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News 7 at Five is next-
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An update on the Danville police officer shot in the line of duty last night.
O-J Simpson answers questions under oath- about whether he ever hit his wife.
Plus dogs are on the run in the Big Apple.
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Ready for a super weekend weather wise? Details straight ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- Some residents of Shenandoah Manor will have to move.
The Clifton Forge nursing home is losing it's Medicaid funding.
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Plus-- air bags work, but a top federal safety official says they could work better.
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The healing begins, for a Danville police officer wounded in the line of duty.
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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31- year old Dennis Haley was shot once in the neck last night during a drug raid.
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Teresa Hamilton was there minutes after it happened and joins us from our Danville newsroom with the latest.
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Jean, the shooting has left Haley's fellow officers shaken.
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They were apparently trying to execute a search warrant for drugs when they were greeted by gunfire.
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Danville Police Chief Neal Morris was preparing for a relaxing evening when the call came in.
Minutes later, he was trying to get information on the condition of officer Dennis Haley.
It turns out, Haley was with several officers, trying to execute a search warrant at 321- Moffett Street.
Morris says the men repeatedly announced themselves before knocking the back door down.
Haley was still outside when the bullet struck him in the neck.
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:WHENEVER HE WANTS TO COME BACK, OF COURSE, HE CAN, AS LONG AS THE DOCTOR SAYS IT'S OK, BUT WE DON'T THINK HE'LL BE OUT FOR A LONG TERM. ))
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30- year old Marlow Andre Farmer was arrested last night. double boxes

Jean/Teresa He's now behind bars without bond, charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer.
(questions:What can you tell us about Farmer's background? )


He's been charged on several occasions with malicious damage and assault and battery but his record doesn't reflect where he's ever served any significant jail time.

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O-J Simpson raised his right hand and swore to tell the truth in court today-
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In testimony he denied ever hitting or slapping his-ex wife.
Simpson recalled one fight in which he put Nicole Simpson in a headlock but he says he never struck her.
He did say once he grabbed her and pushed her out the door.
He said quote- I rassled her out of the room. What happened when she fell, I don't know, but I feel responsible for all of it.
The jury saw pictures of a battered Nicole Simpson in court.
But O-J said there was only one very physical altercation.
He says Nicole hit him one time and he did not consider that too physical.
Testimony is expected to continue for at least two more days.
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A plane coming in for a landing
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slammed into two parked planes on the runway in Scottsdale, Arizona last night.
The light plane clipped the top of a Cessna before crashing into a corporate jet-
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All three people aboard the light plane were killed.
No one was in the parked planes.
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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- it's been one year since a Hollins College student was found dead at her Northern Virginia Home... We'll have an update.
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And food-stamp recipients must work or lose their benefits according to new federal rules.
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On Health Check, children fighting cancer.
Some eight-thousand kids in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease, but their odds for recovery are better than ever. 2-SHOT
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Patrick is checking out collectible Christmas ornaments...
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The full story, when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor

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Tomorrow is November 23rd- a date that will forever sadden the Hollins College community.
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Ann Harper... a junior at the school... was stabbed to death at her Fairfax County home--
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then the house was set ablaze.
She was visiting her family during Thanksgiving break at the time of the murder.
To this day, police have yet to make an arrest in the case.
But for some of those who knew Harper, finding the killer is of little significance.
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((JAN FULLER-CARRUTHERS/HOLLINS COLLEGE CHAPLAIN: SOLVING THE MURDER ISN'T GOING TO BRING HER BACK. IN SOME WAY IT WOULD PROVIDE SOME SENSE OF CLOSURE. I THINK THAT CLOSURE IS OVERRATED THOUGH. WHEN I THINK ABOUT THAT, I THINK, O.K., SO THEY ARREST A MURDERER. THEN WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH A TRIAL. THEN THE APPEALS. AND THEN, GOD FORBID, WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH AN EXECUTION. ))
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After the murder last year, a tree was planted in memory of the 20-year old student.
A memorial service is scheduled at that site next month, and a plaque will be dedicated to Ann Harper.
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The Allen administration is calling it the single greatest school construction program in history.
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The Governor unveiled a new financing program today to help schools pay for over two BILLION dollars in school construction and repair needs.
Allen's plan would NOT pay for school needs out right --- but would allow

localities to borrow more money from the state literary fund.
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The Governor's plan will need General Assembly approval.

5-Food-Stamps


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Virginia food stamp recipients are getting a little something else from the state this Thanksgiving: a deadline.
State officials are racing to meet their OWN deadline to get warnings of a new federal requirement in the mail by today.
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The 450-thousand Virginians who get food stamps must get a job within three months-- or lose benefits.
But whether they're complying, will be tough to track on the state's troubled ADAPT social services computer system.
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((CLARENCE CARTER/VA. SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSIONER: NO STATE HAS THE COMPUTER CAPABILITY TO TRACK THESE REQUIREMENTS. AND SO WE ARE LOOKING TO AUGMENT OUR ADAPT SYSTEM SO IT WILL ULTIMATELY BE ABLE TO TRACK THOSE REQUIREMENTS. AND WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO THAT MANUALLY UNTIL WE HAVE SOME AUTOMATED HELP IN THAT REGARD.))
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The new work-for food-stamps requirement is fallout on Virginia from federal welfare reform.
Most other reforms the Commonwealth is putting in place are part of the state's own legislative package.

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If you're looking for that special touch to your Christmas tree, Patrick Evans has found some handmade ornaments.
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Christmas is a time for beautiful decorations, and there are many to choose from, especially the collectable kind.
Today Patrick Evans tells us about a special set of ornaments made completely by hand in Europe, and now available in Roanoke.
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Stick around-- Mike has a preview of tonight's regional championships in high school football.
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On Health Check--
Air bags save lives every day--
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but the government wants them made safer for children and small adults.
We'll tell you about the proposals for new regulations.
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5-Shenandoah


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Residents who receive Medicaid at a Clifton Forge nursing will have to move within the next 30 days.
That's because Shenandoah Manor has failed its latest Health Department inspection.
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35 residents were told today they would have to move because the state will no longer provide Medicaid funds for the home.
A new management company had been working with the home the last several months.
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Residents' family members say they're concerned about their relatives well being.
Some don't even think they can make the move.
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Relatives who have questions can attend an informational meeting Monday night at the Clifton Forge Fire House.
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5-Air-Bags


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New proposals for rules on air bags--
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There's an apparent connection between air bags and the deaths of at least 30 children.
Most were riding in front seats, behind the passenger-side airbags, or were unbuckled.
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((RICARDO MARTINEZ/NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION: WE WILL WORK WITH THE AUTOMOBILE DEALERS AND PROVIDE THEM WITH GUIDANCE SO THEY CAN HELP THEIR CUSTOMERS MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS ON WHETHER TO DEACTIVATE AN AIRBAG, ALERT OCCUPANTS AS TO THE STATUS OF THE AIRBAGS, AND TO SAFEGUARD FUTURE OWNERS USE OF THE AIRBAG. WE WANT PEOPLE TO HAVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION, NOT A PANICKED ONE. ))
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Martinez points out that airbags have been credited with saving more than 11-hundred lives in the past decade.
We may see so-called "smart air bags" in cars by 1999.
They would sense when a child was in a passenger side seat, and lower the inflation force of the air-bag.
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5-Kids-Cancer


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We really don't want to hear the words children and cancer in the same sentence.
But this year, more than eight-thousand kids in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease.
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Thanks to significant medical advances-- more children than ever are surviving, but cancers are often difficult to recognize in the young.
Parents should make sure their kids have regular check-ups and be alert to any unsual signs or symptoms that persist.
The most common childhood cancers are leukemias, brain tumors and skeletal tumors.
The good news is more children are beating the disease.
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((DR. MARIA MASON/AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: TIMES HAVE CHANGED. IN THE 1960'S, 30% OF CHILDREN SURVIVED. IN THE 1990'S, 70% OF CHILDREN SURVIVE NOWADAYS.))
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Possible symptoms for parents to be on the lookout for, include an unusual mass or swelling, unexplained paleness and loss of energy.
Sudden tendency to bruise, persistent pain or limping, prolonged unexplained fever or illness, frequent headaches and rapid weight loss.
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5-Test-Tube


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A woman's chance of giving birth to a test-tube baby plummets sharply after the age of 35.
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British doctors found that 45-year-old women had only a two-percent chance of giving birth each time they were articifially inseminated.
And women older than 45 literally have no chance of having a so-called test tube baby.
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5-Spitting


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An ancient gesture of contempt may be more than rude..it may be dangerous!
British doctors are reporting that spitting can be a health hazard.
They say one man was infected with meningitis after someone spat in his face.
In addition, physicians report that saliva can contain tuberculosis and other germs. 2-shot toss 2-shot-toss
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Time now for sports-- as the best of the best in high school football take the field tonight.
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Mike Stevens has a rundown of tonight's schedule for Friday Football Extra.

S5-Salem


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The weekend is upon us and tonight Friday Football Extra is gearing up for the Regional championships.
One of the big games of the night is in Salem where the Spartans host Staunton River in the Division four Region Three playoffs.
The Spartans have years of playoff experience but it's only the second playoff game ever for the Golden Eagles.
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Five other regional championship games are set for tonight in and around the Friday Football Extra Coverage area.
Here's the complete list of the games we'll have for you tonight at 11:35.
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Don't forget the Jefferson Forest - Brookville, Region 3 - Division 3 title games will take place at 1:30 tomorrow.

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Besides the football, a number of other sports items are making news this evening.
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Virginia Tech Cross Country coach Steve Taylor has been named the Atlantic 10 conference's coach of the year.
Tech was 3-and-0 in the A-10. Taylor himself was an All-American at Tech in 1987.
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Right here in Roanoke, the new inner city boxing facility was formally dedicated on the visitors side of Victory stadium.
The new complex hopes to one day have a stable of young amateur fighters from right here in the Valley.
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Another free agent has decided to jump teams in the big leagues.
Bobby Bonilla, signed with the Florida Marlins today.
He batted 287 with 28 homers for the Orioles last season.
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And finally, the Winston Cup cars are getting in some more practice in Japan for tomorrow's Suzuka 100 exhibition race.
The drivers say the entire experience has been a big positive.
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Steve Mason will more on Gordon's chop stick prowess tonight at six.
Have a safe weekend everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


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You've seen high speed chases-
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but this one is a little different-
For starters it was really a slow speed chase.
It happened at the "tail end" of rush hour.
A pack of dogs running along a major highway heading into New York City-
The chase began after the dogs caused an accident-
Police surrounded the pooches, but the paws were elusive- and the chase continued.
At one point the pack even stopped traffic-
Police did catch three of the dogs- but three more are still on the run.
No word on where the dogs came from or where they were trying to go.
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When you call 9-1-1 you need help and expect it fast.
But there are many factors impacting the kind of service Southwest Virginians get.
One of those variables is where you live.
Others include whether your emergency service is provided by volunteers or career personnel.
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Tonight in the first part of her weekend series, Denise Allen, looks at the changes taking place in the Roanoke County Fire Department.
Volunteer organizations are heavily recruiting new members to keep the fire stations staffed and response times down. full screen
Join us for "Call for Help" in just 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX--
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And for more news later tonight-- full screen
check out the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC.
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Thanks for watching-- Goodnight.