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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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Was it police brutality?
Today we hear from the Roanoke City Police Chief.
A 16 year old Glenver student finds out if he'll be tried as an adult for causing a fatal accident.
Plus the ultimate hollywood honor for the woman known to many as Carol Brady.
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Wx-Heads
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Doppler radar is picking up a line of snow showers that should be in here by tomorrow morning. We'll show you in a moment.

Medical-heads


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And on Health Check--
A report on a new strain of the AIDS virus that's turned up in the U.S.
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Plus, trouble brewing with iced tea.
One fast-food chain is busy making some changes, because of health concerns.
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((MIKE STEVENS/NEWS-7 SPORTS: IT WAS A ROUGH DAY FOR A COUPLE OF DRIVERS AT THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY. BUT WE'LL TELL YOU HOW ERNIE IRVAN AND DALE EARNHARDT MANAGED TO WIN TODAY'S QUALIFYING RACES IN TONIGHT'S TWO MINUTE SPORTS TICKER.))
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The Roanoke City Chief of Police finally goes public-- following a brutality complaint against two officers and a state police trooper.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon--
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Roanoke Police Chief M. David Hooper says he believe City Police officers and a State Police Trooper acted with reasonable force when they subdued and arrested Steven Leftwich over the weekend.
Leftwich made public complaints of brutality following the incident early Sunday morning.
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But Joe Dashiell reports the department's internal investigation has cleared the officers.
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5-DUI-fatal


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A juvenile court judge has decided not to let a Glenvar High School junior be tried as an adult for manslaughter.
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The 16-year old honor student admitted he consumed as much as 16 shot glasses of vodka before he struck and killed Bonnie Kitts.
He doesn't remember the accident itself.
He had a point-2-1 blood-alcohol level... two and a half times the legal limit.
Two of the driver's classmates happened to witness the accident.
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If the teenage driver had been tried as an adult he could have gotten up to 20 years in prison.
JUVENILE Court Judge Phil Trompeter will make a final decision on his punishment next month.

5-Morrison


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Virginia Tech football player Tony Morrison was found guilty of a traffic code violation today, but he was cleared of criminal charges.
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Morrison is one of two men accused of raping former Tech student Christy Brzonkala (bron-KA-la).
In an UN-related case today, the judge dismissed criminal charges that he destroyed property and stole money from a Blacksburg night spot in December.
The 19 year- old WAS found guilty of possessing his older brother's driver's license.
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((TONY MORRISON/DEFENDANT: HE LEFT THE I.D. BEFORE, I GUESS A MONTH BEFORE I WAS ARRESTED, AND I WAS JUST HOLDING IT, KEEPING IT IN A SAFE PLACE. QUESTION: DID YOU EVER TRY TO USE IT? ANSWER: NO, I DIDN'T INTEND TO USE IT THAT NIGHT AND I NEVER DID. ))
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Judge Thomas Frith also dismissed a public drunkenness charge, but ordered Morrison into VASAP's Youthful Offender program.
If he successfully completes the six- week course, he'll only have to pay 100 dollars of a 500- dollar fine.
Morrison's lawyer says the ruling will not affect Morrison's case in the federal lawsuit Brzonkala has filed.
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5-Brzonkala


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Meanwhile, Christy Brzonkala is facing the full onslaught of negative publicity that Morrison's attorneys can generate.
Today, they told reporters about a shoplifting conviction Brzonkala had after the alleged rapes.
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Brzonkala took 42- dollars in merchandise from the Christiansburg Wal-Mart, and performed 50 hours of community service for the crime.
Her attorney calls it "post traumatic stress disorder."
She's also defending her client's media blitz, that included selling her story to a tabloid show.
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((EILEEN WAGNER/BRZONKALA'S LAWYER: SHE HAS RECEIVED NOTHING. THERE WAS A PROMISE TO PAY ENOUGH TO HER SO THAT SHE COULD PAY THE BILL FROM HER ATTORNEY THAT SHE HAD FOR THE HEARING AND HER FILING FEE, A TOTAL OF $750. ))
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Brzonkala herself disputes Morrison's attorney's charge that she's pursuing her civil cases out of greed.
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((CHRISTY BRZONKALA: THIS IS LIKE THE BIGGEST STATEMENT THAT I COULD HAVE EVER MADE. AND IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH 8.3-MILLION DOLLARS OR ONE DOLLAR YOU KNOW.))
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Virginia Tech and Morrison's attorneys both filed legal papers this week to have her suits dismissed.
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Tech writes in its legal brief that the University has great compassion for what Brzonkala has endured.
But whatever it was, it's NOT cause for a federal lawsuit against the University.
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Don't go away-- there's more on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- a top aide of Pat Buchanan's steps down for now--
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And a train slammed into a building in Minnesota--but was it an accident or

sabotage? The story coming up.
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A deadly new strain of the AIDS virus makes it's way into the U.S.
We'll have a report on Health Check-- plus, keeping your iced tea clean,
Apparently it can be a breeding ground for bacteria. 2-SHOT
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Patrick introduces us to a local band--
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It is preparing for the 96- Summer Olympics-- the story later--on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Pratt


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One of Pat Buchanan's top aides is taking a leave of absence amid allegations that he's a racist.
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Larry Pratt is answering charges that he's linked to white supremacist groups- charges he denies.
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((LARRY PRATT/BUCHANAN CO-CHAIRMAN: I LOATHE THE ARYAN NATION AND THOSE RACIST GROUPS WITH EVERY FIBER IN MY BEING. I RESENT BEING IDENTIFIED WITH THEIR AGENDA AND I OBJECT IN THE STRONGEST TERMS TO THE RACISM OF THE ARYAN NATIONS.))
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Pratt does concede he spoke at one event where white supremacists and right wing militia leaders appeared.
He says he did not know they would be there.

5-Train-Ax


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Sabotage may have caused an overnight train wreck in Minnesota.
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That's according to a Burlington Northern Spokesman who says the train may have been tampered with.
The train's brakes failed, it hit another engine and then slammed into a railroad office building- injuring nine people.
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((MIKE JOHNSON/RAILROAD WORKER: YOU COULD FEEL IT COMING LIKE I SAID IT STOPPED FIVE FEET SHORT OF GETTING ME AND AT LEAST HALF A DOZEN OTHER GUYS.))
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Four people remain hospitalized but the injuries are not life threatening.
The F-B-I is investigating.
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5-Bomb


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Police may have averted another bombing in London.
British Police say the bomb they dismantled in Central London today had all the hallmarks of the Irish Republican Army.
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((AFTER A NUMBER OF CODED MESSAGES THAT WERE RECEIVED SHORTLY AFTER TWELVE THIRTY PM TODAY EXPLOSIVES OFFICERS HAVE MADE SAFE A DEVICE WHICH HAS NOW BEEN TAKEN AWAY FOR FORENSIC EXAMINATION.))
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The discovery of the small device came on the same day the I-R-A rejected demands to renew a cease fire.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Mike continues his live reports from Daytona Beach--
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And on Health Check--
A disturbing report about an even-deadlier strain of AIDS-- moving closer to home.
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The E-type is all too common in Thailand, spread by prostitutes-- it's claimed thousands of lives already.
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((WE HAVE TO STOP OUR BEHAVIOR NOW, OTHERWISE ALL MEN WILL BE INFECTED AND ALL WOMEN LATER ON.))
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5-New-AIDS


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For all the improvements in the fight against AIDS, the disease is still spreading.
For example, an AIDS danger in Thailand may be closer to home than you thought.
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In Thailand, about a million people are infected with AIDS in an epidemic of staggering proportions-- spread by heterosexual sex.
Part of the problem is the prostitution industry-- visiting a sex worker is a national pastime, nearly ALL Thai men have been to one at some point-- usually in a brothel.
Now customers, fearful of AIDS are shopping for younger prostitutes-- believing mistakenly they are less likely to be infected.
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((REVEREND LAUREN BETHEL/NEW LIFE CENTER: IT IS REALLY TERRIBLE, THE GIRLS ARE TAKEN TO THE BROTHEL, THEY ARE BEATEN IF THEY DON'T COMPLY WITH WHAT THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO DO...SOMETIMES THEY ARE DRUGGED AND RAPED AND THEY ARE FORCED TO SERVE MAYBE TEN OR 15 MINUTES A DAY OR NIGHT.))
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Fueling the epidemic are girls from neighboring countries where there is little AIDS education.
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((DR. VICHARN VITHAYASAI/CHAING MAI UNIVERSITY: WE HAVE TO REALLY STOP OUR BEHAVIOR NOW-- OTHERWISE ALL MEN WILL BE INFECTED AND THEN ALL WOMEN LATER ON WILL BE INFECTED. EVERY MAN WILL BE INFECTED BECAUSE EVERY MAN IS EXPOSED TO THE SEX WORKER.))
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To make matters even worse, involved is a deadlier strain of the AIDS virus not present in the U.S. until now.
The strain-- called the E-Type targets the male and female reproductive track like a heat-seeking missile.
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It's 40 times more infectious through straight, heterosexual sex than the virus that we currently have in the U.S.
Five people in this country have been diagnosed with this strain--
Health officials fear more cases will show up, as travelers bring it back and as it spreads through high-risk populations.

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Recently the Centers for Disease Control issued a warning about the safety of iced tea.
The tea leaves are NOT the concern, but rather the way it's brewed and stored.
It turns out if not handled properly, tea can make people sick with stomach upset.
Dr. Gail Cassell, with the American Society of Microbiologists explains.
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((GAIL CASSELL/MICROBIOLOGIST: ICED TEA, IN FACT DEPENDING ON HOW IT'S STORED AND IN SOME CASES EVEN THOUGH IT MAY BE REFRIGERATED PROVIDES A FAIRLY NUTRITIOUS FOR CERTAIN BACTERIA TO GROW AND REPLICATE. IF IT STANDS OVER A LONG PERIOD OF TIME, YOU WOULD HAVE ORGANISMS CONTINUING TO GROW REACHING NUMBERS THAT WHEN THEY ARE INGESTED THEY COULD CAUSE DISEASE. ))
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Nationally-- Wendy's fast food chains pulled the plug on iced tea-- the beverage will soon be offered again, once restaurants have an iced-tea "fountain system" installed.
A spokesman says the decision was made only to insure the safety of it's products.
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The recommendation is to heat water for iced tea to at least 175 degrees, if not boiling, for a minimum of five minutes to kill bacteria.
Food safety issues are coming to the fore-front of health concerns.
For instance, in 1992 there were more than nine-thousand deaths related to food-borne illnesses.
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Dr. Cassell was in the region today for a speech at Virginia Tech.
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Many school bands have played at various parades over the years--but how many get the chance to play at the Olympics?
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One local band is going for the Gold in Atlanta this summer. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
The Roanoke Valley Christian School, under the direction of John Furrow, will take part in ceremonies surrounding the Olympic games.
Patrick Evans finds out what's on the play list.
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The field for the Daytona 500 is now set.
The 43 car field was determined in two qualifying races today.
Mike has more on the winners and on how our local drivers fared.
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5-Carol-Brady


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She's probably best known as the lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls in 70's.
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Now actress-singer Florence Henderson will also be known for her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as the famous mom on the Brady Bunch.
Yesterday she celebrated her sixty-second birthday and Valentine's Day by receiving the star.
Henderson's career spans three decades of stage, screen and t-v--
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When welfare reform was first discussed in Virginia, one of the biggest concerns was single parents being forced to leave their children when they went to work.
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But one Lynchburg businesswoman is doing her part to solve that problem.. Keith Humphry is here to tell us more.
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Jean, Sylvia Hobson says when welfare reformSUPER=@Keith1;

was implemented in central Virginia, she saw a need for around- the- clock child care.
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Lynchburg city council this week gave Hobson the go- ahead to operate her daycare center 24 hours a day.
That will give those new workers more flexibility in finding care for their children.
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We'll hear from more Hobson tonight at 6.
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Thanks Keith--
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Before we leave tonight- let's head back out to Roanoke Valley Christian School for more from the school's band-- preparing for the Summer Olympics. Goodnight. dissolve to live