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Coming up on NEWS-7 at Five:
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The book battle in Montvale may be half over.
We'll see what happens in court.
And a decision on the colors of a star... reviving a tradition.
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Wx-Heads
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A few passing showers tonight and a few more tomorrow. Temperatures still down a bit for early June. More on the weather straight ahead. Medical-heads
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On Health Check, a watchdog group
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is worried about proposed changes to the Food and Drug Administration.
We'll explain how consumers might be affected.
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((AND GIVEN THE FACT THAT ALL MR. GARDNER HAD ASKED FOR WAS TO HAVE THE BOOK RETURNED AND TO BE ABLE TO READ THE BOOK, BASED ON THE SCHOOL'S ACTIONS OF FRIDAY, WHICH WE AGAIN APPRECIATE, WE'RE HALFWAY THERE.))
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A nine- year- old boy who had his Rush Limbaugh book taken away from in school, takes his case to court today.
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Good afternoon, This is News 7 at 5.I'm Keith Humphry sitting in for Jean Jadhon.
A case that has drawn national attention because it involves one of the country's most flamboyant radio talk show hosts made its way into federal court in Lynchburg today.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us now, Steve I understand Jason Gardner has his book back, but the legal battle isn't over?
That's right Keith, as Jason's lawyer said they're only halfway there.
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Jason and his father Tom Gardner had asked a federal judge to order the book returned and for Jason to be allowed to read it in school.
The school returned the book last week, but what happens next will be decided in court this summer.
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(( The controversy started when 9- year- old Jason Gardner's teacher confiscated Jason's copy of the Rush Limbaugh book "The Way Things Oughta Be", saying a book with the word condom in it wasn't appropriate reading for a fourth- grader student.
That touched off a firestorm of controversy... Jason's father Tom Gardner claimed the school seized the book because they objected to its author's conservative views.
Education officials argued it wasn't the book's message, but Jason's ability to understand it that they were worried about.
The case has ended up in federal court.
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((TOM GARDNER/PARENT: I'M VERY WORRIED ABOUT RIGHTS BEING TAKEN AWAY AN INCH AT A TIME, AND I FEEL LIKE IF THERE IS A VIOLATION IT SHOULD BE BROUGHT UP AND STOPPED AT THAT POINT. ))
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Judge James C. Turk denied the motion for a preliminary injunction today, partly because the book already had been returned AND because there are just three days left in the school year, and Jason's teacher has no more "recreational reading" times scheduled.
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The continuing question of whether any student can bring that type of book to school, will be decided later this summer. Keith?

5-L'burg-Murder


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Two men remain held without bond after their arrest in connection with Lynchburg's second murder of the year.
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Carl Anthony Brown and Bnjn (binjin) T. Caldwell were picked up Saturday in Albemarle County.
Police say the two men shot and killed 21- year- old Anthony Montez Murrell in the 600 block of Second Street Saturday afternoon.
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((CMDR. EARL BURNETTE/LYNCHBURG POLICE: IT APPEARED THAT THE SHOOTING TOOK PLACE INSIDE THE CAR AND THE VICTIM, AFTER BEING SHOT AT LEAST ONCE, WAS THROWN FROM THE VEHICLE.))
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Both defendants appeared briefly in court this morning.
Caldwell was appointed a public defender and will be back for another hearing June 27th.
Brown will return Wednesday morning. Police would not comment on a possible motive for the slaying.
Friends and family of the victim who gathered at the murder scene this afternoon called for an end to gun- related violence.
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Five Boston- area men have been arrested in a string of New England robberies.
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Three of the five were arrested early this morning in New Hampshire. The other two are already in jail on un-related charges.
The five men charged in the robbery and murders are from the Charlestown section of Boston. They stand to be charged with at least ten armored car and bank thefts.
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Two guards were murdered when the men allegedly took off with 400,000 dollars from the N-F-S Savings Bank in Hudson, New Hampshire.
The robberies date back to March of 1990.
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5-Church-shooting


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New York police are hunting the gunmen who opened fire in a Greek Orthodox church in Queens.
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Investigators say the men entered the basement of the church last night during a party that followed a christening.
An argument broke out and shots were fired. One 20-year-old man died and five people were wounded.
Officials say they don't know what sparked the fight.
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Republican Senate candidate Jim Miller is downplaying the significance of Bob Dole's planned appearance to support Senator John Warner.
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At a campaign stop in Wytheville today, Miller reiterated his concern the event could hurt Dole's standing with G-O-P activists in Virginia.
But Miller says he and the presidential candidate are friends, and he expects they would work together as nominees.
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((JIM MILLER: HE AND I ARE FRIENDS, HE'S SAID THAT BEFORE. AND I'M SURE ONE OF THE FIRST CALLS I GET ON JUNE 12TH WILL BE FROM BOB DOLE AND WE'LL LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING TOGETHER AND WINNING IN NOVEMBER. ))
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At the state G-O-P convention over the weekend, Governor Allen warned against dragging Dole's name into the inter- party scrimmage.
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Dole is scheduled to tour a housing development in Chester with Allen tomorrow.

5-Late-fees


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A California woman took a 15-dollar credit- card fight all the way to the U-S Supreme Court... and LOST.
A unanimous court ruled today banks may charge late fees... even for customers who live in states where the fees are illegal.
The court says national banks are allowed to charge interest at rates permitted in the state where the banks are based.
The court says late fees are the same as interest.
A Los Angeles customer of Citibank sued when she was assessed a 15-dollar late fee.
California has a law against such fees.

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Still to come--on NEWS-7 at FIVE--Police in Los Angeles investigate the death of a T-V game show host, who apparently took his own life.
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and the debate has been renewed--should the Mill Mountain star change color? It's a matter before Roanoke city politicians today.
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Plus, some items for Men's Health today on Health Check....overcoming male infertility, plus the latest on prostate cancer. 2-SHOT
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Also if you are watching what you eat and think you have to pass on the barbecue, think again.
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Patrick Evans and guest-- a dietician-- will show us some tips for healthy cooking on the grill. cc sponsor

5-Drowning


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Bedford County officials say they don't believe waves from a passing boat led to the drowning of a teenage girl over the weekend.
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13 year old Wonder Starr Reed was swimming with friends when she went under.
The girls said a boat passed by just before her disappearance.
But eyewitnesses say the boat was travelling too slow to cause any problems.
A neighbor pulled Reed from the water and said she did not respond to CPR.
She died a few hours later.
This is Bedford County's first drowning this year.
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5-Freemen


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The F-B-I has cut off electricity to the Freemen compound in Montana.
An F-B-I statement says the power was cut just after 2 p-m, Mountain Time.
The statement says the object is to make the Freemen resume negotiations.
The anti-government Freemen have been at the Montana ranch for 71 days, in a standoff with federal agents.


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T-V game show host Ray Combs has committed suicide.
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The stand-up comedian hosted "The New Family Feud" from 1988 to 1994. More recently he hosted another game show, "Ray Combs' Family Challenge."
Combs was rushed to a California hospital over the weekend with head injuries after falling in his jacuzzi.
Combs was admitted to the hospital Saturday.
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Police say he was found hanging from bedsheets in a closet in a secured room 14 hours later.
He had apparently been trying for weeks to kill himself.
He was 40 years old.


5-Gilmore-Gambling


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Attorney General Jim Gilmore says he'd like to re-evaluate the Virginia Lottery.
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Republican Gilmore's wagering that a strong anti- gambling stance will win him voters in the 1997 race for Governor.
He says he's NOT in favor of the multi- state Powerball-type game Virginia is getting ready to join.
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((I'M RELUCTANT ABOUT THAT. AND THAT'S WHY I WOULD LIKE TO SEE A STUDY BEFORE WE INITIATE THESE FURTHER EXPANSIONS. I WOULD BE VERY RELUCTANT TO SEE AN EXPANSION OF THE LOTTERY.))
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Gilmore staked out his personal opposition to riverboat casinos along with a commitment to parental notification for minor abortions at the Republicans' convention this weekend in Salem.
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Likely 1997 opponent Don Beyer says he's NOT for an expansion of the lottery either, but is NOT proposing a critical look at the existing games.
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Barbecue chicken, hamburgers, steak---they're all mainstays of summer

cooking. Patrick Evans is on the patio with some tips for healthy grilling.
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Members of Roanoke City council reconsidered the vote raising their own salaries, but the result was the same.
Today, they approved a one- thousand dollar increase for council members and a three thousand dollar raise for the mayor.
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Fearing the original vote was not handled properly, council decided to take up the issue again.
Members defended the raises that will bring council salaries to 14- thousand dollars a year, and the mayor's to 18- thousand.
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((BILL WHITE/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: I HOPE THE CITIZENS RECOGNIZE THIS IS A DEMANDING JOB AND WE ARE BEING MORE THAN REASONABLE WITH THE DEGREE OF INCREASE.))
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Council also approved a pilot project that will turn the Mill Mountain Star red following drug and alcohol related traffic fatalities.
The "Keep the Star White" Campaign will begin September first, and council will decide after 90 days whether or not it should continue.
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After a great weekend, time to check in with Robin Reed and see if the sunshine and nice temperatures will stick around. Robin?
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There's much more to come on News 7 at 5, including the Two Minute Ticker. Mike Stevens with news from two courts--both the NBA finals and the French Open.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, the latest male infertility treatment, from Duke Medical Center.
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It's called ICSI, and for many it may be the first real hope of fathering children.
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5-FDA-Reform


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The consumer watchdog group "Public Citizen" came out against proposals to reform the Food and Drug Administration.
The group claims pharmaceutical companies would be able to get their drugs, medical devices and food products to market at a faster rate-- with limited federal oversight.
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((JOAN CLAYBROOK/PUBLIC CITIZEN: WE BELIEVE THAT THE PUBLIC, IF THEY KNEW MORE ABOUT WHAT WAS HAPPENING BEHIND THE SCENES WITH ALL THE SPECIAL INTERESTS PLYING THIS LEGISLATION THEY WOULD BE HORRIFIED AND OUTRAGED.)) ((CAROLINE SMITH-DEWALL/CENTER FOR SCIENCE IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: IN THE ERA OF MAD COW DISEASE, CONGRESS SHOULD BE FIGHTING TO INCREASE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN THE NATION'S FOOD SUPPLY, BUT THESE BILLS DO JUST THE OPPOSITE. ))
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The group also criticizes plans to accept European testing results to approve drug usage in this country.

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We often hear about the prevalence of infertility problems among couples-- but what isn't as widely known is that in many cases, the problem lies with the male-- not the female.
Now, Duke Medical Center is using a breakthrough from Belgium to treat male infertility.
The procedure is known as ICSI, or Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection.
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((DR. DAVID WALMER/DUKE MEDICAL CENTER INFERTILITY SPECIALIST: IT INVOLVES TAKING A VERY FINE GLASS PIPE, PICKING UP A SINGLE SPERM AND INJECTING IT THROUGH AN OUTER PROTEIN CALLED THE ZONA IN THROUGH THE CYDOPLASMIC MEMBRANE OF THE EGG SO THAT THE SPERM IS ACTUALLY PLACED INSIDE THE EGg. ))
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So with ICSI-- doctors isolate a single sperm, and inject it into a single egg. If embryos develop, they're placed into the woman's uterus.
With ICSI, even couples who have slim chances of conception with in-vitro fertilization, or IVF-- can conceive, because only one sperm is needed.
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((WE'RE TAKING COUPLES WHO WOULD HAVE HAD TO GO THROUGH DONOR SPERM CYCLES AND WE'RE ALLOWING THEM TO KEEP THE GENETICS ))
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Around the world, several hundred births have resulted from ICSI treatments.
The success rate of ICSI is about 50-to-60-percent, not bad say doctors, considering the serious sperm abnormalities of the people who use it.
The price is comparable to IVF-- about nine thousand dollars.
Insurance companies do not cover fertility procedures.
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5-Prostate


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A new study suggests there may be a way to deliver genes that will shut down prostate cancer cells.
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Scientists think they might be able to use the same chemical "hooks" that the cells use to latch onto male hormones.
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The discovery-- at Emory University School of Medicine-- could pay off with a way to treat cancer cells that have escaped the prostate, settled elsewhere and been proven untreatable by hormone-based therapy.

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'Tis the season for cookouts and barbeques, but all those good things on the grill can mean bad things for your diet. DOUBLE BOX CONNIE/PATRICK
Today Patrick Evans brings in a registered dietician for some solid advice on how to eat healthy and satisfying meals fresh off the grill.
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Mike Stevens has news from both courts--tennis and basketball making headlines tonight for the Two Minute Ticker.


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Monday ticker. Lots of sports from two kinds of courts to talk about so lets get right to it. There has been a major upset on the clay at the French Open.
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Defending champion Thomas Muster was ousted by Michael Stich in four sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 and 7-6. The loss marks just the fourth defeat on clay in two years for the second seeded Muster. Stich cranked out 23 aces in the win.
Also, Rolland Garros fans said farewell to Steffan Edberg. He lost today and plans to retire at the end of the year.
Marc Rosset gave him a rather rude exit, nailing Edberg at the net with this shot. Edberg received a standing ovation after his loss.
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Not many are counting on the Chicago Bulls to lose in their return to the NBA finals. Chicago practiced today in preparation for the championship opener Wednesday night in the Windy City where they will meet the Seattle Super Sonics.
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One diamond note. The Salem Avalanche is home tonight against the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Game time is scheduled for 7.

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The field for the NBA finals is finally set as the Sonic and Bulls will begin their best of seven world championship series on Wednesday night. For this third time in his career
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Roanoke native George Lynch will be on the sidelines with the rest of us just watching.
After three seasons in Los Angeles, Lynch is hungry for a championship and more playing time.
After sporadic minutes on the court this past season, George asked for a trade, but he told News 7 Sports this weekend that the Lakers plan to not only keep him but also play him.
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I'll have much more with George tonight at six, as we talk about Magic Johnson, and his annual summer basketball camp that is coming up in Roanoke later this month.
Have a pleasant evening everybody. take a break

5-Explore-Park


ANCHOR=Keith
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Thousands of students have toured Virginia's Explore Park, but today was the first time an ENTIRE school made the trip.
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More than 150 students and staff members from Clearbrook Elementary School in Roanoke County visited the living history park.
In just a few steps they covered quite a distance, from the native american camp, through a frontier fort, to the Blue Ridge Settlement of the 19th century.
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Teachers say they made the trip to reinforce some recent lessons, and reward the students as the school year comes to a close.

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Is education being bumped for big business in one county?
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Botetourt County has seen an industrial explosion over the past few weeks.
But now some are wondering if schools are suffering--and why the Board of Supervisors did not approve the entire school budget.
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