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Up next on News 7-
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Convicted Killer (Yenz Siring) Jens Soering tries to get a new trial.
A fatal shooting rocks a University campus.
Plus what's allowed in and what's not in the O-J Simpson civil case.
The judge makes some decisions.
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Ready for a nice stretch of weather? The drier details just ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check, the latest into detecting and treating kidney cancer.
There is some good news.
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Plus, what the American Cancer Society wants you to eat!
And the latest, ever-conflicting guidelines on alcohol consumption.
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Will convicted killer (Yenz Siring) Jens Soering be granted a new trial? His attorneys began the legal journey in Bedford today.
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Good EVening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Jens Soering will be back in a Bedford courtroom in December.
The German native wants a new trial.
Soering insists that he did not kill a well-to-do Bedford County couple eleven years ago- -despite having admitted to it shortly after his arrest in England.
A circuit judge today set a hearing date and agreed to allow Soering, himself, to be in court for the hearing December 12th.
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Soering is serving two life sentences for the murder of Derek and Nancy Hayson in 1985.
He claims he confessed to the double murder to cover up for his girlfriend. Elizabeth Haysom, the victims' daughter.
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The hearing in December will focus on whether the prosecutor withheld information from the defense that could have shown that someone else might have done it.

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The normally peaceful routine at Penn State University was disrupted by gunfire today.
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Police in State College, Pennsylvania say one person is dead and another wounded when a woman stormed onto campus with a high-powered rifle.
19-year old Jillian Robbins, a resident of the town, but not a university student, allegedly killed one woman and wounded a man who tried to stop her.
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Robbins stabbed herself after a second man finally caught her.
There's no information on what might have triggered the attack.
The wounded man and Robbins are both listed in serious condition.
Robbins reportedly told police she didn't know any of her victims.
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Some 35-hundred U-S troops are headed for Kuwait.
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Defense Secretary William Perry says the two brigades should be in Kuwait by week's end.
Earlier, the White House called in congressional leaders to discuss Iraq.
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((SEN. PAT LEAHY/D- VERMONT:I THINK WE LEAVE THIS MEETING WITH A MUCH CLEARER IDEA WITH RESPECT TO OUR COMMITMENT.)) 15:19:05 ((REP. LEE HAMILTON/D- INDIANA: ONCE WE MAKE A THREAT WE HAVE TO CARRY OUT THAT THREAT.))
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But not all lawmakers are satisfied with the mission.
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McCain says the coalition is not united on the Iraqi mission and that he says is helping Saddam Hussein.
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5-Debate


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Ross Perot may be running for President but is not allowed in the debates.
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The Commission on Presidential Debates recommends keeping Perot out.
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((OUR DECISION IS AND THAT OUR ADVISORY COMMITTEE IS MADE ON THE BASIS ONLY PRESIDENT CLINTON AND SENATOR DOLE HAVE A REALISTIC CHANCE AS SET FORTH IN OUR CRITERIA TO BE ELECTED THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.))
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Perot's people call it a travesty.
The head of Perot's Reform Party warns there could be a federal lawsuit to challenge the ruling.
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5-McCaffrey


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One of the biggest thorns Bob Dole keeps sticking in President Clinton's side is youth drug abuse rates.
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Today, Clinton's drug policy director confronted the issue head-on during a rare stop in Virginia.
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McCaffrey says youth drug use is half what it was in 1979 -- but admits it's been growing since 1992.
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McCaffrey says 47-percent of Americans know someone who's affected in a major way by drug addiction.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- The governor's veto holds up against the Roanoke-based Virginia Cares program.
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Plus... here we go again, O-J Simpson's on the docket for trial but he wasn't present for the proceedings today in his civil suit.
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On Health Check, asthma and women....by following the calendar, researchers believe women can actually predict attacks. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- the Governor was in the Roanoke Valley today.
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We'll tell you about his trip to Cave Spring High School when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Virginia-Cares


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Virginia Cares has suffered another setback.
A judge has upheld the governor's veto that cost the Roanoke-based program more than a third of its funding.
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Virginia Cares provides services to state inmates before and after their release from prison.
The program was guaranteed one-point six million dollars in the budget that passed the general assembly, but a veto by Governor Allen ultimately cost the agency about 600-thousand dollars.
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Officials with Virginia Cares say they are still considering their options.
The program has 18 locations serving 30 prisons, and director Lynn
(Ed-Lick) Edlich says it is likely some of those sites will close.


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Governor George Allen says the state is demanding more of students and teachers.
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And today, he visited a school in the Roanoke Valley where he says high expectations are producing results.
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Allen has been touring schools throughout the state, and this morning he spoke with students at Cave Spring High School in Roanoke County.
The Governor is highlighting tougher standards of learning approved by the General Assembly and signed into law.
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Governor Allen says Cave Spring is a good example of a school, where rigorous standards and high expectations are improving academic performance.

5-Simpson


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O-J Simpson's back in court- This time for wrongful death civil trial.
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This time evidence of domestic violence will be allowed as evidence- along with recordings of Nicole Brown Simpson reporting threats of violence.
The judge ruled on that today.
He also decided to allow the defense to present theories of an Los Angeles police frame-up but only under limited circumstances.
Satellite trucks are lined up outside the courthouse- but cameras are not allowed inside.
Familiar faces arrived at court- Ron Goldman's father Fred and sister Kim.
Jury selection begins tomorrow.
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If Angels are your thing, then have we found the place for you.
Here's Patrick with a heavenly report.
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Are you looking for just the right gift, but can't seem to find it?
Perhaps what you need is divine inspiration. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Today Patrick Evans tells us about one local shop that specializes in heavenly gifts--Angels to be exact.
Patrick, what's this all about?
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Stay tuned, Mike tells us how one soft drink company is teaming up with Dallas Cowboy's quarterback Troy Aikman so you can win superbowl tickets for life.
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On Health Check--the latest method now employed to kill cancer cells.
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Doctors are hoping the answer's in an experimental procedure which uses the precision of MRI to guide radio waves that blast tumors with HEAT.
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5-Cancer-Heat


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Most treatments for cancer are all after the same thing-- ways to kill cancer cells.
Some methods are exotic-- like immune therapy.
Others rely on brute force-- like surgery and radiation.
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Somewhere in between though is an experimental procedure which uses the precision of MRI to guide radio waves, that blast tumors with heat.
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((DR. CINDY CONNELL/ONCOLOGIST, UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND: WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT IS INTERESTING A PROBE INTO THE TUMOR MASS TO ESSENTIALLY HEAT IT AND KILL THE CELLS.))
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The procedure, under investigation now on patients with inoperable kidney cancers, is called MRI-directed "Heater Probe Ablation."
Simply put, researchers are using MRI-images to guide a small probe through this patients back, into the wall of a renal cell tumor that was left behind after his cancerous kidney was removed.
To annihilate the cancer, high-energy radio waves are shot through a small needle directly into the tumor.
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((DR. JONATHAN LEWIN/RADIOLOGIST, UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND: WHEN THAT MUCH ENERGY IS DEPOSITED THROUGH A BODY IT CAUSES THE TISSUE AROUND IT TO HEAT UP SIGNIFICANTLY TO JUST BELOW THE BOILING POINT. AND AT THAT TEMPERATURE WHETHER IT'S TUMOR OR NORMAL TISSUE NOTHING SURVIVES.))
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Although experimental, this type of MRI-Radio Frequency made provide a real way to locally control disease by offering patients with small inoperable tumors another option.
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((DR. CINDY CONNELL: IF YOU HAVE A CANCER THAT ISN'T RESPONSIVE TO CHEMOTHERAPY AND ISN'T RESPONSIVE TO RADIATION THERAPY, THERE'S NOT REASON WHY IT WOULDN'T BE RESPONSIVE TO THIS THE BIOLOGY OF THE TUMOR DOESN'T MATTER IT'S THE SIZE AND LOCATION THAT MATTERS. ))
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Researchers are excited about this treatment because it can be used again and again to kill cancer missed the first time-- and it's all done without opening the patient up.

5-Kidney-Cancer


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British researchers have identified two genes responsible for kidney cancer.
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The discovery could help in the early diagnosis and the treatment of the most deadliest form of kidney cancer.
If the cancer is not treated early, up to 90-percent of patients will die within two years.
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The American Cancer Society is recommending everyone curtail the red meat and alcohol.
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Saying the two are linked to colon and prostate cancer, the society recommends a diet high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains...and low in high fat foods.
These are similar to federal recommendations-- but the government says one or two alcoholic drinks a day don't seem to do any harm to adults.
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Asthma may be worse in women right before their periods.
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A study in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that women were more than twice as likely to seek emergency room treatment for a severe asthma attack right before their period than at other times.
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((DR. HENRY CLAMAN/ASTHMA SPECIALIST, UNIV. OF COLORADO: NOW THIS DOESN'T MEAN THAT WOMEN WITH ASTHMA ARE PERFECTLY SAFE THE OTHER TIMES OF THEIR MENSTRUAL PERIODS. IT'S JUST THAT THEY'RE MORE LIKELY TO GET ATTACKS DURING THE DAYS JUST BEFORE BLEEDING AND THE FIRST DAYS OF THE BLEEDING. ))
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Even if women don't have a full-blown attack, women with asthma often notice an increase in wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath right around the time of their period.
The authors speculate that large fluctuations in estrogen levels may be the culprit.
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5-Hand-Washing


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Too many people are ignoring the
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old advice about washing their hands after using the bathroom.
A survey finds that (m) millions of Americans routinely fail to wash up.
Overall, women are cleaner than men, with almost three-quarters washing, compared to 61 percent of men.
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More than 63-hundred men and women in public restrooms in five cities were observed.
Researchers hid in stalls or pretended to comb their hair while observing people's habits.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies are preparing for their first home game this season.
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Mike Stevens has their story and a way to win tickets to the superbowl...for LIFE. Fill us in Mike.

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Good afternoon. Va. Tech is preparing for their season home opener this weekend against Rutgers.
The Hokies set a school record this past weekend with their 12th straight win. Steve Mason has more from Blacksburg.
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Tickets are still available for Saturday's Tech-Rutgers game, but how about tickets for the Super Bowl this coming January??
As you know Super Bowl tickets are tough to come by!
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Unless you know someone or drink lots of Coke products. Earlier today in Dallas, Cowboys star Troy Aikman helped unveil a new Coca-Cola promotion that will award one lucky winner Super Bowl tickets for life and pay for the expenses to travel to the games each year.
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In a couple of other quick items, John Stockton has agreed to a three year contract with the Utah Jazz worth $15 million.
And tonight the Orioles and Yankees open a three game series in New York.
The Yanks have a three game lead over the O's in the AL East.
More News 7 at 5 is headed your way right after this quick break.
Have a good evening. take a break

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Russian President Boris Yeltsin is expected to spend the rest of the week in a Moscow hospital.
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Yeltsin was admitted to the hospital in preparation for heart surgery, but his stay is longer than planned.
A spokesman says the 65-year old leader is undergoing necessary therapy and planned tests in the elite Central Clinical Hospital.
Yeltsin was admitted Friday, and was only supposed to stay through Sunday.
Doctors are planning to operate on him the end of next week.
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Thanks RObin-- and that's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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Thanks for watching, see you later, Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean