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News 7 at Five is next-
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New information that the person arrested for murder in Franklin County is an eight year old boy.
A videotape showing partying and drinking could hurt one candidate for Attorney General.
Plus an update on that man heading round the world in a balloon.
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Rain will begin after sundown-- Most areas will see straight rain, but deeper valleys will have to deal with icy roadways.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- first it took on food labels--
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Now the F-D-A wants to improve the labels on prescription medications-- making them easier to read, and understand.
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A bizarre twist to a Pittsylvania County murder investigation.
It's now confirmed that the chief suspect is the victim's young step- son.
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Good evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Neither the sheriff nor the Commonwealth's attorney would comment.
But a source close to the case says the person arrested for the murder of 55-year old Bernard Rosser, was in fact Rosser's 8-year old step-son.
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The Franklin County probation officer was found dead in his Gretna home last month.
He was killed after suffering a blow to the head.
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The boy's name is not being released... and officials declined to say whether the child is being kept in custody.
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5-Gammon


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A Carroll County judge has sentenced two brothers who killed their father and shot their stepmother to serve 48 years in prison.
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Willie and Chris Gammon could've gotten up to three life terms each.
In pleading for leniency, their lawyers called them psychological hostages of a violent, abusive father, Gary.
They said the brothers feared for their own lives if their father saw they had damaged the car in a failed effort to hot-wire it to run away.
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((JONATHAN VENZIE/WILLIE GAMMON'S LAWYER: YEAH, THEY WERE HOSTAGES, AND THEY TRIED TO STAND UP TO HIM AND IT JUST EXPLODED IN THEIR FACE. ))
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Gary Gammon died when his sons shot him in his home in October of 1994.
His wife, Rebecca Gammon may never walk as a result of her injuries.
She claims Gary was not the violent man his sons made him out to be, and had little to say about their sentence.
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((REBECCA GAMMON: WELL THERE'S NO AMOUNT OF TIME GONNA BRING BACK GARY'S LIFE OR CHANGE MINE IN ANY WAY, SO I DON'T KNOW, IT JUST HASN'T HIT YET. ))
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Chris and Willie Gammon both pled no contest to the charges.
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5-Gil-Davis


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A 1994 video tape has surfaced, showing Attorney General candidate Gil Davis drinking and partying with a client in a Roanoke Hotel.
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Davis, who is representing Paula Jones in her sexual harrassment suit against President Clinton, also represents Pittsylvania County resident Ramona Hines in a lawsuit.
In 1994, Hines video taped a meeting she and her husband had with Davis in a Roanoke Hotel, where the three drank, and discussed a Playboy Magazine appearance.
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((RAMONA HINES: THIS, WHAT YOU HAVE JUST SEEN IS NORMAL, THAT'S CHARACTER FROM MR. DAVIS, AND WHEN I WOULD HEAR HIM ON CNN AND I WOULD HEAR HIM SPEAK, HE TO ME WAS SPEAKING OUT OF CHARACTER;))
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A spokesperson for Davis says he can't comment on Hine's remarks, because he still represents her and is bound by attorney-client confidentiality.
Tonight on News 7 at 6, we'll hear some excerpts from the tape.

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Gil Davis has three opponents within his own party for the Attorney General nomination.
All acknowledge that Ramona Hines' tape could cause Davis problems in the June 10th primary.
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((SEN. MARK EARLEY/R-CHESAPEAKE: AND QUITE FRANKLY, THE IRONY OF IT ALL IS IF IT'S TRUE IT MAY VERY WELL HELP BILL CLINTON MORE THAN ANYBODY ELSE. SO THERE ARE SOME NATIONAL IMPLICATIONS TO THE ALLEGATIONS.))
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Mark Earley is one of two GOP state senators running against Davis.
Senator Ken (STAH-lee) Stolle says Hines' tape is "extremely damaging," NOT just to his campaign but to his personal life.
Former George Allen cabinet secretary Jerry Kilgore says he's anxious to hear what Gil Davis has to say about the tape.
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A Lynchburg teenager is facing multiple charges after he allegedly crashed a stolen car while trying to elude police today.
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Police were following up a report of a possible abduction when an officer spotted the vehicle on Monsview Place.
The 15-year old driver jumped a curb, backed into the police cruiser, then took off again.
The short chase ended when the teen crashed the stolen vehicle into a parked car.
He was later taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of minor head injuries.
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Straight ahead- even though most Virginia voters were excluded from yesterday's special election, it cost tax-payers thousands of dollars.
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And in California, the infamous glove is revisited at the O-J Simpson Civil Trial.
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One government office has taken on the mission of preventing Type One Diabetes.
We'll tell you about a national study underway-- involving oral insulin-- coming up on Health Check. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Coming up-- How do the highway crews handle winter weather predictions?
ANCHOR=Connie


That's Patrick's assignment for today-- his live report when NEWS-7 at fIVE returns. cc sponsor

5-Ramsey


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A photo lab employee lost his job for allegedly stealing crime scene photos in the Jonbonet Ramsey case- and the worker may also face criminal charges.
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The photos were printed in a tabloid newspaper, the Globe.
Photo Craft Labs processed the pictures for the coroners office.
Meanwhile investigators in the case say, don't believe everything you read.
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((I THINK THERE ARE MANY LEAKS THAT HAVE EXTREMELY FALSE INFORMATION. I REALLY ENCOURAGE THE MEDIA TO WAIT UNTIL WE FEEL IT IS APPROPRIATE TIME TO RELEASE THE FACTS WE WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE YOU. THERE IS A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF INFORMATION THERE THAT IS NOT ACCURATE. THAT IS VERY UNFORTUANTE.))
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The body of six year old JonBonet Ramsey was found in the basement of her home, the day after Christmas.
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5-Simpson


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The bloody glove is again the topic at the O-J Simpson trial.
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A former F-B-I photo expert disputes Simpson's claim of evidence-tampering.
Gerald Richards says a mark in a picture of a glove is debris- not a hole.
The glove was found near the bodies of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
The defense maintained it was a hole in the glove's ring finger - and the glove shown the jury did not have one- They claim someone switched the glove with another one.
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5-Special-Election


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Patrick County supervisor Barnie Day is headed to Richmond.
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The Democrat beat Republican challenger Phil Plaster for the 10th district seat in the House of Delegates.
Registrars in three of the four localities involved in the special election say it cost them about 17-thousand dollars.
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Pittsylvania County could not provide an estimate.
But in one of that county's precincts, just ONE person voted.
That's because only a small part of that precinct is in the 10th House district.

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When most of us hear snow or freezing rain in the forecast, we hibernate, but that's when V-Dot is put to the test.
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5-ROAD


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With last week's ice storm still fresh in our memories, another winter threat is upon us. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans decided to visit the Department of Transportation, not only to find out how workers cope with the weather, but also to give us some of VDOT's predictions, too.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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In Tonight's Two Minute Ticker, Steve Mason has the latest edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- some optimistic news for treating ear infections in children.
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Plus, we'll hear what researchers are now saying about which children should be taking growth hormones.
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5-Prescription-Drugs


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The F-D-A plans for prescription drugs what it already does for food labelling.
That is, provide you with some easy-to read and understandable information.
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Prescription drug labels are sometimes cryptic-- and the lack of clear information is blamed for thousands of hospitalizations each year, and for people not getting the full benefit of their medications.
The new drug information will include things like "What's it for?" -- What do you do if you miss a dose-- and possible side effects.
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((TOM MCGINNIS/FDA PHARMACY AFFAIRS: THE FDA LAUNCHED THIS PROGRAM TO GET PATIENTS USEFUL INFORMATION WITH THEIR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS IN ORDER FOR THE PATIENT TO WORK WITH THEIR PHYSICIAN AND PHARMACIST AND PREVENT UNNECESSARY DRUG INTERACTIONS FROM OCCURING. ))
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This F-D-A program will start immediately.

5-Diabetes


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Preventing Type One Diabetes is the focus of a new study being launched by the National Institutes of Health.
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People at risk for developing Juvenile Diabetes will be given a capsule containing insulin crystals in the hopes that it will prevent or delay the onset of the disease.
The researchers say the oral insulin cannot be used to treat diabetes-- but may stop the body's immune system from attacking the cells which produce the insulin.
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5-Ear-Infections


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Ear infections are the most common health problem in young children.
Treating them usually involves 10 days of an antibiotic given by mouth.
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But a new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that a single injection of an antibiotic works just as well.
The researchers say the single dose approach could be helpful for kids who won't or can't take medicine by mouth.
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5-Kids-Growth


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The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a statement about the use of growth hormone in children.
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Many healthy children are receiving the drug to make them grow taller.
Now the Academy says only those children who are deficient in growth hormone should receive the drug.
Concern about the physical and psychological effects of the drug sparked the new policy.
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5-Weight-Watchers


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The Dutchess of York has found a company to endorse.
Sarah Furgeson, better known as Fergie-- has signed on as the new face-- and body-- of Weight Watchers International.
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((SARAH FERGUSON/WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL: IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT AN ENDORSEMENT THOUGH, IT'S ABOUT A LIFESTYLE IT'S ABOUT ME STANDING UP HERE WITH REAL PASSION AND WANTING TO TRY AND NOT LET OTHER MEN AND WOMEN GO THROUGH SUCH TURMOIL AS I'VE BEEN THROUGH. IN TRYING TO RETAIN AND REGAIN MY CONTROL OF MYSELF. IT'S A PART OF LIFE, IT'S NOT JUST A BIG PROMOTIONAL WORK OR A BIG PROMOTIONAL TOUR. ))
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Fergie says she remembers when the media ridiculed her about her weight-- and she ways while she can laugh about it now, it certainly hurt at the time.
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S5-Stuff


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Let's begin tonight's two minute sports ticker with the Virginia Cavaliers who are on the road in Winston-Salem this evening battling second ranked Wake Forest.
The game is not being televised tonight anywhere, but Roy Stanley and photographer Scott Ayres are at Lawrence Joel Coliseum and we will have highlights and postgame comments tonight at 11.
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Your Hometown station does have college basketball for you tonight at nine from the ACC, as the struggling North Carolina Tarheels host N.C. State.
That game tips off at nine.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies, fresh off their win over U-Mass on Sunday are in action tonight at the Cassell taking on Georgia Southern. That game gets underway at 7.
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And Roanoke College faces its biggest ODAC test of the season tonight as the Maroons host Bridgewater.
I'll have highlights of both those game starting at 10 on News 7 Primetime on WEFC.
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S5-Hoops


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We devote Hometown Hoops Weekly, not to the player who can dunk a basketball or shoot the light out of the gym,
but to an incredibly gifted person who has scored the "Life winning shot" in tackling a handicap. Steve Mason explains
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((STEVE MASON:))
((To Kelly Short, a confusing loud huddle sounds like this. But her hearing impairment has hardly slowed her down. ((KELLY:)) ((TROYEENA:)) ((COACH:))
In a world where adolescence can be cruel and tough to the challenged, Kelly is often strength and inspiration for her teammates. ((KELLY:))
The 17 year old is an old pro at overcoming her impairment, back in 1991 she stared for the Woodrow Wilson Presidents. In addition to her basketball, she now plays varsity softball for the Patriots, and maintains a 3.8 grade point average, feats that continually amaze her peers. ((troyleena:))
An interpreter is with Kelly at practice and at games and while the coach is supposed to do the teaching, John griffith finds himself often learning from his pupil. ((:)) ((STEVE:))
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Imagine flying around the world in a hot air balloon.
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That's what one man is attempting.
Adventurer Steve Fossett left St. Louis Monday night- He's now somewhere above the Atlantic.
Fossett communicates with his ground crew through e-mail and fax.
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((BO KEMPER/LOYOLA UNIVERSITY: WE GET AN UPDATE EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR THEN WE EVERY TWO OR THREE HOURS AN E-MAIL FROM STEVE SAYING THINGS ARE GOOD OR I'M HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE HEATER OR WHATEVER.))
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Fossett is flying at fairly low altitudes to take advantage of the strong winds.
He plans to head into Scandinavia and then through Russia, China, Japan and then back.
Fossett hopes to finish his trip within three weeks.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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In the past few years, a number of new charges for A-T-M use have crept into the picture.
And there's a little- known fact about an old A-T-M fee you may want to know about.
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Keith Humphry has more.
ANCHOR=Keith
Let's say you use your bankcard at a SUPER=@Keith1;

machine owned by another bank.
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Odds are you'll have to pay a charge.
But did you know that fee can vary from one machine to another, even though they're owned by the same bank?
We found out this is happening in OUR area.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Coming up at six we'll tell you which bank is doing this and why.
ANCHOR=Jean


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
join Connie Stevens for the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. See you later, goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean