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News 7 at Five is next-
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The FBI rounds up several militia members they say were plotting to blow up a federal building in West Vrignina.
Plus it's slow going on I-81 near 581 after an afternoon wreck.
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Wx-Heads
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Frost warnings go up for south central Virginia and the Roankoe Valley. The cold forecast just ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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The latest on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome--
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initiatives might really be working.
Plus, a possible risk between women who have gum disease....and then DELIVER prematurely.
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((ARRESTS AND SERACHES THIS MORNING TOOK PLACE IN WEST VIRGINIA, OHIO AND PENNSYLVANIA.))
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The FBI arrests seven people accused of plotting to blow up a federal building.
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5-Militia


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The suspects are charged with plotting to destroy an F-B-I fingerprint facility in West Virginia.
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Arrested today- the leader of the Vest Virginia Mountaineer Militia- Ray Looker-
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along with six other suspects- most all members of the militia.
Four are from West Virginia, two are from Ohio and one is from Pennsylvania.
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((JOHN O'CONNER/FBI: THE ACTIVITIES UNDER INVESTIGATION FOCUSED ON TWO AREAS OF ALLEGED CRIMINAL CONDUCT. ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS FOR VARIOUS PURPOSES AND TARGETING THE FBI CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFOMRATION SERVICE DIVISION FACILITY;; NEAR HARRISON COUNTY NEAR CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA FOR INJURY AND DAMAGE.))
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FBI agents say they ended the plot before any attack.
The leader of the Mountaineer Militia claims federal agents bombed the Oklahoma City federal building to create an excuse for cracking down on the militia movement.
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5-Standoff


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A bloody standoff in Indianpolis is over.
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Police have found the body of a man who shot his boss, then killed himself.
The man had apparently been fired today.
Police say he left the building where he worked, then came back with a gun.
Officers stood outside with guns ready for fear the gunman was still alive.
Police discovered both bodies after they blasted open a door into the building and stormed inside.
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5-Tech-Football


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The rector of Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors says the university is taking the right steps dealing with discipline problems of some athletes.
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Last week head football coach Frank Beamer kicked wide receiver Walter Ford off the team after he was charged with shoplifting.
Rector Henry Dekker says the action was appropriate, however disappointing.
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((HENRY DEKKER/VA TECH RECTOR: BUT I THINK HE HAS MADE IT QUITE CLEAR THAT HE WILL NOT TOLERATE THIS TYPE OF BEHAVIOR AND IT MUST BE DEALT WITH FIRMLY AND QUICKLY. ))
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Four other football players have been SUSPENDED this season, three for brushes with the law and one for violating a team rule.
Dekker characterized such incidents as embarrassing to the university, but stressed they involve a small percentage of student athletes.
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Tracy Altizer has more on the story tonight on News-7 at Six.

5-Yokohama


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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation aimed at Salem's Yokohama plant.
This past weekend, Kenneth Dudley got his hand caught on a piece of machinery.
He's currently at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after losing four of his fingers in the accident.
Now local OSHA officials are trying to figure out if the tire manufacturer is to blame.
But as it turns out, Dudley is a victim in more ways than one.
He lost his job in the company's most recent round of layoffs...the accident happened on his last day of work.

5-81-Ax


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Expect slow going on 581 to the Interstate.
An accident on I-81 this afternoon in Roanoke County still has traffic backed up for about five miles.
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No serious injuries from the two-car collision, but both southbound lanes are blocked.
It's also slow going in the NORTHbound lanes.
The accident happened about 3 just south of Exit 143.
That's where 581 joins the interstate.
State police don't know how long it will take to clear the highway.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- The bloody glove from the O-J Simpson trial is up for scrutiny again...
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And Barr Laboratories wants big business in Forest-- as it breaks ground for a new warehouse.
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Lynchburg's City Manager is calling on all city employees to take advantage of insurance benefits, and lifesaving cancer screening tests.
And he speaks from experience. 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


Patrick has tracked down the original Batgirl-
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Why is she in town? That answer, later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Abingdon-Murder


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Police in Tennessee are searching for a suspect who left a crime trail from Nashville to the Virginia line.
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27-year old Bradley Osborne is a suspect in two shootings, a rape and a kidnapping.
The crime spree began Wednesday night at a motel in Abingdon where Osborne allegedly shot his former girlfriend.
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Police say he then allegedly raped a woman he abducted from a laundromat in Bristol, Tennessee.
She was later released.
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Yesterday, the body of a woman believed to be a Osborne's girlfriend was found in Washington County.
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5-Simpson


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A victory for the O-J Simpson defense team-
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It's won permission to argue that police planted a bloody glove at Simpson's estate.
Judge (Hiro-shee Fuji-socki) Hiroshi Fujisaki says the evidence is slim-- pointing to a planting theory.
But he says he was swayed because of ex-detective Mark Furhman's no contest plea to perjury.
Simpson is facing a civil trial for the murders of his ex wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman.
The victim's families filed the suit.
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5-Barr


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A New York-based pharmaceutical company that's putting down roots in Bedford County now plans to sink them even deeper.
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Barr Laboratories announced last winter it would spend 14-million dollars turning this empty factory in Forest into a new manufacturing facility.
Today, company officials broke ground for a new warehouse on the site, an investment of another six million dollars.
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((BRUCE DOWNEY/BARR LABS CEO: AS WE ORIGINALLY CONFIGURED THE BUILDING, WE PLANNED TO HAVE PACKAGING, A SMALL WAREHOUSE AND MANUFACTURING IN THE ORIGINAL BUILDING, AND LATER TWO YEARS DOWN THE ROAD, BUILD A NEW BUILDING ON THE SITE. THIS CHANGE IN PLANS, WE'VE MOVED THAT UP BY ABOUT 18 MONTHS.))
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Barr Labs makes a wide range of generic prescription drugs.
Its Bedford County plant is expected to create more than 120 new jobs.
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5-Black-Leaders


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An 11th hour burst of organization in the black community is widely credited with making a difference in the 1994 Senate race.
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Now, some black leaders in Virginia are trying to resurrect that network on a full-time basis.
But the sparsely attended Dominion 2000 conference in Richmond today showed part of the problem.
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((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: WE DON'T HAVE STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION. I THINK IF WE START IN BEING HONEST WITH THAT, THEN WE MIGHT BUILD SOMETHING.))
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((REV. T.C. MILLNER/DOMINION 2000 ORGANIZER: WHERE STRATEGIC ISSUES ARE, YOU OUGHT TO BE ....OUGHT TO BE OUR POSITION.))
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One of the first missions of Martinsville minister T.C. Millner is to get statistical data on how many black elected and appointed officials there are in Virginia, including black judges.

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This weekend Glenvar highschool is transformed into a time capsule-- with a heroine's help from the past.
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stocks bump next

5-BATGIRL


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Aliens have landed today, and they've picked Glenvar as their first conquest, but it's not as sinister as it sounds. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
As Patrick Evans reports, the annual Rising Star Convention has brought in a diverse mix of people, from Kling-ons and (Rom-you-lins) Romulans to Superheroes like Batgirl.
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Stick around-- Mike has a preview of racing at Martsinville this weekend, plus the rundown of Week seven of Friday Football Extra.
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And on Health Check, it truly is a labor of love.
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The seventy-thousand lives represented on the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
It's now being displayed in it's entirety....with each life recognized.
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5-SIDS


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Great strides have been made in preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
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Between 1992 and 1995 deaths from SIDS declined 30 percent.
The department of Health and Human Services says simple changes in babies' sleeping positions have probably made the difference.
The government's "back to sleep" program, endorsed by the American Academy of pediatrics, says parents should put infants on their backs or sides rather than on their stomachs.
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5-Gum-Disease


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Gum disease during pregnancy has been linked to a higher risk of premature delivery.
A study in the Journal "Periodontology" says women with gum disease are SEVEN times more likely to deliver prematurely.
But the researchers also say more research needs to be done before the link is proven.
Doctors already know that other infections can put women and babies at risk-- but this is the first time periodontal disease has been linked to prematurity.
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5-AIDS-Quilt


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The entire AIDS Memorial Quilt is being displayed for the first time since 1992.
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All 38-thousand panels of the quilt can be seen at the National Mall in Washington this weekend.
This morning, the names of 70-thousand victims were read-- their lives commemorated on the quilt.
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((AND MY FRIEND CONGRESSMAN STUART MCKINNEY, ROY LANZONO, LARRY SPIVEY. ARTHUR ASHE. ))
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Organizers expect to add another four-thousand panels to the quilt, before the weekend is out.
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5-Church


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Lynchburg City Manager Charles Church will be off the job for awhile.
He has prostate cancer.
In a memo, Church told employees he was diagnosed during a recent physical-- and will undergo surgery next month.
Church says he considers himself fortunate-- the prostate cancer was detected early.
He's also encouraging all Lynchburg City employees to take advantage of insurance benefits-- especially cancer detecting tests.
Church says he hopes to return to his normal activities in January.

5-Food-To-Go


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The National Restaurant Association says almost half of all adults eat out at least one meal each day.
Many Americans are on the run and some eat out all three meals, which makes keeping a healthy diet more difficult.
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David Chance is a Program coordinator for the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association.
He warns people to THINK AHEAD.
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((WE CAN TAKE FOOD WITH US. THERE'S A LOT OF FOODS THAT ARE PORTABLE, THAT TRAVEL WELL, NEW BOXED YOGURTS OR BOXED MILKS, FRUITS TRAVEL WELL, DRIED FRUITS AND ALSO BAGELS, THINGS LIKE THAT. ))
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So, consider keeping a small cooler packed as a survival kit for eating on the run.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports, as we head to the gridiron for a preview of high school and college action.
ANCHOR=Connie


Here's Mike Stevens with all this, and more in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.

S5-Stuff


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your weekend.
Besides all the action taking place on Friday Football Extra tonight, which I'll tell you about in just a minute, this is a huge weekend for college football, racing and hockey.
First tonight at 7:30, the Roanoke Express will be on the ice in the first of two weekend exhibition game.
Tonight Roanoke skates against South Carolina at the round house.
And if you can't make it to Tech's homecoming with Temple tomorrow -
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Your Hometown station has a big doubleheader coming your way, starting tomorrow at high noon, the number one team in the nation, the Florida Gators play host to the 11th ranked LSU Tigers in Gainesville
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And right after that battle in the Swamp, the game of the weekend takes place at 3:30 as sixth ranked Miami welcomes 3rd ranked Florida State south.
The Seminoles haven't beaten the Canes in Miami in a dozen years.
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S5-Racing


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125 Late Model Stock cars have invaded the infield at the Martinsville Speedway as they get ready for practice and qualifying tomorrow.
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The Taco Bell 300 gets started at 12:30 Sunday afternoon, and as always the challenge will be just making the 36 car field.
The 20 fastest drivers will make it in during first round qualifying tomorrow, but if recent history is any indication starting in the back might be the ticket.
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((TONY MCGUIRE/1995 TACO BELL 300 CHAMPION:))
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Tickets for Sunday's race are $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.
All seats are unreserved.

S5-FFE


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It's already week number seven of the high school football season, and tonight will no doubt be the chilliest evening of the season to date.
But we hope to warm you up on Friday Football Extra with action from these 15 games.
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Roy Stanley will have report on tonight's Giles-Radford showdown coming up at six, and Steve Mason will have your college game day previews.
I'll see you tonight at 11:35.
Have a super weekend everybody. take a break

5-Railway-fest


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Rail fans can step back in time as the Virginia Museum of Transportation tracks one-hundred years of the N&W Railway.
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This Columbus Day weekend, the 8th annual Roanoke Railway Festival will get underway.
It brings this railroad town to life with some early memories dating back to the days of Big Lick.
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((KAY HOUCK/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: WE'RE OPENING TWO NEW EXHIBITS. THE 'O' GAUGE LIONEL MODEL TRAIN EXHIBIT, PLUS OUR N&W FAMILY ALBUM...WHICH IS OF COURSE, A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBIT. WE HAVE THE KEMPER DOBBINS ART EXPOSITION. WE HAVE MUSIC AND LOTS OF CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES.))
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The rail extravaganza runs through Sunday at the museum.
It includes a special "Pig Pickin' Picnic" reunion for former N&W employees and lovers of the N&W rail yard. That's on Sunday.
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six-preview


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V-M-I has named a woman to help find some high school girls who want to become cadets.
She won't start until next month....
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/Keith

but Keith Humphry got a chance to talk with her today in Lexington.
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She's both a graduate student and assistant director of admissions at Radford University at the moment.
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Terry Wheaton Reddings is a Roanoke native, a Hollins College graduate... long an advocate of Virginia Military Institute.
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We'll hear more from her on NEWS-7 at SIX.
Thanks Keith
ANCHOR=Jean
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Plus the region's first AND only local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime tonight at 10 on WEFC. Have a nice weekend. ANCHOR=Jean