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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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17 people are arrested on drug charges including two Washington and Lee employees.
Find out whether Virgil Goode will make a bid for Washington.
Plus parents who allegedly made their children eat roaches and rats- in this Chicago house. We'll have details.
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Each day, temperatures will do the slow climb...but we do have to deal with a light batch of sleet and rain due in by Thursday morning.

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On Health Check-- a preview of the play "Eaten Alive."
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This actress knows eating disorders well....now she hopes to help others with her one-woman show.
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((YOU HAVE GOTTEN SO FAT. LOOK AT YOU. THIS IS DISGUSTING.))
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Rockbridge County authorities nab 17-people in a drug trafficking operation-- including two employees of Washington and Lee University.
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Good Evening, this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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A Washington and Lee University Archeological Researcher has been indicted on on charges conspiring to distribute cocaine.
The Rockbridge County Regional Drug Task Force confirmed researcher Kurt C. Russ was in a ring that stretched form Miami to Lexington.
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Ron Jones is in our newsroom with the latest.
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Jean, according to police this drug ring also involved the W&L maintenance man, and a former student.
Police indicted 17 people who had their hands in distributing more than one million dollars of powder cocaine.
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Kurt Russ has been an Archeological Researcher at Washington and Lee since 1984.
Police say from 1990 to 1994 Russ worked with maintenance worker Thomas Davis and an Alumni in North Carolina in distributing cocaine throughout Rockbridge County.
Their main supplier was a drug dealer in Miami.
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Eleven of the 17- have been arrested the other six are at large.
The staff at W&L says it is shocked.
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The police want to emphasize that the cocaine was NOT shipped to Washington
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and Lee University and that the bust has nothing to do with the school.

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State Senator Virgil Goode has set his sights on Washington.
Today, the democrat from Rocky Mount said he will run for the 5th District
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seat in Congress that L.F. Payne is leaving behind.
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Goode announced his bid for the democratic nomination this morning at the state capitol.
He says he will defend Medicare, protect the district's farmers and work to control federal spending.
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((SEN. VIRGIL GOODE/D- ROCKY MOUNT: I WANT TO TAKE VIRGINIA VALUES TO WASHINGTON INCLUDED IN THOSE IS AN EFFORT TO HAVE A BALANCED BUDGET AND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY, SO THAT MY CHILD, MY DAUGHTER, KATHRYN CAN HAVE A GOOD STATE AND A GOOD NATION.))
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Goode angered many democrats earlier this year by forcing a power- sharing agreement with republicans in the state senate, but he now has support from many of the democratic lawmakers in the 5th district.

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Who Goode's Republican opponent will be is anyone's guess.
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Former GOP candidate George Landrith has been quoted as saying the nomination is his for the asking.
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But some of his Republican colleagues disagree.
Bedford County resident Eric Thompson says he'll challenge Landrith for the nomination.
Thompson says voters are ready for a blue- collar candidate like himself.
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((ERIC THOMPSON/R- 5TH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: I THINK THEY'RE TIRED OF QUOTE PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS. THEY FEEL THEY'RE SEPARATE FROM THEM. I AM MORE LIKE THEM. I GO TO WORK EVERY DAY, PUT MY PANTS ON THE SAME WAY, THE WHOLE NINE YARDS.))
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Thompson is employed by the United Parcel Service in Lynchburg.
He describes himself as a pro- life conservative who wants to return more power to the states.
He'll make a formal announcement of his candidacy within two weeks.
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Fire kills a family of seven in California this morning.
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This afternoon the father surrendered to authorities.
Police say 40 year old George (Avan-A-see-an) called officers from a Persian Newspaper in the San Fernando Valley- and has been taken into custody.
The victims are four children and three adults.
The family had just moved here from Iran a few months ago.
Police say the father had fled the fire with burned hands and forehead.
He'd been arrested several months ago and booked for investigation of child abuse.
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Straight ahead--two parents in Chicago are in jail after authorities make a disturbing discovery.
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And O-J Simpson continues his media blitz- this time calling an L-A radio station.
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And on Health Check-- you don't have to be extremely Under or Over-weight to have an eating disorder.
Rather, it's being all-consumed by issues of food and weight....we'll have a report. 2-SHOT
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Do you have some old eyeglasses that you can't use anymore?
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The Lion's Club wants them-- Patrick has more on that-- as News-7 continues. cc sponsor

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A horror story of alleged child abuse out of Chicago.
A husband and wife allegedly abused their four children in this
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home- feeding them rats and roaches and having sex with them over a period of years.
There are also reports the parents injected their children with cocaine.
But the parents' attorney says there is no proof.
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((I HAVE ONLY SEEN 1200 PAGES OF CHARGES. I HAVE NOT, AS YET, SEEN ONE MEDICAL REPORT OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS VERIFYING ANY INCIDENT WHATSOEVER. ))
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The four children are between the ages of 5 and 12.
The parents are locked up tonight- The father is charged with more than one thousand counts of abuse.
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An Evington teenager is charged in connection with a fatal car accident in Lynchburg last month.
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67 year old Betty Blackburn Campbell died in this three car crash on Wards Road January 4th.
Authorities say 19 year old Andrew Lewis Viar ran a red light and plowed into Campbell's vehicle, pushing it into a tractor trailer.
Viar was arrested yesterday and charged with involuntary manslaughter.
He was released on his own recognizance.
No court date has been set.
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O-J Simpson is continuing his media blitz-today calling a Los Angeles radio station.
Simpson says his wife Nicole was the one who followed him.
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((O.J. SIMPSON: IT WAS AT SOME POINT IN 1993 THAT SHE BEGAN TO WIDE OPENLY PURSUE ME. YOU KNOW WHAT? WHAT'S INTERESTING IS I NEVER CONSIDERTED THAT STALKING WHEN SHE SHOWED UP AT THE GOLF COURSE AND EVEN FOLLOWED ME TO MEXICO WHEN I WENT TO MEXICO WITH SOME FRIENDS. THAT WAS A WOMAN IN LOVE TRYING TO GET HER RELATIONSHIP BACK TOGETHER.))
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Simpson also plugged his new video and again claimed his innocence.
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Dont' throw those old prescription eyeglasses away-
The specs are easily recycled by the Lions Club.
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The Lions Club is dedicated to helping others see. It collects used eye-glasses for people who cannot afford their own. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Today, Patrick Evans has the story of how those glasses are matched to the folks who need them.
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Don't go away- The King of Pop is getting mixed reviews in Brazil. We'll explain.
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And on Health Check--
A preview of the play "Eaten Alive"--
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It tracks the lives of five women with eating disorders.
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((I HOPE THAT THEY'LL REALIZE THAT OBSESSIONS WITH WEIGHT AND FOOD ARE NOT ABOUT WEIGHT AND FOOD. THAT IT'S SOMETHING ELSE. THAT IT'S ABOUT FEELINGS. IT'S NOT ABOUT FOOD. ))
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Anorexia Nervosa is a condition where patients starve themselves in the pursuit of slenderness.
Bulimia is another disorder, involving uncontrolled eating, then vomiting or purging.
Both conditions are eating disorders, and can prove deadly for some people.
In her one-woman play "Eaten Alive," touring colleges around the region this week, actress Mimi Wyche acts the part of five women, all dealing with eating disorders.
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((THIS IS DISGUSTING. THINGS ARE GOING TO HAVE TO CHANGE AROUND HERE. IF YOU'RE SO UNHAPPY WITH YOUR JOB, WHY DON'T YOU SIGN UP FOR THE MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE AS A GIANT BULLWINKLE BALLOON? ))
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"Eaten Alive" is NOT the saga of Mimi Whyche's 17-year- battle with an eating disorder.
Rather, it's the story of many women, and their pursuit of control and perfection.
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((GOD! INCREDIBLE, WHAT ARE YOU DOING, YOU'RE NOT HUNGRY. THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE. THIS IS JUST WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT. DISCIPLINE.))
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And Wyche stresses that eating disorders are usually about something deeper than food and weight.
Take this character, starving to fit into the smallest size jeans possible--
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((I'LL BE SO THIN, I'LL BE ALMOST TRANSPARENT.))
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There's also the story of a teenager, talking her friends into binging and purging.
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((I HAVE TO GO UPSTAIRS, GET THE MILK, STICK THE OLD FINGERS DOWN THE THROAT AND THEN LIKE TA-DA, IT IS OVER, THE FAT LADY HAS SUNG. IT'S SO COOL, LAURA. ALL THE GIRLS ARE DOING IT. WELL ALL THE SKINNY GIRLS. ))
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On college campuses alone, there are an estimated 150-thousand women who are suffering from eating disorders.
Many more are well into the throws, doing serious damage even before.
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((KATIE TRIBER/RECOVERING ANOREXIC: I HAD TO WITHDRAW FROM CLASSES. I HAD NOT A GREAT EXPERIENCE WITH AN OUTPATIENT CLINIC. WHY DID YOU HAVE TO WITHDRAW FROM CLASSES? I JUST COULDN'T GO. I WAS PASSING OUT IN THE MORNING, I COULDN'T WALK UP STAIRS WITHOUT PASSING OUT OR BLACKING OUT AT LEAST. I JUST COULND'T CONCENTRATE ANY MORE. YOU'RE SO MALNOURISHED THAT YOU JUST CAN'T THINK STRAIGHT. ))
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((KATHERINE TAR: I STARTED COUNTING FAT GRAMS AND I WASN'T THINKING ABOUT WHAT I WAS DOING. AND IT KIND OF SNOWBALLED FROM THERE, AND BEFORE I KNEW IT HAD HAPPENED IT WAS REALLY OUT OF MY CONTROL. ))
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Wyche says it's obvious who bares much of the blame-- with unrealistic images of women in print ads, television and film, it's not surprising women are starving themselves to death.
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((I USE THE ANALOGY OF IT'S LIKE THE ALCOHOLIC WORKING IN A BAR. THE MEDIA IS THE BAR. AND THE ALCOHOLIC IS THE PERSON STRUGGLING TO HAVE A HEALTHY SELF IMAGE, TO LOVE THEIR BODY THE WAY IT TURNS OUT TO BE WHEN THEY LIVE A GOOD LIFE. AND I HOLD THE MEDIA RESPONSIBLE FOR JUST THE CONSTANT BARRAGE OF THOSE IMAGES. ))
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And the problem is also increasing among men-- as Wyche points out advertising is increasingly geared toward the male self-image.
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((UNFORTUNATELY EATING DISORDERS ARE REALLY A PROBLEM IN WESTERN CULTURE, UNITED STATES BEING ONE OF THE AREAS OF THE HIGHEST INCIDENTS. AND THE BIG REASON FOR THAT IS THE MEDIA. THE MESSAGE OUT THERE. THAT THIN IS REALLY IN, IF YOU WILL, WHERE EVERYONE IS HAPPY. IF YOU'RE OVERWEIGHT YOU CAN'T BE HAPPY, YOU CAN'T BE POPULAR. YOU CAN'T BE SUCCESSFUL. ))
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In "Eaten Alive," Wyche also tries to stress that the person with an eating disorder doesn't have to be extremely under- or over-weight.
Rather, it's how consumed they are with food and their bodies.
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((IT'S INCREDIBLE IF YOU REALLY SAY, I'M GOING TO SPEND THE DAY AND EVERY TIME I THINK ABOUT WEIGHT AND FOOD, I'M GOING TO TAKE NOTICE OF IT. IF YOU THINK ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF LIFE ENERGY THAT COULD HAVE BEEN SPENT ON SO MANY OTHER WONDERFUL THINGS, AND THAT COULD GO ON AN ON BECAUSE YOU DON'T GET DOWN TO 60 POUNDS AND YOU DON'T THROW UP ALL THE TIME, AND YOU'RE NOT 450 POUNDS, BUT THE INTERNAL VOICES AND THE OBSESSIVENESS IS ENOUGH TO CRIPPLE YOUR LIFE. ))
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Tonight, "Eaten Alive" will be performed at Lynchburg College.
Tomorrow night, the show is at Western Carolina University.
And Thursday night, you can catch her act at Hollins College.
Another note about eating disorders-- professional help is advised.
They can be treated with therapy, support groups, and medication.
The most important step though is coming forward for help. 2-shot-Toss
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The Hoops Hall of Famers were announced last night--
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Our own sports hall of famer, Mike Stevens has more in tonight's Ticker.

