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Straight ahead on News 7-
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A conviction in the accident where a little girl was thrown from a pickup truck.
Strong earthquakes in Central Italy today.
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At least 10 people are dead.
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Wx-Heads
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Looks like another 50 50 weekend with the sunny one on Saturday and the wet one on Sunday.

medical-heads


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On Health Check--
Some encouraging news about kids in this country, adopted out of the former Soviet bloc.
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Plus-- the latest on kicking the cigarette habit.
Some are turning to the drug Zyban.
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A Montgomery County judge convicts Christopher Fisher of driving under the influence-- the evening a seven year old girl was thrown and killed from the back of his pick-up.
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5-Fisher


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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Testimony revealed Fisher's blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit-- when it was tested nearly four hours after the May accident in Shawsville.
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Witnesses say Samantha Rentch was thrown from the truck when Fisher struck the rear passenger side of a car travelling in front of him.
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Two other children and an adult were also in the back of the truck but were NOT seriously injured.
Samantha Rentch's father broke down in court today, but Fisher showed no emotion.
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((TONY ANDERSON/FISHER'S ATTORNEY:I WOULD NOT WANT IT TO EVER BE PERCEIVED AS ALOOFNESS OR SOMETHING OF BEING INCONSIDERATE, HE'S JUST THE OPPOSITE, HE'S JUST A SHY FRAGILE FELLOW WHO'S INVOLVED IN A VERY SERIOUS PROBLEM WITH VERY DISASTROUS RESULTS. ))
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Samantha Rentch's mother, Treca, (Teresa) was riding in the cab of the truck the night of the accident.
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Yesterday-- a judge certified child abuse charges against her to a grand jury-- for allowing her children to ride in the back of the pick-up when she knew Fisher had been drinking.
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5-Plane-Crash


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A jet crash in Indonesia-
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It was hazy out when the Indonesian airliner went down with 234 people aboard.
Tonight the search goes for victims- officials say 212 bodies have been spotted in the wreckage.
The jet crashed and broke apart in a mountainside rice field in northern Sumatra.
Residents of a nearby village say they tried to get to the victims, but flames from the crash forced them back.
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5-Italy-Quake


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Two earthquakes rocked Italy overnight.
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One quake hit first and then a second jolt- in (A-see-see) Assisi.
Ten people are dead, and more than a dozen injured-- thousands are homeless.
The damage is just now being asssessed.
Priceless works of art are ruined.
The second quake hit while workers were inspecting damage inside St. Francis Basilica.
It broke down huge sectons of the Basilica's vaulted ceiling and killed four people who were in the church.
Pope John Paul says he's deeply saddened by the disaster.
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5-Wintergreen


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A collapsing garage threatens to tear at the public image of democrat lieutenant governor candidate L.F. Payne.
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Payne had to give pre-trial testimony today at a law office in Charlottesville, for a federal lawsuit filed against Wintergreen Development.
Payne is president and founder of Wintergreen's residential arm, but was in Congress when Walter and Nancy Childs' garage broke free from their house in 1995.
The Childs say they should have been told what Wintergreen's OWN engineer reported later -- the lot's in a historic landslide area.
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Payne adds that the case has already been thrown out of a state court once-- because it lacked evidence, and withdrawn once to be re-filed in federal court.

5-Gilmore


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Republican party leaders say they were "not" aware that a doctor whose wife hosted a reception for Jim Gilmore in Lynchburg used to perform abortions.
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Gilmore was in town Tuesday night, campaigning with Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson.
One of the receptions he attended was at the home of Nancy Patterson, a long- time Republican party supporter.
Patterson recently married Doctor William Driskill, a retired obstetrician who once was a regular target of anti- abortion protesters.
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Party officials say had they known of Driskill's background, they might have tried to find a different location for the fundraiser.
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He gave crucial testimony in Marv ALbert's sexual assault case-- We'll hear from the Roanoke dentist, when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns.
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And buckle up-- Andy Green can't drive 55-- he shatters the land speed record.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- babies and their language development.
Careful-- you never know when they're listening-- or what they'll retain. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- Patrick is already shopping for the holidays, and you can too.
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Steve Mason is live in Martinsville for this weekend's Hanes 500. cc sponsor
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5-Kagey


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The forensic dentist who testified in the Marv Albert trial is back at his Roanoke practice today with some insight into the case.
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Doctor Alvin Kagey studies moldings or copies of the suspects mouth and compares them to photos.
Kagey says matching teeth marks on bodies can be clinching evidence.
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((DR. ALVIN KAGEY/FORENSIC DENTIST: IN THE CASE WE HAD HERE DNA IS A NICE BACKUP WHEN YOU'RE TOLD THE DNA FROM THE AREA OF THE BITE SAYS THAT THE SUSPECT THE ODDS ARE ONE IN TWO POINT SIX BILLION, THAT'S PRETTY GOOD BACK-UP FOR YOU.))
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Kagey is one of less than one hundred doctors in the world who do practice this type of forensic dentistry.
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5-Tobacco


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Tobacco warehouse owners in the southside are counting on lawmakers to help them out of a legal bind.
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The federal government is charging 19 warehouses across Virginia with selling excess tobacco-- more than the government quota.
But warehouse owners say the Department of Agriculture required them to do business with some dealers who were selling illegal tobacco.
Several warehouse owners are facing steep fines.
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Senators Chuck Robb and John Warner, along with Congressman Virgil Goode, have asked the U-S-D-A for a six month extension to appeal so warehouse owners can investigate the charges.
So far, they have received no response.
U-S-D-A officials were unavailable for comment.
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5-Animal-Rights


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A group of demonstrators says it traveled from Richmond to Roanoke to speak for those who can't defend themselves.
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Members of the Richmond Animal Rights Network picketed outside a dental convention at the Hotel Roanoke this morning.
They're protesting Proctor and Gamble's use of animals in testing its products.
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((KRISSY VANDENBERG/RICHMOND ANIMAL RIGHTS NETWORK: THEY DO ANIMAL TESTING AND ANIMAL RESEARCH WHEN IT'S NOT REQUIRED BY LAW OR THE FDA. MANY OTHER COMPANIES HAVE NOW GIVEN UP ANIMAL TESTING.))
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A Proctor and Gamble spokesperson told News 7 the company only does animal testing when new ingredients are added to products.
Cindy Patton says the company does not use animals to test established products.
The animal rights activists want people to boycott Proctor and Gamble products.
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For ten years a craft show in Roanoke has brought not only the basics but the unique- in time for holiday shopping-- and its that time of year again.
Patrick has that story when NEWS-7 AT Five continues. STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-Kicker


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A British pilot sped into the record books.
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The Thrust supersonic car with a British Air Force pilot at the helm smashed the world land speed record.
Andy Green made two runs on the 13 mile Nevada course at an average speed of 707 miles an hour.
That's 74 miles an hour quicker than the old record set by Richard Noble back in 1983.
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Green's not satisfied yet.
His next goal is to go supersonic, with the first car to break the sound barrier.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- Steve Mason has qualifying results for this weekend's Hanes 500--live from Martinsville.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- a few ideas on preventing cancer--
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The experts say, follow their advice, and you can cut your chances by 40-percent.
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Six-Preview


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There's more NEWS-7 at FIVE in a moment-- here's a look ahead to News7 at Six.
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The Air Force has declared a 27-year-old South Boston pilot dead...
Two weeks ago Jason Ramsey's military plane crashed off the coast of Africa.
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Tina Tenret visited Jason's family and close friends today--
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That story and more news of the day tonight on News7 at Six.

5-Adoption


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A new study provides good news for parents who adopted children from the former Soviet bloc.
There had been fears-- based on medical records from the home countries of the children-- that many suffered from severe neurological problems.
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But a study of 56 East Bloc adoptees shows none of them had serious brain disorders.
Severe neurological problems initially had been reported in 43 of those youngsters.
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The researchers, writing in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" say the problem probably is with the medical records.

5-HIV


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Hormonal contraceptives and a lack of Vitamin A could be possible risk factors in the spread of the H-I-V virus--
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researchers have announced.
Those factors -- reported in the Lancet Medical Journal -- could influence the shedding of H-I-V cells into bodily secretions.
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5-Cancer


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Cancer IS preventable and eating less meat and more fruits and vegetables could reduce cases of the disease by up to 40-percent--
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according to a major report by the World Cancer Research Fund.
The study recommends eating a more plant-based diet and that meat should be kept to less than three ounces per day.
The experts also suggest limiting alcohol consumption, reducing sugar and salts, and daily exercise to help prevent cancer.
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5-Zyban


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Smokers who hope to kick the habit now have a new treatment to consider.
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A medication called "Zyban" offers hope to those who've tried and failed to quit with nicotine patches or gum.
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**CONNIE ON TAPE**
Laversa Cherry applied the nicotine patch and chewed nicotine gum, without success.
But now that she's taking the prescription drug Zyban, she's down to four cigarettes a day, without the cravings she expected.
Juanita Edwards had a similar experience.
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Studies show that once they do quit, 49- percent of those who use Zyban are still smoke- free four weeks later.
The figure drops to 20 percent after six months, but experts say those results are still the best yet, when it comes to kicking the habit.

5-Baby-Talk


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Be careful what you say around baby.
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A new study says children as young as eight months can hear and remember words.
Johns Hopkins University researchers found when the babies are older, they try to repeat the words in what researchers called a "vocabulary spurt."
The study is published in the journal "Science."
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2-SHOT 2-shot-toss
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Time now for sports-- Friday Football Extra is busy again tonight--
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Mike Stevens has that and a preview of the Hanes 500.

S5-Qualify


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Time to crank up the Friday Ticker at the Martinsville Speedway today.
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Qualifying for the 26th Winston Cup event of this season is now over.
And while many folks were focused on the points race and the traditinal short track kings.
DOUBLE BOXES MIKE/STEVE


Steve Mason is here to tell us that someone not known for his short track prowess stole the pole. TOSS TO STEVE
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(ROLL CUE: ...ON A DAY MADE FOR RACING.")
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(ROLL CUE: ...LOOK AT THE TOP 25.")
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WIPE TO QUALIFYING
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Stricklin//5. Ricky Rudd //;
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SUPER=107-6. Kenny Wallace//7. Rusty Wallace//8. Joe Nemechek//9. Ken

Schrader//10. Jeff Burton//;
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SUPER=107-11. Jeff Gordon//12. Jimmy Spencer//13. Dale Earnhardt//14. Sterling

Marlin//15. John Andretti//;
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SUPER=107-16. Bill Elliott//17. Robert Pressley//18. Darrell Waltrip//19. Mike

Skinner//;20. Bobby Labonte //
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SUPER=107-21. Dale Jarrett //22. Bobby Hamilton //23. Ted Musgrave //24. Lake

Speed //25. Terry Labonte // DOUBLE BOX STEVE/MIKE

S5-FFE


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E.C. Glass announced this afternoon that is forfeiting its three wins from earlier this season for using an ineligible player.
The Toppers are home tonight hosting Cave Spring at city stadium in one of the 14 games we'll have for you this evening at 11:35 on Friday Football Extra.
Have a good night folks.
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5-CRAFTS


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The Virginia-Carolina Craftsmen's Fall Classic is underway in Roanoke
Patrick Evans takes us shopping.
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