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Just ahead on News 7 at 5 ... Elian's Miami relatives try again to enter Andrews Air Force base.
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And a woman is shot to death on a Danville street. Relatives say she was on her way to catch a bus.


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On Healthcheck, we'll run down the cities with the highest pollen counts.
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And the doctor who carved his initials in a patient's abdomen goes before a judge today.
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((TODAY AT 12:45 PM, THE UNITED STATES MARSHAL SERVICE REMOVED ELIAN GONZALEZ AND FAMILY FROM ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE.))

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The family is now at an undisclosed location in the United States.
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Meanwhile on Capitol Hill Janet Reno faces tough questions from Congress- about Saturday's show of force to get Elian.
And the boy's Miami relatives tried yet again to see Elian- but again the were turned away.
Lee Cowan has the latest.
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(( As the Miami relatives of Elian Gonzalez tried for a fourth time to enter Andrews Air Force Base, US Marshals were at the very same time, whisking Elian and his father away.
The family has remained in seclusion since Saturdays reunion and clearly want to keep it that way leaving the relatives little choice but to wait. GEORGINA CID, COUSIN We haven't been able to see him, we Averett been able to talk to him.
While he's denying RELATIVES a visit, Juan Miguel is inviting others.
Today he asked the US State Department to bring four of Elian's best friends from Cuba to the US apparently preparing for the long haul.
And so is Janet Reno who spent the day defending Saturdays raid in front of a bipartisan group of Senators some of whom are promising controversial hearings that could last for weeks. SEN. CONNIE MACK/R-FL: The issue is whether we as society as a government as a country should authorize the use of force to go into a family house to settle an issue about custody. SEN. CHRISTOPHER DODD, D-CT Lets get back to the real business of this body of the Senate of the United States and not further politicize the life of this infant child!
Even the President weighed in asking everyone to back off, and give Elian some room. CLINTON: I think at least for the next several days, the less we all say about it and the more time he has to breathe the air of a normal life, the better. COWAN ON CAM.))




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In Miami today Cuban-Americans united in Anger.
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In a show of solidarity many stayed home from work today- protesting the handling of Elian's case.
Stores and restaurants were closed in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood- some schools were almost empty- as organizers called for a city wide strike.
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((I THINK THEY SHOULD CLOSE DEMONSTRATE TO THE WORLD IT'S NOT ABOUT MONEY AND GUNS, IT'S ABOUT FREEDOM.)) ((WE HAVE TO STICK TOGETHER AND MAKE SURE THAT CHILD DOES NOT GO BACK TO CUBA.))
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Some who stayed away from work- ...instead took their energy to the streets- holding flags and rallying in support of Elian.
Organizers promised to turn Miami into a "dead city" today with the peaceful shutdown- but much of the city still ran as usual.
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A Danville murder case has relatives grieving .. and police puzzled.
A 47-year old Danville woman was gunned down near her home this morning.
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Surae Chinn has been following this story today and she's in our Danville bureau with more.
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Jean--Family members and authorities are confused about this murder that took the life of Phyllis Ann Adams.
Authorities say they don't have a motive yet.
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Family members stand watch--emotional-- at the scene where their loved one was gunned down in the middle of the street.
47 year old Phyllis Ann Adams left her home this morning on Cole street to catch a bus but she never made it.
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Danville authorities don't know why either.
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Investigators are looking for a black male about 6 feet tall wearing all black.
Relatives don't know why anyone could kill Adams. They say the gunman left without taking her purse or anything in it. They are also not aware of any steady boyfriend.
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((JACKIE ADAMS/VICTIM'S NIECE: SHE NEVER SAY ANYTHING BAD TO NOBODY. I DON'T KNOW WHAT CAUSED THIS AND I REALLY WANT TO KNOW.))
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Family members say this death is troubling because it appears to be a random act of violence.
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If you have information, Danville police are asking for your help by calling 804-793-0000.
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At six we'll learn more about Phyllis Adams, her life and where she worked for more than 20 years.

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The Danville Police also need your help in locating an elderly man.
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65- year old Joseph Custer has been missing for 9 days.
He has a heart condition and needs medication.
Custer is five feet 10 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds and has white hair.
Authorities say he does not have Alzheimer's disease.
He does live at a Christian home for alcoholics.
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Partial birth abortion goes to the Supreme Court. Still ahead, Virginia is one of the states that awaits a ruling.
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And the D-Day Memorial gets a big boost. A gift from director Steven Spielberg, one with a special purpose.
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The National D-Day Memorial will include a theater that bears one of the most famous names in motion pictures.
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Steven Spielberg has made a gift to the foundation in honor of his father, a World War Two veteran.
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Plans for the memorial- -under construction in Bedford- -already included a theater. Now it'll be known as the Arthur M. Spielberg Theater.
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It's a gift that's been in the works since D-Day vet Bob Slaughter met with Spielberg at the premiere of "Saving Private Ryan."
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((HE'S BEEN RELATIVELY EASY TO DEAL WITH. HE ASKED SOME GOOD QUESTIONS WHICH ANY DONOR WOULD ASK BEFORE THEY MAKE A MAJOR DONATION.))
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Spielberg has not seen the site of the new memorial, and nobody's saying whether he and his father will attend the dedication in June of 2001.
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Two Bedford County women are headed to prison for bilking a pair of elderly sisters out of their life savings.
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67-year old Dorothy A. Saunders and 58-year old Thelma Mae Barger had pleaded guilty to mail fraud and theft of Social Security checks totaling more than 300-thousand dollars.
They used the money to build this 12-thousand square foot mansion in Moneta.. the government wants that property forfeited to repay the victims.
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((TOM BONDURANT/FEDERAL PROSECUTOR: IT'S IN EVERYBODY'S BEST INTEREST TO SELL THE THING AND NOT TO TAKE IT TO AUCTION. IF WE TAKE IT TO AUCTION, WE'RE ALL GOING TO LOSE MONEY.. THE BANK'S GOING TO LOSE MONEY, THE GOVERNMENT'S GOING TO LOSE MONEY, MISS BETTY MCNEIL'S GOING TO LOSE MONEY. SO WE FILED A CIVIL FORFEITURE AGAINST IT NOW TO KIND OF HOLD OUR LIEN INTACT.))
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Both Saunders and Barger were given 37- month prison sentences.
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The U-S Supreme Court heard arguments today on whether Virginia and states can ban so-called " abortions.''
The case stems from a Nebraska law -- which makes it a crime for doctors to perform such procedures.
Virginia is one of 30 states to have laws limiting partial birth abortions.
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A second day of windy weather in Florida has again scrubbed the launch of the space shuttle "Atlantis".
Wind gusts on the launch pad reached 37 miles-per-hour, far exceeding the safety limit of 17 miles-per-hour.
Tomorrow's weather appears much more favorable.
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Keeping the valley clean. Some of the people who work hardest are getting recognition today.
Patrick Evans is ready to tell us about it.
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Keeping the Valley beautiful is a task everybody should take seriously, but for a select few, efforts to fight pollution reaped a reward today.
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Patrick Evans has the story of the Clean Valley Awards, which were handed out at a ceremony earlier this afternoon.

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All those names ... what's the right one for your baby? Still ahead, some suggestions from our Web Site of the Day.
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And a doctor who used to deliver babies won't any more. "Doctor Zorro" pleads guilty.
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He became known as "Doctor Zorro".
Now the man who admits carving his initials in a patient's abdomen won't be practicing medicine any more ... at least not in this country.
Marcella Palmer has the story from New York City.
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A new survey is out on residents satisfaction with businesses, government and nonprofit services in the New Century Region.
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That area includes 12 counties and five cities in western Virginia.
The findings of the 1999 report show the regional strengths are less pollution, lower crime rates and good water quality, while concerns focus on underemployment and watershed planning.
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((ROBERT MANETTA/VITAL SIGNS PROJECT: THAT'S WHAT THIS REPORT IS BEST FOR. CASUALLY JUST GOING THROUGH IT SAYING MY INTERESTS ARE IN THIS AREA, MY INTERESTS ARE ENVIRONMENT, EDUCATION AND SEEING WHERE THE WORK NEEDS TO BE DONE.))
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The 1999 report focuses on Thomas Jefferson's quote to James Madison about leaving a better life for future generations to inherit.


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If you have seasonal allergies, we're getting near one of the toughest times of the year, no matter where you are.

But some areas tend to have higher pollen counts at almost any time of year.
The National Allergy Bureau has put out its own list of highest pollen count cities.
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St. Louis tops the list, followed by College Station, Texas, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Rochester, New York, and Kansas City Missouri.
Right now, tree pollens are high in most areas, and grass pollens are starting to make themselves known.
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The Roanoke Express looked like it got a real bargain when the team acquired Aniket Dhadphale from Greensboro for a player or players to be named later. His first 19 games were extremely productive and then his production dropped in the playoffs.
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To add salt to wounds the players to be named later are Duane Harmer and Kris Cantu as part of the Dhadphale deal.
The next ECHL game these two play in they will dawn Greensboro Generals jerseys. Harmer had played five seasons with the Express and is fifth all time in Express career points with 171. He is a two time ECHL all star. He does have a chance to sign with the AHL Providence Bruins for next season, Harmer is playing for Providence in the playoffs at this time.
Cantu played three seasons in Roanoke and the left winger scored 20 game winning goals in that time, a franchise high. He was also a ECHL all-star who scored 76 career goals for Roanoke.
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The Charlotte Hornets are one of the hottest teams in the NBA right now. They closed the regular season with a flourish and last night they rallied in overtime to beat Phialdelphia and even their best of five playoff series with the Sixers and one game a piece.
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But the problem is that very few people in the Queen City seem to care. Last night less than 12 thousand fans showed at the Charlotte Coliseum to watch the team's 108-to-98 win. That means that over half of the building was empty. The attendance problems don't make it any easier for team owner George Shinn who continues to argue that his team needs a new, bigger arena.
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The Winston Cup circuit returns to action later this week in California, but Dale Earnhardt Junior has already gone Hollywood this week.
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Dale Junior is featured in the May 11th edition of Rolling Stone magazine. Sarah Michelle Geller, alias Buffy the Vampire Slayer is on the cover - but inside on page 117 - Dale Junior is featured a 7 page article entitled "Kurt is my co-pilot" - the rise of NASCAR's new rock and roll whiz kid. The reference to Kurt - is the late Kurt Cobain of Nirvana fame - Dale Jrs. favorite band.
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Stay dry everybody - Jean will be right back.

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Decisions, decisions. Some literally last a lifetime ... like what to name your child.
There's help at your fingertips, as Patrick Evans shows us in today's Web Site of the Day.
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(( Oh, baby ... it can be a tough decision, so we found TWO web sites to help you make that important choice.
Baby names-dot-com gives you plenty of choices ... the most popular names last year ... the most and least popular names in a recent poll ... and the meanings of thousands of names.
Then there's childbirth-dot-org ... which presents for your consideration "The Wizard". Click the characteristic you want or expect of you child-to-be, and The Wizard will suggest a name for you.
If you think these pages might "pacify" you ... don't get "rattled", go to WDBJ7-dot com for a direct link to these and all our web sites of the day.
I'm Patrick Evans.))






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