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News 7 at five is straight ahead-
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including a live report from North Dakota where the President sees flooding first hand. Plus should Yens Soering get a new trial? A judge decides.
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Rain may be heavy at times tomorrow. Flash flood watches are up for far southwest Virginia. Details just ahead.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check, the latest research into the obesity drug "Redux"
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Plus, if you're pregnant, and you've been a bit forgetful lately....we've got the medical reasoning as to just what might be happening.
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Words from President Clinton as he tours flood ravaged North Dakota.
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President Clinton calls the flooding in Grand Forks the worst he's ever seen.
He toured the flood zone from the sky- and spoke with residents
Clinton is asking for another 200 million dollars in recovery aid.
Jonathan Freed is in Grand Forks with the President. cut to johnny
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(( Marine One cut through a crystal clear sky, as President Clinton took a first hand look at the watery remains of Grand Forks. The city of 50-thousand is now a collection of empty homes, farms and businesses-- empty, except for the relentless Red River, which now fills some buildings up to their roofs. There was bright sunshine today, the only thing left for mother nature to offer after dumping ice, snow, cold, wind, fire and water on this place, all in just the past month. PRESIDENT CLINTON: WHEN I SAW THE PICTURES ON TV OF PEOPLE SANDBAGGING IN A BLIZZARD, THOUGHT MY TV RECEPTION WAS BAD. NO MORE NIGHTMARES, HONEY. Jamie and Pat Thompson comforted their little girl, who'd had nightmares of their home floating away. It hasn't quite done that, but they can't get to their home just yet, and are fearful of what they'll find when they do. PAT THOMPSON/GRAND FORKS RESIDENT: WON'T HIT US UNTIL WE GET IN AND SEE WHAT'S LEFT. At the nearby Air Force base, the president visited with local officials, including Grand Forks mayor Pat Owens, who has lived her peoples' pain for weeks, and who was grateful for the president's visit. MAYOR PAT OWENS/GRAND FORKS: I THOUGHT, WHAT DO I WEAR,.. BRING THAT FORTH. Indeed, the spirit of the people of Grand Forks has kept them going this long. It'll have to get them through the cleanup of their community, which could take months.))
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5-Peru


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Breaking news tonight from Lima, Peru- where 70 hostages are being held.
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Gunfire and explosions have erupted at this hour at the Hostage compound in Lima.
These pictures come to us just moments ago from the Japanese ambassador's residence in Lima.
Heavy smoke is coming from the compound.
It appears Peruvian soldiers stormed the compound- and may have freed some of the hostages.
Soldiers can be seen surrounding the building and inside the compound.
40 hostages have been freed... 70 have been held by rebels since December.
Tupoc Amaro rebels were holding the hostages while demanding the release of their jailed comrades.
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5-Soering


ANCHOR=Jean
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A Bedford County judge says convicted killer (Yens Sir-ing) Jens Soering does NOT deserve a new trial.
Soering was convicted in 1990 of the murders of his girlfriend's parents, Derek and Nancy Haysom.
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Soering had claimed prosecutors withheld evidence of other suspects that might have cleared HIM.
But judge William Sweeney ruled there was "no" evidence to show that two men who killed a Roanoke drifter also murdered the Haysoms a week earlier.
And without that connection, that story would not have been admissible at Soering's trial.
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((DET. RICKY GARDNER/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: BACK THEN WE DID LOOK AT THESE GUYS AND THEY WERE ELIMINATED AS SUSPECTS. A LARGE PORTION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IS NOT ONLY FINDING OUT WHO THE GUILTY PERSON IS, BUT GOING THROUGH AN ELIMINATION PROCESS ALSO.))
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Gardner says as far as he's concerned, the guilty people are in jail.
Soering is serving two life terms for the murders. His girlfriend Elizabeth Haysom received a 90-year sentence.
Soering's attorney Gail Marshall told News-7 she will appeal Sweeney's ruling to the Virginia Supreme Court.
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5-Allen-threat


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Governor Allen cancelled an appearance in Chatham last night after his hosts received numerous threatening phone calls.
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The governor had planned to speak to the annual meeting of the Concerned Friends for Tobacco.
The dinner meeting was to be held at Woodlawn Academy, but then the school got a call threatening the students.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT JUST WAS'T WORTH RISKING THEIR LIVES AND THEIR SAFETY FOR THIS. AND IT'S OBVIOUSLY A VERY SAD DAY FOR VIRGINIA, BUT THAT THAT SORT OF INTOLERANT HATEFUL BEHAVIOR WOULD OCCUR. I WOULDN'T WANT TO SEE A REPEAT OF WHAT HAPPENED AS COUPLE OF YEARS AGO WHERE SUCH HATEFUL ACTS ENDED UP IN OBVIOUSLY GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. ))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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The Governor was referring to the Oklahoma City bombing.
The caller in this case was upset with Allen for signing a Confederate History proclamation.
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A father who shot and wounded his son no longer faces charges...details next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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And a little later-- head up to Mill Mountain with us-- where your name can help Ruby and all the other animals at the zoo.
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Anchor=Connie


On Health Check-- two sides of designer drugs,
For those with a rare sleep disorder, the drug GHB could be a lifesaver.
But, it's also the drug of choice on the party scene-- and can quickly cause a living death. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up--Patrick is sizing up an upcoming art auction.
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A sneak-peek when we come back. cc sponsor
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5-Dee-Stanley


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A Franklin County man, known for his moonshining exploits, no longer faces felony malicious wounding charges.
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In February, William "Dee" Stanley was charged with shooting his son in the stomach.
But the case was thrown out of court this morning because of the son's testimony.
SCOTT Stanley said he had taken drugs and alcohol before he got shot... and couldn't remember who pulled the trigger... or why.
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((CLIFF HAPGOOD/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: DEFENSE AND PROSECUTION BOTH BELIEVE THAT THERE WAS NO OTHER PERSON REALLY AT THE HOME. SO IT IS PRETTY DIFFICULT WHEN THE VICTIM CAN NOT REMEMBER WHO SHOT HIM. ))
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Dee Stanley didn't need to present any evidence.
The judge dismissed the charges immediately following Scott Stanley's testimony.
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5-VMI


ANCHOR=Jean
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A former superintendent of the Air Force Academy says the admission of women to Virginia Military Institute is an opportunity, not a setback.
And today, he urged the corps of cadets to uphold the honor of their school by accepting women into their ranks.
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Lieutenant General Winfield Scott spoke to VMI cadets and faculty, as the school wrapped up a series of meetings on the assimilation of women.
Scott said he is convinced that V-M-I will be better off for having admitted women.
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((LT. GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT/USAF RETIRED: IF THEY WILL STEP BACK AND REALLY TAKE A CAREFUL LOOK AT IT, THEY'LL KNOW THAT IT'S IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF VMI THAT THEY INTEGRATE ONE, AND TWO THAT THEY DO IT RIGHT.))
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V- M- I is expecting between 25 to 30 women to join the corps of cadets at the start of the next school year.

5-Earth-Day


ANCHOR=Jean
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A day when children never have to eat food laden with pesticides or live next to toxic waste.
Today Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke of a future when those dreams come true.
It's part of Earth Day.
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Around the nation people are pitching in to clean up the Earth.
Students at Hunter Lane High in Nashville did their part picking up trash at the school.
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The work of Regional artists can be yours for the right price-- if you're in the right place.
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The Art Museum of Western Virginia is selling out!
Well, not really, but it is holding an auction this weekend to help raise funds to maintain the collection. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Center in the Square with details on this weekend's gala event.
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Some changes for the Greater Greensboro Classic-- Mike has details in tonight's Two Minute Sports Ticker--
ANCHOR=Connie


More evidence of definitive changes in intellectual function during pregnancy.
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What that means, says one researcher-- is that some pregnant women will turn into the equivalent of absent minded professors while they're carrying.
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six-preview


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I'm Keith Humphry-- tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX....
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((KRISTI VAN AUDENHOVE/VIRGINIANS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: THE THINGS THAT WOMEN ARE EXPERIENCING ARE MUCH MORE HIDEOUS TO LISTEN TO.))
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Domestic violence hotlines are burning up in Virginia since O.J. Simpson's trial raised awareness.
But the stakes seem to be getting higher for women victims.
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Join me for the story along with more news of the day in about 45 minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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Thanks Keith-- we'll be watching....

5-Redux


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The Food and Drug Administration says so far no red flags have been raised about the safety of the obesity drug "Redux."
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The agency has been reviewing data since last week when critics charged that the drug could have a brain damaging side effect.
The F-D-A says a study into possible side effects is expected to begin soon.
Meantime-- Redux will remain on the market-- and should be prescribed to only the severely obese.
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5-GHB


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A report tonight on the controversial sedative G-H-B-- Gamma Hydroxy-buterate.
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Hyped as an aphrodisiac with hallucinating effects, GHB is flourishing underground.
In after-hour Rave and club scenes around the country, it's one of the latest so called "party drugs" sold by street names "liquid ecstasy" and "soap."
Recipes on the Internet make the drug more accessible-- and overdoses can lead to brain damage, a depression of the respiratory system, coma...and death.
Largely unregulated, the D-E-A wants to crack down on GHB abuse by making it a controlled substance-- restricting it, as with LSD and heroin.
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THe irony though-- some doctors say GHB, when used properly, in the right hands, could be a breakthrough treatment for narcolepsy, a disabling sleep disorder.
Some researchers fear tough controls to curb the drug's abuse will jeopardize research.
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((DR. MARTIN SCHARF/SLEEP DISORDER SPECIALIST: THE RESULTS HAVE BEEN PHENOMENAL. I HAVE PATIENTS WHO WOULD RATHER COMMIT SUICIDE THAN GO BACK TO THE WAY THEY WERE. ))
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And Dr. Scharf says the D-E-A's hardline position may make it difficult to ever prove the drug's benefits.
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5-Pregnancy


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Memory loss during pregnancy is something women have talked about for years-- but now it's starting to get some attention from scientists who say that it does indeed exist.
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((YAFFA REGOSIN/MOTHER-TO-BE: MY HUSBAND CALLS ME SWISS CHEESE HEAD, CAUSE I'M ALWAYS FORGETTING THINGS. HE SAYS WILL YOU MAIL THIS AND I SAY OKAY, AND FIVE MINUTES LATER I WALK OUT THE DOOR WITHOUT THE LETTER.))
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It doesn't have a name, but many women are familiar with the temporary absent minded state of pregnancy. California researchers gave 19 women a battery of tests before and after pregnancy looking at everything from intellectual function to mood.
They found 70 percent of the women experienced some decline in intellectual function during pregnancy.
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((GALEN BUCKWALTER/UNIV. OF SOUTHERN CAL: ON SPECIFIC TASKS LIKE LEARNING NEW INFORMATION THESE WOMEN PERFORMED ON AVERAGE IN THE 5TH PERCENTILE WHICH IS MARKEDLY BELOW WHAT YOU WOULD EXPECT FOR A GROUP OF WOMEN THAT ON AVERAGE THAT HAVE A COLLEGE EDUCATION.))
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It was also found that pregnant women were easily distracted and had trouble keeping track of more than one piece of information at a time.
Another study conducted in London used M-R-I's-- and found that the brains of pregnant women actually shrank in size but returned to normal six to ten months after delivery.
Keep in mind both of these studies looked at small numbers of women.
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Time for sports-- the Greater Greensboro Classic tees off tomorrow with the pro am.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens will be down there tomorrow and has a preview.

S5-Golf


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Welcome everybody to the Tuesday two minute sports ticker.
Let's get started today with the news concerning the comments made by PGA golfer Fuzzy Zoeller concerning Tiger Woods.
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During the 1997 Masters, Zoeller made a racially charged remark about the newly crowned champ on the CNN Program, "Pro Golf Weekly."
Zoeller told the reporter to congratulate Tiger and tell him not to serve fired chicken next year at the championship dinner, where the winner picks the menu.
Fuzzy is in Greensboro this week for the GGO, and he had this to say today about his comments.
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Fuzzy is playing in this week's Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, and while many of the big names on tour will be in the Triad for the event, the celebrities will be not be playing their normal Wednesday round.
The Greensboro Jaycees say they decided to stop inviting the stars because their appearance fees had become outrageous, and the true big names no longer wanted to come to the event.
There will still be a pro-am tomorrow, and the 72 hole tournament itself opens on Thursday with, Chip Sullivan among others in the hunt.
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News 7 Sports will be in Greensboro for the tournament this week.
Check us out for reports from the Greater Chrysler Classic starting tomorrow.

S5-Liberty


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Liberty University today announced the promotion of Kim Graham to the position of athletic director.
He has been the school's assistant athletic director for the past seven years, and he was an assistant football coach from 1978 through 1988.
We'll talk with Graham tonight on News 7 at six.
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BUt more News 7 at five is coming your way right after this with Jean.
Have a great evening everybody. take a break

5-Zoo


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Mill Mountain Zoo supporters will soon be recognized on a permanent basis.
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Ruby the Tiger doesn't seem to notice the difference- but you probably will.
Terra-cotta tiles are being installed throughout the zoo inscribed with the names of supporters.
Businesses and individuals can purchase the tiles, which start at one-hundred dollars.
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((BETH POFF/ZOO DIRECTOR: IT'S NOT ONLY A NEW RECOGNITION PROGRAM FOR THE ZOO, BUT IT'S VISIBILITY AND RECOGNITION FOR THOSE WHO INVEST AND CARE ABOUT THE ZOO SO THAT PEOPLE WHO VISIT THE ZOO WILL KNOW WHO'S INVESTING IN THEIR ZOO AND THEIR COMMUNITY.))
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Equitable Life Assurance Society unveiled its 25-thousand dollar tile today... (----------------) The Zoo hopes to raise three-hundred thousand dollars.