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Straight ahead on News 7-
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A fiery crash in Miami- a Jet skids across a highway and bursts into flames.
We'll check in on Crossroads mall- one day after fumes force people to evacuate.
Plus New York Gears up for Garth.
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Wx-Heads
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Easterly winds kept things cool and cloudy. But the sun returns to the Friday forecast.

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Tonight on Health Check--
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Meet the latest cloning experiment.
A Holstein Calf named what else? Gene.
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This is the scene in Miami this afternoon- A D-C eight cargo plane crashes into a ball of flames.
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Good Evening.
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The jet had just taken off from Miami International Airport when it skidded across a highway and slammed into a building.
It was a Fine Air Jet with at least three people aboard- on its way to the Domincan Republic.
Andrew Colton is standing by in Miami with the latest- cut to colton
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the plane was bound for the dominican republic. but shortly after takeoff something went horribly wrong, and the dc-8 cargo jet crashed near miami's international airport.
witnesses say it exploded like a rocket, sending a huge ball of flames into the sky.
RAY SMITH/WITNESS ALL OF A SUDDEN I HEARD THE ENGINES GO POW POW POW POW. THEN IT CRASHED I HEARD THE GROUND SHAKE."
the four engine jet first hit the edge of an empty lot. then skidded across the street, slamming into some buildings.
local television showed cars on fire, buildings damaged, and firefighters struggling to contain the flames.
JOSEPH RODRIGUES/WITNESS: I JUMPED UNDER A TABLE, THE PLAN HIT AGAINST THE BUIDLING...
officials say the jet was registered to fine air, a big cargo carrier serving latin america.
ironically, just yesterday the company had started offering stock to the public.
this is the second big cargo crash in eight days...coming just after a federal express jumbo jet crashed at newark international airport.
the national transportation safety board is sending a team of investigators from washington to look into the cause of this latest crash.

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It was back in April that a man was robbed and killed at the Ironto Rest Area.
The victim's family members are convinced suspect Bud Pritchett is responsible.
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Teresa Hamilton is at the Montgomery County court house where a preliminiary hearing for Pritchett was held today.
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The talks are on again at United Parcel Service.
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UPS and teamsters representatives are behind closed doors.
The Union president says he's willing to talk- IF the company's ready to deal.
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((IF WE'RE MAKING PROGRSS I WILL STAY TIL THE WEEKEND WHATEVER'S NECESSARY BUT IF IT'S JUST A SMOKESCREEN WE'RE OUT OF HERE.)) 15:15:15 ((WE'RE PERPLEXED. WE DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THE TEAMSTERS WON'T SEND THAT OFFER OUT TO OUR PEOPLE OUR PEOPLE HAVE INDICATED THEY WANT TO VOTE ON THAT OFFER AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HOPING THEY'LL DO.))
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The strike by 185 thousand Teamsters began one minute past midnight Monday night-
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The picket line at the Roanoke Hub has six additional marchers.
The Independent Pilots Association is officially behind the unions effort for better working conditions.
Six local pilots are joining teamsters local union 171 today to side with them during their strike against U-P-S.
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5-Crossroads


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Crossroads Mall is trying to return to normal, after yesterday's evacuation of shoppers and mall employees.
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Today mall management is urging customers to come back.
The mall reopened this morning to lighter than normal traffic.
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24 hours ago emergency crews were treating people who complained of getting some kind of sickness.
But fire and Hazardous Materials personnel could not find what was causing the problem, so they let Crossroads get back to business.
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((PAM MURRAY/PROPERTY MANAGER: FEEL SAFE, VERY SAFE, IF I DIDN'T FEEL THAT WAY AND THE FIRE DEPARTMENT DIDN'T FEEL THAT WAY, WE WOULD NOT BE OPEN.))
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Today no one complained of headaches, nausea, or scratchy throats: the symptoms reported yesterday.
Roanoke's Fire and E-M-S department says the Crossroads case is closed, noting it doubts it will ever figure out what caused the problem.
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Political jabs today when it comes to one gubanatorial candidate's tax plan- that's straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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And a protest by painters today at the Roanoke Civic Center-- they're unhappy with the city and the firm that got the job.
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And HERBAL Phen-Fen...is it safer than the popular drug combination that's recently been under-fire? The story tonight on Health Check. cc sponsor
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Union painters manned a picket line outside the Roanoke Civic Center today.
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Members of the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades are unhappy with Williams Painting and Remodeling, and with city officials.
They say the company subcontracted a job at the civic center to another firm that was not licensed by the state.
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((C.W. TONEY/UNION LEADER: I THINK THE CITY SHOULD QUIT AWARDING WHEN THEY ARE CONTINUOUSLY VIOLATING LAWS LIKE THIS. THE CITY SHOULD TAKE THEM OFF OF THEIR BIDDERS LIST AND PUT A LEGITIMATE CONTRACTOR ON THERE.))
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Williams Painting acknowledges the subcontractor did not meet all state regulations when the project started.
But he did have a local license and insurance, and company officials say they took action to bring him into compliance.

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Republican lawmakers are pointing the finger at Vinton Democrat Dick Cranwell.
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The Republicans cite Cranwell's influential positions as House Majority Leader and head of the House Finance Committee when he rejected the idea of gubernatorial candidate Jim Gilmore's tax cut.
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((DEL. VANCE WILKINS: YOUR REPEATED STATEMENT THAT THE GILMORE WON'T PLAN WON'T EVEN GET A PARKING PASS WHEN IT COMES TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION SHOWS THE WORST KIND OF PARTISANSHIP NOT TO SPEAK OF ITS PRESUMPTIOUSNESS.))
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((SEN. STEVE MARTIN: IF IN FACT THAT'S HIS ATTITUDE, AND THAT'S HIS CAUCUS'S ATTITUDE, THEN IN FACT THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA HAD BETTER BE VERY CONCERNED ABOUT WHO THEY SEND DOWN HERE AS A RESULT OF THE HOUSE RACES.))
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The Republicans say Cranwell's making Thomas Jefferson cry by NOT trusting the voters to make up their own minds on the tax cut.
They're also challenging all House of Delegates candidates to take a stand on Gilmore's plan.
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Cranwell could NOT be reached for comment.
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But when he made the remarks about Gilmore's plan, he said this of fellow Democrat Don Beyer's: "I think Beyer's plan is overpriced, but at least he's in the arena."

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Advance Auto Parts officially jump-started its campaign for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation today.
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The company hopes to raise one million dollars for J-D-F.
Each store is selling one dollar paper sneakers, some will be holding car washes and car shows.
The Advance Auto "Sneaker Mobile" is scheduled to visit the stores to boost sneaker sales.
Advance has been a J-D-F corporate donor for two years, it has already raised more than one million dollars for research.
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They're pickin' peaches in Roanoke County, and Patrick is eating them.
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((PATRICK EVANS: IT'S PEACH TIME IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, WE'LL HAVE MORE FROM MOUNTAINTOP ORCHARD COMING NEXT ON GROWIN' IT--MMMM MMMM.))
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One of the most treasured local crops in Southwest Virginia is peaches, and now they're in full season.
Patrick Evans has more on this flavorful fruit on this week's Growin' It.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker--
The Barry Switzer saga continues... Steve has the latest on the Cowboys' head coach.
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Plus-- they've gone to the dogs in one Ohio City.
We're talking water fountains...
Just how sanitary is it for Fido to lap water before you? The story on Health Check.
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Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look at what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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Pigs, pigs, everywhere.
And NOT the kind of water you'd want to drink.
A little public education effort from the hog industry in the midst of a battle to keep a hog farm out of Pittsylvania County.
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That story and more news weather and sports tonight on News 7 at Six. Double Boxes Jean/Keith
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Thanks Keith, see you and the hogs then.

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Topping tonight's Health CHeck report-- Cloning continues.
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When it comes to cloning, move over Dolly the sheep... Meet "Gene," a six-month old cloned calf.
A Wisconsin group of researchers introduced the black Holstein bull to the world today-- as a result of cloning a stem cell from a 30-day old calf fetus.
ABS Global researchers say through this process it's now possible to make an unlimited number of cells, freeze them for any amount of time, then thaw them and create identical animals.
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The popular weight loss drug Phen-Fen has taken heat recently.
The Food and Drug Administration announced the combination may be causing heart and lung problems.
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So some people are taking what they believe is the herbal equivalent.
But what exactly is it?
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((ELIZABETH GOOD/ROANOKE CO-OP: THE EFFECT THAT HERBAL PHEN-FEN HAS ON THE BODY IS SIMILAR TO THE EFFECT THAT PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO GET FROM THE PHARMACEUTICAL FEN-PHEN, BUT IT HAS LESS SIDE EFFECTS.))
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Pre-pro:
The two treatments may sound exactly the same-- but the spelling of the words is different.
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((DR. E.B. NOLAND/LEWIS GALE INTERNIST: THEY'RE NOT THE SAME THING, EXCEPT FOR MAYBE THE STIMULANT PORTIONS-- THOSE THINGS SHOULD BE MEDICALLY MONITORED. IF YOU ARE TAKING SOMETHING THAT AFFECTS THE APPETITE, YOU ARE AFFECTING SOMETHING IN THE BODY, AND THERE ARE OTHER VITAL SIGNS THAT MIGHT BE AFFECTED. ))
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And Dr. Noland says it's OK to use-- but only under medical supervision.
But he adds you're not getting a safer version of the Fen Phen drug combination-- you're getting something completely different.
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A drug designed to help lower cholesterol, now appears to be the first medicine to substantially reduce the high failure rate of angioplasty...
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That's the procedure that unclogs heart arteries. Canadian doctors report using the drug (Probe-U-call) Probucol has cut the need for repeat angioplasties in half. Researchers believe use of
(Probe-U-call) Probucol in the U-S could save 700 million dollars a year by

eliminating repeat angioplasties that normally cost 16 thousand dollars apiece.
The study appeared in today's New England Journal of Medicine.
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Would you drink from a water fountain if a dog just quenched its thirst?
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People in Athens, Ohio are arguing what's more sanitary: dog or man drinking from a water fountain?
This comes after a canine there was spotted drinking from the courthouse water fountain.
Veterinarians say there are fewer harmful bacteria in a dogs mouth than in a human's mouth--
Athens officials say there's no law in their town to stop a dog from slurping from a public water fountain on a hot summer day.
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Turning now to sports-- Let's take a trip to Harrisonburg and see what's going on with the James Madison basketball program-- here's Steve Mason

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to a Thursday ticker that begins with a little roundball.
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The JMU basketball team under new head coach Sherman Dillard is packing for a little European vacation.
Mike Stevens visited with the Dukes earlier today in Harrisonburg.
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In Major League Baseball this afternoon, Detroit Topped Kansas City in the American League. In National league action; Houston beat Philadelphia 6-5 in 11 innings.
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It wasn't that close in New York as the Mets pounded the Colorado Rockies 12 to 4. Andres Gallaraga did give Colorado the early lead on this blast to left center field; his 29th on the season. but the 2-nothing lead would not last.
Thanks to Carlos Baerga. He would drive in 4 runs and register his 7th homer on the season; a line drive shot. Baerga leads New York to the 8 run win after missing eight games with a rib injury.
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One NFL note; Prosecutors say Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer will face a class A misdemeanor charge for carrying an unlicensed hand gun. He was arrested At dallas-Fort Worth International airport with a loaded gun on a carry on bag Monday.
He could face up to one year in jail.
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That's it for five, coming up at six, we will check in on the Pulaski County football team; see ya then.

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The big apple is gearing up for a big night of country.
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The fans were out early hoping to get a good spot for tonight's free Garth Brooks concert.
Earlier today CBS reporter Mark McEwen welcomed the singer with New York Yankees and Mets hats- and a Garth Brooks turkey sandwich.
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((GARTH BROOKS/COUNTRY SINGER: TRUST ME. THIS IS A DIFFERENT GIG FOR ME TO WALK OUT AND TO WALK OUT THERE IN FULL TRUST CAUSE YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S COMING AND YOU JUST DROP THAT SHIELD AND GO.))
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