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News 7 at Five is next-
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A judge could rule on whether to delay the Conrail CSX merger- Len Besthoff joins us live from Philadelphia.
The search is on for a man who robbed an traumatized a Henry County Family.
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A rather pleasant day with afternoon sun. Looks Like more clouds are on the horizon. Details just ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- the latest research in understanding mental health issues, including obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Plus, modern science, and the latest in cardiac care-- and keeping diseased hearts beating.
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A federal judge in Philadelphia is expected to rule whether he will side with Norfolk Southern by temporarily delaying a merger between Conrail and C-S-X.
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5-Rail-Merger


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon
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More fireworks in day two of the courtroom battle between Norfolk Southern and Conrail.
N-S wants a federal judge to temporarily halt Conrail's merger plan with C-S-X-- Norfolk Southern's rival.
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Len Besthoff joins us from our CBS affiliate in Philadelphia where the case is being heard.
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(questions: What specifics did Conrail bring up this afternoon.)



5-Lilly


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A few weeks ago, Ben Lilly was sentenced to death for the carjacking and killing of a Virginia Tech student.
Today, his younger brother was sentenced for his role in that same murder.
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Mark Lilly received a total of 97 years behind bars, but his prison term is suspended after he serves 49 years.
Last December, the body of Alexander Defillipis was found in the Whitethorne
(WHITE-thorn) section of Montgomery County.


He had been shot four times.
Mark Lilly pled guilty to more than a half dozen charges including second degree murder and abduction.
Prior, to his sentencing, his mother said she's still in disbelief.
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((FRANCES LILLY/MARK LILLY'S MOTHER: THIS STUFF GOING ON, IT'S SOMETHING UNUSUAL. IT'S SOMETHING KIND OF HARD TO DEAL WITH. HARD TO BELIEVE. ))
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Mark Lilly will be in his sixties by the time he gets out of prison.
After that, he'll still face two decades of probation.
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5-Texaco


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The Texaco Employee who taped executives using racial slurs is now facing charges himself.
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Richard Lundwall is charged with obstructing justice.
F-B-I agents says Lundwall and other Texaco officials tampered with documents in the discrimination case against Texaco.
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((CHRISTOPHER RILEY/LUNDWALL'S ATTORNEY: I THINK IT'S TRULY IRONIC THAT THE ONLY PERSON UNDER INDICTMENT IS THE INDIVIDUAL WHO CAME FORWARD WITH THE TAPES.))
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Executives used racial slurs and discussed destroying documents on the tapes.
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The discrimination suit was settled Friday for 176 million dollars.

5-School-Bus


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Five people were hurt this afternoon when a pickup truck slammed into a line of cars waiting behind a school bus.
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The bus had stopped to let students out on Peter's Creek road about three-fifteen.
Two cars were stopped behind the bus, when a pickup truck hit them from behind.
The impact pushed the two cars forward, wedging the lead car under the busses rear bumper.
All the children on the bus are ok.
The driver of the pickup and a passenger were taken to the hospital, along with three people in the first car that was hit.
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5-Shuttle


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The Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off successfully.
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((SIX, THREE, MAIN ENGINE UP AND BURNING, TWO, ONE AND LIFTOFF.))
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The crew will be busy- They'll launch two satellites, do some spacewalking and conduct scientific experiments.
One crew member is also breaking a record- 61 year old Story Musgrave is
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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- O-J Simpson's infamous house guest takes the stand....
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And it's a sign of the times in the Henry Street Community-- times when the Dumas Hotel was very much alive-- we'll explain.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- a battery powered pump means diseased hearts can still keep ticking-- giving hope to people who otherwise would need transplants. 2-SHOT
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Also ahead-- Patrick is relaxing on the job--
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You can too-- find out when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Axton-Robbery


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A man who allegedly robbed and traumatized a Henry County family at gunpoint is still at large.
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Teresa Hamilton is in our Danville newsroom with more on the story.
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Jean, authorities say the suspect not only bound the Fernandez
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by their hands and feet but also placed pillow cases over their heads while he searched their Axton home looking for money.
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((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:WE'RE REALLY FORTUNATE THAT THIS DID NOT END IN SERIOUS INJURY OR BODILY HARM OR EVEN DEATH TO ANY OF THESE FAMILY MEMBERS. ))
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It all started around nine- o'clock last night when Marsha Fernandez went to empty the garbage outside her home on Route 614.
She says that's when a man wearing a ski mask pointed a gun.
Authorities say the suspect then forced the family, including the couple's young children, into the dining room where they were held captive.
Later, the suspect allegedly forced Marsha Fernandez to drive to the Rock House-- a convenience store the couple owns about a half- mile away.
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((SHE WAS FORCED AT GUNPOINT TO OPEN THE SAFE, REMOVE THE CASH, AND GIVE THE CASH AND CHECKS FROM THE BUSINESS THAT DAY, TO THE ROBBER.))
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At that point, Marsha Fernandez says she was forced to drive the suspect to the intersection of route 616 and 934, where he exited the vehicle.
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(Does the Sheriff's Department have any leads?)



