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Up next on News 7 at FIVE-
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A teenage boy is charged with killing a teenage girl in Southside- We'll have details.
A big drug roundup in Montgomery County- 45 people are arrested.
Plus who makes the best Santa- We'll tell you who the winner is.
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Looks pretty unsettled for the next few days. Up to an inch of rain is in the forecast through mid-week.

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and in Health Check, a jury says Dow Chemical will have to pay 10 Million dollars in punitive damages for silicon breast implant suits.
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and we'll see how firefighters, police officers and medical professionals are being trained to deal with occupational grief.
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This 16- year- old is now charged in the murder of a 15- year- old Martinsville girl.
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The Henry County Sheriff's Department says the teen turned himself in this afternoon.
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16-year old Tommy Lawrence Helms of Bassett is now charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 15-year old Lavina Scales.
Scales body was found on Route 6-79 Wednesday night by a passing couple.
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The medical Examiner says Scales was shot several times in the head and left on the roadside.
Authorities say they were on Tommy Helms' trail from the beginning.
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Authorities believe Helms' and Scales were involved in a relationship.
They don't believe the shooting was drug related.
Authorities say Helms will attend a hearing in Juvenile court tomorrow morning.
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5-Tuggle


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The U.S. Supreme Court says VIRGINIA'S Supreme Court made a mistake in the case of convicted killer Lem Tuggle.
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Tuggle was to die by lethal injection for the 1983 Smyth County murder and rape of Jessie Havens.
He escaped execution by a matter of hours last month when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to look at his case.
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The Court now says errors were made when Tuggle was sentenced.
While awaiting trial, Tuggle was interviewed by a state psychologist withOUT his attorney present, and he was NOT allowed to get an independent evaluation.
His case has now been sent back to the federal appeals court.

5-Basham


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A Roanoke woman gets 30 years behind bars for the abuse and neglect of an 18 month old boy.
Tonya Basham took the stand at her pre-sentencing hearing today and told the court she never hurt Anthony Harvey.
This despite the fact she pled guilty to the charges in August.
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Back in March the child was treated for second degree burns to his face, feet, and buttocks.
Medical tests also found internal injuries and cocaine in the child's system.
Basham was watching the boy while his mother, Tammy Harvey, tried to get her life back in order.
The mother pled no contest to child neglect charges last month.
She'll be sentenced Friday.
According to doctors in the courtroom today, the child is in good condition.
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5-Monty-Drugs


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45 people face a total of 91 drug- related charges in Montgomery County.
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A grand jury handed up the indictments last week, and police began arresting the suspects this morning.
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The charges against the 45 individuals include distribution of crack, marijuana and L-S-D, and even possessing a police scanner while committing a felony.
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((BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE CHIEF: IN ADDITION TO OVER 15 THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF NARCOTICS, THE TASK FORCE SEIZED ONE WINCHESTER .22. CALIBER AND ONE EXCAM .25 CALIBER SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUN, AND FIVE POLICE SCANNERS. ))
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The Montgomery County Drug Task Force conducted most of the nine- month investigation under the supervision of State Police Special Agent Lynn Roach.
Roach died in a motorcycle accident in September.
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Still to come in the broadcast, America's chief negotiator says a proposal in the U-S Congress could delay peace in Bosnia,
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and from Fort Bragg, an overflow crowd gathered today to mourn the death of the man murdered by sniper fire last week.
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Plus on Health Check, a Nevada jury says Dow Corning will have to pay another 10 MILLION dollars in damages for lawsuits over silicone breast implants.

5-Fort-Bragg


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Soldiers came out to mourn Major Stephen Badger today- the man murdered at Fort Bragg last week.
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Badger was shot and killed last week, allegedly by a fellow solider.
18 others were wounded.
Today almost 600 people turned out to say a final goodbye- so many people, they could not all fit in the chapel.
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5-Illinois-Memorial


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In Illinois, family and classmates buried three of the teens killed in last weeks' school bus wreck.
Seven teenagers in all were killed when a commuter train slammed into the bus.
Five remain hospitalized- one in critical condition.
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5-Bosnia


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America's chief mediator in Bosnia isn't happy with a move afoot in Congress.
Richard Holbrooke says the House isn't helping with its proposal to restrict the use of U-S troops to enforce a settlement.
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Bosnian peace talks begin in Ohio on Wednesday.
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Holbrooke says if the country slips back into war, it will be even more disastrous for the Bosnian Serbs.
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5-Quebec


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It is an historic vote in Quebec.
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Five million people must decide whether the mostly French speaking province will break away from Canada.
The move would cause social and economic upheaval to one of the world's most stable countries.
Quebec's Premier was the first major separatist to vote.
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Voter turnout could exceed 90 percent. The polls close at eight tonight.
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5-SPCA


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For years the S-P-C-A of the Roanoke Valley has had to deal with a lack of space for the stray and unwanted pets it takes in.
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Since April it's put nearly 60-percent of them to sleep.
Many were diseased and had to be euthanized.
But others are not shown long enough for someone to adopt them.
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Today the S-P-C-A made an announcement that could change all that.
It plans to buy this building along route 460 in northeast Roanoke, and build a new kennel with more space.
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The S-P-C-A expects to double the number of animals it currently holds.
It estimates it has to raise about one million-dollars to pay for the new facility.
Board members would like to break ground by next June or July, but they're not holding firm to that date.
They do NOT expect this will cause an increase in the 50-dollar adoption rate.
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Patrick Evans is preparing for a taste of the Greek Isles tonight. Patrick is at the local Greek Orthodox church tonight as they prepare for the Holidays at Athens.
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5-GREEK-DINNER


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If you've never been to the Greek Isles, you can go this Sunday, and it will ONLY cost you $12.50. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
As Patrick Evans reports, a local Greek Orthodox Church is sponsoring "Holiday in Athens", featuring authentic Greek food and more.
Patrick, no sampling today- understand?
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Still to come on the newscast, Mike Stevens will be along with the two minute sports ticker.
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But first on Health Check, we'll see how researchers are taking a new approach in searching for the cause of asthma.
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5-Breast-Implant


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Dow Chemical must pay ten MILLION dollars in punitive damages over a breast implant claim.
The award comes from the same Nevada jury that earlier awarded a woman nearly four million dollars in compensatory damages.
The verdict marks the first time Dow CHEMICAL has been found solely liable for faulty implants made by its Dow CORNING subsidiary.
Dow Corning was the leading manufacturer of silicone breast implants before it declared bankruptcy.

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A new theory on the cause of asthma attacks.
Irritants such as pollen or pollutants have been reported as the triggers of the attacks.
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But researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore are taking a closer look at the lung muscles of asthmatics.
A study in the "Journal of Clinical Investigation" suggests asthma sufferers may have lung muscles that can't relax normally.
The researcher of this study believes this could lead to early detection of potential asthma sufferers.
But another asthma specialist says he's not sure how important the connection is.
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5-Eye-Surgery


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The F-D-A has approved the country's first laser to correct near-sightedness.
The 30-minute procedure called P-R-K, or Photo-Refractive KERA-tect-TOMY helps sharpen the vision of people unable to see clearly at a distance.
The F-D-A suggests caution in opting for the operation, because of potential risks.
Side effects include glare or hazy vision, and a tendency to OVER-correct so that patients require reading glasses.
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An estimated 70- million Americans are nearsighted.
Laser advocates predict nearly one and half million people may seek the laser treatment each year.
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5-Grief


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The grieving process often goes unrecognized among fire fighters, police officers, and medical professionals.
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But for those who experience this "occupational grief," it's sometimes necessary to undergo training to deal with death.
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To prevent occupational grief, it's crucial to recognize professional loss is often personal.
It's also key to create tangible rituals to help acknowledge loss.
And finally- seek support.
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There's a lighter side to working with death and dying, though.
It's often referred to as "enlightenment at gunpoint"-- many say you quickly learn to appreciate every breath in life.
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And in tonight's 2-minute sports ticker, Mike Stevens will check in as the U-Va Cavaliers prepare for their toughest challenge of the year as they meet
the #2 ranked Florida State Seminoles.


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Monday two minute ticker.
Let's begin the new work week, with news about the rare work week showdown in Charlottesville this Thursday as 24th ranked UVa hosts 2nd ranked Florida State.
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The Game kicks off at eight on ESPN Thursday night and the UVa grounds crew is already getting busy sprucing up David A. Harrison Field.
Virginia is coming off a 17-to-16 loss to Texas nine days ago, and the week off has been a big plus for the team.
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LIke the rest of the ACC, Virginia is winless in its 3 previous meetings with the Seminoles, including last year's 41-to-17 setback.
And to make matters worse, the Noles lead the nation in total offense averaging over 600 yards a game.
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The World Champion Braves received a hero's welcome today in Atlanta as they rolled through the city in a victory parade.
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Patrick County native Brad Clontz second from the front, joined his fellow pitchers on top of a fire truck.
Manager Bobby Cox and his wife went with the more conventional convertible.
And the man everyone came to see, Dave Justice decided to go for the top hat and denim look.
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In other baseball news today, the Orioles officially hired Davey Johnson as their new manage this afternoon.
He is Baltimore's fourth manager in the past six years.
And Johnson's old team, the Reds officially promoted Ray Knight to the managerial position.
He is the Reds fifth manager in five years.
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Lot's more coming up at six tonight.
Have a great evening everybody. take a break

Santa


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Denmark has produced the first World champion Santa Claus.
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He was named the Kringle champ after a two day competition in Greenland.
The contest involved such tests as tree decorating, chimney climbing and Ho-Ho-Ho-ing.
A group of 12 year old Eskimos judged the professional Santas on their appearance and attitude.
In the most grueling test, the Father Christmases had to race 82 feet- climb a chimney, while gulping cookies and milk.
The cookies apparently caught up with Brition's entrant.
He got stuck halfway down the chimney.
Perhaps he's ready for the heavyweight division.
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America's Santa did not fare any better. He could not handle Greenland's sub zero weather.

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Virginia Attorney General Jim Gilmore likes to say that justice delayed is justice denied.
Coming up at Six,
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a capital killer eleven days from an execution date says delaying his punishment right now is only just.
But, Tommy Strickler has NO attorney.
We'll tell you why.
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That's it for NEWS 7 at FIVE. Goodnight. That's coming up in just one half hour on NEWS 7 at SIX.