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Up next on News 7 at FIVE-
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The Bosnian Peace Talks are coming to Ohio- We'll have the details.
Carilion is eliminating several senior level positions. Len Besthoff will have a report.
Plus who says its too early to ski? We'll tell you where folks are already taking to the slopes.
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Wx-Heads
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Big changes ahead in the forecast with one more sunny day and then a good chance of rain into the weekend.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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On Health Check-- A Virginia doctor
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has won a grant to study heart attack patients who've say they've seen the light at the end of the tunnel.
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((WARREN CHRISTOPHER/SECRETARY OF STATE: THE PRESIDENTS OF BOSNIA, CROATIA, AND SERBIA WILL COME TO THE WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE OUTISDE OF DAYTON, OHIO TO START THE PROXIMITY PEACE TALKS ON THE 31ST OF OCTOBER.))
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Talks on the Bosnian Conflict come to the United States.
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5-Bosnia


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Secretary of State Warren Christopher says the sight
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provides an optimum set of facilities for the talks, as well as the privacy needed for success.
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Meanwhile Bosnia and Yugoslavia are warming up a bit.
They'll soon open liaison offices in each other's capitals.
The U-S envoy calls it a small step on a long and difficult road.
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((RICHARD HOLBROOKE/U.S. ENVOY: LIAISON OFFICES AS MANY OF YOU WILL RECOGNIZE FROM SIMILAR ARRANGEMENTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES ARE OFFICIAL OFFICES OF THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNMENTS AND AS SUCH PROVIDE AN EXTREME IMPLEMENTATION METHOD OF DIRECT COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE TWO GOVERNMENTS.))
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The move is the highest level of cooperation between the two states since Bosnia broke from Yugoslavia in 1992.
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A six- year- old girl was shot and killed by her Great Grandfather yesterday in Halifax County.
Sheriff Eugene Short says the girl apparently walked into the line of fire as her Great Grandfather was shooting at something in the yard.
The girl was a first grader at Virgilina Elementary School.
She was also a relative of Sheriff Short.
An investigation is underway, but authorities believe the shooting was accidental.

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The man who committed what is remembered as Saltville's most brutal crime is set to die tomorrow.
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In 1990, Mickey Wayne Davidson used a crowbar to bludgeon to death his wife Doris and her two teenaged daughters, Mamie Clatterbuck and Tammy Day.
Davidson chose not to appeal his case and was scheduled to die in 1993.
But he changed his mind and was granted a last-minute stay of execution.
Davidson has since changed his mind again.
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Saltville's police chief, who investigated the murders, says this time he expects Davidson will die.
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So far, Davidson has not hired an attorney this time, nor filed any new appeals.
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5-Carilion


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The Carilion Health System of Roanoke has spelled out how it will implement the first phase of a massive restructuring plan.
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Len Besthoff says one of the first things the region's largest employer will do is focus on how to streamline its management.
So Len, how's Carilion going to do this?
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Jean under Carilion's so-called "re-engineering" project it will first eliminate 10 senior level positions by January.
Then over the next 12 to 24 months another 125 management people will lose their jobs.
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Jean besides the 10 senior level cuts, a majority of the remaining high ranking excess will have their positions redefined and they'll have to reapply for their jobs.
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This set of changes will allow Carilion to eliminate a number of overlapping administrative positions it has in the Roanoke Valley, the New River Valley, and Franklin and Bedford counties.
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(Question: But if Carilion's getting rid of all these administrators, how will

it run its facilities?)

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COming up on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the Sunset Limited is chugging along the Arizona tracks once again.
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And in Florida, it doesn't look like the Sunshine State-- the annual rainfall in some areas is more than TWO FEET above average.
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On Health Check, the government is pushing to get all infants and adolescents vaccinated against Hepatitis B.
Plus, the study of near death experiences-- and those who claim they've seen the other side. 2-SHOT
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Plus the latest on the Smart Highway--
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SCott Prince has a live report--next on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Smart-Highway


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Virginia Department of Transportation officals are in Blacksburg tonight answering questions about the proposed Smart Highway.
The road would link the 460 bypass to Interstate 81 in Roanoke.
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Scott Prince has an update on the public meeting, that's underway--
Scott what is the feeling of some of the residents there?
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(questions: What is the time frame for the constuction of the two mile stretch

of the Smart Highway?)

5-Amtrak


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Amtrak's Sunset Limited is back on track-
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The train carrying 290 people crossed the site of last week's derailment in the Arizona desert.
The Sunset Limited runs from New Orleans to Los Angeles.
It picked up passengers in Phoenix last night and then passed over the now repaired section of sabotaged rail where a train derailed last week.
The F-B-I is continuing its search for suspects.
The derailment killed one train crewmember and injured 78 others on board.
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5-FL-Rain


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The Sunshine state could use just that today-
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Most of south Florida is submerged after several MONTHS of far-above average rainfall.
In Palm Beach, schools were closed today.
The annual rainfall is more than two-FEET above average in some areas.
Since late August, officials say more than one-thousand houses, mobile homes and R-Vs have been destroyed or damaged.
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5-Ski-Season


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It's not rain, but snow coming down in Vermont-
This is the man made stuff though in Killington.
The ski slopes opened for the season there.
During the last two days temperatures have been cool enough to make snow on the upper trails.
But the skiing may be short- temperatures are expected to rise.
This is the 35th year in a row that Killington is the first Eastern ski resort to open.
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Hundreds of citizens in the Roanoke Valley will put on their walking shoes and pound the trails at Green Hill Park.
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5-95-HEARTWALK


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On November Fifth, hundreds of people will be out walking in Green Hill park, but they won't be doing it for their own health, they'll be doing it for OTHERS. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
It's the Heart Walk '95, and tonight corporate sponsors of the event are having a party to kick off their fund-raising season, and Patrick Evans is there.
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Don't go away-- ahead in the newscast-- its the Indians and the Braves duking it out at the World Series....Mike will have more on last night's big win for Cleveland-- the first time in FOUR decades.
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The World Health Association hopes it's an all-out assault on emerging diseases.
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It's a sort-of SWAT team with the mission to locate and kill deadly viruses.
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5-Diseases


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The United Nations' World Health Organization has initiated a global system to contain emerging diseases like Ebola.
It's the agency's first so-called "SWAT Team effort."
The downside-- the project is poorly funded.
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The team eventually hopes to prevent the diseases through research such as a study of chimpanzees on the Ivory Coast.
Ebola outbreaks killed chimps there in 1992 and 1994, and killed nearly 250 PEOPLE in Zaire last summer, but the carrier of the virus is still unknown.
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5-Hepatitis


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One in every 20 Americans will contract the Hepatitis B virus.
It's the major cause of death and disability from liver disease and liver cancer.
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But a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association says most cases could be prevented if more infants and adolescents received the Hepatitis B vaccine.
A team from the Centers for Disease Control found combining prompt treatment of babies born to infected mothers and immunizing ALL infants offers the best protection.
Researchers even suggest vaccinating adolescents who haven't received the shot-- which lowers the lifetime risk by 45-percent.
About 200-thousand new hepatitis B infections occur each year in the U.S.-- killing five-thousand people annually.
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5-Heart-Attack


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You may have heard of the near- death experience.
A commonly- shared story of the light at the end of the tunnel, or the out of body sensation, told by people revived from clinical death at the hands of doctors and rescue workers.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom with the latest news on this fascinating phenomenon.
Some Virginia scientists say it may be good for you.
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Connie, the near death experience, or in the lingo of the field the "NDE," just got a big boost of credibility.
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Some researchers at the University of Virginia have won a quarter million dollar grant from a German institute to study the beneficial effects of the NDE.
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(( They're looking at hundreds of cardiac arrest patients, over two or three years.
The point is to see what good can come from almost dying, but catching a glimpse that there may be something on the other side.
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The Division for Personality Studies at UVA has long been on the fringe of the medical community.
But with a busy cardiac unit right next door, and a quarter million dollars, these researchers hope to do a first- ever study of what it means for those who see the light, but stay here on earth.
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(question:Do they expect to have any trouble finding study participants?)

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The stage is set for the 1995 World Series-- The BRaves against the Indians.
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And the Indians are making their first appearance in more than 40 years-- Mike can tell us more about the festivities in tonight's Ticker.

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker!
The party is still on in Cleveland as fans celebrate the Indians first pennant in 41 years.
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Fans filled the streets last night after the Indians clinch the American League series 4 games to 2 with a 4 to nothing win over Seattle.
And last night's winning pitcher says the victory is for the fans.
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The World series begins Saturday night in Atlanta.

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Switching gears to the track, Junior Johnson, the NASCAR racing legend, who has driven or owned cars for parts of four decades is reportedly ready to sell his main Winston Cup team to current driver Brett Bodine.
An official announcement could come this weekend at Rockingham.
The Winston Cup cars are indeed back on the track this weekend at the Rock.
But many teams are looking forward to next season already.
Recently Dale Jarrett, the man who hit his stride while with the Wood Brothers what he thinks about the Woods uniting with Michael Waltrip for 1996.
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Coming up at six, more on the Wood Brothers as Steve mason gives us peak inside their massive new race shop.
Also some Rush and Express news coming up at six.
Have a nice Wednesday night everybody. take a break

5-Edison


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Many of us associate the name Edison with a chapter in a history book-- but the pioneering inventor has come to life again.
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The voice of Thomas Edison was discovered recently. He's the man who invented moving pictures and recorded sound...
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At Edison's old office in New Jersey, now a national historic site, the park service has been cataloging some long untouched archives:
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Out of the wax cylinders, Edison's own invention-- was static and finally his voice. It detailed the then 41-year old inventor's trip around the world.
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Those who work with these archives say the best part of the job is not knowing what you'll stumble onto-- and this time it was Thomas Edison himself.
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Recently, children's safety while in school has been called into question.
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There have been several incidents in our area when kids have brought guns, knives, and other weapons into the classrooms.
Keith joins us with more on that.
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That's right, Jean. But some school officials say they're only isolated incidents--
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and most children don't take to violence.
One Southside principal says there's more attention focused on the issue now than there used to be.
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We'll also get the perspective of a child psychologist studying children and violence--a full report on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- we'll be back at six and 11, goodnight.