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News-Heads

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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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A school bus driver is held at knifepoint in Roanoke.
Plus fire breaks out in a Madison Heights home- killing a man.
And Christopher Reeve is back in the hospital.
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Wx-Heads
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A nice break from the clouds for a few hours but they roll back in tonight with rains moving in later tomorrow.

Medical-heads


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Infectious diseases are now the third (----------------)
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leading cause of death in the country.
Some ideas on why, and the war against deadly bacteria.
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A bus-jacking in Roanoke this morning...police say a young man held a city school bus driver at knife point.
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5-Bus-Jacking


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
Police are searching for the man who commandeered a Roanoke City school bus this morning and forced the driver to take him to Salem.
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No one was injured.
The driver had just dropped off a busload of students from Westside Elementary.
But Terri Lambiosa and her nine- year- old daughter had some anxious moments after the teenager flagged them down at the intersection of Cove Road and Florida Avenue.
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((CHAUNCEY LOGAN/TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR: HE HAD A KNIFE, BUT HE DIDN'T THREATEN, ACCORDING TO WHAT THE DRIVER TOLD ME. AND EVENTUALLY HE GOT OFF AND LEFT. THANKFULLY THINGS WORKED OUT WELL. IT COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE.))
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The hijacker is described as a black male about 15- years old.
He got off the bus on Route 419 at Midland Road.
Salem police searched the area for more than 30 minutes, but could not find him.

5-Madison-Fire


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An elderly Amherst County man died this morning when fire broke out in his Madison Heights home.
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Firefighters were called to 320 Old Wrights Shop Road around 10:30.
The blaze started in the kitchen and quickly spread to the rear of the home, filling the house with smoke.
Crews found the body of 77- year- old George Overstreet inside.
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((ASST. CHIEF LEE DAY/MONELISON V.F.D.: INITIAL CALL WAS THERE, WE HAD POSSIBLY A PERSON IN THE STRUCTURE. UPON INITIAL ENTRY BY THE ATTACK TEAM, THEY FOUND THE VICTIM AS THEY WERE EXTINGUISHING THE FIRE.)) ((INVEST. LINDY INGE/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'RE ALWAYS CALLED ON THESE JUST TO MAKE SURE THAT IT'S NOT SUSPICIOUS. WE TRY TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE, OBVIOUSLY WHEN THERE'S A BODY IN THERE.))
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A preliminary examination shows Overstreet apparently died of smoke inhalation.
Investigators say a space heater in the kitchen may have ignited the blaze.
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5-North-Cross


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Autopsy results found the high school student who became ill during practice and died a short time later, had a tumor in his heart.
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Chief Medical Examiner Doctor David Oxley says atrial (Mix-oma) myxoma blocked blood flow to the heart of 18-year old Grayson Hooper.
Hooper was number 71- Captain of the Football Team at North Cross School.
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During wrestling practice, Monday said he felt sick.
The school says Hooper rested for about 45-minutes and then his heart stopped beating.
C-P-R was attempted but he could not be revived.
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5-VMI


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As the Keydets of the Virginia Military Institute returned to class today, the fate of their institution was being argued in the nation's highest court.
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The U.S. Supreme Court finally took up the issue of publicly- supported single sex education.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom -- just back from Washington.
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Jean, we won't get a ruling for many weeks.
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But today in oral arguments, four of the justices raised significant questions about the school's exclusion of women.
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Justice Department attorney Paul Bender told the Justices it's NOT about whether women can take the heat at VMI, it's about whether men perceive women can take the heat.
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((MARSHA GREENBACKER/NAT. WOMEN'S LAW CENTER: WE HEARD THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA ARGUE...WHO'VE EXCELLED.))
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Virginia argues it's NOT responsible for providing an exactly equal program for both genders -- and that the V-WIL program at Mary Baldwin is doing the trick for women.
VMI adds that ironically if women were admitted, the differences they sought -- including the intense, adversarial rat line experience -- would no longer exist.
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One of the livelier exchanges was between VMI attorney Ted Olsen and Justice Breyer, who asked "what is it that's really so important about this really hard to grasp adversitive thing" -- meaning basically the rat line experience -- that would change with the admission of women.
Olsen answered it what works for some young men.

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Then Justice Ginsburg asked "wouldn't something else work almost as well?"
(Q&A What's the impact on the Citadel?)


5-Travel-Office


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A former White House Aide says he did not get an order
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from the First Lady to fire the travel office employees.
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But David Watkins says he felt pressure from Hillary Clinton to dismiss them.
Congressional republicans claim the Clinton administration wanted its own people in the travel office and fired the employees for no legitimate reason.
Watkins testimony today was done with all cameras and microphones turned off.
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5-NTSB


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The engineer of a commuter train that collided with a school bus told what happened.
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Today he testified before the National Transportation Safety Board.
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The crash October 25th of last year killed seven high school students.
Ford Dotson saw the bus on the tracks- as he approached.
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((FORD DOTSON/TRAIN ENGINEER: I JUST KEPT WHISTLING UP UNTIL I HIT THE BUS. I KEPT SAYING TO MYSELF GOD PLEASE LET IT MOVE. PLEASE LET IT MOVE AND I KEPT WHISTLING AND HOPING IT WOULD MOVE UP.))
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Today is the first of three days of public hearings on the crash.
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(Robin Reed is next!)
(go to ROBIN!)
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Ahead in the newscast-- a pastor in Southside pleads no contest. Teresa Hamilton has a live report.
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And a little later, some employees of a Roanoke Framing shop were literally hung out to dry--
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On Health Check--
A report on a state bill that allows new mothers more time to recuperate in the hospital.
Plus, more evidence that eating bran can help you avoid cancer. 2-SHOT
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Christopher Reeve is back in the news and back in the hospital.
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He addresses the media in a statement, later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Layne


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Convicted killer Billy Layne has lost his first appeal.
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Layne was found guilty of abducting and murdering his 11-year old niece.
About two weeks earlier he'd told the girl's mother a story about abduction and rape of a young girl.
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She related the story-telling incident at trial, but his lawyer said that was hearsay.
The court of appeals concluded it did not matter whether the story was true.
The court sayid "Layne's thoughts and statements made while near the victim at a proximate time to the crimes are relevant to his intent."
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So Layne's conviction for abduction- with- intent to defile is upheld, along with the murder conviction and two life sentences.

5-Frizzelle


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A former Halifax County pastor charged with fraud decided NOT to face a jury.
Instead Jonathan Frizzelle, plead NO contest to 13- charges against him.
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Teresa Hamilton was in the courtroom and joins us live from Danville with more.
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Jean, the 45-year old's actions have hurt a lot of people, especially members of the two churches where he pastored.
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((CHARLES KING/UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, SUPERINTENDENT: WE'RE STILL FEELING IT AND WILL FEEL IT FOR YEARS TO COME. ))
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Charles King was among Jonathan Frizzelle's victims.
As a District Superintendent for the United Methodist Church, he trusted Frizzelle to pastor two local churches.
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((WE'VE HAD TO INSTITUTE VARIOUS BACKGROUND CHECKS AND CREDIT CHECKS AND WHATEVER AS A RESULT OF THIS MISFORTUNE. ))
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Frizzelle was arrested last Spring on a variety of charges.
Authorities say he would take out loans to buy vehicles and expensive lawn mowers.
But police say he would sell the items without paying the bank.
This isn't his first brush with the law.
Authorities say Frizzelle's a convicted felon-- with charges in North Carolina dating back to 1968.
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((JOHN GREENBACKER/HALIFAX CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: I THINK THAT ONCE EVERYTHING'S SAID AND DONE WE WILL PROBABLY FIND THAT DURING HIS TENURE HERE HE DEFRAUDED VARIOUS INDIVIDUALS AND INSTITUTIONS OF AMOUNTS THAT PROBABLY WOULD EXCEED 150-THOUSAND DOLLARS. ))
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There's also a federal investigation going on.
Authorities say they have evidence that indicates Frizzelle tried to collect on life insurance by forging his father's death certificate.
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Jean we'll have more on that angle tonight at six.

5-Picture-Parts


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Picture Parts is hardly "picture perfect" according to its employees.
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They say without warning, the store closed- leaving nearly a dozen people out of work.
All of the inventory and customer belongings were sent to another Picture Parts store in Charlottesville.
Employees couldn't believe what was happening.
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((CYNDI CUMMINGS/FORMER MANAGER: THE SALES HAD BEEN DOWN. THINGS HAVEN'T BEEN THE GREATEST BUT WE HAD NO IDEA THIS WAS COMING.))
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Picture Parts is operated by Tygart Moulding (Molding) in Randolph County, West Virginia.
A company representative at the Roanoke County store wouldn't say anything about the closing.
The owner of the company was unavailable for comment.
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It was just a year ago when
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a deadly earthquake rocked Kobe, Japan--we'll see how the city is remembering and rebuilding, next on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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5-Kobe


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It was one year ago today that a powerful earthquake shook Japan's Port city of (Ko-BAY) Kobe.
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((GONG SOUNDING.))
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Today a gong sounded at 5:46 in the morning- the exact time the quake hit.
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More than six thousand people were killed and 300 thousand others left homeless.
Even though a year has passed, the memory is still very fresh in Kobe.
In the hardest hit neighborhoods, temporary housing is still used.
City officials say it could be as long as ten years before some areas are rebuilt.
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Stick around-- where will the Cleveland Browns play next year? That's what N-F-L owners are kicking around-- the story in Tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check--
Tracking the fast-rising rate of infectious disease.
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Around the globe, scientists and doctors are gathering ammunition against deadly bugs.
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5-Infectious


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Yesterday we told you about the government's warning of the increasing threat of infectious diseases-- new bugs, and old ones becoming resistant to antibiotics.
Today, medical experts are focusing on the WHY.
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((DR. STUART LEVY/TUFTS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: THE POINT IS WE NEVER CONQUERED AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE. WHAT WE'VE DONE IS CONTROLLED IT THE BACTERIA IN OTHER MICROBES IN THE ENVIRONMENT ARE NOT KILLED OFF. THEY'RE ALL SITTING OUT THERE WAITING FOR THEIR CHANCE TO COME BACK AND TODAY WE'RE SEEING THAT RETURN ))
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Nearly three decades ago, scientists declared they had won the war against infectious diseases.
Not so, as infectious disease as a principal cause of death has increased 59-percent-- just between 1980 and 1992.
Today almost every disease-causing bacteria is resistant to at least one antibiotic.
It's been the focus of books and movies-- the fear surrounding the ebola virus, plague, flesh-eating bacteria, mystery viruses, bacteria in drinking water, the hantavirus.....and then of course, there's AIDS.
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((DR. ANTHONY FAUCI/NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY & INFECTIOUS DISEASES: WE LIVE IN A WORLD OF LIVING MICROBES. AND THESE MICROBES EVOLVE AND THEY MUTATE AND THEY DEVELOP WAYS OF PROPAGATING THEIR OWN EXISTANCE. ))
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Worldwide, decreasing disease surveillance, declining sanitation and overcrowding are threatening the global outbreak of epidemic diseases.
This past October, the World Health Organization established a strike force to ensure fast international response time.
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((DR. DAVID HEYMANN/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: WE'RE NOT READY TO DETECT WHERE DISEASE WILL OCCUR NEXT, WE'RE NOT READY TO DETECT WHERE DISEASE IS ALREADY OCCURING. HIV CAME. ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS THAT OCCUR WITH ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE, WE'RE JUST NOT READY TO ACCEPT THE FACT THAT ONE DAY WE'LL GO TO A HOSPITAL AND OUR CHILDREN WON'T BE ABLE TO BE TREATED BECAUSE ANTIBIOTICS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE IN TREATING THE COMMON INFECTION. ))
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Now, just as Americans are being asked to monitor their blood pressure and cholesterol and get screened for cancer-- the government wants them to use that same vigilance against infections.
The advice-- take your medications-- especially antibiotics-- as prescribed, get the proper vaccinations, be careful handling food and keep sanitary surroundings.

5-TB-Test


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Tuberculosis has been a killer for hundreds of years.
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In the 19th century, a T-B epidemic killed one out of every four Americans.
Today it's curable, but it's still spreading quickly-- with more than 10 million Americans infected with the contagious airborne disease.
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Still, it often takes weeks to diagnose.
Now, though, the F-D-A has approved a new test-- that gets results from a bacterial culture back within hours.
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((HANK NORDHOFF/GEN-PROBE PRESIDENT: THE IMPLICATIONS ARE TREMENDOUS. A PHYSICIAN CAN EITHER TREAT A PATIENT ALONG WITH ISOLATING THEM FOR EIGHT WEEKS-- OR HE CAN SET THEM FREE. IF THE PATIENT GOES FREE THEY COULD INFECT OTHERS...REMEMBER THIS IS AN AIRBORNE INFECTION THAT CAN SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY))
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With the new test, called the "Gen Probe", diagnosis and treatment begins the same day.
The test costs about 25-dollars.
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5-Hospital-Stay


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As promised last year, Roanoke Delegate Chip Woodrum is filing a bill to force insurance companies to give new mothers more time in the hospital.
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Woodrum's bill would mandate a 48 hour stay for mother and baby -- or a 96 hour stay for those who've had a C-section.
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He admits insurance companies and managed care providers will argue legislative interference into medicine.
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((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: BUT I THINK THERE'S A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GOING TO THE HOSPITAL FOR THE DELIVERY OF AN INFANT, OR DELIVERY OF A CHILD, AND GOING TO THE HOSPITAL TO HAVE A GALL BLADDER TAKEN OUT. IF I HAVE TO EXPLAIN THAT DIFFERENCE TO SOMEONE THAN I THINK THEY'RE BEYOND HOPE OF ME TRYING TO MAKE THEM UNDERSTAND IT.))
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Fairfax Senator Jane Woods is introducing a similar bill in the upper chamber.
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5-Bran


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More evidence that diet can influence the risk of cancer.
Scientists say a diet high in wheat bran or calcium can soak up the bile acids that may spur colorectal cancer.
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Some 138-thousand Americans were diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer last year--about 55-thousand died of the disease.
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2-SHOT-toss
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Will the Cleveland Browns become the Baltimore Browns?
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike has the latest on this as well as some highlights from the NBA.

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker as we get set to talk a little football.
But first a rarity in the NBA last night as his Weirdness, Dennis Rodman recorded his first triple-double of his NBA career.
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Rodman had 10 points, 10 assists and 21 rebounds to lead the Bulls to 116 to 104 win over the 76ers.
He even punctuated the performance with his first three pointer of the season.
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Are the Cleveland Browns about to get final approval to leave town and head to Baltimore??
We may know the answer within a day or so.
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The NFL's owners gathered in Atlanta today to continue their week long meetings.
They must give the Browns move formal approval for it to go into effect.
The Commissioner promises a resolution by week's end, while city officials continue to fight to keep the team in Cleveland.
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((PAUL TAGLIABUE/NFL COMMISSIONER:)) ((MICHAEL WHITE/CLEVELAND MAYOR:))
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In one other football note, Miami head coach Jimmy Johnson has already made a change on his coaching staff, firing defensive line coach Mean Joe Greene.
Much more coming your way at six.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-REEVE


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Christopher Reeve is back in the hospital.
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The actor who was paralyzed in a riding accident last May is listed in stable condition at a New York Hospital.
A spokesman read a statement from Reeve.
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((DONALD DAVIS/READING REEVE'S STATEMENT: I AM EXPERIENCING A CONDITION CALLED AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA CAUSED BY AN IMPACTED COLON...THE CONDITION CAN ARISE FROM THE BLADDER BEING UNABLE TO DRAIN, AN IN-GROWN TOENAIL.))
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Reeve says he expects to stay in the hospital for almost a week.
He apparently was able to breathe on his own for about 90 minutes this week.
That was his longest period without a respirator since the accident.
The star of Superman movies was thrown from a horse severely damaging his spinal cord and shattering two bones in his neck.
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As the fight to keep V-M-I all male makes it way to the highest court in the land, after 129- years one of Virginia's oldest all WOMEN colleges is shutting its doors.
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Keith Humphry is in our newsroom with the details.
ANCHOR=Keith


Jean, Southern Virginia College of Buena Vista has had financial
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difficulty for the past two years.
Now school officials say they have
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lost their accreditation and will close its doors in May.
This afternoon we spoke with school officials and students and got their reaction.
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We'll bring you that plus some other stuff in 30-minutes tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean