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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The standoff could be nearing an end at the Freemen compound in Montana.
Well have a live report.
Plus another arrest in the murder of a 15 year old Henry County girl.
Plus a plane makes an emergency landing with President George Bush and Colin powell aboard.
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Wx-Heads
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It gets a little warmer Friday with temperatures near 90 southside. Not a bad weekend outlook straight ahead.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check, children having children-- one group has some
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disturbing findings about the impact of teenage parenthood.
Plus, there's still no cure, but the latest AIDS treatment offers the best hope yet.
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The Upside down American Flag is lowered. A possible sign that the Freemen standoff may be coming to an end.
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5-Freemen


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The F-B-I is ready if the Freemen surrender.
So far it does appear an end may be coming soon.
Vehicles have been coming and going at the Freemen compound all day.
Manuel Gallegus is standing by with the latest from outside the Freemen compound. cut to Mannie
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((On the Freemen ranch today there was a lot of activity that would indicate the Freemen prepared to surrender. Early in the morning at their guard position the Freemen took down the American flag they had been flying upside down in defiance of the FBI. It appeared to be a hopeful sign until the freemen put up another flag.. a red one...the significance of that is unknown. Before that one of the first events that could be seen on the ranch was a Ryder rental truck pulling up --federal sources tell CBS News that the freemen requested the truck for all of the documents that they plan to use in their defense --the freemen say they have a lot of them... and that they were willing to turn them over only to state legislator carl ohs who was also on the ranch this morning.. Also, some of the 17 people still on the ranch could be seen packing belongings into their vehicles...and smoke from could be seen from the chimney of the main freemen house. Something was being burned.))
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5-Ok-Church


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Another church goes up in flames.
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This one in Enid, Oklahoma.
The church is predominantly black.
But the minister described the congregation as multi-cultural-- saying there are two white ministers on the staff.
It may be the latest of a rash of arsons that have struck dozens of churches.
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((CAROLYN HOLT/CHURCH MEMBER: MY HEART IS BROKEN, BECAUSE I NEVER THOUGHT IT WOULD HAPPEN. I DON'T KNOW WHY IT HAPPENED ONLY GOD KNOWS THAT. ALL WE CAN DO IS PRAY.))
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Firefighters say it appears someone broke a window and used an accelerant to start the fire.
Federal officials are now investigating at least 30 church fires-- they suspect arson.
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5-Henry-Murder


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A Martinsville man was arrested at work this morning for his alleged role in the murder of a 15-year old Henry County girl.
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32-year old Mark Anthony (Lie-toe) Lieteau is the second person arrested for the murder of Lavina (La-vee-nah) Scales.
Last fall, the young woman was shot eight times in the head.
Authorities admit Lieteau (Lie-toe) did NOT pull the trigger, but say he's also responsible.
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((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:I FEEL GOOD THAT THE INVESTIGATION HAS GOT US TO THE POINT THAT A SECOND PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED. IT REMAINS OPEN, ALL THESE CASES ARE VERY SERIOUS. THERE WERE ROBBERIES IN WHICH INDIVIDUALS WERE ARMED AND WE HAD A MURDER AT A TIME WHEN WE HAD SIX MURDERS IN A ROW IN HENRY COUNTY. ))
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16-year old Tommy Helms admitted to firing the gun that killed Scales.
The Sheriff's Department is investigating a juvenile as a third suspect.
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5-Pa-Flooding


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The rain hasn't let up much in suburban Philadelphia.
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Torrential rains there brought deadly flooding-
A 53 year old man was killed when he drove his car off a washed out bridge and landed in a pond.
The second victim apparently refused the help of truck drivers- The 53 year old was swept away by flood waters in a submerged car.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- what do local Southern Baptists think about boycotting Disney??
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And plane trouble for George Bush and Colin Powell... but where were they going before they had to make an emergency landing?
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On Health Check--
The relationship between a young girl's mental health-- and her height.
Plus, self-cleaning high chairs?
It may be a parent's fantasy, but it's not science fiction. 2-SHOT
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This week's Growin It focuses on BUGS!
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And we aren't talking about Patrick Evans-- a live report when NEWS-7 returns. cc sponsor

5-Leftwich


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A Roanoke woman whose mother and four children were killed in a house fire settled her claim against the owners of the house.
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W-T-S Incorporated and Jack Richards agreed to pay 270-thousand dollars to Patricia Leftwich.
She was asking for more than one million dollars in damages.
She may still file claims against the manufacturers of the space heater and the extension cord that were determined to have caused the fire.
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5-Disney-Ban


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The Southern Baptist Convention is urging its followers to boycott The Disney Corporation, but the vote isn't the final say for some local followers.
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One Roanoke minister says his congregation will decide for themselves whether to boycott.
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((MARK WASHINGTON/HOLLINS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH: AS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCHES WE ALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE ABLE TO SELF-GOVERN OURSELVES BUT THAT WOULD BE SOMETHING AS A CHURCH THAT WE WOULD CONSIDER.))
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The convention is urging 16 million Southern Baptists to boycott Disney's theme parks, toys, and some movies.
The group criticizes films like the violent Pulp Fiction made by one of Disney's subsidiaries.
Convention Delegates also frown on Disney's health insurance benefits for companions of homosexual employees.
Disney says it's ironic that quote: group that claims to espouse family values would vote to boycott the world's largest producer of wholesome family entertainment.
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The Southern Baptist Church is the second group to recently boycott Disney.
Earlier, the American Family Association announced it's boycotting the company.

5-Water-Quality


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A new report from Washington-based Clean Water Action says Virginia taxpayers are subsidizing the costs of corporate pollution.
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The group says that in 1994, Virginia companies dumped more than one-point-five million pounds of toxic chemicals into rivers and streams.
It says more than 15 million pounds of toxic wastewaters were flushed through public sewage plants.
All that at little cost to the polluting company.
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((MARIE KULICK/CLEAN WATER ACTION: FEDERAL FUNDS....KICKING IN SOME MONEY.))
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((BECKY NORTON DUNLOP: IF THE CLEAN WATER ACTION PEOPLE ARE ARGUING FOR TAX CUTS FOR INDIVIDUALS...THE CONSUMERS.))
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The state Department of Environmental Quality says water quality in Virginia is improving -- NO matter who's paying for it.

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With flowers and plants in bloom, bugs aren't too far behind--
Patrick is checking out one insect in particular.
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stocks bump next

5-GROWIN-IT


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When the plants arrive, can the bugs be far behind? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
As Patrick Evans reports, one insect is particularly fond of mint, and is in peak season right now.
Here's Patrick with this week's installment of Growin' It.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN

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Stay tuned to NEWS-7, Steve tells us how the Sonics refused to let the Bulls sweep the NBA series...
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And on Health Check--
AIDS experts are meeting today-- finally, with some good news.
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Plus, pain in the workplace.
You're not alone, if If you're suffering on the job.
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5-AIDS


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Leading AIDS experts from around the world are meeting this week in Washington.
They're discussing the possibility of TOTALLY eliminating the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus-- or H-I-V.
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The meeting was called after dramatic results from experiments combining established anti-HIV therapies like AZT and 3TC with a totally new group of drugs called protease inhibitors.
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((DR. DOUG RICHMAN/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA RESEARCHER: THE RECENT TRIALS WITH COMBINATION ANTI-RETROVIRAL THERAPY HAVE SHOWN THAT A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF PATIENTS HAVE THEIR BLOOD ESSENTIALLY CLEARED OF ALL DETECTABLE VIRUS, WHICH IS A VERY EXCITING AND NEW DEVELOPMENT. ))
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Since the early 1980s, 21 million people have been infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

5-Pain


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Pain is to blame, for costing American businesses about three billion dollars a year.
A new survey for Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals found workers in pain took about 50-million sick days last year.
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Two-thirds of full-time U-S workers -- 80 million people -- have conditions that cause pain.
About one in five suffer from chronic pain.
Only 15 percent of the afflicted said their condition is job-related.
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The most common type of pain complaints were headaches and menstrual pain.

5-Teen-Pregnancy


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One million American teenagers become pregnant every year-- half of them have their babies.
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"Kids Having Kids": The Robin Hood Foundation's report on teen parenthood looks at the issues.
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((REBECCA MAYNARD/EDITOR, "KIDS HAVING KIDS":THE PROBLEMS BEGIN BEFORE THE CHILDREN ARE BORN. THEY HAVE A 50-PERCENT MORE PROBABILITY OF OF BEING BORN AT LOW-BIRTH WEIGHT. IT CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THEIR CHILDHOOD AND INTO YOUNG ADULTHOOD. THESE CHILDREN ARE GOING TO DO MUCH WORSE IN SCHOOL. THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE SERIOUS BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS. THEY ARE MUCH MORE LIKELY TO BE ABUSED OR NEGLECTED AND THEY ARE MUCH MORE LIKELY THEMSELVES TO BECOME TEENAGE PARENTS.))
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Closer to home, in Roanoke, statistics show the percentage of pregnant teenagers is nearly double the state average.

5-Height


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New research finds that depression or anxiety among young girls may have an even greater toll than once thought.
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If you buy into this latest study, a girl's emotional state may influence just how tall she'll grow to be.
The key is the growth hormone.
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((DR. PATRICK ZELLER/LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER:IF WE HAVE DIFFERENT FACTORS THAT EFFECT HORMONE OR DECREASE IT'S SECRETION OR DECREASE ACTION, THEN WE CAN HAVE PROBLEMS WITH A DECREASED RATE OF GROWTH. ))
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A new study found anxiety and depression caused such problems.
Researchers followed 700 children for nine years.
Depressed and anxious girls grew up to be shorter adults-- up to two inches shorter.
But the effect was seen only in girls.
In the last generation, children have gotten taller by several inches-- because of improved fitness and nutrition.
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5-High-Chair


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If you've got little ones at home, you know just how dirty a high-chair can get around mealtime.
Now, Hasboro's Playskool Division says it's come up with a germ-killing highchair.
The company claims it kills germs before babies can spread them around playing with their food.
The tray is made of Microban plastic-- using a process where "antibacterial additives" are locked into a product for life to stop the spread of bacteria.
Hasboro is also going to be introducing other germ fighting products-- like towels and carpets.
2-shot-toss
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Turning to sports--the U-S open teed off today despite the recent rain.
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Let's head into the sports office where Steve Mason is ready to tell us about round one.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Thursday ticker. We start on the links where the 96th U.S. Open teed off thanks to some fast work by the Oakland Hills grounds crew.
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Several feet of water engulfed the Par 70 course due to yesterday's rain, but the crew got it ready and play began.
There is a two way tie for first. Payne Stewart and Woody Austin both shot a 3 under 67 for the top spots at this time. Stewart nailed this incredible birdie shot on 14 to go 1 under.
20 year old Tiger Woods nailed this fairway shot on 5, finding the cup but he would later falter, more on the first round at 6.
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S5-Hoops


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Chicago can now put away the brooms and get ready for tomorrow night's game 5 of the NBA finals against the Seattle Supersonics.
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Last night the Sonics beat the Bulls 107-86 at Key Arena, forcing game five.
Thanks to Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton, Seattle took a 21 point lead into halftime.
The duo scored 46 points between them to lead the sonic boom.
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The Bulls were limited to 11 second quarter points. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen shot a combined 10 for 36 from the field. So are the Bulls the best NBA team in history?
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Coming up at 6, Roy Stanley will take a look at a different type of Olympics and we will have more U.S. Open highlights. Have a good night.

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Some tense moments in the air for former president George Bush, his family and Retired General Colin Powell.
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They were heading to Switzerland last night when the Boeing 757 developed engine trouble.
Airport officials say the plane was forced to land at a Maine aiport when an indicator light went off for the left engine.
Bush would not say why he was with Powell and where they were going.
But the former president said he felt liberated when he left the White House--he also thanked the people of Bangor, Maine for making their unexpected situation easier.
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He was in it for the 'big bucks'... now he's paying the price.
Acclaimed sportsman Charles Nichols had his hunting privileges taken away for five years... after pleading guilty to a game fraud charge in Roanoke County Circuit Court today.
Jean/Keith double boxes


Keith Humphry joins us from the newsroom with more.
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Jean... officials say Nichols was obsessed with being number one.
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The state game warden says he bought antlers and fur from a retailer in Montana... had a taxidermist apply them to a different deer... then entered it in a contest.
He's also accused of buying and killing a buck in Michigan... then trying to pass it off as a Virginia deer.
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He's accused of similar crimes across the state.
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We'll have more on News- 7 at six.
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