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News 7 at Five is next-
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Travel comes to a halt on Interstate 77 after a 50 car pileup.
Travel in the air could also stop- as an American Airlines strike draws near.
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Rain moves in tonight but will finish with a flurry tomorrow. Weekend forecast details are coming up.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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Tonight on Health Check-- the legislative effort to end what are called "drive through mastectomies"
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And, concern about cardiac care and African Americans-- race may greatly affect a person's odds of undergoing life-saving surgery.
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It looked like a parking lot on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County-
Dozens of cars are involved in a chain reaction accident.
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5-77-AX


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
It's taken most of the day to move as many as 50 vehicles involved in the chain reaction wreck. It happened this afternoon in Carroll County.
Traffic is now slowly returning to normal.
Tracy Altizer was there and has the story.
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5-Am-Airlines


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Seven hours to go before a possible American Airlines strike.
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Talks are continuing between the Pilots union and the airline- but still no settlement as the clock ticks toward midnight.
Pilots say they don't want to walk off the job.
They say a strike would cost more than their proposal.
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((I VERY MUCH HOPE THAT MANAGMENT CHOSES THE PURDENT COURSE RATHER THAN FORCE OUR PILOTS TO STRIKE.)) ((JAMES SOVICH/ALLIED PILOTS ASSN: JOB SECURITY AND THE COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT ARE A MODEST PROPOSAL. TAKE THE DEAL.))
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Wage increases and job security ARE the main sticking points.
A strike would ground American flights- and up to 40 thousand passengers worldwide.
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((WE'RE GONNA HAVE NO TROUBLE GETTING THERE. THE QUESTION IS CAN WE GET BACK.)) 14:08:46 ((WE WERE SUPPOSED TO BE FLYING A LATER FLIGHT BUT THEY CANCELED IT SO WE HAVE TO FLY THIS TIME.))
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5-Clinton


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President Clinton could intervene and avert a strike- but so far he's been reluctant.
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((I WANT TO REITERATE MY CALL TO THE PARTIES TO USE THE MEDIATOR AND THINK ABOUT HOW THEY CAN REACH OUT TO ONE ANOTHER IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE NATION.))
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Clinton could order a 60 day cooling down period which would keep flights in the air.
He's meeting with advisors and may answer questions later tonight.
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5-Charter-Schools


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Governor George Allen has joined the fight over charter schools.
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Late last year, Allen said he would NOT push charter schools this year because it would be a distraction.
Now that President Clinton has endorsed them, Allen's challenging Democrat Don Beyer to fight for them in Virginia.
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But Beyer says he doesn't think the wording of the Republican bill will qualify for what the Allen administration estimates is 30- million dollars in aid from Clinton.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I'M GLAD TO SEE THAT THEY'RE ACTUALLY COMING UP WITH THESE SORTS OF EXCUSES FOR PREVIOUSLY OPPOSING IT. AND IF THAT IS THE ONLY THING THAT IS NOW STOPPING THEM FROM SUPPORTING THIS MEASURE, WHICH SENATOR BARRY WILL BE CARRYING FOR US IN THE SENATE, THEN I THINK WE HAVE VERY GOOD PROSPECTS.))
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The fight over whether charter schools could allow discrimination will likely provide more fireworks in next week's close of the General Assembly session.
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Still to come in the newscast--
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A library in honor of the country's first black governor is dedicated today... we'll hear from Doug Wilder.
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If you're thinking about giving up cigarettes- we'll have the latest theories that may help you, on Health Check.
And, it turns out if you cheat just a little on your first day going smokeless... it may be an omen of things to come. cc sponsor

5-Wilder-Library


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The nation's first elected black governor has his place in history.
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Now he has a place to keep his history.
The 7 and half million dollar L. Douglas Wilder Library and Resource Center houses NOT only the collections of Virginia Union University -- but the public record of its most famous alumnus.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: HE BEGAN HIS EDUCATION OR HIS LEARNING IN AN ERA WHEN HE COULDN'T ATTEND A LAW SCHOOL IN VIRGINIA SIMPLY BECAUSE OF THE COLOR OF HIS SKIN. HE WAS UNDAUNTED AND HE WAS RESOURCEFUL.))
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((DOUG WILDER: TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU DO THIS TO ME AND FOR ME AND IN MY NAME, NOT ONLY CHALLENGES ME FURTHER. BUT IT SAYS TO SOME OTHER FORLORN SOUL SOME PLACE, MAYBE IN CHURCH HILL WHERE I WAS, THAT YES, YOU CAN DO IT.))
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The Wilder Library's built on the site where the former governor jokes he skipped classes to play touch football.
The historically black college was his only option for college in the segregated south 50 years ago.
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5-Greenbrier


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The president of The Greenbrier believes the odds are in favor of getting legislative approval of gambling at the West Virginia resort this year.
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But a stalemate on the issue makes that anything but a sure bet.
Senate reluctance in the past doomed the gambling legislation after it got through the House.
Now the House won't move on a bill until the Senate passes it, and a poll of the Senate shows the measure is short of what it needs for approval.
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5-Hubble


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Shuttle Discovery Astronauts are wrapping up a seven hour spacewalk.
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They're giving the Hubble Space Telescope a 350 million dollar tuneup- including a new set of electronic eyes.
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Mark Lee and Steve Smith installed two 100 million dollar instruments- each the size of a telephone booth-
The devices will scan the skies for black holes and probe the deepest corners of the universe.
This is one of four spacewalks scheduled for the next few days.
The work is taking place as the astronauts soar hundreds of miles above earth.
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Love is the common theme of Valentine's Day, but you'll be surprised to learn the history of today's holiday.
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5-VALENTINES


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Valentine's Day represents romance in the world, but the holiday's true origin is a bit less genteel. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from "Love Baskets" to tell us more about the history of this day and the Saint it was named for.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- there's plenty of racing off the track in Daytona...
But next on health check-- a look at some of the top stories this week.
Some countries have laws against using a cellphone while driving.
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Not so in the U-S-A, though a new study makes a strong connection between chatting it up behind the wheel....and increasing your risk for an accident.
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((I SAW SOMEONE ON THE CELL PHONE AND SHAVING -- AN ELECTRIC SHAVER. THEY WERE DOING BOTH AT THE SAME TIME - I DON'T KNOW HOW THEY WERE STEERING. THEY MUST BE USING THEIR KNEE.))
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Topping tonight's Health Check Report-
The United States has the dubious distincition of having the highest rate of teen pregnancies among industrialized nations.
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A report reveals that 14 percent of girls in the U-S aged 15 to 19 gave birth last year.
That teen pregnancy figure is twice as high as Britain's...the second runner up.
The study was done by Alan Guttmacher (gut-mah-ker)Institute, a not- for-profit organization for reproductive health research.
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5-Med-Wrap


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Now for the top health stories of the week--
Connie Stevens has it all.
Including more on what critics are calling "drive through mastectomies", some concerns about African Americans and heart disease, and the latest theories on kicking the cigarette habit.
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First Lady Hillary Clinton this week spoke in support of a bill that aims to put an end to so called "drive-through mastectomies".
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((THE BILL WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT WOULD ALLOW A WOMAN AND HER PHYSICIAN, NOT A HEALTH PLAN, TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT AN EXTRA NIGHT IN THE HOSPITAL IS IN THE PATIENT'S BEST INTEREST. ))
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The Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act was proposed by Congressman John Dingell-- after one of his aids was discharged from the hospital eight hours after unndergoing her mastectomy. from Thursday 4na 4:35:20-4:35:40
When it comes to treating heart disease a new study says African-Americans are not getting the care they need.
A report in the New England Journal of Medicine finds blacks were 32 percent less likely than whites to get bypass surgery.
The authors conclude that race significantly affected the liklihood of undergoing life saving surgery. From Wednesday 6am 6:12:56-6:13:20
A lozenge that promises to help smokers quit is under investigation by the Food and Drug Adminstration.
An advisory panel says the lozenge shows real potential but wants more information before they will approve it.
Called "quit lozenge"-- it contains a silver salt that gives off an extremely bitter taste when combined with cigarette smoke. From Monday 4:27:14 to 4:27:38
If you're trying to quit smoking and you cheat even just a little on the first day-- chances are you'll be back smoking regularly within six months.
A study published in the Archives of Internal medicine finds that setting a quit date and going "cold turkey" is the best way to achieve long-term success. from Wednesday 4-5 tape
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And finally, talking on cellular phones while driving might just indicate an accident waiting to happen.
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds the risk of an accident increases four times when the driver picks up a cellphone.
The key problem-- concentration.
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((DANIEL SCARDINO/CELL PHONE USER: REARENDING IS PROBBABLY THE BIGGEST THING WITH ME. I LOOK DOWN WHILE DRIVING. I LOOK UP. GET A RED LIGHT. I SLAM ON THE BRAKES. ))
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The study's authors do note one benefit of having a mobile phone...being able to call 911 after an accident.
Connie Stevens, Health Check.))

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Turning now to sports-- In Daytona-- The Winston cup cars are idle until Sunday, but tonight in the Two Minute Sports Ticker, Mike Stevens has something all racing fans will enjoy.
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Actress Julia Roberts paraded through a chilly Harvard Square in an open convertible-- surrounded by men in drag.
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Roberts is this year's recipient of Hasty Pudding's "Woman of the Year," the annual award given out by Harvard University's theatrical group.
The title is given to performers who have made a lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment.
The honorees have to endure a ride through Harvard Square and a roast by members of the Hasty Pudding.
Roberts has starred in such movies as Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman. Next week actor Mel Gibson will be honored as "Man of the Year."
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Tonight at six-- we conclude our series "Voices from the Past"-- we'll hear
from the firstdouble boxes Jean/Keith

disc jockey to spin rock n roll records in Roanoke...here's Keith.
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Jean ..get ready toSUPER=@Keith1;

Squirm With Herm one more time,
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Ted Stone talks with Herm Revis Roanoke's first rock 'n' roll deejay, who talks about one song that caused quite a stir in the Star City.
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The conclusion of our series "Voices From The Past."...tonight at six.
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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-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. have a nice weekend....Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean