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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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An American Balloonist trying to circle the world is instead forced to make an emergency landing in Canada.
And the region is barely dug out from the snow and guess what? More may be on the way.
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Wx-Heads
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An incredible weather set up again as more snow is set to reach the area by Thursday night. Forecast details straight ahead.

Medical-heads


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Maybe your family is-- well, under your skin.
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Or maybe you've been shut in the house alone, bored to tears.
We'll have some ideas on curbing cabin fever-- with a little mental health break.
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You may finally be getting around in the snow-- but brace yourself-- more is on the way.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Just when you thought life was starting to get back to normal, think again.
That four letter word is back in the forecast-- SNOW.
For the latest, let's check in with Meteorologist Robin Reed in the NEWS-7 Weather Center. go to robin

5-Snow-Today


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Despite two feet of snow already on the ground, most businesses across the region opened up today.
But there are hundreds of people who have been working non-stop since Saturday.
Snow plow drivers have been trying to get the roads clear for days.
Now they are starting to feel the effects.
double boxes Jean/Scott


Scott Prince joins us from Roanoke County.
Scott, how do the roads look and how are the plow drivers fairing?
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(Q&A: Scott are the Emergency facilities in the region still open?)


5-XGR


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TAPE#595-34 rolled from starlink
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An evenly divided Virginia Senate may just be what it sounds like.
The 1996 General Assembly gavelled into session at noon today -- and Democrats unveiled what they considered a power sharing agreement.
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Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol.
What was proposed in the Senate?
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Jean, they are trying to hammer out the details on the floor of the Senate even as we speak.
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The bottom line, though, is that the Senate Democrats changed their tune today.
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They'd said there would be NO Republicans chairing committees.
The Democrats claimed the majority because of tie- breaker Don Beyer.
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((SEN. DICK SASLAW/D-FAIRFAX: I DON'T THINK ANYONE IN HERE WANTED TO TRY TO GO FOR IN YOUR FACE POLITICS. AND IT WOULD HAVE BEEN HARD TO DO THAT. COULD WE HAVE DONE THAT? PROBABLY WE COULD HAVE DONE IT. BUT I THINK WE WOULD HAVE HAD A LOT OF PROBLEMS THAT WOULD HAVE LASTED NOT JUST THROUGH THIS SESSION BUT THROUGH THE REST OF THEM.))
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Saslaw denies Rocky Mount's Virgil Goode had anything to do with it.
He says Goode's "essentially gone over" to the Republican party and is NOT a factor.
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((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS: THE TONE THAT'S BEING SET IS BASICALLY ONE OF ...ALREADY BEING DONE.))2ND REF?
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The way the judgeships have been done is by Democrats.
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Now outside of the Senate negotiations, I might add, lawmakers generally say they're all pleased with a more conciliatory tone this year.
(QUESTION: And what can we expect from the Governor tonight?)




5-Budget


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In Washington, a gloomy assessment of budget talks from both Republicans and Democrats.
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((UNFORTUNATELY THE TALKS HAVE NOT YET SUCCEEDED BECAUSE WE DO STILL DISAGREE ON THE LEVEL OF THE CUTS.))
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Meanwhile Newt Gingrich says it may take the November election to decide the issue.
A Presidential news conference on the budget is set for tomorrow.
Also tomorrow, federal workers will finally go back to work.
They were off the job because of the government shutdown and then this snow kept them at home.
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Straight ahead-- two U-S soldiers are hurt in Bosnia..that story's next, plus..
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Joe Dashiell reports if you plan to hire someone to shovel your driveway or sidewalk, there's a few things you might want to keep in mind.
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On Health Check, a few things to keep in mind if you think you might be losing your mind....housebound, with cabin fever. 2-SHOT
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Patrick is at the Brambleton Center-- to tell us about a recent award there.
ANCHOR=Connie


And Mike continues his report from the NASCAR Media Tour-- don't go away. cc sponsor

5-Bosnia


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Two more U-S soldiers have been hurt in Bosnia -- but not because of hostile action.
They were injured when their fuel tanker overturned near Tuzla.
A NATO spokesman says the extent of the injuries is unclear.
The G-I's have been taken by helicopter to a U-S field hospital in Tuzla.

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The crew of a cargo plane that crashed in Zaire is now under arrest.
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Preliminary reports indicate the plane was unauthorized to fly and was overloaded.
The cargo plane crashed into a crowded outdoor market- killing more than 300 people.
Burials started today as more than one thousand mourners came out to attend a memorial service.
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5-Pulaski-Guard


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The National Guard and the state forestry department today came to the aid of some New River Valley residents who need food.
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Because of the snow- it's the only day this week the area's Agency on Aging is geting hot meals to shut-ins on the Meals on Wheels program.
It took heavy vehicles, including a National Guard humvee to make some of the deliveries in Pulaski, Giles and Montgomery counties and Radford.
Only Floyd County was left out, because the agency wasn't able to get any vehicles there.
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((GARY HEINLINE/PROGRAM SUPERVISOR: WE HAVE CALLED OUR CLIENTS OVER THERE AND THEY ALL SEEM TO BE GETTING ALONG OKAY. SO AS SOON AS WE CAN GET BACK ON BOARD THAT WILL BO ONE OF THE FIRST AREAS WE WILL HIT. ))
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The agency also delivered frozen meals and a supply of non-perishable items.
That way folks will be able to fend for themselves for a little while if another major storm hits this week as expected.
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5-Shovelers


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In the rush to dig out from under a heavy blanket of snow, at least one family in Roanoke County paid a high price.
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Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom tonight with some advice on how to avoid getting burned by this winter weather.
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Jean, the weekend storm has brought out a small army of snowplows and snow blowers for hire.
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Most of these operators are honest, charging reasonable rates, but at least one man took advantage of the situation.
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In Hunting Hills neighborhood, a resident accepted an offer to clear his driveway of ice and snow. The bill was 625 dollars.
The director of the Better Business Bureau says it pays to talk price up front.
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((FRAN STEPHANZ/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: YOU HAVE DISASTERS LIKE A BAD WINDSTORM, A HURRICANE, PEOPLE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOU AND THEY'RE SO ANXIOUS TO GET SOMETHING DONE THAT THEY VERY OFTEN DON'T LOOK DOWN THE ROAD AT THE NET COST AND THEY SHOULD. VERY IMPORTANT.))
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In the Roanoke County case, the family paid the bill.
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but Jean, they later decided to stop payment on the check... and offer what they considered to be a more reasonable fee.

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The award-winning Brambleton Center is serving up a full plate of winter programs and services. And most of them have NOTHING to do with snow, right Patrick?
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stocks bump next

5-BRAMBLETON


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The Brambleton Center provides a place for teens to senior citizens around the community, and now the new facility has been awarded for its excellence. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans was on hand when the facility opened, and has returned to help the Center celebrate the achievement.
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SUPER=01-Marcia Dougherty/Brambleton Center;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Stats
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Stick around-- the NASCAR Media Tour continues- Mike has a full report from North Carolina.
ANCHOR=Connie
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And on Health Check--
Cabin Fever--
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For some families, it's no laughing matter.
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((QUIT!!
We'll have advice from the experts on how to keep your cool stuck inside through the deep freeze.
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((YOU BEGIN TO SEE AN INCREASE IN IRRITABILITY, MOODINESS, JUST STRESS IN GENERAL. ))
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)) health bump next

5-Cabin-Fever


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If you've been snowbound now since Saturday, there's a good bet your family or roommates are on your last nerve.
We talked to Mike Chiglinsky, with Appalachian Counseling Services today, for a prescription for cabin fever.
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((MIKE CHIGLINSKY/APPALACHIAN COUNSELING SERVICES: STEP BACK AND RE-APPRAISE THE SITUATION COGNITIVELY. IS THIS A BAD SITUATION? CAN THIS BE A FUN SITUATION WHERE EVERYBODY CAN ENJOY BEING TOGETHER. FOR MOMS AND DADS IT GENERALLY MEANS AN INCREASED WORKLOAD BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE CLOTHES TO CHANGE, MORE RUNNY NOSES TO CATCH UP WITH, MORE THINGS TO DO AROUND THE HOUSE-- JUST BECAUSE EVERYONE IS CONFINED. ))
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Confined, being an understatement.
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Chiglinsky suggests that maybe this frustration-- just about to reach boiling point for many-- can be cured with just a change in perspective.
See this week as a great opportunity for relaxing and togetherness-- and look for the humor in your situation.
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((DONNA CASEY: THE KIDS HAVE ABOUT ALL THE SNOW THEY CAN TAKE. I'M READY FOR THEM TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL, AND I'M MAKING ALL THEIR FAVORITE FOODS LIKE PEA SOUP AND EVERYTHING LEFT IN THE CABINET THAT I DON'T KNOW WHAT DO DO WITH. ))
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Other advice from the experts--
Ride it out with a positive attitude, pursue hobbies, talk to others about the situation, and do relaxation exercises.
For some though, the symptoms of cabin fever can bring severe feelings of helplessness.
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((IF PEOPLE ARE ALREADY EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH MARITAL TENSIONS, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, LONELINESS, THIS WILL INCREASE ALL OF THOSE SYMPTOMS BECAUSE IT IS LITERALLY RESTRICTING YOUR ABILITY TO MOVE. ))
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Chiglinsky says the snow may undermine our need for control-- creating a "hopeless" environment.
But now, before the next snow hits, people are desperate to get out-- content to suffer through a boot full of snow-- anything for an evening's entertainment, or the company of fresh faces.
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((RICK CHURCH: WE CAN GET OUT AND SEE WHERE EVERYBODY ELSE IS OUT WALKING AROUND, AND WE DON'T HAVE TO STAND AROUND WITH THE DOG AND THE CAT LOOKING OUT THE WINDOW ALL DAY LONG.))
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((WHAT'S THE WORST THING ABOUT BEING STUCK INSIDE FOR THIS LONG A TIME? TOGETHERNESS. I SAID THE WORST THING, NOT THE BEST THING. TOO MUCH OF EVEN A GOOD THING CAN BE BAD. YOU GET ON EACH OTHERS NERVES I THINK, AND NEED TO GET OUT. ))
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Also, don't forget to check on those not so mobile, like elderly neighbors.
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((MIKE CHIGLINSKY: NOT JUST TO SHOVEL OUT THEIR WALKS, BUT TO FIND OUT HOW THEY'RE DOING EMOTIONALLY AND SOCIALLY, CONNECT WITH THEM AND REASSURE THEM THERE ARE PEOPLE THINKING ABOUT THEM. THE MORE THAT NEIGHRBORS CAN PITCH IN TO HELP ONE ANOTHER, THE MROE SUPPORT WE FEEL, THE MORE POSITIVELY WE'LL FEEL AND THE LESS STRESS WE'LL EXPERIENCE.))
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)) two shot Jean and Connie 2-SHOT-toss
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If you want to see action on the ice, and we don't mean slipping on the streets, you might want to check out tonight's Express game.
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Steve Mason has a preview and more from the NASCAR media tour.

S5-Media


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The NASCAR tour rolled on today in the Tar Heel state. Tonight, Mike Stevens checks in with Kyle Petty's old race team that has a new look in 96.
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S5-Express


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Express defensman Jon Larson has been traded to Raleigh and Roanoke practiced this morning with two new players as a result of a four player trade.
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G.M Pierre Paiement and Frank Anzalone traded Paul Croteau and that guy, Louis Phillipe Charbonneau to Erie for Wade Gibson And Karry Biette.
Both players skated with the team this morning.
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((KARRY BIETTE/EXPRESS CENTER: ))
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Crews have spent most of the day pushing snow to provide adequate parking, but only 50-per cent of the parking lot will be ready for tonight's game.
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((BOB CHAPMAN/CIVIC CENTER MANAGER: ))
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At six, Frank Anzalone will tell us why the trades were made but stay tuned for more news 7 at five.

5-Balloon


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The trip is cut short for an American balloonist trying to circle the world non-stop.
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After three days of equipment and weather problems Steve Fossett landed in a frozen lake in Canada.
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((STEVE FOSSETT/BALLOONIST: I'M VERY DISAPPOINTED AND EMBARRASSED THAT I DIDN'T DO BETTER THAN THIS.))
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Fossett is a 50-year old millionaire- adventurer.
He says problems with power generators and weather would have made crossing the Atlantic difficult.
The electrical system failed before dawn, so Fossett decided to avoid a landing at sea.
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30-minutes for NEWS_7 at six, goodnight. All those school closings are next-- Keith Humphry will be here in