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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The house votes to send Federal Employees back to work.
O-J Simpson's Deposition is delayed yet again. We'll tell you why.
And imagine the chance to win 90 million dollars.
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Wx-Heads
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The forecast does indeed feature snow...and lots of it! Look for accumulations by Saturday evening.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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Influenza has spread all throughout Virginia.
We'll have some important advice from the Health Department
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Plus, a breakthrough for treating kids with learning disabilities-- shedding new light on video games.
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Many federal workers at Salem's V-A hospital say they'll believe it when they see it, when it comes to ending the partial government shutdown.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Federal workers are keeping their fingers crossed- because they could get some money soon.
The house today overwhelmingly approved a plan to recall 280 thousand workers and PAY all federal employees.
The plan now goes on to the Senate.
Regina Blakely is following the story and joins us live from Washington. cut to reggie
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((After an all night session of negotiations with house republicans.. and 21 days off the job for federal workers.. the house agreed to send employees back to work with pay... until January 26th. And while national parks and passport offices will open.. and veteran's benefits and meals on wheels will be protected.. many other federal employees will have little to do.. with no funding for a number of programs. REP. DICK GEPHARDT/D- MISSOURI: WE NOW HAVE BEFORE US A MEASURE WHICH MAKES NO SENSE. HOW CAN YOU EXPLAIN TO ANYBODY WHY WE BRING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK AND PAY THEM TO DO NOTHING? In the second part of the deal.. the GOP agrees to completely re-open government through January 26th but only if President Clinton submits a seven year balanced budget plan... as they contend he promised to do under a deal reached to end the previous shutdown. HOUSE SPEAKER NEWT GINGRICH: THE CHALLENGE NOW IS FOR THE PRESIDENT TO SUBMIT A BALANCED BUDGET, THE BURDEN IS NOW ON HIS DESK.. ON HIS SHOULDERS. Before the vote, President Clinton.. having lunch at a senior citizen center... pointed out the republican plan leaves many things.. including government backed home mortgages and small business loans in limbo.. but he has reluctantly accepted the deal. THIS IS WRONG, IT'S WRONG AND IT AMOUNTS TO CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT FOR THOSE WHO NEED THESE SERVICES AND THOSE WHO PAY FOR THESE SERVICES." as the impasse over federal workers was eased somewhat.. budget negotiations continue at the white house... the majority leader pointing out how many sticky issues remain... with yet another deadline looming. SENATE MAJORITY LEADER BOB DOLE: MEDICAID AND WELFARE REFORM.. OUR PACKAGE.. WE HAVE A LOT OF WORK TO DO IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.))
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Federal Employees at the V- A hospital in Salem want a PERMANENT agreement and they let everyone know it this afternoon. JEAN/SCOTT DOUBLE BOX
Scott Prince joins us from the newsroom.
Scott, what are workers there saying about a temporary spending measure?
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Jean they're not convinced.
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A temporary spending measure is just that-- temporary.
And they want assurance that another Federal shutdown is not in the offing.
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V- A staffers along with veterans packed the Hospital's auditorium.
They want to know why they've had to work for virtually nothing.
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((ALMA LEE/V.A. UNION PRESIDENT: ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT DID NOT PAY ITS WORKERS FOR WEEKS ON END WOULD BE OUT OF BUSINESS. ))
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But workers aren't just concerned about themselves.
Two days ago, the hospital's pharmacy was cut off from funding.
They're afraid if a permanent agreement isn't reached, veterans would not be able to get the medical attention they deserve.
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We heard from lots of workers who were unable to pay their rent. SCOTT/JEAN DOUBLE BOX
Some were brought to tears as they talked about their financial problems.
(question: OFFICIALS IN WASHINGTON HAVE TOLD FEDERAL EMPLOYEES THAT THEY WILL

EVENTUALLY GET BACK WAGES. IS THERE ANYTHING THEY CAN DO, IN THE MEANTIME, TO HOLD THEM OVER FINANCIALLY?)

5-Meth-Lab


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Bond was set this morning for a Rockbridge County couple whose home was raided yesterday.
Police found a methamphetamine lab in operation.
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It was about 12-30 yesterday morning when police raided the home of 31 year old Kenneth John Keller and his 27 year old wife old Laurie Ann.
They've both been charged with manufacturing the drug.
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((R.W. DAY/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SHERIFF: TO MY KNOWLEDGE THIS IS THE FIRST METH LAB THAT'S BEEN FOUND IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY. AFTER SEEING THE COMPONENTS IT TAKES YOU HAVE TO WONDER IF THEY'RE AREN'T POSSIBLE MORE IN THE COUNTY.))
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Cleaners, paint thinners, and potassium were taken from the home. The couple's three children have been put in their grandmother's care.
The Kellers will be back in court in March for a preliminary hearing.
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Straight ahead in the newscast-- two defendants accused in an ax murder in Wythe County appear in court.
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And O-J Simpson's civil case is taking a chapter from the long proceedings in his criminal trial.
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On Health Check-- two reports, one boasting new learning methods using video games, to help kids with language skills deficits and dyslzexia.
Another-- critical of television and the computer age, blamed for making kids lazy and overweight. 2-SHOT
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Massages-- for relaxation AND they're healthy too.
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Patrick has a live report, later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

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Virginia executed its 30th man last night- since the death penalty was reinstated 20 years ago.
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34 year old Walter Correll, Junior of Roanoke died by lethal injection.
Correll initially confessed to the 1985 abduction, robbery, and stabbing murder of C-W Bousman, Junior in Franklin County.
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Last night, his Catholic priest told reporters he and Correll never discussed that authorities believed the murder was an anti-gay hate crime.
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((FATHER JAMES GRIFFIN/DEATH ROW CLERGY: NOT AT ALL. DIDN'T DISCUSS THE MOTIVATION AT ALL. Does he admit he did this? WELL I GUESS I'M NOT AT LIBERTY TO SAY. ALL I KNOW IS THERE'S ANOTHER DEAD PERSON TONIGHT AND HE WAS A FRIEND OF MINE. SO THAT'S ALL I REALLY KNOW.))
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Witnesses say Correll had NO last words, and there were NO complications with his lethal injection.
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5-Wythe-Murder


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A Wythe County judge has dismissed charges against one of two men accused in the ax murder of a Rural Retreat man last summer.
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Judge Danny Bird found insufficient evidence to send the second degree murder charge against Kerri Ann Koehler to a grand jury.
He did, however, certify the charge against William Ray Lindsey.
Prosecutors say Lindsey struck Jabe Ferguson twice in the head with an ax
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at Rural Retreat campground, then he and Koehler fled to Tennessee, where they were arrested.
Assitant prosecutor Keith Blankenship says despite the judge's ruling today he'll probably seek indictments against BOTH suspects.
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5-Simpson


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O.J. Simpson won't answer questions just yet.
A judge in the civil suit against Simpson delayed the deposition.
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Simpson's lawyers wanted the delay- saying one of the Goldman's lawyers has a conflict of interest.
The lawyer works for a firm that has represented a company Simpson is a partner in.
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((JAY JAFFEE/ATTORNEY: IT JUST SOUNDS LIKE A SITUATION WHERE THE ATTORNEYS ARE TRYING TO DELAY THIS DEPOSITION. SOONER OR LATER O-J IS GOING TO HAVE TO TESTIFY THIS DEPOSITION.))
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Before the delay, there had been reports that Simpson would be questioned Monday.
The families of Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are suing Simpson for wrongful death.
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Feeling tense after the holidays? Is work stressing you out?
Patrick has the details that won't rub you the wrong way.
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5-MASSAGE


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Massage therapy can be a wonderful source of relaxation, there are health benefits too. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans, once again putting himself on the line for his job, has boldly decided to explore the value of massage.
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Lotto fever has swept London-- still to come on NEWS-7 at FIVE, we'll update you on this weekend's jackpot, there.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check--
An update on influenza in Virginia, making it's way around the state.
Plus-- some consider video games to be a waste of time for kids.
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But it's this technology that's offering some dramatic breakthroughs in helping kids with impaired language skills.
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The State Health Department says the flu has now spread across much of the state.
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But contrary to what your nose might be telling you, apparently Southwest Virginia hasn't been hit as hard as the central, eastern, northern, and notherwestern parts of the state.
It's still not too late to get a flu shot-- recommended especially for people who have a high risk of developing complications from the flu.
29- states have reported widespread flu outbreaks.
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The Type-A Texas flu is more common this season than two other types-- A-Johannesburg and B-Beijing.
If you do start noticing flu symptoms, call your doctor.
The Health Department says if you get on the anti-viral drug "Amantadine" within 24- to- 48 hours, you can cut the course of the illness in half.

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Dramatic success is being reported in helping children with learning disabilities.
It's the "double C"-- cartoons and computer games, helping out with the three R's.
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This 10-year-old is among millions of children with a fundamental problem in processing sounds.
But today's issue of Science reports that many can be helped, in just one month of training.
Using high-tech video games, researchers stretched out the sounds--
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and made them louder and more easily recognized.
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(( DR. MICHAEL MERZANICH/DANA FOUNDATION: THEY IMPROVE AT THESE GAMES, JUST AS THEY WOULD IMPROVE AT A VIDEO GAME, AND THEY'RE DRIVEN TO IMPROVE IN THE DIRECTION OF UNDERSTANDING NORMAL SPEECH. ))
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((THE BIRDS WERE FLYING AND SINGING WHEN LYN GOT UP THIS MORNING. PAULA TALLAL/DANA FOUNDATION :OUR GOAL WAS TO SAY CAN WE MOVE THEIR BRAIN FROM BEING A SLOW PROCESSING BRAIN TO ONE THAT'S MORE NORMAL FOR THEIR AGE. AND THE RESULTS WERE TREMENDOUS. I LIKE SCHOOL BETTER BECAUSE I COULD DO A LOT OF STUFF.))
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And the irony isn't lost on researchers-- as the same video game technology seen as a waste of time by some is what focuses these children's attention long enough to help them grow.
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5-Obesity


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Still, some say the video age and television DO contribute to other problems.
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Dr. Laura Nathanson, author of the book "Kidshape" says heavy t-v viewing creates anxious, bored kids who tend to overeat.
Fitness levels of students have taken a dramatic drop in the last 25- years.
Children are bigger and heavier than ever before.
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((DR. LAURA NATHANSON/AUTHOR, "KIDSHAPES" WHEN THEY ARE INACTIVE THEY TEND TO BUILD UP EXTRA WEIGHT AND THEY DON'T DEVELOP THE ACTIVE SKILLS THAT MAKES THEM ENJOY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. SO WHAT DO THEY DO? THEY GO IN AND WATCH MORE TELEVISION. IT IS A PERFECT SELF-CONTAINED VISCIOUS CYCLE,))
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Video games are also getting a big chunk of the blame.
75-percent of American families with children ages 6 to 11 have them.
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((WE THINK OF VIDEO GAMES AS BEING ACTIVE, BUT IN FACT THEY'RE NOT INTERACTIVE SO IN FACT THE CHILD DOES DEVELOPE JUST A RELATIONSHIP WITH A MACHINE NOT WITH OTHER CHILDREN. ))
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More than one in four children under age 12 is underweight-- and asside from the obvious health problems, being out of shape can cause emotional scars.
Dr. Nathanson's advice-- reduce television viewing at the same time increasing your kids physical activity.
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2-shot-toss
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Roanoke College Basketball fans have reason to be proud--
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But first Roy Stanley has more on Dolphin Head coach Don SHula

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Thank you ladies and good afternoon everybody its time for the two minute ticker.
Well, it's now official. Don shula is stepping down as head coach of the Miami Dolphins.
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This afternoon at Nova University Shula announced that he will retire as the Dolphins head coach.
Shula is leaving football after 33 years in the sport. He said he plans to spend time with his family but he will also remain with the Dolphins as part owner and Vice Chairman of the Board.
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Shula has won a record 347 games 328 of them in the regular season during his career that began in Baltimore in 1963. Shuler celebrated his 66-th birthday yesterday.

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The Roanoke College mens basketball team heads into tomorrow's ODAC battle with Washington & Lee with a 8 and 1 record.
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The Maroons captured the Domino's-Lewis Gale Basketball Tournament championship last night beating Menlo 78-54.
Through raffles and an auction; the tournament raised around 7 thousand dollars for the American Cancer Society and the Jimmy V Foundation.
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The NFL playoffs resume this weekend. Sunday, Indianapolis meets Kansas City. The Colts will have to play without all pro running back Marshall Faulk. He injured his knee on this play last week against San Diego.
Buffalo plays Pittsburgh tomorrow. Former E.C. Glass star Reuben Brown, who played college ball at Pitt, has one reason to be excited about going back to Pittsburgh, the food!
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((REUBEN BROWN/BUFFALO OFFENSIVE LINEMAN:))
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At six, more from Reuben Brown and we will have Virginia Tech basketball highlights from last night.

5-Lottery


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There's a huge lottery jackpot this weekend, but you'll have to travel overseas for a ticket.
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In London, Saturday night's kitty is worth 60 million pounds. That's 90 million American dollars.
The total prize is five feet tall and 13-feet wide.
What does one person do with all that money?
Camelot, the company running the lottery, says it doesn't expect just one person to walk away a multi-millionaire.
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((SARA LINNEY/CAMELOT: IT IS A LARGE AMOUNT OF MONEY BUT STATISTICALLY SPEKAING, GIVEN THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE WHO PLAY THIS WEEKEND, IT IS LIKELY TO BE SHARED BY FIVE TO SIX PEOPLE AND 15 TO 20 PERCENT ARE PLAYING IN GROUPS OF 10 TO 100 PEOPLE.))
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90-percent of the population is expected to be involved tomorrow's night drawing.
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Coming up at Six, a Virginia army base is contributing what may be THE key to success for U.S. troops in Bosnia.
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Here's Keith Humphry with a preview.
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Even in the age of precision air strikes, an Army still travels on its stomach, as Napolean said. Military success depends on hot chow and warm feet.
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Fort Lee trains the chefs and supplies the clothes that are keeping the soldiers and Marines happy campers.
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We'll have a look at how the U.S. military survives in the toughest of conditions.
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The experts who teach it are right here in Virginia.
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That's coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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