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Next on News 7 at Five-
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A Norfolk Southern train plunges into the icy Maury river-
Snow and ice are still plaguing parts of the region.
And it's practice time for the olympic athletes.
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Drizzle in the lower elevations, icing above 3,000 feet to continue tonight. Details just ahead.

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Tonight on Health Check --
Some AIDS treatments are causing unusual side effects.
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Plus...
Roanoke Physical therapists are using the latest in industrial medicine.
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A washed-out section of track sends a Norfolk-Southern train into the Maury River.
Two crew members were able to swim to safety.
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It's been a long day for Norfolk Southern crews. They've been up since dawn working to repair the damage- The frieght train derailed in Glasgow.
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That's where we find Scott Goldberg tonight.
Scott, how bad is the damage?
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5-Bent-Mountain


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Life returned to normal for much of western Virginia today, but there's a world of difference in the higher elevations.
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Joe Dashiell is on Bent Mountain tonight where residents are still struggling with the snow and ice.
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Jean, it was shock to drive up here today. The weather in Roanoke is balmy by comparison... and residents here have some real challenges ahead of them.
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((The winter storm made a special delivery on Bent Mountain. An inch of ice toppled trees and telephone poles.
It left headaches for homeowners and plenty of work for the crews that have been called in to clean up the mess. NAT SOUND OF SAWS
Charles Sizemore and his crew came from Princeton West Virginia to help the Virginia Department of Transportation clear roads in the area.
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5-NRV-Search


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Authorities in Giles County are searching the New River from Narrows to "Glen-LYN" for a man who may have drowned this morning.
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A resident of the Riverview Campground in Narrows told police he saw a man struggling and screaming for help in the middle of the river.
The man disappeared in the strong current that's beeb made worse by runoff from the recent storms.
Investigators don't know who the victim is or how he got in the water.
They're searching the area for an abandoned car or boat trailer but so far have turned up nothing.
The swift current and rising river levels have complicated the search and kept divers out of the water.
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5-Storm-Cleanup


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Its cleanup time for folks living in Virginia Beach.
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This is whats left after a winter storm ripped through the region.
Dozens of beachfront homes are flooded, roads are crumbled and most everything is covered in mud.
In the Sandbridge section, high waves washed away pilings on a number of oceanfront houses- and part of the main road caved in.
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((I SEEN THIS STREET REBUILT BEFORE. THEY BUILT IT EXTRA HEAVY. YOU CAN SEE MOTHER NATURE DID A GOOD JOB ON IT.))
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Rain is expected to continue through today as the storm churns out to sea.
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A Montgomery County teacher is facing child molestation charges.
That story is still ahead on News-7 at Five.
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And President Clinton may have dodges a bullet.
An immunity deal for Monica Lewinsky is apparently off.
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On health-check-- the connection between national disasters and suicide.
Rates can rise by as much as 60-percent. 2-SHOT
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Steve Mason will have this weeks edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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It's all still ahead on News-7 at Five. cc sponsor
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5-Clinton


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It appears there was a deal between Monica Lewinsky and independent counsel Kenneth Starr. But now its off.
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CBS News confirmed that on Monday Lewinsky and her attorney had a deal with Starr.
But now several reports indicate Starr is not interested in granting immunity under Monday's agreement.
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If the deal is off, Lewinsky's attorneys are said to be ready to pursue legal avenues which could force Starr to abide by the agreement.
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Meanwhile a West Palm Beach TV station is being supenoaed- to hand over videotape showing Lewinsky with the President during a visit with Golfer Greg Norman last March.
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5-Iraq


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A military buildup is continuing in the Persian Gulf.
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But U-S officials insist there is no "rush to war" mentality.
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Cohen says a decision has been made though to send antoher 2 thousand Marines to the Persian gulf.

5-Blevins


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A Montgomery County teacher is charged with sexually molesting a 16-year old girl.
34-year old Michael Blevins is a math teacher and wrestling coach at Shawsville High School --
He faces 15 counts of fornication and 30 counts of crime against nature including sodomy.
Authorities say the crimes occurred in Smyth County last summer.
Blevins taught high school in Smyth County in the eighties, but state police say the victim was NOT one of his students.
Blevins was arrested Tuesday at Shawsville High School -- the personnel office says Blevins is suspended with pay to protect the students.
State police say they plan to press similar charges against Blevins in other jurisdictions.
Another Montgomery County educator -- John Breedlove -- goes to trial in April for allegedly raping and sodomizing four girls.



5-Drug-Bust


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Danville police have stopped 60-pounds of pot from being sold on the streets.
Officers arrested Miguel Pena of Cascade Virginia and Fernando Medina of Mexico after finding drugs in their car yesterday.
The two men are in jail tonight-- each on 25-thousand dollars bail.
The marijuana has an estimated street value of 90-thousand dollars.

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There's more News-7 ahead. Please stay with us. STOCKS BUMP NEXT
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Anne Kempton is just a regular student at Radford University, but her homework is a little different.
Patrick Evans has a preview today of "The Really Big Show" that Kempton and her friends will put on tonight.
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Only one more day until the Olympic Games.
We'll have more from (NOG-ano) Nagano as the athletes gear up.
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And Coming up next on Health Check --
A Roanoke rehabilitation service for workers injured on the job is taking part in a national evaluation of patients.
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Data is collected on therapy sessions and forwarded to a national database where treatments can be compared from Roanoke to California.
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((TINA CADDEN/PHYSICAL THERAPIST:BY SENDING THE DATA TO ISERHAGEN THEY'RE GOING TO BE COLLECTING IT NATIONALLY AND WE'LL BE ABLE TO ESTABLISH NATIONAL NORMS BASED ON DIAGNOSIS AND HISTORY.))
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Coming up tonight at SIX--
Teen drivers got a break today in the House of Delegates.
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A bill that would restrict teen drivers who've had a moving violation got watered down.
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It's Lieutenant Governor John Hager's signature proposal.
We'll tell you how it looks now.
That's coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX.


5-Rehab-Clinic


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Workers who are hurt on the job or suffer industrial injuries may be able to return to work sooner with the help of a new program : the Iserhagen Work Systems or I-Q program.
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Rehab Services of Roanoke therapists say complete recovery is a slow struggle.
But a nationwide database can help them compare their patients' recovery
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Tina Cadden works with patients to provide physical, speech and occupational therapies.
The evaluation and treatment of patients, called the Functional Capacity evaluation system or F-C-E, are standardized tests that measure a patients progress.
Therapists can then compare what patients should be doing on the job to what they actually can do.
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((TINA CADDEN/PHYSICAL THERAPIST:IT'S NORMALLY ORDERED BY PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAD SOME TYPE OF INDUSTRIAL INJURY. THERE HAND GOT CAUGHT IN A GRINDER AND THEY'VE HAD SURGERY OR THEY'VE HAD A LOW BACK INJURY AND THEY'RE TAKING LONGER TO GET BACK TO WORK THAN EXPECTED.))
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Patricia Wenger is a P-T who can empathize with her patients because she herself is in physical therapy for a broken arm.
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((PATRICIA WENGER:I FRACTURED MY ALMA AND IT WAS DISPLACED AND THEY DID SURGERY TO PUT IT BACK IN POSITION WITH A PLATE AND SCREWS AND I HAVE LIMITED RANGE OF MOTION WITH IT SO THEY'RE WORKING ON GETTING MY STRENGTHENING BACK.))
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She broke her arm in November and has since been improving with her exercises.
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((PATRICIA WENGER:I WAS DOING A LOT MYSELF AND I HAD HIT A STALEMATE, BUT SINCE I STARTED COMING HERE IT'S BEEN GETTING A LOT BETTER.))
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The program also involves follow up calls 6 months after a patient has completed physical therapy.
The patients answer questions on how effective the rehab was for them which in turn can help future patients.
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5-Suicide


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Suicide is often added to the list of human tragedies following a natural disaster.
A study by the Centers for Disease Control found that suicide rates increase after floods, earthquakes and hurricanes.
Suicide rates rose 63-percent in the year following an earthquake, then quickly dropped back to normal.
Suicides increased by 14-percent after a major flood, but the rate remained above normal for up to four years.
Hurricanes raised the suicide rate more than 30-percent.

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Scientists have documented the earliest known case of AIDS, and the date may surprise you.
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The AIDS virus was present in the blood of an African man who died in 1959.
That could provide clues to how the disease started.
Many scientists believe there is a link between S-I-V, an AIDS- like disease in monkeys, and AIDS.
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((MARK BOWERS/SAN FRANCISCO AIDS FOUNDATION; ANOTHER POPULAR HYPOTHESIS ABOUT WHERE IT CAME FROM WAS THE VAST IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM FOR POLIO THAT WAS CONDUCTED IN AFRICA. THERE THEY DELIBERATLEY TOOK CELLS FROM MONKEY LIVERS TO GROW A VACCINE AND IT WAS THOUGHT THAT SIV COULD HAVE EASILY BEEN IN THOSE LIVER CELLS AND THEN BEEN MOVED INTO HUMAN BEINGS.))
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Still other researchers dispute that theory and say AIDS has been around for a long time, even thousands of years.
The disease ebbed and flowed until modern travel and migration patterns spread the disease to larger populations.
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5-AIDS-Fat


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Scientists are trying to figure out the connection between AIDS treatments and unusual fat deposits.
They appear to be side effects of a new class of drug therapies.
The fat deposits are more than just weight gain and have earned nick-names like buffalo-hump.
Doctors want to make sure side effects don't point to a more serious problem with the treatments.

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It's time for the two minute ticker and Hometown Hoops Weekly. This edition takes place in the class room.
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Steve Mason has the story of two Roanoke College freshman basketball players who teaching spelling and math rather than just X's and O's.
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((These second graders are starting to believe in themselves more than ever. Every Thursday; since January; the youngsters have been spending the afternoon with Brad Dunleavy, Colby Leftwich and assistant coach Hilliary Scott working on their studies. ((CHARLES:)) ((STEPHANIE:))
Colby and Brad have been best friends since childhood. Leftwich played at Patrick Henry before joining the Maroons. Dunleavy, who stared at William Fleming for a few seasons, will be a physical education major. The freshmen have already had an impact in the ODAC but it is away from the spotlight and with these kids where the biggest impression has been made on them. ((:)) ((:)) The sessions are also about encouragement and confidence building. The teachers make sure to balance learning, fun and some friendly competition. ((:)) ((:))
The tutoring has been so successful; Virginia Heights and Roanoke College will continue this winning system even after basketball season. Steve mason Hometown Hops Weekly.)) ((
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5-Ski-Practice


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Just one more day till the Winter Games.
And that means athletes are warming up.
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Downhill skiers took their first practice runs yesterday.
And if the session was any indication of the final standings, the Austrians should be taking home a lot of medals.
They took seven of the top ten places.
Jason Rose-ner was the top American finisher.
He came in 15th.
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You can catch all of the Olympic action here on your hometown station starting tomorrow evening at eight. Bye
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That does it for News-7 at Five.
You can join Denise Allen and Andrew Freiden Dissolve to pinnacle for News-7 Saturday Morning and News-7 Sunday Morning.
All the news, sports and weather and a lot of other good things, too.
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We hope to see you back here at Six. Goodnight SS=none