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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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A pilot crash lands his plane at the mall.
Tonight we find out this was not the first time the pilot had to make an emergency landing.
Also coming up the Man who stalked Madonna is sentenced.
Plus honoring a Hollywood Great.
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Wx-Heads
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Ready for a change in this weather? Looks good for the weekend with temperatures in the 60s by Sunday.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- while Europe is worried about human infection from so-called Mad Cow Disease--
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We'll talk to an expert closer to home.
Apparently there are other aspects of food safety that consumers here should be worrying about.
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((THE FACT THAT AIRPORTS TEND TO ATTRACT OTHER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AROUND THEM, ITS JUST A FACT OF LIFE.))
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Last night was the fourth time a plane makes an emergency landing at Valley View Mall.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The F-A-A and the National Trasportation Safety Board are trying to figure out why a small plane was forced to land in the Valley View Mall parking lot.
It crashed last night around seven.
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Jay Moore was there and he joins us from the crash site.
Jay, I understand this is not the first time this particular pilot had to make an emergency landing...
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That's right Jean.
This is the second emergency landing in three months for the Pennsylvania pilot.
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He was forced to land on Interstate 64 near Rockbridge County in January.
Luckily in both instances no one was injured.
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(( This morning F-A-A officials tried to determine why a single engine Cessna crashed in front of Montgomery Ward.
The pilot, James Lee, says his plane experienced engine problems while he was flying home to Pennsylvania.
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Lee and his passenger were forced to land in the parking lot after he realized he couldn't make it to a runway at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
They didn't suffer any injures.
The manager of the Airport says every precaution has been taken to ensure safety.
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Now the N-S-T-B says it could take up to six months before its investigation is complete.
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A ban on 19 types of assault weapons may be lifted.
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The house voted to repeal the ban.
The nephew of President John F. Kennedy spoke emotionally against lifting the ban.
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15:06:18 ((REP. PATRICK KENNEDY/R- RHODE ISLAND: FAMILIES LIKE MINE ALL ACROSS THIS COUNTRY KNOW ALL TOO WELL WHAT THE DAMAGE OF WEAPONS CAN DO AND YOU WANT TO ARM OUR PEOPLE EVEN MORE?))
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That drew an emotional response from one lawmaker who says his wife lives alone in rural New York State five nights a week and has the right to defend herself.
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((REP. GERALD SOLOMEN/R- NEW YORK: IT IS NO SECRET THAT I HAVE LONG BEEN A PROPONENT OF LAW ABIDING CITIZENS TO HAVE FIREARMS PROTECT THEMSELVES WHICH IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT IN RURAL AREAS, SUCH AS THE TEN THOUSAND SQUARE MILES IN RURAL NEW YORK THAT I REPRESENT.))
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President Clinton vows to veto the bill.
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5-GM


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Auto workers are back on the job in Ohio-
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Hundreds of United Auto workers lined up to rafity their contract with General Motors.
The new contract ends the 18 day strike.
The walkout at two brake plants in Ohio forced 26 plants to shut down around the nation.
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Officials are following several leads in a suspicious fire in Roanoke County last night.
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Investigators spent the day sifting through the rubble at 73-23 Apple Grove Road.
The blaze destroyed a condemned house. It also damaged a neighboring trailer.
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Fire officials got information that the house and trailer would be set on fire.
Officials say they have a suspect but they're not releasing his name.
No one was seriously injured in the blaze.
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Apparently a couple who lived in the trailer had been evicted.
While moving yesterday the couple told investigators they came to the trailer and found their furniture on fire in the yard.
The Fire Marshal says he also has suspects in that case.
No word on whether the two incidents are related.

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Straight ahead--questions loom over PAC money and Senate Candidate Mark Warner.
We'll explain.
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And the man who was found guilty of stalking the Material Girl is sentenced today.
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On Health Check-- a new book has stirred up some disagreements over pesticides, chemicals, and other household products.
Some theorize they're more detrimental to our health than we realize. 2-SHOT
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A special celebration for Bob Hope in California.
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We'll take you there, along with more news of the day, right after this break. cc sponsor

5-Mark-Warner


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Multi-millionaire Democrat Mark Warner kicked off his U-S Senate campaign last week with a pledge not to accept special interest or PAC money.
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But now Mark Warner's campaign admits he's hit a bump in the road.
An invitation to a fundraiser on his behalf suggests political action committees donate one thousand dollars or more to the national Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
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((ERIC HOFFMAN/MARK WARNER CAMPAIGN: THE LETTER THAT WAS SENT OUT WAS SENT OUT BY SOME FRIENDS OF MARK WHO WANTED TO HELP HIM OUT. IT WASN'T AN ACCURATE LETTER. THE REAL ISSUE HERE IS THAT LESLIE BYRNE AND JOHN WARNER ARE DIVERTING ATTENTION HERE FROM THE FACT THAT MARK WARNER DOES NOT TAKE PAC MONEY.))
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The Mark Warner campaign says it is sending a new letter urging only individuals to contribute.
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5-Madonna


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The man who jumped the fence at Madonna's home faces ten years in prison.
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Robert Hoskins was convicted of stalking and terrorizing the singer.
A judge sentenced him to ten years in prison and fined him two-hundred dollars.
Hoskins threatened to slash Madonna's throat.
He scaled the outside of her home twice, before he was shot by her bodyguard.
Attorneys for Hoskins tried to bargain for a lighter sentence, citing mental illness.
But the judge responded by saying this made Hoskins a greater threat to society.
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5-Tech-Airport


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Air travelers at the Virginia Tech airport are touching down at a brand- new terminal.
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Officials dedicated the one-point seven million dollar facility, which replaces the old terminal built in 1940.
Virginia's deputy secretary of transportation says the new terminal allows the New River Valley to put its best foot forward to attract new business.
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Virginia Tech, the state and the Federal Aviation Administration funded the terminal.
The project completes a renovation that included an extended runway, parallel taxiway, improved lighting and new instrumentation.
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Artists past and present meet at Radford University. Patrick is here to explain what is on display.
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Through his contributions to "pop art", Andy Warhol changed the way we viewed the ordinary, but he also changed our view of the extraordinary.
From Campbell's Soup to Superstar Marilyn Monroe, Warhol's distinctive art has an enduring legacy,DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK and Patrick Evans joins us from Radford Univesrity where that legacy is on display.
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Coming up on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- N-C State is in the market for a new basketball coach.
Mike has that story in tonight's Ticker.
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And on Health Check--
Around the globe, people are talking about Britain's "Mad Cow Disease."-- officially known as B-S-E.
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What about closer to home?
An expert in food safety from Virginia Tech joins us from Blacksburg when we return.
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5-Mad-Cow


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We told you yesterday about Britain's problem with so-called "mad cow disease,"-- a neurological disorder that has now been linked to ten human cases of a rare, incurable brain disease.
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Eight people have died and two are near death, after exposure to infected meat.
In cows, the condition is known as B-S-E.
When it manifests in human's its Creitzfelt-Jacob Disease, or C-J-D.
Several European countries have now banned the import of British beef.
The United States does not import beef products from Europe, and there have been no instances of Mad Cow disease in this country.
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5-Food-Safety


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Now joining us from Blacksburg, with more on this topic is Dr. Cameron Hackney, he's the head of Virginia Tech's Department of Food Science and Technology.
Dr. Hackney, is it possible or even likely that a condition like this could turn up in the U.S.?
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And we already have our own problems here in the U-S- with food borne illnesses, stemming to the e-coli bacteria. How can consumers insure their food is safe?
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Thanks, Dr. Hackney for joining us.
Some good advice there.



5-Pollutants


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A controversial new book out makes the argument that pesticides and pollutants can lead to serious health problems.
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The book "Our Stolen Future" focuses on the concern that many of the common products and chemicals we routinely encounter disrupt a whole variety of biologic processes.
Author Theo Colborn of the World Wildlife Fund reviewed a variety of animal and human studies.
She suggests synthetic chemicals-- which are everywhere-- when absorbed by animals or humans-- are mistaken by the body for certain hormones like estrogen.
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The Environmental Protection Agency continues to study chemical interactions.
Apparently one way for us to keep the environment safe is to think globally-- as many other industrialized countries are still using contaminants we've since banned.
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AFter a week off, Winston Cup drivers are getting down to business in Darlington.
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MIke has that and tonight's schedule from the round of Sweet 16.

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Welcome to your weekend everybody as we get set for a lot of hoops and a lot of racing in the next 60 hours.
Let's get started tonight with the schedule of game coming up on your hometown station.
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We'll head to the southeast regionals in Lexington, Kentucky where U-Conn take on Mississippi State at 7:30.
30 minutes after that game we'll have the Ga. Tech - Cincinnati game also from the Southeast at Rupp Arena. WIPE TO VO-B
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That Tech-Cincy game could be the most interesting contest of the night as it pits the Bearcats physical bruisers against Bobby Cremins finesse team that can light it up from the outside.
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Also, this afternoon NC State head basketball coach Les Robinson announced his resignation after five years at the school. The Wolfpack was 78-and-98 under his helm. He will remain at the school as an associated Athletic director.

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After a week off, the Winston Cup stars are back on the track this weekend at Darlington.
Today during time trials Ward BUrton smoked the field to win the pole.
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The South Boston native whipped the MBNA Pontiac around the track that's supposedly "Too Tough To Tame", and in the process set a track record.
Burton shattered Jeff Gordon's previous mark by nearly three miles an hour with a lap at 173 point 797 miles an hour.
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Three year old son Jeb joined Ward for the interview and 19 other drivers joined Ward in breaking the old track record, including Gordon. Now the top 25. wipe to chyron
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Have a nice weekend everybody, I'll see you again at 6. take a break

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The stars were out in Beverly Hills honoring comedian Bob Hope.
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Bob and Delores Hopeaccepted an award for his lifelong work of entertaining.
It was a roast last night for the 93 year old entertainer.
Some celebrities took a few shots-
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Bill Stump has been sentenced to prison for federal firearms violations, but the former member of the Blue Ridge Hunt Club got a break today in court.
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If the judge had followed sentencing guidelines, Stump would have faced between two and three years in prison.
Instead he got two months.
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hour on NEWS-7 at SIX. We'll have more on the judge's decision and Stump's reaction in half an