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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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Roanoke Police surround a convenience store today-
We'll have a live report on today's standoff.
Bob Dole brings his Presidential campaign to the Commonwealth.
Plus a dramatic rescue on Interstate 81.
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Wx-Heads
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A cold front fires up the afternoon thunderstorms with hail and heavy downpours.
A severe thunderstorm watch continues this hour for much of Virginia.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check, the latest from the AIDS front, with a new less-invasive H-I-V test.
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Plus, a consumer group has some ideas on preventing thousands of baseball-related injuries among children.
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A tense standoff with Police in southeast Roanoke ends peacefully this afternoon.
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5-Standoff


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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
A young man armed with a gun and a knife held off police for almost an hour until the officers were able to overpower him.
Double Box=Jean & Joe


Joe Dashiell has been following this story--
Joe, how did this situation develop?
LIVE=JoeD/Newsroom


Jean, the young man was outside of a southeast Roanoke convenience store when a police officer stopped and reportedly asked him why he wasn't in school.
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Witnesses say he cursed the officer, then pulled a gun.
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((I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE.))
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Desire Carlisle was sitting in a car as the incident unfolded... as the young man leveled a handgun at the police officer.
Sharon Richmond was pumping gas.
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((TINA DAVIS: THE BOY KEPT WALKING TOWARD ME WITH THE GUN AIMED AT THE COP AND THE COP TOLD ME, "M'AM GET BACK, GET BACK," BECAUSE I WAS COMING AROUND THE GAS TANK.)) (( THAT IS THE SCARED-EST I'VE EVER BEEN IN MY LIFE. YOU ALWAYS SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS ON COPS, NOT IN REAL LIFE.))
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After dropping the gun, the young man paced the parking lot holding a large knife to his wrist.
Spectators gathered, as police closed off nearby streets, and officers tried to persuade the young man to surrender.
Ultimately, it took a dose of pepper spray and quick action by several officers to subdue him.))
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The young man did not appear to be seriously injured.
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Jean, but a couple of the officers are probably still feeling the effects of the struggle.
At least two of them were also caught by the stream of pepper spray.

5-Bridge-Rescue


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A dramatic rescue on Interstate 81 this afternoon.
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A man was threatening to jump off an overpass at Radford exit 105.
E-M-S personnel, firefighters, sheriff's deputies and members of the man's family tried to talk him out of it.
Finally, the fire department lifted a ladder from a truck, and the man managed to climb down on his own.
Authorities took the man into emergency custody for evaluation by mental health officials.
He told police he wanted to take his life because of ongoing physical problems.
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5-Japan


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Japan's apologized for accidentally shooting down an American plane.
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The A-6 Navy plane was hit last night during joint military exercises about 16 hundred miles West of Hawaii.
Both pilot and bomb navigator ejected safely.
Japan says one of its destroyers mistakenly shot the plane.
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((CAPT. MIKE DOUBLEDAY/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN: WE CERTAINLY ACCEPT THEIR APOLOGY. I THINK THIS COULD BE CHARACTERIZED AS A VERY UNFORTUNATE TRAINING ACCIDENT.))
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So far no explanation of why the mistake happened.
That's now under investigation.
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5-Chrysler


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The Government wants Chrysler to recall 90 thousand cars, but Chrysler says no-- so the government's taking the car manufacturer to court.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the seat belt anchors don't meet safety standards.
Chyrsler says nothing's wrong with them.
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((LEW GOLDFARB/CHRYSLER SPOKESMAN: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY DEFECT. IT'S IMPORTANT TO KEEP THAT IN MIND. THERE'S BEEN NO FINDING OF A SAFETY DEFECT HERE.))
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Chrysler says the belts meet or exceed government standards.
It accuses federal inspectors of changing the rules of the game by using tests that aren't approved by the law.
The cars in question- the 1995 Chrysler Cirrus and Dodge Stratus.
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5-Dole


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Bob Dole came to Virginia today saying he's scheduled a final vote on a balanced budget for Thursday -- and that he'll step down from the Senate next Tuesday.
But that's also the day Virginia Republicans vote for a Senate candidate.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
Is it safe to say that point was NOT lost on the politicians today?
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Jean, Bob Dole, George Allen, and John Warner agreed today was NOT about state politics.
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But in the words of Senator Warner, a picture's worth a thousand words.
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A warning from Senate candidate Jim Miller that Bob Dole could lose votes by taking sides didn't scare him away from a Richmond suburb.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VA.: I KNOW BOB DOLE LIKE A BROTHER. HE DOESN'T SCARE.))
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((BOB DOLE: JOHN WARNER'S MY GOOD FRIEND.))
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John Warner visibly bristled at Jim Miller's suggestion that he, quoting now, "horned in" on Dole's visit -- saying Dole chose to appear with him.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VA.: HE KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING AT ALL TIMES. AND THAT'S JUST A FOLLOW- ON OF CANDIDATE MILLER'S EARLIER STATEMENT. IT'S JUST, I FIND IT UNFORTUNATE FOR OUR GREAT STATE.))
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Miller's earlier statement was that Dole's backing of Warner could cost him votes in Virginia.
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((SEN. BOB DOLE: GOOD LUCK. VOTE REPUBLICAN. Off camera voice: You will. You'll get elected.))
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(questions: And Dole's coming back to Virginia later this week?)


5-Beyer


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Virginia's Lieutenant Governor hasn't officially hit the campaign trail, but it looks like he's lacing up his stumping boots.
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Don Beyer paid a visit this morning to the Read (REED) Mountain Fire Station in Botetourt County.
Beyer is expected to seek the Democratic nomination for governor next year.
He talked about a variety of things including HIS stance on legalized gambling.
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((LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DON BEYER: I VOTED AGAINST THE LOTTERY. I'VE NEVER BOUGHT A LOTTERY TICKET. I'M AGAINST RIVERBOAT GAMBLING. I DO NOT THINK WE MAKE VIRGINIA STRONGER BY RELYING ON GAMBLING PROCEEDS ))
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Those sentiments were relayed earlier this week by another likely gubernatorial hopeful.
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Attorney General Jim Gilmore is taking a similar stance against the lottery and riverboat gambling-- He was the first one to say he'd like to STUDY the existing lottery.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead-- The eyes of the insurance industry are on Lynchburg.
We'll tell you why.
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And the President tells Princeton University about "America's Hope", his plan to help pay for college.
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Plus, Carilion Health System is expanding-- We'll have more on that coming up on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Patrick is in Campbell County where NOW everyday is Memorial Day.
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He'll fill us in on how veterans are being remembered--when NEWS-7 at FIVE continues. cc sponsor

5-Princeton


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Help may be on the way for Americans who want to go to college.
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President Clinton is proposing a 15 hundred dollar tax credit for the first two years of college.
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((WE WILL GIVE YOU A TAX CREDIT TO PAY THE COST OF TUITION FOR THE AVERAGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR THE FIRST YEAR OR YOU CAN APPLY THE SAME AMOUNT TO THE FIRST YEAR IN A FOUR YEAR UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE. WE WILL GIVE YOU THE EXACT SAME AMOUNT FOR THE SECOND YEAR BUT ONLY IF YOU EARN IT BY GETTING A B AVERAGE THE FIRST YEAR.))
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Bob Dole doubts the plan- saying Clinton promises tax breaks now-- but will raise them if re-elected.
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5-First-Colony


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One of Lynchburg's largest employers could be involved in one the BIGGEST deals the insurance industry's seen in some time.
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First Colony Life says its board is considering the sale of all or part of the company.
It's current market value is estimated at well above a BILLION dollars.
Industry analysts tell the Wall Street Journal that General Electric's "G-E Capital" subsidiary expressed an interest.
Other companies listed as possible buyers are American General Corporation, SunAmerica, and the Travelers Group.
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5-Cultural-Budget


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The Explore Project is in, but the National D-Day Memorial didn't make the cut in Roanoke City's proposed budget.
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This week, council heard from the citizens committee that decides how to distribute funds to cultural groups.
Explore will not get the 50- thousand dollars it requested, but the 27- thousand dollar appropriation does represent a two- thousand dollar increase.
Supporters of the National D-Day Memorial had also asked for 50- thousand dollars, but the committee did not earmark any money for them.
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Most of the groups that council has supported in the past, will receive either stable funding or a modest increase.

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Memorial Day is a time to remember those who fought for our country.
Now, in Campbell County, residents have a permanent reminder.
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stocks bump next

5-MEMORIAL


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Campbell County's first veterans' monument was unveiled Memorial Day on the grounds of the court house in Rustburg. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Rustburg with details on the monument and how it came into existence.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN

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health music under


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Stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE-- just how healthy is marriage? One answer is coming up.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health CHeck-- it's as American as apple pie--
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but baseball can also be dangerous, especially for kids.
A consumer group has some ideas on how to make the game a little safer.
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((THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY IS TO GIVE INFORMATION TO PARENTS TO EVALUATE THE SAFETY EQUIPMENT THAT IS ALREADY ON THE MARKET. ))
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5-Carilion


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The Carilion Health System is getting larger yet.
Carilion is expanding, to include Blue Ridge Primary Care and 80 of its physician practices.
The two companies say the merger will reduce costs and improve patient care.
In a news release today, Carilion says patients will have better access to care, with more of an emphasis on wellness and preventive care.

5-Remune


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There's new hope for some young people already diagnosed with AIDS.
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Lesley Clementi was infected with HIV at birth.
She's one of the first to receive an experimental vaccine called REMUNE that may prolong her life-- but it won't produce a cure.
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((DR. RONALD MOSS/IMMUNE RESPONSE CORP. :THE IDEA HERE IS TO STIMULATE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AGAINST THE HIV VIRUS AND KEEP PEOPLE HEALTHIER FOR LONGER PERIODS OF TIME.))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
Remune is made from an inactivated form of the HIV virus.
The vaccine directs the immune system to attack and kill infected cells.
Eight years of adult trials have been encouraging-- and researchers are hopeful the vaccine may work even better in children, as their immune systems are still developing.
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((DR. PHIL PIZZO/NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE: OUR HOPE IS BY THE USE OF COMBINATION STRATEGIES THAT EMPLOY THE BEST OF DRUGS TOGETHER WITH THE BEST OF IMMUNE BOLSTERING RESPONSES THAT WE MAY BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE LONG TERM SURVIVAL.))
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Lesley received her first dose of the vaccine last week.
The treatment will last a year, and it will be months before doctors know the effects.
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5-AIDS-Test


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A new way to test for the virus that causes AIDS will soon be on the market.
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The Orasure-H-I-V-One Kit is taken orally and requires no blood or needles.
It uses a specially treated pad, placed between the patient's lower cheek and gum for two minutes.
The pad is then sent to a laboratory for analysis.
Orasure will be available in doctors' offices and health clinics in about three months.
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5-Anti-Acids


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Millions of Americans-- about 40-percent of the population, actually-- suffer from heartburn.
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In the past, anti-acid liquids were the answer to the burning sensation in the chest, but now, over the counter medications are available that block stomach acid.
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((DR. FRED SUTTON/GASTROENTEROLOGIST: THERE ARE TONS OF THESE MEDICATIONS ON THE MARKET OVER THE COUNTER, AND I THINK BASICALLY THEY ARE ALL GENERALLY THE SAME, THEY WILL EITHER NEUTRALIZE ACIDS, AS WILL THE ANTI ACIDS, OR THEY WILL BLOCK ACID-SECRETIONS, AS WILL THE H-TWO BLOCKERS. ))
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
But if you use anti-acids and acid blockers regularly, but you're not getting results, it could be a sign of something more serious.
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((DR. SUTTON: ANOTHER PROBLEM THAT ONE HAS TO DEAL WITH IS WHY IS A PERSON TAKING A LOT OF THESE MEDICATIONS FOR SUCH LONG PERIODS OF TIME? ARE WE COVERING UP SOME UNDERLYING PROBLEM THAT NEEDS TO BE DIAGNOSED. AND ONE OF THE CONCERNS THAT WE HAVE IS ABOUT THE PRESENCE OF CANCER.))
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So if the pain you think is heartburn persists, it's time to see your doctor.
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5-Baseball


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The government wants to make the game of baseball a little safer-- at least for kids.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has some ideas on how to do it.
Last year, more than 162-thousand baseball-related injuries were treated in emergencies rooms across the country.
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((ANN BROWN/CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION: SOFTER THAN STANDARD BASEBALLS, FACEGUARDS ON BATTING HELMETS AND SAFETY RELEASE BASES COULD REDUCE MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF THE INJURIES TO KIDS PLAYING BASEBALL. ))
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Most injuries occur when players are hit by balls or bats.
Some 19-million kids play some form of baseball.
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2-shot-toss
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One of U-Va's brightest basketball stars may NOT be on the court next season.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens has the story along with more roundball news OFF the hardwoods.

S5-Hoops


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Tuesday ticker.
The start of the NBA finals is still a day away, but this afternoon's ticker is full of hoop news.
First Marcus Camby, the Atlantic 10 player of the year is making some unwanted headlines since a story
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surfaced in the "The Hartford Courant".
Among other things, the story says Camby accepted money and jewelry from agents while he was still in school.
His current agent says the story is incorrect.
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Just as shocking is news out of Charlottesville that rising senior point guard Harold Deane is taking a leave of absence from the UVa basketball team.
Head coach Jeff Jones released a statement about a half hour ago saying It's important for Harold to examine his priorities focus on his academic work and concentrate on some personal issues without any basketball responsibilities.
He will remain on scholarship, but there is no guarantee he will rejoin the team next season.
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S5-Cannaday


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Golf and grandchildren are now the focus for Jerry Cannaday. But don't count on the now retired Shawsville athletic director to spend his time sitting around the house.
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During his surprise retirement party at Shawsville high school, the former Bassett and Shawnees head football coach announced his plans to get back into architecture, his profession before getting into education.
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Cannaday's Shawsville kids remember his drawing savvy.
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((SCOTT HOLLEMAN/SHAWSVILLE STATE WRESTLING CHAMPION:))
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Coming up at 6, weather permitting, highlights from Glenvar's state quarterfinal softball game and we will check in on the Pittsburgh Steelers mini camp.

5-Marriage


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Divorced and separated couples have the highest mortality rates, followed by widows and single people.
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Recent studies have found it's married people who live the longest-- that is if it's a healthy union.
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((DR. TIMOTHY SMITH/CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST: THEY MAY BE LESS LIKELY TO DRINK AND DRIVE, THEY MAY BE LESS LIKELY TO SMOKE THEY MAY BE MORE LIKELY TO WEAR A SEATBELT AND STAY AWAY FROM MORE DANGEROUS ACTIVITIES. ))
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THe lower mortality rate for married people is only SIGNIFICANTLY lower for MEN. Apparently, women often feel the STRESS of marriage.
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six-preview


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A five year old boy and his uncle survived a car accident in Bedford this weekend.
And it turns out, it was the BOY who's the hero.
Five-year-old Charles Hamm, Junior says he and his uncle flipped down an
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embankment on a dirt road late Saturday night.
Hamm says his uncle was unconscious so he had to climb from the wreck to get help.
He says God told him what to do.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Hear this young boy's amazing story along with more news in a half hour on NEWS-7 at SIX.
That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE, goodnight.