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Next on News 7-
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A computer re-creation of a plane crash in Giles county- shows what may have happened.
A glove and slipper maker is consolidating- but THIS TIME it means MORE jobs.
Plus Tiki Barber talks about the NFL Draft.
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Wx-Heads
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A fast moving cold front made it a blustery but pleasant day. Forecast details for the rest of the week coming up.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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President Clinton wants to make sure managed health care doesn't mean the end of QUALITY health care.
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Today, he appointed a panel to make sure consumers are protected.
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Twisting and thrashing through the air.
This is a computer generated re-creation of the Airborne Express plane that crashed in Giles County.
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Along with that video tape, the National Transportation Safety Board also released a 300 page public docket on the crash.
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On December 22nd, the D-C-8 cargo plane was TAKEN on a test run.
It took off from Greensboro, North Carolina and was headed to Ohio.
Problems started just minutes into the flight. After a half-hour in the
air, SUPER=03-Giles Co./December 1996;

it slammed head-on into East River Mountain near Narrows... killing all six people on board.
The docket contains a detailed summary of the flight as well as the conversation between the pilot and the flight tower.
But at this point, the NTSB has NOT released the cause of the crash.
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5-Aris


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A company known nationwide, is creating hundreds of new jobs in Pittsylvania County.
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SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;
Aris Isotoner is a leading manufacturer of gloves and slippers.


It's moving into the East Bowles Distribution center on Route-29.
The company plans to initially employ 100-people at the Pittsylvania County location.
During peak season an additional 400-people will be needed.
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((ALLAN LIBBY/DANVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRES.:IT SHOWS CONFIDENCE IN THE MARKET, I THINK IT SAYS SOMETHING ABUT THE LABOR FORCE THAT'S HERE. IN JUST, IN SPEAKING WITH SOME COLLEAGUES OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, I JUST THINK THERE'S A SENSE OF ENTHUSIASM IN A SENSE THAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING RIGHT NOW AND I THINK THAT SUCCESS CAN BREED SUCCESS. ))
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The new Aris Isotoner facility will consolidate the distribution centers in

Wisconsin and Greensboro, North Carolina.
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5-Sisters-Update


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Two Michigan girls may have been molested before they were found yesterday in Florida.
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At a bond hearing today, investigators said one of the kidnapping suspects molested the six-year old up to three times.
They say he may have attacked the nine-year old too.
A Daytona Beach police officer testified today that six year old Jessica Hainer told him suspect Ronald Stafford molested her.
The officer says doctors also found evidence of abuse.
An FBI agent testified Stafford told him he kidnapped the children because he was worried about their welfare while in their father's custody.
Stafford used to babysit the girls.
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5-Swanson


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Martinsville authorities are breathing a sigh of relief now that an escapee's been captured.
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Roanoke County police caught up with Issac Swanson over the weekend, and arrested him on a charge of receiving stolen property.
Officials say Swanson was incarcerated under a false name.
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But once Martinsville police identified him, Swanson was served warrants for escape and assault.
Swanson attacked a deputy before escaping on March second.

5-Falwell


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The Reverend Jerry Falwell is calling on Christians across the country to boycott sponsors of the A-B-C television show "Ellen".
Next month, the show's title character, played by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres, will announce she is a lesbian.
The Lynchburg minister says its reprehensible for the network to portray homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/THOMAS RD. BAPTIST CHURCH: WE'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT HER PERSONAL, PRIVATE LIFESTYLE, OR HOW SHE LIVES ON HER OWN, THAT HER BUSINESS. WHAT COMES INTO THE LIVING ROOMS OF AMERICA'S FAMILIES ARE PUBLIC AIRWAVES AND THE PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO EXPECT A HIGHER STANDARD FROM DISNEY, ABC.))
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Falwell is calling for a boycott against the show's sponsors which include Chrysler, General Motors and Johnson and Johnson.

5-Tanker-Crash


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A freeway crash near Long Beach California-
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brought busy L-A traffic to a halt.
A tanker truck and four cars crashed- the truck burst into flames.
Firefighters doused the blaze with foam-
The accident forced all traffic off of the freeway in that area.
No word on any injuries.
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Is the Joe Camel character in cigarette ads aimed at kids? That story next on NEWS-7 at FIVE...
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plus...The cost of garbage in Roanoke...
Local government officials will soon get the final say if they want to trash the current fee structure.
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Plus Health Check makes a check on the recent outbreak of dysentery at both an area elementary school and day care center. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- Patrick is picking out a ham...
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It takes one to know one...his live report when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Tobacco-Ads


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The Joe Camel ads are again under attack- and may now spark a lawsuit.
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The Federal Trade Commission says R-J Reynolds Tobacco company uses the cartoon character to unfairly target children.
In 1994, the F-T-C decided NOT to recommend an unfair advertising case against R-J Reynolds.
But now, the Commission says it has NEW evidence and is recommending a lawsuit against the company.
R.J. Reynolds denies that the Joe Camel character is designed to appeal to kids.
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5-Goodlatte


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The U.S. Government is fielding questions about security on the information super highway.
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Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte says his Safe Act is the answer.
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This proposed legislation uses a system of scrambling computer messages into an unreadable code.
Only authorized readers can de-code the message with a private computer key.
Goodlatte says cybersecurity is essential in our region.
Goodlatte says the Safe Act is an attempt to protect privacy, promote jobs and prevent on-line crime.
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5-Landfill-Rates


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The Roanoke Valley Resource Authority has approved a budget that raises landfill tipping fees for local governments, and lowers them for high-volume private haulers.
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With some commercial haulers now carrying waste out of state, revenues have not matched expectations.
The Resource Authority hopes to reclaim some of that trash by offering rebates to high volume haulers.
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((JOHN HUBBARD/ROANOKE VALLEY RESOURCE AUTHORITY: WE'VE HAD TO CUT OUT HAZARDOUS HOSUEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION DAY AND WE'VE HAD TO INCREASE RATES TO THE CITY, COUNTY AND TOWN AND THAT'S BEEN UNFORTUNATE, BUT IF WE CAN WITH THE VOLUME DISCOUNTS REGAIN SOME OF THAT LOST FLOW, I THINK IT'S AN EFFORT THAT'S BEEN WORTHWHILE.))
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If the local governments approve the budget, the new rates will take effect July first.
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A slice of Richmond is setting up shop in the Roanoke Valley... just in time for Easter.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-PADOW'S


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A lot of people will prepare the traditional Easter Ham this weekend, but maybe you don't know all the choices available. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
News 7's biggest ham, Patrick Evans, joins us from a new shop in town to tell us more about the wide selection of hams to choose from.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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Former Cave Spring High School standout and U-V-A football star Tiki Barber talks about the upcoming NFL draft, in tonight's Ticker--
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On Health Check, results from two separate experimental operations are being studied--
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One may help sufferers of Parkinson's Disease--
The other is believed to slow the progression of Huntington's Disease.
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5-Commission


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President Clinton says Americans are worried about managed care-- and today he called for help in finding a balance between health care costs and quality.
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Fulfilling a campaign promise, he named some of the members of his Health Care Quality Commission.
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((I AM CHARGING THE COMMISSION TO DEVELOP A CONSUMER BILL OF RIGHTS, SO THAT HEALTH CARE PATIENTS GET THE INFORMATION AND CARE THEY NEED WHEN THEY NEED IT. LET'S INSURE THAT PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES, FIRST, THAT THE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE TREATING THEM, ARE FREE TO PROVIDE THE BEST MEDICAL ADVICE AVAILABLE. ))
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The 32-member panel is scheduled to issue a report later this year.
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5-Bedford-Dysentery


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Bedford County school officials hope next week's Spring break will put an end to an outbreak of dysentery at Stewartsville Elementary School.
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SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape;


Two dozen children have been affected by the disease, the symptoms of which include vomiting, diarrhea and high fever.
Principal John Hicks says the school is doing everything possible to prevent more students from becoming infected.
A Vinton daycare center which experienced a similar outbreak earlier this month has not seen any new cases in more than two weeks.
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5-Parkinson's


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An experimental operation is offering some hope for those suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
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The procedure implants a thin wire electrode into the brain to help suppress malfunctioning nerve cells.
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((DR. WALTER LOW/NEUROSURGEON: WITH A WIRE THAT YOU SEE WINDING AROUND THROUGH THE TOP OF HIS HEAD, AND THEN THE ELECTRODE ITSELF IS EMBEDDED RIGHT HERE IN THE AREA OF THE PALLIDUM. ))
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The device works much like a heart pacemaker, only in the brain its electric impulses control hyperactive nerve cells, which cause the movement disorder.
Minutes after the device is turned on, this patient is walking normally.
Tremors are gone.
University of Minnesota researchers hope their clinical trials will lead to

treatment for hundreds of thousands of Parkinson's patients.
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((DR. ROBERT MAXWELL/NEUROSURGEON: SO IT'S LOOKING VERY GOOD THAT THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG-STANDING RELIEF. ))
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5-Huntington's


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Huntington's Disease slowly robs patients of their motor and mental skills.
In New England, a brother and sister have become the first patients to undergo an experimental procedure to treat that condition.
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Colleen and Tom Boothby inherited Huntington's Disease from their father.
Five weeks ago, Colleen underwent a treatment where they transplanted brain cells from pigs into her brain.
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(( DR. OLE ISACSON/HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL: ON A CELLULAR LEVEL, PIGS AND HUMANS ARE NOT THAT DIFFERENT, SO YOU CAN ACTUALLY USE A PIG CELL TO REPLACE A HUMAN CELL LIKE WE'RE DOING TODAY.))
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
The hope is the pig cells will replace the cells her brain has already lost.
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(( DR. PETER DEMPSEY/LAHEY HITCHOCK MEDICAL CENTER: SHE'S AWAKE THROUGH THE WHOLE PROCEDURE, THE NEEDLE IS PASSED THROUGH THE BRAIN, AND LEFT IN ONE SPOT AND OVER ABOUT 20 MINUTES OR SO WE DIFFUSE THE CELLS INTO THE BRAIN ITSELF.))
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The procedure is not a cure-- but it may slow the progression of the disease.
For this patient, it may be months before it's known whether the treatment made a difference.
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5-Iron


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More than three- million women and adolescent girls in this country suffer from anemia, as a result of iron-deficiency.
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About a quarter of a million toddlers have anemia-- at that age iron deficiency can cause irritability, short attention spans, learning problems, and poor muscle coordination.
The disorder is reversible, by adding more meat, poultry, fish and green leafy vegetables to the diet.
Also, Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron.
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The research is reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


TIme now for sports-- What does Tiki Barber think about the N-F-L draft?
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike has the story, plus Dennis Rodman is off the Bulls roster.

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Welcome folks to the midweek two minute sports ticker.
We begin tonight with news concerning Dennis Rodman.
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The wild one will miss the rest of the NBA regular season, but it's not because of a suspension. Last night he injured his left knee on a freak play.
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With just two seconds to play in the Bulls game with the Mavs, A.C. Green slips in front of Rodman to box him out.
Rodman steps and then comes up limping as his left knee buckles a bit.
He has a sprained medial collateral ligament that will force him to miss the Bulls final 13 regular season games.
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The injury may slow Rodman down off the court a bit as well.
Monday night he was in L.A. for the academy awards, yet he still managed to get back to Chicago in time for a Tuesday morning practice and last night's game.

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Tiki Barber has been a busy man since the Cavaliers season ended back in December. He's been making numerous public appearances
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And getting ready for next month's NFL draft.
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Today he was in Lynchburg speaking to the Sports Capital luncheon at Oakwood Country Club and assessing his prospects in the upcoming draft.
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((TIKI BARBER/UVA'S ALL-TIME RUSHING LEADER:))
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Just like his jump to College, Tiki says he expects a serious period of adjustment to the pro game.
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Jim Druckenmiller is also keeping busy preparing for next month's draft.
We'll hear from him tonight at six.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Jean will be back with more News 7 at Five after this short break.
Have a super evening everybody. take a break

5-kicker


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The search is on for the next Captain Kangaroo.
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Yesterday, a casting call was held for a new captain to lead the children's show when it returns to television this fall.
Among the job requirements... the ability to get along with Mister Moose and Bunny Rabbit.
The original Captain Kangaroo, Bob Keeshan, amused kids for more than 40 years...but he called it quits four years ago.
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Virginia fruit growers are feeling the sting of a declining honeybee population.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Keith, they say the problem is really hurting crop production.
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Jean, more and more growers are having to RENT honeybees
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to make sure their trees get pollinated.
The problem is a mite is killing off the honeybees.
But a program is under way to attract another species called orchard masons.
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Some Carroll County school students are helping to provide a habitat for these BUSIER bees.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Tracy Altizer will tell us about that project 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. have a nice evening, Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean