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News 7 is next-
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Where is your taxpayer money going? A final budget is unveiled in Richmond.
Two people taken hostage in Peru have family in Roanoke.
Plus what's Orange and in high demand right now? Well have the answer.
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MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- a new discovery explains why cancer returns in some
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women who've had tumors removed from their breasts.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: ALL OF US CAN WORK TOGETHER. WE'VE LAID A GOOD GROUND WORK.))
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: I THINK YOU SAW A KINDER, GENTLER, GREENER GEORGE ALLEN. AND I THINK THAT'S GOOD.))
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Governor George Allen unveils the final budget he'll be around to sign, with generally positive reviews.
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Good afternoon, I'm Jean Jadhon...
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30 million more dollars for K-through 12 education.
11 million dollars for the Chesapeake Bay.
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George Allen's been stealing his own budget thunder in recent weeks with advance announcements.
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So today, there was one more shoe to drop -- a 20 million dollar surplus that's NOT budgeted for anything.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: JUST AS FAMILIES ACROSS VIRGINIA DON'T SPEND EVERY LAST PENNY THAT THEY EARN, NEITHER SHOULD THEIR STATE GOVERNMENT.))
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Allen did NOT propose a tax cut-- but he expressed a preference that lawmakers enact a small one.
NOT likely.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: THE FIRST CALL ON THIS 20 MILLION DOLLARS IS FIXING LAG PAY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES. THE GOVERNOR SAYS THAT NOT EVERY FAMILY SPENDS EVERY PENNY THEY MAKE. WELL OUR STATE EMPLOYEES WILL SPEND EVERY PENNY THEY HAVE AND SOME THAT THEY DON'T HAVE BECAUSE OF LAG PAY.))
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Allen's lag pay plan starts in January.
Each paycheck will come a day later for seven months.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: I DO NOT THINK WHAT IS IN THE BUDGET ADEQUATELY DEALS WITH IT. I THINK THAT MAY BE THE REASON THAT THEY LEFT THE 20- MILLION DOLLARS FLEXIBILITY IN THE BUDGET, SO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY COULD BRING ITS COLLECTIVE WISDOM TO BEAR ON THAT PROBLEM.))
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Other areas lawmakers are likely to tinker with include higher education, school construction money and a possible sweetening of the two-percent raise state workers won last year.
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President Clinton finishes his Cabinet picks-
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nominating Transportation secretary Federico Pena to take over as Energy Secretary.
Also nominated, Rodney Slater as Transportation Secretary and Alexis Herman as Labor Secretary.
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((ALEXIS HERMAN/LABOR SECRETARY NOMINEE: WORKERS MUST BE PREPARED FOR THEIR JOBS, REWARDED FOR THEIR WORK, SECURE IN THEIR RETIREMENT AND ABLE TO FREELY ORGANIZE.))
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The President chose the son of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Andrew Cuomo had been an assistant secrtetary at HUD.
The Senate must approve the nominations.
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5-Peru


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Hostages in Lima Peru are requesting food and water.
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375 people are still being held in the Japanese Ambassadors residence.
Today hostages held signs in the windows- asking for food and water.
The Red Cross has been sending in bottled water and other supplies.
Now 500 chicken dinners are making their way to the compound.
The hostages have been held since Tuesday night.
The guerillas are demanding their jailed commrades be freed, but local news in Peru reports the govenment has tentatively decided not to meet the rebel demands.
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A Roanoke woman's sister was among those held hostage.
Cecilia Alami (Ah-la-may) says her sister and brother-in law were captured while attending the ambassador's dinner.
Her sister, Stella was released yesterday morning unharmed but Stella's husband is still being held captive.
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((CECILIA ALAMI: EVERYONE'S ACTION IS ABOUT THE SAME THAT WE NEED TO PRAY. WE'RE A RELIGIOUS FAMILY AND WE BELIEVE IF WE PRAY HE WILL BE SAFE.))
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Stella and her husband Kris have lived in Peru for about two years.
He works for the U-S Agency for International Development.
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((ALAMI: I'M CONFIDENT THAT THIS WILL COME TO A HAPPY ENDING AS HAPPY AS IT CAN BE.))
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Alami says some family members have been in touch with her sister.
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5-VMI


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The Virginia Military Institute says it's offered admission to eleven women so far.
And it's giving three of them full scholarships.
In VMI's first quarterly report filed in U-S District Court, the Lexington school also says it plans to have male and female cadets take the same fitness test.
The minimum standards will be 60 sit-ups in two minutes-- five pull-ups and a mile and a half run in 12 minutes.
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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--did a Roanoke Police officer act appropriately when he used deadly force? The Commonwealth's Attorney releases his findings.
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And preparations for the Orange Bowl are underway, not just by Tech and Nebraska--
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Are your dogs barking while you're trying to shop?
We're talking about those tired aching feet.
On Health Check, a few ideas to take the pain away. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- an update on all the O-J Simpson legal proceedings.
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Plus a report from Fantasyland...when NEWS-7 at FIVE, returns. cc sponsor

