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On News 7 at 5, we'll have a live report as Miss Virginia prepares to compete for the title of Miss U-S-A .
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and from Dublin, today is the last day of work for more than 800 workers at Dublin's Volvo Plant.
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More snow showers out there this evening-- at least there is no school to cancel tomorrow. Another wintry forecast is coming up.

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In Health News, a noted actor and fundraiser for cancer research has to fight the disease himself,
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and we'll have an update on a local woman who is undergoing experimental cancer treatment that could have far reaching implications.
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((WE'VE SEEN SECTION OF IMP THAT'S THE TAIL STRUCTURE OF THE AIRPLANE.))
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That part of the plane could be the focus of the investigation- as investigators try to figure out what went wrong.

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Now that the black boxes of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 have been recovered, salvage crews are concentrating on locating major portions of the wreckage and finding bodies.
Cathy Moss has the latest from Oxnard, California.
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(( ONCE INVESTIGATORS FINISH MAPPING THE DEBRIS FIELD... THEY'LL BEGIN PULLING UP PIECES OF ALASKA AIRLINES FLIGHT 261. UNDERWATER CAMERAS HAVE INDENTIFIED SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE PLANE... INCLUDING THE TAIL SECTION WHERE THE SUSPECT HORIZONTAL STABILER WAS MOUNTED. JOHN HAMMERSCHMIDT/N.T.S.B. "SOME OTHER PIECES ARE FIVE TO SIX FEET IN LENGTH, BUT MOST OF THE PIECES OF WRECKAGE IN THIS 100 FOOT DIAMETER AREA ARE LESS THAN 3 FEET IN SIZE." INVESTIGATORS DECLINED TO SAY WHETHER SEARCHERS HAVE SEEN ANY BODIES...WHICH ARE BLEIVED TO BE TRAPPED UNDER THE DEBRIS.
IN WASHINGTON, EXPERTS CONTINUE TO ANALYZE BOTH THE COCKPIT VOICE AND FLIGHT DATA RECORDERS. ANALYSIS OF THE VOICE RECORDER HAS ALREADY CONFIRMED THAT THE PILOTS DISCUSSED FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES PROBLEMS WITH THE JET'S CRITICAL HORIZONAL STABILIZER.
AND AN INTERESTING DEVELOPMENT HAS EMERGED AMID THIS TRAGEDY...
THIS RING WAS FOUND ON THE DECK OF A COMMERICIAL FISHING BOAT THAT WAS USED TO RECOVER DEBRIS. IT BELONGED TO CRASH VICTIM BOB WILLIAMS, A RETIRED AIR FORCE COLONEL WHO RECENTLY MADE AN UNUSUAL PACT WITH HIS DAUGHTER. SCOTT JARVIS/COMMERICAL FISHERMAN "IF ONE OF THEM HAD DIED, THE OTHER WOULD TRY TO SEND A SIGNAL TO THE OTHER SAYING THAT BASICALLY THEY'RE OKAY, WHICH IS REALLY SAD AND HARD TO UNDERSTAND, BUT WE KIND OF FEEL LIKE THIS RING IS THAT SIGNAL."
THE RING IS EXPECTED TO BE DELIVERED THE WILLIAMS FAMILY IN WASHINGTON STATE LATER TODAY.))




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Volvo's workforce at its Dublin plant declined by 25 percent today as more than 800 workers marked their last day at the plant.
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Workers hired after January 1998 lost their jobs.
Volvo says the layoffs are the result of a decline in new truck orders.
Another 100 employees will be let go in two weeks as the plant cuts back production from 112 to 80 trucks a day.
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The Virginia Employment Commission says that five local companies who do business with Volvo say they'll have to cut back on staffing as well.
Coming up on News 7 at 6, we'll tell you how one Volvo supplier says its planning to survive the layoffs.
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Despite the layoffs in this region- nationwide unemployment is at a 30-year low.
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The government reported unemployment fell last month to four percent- with 400-thousand new jobs in the nation just last month.
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((SINCE 1993 OUR ECONOMY HAS NOT CREATED NEARLY 21-MILLION JOBS. TODAY'S STRONG EMPLOYEMENT NUMBERS CONFIRM ONCE AND FOR ALL THAT THIS IS THE LONGEST ECONOMIC EXPANSION IN OUR HISTORY.))
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The President also talked tobacco-
His budget includes a 24 cent-a-pack tax hike on cigarettes-
He also wants cigarette makers to pay 3-thousand dollars for every smoker under 18- if youth smoking is not cut in half in 3 years.

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Tonight is the Miss U-S-A pageant in Branson, Missouri.
51 delegates want to win- Whoever does will go on to the Miss Universe Pageant in May.
Crystal Marie Jones of Virginia Beach is representing the Old Dominion tonight.
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John Shields from sister station, KY3 is covering the event.
John, you had the opportunity to speak with Crystal, how is she doing?
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[Question: What's the security like there? Is it fairly easy to see the contestants?]

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Of course you can see how Crystal Marie Jones does on the Miss U-S-A pageant right here on your hometown station starting at 9:00.

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Still to come on the newscast, another candidate says he wants to challenge Virgil Goode for a seat in Congress,
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and we'll see what kind of trouble you can get into if you fail to watch where you walk in the dark.
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Voter I-Ds are the future in Virginia.
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The Senate's already passed legislation.
The Governor plans to sign it.
Today, the House of Delegates voted 56 to 43 to mandate that voters show IDs when voting, to combat voter fraud.
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Black Democrats say it's a reminder of Jim Crow laws that barred black Virginians from voting.
The chamber's only black Republican disagrees.
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((DEL. PAUL HARRIS/R-CHARLOTTESVILLE: IT IS NOTHING WRONG OR OFFENSIVE ABOUT HAVING TO SHOW YOUR ID IN ORDER TO VOTE.
WHAT IS OFFENSIVE IS TO SUGGEST THAT ALL BLACK PEOPLE ARE OFFENDED BY THIS MEASURE, WHICH IS NOT THE CASE.))15
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((DEL. JIM DILLARD/R-FAIRFAX: AND THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF SAFEGUARDS IN THERE WHICH HAVE ALREADY BEEN MENTIONED. AND I WOULD URGE THIS BODY TO SUPPORT THIS LEGISLATION. IT IS NOT RACIST IN ITS INTENT.))12
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A pilot voter I-D plan for ten localities passed last year.
But it was overturned by a Richmond judge just before the November election -- He ruled it would have treated voters differently in different parts of some House and Senate districts.
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Congressman Virgil Goode's defection from the Democratic party has prompted another one of his former supporters to make their own bid for Congress.
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Nelson County Democratic chairman Allen Hale says he will seek his party's nomination to take on Goode this fall.

Hale has never held elected office, but he doesn't see that as a stumbling block.
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((ALLEN HALE/D- 5TH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: I'VE LIVED HERE IN, AS YOU CAN SEE, THE RURAL HILLS OF NELSON COUNTY AND I'VE BEEN MY OWN BOSS AND HAVE ENJOYED WORKING HERE IN THE COUNTY, BUT THIS WAS A CHALLENGE THAT APPEALED TO ME A GREAT DEAL. I THINK PUBLIC SERVICE IS SOMETHING THAT THE AVERAGE MAN OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO PURSUE.))
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Hale says he'd been considering a run even before Goode left the Democratic party.
Mecklenburg farmer John Boyd is also in the running.
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A man in San Diego was up to his neck in trouble this morning.
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To be more specific, he was up to his neck in cement.
The man said he was driving to work when he ran out of gas.
It was still dark and as he headed to a nearby gas station, he walked right into some newly poured cement at a construction site.
He was stuck for more than an hour and a half before the fire department arrived and pulled him out.
The man said he was not injured, just deeply embarrassed.
He was taken to the hospital for observation.
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Coming a little later on the newscast, Patrick Evans will have a suggestion for a nice Valentines Weekend present for people who feel like playing around..
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In Sports News, Mike Stevens has good news about a former U-V-A football player who was waiting for a heart transplant.
And on Health check, we'll have an update on a local woman who is undergoing an experimental cancer treatment. We'll see what challenges Linda Williams is facing.
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Plus actor Gene Wilder has led a campaign to help cancer sufferers for the last 11 years, now he has fight the disease himself.
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On health check today, we have an update of some groundbreaking cancer research in Roanoke. Tonya Flory brings us the latest on woman who is testing an experimental drug to fight the disease.
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Linda Williams has Von Hippel Lindau, a rare inherited illness that causes tumors to grow uncontrollably in her body.


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It has attacked her vision and she's blind in one eye. But SU5416 -- a trial drug -- is stopping the blood vessels from feeding these tumors. Now Linda faces some tough decisions in her treatment, but once again she's put her faith in herself first and modern medicine second.
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But now Linda must forgo that treatment for eight weeks to correct a problem unrelated to V-H-L. She has to have eye surgery to remove a floater distorting her sight.
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Doctors have warned Linda of the risks associated with the surgery.
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But still she's willing to take the chance, after all, the reason she became one of the first people in the country to test SU5416 was to save her eyesight.
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((DR. WILLIAM FINTEL/MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST: LINDA IS ONE OF THOSE PIONEER BREAKING WOMEN BREAKING THROUGH A NEW FRONT AND WE DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN. I HOPE WE DON'T EVER HAVE TO STOP IT FOR VERY LONG, BUT WE HAVE AN EIGHT WEEK HIATIS.)) [RUNS:10]
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((LINDA WILLIAMS/PATIENT: I'VE TAKEN MANY RISKS IN MY LIFETIME AND THIS IS JUST ONE MORE, AND I THINK ONE THING THE DOCTORS CAN NEVER TAKE AWAY FROM ME IS MY FAITH AND MY HOPE. )) [RUNS:10]
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There is another snag Linda faces, Doctor Fintel is one of the doctors who has resigned from Lewis-Gale Clinic, so coming up at six we'll tell you how she's handling that dilemma, since he is the only physician certified to administer the experimental drug.
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A man who has campaigned hard to help cancer patients is now fighting the disease.
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Actor Gene Wilder has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
The 64 year old actor who starred in "Blazing Saddles," "Young Frankenstein," and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" is being treated to prevent a recurrence of lymph cancer.
He was originally diagnosed with the disease last year.
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Wilder's third wife, actress Gilda Radner, died of Ovarian cancer in 1989. He opened a support center for patients and their families in her memory.

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A local college professor has been chosen to help people all over the world improve their health.
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John Acquaviva teaches health and physical education at Roanoke College. This Monday night he'll host an internet chat on how to reduce stress -- at the website, " www-health A-to-z-dot-com"

Acquaviva says the top stress-buster is exercise.
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Every Monday night -- people can chat with Acquaviva over the computer in real time. But they also email him questions all week. One man asked how to make his stomach less fat.
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((I WROTE BACK AND SAID YOU'VE ADDRESSED THE MOST FAMOUS OF ALL MISCONCEPTIONS. BUT UNFORTUNATELY THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS SPOT REDUCING. YOU NEED TO EAT BETTER AND DO AEROBIC EXERCISE. OF COURSE PEOPLE DON'T LIKE TO HEAR THAT.))
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Acquaviva encourages his students to log on too, so they can learn how to answer health-related questions.
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Good evening everybody and welcome of you just gettitng home and settling in for the weekend. I think I have something that will make you feel good no matter what kind of day you've had.
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Former UVa football player Mark Lindsey is the young man we first introduced you to around Christmas time last year. He's a 260 pounder from Richdmond, who never was able to play a single down for the Cavs after doctors discovered he had a rare heart disease, known as cardio miopathy, where the heart ages much quicker than the rest of the body.
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He spent 7 months confined to a hospital room in Charliottesville tethered to a machine that kept his heart pumping. He nearly died three different times. But last month he got a new heart from an 18 year old donor.
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Lindsey says his confinement in that hospital room, gave him a greater appreciation for the many things each of us take for granted everyday.
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Mark Lindsey recently went home with his new heart, and his reception to the new organ and his progress continue to be outstanding.



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Basketball fans in the area are in for a real treat tomorrow afternoon when top ranked Hampden Sydney comes to town to battle the Roanoke College Maroons in a three o'clock tipoff at the Bast Center. One interested party thinks this game and the upcoming ODAC tourney will be worth the price of admission.
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Coming up at six tonight we will have more on the Hampden-Sydney Tigers who are one of just two unbeaten teams in all of college basketball. Take care everyone and have a safe weekend. [go to break]

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Shopping for a Valentine's Day present? Need to get some dinner reservations, too?
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Patrick Evans suggests dinner theater, a meal and present all in one, which will make for a fun, romantic evening.
Patrick, what's the play all about?
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