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Coming up on News 7-a Lynchburg pediatrician leaves his job after being charged with possession of child pornography.
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And a newborn baby girl is reunited with her parents two days after being abducted from a Kansas City hospital.
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Enjoy the weekend, next week is starting to look wet again. Details ahead.

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Tonight on Health Check -- Local communities are getting a shot in the arm from Carilion.
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And a cure for baldness may be on the horizon.
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Linda Tripp's attorney speaks out- saying his client was there when the President made a late night call to Monica Lewinsky.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The woman who started the whole thing is finally talking
Linda Tripp's attorney spoke on a radio talk show- telling what his client knows about Monica Lewinsky.
Lee Cowan is covering the story and has the latest from Washington.
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((((WITH THE ALLEGATIONS MORE THAN A WEEK OLD, WASHINGTON IS DOING WHAT IT DOES BEST: CHURNING EVERYTHING IN THE POLITICAL BARREL. THE PRESIDENT'S DAY STARTED WITH A ROUSING BI-PARTISAN VOTE OF CONFIDENCE FROM MAYORS WHO LIKE HIS AGENDA:
SUPER: MAYOR ED RENDELL(D) PHILADELPHIA "You're looking to Washington to provide those answers, you aren't looking to Washington to provide, you know, to be on hard copy."
BUT AS THE CLOCK TICKS AND SOME REPUBLICANS WATCH THE PRESIDENT'S APPROVAL RATINGS SHOOT THROUGH THE ROOFIT SEEMED THE TIME HAD COME TO UNSEAL THE LIPS.

SUPER: SEN. JOHN ASHCROFT( R ) MISSOURI )) (( SOT ))

"Mr. President, if these allegations are true you have disgraced yourself, you have disgraced your office and the office of the presidency and you should leave."
THE WOMAN WHO STARTED ALL THIS, WAS TALKING TOO. THROUGH HER ATTORNEY, LINDA TRIPP NOW SAYS SHE WAS THERE WHEN THE PRESIDENT MADE A LATE NIGHT PHONE CALL TO LEWINSKI'S HOME
anthony zaccagnini/tripp attorney "she heard the President's voice"
ND SO THE GRAND JURY THAT RESULTED FROM WHAT SHE SAYS SHE SAW AND HEARD WAS BUSY AGAINHEARING FROM THE BIG AND THE SMALL. THIS COUPLE CLAMING THEY DON'T KNOW WHY THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN CALLED FOR ENCOURAGING FRIENDS TO QUESTION THE LEGALITY OF TRIPP'S RECORDINGS OF MONICA LEWINSKY
BOB WEINER//WHITE HOUSE EMPLOYEE "..Starr has over reached it's boundsbig brother at it's worst."
BUT THEY ALSO HEARD FROM FORMER DEPUTY WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF EVELYN LIEBERMAN. FACTS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH LEWINSKI, OR INDEED ANYTHING ABOUT THE ALLEGATIONS IN THE CASE ARE HARD TO COME BY THESE DAYS AT THE WHITE HOUSE..
MIKE MCCURRY//WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN )) "I'm glad I don't know everything so I don't have to sit here and tell you I don't.
And as for Secret Service agents being called to testify about what they may have seen or heard, the judge in the Paula Jones case ruled they're off limits..a ruling Ken Starr hopes won't apply in his investigation of the Lewinski case.))
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The Russians are still trying to work out a diplomatic solution with Iraq-
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But so far the efforts failed.
That's what Secretary of State Madeleine Albright found out when she met with Russia's foriegn minister today in Spain.
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Next stop for Albright- London and then the Middle East where she tries to bolster support for the American position.
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5-Albemarle


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A Southeast Roanoke man is dead after an early morning fight.
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Police say John Glen Jones died during an altercation with another man.
It happened in this house on Fifth Street.
Two men and two women were drinking when Jones allegedly pulled a knife on the second man, and then hit him in the face.
The man wrestled Jones to the floor, and held him around the neck
Jones then stopped breathing.
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Authorities have not officially determined the cause of death--
Autopsy reports are expected tomorrow morning.

5-Pot-Bust


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It's one of the biggest drug busts in Henry County's history.
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Sheriff's deputies seized 233-pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop last week.
The pot is now wrapped in these bundles-- as evidence against the two out-of-state suspects.
Drug investigators got a tip the two men where transporting marijuana in a tractor trailer.
Investigators stopped the rig on Route-220 just outside of Ridgeway.
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((LT. K.G. NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE: IT'S AMONG ONE OF THE LARGEST IN HENRY COUNTY. UNFORTUNATELY QUITE FREQUENTLY YOU SEE THESE THINGS MORE OFTEN THAN YOU WANT TO SEE THEM. AND IT'S UNKNOWN HOW OFTEN DOES IT OCCUR THAT VEHICLES LIKE THIS ARE USED TO TRANSPORT ILLEGAL CONTRABAND.))
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The marijuana has an estimated street value of 350-thousand dollars.
The two suspects are being held on federal charges in a Massachusetts prison.
Authorities will not say where the drugs were headed.
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5-Powell


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The Lynchburg pediatrician charged with possession of child pornography has resigned.
A nurse at "F-Read Hopkins Pediatrics" says 58 year old Doctor John G-Powell has left his job. Powell was arrested at his office yesterday.
Police are not releasing any details of the case--the misdemeanor charge lodged against Powell carries a maximum penalty of a 500 dollar fine.
Powell has worked in the Lynchburg community for more than 20 years. In 19-84 he received a "Physician of the Year" state award for his work with disabled people.


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The General Assembly again considers a ban on physician-assisted suicide.
That story is still ahead on the newscast.
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And a happy ending to a scary kidnapping in Kansas.
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On health check-- say goodbye to bad tasting antibiotics.
Now they can taste like anything from bananas to watermelons. 2-SHOT
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Mike Stevens has high school wrestling action on the 2-Minute Ticker.
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It's all still ahead on News-7 at Five. cc sponsor
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5-Baby-Abducted


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A newborn stolen from a Kansas City hospital is back in her mothers arms tonight.
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Carlie Shockey was reunited with her 19 year old mother-
The baby was taken Wednesay night just hours after she was born.
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((TRISH SHOCKEY/MOTHER; WHAT THEY DID WAS VERY HEARTLESS. VERY COLD ANYBODY WHO HAS A CHILD... I HAVE TWO AT HOME KNOWS THE PAIN TAHT OUR FAMILY ..CAN'T EVEN IMATGINE UNLESS IT'S HAPPENeD TO YOU.))
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FBI agents caught up with the suspects in St. Louis.
18 year old Amanda Tull and her 30 year old boyfriend Buddy Hall- were seen on hospital security tape. That helped police find them.
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Roanoke City police are looking for a masked man who robbed a drug store last night.
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Police got the call around seven-30, when witnesses saw two men putting on black ski masks outside of the Revco store in Southeast Roanoke.
The men, who were armed with guns, stole drugs from the store's pharmacy.
Police chased two robbers across Bullitt Avenue.
One was arrested, the other got away.
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5-Assisted-Death


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State lawmakers voted last year to ban assisted suicide in Virginia.
They wrote into the bill a clause that forces them to vote again this year.
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Now one of two families in Virginia who've sought the help of Dr. Jack Kevorkian is speaking out.
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Kevorkian helped Ralph's wife Lona kill herself in 1996.
As a neuro-orthopedic nurse, Lona knew what how her aggressively re-growing brain tumor would eventually take her life.
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((SHE MADE THAT CHOICE TO DIE THE WAY SHE DID WITHOUT HAVING TO GO THROUGH THE REDUCTION IN THE MEDICATIONS ON HER PART AND RUN THE RISK OF SOME HORRIBLE DEATH -- AND IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A VERY, VERY INHUMANE DEATH HAD THAT OCCURRED.))
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New Attorney General Mark Earley fought for the ban.
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((MARK EARLEY/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: SOMETIMES YOU HEAR HARD CASES THAT MAKE YOU WONDER. BUT YOU KNOW I THINK WE OUGHT TO HAVE LEARNED OUR LESSON ON THE ABORTION ISSUE 20 SOME YEARS AGO, WHEN WE WERE TOLD THAT SOME HARD CASES OUGHT TO MAKE IT ON DEMAND FOR EVERYBODY, AND NOW LOOK WHERE WE ARE. WE'VE HAD 40 MILLION ABORTIONS.))
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Earley's bill allows a civil penalty of up to 10-thousand dollars for anyone who assists a suicide-- or up to 100-thousand dollars for a second assisted suicide.
Another bill would make assisting a suicide a felony.

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Teaching old computers new tricks-- Patrick Evans is finding out how.
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5-COMPUTER-R


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Computers are advancing so fast it seems that by the time you buy one, it's already obsolete. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans has the story of a new computer store that revitalizes older computers, making your dream machine a lot more affordable.
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Still ahead, Mike Stevens will check in on the Big-Orange wrestling tournament.
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Next on Health Check --
Carilion Health Systems is giving millions of dollars back to the community.
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It's part of the hospital's committment to improving health care in the Roanoke Valley through a pro-active approach.
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((TOM ROBERTSON/CARILION PRESIDENT:WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS KEEP THEM FROM TRYING TO ACCESS THE HOSPITAL SYSTEM. TRYING TO PROMOTE CHANGES IN LIFESTYLE AND OTHER THINGS THAT WILL IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH.))
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry, here's one of the stories we're working on for Six.
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A Botetourt County woman who's taken in 45 stray dogs and cats -- she says she's trying to take care of them but the situation has gotten out of control.
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((JUDI BUTTERWORTH/ANIMAL OWNER: IF I SEE ONE THAT IS HUNGRY COMES TO MY HOUSE, I ALWAYS TAKE IT IN BUT THEY'RE PREGNANT THAT'S BAD BECASUE YOU GOT ALL THESE BABIES TO TRY TO GET A HOME FOR.))
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Tina Tenret will show us what happens when puppy love turns into pandemonium.
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That story and more tonight on News7 at Six.
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5-Carilion


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Carilion Health Systems is taking a preventative approach to health care.
The Carilion Community Health Fund is donating 3-million dollars to counties throughout Southwest Virginia.
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The money will go to projects ranging from immunization drives to more comprehensive, hands-on health care clinics.
The grant will help underserved areas reduce health risks.
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((THOMAS ROBERTSON/CARILION PRESIDENT:THREE MILLION DOLLARS IS NOT GOING TO SOLVE ALL THE UNMET HEALTH NEEDS IN OUR AREA. IT'S A START AND IT'S INTENDED TO FOSTER COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS. WE CAN'T DO ALL THIS BY OURSELVES WE NEED THE HELP OF COMMUNITY AGENCIES, CHURCHES AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, BUT WE CAN PROVIDE SOME RESOURCES TO GET IT OFF THE GROUND.))
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Some projects that will recieve funding include Adolescent Health Partnership and Congregational Nursing which places nurses in churches to teach health education and care for patients with chronic illnesses.
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To apply for funding: public or private agencies can call the Director of Community Partnerships at 540-985-9935.

5-Baldness


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Researchers may have found the cause of baldness.
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They say a gene is responsible for hair loss and their finding may lead to new ways to treat the condition.
The journal Science says the new gene-- called Hairless-- could regulate the human hair cycle.
Doctors say a gene treatment for hair loss and baldness could be available within the next five years.
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5-Medicine-Flavors


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Parents can now use something more than a spoonfull of sugar to make the medicine go down.
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A new product called Flavor-X is now available that can transform bad tasting antibiotics to any of 40 different flavors.
Most parents know how difficult it can be to get children to swallow those nasty tasting drugs.
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((TINA CORVINO/MOTHER; IT'S A FIGHT. I HAVE TO HOLD HIM DOWN TO GIVE HIM THE MEDICINE AND HALF OF THE TIME HE SPITS IT BACK OUT SO I'M NOT EVEN SURE HE GETS THE FULL AMOUNT BECAUSE HE'S SPITTING IT BACK OUT.)) Butt Butt Butt ((CHRIS VERMILYA/PHARMACIST; A LOT OF TIMES IF PARENTS GET A BAD TASTING ANITBIOTIC THEY MAY TRY TO MIX IT WITH SOME FOOD OR OTHER THINGS IT SHOULDN'T BE MIXED WITH. AND THAT KIND OF SLOWS DOWN THE ABSORBTION OF THE DRUG. ))
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Flavor-X is available only to pharmacists.
It costs three dollars a bottle and many parents say that's money well spent.
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2-shot-toss
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The sports department is getting ready for a big local rivalry coming your way on Saturday.
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Here's Mike Stevens with the 2-minute ticker.

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Good afternoon folks. lets begin the ticker by rolling out the mats,
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for the Big Orange Winter Classic at William Byrd. Steve Mason says the 16 teams competing should come away with a regular season ending edge.
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The News 7 Sports crew is back on the hardwood tomorrow for LIVE in state college basketball action. pinnacle page 99051
We'll be in Radford as the Highlanders host their good friends from Lynchburg - the Liberty Flames.
The game tips-off at 1:30 tomorrow right here on WDBJ-7.
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And while both teams have struggled a bit this year, Radford boss man Ron Bradley is expecting another wild game between the second place teams in the Big South.
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Blue Hills' pro Billy King made his Seniors Tour debut at the Royal Caribbean Classic in Key Biscayne, Florida today. Billy shot a four over round of par, he'll try to improve on that tomorrow.
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Roy Stanley will have more on Billy and the tournament tonight at six.
Hope you have a great weekend everybody. Take Care. go to break


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That's it for News-7 at Five.
Coming up tomorrow on News-7 Saturday Morning,
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97-7 07:38
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Kimberly McBroom heads to Dixie Caverns, an often overlooked natural wonder right here in the Roanoke Valley.
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That and much more tomorrow morning at eight.
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Thanks for watching. We'll see you back here at six. ANCHOR=Jean