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Up next on News 7 at FIVE
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Two are dead at a South Carolina high school, where an expelled student returned to school and pulled out a gun following a dispute over homework.
State Investigators release their results as to whether police used excessive force when they shot and killed a man at a Blacksburg drug store.
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One more sunny day then some changes as we hit the weekend. Forecast details straight ahead.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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And on Health Check--
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Another salmonella scare, this one stemming from nearly 300 tons of bologna sold nationwide.
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Video-Open


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A 16-year-old boy shot and wounded one teacher, and may be responsible for the death of another teacher, before killing himself.
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5-SChool-shooting


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Connie Stevens.
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The student was apparently suspended yesterday from a Blackville South Carolina School after arguing with a teacher about homework.
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Police say the 16-year old allegedly walked into a math classroom this morning with a 32-caliber handgun and shot a teacher in the face, wounding him.
The student then headed into a teacher's workroom where a teacher collapsed and died.
Originally officials thought she was shot, but no wounds were found on her body.
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((I SAW HIM RUNNING DOWN THE HALL WITH THE GUN. SO I RAN OUT OF THE CLASS TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED. ALL I SAW WAS THE TEACHER LYING THERE BLEEDING AND STUFF.))
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Police say they found the student's body near the office-- with a gunshot wound to the head.
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5-Blacksburg-Shooting


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The three Blacksburg police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Berman Maurice Taylor will not face criminal charges for their actions.
double boxes tracy/Connie


Tracy Altizer is in our New River Valley newsroom with the latest.
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Connie, Floyd County prosecutor Gino Williams, who was appointed special
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prosecutor in this case, reviewed an intensive state police investigation and found no evidence of wrongdoing.
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((GINO WILLIAMS/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: IT WAS MY DETERMINATION THAT THEY HAD EVERY REASON TO USE WHAT TURNED OUT TO BE DEADLY FORCE IN THIS CIRCUMSTANCE. ONCE THEY DO THAT AND ONCE THEY HAVE A REASONABLE BELIEF THAT THEY CAN USE IT, THEIR TRAINING IS TO USE SUCH FORCE UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE DANGER IS ALLEVIATED. ))
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In this case, the officers Wimmer and Keene were looking down the barrel of what they thought was a 45-caliber handgun.
It turned out to be a lookalike B-B gun.
The officers were attempting to pick up Taylor on an arrest warrant at the Revco in Blacksburg.
Taylor was the first to draw his weapon, but never fired.
Of the 18 shots fired, 12 struck Taylor.
Officer Mike Mickey was also shot in the leg.
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(Question: The police have taken some heat for firing so MANY shots. What did

the special prosecutor have to say about that?)

5-Overby


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On the morning after Sheila Ann Stafford was brutally beaten, choked and stabbed, Scotty Overby allegedly told police, "I killed her, and I'm glad."
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The Montgomery County man could face the death penalty if he is convicted of murdering his wife.
The two had been seperated for about four months when Overby invited Stafford to his trailer.
During today's preliminary hearing, a deputy testified that Overby admitted forcing his wife to have sex with him, and killing her after she cursed him.
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Defense attornies did not present any evidence at today's hearing. The charges were sent to the grand jury that meets later this month.

5-winn-dixie


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The trial for a Danville man charged with murdering a Winn Dixie store manager will NOT be moved to another city.
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Circuit Judge James Ingram denied a change of venue request this morning.
Attorneys for 18- year old Michael White say their client will not receive a fair trial in Danville because of pre- trial news coverage as well as the case's impact on the community.
White is charged with robbing and killing Oliver Everett, Junior in June of 1994.
Judge Ingram says the case received the majority of its coverage when the crime occurred more than a year ago.
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5-Earthquake


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Mexico's Pacific coast felt its biggest aftershock yet from Monday's deadly earthquake.
Today's jolt measured five point five. It caused minor damage, but no word of any injuries.
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Monday, the quake toppled houses and hotels-- at least 54-people were killed...the tremor was felt as far as Oklahoma City.
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wipe wipe wipe

5-Volcano


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wipe wipe wipe
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In Japan, a volcano is alive after 257-years.
The volcano at Mount Hosho on Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu began spewing smoke and ash.
It was the first time significant volcanic activity has been reported on the mountain since 1738.
Earthquake experts have sealed off the area, and are monitoring the sudden burst of steam-- in case of a possible eruption.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- a remark made by two Republicans isn't sitting well with the Lieutenant Governor.
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And the Medicare debate continues-- as Democrats blast Republicans plans for deeper cuts.
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And a new breakthrough in AIDS research, plus-- The New River Valley's effort to keep teens off alcohol and cigarettes.
We'll have it all, on Health Check.
Plus Martinsville's Police Chief is stepping down--we'll hear from him later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Medicare


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Democrats today continued their criticism of the Republican Medicare plan.
The blueprint aims to save 270-billion dollars from Medicare over seven years.
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((DONNA SHALALA/HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY:BECAUSE THEY KNOW THEY'VE CUT THE PLAN SO MUCH, WHAT THEY'RE REALLY UP TO IS THEY'RE REALLY UP TO SHIFTING COSTS TO THE BENEFICIARIES. ))
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Democrats insist the plan will mean senior citizens will wind up with inferior health care.
Republicans however say their model offers better care at lower costs-- with greater choices.
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((REP. NEWT GINGRICH/(R)HOUSE SPEAKER:WE'RE DOING IT IN A WAY THAT PROTECTS SENIORS FROM BEING EXPLOITED. WE'RE DOING IT IN A WAY THAT GUARANTEES THE MINIMUM PLAN, AND WE'RE DOING IT WITHIN A BUDGET THAT AFTER ALL DOES GO UP DOES GO UP FROM $4800 TO $6800 PER PERSON PER YEAR ))
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Democrats though say Republicans are cutting into Medicare three times deeper than necessary to help pay for a 245-billion dollar tax cut.

5-Nazis


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Two references to Virginia Democrats as Nazis this week is too many for Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer.
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Beyer wrote Governor George Allen a letter asking him to condemn the references from Blacksburg candidate Pat Cupp and Winchester Senator Russ Potts -- both Republicans.
Allen says the candidates were just "frustrated."
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: SOMETIMES FOLKS LOSE THEIR HEAD IN THE MIDST OF BATTLE.))
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: CAMPAIGNS ARE ROUGH AND TUMBLE. NO ONE MINDS A SPIRITED CAMPAIGN. AND SOMETIMES STUPID THINGS WILL BE SAID. BUT IT'S IMPORTANT TO CALL PEOPLE ON IT WHEN THEY DO SAY THEM.))
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The Governor says Beyer is being "selectively indignant."
He remembers criticism he got from the Virginia N-double-A-C-P over abolishing parole.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I DON'T CARE TO REPEAT THEIR CHARGES, BUT THEY WERE SAYING THIS IS LIKE ETHNIC CLEANSING AND COMPARING ME TO HITLER. HECK MY GRANDFATHER WAS JAILED BY THE NAZIS. MY MOTHER WAS FRENCH AND HE WAS IN THE RESISTANCE. SO AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED, ANY REFERENCES TO NAZIS, I DON'T THINK MUCH AT ALL OF NAZIS.))
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Pat Cupp has apologized for his remarks about Nazis taking away gun owners' rights.
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Today, Democratic Senator Madison Marye blasted Cupp and defended his own record on gun ownership.
Marye says that for Cupp to recall the "horror" of the Holocaust "in order to take a cheap shot at his opponent is reprehensible."

5-Bus-Tour


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Republican candidates across Central Virginia are getting a boost this week from the higher- ups in the party.
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The GOP bus tour rolled into Amherst this afternoon to help House Minority Leader Vance Wilkins in his bid for re- election.
Former Reagan budget director Jim Miller is one of those on board.
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((JIM MILLER/FORMER BUDGET DIRECTOR: WE'RE GOING AROUND AND SHOWING OUR SUPPORT FOR THE CANDIDATES, WE'RE GOING TO WIN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IF EVERYBODY WILL GET OUT AND VOTE AND VOTE THE RIGHT WAY. WE HAVE A HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TOBE THE FIRST SOUTHERN STATE WITH A REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR AND A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN BOTH HOUSES.))
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Miller says he is putting his own political plans on hold until after the November election. He is planning to run against Senator John Warner.
Elsewhere today, GOP hopefuls Steve Newman and Preston Bryant picked up the endorsement of the Lynchburg Fraternal Order of Police.
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Danville celebrates its tobacco harvest season throughout the weekend at the annual Harvest Jubilee--
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stocks bump next

5-JUBILEE


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They'll be singing "Shine on Harvest Moon" in Danville tonight as the annual Harvest Jubilee kicks off this evening. DOUBLE BOX Connie/PATRICK
Patrick Evans is on hand for the festivities and brings us a live report from Southside.
Patrick, what can we look forward to at the jubilee?
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Stats
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Don't go away-- we're only in the middle of College Football but basketball season is warming up....Mike Stevens has a look at UVas team in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.
And on Health Check-- aging, as a Spiritual Journey.
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Growing older doesn't have to mean just physical deterioration, it can have some uplifting aspects.
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((GROWTH THROUGH DIMINISHMENT IF YOU WILL.))
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health bump next

5-Salmonella


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Another salmonella scare-- this one nationwide, stemming from about 275 TONS of Lebanon bologna.
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The Palmyra company recall affects packages of Swift, Eckrich, Kroger, America's Choice, Super-G, Bomberger and Seltzer brands of Lebanon bologna. ESS/FULL/PAGE 110
Delicatessen-size packages of Kahn, Hansel and Gretel and Medford brands are also being affected.
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Lebanon bologna is a semi-dry, fermented sausage different from common bologna, which is fully cooked.
Fermented meat is cured and acidified rather than cooked to a high temperature.
Products should be returned to the store where they were bought.
Kroger chains in this region say they do not stock the Palmyra product.
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5-Red-Cross


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The Red Cross is asking merchants in the New River Valley to help curb underage drinking and smoking.
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Officials kicked off "It Takes Two," a new campaign encouraging alcohol and tobacco vendors to require two forms of identification for the purchase of those products.
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((KATHY BAKER/MONTGOMERY CO. RED CROSS: BOTH KROGER AND FOOD LION ARE OUR PILOT STORES. AND WE'RE HOPING WITH THE LARGE STORES' SUPPORT WE CAN GET SOME OF THE SMALLER "MOM AND POP" STORES TO ALSO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM. ))
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In 1994, almost 60 percent of American high school students reported drinking alcohol at least once that year.
The average teenager who smokes, started the habit at age 14.
Merchants already participating in "it Takes Two" in the Roanoke area have reported many teens simply leave the store when they realize they'll have to show two I-D's.
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5-AIDS-Research


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A vaccine for AIDS may be closer to becoming a reality.
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A researcher at the University of Kansas Medical Center has succeeded in causing AIDS in lab monkeys.
The breakthrough with the animal model could speed up new drugs and vaccines for AIDS.
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((DR. BILL NARAYAN/VIROLOGIST:IF YOU PASS THE VIRUS FROM ANIMAL TO ANIMAL OF THE SAME SPECIES, WHAT TENDS TO HAPPEN IS THE VIRUS BECOMES MORE VIRULENT. SO BY THE THIRD PACKAGE, WE BEGIN TO SEE AIDS IN OUR MONKEYS. AND WE DID TWO MORE THINGS WE PASSED IT INTRAVEOSLY AND WE PASSED IT INTER-VAGINALLY. BECAUSE WE ARE VERY INTERESTED IN DETERMINING WHETHER WOMEN CAN BE PROTECTED AGAINST SEXUAL TRANSMISSION))
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The results of the research will be reported later this month at an International AIDS meeting at the Pasteur Institute in Paris.
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5-Aging


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While aging brings about an inevitable physical delcine, it doesn't have to be regarded as such a bleak process.
Rather, it may be a time for spiritual growth.
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That's according to the Reverend Denise Huffman.
Speaking at the Y-W-C-A on "Aging as a Spiritual Journey" she said growing older can be enriched through emotional enlightenment.
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((WISDOM COMES WITH AGE. THAT'S AN OLD TRITE SAYING, BUT THERE IS SOME TRUTH TO IT. BUT IT DOES MEAN YOU HAVE HAD TO HAVE LIVED YOUR LIFE WELL. YOU HAVE TO GO INTO OLDER AGE ASSESSING WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN DOING, IT'S A TIME TO PUT BEHIND NOT SOME OF THE THINGS YOU'VE DONE IN YOUTH, AND SAY, NOW I NEED TO BE MORE INTROSPECTIVE ))
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It may also be a time to improve relationships, and to take on the role of mentor to younger people.
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2-shot-toss
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The N-C-DOUBLE-A paid a visit to Salem today-- Mike Stevens has that and a preview of UVa's college basketball teams in tonight's Ticker.

S5-UVA


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your Thursday afternoon Two minute ticker!
We're in the midst of the college football season, but this Saturday night college basketball practice begins for teams all across the country, including the Virginia Cavaliers, who like Virginia Tech will ring in the new season at the stroke of Midnight.
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The Cavaliers return only 2 true starters from last year's team but a couple of other players started in at least 10 games.
Virginia opens practice this Sunday and today head coach Jeff Jones said he's made some small changes in his practice routine.
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Alright Roy, and don't forget at Tech's midnight madness celebration on Saturday some lucky fan will win a 35 inch bog screen TV courtesy of your hometown station, if you can make a halfcourt shot.

S5-NCAA


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It seems like everybody is in a basketball state of mind these days.
This morning representatives from the NCAA were in Salem to check out the facilities at the Salem Civic Center.
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On March 15th and 16th of next year the city of Salem will host the Division Three men's final four.
And the complex's ability to showcase the ODAC men and women for over a decade helped them land this event.
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((BOB JOHNSON/NCAA BASKETBALL COMMITTEE:)) ((MIKE TURNER/NCAA DIVISION III HOOPS CHAIRMAN:)) ((CHRIS POHL/NCAA DIRECTOR OF CHAMPIONSHIPS:))
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There's more news 7 at five coming your way in just a minute.
I'll see you again at six.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-Roop


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Martinsville's police chief will retire at the end of the year.
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Terry Roop is a 31 year veteran of the Martinsville police force--
He has served as police chief since 1980.
Roop says the decision to retire was not easy, but he's proud of the accomplishments he and the department have made during his 15 years as chief.
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((TERRY ROOP/RETIRING MARTINSVILLE POLICE CHIEF: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY HERE IN THE CITY WAS A MILESTONE. AN OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN HERE AT HOME AND NOT BE SHIPPED OFF TO OTHER CITIES AS WE DID IN THE PAST. THAT HAS CERTAINLY BEEN GREAT FOR US.))
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Roop plans to remain in Martinsville with his family.
City Manager Earl Reynolds says the process of hiring a new chief hasn't been determined yet, but it will take at least four or five months.
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more on NEWS-7 at SIX-- goodnight. That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Keith Humphry will be here in 30-minutes with