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Up next on News 7 at five-
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The father of a murder victim has words for the 16 year old suspect.
Police look for clues to help identify a body found in Danville.
Plus, will O-J Simpson get his belongings back? Judge Ito's decision plus the attorneys reaction.
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Sprinkles of rain and candy for tonight's ghosts and goblins. Forecast details straight ahead.

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Ahead on Health Check--
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Russian scientists believe they've found a cure for the Ebola virus.
Last summer in Zaire, 244-people were killed by the highly infectious virus.

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The father of a murder victim has a warning for 16-year old suspect Tommy Helms.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The Henry County teen accused of murdering a teenage girl faced a judge this morning.
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Ron Jones was in the courtroom and has an update.
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Jean, 16-year old Tommy Helms of the Bassett area has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 15-year old Lavina Scales.
And according to police testimony, this was not Helms' first serious offense.
Infact, they say he was on a major crime spree.
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(( Last Wednesday Lavina Scales' body was found on the road side in the hills of Henry County.
The medical examiner say Scales was shot eight times in the head with two different hand guns.
Investigators say after an intense investigation, 16- year old Tommy Helms became their primary suspect.
But they say he was not only wanted in this homicide, but three additional armed robberies.
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Yesterday Helms turned himself in and is being held without bond.
The judge will decide later if he will be tried as an adult.
But as Helms was escorted by police, the victim's father went after him. VIDEO WITH NAT SOUND OF FATHER BEING RESTRAINED. ))
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Helms has also been charged with malicious wounding in another shooting where he shot a man three times in a failed robbery. Jean?
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Authorities are piecing together clues in hopes of identifying a decomposed body discovered over the weekend in Danville.
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Assistant Chief Medical Examiner David Oxley says it is the body of a young young, black female.
The skeleton was discovered Saturday behind Motley's Warehouse on Piney Forest Road.
Oxley says the body may have been there from several weeks to several months.
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The Medical Examiners office will now clean the bones in an attempt to help better identify the young female and how she died.

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President Clinton has said it again -- He thinks American troops belong in Bosnia, once there's a peace agreement for them to enforce.
Clinton says it's America's duty as the leader of NATO.
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Meanwhile Bosnian leaders are preparing for tomorrow's peace talks in Ohio.
Assistant Secretary of State Richard Holbrooke arrived at Wright Patterson Air Force Base today.
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Holbrooke says the Yugoslav-Bosnian Serb delegation is committed to staying until they produce results.
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5-Canada


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wipe wipe wipe
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Quebec will not become it's own nation- Quebeckens voted no to the move-
The vote was close though and Quebec still remains divided.
It's clear in Montreal that people remain deeply divided over what the future holds.
Nearly half of Quebec's voters are desperate for change, and they hope the Canadian government is listening.
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((MARIANNA CRISTESCU/INDEPENDENCE SUPPORTER: I'M HAPPY ABOUT THE RESULTS ANYWAY BECAUSE NOW THEY HAVE TO DO SOMETHING YOU CAN SEE THAT IT'S VERY OBVIOUS THE GOVERNMENT HAS TO MOVE ONE WAY OR THE OTHER.))
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The great majority of independence seekers are French-speaking, and claim the rest of Canada is abandoning French culture.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at Five- Attorneys for O-J Simpson appear in court today in front of Judge Lance Ito.
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And a little later, you're never too old to learn-- and that's what some of these Grandparents did with elementary school students.
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Overweight and the elderly, a new study says it may not pose as much of a health risk as once believed- that story in tonight's Health Check Report.
Plus-- last night was Devil's Night in Detroit. A full report as NEWS-7 continues. cc sponsor

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Another Simpson matter in Judge Lance Ito's courtroom -- but this time, there were no cameras, and no defendant.
Ito denied Simpson's request to retrieve hundreds of personal items seized by police during the murder investigation.
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((CARL DOUGLAS/SIMPSON'S ATTORNEY: THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF THOSE ITEMS DO NOT HAVE ANY VALUE IN THE CIVIL CASE. IT'S SIMPLY PERSONAL PROPERTY, HUNDREDS OF PIECES OF EVIDENCE AND ITEMS THAT WERE SEIZED.)) 14:10:28 ((DANIEL PETROCELLI/GOLDMAN FAMILY ATTORNEY: ALL I KNOW IS WE WANTED TO PROTECT THIS EVIDENCE SO IT WOULD REMAIN INTACT FOR TRIAL.))
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The items include credit cards, golf shoes and a fake beard.
Judge Ito says the judge hearing the civil suit should decide what to do with the items.

5-Cranwell-Averill


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Supporters of parental notice legislation say Delegate Dick Cranwell is performing a political masquerade.
But Cranwell says he's practicing political moderation.
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Anne Kincaid is a member of Governor Allen's staff and a co- founder of a group called The Family Foundation.
She called today's news conference with others who have lobbied for a law requiring parental notice when a minor seeks an abortion.
In the last three years, she says Cranwell has worked to weaken parental notice legislation, and introduced his own bill that was riddled with loopholes.
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((ANNE KINCAID/FAMILY FOUNDATION: NO FOLKS, THIS IS A BILL TO PROTECT TEENS AND PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PARENTS. IT CAN'T BE A BOGUS BILL AND THAT'S WHAT THIS IS.)) ((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: I WOULD PREFER PURE PARENTAL NOTIFICATION, BUT I ALSO KNOW THAT SOMETHING IS BETTER THAN WHAT WE HAVE TODAY, WHICH IS NOTHING.))
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Cranwell says he has been a voice of moderation in the debate over abortion rights.

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Lynchburg House of Delegates candidate Gil Cobbs is renewing his call for his Republican opponent to return what Cobbs says is "tainted" campaign money.
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Republicans last week refused to return a 100- thousand dollar donation from Smithfield Foods, a meatpacking company under investigation for pollution violations.
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Cobbs says his GOP opponent Preston Bryant should return any money he's received from the Campaign for Honest Change.
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((GIL COBBS/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: AND I THINK WE OUGHT NOT TO ENCOURAGE BUSINESSES, WE OUGHT NOT TO MISLEAD THEM INTO THINKING THEY CAN COME INTO VIRGINIA AND THEY DON'T HAVE TO LIVE UP TO SOME KIND OF HIGH STANDARDS.)) ((PRESTON BRYANT/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS THE ALLEN ADMINISTRATION HAS PROSECUTED SMITHFIELD FOODS COMPANY FOR THEIR VIOLATIONS, SOME 20 OR 30 VIOLATIONS THEY'VE BEEN CITED FOR, SO FOR ANYBODY TO SAY THAT THIS IS TAINTED MONEY IS SIMPLY GRASPING AT STRAWS.))
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Bryant and Cobbs are vying for the House of Delegates seat being vacated by Steve Newman.
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Nearly everybody is trying to do their part to keep recyclables OUT of area landfills, even local businesses are involved.
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((PATRICK EVANS/NEWS 7 AT FIVE: ROANOKE CITY HAS EXPANDED ITS HOME RECYCLING OPERATIONS, WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT BUSINESS RECYCLING IN THE VALLEY WITH A LOOK AT FIRST UNION'S RECYCLING EFFORTS. THAT'S COMING UP NEXT ON NEWS 7 AT FIVE.))
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Many Roanoke City residents just got new recycling bins to use in their homes, but for corporations across the Valley, recycling is big business.
Patrick Evans has a report on corporate recycling from First Union, where the process goes on virtually 24 hours a day.
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Don't go away--the Virginia Tech Hokies are gearing up for what could be their biggest game this year.
And on Health Check-- beer ads and teenagers, the latest debate.
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Plus the deadly Ebola virus-- Russian scientists claim they may have a cure.
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5-Ebola


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Topping tonight's Health Check Report--
The highly infectious and lethal ebola virus caused terror in Zaire this summer, killing 244-people.
But now Russian military doctors claim they have a cure.
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In these once top secret Russian military labs, doctors have developed a treatment for Ebola.
They believe an antibody called IGG protected monkeys infected with the virus.
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Working in a laboratory used only for the highest level of biological hazards, the Russian Igg is mixed with a tube of Ebola virus- enough to kill 10-million people.
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The Centers for Disease Control cautions while this has worked on animal models, the breakthrough has only been in the laboratory.
But it says it wouldn't hestiate to use the Russian IGG to treat one of their own lab workers should they become infected.
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5-Overweight-Elderly


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Recently we reported about the dangers of malnutrition among the elderly.
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Now, another study confirms that being slightly overweight may not pose a health risk for people over 70.
Elderly men and women who are as much as 20 pounds overweight may be healthier than their thinner counterparts.
Health risks begin to rise for elderly people who are 50 to 75 pounds overweight
The study from St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York, suggests older people who are only moderately overweight might be dieting needlessly.
Still, critics caution the findings could be distorted-- because by age 70, many of the heaviest people may have already died.
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A woman who has suffered from paranoid schizophrenia says the voices in her head haunted her for a decade.
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Lori Schiller spoke to the Alliance for the Mentally Ill last night.
Schiller had her first experience with paranoid schizophrenia when she was 17.
She says she didn't realize it was bizarre behavior-- she simply thought that's the way life was.
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After lengthy hospital stays, suicide attempts and even cocaine addiction, Schiller says she beat the odds.
A film based on her book "The Quiet Room" is scheduled for production by Touchstone Pictures.
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Health advocates want the beer industry to keep its hands off of Halloween.
The Center on Alcohol Advertising wants beer makers to withdraw ads that use Halloween characters because they encourage kids to drink.
The Center says the average age for kids to start drinking now is 13.
A beer industry spokesman says beer ads for all occasions are aimed at adults, and there's no need to drop the promotions.
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Virginia Tech is on a winning streak-- but will it continue this week against Syracuse?
Mike has a preview of Saturday's Hokies-Orangeman game as well as some baseball news in tonight's Ticker.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your tuesday Ticker. The Virginia Tech Hokies host 20th ranked Syracuse this Saturday in a battle between the number 1 and 2 teams in the Big East.
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The Hokies are coming off a 27-nothing shutout at West Virginia. Both Virginia Tech and Syracuse are riding winning streaks. The Hokies have won 6 straight while the Orangemen are unbeaten in their last 5 contests. With a win this weekend, Tech can avenge last years loss to the Orangemen and take sole possession of the conference lead.
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Virginia Tech's defense has put the Hokies in position to win the conference title.
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Some big news on the baseball front again today.
For starters in Chicago, Ryne Sandberg
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made his comeback to major league baseball official at an afternoon news conference.
The nine time gold glove, who abruptly quit the game in 1994, said he still has what it takes to play at the the age of 36, and that he still plans to play second base, and not move to third as had been speculated.
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Also, Florida Marlins star Gary Sheffield is happy to be alive today after getting shot at last night.
Sheffield was the victim of a foiled car jacking attempt.
A Teenager approached his car on foot at a Stop light and shot at him.
He fortunately suffered only a superficial would to his left shoulder.
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Much more coming up at six including Alonzo Mourning, who will not be back with the Hornets after this season.
Happy Halloween everybody. take a break

5-Devils-Night


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Nearly 30-thousand volunteers in Detroit patrolled the streets last night for what is traditionally known as Devil's Night.
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Over the years, Halloween Eve in Detroit has been marred by vandalism and pranksters-- including a staggering number of deliberately set fires and other destruction.
Last year was the worst in 10-years, and this year residents took action.
Citizens armed with flashlights and two-way radios patrolled the streets last night.
That support seemed to do the trick-- a little more than 40-fires were confirmed by midnight--that's well below last year's 182 blazes.
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It is often said that kids don't look as young as they used to.
And some of the students at Raleigh Court Elementary School looked a little more mature for their classes today.
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Grandparents spent most of the day in the classroom celebrating Halloween for "Grandparents and Older Neighbors Day."
It's part of the PTA's outreach program that opens the school to the public.
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((JENNIFER LUCKAY/PTA: WE JUST TRY TO GET THE COMMUNITY INVOLVED WITH THE SCHOOLS AND BE INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY THING. )) ((ELLEN ROBINSON/TEACHER: IT GIVES THE CHILDREN AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE AN APPRECIATION FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OLDER NEIGHBORS. PEOPLE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE CHILDREN, THE SCHOOL, TO HAVE AN APPRECIATION, I THINK, FOR ALL AGES.))
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Two hundred grandparents packed the auditorium for the morning assembly, then spent time in the classrooms helping with projects and getting to know the teachers and students.
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Coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX-- the numbers are in on the latest NEWS 7- Roanoke Times poll.
Who'll take control of the General Assembly?
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The short answer is that things look slightly better for these guys -- the Republicans -- rather than these guys -- the Democrats.
And Virginians say they have a new number one issue that now shares the spotlight with education.
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We'll tell you what it is in just one half hour on NEWS 7 at SIX with more news of the day. That's it for NEWS 7 at FIVE. I'll be back at six and 11. Goodnight.