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A Salem distribution operation is closing it's doors.
Part of the Blue Ridge Parkway is shut down for a couple of weeks- We'll tell you what's going on.
New evidence in the case of Dr. Sam Sheppard that may show who really killed his wife.
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It looks like Friday will turn out to be cloudy and cool. Your weekend outlook is coming up.[medical-head]


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Tonight on health check --
Carilion Health Systems meets a stumbling block on a proposed Montgomery County project.
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Some local high school students are teaching the community how to live healthier.
And the president wants tougher restrictions on food coming into the U-S from foreign countries.
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A Salem distribution operation is shutting it's doors.
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A mail order business with a major distribution center in Salem is closing. Workers at Telebrands found out today they have two months to look for a new job.
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Scott Goldberg joins us from Salem with more.
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Nearly two dozen jobs will be created in the New River Valley.
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Kollmorgen Motion Technologies Group broke ground in Radford for its new Customer Service Network.
The company specializes in motors-
It employs 800 people in the New River Valley plant.
Officials hope that the customer service network will bring in more business--and more jobs.
The center is designed to make customer service faster and more convenient.
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((MARK PETTY/PRESIDENT; POINT OF CONTACT FOR ALL OUR CUSTOMERS THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA WE WILL CONTACT THROUGH THE KCSN TO GET THE APPLICATION ENGINEERING SUPPORT, SYSTEM ENGINEERING SUPPORT, CUSTOMER SERVICE, ETC... IT WILL REALLY BE THE NERVE CENTER FOR KOLLMORGEN))
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The New River Valley is a key location because almost forty percent of Kollmorgen's business associates are in Radford.
The network plans to move into the new building in mid-May.
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A small plane had to make an emergency landing near the Lynchburg Airport this afternoon.
Few details are available at this time, but we are told there were two people on board the plane, and both were uninjured.
The plane landed in a field just south of the Lynchburg Airport.
News 7 has a crew on the scene and we will bring you more on the story as soon as it's available. [5-Clinton-Leaks]


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More leaks in the Monica Lewinsky controversy.
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The Washington Post today carried details of the President's deposition in the Paula Jones case-
In the deposition he comments on the Lewinksy matter.
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Bennett called the leaks reprehensible.
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People who want to drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway will have to wait two weeks.
Seventy five miles of the road are closed-- from Waynesboro to Buena Vista, and south of Roanoke to Route 221.

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Crews are still clearing away trees that fell during last month's icestorm.
The jaws of a backhoe clamp down and scrape branches off the road -- up ahead, an obstacle course of downed trees and snowy patches.
Rangers say it's dangerous to drive through the area and that may inconvenience some folks.
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((MANY PEOPLE JUST ENJOY THE DRIVE ON THE PARKWAY SOMETIMES JUST COMMUTING FROM FLOYD COUNTY AREA TO ROANOKE AND OF COURSE MANY PEOPLE JUST USE THE PARKWAY GETTING AROUND THE ROANOKE AREA.))
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The road is scheduled to re-open within a couple of weeks.
And rangers say by spring, these snapped treetops will disappear into a leafy forest.
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The case was made famous by the movie and television show The Fugitive.
Still ahead on News-7 At Five-- new evidence that Dr. Sam Shepard did not kill his wife.
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He's been trying to put tighter restrictions on teen drivers.
Last night Lieutenant Governor John Hager was rear-ended by one.
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In tonight's health check report -- Carilion Health Systems is meeting with some opposition when it comes to trying to expand the hospitals cancer therapy centers. [2-SHOT]
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College Basketball fans are on the edge of their seats.
The A-C-C tournament gets underway tonight.
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The Two-Minute ticker and a whole lot more still ahead on News-7 at Five.
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Jef's Law is on its way to the Governor.
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The bill is named for 20- year old Jef Farris.
Farris had a history of depression and suicide attempts.
He killed himself four days after he was released from a Richmond hospital -- over the objections of his doctor.
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((BARBARA TSAPEL/FARRIS'S MOTHER: I SAID WELL WE'RE NOT PLANNING ON DOING SOMETHING TO YOURSELF ARE YOU? AND HE SAID NO, NOT RIGHT NOW, BUT IT DOESN'T MEAN IT WON'T HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE. I SAID I COULD TOUCH MANY MORE PEOPLE DEAD THAN I EVER COULD ALIVE. AND AFTER HIS PASSING, I REMEMBER THAT DISTINCTLY, AND I FEEL LIKE HE LEFT ME WITH A MISSION.))
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Barbara Tsapel (CHAPEL) travelled from her home in Elliston to lobby.
If Governor Gilmore signs the bill, Jef's Law will compel magistrates to consider physicians' evaluations in releasi

