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Next on News 7-
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A jury can't decide the sentence for Terry Nichols.
A teen is charged with murdering his cousin at this south Roanoke home.
And a local record label is nominated for two grammies-
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The recent snowmelt and moderate rain in the overnight forecast has prompted flash flood watches. We will have the latest.

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Tonight on Health Check--
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A New River Valley hospital is helping build a center for the elderly.
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Terry Nichols will not get the death sentence for his part in the Oklahoma City bombing.
A jury deadlocked so now it goes on to the judge.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The sentence IS up to the judge- but he can not impose death.
That's because a Federal Act prevents a judge from sentening death unless a jury unanimously recommends it.
Dave Fehling is following the case and has more from Denver. cut to davey baby
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it was terry nichols lawyer who shed tears of relief when the judge said the jury was deadlocked over punishment.that meant judge richard matsch will now decide a prison term and that the death penalty will no longer be an option. nichols sister said "this is what we prayed for." she smiled with other family members for a photo outside the courthouse. some relatives of people killed in the bombing were livid. FRED ANDERSON/VICTIM'S HUSBAND: I DONT THINK THIS JURY UNDERSTOOD FOR HAD ENOUGH GUMPTION TO DO THIS JOB. JANNIE COVERDALE/GRANDMOTHER OF VICTIMS: I HOPE THE NEXT TIME SOMEBODY DRIVES A TRUCK INTO A BUILDING, I HOPE THEIR LOVED ONES ARENT INSIDE. The jury forewoman said jurors could not all agree that the evidence proved nichols intended to kill anybody by helping tim mcveigh build the bomb. and therefore they could not decide if nichols deserved execution. NIKI DEUTCHMAN/JURY FOREWOMAN: GOVT DID A BAD JOB, DIDNT PROVE NICHOLS CULPABLE. Niki deutchman also faulted the government for not pursuing leads that may have resulted in the arrest of additional conspirators. in oklahoma, local prosecutors vowed to try nichols on state murder charges that also carry the possibility of execution. BOB MACY/OKLAHOMA CITY DISTRICT ATTORNEY: ))
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A South Roanoke teenager is charged with murder after a shooting last night.
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15 year old Juwan Hale allegedly shot 20 year old Michael Jermaine Andrews in the driveway of Hale's house last night.
The two are distant cousins. Andrews' parents say he got a call from Hale and drove to his house a few blocks away.
A neighbor told police Andrews hit Hale in the face before the shooting.
Andrews graduated from Patrick Henry High School last year... The head of the school's art department knew him well, and says Andrews was not the kind of person to seek out a violent confrontation.
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((FLETCHER NICHOLS/PATRICK HENRY ART DEPT.; I KNOW THAT THESE KINDS OF VIOLENT BEHAVIORS SOMETIMES BECAME A PART OF HIS LIFE BECAUSE OF FRIENDS THAT HE HUNG OUT WITH OR NEIGHBORS OR WHATEVER, BUT HE NEVER WANTED TO DO THOSE KINS OF THINGS, HE NEVER WANTED TO LIVE THAT KIND OF LIFESTYLE, AND THAT'S WHY HE SPENT A LOT OF TIME WITH PEOPLE WHO HAD NON-VIOLENT BEHAVIORS HERE AT SCHOOL))
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If a judge upholds the charges at a preliminary hearing later this month, Hale will be charged as an adult.
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5-Jessie


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A Dickenson County woman testified her husband repeatedly beat her daughter in the weeks leading up to her death.
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That was the testimony heard by jurors in Montgomery County where Kenneth Jessie's is on trial for murder.
20- year old Elizabeth Jessie says she never checked or fed Annie Leftwich the day she died.
The little girl was imprisoned in a laundry room for days at a time as punishment for bedwetting.
A bookcase and blanket blocked the doorway.
Jessie told jurors when she finally did check on Annie she wasn't breathing and her naked body was taped to the bed.
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Elizabeth Jessie pleaded guilty to child abuse and second degree murder.
Prosecutors believe Annie was gagged to death after something was placed in her mouth.
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Is the proposed car tax losing some of its strength? That story coming up on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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A second fire in 1998 destroys the belongings of a Franklin County family-- we'll have the story.
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Women in central Virginia have a new place to turn for medical attention... that report tonight on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Also coming up-- Patrick is hanging out at Stonewall Jackson's house-
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A live report from Lexington when we come back.
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Five people are missing after two explosions rocked a Nevada Chemical plant.
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The blasts shook the Sierra Chemical company-
The explosions happened in two buildings that contained a dynamite product used in mining.
This man was on the highway nearby-
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Thirteen people were at the site at the time of the blasts.
Six have been taken to hospitals.
Authorities say five others are still missing.
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Closer to home, a fire near Rocky Mount gutted the inside of a mobile home earlier this afternoon.
The blaze broke out around 12:30.
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((BARRY CUNDIFF/GLADE HILL FIRE DEPT.: THE INSIDE OF THE HOUSE PRETTY MUCH SMOKE DAMAGE AND WATER DAMAGE AND SOME HOLES BURNT IN THE FLOOR. Was anything salvageable? MAYBE A FEW CLOTHES BUT PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING HAS GOT SMOKE.))
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Kermit and Pana (Pan-a) Anderson lived in the home with their two children who were at school at the time.
No one was injured in the blaze-- the cause has not yet been determined.
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This is the second time this month a family was burned out of their house in Franklin County.
On New Year's Day a family of eleven was without a home when their house burned down to the ground.
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5-Car-Tax


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"No car tax" is still the plan.
But now Governor-elect Jim Gilmore is publicly admitting the price tag may be much higher than he estimated.
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A spokesman for Gilmore says he was NOT trying to mislead voters -- but that he did NOT have the most accurate information to base the tax cut promise.
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Roanoke Democrat Chip Woodrum says lawmakers are also still committed to some kind of car tax cut -- but that Gilmore may have "a credibility problem" to overcome with the legislature.

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The man who would become Stonewall Jackson lived here--
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5-STONEWALL


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History lives in Lexington, and especially at the Stonewall Jackson house, where the famous General made his home. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
As Museum Week continues here on NEWS-7 at FIVE Patrick Evans takes us for a tour of the General's Quarters.
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Washigton and Lee University is a threat on the hardwoods this year. Mike fills us in on the team's season in tonight's Ticker.
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Next on Health Check-- The scientist who first
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invented cloning has a new vision for the future--
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(( MY GRAND SCHEME IS TO CREATE A CLINIC, A FREESTANDING INFERTILITY CLINIC HERE IN THE GREATER CHICAGO AREA, THAT WOULD EMPLOY 30 TO 60 PEOPLE, AND WOULD PRODUCE APPROXIMATELY 500 HUMAN CLONES A YEAR))
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I'm Keith Humphry-- let's fast-forward to what you'll see on News-7 at Six.
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Botetourt County residents received special deliveries today-- new addresses.
911 workers are changing road names and plugging them into emergency computers--
Now directions to a house will appear on the screen once someone calls for help.
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((KIM HARLOW/911 DISPATCHER: THE PHONE NUMBER AND THEIR INFORMATION OF WHERE THEY'RE CALLING FROM WILL COME UP SO THAT WILL TELL US WHERE THEY ARE. SO IF WE GET DISCONNECTED WE CAN GET HELP ON THE WAY.))
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Will it speed rescue calls and help rural residents?
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That story's 40-minutes away...
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Along with other news of the day on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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We'll be watching.

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Move over Dolly--cloning humans could start within the next four months.
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The Chicago scientist who pioneered reproductive technologies in animals and humans is looking for money to begin work on cloning humans.
Dr. G- Richard Seed says he'll use the same techniques used by Scottish scientists in 1996 to clone the first mammal-- the adult sheep Dolly.
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((RICHARD SEED/CLONING SCIENTISTS:THEY'LL GET USED TO IT. DON'T WORRY SO MUCH. IT'S GONNA BE WONDERFUL. YOU'RE GONNA LOVE IT. IT'S GONNA ADVANCE CIVILIZATION. YOU'RE GONNA BE GRATEFUL. THE FALLOUT FROM CLONING WILL MAKE YOU LIVE LONGER. THAT'S WHAT I'D TELL 'EM. BE PATIENT. NOTHING TERRIBLE IS GONNA HAPPEN.))
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Seed says if Congress passes a law to ban human cloning, he'll move to an offshore location to complete the project.
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Seed says he has a group of physicians willing to work with him-- and four couples have already volunteered to be cloned.

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For the first time in 20- years, Planned Parenthood is offering medical services to women in central Virginia.
Until now, it offered mostly education and referral services.
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Supporters raised more than 50- thousand dollars to expand the Lynchburg office to include a clinic that will operate one day a week.
A nurse practitioner will perform routine gynecological exams, pregnancy tests and prescription services.
Planned Parenthood says up until now, women had been forced to drive more than an hour for those services.
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Nova says Lynchburg is ranked 16th out of 136 Virginia localities when it comes to out- of- wedlock births.
He adds there are NO plans to perform abortions in the Lynchburg office.
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A new report shows births by teenagers is the most frequent reasons for Virginians under 20 to be hospitalized.
The study looked at hospital discharges throughout Virginia in 1995.
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About 93-hundred of the discharges were for teens giving birth the next highest figure-- 61-hundred for unintentional injuries.
Totalling nearly 730- million dollars in hospital bills.
The report was done by the Center for Pediatric Research in Norfolk, a joint program of Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
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Montgomery Regional Hospital is supporting the "Deliver the Dream" campaign--at the Warm Hearth Health Care Center.
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The facility's goal is to break the mold of the typical nursing home.
The 50-thousand dollar donation will help fund plans which include landscaping and a modern design.
Montgomery Regional Hospital says its partnership with Warm Hearth will insure quality healthcare in the New River Valley.
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The center is scheduled to open in the fall of 19-99.
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In sports-- will he stay in school or go pro?
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Mike Stevens fills us in on the future for one UVA football star.

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Welcome everybody to the midweek ticker sports ticker that begins with some good news for football fans all around the Commonwealth.
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Anthony Poindexter, UVa's all-american safety announced this afternoon that he is coming back for his senior season at Virginia, and putting the NFL on hold.
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The former Friday Football Extra player of the week from Jefferson Forest had 4 interceptions this past season despite playing much of the year with knee and ankle problems.
He was also named the state top player by winning the prestigious Dudley Award back in December.
Roy Stanley was at the announcement that wrapped up less than an hour ago and he'll have a complete report on Anthony's decision tonight at six.
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One guys is leaving tonight. Nebraska running back Ahman Green the school's second leading all-time rusher announced this afternoon that he is giving up his final year of college to enter the NFL draft.
Green leaves Nebraska with just under 39 hundred yards.

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The Washington & Lee Generals are making a strong case to not only be the biggest surprise team of the men's basketball season, but they are also making a strong run for the ODAC title.
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Eight games into the season W&L has a 5-and-3 record and a 3-and-1 mark in conference play.
That's good enough to put them in first place in the ODAC, a place they are unaccustomed to residing.
Remember W&L won just 5 games and lost 43 the last 2 seasons.
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The Generals are home tomorrow night for a non-conference game with St. Mary's College.
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In the ODAC tonight, Lynchburg College is home in the Hill City taking on Virginia Wesleyan.
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And don't forget the Virginia men's team is also home this evening at University Hall against Liberty.
That game tips off at 7:30.
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Much more coming your way at six, including Packers' coach Mike Holmgren talking about his love-hate relationship with quarterback Brett Favre.
Have a safe night everybody. take a break

5-Rebel


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A Roanoke record label will be represented when the Grammy Awards are presented next month in New York.
Two artists on Rebel Records are nominated for Bluegrass Album of the year.
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Fiddler Richard Greene was nominated for "Sales Tax Toddle," a tribute to Bill Monroe.
And Ralph Stanley picked up a nomination for "Short Life of Trouble, Songs of Grayson and Whitter."
The two projects are the first Rebel albums nominated for Bluegrass Grammys.
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The competition will be tough. The other nominees include Allison Kraus & Union Station, Claire Lynch and Kate MacKenzie. bye is next!! bye
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That's it for us on NEWS-7 at Five--
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Thanks for watching, goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean