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Next on News 7-
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Prosecutors rest their case against murder suspect Earl Bramlett.
And as the jury deliberates the fate of a nanny- we'll hear from the baby's parents.
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((IF LOUISE IS NOT FOUND RESPONSIBLE FOR MATTHEWS DEATH THAT DOESN'T TAKE AWAY THE TRUTH WE KNOW BUT IT TAKES AWAY THE JUSTICE.))
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A great fall day with a return engagement tomorrow. More on the weather coming up.

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Some insight into bad eyesight-- for those who wear eyeglasses OR contact lenses.
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If you're eyesight's getting worse-- it may all be in the equipment.
Stick around for Health Check.
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The Commonwealth has rested its case in the trial of the man charged with arson and murder at the Hodges home in Vinton.
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5-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon
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The prosecution wrapped up its case with an inmate from the county jail who claims Earl Bramblett admitted some key elements of the crime.
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The jury also heard more of the audio tapes Bramblett recorded a year or two before the Hodges were killed.
At one point Bramblett said he thought Blaine Hodges had a gun.
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Bramblett's fellow inmate says Bramblett told him he made the tapes to make everybody believe he was crazy.
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The defense put on a fingerprint expert, a woman who saw a couple of men in a car from New Jersey around the time the fire broke out--
Also-- a woman who says she smoked crack cocaine with Teresa and Blaine Hodges in the 80's.
Bramblett's lawyers are expected to rest THEIR case in the morning.

5-Walton


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A Danville triple murderer who could be given the death penalty was in court for sentencing today.
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Percy Lavar Walton plead guilty to killing three of his neighbors last November--
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Fellow inmate Lacy Johnson says during a television crime show they were watching in jail, Walton told him he wanted to be known as a serial killer.
Walton told Johnson about how he shot Elizabeth Kendrick, then shot her again in anger because blood spattered on him.
He then shot her husband, Jessee.
The inmate testified Walton was trying to burglarize the Kendrick's house before they came home.
Walton also shot 33-year old Archie Moore.
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Walton's sentencing phase continues in the morning.

5-Hutcherson


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A truck driver who ran over and killed a bicyclist in Lynchburg last spring was fined 450 dollars for the offense.
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36-year old Dawn (la-ROE) LaReau died instantly
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she was hit while cycling along Route 501.
70-year old James Hutcherson pleaded guilty today to a charge of improper passing.
Prosecutor Bill Petty says he made the unusual move of indicting Hutcherson on the traffic charges to send a message to motorists.
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((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG PROSECUTOR: I THINK WE'VE MADE THE POINT. I HATE TO USE HIM AS AN EXAMPLE, BECAUSE FRANKLY, WHILE HE MADE A MISTAKE IN THIS CASE, THERE'S CERTAINLY NO EVIDENCE THAT HE DID ANYTHING INTENTIONALLY WRONG.))
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Petty says he also wants police to start cracking down on bicyclists who operate in an unsafe manner.
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5-Au-Pair


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Still no verdict in the trial of a 19 year old Nanny.
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Louise Woodward is charged with killing eight month old Matthew Eappen.
In a CBS exclusive interview the baby's parents say there's no question she's responsible.
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((SUNIL EAPPEN/MATTHEW'S FATHER: IN OUR MINDS IN MY MIND THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT SHE MURDERED MATTHEW. THERE'S JUST NO QUESTION ABOUT IT. AS THE TRIAL HAS GONE ON ADN THE LIES HAVE COME OUT THAT'S ALL THEY ARE THEY'RE FABRICATIONS THEY'RE CREATING A STORY.))
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More of the interview tonight on Public Eye tonight at nine.
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Is it discrimination or a violation of an attendance policy?
That's the question facing an eighth grader in Wythe County. The story is straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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Plus these pumpkins aren't just for Jack-O-lanterns-- they're feeding the less fortunate.
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Some ice cream products at Food Lion grocery stores around Virginia grocery stores are being recalled.
We'll tell you what to do about it, coming up on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Patrick has details on a local concert just a few weeks away.
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He's tuning up with Miss Virginia-- stick around. cc sponsor
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5-China


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President Clinton is making it clear
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the U-S isn't happy with China's human rights practices or its lack of religious freedom for its people.
The President says he and China's president Jahng Zuh-Meen have discussed the nations' differences.
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((I'M CONVINCED THE BEST WAY TO ADDRESS THEM IS TO DIRECTLY AND PERSONALLY AS WE DID YESTERDAY AND TODAY AND AS WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO UNTIL THIS ISSUE IS NO LONGER BEFORE US.))
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The President says China has agreed to work against the spread of nuclear weapons technology.
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5-Greenspan


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This weeks' turmoil on Wall Street could have long term effects for the economy.
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That's according to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.
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((ALAN GREENSPAN/FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN: IT IS QUITE CONCEIVABLE THAT A FEW YEARS HENCE WE WILL LOOK BACK AT THIS EPISODE AS WE NOW LOOK BACK AT THE 1987 CRASH AS A SALUTORY EVENT.))
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The Dow dipped briefly into negative territory today but it's shown advances for much of the day- at one point the market was ahead by 100 points.
It closed the day UP eight points at 75-hundred six.
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5-Wythe-Band


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A Wythe County woman says her 14-year old son was discriminated against when he was NOT allowed to participate in his school's weekend band competition.
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David Taylor is enrolled in weekly water therapy, but his mother says BAND is his favorite part of school.
The eighth grader was born with spinal meningitis and uses a wheelchair.
Saturday, the Fort Chiswell High school marching band travelled to Tennessee for a competition, but he was kept off the field.
David holds props when the band is performing.
Yesterday, Judy Taylor filed a civil right's complaint.
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((JUDY TAYLOR/DAVID'S MOTHER:IT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF HIM BEING IN HIGH SCHOOL, HE'S PART OF A GROUP, HE GETS TO DO WHAT THE OTHER KIDS DO, HE ENJOYS LIFE, AND HE REALLY ENJOYS MUSIC. ))
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Taylor says school officials told her David wasn't allowed to perform because he missed two prior competitions.
But Taylor says in the past, the school agreed not to hold attendance against the student because of his disability.
School officials declined comment.
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A Roanoke man's work with drug and alcohol dependant people is well known in the Valley, and now he's singing it's praises again.
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((PATRICK EVANS: TWO GREAT VOICES, ONE GREAT CAUSE. NEXT WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT A CONCERT COMING UP ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER THE TWENTY-FRIST. EVERYONE SHOULD BE THERE. WE'LL TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT COMING UP NEXT ON NEWS 7 AT FIVE.))
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5-MICHAEL-BROWN


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"Living Free", a program to help people kick alcohol and other types of substance abuse is enlisting the talents of Miss Virginia next month.
Patrick Evans has the story of a musical fund-raising event.
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Hometown hoops weekly dominates the two minute ticker-- as the season winds down.
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On Health Check--
Fighting influenza, and dodging germs...some thoughts from a microbiologist.
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Plus-- a CBS nvestigation into the eyewear you buy-- you might not be getting what you pay for.
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I'm Keith Humphry...
Stick around for News-7 at Six.
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A look at the life and times of James Stuart Gilmore the third -- the man who may be your next governor.
But listen to the candidate's warning: this election's more about the message than the messenger.
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((JIM GILMORE: IT'S THE STRENGTH OF THE IDEAS THAT WE HAVE THAT IS CARRYING US FORWARD IN THIS CAMPAIGN.))
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But part one of our profile tonight won't even mention the three words that have become synonymous with the campaign of Jim Gilmore.
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So tune in for the rest of his story in about 40-minutes on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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The first of two parts begins tonight-- thanks Keith.

5-Dairy-Fresh


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An important recall to report today--
The Dairy Fresh Company is recalling ice cream products made at it's North Carolina plant. dissolve to ss
All of the products in question were sold under the Food Lion label-- at Food Lion stores in Virginia and several other states.
An inspection turned up traces of bacteria at the Winston Salem plant.
Children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems could become sick from the bacteria.
But healthy people might not develop any symptoms at all.
The majority of the products in question have already been pulled-- but customers who bought Dairy Fresh-Food Lion ice cream can return the product to Food Lion for a refund.
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5-Eyeglasses


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Buying glasses seems like an easy enough purchase.
You get a prescription, and if you're like millions of others-- you take it to an optical chain nearby.
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But a CBS investigation found it's not so simple.
They sent in an undercover shopper to get identical prescriptions filled at seven top optical stores in New York--
Some of the familiar names-- Pearle Vision Express, Lenscrafters, Sears.
They took the new glasses to Dr. Robert Rosenberg at New York State University's School of Optometry.
He's a member of the committee that sets the industry standards for prescription eyewear.
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((DR. ROSENBERG: ALL SEVEN FAIL. SOME MORE SERIOUSLY THAN OTHERS, BUT THEY ALL FAIL. I'D FLUNK THEM, THEY GET AN F. ROBERTA: EVERYONE OF THEM? DR. ROSENBERG: EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM. ))
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They failed for problems like power, strength and overall workmanship.
Dr. Rosenberg found several cases of warped frames, mis-calculated strength, ultraviolet protection coating that was never added-- though the customer was charged.
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((MY ADVICE TO CONSUMERS IS THAT YOU SHOULD BE AS CAREFUL IN CHOSING WHO MAKES YOUR EYEGLASSES FOR YOU AS YOU WOULD IF YOU HAVE TO HAVE YOU GALLBLADER REMOVED))
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All of the stores did promise to fix the glasses for free.
But Dr. Rosenberg was disappointed with the mistakes he found.

5-Contact-Lense


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If you wear contact lenses, and they've been bothering you lately,
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Eric Earnhart may know why. He joins us to tell us what he found out about Acuvue disposable lenses.
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Connie, last June,
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Accuve changed these disposable lenses... it added UV blocking...
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And it also added a mark... the letters A-V to tell users if the lense is inside out or not.
Some patients started to complain about irritation,
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and Roanoke contact lense technician Theresa Bohon discovered the A-V imprint was the culprit.
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((THERESA BOHON/CONTACT LENS TECHNICIAN; WHEN THEY WOULD COME IN WE WOULD LOOK AT THE LENSES AND WE WOULE ASSK WHERE ARE YOU HAVING THE IRRITATION, AND THEY WOULD TELL US A PARTICULAR PLACE, WE WOULD LOOK AT THE LENSE IN THE EYE AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHERE THE "AV" ON THE LENSE WAS.))
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Bohon has switched 25 percent of her Acuvue patients to other lenses that don't have the AV imprint.
Another eye doctor we spoke with said five to ten percent of his Acuvue patients had trouble with the marking.
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Tonight on News 7 at six, we'll tell you what Johnson and Johnson, the manufacturer of Acuvue, says about the mark... Connie?

5-Bacteria


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Health officials are re-issuing their annual call, reminding people to get their flu shots by the end of November.
It's important to build up an immunity to the virus, before it makes it's way to the Roanoke Valley this winter.
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For a young, healthy person, influenza might just mean a few days feeling under the weather.
But in the elderly, the flu can easily develop into pneumonia.
In addition to getting a flu shot, Dr. Kenneth Sosnowski, a microbiologist at the Salem V-A says frequent handwashing is extremely important.
But, there's no need to go overboard, refusing to touch anything or shake anyone's hand.
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((DR. KENNETH SOSNOWSKI: THAT'S BEEN WRITTEN INTO SOME SCIENCE FICTION ARTICLES WHERE PEOPLE NEVER TOUCH. BECAUSE THEY'RE SO AFRAID OF BACTERIA-- BUT THE KEY IS ONCE YOU SHAKE HANDS YOU DON'T WANT TO SCRATCH YOUR EYE, RUB YOUR NOSE, BECAUSE THEN YOU'RE CARRING THE BACTERIA RIGHT UP TO A MUCOUS MEMBRANE, AND IT GETS RIGHT INSIDE.))
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Besides, says Sosnowski, imagine what it would do to political campaigns, if the candidates couldn't shake hands.
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In Sports-- a few milestones to talk about when it comes to girls high school basketball.
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Steve Mason has tournament news from the Mountain Empire and the Dogwood districts in the latest edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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((:)) ((The regular season championship race is knotted in a tie between Danny Jonas's Fort Chiswell Lady Pioneers and galax's Maroon Tide. Narrows fell to the lady Pioneers last night and can only play the spoiler by beating Galax tomorrow night. The parity between these three clubs should bode well for the Mountain empire in the post season. ((:))
Parry McCluer's Lindsey Hunter set the lady Fighting Blues school single game scoring record with 44 points against Highland.
Conragulations to Shawsville's Tracy Poff for registering his 100th career win this season. ((BRIAN HARVEY:))
On to double A where Gretna has clinched a second straight Dogwood District crown. ((:))
Lady Hawks starter and top rebounder Chrysty Crews missed the last two games with a sprained ankle and is questtionable for the district tourney and the regionals. ((:))
Tunstall and Altavista have been fighting for second place. Look for the lady Colonels to make a run in the tourney. ((:)) ((:)) ))
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5-Pumpkin-Gleaning


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Some Roanoke Valley families are getting a surprise this Halloween weekend.
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This morning, a Salem farmer plowed his tractor through a pumpkin patch-
Volunteers from the Society of Saint Andrews and the Southwest Virginia Food Bank picked them to distribute to area families.
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((NANCY TEW/SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREWS:THESE ARE GOING TO LOW INCOME DAYCARE CENTERS AND EACH CHILD WILL BRING HOME A PUMPKIN TONIGHT.WE'RE GOING TO SERVE 265 FAMILIES WILL HAVE PUMPKINS.))
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Garrett Farms provided the pumpkins for today's harvest.
The soon-to-be jack-o-lanterns were delivered to the head start program and many smiling faces.
The Society of St. Andrew will be gathering apples this weekend and other crops throughout the holidays.
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Coming up at six we'll tell you why an e-coli scare is NOT effecting the volunteer efforts to provide food to families this year. SUPER=x4034; email copyright close-id