Up next on News 7 at five-
Israel lays its leader to rest. Funeral services were held today for
Two men open fire in a Boston restaurant.
Plus is David Letterman calling it quits? He responds to the rumors.
Clouds are rushing in from the south and you can count on rain showers for
Tuesday. The breezy forecast for mid-week is coming up.
On Health Check-- the latest way to prevent snoring-- this procedure may
actually work, and it's now available in Roanoke.
Plus, some good news on the AIDS front, as the F-D-A considers approving a
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((HE LIVED AS A SOLDIER FOR PEACE. HE DIED AS A SOLDIER FOR PEACE.))
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Israel today buries Yitzhak Rabin.
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Rabin was a war hero turned peacemaker.
The Israeli leader was gunned down Saturday night by a Jewish Extremist.
Today leaders from around the globe said a final goodbye to Rabin.
Jesse Schulman reports from Jerusalem with coverage of Rabin's funeral.
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SUPER=01-Jesse Schulman/Reporting; 2:00
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(( It was a funeral few Israelis never imagined in their worst nightmares.
presidents, prime ministers and kings gathered to pay tribute to one of the
founding fathers of the Jewish state, killed by a fellow Jew.
His belief his nation needs peace with its neighbors more than it needs
West Bank land cost him his life.
IF YOU CAN'T LET GO OF YOUR HATE, IT WILL BE SOWN AMONG YOURSELVES.
U.S. presidents are no novelty in Israel. Arab leaders are. Jordan's
King Hussein and Egypt's President Mubarak came to urge Israelis to continue
what their slain leader started.
HOSNI MUBARAK/EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT: BEST MEMORIAL TO RABIN IS TO CONTINUE
WHAT HE STARTED, THE PEACE.
One arab leader not present, PLO leader Yasser Arafat, his presence judged
too much of a political and security headache.
Why Rabin's security failed him isn't known, but there was a searing
memento of that failure, a sheet of lyrics, a song for peace Rabin had just
joined in singing at a large peace rally.
It was in his breast pocket, torn by the gunfire that felled him.
And a reminder that Rabin was a man as well as a statesman from his
Granddaughter who recalled the touch of his hand, the warmth of a Grandfather's
heart, and called on the angels to care for him well.
Then came the last march. The final salute.
The last gravesite goodbyes.
The Jewish prayer for the dead, and Yitzhak Rabin was lowered to his grave
in the city of his birth. Jesse Schulman, CBS News, Jerusalem.))
The morning service at Beth Israel Synagogue paid special tribute to the
slain prime minister.
Members of Roanoke's Jewish community prayed for Rabin and talked about the
IN Q=I think people
((RABBI JEROME FOX/BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE: I THINK PEOPLE NEED RITUAL AT TIMES
LIKE THIS. IT HAS TO BE DONE. WE HAVE TO HAVE SOME VEHICLE THEMSELVES. IT'S
NOT ENOUGH TO WATCH ON TELEVISION. ))
SUPER=01-Rabbi Jerome Fox/Beth Israel Synagogue;
OUT Q=watch on television.
Rabbi Fox says it is difficult for the Jewish community to deal with the fact
that a Jewish man shot Prime Minister Rabin.
He says for two thousand years, assassinations have not been a part of
Israeli life and that's probably why security around Rabin was not tight.
Four people are dead and at least one other is critically injured in a
shooting inside a restaurant in Boston.
Witnesses say two gunmen walked into the 99-Restaurant and Pub during
lunch time today and opened fire.
((I WALKED OUT IN FROM HERE TO THERE AND IT ALL HAPPENED. THEN I WENT BACK AND
PEOPLE WERE LAYING ON THE GROUND.))
OUT Q=ON THE GROUND."
Police say a plain clothes officer who was having lunch there when chased
down the suspects, who are now in custody.
The motive for the shooting is unknown, but witnesses say it did NOT
appear to be a random attack.
The trial begins in Japan today in the case of three U-S servicemen-
They're accused of raping a 12-year old Japanese girl.
Local Japanese are outraged and want American troops to withdraw from
U-S officials say the troops can be moved, but a military presence needs
The three men charged in the crime are being held at a U-S military
prison in Japan.
Many Japanese are also upset that the men are being held in an American
prison and not a Japanese prison.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the day before Election Day is keeping
politicians hopping. The Governor touched down today in the Star City--
And Democrats are spending the final hours rallying for support throughout
On Health Check-- we'll tell you about a new laser procedure that may bring
snorers-- and their spouses-- a better night's sleep.
Plus the Cleveland Browns are history.
In 1996 that is-- the Football team COULD be moving to Baltimore-- a full
report when NEWS-7 continues.
George Allen says Virginia democrats are "running scared."
But it was the Governor who was running today, as he rallied Republicans
across the state.
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Allen and Attorney General Jim Gilmore stopped at the Roanoke airport this
afternoon, and Joe Dashiell has the details on their visit.
Jean, George Allen isn't on the ballot, but state Republicans are hoping
his popularity will help G-O-P candidates claim control of the General Assembly
Here in Roanoke, he said the election is a question of trust.
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Meanwhile, state democrats are declaring they'll be victorious tomorrow.
Democrats rallied in the blustery weather this afternoon.
Former state party chairman Mark Warner told the crowd tomorrow's election
is the most important one of their lives.
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((MARK WARNER/FORMER DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN: BECAUSE WE ARE GOING TO SET THE
FUTURE OF VIRGINIA. AND THE QUESTIONS ARE REALLY VERY EASY-- IS IT GOING TO BE
INCARCERATION OR EDUCATION? ))
SUPER=01-Mark Warner/Former State Democratic Chairman;
OUT Q=or education
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer says the democrats must wage war
against what he called mean- spirited and well- funded Republicans.
One political analyst says Virginia voters should care more about the states
"wild west system of campaign finance where anything goes."
U-V-A professor Larry Sabato says Smithfield Foods' 125- thousand dollar
contribution to the Governor's PAC is an outstanding example.
The meat packing company is under a federal criminal investigation for
pollution violations and faces civil penalties from the state.
IN Q=No I'll tell you
((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: NO I'LL TELL YOU WHAT OUGHT TO BE
SIGNIFICANT TO PEOPLE, AND APPARENTLY IS NOT, IS THE SMITHFIELD CONTRIBUTION.
AND IT OUGHT TO BE SIGNIFICANT TO PEOPLE BECAUSE IT'S NOT OUT OF THE ORDINARY.
CONTRARY TO WHAT DEMOCRATS ARE SAYING, IT'S NOT OUT OF THE ORDINARY. CONTRARY
TO WHAT REPUBLICANS ARE SAYING, IT ISN'T RIGHT. BUT IN VIRGINIA IT'S LEGAL.))
SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/UVa Political Analyst;
OUT Q=it's legal.
Republicans say they're disturbed by 100- thousand dollars in contributions
from an American oil broker to Virginia Democrats.
Tamoil Incorporated and C-E-O Roger Tamraz admit to former ties to the
Libyan government of Moammar Gadhafi.
The Virginia Democratic Party says it's "hogwash."
A spokeswoman says Republicans implying that it's terrorist money are
creating a smokescreen for their Smithfield donations.
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With the chilly weather, it is the perfect time to build a roaring fire in
the fireplace-- but do you know how to select firewood?
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With cold weather already upon us, many people are cozying up to the
fireplace to keep warm.
Choosing the correct firewood can help avoid chimney and flue fires.
DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans has a full report tonight from Roanoke County.
Patrick what have you learned?
SUPER=01-Jon Vest/Roanoke Co. Extension Agent;
DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
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The Baltimore Browns? Still to come-- Mike has all the details on the
latest NFL team's relocation in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.
On Health Check-- maybe you've tried one of the hundreds of patented
treatments for snoring.
Now there's another option-- but doctors say, expect this one to work!
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((MEN ARE MUCH MORE LIKELY TO SNORE, BUT THERE ARE SOME WOMEN THAT SAW LOGS
TOO, THERE'S A LOT OF FEMALE SNORERS AS WELl. ))
OUT Q=as well.
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An important development in the fight against AIDS.
The F-D-A is considering whether to allow new virus-fighting drugs on the
The drugs are called Protease (PROH-tee-ays) inhibitors-- when
they're mixed with current anti-AIDS drugs, they slow the onset of symptoms.
It's not a cure, but one expert says it will allow AIDS to be treated as a
chronic disease-- rather than a deadly one.
For about 25-percent of adults, snoring isn't just a minor nuisance-- it's
a real problem, especially for their families.
While the patent office has some 300 devices to help halt snoring, there's
a new treatment available to locals that should really work.
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SUPER=01-Dr. William Dichtel/Head & Neck Specialist; :19
SUPER=04-Sharplan Lasers; :36
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Snoring occurs when air is obstructed through the passages at the back of the
mouth and nose.
Heavy snorers tend to develop high blood pressure at a younger age than
non-snorers, and the condition can also be disruptive to others.
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IN Q=A lot of people
((DR. WILLIAM DICHTEL/ HEAD & NECK SPECIALIST: A LOT OF PEOPLE WITH LOUD
SNORING IT DOES LEAD TO A LOT OF MARITAL DISCORD. NOT ONLY THAT, BUT THERE ARE
MANY PEOPLE WHO BORDER ON SLEEP APNEA THAT BENEFIT FROM THIS. THOSE PEOPLE WHO
HAVE TRUE, DANGEROUS SLEEP APNEA, THIS IS NOT THE OPERATION FOR THEM.))
OUT Q=for them.
But for about eight-to ten percent of the population, this laser treatment
may be the cure-- as the back of the throat is re-shaped in a series of
THe technology corrects the irregularities which cause the soft palette and
uvula to vibrate.
Community Hospital is the first facility in Roanoke to offer the
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((THE LASER TREATMENT FOR SNORING ISN'T TECHNICALLY A HARD PROCEDURE,ACTUALLY A
SERIES OF USUALLY TWO TO THREE PROCEDURES DONE ON A PATIENT AND IT'S USUALLY
DONE UNDER LOCAL ANESTHESIA WHERE WE NUMB OF THE BACK OF THEIR MOUTH, THE ROOF
OF THEIR MOUTH. AND WE USE LASER USUALLY ALTHOUGH ALSO OCCASIONAL
ELECTRICATTERY, TO MAKE SOME CUTS IN PARTICULAR PATTERNS, AND WHAT THEY FOUND
IS THOSE HEAL UP, SHORTENING THE PALETTE AND CUTTING DOWN ON SNORING
Patients may expect to return to work the day after each procedure.
The most common symptom is a temporary sore throat.
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((THE OTHER CONCERN WE HAVE IS THAT IF YOU SHORTEN THE PALATE TOO MUCH
YOU CAN EFFECT VOICE, AND PEOPLE CAN GET A HYPER-NASAL VOICE SO ONE OF THE
REASONS THAT IT'S DONE IN STEPS IS TO JUST DO A LITTLE BIT AT A TIME, TO GET TO
THE POINT THAT'S JUST RIGHT. WHERE THE SNORING HAS STOPPED YET WHERE THE VOICE
IS NOT AFFECTED.))
Men are more likely than women to snore-- and there are plenty of people
who don't bother themselves, or anybody else with their snoring.
Football Fans in Cleveland are blue since the announcement their Browns may
be moving to Baltimore--
Mike Stevens can fill us in on the plan in tonight's Ticker.
Good afternoon everybody and welcome to a brand new work week.
The Cleveland Browns have colored their long surviving fans Blue tonight, as
the team's much speculated move to Baltimore is now a reality.
This afternoon at a newsconferecne at Camden Yards, Maryland governor Parris
Glendening and Browns owner Art Modell made the move official.
((PARRIS GLENDENING/MARYLAND GOVERNOR:))
((ART MODELL/BROWNS OWNER:))
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SUPER=01-Art Modell/Browns Owner; :08
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The Move still needs approval from the NFL owners. This afternoon the city
of Cleveland got a temporary order blocking the team from leaving before the
November 20th hearing.
If things do proceed, The Browns will start playing in Baltimore in 1996.
The Virginia Cavaliers moved up 10 spots in the polls to number 14 in the
nation after beating 2nd ranked Florida State this Past Thursday in
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The cavaliers head into this Saturday's game against Maryland with new
confidence that stems from being the first team to beat Florida State in ACC
Virginia beat the Terps 46-21 last year. The Cavs will have to contend
with strong armed quarterback in Scott Milanovich and an Maryland defense.
SUPER=01-George Welsh/Virginia Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Ronde Barber/Virginia Cornerback; :15
OUT Q=...benefit us.
Tiki Barber will combat Maryland's run and shoot. Barber had a career high
193 yards and scored two touchdowns against FSU. and Steve Mason says his name
is being thrown around in some select company.
David Letterman says the recent reports he's calling it quits as the host
of "The Late Show" are wrong.
Headlines of the New York Daily News reported last week that the
gap-toothed late night star is bowing out.
But Letterman says it's just not true.
He says a reporter asked him how long he planned on doing the show--
Letterman says he told him maybe until the end of his contract-- which is in
((DAVID LETTERMAN/"THE LATE SHOW" HOST: AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT I WILL BE
53 YEARS OLD. I AM NOT A MAN WHO IS BLESSED WITH ENDLESS SELF-CONFIDENCE BUT
ON THIS ONE ISSUE I KNOW FOR A FACT WHAT I SAID WAS COMPLETELY REASONABLE AND
THE WAY IT WAS RECEIVED AND EXPLODED WAS WITHOUT REASON.))
SUPER=01-David Letterman/"The Late Show" Host;
OUT Q=without reason
Letterman is taking his show on the road all this week to Los Angeles.
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The secret is out... officially.
For the past three years there's been speculation that a West Virginia
resort was home to a federal nuclear war shelter.
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Keith Humphry joins us to put an end to all of the rumors.
West Virginia officials were allowed inside the bunker for the first time
It was built during the cold war, beneath the Greenbrier Resort in White
Sulpher Springs, West Virginia.
We'll show you dormitories, medical facilities, and communications
Why was the resort selected as a federal nuclear shelter? And now that the
secret's out what's in store for the bunker?
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All these answers in 30 minutes on News-7 at Six.
And that's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE. Goodnight.