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Good evening everybody and welcome to the Tuesday ticker.
If you were planning on taking in a high school basketball game tonight - you're basically out of luck.
Over 150 varsity game have been cancelled or postponed since the first of the year, and tonight the only two games being played are believe it or not at Covington and Highland County.
One team that is in action tonight is Virginia Tech. The Hokies put their 16 games home winning streak on the line against Duquesne in a 7pm tip. Tickets are still available.
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In other hoop news, the hall of fame inductees who were announced yesterday were introduced today in New York and at least one had sweat out getting voted in.
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There IS no place like home for VMI. The Keydets are off to an 8 and OH start at home this season. That's the best streak at home since the 1977-78 team that won 9 consecutive at home.
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VMI beat the Citadel 91-52 last night to move to 3 and 3 in the Southern Conference. VMI is 10 and 7 on the season. Will VMI enjoy the rare blowout?
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Coming up at six, a look back at UVa's blowout win last night and we will hear from Boston Globe columnist and ESPN panelist Bob Ryan. See ya then.

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Today is Ronald Reagan's 85th Birthday, but he'll be absent from the festivities in Los Angeles.
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The public hasn't seen the former president since he disclosed 15-months ago he's suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
The man known as the "Great Communicator" is only seen these days by a few close friends, family and staff.
House speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to attend along with Colin Powell and about 500 others at the restaurant where Reagan proposed to his wife, Nancy.
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A judge in Brazil says Michael Jackson's planned video could jeopardize tourism.
The judge issued a restraining order barring Jackson from filming in one of the slums of Rio de Janeiro for 20 days.
He says suspending the filming is neccessary so the King of Pop can better explain why he wants to shoot the video in an area controlled by cocaine traffickers.
The state governor opposes the video, while the city's mayor and residents of the area welcome it.

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A Danville businessman has filed a federal lawsuit against three local police officers.
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Keith Humphry is in the newsroom with the latest.
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Sam Sakellaris, Junior alleges he was cursed and beaten by two Danville Police officers, while the third encouraged what was going on.
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Officer L-M Adkins arrested Sakellaris during a routine traffic stop two years ago.
All charges against Sakellaris were later dropped.
But Sakellaris maintains certain officers have continued to harass him.
Jean, the suit was filed last week- - the same day a former Danville police officer filed his own suit against the department.
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Teresa Hamilton will have more on this in 30-minutes tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean