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Up next on News 7 at five-
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Lawmakers pass a bill that'll keep the government running through December First.
A huge fire roars through several businesses in Baltimore.
Plus we'll tell you about a trek across the antarctic.
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Rain followed by high winds and colder temperatures. Another blustery weekend on the way.

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On Health Check-- it's one of the biggest breakthroughs toward finding a cure for AIDS.
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The story, plus-- marijuana is the drug of choice for America's teens. Now it's use is on the rise.
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That's the word from Republicans.
The house passes a stop gap spending bill.
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5-Budget


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Good Evening this is News-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The bill keeps the government going until December First.
The Senate is expected to act on the bill and send it to the President Monday evening.
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But he says more debate is needed and he's promised to veto it.
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((BUT WE CAN NOT HAVE THAT SERIOUS DEBATE UNDER THE THREAT OF A GOVERNMNT DEFAULT OR SHUTDOWN AND WE CANNOT CUT MEDICARE, EDUCATION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT AS A CONDITION OF KEEPING THE GOVERNMENT OPEN.))
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The current temporary measure that funds the government is set to expire at midnight, Monday.
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5-Bosnia


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Secretary of State Christopher calls it a first step forward.
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He's referring to an agreement between Bosnia's Mulims and Croats-
It beefs up their political and economic union.
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((WARREN CHRISTOPHER/SECRETARY OF STATE: ABOVE ALL I THINK THE PEOPLE OF BOSNIA AND HERCEGOVNIA DESERVE A CHANCE TO LIVE TOGETHER IN PEACE. THEY'VE BEEN ABLE TO DO SO INT HE PAST. THEY HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO DEMONSTRATE THAT THEY CAN DO SO AGAIN. THEY CERTAINLY DO DESERVE A CHANCE TO DO SO AGAIN.))
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The agreement was signed today in Ohio.
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5-State-Senate


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The phone lines between Virginia's state Senators have been busy since Tuesday night.
The historic 20- 20 split is ripe with options for political dealmaking.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
What's the latest on how to divvy up the powers?
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Well Jean, just yesterday we were talking about a potential lawsuit from
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Republicans to keep Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer from tipping the scales all the way to the Democrats.
Today, the state's top Republican reluctantly weighed in on the issue.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I WOULD HOPE THAT WE COULD, THAT THEY COULD -- IT'S NOT FOR ME AS A GOVERNOR TO DICTATE OR MANDATE HOW TO DO IT -- I WOULD HOPE THAT THEY COULD WORK TOGETHER TO ORGANIZE IN A WAY THAT'S FAIR. THAT'S REFLECTIVE OF THE ACTUAL EQUAL SPLIT AND THE POWER-SHARING THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE. AND I WOULD HOPE THAT RATHER THAN EVERYONE AT EACH OTHER'S THROATS, WE COULD TRY TO WORK TOGETHER IN MOVING VIRGINIA FORWARD.))
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Allen went on to say that a lawsuit would NOT be productive, in his opinion.
Meanwhile, the white hot spotlight that has shone on Franklin County Democrat Virgil Goode for three days is now being shared by Fairfax Republican Senator Jane Woods.
Both have been contacted by the other party to switch sides and create a majority party.
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Goode of course told us Wednesday he's comfortable as a Democrat for now.
We spoke with Jane Woods this afternoon, and she said she had "NO intention AT THIS TIME of switching parties," but that "this is NOT the Republican party that I was proud to be a part of when I first got involved in politics."
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So there will be a lot of politicking to watch next week Jean.

5-Henry-Supers


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A Henry County Supervisor who lost his election on a tie- breaker says he will ask for a recount.
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Simon Spencer thought he had won by a single vote on Tuesday, but a spoiled ballot was later ruled valid.
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And in a tie-breaker the next day, the name of challenger Debra Buchanan
(byoo-CAN-nuhn) was drawn from a basket.


Spencer has been reviewing his options with an attorney and says he plans to request a recount.
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Buchanan has hosted a talk- show on Martinsville television station Cable Six for five years, and says she looks forward to representing the Horsepasture District on the Board.
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Unless a recount or a court challenge overturn the results of Tuesday's election, Buchanan will take her seat on the board early next year.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Virginia Tech officials talk about restructuring.
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And in Baltimore-- the worst fire in recent memory is finally under control.
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Ahead on Health Check--
An important new development in AIDS research.
Plus-- coming out of a coma after two years.
One patient awakens to sing. 2-SHOT
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With the holiday season right around the corner, the Roanoke Valley Junior League has set up the ultimate shopping experience.
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Patrick Evans is at the Salem Civic Center and has a live report later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Fire


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It's being called the worst fire in recent memory in Baltimore.
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The eleven alarm blaze broke out at a warehouse- in Southwest Baltimore.
The Hollins Street Exchange houses about 50 businesses.
Several business owners there say they lost everything; many don't have insurance.
Homeless people trying to keep warm accidentally started the fire in an abandoned warehouse next door.
Firefighters from 40 departments were there- They used at least a half dozen cranes to pour water on the fire.
No reports of any injuries.
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5-McCombie


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A police officer who fatally shot a man is cleared of wrongdoing.
The Henrico County's prosecutor cleared the officer who fatally shot Brad McCombie after his multi- county crime spree last week.
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McCombie engaged Henrico officer Andi Margiotta (mar-jee-OTTA) in a gun battle after robbing and abducting a Lynchburg store clerk.
McCombie was killed; Margiotta was wounded.
Henrico Commonwealth's Attorney Toby Vick says it was as clean a self defense shooting as he could ever hope to have.
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5-Tech-Education


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Virginia Tech president Paul Torgersen is assuring College of Education students and faculty their programs and jobs are secure.
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They met with Torgersen behind closed doors to hear his proposals for merging the college into another university department.
Torgersen says the change would save a quarter of a million dollars in administrative salaries.
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((PAUL TORGERSEN/VA TECH PRESIDENT: BASICALLY THAT'S WHAT WE PLAN TO DO, IS TO CLOSE JUST THE COLLEGE DEAN'S OFFICE. NONE OF THE STUDENTS, NONE OF THE PROGRAMS, NONE OF THE FACULTY WILL BE AFFECTED BY THIS. ))
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But some teachers and students say the move diminishes their worth and their degrees.
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Torgersen says it's part of an ongoing restructuring effort, which cut one-and-a-half million dollars from the college two years ago.
A committee will study ways to implement the proposal and report to Torgersen by January 15th.
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If you haven't finished your Christmas shopping or if you're just beginning then you'll want to head to the Salem Civic Center.
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5-STOCKED-MARKET


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Looking for a good Holiday shopping bargain? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
So is Patrick Evans, and today he found one at the Stocked Market, all thanks to the Junior League.
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Don't go away-- Mike will tell us the qualifying results from the NAPA 500 plus a look at the games the Friday Football Extra Crews will be covering tonight.
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On Health Check-- use of marijuana is increasing among teenagers.
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And apparently, many of them don't realize the drug's harmful effects.
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5-AIDS


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It's one of the biggest breakthroughs yet in AIDS research.
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((DR. NICK DEACON/MACFARLANE BURNET MEDICAL CENTER: IT GIVES ME PLEASURE TO ANNOUNCE TODAY WHAT WE THINK IS A SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH BY AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL RESEARCHERS. ))
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Scientists have discovered a defective form of H-I-V which doesn't cause AIDS.
They found four people infected with the defective strain for up to 15 years-- though they never suffered a major illness, and it's believed they will not progress to full-blown AIDS.
The finding could form the basis of an AIDS vaccine.
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5-Marijuana


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Marijuana is back and big among teens.
Use by kids in grades eight through 12 has jumped dramatically over the past three years according to a survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
In fact the number of 13-year olds who smoke pot has doubled since 19-92.
Here's Dr. Emily Senay.
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Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the U.S.
Now, after a 14 year decline, its use among teenagers is on the upswing. These girls are in treatment at Phoenix House in New York City--some for alcohol, some for angel dust, some for heroin.
But they all have one thing in common--they started with pot.
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((CHRISTINA HUPPERT: I STARTED AT THE AGE OF ELEVEN, I SMOKED A JOINT EVERYDAY. RASHEQUA DOWNS: I STARTED SMOKING AT NINE, TEN. TIMINEET BRANAGAN: WHEN I STARTED SMOKING POT EVERY DAY I WAS ABOUT 14. WHAT OTHER DRUGS DID YOU GO ON TO USE? COCAINE AND HEROIN.))
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Many young girls think that marijuana is a benign drug but the number of marijuana related medical emergencies has doubled over the last five years.
Case in point: Rashequa Downs. She thought pot was safe--until she had repeated asthma attacks.
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But according to the National Institutes of Health Marijuana can damage the immune system, disrupt the menstrual cycle, cause lung damage similar to the damage caused by cigarettes, and when used during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight babies.
Peter Provet is Director of Adolescent Programs at Phoenix House and says it's not only the medical effects of marijuana that endangers young girls.
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Researchers say it is not clear why antidrug sentiments have eroded among teens.
They also say increases in the number of teens using marijuana will ultimately lead to increases in the number of teens willing to try harder drugs.
Dr. Emily Senay, for CBS News, New York. ))
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Parents and teens who want more information
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take board can call the National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information at 1-800-729-6686.
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5-Milk


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The federal government hopes to clear up confusion over the fat content of milk.
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The F-D-A is proposing that two-percent milk should now be labeled as "reduced fat" instead of "low-fat".
Skim milk though can still be advertised as "fat free."
The changes would also apply to other dairy foods.
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5-Coma


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You may have heard about the Florida woman who awoke from almost two years in a coma.
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Liz Lacapra's family calls the rate of her recovery a miracle.
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24 hours ago Lacapra stumbled to speak. Now, she's singing.
Her family believes throughout the coma she could hear people, but just couldn't respond.
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The season for the Winston Cup races will end on Sunday.
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Mike will take a look at the qualifying for the NAPA 500.
And I guess it's a good chance for Jeff Gordan to pull off the championship.

S5-Qualify


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your end of the work week two minute sports ticker.
Let's get the weekend started with some racing, hockey and football news.
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First to the hardwater where the Roanoke Express looks for its eighth win of the season tonight down in Norfolk against pain the in neck rival Hampton Roads.
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The Express is back in the Roundhouse to skate against Erie.
The Winston Cup Warriors are closing out their long season this week in Atlanta at the NAPA 500.
Darrell Waltrip won the pole position this afternoon and ensured himself a spot in next February's Busch Clash. Here's a look at the top 25.
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S5-FFE


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And this is the final week of the regular in high school football.
After 11 weeks,a number of district title are still up for grabs along with several playoff spots.
Here's the Friday Football Extra slate of games for week 11.
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Roy Stanley will be along at six o'clock with your college game day previews for tomorrow, plus more Cup news from Atlanta. Have a nice weekend everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


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It is considered harder than a marathon and possibly the most dangerous race on earth, across the most INhospitable region of the planet.
The competitors: a Brit and a Norwegian.
The place: Antarctica.
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The event: a contest to become the first man to cross Antarctica on foot without support.
One of the competitors is towing a quarter-ton sled loaded with 220 chocolate bars and 120-bags of nuts. Officials at bases maintained by the United States and New Zealand in Antarctica say they tried to discourage the race because of the danger.
But since the continent is open territory, they could not stop it.
The 17-hundred mile journey is expected to take months.
Both plan to finish the trek in February.
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It's been twenty- five years since America lost one of its most decorated soldiers.
Today veterans gathered in Craig County to honor war hero Audie Murphy.
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Keith Humphry has more on today's memorial service.
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Audie Murphy was killed in a plane crash on the side of Brush Mountain.
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He was the most decorated soldier in World War II, and starred in more than 40- movies.
The ceremony took place at the Audie Murphy Monument right on the mountain side,
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and we'll take you there ...coming up on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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And that's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'll be back again at eleven. Have a nice weekend.