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Next on News 7-the search for victims of yesterday's apartment fire enters its final stages. So far five people are dead.
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and a pilot is dead after he crashes during an air show for Manassas school children.
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Hot stuff continues in our mid-week forecast. Shooting for near 90 again tomorrow.

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In medical news -- New hope for victims of spinal cord injuries.
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and the results are in on the first human testing of the latest cancer-fighting drugs.
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Workers bring in search dogs- It's a grim process as crews look for victims from yesterday's apartment fire.
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The serach for more bodies at the scene on Church Avenue is winding down.
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Eric Earnhart is on the scene and joins us with more.
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Rollcue: It's final phase.
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A Roanoke man accused of murder says the witnesses who would have spoken for him, died in yesterday's house fire on Church Avenue.
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Willie Caldwell is accused of a fatal shooting on Gilmer Avenue a few hours before the fire.
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Caldwell lived at 502 Church Avenue, and during his arraignment this morning he briefly talked about the fire.
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Judge Jacqueline Talevi (tuh-LEV-ee) advised Caldwell not to discuss the fire today in court.
She set a June date for a preliminary hearing and appointed an attorney to represent him.
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Another local clothing company says it can not compete with cheap foreign labor.
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The Virginia Apparel Corporation will close in July.
150 people will lose their jobs.
The plant manager says his biggest clients are shipping work to countries such as Mexico and the Dominican Republic -- where workers will sew clothes for less pay.
He says textile industries can no longer survive in the U-S.
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((WE STARTED IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION PRICING OURSELVES OUT OF THE MARKET. PEOPLE CAN'T AFFORD IT BECAUSE WE HAVE TO PAY HIGHER AND HIGHER AND HIGHER TAXES. WE HAVE TO PAY HIGHER WAGES. THE COSTS OF DOING BUSINESS GO UP EVERY YEAR.))
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This is at least the seventh textiles plant in our area to announce its closing this year.
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A popular children's car seat is recalled. We'll have details in a moment,
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and a stunt at an air show in the state ends tragically as a pilot is killed in front of thousands of school children.


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On Health Check, new research could offer hope to people with spinal cord injuries. [Two-Shot]
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and Patrick Evans meets with some young people who are taking on the Odyssey of the Mind. [cc sponsor]
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Thousands of children looked to the sky to watch an air show in Manassas today-
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They ended up witnessing a fatal plane crash-
A Russian-built training plane crashed while doing acrobatics at the show.
It happened at the Manassas Regional airport.
The pilot- A Fairfax dentist- was killed in the crash. No one else was hurt.
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((HE WAS GOING UP AND WHEN HE TURNED HE FISHTAILED AND HE CAME TOO CLOSE TO THE GROUND AND THE WING HIT THE GROUND AND HE FLIPPED.))
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12 Thousand school children were watching the show-
An investigation is underway to determine what caused the crash.
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A Roanoke mailman who "blew his stack" and threatened to shoot his boss has been allowed to retire from the postal service and will spend the next two years on probation.
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Chuck Smith says it was all part of the routine monotony of the job- -aggravated by rigid management.
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((I BELIEVE IT DOES BREED PROBLEMS. I THINK UNTIL THEY TRY TO RESOLVE THEM...THEY SAY THEY WANT TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE, BUT THEY DON'T. THEY CONTINUE WITH THEIR HIGH ECHELON UNILATERAL DECISION MAKING AND NOTHING GETS DONE. THE PROBLEM FESTERS.))
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Smith apologized to his former co-workers at the Melrose Avenue branch.

He was also fined 50 dollars for threatening the boss.[5-Car-Seat]


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The Evenflo Company is recalling some of its car seats- for safety reasons.
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The Two in One Car Seat did not perform well in testing.
The seat's back board can separate from the base when a child is using the seat's five point harness.
So far no one's been hurt, but the separation can cause injury to a child using the seat in a moving vehicle.
The Evenflo models affected are the Two in one car seats starting with the numbers 636 and 637.
A free replacement is being offered to all customers with these car seats.
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Young people across the country are exercising their minds to prepare for a challenging competition. Patrick Evans is standing by with some champion builders for the Odyssey of the Mind. [ STOCKS]
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Coming up in Sports Virginia Tech basket Coach Bobby Hussey and Cavalier Athletic Director Terry Holland are hanging out with some Basketball Doctors.
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and next on health check -- Employers in Southwest Virginia are learning not to discriminate against the OTHER disability.
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And a shocking trip to the dentist may save you from a heart attack. Some dentists are beginning to stock heart defribillators.
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Good afternoon I'm Keith Humphry. Tonight on News 7 at six...
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Some call it creative accounting, others say it's perfectly within the rules.
When minor league baseball teams tally up their attendance each night, an empty seat can count too.
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((PAUL SUNWALL/HILLCATS GENERAL MANAGER: BECAUSE THEY'RE PREPAID IN ADVANCE AND THEN IF THEY DON'T COME ON THOSE NIGHTS, YOU CAN STILL COUNT THEM IN THE PAID ATTENDANCE FIGURE.))
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Even counting the no- shows, the Lynchburg Hillcats are only filling about a third of the capacity of City Stadium.


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Yet Lynchburg is ready to spend millions to add MORE seats and renovate the ballpark.
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Steve Smallshaw will tell us more in the first part of his series "Home Field Advantage?" coming up on News7 at Six.
Jean?


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Early test results show a promising new cancer treatment may not be a quick cure.
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Research in mice showed the drugs worked by cutting off the blood supply that nourished tumors.
That caused the cancer cells to shrink and die.
So far in human tests the drugs have not worked as effectively.
Of 24 patients with spreading tumors, only one responded with a temporary shrinking of cancer.
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Another drug was tested on 33 people with kidney cancer.
One person's tumor shrank by half. Four other's cancer quit spreading.
Meanwhile Canadian research is showing the inportance of prostate cancer screening here in the United States.
An eight year study showed that early exams in the U-S reduced the number of prostate cancer deaths by 69 percent.
About 390 thousand American men are expected to die from prostate cancer this year.

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There's new hope for victims of spinal cord injuries.
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A Swiss study found that brain damaged rats grew new nerve fibers after receiving injections of a specially engineered anti-body.
The experimental treatment could someday benefit people suffering from paralysis since Nerve Fibers in adults do not regenerate on their own.

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Meantime researchers at the University of Virginia Medical Center are also making strides in spinal cord injuries.

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At a workshop last week actor Christopher Reeve spoke along with a panel of doctors about new advances in neurosurgery.
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((DR. MICHAEL THORNER/UVA INTERNAL MEDICINE:ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING OF THE LAST FEW DAYS WAS DISCUSSION AT THE CONFERENCE , CONTRARY TO WHAT PEOPLE BELIEVE IT MAY BE THAT CHRONIC INJURY MAY RESPOND BETTER THAN THE ACUTE INJURY.))
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U-V-A is opening a new rehabilitation hospital with a program providing continuing care for spinal cord injury patients.
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A growing number of dentists across the nation are trying to relieve a little of their patients' anxiety.
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But it doesn't have anything to do with tooth extraction.
They're taking action to protect their patients' hearts.
While few patients have heart attacks while visiting the dentist, it does happen.
For that reason, many dentists are carrying portable easy to use defribillators.
When a patient goes into sudden cardiac arrest, the heartbeat becomes erratic.
This device can make the diagnosis and shock the heart back in rythym.
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The device costs about 35-hundred dollars and is so simple to use it could be standard issue for many other companies besides medical officials.
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May is Mental Health month.
New guidelines issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last year are helping employers and employees follow the law when it comes to job practices and mental disabilities.
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A seminar today at the Jefferson Center addressed those new E-E-O-C regulations.
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Under the law mental illness is same as a physical disability.
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((MARY GILIBERTI/MENTAL HEALTH LAW:SOMEBODY WITH A WHEELCHAIR MAY NEED A RAMP, SOMEBODY WITH A PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITY MAY NEED SOME TIME OFF TO GO SEE THEIR THERAPIST, IT'S THE SAME THING.))
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[VO NAT] Participants from the Roanoke Valley as well as corporations from Lynchburg, Pulaski and central Virginia attended today's conference.
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Terry Holland and Bobby Hussey spend time with some basketball playing doctors.
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To let you know their diagnosis, here's Mike Stevens[S5-Stuff]


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Welcome folks to the Tuesday ticker that begins with a key in the Big Apple and ends with some big hearts right here in Roanoke.
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On Sunday afternoon, Yankees' pitcher David Wells tossed a perfect game against the Twins.
Today he was honored by New York mayor Rudolph Juliani, who presented Wells with something everyone wants - a key to the city.
Wells and his teammates return to action tonight at Yankee Stadium to open a three game series with the slumping Orioles.
The Yankees are 28-and-9 on the season.
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Usually, Tech and UVa only get together on the basketball court two times a year - once for the men and once for the women.
But last night the two butted heads in the name of charity here in Roanoke.
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Virginia Tech head coach Bobby Hussey came down from Blacksburg to coach a group of resident physicians in the fourth annual Crockett Cup.
His coaching counterpart was UVa athletic director Terry Holland, who won 418 games in his coaching career.
Holland headed up the Doctors team with proceeds from the event going to benefit the Roanoke Ronald McDonald House.


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Hussey's team of residents won the game for the third straight year.
But it's the parents of the ill children who really benefit the most from such an event.
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Coming up at six we'll talk with Terry about Pete Gillen's first few weeks in Charlottesville and see if the honeymoon is over or just beginning.
Have a good night everybody. [take a break]


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Magicians around the world are fighting back against the "FOX" network which has aired three specials revealing how certain magic tricks are done.
Tonight on the t-v show "Extra", the true identity of Fox's "Masked Magician" will be revealed.
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Illusionists Kevin and Cindy Spencer- who live in Lynchburg- have joined with other magicians to pressure sponsors to pull their ads from the shows.
Now they're helping to "out" the masked magician, Val Valentino.
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((KEVIN SPENCER/ILLUSIONIST: WHAT WE HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH IS TO REMOVE THE MYSTERY AND THE INTRIGUE.. IT'S EXACTLY WHAT THEY'VE BEEN TRYING TO DO TO US. ONCE YOU KNOW THE SECRET, THE MAGIC IS GONE... I MEAN THAT'S BASICALLY WHAT THEY'VE BEEN DOING TO THE PUBLIC.))
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The Spencers say the FOX specials haven't hurt attendance at any of their performances across the country.
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