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Next on News 7-
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An arrest is made in the I-81 rest stop murder.
U-S Airways is cutting back.
Plus will Goodyear workers trade the picket signs for a paycheck?.
Workers are voting now on a contract.
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The weather changed quickly today from sunny to rainy. More of the dark clouds in the Friday forecast.

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On Health Check-- we'll introduce you
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to one woman, who finally achieved the body and health she wanted.
Stacey Hill lost 200 pounds in 18 months-- and even wrote a cookbook along the way.
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An arrest is made in that rest stop murder- eight days after a man was killed along Interstate-81.
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
An arrest has been made in the murder at a rest stop along Interstate 81 in MOntgomery County...
57 year-old (Es-tull) Estel Singleton of Roanoke was found shot once Wednesday morning.
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Tracy Altizer has the latest.

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Bedford City police say they'll reopen a 16-year old murder case to see if they can track down a killer.
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TWO-year old Brandy Barlow disappeared from her home on South Street in Bedford in October of 1980.
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Her body was discovered four months later by a group of men walking along State Route 6-77, about a mile outside the city limits.
She had been strangled and left in a drainage ditch.
No one was arrested- but a little over a month ago, Bedford authorities met and decided to review the case.
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Chief Milton Graham hopes new forensic and investigative technology can give them some new leads.
Several local and state agencies have promised to lend manpower to the investigation, but that may not happen for several months.
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For three-and a half years, Virginians have known Jim Gilmore as the state's number one lawyer, and Governor Allen's RIGHT-HAND man on law and order.
Today, he unveiled a broader vision -- one he hopes to put into place from the office of Governor.
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Ellen Qualls is in Richmond, at a barbecue that kicks off a four city tour.
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Jean, Jim Gilmore was NOT hesitant to label Don Beyer a "tax and spend liberal" last month when Beyer kicked off his campaign as a Democrat.
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But this morning in Roanoke, Gilmore made one-point-four BILLION dollars worth of promises to Virginia voters.
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((JIM GILMORE: WE WILL ABOLISH THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ON PERSONAL CARS ON TRUCKS, THE NON-LUXURY VEHICLES THAT ARE OWNED BY HARD-WORKING INDIVIDUALS HERE IN THE COMMONWEALTH. WE WILL ABOLISH THAT PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX.))
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That means a BILLION dollars will come out of state coffers and go to cities and counties that currently depend on that tax...but Gilmore says it will only happen if the state economy causes the TWO BILLION dollar windfall expected over the next four years.
But wait, there's more.
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((WE WILL PROVIDE FUNDING IN THIS COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCALITIES, FOR FOUR THOUSAND NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS.))
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That would would mean five new teachers for each of the 800 elementary schools around the state.
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In higher education, he'd keep tuition frozen and offer every high school senior with good grades and good behavior a two-thousand dollar scholarship.

(questions: Is his tax cut proposal realistic?


The Virginia Municipal League is saying NO tonight.
It estimates the car tax cut would cost THREE billion -- NOT the ONE billion Gilmore's predicting.
But the campaign says it's done it's homework and stands by the number.)
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Major cutbacks nationwide for U-S Airways-- that includes phasing out the maintenance center in Roanoke-- That report next on NEWS-7 at FIVE.... cut to len
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I'm Len Besthoff outside the goodyear tire plant in Danville...Where a three week old strike could be ending. the details coming up.
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On Health Check-- Fettuccine Alfredo, pizza, cheesecake and lemon chess bars.
According to one cookbook author, they don't have to be forbidden foods. 2-SHOT
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Despite the dreary weather, this week's Growin It is checking out the Horticulture gardens at Virginia Tech.
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If you like what you see, it can be yours for a price. cc sponsor
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More than 100 high-paid, highly- skilled aircraft maintenance positions will be eliminated at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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U-S Airways made the announcement this morning, as part of a system- wide cost- cutting move.
The aircraft maintenance operations in Roanoke, Greensboro and Winston-Salem will be consolidated with those in Pittsburgh, Charlotte and Tampa.
For members of the Machinists UNION, that means a transfer- -but NOT necessarily loss of a job.
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((PAUL ZEITLER/LOCAL MACHINISTS UNION CHAIRMAN: THEY HAVE OPTIONS OF GOING ANYWHERE IN THE SYSTEM THAT THEIR SENIORITY CAN TAKE THEM. ))
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U-S Airways will begin re-assigning personnel and shutting down its less profitable facilities in September.
It'll also eliminate JET service to nine cities, put 22 aircraft in mothballs and close its reservations centers in Nashville and Utica.
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A strike in the Southside has kept 18-hundred Goodyear tire employees out of work and on the picket lines for three weeks now.
But today Goodyear workers across the country are voting on a new contract that could get them back on the job soon.
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Len Besthoff is outside Danville's Goodyear plant, awaiting the results...so Len what's the word on the vote?
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The big issues workers are concerned with are pay and retuirememtn benefits. GOodyuear was orignially asking for a number of concessiongs fronm the union that has now been scaled back somewhat.
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A plan to open borders and open skies-
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That's the focus of a summit in Costa Rica.
President Clinton and Central American leaders are taking steps to lower trade barriers and expand competition in the air.
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The day long summit is the highlight of Clinton's two day visit to Costa Rica.
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The Horticulture Club at Virginia Tech is raising money-- by selling some of the widest variety of plants you'll probably ever see...Growin It is next. STOCKS BUMP NEXT