5-Simpson


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That photo of O-J Simpson wearing Bruni (Molly) Magli shoes is back in the limelight.
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The witness who testified the photo was a fake took the stand.
But plaintiffs in the civil trial are attacking his qualifications.
Robert Groden today admitted he has no professional training examining photographs.
Simpson was expected to take the stand today- but he did not.
He is awaiting word in his battle for custody of his children, Sydney and Justin. A decision in that case could come today.
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5-Police-Shooting


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Roanoke's chief prosecutor says a police officer's use of deadly force WAS appropriate.
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Two months ago, Officer A-C Lampe shot and killed 41-year old Rodney Lee Wilhelm outside the man's home in southeast Roanoke.
Wilhelm was armed with two handguns when he confronted the officer, fired a round into the pavement and pointed the other weapon at Lampe.
The officer opened fire and shot him four times.
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Commonwealth's attorney Don Caldwell says Lampe had reason to believe his life was in danger, and had the right to defend himself.

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A 24-year old man convicted in Halifax County for his role in organized dog fighting will serve 90-days in jail.
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Anthony Martinez was also ordered to do one-thousand hours of community service at an animal hospital.
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Martinez and Alan Samuels were arrested earlier this year after a Halifax County Deputy heard a dog moaning in the back of a truck parked outside a store.
Deputies found four injured dogs as well as a videotape of people wagering thousands of dollars on dog fights.
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((LLOYD COBB/HALIFAX CO. DEPUTY:I THINK MOST OF THE PEOPLE DIDN'T REALIZE THE DOG FIGHTS WERE GOING ON AND LIKE I SAID, IT WAS AN EDUCATION PERIOD FOR ME, TOO, GETTING INVOLVED WITH THE ANIMAL WARDEN IN THIS COUNTY OPENED UP MY EYES QUIET A BIT TO WHAT WAS GOING ON. ))
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Martinez is now in jail.
Alan Samuels is still at large.
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5-Domestic-Grant


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The number of domestic-related calls to the Halifax County Sheriff's department is steadily rising.
That's just one reason Sheriff Jeff Oakes is eager to put a new grant to work.
Soon the department will receive more than 64-thousand dollars in federal and state money from the Department of Criminal Justice Services.
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The money will be used to hire a full time deputy who'll receive extensive training in how to work with victims of domestic violence.
The full-time officer will also be responsible for community education.
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((JEFF OAKES/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF:WE REALLY APPLIED FOR TWO POSITIONS IN THE COUNTY, AND WE'RE VERY FORTUNATE TO GET ONE FULL TIME POSITION, AND MAYBE IF WE STRETCH IT OUT, A LITTLE BIT, WE CAN DO SOME PART TIME, AS WELL. ))
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The county will receive the grant January first-- then Oakes will begin the interviewing process.
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Stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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Patrick Evans takes us on a trip to Fantasyland--where you can enjoy the season, without traveling very far.
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5-Bowl-Shirts


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Virginia Tech fans are seeing Orange and a local printing company is tickled pink.
Scribners Screen Printing makes shirts for Tech's off-campus bookstore.
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Since the announcement of the Orange Bowl matchup with Nebraska, Scribners has been working non-stop.
So far the company has filled four orders totaling 15-hundred pieces.
Last year they sold more than three thousand Sugar Bowl shirts.
Greg Scribner says this year's late bowl announcement made the selleing season shorter, but he's happy with the sales for the Orange Bowl merchandise.
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((GREG SCRIBNER/SCRIBNER SCREEN PRINTING: WHEN THEY DO WELL EVERYONE DOES WELL AND THAT MAKES IT WORTH OUR TIME TO BE CONNECTED WITH THE TECH BOOKSTORE.))
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The company has two artists on staff which come up with the designs.
And you don't have to travel all the way to Blacksburg for Orange Bowl shirts, Scribners is selling them at its Roanoke location too.
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Stick around-- The Hokies prepare for the Orange Bowl without one of their starters-- Mike has details in Tonight's Ticker.
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On Health Check, it's our annual guide to eating through the holidays.
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This year's advice-- budget your calories, as you would your money....and you may survive with your waistline intact.
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Virginia's largest health insurer is no longer threatening to drop Danville Regional Medical Center from its network.
The hospital and Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield have reached a new two year agreement.
About a month ago, Trigon threatened to drop the non-profit hospital from its network at the end of the year.
Trigon officials argued that the hospital's costs were approximately 30- percent higher than comparable facilities in the area.

