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Next on News 7 at 5, an 82 year old man is in jail for allegedly shooting and killing a teenager. We'll have the details.
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Also family and friends remember a Roanoke convenience store worker who was killed Monday night.
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Wind chill advisories are in effect for the mountains as we head into the teens and twenties tonight. Forecast details coming up.

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Also we will see what proposed cuts in Medicaid could mean to local hospitals,
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and state law makers recognize some men who spend a lot of time counting flowers on the wall.
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((BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE CHIEF; AN INDIVIDUAL WAS THERE AT THE HOSPITAL AND REPORTED TO THE DEPARTMENT THAT THEY WERE ASSAULTED.))
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Claims of sexual assault at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Blacksburg Police say they're investigating a nurse who allegedly touched a patient inappropriately.
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Blacksburg Police say the alleged incident happened on February 11th while a woman was getting a medical exam at Montgomery Regional....
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Officials are charging William P. McClanahan Junior of Pulaski with misdemeanor sexual assault. A hospital spokesman won't say what department McClanahan worked in but that the 36-year-old nurse has been suspended from his position. Officials are releasing no information about his work history.
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((BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE CHIEF; THE HOSPITAL HAS FULLY COOPERATED WITH THE DEPARTMENT IN THIS INVESTIGATION AND ALL OTHER INVESTIGATIONS THAT WE HAD STEMMING IN AND AROUND THE HOSPITAL.))
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McClanahan has been issued a summons to appear in court for a preliminary hearing in Blacksburg on March 28th.
The alleged victim's name is not being released but officials say she is over 18.
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An elderly Northwest Roanoke man soon face a murder charge in the shooting death of a teenage girl.
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Roanoke City Police say a group of teenagers was pounding on the windows and doors of Hallis (HAL-iss) Jamison's (JAME-ison) Hanover Avenue property at about twenty til eight. They say the 82-year old responded by firing a single shot from a 30-ought-6 hunting rifle through his closed front door. A neighbor says he witnessed the shooting.
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((FRED VANDYKE/NEIGHBOR: I WALKED DOWN THERE AND THAT'S WHEN I HEAR MR. J YELLING OUT THAT HE'S GOT A GUN. EITHER LEAVE HIM ALONE OR HE'S GONNA SHOOT.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((HE SOUNDED REAL SCARED.))
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The shot struck 16-year old Charlotte Brown in the stomach. She died after undergoing surgery at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Brown was a ninth grader at William Fleming.
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(JAME-ison) Jamison was arraigned on malicious wounding and firearms charges this afternoon. A bond hearing is scheduled for Friday The Commonwealth's Attorney will seek a murder indictment when the grand jury convenes Monday.

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Police are still searching for the gunman who killed a Roanoke Convenience store clerk and wounded another.
Today, family and friends of 49-year-old Joyce Parrish are gathered in Galax preparing for her memorial service.
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Jennifer Miele joins us now with more.
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Jean, as you know, Joy Parrish died from a gunshot wound to the neck at the Texaco "Stop-In" on Hershberger Road two nights ago. Her assailants are still at large.
I spoke with Joy's family and friends today... and all of them are devastated by her death.
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(( For 12 years, Joy worked full-time as a bookkeeper for Forbes Plumbing and Heating.
Her boss, Tim Smith, says she's virtually irreplaceable.
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[TC:00:33:32] ((TIM SMITH: SHE WAS A VERY PERSONABLE PERSON WITH ALL OUR CUSTOMERS -- THEY SEEMED TO LIKE HER. AND SHE DEFINITELY TOOK CAR OF ME. TOOK CARE OF EVERYTHING IN THE OFFICE. SHE REALLY GOING TO BE MISSED.))
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In her old office is a frame full of pictures of her two grandchildren.
Her brother says this photo is from their parent's wedding anniversary -- a party that Joy herself had planned.

Joy worked part-time at the Stop-in.
She'd been on the job less than a month when shot and killed by two masked men.
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((THEY MUST HAVE MOTHERS TOO, HOW WOULD THEY LIKE IT IF IT WERE THEIR MOTHER STANDING AT THE REGISTER AND SOMEBODY PUT A GUN TO THE BACK OF THEIR HEAD AND SHOT HER FOR THE MEASLY COUPLE OF PENNIES THAT THEY GOT?))
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Steve Rivera was her co-worker -- and he too was shot Monday night.
Despite his pain, Rivera managed to smile when talking about Joy.
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((STEVE RIVERA: THE SWEETEST WOMAN. JOAN CLEAVER. THE LADY NEXT DOOR THAT WHEN YOU MOVE INTO THE NEIGHBORHOOD WOULD BRING YOU AN APPLE PIE OR SOMETHING.))
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Joy's brother says a memorial service will be held for her tomorrow morning at Vanghan-Guynn Chapel in Galax at 11 a-m.
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The United States is now offering a 5-million dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest in the Daniel Pearl murder.
As Aleen Sirgany reports- the reward will be advertised in Pakistan-
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((THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SAYS ITS WILLING TO DIG DEEP INTO ITS POCKET TO ENSURE JUSTICE IS BROUGHT TO DANNY PEARLS KILLERS.

(SOT)RICHARD BOUCHER/STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN

We're announcing a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of those responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl. (11)
THE ALLEGED MASTERMIND IN PEARLS SLAYING REMAINS IN PAKISTANI CUSTODY BUT COULD BE TURNED OVER TO THE UNITED STATES. PAKISTANI AUTHORITIES HAVE REPORTEDLY SAID THEY DON'T OBJECT TO HANDING OVER AHMED OMAR SAEED BUT, THEY SAY, THEY MIGHT WANT TO TRY THE 28 YEAR OLD SUSPECT FIRST.

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They were examining our requests. And we'll keep in contact with them as they formulate a response.
AUTHORITIES ARE HOPING SAEED CAN HELP THEM LOCATE PEARLS BODY AND LEAD THEM TO ALL THE SUSPECTS WANTED FOR THE REPORTERS MURDER.

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AUTHORITIES ARE SEARCHING FOR SEVERAL MORE SUSPECTS, POSSIBLY AS MANY AS A DOZEN, WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH DANNY PEARLS GRUESOME SLAYING. THE FIVE MILLION DOLLAR REWARD BEING OFFERED FOR THEIR CAPTURE WILL BE POSTED ON THE STATE DEPARTMENTS WEB PAGE AND WILL ALSO BE ADVERTISED IN PAKISTAN. ))

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Coming up next on the newscast, the head of the Federal reserve says the Recession is almost over. We'll have the details.
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[VO] Also dozens of people are burned to death after a mob sets fire to a train.
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Fifty six people were killed today when a group of Muslim militants set fire to a train in India.
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A local official says 14 children are among the dead.
She says 75 Hindu activists were in four cars when they were set on fire.
Why the train was attacked by a crowd of several hundred people was not immediately clear, but one police officer said the victims had been shouting pro-Hindu slogans.
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It appears the recession is coming to an end.
That from Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.
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Greenspan says the rebound is likely to be more subdued than usual.
But Greenspan says the economy is expected to grow this year by two and a half to three percent.
More on how Greenspan's predictions affected the stock market- coming up in our Marketwatch report.
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State Budget cuts could affect hospitals, health plans, and nursing homes.
That's because there could be reductions in Medicaid reimbursements.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains
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Jean, There are about 600-thousand Virginians on Medicaid.
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And cutbacks could put a strain on some hospitals and nursing home facilities.
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The C-E-O and President for Carilion Health System says the company is sensitive to the budget issue --it just wants make sure the cuts in Medicaid payments are fair.
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((THE CUTS THAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HAVE THE MOST DRAMATIC IMPACT --MOST VULNERABLE PARTS OF POPULATION FRAIL ELDERLY AND NEWBORN BABIES)) [RUNS13]
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That's because Medicaid pays for 50 percent of the births in the state and 70 percent of nursing home care.
In his budget proposal, the Governor recommended cutting 22 million dollars in Medicaid payments for the first year, and to look at other options for the second year.
The Senate amendments to budget recommended 59 million in cuts over two years.
And the House wants 135 million in cuts over 2 years.
The cuts would affect hospitals, health plans, and nursing homes.
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((THE DIFFICULTY WE'RE HAVING IS THE MORE RECENT PROPOSAL THAT HAVE BEEN COMING OUT OF THE LEGISLATURE WE THINK MEDICAID IS TAKING A DISAPPROPRIATE BURDEN OF THE CUTS AND REALLY HARMING THE SOCIAL SAFETY FOR THE PEOPLE HERE )) [RUNS16]
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According to the Virginia Hospital and Health Care Association currently hospitals are only reimbursed 80 cents on every dollar -and the cuts will mean they would be get even less.
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(( IN THE FINAL ANALYSIS WE HAVE TO OPERATE IN THE BLACK AND THE MORE CUTS THERE ARE FOR SERVICES SUCH AS TRAUMA CARE --THE MORE DIFFICULT IS TO KEEP BODY AND SOUL TOGETHER TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO PROVIDE THOSE IN THE FUTURE )) [RUNS21]
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Murphy says the nursing homes will be the hardest hit --and some will probably have to shut down.

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Jean,

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You may remember Tillie Tooter- the Florida grandmother who spent three days trapped in her car- dangling above a swamp-
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Today Tooter heard an apology from the driver who caused the crash.
23 year old Scott Campbell reached a plea bargain on charges of leaving the scene of an accident and making a false police report.
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((STEVE CAMPBELL: MISS TOOTER, I'D LIKE TO TELL YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART THAT I AM TRULY SORRY FOR THE ORDEAL YOU WEN TTHROUGH. I FEEL VERY REMORSEFUL.))
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Tooter told Campbell she hopes he's learned a lesson.
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((TILLIE TOOTER: I HAVE NO BITTERNESS TOWARDS YOU ANYMORE. I DID IN THE BEGINNING. I JUST HOPE THAT YOU WILL MAKE A GOOD LIFE FOR YOURSELF.))
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Tooter survived the three days by sucking on cough drops, and a peppermint, chewing a piece of gum and sucking on rainwater soaked socks to avoid dehydration.
Campbell was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to re-imburse Tooter's medical expenses.
Tooter's agreed to settle a civil lawsuit against the Campbell family.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Patrick Evans will show us a brand new school where instructors are bending over backwards to train young gymnasts.
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They tumble, they spin, they twirl, and if all possible, they stick the landing.
Of course, we're talking about gymnastics, and local gymnasts have a new venue in which to train and perform, here's Patrick Evans with the story.
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Still to come on the newscast, Steve Mason will tell us why the Bridgewater basketball team is a family affair,
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and as we get ready for tonight's Grammy awards, we'll see some of the program's most memorable moments.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's guarded but encouraging testimony on Capitol Hill gave stocks an early boost today....but it didn't last.
Alexis Christoforous reports.
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It's time now our two minute ticker.
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In this edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly, Steve Mason tells us about the Bridgewater women's basketball team that has, in part, developed into a family made up of sisters from Shawsville, Parry McCluer and William Byrd.
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((:))
((Nicole Bailey is the baby of the family. But the freshman from William Byrd has made a smooth transition from high school to college basketball thanks to her three older surrogate sisters. Seniors Sarah Hagood and Lindsey Coleman, who have combined for over two thousand points, provide the leadership. ((:)) ((:))
The fact that Montgomery County, Buena Vista and Vinton are well represented on the Bridgewater team, means more families and fans are supporting the Eagles. ((:))
The support has helped. Over the last four years the Eagles are 85 and 22. They have finished a top the ODAC at regular seasons end twice, and captured a tournament title and a runner up trophy. ((:)) ((:))
Bridgewater just missed the NCAA tournament this season but Megan Forester is back next season and Bailey has three more years to earn her wings. Steve Mason hometown hoops weekly .))
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The Big South women's basketball tournament opened today at the Roanoke Civic Center with Liberty winning its opening game over UNC Asheville 76-to-52. Mike Stevens will have more on that tonight on News 7 at Six. We'll be right back in just a moment. [go to break]

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Lawmakers have spent most of the General Assembly mired in debate, but today there was harmony in the House of Delegates.
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The Statler Brothers are preparing to retire from touring after 40 years of country music fame.
Today, the group was recognized at the State Capitol.
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((DON REID: THEY ASKED US TO COME SO THEY COULD HONOR US AND WE'RE JUST HONORED THAT THEY DID. IT'S A NICE THING FOR YOUR HOME STATE AND OLD FRIENDS TO DO THAT KIND OF THING.)) ((HAROLD REID: WHAT CAN WE SAY, IT'S HOME AND WHEN WE CHOSE TO STAY AT HOME AND LIVE AT HOME AND WORK ALL OVER THE WORLD AND COME BACK HOME AND THEN PEOPLE TREAT YOU LIKE YOU'RE KIND OF SPECIAL, YOU CAN'T ASK FOR ANY MORE THAN THAT.))
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The Statler Brothers say they will continue to perform and record, but they plan to retire from the road at the end of the year.

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The Grammy Awards Show is tonight and the lineup features several up and coming artist.
History has shown that the GRAMMYS always provide a number of unforgettable moments.
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(( s/u (Marvin Gaye singing)
VO: AT THE 1983 GRAMMYS, MARVIN GAYE'S LEGENDARY STATUS WAS CEMENTED WITH HIS STEAMY PERFORMANCE OF "SEXUAL HEALING." GAYE HAD DROPPED FROM THE PUBLIC EYE IN THE YEARS BEFORE THE RELEASE OF HIS "MIDNIGHT LOVE" ALBUM... WHICH WON HIM THE ONLY TWO GRAMMYS OF HIS CAREER.
TWO YEARS LATER, ANOTHER R&B LEGEND -- TINA TURNER -- PUT THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON A TRIUMPANT COMEBACK OF HER OWN, WINNING THREE GRAMMYS FOR HER album, "PRIVATE DANCER." TURNER'S PERFORMANCE PROVED THAT SHE SOUNDED -- AND LOOKED -- BETTER THAN EVER.
IN 1993, ERIC CLAPTON DELIVERED A MOVING PERFORMANCE OF "TEARS IN HEAVEN"... A TRIBUTE TO HIS LATE SON, CONNOR. THE SONG PROPELLED HIS "UNPLUGGED" ALBUM TO SIX GRAMMY WINS.
IN 1999, RICKY MARTIN SHIMMIED HIS WAY TO STARDOM WITH HIS PERFORMANCE OF "CUP OF LIFE" FROM HIS "VUELVE" ALBUM... WHICH WON THE BEST LATIN POP PERFORMANCE GRAMMY THAT NIGHT. HIS NEXT ALBUM, "RICKY MARTIN," DEBUTED
AT #1

ON THE POP CHARTS.
AND THAT'S MUSIC NEWS, FROM VH1. )) [Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]