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Up next on News 7 at FIve-
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Jim Miller or John Warner on the Republican ticket?
That's what Virginia voters are deciding.
We'll have several live reports on today's primary.
A murder in Franklin County- but so far no suspects.
Plus whiskey makers take to the airwaves to boost sales.
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For the next 48 hours, the threat remains highs for soaking rains. A flash flood watch covers a portion of the viewing area.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check, a massive study of diabetes will soon be underway-- involving thousands of patients.
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Plus, UNICEF calls it a neglected tragedy-- the group's report finds hundreds of thousands of women worldwide die each year in childbirth.
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Today is primary day for Republicans in Virginia -- but much to their dismay, everyone's invited.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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It's a contest between moderate and conservative Republicans.
And a chance for democrats and independents to have their say in GOP politics.
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Ellen Qualls is in Richmond where John Warner and Jim Miller will watch election returns tonight.
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(( Jim Miller says he's ready to serve up some humble pie to Senator John Warner.
He believes the votes from staunch right wingers will be enough to earn him the Republican nomination for U- S Senate.
In fact he says there's only one way the incumbent can win.
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((JIM MILLER/(R) SENATE CANDIDATE: I THINK, FRANKLY, THAT JOHN WARNER'S ONLY CHANCE OF WINNING THIS NOMINATION IS TO GET ALL OF THESE NON REPUBLICANS TO COME OVER AND VOTE IN THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY. I THINK IT'S, FRANKLY, UNETHICAL FOR HIM TO DO THAT-- MAKE SUCH AN OPEN PITCH TO GET NON- REPUBLICANS TO COME OVER AND VOTE IN OUR REPUBLICAN PRIMARY. ))
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The former budget director during the Ronald Reagan administration blames Warner for dividing the Republican party.
Miller says he's planning on uniting it with a victory speech tonight. ))
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5-Voter-TUrnout


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Voter turnout is of interest to the the Warner and Miller camps in this highly publicized primary.
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Ron Jones is doing the numbers crunch and monitoring turnout--
He joins us from the newsroom- Ron how's the turnout so far?
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Jean, election officials across the commonwealth are saying so far the turnout has been light to moderate.
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Including Salem, Roanoke County and Roanoke City.
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This morning-- voter turnout in those three localities was about 4 to 5 percent.
When precincts called in their returns around three....
-Roanoke City had 11.3 percent.
-Roanoke County had 12 percent.
-And Salem reports 13 percent voter turnout.
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If you compare previous primaries such as the 19-89 Republican Governor primary, and the 19-94 Democratic Senate primary-- election officials say today's turnout is not far off those figures.
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One footnote that Roanoke City Officials find interesting-- is that the City, which traditionally boasts more Democratic voters than Republicans, had a high voter turnout.
They contribute that to a highly publicized campaign between Warner and Miller.
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By the time the polls close at seven, Roanoke City predicts at least 17 percent or more--voters to have visited the polls.
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For election results you can check News 7's Homepage -- listed here on your screen.
We'll also have live reports tonight on News 7 at six and eleven with complete results on NEWS-7 at Eleven.
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5-Dole


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After a 35 year congressional career- Bob Dole says an emotional goodbye to the Senate.
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((LIKE EVERYBODY HERE I'M AN OPTIMIST. I BELIEVE OUT BEST TOMORROWS ARE YET TO BE LIVED SO I AGAIN THANK YOU. GOD BLESS AMERICA AND GOD BLESS THE UNITED SENATE. APPLAUSE.))
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In his last Senate speech Dole said he's beginning a new season in his life.
The Senate Majority leader is leaving the Senate to run full time for the White House.
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Next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- A Franklin County man was found dead in his mobile home-- we'll have the latest.
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And after decades OFF the tv-airwaves, whiskey ads are back on the tube.
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On Health Check, one family's battle with the system, in getting medicaid coverage for a three-year-old boy with cancer. 2-SHOT
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Plus-- kudos to an elementary school--excelling in recycling.
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Patrick takes us to Highland Park Magnet School when News-7 returns. cc sponsor

5-Franklin-Murder


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Franklin County authorities are investigating a murder that happened yesterday afternoon.
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The Sheriff's Department says someone killed Jeffrey Glenn Norris in this mobile home off route 607 in Henry.
He was apparently staying there with friends after breaking-up with his girlfriend.
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((EWELL HUDSON/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'VE BEEN TOLD OF SOME THREATS AGAINST HIM AND RIGHT NOW WE DON'T KNOW REALLY BY WHO OR FOR WHAT REASON SO THAT'S SOMETHING WE'RE FOLLOWING INTO RIGHT NOW.))
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A woman living at the home discovered Norris.
He died from a single gun shot wound to the head.
Authorities say they have no motive or suspects so far.
This is the second murder in the county this year.
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5-Ft-Bragg


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A court martial jury finds an Army Sergeant guilty in a sniper attack last year.
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Now William (KROYT-zur) is waiting to find out if he gets the death sentence.
The jury convicted (KROYT-zur) both murder and attempted murder.
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One soldier was killed and 18 others wounded in the sniper attack.
One of the victims says the verdict proves one point-- that you ARE responsible for your actions.
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5-tornado


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Speeds of 80-to 100 miles an hour: That's how fast the National Weather Service estimates yesterday's tornado was traveling when it touched down in Pittsylvania County.
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News-7 Photographer Andrea DiRocco captured the tornado on videotape while in Mount Airy at 9:40 yesterday morning.
At the same time, Carolyn Hubbard's roof blew off her home in Renan
(ree-nan)-Just two miles from where our crew was standing.
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((CAROLYN HUBBARD/RENAN RESIDENT:IT'S TAKEN A WHOLE DIFFERENT LOOK TODAY TO YESTERDAY. YESTERDAY, I WAS JUST GLAD EVERYTHING WAS OVER WITH. TODAY I REALLY SEE THE DAMAGE. ))
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Officials are still trying to come up with a dollar amount on damages throughout the county.
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Recycling is part of the daily routine for many people, and one school has an award winning record.
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stocks bump next

5-RECYCLING


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Highland Park Magnet school students came in third place in the State for their collection of aluminum.
They got an award from Reynolds Aluminum for their recycling. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Highland Park to tell us more about the award and how the school is using it.
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Stay tuned: hard to believe but NFL teams are getting ready for the upcoming football season--
Steve has the story in tonight's Ticker.
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On Health Check, one Roanoke family is struggling with medicaid,
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trying to get bills covered, for this three-year-old boy battling a form of cancer called retinoblastoma.
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5-Diabetes


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It will be the most comprehensive study yet on preventing diabetes-- using about 150-million dollars and five years of research.
Government and private researchers are recruiting about four-thousand volunteers who have high blood sugar, but have not yet contracted diabetes.
The study will test three approaches to preventing Type Two diabetes, which accounts for most cases.

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UNICEF has released the first comprehensive survey in a decade to look at the problem of women dying in childbirth.
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Some 585-thousand women die each year, during delivery.
Perhaps as many as 18-million suffer debilitating illness or injuries.
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((CAROL BELLAMY/UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:THE IMPLICATIONS, OBVIOUSLY THE WORST BEING IF THE MOTHER DIES, BUT THE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE CHILD WHO THEN DOESN'T HAVE A MOTHER AND IN PARTS OF THE WORLD, IF THE MOTHER ISN'T THERE THE CHILD VIRTUALLY DOESN'T HAVE A FAMILY BECAUSE THE MOTHER IS THE PRIMARY GENERATOR OF RESOURCES AND RAISES THE CHILDREN SO THE NEGATIVE IMPLICATIONS OF FAILING TO MAKE THIS INVESTMENT ARE EVEN GREATER THAN MAKING IT IN THE FIRST PLACE. ))
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The survey faults the shortage of obstetric care in many countries.
It calls for better medical training of more midwives who could assist mothers before, during and after delivery.
The figures are about 20-percent higher than previous estimates.
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Three-quarters of Medicaid beneficiaries are either low-income pregnant women, or children.
They are the least expensive recipients, accounting for only about a quarter of program costs.
We talked to one family, in Roanoke, not so happy with their medicaid benefits so far.
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This is the story of Lewis Drummond and his son Jonathan.
Though Jonathan is not even three years old, he's already endured experiences most people will never have to.
His mother was killed two years ago in Florida by a drunk driver.
Drummond brought his children to Roanoke, where relatives help care for them.
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But now, Jonathan is battling cancer-- he has retino-blastoma, a condition causing tumors in his eyes.
Jonathan has already lost his right eye-- just this weekend, he received a prosthesis in Philadelphia.
But it turns out, Medicaid may not help.
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((SHERIL WHITESIDE/JONATHAN'S AUNT: THEY SAY WE NEEDED TO CALL SOCIAL SERVICES TO FIND OUT WE HAD TO PUT HIM IN A CHILDREN SPECIALTY SERVICES PROGRAM AT THAT TIME IN ORDER TO GET A PROSTHESIS OR TO GET HIS EYE REMOVED, THEY'RE SAYING WE HAD TO GO THROUGH THIS PROCEDURE WHICH WE WERE NOT AWARE OF, WE HAD NO IDEA ))
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And it's not the first time the family has run into problems with their bills.
While Jonathan is energetic today, that's not the case after a round of chemotherapy-- and that's when the family sometimes needs help-- so they applied for home health care assistance.
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((SHERIL WHITESIDE: WE RAN INTO THE PROBLEM WITH MEDICAID, WHEN SOCIAL SERVICES CAME OUT AND DID THEIR SCREENING THEY APPROVED HIM FOR IN-HOME CARE, FOR SOMEONE TO COME IN AND TAKE CARE OF HIM WHILE HE'S ON THE CHEMOTHERAPY AND AFTER WE HAD SOMEONE IN THE HOME WE GOT A PHONE CALL FROM SOMEONE FROM THE AGENCY WHO SAID "YOU WERE DENIED." ))
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Jonathan's family says their only help in getting to the bottom of all this has been
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Vinton Delegate Vic Thomas-- they say he's put great effort into untangling the paperwork.

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A sad word to pass along today.
Some of you may remember Tabatha Bailey, a little girl from Vinton who
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was featured on several occasions on Health Check.
For two years, she battled Neuroblastoma-- a condition involving tumors of the nervous system.
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Her fight against the disease included chemotherapy, major surgery, radiation and a bone marrow transplant.
Yesterday, she passed away, at the age of 7.
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Turning to sports-- Rosters are being completed for the 96 NFL Season
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But it's history for the NHL-- Steve joins us to let us know who took home the Stanley Cup.

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Good afternoon everyone, the city of Denver and it's NHL hockey team woke up with one big headache today after celebrating last night's Stanley Cup 1-nothing championship win.
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The Colorado Avalanche needed triple overtime to finally sweep the Florida Panthers for the franchises first ever Stanley Cup finals win.
In the third overtime, Uwe Krupp beat John Van Biesbrouck for the game winner.
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Celebrations in Denver after the win turned into a riot where police had to get involved, more on that at 6.
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The month of June is now 11 days old, the first day of summer is 9 days away so, of course the NFL players are back on the field with a number of teams conducting mini-camps this week.
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One of the teams in action is the Pittsburgh Steelers. The defending AFC champions have lost a number of key players from last year's team including quarterback Neil O'Donnell. And right now it looks like second year player Kordell Stewart is ahead of Mike Tomzcak and Jim Miller in the race to lead the offense.
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Coming up at 6, we will tell you who Ferrum's new basketball coach is and intern reporter Kent Shiner introduces us to some special baseball players.
See ya then.

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Whiskey is making a comeback in T-V ads.
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The latest ads use graduation as a theme.
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The "Wall Street Journal" reports Seagrams has been running ads on a Texas station.
It was decades ago that the industry voluntary banned ads.
But the Canada-based Seagrams company says that gave a competitive edge to wine and beer.
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First there was McGruff the crime dog, now there's Spencer.
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Spencer is the newest addition to the Lynchburg police force.. Keith Humphry is here with more.
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Jean, Spencer is a two- year- old Labrador retriever SUPER=@Keith1;

specially trained to sniff out narcotics.
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He and his handler are fresh out of the Virginia State police academy where they underwent intensive training on how to detect illegal drugs.
The media today got a demonstration of just how good he is at his job.
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Spencer is the first drug- sniffing dog ever employed by the Lynchburg police department.
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We'll tell you more about him at 6.
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Plus we'll have
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the latest primary returns throughout the evening, with complete results on NEWS-7 at 11-- and you can monitor them on the WDBJ homepage listed here on your screen.
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That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE, goodnight.