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Up next on News 7 at five-
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Roanoke officals change their mind when it comes to taking action after a deadly house fire.
Plus shoppers take note- A new Superstore opens it sdoors.
Len Besthoff tells us what the big deal is about.
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Wx-Heads
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A strong cold front brings rain, but for most places, no additional flooding. Temperatures will drop off quickly tonight.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- a report on some of the dilemmas surrounding organ transplants.
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Unfortunately, lack of resources mean only a select few will have access to these life-saving treatments.
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Roanoke City is changing its stance-- It may now cite the landlord of the house where five people were killed by fire.
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5-CITY-HOUSING


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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A day after Roanoke officials said they would not take legal action against a Roanoke landlord, they have re-evaluated their decision.
DOUBLE BOXES JoeD/Jean


Tonight, Joe Dashiell reports the commonwealth's attorney will decide if the property owner should be cited for failing to install smoke detectors in the home on Stewart Avenue.
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Jean, with no history of complaints or inspections with this property, building officials had said it wasn't their policy to cite the landlord.
but after a meeting that brought together a number of city officials this morning, the case was referred to Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell.
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((On Stewart Avenue, a makeshift memorial to the five victims of Saturday night's fire has appeared on the sidewalk outside of the home.
And at city hall, officials have reconsidered the decision not to cite the property owner for code violations...
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The city's property maintenance code was designed to encourage compliance, not punish landlords after the fact.
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So Jean, the wording of those regulations may well determine whether or not the property owner, W-T-S of Virginia Incorporated, will face any legal action by the city.
(questions: Is there any evidence that this case is having an impact on fire

safety in the city?)

5-Clinton


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President Clinton is apparently intrigued by the latest budget proposal from House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
The two talked by phone today.
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Gingrich is suggesting a child tax credit and a capital gains tax be attached to a bill raising the debt ceiling.
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Meanwhile one day after his State of the Union addresss, the President is begining to look like a presidential candidate.
He took to the road today stopping in Louisville Kentucky. Next its on to Houston.
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5-Explosion


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Investigators are trying to figure out who set off a bomb outside a Florida television station.
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It went off just before the late news last night outside of Miami station W-S-V-N.
A man who was walking by was killed- authorities don't know if he had any connection to the incident.
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((DET. DENIS MORALES/METRO-DADE POLICE: WE HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE EXPLOSIVE DEVICE WHICH APPEARED BECAME DETONATED BELONGED TO THIS INDIVIDUAL OR IT WAS ALREADY ON OR NEAR THE BUS BENCH AND HE MAY HAVE BEEN ACCIDENTALY WALKING BY.)) 10;25:59 ((LUIS MUNOZ/HEARD BOMBING: IT WAS REAL LIKE A BOOM, IT WAS REAL LOUD IT SOUNDED LIKE A CLAPPING NOISE.))
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Police say the man who was killed had no connection to the T-V station.
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5-Simpson


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Day three for O-J Simpson- answering grueling questions from lawyers.
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Ron Goldman's sister was NOT in the room listening to his answers or trying to catch his eye.
Simpson's lawyers asked that she not be allowed in and they got their way.
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((KIM GOLDMAN/VICTIM'S SISTER: YEP THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THEY SAID. THEY SAID SPECIFICALLY THEY DID NOT WANT KIM GOLDMAN IN THE ROOM. YOU TAKE FROM THAT WHAT YOU WANT. I KIND OF WEAR THAT WITH A BADGE OF HONOR. HOWEVER, I'M VERY FRUSTRATED.))
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Simpson is giving a deposition under oath in the civil suit against him.
Tonight he's being interviewed on Black Entertainment Television at 10 o'clock.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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Last week's flooding washed away a popular Giles County trail --with thousands of dollars in damage.
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On Health Check-- the skinny on fake fat.
The new product "Olestra" has been granted F-D-A approval, with a few strings attatched. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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A little later on-- a new 'do for Patrick?
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Will it be a noticeable improvement? Find out as NEWS-7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Cascades


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Floodwaters have shut down a popular tourist and recreation spot in Giles County until further notice.
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Most of the lower trail at the Cascades Recreation Area in the Jefferson National Forest was damaged last week when Little Stoney Creek raged out of its banks.
Two Foot-bridges were completely wiped out, and a third was damaged.
Officials say parts of the trail may be repaired, but much of it will have to be REBUILT.
The work could take as much as 300 thousand dollars, but because of budget cuts, there won't be nearly enough money to do it all this year.
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((BILL SWEET/RECREATION STAFF OFFICER: I THINK IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT CONGRESS HAS THE IMAGE OF TRAIL CONSTRUCTION AS BEING NEW CONSTRUCTION, AND NOT REHAB OF EXISTING TRAILS, WHICH OUR FOREST HAS BEEN DOING. AND IN THAT LIGHT, THEY'VE CUT THE FUNDING 75 PERCENT THIS YEAR. ))
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Officials say this is the first time the water has gotten high enough to wash away the bridges.
The UPPER trail, an old access road, sustained some erosion and runoff damage, but officials hope to get IT open this summer.
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5-Link