ng a mental patient.[5-Hager]


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The man who's led the fight to restrict teen drivers who've broken the law was hit by one last night.
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Lieutenant Governor John Hager's Cadillac was struck from behind by a stolen Jeep Cherokee-- driven by a 17-year old.
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((LT. GOV. JOHN HAGER: I DO KNOW IT WAS A STOLEN CAR. I DO KNOW, OR I HEARD THAT HE ALMOST HIT A CAR ON THE OTHER END OF THE BRIDGE. AND SOME POLICE CARS WITNESSED THE ACCIDENT, SO THEY WERE AWARE OF HIS TRANSGRESSIONS.))
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Hager suffered a bump on the head and some soreness.
The Jeep flipped.
The teenager suffered minor injuries.
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A teenager accused of killing her newborn son- may try to blame the father.
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Amy Grossberg's lawyers say she never intended to hurt the baby and wasn't responsible for getting rid of the body.


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They say she thought she had a miscarriage and she never saw the baby.
Grossberg and Brian Peterson face first-degree murder charges in the death of their son at a motel in 1996.
Police say Peterson admitted that he tore off the baby's umbilical cord, placed him in a bag and then tossed it in a dumpster.
Next week, Peterson's lawyers are expected to argue that their client's emotion tainted what he told police.
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A lawyer calls it conclusive evidence that Dr. Sam Sheppard did not kill his wife.
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New DNA testing shows blood found on Sheppard's pants and in his home wasn't his own.
Lawyers say it's further evidence that an intruder killed Sheppards wife in 1954.
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((WE THINK THAT INDIVIDUAL IS RICHARD EBERLING THE WINDOW WASHER WHO HAS BEEN A SUSPECT FOR MANY YEARS.))
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Eberling is in prison for a 1984 murder.
Sheppard spent ten years in prison before he was acquitted in retrial in 1966. He died in 1070 from liver disease.
The TV show the Fugitive was based on Sheppard.
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Fans will be hunkering down to watch their favorite college basketball teams over the next few weeks.
And a local company is helping people put logos on their chairs.
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As you prepare for March Madness, perhaps you would like a custom made patio set featuring your favorite team's logo. [DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK]
Patrick Evans reports today on a local company that is hammering out furniture in the spirit of several state colleges and universities; he joins us from Twist & Turns' manufacturing plant. [MICROWAVE/PATRICK FULL]
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The A-C-C Tournament gets underway tonight.
Mike Stevens will have the latest in the Two-Minute Ticker.
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Some high school students are educating the public about getting their bodies and minds in shape.
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And President Clinton is calling for stricter regulations on fruit and vegetables.
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((THE FARMER WHO GROWS THESE VEGETABLES, MOST LIKELY NO LONGER LIVES DOWN THE ROAD FROM YOU. HE MIGHT LIVE ACROSS THE OCEAN OR ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD.))
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Good afternoon I'm Keith Humphry here's one of the stories we're working on for News 7 at Six.
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Two elderly Lynchburg women may "not" be forced into a nursing home, if local lawmakers get their way in Richmond.
A judge ruled that Dora Cunningham violated local zoning rules by taking care of the women in her own home.
But a General Assembly bill would make that legal.
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((ROBERT GARBER/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: IT REALLY TAKES CARE OF ALL OF THE DIFFERENT PROBLEMS WITH THE BILL. IT ALLOWS US TO TAKE CARE OF OUR ELDERLY PEOPLE IN THEIR HOMES AND IT ALSO PROTECTS THE NEIGHBORHOODS.))
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The measure would allow up to "four" patients in a private home.
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We'll have more on that story
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at Six o-clock. Jean.

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Healthy living was the focus at Covington High School today as some 300 students visited the first ever health and wellness fair.
Amy Jerrick reports.
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The school was awarded a state grant for its on-going health project which took the fair from one teacher's concept to a reality.
Anita Rice says the key to teen health is finding the proper mix of time and energy.
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Life on the go can make achieving that balance seem like an overwhelming prospect.
That's why local businesses and agencies came out to promote everything from managing money to life-saving C-P-R.
Healthy eating was a top concern for many teens. The American Heart Association showed the effects of all those burgers and fries.
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Persinger says the fair offered lessons she plans to take with her.
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The Southwest Virginia Health System Agency Board has denied a request by Carilion Health Systems to put a radiation clinic in their new Montgomery County hospital.
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The Board says there is already an existing cancer center that uses radiation therapy at Pulaski Community Hospital.


Carilion Vice President of Oncology Services Andy Cochrane says having a radiation center at the Carilion hospital will be an advantage to patients who have drive to Roanoke for treatment instead of using the Pulaski center.
Cochrane says it's a disappointment to have a recommendation of denial, but this is just the first in a series of steps to get approval for the new radiation machine.


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President Clinton is calling for touger controls on imported food and wants to back it with legislation.
A Senate bill would allow the Food and Drug Administration to ban fruits and vegetables from any country whose produce is suspect.
The Agriculture Department already has that authority for meat products.
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The President says it is more important than ever to inspect and protect food.
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((FOOD SAFETY REALLY IS PART OF THE BASIC CONTRACT NOW BETWEEN CONSUMERS OF OUR COUNTRY AND THEIR GOVERNMENT. ANY FOOD THAT DOESN'T MMET CLEAR AND STRICT STANDARDS SHOULD NOT COME INTO THE UNITED STATES. IT'S THAT SIMPLE.))
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President Clinton is also asking for 25-million dollars to send U-S inspectors overseas to check on fruits and veget

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Good afternoon everyone it's ACC tourney time. Virginia's hopeful climb out of the conference cellar
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begins tonight against Duke, the top team in the tournament and the nation. Steve Mason has more on both of tonight's first round games.
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((The Virginia Cavaliers hope to erase Duke's season sweep by stealing last years N.C. State conference tournament playbook. ((CURTIS:))
Jeff Jones borrowed playbook notes from his former assistant Brian Ellerbe; the Michigan interim coach who handed Duke 1 of it's two losses this season. ((:)) ((:)) During his ACC practice; Robinson visiting with one of his former Fleming coaches; Troy Wells; who runs Martinsville's program. A few of his pointers could come in handy; despite his former pupils sweep of the Wolfpack this season. ((:)) FSU/.N.C. State tips off at 7. The UVa/Duke battle begins at 9 right here on your hometown station. In Greensboro, Steve mason, news 7 sports.))

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In one other UVa note, Western Kentucky athletic director Lewis Mills has confirmed that he has received permission to talk with Jeff Jones about the Hilltoppers coaching vacancy.
Jones is a native of Owensboro, Kentucky but his only coaching experience has been at UVa, where he has been the Cavs head coach since 1990.
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Again, the UVa-Duke game is right here on WDBJ-7 at nine, every other game in the tournament is also right here except tonight's seven o'clock N.C. State-Florida State game that is being televised by ESPN.
Have a great night everybody. [take a break]

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It's not often that a child trades a school desk for the jury box.
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But that's what happened in Morristown, New-Jersey when 7-year-old Emily Farber was summoned for jury duty.
The court got her name from tax-records since she reported investment income.
The fact that you have to be 18-years old to serve as a juror did not stop Emily- and the judge thought it would be a good learning experience.
So she sat in on a personal injury case. [Close-ID] [5pm] [SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright]SUPER=x4034;email/copyright