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Straight ahead on News 7-
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A verdict is reached in the case of a man charged with killing an elderly woman.
Did a movie spark a 14 year old to kill his classmates?
Plus the Golden Arches head North.
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Snow showers in the western highlands and New River valley tommorow will likely leave a skiff. We will track this little storm in a moment. medical-heads
ANCHOR=Tonya

Have you had your pneumonia shot? Doctors say it's probably not too late.
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And a new drug may make going through the changes of life easier for women.
Those stories and more tonight on Health Check.
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Defense attorneys ask a judge to spare the life of a convicted killer.
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5-Reid


ANCHOR=Jean
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The plea came after James Reid was convicted today of capital murder.
Medical experts took the stand in the case--
They said Reids medical history contributed to his behavior the day he stabbed and beat an elderly Christiansburg woman inside her home.
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Teresa Hamilton joins us from outside the Montgomery County courthouse with the latest.
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5-Missing-Man


ANCHOR=Jean
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It's been five days now, but still no sign of a Lynchburg native who mysteriously disappeared in Delaware.
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Air and ground teams have been scouring an area near (Raho-bith) Rehoboth Beach for 22-year old Mark Domaleski.
Domaleski was in Delaware as a volunteer for the Americorps program.
He also spent many summers working for Lynchburg's Habitat for Humanity Chapter.
Friends there weren't surprised to hear Domaleski spent his Thanksgiving break working in a soup kitchen.
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Police say there is "no" evidence of foul play in Domaleski's disappearance.
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5-Factory-Killing


ANCHOR=Jean
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A killing spree at a Florida Factory-
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Four people were found dead at a conveyer belt plant-
One of those killed is a co-owner of the company- three others were employees.
The four bodies were discovered inside Erie Manufacturing this morning.
Police say dissention among co-OWNERS may have been a motive in the killings, but so far no one's been arrested.
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5-School-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
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The 14-year old boy accused of fatally shooting three fellow students may have been influenced by a MOVIE.
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Prosecutors say Michael Carneal mentioned a movie that depicts a young man killing a teacher and students-
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The 1995 film "Basketball Diaries" is based on the life of a former high school basketball player who turned to drugs-
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Carneal is charged with killing three students- and wounding five others.
One of two girls who remain hospitalized has been paralyzed from the waist down.
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An explosion causes a partial shutdown of operations at the Radford Arsenal. We will have details coming up on News 7 at Five.
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and what HAVE investigators found as they sift through the rubble of a Danville apartment building?
The Thanksgiving fire left hundreds homeless-- We will have an update.
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Tonight on Health Check-- If you're a man living in Virginia's capital city, you might think about moving after a report on life expectancy. 2-SHOT
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And if you're looking for a holiday gift for an art lover, stay tuned. 2-SHOT
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Patrick Evans will introduce us to a New River Valley artist whose work is now available at an area store. cc sponsor
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5-Fatal-Ax


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A Tennessee truck driver is charged with involuntary manslaughter after an early morning accident in Christiansburg that left one person dead and another critically injured.
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Witnesses say 48-year old Harry Hoopes was pulling his tractor trailer out of a Radford rest stop onto Interstate- 81 when a car came up from behind.
The passenger side of the vehicle was crushed, the impact killed 19-year old Crystal Moss, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
The car's driver, 22-year old Harrison Mumford, also of Kentucky, was trapped for nearly half an hour, until rescue workers were able to free him.
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5-Radford-Arsenal


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69 pounds of nitro-glycerin exploded this morning at the Radford Army Ammunition plant, but no one was injured.
The mishap occured about five A-M in the Nitro-glycerin Pre-mix area.
The facility is automated, and a single operator was monitoring the procedure from a protective bunker.
The cause of the explosion is under investigation by the Army and Alliant Tech Systems.
Operations in the pre-mix area of the plant have been suspended temporarily.

5-Cabin-Lake


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=tte
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State police have stopped digging through the rubble of the Danville apartment fire --
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Tina Tenret is in Danville to tell us why.
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Jean, state police are back in Salem after spending three --check this-- days looking for clues.
They still don't know what started the fire -- they have not ruled out arson.
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Exactly one week ago, fire destroyed this apartment complex -- investigators have said it started in a center apartment upstairs and raced across the roof from there.
As a result, 250 people are homeless -- emergency services director Doug Young says he's trying to get low-interest loans for the victims.
Meanwhile, the Red Cross has shut the shelters down.
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An interesting part of all this is that 250 people lost their homes in the fire -- but not one stayed overnight in the Red Cross shelter this week.
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The Red Cross says most are staying with relatives while they look for another apartment.

5-Coates-Hudick


ANCHOR=Jean
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They've settled the lawsuit from the man whose finger was severed in the door to a racquetball court at the Y-M-C-A.
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Attorneys for John Coates had just about finished putting on their case, when they reached a settlement with Andy Hudick's lawyers around two-15 this afternoon.
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The 165-thousand dollar settlement was exactly one half the amount of compensation Coates and his attorneys said they wanted.
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Coates lost the tip of his right ring finger when his hand got caught in the door to a racquetball ball court at the "Y" last year.
Hudick says it was an accident, and he's sorry it happened.
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This holiday season many people will find artwork a gift with special meaning for family and friends.
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5-LOCAL-ARTIST


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As the holidays loom closer, Patrick Evans continues his search for the perfect gift.
Today he's in Roanoke, where a New River Valley artist has teamed up with a local store to present some original work in time for gift giving.
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The temperatures are below zero but they still serve the Big Macs and fries piping hot at the Artic McDonald's. We'll have that story coming up on News 7 at Five.
ANCHOR=Tonya

And on Health Check--Virginia's most unhealthy cities. Plus--
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Most people have had their flu shots--but have you been immunized against pneumonia? Doctors suggest the elderly get a booster.
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There's more News 7 at Five just ahead but first coming up tonight at SIX--
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Why is a man from Denver giving the Governor of Virginia the Chicago Bears' 1963 world championship ring?
That we can answer.
But questions remain, and the Governor's searching for clues.
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Curious yet?
The mystery of the disappearing family heirloom is coming up at the top of the hour on NEWS 7 at SIX.

5-Hanta-Virus


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=tfl
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The U-S Agriculture Department has issued a warning about a potentially fatal virus carried by droppings from deer mice and other wild rodents.
The illness is known as hantavirus.
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Last month a Pennsylvania hunter died from the disease which has an 80 percent mortality rate.
Symptoms of hantavirus include chills, diarrhea, headache, weakness in the legs, and lungs rapidly filling with fluids, resulting in difficulty breathing.
Doctors say it can be passed from person to person.
There is no cure, but patients with mild cases usually survive.
The State Health Department says there have been no cases reported recently in Virginia.
Virginia health officials believe a hiker contracted hantavirus somewhere on the Appalachain Trail in 1994...but the source of the disease was never found.
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5-Pneumonia-Shot


ANCHOR=Tonya
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It's not a new vaccine, but the pneumonia shot is one you don't hear about that often.
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New-mah-cockle pneumonia kills 40-thousand people in the country each year. the majority of which are elderly.
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The vaccine reduces the risk of getting pneumonia by about 30-percent.
There are side effects, just like any other vaccine.
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Reimmunization is suggested about every seven years for high risk groups like the elderly and those with HIV.
Doctors say the shot should not be given to children under two years old.
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5-Menopause


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sly
TAPE#597-53
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Baby boomers are starting to turn 50 and for women that means thinking about menopause, and what's the best way to feel good in both the short and long run.
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Now there is an alternative for traditional estrogen treatments. Raloxifene (Rah-LOX-oh-feen) does not increase the risk of breast cancer, a concern with estrogen therapy.
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Raloxifene (Rah-LOX-oh-feen) is expected to be F-D-A approved in the next few weeks which means it should be available by early next year.
Experts say it may be a very good choice for millions of women who can expect to live about a third of their lives after menopause.
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5-Life-Expectancy


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Richmond has one of the worst life expectancies for men in the United States.
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Take Pinnacle Boards Live/Life Expectancy According to a Harvard study , a man in Virginia's capital city is expected to live 64-point-eight years -- the tenth-worst life expectancy for men in the U-S. For women, Petersburg has the seventh-worst life expectancy, 74-point-four years. Fairfax County has the fourth-highest life expectancy at 76-point-seven years.
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No other Virginia localities appeared in the rankings. The ten UNHEALTHIEST areas nationwide were in inner cities and on Indian reservations. Washington D-C had the second-lowest life expectancy at 62-point-two years.

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In sports the Washington Redskins are in a must-win situation this weekend.
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and a Golden State Warrior is not so golden after being kicked off the team. Here's Mike Stevens with tonight's Two Minute Ticker.

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Good evening and welcome to busy two minute sports ticker.
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We begin in the NBA where this afternoon the league suspended Latrell Sprewell for one year without pay.
The Golden State forward attacked his head coach
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P.J. Carlesimo twice during practice on Monday. Sprewell says he and the coach had been at odds for over a month and that he regret his actions.
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He will have to move forward without the support of the NBA or the Warriors.
Besides being suspended from the league for a season, the Warriors also terminated his $32 million dollar contract.
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Despite doing everything in their power to eliminate themselves from the playoffs, the Washington Redskins are still alive for not only a wild card spot but the NFC eastern division title.
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This week they face another must win situation against Arizona, only now they must put their fate in the hands of 14 year veteran quarterback Jeff Hostetler to salvage their disappointing season.
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And one former Redskins who despised losing, Doug Williams the Super Bowl MVP in 1988, returned to his alma mater today to take over as the new head football coach at Grambling.
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While Williams was taking over, North Carolina boss Mack Brown was checking out.
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After ten years as the Tarheels head coach, Brown resigned his post this afternoon to take over at Texas.
Brown turned Carolina's program around in the 90's, and his pay increase will certainly turn some heads.
After making $170 thousand at UNC this season, he will now earn $625 thousand a year with the Longhorns.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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His departure means normally stable UNC has lost both its head basketball and football coaches in the same year.
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Steve Mason with Express news in Roundhouse wrapup coming up at six.
See you then everybody. take a break

5-McDonald's


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=sly
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The northernmost McDonald's restaurant in the world, and the first McDonald's within the Arctic Circle, opens for business today, in
(Ravan-imee) Rovaniemi, Finland.
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(Ravan-imee) Rovaniemi is recognized as the official home of Santa Claus. Despite its remote location in northern Finland, Ravan-imee hosts half a million visitors each year, typically at this time, to visit Santa's home. The festivities are taking place outdoors in the 24-hour winter darkness and sub-zero temperatures. The event will feature roaring bonfires and large, colorfully-lighted ice sculptures. (----------------)