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Virginia's House of Delegates paused to pay homage today to legendary photographer O. Winston Link.
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The occassion was arts appreciation day at the State Capitol.
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((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/D-MARTINSVILLE: ART IS WHEN VISION AND PASSION FUSE. NOWHERE AND AT NO TIME HAS THAT BONDING OCCURRED WITH ANY MORE INTENSITY THAN IN THE MIND AND THE HEART OF O. WINSTON LINK.))
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Link documented the end of the steam locomotive era in the late 1950's for Norfolk and Western Railway.
The Southwest Virginia legislative delegation documented Link as a beloved part of Virginia history with House Joint Resolution 288.
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Stick around-- Mike tells us how the number one teams are faring in high school hoops around the region.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check--
The kinks in the system surrounding organ transplants.
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The debate-- who gets these life-saving procedures-- it may be a matter of money, and the insurance coverage it buys.
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((THERE ARE STILL SOME INEQUITIES IN THE SYSTEM AND UNTIL THERE ARE NATIONAL GUIDELINES SET UP-- PERHAPS BY THE GOVERNMENT, WE ARE STILL GOING TO HAVE THOSE PROBLEMS. ))
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health bump next

5-Jenson


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In California, 35-year-old Sandra Jenson is recovering in the hospital after receiving a heart-lung transplant.
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The road to the surgery was a rocky one, as Jensen was originally turned down for the transplant because she has Downs Syndrome.
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The reason-- she was at first told she didn't have the intelligence to deal with her own follow-up care.

5-Transplants


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Nationally and regionally, organ transplants represent a much larger problem in modern medicine.
The question, mainly, is who gets them.
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((DR. HOWARD TORMAN/CBS MEDICAL CORRESPONDANT: IT'S NOT JUST A MATTER OF AVAILABILITY, IT'S NOT JUST IS THERE A LIVER AVAILABLE, IS THERE A HEART AROUND OR IS THERE ENOUGH MEDICINE TO GO AROUND, IT'S ALSO VERY MUCH A MATTER OF ECONOMICS...OF HOW MUCH YOUR HEALTH IS WORTH TO OTHERS. TREATMENT DECISIONS ARE VERY MUCH BEING BASED ON VERY IMPERSONAL ASSESSMENTS OF NOT WHAT'S GOOD FOR THE GOOSE, BUT WHAT'S GOOD FOR THE GANDER. IT ALL COMES TOGETHER IN ORGAN TRANSPLANTS. ))
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((DR. RICHARD THISTLEWAITE/UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO: I THINK THERE ARE SEVERAL DILEMMAS ABOUT ORGAN ALLOCATION NOW CAUSED BY THE SHORTAGE OF ORGANS. IF THERE WAS AN EXCESS OF ORGANS, THEN THIS WOULD NOT BE AS HOTLY DEBATED A SUBJECT. ))
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Take the case of this 47-year-old man, he recently received the rarest of transplant combination, a heart and liver.
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((JULIE RAMOS/WIFE OF TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT: WE ACTUALLY DIDN'T THINK HE WAS GOING TO EVEN GET ON THE LIST FOR A TRANSPLANT. NUMBER ONE HE DIDN'T HAVE A NAME. NUMBER TWO HE WAS AN ALCOHOLIC. NUMBER THREE WE DIDN'T HAVE THE MONEY.))
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((DR. JAMES PIPER/LIVER TRANSPLATION SPECIALIST: THERE ARE ALOT OF CONDITIONS THAT SOCIETY WOULD SAY YOU BROUGHT ABOUT YOURSELF BUT WE STILL DO NOT WITHOLD CARE. ALL WE HAVE TO DO IS LOOK AT ALL THE SMOKERS THAT GET HEART SURGERY, WE HAVE TO LOOK AT PEOPLE WHO RIDE MOTORCYCLES AND GET IN ACCIDENTS. WE STILL TREAT THEM.))
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But in Roanoke, 55-year-old Irene Haley hasn't been so lucky.
In August, she was diagnosed with hepatitis-c, which also triggered cirhossis of the liver.
Though doctors say she needs a transplant, she recently found out her insurance won't cover the procedure.
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((DEMATRESS HITCHCOCK: SHE CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT A LIVER TRANSPLANT. THERE'S ABSOLUTELY NO WAY. AND I UNDERSTAND WHERE UVA IS COMING FROM. THEY HAVE A TEDIOUS SURGERY AHEAD OF THEM AND THEY'VE GOT TO HAVE THE MONEY AND I UDERSTAND THAT. WITH THE INSURANCE COMPANY JUST DENYING THIS WITHOUT GIVING US AN OPPORTUNTITY TO OVERLOOK THE SITUATION AND TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION IT WAS NOT FROM DRINKING. WE'RE HAVING TO RAISE 35-THOUSAND DOLLARS. WHICH IS NOT EASY TO DO.))
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But Irene Haley's family believes they aren't left with many alternatives, if insurance won't cover the procedure.
It's an issue that has touched off a national ethics debate.
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((ARTHUR CAPLAN/CENTER FOR BIOETHICS: TO GET ON THE LIST, YOU NEED INSURANCE, YOU NEED THE ABILITY TO PAY AND A DOCTOR WHO CAN REFER YOU TO A TRANSPLANT CENTER. ODDLY ENOUGH ONE OF THE SOLUTIONS TO FAIRNESS IN TRANSPLANTS IS TO MAKE HEALTH INSURANCE AVAILABLE TO EACH ONE OF US. IF WE'RE ALL COVERED, WE'RE COMPETING AS EQUALS.))
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Insurance representatives remind us when selecting a policy it's important to read the "exclusions" section of the plan.

5-Fake-Fat


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The F-D-A has approved the nation's first zero-calorie artificial fat-- but with strings attached.
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Proctor and Gamble's olestra can be used in potato chips and other snack foods-- but they'll have to carry a warning label that olestra may cause side effects.
Olestra is a synthetic chemical made of sugar and vegetable oil.
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It can act as a laxative, and may produce gastrointestinal disturbances.
It can also rob the body of nutrients including the Vitamins A-D-E and K, as well as beta carotene.

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Have you ever wondered what you'd look like with a different hair style?
We sent Patrick out to do some research.
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stocks bump next

5-HAIR


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Have you ever wondered what a radical new hairstyle would do for your image? Have you been too afraid to try? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Well we have often wondered what Patrick Evans would look like with REAL hair, so today he's out showing a new technology for hairstyling.
What will your new "do" look like, Patrick?
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Salem;
SUPER=01-Vickie Snavely/Styles on Video;

DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/MIKE STEVENS

S5-Super


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Good Afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker.
The Super Bowl hype continued today out in Tempe, Arizona as the Steelers and Cowboys continued to trade verbal jabs before Sunday's big game.
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Much of the speculation this week has centered on the point spread and whether or not the Steelers even have a chance.
Dallas quarterback Troy Aikman says the Steelers may not have experience but they do have a chance.
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((TROY AIKMAN/DALLAS QUARTERBACK:))
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The Cowboys will likely have the services of former William Campbell star Charles Haley, who says his chronic back is fine, it's his stomach that's killing him.
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BY the way a GTE computer program that almost picked last year's Super Bowl score to the point, has picked Dallas to win this year 45-to-44.

S5-HIGH


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The area's two number one ranked high school basketball teams stayed unbeaten last night as GW Danville & Liberty rolled to district wins.
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In Danville, the Eagles hammered EC Glass 90-to-56 as Marcus Cunningham's pass inside is turned into a slam dunk by Bobby Wimbush!!!!
GW head coach Harry Johnson had an easy night at the office as Nathan Poole picks up the loose ball at half court and takes it all the way in for another slam as the Eagles improve to 14-and-oh.
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Mark Hanks Liberty Minutemen kept the Group Two-A number one ranking in tact and also stayed undefeated with a 20 point win over the Altavista Colonels.
Liberty put four players in double figures as they beat the Colonels 88-to-68.
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Coming up at six, we'll hear from the Steelers, plus Roy Stanley checks in with the Hokies and finds out howe they are handling their upward mobility in the college hoop world.
Have a pleasant evening. take a break

5-Wal-mart


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Walmart has opened a new quarter-mile-long supercenter next to Valley View Mall in Roanoke. Chances are it's one of the largest stores most people in our area have ever seen.
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Len Besthoff reports Walmart has brought a new retailing concept to the Roanoke Valley.
Len what's the big deal with this store?
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(roll cue: "to name a few things.")
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(questions: Just last week we reported Walmart had lower earnings than

expected-- how can they afford to build all these stores?)

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1991 the Halifax County football team took home a State title.
Where are some of those High School players today?
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Teresa Hamilton joins us from Danville-- with a look at a report coming up on NEWS-7 at SIX
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Jean, several players took advantage of the fame and glory by going on to play college ball.
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However, other players, haven't fared as well.
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J-J Powell is the latest team member to find himself in trouble with authorities.
He's wanted in connection with the New Years Day murder of a local teen.
Powell is actually the third State Title player to find himself associated with murder.
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((LARRY CLARK/HALIFAX CO. PRINCIPAL: I REALLY DON'T THINK THE MISBEHAVIOR AND THE MIS-ACTIONS OF A FEW SHOULD OVERSHADOW THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS THAT THOSE YOUNG MEN MADE AND WHAT THEY MEANT TO THE SCHOOL AND TO THE COMMUNITY. ))
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The team was affectionately referred to as the Wreckin' Crew, when they won the state title.
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We'll have more on this story tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean