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((WE SHOULD END THE BIG MONEY CONTRIBUTIONS TO POLITICAL PARITES KNOWN TODAY AS SOFT MONEY.))
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President Clinton calls for campaign finance reform.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The President did not specifically discuss Democratic Fund raising- or allegations that Democrats took huge sums from Asian businesses.
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Instead he renewed his call for reform- during a campaign rally in California.
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((WE SHOULD BAN CORPORATIONS AND UNIONS FROM DIRECTLY GOING TO PARTIES TO HELP FEDERAL CANDIDATES THEY CAN NO LOGER HELP DIRECTLY AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER WE SHOULD LIMIT THE VIRTUAL UNLIMITED AMOUNT OF MONEY INDIVIDUALS CAN GIVE TO PARTIES.))
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wipe wipe wipe
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Former President's Gerald Ford and George Bush helped Bob Dole kick off the last stretch of his campaign.
Bush says honor and integrity are part of the presidency.
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((GEORGE BUSH/FORMER PRESIDENT: IT BREAKS MY HEART TO SEE THE WHITE HOUSE NOW UNDER FIRE NOT FOR POLICY ABOUT WHICH WE CAN HAVE AN HONEST DIFFERENCE OF OPINION BUT BECAUSE OF INTEGRITY AND HONOR.))
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((BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: WE DESERVE AN ETHICAL WHITE HOUSE. WE MUST DEMAND AN ETHICAL WHITE HOUSE AND NEXT TUESDAY YOU HAVE THE CHANCE TO VOTE FOR AN ETHICAL WHITE HOUSE. CHEERS.))
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Dole plans to campaign around the country non-stop between now and Election day.
The 96 hour marathon will end in Dole's hometown of Russell, Kansas.
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5-Allen


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Governor Allen is racking up the frequent flyer miles as he tours the state for the Republican ticket.
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Allen visited the Hill City this afternoon to address a rally of about 75.
Joining the governor was Fifth District congressional candidate George Landrith.
While GOP big-wigs have accompanied Landrith on the campaign trail, he did not receive any FINANCIAL help from the national party.
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((GEORGE LANDRITH/R- CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: I THINK THEY VIEW THIS RACE AS A GOOD RACE, IT'S JUST THAT WHEN THEY'VE GOT A LIMITED NUMBER OF RESOURCES, THEY WANT TO PROTECT THE INCUMBENTS WHO ARE ALREADY IN OFFICE AND WHO'VE BEEN FIGHTING THE FIGHT AND TAKING THE HEAT FROM THE UNIONS. AND I CAN UNDERSTAND THAT, OF COURSE I'D LIKE TO HAVE SOME OF THAT MONEY, BUT I CAN UNDERSTAND THAT.))
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Landrith and Democratic state senator Virgil Goode are vying for the Fifth District seat.
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5-XGR-Budget


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The Governor lost in court over the state budget.
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The Virginia Supreme Court says Allen's line-item veto power was NOT limited by the legislature.
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The Democrat-dominated Assembly sent Allen only the portions of last fiscal year's spending bill that had been changed in the 1996 session.
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Allen says that limited his ability to veto "pork barrel projects."
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I'LL READ THE OPINION, SEE WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT IT ALL, AND KEEP FIGHTING FOR THE TAXPAYERS NO MATTER WHAT.))
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Allen vetoed money for Roanoke's College of Health Sciences, aid for Roanoke County's Rusco, Incorporated, and inmate services provider Virginia CARES. Those vetoes will stand.
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But Vinton Delegate Dick Cranwell -- who saw the vetoes as a political slap at him-- says he's thankful the court told Allen he was wrong to pursue greater veto power.

5-Mark-Warner


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Mark Warner may be trailing John Warner in most polls, but today the Democratic Senate candidate told supporters in Roanoke he's closing the gap.
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Today, Warner joined 6th district congressional candidate Jeff Grey and other democrats for a rally on the city market.
Though yesterday's Mason Dixon poll showed him trailing by 15 percentage points, Warner says private surveys commissioned by his campaign are much closer than that.
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((MARK WARNER/D- U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: WE CAME OUT OF THE FIELD LAST NIGHT TO A POLL THAT SHOWS THIS RACE AT SIX POINTS AND CLOSING. NOW WE NEED YOUR HELP. 46 - 40 AND ALL OF THE MOMENTUM IN OUR CAMP.))
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Warner also campaigned today in Martinsville and Danville before heading to Virginia Beach for tonights debate
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with Senator John Warner. WDBJ-7 will carry the debate live at 8 o'clock. toss-connie
ANCHOR=Jean


The Legionnaires' outbreak apparently is NOT over in the New River Valley- its an acute form of pneumonia- here's Connie Stevens with the latest

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Two more cases of Legionnaires Disease have been identified in the New River Valley.
The number of patients now stands at 15- one of those patients died last Sunday.
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SUPER=03-Radford;


Meanwhile, New River Health District Director Jody Hershey says the investigation into the cause of the outbreak has advanced.
Officials now have some theories as to the source of the Legionella bacteria.
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((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DIST. DIR.: WE CERTAINLY ARE WORKING FROM SEVERAL HYPOTHESES. WE CERTAINLY SUSPECT THAT THERE'S A COMMON DENOMINATOR RUNNING THROUGH AT LEAST SOME OF THESE CASES AND WE'RE LOOKING AT TESTING OF THESE HYPOTHESES BY GATHERING SOME MORE INFORMATION. ))
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Hershey says it's still much too early to publicly release those theories.
He says medical investigators will continue testing in various locations throughout the New River Valley.
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All the cases appear to have occurred two to two-and-a-half weeks ago.
The two cases confirmed today include an elderly man and woman, both are in stable condition at Radford Community Hospital.

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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- fire was prevented at a popular ROanoke nightspot...
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plus more on the plane crash in Brazil--now the investigation focuses on cocaine found in the wreckage.
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ANCHOR=Connie


The latest word is in on health threats from electric and magnetic fields.
Plus, The idea of actually accepting your weights...by the Association for the Health Enrichment of Large People. 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


Also coming up-- the Old Dominion proudly unveils the art for one of the official Christmas stamps.
ANCHOR=Connie


Speaking of Christmas, Patrick has some gift suggestions-- stick around. cc sponsor

5-Salem-Body


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Salem police are trying to identify a man found dead in a church.
The body was discovered yesterday afternoon inside the Tabernacle Baptist Church on East Main Street.
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Police say he was a white male, in his mid to late twenties.
He was between 5-10 and six feet tall, with brown hair and brown eyes.
He was wearing a black T-shirt, cloth shorts and black Nike Air tennis shoes.
Police do not suspect foul play.
Anyone who has information should call the Salem police.
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5-Brazil-Plane


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Brazilian investigators have two questions after a jetliner crash.
The first is: what caused the crash? The second: where did the cocaine come from?
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Recovery crews in (Sow Paul-o) Sao Paulo found nearly nine pounds of cocaine in the debris.
The drug was in packages found near part of the landing gear.
The plane went down yesterday in a residential section, killing 101 people.
That includes all 96 people on board the plane, and five on the ground.
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5-Corned-Beef


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A Roanoke man is accused of dousing a popular downtown restaurant with gasoline.
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Police say 21 year old Larry Hicks was spotted at about two this morning pouring gas on a back door and walls of Corned Beef and Company on Jefferson Street.
Fire did NOT break out.
Hicks took off when a worker spotted him- and led police on a chase.
Hicks had reportedly been in the restaurant earlier in the evening and was asked to leave after he had a fight with another customer.
Police found a gas can and matches in Hicks car.
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5-Food-Bank


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Some Craig County students are giving needy families a ton of reasons to smile.
Make that more than a ton.
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During the month of October, canned and boxed goods were collected at Craig County High School.
Organizers were hoping to accumulate ONE ton of food... but that goal was easily surpassed.
That's quite an accomplishment considering the high school has less than 400 students.
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((EMILY LESTER/CRAIG COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: WE DIDN'T HAVE AS MANY PEOPLE TO BRING THINGS IN SO IT REALLY HELPED A LOT BECAUSE THE STUDENTS WERE REALLY MOTIVATED TO BRING THINGS IN. SO EVEN THOUGH WE DIDN'T HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE TO BRING THINGS IN, THEY STILL DID A REALLY GOOD JOB WITH IT. ))
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All of the food will go to needy families in Craig County.
School officials say the project was SO successful, they're planning a coat drive next month.
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5-Danville-Memorial


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Parents who put up a memorial at the intersection where two Danville Children were killed have now gotten a reprieve.
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Raymond and Tammy Mustain say they were told the entire memorial had to go by today even though they removed the 900-pound Virgin Mary statue last week.
According to one state highway official memorials placed along any highway are banned.
A Department of Transportation spokesman says the state has decided to place the case under review in hopes of satisfying both sides.
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Many people are trying to stay ahead by buying gifts for the holidays now.
If you're not a procrastinator Patrick has found a creative place.
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stocks bump next

5-HOLLY-DAYS


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Looking for that perfect Christmas present but just hate shopping at the malls? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Today Patrick Evans tells us where you can find many hand-crafted gifts, but this opportunity is for a limited time only!
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Forecasts
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Stick around-- It's week 10 of the high school football season-- Mike has the schedule in tonight's Ticker.
Anchor=Connie
On Health Check---


If you're considered a grumpy old man...watch out, you might be at an increased risk for heart attack.
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Plus, if you're worried about excess weight-- you're going to love this report.
We'll hear from an exercise phsyiologist, from a conference designed to foster size acceptance.
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health bump next

5-AIDS


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Promising news for AIDS patients.
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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health say the drug Interleukin-2 appears to help boost the immune system.
They claim the chemical raised the level of white blood cells-- which are critical to staving off life-threatening infection..
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5-Appliances


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A long-awaited study finds NO connection between exposure to power lines and other electrical appliances and major health problems.
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For years, there's been fear that exposure to electro-magnetic fields might be connected to diseases like leukemia and other problems.
Now, after 17 years of research and 500 scientific studies, the National Academy of Sciences finds no evidence that E-M-F radiation causes cancer or reproductive and behavioral abnormalities.
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5-Cig-Prices


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Starting next week, the price of cigarettes sold on U-S military bases will go up to four dollars.
The defense department is imposing the increase in an effort to discourage smoking.
The move comes over the objections of Congress.

5-Grumpy-Men


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And another study shows grumpy old men are at a greater risk of suffering a heart attack.
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The study by a group of Boston researchers involved more than 13-hundred men.
Results showed a direct link between anger and heart attack risks-- the higher the level of anger, the higher the risk of the body responding with a heart attack or chest pains.
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5-Weight-Conference


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If you're worried you're unhealthy just because you're overweight, take heart.
An exercise physiologist at UVA says that's just not the case.
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Doctor Glenn Gaesser (GAS-ur) is the author of the book "Big Fat Lies."
He says studies prove weight loss is no guarantee of good health.
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((DR. GLENN GAESSER/AUTHOR "BIG FAT LIES": IF YOU ARE EATING A GOOD DIET, THAT IS A LOT OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, WHOLE-GRAIN PRODUCTS AND SO FORTH, AND YOU'RE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE, YOU'RE LIKELY GONNA BE HEALTHIER THAN SOMEONE WHO IS THIN BUT EATS A LOUSY DIET AND DOESN'T DO A LICK OF EXERCISE. ))
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Gaesser says the hard part is changing cultural myths and mindsets that fat is automatically unhealthy.
Gaesser is one of a number of health professionals attending a weight conference at Mountain Lake sponsored by the Association for the Health Enrichment of Large People.
It includes topics on fostering size acceptance, mindful eating and the resurgence of medications in the diet industry.
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5-Phone-Card


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Columbia Healthcare hospitals in the region are trying to sweeten the deal for patients over the holidays.
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They're giving away phone cards worth ten minutes of long distance phone calls to hospital patients beginning tomorrow, through the start of the New Year.
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((TERRY REYNOLDS RUSH/MARKETING DIRECTOR: DURING THE HOLIDAYS PEOPLE WOULD PREFER NOT TO BE HOSPITALIZED, WE FEEL LIKE THESE CARDS MIGHT HELP DO A LITTLE BIT TO BRIGHTEN THEIR STAYS AND HELP THEM STAY IN TOUCH WITH THEIR LOVED ONES))
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The Columbia Healthcare hospitals in Southwest Virginia include Montgomery and Alleghany Regional Hospitals, Lewis Gale and Clinch Valley Medical Centers, and Pulaski Community Hospital. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Friday night is always a busy time for the NEWS-7 Sports guys--
ANCHOR=Connie

Mike Stevens has Express news and of course a high school football preview.

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Good evening everybody the two minute sports ticker is redhot on this cool night as we get ready for 16 Games on Friday Football Extra.
The big contest tonight is in Amherst County where Steve Mason is covering tonight's GW Danville-Amherst County showdown.
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Now let's check out the other 15 we'll be following in tonight's edition of Friday Football Extra.
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The Roanoke Express is back at the Roundhouse tonight for a 7:30 showdown with the Charlotte Checkers.
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The Express welcomed three new players to practice yesterday, none of them were signed as of Thursday, but fans can expect roster changes either tonight or next week.
Goalie Dave Gagnon is questionable tonight with a bad knee.
The Express could go with Larry Moberg or newcomer Paul Taylor.
Whoever starts, will face the high powered Checker offense that scored nine goals against Roanoke October 25th.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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More News 7 at Five is coming up.
Have a safe weekend everybody! take a break

5-Christmas-Stamp


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Every year, the U.S. Postal Service offers a religious and secular Christmas stamp.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


This year's religious stamp was unveiled today in Richmond-- because it's from the collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
One BILLION cropped-down versions of (POW-lo DEma-TEECE'S) Paolo de Matteis's "Adoration of the Shepherds" went on sale today.
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((HENRY PANKEY/U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: WE'LL GET SOMEWHERE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF A COUPLE HUNDRED SUBMISSIONS EVERY YEAR. AND THE CITIZENS' ADVISORY STAMP COMMITTEE WILL SIT DOWN AND SORT OUT WHICH ONES THEY WANT TO DO. EVEN TODAY, WE'RE RIGHT NOW BEGINNING TO WORK ON NEXT YEAR'S STAMP.))
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Modesty was the rule for the first version of this year's stamp.
But airbrushing was scrapped in the final product.
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That's it for NEWS-7 at Five--and for the latest news tonight full screen
watch the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime tonight at 10 on WEFC. have a nice weekend, Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean