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Up next on News 7 at Five
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Who would've thought Fritos would be such a welcome site. Ground is broken today for a new Frito Lay plant in Lynchburg. Steve Smallshaw will have a live report.
And a school bus driver suffers a seizure at the wheel.
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Clouds and sun worked together today producing temperatures in the 70s. Looks closer to 80 tomorrow. The forecast is straight ahead.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check, it's Mental Health Month.
Join us live from Hollins College, where
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performer and playwright Julie Portman takes us into her own family's struggle with mental illness.
It's the play, "My Sister's Sister."
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((TO THOSE FRITO LAY EXECUTIVES THAT CHOSE LYNCHBURG, I WANT TO SAY `YOU PICKED THE RIGHT ONE BABY!'))
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Lynchburg mayor welcomes snack food giant Frito Lay to the Hill City- along with the prospect of hundreds of new jobs.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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One of the nation's largest snack-food makers is coming to Lynchburg, bringing more than 800 new jobs.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us live from the industrial park where the Frito Lay company broke ground today for its new plant. Steve, just how big an investment is this for Frito Lay?
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Jean, the company is spending more than 150 million dollars over the next couple of years to build a plant here in Lynchburg.
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But city and state officials say the economic impact on this region will be much greater than that.
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(( It took months of negotiations and millions of dollars worth of incentives, but Lynchburg finally was able to lure snack food giant Frito Lay to central Virginia.
Governor George Allen said even his daughter was putting pressure on him to close the deal.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: AND SO SHE SAID `DADDY THERE'S NOT A DOT HERE IN VIRGINIA, WHY IS THAT?' AND I SAID TYLER WE'RE GOING TO TRY REALLY HARD TO MAKE SURE THAT IN THE FUTURE THERE'S A NEW DOT, SO I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOUR NEW BAG, AND SEE YOU CHANGE THAT MAP AND HAVE A DOT RIGHT THERE IN LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA.
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Frito Lay says it's excited to be here.
Construction on the 400- thousand square foot plant starts in July, and should open by early 1998.
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((BOB CRAIN/FRITO LAY V.P.: WE'RE BUILDING A LOT MORE THAN JUST A PLANT HERE, AND BOB MENTIONED AT DINNER LAST NIGHT THAT WE REALLY ARE BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP, AND WE'RE ALSO REALLY BUILDING A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COMMUNITY AND WITH THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
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And while the 800 new jobs are great, an even more impressive number is the two and a half billion dollars officials figure
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this plant will contribute to the local economy over the next ten years. Jean?

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A motorcycle accident in southeast Roanoke this afternoon has left one man dead.
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It happened about 3:15, at the intersection of Highland Avenue and 11th Street.
A witness said two bikers were driving down the street.
One lost control and hit a car.
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((ANN EVANS/WITNESS: THE BLACK MOTORCYCLE WAS ON THAT SIDE. THE RED ONE WAS ONE THIS SIDE, THE BLACK ONE LAID OVER. HE GOT UP AND THE RED ONE DIDN'T GET UP AT ALL.))
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Police have not released the identity of the victim.
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It's called one of the nation's most significant drug busts.
Federal agents broke up a cocaine ring run by Colombians and Mexicans.
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It broke up an operation that brought cocaine from Colombia through Mexico to the streets of America.
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((JANET RENO/ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE ARE SENDING A LOUD CLEAR MESSAGE TO THOSE WHO TRAFFIC IN DRUGS, THAT THEY WILL BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE.))
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Agents dismantled the organization that owned the cocaine and another one that distributed it.

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A man who firebombed two New York subway trains was sentenced to 94 years in prison- he'll be eligibe for parole after 31 years.
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Edward Leary apologized for his crime and said he never wanted to hurt anybody.
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((EDWARD LEARY/SUBWAY BOMBER: I AM NOT A MONSTER. I STILL DON'T KNOW HOW I COULD'VE HURT SO MANY PEOPLE.))
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Leary set off homemade bombs in two subway trains just before Christmas in 1994. 50 people were hurt.
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A psychologist testified Lewis Gale Psychiatric Center never should have released Scotty Wayne Overby.
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Doctor Robert Thompson says Overby asked to be admitted because he was thinking of killing his estranged wife, Sheila Stafford.
He says Lewis-Gale released Overby because his insurance had run out and he couldn't afford in- patient care.
Stafford obtained a protective order against Overby after the doctor at Lewis- Gale warned her of Overby's threats.
Several weeks later, Overby strangled her to death and mutilated her body.
The judge must now decide whether to sentence Overby to death or life in prison.
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That Ford recall of millions of vehicles last week reportedly missed some at-risk vans.
U-S-A Today reports the recall left out ten's of thousands of vans.
The paper cites an internal Ford memo that lists incidents attributed to the ignition switch.
The list apparently includes 1986 Econoline full-size vans and Aerostar mini-vans -- neither were included in the recall.

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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- some layoffs at a Botetourt County plant--
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And a 17-year old saves the day when his school bus driver has a seizure at the wheel.
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On Health Check, Connie Stevens has a live report from Hollins College where they are observing Mental Health Month-- and Patrick is planting for another season of Growin' It...when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

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A high school student brings a scary bus ride to an end.
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Here's the video caught by a school bus camera.
The 17 year old noticed the driver missed a couple of turns-
He went up front and realized the bus driver had suffered a seizure.
John Waldron pulled the driver's foot off the gas, and pushed the brake with his hand to stop the bus.
Some of the students suffered bumps and bruises during the wild ride down a dirt lane and over a wooden bridge.
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A Botetourt County quarry is cutting its work-force by 15-percent.
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James River Limestone in Buchanan laid off 16-employees in the past two weeks.
In a statement, company officials said both manufacturing jobs and administrative positions were lost.
The job cuts apparently stem from the "temporary" loss of a major contract.
The president of James River Limestone refused to say anything more about the situation.
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5-Mayor-ROANOKE


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The campaign is winding down, but the two candidates
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in the roanoke mayor's race are still battling for votes in the city's neighborhoods.
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Republican Pat Green says he believes the voters want a new voice in city hall.
He says the city needs his experience in small business, and he promises an open door.
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But democrat David Bowers says he believe Roanokers are satisfied with his leadership.
Though he has lost some endorsements he enjoyed four years ago, Bowers says he fulfilled his campaign promises.
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Five council seats are up for grabs in tuesday elections... and because of retirements, the election will bring at least three new members to council.

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The Reverend Billy Graham and his wife Ruth received the Congressional Gold Medal today in Washington, D-C.
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The couple was honored for their crusades-- reaching over 100-million people in person and two-billion on television.
Congressional leaders told the Grahams they are joining an elite group who has won the medal.
Congress has only recognized 263 citizens with the award--
In 1776, the Continental Congress awarded the first one to George Washington.
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((REV. BILLY GRAHAM/AWARDED CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL: WE KNOW WE DO NOT BELONG IN THIS SAME COMPANY, AND WE FEEL VERY UNWORTHY, ONE REASON IS BECAUSE THIS HONOR OUGHT BE SHARED WITH THOSE WHO HELPED US. ))
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The Grahams support a children's hospital in North Carolina.
Reverend Graham is the author of 17 books, Ruth has written six books.
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Nowadays you can plan nearly everything with a computer and a virtual reality program-- including your garden... That's the topic of the season's first Growin It.
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The Gardening Season is upon us, and so is Growin' It.
But Patrick Evans isn't outside today, he's tilling the VIRTUAL garden right here in our studio on a new computer program designed just for gardeners.
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Stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE-- post season kudos are handed out in the N-B-A--
And on Health Check--
Mental illness affects one in four American families.
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A performance tonight at Hollins College illustrates the impact.
Connie Stevens will join us with a preview of the play, "My Sister's Sister."
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5-Sister's-Sister


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May is Mental Health Month-- a time for education and understanding-- as millions of Americans are affected by a variety of mental illnesses.
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Connie Stevens joins us from one activity commemorating the month-- she's at Hollins College, where I hear a play will address some of the issues.
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Right, it's "My Sister's Sister"-- it's the story of one family's battle with mental illness.
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It's the real-life drama of Julie Portman-- and not only did she live it, she also wrote it, and now ACTS out all the parts on stage.
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The play is sponsored by the Women's Center at Hollins College,
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It will be performed tonight, here at the Theatre on campus at eight o'clock.
Tickets are five dollars for adults, a dollar for those with a student ID.
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And with us to talk about some of the other issues surrounding mental illness is Diane Kelly, head of the Mental Health Association of the Roanoke Valley.
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--We've heard a little about schizophrenia-- what are some of the other psychiatric conditions your organization is trying to educate the public about?
--It seems once a diagnosis is made, that treatment is relatively easier?
--What other events are planned for Mental Health Month? pinnacle here
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Thursday afternoon two minute sports tickler.
The NBA and NHL postseason playoffs continue tonight.
In the NHL, the Flyers and Panthers open their second round series as do the Avalanche and Blackhawks.
On the NBA hardwood, three series are on tap tonight as the Hawks, Rockets and Sonics look to wrapup first round best of series.
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The Washington Bullets just missed the playoffs, but today they picked up a big postseason hour as Gheorghe Muresan was named the league's Most Improved player.
Big Gheorghe, who is seven feet seven inches tall got 50 of the 113 votes cast by a nationwide panel of sportswriters.
He averaged 14 points and ten rebounds a game and shot 59 percent from the floor this past season.
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The Dallas Mavericks George McCloud finished second in the balloting.
In baseball news, eight time all-star Darryl Strawberry is expected to sign with the independent St. Paul Saints tomorrow.
Jack Morris has already signed with this club.

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VMI's lacrosse team heads into this weekend's 9th annual Lee Jackson Classic against Washington and Lee with a 6 and 7 record. The Generals lead the series 7-1 , winning the last 7.
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Rob Worrell's contributions have played a large role in VMI's 6 wins this season and he will be heavily depended upon to help the Keydets snap the Washington and Lee streak.
The junior attackman is the Keydets second leading scorer behind Joe Brockman.
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Worrell has a balanced stat sheet that includes 28 goals and 28 assists. He credits his output to hitting the iron.
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Coming up at six, Roy Stanley checks out two of the top track stars in the area, plus the Charlotte Checkers are one win away from being crowned ECHL champions.
I'll have highlights from game three tonight at six.
Have a pleasant evening everybody. take a break

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A research project brought 500 very similar people together in England today.
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You aren't seeing double-- this is one of the country's largest single gathering of twins.
All female, mostly identical and between the ages of 45 and 70-- these women have been participating in a major medical study by the St. Thomas Hospital in London.
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The party was held to thank the twins as well as recruit more sets of twins-- this time males will be included in the study.
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The waiting list to get a service dog is five to seven years. That's a dog that helps physically challenged people.
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And as Keith Humphry tells us tonight, one person took the matter into her own hands.
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That's right Jean a Roanoke County woman decided to take
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some risks and find her own dog and personal trainer.
Carol Willoughby hopes this puppy will be able to take over when her current service dog, Booker, retires. Tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX-- we'll learn about the training and show you how it's going.
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The full story with more news in 30-minutes.
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