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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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A Roanoke man is beefing up his fight against city police. We'll tell you what action he's taking.
An autospy determines how a Tech grad student died.
Plus Mike Stevens will have a report from the track in Daytona Beach.
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Wx-Heads
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As this snow maker leaves the area we get colder air and then another quick moving storm may bring some snow Saturday night.

Medical-heads


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And on Health Check-- the right to privacy in the nursing home.
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We'll have a report on romance, still thriving among the aging.
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He is the man who says Roanoke police used excessive force during an arrest Sunday morning. Now he calling for state and federal investigations.
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5-Leftwich


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Good Evening, this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The lawyer representing Steven Leftwich said he isn't satisfied with the police department's internal review.
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Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom with the latest developments in this story.
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Jean, Norfolk Attorney Harold Barnes says he will ask the U.S. Justice Department to consider whether his client's civil rights were violated.
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Barnes also wants the state attorney general's office to review the case... and appoint a special prosecutor.
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((HAROLD BARNES/LEFTWICH'S ATTORNEY: ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR IS THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH, WHEREVER IT FALLS.))
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Harold Barnes says he's looking for the truth, and he doesn't believe he found it in the police department's internal review.
On Thursday, Roanoke Police Chief M. David Hooper said his officers and a state trooper used reasonable force when they subdued Steven Leftwich early Sunday morning on Campbell Avenue.
But Barnes says he isn't convinced.
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((HAROLD BARNES: WHEN YOU GO TO THE POLICE ACADEMY, THEY TEACH YOU METHODS OF TAKE DOWN SO THAT YOU ONLY USE THAT AMOUNT OF FORCE NECESSARY TO BRING THAT INDIVIDUAL UNDER CONTROL. SO I SUBMIT TO YOU THAT HIS FACE IS A LIVING TESTIMONY TO WHAT INDEED HAPPENED ON THAT NIGHT AND THOSE ARE NOT SELF- INFLICTED INJURIES.))
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Barnes says the charges now pending against Leftwich should be suspended until all of the investigations are complete.
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Jean, he hasn't ruled out a lawsuit, either, but he says that decision will come later.

5-Student-Deaths


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An autopsy has determined the Virginia Tech graduate student who was found dead on campus Tuesday apparently took her own life.
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The body of 26 year- old Theresa Cortney Gillespie was found inside a
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fenced- in R-O-T-C repelling area.
Virginia Tech spokesman David Nutter says lab reports indicate Gillespie overdosed on sleeping pills.
Blood tests have also determined a RADFORD University freshman, 18 year- old Valerie Cole died as a result of acute alcohol poisoning.
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Cole was found dead in her dorm room Saturday morning.
She attended two fraternity parties the night before.
(Cie-Fi and Pie Kappa Fi) Chi Phi and Pi Kappa Phi have been suspended from campus for alcohol violations pending the outcome of an investigation.
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5-Boty-Body


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The body of a Roanoke woman is found in Botetourt County... and authorities suspect foul play.
Thirty one year old Rebecca Jean Wright was reported missing more than two months ago.
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Yesterday, she was discovered by two men searching for aluminum cans along the banks of the James River-- about a mile from an interstate bridge.
Botetourt County Sheriff Reed Kelly says the cause of death is still not known... adding that Wright's body was badly decomposed.
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An autopsy was performed this morning.
Results will be released sometime next week.

5-Craig-Fire


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Investigators still haven't determined the cause of a fatal house fire in New Castle last month.
But the case is now closed.
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Five year old Christopher Howard and his 3 year old sister, Harle (HAR-lee) Howard locked themselves in a closet when the blaze started.
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They died of smoke inhalation, despite rescue attempts by family and neighbors.
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5-Japan-Tunnel


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Japanese search teams have pulled the first body from the rubble of a collapsed tunnel.
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The victim was a man crushed to death over the steering wheel of his car as he drove to work.
It happened Saturday, when a huge slab of rock slid off a mountain and crashed through the tunnel roof.
The gigantic rock buried the car and a bus carrying 19 people.
The digging continues as crews try to get to the victims on the bus.
So far no signs of life under the rubble.
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5-Snow


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The Groundhog was right-- winter is sticking around.
This morning's snow fortunately hasn't caused too many major problems, but it still calls for some cautious driving.
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The Hill City is seeing a little more accumulation than in the Roanoke and New River Valleys.
Though this snow has only caused some fender benders--the Virginia Deparment of Transportation says drivers may be fooling themselves.
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Because this is a wetter snow and there's less accumulation than in the last two storms--travelers are driving faster while the roads are getting slicker.
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((LAURA BULLOCK/VA. DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION; PEOPLE NEED TO SLOW DOWN. THEY NEED TO TURN THEIR HEADLIGHTS ON AND BE VERY CAREFUL ON HILLS AND STARTING YOUR CAR FROM A STOPPED POSITION. THE WHEELS CAN EASILY SPIN ON THE SLICK SURFACE.))
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Road conditions are worse as travelers go toward the New River Valley--but drivers should be cautious of ice everywhere.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
Roanoke opens the door for a proposed Rental Inspection Program-- we'll tell you about it.
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Plus the presidential wannabees are claiming victory after duking it out at last night's Republican debate in New Hampshire.
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Tonight on Health Check, a health care coalition in Roanoke joins forces with one in Richmond.
All these stories and a report from Daytona-- when NEWS-7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Debate-Folo


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One day after the Republican Presidential debate- the candidates are back on the campaign trail.
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Publisher Steve Forbes was off to a Rotary Club Breakfast early this morning.
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((STEVE FORBES/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I THINK IT WENT WELL. WE GOT OUR MESSAGE ACROSS. NOW WE CAN GET AMERICA MOVING FORWARD, GET CONTROL BACK TO THE PEOPLE.))
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Bob Dole joked about verbal attacks at the debate saying he should probably put in for another purple heart.
The Senator got a purple heart when he was severly wounded during World War Two.
But then Dole's comments took a serious turn.
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((SEN. BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I TRIED TO SAY LAST NIGHT IN 45- SECONDS THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS. YOU'RE ABOUT TO SELECT SOMEBODY WHO'LL PROBABLY BE THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE REPBULICAN PRIMARY.))
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The New Hampshire primary is four days away.
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5-XGR


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The battle over abortion in the General Assembly went the way of abortion rights supporters today.
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A bill requiring parental notification for a minor daughter has House approval -- and now faces a hostile Senate committee.
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But today, abortion opponents tried to change the rules, and send it to a friendlier committee.
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((SEN. MARK EARLEY/R-CHESAPEAKE: THE REASON IT NEEDS TO BE IN COURTS IS BECAUSE OF THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE BILL. AND THAT'S WHERE IT'S ALWAYS GONE IN THE HOUSE. THAT'S WHERE IT USED TO GO IN THE SENATE UNTIL IT LOOKED LIKE IT WOULD BEGIN TO PASS.))
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((SEN. EDD HOUCK/D-SPOTSYLVANIA: IF WE START TINKERING WITH THE PROCESS JUST BECAUSE WE CAN'T GET OUR WAY ON A GIVEN TOPIC. AND THAT'S WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT. THE PEOPLE WHO ARE OPPOSED TO ABORTIONS DON'T WANT TO HAVE THIS BILL HEARD IN THE EDUCATION AND HEALTH COMMITTEE. THAT'S WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT.))
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The Rules Committee stopped the bill from moving on by an 8-to-7 vote.
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5-Rental-Inspection


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Roanoke is proposing a plan that would mean city inspections of residential units before they can be rented again.
Now the city's draft of the program is ready for public input.
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The program would take place in the older areas of the city.
A public workshop is scheduled so residents and landlords can have a say before the final draft.
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((MICHELLE BONO/ROANOKE CITY SPOKESPERSON: SHOULD A CERTIFICATE LAST FOR A YEAR? SHOULD IT BE LONGER? SHOULD IT BE THREE YEARS? SHOULD IT BE SIX MONTHS? THAT'S REALLY THE WHOLE INTENT. GET THIS PROGRAM OUT THERE. ASK PEOPLE IF THIS IS REASONABLE FOR ALL PARTIES.))
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The workshop is March 7th at the Roanoke Civic Center Exhibition Hall.
Members of Total Action Against Poverty say the Inspection Program could help reduce substandard housing.

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Most vehicles have taken a beating this winter-- so what's the best way to clean them up and protect them?
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stocks bump next

5-CAR-CARE


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With the latest bout of snow comes the latest dousing of salt from the roads, and that means trouble for your car. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Tanglewood Auto-Wash
Patrick, how important is it to get the salt off your vehicle?
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Stats
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Stick around-- if you dined at the Jefferson Club and wanted to take home a nice pair of salt and pepper shakers or some silverware-- today was your chance.
But first-- even in nursing homes, romance is often still in the air.
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On Health Check, a report on intimacy and sex among the aging.
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((HE CAME AFTER ME TO MY ROOM TO ASK ME TO GO TO LUNCH WITH ME. WHEN SHE AGREED TO GO TO LUNCH WITH ME, I WAS TICKLED PINK. ))
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5-CHC


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Topping tonight's Health Check-
A new statewide health care organization has merged.
The new group is called Commonwealth Coalitions of Health.
It's made up of Roanoke's Blue Ridge Regional Health Care Coalition and the Richmond area Business Group on Health.
A C-C-H spokesperson says it was created to stregthen health care on the local level as well as help with legislation.
A health care coalition in Lynchburg is also slated to become a CCH member.

5-Sex


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Today on Health Check-- love, intimacy and sex are not just for the young.
Older people, even those in nursing homes, still want sharing relationships.
As Dr. Emily Senay reports, many elderly people are enjoying love and sex into their eighties and nineties.
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It's a perfect Valentines Day story...Herman, age 98 and Esther, ten years younger, met and fell in love at new york city's herbrew home for the aged.
Romance seems to blossom all year-round here...and residents are anything but shy about their desires.
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(( GRACE MELTZER, RESIDENT: I DON'T THINK YOU EVER LOSE THE NEED FOR INTIMACY LOVE CARING TENDERNESS. IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE PASSIONATE VIOLENT SEX LIKE IN THE TEENS BUT THAT FEELING OF BEING TOGETHER OF TOUCHING OF INTIMACY, I THINK YOU NEVER LOSE THAT.))
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In fact, the need to touch seems to only grow stronger with the passing years.
Doctor Robert Butler is chief of the International Longevity center at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital.
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(( DR. ROBERT BUTLER, MT. SINAI HOSPITAL: ONE OF THE BIGGEST MYTHS THAT OF THE CONSEQUENCE OF AGE ALONE PEOPLE LOSE THEIR INTEREST OR DESIRE, CAPABILITY OR SATISFACTION IN SEXUALITY, NOT TRUE.)))
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It used to be that sex in the nursing home was discouraged. it was viewed as a behavior problem. but the hebrew home for the aged has been at the forefront of encouraging intimacy between residents. It has even gone so far as to draft a policy that gives residents the right to sexual expression.
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(( DAN REINGOLD/ HEBREW HOME FOR THE AGED:THE REAL DESIRE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HERE IS NOT SEX PER SE IT'S INTIMACY. IT'S COMPANIONSHIP. IT'S FEELING THE NEED FOR HUMAN TOUCH AND IF HUMAN TOUCH LENDS ITSELF TO SEXUAL EXPRESSION... WONDERFUL. ))
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(( GRACE MELTZER, RESIDENT: HERE WE ARE IN THE 80S AND SOME OF US IN THE 90S AND WE ARE TALKING ABOUT PHYSICAL SEX... THEY THINK IT'S IT'S DISGUSTING THAT OLD PEOPLE SHOULD FEEL THAT WAY.))
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They are younger americans, a generation or two younger.
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((DOUGLAS HOLMES/ HEBREW HOME OF THE AGED: I THINK THAT THERE'S A MISAPPREHENSION OUT THERE IN THE WORLD THAT THE NURSING HOME IS SOMEHOW THE END OF LIFE.))
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So how does age improve love?
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(( DR. ROBERT BUTLER MT. SINAI HOSPITAL: YOU KNOW YOUNG PEOPLE ARE DRIVEN BY BIOLOGY AND IT'S VERY ATTRACTIVE AND EXCITING. BUT HOW ABOUT THE PARTNERS' FEELINGS? WHAT ABOUT SKILL, EXPERIENCE? WHAT ABOUT HUMANITY, INTIMACY, CLOSENESS, THAT'S ACQUIRED. THAT'S SOMETHING THAT YOU LEARN. SO, OLDER PEOPLE OFTEN HAVE THE MOST TOUCHING, THE MOST FANTASTICALLY BEAUTIFUL RELATIONSHIPS WITH EACH OTHER.))
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That was Dr. Emily Senay.
More and more long term care facilities are warming up to giving their residents the freedom to do what comes naturally...no matter what age.


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In Sports-- The Winston Cup cars got in their next to last practice session for the upcoming Daytona 500.
Mike Stevens talks with two of the favorites in Sunday's race in tonight's Ticker.
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5-AUCTION


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Now that the Jefferson Club is closed in downtown Roanoke, the landmark must liquidate most of its inventory.
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December 23rd the restaurant with a bird's eye view of the valley closed.
Today everything was auctioned off.
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((ED HALL/HALL ASSOCIATES, INC.: EVERY ITEM, EVERY KITCHEN ITEM, EVERY PIECE OF FURNITURE THAT WAS IN THE JEFFERSON CLUB ALL FURNISHINGS EVEN INCLUDING THE DRAPERIES AND CHANDALIERS. ))
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Hall says some of the big ticket items were kitchen equipment and chandaliers.
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5-SCHOOL-CLOSINGS
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The snow is causing some school cancellations tonight. take school watch
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It looks like an automotive grave yard... but sometimes looks can be deceiving.
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Keith Humphry joins us from the newsroom with a look at Shredded Products in Franklin County.
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Jean, when plans for the plant were first announced there was some opposition from residents.
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But it seems most of those complaints have died down.
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Shredded Products is proving to be a solid corporate citizen, according to county officials.
And now the company is hoping to step up production.
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Scott Prince has more on the story tonight on News 7 at six.
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