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Coming up on News 7-
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The latest on the scandal surrounding the President.
A firefighter is killed while battling a blaze-
Plus the Unabomber suspect reportedly pleads guilty.
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A rather cold rain moves in followed by heavier downpours overnight. The forecast details are just ahead.

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Tonight on Health Check --
The dizziness caused by vertigo could be a thing of the past.
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And only one hospital in the country is using computer connections to assess heart patients -- and it's here in Southwest Virginia.
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((MS. LEWINSKY TOLD ME IN NO UNCERTAIN TEMRS THAT SHE DID NOT HAVE A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PREISDENT.))
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Those the words of Clintons friend- Vernon Jordan who also claims he did not tell Monica Lewinsky to lie.
The statment comes after allegations that Lewinsky had an affair with the President when she was a college intern.
Drew Levinson is following the case- and has more from Washington.
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FOR A SECOND DAY..THIS TIME WITH AN INTERNATIONAL LEADER AT HIS SIDE.PRESIDENT CLINTON DENIED A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THEN 21- YEAR OLD WHITE HOUSE INTERN MONICA LEWINSKY AND THAT HE ASKED HER TO LIE ABOUT IT.

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"Now, there are a lot of other questions that I think are very legitimate. You have a right to ask them. You and the American people have a right to get answers.
BUT THE ANSWERS HE'S BEEN GIVING FOR THE PAST SIX YEARS ABOUT AN AFFAIR WITH GENNIFER FLOWERS ARE SEEMINGLY WRONG. INFORMATION LEAKED FROM HIS SATURDAY DEPOSTION IN THE PAULA JONES CASE SHOWS HE ADMITS TO THE AFFAIR. THIS ADDING TO THE FIRESTORM THAT SURROUNDS SECRETLY RECORDED CONVERSATIONS WITH
LEWINSKY.SEEN HERE AT HER COLLEGE GRADUATION---SHE IS QUOTED AS SAYING SHE

HAD AN AFFAIR WITH THE PRESIDENT. AND LATER HE AND PRESIDENTIAL CONFIDANT VERNON JORDAN ASKED HER TO LIE ABOUT IT.

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"I want to say you absolutely and unequivocally that Ms. Lewinsky told me in no uncertain terms that she did not have a sexual relationship with the president. At no time did I ever say, suggest or intimate to her that she should lie."
JORDAN'S COMMENTS BACK WHAT LEWINSKY HAS SWORN IN AN AFFIDAVIT. BUT IN A DEPOSITION SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY IN THE JONES SEXUAL HARRASSMENT CASE HER ATTORNEY SAYS SHE'LL TAKE THE FIFTH. HER ALLEGATIONS GROW OUT INDEPENDENT PROSECUTOR KENNETH STARR'S INVESTIGATION INTO THE JONES CASE AGAINST THE PRESIDENT. SPEAKING PUBLICLY FOR THE FIRST TIME ABOUT THIS LATEST INVESTIGATION-STARR PROMISED TO MOVE SWIFTLY.

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"What I do want to assure each of you is that we are going about work, our activity, in a very prompt manner and professional manner."


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5-Unabomber


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The Unabomber trial is apparently over-- before it even began.
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Theodore Kaczynski's lawyers have confirmed he has pleaded guilty.
In return Kaczynski will go to prison for life without parole, rather than face the death sentence.
The deal is expected to be formally agreed to at a hearing later today.
Word of the agreement came after the judge in Sacramento turned down Kaczynski's request that he be allowed to represent himself.
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The indictment involving a Giles County supervisor was released today-- one week after a judge ordered the paperwork sealed.
According to court documents-- Bobby Williams is charged with playing an illegally taped phone conversation in front of someone else.
Three others are also charged in connection with the alleged crime.
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You may remember-- Williams attempted suicide last week after the grand jury returned the indictments.
Law enforcement officials found Williams inside his home.
They say he cut his wrists with a box cutter.
He was taken to a hospital-- but his whereabouts remain a mystery.
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Williams' fellow supervisors had actually asked for his resignation BEFORE last week's indictment.
Teresa Hamilton will have more on that-- tonight on NEWS 7 at six.
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Coming up on News-7 at Five, we'll see how area pro and anti- abortion acitivists are marking the day.
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And a fire in Greenbrier County, West Virginia takes the life of a volunteer firefighter.
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On tonight's health check report -- Doctors have discovered a new way to treat the dizziness caused by vertigo. 2-SHOT
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The Express gets ready to take on the Pee- Dee Pride one last time.
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And the Tech men's hoops team is in action tonight -- looking for their second win on the road. cc sponsor
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Investigators in West Virginia are still searching for the cause of a blaze that killed a volunteer fireman yesterday.
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Joe Dashiell reports from Fairlea, West Virginia where the community is mourning the death of 24 year old Greg Carter.
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(Jean question--Is there any indication this was an accidental fire?)



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Local abortion activists on both sides are heading to Washington today to mark the 25th anniversary of the Roe verses Wade decision.
Abortion rights activists gathered outside of the Capitol and the Supreme Court to get Washington to support their side.
Abortion supporters also formed their own rally today in Washington.
They're urging anti-abortionists to join them in trying to prevent the need for abortions rather than completely eliminating the option.
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((THE RIGHT TO LIFE...EVEN IF YOU COME OUT DEFORMED OR CRIPPLED IS A BASIC RIGHT, HUMAN RIGHT THAT EVEN THE FOUNDERS OF THIS COUNTRY RECOGNIZE.))
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((THE BEST THING THAT WE AS A SOCIETY CAN DO IS TO BE MORE DELIBERATE IN MAKING SURE PEOPLE REALIZE THAT SEXUALITY AND SEX HAS CONSEQUENCES.))
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The Supreme Court legalized abortions in 1973.
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Anti-abortion activists used today's anniversary to claim American opinion is turning AGAINST abortion.
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At Liberty University, protesters laid out one and a half million printed roses.. representing the number of abortions performed in the U.S. each year.
Reverend Jerry Falwell says recent polls indicate most Americans do NOT favor the practice.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: SO I THINK THE TEACHING, THE PREACHING, THE CONTINUING EDUCATION IS HAVING AN IMPACT. THERE WERE 300- THOUSAND FEWER ABORTIONS IN 1996, THE LAST YEAR WE HAVE RECORDS, THE MOST RECENT YEAR, THAN FIVE YEARS AGO. THE NUMBER OF ABORTIONS IS GOING DOWN.))
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Falwell also suggested there may be a connection between President Clinton's problems and his support of abortion rights.
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Good news for people who suffer from vertigo.
There's more about a new treatment ahead on News-7 at Five
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And daily life skids to a halt across much of Europe as strong winds and heavy snow hit the area.
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Gale force winds and several feet of snow are bringing parts of Europe to a standstill.
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Strong winds knocked down power lines in Croatia, leaving most of the eastern part of the country without power.
Three feet of snow on the ground is not helping the situation, either.
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And in Vienna Austria, heavy overnight snow stranded some 200 cars.
The army has been called out to dig out stranded cars.
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Still to come on the newscast, Mike Stevens will be here as the Express and Hokies both get ready for games on the road.
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Tonight on Health Check--
High tech computer equipment being used at a local hospital is allowing
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doctors to diagnose heart patients without leaving home.
The doctor reviews video of the heart on a computer screen that can capture images with exact detail.
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((TROY WILLIAMS/RESPIRATORY THERAPIST:NOW IF YOU NOTICE IT IN FULL TIME YOU'LL SEE IT, A LITTLE YELLOW SQUIRT RIGHT THERE, THAT'S A LEAK THAT'S WHY I HAVE TO HAVE HIGH DEFINITION VIDEO QUALITY THAT I HAVE TO HAVE SO HE CAN SEE THAT LITTLE MINUTE THING.))
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Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look at one of the stories you'll see tonight on News7 at Six.
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Many Botetourt County residents say their homes are worth TOO much.
New homes are cropping up all over the place -- and that's driving land values and property assessments through the roof.
The average increase was 39 percent -- and some properties doubled in value.
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((DON THOMAS/PROJECT MANAGER: THAT MEANS IF A TRACT OF LAND, 20 ACRES OF LAND PREVIOUSLY WAS ASSESSED AT $40,000, NOW THE ASSESSMENT MAY BE $80,000. GERALD BURGESS/COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: IT'S JUST ... BOTETOURT COUNTY ... REFLECTING THAT.))
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We'll see how growth in Botetourt compares with the rest of our viewing area --
That's coming up a little later on News7 at Six. Jean.
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Thanks Keith, we'll see you then

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An innovative program at Giles Memorial Hospital is taking computer technology to heart.
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The telecardiology program allows doctors to examine heart patients through a computer.
The hospital performs an ultrasound and put it on V-H-S tape.
The data is transferred into a computer that uses live full motion color video and CD quality sound.
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((TROY WILLIAMS:AND THEN BE ABLE TO SEND IT FROM THIS COMPUTER OVER A PHONE LINE TO ANOTHER COMPUTER ANYWHERE I WANT IT TO BE ROANOKE, FLORIDA CALIFORNIA ANYWHERE.))
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Troy Williams invented the system of transferring the heart pictures called echocardiograms.
He selects a series of segments from the ultrasound tape and loads the edited versions into the computer.
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((TROY WILLIAMS/RESPIRATORY THERAPIST:NOW WHAT YOU SEE RIGHT HERE WHEN IT GETS TO DOCTOR CUMMINGS HOUSE WILL BE A MIRROR IMAGE. SO HE BRINGS UP EXACTLY WHAT YOU SEE HERE HIS COMPUTER IS IDENTICAL TO MINE THE SOFTWARE IS IDENTICAL TO MINE. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS IT'S AT HIS HOUSE 78 MILES FROM HERE.))
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The program also provides faster service to the patient.
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((DR. SCOTT CUMMINGS/INTERNIST:HE CALLED ME SUNDAY MORNING SAYING HE HAD A STUDY THAT HE NEEDED TO SEND TO ME THEN AND NEEDED RESULTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SO BASICALLY CAME BACK FROM CHURCH SUNDAY MORNING AND FLIPPED ON THE COMPUTER, READ THE STUDY, AND CALLED THE REPORT IN.))
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Before Williams' discovery, the echocardiograms took an hour and a half to be hand delivered to Cummings' home in Fincastle or he would drop whatever he was doing to drive to the hospital.
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((DR. SCOTT CUMMINGS/INTERNIST:THIS ALLOWS ME NOT TO SPEND ALL THE TIME ON THE ROAD BACK AND FORTH TO INTERPRET THE RESULTS AND DO WHAT I ENJOY DOING BEING WITH FAMILY AND PLAYING OUTDOORS.))
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Currently it takes about 20 minutes to send echograms via the system.
Giles Memorial is in the process of getting digital phones which will make the transmission speed five times faster.


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Simple things like driving and dialing a phone can cause it, but now there's new hope for people who suffer from vertigo.
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The Johns Hopkins Center for Hearing Imbalance has developed a new way to treat the disorder.
The feeling of dizziness can be triggered when sound or pressure in the ear makes a person's eyes jump.
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((DR. LOYD MINOR/JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL; ORDINARILY THE BALANCE SYSTEM DOESN'T REPOND TO SOUND, BUT IN KIM AND IN THE OTHER PATIENTS IDENTIFIED WITH THIS SYNDROME, THERE'S AN OPENING IN THE BONE OVERLYING THIS TOP BALANCE CANAL.))
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Doctors at Johns Hopkins developed a surgery to plug up the opening.
There is a risk of hearing loss, but doctors say new surgery techniques can eliminate that risk.
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Mike Stevens is up next with the 2-minute ticker.
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He has a sneak peek at some of those pricey commercials.

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Welcome folks to the Thursday night ticker.
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You know the despite the fact that the Super Bowl is never really a very good game, advertisers shell out large portions of their annual budgets just to be seen on Super Sunday.
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This year 29 minutes worth of advertising has been sold to 30 different advertisers.
The price is a record $1 point 3 million dollars for just 30 seconds of time.
Among those banking on the bowl are Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Nike, Volvo and Intel, the Pentium Processor folks.
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More than 130 million people are expected to watch the game.

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North meets the south tonight in Florence, South Carolina as the Express takes on the Pee Dee Pride at the City County Civic Center.
Unlike Roanoke's hectic divisional schedule, this is the team's final game against this improving first year ECHL club.
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The Express is back home for two games this weekend. Friday night they host Charlotte and then on Saturday night they welcome Northeast divisional rival Hampton Roads to the Roundhouse.
Both of those games faceoff at 7:30.

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The Virginia Tech men's basketball team swings back into action tonight for another tough Atlantic Ten road game.
The Hokies are in Rhode Island taking on the 23rd ranked Rams under first year head coach Jim Harrick.
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The Hokies are just 6-and-8 overall and 1-and-3 in the A-10.
And Bobby Hussey's young team has certainly shown its youth this year, winning just one time on the road.
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Highlights of the Hokies-Rams encounter for you tonight at on News 7 at 11.
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Also, tonight Liberty is at home playing UMBC we'll have some highlights of that game, as well. Plus, we stop in and take a look at Lynchburg College as the Hornets host Eastern Mennonite University.
Hope you have a safe night everybody.
Jean will be back right after this. go to break

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They're old pros, and they play some great jazz.
How old you ask? The Old Pro Jazz Band is celebrating 25 years of musical harmony, and our old pro Patrick Evans has the story.
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bye
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That's it for us on NEWS-7 at Five--
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Saturday morning the weekend diner makes a stop at Robin Reed's house to sample his chocolate pie.
That's News-7 Saturday Morning and Sunday Morning-- beginning at 8.
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We'll be back later for News-7 at Six and Eleven. Hope to see you then. ANCHOR=Jean