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Next on News 7-
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City employees rally- We'll find out what message they're trying to get across.
A corroded iron rod appears to be the culprit in yesterday's balcony collapse during UVA Graduation.
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This two day hot spell is now triggering showers and thunderstorms. We will check the latest radar picture in a moment.

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A family feud may be to blame for the closing of an adult home in Troutville...
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Plus... harvesting a cure for cancer-- with the help of Mother Nature...the story in Health Check.
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Stick around-- News-7 at FIVE is next

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A group of city employees protests-- hours before Roanoke council members vote to put their raises on hold.
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5-city-council


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The controversy surrounding potential pay increases for Roanoke's mayor and city council is guaranteed to last at least two more weeks.
That's because officials put off the issue, until council's next scheduled meeting.
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Scott Prince is at the Roanoek City Municipal Builidng, with more on today's events...
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5-Balcony-Collapse


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One-hundred seventy years of engineering genius came crashing down at the University of Virginia.
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Yesterday's balcony collapse during graduation on the historic lawn killed one woman, and injured 17 others.
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School officials say the culprit appears to be a corroded iron rod.
It suspended a unique "floating" balcony designed by Thomas Jefferson.
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((MURRAY HOWARD/UVA ARCHITECT: NO THEY'VE NEVER BEEN LIMITED OR DETERMINED TO HAVE A MAXIMUM CAPACITY. THERE HAVE BEEN SIZEABLE CROWDS ON THESE BALCONIES FOR 170 YEARS. SO THIS IS REALLY QUITE AN EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE.))
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((LOUISE DUDLEY/UVA SPOKESWOMAN: WE ARE ENGAGING AN OUTSIDE CONSULTANT TO LOOK AT WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS AND GIVE US FORMAL DOCUMENTATION ON EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED AND WHY IT HAPPENED.))
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The University is covering the medical and counseling costs of those injured in the collapse.
The collapse is the first structural failure of the architecture Jefferson built in 1822.
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5-brown


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Former Virginia Tech Football player Cornell Brown was found guilty of assault today.
Brown was sentenced to 30-days in jail, with all but two suspended.
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On the stand, Jonathon Nelson testified, Brown struck him on the head during an altercation, knocking him to the pavement.
Brown admitted he swung at someone but said he initially said he didn't know who, or why.
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Brown's attorney says he's disappointed in the verdict but will NOT appeal.
Brown is expected to serve his two-day sentence over the weekend.

5-Lowe's


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Another victim of last year's outbreak of Legionnaire's disease has filed suit against Lowe's.
Jonathan East says he "came in close proximity" to vapors from a hot tub display at Lowe's in Christiansburg last October.
He was hospitalized and nearly died.
East says he's now "totally disabled," and has had to close his business.
The Montgomery County resident is asking two million dollars in damages.
An earlier claim filed by John Allen Kirk is already set for trial in November.
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Close more bases, spend less on weapons--that's what the Pentagon is recommending.
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And a bomber pilot formally submits her terms for resignation from the Air Force... for charges of adultry and disobeying an order.
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In tonight's Health Check report-- the President challenges researchers to come up with an AIDS vaccine by 20-oh-seven...more on the story when NEWS-7 at FIVE, returns. cc sponsor
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5-Bramblett


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The jury in the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett may get to hear evidence of sex crimes, drug dealing- -even other murders- -if they come to believe Bramblett killed Teresa and Blaine Hodges and their two little girls.
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Bramblett was once a suspect in the 1977 disappearance of two 14-year old girls. He was questioned but never formally accused of killing them.
In 1984, he WAS tried- -but found NOT guilty- -of sexually molesting the 10-year old sister of one of his employees.
Those cases could come up when Bramblett is tried for arson and murder next month.
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5-Flinn


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Lieutenant Kelly Flinn formally submits her resignation today from the Air Force.
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The 26 year old pilot faces a court martial on charges of adultery and lying-
Flinn wants an honorable discharge.
If the army won't grant her one, she'll take her chances in a military court.
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((FIRST LT. KELLY FLINN/U.S. AIR FORCE: THIS WAS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT CHOICES I'VE HAD TO MAKE. I'VE DEDICATED MY ENTIRE LIFE AND MY PURSUIT OF MY DREAM TO FLYING THE AIR FORCE.))
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Granting an honorable discharge would spare the Air Force court martialing a woman for what seems to many to be a crime of the heart.
But Air Force officials point out she is also accused of lying and disobeying an order.
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5-Defense-Plan


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The Pentagon is releasing a blueprint for the future-
A way to modernize the military while protecting U-S interests.
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The plan includes some cost cutting- through base closings and spending less on weapons.
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((GEN. JOHN SHALIKASHVILI/CHAIRMAN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF: THESE REDUCTIONS WILL NOT BE EASY. THESE ARE NOT POSITIONS OR SPACES THAT I'M TALKING ABOUT. THEY ARE PEOPLE.))
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The proposal still maintains U-S readiness to fight two wars at once.
It includes newer aircraft while cutting ships, submarines and support services.
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Lights, camera-- action....an independent film is in production-- right here in the Star City.
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5-MOVIES


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Independent films were a huge success at this year's Academy Awards, and now even more of them are cropping up. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
A film currently being shot in Roanoke features some fantastic vintage cars, and Patrick Evans is on the set to check out the "action".
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In tonight's two minute ticker--A division two softball champion was crowned this afternoon in Salem...
But first on Health Check-- the closing of an adult care facility in Botetourt County could force more than 30-residents to find a new place to live...
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And it may be a long shot, but researchers are now testing the herb yellowroot--which may hold some answers to cancer treatment...
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Good Evening, I'm Joe Dashiell--tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX... take fullscreen
The first part of Southeast Stories: One Neighborhood's Struggle.
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The series begins with a look back at the history of the neighborhood...
The days when southeast was a thriving community, and the events 40-years ago that changed the social landscape here.
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((CLARE WHITE/ROANOKE HISTORIAN: YOU SEE THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN WENT TO DIESEL JUST ABOUT THE TIME THE VISCOSE CLOSED AND MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN SOUTHEAST WERE IN EITHER ONE OR THE OTHER, SO THAT THEIR LIVELIHOOD WAS TAKEN AWAY AT THAT POINT. THEY HAD TO START ALL OVER.))
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Eventually, other industries helped to fill the gap... but southeast roanoke is still feeling the effects of those years.
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and Jean, they're the subject of our first southeast story tonight at 6.
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Thanks Joe, you'll dip into the archives tonight at six.

5-Adult-Home


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Topping tonight's Health Check report-- A bitter dispute has an adult care facility in Botetourt County on the verge of closing.
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Residents at Shenandoah Acres recently found out they'll have to move.
The director of the program says all 36 people who live there have somewhere to go.
Many of them are veterans with mental disabilities.
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((NINA BIRNBACH/SHENANDOAH ACRES DIRECTOR: THE BUSINESS IS EFFECTIVELY CLOSING THE END OF THE MONTH. THEY WILL BEGIN MOVING TOMORROW. MANY OF THEM ARE READY TO MOVE.))
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The problems began when the owner of Shenandoah Acres and the owner of the business being run there had a disagreement over the sale of the property.
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((MARY REED/SHENANDOAH ACRES PROPERTY OWNER: I NEED TO GET MONEY OUT OF THIS. I'M TOO OLD TO HOLD THIS THE REST OF MY LIFE. AND SHE'S DOING EVERYTHING SHE CAN, AND MEAN THINGS, TO STOP ME FROM SELLING.))
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The owner of the adult care business did not want to comment on camera.
The program administrator says the Virginia Department of Social Services is aware of the way the dispute is being resolved.

5-AIDS


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President Bill Clinton has a challenge for researchers:
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develop a vaccine that will rid the world of AIDS within the next ten years.
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At a college graduation, the president told the graduates he wants the AIDS vaccine to be the first great triumph of the 21st Century.
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((IT'S NO LONGER A QUESTION OF WHETHER WE CAN DEVELOP AN AIDS VACCINE. BUT IT IS SIMPLY A QUESTION OF WHEN. ))
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Some people say the president wants to take credit for a cure for AIDS...
Still...after years of telling AIDS patients not to expect a breakthrough anytime soon, scientists are NOW sounding a rare note of optimism.
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(("THIS IS A VERY HIGH BAR TO JUMP, BUT WE BELIEVE THERE ARE SIGNS THAT INDICATE THAT IT IS POSSIBLE.))
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In the next couple of weeks, researchers plan to begin testing the effectiveness of one AIDS vaccine for the first time in high-risk people.
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5-Medicinal-Plants


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For hundreds of years, plants have helped treat the diseases of mankind...everything from heart disease to arthritis.
Connie Stevens reports cancer researchers are studying an herb that may hold some important insights into treating cancer.
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About one-quarter of the prescription medicines we take today come from plants.
Digitalis for heart conditions comes from foxglove, and aspirin from willow bark.
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((DR. DONALD MILLER/ONCOLOGIST: MANY OF THE DRUGS WE USE NOW BEGAN WITH PLANTS, BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT PEOPLE HAD IN THE 1700'S. THEY DIDN'T HAVE BIG LABS TO SYNTHESIZE NEW DRUGS. ))
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And then there's yellowroot.
Researchers have found cancer-killing properties in this plan.
Though, so far yellowroot hasn't been tested enough for researchers to understand just how it works.
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The experts say it may be a long shot-- but the plant could provide one of the best shots at harvesting new cures for deadly diseases.
Connie stevens. Health Check.))

S5-Tech


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Good afternoon everybody. Welcome to a hot Monday everywhere including the basepaths.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies are in the NCAA baseball tournament for the sixth time in school history.
Steve Mason has more from Blacksburg with a couple of excited Hokies who found out their first round destination about two hours ago.
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S5-Softball


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California University of Pennsylvania captured the division two softball national championship today by beating Wisconsin-Parkside 2-to-1 at the Moyer Complex.
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The Wisconsin Parkside Rangers took a one to nothing lead before Cal-PA answered in the third. Jennifer Valeriote connects on a one bagger that plates Lith Webb to tie the game at-all.
Then how about a little defense. Watch the Rangers Kathy Hillsdonk make the incredible catch at the fence in the center field to preserve the tie.
But it was just a matter of time before Cal-Pennsylvania's Kerry Novack knocked in the game winner in the bottom of the 6th.
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Webb scores from second and the Vulcans win the Division Two national championship 2-to-1 to cap another fun week in the City of champions.
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Have a good night everybody.
Jean has more News 7 at five for you right after this quick break. take a break

5-Murder-Arrest


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Two Campbell County teenagers have been charged with the murder of a Lynchburg woman found dumped in the James River a week ago.
The body of 23- year- old Lisa Yvonne Crider was found May 12th. She'd been killed by a shotgun blast to the head.
Authorities arrested Trevor Andrew Jones and Brandon Wayne Hedrick, in Nebraska.
The two 18-year olds had been wanted for two armed robberies near Lynchburg earlier this month.
Both have waived extradition to Virginia and could be returned as early as tomorrow.

5-Kicker


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Finally tonight-- A lost cat usually turns up nearby-- down the street- or across town-
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but one cat ended up in another STATE- some 370 miles from home.
Sprint was missing from Montgomery, Alabama for two weeks-
He ended up in Charleston, South Carolina.
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((JILL MEIKEN/VETERINARIAN ASSISTANT: WE GOT A CALL FROM A WOMAN IN CHARLESTON WHO SAID THERE WAS A CAT ON HER PORCH. HE HAD ONE OUR RABIES TAGS ON.))
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The vet's office tracked Sprint to owner Erica Collins-
Collins doesn't know how Sprint wound up in Charleston- but thinks he may have jumped on a neighbor's moving van.
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That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
Check out our local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. Thanks for watching. Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean