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News 7 at Five is next-
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An elderly couple is found dead in their home- Police are trying to figure out what happened.
Plus amazing home video showing the crash of that Ethiopian Airliner Saturday as it plunges into the ocean.
And the latest on who's going to what bowl game.
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Wx-Heads
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A strong storm system left some gusty northwest winds behind.
Lake effect snows will move into the western mountains tonight.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- the latest in understanding both breast and skin cancer.
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Plus, some doctors fear the wrong patients are using diet drugs, for the wrong reasons.
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An elderly Danville husband and wife are found dead in their home.
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5-Danville-Bodies


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The bodies were found this morning-- And Danville Police are still searching for clues--
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Steve Smallshaw joins us from our Danville newsroom, Steve, what do police have to go on at this point.
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Jean at this point not much.
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Police have found what was a missing car, two bodies and a lot of unanswered questions.
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5-Soering


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The state lab says there's no sign of blood on the knife Jens Soering's lawyer thought might exonerate him.
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Soering is due back in court in Bedford next month for a hearing on whether he deserves a new trial.
His lawyer will argue that a couple of hitchhikers who killed a Roanoke man around the same time could have murdered Derek and Nancy Haysom, rather than the German honors student from U-V-a.
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An appeals court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether to try it again.

5-Simpson


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A surprise in the O-J Simpson case today.
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Proceedings ended abruptly when the defnse said it won't question Simpson- at least not now.
Plaintiffs have been questioning Simpson for three days in the civil trial- but no cross examination from the defense.
Defense lawyers said they need more time to prepare- the Judge granted their request- recessing court until Monday.
But one juror won't be back.
Judge Hiroshi Fujisaki dismissed a woman on the jury saying she tried to contact lawyers or their employees.
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5-CIA-Drugs


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Was the C-I-A connected to crack cocaine trafficking to help fund Nicaraguan rebels.
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Former Rebel leaders denied the claims at a Senate hearing today-
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But protestors in the room stood up and shouted out saying investigators don't want to get at the truth.
The hearing is one of a series--investigating charges made in a story that ran in a San Jose newspspaer last summer.
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5-Hijacking


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Some home video released today
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showing the crash of an Ethiopian airliner over the weekend.
These pictures were taken by someone on the beach.
It shows the airliner crashing into the water and breaking into pieces.
The jetliner ran out of fuel and plunged into the water off the Comoros Islands.
Hijackers demanded they be taken to Australia but refused to let the pilots stop to refuel.
Take a look at this amazing video one more time.
127 people died in the crash- 52 survived- some swimming to shore.
It's believed all three hijackers were killed in the crash.
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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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And is this billboard in Christiansburg, a pre-game prank on U-V-A? The sign is getting more attention than expected-- we'll explain.
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On Health Check, the F-D-A approves a popular drug to treat the eating disorder bulimia.
Plus, we're looking this week at the latest in plastic surgery.
Tonight-- eye-lifts. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- Patrick is getting ready for Christmas--
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He;s in Downtown Roanoke with a live report-- when we come back. cc sponsor

5-kids-tobacco


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Cigarette vendors beware.
In the battle to show how much pro-tobacco states like Virginia don't want kids to smoke -- state officials have okayed a new weapon.
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Attorney general Jim Gilmore has given the green light to law enforcement officials who want to use children in cigarette buying "sting" operations.
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Loudoun Republican Bill Mims requested the opinion.
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Mims says teen buyers are already being used in underage alcohol sales enforcement-- but some local officials worried whether tobacco stings would be legal.
Gilmore's ruling comes as he's forced Virginia into the legal fight against a fedearl ban on youth smoking.
The Virginia Department of health just released data from an undercover survey.
Children taking part in the survey were able to illegally buy tobacco products 37-percent of the time.
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5-Checkpoint


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The Federal government is barely making the grade in the fight against drunk driving.
That word tonight from MADD... who says for the first time in 10 years... the number of fatalities caused by drunk driving accidents has increased in the U- S.
The group gives the government a "C" for its efforts in 1996.
That's compared to a "B Minus" a couple of years ago.
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Scott Prince got a chance to see what law enforcement officers in Virginia are doing to help improve the fight.
He now joins us from Botetourt County.
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5-election


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The special election to fill Virgil Goode's state senate seat will be held December 17th.
Today Governor Allen confirmed the date.
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Democratic Delegate Roscoe Reynolds of Martinsville is running
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against Republican Delegate Allen Dudley of Rocky Mount.
If Dudley wins, the G-O-P would gain a majority in the 40-member Senate.
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Goode, a Democrat from Rocky Mount, was elected to the fifth District congressional seat in November.

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A tradition--that puts downtown Roanoke into the holiday spirit is underway.
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5-GREENS


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One of the most colorful holiday traditions is the "Hanging of the Greens", and Downtown Roanoke is happily taking part. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
We go now to Patrick Evans who is on the Market at the event to tell us what to expect in the coming weeks as Christmas draws near.
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Stick around-- the Virginia Cavaliers have a date at the Carquest Bowl--details in tonight's Ticker.
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Plus on Health Check, defying the signs of aging...
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we continue our series, "Another Look"-- today focusing on eye-lifts.
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5-Breast-Gene


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Scientists believe they're another step closer to understanding breast cancer.
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In 1994-- they identified a gene called B-R-C-A-ONE, and linked it to some inherited cases of breast cancer.
Now they've discovered another gene, called B-A-R-D-ONE, which also appears to be connected to the disease.
Their findings are published in the journal "Nature Genetics."
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5-Skin-Cancer


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Another new study supports the claims that exposure to the sun can cause skin cancer.
Yale university scientists say they found that skin chronically exposed to sunlight had up to ten times more cancer causing gene mutations than other skin....suggesting a strong link between the rays and the disease.
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5-Younger-Eyes


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Sometime about the age of 40 most people start to show signs of aging around the eyes.
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Surgeons will look for puffiness under the eye and loose skin that may be caused by the forehead loosening and the eye brows dropping.
Incisions will be made around the contours of the eye and little scaring usually occurs.
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Surgeons will carefully evaluate the eyes and only remove excess skin.
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Bruising can last up to two weeks, but patients usually return to work in about four days.

5-Prozac


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For the first time, a drug for the treatment of bulimia.
The anti-depressent Prozac-- one of the world's most popular drugs, may now be marketed to patients who suffer from the eating disorder.
Characterized by uncontrollable binge eating, followed by purging, bulimia can be fatal.
Clinical trials demonstrated that prozac decreased binge eating episodes by 67-percent, and purging by 56-percent
Continuing psycho-therapy is still recommended.

5-Redux


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Redux is the first drug approved to treat obesity in the last 23 years.
But it's only approved for adults with about 30 or more pounds to lose.
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These patients benefit by lowering their risk of diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
But experts are concerned some people are taking a potentially dangerous drug just to fit into a pair of jeans.
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The drug is easily accessibly-- but many consumers don't realize it can have serious side effects--
So talk to your DOCTOR first.
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Time now for sports-- and bowl fever is underway for Tech and U-V-A--
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Steve Mason has the low-down as well as some other sports to tell us about.

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Good afternoon, lots going on in sports today. The Salem police department has charged 7 students from Northside high school with
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destruction of private property in regards to an investigation into the vandalism at Salem Football Stadium back on November 14th. The 7 students are juveniles and their names cannot be released.
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S5-UVA


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At 3pm this afternoon, the University of Virginia excepted an invitation to play in the 6th Carquest Bowl December 27th.
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Tiki and Ronde Barber, along with the wrest of the Cavaliers are making their second trip to pro Player Park, which was Joe Robbie back then.
Virginia lost to Boston College on 31-13 on that day back in 1994. The Cavs will most likely meet the loser of the Miami/Syracuse game this weekend.
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S5-Tech


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The Cavaliers acceptance of today's Carquest Bowl invitation means both schools will be bowling over the Holidays.
Mike Stevens says Tech's possible destinations are separated by both miles and millions.
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That's it for 5, coming up at six,, more on the Hokies and the Cavaliers, have a great evening.

5-Tech-Billboard


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A billboard on the route 460 bypass in Christiansburg has some Hokies hopping mad.
But it was Virginia Tech which actually put up the plaque, just days before the annual grid-iron grudge match with University of Virginia.
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The billboard is a salute to higher education in Virginia.
For the second year in a row, USA-Today has ranked U-V-A the number one public institution in the nation.
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Hincker says Tech is getting calls from Hokies who think Cavaliers must have erected the billboard just to raise some pre-game ire.
So tomorrow, it will be changed to make it clear it's a sincere salute from Tech.
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A new judge is about to be named to the Circuit bench in Roanoke County.
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Keith Humphry spoke with a leading candidate for the job today.
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As you know, Jean, we don't elect judges in Virginia. They're appointed by the Governor- from a list of names provided by local lawyers.
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The Salem-Roanoke County Bar association met today to make its endorsement.
After four ballots ONE man emerged the winner, and we'll hear from Jonathan Apgar briefly on NEWS 7 at Six.
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We'll also hear a chilling excerpt from one of hundreds of threatening phone
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made by the Raleigh Court stalker.
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Thanks Keith-- 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