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News 7 at Five is next-
Another college student dies in an alcohol related accident-
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Students mourn the death of three classmates- while a 14 year old faces charges in Kentucky.
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Clouds continue to roll in tonight and by tomorrow will produce a 50-50 shot at some light rain showers.

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Tonight on Health Check...
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Consumer fears about contaminated meat may be eased by a new F-D-A approved procedure.
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Students return to class in West Paducah, Kentucky- while one of their classmates awaits charges for murdering three students.
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5-KY-SHOOTING


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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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It was not an ordinary day back to classes at Heath High School.
Ministers and counselors were on hand helping students cope with the aftermath.
Lee Cowan is in West Paducah with the latest.
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SUPER=03-West Paducah, KY;
SUPER=01-Terri Gibson/Heath High School Librarian;
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SUPER=01-Ben Strong/Heath High School Student;
SUPER=01-Bill Bond/Heath High School/Principal;
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A quiet rural home in western kentucky.... the home of a boy who's barely a teen, barely a high school student, a member of the band-- michael carneal, a 14-year old now charged with the un-thinkable. TERRI GIBSON/HEATH HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARIAN) HE WAS JUST A FRESHMAN, JUST A LITTLE BOY. The first day back at heath high school was not an easy one. for those who walked down the hall where three of their classmates had died, where police say carneal fired nearly a full clip from his semi automatic pistol, it was an unmistakable feeling.
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STRANGE) hugs and counselling were the order of the day and more prayers just like the ones being offered when the first shots rang out. BEN STRONG/HEATH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: WE CAME IN THIS MORNING, GOD IS OUR HOPE, REST ASSURED. Rest assured indeed, they are the words of a quiet hero-- the one who kept his friend michael from making the terrible any worse. BILL BOND/PRINCIPAL, HEATH HIGH SCHOOL BEN HAD THE SITUATION UNDER CONTROL.... COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE BECAUSE HE HAD IN THE BACKPACK THREE MORE CLIPS WITH 10 ROUNDS APIECE. if there is any lesson to be learned -- it's one being tested here now.... BEN STRONG: YOU'VE GOT TO FORGIVE.... TALK TO HIM AS SOON AS I CAN.
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5-Lawson


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A man wanted for questioning in the murder of an elderly Lynchburg resident is back in the Hill City tonight.
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27-year old Kenneth Lloyd Lawson was returned to Lynchburg this afternoon following his arrest on auto theft charges.
Maryland authorities stopped Lawson yesterday after he ran a red light in Prince George County.
Lawson was driving the 1993 red Lexus stolen from 72-year old murder victim Samuel York.
Police would not say whether Lawson is a suspect in York's death.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WELL, WE'RE CERTAINLY INTERESTED IN TALKING WITH HIM. WE HAVE SPOKEN WITH HIM, IT'S TOO EARLY FOR ME TO SAY AT THIS TIME WHAT, IF ANY, OTHER CHARGES WILL BE PLACED AGAINST HIM. IT'S STILL AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION, SO I CAN'T COMMENT ON THAT RIGHT NOW.))
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Lawson is being held without bond.
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5-Reno-Decision


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Attorney General Janet Reno will NOT seek an independent counsel to look into campaign fundraising by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.
That according to officials in Washington.
Reno had until midnight tonight to make the decision-
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((I BELIEVE IT SHOULD BE A DECISION BASED STRICTLY ON THE LAW AND NOT OUTSIDE POLITICAL PRESSURE. I HAVE SCRUPLOUSLY AVOIDED SAYING ANYTHING ONE WAY OR THE OTHER PUBLICALLY OR PRIVATELY.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Reno met with FBI director Louis Freeh this morning-
He favors an independent investigation- but apparently was not able to convince the Attorney General.

5-Democrats


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Virginia Democrats meet this weekend to mourn their losses and plan their futures.
The party's state central committee will hear a number of different viewpoints.
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Former party chairman Paul Goldman is spearheading a group called "Committee for a Democratic Comeback."
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((PAUL GOLDMAN/FORMER DEMOCRATIC CHAIR: WE'RE A PARTY THAT'S DEVOID OF IDEAS...DEMOCRATS GOT TO WAKE UP.))
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But a reflective, failed candidate disagrees.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-FORMER CANDIDATE: NO I DON'T THINK WE'RE DEVOID OF IDEAS AT ALL... WHAT WE WERE MISSING WAS A WAY TO DO IT IN THREE WORDS.))
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Among Goldman's ideas for reforming the party: merit selection for judges, getting rid of the one- term limit on governors, and a pledge to NOT raise any other tax right now to make up for the car tax cut.
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Another college student dies in an alcohol related accident at a Virginia school...that story's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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So what's the future for Roanoke's Victory Stadium--should it be rennovated, razed or replaced?
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ANCHOR=Tonya


Vehicle accidents are expected to be one of the main causes of death 20-years from now. The latest projections tonight on Health Check. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- Patrick is checking out the bargains at an art show....
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Its called "Real Art, Real Cheap"-- and its just a few minutes away on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor
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5-UVa-Death


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Another college student in the Commonwealth has died in an alcohol related accident.
Police say Saturday night, University of Virginia student, 21-year old Leslie Anne Baltz of Reston was drinking before she fell down a flight of stairs and hit her head.
Baltz died Sunday.
Authorities say her blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
This is the fifth alcohol-related death of a college student in Virginia in the last month.

5-Habitual-Offenders


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A Roanoke judge has told four habitual offenders to stay away from alcohol.
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The effort to clear drunks from downtown Roanoke came to circuit court today, where a judge entered interdiction orders against three men and one woman.
All have been arrested repeatedly for being drunk or drinking alcoholic beverages in public.
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((MARY BLANEY/PROSECUTOR: THE ONLY OTHER OPTION WE HAD WAS TO CHARGE THEM WITH DRUNK IN PUBLIC WHICH CARRIES NO JAIL TIME AND THAT WAS NOT WORKING. THIS WAS AN EXPERIMENT AND WE'RE GOING TO WAIT AND SEE HOW IT GOES.))
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The four could face up to a year in jail if they are convicted of purchasing, possessing or consuming intoxicating beverages.
Merchants could also face charges if they knowingly sell alcohol to habitual offenders.

5-Red-Cross


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Beware of visitors who say they're from the American Red Cross asking for donations.
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Ever since a fire destroyed a Danville apartment complex, a group is reportedly going door-to-door asking for money to help the victims at Cabin Lake.
The Danville chapter of the Red Cross says this is a scam -- the Red Cross does NOT solicit money door-to-door.
The Thanksgiving fire left about 60 families homeless-- contributions to help the victims can be made at the Red Cross office on Main Street in Danville.
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5-Victory-Stadium


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Roanoke's City Council is considering the future of Victory stadium.
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The issue, should the facility be renovated, or replaced?
At yesterday's meeting, one council member asked if the city should be in stadium buisness at all.
City officials are compiling a list of alternatives.
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((ANGELITA PLEMMER/ROANOKE SPOKESPERSON; RIGHT NOW WE ARE DOING SOME MINOR WORK TO THE STADIUM, BUT THE DIRECTIVE WE RECIEVED FROM COUNCIL WAS TO SIMPLY PROVIDE THEM WITH SOME VIABLE OPTIONS FOR WHAT SHOULD BE DONE WITH THE STADIUM.))
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Plemmer says one suggestion from yesterday's meeting was to build a new stadium in another location, and transform Victory stadium into a year-round sports complex.
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If you're looking for a special gift-- at a reduced price, you'll want to hurry down to Center in the Square.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-CHEAP-ART


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Gift giving doesn't have to be tough on you or your wallet-- DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from "Real Art-Real Cheap", an annual event where local artists slash prices in hopes of boosting sales, and saving YOU money.
Patrick, tell us about the quality of the works.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Yvonne Olson/Arts Council;
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The Virginia Tech Hokies are undefeated on the hardwoods, but the men's team has a rough schedule ahead. Details in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Tonya


On Health Check-- zapping meat with cobalt gamma rays.
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And for the first time, surgeons can perform heart surgery with a natural three-D view.
It's considered the future for operating rooms.
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((IT GIVES YOU THE ABILITY TO LOOK AT WOUNDS IN A NORMAL FASHION AND SEE EITHER YOUR HANDS WORKING AND THE 3D VIEW PROVIDED BY THE CAMERA AND SURGICAL FIELD BY SIMPLY LOOKING UPWARDS ))
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HEALTH BUMP
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Good afternoon, I'm Keith Humphry. Here's a look at what's ahead in about 40-minutes tonight on News7 at Six.
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It's a child's dream -- to jump in a leaf pile that keeps growing.
We'll meet the man who collects leaves -- raked up from yards and the streets of Chatham.
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((LANGHORNE JONES, JR.: AFTER WE DUMP THE LEAVES... JUST GROWS AND GROWS.))
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The leaves eventually decompose into warm, silky soil-- so is it worth the payoff?
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Tina Tenret has the story on News7 at Six.
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Natural recycling, and fun too...thanks Keith.

5-Bacteria-Killer


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Meat markets will soon be selling beef treated with cobalt gamma rays. Today, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of irradiation to kill harmful bacteria such as E-coli.
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


The improvements in meat safety follow several recalls this year of tainted ground beef.
Acting FDA commissioner Doctor Michael Friedman says irradiation will become a useful tool in combating food-borne illness.
But he cautions, that safety measures should still be followed when preparing meat.
Some anti-nuclear activists have said irradiation is unsafe, but Friedman says FDA scientists determined the process does not change the meat or make it radioactive.
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5-Leading-Killer


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Ever wonder what you'll be doing in the year 20-20...A new study takes a glimpse into the future when it comes to causes of death. DISSOLVE TO PINNACLE
The report released by the World Health Organization and Harvard University ranks the leading causes of death in two decades.
The number one killers projected in 23 years: heart disease and major depression.
Car crashes move from ninth into third place.
Deaths from HIV--are estimated to be the tenth largest cause of death in 20-20.
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ANCHOR=Tonya
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Tobacco related deaths are expected to surpass HIV in 20- years.

5-3D-Surgery


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Heart disease is projected to continue as a leading killer, but new surgery devices could help save lives.
For surgeons, what was once considered a tool of the future--is giving them a three- dimensional look inside the body, without a large incision.
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((DR. DELOS COSGROVE/CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON:WHAT OUR METHOD DOES IS THROUGH A VERY SMALL INCISION BETWEEN THE THE SURGEON CAN INSERT A CAMERA AND THE CAMERA, WITH A THREE DIMENSIONAL VIEW CAN GO WHER THE SURGEONS EYES CANNOT.))
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It's the most advanced heart surgery in the world.
This is what you can see through the headset mounted on a doctor's head.
Previously, surgeons who used cameras had to rely on two-dimensional monitors while manipulating instruments in the body.
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(( DR. DELOS COSGROVE/CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON:YOU'RE DEALING IN MICRO-SURGERY, SO IT'S THE ABILITY TO SUTURE VESSELS THAT ARE 1 OR 2 MILLIMETERS IN SIZE AND TO DO THAT ACCURATELY THROUGH VERY SMALL INCISIONS.))
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The voice activated system lets surgeons see vital patient information through the goggles while operating.
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((ALLEN NEWMAN/VISTA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES:IT COULD BE PATIENT INFORMATION, X-RAYS FROM ANOTHER PART OF THE HOSPITAL, IT COULD BE INFORMATION FROM AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST.))
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And because the procedure does not involve actually opening the chest cavity there are other big advantages.
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(( DR. DELOS COSGROVE/CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON: THE PAYOFF FOR THE PATIENTS IS THAT IT'S A LESS TRAUMATIC PROCEDURE-- YOU SPEND LESS TIME IN THE I-C-U-- SPEND LESS TIME IN THE HOSPITAL AND YOU RECOVER FASTER. ))
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ANCHOR=Tonya
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An estimated 575-thousand patients in the U-S will have coronary artery Bypass surgery by the end of the year. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Turning to sports-- the latest on William Fleming's state title football game this weekend.
ANCHOR=Tonya


Here's Mike Stevens with tonight's Two Minute Sports Ticker.

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Good evening everybody, the Two Minute Ticker begins with a little justice and good news for the folks from William Fleming.
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After looking at the very real possibility of having their first state championship game moved to Hampton's home field, the Colonels found out today that the Virginia High School League has decided to keep the division five title game at Norfolk State University. The game kicks off at one this Saturday afternoon.
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Speaking of playoffs, the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers clinched a playoff spot last night in the NFC by beating central division rival
Minnesota 27-to-11.


Brett Favre threw this touchdown pass to Robert Brooks, and Dorsey Levens ran for 108 yards and scored the clinching TD in the fourth quarter that sealed the win and sent the Vikings fans home early.
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((ANTONIO FREEMAN/PACKERS RECEIVER:))
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The Virginia Tech men's basketball team is three and OH heading into this weekend's games against North Carolina and South Carolina; the 3rd and 5th ranked teams in the country respectively.
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The Hokies notched their third win of the season in dominating fashion last night; beating Liberty 80 to 47 at Castle Coliseum.
Bobby Hussey's young team held the Flames to just 11 first half points thanks to solid defense and a 43-26 rebounding edge.
Liberty is also under a first year coach in Randy Dunton whose team is 1 and 5 after recent losses to Wake Forest, Texas and now Virginia Tech.
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((RANDY DUNTON/LIBERTY HEAD COACH:))
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Coming up at 6, more on the Hokies as they get ready for a huge weekend against two teams ranked in the top five in the country.
Hope to see then then.
Jean is coming back with more News 7 at Five right after this. take a break

5-Kicker


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NASA astronauts are going walking again- in space.
NASA approved a second spacewalk for the shuttle columbia Crew-
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They'll test a crane that's crucial to put together the international space station.
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((WINSTON F. SCOTT/MISSION SPECIALIST: I'LL SIMPLY POWER IT ON AND I'LL LOOK FOR A LIGHT SEQUENCE OF FIVE FLASH LIGHTS SHOWING ME THE POWER WENT REALLY AND THAT EVERYTHINGS WORKING PROPERLY.))
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The space station will take five years to build-
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Once complete, it will be almost 100 yards long and more than 50 yards wide--weighing a million pounds.