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Next on News 7-
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President Clinton speaks out on the allegations that he had an affair-
And layoffs for more than 200 workers at Salem's General Electric plant.
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The Tuesday forecast calls for a winter mix of precipitation. Rain, sleet and snow. More coming up. medical-heads
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On Healthcheck today, the unique world of autistic children. Why is so little known about the disorder that effects communication and social skills?
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and the kit that might be able to help you kick the smoking habit.
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After remaining silent for days the President once again denies he had an affair with Monica Lewinsky.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Bill Clinton pounded the lecturn- and told the American peole he never asked anyone to lie- EVER.
Meanwhile today Monica Lewinsky left her apartment for the first time since this scandal broke- reportedly to see her lawyer.
Drew Levinson is following the case and has the latest from Washington.
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After a three-week shutdown, the General Electric plant in Salem re-opened today.
But when some hourly workers who were on temporary leave came back to work... they found their jobs had been eliminated.
Scott Goldberg has the story from Salem.
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That was News 7's Scott Goldberg reporting.
General Electric says it is laying off 170-hourly workers...and 75-salaried employees.
That's 15-percent of the company's entire work force in Salem.


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Goodyear's Danville plant is moving closer to continuous operations.
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Members of Local 8-31 are voting this week on a new shift schedule.
There are three shift options on the ballot, two 8-hour schedules and one 12-hour schedule.
Most union workers are putting their support behind the 12-hour shift schedule.
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Previously union members have rejected mandatory Sunday shifts, and management stopped investing in the plant.
Today, the rank and file will narrow the three proposals down to two.
On Wednesday, they'll make their final decision.
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Investigators now know the cause of last week's West Virginia fire that killed a volunteer firefighter. That story is just ahead on News 7 at Five.
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and the latest from Space Shuttle Endeavour--a snag with the spacesuit that astronaut Andy Thomas will wear aboard Mir.
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If you've tried but failed to stop smoking--you're not alone.
Many people try three or four times before quitting for good.
We'll have some advice on how you can Break the Chain. 2-SHOT
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And a Roanoke-born artist who's made a name for herself nationally returns to her roots.
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Patrick Evans talks with Dorothy Gillespie and shows us some of her work now on display in the Star City. cc sponsor
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A Grennbrier County fire that claimed the life of a volunteer firefighter was an accident.
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The fire destroyed a grocery store in Fairlea last week.
Fire investigators say the cause of the blaze was electrical.
They traced the start of the fire to coolers in the back of the store.
24-year old Greg Carter died after entering the building's back door.
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Carter's funeral was held over the weekend.

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The devil continues to be in the details of Jim Gilmore's car tax cut.
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Rural Democrats began an assault on the plan today -- pushing for "low tax localities" to get more money than the high tax affluent counties.
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But suburban Republicans say they'll fight a re-write of the plan.
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The House Appropriations committee also got the fine print on Friday's budget cuts to museums and cultural centers.
Some 17-million dollars of those cuts hit Southwest or Southside Virginia.
About a half million hit northern Virginia.
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The largest acquistion in the computer business is in the works.
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Compaq (Compac) is buying Digital Equipment for more than nine and half billion dollars in stock and cash.
The two computer makers will become the world's second-largest computing company.
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((BOB PALMER/DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CHAIRMAN: THESE KINDS OF TRANSACTIONS ARE ALWAYS COMPLEX AND THIS ONE WAS NO EXCEPTION BUT THE REASON FOR REACHING THIS AGREEMENT WAS REALLY VERY SIMPLE TOGETHER WE ARE MUCH STRONGER COMPETITOR THAN WE WERE AS SEPARATE COMPANIES.))
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Compaq makes Personal computers- while Digital is a major producer of big computers which run networks of smaller machines.
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5-Shuttle


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It's one thing when your clothes are too tight on earth- but when a spacesuit is too small it can cause big troubles for NASA.
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That's just what happened to Astronaut Andy Thomas-
He arrived at the Russian Space Station Mir yesterday- ready to replace his colleague David Wolf-
But when Thomas tried on his custom made Russian Space suit, he realized it was too tight.
NASA officials were ready to call off his four and half month stay aboard Mir- but instead made adjusments with sizing straps.
Now the pressurized suit fits just fine.
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She invented the "painted sculpture" art form, and over the weekend she returned to her roots...
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In 1943, Roanoke native Dorothy Gillespie moved to New York City, and started what has become a long and distinguished career in painting and sculpting.
She returned home with some of her work, now hanging at the Art Museum of Western Virginia, and Patrick Evans files this colorful report.
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A community effort to save a group of dolphins in danger. That story is still to come on News 7 at Five.
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In health news, how to beat the nicotine habit.
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and parents of autistic children want to raise awareness about the disorder--they say their kids are often misunderstood because they can't communicate.
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There's more News 7 at Five, but first a look at one of the stories you'll see on NEWS 7 at six.
We'll venture inside a spectacular new CAVE at Virginia Tech.
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But this CAVE isn't the result of Mother Nature.
In this instance-- CAVE stands for Cave Automatic Virtual Environment.
It's state of the art three-D technology designed to help professors, students and businesses in a number of studies and experiments.
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For instance-- chemistry students can actually feel as though they're walking inside a molecule. Virginia Tech is one of only six universities across the country using the CAVE. More tonight at Six.

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Tobacco addiction is a serious health problem and the number one preventable risk factor for the major causes of death in America.
The American Lung Association reports the average former smoker tries about four times before stomping out the habit for good.
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"Break the Chain" is a program to help people stop using tobacco products by giving them the information they need to quit smoking...and a support system to remain a non-smoker.
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Kathleen McGovern grew up with a family of smokers and smoked a pack a day for twenty years.
Now she's been smoke free since January 1st and she's optimistic she'll stick to her New Year's Resolution with the help of "Break the Chain".
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((DEBBIE SAMS/PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE:IT'S A VERY HARD ADDICTION TO BREAK SO YOUR SUPPORT PERSON YOUR SUPPORT SYSTEM WHETHER IT'S YOUR WORK SITE OR YOUR CHURCH OR YOUR FAMILY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AS TO WHETHER YOU'LL BE SUCCESSFUL OR NOT.))
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The Quit Kit also comes with an instruction sheet, information about nicotine, and an addiction level test.
One hundred people have already signed up to Break the Chain.
Kits are available right now until the end of February at the Health Departments in Roanoke County, Salem, Vinton, Botetourt, Craig County, Roanoke City, Covington and Clifton Forge.
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Autism strikes more children than Down Syndrome -- according to the National Autism Society.
The disorder leaves many patients mute,but minds still intact.
For this, National Autism Month, Tina Tenret sits us down with three autistic children.
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(( Five year old Zachary attends mainstream kindergarden classes -- but unlike the other children he rarely sits still.
His mom says he learned his ABC's on the swings -- his mind works best when his body's in motion.
Zach is obsessed with routine, every day the same.
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Taylor is more severely autistic -- he will not talk.
Teachers say Taylor can read, even though he's never been taught.
But not knowing the simple things lands Taylor in the emergency room.
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Billy, also autistic, doesn't understand words, but has sharpened his sense of touch instead.
He thrives on tight squeezes.
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So what is autism? Even some doctors don't know.
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Doctors often label children autistic as a last resort -- after they've tested negative for everything else.
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Autistic children can be happy and productive, parents say, but first they need more information -- and compassion.
Tina Tenret, News7, Bedford.)))) 2-shot-toss
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In sports, the Super Bowl's M-V-P collects his prize--
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And NASCAR will open its 50th anniversary season with a record purse at Daytona. Mike Stevens has the story in the Two Minute Ticker.

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Welcome everybody to the Monday ticker and the start of the half price sale on Green Bay Packers' merchandise.
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The Denver Broncos super upset in the Super Bowl has led to a rash of Bronco mania in places other than the Rocky Mountains.
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This afternoon in San Diego, NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue presented Terrell Davis with his most valuable player award.
Davis picked a new truck along with the trophy.
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Davis had 157 yards rushing and a record 3 TD's in the game.
But while he had all the answers for the Packers he remains uncertain about whether his teammate John Elway will come back or retire.
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The Broncos will be honored with a parade tomorrow in Denver.

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NASCAR has decided to get its 50th anniversary season off to a eye popping start.
This afternoon the folks at Daytona announced that the purse for the February 15th race will top the $7 million dollar mark.
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The race winner will get one million dollars and the second place finisher in the 500 will take home $500 thousand bucks.
Each of the top 11 finishers is guaranteed of winning at least $100 thousand.
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That's a far cry from the first 500 in 1959, when Lee Petty won the race and the championship.
That year Petty won $45 thousand, 5 hundred and 70 dollars for the whole year.
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More sports for you tonight at six.
Have a great night folks. take a break

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Low tide can be tough for dolphins in search of dinner.
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The pod of dolphins was chasing a school of fish when the falling tide off Australia- left them stranded.
25 dolphins died, but rescuers managed to save almost half of the group.
People on shore chipped in to help- even children ran into the water to help.
Several dolphins thrashing in shallow waters were guided back out to sea.
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