

((JULIET BICKFORD/ REPORTING: SCHOOLS SUCH AS HARVARD, GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, AND JOHNS HOPKINS INCORPORATE COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE INTO THEIR MEDICAL SCHOOL. A LOCAL SCHOOL-- VIRGINIA WESTERN -- IS LOOKING AT THE SAME SUBJECT.))
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[OUT Q=subject.]

Educators say that it's important for consumers and doctors alike to understand all the medicine that's out there.
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[SOT tape I 00:22:03]
[IN Q=There's a real]

((SUZANN ROBINS/ VA WESTERN TEACHER: THERE'S A REAL PULL RIGHT NOW TO HELP EDUCATE PEOPLE -- THAT IF THEY'RE GOING TO TRY HERBAL OR IF THEY'RE GOING TO TRY ANYTHING ELSE THAT THEY DO TELL THEIR DOCTORS.))
[RUNS=9]
[OUT Q=doctors.]

A local doctor agrees that it's important for patients to keep their physician informed so they can help decide if the treatment is beneficial.
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[SOT tape II 00:10:17]
[IN Q=It's clear]

((DR. MICHAEL HART/ PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGIST: IT'S CLEAR WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO SEE SUSTAINED BENEFIT TO OUR PATIENTS AS LONG AS THE THERAPY IS TESTED IN A SCIENTIFICALLY BLINDED FASHION.))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=fashion.]

Both sides agree that they have something to offer and they hope to work together more in the future for the good of the patient. Juliet Bickford, News 7, Roanoke.))

[5-Good-Samaritan]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=599-39 1:52:44]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]


Children let go of their grief today at Rainbow's End Camp.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

The campers let balloons go at the Ronald McDonald House on Jefferson Street as a symbolic gesture of sending a message to their loved ones who have passed away. The camp is a one day grief exercise for children ages five to 12 who have had to deal with the death of a loved one.

Other activities to help children express their feelings include music therapy and making treasure boxes.
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[2-Shot-Toss]
[ANCHOR=Jean]


Today in Sports, Ernie Irvan has another bad accidentt at Michigan.
[ANCHOR=Tonya]


With that and a preview of Friday Football Extra, here's Steve Mason.


[S5-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-42]
[GRAPHIC=ticker]


Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your end of the week sports ticker.
[graphic=michigan]


Winston Cup cars qualified at Michigan today for Sunday's Pepsi 400. But the hearts and prayers and thoughts of the drivers and the fans are with Ernie Irvan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/ESPN; :00]


Irvan crashed his number 84 Pontiac this morning during practice for the Busch Series NAPA 200 race scheduled for tomorrow. As a precaution, he was airlifted to St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital.
The latest report says Irvan has a bruised lung and a mild head injury, but he will not need surgery. Ironically, Ernie nearly lost his live on this very day five years ago at the same track.
In qualifying, South Boston's Ward Burton set a new track record with a speed of 188.843 miles per hour to grab the top spot. Mike Skinner will start on the outside front row, now here's the top 25.
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[WIPE TO CHYRON MOTION] [WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5016;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Ward Burton/188.843/2. Mike Skinner//3. Dale Jarrett//4. Geoffrey Bodine//5. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Ricky Rudd//7.Mark Martin//8. John Andretti//9. Jeff Gordon//10. Rusty Wallace//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Ted Musgrave//12. Steve Park//13. Hut Stricklin//14. Bill Elliott//15. Dick Trickle//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Chad Little//17. Dale Earnhardt Jr.//18.Sterling Marlin//19. Bobby Labonte//20. Michael Waltrip//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. David Green//22. Ricky Craven//23. Kenny Wallace//24. Wally Dallenbach//25.Matt Kenseth//;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...last driver."]
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[anchor=steve]
[graphic=michigan]


Rick Mast qualified 30th, Elliott Sadler 31st, Dale Earnhart 35th, Jeff Burton 36th, and terry Labonte 42nd.

[S5-FFE]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-45]
[GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO]


Friday Football Extra kicks off its 16th season tonight on Your Hometown Station. Mike Stevens is in our adjacent studio 77 with a preview of what's coming up tonight.
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[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=@mike1; :00]
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[OUT Q=...I'LL SEE YOU THEN."]
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[S5-JMU]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-34 tc 1:54:21]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[IN Q=Hello I'm Denise]
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[OUT Q=tonight at six]




[5-Batteau-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=599-13 3:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Soon a large wooden boat will float musicians and servants down the Roanoke River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


It's a new exhibit at the Explore Park.
A Boones Mill man built this 12-thousand-dollar batteau for the park and the Harrison Museum of African-American Culture.
Eighteenth century batteaumen, who were usually black, steered these boats from Roanoke to Richmond to trade tobacco.
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[SOT 11:28:02]
[IN Q=With wealth]

((WITH WEALTH YOU HAVE SCHOOLS, ROADS, MEDICAL FACILITIES, AND ALL THAT. SO IT WAS THE MEANS OF GENERATING WEALTH THROUGH TRADE.))
[SUPER=01-Dan Crawford/Batteauman;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=through trade]
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[VO-NAT]


The batteaumen also stopped by the Roanoke County treasurer's office today to pay a 15-shilling tax on their boat.
The exhibit will be dedicated next Tuesday in the park.
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[5-WV-STATEFAIR]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=FIVE]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Seventy five years ago an Agricultural exhibition in Lewisburg, West Virginia laid the seed for one of the largest state fairs in the region.
Melanie Moon shows us what's old and new at the West Virginia State Fair.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lewisburg, WV; :00]
[SUPER=@Melanie1]
[SUPER=01-Nick Lachey/98 Degrees;]
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[OUT Q=News7 Lewisburg.]

((
Seventy- five years after it began, some 250-thousand people now pass through the gates during the week long West Virginia State Fair. [SHOT OF BLUE RIBBON TOMATOES]
There here to win ribbons with their garden grown best.
Sample some vegetable FREE fair food and perhaps lose their lunch on the fairway, that is unless they lose their nerve..
(nats...)


But in 19-99 the fair is climbing to great heights with a number of new attractions.
A celebrity charity auction has been added featuring autographed collectors items.
[standup-32:24 -31 ][COVER THE LAST FEW WORDS WITH 31:44 OR OTHER GOOD NEWSUEM VIDEO.]
(M99-4 TIGERS AND ACROBATS)


Fairgoers this year also have the chance to see the worlds only tightrope walking tiger.
And be amazed by the stunts and high flying demonstrations performed by Chinese acrobats.
(STANDUP-2 43:40:44-CONCERTS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A BIG PART OF THE FAIR AND IN THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS FAIR OFFICIALS HAV

E TRIED TO ATTRACT MORE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH THE TOP NAMES IN POP ENTERTAINMENT, AND IT SEEMS TO BE WORKING, THIS YEAR'S 98 DEGRESS/BRINEY SPEARS CONCERT SOLD OUT IN 3 DAYS, THAT'S ONLY HAPPENED ONCE BEFORE AT THE FAIR WHEN THE BACKSTREET BOYS TOOK TO THE STAGE.)
(34:41:-44 STEPHANIE MILLS-ALL MY FRIENDS CAME HERE JUST TO SEE THEM)
(33;54-57 DAWN CLAY: IT GETS MORE TEENAGERS AND STUFF HERE.)
(36:07-10 STEPHANIE MILLS:IT'S SOMETHING NEW, IT'S USUALLY ONLY COUNTRY MUSIC.)


(nats of 98 degrees)
On crisp, rainy night 98 degrees heated up the spirits of thousands of young people. Later this year they'll release a Christmas album and next month their official book.
(45:52-4:06:03- NICK LACHEY/98 DEGREES: THERE ARE A LOT OF UNAUTHORIZED BIOS OUT THERE, TIME TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT

, PUT OUT A BOOK THAT WE CO-WROTE.)
And while the concert reminds fairgoers of modern day pop culture, the tradition of the state fair runs deeps into the mountains of West Virginia, bringing with it the pride of fairs past.
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