5-Simpson


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O-J Simpson's former houseguest is again testifying about the thumps he heard in the night.
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Kato Kaelin says he heard sounds like someone falling back behind his bedroom wall the night of the murders.
It's the first time he's said the noises behind the wall sounded like a person.
Kaelin is testifying in the civil case against O-J Simpson.
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5-Henry-Street


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It was a nostalgic moment for those who remember the glory days of Henry Street.
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A new sign with an old name--
Total Action Against Poverty renamed the former Henry Street Music Center, the Hotel Dumas Music Center.
It's a gesture to honor the history of Roanoke's black community-- and bring something back to the Hotel's former owners.
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((DARTHULA LASH: I KNOW THAT YOU CAN'T REALLY RETRIEVE THE PAST AND IT BE THE GLORY DAYS IN WHICH I RECALL. BUT I CERTAINLY HOPE IT CAN HAVE SOME OF THE GLAMOUR AND WONDERFUL THINGS AND IT CAN JUST BE A COMMUNITY PROJECT. ))
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It'll take about a million dollars to finish the center's renovation.
TAP welcomes investors to help fund the project.
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Does your neck feel all knotted up-- are you feeling tense and need something soothing? Patrick Evans is finding relief right now.
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5-Snow


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Parts of the Northwest are under a seige from snow.
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In Seattle, this is what people are dealing with.
Wheels are spinning-
and shovels are out in force.
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The wintry weather is also blamed for several accidents- the worst on Interstate 90 in Spokane during the morning commute.
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In Portland, the snow is melting- but that coupled with heavy rain is causing flooding for people there.
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Still to come-- the Virginia Tech Hokies may be winning, but they still have some tough games ahead...
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On Health Check, the role of the brain chemical seratonin-- we'll hear the latest research linking seratonin levels and suicide.
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Plus, how the chemical comes into play with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
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(( IT WOULDN'T BE OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE UNLESS THESE THOUGHTS OR BEHAVIORS REALLY CAUSE MARKED DISTRESS, UNLESS THEY WERE VERY TIME CONSUMING, OR UNLESS THEY SIGNIFICANTLY INTERFERED WITH FUNCTIONING. ))
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5-Legionnaire's


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A single case of Legionnaire's disease has been confirmed by central Virginia health officials.
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The victim remains in Lynchburg General Hospital, where his family has requested no information be released about his condition.
Authorities say there's "no" connection between this case and the recent outbreak in Christiansburg.
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((DR. JOANNA HARRIS/LYNCHBURG HEALTH DEPT.: OF COURSE, THE ORGANISM IS AROUND IN THE ENVIRONMENT A LOT, IN STREAMS AND PONDS, AND THIS GENTLEMAN DID LIKE TO FISH, WE UNDERSTAND.))
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Dr. Harris says Virginia sees about 30 isolated cases of Legionnaire's disease every year.
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Harris also is NOT expecting any new cases of salmonella poisoning in connection with the Jumbo Family Restaurant in Lynchburg.
Seventeen workers and customers have tested positive for salmonella since early November.

5-Compulsive


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For some, it's a relentless fear of germs, leading to endless hand washing.
Or repeated driving back to the same location to try to find the body of a person who was never there-- but who they believe they've run over.
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Research suggests that obsessive-compulsive disorder is caused in part, by a disruption of the brain chemical Seratonin, as well as over-activity of certain circuits in the brain, that locks in a repetitive cycle.
This theory has lead to new treatment.
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((DR. ERIC HOLLANDER/MT. SINAI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: IT'S HIGHLY LIKELY THAT IF PATIENTS GET EFFECTIVE TREATMENT, THE SELECTIVE SERATONIN RE-UPTAKE BLOCKING MEDICATION AND SPECIFIC KINDS OF BEHAVIOUR THERAPY THAT THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE A GOOD RESPONSE. )) ((CAROLYN PHILLIPS/OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER PATIENT: THE MEDICATION WORKS, IT SEEMS TO CAUSE ME TO BE LESS SUSCEPTIBLE TO ATTACKS, I THINK THE KNOWLEDGE OF KNOWING WHAT OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE IS HELPS, I CAN DIVERT ATTACKS BY TELLING MYSELF, THAT'S OBSESSIVE. HOWEVER, IT NEVER GOES AWAY FULLY. ))
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For the average person with obsessive compulsive disorder, it takes 17-years from the onset of symptoms, usually in the teen years, until they finally get appropriate treatment.
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5-Suicide


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It may be possible to identify people predisposed to kill themselves.
Researchers say detecting abnormally low levels of seratonin may help doctors predict who's most likely to commit suicide.
Seratonin, is particularly active in a part of the brain that controls inhibition.
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center researchers say levels are 20 to 25 percent lower in patients at high risk of suicide.

5-Heart-Pump


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With the continued shortage of donor organs in this country, medical science has been forced to come up with some amazing devices to help keep people alive.
One being used more and more is a heart pump that helps patients waiting for transplants.
One-hundred-ten people in the U-S have been given new life with battery-powered heart pumps.
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The pumps were originally designed to bridge the gap until a heart transplant could be made.
But they're proving so effective, some patients--like Ed Heap-- may end up using them permanently.
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
Heart surgeon O.H. Frazier helped pioneer the pumps.
An even smaller variation now in development looks promising.
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((DR. O.H. FRAZIER, TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE: A PUMP LIKE THIS WE CAN USE IN CHILDREN, BUT WE CAN ALSO USE IT IN NORMAL SIZE PEOPLE BECAUSE IT HAS A WIDE RANGE OF OUTPUTS. WE'RE VERY HOPEFUL FOR THIS TECHNOLOGY.)) ((ITS INCONVENIENT, AND ITS CHANGED MY WHOLE LIFE, BUT I'M HERE.))
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With its batteries that need recharging, the noise, and the risk of malfunction, the pump isn't perfect, but nonetheless, it is allowing some to live long after their own heart would have given out.
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5-MASSAGE


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Are the holidays already stressing you out?
Need to relax before the family arrives for Thanksgiving? DOUBLE BOX CONNIE/PATRICK
Patrick Evans has found something that will not only relax YOU, but may make the perfect gift, because one size fits all.
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S5-Holtz


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The best known coach in college football stepped down today as Lou Holtz confirmed that he is giving up his head coaching position with the Fighting Irish, effective at the end of this season.
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Elsewhere this afternoon Albert Belle officially teamed up with Frank Thomas to form a terror in the middle of Whitesox lineup as leaves the Indians for Chicago.
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And in Boston, former Toronto skipper Jimy Williams was named the Boston Redsox new manager.
He won 281 games with the Jays from 1986-89.
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S5-Tech


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The Hokies don't have long time to savor what many are calling the biggest win in school history.
That's because what many are calling the biggest came of the season is on the horizon.
And Roy Stanley says that's the West Virginia game - not the Virginia game.
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We'll hear from the Express at 6 as they host Wheeling tonight in a 7 o'clock faceoff at the Roundhouse.
See you then everybody. take a break

5-Cronkite


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Finally tonight-- journalist Walter Cronkite now has a place among the stars.
An asteroid that could someday crash to Earth was renamed in honor of the veteran CBS broadcaster.
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Cronkite visited California Institute of Technology to deliver a lecture--little did he know he'd walk away with an asteroid of his own.
Cronkite's asteroid is a piece of space debris the size of Colorado's Pike's Peak, that orbits in a belt between Mars and Jupiter.
An astronomer discovered it, so she holds the right to name it--and she chose to name it after Cronkite.
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Also at six--
Despite drug education programs, recent studies show that
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drug use among teens continues to climb. Here's Keith Humphry--
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Tonight we continue our series "Under Whose Influence,"
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We'll look at how some baby boomer parents may be contributing to the rise of substance abuse.
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widener tape 5:21:49 ((JOANN BURKHOLDER: WE HAVE A LOT OF BABY BOOMER PARENTS WHO HAVE EXPERIMENTED AND USED SUBSTANCES ESPECIALLY IN COLLEGE. PARENTS ARE DRAWING ON THEIR OWN EXPERIENCE OF HAVING USED AND WHAT THAT TELLS THEM IS THAT IT'S A PHASE. ))
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Melanie Moon will have the details in full screen part two of her series "Under Whose Influence"
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in just 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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Thanks Keith
ANCHOR=Jean


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
check out the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime with Connie Stevens-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. Thanks for watching-- Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean