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Next on News 7-
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A development in the Monica Lewinsky case. We'll have details.
The Governor visits far Southwest Virginia where several feet of snow fell.
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Another gray and drizzly day to round out the week. The weekend forecast looks chilly. Details ahead.

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In tonight's health check report --
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Seeing the world through younger eyes, a recent medical advancement is making it possible...
And doctors are warning about the possible dangers of stroke operations.
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5-Intern


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Good Evening. I'm JJ.
The President's attorney accuses Kenneth Starr's office of selectively leaking information- some of it false- in order to manipulate and intimidate witnesses.
The latest leak appaently surfaced in today New York Times and Washington Post.

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Lee Cowan is covering this developing story from Washington D-C. He joins us now live to tell us what's going on.
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((IN THE EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE, IT TOOK ONLY MINUTES TO GET TO QUESTIONS ABOUT MONICA LEWINSKY. QUESTIONS THE PRESIDET COULND'T ANSWER, EVEN THOUGH IN HIS WORDS, "SOMEONE ELSE" WAS. If someone else is leaking unlawfully out of the grand jury proceeding, that's a different story
A STORY THE PRESIDENT' LAWYERS ARE NOW CHASINGTO FIND OUT WHO'S LEAKING WHAT..AND IF THE COURTS WILL HELP PLUG IT. DAVID KENDALL/PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEY:
THIS LATEST SKIRMISH COMES OUT OF A NEW YORK TIMES STORY ABOUT THE PRESIDENT'S PERSONAL SECRETARY BETTY CURRIE.A STORY HER ATTORNEY SAYS IS "ABSOLUTELY FALSE." IT QUOTES SOURCES SAYING SHE HAD TESTIFIED ABOUT THE PRESIDENT TRYING TO "LEAD" HER INTO REMEMBERING THE EVENTS AS `HE' DID.THAT HE AND MONICA LEWINSKY WERE NEVER ALONE..
I just think as long as it's going on, I should not comment on the specific questions because there's one and then there's another then there's anther"
BUT IT, PILED ON TOP OF EVERYTHING ELSE, LEAD TO ONE OF THE TOUGHEST QUESTIONS OF THE DAY. At what point do you consider that it's jut not worth it, and do you consider resigning from office. "Never."
THE SCRAMBLE TO GET ANYTHING ON THE STORY HAS REACHED THE BREAKING POINTMONICA LEWINSKY NEARLY MAWLED BY PHOGRAPHERS IN LOS ANGELES THURSDAY NIGHT. MEANWHILE, HER ATTORNEY AND THE INDEPENDENT COUNSEL ARE MAWLING EACH OVER WHETHER STARR HAS ACCESS TO LIWINKSY.
WILLIAM GINSBURG/LEWINSKY ATTORNEY: The whole issue of Mr. Starr saying he wants to met with her face to face is meaningless only because he has the right to met with her face to face.
KENNETH STARR/INDEPENDENT COUNSEL: We deal with fact, we don't deal with spin. We simply say if witnesses have information, documents, we want it, we want cooperation.))
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5-Clinton-Wintergreen


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The national spotlight will shine on central Virginia next week, when President Clinton pays a visit to the Wintergreen resort in Nelson County.
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Starting Sunday, more than one hundred Democratic congressmen and their families will meet for three days of seminars and policy talk.
Both Clinton and Vice President Al Gore are expected to join the group for a few hours Tuesday.
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((MARK GLICKMAN/WINTERGREEN RESORT: AGAIN, THE THING THAT MAKES THIS GROUP UNIQUE IS THAT YOU HAVE SO MANY DIFFERENT PEOPLE YOU'RE DEALING WITH, SO MANY DIFFERENT ORGANIZATIONS, WITH THE SECRET SERVICE WINTERGREEN IS KIND OF GOING TO BE LIKE FORT KNOX FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. BUT BUSINESS AS USUAL ON THE SLOPES, WE'RE NOT GOING TO SHUT DOWN AT ANY POINT FOR THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT.))
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Glickman says former congressman L-F Payne, who owns Wintergreen, helped bring the group to Nelson County.
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5-Crash


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Two Marine corps fighters collided over the Persian Gulf today-
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The pentagon says one of the pilots is dead.
The Hornet fighters made contact near the Kuwaiti coast- as they were getting ready to patrol Iraq's no fly zone.
Both pilots were recovered from the water.
The surviving pilot is reported to be in good condition.
There's been no explanation yet for the collision.
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5-Iraq


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President Clinton says if Saddam Hussein doesn't comply with weapons inspections, then the U-S must be prepared to act and he says quote "we are."
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The president spoke today with Britain's prime minster at his side.
Tony Blair says his nation is prepared to take whatever action is necessary.
Both men were united in their criticism of Saddam.
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Blair says it would make no sense at this point to reveal details of the possible military strike.
Key foreign countries remain opposed to strikes against Iraq.

5-Frith


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Floyd County Realtor Earl Frith has been convicted of a banking offense.
A federal jury deliberated into the wee hours of the morning, before finding Frith was NOT a party to the cocaine conspiracy.
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The Floyd County auctioneer WAS convicted of "structuring" bank deposits.
After NINE hours of deliberations, the jury was UNable to reach a unanimous decision on the money laundering charge.
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((WE'LL EVALUATE THAT AND DECIDE WHETHER TO RE-TRY THE CASE. OBVIOUSLY, NOBODY LIKES TO TRY A CASE TWICE, PROSECUTION OR DEFENSE, I DON'T THINK SO. IT IS ALWAYS DESIRABLE TO REACH A VERDICT. THINK THIS JURY STROVE TO REACH ONE.))
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It was the 40-thousand dollars from Pam Cruz that seemed to confuse the jury.
She gave Frith the money in May of 1991, after her husband, drug trafficker Javier Cruz, was busted in Miami.
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Too much ice and not enough power-- that's what some folks in our area are still dealing with.
A live report ahead on News-7 at Five.
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And it's still snowing in West Virginia.
That means big problems.
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On health check, new information on the connection between high blood pressure and strokes. 2-SHOT
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Steve Mason takes a look back at the Valley's hockey history.
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Stay with us, there's more News-7 at Five to come. cc sponsor
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5-Bent-Mountain


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Residents on Bent Mountain are now in their third day without power.
While workers are busy with repairs, it's still unclear exactly when electric service will be restored.
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Joe Dashiell is on Bent Mountain tonight with an update on the situation.
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5-WV-Snow


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It's been wild and anything BUT wonderful in West Virginia.
The Beckley area got another eight inches of snow overnight.
The roof of a Kroger supermarket collapsed this morning, injuring one shopper.
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Several buildings in southern West Virginia have been damaged by the heavy snow and ice.
The wall of this electronics store in Beckley gave way yesterday. No one was hurt.
A-E-P says 2-thousand households are still without power in the Beckley-Bluefield area.
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5-Gilmore


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Governor Gilmore took a look at the storm damage in far southwest Virginia today.
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Gilmore stopped in Abingdon after touring Tazewell County.
Three feet of snow fell there; more than seven-thousand people don't have electricity.
Gilmore says A-E-P is working hard to get the lights back on.
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Two deaths in Virginia are blamed on the latest round of bad weather, including a man in Rockingham County who died yesterday while shoveling snow.
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5-Train-Update


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Norfolk Southern says its route through Glasgow probably won't re-open before tomorrow afternoon.
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So far, crews have been able to rescue three cars that slid off the track yesterday.
But soggy conditions are slowing efforts to pull two derailed engines out of the muck.
Once that's done, crews will begin replacing 250-feet of track that slid into the Maury River.
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Furniture on the cutting edge of technology.
Patrick Evans is finding out all about it.
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5-LASER-FURN


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There's a new addition to the home furnishing business in Roanoke, and it's on the cutting edge-- literally.
Patrick Evans has the story of Whiteside Designs', which manufactures it's products using a state-of-the-art laser.
Here's more.
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Steve Mason will have a preview of tonight's Express Old Timer's Game.
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Coming up next on health check --
The future looks bright
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for those with cataracts.
A new technology has patients seeing more clearly.
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six-preview


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Here's one of the stories were working on for News 7 at Six.
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Every Virginian eats bread... but NOT everyone drives a Porsche.
Shawsville Senator Madison Marye had the props but NOT the opponent today in his debate against Governor Gilmore's car tax plan.
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We'll have highlights of Marye's argument to cut the tax on food.
That's coming up at the top of the hour on NEWS 7 at SIX.


5-Cataract-Surgery


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Most of us will be affected by cataracts as we age.
But new lenses have patients seeing better than they have in years.
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Cataract surgery is the most common opreation in people over the age of 65.
The clouded lense of the eye is gently removed and replaced with a clear plastic one.
Now, the latest lenses are so good they not only clear up your vision, but also allow patients to focus both near and far.
Basically, patients can see like they did when they were much younger.
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((DR. ROGER STEINERT/HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL; WE DON'T HAVE THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH HERE BUT WHAT WE DO HAVE IS THE NEXT BEST THING. FOLKS CAN DRIVE TO TEH STORE, PICK UP A PACKAGE, READ THE PRICE, READ THE LABEL, GO THE RESTRAUNT, READ THE MENU, ALL WITHOUT PUTTING ON THEIR GLASSES.))
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The procedure can take less than 30-minutes.
Doctors say almost anyone is a good candidate for the surgery, though it works best when lenses in both eyes are replaced.
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5-Stroke-Surgery


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It's an operation designed to prevent strokes.
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But researchers say it may trigger the condition it was designed to prevent.
It's a widely used procedure that cleans out arteries in the neck.
Doctors have now released new guidelines for surgeons to prevent strokes during the operation.
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5-Blood-Pressure


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Many people believe that only those with very high blood pressure are at risk for strokes.
But a new study says that's not true.
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Boston University researchers found that half of the people who had strokes had blood pressure that was on the high end of normal or slightly above normal.
Doctors say the study shows the importance of keeping blood pressure in check.
Some ways do to that-- reduce you salt intake, lose weight, exercize and reduce stress.
Doctors also say losing just five to ten pounds could mean the difference between mild high blood pressure and no high blood pressure.
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S5-Express


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Time now for the Two Minute Ticker. Sports begins the weekend at the Roanoke Civic Center where the Express- Chesapeake game tonight is only a part of what should be a great hockey weekend.
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Steve Mason joins us from the Round House to get the festivities going. Steve.
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Jean; Tonight begins Hockey History Weekend and over the next two nights; the Star City's former and future hockey greats will get together. On the agenda; in about 15 minutes the Roanoke old timers will play the greensboro old Timers. Then on saturday; Roanoke will induct 10 people into it's first Hall of fame class; But lets talk about the old timers game. I'm joined by Claude Piche and Ron Jones. Ron your are one of the youngest old timers out here; talk about tonight's game.
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STEVE THEN TALKS TO CLAUDE PICHE Claude Piche; you played on the championship Roanoke Valley rebels team some 25 years ago; what's it mean to be back on the ice with your old buddies?
Claude; talk about your team and some of the key players? WIPE TO PINNACLE OVER CLAUDE'S SECOND ANSWER

Thanks Claude; now after the old timers game; this place gets serious as the first place Express takes the ice against Chesapeake. For this team' it's back to the basics
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gentlemen thank you; break a leg tonight; just kidding; Coming up at six; Pierre Paiement will join us. that's it for the ticker; have a great weekend.

5-Ceremonies


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The hours to the 18th Winter Games are ticking away and organizers are putting the final touches on the opening ceremonies.
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The exact details of the opening ceremonies are being kept secret.
We DO know it will start off with Sumo wrestlers and end with synchronized singing on five continents.
The Opening Ceremonies begin tonight at eight.
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