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Up next on News 7 at five-
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The lights are out at the Justice House in Roanoke. We'll have a live report.
Plus rain helps dissipate a poisonous gas cloud in Louisiana.
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Wx-Heads
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As cold front is slipping through the region this evening. The back side will bring sunny, cool weather.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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Children and violence.
That's the topic of today's Health Check.
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Plus, a new invention by a Virginia company is shedding a little LESS light on infant safety, while in the car seat.
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Justice House may not just be without power-- but tenants-- according to Roanoke City building inspectors.
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5-Justice-House


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is News-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
Justice House residents are moving out of the low-income apartment building.
Controversy around ownership and management's caused of a slew of problems, problems that may never be solved.
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Scott Prince has been at Justice House since mid-day. Scott, what's going on now?
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(questions: So, where are all these people going to go?)



5-Gas-Leak


ANCHOR=Jean
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Emergency officials report a bit of good news in the toxic gas incident in Louisiana.
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Rains today helped to dissipate the gas.
Officials say monitors indicate the fumes are now contained to a chemical plant.
That's where a railroad tank car ruptured yesterday-
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((SGT. WAYNE WINKLER/LA STATE POLICE: IF YOU INHALE IT, YES IT COULD BE FATAL. AT THIS TIME THERE AREN'T ANY PROPERTIES OF THIS CHEMICAL IN THE AIR ANYWHERE AROUND THE SITE TO DO THAT. WHEN CAN SOMEONE GO HOME. WE JUST DON'T KNOW YET.))
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But officials say shifting winds could expose more people to danger.
So about 15-hundred people who had been evacuated are out of their homes for a second day.
People within two miles of the plant are being warned to stay indoors and keep their windows shut.
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5-Earthquake


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An earthquake struck China today- killing at least 26 people and injuring many more.
Troops and medical teams were sent from Beijing to the Yunnan province to help with the rescue.
The quake measured six point five on the Richter scale.
The official news agency there says about 115 houses in five towns collapsed. Cracks had also appeared in several local reservoirs.
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5-Spangler


ANCHOR=Jean
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A Roanoke used car dealer has been named in a federal food stamp fraud indictment.
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Joseph Spangler runs "Sport Motors" at Melrose Avenue and Westside Boulevard.
According to the indictment, Spangler accepted Food Stamps for cars he sold to undercover federal agents.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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As you know, merchants can accept food stamps only for certain edible grocery items- -certainly not cars.

5-Cole-Blevins


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A 19 year- old Hillsville man allegedly told police he was high on drugs and doesn't know why he pushed his girlfriend's toddler to his death.
Two year- old Joshua Blevins died from skull fractures and swelling in his brain.
Today a judge certified murder charges against Steven Wayne Cole, and a charge of felony child neglect against Joshua's mother, LaDonna Blevins.
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Tracy Altizer is in our New River Valley newsroom with more.
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Jean, according to testimony today LaDonna Blevins left Josh and her baby daughter in Cole's care while she was at work.
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A Carroll County sheriff's investigator says Cole admitted he pushed Josh when he wouldn't go to bed.
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((RICK CLARK/CARROLL CO. SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATOR: I ASKED HIM WHY IT MADE HIM SO MAD THAT HE PUSHED THE CHILD DOWN. HE SAID "I DON'T KNOW." HE MADE A STATEMENT "WHEN YOU'RE WIRED UP ON CRACK AND YOUR ADRENALINE IS PUMPING YOU JUST DON'T KNOW HOW STRONG YOU ARE." ))
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Clark says Cole told him the boy staggered and fell against the wall.
He says Cole put Josh in his bed, and tried in vain to administer CPR when the boy stopped breathing.
He didn't call anyone, and when LaDonna Blevins got home in the wee hours of the morning, he told her Josh was sleeping.
According to testimony, Blevins went to bed herself, and didn't check on Josh until almost five o-clock in the evening.
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That was nearly 24 HOURS after she had last seen him before leaving for work the previous day.
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(QUESTION: Where do Cole's and Blevins' cases stand now?)



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ANCHOR=Jean
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at Five-- a jury in Texas must now decide the sentence of the woman convicted of murdering singer Selena.
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And the last time Asia saw a TOTAL solar eclipse was in 1950--until today that is-- we'll show it to you.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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While you're on your way through the drive-through cleaners, eating a drive-through lunch, how about stopping off for a drive-through flu-shot?
The Montgomery County Health Department is making it possible.
We'll explain, on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Plus House Speaker Newt Gingrich's book is selling well---
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But are sales too brisk? That story when NEWS-7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Selena


ANCHOR=Jean
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The jury that convicted Yolanda Saldivar must now decide how much prison time, if any, she'll serve.
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Saldivar is the woman convicted of shooting Tejano singing star, Selena.
She could get anything from probation to life in prison.
The punishment phase of the trial's been delayed though-
Today lawyers argued over the admissibility of checks that Saldivar wrote as manager of Selena's boutiques.
Police say Saldivar cashed the checks but did not use them to pay bills as indicated.
The defense claims the money could have gone directly to Selena.
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5-Gingrich


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House Speaker Newt Gingrich's new book may be selling a little too well, according to a House Ethics Committee.
Officials are looking into bulk sales of "To Renew America"- the book came out earlier this year.
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Among the groups that purchased a large quantity of the books- Liberty University, where Gingrich spoke two weeks ago.
After the speech, Gingrich autographed 100 copies of the book, which Reverend Jerry Falwell says were given out as gifts to board members and friends of the school.
Gingrich says all of the bulk transactions were perfectly legal.
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In 1989, Gingrich engineered the ouster of former House Speaker Jim Wright, who used bulk sales of his book to evade limits on speaking fees.

5-Gilmore


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The fight for control of the General Assembly may be a close one this fall, but Virginia Attorney General Jim Gilmore says he believes both houses are within reach of republicans.
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Gilmore attended a Roanoke fundraiser for republican House candidates Jeff Artis and Newell Falkinburg.
Gilmore says he's confident about republican prospects in the Senate and hopeful about their chances in the House of Delegates.
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((JIM GILMORE/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: I THINK THE SENATE LOOKS VERY GOOD AT THIS POINT, VERY, VERY GOOD. AS FAR AS THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES GOES, THE CONVENTIONAL WISDOM HAS BEEN THAT IT'S CLOSE, BUT MY READ ON IT IS THAT WE DO INFACT HAVE FOUR OR FIVE SEATS THAT LOOK VERY, VERY STRONG, SO I THINK THERE'S A GOOD CHANCE WE'LL GET BOTH HOUSES IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.))
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This afternoon, a spokesman for the state Democratic Party said the voters in each district will decide on November 7th.
And Gail Nardi said no one else, including the attorney general, can dictate their choice.
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Forensic evidence was scrutinized in the O-J Simpson murder trial-- but how exactly do experts interpret their findings?
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5-ANTHROPOLOGIST


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How do the police identify crime victims when there's nothing left but a skeleton? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans knows a man who uses his expertise with the human skeleton as a crime fighting tool.
Patrick, what exactly is a "forensic anthropologist"?
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Don't go away-- Rugby returns to Roanoke-- Mike has details of this weekend's tournament in tonight's Ticker.
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And on Health Check-- we'll hear from the Superintendent of Roanoke CIty Schools,
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Dr. Wayne Harris discusses children and violence-- and what can be done to keep them out of harms' way.
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5-Kids-Violence


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As the Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Council's Red Ribbon week continues, we continue our focus on children.
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They were the topic today of the Mental Health Association's 44th annual Parent- Child Seminar.
Dr. Wayne Harris, Superintendent of Roanoke City Schools, says when discussing children and violence-- the topic of the seminar-- kids need some credit for GOOD behavior.
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Wayne Harris says there is a nationwide problem with violence in the schools, and he encourages parents to lend a hand.
Visit the schools, maintain expectations for kids' behavior, and applaud their successes.
He says the environment in schools today is much more open-- with communication about the tough issues flowing freely.
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Dr. Harris says television is the tool that diminishes the buffer.
He encourages parents to monitor their children's television viewing.
Meantime, on the topic of kids and t.v.-- a new study by the computer industry finds children watch less television if they have a home computer.
But only SLIGHTLY less.
Families WITH computers say their children watch an average of 12 hours of t.v. per week.
Those without computers say their kids spend about 13 hours in front of the tube.

5-Infant-Shade


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Driving with a baby in the car can be an ordeal in itself.
Add to that trying to keep the sun out of your infant's face.
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A Winchester couple says it has a solution.
Michael and Margo (GAH-rand) Garrand call the product an "Infant Shade."
It's a simple invention made out of cardboard that has special velcro attachments that keep your baby protected from any angle.
The Garrand's also had babies in mind when they made the designs on the inside of the shade.
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((MARGO GARRAND/INVENTOR: THEY ARE PARTICULARLY GOOD BECAUSE OF THE CONTRAST, THE BLACK AND WHITE IS SUPPOSED TO BE VERY ENTERTAINING AND VERY STIMULATING FOR BABIES SIX MONTHS AND UNDER.))
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The couple has already sold about 300 of the Infant Shades at a WalMart in the Winchester area.
Today they dropped off a stack of them at the Babies and Children store in Roanoke, which will begin selling the product.
They cost about five-dollars.
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5-Drive-Through


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The Drive- Through window has become a mainstay of life in the 90's.
Now, even flu shots can be delivered to you in that speedy manner-- while you wait in the car.
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Try the drive- through Flu and Pneumonia Clinic tomorrow-- sponsored by the Montgomery County Health Department from one- to- five. pinnacle page two
It will be held in the parking lot of the Park United Methodist Church on Park Street in Christiansburg. pinnaclepage three
The charge for the flu shot is seven-dollars, the pneumonia vaccine is 15-dollars.
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Public health nurses say they can get you in and out in 15- minutes.
The new approach is designed to be more convenient and customer- oriented.
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ANCHOR=Jean


The World Series continues tonight-- with game three in Cleveland.
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Mike Stevens has that and a preview of the Tech-West Virginia game.

S5-Series


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Two minute sports ticker!
Let's get right to it on this busy Tuesday afternoon!
The World Series resumes tonight in Cleveland with the Braves and Indians battling in game three.
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The Indians powerful bats have been slumbering this series. Cleveland has picked up just 8 hits in the first two games.
But Braves starter John Smoltz says he expects a much more agressive team to show up tonight.
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S5-Tech


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are staying on course and moving closer to winning their first Big East Conference title.
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Last Saturday at Rutgers, The Hokies extended their win streak to 5 in a row with a 45 to 17 win over the Scarlet Knights.
Than win gives the hokies a 3 and 1 record in the conference good for second place behind Syracuse.
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S5-Rugby


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Rugby returns to the valley this weekend. The Virginia State Rugby Championship Tournament; known as the Ed and Sandy Lee Cup, will be at Green Hill Park for two days of competition.
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The two day event will resemble last year's action. Twenty Four clubs from all across Virginia will compete in three divisions; Mens club, collegiate mens and collegiate womens. Tournament organizers are expecting around 5- thousand fans and players to attend the event.
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More sports coming up at six, we'll see ya then. Have a great day everybody!

5-Solar-Eclipse


ANCHOR=Jean
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Asia hasn't seen anything like it in 40-years--
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A total solar eclipse was witnessed by hundreds of thousands of people across Asia.
The moon slid in front of the sun, leaving just a halo of bright sunlight--for just under two minutes.
For many, eclipse viewing is heavily influenced by superstitions.
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In India, millions of Hindus avoided the spectacle after priests warned them it would be bad luck.
Meanwhile, huge crowds of locals and tourists gathered at the Taj Mahal for a clear view of the eclipse.
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six-preview


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ANCHOR=Jean


The family of two Danville children killed in a fatal traffic accident say the two won't die in vain.
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Keith Humphry is here with the latest on last week's fatal traffic accident.
ANCHOR=Keith
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Jean-- 12- year old Jami Earles and her brother James were killed when the car they were riding in collided with a dump truck at a busy intersection.
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This afternoon family and friends gathered at the site of the accident to say a final goodbye to the children.
They also circulated a petition to draw attention to the intersection.
The driver of the car, Norma Jean Daniel, was also at today's memorial service and signed her name to the list.
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Tonight, we'll hear from her-- in 30-minutes on NEWS_7 at six. Thanks, Keith. And that's it for NEWS-7 at five goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean