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News 7 is next-
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The man convicted of killing his girlfriend's parents returns to court- in hopes of getting another trial.
Fire breaks out at Rubatex in Bedford.
And we'll hear the 911 call warning police of a bombing at Olympic Park.
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Wx-Heads
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After a cold and blustery day, we have just the thing to warm you up... readings approach 60 for the rest of the week.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check, some two million Americans are at risk of stroke--
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due to atrial fibrillation.
Now, researchers think they know how to help them.
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Jens Soering was convicted of the double murder of Derek and Nancy Haysom six years ago.
Today he returned to Bedford in hopes of a new trial.
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5-soering


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Jens Soering spent the day in very familiar surroundings at the Bedford County Circuit court house.
The German diplomat's son is trying to get his murder conviction thrown out.
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Steve Smallshaw, has been covering today's hearing and joins us live from Bedford.
Steve, will Soering spend a second day in court?
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5-Simpson


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Fred Goldman took the stand today in the O-J Simpson trial-
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fighting back tears as he told the court he loved his son- and misses him terribly.
His emotional testimony wrapped up with a video of his son in November of 1993.
On tape, Ron Goldman says "God knows where I'll be in a year."
The Plaintiffs have now rested their case.
The defense has begun presenting its witnesses.
Defense attorneys say their case is expected to last three weeks.
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5-Ferrell


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A former Halifax elementary school teacher convicted of possessing crack cocaine could spend up to ten years in prison.
Dorothy Ferrell was found guilty this afternoon and immediately taken to jail.
The former
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second grade teacher and a school custodian were arrested in April after authorities found crack cocaine and a pipe used to smoke it in her car.
Ferrell's attorney pointed the finger at someone else, saying Pauline Rues
(Rooz), who was also in the car, was the one caught holding the drug the night

the three were arrested in Burchland Park.
Authorities refer to the area as an open air drug market.
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Dorothy Ferrell's case was heard by a judge because so many of the potential jurors had already heard or read about the case.
Ferrell is also facing a second trial-- while free on bond she was picked up once again in Burchland park on drug charges.

5-Rubatex


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Authorities are looking into a fire this morning at Rubatex in Bedford.
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Smoke poured from the company's Waltex division just after 11:30 after an explosion in an oven.
No word on what might have touched off that blast.
The smoke got into the duct work and made it hard for firefighters to get things under control.
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((DONALD HALE/BEDFORD VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF: I HAD REPORTS FROM A LOT OF PEOPLE THERE THAT THERE WAS AN EXPLOSION. THE EXPLOSION IN THE OVEN WENT BACK THROUGH THE PIPES IS THE REASON IT EXPLODED, HIT ALL THAT FRESH AIR. ))
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The plant was evacuated, NO one was hurt.
This was the second fire this year at Waltex.
Company officials were unavailable for comment.
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5-Bad-Weather


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The rain is easing along Oregon's
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Forecasters say more rain is due tonight and tomorrow.
Drenching rain over
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the weekend caused mudslides and evacuations, but most rivers are holding or dropping slightly today.
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Meanwhile other parts of the nation are contending with snow.
Cleveland got another blast.
And in the Northeast crews are scrambling to restore power to some 200 thousand still in the dark from weekend storms.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Virginia Tech is prepared for bowl fever...
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And the F-B-I wants your help leading to the Olympic Park Bomber.
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And, some big name cosmetics companies are offering some big payoffs with their vitamin treatments.
But do they really work?
We'll hear what one expert thinks, on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up--Patrick has a look inside the WHite House--
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ANd he hasn't even left the city limits-- he'll explain when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Olympic-Bombing


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The F-B-I is hoping somebody has a picture of the Olympic Park Bomber.
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The agency has announced a half million-dollar reward in the case, hoping to spur people to come forward.
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Agents today also modeled a backpack that looked like the one that may have held the bomb.
And they played the 911 call that warned of the blast.
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FBI agents are hoping the information jogs the momery of someone who as the park.
One woman was killed and more than 100 others injured during the July 27th concert.
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5-NBC-Jewell


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Meanwhile N-B-C has reached a settlement with Richard Jewell, the former Olympic bombing suspect.
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Jewell's attorney says the network will pay compensation for comments made by news anchor Tom Brokaw after Jewell was named a suspect.
The lawyer does not say how much the network is paying, but he does say the terms are satisfying to both sides.
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5-Dolan


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Arlington lawyer Bill Dolan may have learned something this year from his son-- who brought home Olympic gold as a swimmer.
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((BILL DOLAN/D-ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE: SOMETIMES AN ATHLETE FINISHES A COMPETITION AND SAYS "I CAN DO BETTER. AND NEXT TIME I WILL." SOMETIMES A CANDIDATE FINISHES A RACE AND SAYS "I CAN DO BETTER. AND NEXT TIME I WILL." WELL LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, NEXT TIME IS HERE.))
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With that, failed 1993 candidate Dolan becomes the only Democrat so far to seek the Attorney General nomination in 1997.
Dolan is promising to make drug crimes and education funding top priorities.
Dolan attributes his failure in 1993 to Mary Sue Terry.
He says gubernatorial candidate Don Beyer will win in '97.
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5-Hokies-Orange


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The rush is on for tickets to the Orange Bowl, where Virginia Tech will go head to head with Nebraska.
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At Tech's ticket office, five extra people were on hand to process the orders today.
The fact that the Hokies are playing the national champions for the last two years running has added to the excitement.
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((SANDY SMITH/ASST. TICKET MGR.: PLAYING NEBRASKA, THE STUDENTS WERE REALLY ENTHUSIASTIC THIS MORNING, AND WE HAD A LONG LINE THIS MORNING AND A LOT OF PEOPLE CAME IN THIS MORNING, SO IT WAS VERY GOOD. ))
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For fans, it's the perfect encore to last year's Sugar Bowl win.
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((DWAYNE KITTLE/HOKIE FAN: I'VE BEEN IN BLACKSBURG, BEEN A HOKIE FAN FOR 25 YEARS NOW AND A FEW YEARS AGO WE'D HAVE NEVER DREAMED ABOUT BEING IN THE SUGAR BOWL, THE ORANGE BOWL, I MEAN THIS IS INCREDIBLE. ))
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Tickets cost from 60 to 125 dollars. They'll be mailed out next week.
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A project started in 1992 by former President George Bush bears fruit here in the Valley...
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((PATRICK EVANS: SOME OF THE MOST UNIQUE CRAFT ART IN THE WORLD IS USUALLY ON DISPLAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, AND NOW IT'S TRAVELING THE COUNTRY--WE'LL GIVE YOU THE DETAILS ON THIS EXHIBITS STOP HERE IN ROANOKE, NEXT ON NEWS 7 AT FIVE.))
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5-WHITE-HOUSE


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Ever wonder how the First Family decorates the White House?
Right now you can see some of the actual pieces that normally reside at 16-hundred Pennsylvania Avenue at The Art Museum of Western Virginia, in an exhibit filled with Presidential art.
Patrick Evans has more from Center in the Square.
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Stick around-- Steve has a preview of tonight's Tech- UNC-G basketball game--
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On Health Check, the latest study-- this one from Australia-- on the possible dangers of living near television towers.
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Plus, in the midst of scrutiny over the safety of air bags, Drive Smart Virginia explains the numbers.
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5-Airbags


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Airbags have been under fire as of late-- because of the connection between the deaths of some 30 children, and passenger side airbags.
Safety officials are now trying to educate the public on how to prevent future tragedies.
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According to Drive Smart Virginia, 11 hundred people have been saved by air bags.
Nine doctors confirm that Kathleen Jones survived a head-on collision last August because she was wearing a safety belt and her air bag deployed.
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Air bags were designed with the average size person in mind.
On impact, they deploy explosively at 200 miles per hour.
Safety officials stress that air bags are a supplemental restraint and should always be used with a lap and shoulder belt.
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5-Stroke


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Boston researchers are urging doctors to prescribe a particularly powerful
blood thinner--- more often.
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They say the drug "Warfarin" cuts the risk of stroke from atrial fibrillation-- by 67-percent.
Atrial fibrillation is a heart-rhythm problem that increases the chance of a blood clot breaking free and causing a stroke.
About two-million Americans suffer from the condition-- but only about a third studied were given the drug.
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5-TV-Towers


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Researchers reporting in the Medical Journal of Australia say
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they've discovered a potential link between childhood leukemia and electromagnetic radiation from television transmission towers.
They say the highest rates of the cancer in Sydney-- were in neighborhoods surrounded by towers.
But they believe more research needs to be done before any conclusions are made about any dangers of living near t-v towers.
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5-Vitamins


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Can vitamins help you look younger and prettier?
Revlon is betting you'll say yes.
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The company has a new line of "Beauty Vitamins"
But do they actually work?
The line has one product said to help with weight loss, another for hair, another for nails...and one with antioxidants said to help give you healthier skin.
One dermatologist though is skeptical.
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Also, several products in the new line contain herbs-- Dr. Sheman says that's because herbs are tough to regulate by the F-D-A-- so products containing herbs can make claims they couldn't make otherwise.
Dr. Sheman also says the claims-- like "Helps Promote"-- are vaguely worded.
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Revlon is not the only company offering a line of vitamins-- many of the big names have their own line.
Revlon would not agree to an interview with CBS on the topic.

5-Grapefruit


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A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but researchers say a glass of grapefruit juice will often boost the medicine's effectiveness.
To their surprise, researchers have found that a number of drugs are absorbed into the body more easily when taken with grapefruit juice.
There is a sour side, however.
Because it boosts blood levels of certain drugs, grapefruit juice may cause people to overdose inadvertently.
Consult your doctor for information about your medication. 2-shot-toss
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Time now for sports-- it's hard not to know about Hokie hype-- after yesterday's bowl announcements...
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Here's Steve Mason with more on that and some Express news.

S5-Tech


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Good afternoon everyone. Lots of sports to get to in 120 ticks, so lets get to it. As you already know, the Virginia Tech football team is going to the Orange Bowl to face Nebraska.
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The Hokies cheered when they found out their New Years Eve opponent would be the Cornhuskers. Although this is Tech's second Bowl Alliance bid, earning a shot at the 2 time defending National Champs provides many reasons for a toast.
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There is also a good feeling around the tech basketball team which battles UNC-Greensboro tonight at the Castle in a 7:30 tip off. The 3 and 2 Hokies have won 3 straight behind Ace Custis's 20 points per game average and help from a rather large supporting cast.
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S5-Stuff


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To the links where hanging Rock teaching pro Chip Sullivan is trying to earn his PGA card in the PGA qualifying school tournament at La Purisima Golf Course in Santa Barbara California.
In today's final round, Chip is at 7 under par in the 6 round tournament, putting him tied for second. The event is in a rain delay at this time. The top 40 and ties get their PGA tour Card.
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In other local sports, the Roanoke Express beat East Division rival Richmond last night 4-2 to improve to 12-10 and 3 on the season.
Roanoke's Jeff Jablonski's assists to Ilya Dubkov gave the Express a 2-nothing advantage in the first.
After Richmond tied it at 2, Eric Landry scored the game winner and Jeff Loder, who was called up by the IHL's Manitoba Moose, put the icing on the cake.
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Coming up at 6, Mike Stevens will join us from Virginia Tech with a report on the Hokie Hooptsers, see ya then.

5-KICKER


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Barbie is always well-dressed....and now some of the best designers are making sure she wears it well.
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Barbie was sighted on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills yesterday for a day long celebration featuring Barbie fashion shows and a silent auction.
Barbie Dolls dressed and accessorized by the fashion world's biggest designers and jewelers... including Cartier and Louis Vuitton.
The auction benefited the national Children Affected by AIDS Foundation in Los Angeles.
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Has there ever been a time when you wanted to know what your pet was thinking?
Well a Lynchburg woman says she can open up the lines of communication for you.
This "PETternal" person is Patty Summers.
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And she is what you would call an "Animal Communicator."
She says no matter what kind of pet you own, she can telepathically communicate with it.
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Scott Prince has the story in 30-minutes on News- 7 at six.
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