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Next on News 7-
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Investigators discuss what they found at the plane crash site in Montgomery County.
Crenshaw's owner talks about the 30 million dollar lawsuit filed against WDBJ-TV. Plus a sneak peak at the new film Lost in Space.
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Pleasant weather today, clouds roll in tomorrow and there's a 50-50 shot at showers on Saturday.

MEDICAL-HEADS


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On Health Check-- health concerns are taking center stage at the Capital today.
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Two topics lawmakers are learning about-- spine disorders and the need for research.
Plus, the safety of the nation's food supply.
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The National Transportation Safety Board completes its investigation at the site of Tuesday's fatal plane crash... but the search for a cause goes on.
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Federal investigators say there was no unusual radio traffic, no reports of trouble before the plane crashed into a hillside Tuesday afternoon.
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They completed their on- scene investigation today of the crash that killed Clifford Wells, Tim Sprinkle and David Smith.
Air Safety investigator Robert Pearce confirms that the left wing fell off before the impact, but he says there's no indication of severe weather that might have caused the crash.
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Pearce says it will probably take four months to complete a factual report on the accident.
The results will be forwarded to Washington, where the National Transportation Safety Board will issue a probable cause.

5-Bedford Hospital


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The fire at Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital is ruled an accident.
Investigators say a hot plate apparently sparked Tuesday's blaze.
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Fire officials say a circuit breaker was accidentally turned on, heating a hot plate in the recreation room storage closet.
A combustable material on top of it ignited.
Carilion estimates the damage between 20 to 25-thousand dollars.
Officials credit the quick response of hospital and emergency workers for containing the blaze.
Eleven residents returned to their rooms yesterday.
The remaining 66 are staying at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
It could be a week before they can go back.
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5-Fireworks


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A powerful blast at a Fireworks warehouse.
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It happened at the Pyro Shows company in La-Follette Tennessee near Knoxville-
Four people are dead.
The blast was so powerful it could be felt several miles away.
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The force left empty fireworks cases strewn across the area- twisted metal and debris also scattered.
The company is a major producer of fireworks across the country.
A state official says plant workers were apparenlty getting ready for a weekend show when the place exploded.
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5-LA-Shooting


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Gunfire at a plastics plant near Los Angeles.
Police say Daniel Marsden fatally shot two co-workers, and seriously wounded four others before driving away.
Investigators say the gunmen later shot himself in south Central L-A.
He died about twenty minutes ago.
An argument apparently sparked the shooting.
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5-Ok-Trial


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A surgeon offered gruesome details from his work at the Oklahoma City bombing site.
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The doctor testified about amputating a woman's leg- without pain killers to free her from the rubble.
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One person not allowed to take the stand- 9 year old Clint (Sigh-dell) Siedl.
His mother died in the blast.
The judge ruled Siedl's statement would be too inflammatory.
The jury is deciding whether McVeigh will get life in prison or die by lethal injection.
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5-Crenshaws


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Crenshaws- the home electronics company- has filed- what amounts to a counterclaim to a lawsuit W-D-B-J- 7 filed in March, demanding payment for T-V commercials.
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Crenshaws contracted with the television station for 50-thousand dollars worth of advertising at Christmas time.
It never paid for the air time, citing a series of news accounts we broadcast when the company acquired Holdrens a year ago.
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((HAROLD BAGWELL/CRENSHAW'S OWNER: IF YOU'D HAVE REPORTED CORRECTLY THAT CRENSHAWS BOUGHT ONLY THE ASSETS FROM HOLDRENS, AND DID NOT ASSUME THE LIABILITIES, THAT IT WAS NOT CRENSHAWS' RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSUME THESE LIABILITIES, THEN THE PUBLIC- -WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN THE UPROAR THAT WE HAD.)) ((JIM KENT/WDBJ-7 NEWS DIRECTOR: NOW THE FACT THAT FORMER HOLDRENS CUSTOMERS MAY NOT HAVE BOUGHT THAT LINE OF REASONING DOESN'T MEANS WE DIDN'T REPORT IT.))
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W-B-D-J sued Crenshaws for 50-thousand dollars to cover the unpaid commercial time.
Crenshaws suit filed yesterday asks for 30 million dollars.
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Southwest Virginia is being represented in COllege Park, Maryalnd today at the Odyssey of the Mind competition. Ellen QUalls has a live report.
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Has the attorney general's race entered the muckraking zone? Ken Stolle's latest ad features competitor Gil Davis in a home video.
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On Health Check-- treating heart attacks-- clot-busting drugs versus angioplasty.
We'll tell you which method may have the edge. 2-SHOT
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This week's Growin' It features tips on roses...
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Keeping them healthy is no easy task...details when we come back. cc sponsor
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5-Stolle


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The Republican race for state Attorney General is heating up across the airwaves.
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Today Virginia Beach senator Ken (STAH-lee) Stolle released a television ad campaign hammering one of his opponents, Gil Davis.
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The home video was taken by Martinsville resident and former Davis client Romona Hines.
Davis was chatting with her about disrobeing for a Playboy magazine.
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Stolle says the video demonstrates an unacceptable level of judgment and professionalism when dealing with a client.
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Gil Davis calls it dirty campaigning... and that it's the only way Stolle can beat him in the race.

5-om-competition


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Ninety dollars, some good ideas and a lot of frustrating failures.
That's what the road to the Odyssey of the mind world finals was paved with for a Roanoke elementary school.
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Ellen Qualls joins us from the competition in College Park, Maryland.
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There's more to roses than just planting the bushes in the ground and waiting for the blooms.
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5-GROWIN-IT


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Roses are the cream of the crop when it comes to flowers, but they can be difficult to grow. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Today Patrick Evans joins us from the Fishburn Rose Gardens, where Master Gardeners make sure the blooms are well taken care of.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker Steve Mason has a report from the 37th annual Central Virginia Invitational Tennis Tournament...
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On Health Check-- physicians and sexual misconduct--
One group says patients are entitled to know, if their doctor has been in trouble.
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There's more NEWS-7 at Five in just a moment, but here's a look at what you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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This time next week, most students will be out of school and enjoying summer vacation.
So the last thing most kids probably want to think about is when they'll be going BACK to school.
But Franklin, Montgomery and Roanoke Counties along with Salem and Roanoke City are beginning classes BEFORE Labor Day.
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Reaction to heading back to school in the dog days of summer tonight at six...

5-Tainted


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Congress is hearing about the costs of a hepatitis outbreak earlier this year.
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It was traced to frozen strawberries from Mexico that appeared in school lunches.
A Michigan health official says it cost his state 475-thousand dollars.
More than 250 people were sickened.
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((NICK SMITH/R-MICHIGAN: WE NEED TO INVESTIGATE SANITARY CONDITIONS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES. WE NEED TO IMPLEMENT BETTER FOOD LABELING IN THIS COUNTRY. I THINK WE NEED TO IMPROVE FOOD INSPECTION AND CONSUMER KNOWLEDGE.))
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5-Reeve


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Also on the Hill today-- actor and now lobbyist-- Christopher Reeve told lawmakers that researchers are close to discovering how to regenerate nerve cells in the spinal cord.
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But it's funding that's needed to see the science through.
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((CHRISTOPHER REEVE/ACTOR & RESEARCH ADVOCATE: WE'RE LOOKING AT FOUR-FIVE YEARS AND I COULD BE UP ON MY FEET AGAIN AND SO COULD MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.))
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Reeve is asking the panel to support legislation that would require insurance companies to spend one penny
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on the dollar of premium payments into a fund managed by the National Insitutes of Health.
The N-I-H would use the money for medical research.
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5-Birth-Defects


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A new study finds no link between Gulf War veterans and a higher risk of having babies with birth defects.
Some Gulf vets had feared their war exposure harmed their reproductive health.
The study is reported in today's New England Journal of Medicine.

5-Heart-Attack


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What's the best emergency treatment for heart attacks?
It's a subject often debated by cardiologists.
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A new study gives a SLIGHT edge to angioplasty over clot dissolving drugs-- the standard at most hospitals.
The study of 11-hundred patients found that people getting angioplasty appeared to do better during the first month after the heart attack, but the advantages largely disappear within six months.
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5-Misconduct


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Being disciplined for sexual misconduct doesn't necessarily spell the end of a physician's career.
A study by the group Public Citizen, found almost 40-percent of doctors who've been disciplined by medical boards for sexual offenses continue to practice.
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The survey included 542 doctors who have been censured since 1981.
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((DR. SIDNEY WOLFE/PUBLIC CITIZEN HEALTH RESEARCHER: IF YOU ARE A WOMAN WALKING INTO THE OFFICE OF ONE OF THESE DOCTORS AND HE MAKES A PASS AT YOU THE MEANING OF THAT PASS IS GOING TO TAKE ON A VERY DIFFERENT SIGNIFICANCE IF YOU KNEW OR WERE ABLE TO KNOW THAT THAT DOCTOR GOT IN TO TROUBLE WITH THE STATE MEDICAL BOARD FOR SEX RELATED OFFENSE.))
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Public Citizen defines sexual misconduct as public indecency, sexual harassment of a patient or sexual contact with a patient.

5-Death


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Americans need to stop being afraid of death....that's the conclusion of a new report by the U-S- Institute of Medicine.
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It says the media, the medical profession and politicians could help relieve fear by taking the issue out of the closet.
Better access to pain management and improved training of doctors and nurses in caring for the dying are also called for.
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Time now for sports the Bulls are on top in the N--B-A finals.
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Mike Stevens has highlights along with some tennis in the Hill City.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Thursday ticker. The 37th annual Central Virginia Invitational Tennis Tournament began this morning at Oakwood Country Club in Lynchburg.
Steve Mason has more on the first day of action.
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The NBA playoffs have the night off after CHicago wiped out the Jazz in game two last night.
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Michael Jordan had 38 points, 13 rebounds and 9 assists to lead the Bulls to the 97-to-85 win.
The series now shifts to Utah for game three tomorrow night.
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The Stanley Cup finals resume tonight with Ron Hextall back in net for the Flyers.
Philadelphia lost both of the first two home games of the best of seven series. Game three tonight is in Detroit.
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As if the Flyers didn't have enough problems, defenseman Paul Coffey will miss tonight's game after suffering a concussion in game two.
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And already this afternoon in the major leagues, the Braves, Reds, Pirates, Red Sox and Mets have picked up wins.
News of a new high school basketball coach in the area coming up tonight at 6.
Take care everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


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Lost in Space is FOUND again.
The CBS show from the Sixties- is coming back this time on the big screen.
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In the movie, William Hurt, Mimi Rogers and Friends star, Matt LeBlanc get lost during an inter-galactic vacation.
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Gary Oldman plays the evil Dr. Smith.
The director promises cameos from many surviving members of the original cast.
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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