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Up next on News 7 at five-
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Sara Lee is closing one of its facilities- That'll affect 130 employees.
Police catch up with a supsect in the abduction of a Roanoke woman-
Plus O-J's interview is off. We'll have details.
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Wx-Heads
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A forecast so nice, we brought it back twice, or three times, or a whole week. More sunny weather ahead for tomorrow.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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On Health Check-- women and high cholesterol.
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A new study finds if you're otherwise healthy, there may not be much cause for alarm.
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Sara Lee Knit products is closing its plant in Salem next year--affecting more than 130-people.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The Sara Lee Corporation has given nine months' notice that it plans to close its distribution center in Salem.
The facility will close by the middle of next year, but the 130 employees who man the center will have the option of transferring out of state. JEAN/JOE DOUBLE BOX
Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom tonight with more details of that decision.
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Jean, Sara Lee is combining its hosiery dyeing and distribution.
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The Salem operation is moving to Florence, South Carolina, and officials say employees who are willing to move will have jobs at that facility.
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Employees learned of the decision as they arrived for work.
The news was a surprise for employees and local officials who had hoped the combined operation would come to Salem.
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Employees who choose not to move will receive severance pay and benefits based on their years of service. JEAN/JOE DOUBLE BOX
And Jean, the company also promises job placement counseling, and other employment assistance between now and the end of June.
(Question: Is Salem looking for a company to replace Sara Lee in that

warehouse?)

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The car stolen from a Roanoke woman Saturday turned up in Boston, Massachusetts last night.
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((SGT. ROBERT STOUT/VA STATE POLICE: OFFICERS UP THERE WERE DOING A ROUTINE CHECK AND RAN THE LICENSE CHECK ON A VEHICLE THAT WAS PARKED IN THE ALLEY. AND ONCE THEY RAN THE CHECK, AND IT CAME BACK AS A WANTED VEHICLE, THEY APPROACHED THE VEHICLE. THEY FOUND A SUBJECT ASLEEP IN THE BACKSEAT. THAT SUBJECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.))
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Sergeant Stout says the man was initially arrested on a weapons violation.
Boston Police report the suspect matches the description given them by the victim in Roanoke.
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The suspect has refused to provide a name or any identification. However police believe they know who he is and are attempting to match the fingerprints.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX We'll HEAR from the victim in this case who says she's lucky to be alive but harbors no animosity toward her abductor.

5-Simpson


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O-J Simpson's television interview for tonight is off.
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Simpson and his team of lawyers have cancelled the NBC interview.
NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw says that's because of civil suits Simpson faces by the families of his ex-wife and Ronald Goldman.
Brokaw also says Simpson and his lawyers objected to some of the questions he and anchorwoman Katie Couric planned to ask.
NBC has received thousands of phone calls and many petitions- all protesting the interview.
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5-Amtrak


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Cranes are clearing the wreckage at the Amtrak derailment site in Arizona.
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Heavy equipment is lifting the coaches so investigators can look under them.
They're hoping to find more clues to the sabotage that caused the train to jump the tracks.
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((JACK CALLAHAN/FBI SPOKESMAN: THE RAILROAD PEOPLE ARE OUT THERE. THE FBI IS OUT THERE. IT'S A DIFFICULT CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION.))
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The F-B-I may finish up the investigation at the actual site by tomorrow.
They're also counting on tips from the public to help track down suspects.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the Simpson trial is over, but two other high-profile cases are on the docket.
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And we'll check back in on Justice House, where the power is back on for residents there, but they want to know where their money is going.
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A mystery at the National Institutes of Health, as 26 employees were
apparently poisoned by a radioactive isotope.


We'll have the story on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Habitat for Humanity is building up its inventory...
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Patrick is checking out its latest project on Cleveland Avenue--stay with us. cc sponsor

5-Danville-Murder


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Danville police are investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager.
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14-year-old Kevin Warren of Richmond Avenue was apparently shot in the head.
The incident happened at around 11:30 this morning- at 450 Henry Street.
Warren died about an hour later at a Danville Hospital.
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5-selena


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Opening statements began today in Houston for the woman accused of killing Tejano (tay-HAH'-noh) singing star Selena (suh-LEE'-nuh).
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Thirty-five year old Yolanda Sal-divar is the former president of Selena's fan club.
She's accused of fatally shooting the Grammy Award-winning artist at a Corpus Christi motel last March.
Defense attorneys will try to show the shooting was an accident.
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5-Menendez


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wipe wipe wipe
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The retrial of the Menendez brothers is now underway.
Opening statements started this morning- and expect some big changes this time around.
For starters, no cameras will be allowed in court- and one jury will hear the case against both brothers.
Experts also say the prosecution will take a different approach.
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((ERWIN CHEMERINKSKY/USC LAW PROFESSOR: BECAUSE THE BROTHERS ADMITTED TO THE SHOOTING THE PROSECUTION IN THE FIRST TRIAL DIDN'T FOCUS VERY MUCH ON THE VICTIMS AND HOW THEY DIED. THE PROSECUTION IN THE SECOND TRIAL IS GOING TO FOCUS A GREAT DEAL ON THE VICTIMS.))
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Prosecutors are also expected to focus on the murder of the mother,
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saying even if the brothers feared their father, there was no reason to shoot their mother.
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5-Justice-House


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Problems are plaguing Justice House in Roanoke, but nobody wants to take responsibility.
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Residents pay 150-dollars a month, and that money is supposed to go toward routine maintenance and utility bills.
But they say both of those are being ignored.
For eight hours yesterday, the electricity and hot water were cut off at Justice House because of a delinquent account.
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((ROBERT LELOUP/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: ALL THESE FUNDS THAT WE HAVE PAID...WHERE ARE THEY? THAT'S WHAT I WANT TO KNOW. LOOK AT THESE CHILDREN. WHY?))
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Rodney Richards and his girlfriend Donna Wolcott are in charge of collecting rent, and many tenants are upset with them.
Richards and Wolcott aren't sure what happened to the money.
Back in 1990 the Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions say they thought they had sold the building to the community and four trustees, but the deal never went through.
One of those trustees was David Hayden who severed all ties to Justice House back in January.
Hayden says he gave control of the facility to Roanoke Area Ministries, but RAM House officials say they decided against taking over Justice House.
Right now city and social service officials are trying to figure out who is ultimately in charge.
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Habitat for Humanity is hammering home at a very impressive milestone here in the Roanoke Valley--
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5-HABITAT


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Habitat for Humanity has been making the American Dream come true for thousands of people- It does it by builsing affordable housing across the country. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Now the 50th house going up by Habitat in the Roanoke Valley is nearing completion, and Patrick Evans is on the scene for a first hand look at the work to finish construction.
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Don't go away-- John and Lorena Bobbitt are back in the news-- but are they together? That story coming up--
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Plus, a wrap-up of the day's medical news.
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From a mystery at the National Institutes of Health, more than two-dozen employees were poisoned--
To the latest on women with high cholesterol, plus-- estrogen replacements, and aging-- as a spiritual journey.
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5-Radiation


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A medical mystery is unfolding at the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C.
It's the search for who may be responsible for the deliberate radiation poisoning of a pregnant cancer researcher, and possibly dozens of others.
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Dr. Ma, now eight months pregnant, believes that someone put a radioactive
isotope-- a very dangerous substance-- in her lunch.
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((DR. MARYANN MA/NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE:I THINK THAT MY FOOD WAS CONTAMINATED DELIBERATELY. ))
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25 other NIH employees were also contaminated, although it appears the others drank from a water fountain spiked with P-32.
As for a motive, Dr. Ma alleges that shortly before she was poisoned, her supervisor pressured her to terminate the pregnancy so that an important research project wouldn't be slowed down.
A lawyer for the supervisor denies all accusations.
The N-I-H calls the poisoning of Dr. Ma and others sabotage, and has asked the F-B-I to investigate.
Another radiation expert says Dr. Ma's exposure level may have been underestimated.
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Meantime, a petition has been filed to revoke the license of the National Institutes of Health to use radioactive materials.

5-Estrogen


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Researchers are testing drugs that
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could give post-menopausal women the same benefits as estrogen.
It turns out the pills may actually fight the risks associated with estrogen use-- such as the potential to cause cancer.
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The drugs are known as anti-estrogens-- they're synthetic chemicals, and they're still several years away from hitting the market.

5-Cholesterol


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Researchers are saying that many women who have high cholesterol but no other health problems shouldn't be too worried.
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A study finds cholesterol-lowering drugs and diets don't appear to reduce their chances of dying of heart disease.
That doesn't mean there's no reason to worry about high cholesterol.
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5-Kids-TV


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A coalition of education, health and advocacy groups lobbied Washington today-- making an appeal on behalf of children.
The group wants the government to strengthen rules governing children's television.
The group claims many T-V- programs aimed at kids aren't good for them, and it's asking the F-C-C for one hour of educational programming a day.

5-Aging-Journey


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There's a tendency among many to view the aging process as a gradual deterioration toward death.
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But, there's a more positive way to explore the aging process-- as a spiritual ascent.
Tomorrow, as part of the YWCA's Food For Thought program, the Reverend Denise Huffman will present "Aging as a Spiritual Journey."
The program will be held at the YWCA Salem Center tomorrow afternoon from noon till One.
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Radford University captured the New River Rock last night.
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For an explanation let's head into the sports office and hear from Mike Stevens.

S5-MLB


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker!
Let's get started on the diamond where the league championship series resume tonight in Seattle and Cincinnati.
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The Braves came back from a one-to-nothing deficit in the top of the ninth to tie the game and then win it 2-to-1 in the 11th. Tonight the Braves will go with JOhn Smoltz, who says his job is easier since Atlanta picked up its road win last night.
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The other Ohio entry in the final four will also be looking to get back on track tonight, as Cleveland plays Seattle in game two of the American league final.
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The Indians will go with Orel Hershiser tonight while the Mariners will counter with Tim Belcher.
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S5-Soccer


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From one field to another. The Radford men's soccer team is off to it's best start in school history. The Highlanders are 10-1 and 1 and show no signs of slowing down.
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Last night, Radford defeated Virginia Tech 4-1 in overtime. The Highlanders are led by senior Ian Spooner. The forward scored two goals and had an assist to bring his season point total to 33.
But the secret to this team's success is team work.
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The Highlanders take on the retrievers of UMBC this weekend at Home.

5-Bobbitt


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Could the Bobbitt's be getting back together?
According to one newspaper John Wayne Bobbitt is trying to patch things up with his estranged wife, Lorena.
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John Bobbitt reportedly stopped by the suburban Washington hair salon where Lorena works with flowers and candy.
But she apparently isn't interested.
Her lawyer says she is anxious to move on with her life without John.
Two years ago the Bobbitts gained world-wide attention when Lorena cut off her husband's penis.
She testified she did because he raped and emotionally tortured her.
A jury found her innocent of malicious wounding by reason of temporary insanity.
In a separate trial, John Bobbitt was acquitted of sexually assaulting his wife.
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5-busted-clown


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Usually when someone feeds the parking meter for you, it is considered a good deed.
But police in Santa Cruz, California, have nabbed a clown who keeps putting coins into stranger's parking meters.
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Dressed in full clown attire, Mr. Twister was chased down the street earlier this week by a meter reader.
Police charged him with "unauthorized deposit of coins", a crime in Santa Cruz.
But Mr. Twister says he's not going to pay the fine or curb his hobby.
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((MR. TWISTER/CLOWN: I THINK THIS IS THE BIGGEST BOZO PLAN THERE IS. THAT'S WHY I'M OUT HERE DOING IT. IF WE WANT BIG BOZO LAWS, YOU'RE GONNA GET A BIG BOZO TO YOU KNOW HONK HONK, WHATEVER. ))
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Mr. Twister says people on the street are now giving him coins to keep feeding the meters.
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The gross receipts tax on businesses is not popular among Republican candidates.
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Here's Keith Humphry with one reason one candidate likes the tax a little less.
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House of Delegates challenger Newell Falkinburg says it proves he's honest.
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Falkinburg's attorney dropped off a check for about five thousand dollars last week for four years of back taxes he told Falkinburg he owed.
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We'll have more on the taxing campaign setback in just one half hour on NEWS 7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean

And that's it for NEWS 7 at FIVE. Good night.