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Today on News 7 at Five, the Governor formally apologizes for forcibly sterilizing thousands of state residents,
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also this afternoon's late storms causes some problems for residents in the New River Valley.
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Once again severe weather is the headline. Large hail and reports of a tornado in northern Halifax County will be the focus of our coverage coming up.

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Also today, a controverisal priest is arrested for allegedly raping a child,
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and the Attorney General says he will not fight to keep the Confederate Flag off some state license plates.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: THIS BRINGS ATTENTION TO THIS ISSUE SO THAT IT WE WOULD NOT REPEAT THIS KIND OF MISTAKE GOING FORWARD.))
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The Governor apologizes for a wrong that began more than 75 years ago.
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Virginia became the first state in the nation to officially apologize for the practice of eugenics.
It was a plan started in the 1920's to prevent people from reproducing if they had traits the state considered less-than-desirable.
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Justin McLeod joins us now with more on the apology. Justin, any reason why the Governor choose today?
Jean, today is the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Courts decision upholding the state's eugenics sterilization law.
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Today Governor Warner formally apologized for the state's policy of forcibly sterilizing thousands of Virginian's for nearly fifty years.
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In 1924, Virginia, like many states, passed a law permitting involuntary sterilization.
The practiced began three years later and ended in 1979.
During that time, the government sterilized more than 8-thousand people.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WHAT THE COMMONWEALTH DID IN TERMS OF FORCED STERILIZATION AND EUGENICS WAS WRONG AND I THINK WE'VE TAKEN THE APPROPRIATE ACTION TODAY BY APOLOGIZING FOR IT AND HIGHLIGHTING THIS ISSUE ON THIS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF A TIME WHEN VIRGINIA TOOK CLEARLY INAPPROPRIATE ACTION AND WRONG ACTIONS.))
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Today's apology comes a little over a year after the House of Delegates passed a resolution expressing regret over the policy of eugenics. Governor Warner also said today he is confident those apologizes won't lead to litigation from the families who underwent sterilization.
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Jean, As for today's anniversary of that Supreme Court decision, a ceremony was held today in Charlottesville to dedicate a highway marker marking that decision

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Severe weather is moving through the region at this hour.
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In Blacksburg this afternoon, heavy rain and wind knocked several down. Some cars and homes were damaged- and Power lines are also down in spots. For many people power only went out briefly....but crews are already working to restore power that is still out.
Officers are stopping traffic and setting up roadblocks in some residential areas- while clean up and repairs are being completed,.
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A Boston Priest has been arrested- on child rape charges.
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Paul Shanley was taken into custody in San Diego.
The retired priest is charged with three counts of rape.
The Prosecutor says the victim is now 24- but just six when he first met Shanley.
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((MARTHA COAKLEY/PROSECUTOR: WHAT THE YOUNG MAN ALLEGES IS THAT ALMOST ON A WEEKLY BASIS AS HE WAS A STUDENT IN A CCD CLASS FATHER PAUL SHANLEY WHO WAS THE PASTOR AT THE TIME WOULD TAKE NOT ONLY HIM BUT OTHERS FROM THAT CLASS FOR TALKS FOR VARIOUS REASONS. THEY WOULD BE REMOVED FROM CLASS AND THE PRIEST WOULD TAKEN THEM TO ONE OF THREE LOCATIONS TO THE BATHROOM, ACROSS THE STREET TO THE RECTORY, OR TO THE CONFESSIONAL AND THAT IS WHERE THE SEXUAL ABUSE WOULD OCCUR.))
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Coakley says the abuse went on for seven years.
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A warning to parents- Even if you think your computer is child proof when it comes to adult material or pornography- it may not be.
Aleen Sirgany explains why.
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(( THE NEXT TIME YOUR CHILD LOGS ONTO THE COMPUTER. YOU MIGHT WANT TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING AT. NEW TECHNOLOGY ISN'T ENOUGH TO KEEP THEM OUT OF TROUBLE.
Richard Thornburgh/Panel Chairman Adults who rely on internet filters may be lulled into a false sense of security thinking their children are safe. THE STUDY BY THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL SHOWS THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF ADULT WEB SITES THAT YOUR CHILD CAN SEE. AND CHANCES ARE YOUR CHILD KNOWS MORE THAN YOU DO ABOUT HOW TO ACCESS THEM. JUST LISTEN. JUDAH BLOOM/JUNIOR It just goes around it using proxy server, it masks the ip address of the computer your using and uses a different one so it fools the filter. AND THAT'S WHY THE COUNCIL WARNS ... ONLY ALLOW KIDS ACCESS ONLY TO PAGES THAT YOU'VE PRE-CHECKED. BLOCK INAPPROPRIATE MATERIAL WITH FILTERING SOFTWARE, AND MONITOR THEIR WEB ACTIVITY...IMPOSING PENALTIES IF THEY VISIT INAPPROPRIATE SITES. SOME SCHOOLS LIKE WILSON HIGH IN DCTERMS................
nat sot.. "I'm the eyes."

LIBRARIAN GREG BARGEMEN MONITORS EVERY COMPUTER IN THE LIBRARY. "If they are on an inappropriate site, I'll send them a message and it will blank out their screen and a message will appear." WHAT'S ESPECIALLY ALARMING IS EVEN IF YOUR CHILD ISN'T LOOKING FOR A PORN SITE, THE SITE WILL LOOK FOR THEM. JUSTIN AJOSE/SENIOR Sometimes when I 'm on a computer porn sites accidentally pop up, even when I'm not interested In that info AS LATEST STUDY SHOWS, EVEN WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY, YOU STILL MUST RELY ON GOOD OLD FASHION PARENTING AND KEEP YOUR EYE ON THEM. AS, CBSNEWS, WASH.))

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Thousands said goodbye to singer Lisa Left Eye Lopes today.
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Celebrities arrived through a special entrance- at the 10 thousand seat church.
Fans lined the streets leading up to the suburban Atlanta church where Lopes was remembered.
Some drove all night to be there.
Lopes was a member of the Grammy winning R- and B Trio T-L-C.
She died a week ago in a car crash in Honduras.
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Coming up next on the newscast, the state Attorney General says he will not fight efforts to put a confederate flag on license plates,
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[VO] Also on Health Check, we will look at some of the most common causes of foot pain.
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The Sons of Confederate Veterans will get a license plate... complete with the Confederate flag logo.
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The group recently won the right to display the Confederate flag logo on specialty plates.
Attorney General Jerry Kilgore announced this morning that he will not fight the effort.
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((ATTORNEY GENERAL JERRY KILGORE: I THINK IT'S TIME TO MOVE ON AT THIS POINT. THAT WE'RE NOT GOING TO WIN ON APPEAL. WE'RE NOT GOING TO GET TO THE SUPREME COURT THAT NOWS TAKING EIGHTY CASE OUT OF THE EIGHT THOUSAND WRITS A YEAR.))
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With no more hurdles to overcome, the group showed up outside the DMV today with 368 applications for the tags.
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((BRAG BOWLING/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: RIGHT FROM THE GET-GO THEY ADVISED THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND EVERYBODY ELSE THAT THIS STATE WOULD LOSE THIS CASE. INSTEAD IN ORDER TO APPEAL TO POLITICAL CORRECTNESS THEY TOOK TAXPAYER MONEY AND APPEALED IT AND WE HAD TO WAIT TWO YEARS BECAUSE OF THAT.))
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The General Assembly approved the plate three years ago...but refused to allow the Confederate flag logo.
Two courts ruled that unconstitutional.
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In health check tonight,
Studies show that 75 percent of Americans experience foot problems at some time in their lives.
But many people don't get treatment.
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As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton found out foot pain and discomfort is not normal and could be the sign of a serious problem.
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Jean, there are more than 300 different foot ailments.
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Many of them stem for years of neglect and abuse.
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Podiatrist Pink Wimbish says the foot has been called the mirror of health. That's why its so important to recognize the warning signs of a problem.
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But people can cause their own foot problems simply by abusing them. Wimbish says the biggest abuses to the foot are excessive activity and improper shoes.
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Wimbish says the best time to buy shoes is in the evening because your feet swell throughtout the day --and that's when you feet are at their largest size.
Make sure the shoes fit good in the back and you have enough room in the front to wiggle your toes.
He recommends women limit how often they wear high heel shoes because they are not designed for the feet and can lead to problems.
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((SOMETIMES YOU DO NEED TO BREAK IN SHOES OR IF YOU DO EXCESSIVE ACTIVITY YOU'LL NOTICE SOME PAIN THAT MAY FIND OVER TIME. BUT PERSISTENT PAIN IS PROBABLY THE NUMBER ONE WARNING SIGN)) [RUNS09]
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Other warning signs of a problem include redness, thick skin, burning and tingling sensations, feelings of cold, numbness or discoloration.
Some common ailments are bunions, hammer toes, and corns and calluses.
Other conditions include athletes foot, blisters, heel pain, and ingrown nails. If you have any these conditions its best to consult a podiatrist. Wimbish says if you take proper care of your health --your feet will feel better as well.
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((SO WE DON'T RECOMMEND SMOKING BECAUSE THAT CAN DAMAGE THE FOOT JUST AND AS BAD AS DIABETES AND OTHER THINGS)) [RUNS06]
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Foot problems can lead to knee, hip and lower back pain. But many foot problems can be treated successfully.
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Jean,

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Community, religious, and political leaders gathered today for the National Day of Prayer.
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About a hundred people showed up in downtown Roanoke to pray at noon today, along with countless people across the nation. Locally, the program started with words of support and faith- it included several songs, and concluded with a silent prayer. Roanoke City leaders also invited top elected leaders from Salem, Vinton, and Roanoke County to join in the prayer.
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((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR; ALL THREE AT THIS HOUR ARE IN THEIR OWN RESPECTIVE CHURCHES IN CEREMONY, SO IT'S ALL ACROSS THE VALLEY AS IT IS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITH MOST OF THE GOVERNORS AT THIS HOUR, EXPRESSING THEIR APPRECIATION FOR PRAYER.))
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Prayer services were also held at the Wingate Hotel in Lynchburg... Elected and religious leaders led the group in prayer for police and emergency service personel, as well as other members of the community.
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Coming up next on Growin' It, Patrick Evans will tell us how to take care of your summer annuals.
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IF you're looking for something new and different to add colorful flowers to your landscape, Patrick Evans has a few suggestions.
Here's this week's Growin' It, with a focus on summer annuals.
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Coming up today in Sports, one of the nation's top amateur golf tournaments prepares to tee off in the Valley,
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[VO] and we will have an update as Charles Lindbergh's grandson attempts to duplicate his famous solo flight.
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Charles Lindberg's grandson had his eyes on the skies when he set out to re-enact history.
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Erik Lindbergh arrived in France today after flying across the Atlantic Ocean to duplicate his grandfather's historic 1927 New York-to-Paris solo flight. His``New Spirit of St. Louis'' touched down after a flight that lasted about 17 hours. That is half as long as it took his grandfather.
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Good afternoon folks welcome to what has been a bumpy afternoon in more ways than one. The Roanoke Express is now in the market for a new assistant coach.
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Highly regarded Mark Bernard has resigned that post after just one season with the team. Head coach Perry Florio's good friend says he wants to spend more time with his family. Before joining the Express, Bernard played professionally for a dozen seasons.
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The 54 hole Scott Robertson Memorial Golf tournament tees off May 17th and this year's event presents a field of girls and boys whose talent rates this tournament in the top five in the country.
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Speaking of some top notch individuals, the Scott Robertson Memorial tournament gave out its annual scholarships today and Salem high school senior Jeff Ferguson won the Scott Robertson memorial scholarship. Ferguson, who will attend Virginia Tech next year in hopes of becoming a financial analyst, receives eight thousand dollars torwards his college education.
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Ferguson's friend and Glenvar golfer Alan May received the Eugene A. Hawthorne two thousand dollar grant which he will put towards his education at Roanoke College.
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And in case you missed seeing this late last night on Your Hometoen Station - Kyle Petty's charity ride across America is finally coming to our area.
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The event, which has raised more than $2 and a half million dollars for children's hospitals since its beginning in 1995, will begin this year's ride on June 23rd in Sonoma, California. On Saturday June 29th the convoy of cycles will ride from Cleveland, Ohio to Hot Springs where they will spend the night rise the next morning and ride from the Homestead to Petty farm in Trinity, North Carolina. Sprint is again the primary sponsor for this year's ride.
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Coming up at the top of the hour - a item Kyle Petty certainly can realte - soft wall technology at race tracks. A look at what is being done at Indianapolis on News 7 at Six. Take care everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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Dressing for the occasion is an understatement at this year's "Knicker's on the Lawn" golf tournament. Participants will be putting on their 1800's golf attire and swinging their clubs in celebration of Salem's Bicentennial events.

Here's Jacey with the dress code.
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