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News 7 at five is straight ahead-
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with two live reports from the scene of a plane crash in Roanoke this afternoon.
Plus a ruling in the case of a Kentucky 14 year old charged with killing his classmates.
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Drizzle and fog will clear out tomorrow, then colder air and more flurries arrive Thursday night and Friday.

medical-heads


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Marijuana as a healing drug may be gaining acceptance.
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Plus--toy maunfacters include warning labels on their packaging, but are all toys potential dangers to children?
Those stories tonight on Health Check.
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SOT 14:11:49 plane crash cutin tape
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((ROBIN PATTERSON/WITNESS: I SAW THIS BIG MUSHROOM COME UP IN THE AIR. THERE WAS A SECOND EXPLOSION WHEN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT GOT HERE.))
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One person is dead after a plane crashes into a house after takeoff from the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The small aircraft crashed into the Northwest Roanoke neighborhood this afternoon... killing the pilot.
double boxes Jean/Eric


Eric Earnhart has been covering the story and reports from the site with the latest.
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5-KY-Shooting


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It appears a 14 year old accused of shooting his classmates will be tried as an adult.
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Michael Carneal was led out of court- with a coat hiding his face.
Officers then laid on top of him in the police cruiser to shield him from possible attacks.
A judge ruled on the case today but what exatly went on in court is under wraps-
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((DAN BOAZ/MCCRACKEN CO. PROSECUTOR: THE JUDGE HAS MADE HER RULINGS AND INSTRUCTED ALL PERSONS IN PROCEEDINGS THAT EVERYTHING DONE IN THE COURTROOM THIS AFTEROON IS CONFIDENTIAL UNDER KENTUCKY JUVENILE LAWS INCLUDING ANY AND ALL OF HER RULINGS.))
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Under Kentucky law a juvenile who is at least 14 and allegedly uses a firearm to commit a felony must be tried as an adult.
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5-Fl-Hostage


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A plea from the mother and aunt of two toddlers being held hostage in Florida-
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((KAREN PRIEST/CHILDREN'S AUNT: PLEASE LET THE BABIES GO. I NEED THEM HOME. WE ALL MISS THEM. PLEASE JUST LET EM GO.))
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A man has been holding the two preschoolers hostage since yesterday-
John Armstrong is a murder suspect.
He was fleeing police when he randomly barged into a house.
He ordered the adults out and kept the children with him.
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The "verbal vote" is complete, next comes the secret ballot for union workers at Goodyear-- An update just ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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And a little later-- horses were spreading the holiday cheer at Southern Virginia College-- we'll share it with you.
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ANCHOR=Tonya


Tonight on Health Check-- Marijuana for medicinal use is getting a positive response from an influential doctor's group... 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


TOnight's Two Minute Ticker is live from this year's Friday Football Extra Banquet.
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Mike Stevens promises some special changes this year. Stay tuned. cc sponsor
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5-McCane


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More trouble for the second in command at the Bedford County sheriff's department.
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State police say they've launched an investigation into whether Lieutenant John McCane mis-appropriated public money.
Botetourt County Commonwealth's attorney Joel Branscom has been appointed special prosecutor for the case.
Branscom characterized the incident as "strange behavior" on McCane's part, but he's not sure if any laws were broken.
Branscom adds the amount of money involved was probably less than one thousand dollars.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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McCane, the brother in-law of sheriff Mike Brown, is already on administrative leave after being charged with stalking his estranged wife's roommate.
THAT case has not been tried yet.

5-goodyear


ANCHOR=Jean
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Goodyear union members VERBALLY agreed last night to vote again on a mandatory Sunday shift.
Next comes a secret ballot vote whether to reconsider the seven-day work week.
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Tina Tenret is in our Danville newsroom - Tina, what might have prompted this change of heart?
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Jean -- some union members say the company has pitted workers against one
another--SUPER=@Tina1;
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and that's prompting them to reconsider.
And at least one Danville business attorney shares that point of view. Sources tell NEWS-7 that a new vote could take place next week.
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(( Ever since the union rejected the company's request to work mandatory Sunday hours -- there have been changes at the Danville Goodyear plant.
Sixty people have lost their jobs. Tire machines have been moved to Mexico.
Goodyear has stopped investing in Danville -- instead, pumping 15 million dollars into its Kansas plant.
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((BARBARA HUDSON/ATTORNEY: I DO THINK THAT LAYING OFF PEOPLE AND MOVING OPERATIONS TO MEXICO IS AN EFFORT TO WEAKEN THE UNION AND I THINK IT WILL SUCCEED IN WEAKENING THE UNION.))
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Union members say the mood was volatile inside headquarters yesterday -- with workers fighting over whether to hold another vote.
Now, most Danville union members say they want another chance to accept the company's mandate.))
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A company spokesperson says there will probably be more layoffs if the union does not agree to the seven day work week.
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But even if the union does not hold another vote now -- members say they can make that motion at any monthly meeting.
ANCHOR=Jean
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How long do you think the company will extend the deal? ANCHOR=Tina

Well, so far they're saying they'll keep it on the table until December 31st.)

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ANCHOR=Jean
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Over at Tanglewood Mall they've been prepping for the holidays....and right now its beginning to look A LOT like Christmas. (/////////////////)
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"Bikes or Bust", a campaign to give local kids bicycles, is about to get underway at Tanglewood Mall.
But that's not the only Holiday festivity taking place there. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans details all the excitement live from the Roanoke County mall.
Patrick, fill us in.
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High School football has wrapped up its season.
So tonight the best on the grid-iron hang out with Mike Stevens at the 14th annual Friday Football Extra Banquet.
ANCHOR=Tonya


Tonight on Health Check-- As parents shop for toys on their children's
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wish list...safety groups have tips on buying age-appropriate gifts.
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((TERRY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:NOW THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF A TOY THAT WOULD PROBABLY BE CONSIDERED A HAZARD IF YOU WERE TO PURCHASE IT FOR A CHILD THAT WOULD BE TOO YOUNG.))
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There's more News-7 at Five in a moment-- first, a look ahead to the story of a dream come true for the child who wants everything: Tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX...we'll check out
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a high-tech gift registry system that lets kids scan their way to the perfect Christmas list.
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((EARL SNOW/TOYS R US: IF THIS KID WANTS THIS, THEN I DON'T HAVE TO ASK OR SNEAK OUT OR TRY TO FIND OUT WHAT HE WANTS. ALL I GOTTA DO IS PULL OUT THIS REGISTRY, THEN I'VE GOT A LIST OF ITEMS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME TO GIVE ME AN IDEA OF THE ITEMS HE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE. ))
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Is this the answer to a family's shopping woes?
Or the makings of a nightmare for the child who doesn't get everything he scans?
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ANCHOR=Jean


Keith Humphry has the story along with the latest from the plane crash in a Roanoke neighborhood in about 40 minutes. 2-SHOT

5-Marijuana


ANCHOR=Tonya
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The medical benefits of marijuana have been debated for some time...
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now the American Medical Association is proposing that doctors be allowed to discuss the potential pluses of marijuana with their patients.
It's the first time the influential doctor's group has taken such a stand.
Marijuana advocates say the drug can be helpful in treating illnesses like AIDS, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries.
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ANCHOR=Tonya
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Meantime today in Canada-- a key court victory there in the drive to legalize medical marijuana.
An Ontario judge ruled today that an epileptic man has a constitutional right to use marijuana for medically approved purposes.

5-Safe-Toys


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Each year two-point six billion toys and games are sold in the United States--two thirds of those are sold during the holiday season.
Although they're intended for fun, toys can be linked to injury and sometimes death.
The Safe Kids Coalition just released safety guidelines to help parents select safe, age-appropriate toys this holiday shopping season.
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(( Toy stores can be overwhelming this time of year...
The Safe Kids Coalition has tips for parents looking for the perfect gift: Safety tops the holiday wish list.
Terry Hale was the director of Community Hospital's Daycare Center for 16 years...she says every toy is potentially dangerous if handled improperly or by the wrong age group...
She suggests parents heed the warning labels on the box.
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((TERRY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:THOSE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE GUIDELINES AND YOU HAVE TO DECIDE IF YOUR CHILD HAVING THAT TOY, IF THEY'RE APT TO PUT LOTS OF THINGS IN THEIR MOUTH THEN THAT MIGHT NOT BE A TOY THERE MAY BE PIECES TOO SMALL))
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The leading cause of toy related deaths among children is choking.
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((TERRY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:IF YOUR LOOKING AT AN INFANT OR TODDLER YOU'D WANT TO LOOK AT A TOY LIKE THIS THAT DOESN'T HAVE SEWN ON BUTTONS WHEREAS THIS LITTLE GIRL HAS THE BUTTONS THAT WITH A YOUNGER CHILD THEY COULD POSSIBLY CHEW ON IT AND GET THEM OFF))
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If parents have any questions, toy packages come complete with toll free safety hotlines.
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((TERRY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:IT TELLS YOU THE PROBLEMS THAT COULD OCCUR WITH THIS WOULD BE CHOKING BECAUSE THERE'S SMALL PARTS, LITTLE SHOES LITTLE HAIR BOWS AND THEN IT TELLS YOU THE AGE THAT THIS WOULD BE APPROPRIATE FOR))
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Cars and trucks are always big sellers, but what appears safe--can be dangerous if played with incorrectly.
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((TERRY HALE/SAFE KIDS:AT SOME POINT IT COULD BREAK AND THESE WHEELS WOULD BE SMALL ENOUGH THAT A CHILD COULD GET CHOKED ON THEM))
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Hale suggests following a special list when buying gifts for children other than your own.
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((TERRY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:YOU CAN ALWAYS LOOK AT BOOKS, ART SUPPLIES SUCH AS CONSTRUCTION PAPER, CRAYONS, THINGS LIKE THAT ANY CHILD WOULD LOVE.))
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ANCHOR=Tonya
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The Safe Kids Coalition says parents should clean out the playroom every few months and throw away any old, potentially dangerous toys.

S5-FFE-BANQUET


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The 14th annual Friday Football Extra awards banquet is tonight at the Roanoke Marriott--
The best efforts in High School Football from the past season will be acknowledged tonight-- and there are also a few surprises for those in attendance.
DOUBLE BOXES Jean/Mike


The very dapper Mike Stevens is at the banquet with a preview of some of tonight's festivities.
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5-Southern-Virginia


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Forget just decorating TREES--
Riding students at Southern Virginia College prefer to express their holiday spirit with HORSES.
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SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


The chilly rain kept the annual Horses' Christmas show INSIDE the stable this year.
But that didn't dampen the lively display of horses strutting around in their best holiday attire.
It's tough competition-- but ALL horses get a special award.
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((SARAH IRVINE/DIR. OF RIDING PROGRAM: SOME OF THESE OLDER HORSES HAVE BEEN HERE SO MANY YEARS, WHEN WE START DECORATING THEM, THEY KNOW THEY'RE GOING TO GET CARROTS OFF THE TREE AND THEY CAN'T WAIT TO GET IN THERE. ))
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The winning steed was dressed up as a tricycle.
Contestants had an enthusiastic cheering section of pre-schoolers and nursing home residents. (----------------)