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News 7 at Five is next-
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Will a teen charged with murder go free while awaiting trial?
Find out what a judge decides.
An Allzheimers patient is found dead- after he walked away from home.
Plus a U-S Air commuter plane crashes in Maine.
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Wx-Heads
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More snow for the area with several inches possible.
Wind Chill will be a big factor this weekend.
Weather details just ahead.

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ANCHOR=Connie
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First researchers found that wine can be healthy for the heart.
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Now they say it may help fight cancer.
We'll have the story, on Health Check.
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A Danville teenager charged with murder will remain in custody until a grand jury decides his next step.
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5-Walton


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 596-42
GRAPHIC=News 7 at Five


Good evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=Legal Scales


The judge's decision came down this morning after investigators revealed evidence gathered against 18-year old Percy Levar Walton.
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The Danville teen was charged Thanksgiving Day with killing and robbing Archie Moore.
The 33-year old victim was found stuffed inside a closet at his Cabin Lake apartment.
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Authorities say they began questioning Walton after witnesses told police they had seen the teenager driving the victim's car around the time of the murder.
Investigators say they searched Walton's apartment and found Moore's keys in a bedroom.
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((DET. HUGH WYATT/DANVILLE POLICE DEPT.: ONE OF THE KEYS ON THAT RING FIT THE HALL DOOR, THE MAIN DOOR LEADING INTO MR. MOORE'S APARTMENT, ONE OF THE OTHER KEYS FIT THE PATIO DOOR LEADING INTO THE BEDROOM. ))
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Investigators say keys found in Walton's bedroom also fit the victim's car.
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5-Missing-Man


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
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TAPE# 597-01
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The search for an elderly Pittsylvania County man suffering from Alzheimer's disease is over.
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Family members contacted police after 73 year old Henry Thomas Parrish apparently walked away from his home last night.
Search crews were optimistic they would find Parrish after a neighbor spotted him this morning.
But around noon his body was discovered from a helicopter about a mile and a half from his Stony Mill residence.
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((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF:WE JUST GRIEVE FOR THE FAMILY AT THIS TIME, WHEN YOU START OUT, YOU ALWAYS START OUT OPTIMISTIC, HOPING YOU CAN STILL FIND SOMEBODY ALIVE, IN A SITUATION LIKE THIS. ))
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Authorities are waiting for a doctor to determine the exact cause of death.
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5-Allen-Education


ANCHOR=Jean
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Governor George Allen has pulled his biggest political thorn out of his own side.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I'M PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE...OUR SCHOOLS.))
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: I THINK WE SHOULD HAVE TAKEN ... MONTHS TO COME.))
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Democrats have chided Allen for months for being the only governor in the nation to turn down over eight million dollars in federal funds.
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In a letter last October, U.S. Education Secretary Richard Riley said Virginia could use Goals 2000 strictly for computers -- as the Governor had demanded.

5-Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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Bitter cold is making work tough at the scene of a deadly plane crash in Michigan.
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Workers are staying out in 15 to 20 minute shifts because of sub zero wind chills.
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((TILMAN CRUTCHFIELD/MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF: CERTAINLY IT HAMPERS THE INVESTIGATION. IT MAKES MORE DIFFICULT IN THE RECOVERY MORE DIFFICULT.))
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A makeshift morgues been set up near the crash site.
The Comair flight crashed as it was making its way to Detroit's Metropolitan airport- killing all 29 people on board.
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5-Crash-Victim


ANCHOR=Jean
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One of the people killed in last night's crash had a connection to last month's fatal cargo plane crash in Giles County.
Published reports say 37- year old Maureen DeMarco was going to her brother's funeral in Detroit.
Her brother-Brian Scully was one of six people killed when the Airborne Express plane crashed last month near Narrows.
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5-Maine-Crash


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Trouble for another plane today- this one a U-S Air commuter in Maine.
The U-S Air Express Plane had just taken off for Boston-
It climbed about 4 hundred feet when it crashed onto the runway.
Two of the eleven people on board were hurt.
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Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
A partial victory for one woman who says she lost her job just because she got pregnant.
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and a new prosecutor in Michigan says it would be a waste of taxpayer money to go after Jack Kevorkian again.
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Anchor=Connie


And on Health Check-- we'll tell you how a neighborhood youth center is helping Roanoke lower its teen pregnancy rate. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Still to come...more Nascar news on the two minute ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens will have more when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Bailey


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE# 596-45
GRAPHIC=State Supreme court


A four- to- three decision by the State Supreme Court today has reversed a ruling on sex discrimination.
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Lisa Bailey claims she was fired because her employer considered her UNRELIABLE after she had a baby.
Justice Lawrence Koonts says using that as a basis for termination- -if those are the facts- -would amount to a "classic example of gender discrimination... repugnant to Virginia's strong public policy."
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The case will come back to Roanoke for a jury trial.

5-DEQ-Memo


ANCHOR=Jean
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A controversial memo has cost a state employee his job.
Michael McKenna, with the Department of Environmental Quality, quit today at the request of Governor Allen.
McKenna wrote a memo outling a plan to discredit a legislative agency that recently issued a critical report.
McKenna proposed using media leaks to counter the findings by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission.
The governor called for McKenna's resignation after the memo became public.

5-Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
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O-J Simpson will be allowed to testify about Nicole Simpson's sex life and alleged drug use.
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Defense Attorneys want to show that Nicole could have run with a dangerous crowd-
But some experts say Simpson would be better off NOT putting down his ex-wife.
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((PROF. ROBERT PUGSLEY/LEGAL CONSULTANT: I THINK IT WOULD BE VERY UNSEEMLY TO HAVE THE CUSTODIAL SERVING PARENT ON THE WITNESS STAND TRASHING AND THRASHING HIS EX WIFE.))
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The judge won't let the defense use the testimony to suggest somebody other than Simpson was the killer.
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5-Kevorkian


ANCHOR=Jean
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A Michigan Prosecutor is dropping charges against Dr. Jack Kevorkian.
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The New Oakland County Prosecutor has dropped ten assisted suicide cases against Kevorkian- saying it's a waste of taxpayers money.
The outgoing prosecutor Richard Thompson lost two cases against Kevorkian before he was voted out of office last year.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Many long hours are spent on quilts and some are found in unique places.
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5-QUILTS


ANCHOR=Jean
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Quilting is often considered a craft, but it is in fact an art.
One nationally known quilter is in town today, and Patrick Evans caught up with her at the Art Museum of Southwestern Virginia.
Here's his report.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Next on NEWS-7 at Five
Mike Stevens talks to the King of Nascar, Richard Petty in his report from the Nascar media tour.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- here's an unusual one-- a book from the Smell and Taste Research Foundation.
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The topic-- how simply smelling the scent of food can make you lose weight.
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((AND THEN WHEN I DID SIT DOWN, MY APPETITE WOULD BE ABOUT HALF OF WHAT I WOULD NORMALLY EAT. ))
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5-Cancer-Grapes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-43
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It's a little fruit that researchers say could one day offer big hopes in fighting cancer.
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Scientists have discovered that grape skin yields a compound called Reservatrol.
When they gave it to rats, they found it inhibited the growth of skin and mammary tumors in the animals.
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((DR. JOHN PEZZUTO/UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO: WE'RE PARTICULARLY ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT RESVERATROL BECAUSE IT'S READILY AVAILABLE, BECAUSE IT HAS MANY MODES OF ACTION AND ITS VERY SAFE AND COMMON COMPONENT IN THE HUMAN DIET.))
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Reservatrol is found in 70 plants but is most common in red grapes-- and by-products like red wine.
Scientists have been studying thousands of plants in the search for natural cancer fighting agents.
Some are already well known-- like broccoli.
But Reservatrol stands out because it seems to protect against cancer at three stages of development.
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((DR. PEZZUTO:THE AGENT THAT IS FOUND IN BROCCOLI SEEMS TO INHIBIT THE PROCESS OF CANCER JUST AT ONE STAGE.RESVERATROL SEEMS TO INHIBIT CANCER AT ALL MAIN STAGES.))
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Researchers say it's still too early to determine whether reservatrol will work on people-- so there's no reason to drink more wine, or gorge on grapes.

5-Teen-Pregnancy


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=Five
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#596-44
GRAPHIC=Teen Pregnancy


Research shows that the West End Center is positively impacting Roanoke teenagers.
The youth center now has hard evidence that its programs are helping lower the teen pregnancy rate.
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Today the center announced evaluation results from one of it's programs.
They show that students in the neighborhood-based comprehensive youth program stayed in school, had better grades and reported fewer instances of teen pregnancy than non-participants.
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((CHERI HARTMAN/BETTER BEGINNINGS: IDENTIFY WHAT PREVENTION PROGRAMS WORK SO OUR COMMUNITY CAN MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT WHICH EFFICIENT PROGRAMS WARRANT CONTINUED SUPPORT AND MAYBE EVEN EXPANSION INTO OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS.))
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The West End Center is a private non-profit organization.
It offers tutoring, and after-school and summer programs for students in kindergarten through grade 12.
The center serves 200 children-- and about 70 more are now on a waiting list.
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5-Pregnant-Mind


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-02
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Many women complain that they become forgetful or absent-minded during pregnancy.
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Now researchers, reporting in "New Scientist" magazine say there may be a physical reason for this.
Images taken during pregnancy and after found that women's brains actually shrink and then return to normal size-- six months after pregnancy.
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5-Food-Scents


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-46
GRAPHIC=Health Check Bug


We first met Dr. Alan Hirsh two years ago on Health Check-
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((PINK GRAPEFRUIT, ROASTED CHICKEN, VANILLA. ))
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He was trying to find out if sniffing the scent of food-- rather than eating it-- could make you lose weight.
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((OK NOW WE DON'T HAVE TO EAT. (LAUGHTER) DR. ALAN HIRSH/SMELL & TASTE RESEARCH FOUNDATION: ONE OF THE THINGS WE FOUND IS THAT THE MORE FREQUENTLY THEY SNIFFED THE MORE WEIGHT THEY LOST.))
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Dr. Hirsh is the Director of Chicago's Smell and Taste Research Foundation.
More than three-thousand people participated in his study.
Roberta Marren says she lost 28 pounds-- and kept it off.
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((ROBERTA MARREN/STUDY PARTICIPANT: I WAS DESPERATE, BECAUSE NOTHING ELSE WORKED. I'D SAY TO MYSELF, I'M JUST GOING TO GO ON A DIET AND I'D LOSE FIVE, MAYBE 10 POUNDS.. AS SOON AS THE DIET WAS OVER, I'D GO RIGHT BACK TO EATING! AND I'D GAIN IT RIGHT BACK AGAIN AND THEN SOME MORE. ))
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In his new book, Dr. Hirsh's Scentsational Guide to Weight Loss, he explains one of the crucial elements for his approach-- the sensation of feeling full doesn't really come from your stomach.
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(( DR. HIRSH: HOW YOUR BRAIN DECIDES WHEN TO STOP EATING IS BASED ON WHAT YOUR BRAIN INTERPRETS THAT YOU'VE ACTUALLY EATEN. AND THE WAY IT INTERPRETS WHAT YOU'VE ACTUALLY EATEN IS BASED, TO A LARGE DEGREE, ON WHAT IT'S SMELLING. SO YOU INTERPRET, IF I'M SMELLING FOOD, THAT MUST MEAN I'VE EATEN THE FOOD.))
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So his premise-- by sniffing you can fool your brain into thinking you've actually eaten and you'll feel fuller faster.
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S5-Cain


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-4
GRAPHIC=VMI football


Good afternoon everyone, according to sources close to North Carloina State's football coaches; Wolfpack offensive coordinator Ted Cain was in Lexington yesterday, on a "fact finding mission " as Cain put it. Cain joins Donnie Ross and Chip garber as candidates for the vavant VMI head coaching position.
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Cain has been at N.C. State for 11 years and has served as the Packs offensive coordinator during that tenure. He has a miliatary back ground, spending two years in the U.S. Army corp of engineers. A new head coach has not been named as of today.
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S5-Petty


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Roy
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One of the highlights of this weeks NASCAR Media Tour was the chance to witness a well deserved honor for the King, Richard Petty.
Mike Stevens has more from North Carolina.
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Coming up at 6, we will roll out the mats at the Big Orange wrestling tournament, have a great weekend.

5-Money


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=jmo
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Police in Miami are getting a lot of laughter -- but little else -- as they try to recover a half million dollars.
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The money showered an impoverished neighborhood Wednesday when an armored car overturned.
Police are offering residents in the Overtown section one more day to return the money, no-questions-asked.
But so far, there have been no takers, despite door-to-door visits by police.
Those caught with the money after tomorrow could face charges ranging from misdemeanor theft to grand theft.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Tired of waiting in long bank teller lines?
Two Southside banks have found a way to make the long wait more bearable.
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Keith Humphry is in our newsroom tonight with some details.
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Jean, The Patrick Henry National Bank and the People's National Bank have something called Newsline at their high volume branches in Martinsville and Danville.
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The ticker has news, sports, trivia and entertainment stories, giving customers something else to pay attention to.
The service may eventually be in close to two dozen branches across Virginia and North Carolina.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Len Besthoff will have customer reaction in his story tonight on News-7 at 6.
ANCHOR=Jean

Have a nice weekend. That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE--