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Up next on News 7-
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More bloodshed in Israel-as President Clinton makes a plea for peace.
The man who killed Polly Klass shocks the court with a statement.
Plus the Cosmo magazine bachelor of the month is going to court? We'll tell you some facts the magazine left out.
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Wx-Heads
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Not even a peak at the lunar eclipse tonight, as clouds and light showers continue to plague Central and Southwest Virginia. Stay tuned for the gloomy details.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- even young smokers can show signs of lung damage--
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The story, plus-- a new flu pill is in the works, it could erradicate 100-percent of the cases the drug treats.
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Fierce fighting continues in the West Bank- Dozens more are killed.
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5-Israel


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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
At least 37 Palestinians and 11 Israelis are dead in today's clashes alone.
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President Clinton is offering to intervene if that would help stop the violence.
He offered this message today-
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((I ASK BOTH SIDES TO END THIS VIOLENCE TO GET BACK TO THE BUSINESS OF PEACE TO IMPLIMENT THE AGREEMENT THEY'VE REACHED TO RESOLV ETHIER DIFFERENCES THROUGH NEGOTIATIONS.))
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Protests led to bloodshed after Israel oepned a tunnel near a Muslim holy site in Jerusalem.
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5-Gingrich


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The House ethics committee late this afternoon voted to expand an investigation of Speaker Newt Gingrich.
The committee says it wants to know whether the Republican provided accurate, reliable and complete information on the college course he taught.
This expansion virtually assures the investigation will continue beyond the November election.

5-ABortion


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In other late afternoon news on capitol Hill today,
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The Senate upheld the President's veto of the late-term abortion bill, with a vote of 57 to 41, well short of the required two-thirds majority to override.
The procedure involves partially delivering the fetus before aborting it.

5-Davis


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A death sentence today for Richard Allen Davis- the man who killed Polly Klaas.
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But before sentencing he shocked the court- telling the judge that Polly told him her father molested her.
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((RICHARD DAVIS/CONVICTED KILLER: THE MAIN REASON I KNOW I DIDN'T ATTEMPT ANY LEWD ACT THAT NIGHT WAS BECAUSE OF A STATEMENT THE YOUNG GIRL MADE TO ME WHEN WALKING UP THE EMBANKMENT- JUST DON'T DO ME LIKE MY DADDY. COURTROOM: UH! DAVIS: I HAVE TO PAY MY DUES SO SHOULD YOU. MARK KLAAS/POLLY'S FATHER: BURN IN HELL DAVIS! ))
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Mark Klaas calls the statement vile and sinister.
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5-AL-Shooting


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Two people were killed in a shooting at a Government building in Mobile, Alabama this morning.
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13:08:12 building
Witnesses say an alarm sounded at the metal detector at the Government plaza complex, then the suspect pulled out a semi-automatic pistol. 13:08:22 scene
Three shots were fired near the elevators in a section of the plaza housing judicial offices. 13:09:42 bloody sheet
A security guard was killed.
The gunman was then shot and killed by a policewoman.
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((JOHN TYSON, JR/MOBILE DISTRICT ATTORNEY: THE FIRST REACTION, TELL ME IT'S NOT SO. THE SECOND, IT IS, THE THIRD, EVERYONE IS RUNNING TO TRY TO FIND OUT WHAT'S HAPPENED AND TO RENDER ASSISTANCE AS NEEDED. ))
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13:09:42 sheet
Another security officer was wounded,13:09:46 women sitting on curb several others were injured from flying glass. 13:09:59 interior
So far no motive has been determined.
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5-RADFORD-RAID


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Federal authorities are apparently investigating whether a Radford business mis-appropriated taxpayer dollars.
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Tracy Altizer joins us from our New River Valley newsroom with details.
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Jean, federal investigators showed up announced today at American Research Corporation of Virginia, known as ARCOVA.
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Some former employees allege ARCOVA has cheated the government on a number of contracts.
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(( ARCOVA is a designated Small Business Innovative Research company.
Congress started the SBIR program in 1982 as a means of helping small companies bring new products to the market.
ARCOVA has secured more than 100 grants from various government agencies for the purpose of developing high-tech products including software and robotics.
Some former employees say in its 14 years of business, ARCOVA has never brought one of its products to market.
They say owner Russell Churchill places the emphasis on grant proposals, securing the money.
Federal authorities seen in and around the building today would not comment.
The ex-employees, who spoke with us on the condition they remain anonymous, say the feds have been asking questions about altered time sheets, and what they say has been a common practice of taking money from one project to pay towards other projects, and towards company overhead.))
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Radford Chamber of Commerce named Russell Churchill its "Businessman of the Year" for 1996.
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He was not available for comment today.

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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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And the Space Shuttle Atlantis touches down-- bringing Shannon Lucid home-- after a six month visit in space.
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In the past it's been very difficult for doctors to detect brain damage in newborn babies.
That's changing though, as we'll hear on Health Check-- with new infant-sized M-R-I's that get babies the treatments they need. 2-SHOT
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A little later-- Good news for Yankee fans--
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Roy will tell us how they clinched the A-L East when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Lucid


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A record breaking mission comes to an end today-
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The space shuttle Atlantis touched down today with Shannon Lucid aboard.
She spent the last six months in space- longer than any American or any woman.
Shortly after touchdown, Lucid got a phone call from the president.
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((SHANNON LUCID/ASTRONAUT: I'M JUST REALLY PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN. I'M JUST REALLY PROUD TO BE PART OF THIS COOPERATIVE PROGRAM WE HAVE GOING WITH THE RUSSIANS. IT WAS A GREAT MISSION. I JUST HAD A GREAT TIME.))
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The President told Lucid she's an inspiration to women around the world.
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5-Anderson


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A family physician in New Castle has been accused of posing as a police officer, pulling a gun on another man.
Doctor William C. Anderson faces a charge of brandishing a firearm in an incident about ten days ago.
Anderson works for the local Lewis Gale Family Practice in New Castle. He's on vacation this week and could not be reached this afternoon.

5-Richmond-Building


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An abandoned building collapsed in Richmond today injuring three workers.
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The workers fell about 40 feet when the metal beams that were holding their platform fell in.
The men were trapped for a few minutes in the debris.
They were in the process of salvaging and demolishing the empty warehouse.
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5-Detention-Home


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Progress is being made to ease overcrowding in Lynchburg's juvenile detention home.
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Dignitaries helped break ground this morning for a five million dollar addition to the Florida Avenue facility.
The expansion will add 40-new beds and create room for more programs and services that are not offered now.
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((PAT HALEY/JUVENILE SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR: IT WILL REDUCE THE FRUSTRATION OF THE COURTS AND THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTS IN THEIR ATTEMPTS TO LOCATE SPACE FOR JUVENILES. THE QUALITY OF CARE, THE SUPERVISION AND SERVICES FOR THESE YOUTHS WILL BE VASTLY IMPROVED. AND IT WILL GIVE US A BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO REDIRECT THESE MISGUIDED YOUNG PEOPLE.))
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The new addition should be complete by mid-1998.
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It's not too early to begin buying gifts for the holidays-- and this weekend there's a place for one-stop shopping.
Jay Moore has that report, next on NEWS-7 at FIVE. stocks bump next

5-Crafts


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More than 200 of the nation's finest artists and craftsmen are preparing for for the Virginia- Carolina Craftsmen's Fall Classic. Double Boxes Jean/Jay
Jay Moore is at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Jay, when does the show get underway?
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Stick around-- we'll tell you how one eligible bachelor isn't all he's cracked up to be--
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On Health Check, some disturbing findings about the impact of cigarettes on teenager's health....long-term effects.
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Many kids believe they can smoke all they want now, as long as they quit when they're adults.
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((THIS STUDY DEMONSTRATES THAT THE IMPACT OF TOBACCO IS RAPID AND LONG TERM. ))
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5-New-Moms


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An end to so-called "drive through deliveries."
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President Clinton today signed into law a bill forcing insurance companies to pay for AT LEAST a two-day hospital stay for mothers and their babies.
It guarantees FOUR DAYS coverage for women who undergo a Cesarearn section.
The new law also forbids insurance companies from setting separate coverage limits for physical and mental health treatment.
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It also extends benefits to the children of veterans who have the birth defect spina bifida.
Some health officials are now warning that costs will go up.

5-Teen-Smoking


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Many teenage smokers think it takes years for cigarettes to damage their health.
Not so, as some of the first hard medical evidence is now in.
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((I SUPPOSE IF YOU SMOKE FOR 20 OR 30 YEARS IT COULD BE BAD. ))
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Few teenagers have any idea how fast damage can be done.
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((DR. DIANE GOLD/HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH: AS FEW AS FIVE CIGARETTES PER DAY CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH SLOWER GROWTH OF LUNG FUNCTION IN BOTH BOYS AND GIRLS. ))
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Scientists asked 12-thousand teenage boys and girls to expel air into a machine as quickly as possible.
Smokers expelled air significantly slower-- an early predictor of asthma and other lung diseases.
The effect was even more pronounced in girls.
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((BY AGE 18 GIRLS WHO DO NOT SMOKE REACH A HIGHER MAXIMUM LEVEL OF LUNG FUNCTION WHEREAS GIRLS WHO DO SMOKE SEEM TO BEGIN AN EARLY DECLINE IN LUNG FUNCTION. ))
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Even more alarming in teenage girls-- lung growth was actually stunted.
Teenage girls are the fastest-growing group of new smokers.
It's an ominous sign as the biggest increase in cancer deaths is from lung cancer among women who smoked.
90-percent of them began smoking as teenagers.
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5-Brain-Tumor


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The F-D-A has approved a new treatment for one of the most aggressive
types of brain tumors---known as glioblastomas.
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A small wafer impregnated with a drug is inserted directly into the cavity
left when a brain tumor is removed---which allows the anti-cancer drug to be

delivered directly to the site of the disease.
Patients who received the treatment had longer survival rates than those who did not.
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5-Baby-MRI


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Brain damage in newborn babies has always been nearly impossible to detect-- but doctors in London say they've created a baby-sized type of M-R-I-- Magnetic Resonance Imagery.
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As many as 10-percent of premature babies suffer from brain damage, usually from lack of oxygen in the womb.
But they can't be put in adult-sized scanners, especially if they're attached to life sustaining equipment.
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((THESE LITTLE BRIGHT AREAS SUGGEST THERE IS HEMORRHAGE THERE. )) ((DR. DAVID EDWARDS/HAMMERSMITH HOSPITAL PEDIATRICIAN: WE CAN TAKE A SICK BABY, WHO MIGHT BE ON A VENTILATOR, AND RECEIVING ALL SORTS OF LIFE-SAVING DRUGS, STRAIGHT INTO THE SCANNER, GET THE ANSWER WE NEED, HOPEFULLY, AND START TREATMENT. ))
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So doctors can treat conditions like cerebral palsy from the first sign.
That could lessen the effects of the disease later in life, and increase an infant's chance of survival.
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5-Flu-Pill


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It won't do much good for this season...but maybe next year.
Researchers have announced that a new flu pill appears to stop influenza completely.
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In California, studies have been done only on animals so far-- human testing is just beginning.
Unlike flu shots, this treatment isn't an injection....and you don't have to get it a month in advance.
And while prescription flu drugs like flumadine may relieve symptoms, the new pill could prevent them from ever starting.
What's more, unlike current treatments, researchers believe the new one works for all types of flu.
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((DR. TOM GALLAGHER/LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER: IT S BEEN REPORTED THAT THIS COMPOUND THAT BLOCKS THE INFLUENZA NEURAMINIDASE IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST BOTH INFLUENZA TYPES A AND B.))
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In the meantime though, we'll have to stick with flu shots.
Don't forget, the best time to get them is within the next few weeks-- to prepare for flu season. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports -- and the Yankees enter some unfamiliar territory....
ANCHOR=Connie


But that's good news-- as Roy Stanley explains in tonight's two Minute Ticker.

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Thank you Jean and Connie and good afternoon everybody, welcome to the Thursday two minute ticker.
Excitement in the Big Apple last night as the New York Yankees clinched the American League East title by beating Milwaukee 19 to 2.
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The Yankees destroyed the Brewers in the victory. Tino Martinez smacked a three run homer before the Yankees exploded for 10 runs in the second inning.
David Cone, who came back from an injury, tossed six innings as the Yankees grabbed their first division title since 1981.
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S5-Race


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The Winston Cup Drivers will say goodbye to one of the oldest short tracks on the circuit this weekend.
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This weekend's Tyson Holly Farms 400 will be the last time the Cup cars will tangle at the track know as the "Bull Ring."
The veterans like Dale Earnhardt and Ricky Rudd remember the battles at the short track early in their careers.
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((DALE EARNHARDT/3 CHEVROLET: )) ((RICKY RUDD/10 FORD: )) ((ERNIE IRVAN/28 FORD: ))
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The Cup cars will qualify for the race tomorrow afternoon. Dan Marino spoke to the media today we'll here from him at six and Jean will be back with more in a moment.

5-Cosmo


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If you read Cosmopolitan Magazine you're probably familiar with it's Bachelor of the Month feature-
It shows a real bachelor with a short description and address for interested women.
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But this month's Bachelor may not be as great as he's made out to be.
The next date for Plastic Surgeon Doctor Steven (LOCK-ni-car) Locnikar may be court.
It seems the Phoenix man owes as much a 15 thousand dollars in back child support.
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The doctor spent the day in jail-
That gave female inmates a chuckle as they joked about their good looking fellow inmate.
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A woman in Salem is launching a unique business, one that caters to the needs of divorced couples and their children.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/Keith


Keith Humphry is in the newsroom with more on that.
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Jean, it's called "A Helping Hand
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and Scottie Laughon (LAWN) hopes her business will provide a comfortable and peaceful place for parents to visit with their children.
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we'll tell you more about this service
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and bring you the rest of the day's news weather and sports in one half hour.
ANCHOR=Jean


Thanks Keith-- full screen
Plus the region's first AND only local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime tonight at 10 on WEFC. Have a good evening. ANCHOR=Jean