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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The Supreme Court Rules- VMI's all male policy is unconstitutional-
If the school stays as is, it must admit women.
Keith Humphry is there. He'll have a live report.
Plus Warren Christopher visits the bombing site in Saudi Arabia.
And a bit of the silver screen goes up for sale.
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Wx-Heads
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Super nice on the weather front. A gradual warm up will be in place by the weekend.

Medical-heads


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A fast food restaurant closes down following two confirmed cases of salmonella.
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And allergies are being blamed on a product that's supposed to keep people free from the spread of diseases....latex.
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((IT IS HIGHLY UNLIKELY THAT ANY COURT WOULD SUSTAIN A POLICY THAT WOULD DISCRIMINATE. I'M REASONABLY CERTAIN THAT IT'S SOMETHING THAT CAN STAND CONSTITUTIONAL MUSTER. THE HIGHEST COURT OF THE LAND HAS ISSUED THEIR OPINION AND WE IN VIRGINIA WILL COMPLY WITH THEIR OPINION. THIS IS A SAVAGE DISAPPOINTMENT FOR OUR ALUMNI. ))
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After six years of legal maneuvers, the Supreme Court rules Virginia Military Institute's all-male policy is UNconstitutional.
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Women at VMI-- it is all but a certainty now.
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Keith Humphry has been on post in Lexington and has reaction from cadets and the superintendent.
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5-ACLU


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In Richmond, phones have been ringing off the hooks today with news of the ruling.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom with some reaction.
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Keith, the American Civil Liberties Union led the legal battle against the Citadel's all- male status.
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Its attorneys in Virginia filed "friend of the court" briefs supporting the Justice Department's fight against VMI.
The ACLU was pleased today -- particularly by the 7-to-1 vote margin.
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((KENT WILLIS/VIRGINIA ACLU: IT ACTUALLY IS SURPRISING. THERE ARE A FEW MEMBERS OF THIS COURT WHO HAVE CONTINUED TO OPERATE IN THE PAST AND WE NEVER EXPECT TO GET THEIR VOTE ON SOMETHING LIKE THIS. WHAT WE'RE ALWAYS LOOKING AT THESE DAYS ARE THOSE SWING VOTES. THE TWO OR THREE IN BETWEEN. AND WE'D CERTAINLY HOPE THEY'D COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT THEY DID. AND NOT ONLY DID THEY DO IT, BUT THEY APPARENTLY CONVINCED OTHERS ON THE COURT TO JOIN THEM.))
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VMI alumnus Robert Patterson was the school's lead attorney in all the lower courts.
Today, he reminded us of Justice Ginsburg's past work for the ACLU.
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((ROBERT PATTERSON/VMI ATTORNEY & ALUMNUS: I AM DISAPPOINTED THAT SHE WROTE THE MAJORITY OPINION. AS A MATTER OF FACT I'M DISAPPOINTED THAT SHE SAT ON THE CASE. BECAUSE I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY WAY THAT THIS JUSTICE COULD HAVE VIEWED THIS CASE WITH ANY OBJECTIVITY.))
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As for rumblings from the capitol, make NO mistake,DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/ELLEN

Jean, a major effort to lobby the General Assembly for the sale of VMI to its all-male supporters is burning up the phone lines here.

5-Saudi-Bombing


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Secretary of State Warren Christopher has NOW visited the bombing site in Saudi Arabia.
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Christopher walked through the military housing complex- saying it's a bleak day for America.
The blast left a 30 foot deep crater carved in the soil- and a call to bring those responsible to justice.
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((WE WILL NOT REST IN OUR EFFORTS TO FIND WHO'S RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS OUTRAGE TO PURSUE THEM AND TO PUNISH THEM. ))
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There is some speculation that Muslim militants who oppose the U-S military presence in the Middle East- may be responsible.
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15:05:29 ((WARREN CHRISTOPHER/SECRETARY OF STATE: NO ONE SHOULD FEEL THAT WE WILL BE IN ANY WAY DETERRED IN CARRYING OUT OUR MISSION OF PEACE OVER IRAQ. WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO THAT. WE WILL NOT STOPPED BY THIS OUTRAGEOUS EVENT.))
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19 people were killed in the blast.
Today flags flew at half staff at the White House to honor the victims.
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- the man accused of killing a Vinton family while fleeing from police was in court today.
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And the White House Staffer whose office requested hundreds of F-B-I files resigns.
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On Health Check-- a Roanoke fast food restaurant closes-- after reports of food-borne illness.
Plus, folic acid, it's not just for pregnant women, any more. 2-SHOT
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Later on in sports, the NBA draft gets underway tonight.
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Mike Stevens fills us in on the possibile matchups when NEWS-7 returns. cc sponsor

5-Allman


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The man accused of causing a fatal traffic accident while fleeing from Roanoke County police pleaded guilty this morning.
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21-year-old Scott Allman appeared in court and pled guilty to three counts of involuntary manslaughter, and two misdemeanor traffic charges.
Allman is accused of killing a Vinton couple and their infant in April when he struck their car while fleeing from police.
The prosecution expects Allman to ask for mercy.
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((SKIP BURKART/ROANOKE CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: BY THE TIME THEY COME TO SENTENCING THEY'RE USUALLY CRYING AND UPSET AND THEY'RE SO SORRY AND THEY WISH IT WAS THEM RATHER THAT SOMEONE ELSE. IT'S PRETTY MUCH WHAT WE HEAR AT ALL THESE SENTENCING. AND I'D BE SURPRISED IF I HEAR ANYTHING DIFFERENT.))
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Allman will be sentenced in September and faces up to 32 years in prison.
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5-Barnett


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The suspect in two murders-- one in Roanoke and one in North Carolina-- was apprehended yesterday in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Aquila Barnett is accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend, 23-year old Robin Williams Saturday in Roanoke.
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Police say he apparently stalked Williams before the killing.
He was suspected of setting fire in April to the home where Williams lived with her boyfriend.
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Barnett is also wanted on murder and robbery charges after the death of a South Carolina man, whose body was found in Charlotte.
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A family member told authorities Barnett was staying with his mother.

5-Ok-Bombing


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A federal judge says Oklahoma City bombing victims can't help but be affected by seeing those accused in the blast.
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That's why the judge in Denver ordered victims who will be witnesses to leave the courtroom before an evidence hearing today.
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5-Livingstone


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The White House security chief is stepping down- amid the FBI files flap.
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It was Craig Livingstone's office that requested FBI background files on Republicans.
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((CRAIG LIVINGSTONE/FORMER WHITE HOUSE SECURITY CHIEF: I AM TENDERING MY RESIGNATION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, BUT I ALSO WANT TO MAKE CLEAR NEITHER I NOR TO MY KNOWLEDGE ANYONE ELSE IN THE WHITE HOUSE PARTICIPATED IN ANY KIND OF SMEAR CAMPAIGN OR ANY EFFORT TO COMPILE AN ENEMIES LIST. AS SOME HAVE ALLEGED OR FEARED. IT'S JUST NOT TRUE.))
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Livingstone has been on paid leave since the scandal erupted.
He made the announcement during a house hearing today.

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Don't go away- Some of the silver screen's prized possessions are on the auction block.
Plus Meteorologist Robin Reed has the midweek forecast-- absolutely next on NEWS-7 at FIVE. stocks bump next
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Stay tuned- Mike has a report on another upset at Wimbledon, as well as a preview of tonight's NBA draft.
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And on Health Check--
Just how important is folic acid to your diet?
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Maybe more than you thought, as researchers think it may be a key in preventing heart disease.
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5-Hardees


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A salmonella outbreak, followed by a bad misunderstanding, has area health officials concerned and a fast food restaurant in Salem shut down.
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The Hardees on route 419 closed yesterday after the health department discovered two employees there had contracted salmonella.
Salmonella is a food borne disease characterized by symptoms such as stomach upset, severe headaches, and abdominal pain.
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The health department discovered multiple code violations at the Hardees, described by one field worker as "too many to count".
So far, there's no indication of salmonella bacteria inside the restaurant.
But to make matters worse, a manager mistakenly REOPENED the store for about four hours this morning.
The health department doesn't know how many people may have been served today.
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5-Folic-Acid


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You've probably heard about the important health benefits of Folic Acid for pregnant women.
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But this B-Vitamin may be just as important a predictor of heart attack as cholesterol.
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That's the finding of a study in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association.
Researchers found people who have high levels of folic acid-- or folate-- in their blood have a much lower risk for fatal coronary artery disease.
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((DR. HOWARD MORRISON/CANADA CANCER BUREAU: INDIVIDUALS WHO HAD LOW SERUM FOLATE LEVELS HAD A ROUGHLY 70% INCREASED RISK OF DYING OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE COMPARED TO INDIVIDUALS WITH HIGH FOLATE LEVELS. ))
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High amounts of a substance called homo-sistine in the blood cause the walls of the arteries to thicken.
That can lead to heart attack or stroke.
However, very high levels of folic acid appear to destroy homo-sistine and protect the arteries.
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((DR. RICHARD RIVLIN/NEW YORK HOSPITAL: WE'VE SPENT SO MUCH TIME LOOKING AT THINGS LIKE CHOLESTEROL WHICH ARE IMPORTANT AND BODY WEIGHT AND SMOKING THAT CONTINUE TO BE IMPORTANT, THAT WE HAVE NOT PAID ENOUGH ATTENTION TO FOLIC ACID. ))
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Folic acid is found in green, leafy vegetables and fresh fruit-- but few people get enough folic acid in their diets to prevent heart disease.
Researchers are now studying folic acid SUPPLEMENTS-- to see if they offer the same benefits.

5-Latex


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The rise of AIDS and other communicable diseases has led to a greater use of latex, especially in hospitals.
But it's also led to a rash of new allergies.
Intern reporter Stacey Martin has more.
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Latex.
It's a common substance known for its elasticity and its ability to prevent the spread of disease.
But, it's becoming a common problem for allergy sufferers.
About one in one-thousand people suffer from latex allergies.
Red eyes and itchy rashes are typical reactions in mild cases.
But, more severe ones cause life-threatening conditions like anaphylaxis.
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Reactions from latex allergies gradually get worse and eventually start to spread.
Many sufferers end up getting similar allergic reactions to various foods.

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((BEVERLY WHITE/LATEX ALLERGY SUFFERER; BANANAS, AVOCADOS, KIWI ARE THE ONES THAT I KNOW ABOUT AND SOME CHEWING GUMS HAVE A LATEX BASE AND THEY ALSO CAUSE ME TO HAVE AN ITCH AROUND MY FACE AND MY THROAT.))
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((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTER; ALTHOUGH THERE'VE BEEN CASES OF LATEX ALLERGIES REPORTED AMONG THE GENERAL POPULATION, IT'S MORE COMMON AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS WHO USE LATEX GLOVES ON A DAILY BASIS. WHITE SAYS AN EARLY REMEDY FOR THIS IS JUST TO USE VINYL GLOVES INSTEAD.))
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Dr. White says other victims of latex allergies should use over-the-counter remedies like anti-histamines.
And they should also wear ID bracelets to alert medical workers. For Health Check, I'm Stacey Martin.))
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Some of college basketball's best roundball players are skipping their final years of classes and focusing on tonight's NBA draft.
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For that story and an upset in the Women's ranks at Wimbledon, here's Mike Stevens.

S5-Draft


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek Ticker.
The NBA draft takes place tonight in New Jersey with no less than a three dozen underclassman trying to make the early jump to the pros.
The Charlotte Hornets who just missed the playoffs this past season, have two picks in the first round of the draft tonight.
And veteran guard Dell Curry says they have a number of needs.
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Many folks in the Carolinas are hoping the Hornets use their first pick to select former N.C. State center Todd Fuller.
Philadelphia has the first pick in the draft. The Sixers are expected to take Allan Iverson.

S5-Stuff


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The upsets continue at Wimbledon today only this time the problems are on the women's side as Monica Seles is bumped from the tournament.
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Seles hadn't played at Wimbledon in four years, and she would last just two matches in her return.
Slovakia's Katarina Studenikova in the far court ousted the tourney's second seed in 3 sets, winning 7-5, 5-7, AND 6-4.
It's the earliest Seles has ever lost in her 18 Grand Slam appearances.
And it was also an rough day for an oldie, who wasn't such a goodie today!
Pam Shriver on match point barely hits the ball on her second serve and strides off the court a bit red faced, and a straight sets loser to fifth seeded Anne Huber.
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And on the football front, Virginia Tech's sugar Bowl hero Bryan Still has signed a three year contract with the San Diego Chargers.
Besides returning a punt for a touchdown in the Sugar BOwl, Still caught six balls for 119 yards and a TD against Texas.
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No financial terms of the deal were released today.

5-Film-Sale


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What would you pay for the treasures of Hollywood?
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((MARILYN MONROE: GOSH, THIS IS REALLY SOMETHING, ISN'T IT. ))
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Marilyn Monroe's cape from "Prince and the Showgirl" is just one item for sale at Christie's auction house.
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((TIM LUKE/CHRISTIE'S AUCTIONEER: TO THE MARILYN COLLECTOR, FOR THE MAN WHO THINKS HE HAS EVERYTHING. THIS IS A WONDERFUL PIECE. ))
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Also on sale- Lana Turner's golf shoes, the Flintstone's car and coffins from the movies "Dracula" and "Ed Wood."
And the Tiara Audrey Hepburn wore in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is already drawing a lot of attention.
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Coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX-- Thousands of volunteers for the United Way of Roanoke Valley converged on our area today.
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It's the fourth annual Day of Caring.
Volunteers performed more than four-thousand hours of community service and participated in 130 projects.
Participants say it has been a great success.
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Join me for that story and more reaction from the VMI Supreme Court That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE, goodnight. decision in just 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX.