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Today on News 7 at 5, a Roanoke man apparently takes his own life after he leads police on a chase across the Valley.

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and two people are injured following a flash fire at a Henry County buisness. [Weather-Head]
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Gusty winds,cold temperatures and lots of blowing snow. April 17th looks more like winter than spring. We'll check the forecast in a few minutes.

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Also today, the midwest has to deal with high flood waters,
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and we'll hear from a woman who explains why she is so lucky at winning sweepstakes.
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A lengthy car chase through Roanoke and Roanoke County ends when a man apparently kills himself.
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A Roanoke man who led police on a 43-minute chase this morning is dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Police pursued him from the Hollins area to Colonial Avenue outside the North Cross School.
That's where they found him slumped in the driver's seat with a gunshot wound to his head.
He later died at the hospital.
Family members have identified 28-year-old Jake Moeller (Mow-ler) as the suspect.
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((DET. CHRIS NIELSEN/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: WHEN THE INITIAL OFFICERS APPROACHED THE VEHICLE, THEY FOUND HIM UNRESPONSIVE.
THEY DID NOT KNOW AT THAT TIME THAT HE HAD APPARENTLY SHOT HIMSELF. :24 WHEN THEY OPENED HIS DRIVER'S DOOR, THAT'S WHEN THEY BECAME AWARE THAT HE WAS INJURED. ))
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Police say they began chasing Moeller after he broke into his ex-girlfriend's house in Roanoke County this morning.
She was not injured.
No one else was harmed in the chase.
Moeller had been released from prison a year ago after serving time for rape.
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An elderly Lynchburg man will have his driver's license restricted for three months for crashing into a restaurant last winter.
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83-year old Clayton Beasley was found guilty of reckless driving today for the accident at the Golden Corral in January.
Nine people were hurt in the crash.. Beasley told the judge he hit the gas instead of the brake.
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Beasley voluntarily stopped driving after the accident.
He can only drive to and from his doctor's office for the next three months.
He also paid a 250- dollar fine.
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The titanic battle over a "no car tax" in Richmond is now headed to court.
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A Democrat and a Republican state Senator and four businessmen have filed a lawsuit, charging that Governor Jim Gilmore broke the law to keep his tax cut on schedule.
The suit alleges Gilmore artificially inflated state revenues and did NOT reveal enough information to an independent council of economic advisors.
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Senator Barry says the lawsuit will force some Gilmore administration officials to reveal some bookkeeping secrets under oath.
NO dates have been set by Richmond's circuit court.

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The Mighty Mississippi is rising in the Upper Midwest.... with the crest expected.
As Gretchen Carlson reports- parts of Wisconisn are bracing for the worst.
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((Though nine western Wisconsin counties remain under a state of emergency, officials say they're optimistic the Mississippi River would not crest as high as first predicted. Still, hundreds have left their homes while others are relying on sandbags and pumps in their battle against the rising water. And the threat is still not over. Pat Caffrey, La Crosse DPW thunderstorms in forecast Davenport, Iowa Further down the Mississippi, the bloated river continues to spill over its banks. Floodwaters surround the the John O'Donnell Stadium, but the berm built around the riverside stadium after the 1993 floods kept the water from rushing in. Business owners joined together to build a one thousand foot dike to protect downtown Davenport...the work, mentally and physically exhausting. Darren Smiley, Business owner At first it was real easy, but its getting harder by the minute. We gotta have bodies to fill and tie and sand and build and everything else. Dee Bruemmer, Davenport Public Works Dept. Volunteers are needed especially near the downtown. The rising river is a stark reminder of the floods of 1993 and 1997. This time time cities along the river are determined to be more prepared. Sandbagging in many towns started last week. Gretchen Carlson, CBS News.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, several brands of cigarette lighters are recalled. We'll have the details.
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and as violence erupts in the Middle East, U-S officials say Israel is using excessive tactics with the Palestinians.


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The latest fighting in the Middle East is drawing harsh words from U-S officials.
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The Palestinians fired mortars on an Israeli town- and in return Isreali troops seized Palestinian controlled areas of the Gaza strip- a first in seven months of fighting.
Israel then rocketed Palestinian security bases-
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((THE HOSTILITIES LAST NIGHT IN GAZA WERE PRECIPITATED BY THE PROVACATIVE PALESTINIAN MORTAR ATTACKS ON ISRAEL. THE ISREAL SIDE WAS ALSO EXCESSIVE AND DISPROPORTIONATE))
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The United States is calling on both sides to exercise restraint- and end the violence imediately.
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The government is recalling 13- million disposable lighters-
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The lighters have one of the following brand names stamped on both sides of their metal tops: "BODA-BING" "GIL" "HAPPY" or "WAX."
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The lighters come in various colors and also have text stating "Made in China."
Convenience, drug and discount stores sold the lighters for about a dollar.
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Disposable lighters are supposed to be hard for children under 5 to operate.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says a four year old Oregon girl died last year after setting bed sheets on fire with one of the recalled models.

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In Health Check tonight,
It's often hard for a new mom to go back to work and to continue breast feeding her child.
But Virginia Tech is trying to make the transition much easier for its faculty and students.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains how
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Jean, Virginia Tech recently opened two new lactation rooms for nursing mothers.
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This brings the total number of campus nursing facilities to five.
Giving many new moms a place to go that's private and convenient.
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Coble says the lactation rooms make pumping more convenient and a lot easier --because they offer a relaxed, private environment --before she was forced to use her office.
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Montgomery Regional Hospital donated two pumping machines and money to build the new lactation rooms --and will offer free breast feeding classes to the Tech staff.
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Coble now says she has the best of both worlds --she can work --and give her son the advantages of breast milk.
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Virginia Tech hopes to eventually have 15 lactation rooms.
And statistics show companies that offer lactation rooms for their employees have a 27 percent reduction in the number of absentees --and an increase in morale and retention.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Jacey Birch will introduce us to Pete the Bearded Dragon.
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An accident at a Henry County plant leaves two workers injured.
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It happened around two at C-P Films in Fieldale.
The plant's president and C-E-O says the men were working on a machine that coats rolls of film when something triggered a flash-fire.
Both men were burned, one more severely than the other.
That man was airlifted to a North Carolina hospital.
Officials are not releasing his name and his condition is not known.
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More than five-hundred workers are employed at the plant.
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Have you ever wondered how you could do your part in environmental conservation?
If so, all your questions will be answered this Saturday as the Mill Mountain Zoo hosts an educational family-fun event.
Jacey Birch has all the information.
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If you've ever wondered if anyone really wins all those sweepstakes out there, you'll want to stay tuned,
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[VO] as we'll introduce you to a woman who has won her share of contests...and yours.
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Stocks gained ground in a choppy session today despite an earnings warning from Cisco Systems. Many analysts say good economic news also helped give Wall Street a hand.
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Virginia Tech and Michael Vick unveiled their new partnership today at the Tech Bookstore.
Steve Mason says it's the next best thing to Vick returning to play for the Hokies next season.
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The Winston Cup Drivers return to the track this weekend in Talladega.
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Many of the teams are cruising the 2-point-66 mile tri-oval this week in preparation for Sunday's Talladega 500.
This is the first restrictor plate race since Daytona. Some of the fast speeds in a racecar have been recorded at Talladega.
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Tonight at six, we'll hear more from Michael Vick. The Express weighs in on tonight's battle in Toledo with the Storm and news from the NFL as the draft approaches.
News 7 at Five will continue after this.

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Finally today, an Iowa woman is living proof that its better to be good than lucky. But fortunately for her, when it comes to sweepstakes, she's both. Cynthia Foder has more.
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(( "AND THIS IS A TV THAT CAME ON A SEMITRUCK."
Everywhere you look in Nicki Sperl's home, you see prizes...from the ruby on her hand to the hangings on her walls.
"AND THEN I GOT A TWINS JERSEY...AUTOGRAPH ON IT."
That came with a party for 12 in a metrodome skybox. She's won 5 all expense paid trips .
"WE WON ONE TO BUSCH GARDENS IN FLORIDA. WE WON ANOTHER TO KEYSTONE COLORADO."
Nicki's husbad Frank also benefits from her hobby of entering sweepstakes..with lawn service for a year plus..
"TWO COMPUTERS...WHOLE SYSTEMS."

"TWO GRAPHITE FISHING RODS...FISHING TOURNAMENT IN MINNESOTA."


This is just part of her long list of winnings.
"ALOT OF LITTLE STUFF...T SHIRTS."
STANDUP "FOR THE KITCHEN, NICKI HAS WON A TOASTER OVEN, A COFFEE MAKER, HUNREDS OF DOLLARS IN GROCERIES AND A PIZZA A WEEK FOR A YEAR."
Nicki has a system...every Sunday she sits with a roll of stamps and fills out entry forms. She enters contests in stores and on the internet..
"SO THERE'S A SCIENCE...PATIENCE, PERSISTENCE AND POSTAGE, LAUGH."
Which all paid off... with her best prize to date...
"IT'S A CONVERIBLE...IT'S AUTOMATIC."
A brand new camaro..given away by the Gilette Razor Company.
"IS THIS THE BIGGEST..DOLLARS."
Nicki's hobby has helped her live her dreams.

"IT'S FUN TO DRIVE."
And for her, it's fun to win...
"IF YOU DON'T PLAY YOU WON'T WIN..AND SOMEONE HAS TO WIN, SO IT MIGHT AS WELL BE ME."
Before you start filling out entry forms..there is a downside. Your name will end up on alot of mailing lists...and you also have to pay taxes on whatever you win.
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