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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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A fatal fire in Lynchburg claims the lives of a Lynchburg couple and their three children.
A scare in Nashville- A bird is sucked into a plane's engine-
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Plus the latest on Rubatex and a vote that could save hundreds of jobs. Wx-Heads
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Scattered showers, some severe, dotted the weather landscape this afternoon. And hurricane Bertha grows stronger in the tropical atlantic. Medical-heads
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On Health Check--
We'll check in at the 11th annual World AIDS Conference, where for once, there is optimism in the air.
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Plus, hypochondria-- and its effects on the health care system and the family.
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Neighbors are still stunned tonight after a tragic fire takes the lives of a Lynchburg couple and their three young daughters.
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The family of five perished in an early morning blaze in Lynchburg.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us live, Steve what have authorities told you about how this fire might have started?
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Jean, fire marshals spent more than six hours sifting through the rubble of that house on Sheffield Drive, but they say it could be a while before they know for sure what happened.
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(( Steve Kinzer woke to the flash of sparking electrical wires, and the light of an orange glow coming through his bedroom window.
Seconds later, Kinzer realized his neighbor's house was on fire.
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((STEVE KINZER/NEIGHBOR: INTENSE HEAT, THE WHOLE LIVING ROOM WAS UP IN FLAMES, THE SMOKE WAS CHOKING. IT WAS JUST A LITTLE BIT TOO LATE, WASN'T NOTHING REALLY THAT I COULD HAVE DONE.))
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Firefighters also were too late.
Judging from the intensity and the damage, the fire had been burning for several hours before anyone discovered it.
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((CMDR. KENNETH CRAWFORD/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: LIKE I SAY, THE DOOR WHEN YOU JUST TOUCHED IT, THE DOOR IT FELL IN, THAT'S HOW LONG IT HAD BEEN BURNING. I MEAN IT HAD BURNED THE HINGES AND ALL OFF OF THE FRAME.))
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Fire investigators spent the day turning over shovels full of rubble, looking for clues.
They believe the fire started in or near the living room, where the family kept a computer, and where an electrical problem may have sparked the blaze.))
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The family has been identified as Osama Abouzeid, his wife Felicia and their three daughters: Sara, Nadia and Gina... ages 5, 6 and 10 respectively.
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They'd been living in that house for about a year... the father worked for V-DOT... they've been described as the perfect neighbors. Jean?

5-Rubatex


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Eight days ago union workers at Bedford's Rubatex plant shot down a contract proposal.
Since that time the company has announced job cuts.
Now union members are back at the ballot box for another vote, hoping to save nearly 300 jobs.
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Scott Prince joins us from Bedford where the voting took place.
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(Jean question: What was the reaction from most union members you talked to?)

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A helicopter crashed in Ohio today, killing all five people on board.
Witnesses say they heard the chopper's engines shut off, shortly after it took off from an airport in Salem, Ohio.
The aircraft went down in a field- It's still not clear what happened.
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Meanwhile a scare for passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville.
The plane was taking off for Chicago when a bird was sucked into one of the engines.
The pilot was forced to abort the takeoff- overshooting the runway and rolling into the grass.
All 127 passengers and crew aboard were forced to evacuate.
Three people were hurt- one with a broken leg.
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5-Bertha


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The center of Hurricane Bertha has moved past St. Thomas and is now advancing toward Puerto Rico.
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People in Puerto Rico are gearing up and closing down for Bertha.
All fights in and out of San Juan are now cancelled- Even most of the national guard has pulled out.
An American man is missing- Authorities say he was surfing in high seas with a friend who was rescued.
Hurricane Bertha may reach Florida's Southeast coast on Thursday.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- An attack on a British school by a man believed to be carrying a machete. We'll have the story.
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Plus Housing Authority officials respond to those who claim they've neglected one Roanoke housing project. We'll have an update on the Hurt Park situation.
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On Health Check, the Clinton Administration is apparently putting the breaks on regulations effecting health maintenance organizations.
Plus, hypochondria, and what it may be costing some people.
Anchor=Jean 2 shot


And if you're hungry for seafood, Patrick Evans will have the catch of the day...
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Healthy and delicious recipes for summer seafood dishes are the topic today. cc sponsor

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Police are looking for a man who
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attacked seven people outside a school in England- including several pre-schoolers and a teacher.
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((THE TEACHER WAS ATTACKED WITH A MACHETE OR AN AX AND THEN THE MAN ALSO STARTED TO ATTACK THE YOUNG CHILDREN THEN WHO OBVIOUSLY PANICKED AND RAN OFF.))
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Officials say parents chased the man away- He's still on the loose.
One teacher and one child are in serious condition- None of the injuries are life threatening.
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Virginians who want to know more about their neighbors are getting some help from the Allen administration.
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Starting today, Governor Allen has ordered the Department of Corrections to make public a list of inmates released from prison, but still under parole supervision.
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((JERRY KILGORE/VA. PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY: WELL I CERTAINLY TRUST THE PUBLIC TO USE THIS INFORMATION WISELY AND MAKE THE APPROPRIATE CHOICES. I DON'T THINK THE PUBLIC WILL BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE NON-VIOLENT PAROLEES IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD. THEY WILL BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SEX OFFENDERS OR THE VIOLENT ONES.))
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Kilgore says the list responds to a flood of requests from individuals and neighborhood watch groups.
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Local circuit courts have already made names and addresses available -- but only in the jurisdiction where the crime occurred.
The new list is based on zip codes where ex-inmates currently live.

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Officials of the Roanoke Housing Authority say they haven't neglected the Hurt Park neighborhood.
Today, they responded to criticism leveled at them last week.
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In the last two years, officials say the Housing Authority has spent four million dollars on improvements.
Crews are currently re-roofing the entire complex.
A major sewer upgrade and other site improvements are also in the works.
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((NEVA SMITH/HOUSING AUTHORITY DIRECTOR: WE HAVE A NUMBER OF STAFF, WHO ARE OVER THERE ON A DAILY BASIS. OUR RESIDENT DEVELOPMENT PERSON HAS AN OFFICE AT HURT PARK, IS THERE DAILY. WE WERE NOT AWARE OF A LOT OF THE CONCERNS THAT HAVE BEEN EXPRESSED RECENTLY.))
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The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners also affirmed its support for the COPE Team, the community policing program that has focused on the city's public housing communities.
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Seafood is a summer favorite. Already a healthy meal, there are ways to make it even more nutritious.
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stocks bump next

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Summer is when Seafood is at its best, just ask Patrick Evans.
Today he welcomes a guest to offer up some unique seafood recipes.
Patrick, I understand you are on a "Seafood Diet"?
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN

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Stick around there's more News 7 at 5---Steve Mason has Winston Cup Racing

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On Health Check-- about 15-thousand experts and activists are in British Columbia--
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for the annual International AIDS Conference-- and the mood is split-- depending who you ask.
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((SANDY PUTNAM, MAINE MEDICAL CENTER: I THINK IT'S VERY VERY UPBEAT. SO MANY THINGS HAVE HAPPENED OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS AND THERE ARE SO MANY EXCITING THINGS GOING ON THAT THERE'S A PRETTY POSITIVE MOOD.)) ((WE MUST END THE GREED. WE MUST DEMAND ACCESS FOR ALL. ))
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health bump next

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The Clinton administration has temporarily shelved new rules which would restrict financial incentives offered to doctors by health maintenance organizations.
''The New York Times'' reports the administration had come under fierce pressure from the HMOs, so it opted to suspend enforcement of the rules which are mandated by a 1990 law.
The companies argue the government failed to understand the importance of financial incentives in their intensely-competitive industry.

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Thousands of doctors, researchers, educators and activists have converged on the 11th Annual International AIDS Conference in Vancouver.
This year, they're hoping to hear some GOOD news.
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((DR. HELEN GAYLE/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: THE ANNUAL RATE OF INCREASE IS ABOUT 3-5% NOW, AS OPPOSED TO 80-PERCENT IN THE MID TO LATE 80'S. ))
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15 years into the epidemic, and in this country, the face of AIDS is changing-- some believe the prevention message is beginning to work.
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((DR. MARTIN SCHECHTER, CO-CHAIR, AIDS CONFERENCE: WE ARE AT A CROSSROADS IN THE HIV PANDEMIC. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A VERY LONG TIME WE ARE SEEING GLIMMERS OF HOPE. ))
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But the big news is that patients are getting better,
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((DR. PAUL VOLBERDING, UCSF:WE'RE REALIZING THAT WE HAVE DRUGS AND COMBINATIONS THAT REALLY SUPPRESS THE VIRUS A LOT MORE THAN ANYTHING WE'VE HAD IN THE PAST. SANDY PUTNAM, NURSE COORDINATOR, MAINE MEDICAL CENTER: WE'VE HAD VERY POSITIVE LUCK...WE'VE SEEN VIRAL LOADS DROP TO UNDETECTABLE LEVELS. ))
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Still, AIDS activists are worried about the optimism at this meeting-- calling it the "Don't Worry, Be Happy International AIDS Conference."
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More than one-point three million people this year will die of AIDS, most in the developing world.
And others worry that new drugs, costing patients some 15-thousand dollars a year, are off limits to developing countries-- a situation some liken to medical apartheid.
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Next time you're at your doctor's office....look around.
If there are ten people in the waiting room, the odds are that one is a hypochondriac.
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It's estimated this fear of sickness costs the health care system between ten and 30 billion dollars a year.
Hypochondriacs often have medical bills ten times the national average.
Carla Cantor, a journalist and former hypochondriac herself, has written a book on the subject.
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((CARLA CANTOR/AUTHOR, "PHANTOM ILLNESS": WE ALL GET SYMPTOMS EVERY DAY. ONE OUT OF FOUR DAYS THE AVERAGE PERSON WILL HAVE A BACKACHE, A HEADACHE, A STOMACH ACHE. SOMETHING THAT YOU JUST TAKE AN ASPIRIN IT WILL GO AWAY. SOME GO TO DOCTORS AND THE DOCTOR SAYS DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT. AND THEY'RE FINE. THE HYPOCHONDRIAC TAKES THE ORDINARY BODILY SYMPTOMS AND THE MIND AND THE MOTIONS INTERMINGLE AND IT GOES OFF.))
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Some doctors believe hypochondria is a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder-- they're using medications and behavior therapy to treat it.
Single people are more likely than married people to suffer from unexplained illnesses.
The children of hypochondriacs are more prone to emergency room visits, disability and suicidal tendencies.
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ANCHOR=Jean


In sports some area soccer players are getting the chance to play in Europe.
Anchor=Connie


While Winston Cup drivers are gearing up for next week's race. Here's Steve Mason with the Monday Sports Ticker.

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We will hear from some Winston Cup drivers, take a trip over to Roanoke' lacrosse camp and check out some local soccer players that left today to play over in Europe...all in 120 seconds.
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First to the track where Sterling Marlin and his Kodak Chevrolet team will take their win at Daytona to Loudon this coming weekend for the Slick 50 300 at New Hampshire International Speedway.
Morgan Shepherd finished 2nd at Loudon last year and hopes to have another strong performance.
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Michael Waltrip, the driver who replaced Morgan in the Wood Brothers Ford has yet to visit victory lane in a cup race this season, but the team is optimistic at the mid way point.
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On to soccer. The Roanoke Stars under 15 team left for Europe today for 3 weeks of soccer.
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The team has been training for a month at the Berglund Soccer Complex.
The Stars will play in the biggest youth tourney in the world with 800 teams from 47 countries and they are not in the least bit intimidated.
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The Roanoke College Lacrosse camp is underway, about 160 campers are on hand some from as far away as England. We will hear from the journeyman, plus a salem camper at 6.
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Also at 6, we will check in on baseball as the majors gear up for tomorrow's all star game.

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Communities all over Virginia are looking for prison inmates packing chainsaws, hammers, and machetes.
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Don't panic.
Here's Keith Humphry with an explanation.
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Coming up at Six, it's the one year anniversary of the Community Work Project Program.
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That tame title means non-violent prison inmates will come to your locality and help carry some of the workload.
And state officials will tell you, what first seemed like a hard sell has a waiting list today.
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It's all part of Governor George Allen's promise NOT to "coddle criminals."
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That's coming up in just one half hour on News 7 at SIX.
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That's it for News 7 at FIVE...