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Straight ahead on News 7-
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More U-S Troops ship out to the Persian Gulf.
A 72 year old man is stabbed to death in Lynchburg.
Plus a gravesite from the 18 hundreds is discovered in Roanoke-
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Clear sailing this forecast cycle. We are talking sunny skies and a slow warm up as well.

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On Health Check--
Some safe tips for preparing your Thanksgiving Turkey...
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And some motorists will soon be given the right to turn off their airbags.
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The U-S is beefing up its firepower in the Persian Gulf- as troops pack up and head out.
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5-iraq


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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President Clinton has ordered another 45 warplanes to the Gulf.
They include more Stealth fighters, B-52 bombers and combat aircraft.
And another 30 planes will be on standby.
Byron Pitts has the latest on the situation from Washnington DCTERMS.
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((Six B-52 bombers. and six F-117 Stealth Bombers will soon head to the Persian Gulf . and so in short time . America will have 2-aircraft carriers . 22-warship and more than 300-war planes in harms way of Saddam Hussein and IRAQ. All part of the military buildup President Clinton and his top foreign advisers discussed at the White House. SANDY BERGER/NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER: THIS IS PART OF OUR EFFORT TO BE PREPARED IN A PRUDENT WAY FOR ANY CONTINGENCY THAT MAY ARISE IN THE REGION." Meantime American pilots and support crews left loved ones in Virginia early Tuesday bound for Saudi Arabia to help patrol the no fly zone over Northern and Southern Iraq - all part of the long standing sanctions against Saddam. BEEN EXPECTING THIS OVER A YEAR . BUSINESS AS USUAL. I WON'T LIKE . JUST PRAY. For now prayer and diplomacy are the preferred weapons of choice for most members of the UN Security Council. Reports are Russia is close to a deal with Iraq that would end the current crisis . allowing UN weapons inspectors back in IRAQ to continue their search for Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. Details of which the UN's official spokesman would not discuss. FRED ECKHARD/UN SPOKESMAN,: WE'RE AT A SENSITIVE PHASE, WE'LL KNOW MORE LATER THIS WEEK Guarded words from the UN . MORE bravado from Iraq's Foreign Minister . after the Iraqi military made no effort to shoot down a U-2 surveillance plane during it's fly over Monday night. MOHAMMAD SAID AL-SAHHAF/IRAQI FOREIGN MINISTER: "IT FLEW BACK, LIKE A FRIGHTENED RAT, TO SAUDI AIRSPACE. For now, neither Iraq nor the US seems willing to back down. KENNETH BACON/ PENTAGON THE MESSAGE HERE TO SADDAM . OUR INTEREST IN THE AREA.)) live byron full
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5-Presley


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The ousted director of the V-A Medical Center in Salem says he's fighting his dismissal as a matter of principle.
John Presley could easily retire at age 71, but he wants to clear himself of sexual harassment charges.
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Doctor Presley testified today before an Administrative Law Judge who's considering the appeal of his removal from the Veterans Administration.
He denies any inappropriate behavior and says "sexual harassment" has become a weapon.
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((JOHN PRESLEY/FORMER DIRECTOR OF SALEM V.A. MEDICAL CENTER: ALL YOU'VE GOT TO DO IN THIS DAY AND TIME IS SAY THAT A GUY TRIED TO KISS ME. "HE KISSED ME." AT LEAST THEY DIDN'T ACCUSE ME OF DROPPING MY PANTS. WHAT COULD I DO IF THEY DID?))
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Two days of hearings wrapped up today, but it'll be late next month before the judge issues her ruling.

5-L'burg-Murder


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Lynchburg authorities have released the identity of an elderly man found murdered in his apartment last night.
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The body of 72-year old Samuel Junius York was discovered at the Walden Pond apartment complex around 9:30.
Friends had reported him missing earlier in the day.
York had been stabbed to death, but police will NOT release any other details.
The regional homicide squad is investigating York's death. *dissolve to full screen*
Authorities ARE looking for the victim's car... a 1993 red or burgundy Lexus Coupe, Virginia plates L-Z-Z 9-2-3.
Anyone with information should contact the Lynchburg police.
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5-City-Graves


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After digging around the industrial park in Northeast Roanoke, city officials found the remains of eleven bodies...
Bodies buried sometime in the early 18-hundreds.
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The city now owns this land near the old Monterey Golf Course.
But family members related to the land's ORIGINAL owners believe their relatives were buried there.
A week ago the city discovered what it thinks is the remains of Yelverton Oliver... a wealthy horse racer who died in 18-57.
Investigators think he's now resting in this metal casket -- a burial rite reserved for the rich.
An attorney who helped in this investigation, says a group of scientists from Atlanta helped find Oliver's alleged remains.
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((CLAUDE CARTER: I EXPECTED THAT WE MIGHT FIND SOME BECAUSE T.R. GARROWS HAD GONE IN AND DONE A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION EARLIER IN THE SUMMER, AND THEY WERE REASONABLY SURE THAT POSSIBLY GRAVESITES DID EXIST. ))
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Now that the remains have been exhumed, the city says they'll be laid to rest -- for good, this time -- at Mountain View Cemetery in Roanoke County.
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What's up with the investigation into the Olympic Park Explosion? An update is next on NEWS-7 at FIVE...
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And the Virginia Natural history Musuem is moving out of its current location--but its staying in Martinsville-- and it could feature an unusual exhibit.
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With all the concerns over food safety, we have some tips to keep in mind when thawing and cooking your bird next week...
We'll be right back. cc sponsor
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5-Atl-Bombings


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Federal Agents say they know more about the Olympic Park bombing- but they still need the public's help.
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The FBI laid out dynamite, gunpower and alarm clocks- components agents believe were used in the bombing.
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((WOODY ENDERSON/ATLANTA BOMBING TASK FORCE: OUR INVESTIGATION REVEALS THAT IT IS FAIRLY UNUSUAL FOR ANYONE TO BUY THREE PIPES OF THIS SIZE AT ONE TIME. DID YOU SELL THREE PIPES OR SIX END CAPS LIKE THIS TO ANYONE BEFORE THE OLUMPIC PARK BOMBING?))
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Agents are trying to solve the Olympic park bombing as well as two explosions at an abortion clinic and nighclub in Atlanta.
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5-TWA-800


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The FBI is closing the book on the investigation of TWA Flight 800-
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A top official say there's no evidence of a crime.
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((JAMES KALLSTROM/FBI: THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF HIGH EXPLOSIVE DAMAGE ANYWHERE. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF EXPLOSION OF A MISSILE WARHEAD. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF A MISSILE IMPACT.))
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Agents released a tape recreating the explosion.
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((IT PITCHED ABRUPTLY AND CLIMBED SEVERAL THOUSAND FEET WITH THE LAST RECORDED ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 13,800 FEET TO A MAXIMUM ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 17 THOUSAND FEET.))
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The investigation is now in the hands of the National Transportation Safety Board.
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5-Goodyear


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Its no surprise, but now it is reality...layoffs are in the works at Danville's Goodyear plant.
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Goodyear Communications Manager Kori Reed, says the tire manufacturer is slicing 100 jobs from the plant.
Recently the union rejected an offer to work on Sundays--
Goodyear says as a result, it has stopped investing in the Danville plant.
Reed says if the union had voted for a seven-day work week, the company would be hiring instead.
The union has refused to comment- it has scheduled a board meeting tomorrow.
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High school students are experiencing the dangers of intoxication behind the wheel, without being drunk...
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5-DRUNK-SIMU


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This is the time of year when the emphasis is on stopping drunk driving, but getting the message out to teenagers can be difficult.
Patrick Evans reports today on a project sponsored by the Chrysler Corporation that gives you hands-on experience of the dangers of mixing alcohol with the highway.
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The Hokies could become the champs of the Big East Saturday-- a preview of the big game in tonight's Ticker.
But first, on Health Check--
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Federal regulators will allow certified mechanics or car dealerships to install "on/off" switches on airbags.
But only for drivers who fit into a high-risk category.
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Good Afternoon, Keith Humphry here-- In 40-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX, we profile a welfare recipient who's had good- paying jobs, but is struggling to find affordable child care.
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Stephanie Brown-Webb benefitted from Total Action Against Poverty's job skill training class designed to help welfare recipients enter the work force.
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((STEPHANIE BROWN-WEBB: IT'S NOT THAT EASY. YOU'RE NOT GOING TO GO FROM THAT PROGRAM OR ANYTHING THEY OFFER YOU-- YOU'RE STILL NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO JUST HAVE A JOB TOMORROW. ))
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In "A Second Chance at Success," we'll find out the status of Brown-Webb's job search and hear about one child care facility that may be the answer for some low- income families.
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So join us for NEWS-7 at 6.
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"A Second Chance at Success" -- thanks Keith.

5-AIRBAGS


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The federal government gave its blessing today- saying some drivers can disconnect the air bags in their cars. But while it might help prevent air-bag deaths in certain cases, some advocates think it's a bad idea.
Lee Cowan reports from Washington.
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((WE HAVE MADE A DIFFICULT DECISION,NOW IT IS THE PUBLIC'S TURN TO MAKE THEIRS. With those words federal regulators left a major safety decision up to a specific group of drivers, to decide whether to turn their airbags on...or off. RODNEY SLATER//TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: AIR BAGS ARE LIKE MEDICINE THAT SAVES LIVES, BUT CAN HAVE DANGEROUS SIDE EFFECTS. The high speed deployments have been blamed for killing at least 87 people...more than half of them children. WE THINK ON BALANCE, THIS IS A VERY GOOD RULE. Robert Sanders lost his daughter to an airbag. she was leaning over to adjust the radio when they hit another car...barely moving at under ten miles an hour, the airbag deployed with brutal force. ROBERT SANDERS/VICTIM'S FATHER: THE AMERICAN PUBLIC DESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE DECISIONS AS TO WHETHER THEY WANT AN AIRBAG ACTIVATED IN THEIR CAR OR NOT." But the choice is not for everyone...drivers must now apply to have an "on/off" switch installed and will only get permission if they meet certain requirements. drivers or passengers must be too short to position themselves at least ten inches from where the airbag deploys... families must have more kids than available back seat..or have no back seats at all. or they must prove their child has to sit in the front seat to be monitored for medical reasons. But even the agency that announced the new airbag rule is worried that it may send the wrong message. (( SUPER: RICARDO MARTINEZ )) IT IS YOUR LIFELINE IN THE VIOLENCE OF A CRASH. And many doctors, including pediatriicians, agree. DR. MURRAY KATCHER//AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS WE'RE CONCERNED THAT PEOPLE MIGHT DISCONNECT IT AND LEAVE IT DISCONNECTED SO THE NEXT PASSENGER DOESN'T HAVETHE PROTECTION...SITTING THERE.))

5-salmonella


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The Centers for Disease Control is keeping a close eye on a new strain of salmonella called D-T-104.
Only a few cases have been tracked here in the U-S.
Scientists say it's resistant to most antibiotics.
Salmonella is one of the major causes of food-borne illness, its found in unpasteurized dairy products, meat and poultry.
With Thanksgiving coming up, you'll want to be sure to cook your turkey thoroughly.
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Thaw a turkey in the refrigerator, NOT on the kitchen counter overnight.
When you cook your turkey, it should reach a temperature of 180-degrees at its thickest point.
The stuffing needs to reach a temperature of 165-degrees.
Don't leave roasted meat out all day--bacteria can thrive at room temperature.
Avoid pre-stuffed birds when you do your holiday shopping.
Buy the turkey last, store it in a plastic bag so the juices don't leak and stuff it just before cooking.
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LEt;s switch from turkey to sports--
The Big East championship is Virginia Tech's to win this weekend--
Here's Mike with that and some Baseball news...Hi Mike

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Welcome folks to the Tuesday ticker that begins with baseball news tonight.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays are taking part in the major's expansion draft at this hour.
The teams have had two years to prepare for this moment, but so far no real big name players have been taken.
Tampa Bay selected Tony Saunders a left handed pitcher from the Marlins with the first overall selection.
Left handed pitcher Brian Anderson from Cleveland was the first player taken by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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The Washington Redskins host the first place Giants this weekend, but their receiving corp will be greatly depleted.
Alvin Harper, who has been a major disappointment with only 2 catches in 11 games is out at least two weeks with a strained Achilles Tendon.
But the bad news concerns Leslie Shepherd who will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his elbow and breaking his wrist in Sunday's loss to Dallas.
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In one other note tonight, former Radford University head coach Oliver Purnell has been given a big vote of confidence at Dayton.
Today the university extended his contract through the year 2002.
Purnell is in his fourth year as the Flyers head coach.
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S5-Tech


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Virginia Tech's mission is a simple one this week - beat the University of Pittsburgh and clinch another Big East title.
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And for a team picked to finish 4th in the league in the preseason, that is no small feat.
The Hokies have overcome injuries and adversity to put themselves in position to become back to back to back Big East Champions.
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Much more on the Hokies coming up tonight at six, including why they're not talking about the importance of the UVa game, even though everyone else in the Commonwealth is these days.
Jean wil be back with more News 7 at Five in just a minute. TAKE A BREAK

5-M'ville-Museum


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Roadkill could be a featured exhibit at a new Martinsville museum.
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The Virginia Museum of Natural History will build a new facility on this Martinsville site.
The abandoned hospital is being bulldozed to make room for dinosaurs and an exhibit on roadkill.
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Meanwhile Martinsville leaders say an updated museum should bring in additional tourist dollars in the future.
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