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First, some important research concerning breast cancer.
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Breast cancer patients may need to have more tissue removed to keep the cancer from coming back.
Researchers have found that healthy-looking tissue around breast tumors may be precancerous about 30 percent of the time.
The findings appear in "Science" magazine.
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5-Holiday-Eating


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Every year, this is a topic we have to tackle on Health Check-- holiday eating...and how to keep your belt at the same notch, throughout the season.
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Just a reminder again this year-- bite for bite, holiday sweets and hors'doevres are the most caloric, fat-rich foods you'll ever eat.
So a nibble of this and a taste of that can really add up.
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((DR. RANDY ECKERT/PATHOLOGIST: THERE'S A TREND OVER OVEREATING DURING THE HOLIDAYS, BUT ALSO BECAUSE OF THE TYPES OF FOODS WE SERVE THERE'S ALSO A TENDANCY TO INCREASE FATTY FOODS WE EAT EAT DURING THE HOLIDAYS))
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It's easy to eat an entire day's worth of calories in one sitting-- not only packing on pounds, but also increasing cholesterol levels.
Consider budgeting your calories as you would budget your money.
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((AS A PATHOLOGIST WE SEE THAT PEOPLE OVER THE HOLIDAYS HAVE A TENDANCY TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CALORIES THAT THEY TAKE IN AT THEIR HOLIDAY MEALS. AND WHAT PEOPLE HAVE TO DO IS THINK OF IT AS BUDGETING. YOU BUDGET YOUR MONEY THAT YOU HAVE OVER THE HOLIDAYS ON THE NUMBER OF PRESENTS THAT YOU WANT TO BUY. AND WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IS BUDGET THE NUMBER OF PRESENTS YOU WANT TO BUY. AND WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IS BUDGET YOUR CALORIES AS WELL. ))
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Here are a few ideas to trim the fat:
Choose white, skinless turkey meat instead of dark, to cut out 50-percent of the fat and calories.
Split desert-- a single piece of pecan pie adds up to 38 grams of fat.
Never go to a party hungry-- that can destroy even the strongest willpower.
And of course, keep up the exercise.
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5-Whiskey


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And for those who drink whiskey-- don't necessarily turn your nose up to the cheap stuff.
Researchers say it may actually be safer for you than expensive labels.
Dutch scientists say they found all whiskeys tested had cancer causing chemicals.
But the most expensive posed more of a danger.
The cheap whiskey had fewer carcinogens.
Not surprisingly, the Scottish Whiskey Association is furious and doubts the study's findings.

5-Feet


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They're the first thing out of the door with you in the morning, and the last thing to come home with you at night.
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For those of you who still have a lot of shopping to do before Christmas, your FEET may slow you down, even before you wallet.
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((DR. MICHAEL TREPAL/NY SCHOOL OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE: THIS IS GENERALLY DUE TO WALKING AROUND A LOT MORE, SHOPPING ON HARD SURFACES OF THE FLOORS AND ALSO DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER WEARING TIGHT FITTING SHOES, BOOTS, ETC. WHICH RUB AND IRRITATE AREAS ON THE FEET.))
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Before your arrive at the mall is the time to think about what you should have on your feet.
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((THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR STYLISH SHOES. IT'S TIME FOR COMFORT-- LOW HEELS, WIDE SHOES, HIGH TOE BOX, GOOD SOFT CUSHIONY SOLES-- THAT CAN DO A LOT TO ALLEVIATE THE PRESSURE POINTS ON THE FEET. ))
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Callouses and heel pain are also common problems for weary shoppers.
The common remedy of soaking can also relieve minor pain.
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Time now for sports-- the Hokies prepare for the Orange Bowl without one of
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Here's Mike Stevens with more on the road to Sunny FLorida-- hi Mike.

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Good evening everybody and welcome to your weekend.
The Virginia Tech Hokies continued their preparations for the Nebraska Cornhuskers today, and as you know those preparations do not include Brian Edmonds.
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As you likely know by now, the senior fullback has been suspended for the Orange Bowl.
And while that make look like a serious blow to the offense, senior captain Billy Conaty says it may be a blessing in disguise.
Edmonds absence will allow Marcus Parker to start at fullback and play the entire game instead of splitting time at tailback.
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Edmonds absence also means that Shyrone Stith will be back in the tech tailback plans backing up Ken Oxendine.
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Elsewhere this afternoon on the NFL front, the New York Jets and head coach Rich Kotite announced that they are parting ways after the team's season finale at home this Sunday against the Dolphins.
Under Kotite's leadership the Jets are just 4 and 27 over the past two seasons.
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Coming up tonight at six, the latest on NASCAR mogul Rick Hendrick plus, Steve Mason FULL SCREEN PINNACLE 18080
checks in with the latest edition of Roundhouse Wrapup, getting you up to date on what's going on with the Roanoke Express.
Have a safe weekend everybody. go to break

5-Fantasyland


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The History Museum of the Roanoke Valley has been taken over by a group of elves working hard to bring Christmas joy to the children of the Valley.
Patrick Evans looks inside Fantasyland, where the Holiday tradition continues, but this year it has a new flair.
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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.
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Thanks for watching-- Have a nice Weekend. SUPER=x4034; e-mail/copyright close-id