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Next on News 7-
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A 17 year old is killed in a car accident- the son of the Bedford County sheriff.
A verdict in the extortion trial of Autumn Jackson.
And should a houseboat caretaker get the reward in the Andrew Cunanan case?
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Wx-Heads
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The heat is on this weekend with only a slight chance of a shower. Forecast details coming up.

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On Health Check--
It now turns out more soldiers than originally thought were exposed to poison gas during the Persian Gulf War.
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Plus, analyzing your golf swing to diminish the aches and pains of golferitis.
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A single-car accident this morning claims the life of a teenager- the son of Bedford County sheriff Mike Brown.
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5-Cosby


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A conviction in the case of Autumn Jackson.
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Jurors say there's no doubt the 22-year tried to extort 40 millino dollars from Bill Cosby.
Outside of court, jurors said the prosecution's evidence was overwhelming.
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Jackson claimed Cosby is her father-
She broke down in court when the verdict was read.
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Jackson could face up to 12 years in prison.
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5-O'Connor


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A Los Angeles jury is in full agreement-- Carroll O'Connor did not slander a drug user when he blamed him for his son's death.
Harry (Purzee-Gee-un) Perzigian sued- after O'Connor lashed out at him over his son's drug induced suicide.
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35 year old Hugh O'Connor killed himself in 1995.
Carroll O'Connor at one point called (Purzee-gee-un) a partner in murder for giving his son cocaine.
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A caretaker is suing to collect 65 thousand dollars reward money in the Andrew Cunanan case.
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It was Fernando Carreira's emergency call to police that led them to the Miami Beach houseboat where Cunanan committed suicide.
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But the Miami Beach police chief says Carreira's call was not so much a tip as happenstance.
The FBI agents in charge disagree- They think Carreira should get the cash.
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Some families depend on it as the main way out of their neighborhood. So why is Norfolk Southern closing their railway crossing?
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And we return to Roanoke's Autumn Lane... where the city will fix the road into the defunct housing development.
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On Health Check-- Move over Dolly-- and make room for Polly and her sisters.
Those scientists in Scotland have done it again-- this time cloning with HUMAN genes. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- Patrick's riding in a Monster Truck.
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Its a far cry from his Oldsmobile.
Stick around. cc sponsor
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Norfolk Southern Railroad is closing several crossings in our area...
And that's angering some Blue Ridge residents.
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Lisa Dooley and five other families have filed an injunction against the railroad to stop its road block.
The families say the Cherry Lane passage is the main road out of town and for emergency help to come in.
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Norfolk Southern won't comment on this situation because of the litigation.
But safety officials say N-S provides alternate routes for residents when it blocks an access.
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((DANNY GILBERT/SAFETY DEPT. ))
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The Blue Ridge residents are going to court Thursday to obtain a restraining order against the closure.
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5-AUTUMN-LANE


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Autumn Lane residents are putting the city government on notice.
They say Roanoke officials took too long to correct problems with a construction site in their neighborhood.
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City officials spent the morning touring what's left of contractor Phillip Bane's development.
Bane planned to put 11 homes on this land, but officials say his inexperience led to violations and put an end to the development.
Now Autumn Lane residents are forming a city-wide action group to help other neighborhoods which may face similar problems.
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((AUBREY BUTLER/AUTUMN LN RESIDENT: WE WILL ATTEND EVERY MEETING, ANYWHERE WE CAN BE HEARD. WE WILL ASK PEOPLE TO COME AND JOIN US.))
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The city says it'll make repairs to Autumn Lane this weekend.
Trees and more grass will be planted on the site in the fall.

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Pittsylvania County supervisors are discouraging a large-scale hog farm from moving into the county.
But their resolution can't block it, because of the Right to Farm Act.
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The 1994 Virginia Act allows ANY size farm to operate on any agricultural land... no special use permit or public hearing is required.
So the legislation leaves the door wide open for ten thousand hogs.
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((DEL. TED BENNETT/D- HALIFAX CO.: THIS IS TOO BIG. THIS IS HUMONGOUS. THIS IS TEN THOUSAND HOGS A YEAR AND TRUE, IT'S DOUBLE THE SIZE OF THE ONES IN HALIFAX COUNTY. WHERE DO YOU DRAW THE LINE BETWEEN BIG AND SMALL?))
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Despite this situation, Bennett supports the Right to Farm Act, saying the issue is to protect farmers.
But Pittsylvania County residents want their own protection.
A North Carolina company wants to build a large scale hog farm in their neighborhood.
Residents say hog manure will pollute their air and water-- and lower their property values.
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Delegate Bennett is part of a committee revisiting the act, he says he'd hate to see it watered down.

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Aliens have made their mark at the box office this summer...
This weekend, Monster Trucks demolish their way into Victory Stadium.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

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Victory Stadium is the site of an invasion this weekend... DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans reports tonight Monster Trucks are coming, and they're taking no prisoners.
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Forecasts
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Golfing great Ben Hogan died today.
A look back on his career in tonight's Sports Ticker.
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On Health Check-- Living in dirty New Delhi may not be a bundle of laughs--
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but the Laughter Club helps members grin and bear it.
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There's more NEWS-7 at FIVE in just a moment, but let's jump ahead to what you'll see on NEWS-7 at SIX.
Police uncovered three bodies in Roanoke City this afternoon.
There are no suspects.
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In fact there wasn't even a crime.
The body recoveries were a part of a police training exercise.
Investigators from 10 different jurisdictions came to the Roanoke Valley to learn how to recover the most evidence from crime scenes which could be years old.
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((DET. RICK MOORER/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: WE FEEL WE'VE BEEN IN NEED OF SOME ADDITIONAL TRAINING SO WE SET UP A COURSE WHERE WE ACTUALLY BURIED ONE BODY AND WE'VE GOT TWO OTHER SURFACE SKELETONS.))
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Denise Allen and photographer Howard Swank take us to the scene...in about 40-minutes.
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5-Gulf-War


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The Pentagon is now admitting many more American soldiers than originally
thought---were exposed to poison gas during the Persian Gulf War.
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Officials say about 100-thousand inhaled the gas...that's five times the Pentagon's earlier estimate.
But they say -- the exposure was so minimal-- they still don't believe the gas is related to so-called "gulf war" Syndrome.
It was just a year ago that the Pentagon admitted ANY U-S troops had been exposed to toxic chemicals.
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5-Cloning


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The Scottish researchers who brought us Dolly, the world's first cloned animal-- have done it again.
This time, five times over.
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They've made five virtually identical sheep-- but this time they contain HUMAN genes.
They are carbon copies of animals genetically engineered to produce therapeutic human proteins.
Her creators won't say what Polly-- produces-- but other sheep the company has engineered make proteins to treat cystic fibrosis, and products that both promote and inhibit blood clotting.
According to one American expert, today's announcement holds great promise.
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((DR. JACK RUTLEDGE/UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN: THE FACT THAT WE HAVE FIVE CLONES THAT ARE ALL IDENTICAL OR PRETTY MUCH IDENTICAL MEANS WE COULD EXPAND THIS TO WHATEVER NUMBER WE MIGHT NEED IN THE FUTURE. ))
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The lambs were cloned using the same methods that produced Dolly-- taking D-N-A from one animal, putting it into an egg, then implanting it into another animal.
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5-Lou-Gherig's


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Scientists warn it's not a cure, but they may have a way to delay the symptoms of Lou Gehrig's disease.
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They've created a protein that prevents cell death, thus stalling the onset of the inherited form of the disease in genetically engineered mice.
Most cases of the disease in humans aren't inherited.
But cell death is similar in both forms.
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5-Golferitis


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When we think of sports injuries GOLF doesn't usually come to mind. but, actually golf injuries are more common than most think.
A typical golf swing is in excess of 90 miles an hour-- there's some idea of the type of stress put on the shoulders and lower back.
But there's a new high-tech way to diagnose and treat so-called Golferitis.
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(( JACK LEWIN/GOLF ENTHUSIAST: I HAVE TO REALLY WORK HARD NOW TO GET THE CLUB ALL THE WAY BACK, I'M JUST NOT AS NATURALLY FLEXIBLE AS I'D LIKE TO BE. ))
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
Jack Lewin suffers from upper back stiffness, and it's hampered his game.
To get to the cause, his swing is being evaluated by a new computer program.
Reflective markers tag key points of motion on his body.
A videotape is then made of his swing and a computer program turns it into a stick figure-- allowing doctors to view the swing at one-60th of a second intervals.
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((DR. ROBERT GOTLIN/BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER: WE CAN THEN TELL IF A PERSON'S HAVING A PROBLEM THAT'S DUE TO ASYMMETRY, THE LEFT SIDE AND RIGHT SIDE DON'T MATCH, OR IT'S A PROBLEM WITH A VELOCITY OR HOW FAST ONE SWINGS THE CLUB. IS IT A PROBLEM OF STIFFNESS, OF A JOINT THAT'S JUST NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY.))
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Normally the hips and upper body should move independently.
In Jack's case they found that his move TOGETHER-- resulting in upper back stiffness.
Now the physical therapist and the doctor will be able to create a customized treatment program to correct the problem.
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So the goal of the KA-3D Motion Analysis System isn't to teach you how to swing like Tiger Woods-- but rather, to find out what's causing pain and treat it.

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This last item now, from New Delhi-- not an easy place to live.
There's the traffic, the pollution, poverty and disease--
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And that's where the increasingly popular Laughter Club comes in-- offering a little light relief.
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(( FIRST THING IN THE MORNING YOU DON'T MIND THAT YOU HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOUR, YOU KNOW, YOU CAN LAUGH AT NOTHING AT ALL, SO THE REST OF THE DAY YOU TEND TO TAKE LIFE MORE LIGHTLY.)) ((I FIND THAT AFTER DOING THESE EXERCISES I FEEL HIGHLY REFRESHED. NAT SOUND AH HA HA.))
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The Laughter Club has its roots in traditional yoga-- it's designed to promote physical, mental and spiritual healing.
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Virginia Tech is well represented at the Carolina Panthers training camp.
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But first, Mike Stevens remembers one of the golf greats.

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Welcome folks to your weekend and an action packed Friday.
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We begin tonight with a sad note from the golf world as the legendary Ben Hogan died this afternoon.
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Hogan was 84 years old and had been in declining health. Two years ago he had colon cancer surgery, and he also suffered from Alzheimer's disease.
Hogan is third all-time in wins on the PGA tour with 63.
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Green Bay Packers' quarterback Brett Favre is now the NFL's highest paid player.
Today he signed a 7 year deal worth $48 million with a $12 million signing bonus.
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And Terry Holland announced this afternoon that Jeff Jones has received a 2 year contract extension that will keep him as the Cavs head hoop coach through the year 2000.
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Two former Virginia Tech football players are giving the pros their best shot this preseason.
Steve Mason has more on Myron Newsome and Waverly Jackson's Carolina Panther tryouts.
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((Myron Newsome and Waverly Jackson- together again on another top notch defensive unit. This one is lead by Dom Capers, a defensive guru whose zone blitzing schemes confuses veterans. ((:)) ((:))
Newsome is trying out for linebacker, although a spot on the special teams might be more realistic. His physical stature resembles that of future Hall of famer Sam Mills. ((SAM:))
When he's not in awe of his surroundings, Waverly has impressed Panther coaches at defensive tackle. ((:))
Newsome wore #53 at Tech while Jackson was 98. The pair has heart, a huge

playbook and each other in their first NFL training camp.)) ((:)) ((:))
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Things were hot as well today in Frostburg Maryland, as tempers flared at Redskins training camp. Gus Frerottte took an elbow from former UVa star Ryan Kuehl. Have safe weekend.

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Finally tonight, we bring you protests from around the globe.
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First we start in San Francisco, where shoppers at Macy's on Union Square were greeted with protestors.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals-- showed up with graphic pictures, some of them wore fake furs and sat locked up in small cages.
The group says that's how animals are treated at fur farms...
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Down Under we go to Australia, where ostrich races like these in questionl
Last week the races were held as a charity fundraising event.
But a society there is demanding a government ban on ostrich racing-- saying the birds are treated cruelly.
One of the ostrich owners says the birds loved the experience, and they made sure they were never stressed.
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Thanks for watching NEWS-7 at FIVE...
For more news later tonight--full screen Have a nice weekend. Join Connie Stevens over on WEFC, for NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10.