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Next on News 7 at Five-
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Assessing the damage in Bedford County - after a community center burns down.

Plus senators take on scientists over cloning research.
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Wx-Heads
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The sunshine goes away in the Thursday forecast. Rains move in by evening. The complete weather story just ahead.

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Are you short-circuiting, quickly approaching burnout?
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Area health care workers were on the receiving end of the prescriptions today-- getting a healthy dose of relaxation.
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((IT'S A BIG LOSS TO THE COMMUNITY. IT'S GOING TO BE HARD TO REPLACE IT.))
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Residents of Bedford County assess the damage, while investigators search for a cause in the smoking rubble of the Hardy Community Center.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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A focal point of the community was taken away from Hardy residents last night.
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Crews from at least six different departments battled the blaze at the Hardy Community Center.
It was first spotted at around 7:30-
The blaze threatened the fire house next door, before it was brought under control.
Today, Public Safety Director Dave Nichols said the fire had some unusual characteristics, but he would NOT label it suspicious.
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((DAVE NICHOLS/BEDFORD CO. PUBLIC SAFETY DIR.: SO THERE WAS A LOT OF VOLUME OF FIRE. THE WINDS WERE GUSTING 20 OR 25 MILES AN HOUR SO THAT MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE QUICK FIRE SPREAD, BUT AGAIN, UNTIL WE CAN CONDUCT A FULL INVESTIGATION, WE CAN'T SPECULATE AS TO THE CAUSE.))
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The oldest section of the community center was built in the 1950s, and eventually lead to creation of the fire department.
Members say they hope to rebuild.
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They've arrested one of the owners of a night-club that burned to the ground three years ago in Salem.
(Ah-mahd thee-ahb) Ahmad Thiab was apprehended as he got off a plane at Dulles Airport this afternoon.
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Last week's federal indictment charges (Thee-ahb) Thiab with hiring members of the Abeb crime family to set fire to Mixer's Lounge.
(Thee-ahb) Thiab was the last of ten men apprehended.
They're named in a 30-page indictment handed up a week ago, outlining a racketeering and arson scheme dating back to 1989 in the Roanoke Valley.
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It's not patient care-- but a personnel matter that's leading to an investigation
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of the Salem V-A Medical Center's director.
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John Presley recently placed ASSOCIATE director William (Della-meeter) Delameter on administrative leave.
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Now a V-A appointed panel is investigating PRESLEY.
No word yet on the exact what the review's about.
But officials say it is necessary because both Presley and Delameter hold such high positions.
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((DR. RAJIV JAIN/CHIEF OF STAFF: THERE WERE SOME ISSUES BETWEEN THE DIRECTOR AND THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR. SINCE DR. PRESLEY HAD PUT MR. DELAMETER ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE THE NETWORK DIRECTOR DECIDED TO HAVE THIS PANEL REVIEW ALL OF THE FACTS. ))
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Dr. Jain (Jane) expects the committee to complete its investigation within a few days.
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The fight to save the Eagle Rock bridge shifted today from Botetourt County to Salem.
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((BONNIE MAYO/BOTETOURT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: IF WE DO NOT HAVE THIS BRIDGE, CALL THE UNDERTAKER. EAGLE ROCK WILL BE DEAD. I'M HERE TO TELL YOU TODAY THAT EAGLE ROCK IS NOT DEAD AND SHE'S FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE. 2 SECONDS OF APPLAUSE. ))
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Dozens of residents from the Eagle Rock Community turned out today for a public hearing.
Their message to the Virginia Department of Transportation- the 43-Y bridge is crucial.
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But it will ultimately be the Board of Supervisors who decides the structure's fate.
Members are expected to vote next week on a VDOT proposal that would save the bridge.
If the board accepts the plan, the county must guarantee at least half of the money needed to rebuild it.
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Should humans be cloned? That's the question debated on Capitol Hill today...
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And a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- 11-hundred miles in nine days...that's what this man and his 10 sled dogs accomplished in the 25th Iditarod race.
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It's the second most common surgery performed on women.
Now, a promising new treatment may eliminate HYSTERECTOMY for some--
And advanced techniques may make recovery easier for others.
The story, on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Patrick is checking out the square society--
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A live report from Center in the Square when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Cloning


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Cloning has come to Congress.
The question- should human cloning research be limited?
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The Scottish researcher who cloned a sheep Dolly says he sees no reason to copy people- but says cloning research can be beneficial.
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((IAN WILMUT/SCOTTISH SCIENTIST: EXPERIENCE SHOWS WE'RE VERY BAD AT UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH. THIS IS, I THINK, A CLASSIC CASE.)) 11:16:22 ((SEN. JAMES JEFFORDS/R- VERMONT: WE'VE BEEN FASCINATED BY JURASSIC PARK AND FRANKENSTEIN AND BRAVE NEW WORLDS. THAT SCARES US TO DEATH.))
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Others say research on human cloning should not just be construed as copying people.
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((HAROLD VARMUS/NAT'L INSTITUTES OF HEALTH DIRECTOR: OR IT CAN BE CONSTRUED AS THE KIND OF REPROGRAMMING OF THE HUMAN CELL FOR EXAMPLE A SKIN CELL TO MAKE A BONE MARROW CELL FOR TRANSPLANTATION.))
SUPER=01-Harold Varmus/National Institutes of Health Director;
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OUT Q=cell for transplantation."
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Today's hearing comes after President Clinton issued a directive keeping federal money from being spent on human embryo research.

5-American


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American Airlines and its pilots are heading back to the bargaining table Friday.
They've agreed to accept the mediation of the Presidential Emergency Board-
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It was appointed by President Clinton to stop a potentially devastating pilots' strike.
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((JAMES SOVICH/ALLIED PILOTS UNION PRESIDENT: I'M FIFTY FIFTY ON WHETHER WE'RE GOING TO STRIKE. WE'RE GONNA HAVE A SETTLEMENT. THERE WILL BE A CONTRACT. THE ONLY QUESTION IS DOES A CONTRACT OCCUR WITHOUT A STRIKE OR DOES A CONTRACT OCCUR DURING A STRIKE?))
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The pilots went on strike last month, but President Clinton ordered them back to work pending a 60-day cooling off period.
That cooling off period ends April 16.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Don Beyer was in Lynchburg this morning.
He's touting his plan for improving education and getting tough on crime.
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Beyer talked to supporters outside Lynchburg's small business development center.
The two-term lieutenant governor says upgrading Virginia's public schools doesn't have to cost a lot of money.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: MOST OF THE THINGS THAT WE WANT TO DO DON'T COST A LOT OF MONEY. RESTORING CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE ISN'T A BIG TICKET ITEM. DEMANDING WE GET OUR MONEY'S WORTH FOR THE SIX BILLION THAT WE ALREADY SPEND, THAT JUST MAKES SURE THAT WE'RE SPENDING OUR MONEY WISELY. ENDING SOCIAL PROMOTION DOESN'T COST VERY MUCH.))
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Beyer backed away from a statement he made last week that educational improvements might mean higher taxes.
That led his likely opponent, Attorney General Jim Gilmore, to label Beyer a "tax and spend liberal."
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There's always something going on in Downtown Roanoke...
Now a new group is hoping to offer even more activities...all to promote Center in the Square.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

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Mardi-Gras may be over in New Orleans, but people are celebrating it in the Star City. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Center in the Square, where a new civic group is planning a big party to help raise money for the Center, and to have some fun.
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Tonight in the two minute ticker... Tech women's basketball coach Carol Alfano (al-fann-oh) -- talks about losing her job.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, some area health care workers got a dose of their own medicine today--
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With a wellness seminar, teaching them how to unwind, unload, and lighten-up.
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((I'M HOPING EVERYONE WILL LEARN SOME THINGS THAT THEY WEREN'T AWARE OF. NEW WAYS TO RELIEVE STRESS AND FEEL BETTER. BASICALLY IT'S ABOUT WHOLENESS, WELLNESS AND HEALING. ))
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A possible alternative treatment for fibroids-- non-cancerous tumors in the uterus that can cause pain and heavy bleeding.
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About a third of the hysterectomies performed in the U-S each year are due to fibroids.
Now, doctors say they can leave the uterus in place-- instead making a small incision and cutting off blood flow to the growths with a catheter.
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((DR. SCOTT GOODWIN/UCLA MEDICAL CENTER: WE ARE NOT AT THE POINT THAT WE WANT TO BE OFFERING THIS TO EVERY WOMAN AT EVERY CENTER, BUT I THINK FOR A SELECT PATIENT POPULATIONS IT'S A VERY GOOD ALTERNATIVE. ))
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Eight of the ten patients who underwent the new procedure reported significant improvement.
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We're still calling it alternative medicine-- though some of these practices have been around for thousands of years.
Today, area health professionals got a prescription for relaxation-- the natural way-- with a wellness seminar, designed to re-charge their batteries.
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((TAKE YOUR FEET AND JUST SLAP THEM, TAKE YOUR KNUCKLES AND RUB YOUR FEET AND ESPECIALLY THE INSTEP, CAUSE THAT'S YOUR BACK.))
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Jade Daniels is demonstrating reflexology in it's most basic form-- with a do-it-yourself footrub.
These health care professionals are learning how to lighten their load and unwind, so they can keep up the pace, caring for others.
There's biofeedback, time shifting and dreamwork-- here, one expert explains the healing powers of music-evoked imagery.
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((NANNETTE BORLING/MUSIC IMAGERY EXPERT: IT'S BASICALLY A MUSIC CENTERED THERAPY,THE BIG EMPHASIS IS ON MUSIC-- THE BIG EMPHASIS IS ON USING MUSIC. MUSIC IS REALLY POWERFUL, WHEN YOU TAKE THIS POWERFUL MUSIC. AND PUT IT TO USE IN A THERAPEUTIC SETTING SOME WONDERFUL THINGS CAN HAPPEN. ))
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There's also Tai Chi to take you to a higher plane-- and then of course, the magic of touch-- which many consider an important part of wellness.
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((DIANE MIDDLETON/MASSAGE THERAPIST: EVEN IN INFANTS STUDIES HAVE BEEN DONE TO SHOW HOW TOUCH IS SUCH A VITALLY IMPORTANT TO THEIR DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESSES THROUGH LIFE. BABIES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN TOUCHED AS A CHILD COMPARED TO THOSE WHO HAVE, AND THE VARIOUS DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESSES OF THEIR WELLNESS STATE, OF THEIR INTIMACY AND THEIR TOUCH AND THEIR WHOLE SYSTEM WORKING IN A STATE OF PERFECTION IN THE TOUCH, VARIOUS FROM NOT TOUCHING-- EVEN JUST HUGGING AND CUDDLEING AND THINGS LIKE THAT. SO THEN TODAY, WITH A BIGGER PERSON COMING TO SOMEONE SUCH AS MYSELF, OR ANOTHER PRACTITIONER OF MASSAGE THERAPY, THE BENEFITS ARE FAR AND WIDE WITH THE STATE OF THE RELIEVING OF PAIN, CHRONIC PAIN, TENSION, HEADACHES MIGRAINE SUFFERERS, TMJ, LOW BACK PAIN VARIOUS STATES AND FORMS OF PAIN IN THE PHYSICAL BODY AS WELL.))
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((TED KONSTANTIN/MASSAGE THERAPIST: MASSAGE IS LIKE A LONG SLEEP ON A SUNDAY MORNING WHEN YOU WAKE UP COMPLETELY REFRESHED, REJUVENATED AND YOU ARE READY TO TAKE ON JUST ABOUT ANYTHING. WHERE YOU GET THAT FEELING THAT NOTHING CAN TOUCH YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE READY FOR EVERYTHING. AN HOUR'S MASSAGE WILL GIVE YOU THIS KIND OF SHIELD BETWEEN YOU AND STRESS.))
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((WITH MANY OF THESE STRESS BUSTING TECHNIQUES YOU DON'T HAVE TO VISIT A PROFESSIONAL TO GET THE FULL BENEFIT. RATHER, THE TENSION RELEASE MAY BE AS CLOSE AS YOUR OFFICE CHAIR. ))
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((ANOTHER THING IN YOGA, IS IF YOU FEEL A WIGGLE OR A ROLL COMING ON, YOU DO IT. LAUGHTER.))
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Here, Julie Lusk is demonstrating desk-top Yoga-- you don't need any special equipment to get in a few wrist rolls or energy breaths.
It's also a good substitute for that third cup of coffee or mid-morning candy bar.
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Even in the Men's Room of this seminar-- photographer Dennis Brown found salesmen, dipping into their own product-- a mud mask from NuSkin.
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((YOU FEEL LIKE YOU ARE BREATHING THROUGH YOUR FACE, AN INCREDIBLE FEELING. ))
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So with this buffet of products, and techniques, both ancient and modern-- there really is something for everyone. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Now it's time for sports-- and of course this time of year we're talking basketball...
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens has the latest installment of Hometown Hoops Weekly.

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The Stae semifinals are here! Steve Mason sizes up the match ups that involve three local team and runs down the final four matchups in this edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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(( ((STEVE MASON:))
((Sure; things are looking good for a repeat. Precisely the point; incredibly high expectations of a team with a 51 and 1 2 year record. ((MARK HANKS:)) Peanut Arrington's 20 points plus per game will be key to a balanced attack against Gate City. ((STEVE MASON:))
Glenvar's best player; Josh Williamson, is proud to wear his Dale Earnhardt shirt around school. ((:))
Hardly an intimidating start; Glenvar battled back from a 2 and 9 record to reach the semifinals against 25 and 3 Floyd. ((:))
This is Alan Cantrell's first ever trip to the final four as the Floyd Boys coach. ((:)) ((:))
Thursday at the Vine center, the Floyd/Glenavr game makes is the night cap in Group A.
The 2A semis are friday startting at 1 and then Gate City battles Liberty at 2:30.
Friday night, John Marshal, hampton, Potomac, and Hafield make up the 3A semifinals, and the girls begin all of the final four action Thursday afternoon. Steve mason Homettown Hoops Weekly.))

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Virginia Tech women's basketball coach Carol Alfano, who was informed yesterday that her contract would not be renewed, told us this afternoon that she had an idea her 19 years of service might not be enough to save her job.
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((CAROL ALFANO/278 WINS IN 19 SEASONS:))
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Coming up at six, a look at tomorrow's first round NCAA tournament matchups coming up here on Your Hometown Station.
Take Care everybody. take a break

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After an 11-hundred mile trek across Alaska... the winner of the 25th running of the Iditarod emerged.
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Martin Buser (Boozer) crossed the finish line in Nome, Alaska yesterday, along with his team of 10 dogs.
The official time- nine days, eight hours and 31-minutes.
This is the third time Buser has won the Iditarod.
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((MARTIN/BUSER/IDITAROD CHAMPION: IT WAS THE KIND OF TRAIL WE TRAINED ON FOR MOST OF THE SEASON. IT WAS HARD WITH A LITTLE BIT OF SOFT ON TOP. AND THE RACE COURSE WAS PRETTY MUCH THE SAME WAY ALL ALONG -- SO I GUESS IT BENEFITED MY DOGS TO HAVE TRAINED ON THAT KIND OF STUFF. ))
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For winning the race, Buser takes home 50-thousand dollars and a new pickup truck.
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American chestnut trees have been a thing of the past in Appalachian forests for more than 50 years.
double boxes Jean/Keith


But Keith, there is an effort to bring them back.
ANCHOR=Keith


Jean, 4-H'ers, school children,
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and researchers are working together to revive the trees.
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A blight wiped out American chestnuts in the early 1900's.
But researchers are trying to cultivate resistant seeds, which students are planting in order to monitor their growth and hopefully restore them to the forests.
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The 4-H project started in Giles County.
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That's where Tracy Altizer will take us for the complete story on News 7 at Six.
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