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Looking for something new to put in your ornament beds this year?
At the Virginia Tech Horticulture Gardens, they have new ideas on display, and this weekend, they're also for sale. Here's Patrick Evans.
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Salem High School coach Willis White is awarded a huge honor OFF the football field-- Mike has the story.
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On Health Check--
Imagine losing 200 pounds-- in 18 months.
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That's what Stacey Hill did-- and she's written a cookbook full of low-fat, low calorie recipes-- called "I Did It".
She believes much of her weight problems originated with heavy eating as a kid-- and she's modified some of those foods, for the 90's.
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((FRIED CHICKEN, MILK GRAVY, EVERY SUNDAY AFTER CHURCH, WHAT WE'RE DOING TODAY, CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS. MY MOTHER WAS THE BEST. MY FATHER SAID, YOU'LL NEVER FIND A WAY TO MAKE MILK GRAVY, WE CAN DO MILK GRAVY AND BISCUITS ALSO. ))
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Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry-- recently Governor Allen declared April Confederate History and Heritage Month.
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It sparked a weeklong controversy.
The proclamation makes NO mention of slavery or the struggle of those who sought to abolish it.
So what do Virginians think about giving the month that distinction?
The results of our Mason-Dixon Poll
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Plus the latest from Danville on the Goodyear tire union vote.
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ALl these stories and more of the day's news in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX
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Thanks Keith- some late breaking news in the making.

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Stacey Hill's story starts like so many-- she was chubby as a child, and then kept gaining as an adult.
She ended up at 375 pounds.
Now though, just a couple of years later-- you'll barely recognize her in the before and after pictures.
She's written a cookbook highlighting some of her favorite recipes, that helped her stay fed and-- REASONABLY full-- while losing all that weight.
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((STACEY HILL: ALL I DID WAS WORK EAT AND SLEEP THAT WAS IT, NO ENERGY. I WENT TO THE DOCTOR AND MY BLOOD PRESSURE WAS ON THE RISE, MY CHOLESTEROL WAS UP, I WAS OVER 200 POUNDS OVER WEIGHT. THE DOCTOR SAID THIS IS IT STACEY, YOU'VE TRIED AND WE'RE PUTTING YOU ON MEDICINES TO GET YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE DOWN. AND I SAID OH NO YOU ARE NOT. SHE SAID WE'VE BEEN THROUGH THIS, YOU'VE TRIED AND YOU CAN'T DO IT. I SAID GIVE ME ONE MONTH, IF I HAVE NOT DROPPED SOME WEIGHT, I'LL GO ON THE PILLS AND I WON'T SAY ANOTHER WORD. ))
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And that was that.
18 months later, and Stacey Hill was down 200 pounds.
She had dropped from a size 54, down to a size 12.
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((BEING A NURSE, IT CLICKED. I SAW THE ROAD I WAS GOING DOWN AND I DID NOT WANT TO END UP WITH A STROKE OR HEART ATTACK OR ALL THESE OTHER THINGS THAT COULD HAPPEN. ))
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Stacey lives in Indiana, but spends quite a bit of time at her sister's house on Smith Mountain Lake.
For this visit she brought along a bit of show and tell from the past.
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((THESE ARE MY JEANS, AND I CAN GET BOTH LEGS IN ONE SIDE OF THEM. ))
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To drop all that weight, Stacey started an exercise and diet plan--
Her new foods can be found in the cookbook she and her sister put together, to help others re-learn healthy cooking and eating.
She's included a substitution chart-- exchanging higher fat foods for healthier ones....there's also her basic shopping list-- detailing the items that are the backbone of many of these recipes.
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Today, she's making 10-minute chicken and dumplings-- using fat-free chicken broth and flour tortillas.
This recipe comes in at less than one gram of fat and 330 calories per serving-- the numbers were tallied by their Parsons Technology computer program, providing a sort-of test kitchen.
Gail Alford always knew her sister had it in her-- Gail herself had unloaded a few pounds...100 of them in fact, 15 years ago.
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Stacey's success in the kitchen and on the treadmill even lead to a promotion at work-- she now runs her company's wellness program.
While in town this weekend, she'll be promoting her cookbook, and giving free weight loss seminars. pre-pro page one
May 9th she'll be at Lynchburg's Holiday Inn Central at Noon, Two, and Four pm. pre-pro page two.
Then, May 10th, she'll speak at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood, again at Noon, Two and Four.
All sessions are open and free--
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((YOUR DOCTOR CAN TELL YOU TO LOSE WEIGHT ALL THEY WANT. MY DOCTOR WAS A SKINNY, TINY THING THAT I KNOW HAD NEVER TRIED TO LOSE WEIGHT OR NEEDED TO. I FEEL THAT LEARNING IT AND HEARING IT FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN THERE AND KNOWS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO GO INTO A STORE AND BUY A SIZE 54 DRESS OR A SIZE 32 PAIR OF PANTS. THERE'S NO COMPARISON.)) ))
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By the way, I should mention that those chicken and dumplings did in fact, take form, as she said they would.
She also made a low-fat coffee cake using applesauce and sugar-free vanilla pudding.
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Both recipes are in the cookbook-- DISSOLVE FULL SCREEN HOME PAGE but if you're on-line, you can also find them on our WDBJ web site-- that's WDBJ7.com.
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Time now for sports--the city of Salem honors a football coach who is considered a hometown hero.
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Mike Stevens fills us in on that, along with some news from the hardwoods.

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Welcome folks to the Thursday ticker, and another bug day for news off the court in the NBA.
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The playoffs continue tonight with the Lakers-Jazz and Bulls-Hawks series resuming.
Last night the Knicks beat the Heat in game one of the other Eastern Conference semi-final. But today Miami coach Pat Riley was named the league's coach of the year.
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Rick Pitino arrived in Boston to not only take over as head coach but also as president. He takes that title away from Red Auerbach.
But he still doesn't know if he will have Larry Bird by his side.
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If you thought the hoopla surrounding the City of Salem's first ever football state championship ended on cereal box, guess again.
This afternoon, the Salem Rotary Club named Willis White its 1996 Citizen of the year.
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The Salem High School Teacher and Football coach has taught mathematics for 33 years.
He began his career in Wythe County, before moving onto Roanoke City and finally to Salem, where he has worked for the past 14 years.
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Willis has been Blue Ridge district and Friday Football Extra coach of the year on numerous occasions, but his biggest accomplishment came this past December when the Spartans won their First Group AA Division 4 state championship by beating Sherando at Victory stadium.
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Coming up tonight at six Roy Stanley will tell us about a very special golf tournament coming up in the area later this month out at Blue Hills.
Hope to see you at six for that story and much more.
Take care everybody. take a break

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You've heard of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey- But how about the soul Circus?
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This circus is like others around the world- But it's completely owned and operated by African Americans.
Meet Co-founder Casual Cal and his little side kick Zeke.
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The guys on stilts do their stunts in African Garb-
All the performers have African roots- like these South African Swingers- doing their act without a net.
The bikers are from the Bronx-
Their fathers were some of the first black performers hired by Barnum and Bailey back in 1969.
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That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
Join Connie Stevens for our local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. See you later, Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean