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Coming up on News 7, nearly two million people are evacuating as Hurricane Floyd threatens the Southeast U-S Coast.


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and we'll see what local authorities are doing to prepare in case Floyd heads our way. [Weather-Head]
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This powerful hurricane promises to pack a very bad punch upon arrival Thursday morning. We will show you the possibilities coming up.


[Medical-Head]


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On health check -- A new study suggests taking your tonsils out is a waste of time.
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Plus -- we'll tell you how this credit card sized device is designed to help people with certain heart problems.
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((THIS IS A MANDATORY EVACUATION.))
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[OUT Q=a safer haven.]
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Tens of thousands heed the warning-
From Florida to South Carolina they are heading to safer ground.
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Hurricane Floyd is now creeping up the Florida Coast- It's expected to bring Hurricane Force winds ashore around Melbourne tonight-
Lee Cowan is standing by live in Titusville Florida with the latest.
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(( FLOYD HAS BECOME A MONSTER THAT THREATENS TO SWALLOW THE COAST. EXTREME IN STRENGTH.. OVERWHELMING IN SIZE. FROM THE TIP OF FLORIDA TO THE CAROLINA COAST SOME TWO MILLION PEOPLE ARE ON THE RUN.. FORCE TO EVACUATE AS THE FACE OF FLOYD TURNS ANGRIER STILL.
It's just too big.
IT'S ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL STORMS TO EVER THREATEN THE U-S. NEARLY FOUR TIMES THE SIZE OF HURRICANE ANDREW AND SO FAR JUST AS MEAN.
SOUNDBITE: WE WERE THERE.. GO THROUGH THAT AGAIN.
CENTRAL FLORIDA IS CREEPING TO A STANDSTILL. AIRPORTS ARE CLOSED, SHELTERS ARE FULL, STORES ARE EMPTY AS THE RACE TO SURVIVE MATCHES THE SPEED OF THE STORM.

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AND THOSE WHO ARE WATCHING ARE PREDICTING THE WORST.

(COWAN BRIDGE) SO WHAT CAN MOVE IS. MILITARY PLANES ARE FLYING INLAND

FOR PROTECTION. MILITARY SHIPS ARE HEADING OUT TO SEA. BUT NOT EVERYONE IS SO LUCKY. AT THE KSC, NASA IS SCRAMBLING IS PROTECT ITS FLEET OF FOUR SPACE SHUTTLES.. AND ACT THAT MAY BE FORECASTERS PREDICT WINDS COULD WELL EXCEED THE LIMITS OF BUILDINGS ONCE THOUGHT STRONG ENOUGH TO HOLD OFF ALMOST ANYTHING AND MOST HERE REALIZE THE WORST IS STILL TO COME.
LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA.))


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Jean adlibs a toss to ROBIN
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[Robin-Tease] [09/14/1999]
[SS=NONE]ROBIN IN WX-CENTER

[WXPRO/FULL] ALL FLOYD ALL THE TIME

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Governor Gilmore has declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Floyd.
The governor cites forecasts predicting flash flooding and possible tornadoes.
Meanwhile local officials are also keeping a close eye on the forecast... and preparing to implement their own emergency plans.
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This morning in Roanoke County, Tim Martin was sharpening his chain saw.... making sure his equipment will be ready if Floyd brings damaging winds our way.
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It was ten years ago, that Hugo blasted into western Virginia bringing down trees and power lines. Local officials haven't forgotten.
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((PETE HAISLIP/ROANOKE CO. PARKS AND RECREATION DIR.: ROADS HELPING VDOT, THE FIRE AND RESCUE PEOPLE, MAKING SURE THEY HAD ACCESS TO MOST OF THE NEIGHBORHOODS. A LOT OF THE WIND, THE WIND IN PARTICULAR WITH THE TREES COMING DOWN AND THINGS LIKE THAT. IT'LL KEEP US BUSY FOR QUITE A FEW WEEKS.))
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Preparations will take on a greater sense of urgency tomorrow. That's when local governments are likely to begin opening emergency operations centers, and taking other steps to be ready for Floyd.

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At this early point, Hurricane Floyd seems to be setting a course directly for Danville.
And Danville and its neighbors in Southside Virginia are preparing accordingly.
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Marya Jones joins us live in the Danville newsroom with the latest on hurricane readiness in Southside.
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Jean, prepare for the worst, hope for the best.
That's the message that's coming from emergency officials in Danville and all over Southside tonight.
No one knows exactly what Floyd will bring, but they do know from past experience that residents should be prepared for flooding and power losses.
Danville's Emergency Services Director urges residents to have some extra supplies on hand.
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((DOUG YOUNG/DANVILLE EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR: WHEN IT THREATENS YOUR AREA, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE THREE DAYS WORTH OF SUPPLIES...BOTTLED WATER, CANNED FOODS, IF YOU HAVE A GAS GRILL, PROPANE, WHATEVER MEANS... 3 DAYS OF SUPPLIES OF MEDICINE AND THINGS LIKE THAT.))
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And Danville isn't the only place in Southside issuing warnings to residents.
Halifax County is already warning residents that there could be MAJOR problems, given Floyd's current course.
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We'll have more for you on that and what other areas throughout Southside want residents to know tonight on News 7 at 6.

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Up the road in Lynchburg, emergency officials are also taking a wait and see approach, even as they prepare for the worst-
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In the event of a crisis, the city's 9-1-1 communications center would become an emergency operations command post.
But officials won't make that decision until Floyd has moved a little closer to Virginia.
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((BARRY MARTIN/EMERGENCY SERVICES COORDINATOR: WE TRACK THE STORM ON AN HOUR TO HOUR, DAY TO DAY BASIS AND WE CHANGE AND MODIFY OUR PREPARATIONS AND REACTIONS AND RESPONSE CAPABILITIES ACCORDINGLY, BASED ON THE ACCURACY OF EACH OF THE FORECASTS AS WE GET CLOSE.))
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Martin says Lynchburg city council will be briefed on the storm preparations during their regular meeting tonight.

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The man who killed someone after a Jenny Jones show taping- learns his fate. We'll have that story next,
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And then a little bit later, we'll see a man who is bringing what he learned at Disney to Buena Vista. There's a good chance if it goes bump in the night, he's built it.
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[5-Love]


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It's been more than a year since a pick-up and motorcycle collided in Blacksburg leaving two young men dead.
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Today-- the driver of the pick-up went on trial for involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of the accident.

Prosecutors say 28- year old Claude Love should be found guilty because his truck was on the wrong side of the road.
But Love's attorney told the jury the road on which the accident occurred is narrow and was NOT marked with a center line at the time of the accident.
Cheryl Simon heard the crash and quickly called 9-1-1 before trying to help the injured men.
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The accident claimed the lives of 21- year old Michael Dove and 21- year old Michael Perry.
Testimony is still underway at this hour.
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The man convicted in the Jenny Jones talk show slaying is sentenced today-
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25 to 50 years for Jonathan Schmitz- for the murder of Scott Amedure-
Before sentencing Schmitz spoke to the court.
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((JONATHAN SCHMITZ: I WOULD LIKE TO SAY I'M SORRY TO THE AMEDURE FAMILY I CAN'T TAKE ANY OF THIS BACK. I'M VERY SORRY.))
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Schmitz was convicted in the shotgun slaying of Amedure after the two appeared on the Jenny Jones talk show-
In the taping Amedure revealed he had a crush on Schmitz-
Today the Judge said the sentence would rob Schmitz of his youth but not his life.
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Patrick Evans may not feel too secure about his job after today's story. Coming up next, he will introduce us to some of the broadcasters of tomorrow.
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Many people remember the squawky P.A. system early in the morning that signaled the start of another school day with the droning of school announcements.
Well that's a thing of the past--now high-tech Television images have taken over, and Patrick Evans looks into the schoolroom studio at Woodrow Wilson Middle School.
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Coming up today in Sports, one of NASCAR's best truck drivers tests in Martinsville.
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On Health check, we'll see a new device that is helping physicians diagnose a difficult heart problem,
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And doctors find a surgery performed for years -- may not be working.
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((DR. RICHARD KAPLAN, UNIVERSITY PHYSICIANS: TAKING THEIR TONSILS AND ADENOIDS OUT DIDN'T REALLY CHANGE THE INCIDENCE OR THE AMOUNT OF TIME THEY SPENT WITH INFECTED EARS))
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Tonsils are blamed for everything from sore throats and stuffy noses -- to ear infections.
But a new study out this week questions that practice.
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Tonsillectomies are commonly performed to treat ear infections.
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((GEORGIA RATERMAN, MOTHER: THE DOCTOR SAID THAT IF THE TONSILS AND THE ADENOIDS CAME OUT THAT MAYBE THAT WOULD HELP HER HEARING, HER EARS AS WELL.))
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The study shows there are benefits for the first year after surgery, but those benefits did not last. Doctor Richard Kaplan says it should only be considered after antibiotics, allergy testing and tubes alone have failed.
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((DR. RICHARD KAPLAN/UNIVERSITY PHYSICIANS: THIS NEW STUDY WILL AT LEAST HELP PARENTS ASK THE QUESTIONS AS TO WHETHER IT'S A WORTHWHILE THING TO DO.))
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Kaplan says ear tubes do work, but they are not a permanent solution to ear infections. Most fall out after a year or two. But many children prone to infection outgrow the problem by their teens.
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Heart arrhythmia is very difficult for doctors diagnose.
But a new high tech card could help doctors solve the mysteries of an irregular heart beat.
Sandra Maas shows us how.
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Tuesday ticker.
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The Miami Dolphins 38-21 whipping of the two time defending Superbowl champion Denver Broncos last night sent a message to the rest of the NFL.
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These Dolphins will contend for the AFC title. One bright spot for the Broncos was the play of quarterback Brian Griese. The 24 year old threw three touchdown passes without an interception.
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((BRIAN GRIESE/24-40, 270 YARDS, 3 TD'S:))
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The Dolphins made the first year starter earn every yard and pay a price for making plays with some vicious hits.
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((ZACH THOMAS/DOLPHINS LINEBACKER:)) ((TERRELL DAVIS/19 CARRIES, 61 YARDS:))
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The Martinsville Speedway is gearing up for a big stretch of racing action at the track.
Late Model Stock, Modified and Winston Cup cars will all be turning left beginning on Sunday August 26th with the Taco Bell 300.
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The Craftsman Truck series isn't coming back to the track this Fall, but one of the series' all-time greats will be back driving a Winston Cup car.
Ron Hornaday, tested a Chevy owned by Felix Sabates' Sabco racing at the track today.
He ran the same car at Richmond last Saturday night.
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Coming up on News 7 at six tonight, Steve Mason will have an injury update on the Virginia Cavaliers as they ready to host a Wake Forest team that has a whole new look in 99.
I'll see you then - take care everybody. [go to break]

[5-Ogren-Studios]


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As Halloween aproaches, people nation-wide can look forward to thrills and chills, thanks to one special business in Buena Vista.
Eric Earnhart takes us on a tour of Ogren Studios.
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(( Spend a day with artist R.J. Ogren... and there's no telling what might pop up.

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((R.J. OGREN/ARTIST; THESE WILL POP UP ON COMPRESSED AIR BEHIND TOMB STONES, THESE ARE STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION... ))


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(( R.J. OGREN/ARTIST; AS AN ARTIST, WHAT IS YOUR GOAL AS YOU WORK ON THIS HEAD? TO MAKE IT PRETTY GROSS ACTUALLY. YOU'RE DOING WELL... YEA, WE GOT TWO OF THEM HERE. ))
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After two tours in Vietnam as a combat photographer, the artist set his sights on Disney World... eventually becoming one of four men responsible for visual presentations all over the park.
He left when Walt's influence faded there... eventually setting up Ogren Studios in Buena Vista, where for two years he's been happily underbidding his big city competitors for jobs at theaters, movie sets and theme parks.

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[IN Q=in St. Louis]

((R.J. OGREN/ARTIST; IN ST. LOUIS THEY ACTUALLY HAVE A RIDE CALLED THE TERROR TRAIN, AS THE TRAIN GOES BY THIS WILL FLY RIGHT DOWN BESIDE THE CARS GOING THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION MAKING THIS AWFUL SCREAMING SOUND. ))
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You never know what you might stumble across in Ogren's magic kingdom... meet the studio mascot.

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[IN Q=she was a bat]

(( R.J. OGREN/ARTIST; SHE WAS A BAT IN A MOVIE... YEA, STOP, MAKING THAT NOISE... SEE THE EARS? YOU COULDN'T BUILD A SPECIAL EFFECT LIKE THIS . ))
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Imagine growing up with a dad who puts black light in the hallway to test his latest glowing heads...

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[IN Q=he definitely]

((DAWN BLANCHARD/DAUGHTER; HE DEFINITELY MADE CHILDHOOD MORE FUN, AND STILL DOES, WE'RE NEVER GOING TO GROW UP... HE'S OUR PETER PAN. ))
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Though, Peter Pan never flew with anything like THIS...
In Buena Vista, Eric Earnhart, News 7.)) [Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]