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Up next on News 7, a fugitive from Martinsville from the 1970's is arrested in Michigan. We'll have the details.
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and Lynchburg saves some historic buildings from the wrecking ball.
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Clouds will roll in overnight and showers won't be too far behind. Your Tuesday frecast coming up.

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In medical news -- a landmark settlement between Dow Corning and women who claim their breast implants caused diseases.
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And hall of fame pitcher "Catfish" Hunter is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.
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A man who walked away from custody in Martinsville is found in Michigan, 24 years later.
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A father and businessman in Michigan may soon be locked up in Virginia -- for a crime he committed over two decades ago.
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When 49-year-old Alfred Martin was stopped on a traffic charge last week, Michigan police saw he was wanted in Virginia.
In 1974, he was convicted of selling marijuana and sentenced to serve a year on the Martinsville city farm.
He escaped after only one day.
Now Virginia law enforcement officials want him back.
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((JOAN ZIGLER/MARTINSVILLE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: IN MY OPINION IF I DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR HIM BECAUSE THIS CASE IS SO OLD THEN I WILL BE THE ONE DISCRIMINATING AGAINST ALL THE PEOPLE TO COME. AND I WON'T DO THAT. HE WILL BE TREATED LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.))
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In 1976, Michigan's governor granted Martin legal asylum.
But the commonwealth's attorney hopes Michigan's current governor will extradite Martin to Virginia.
Martin's lawyer plans to fight it.
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Martin faces charges of escape and fraudulent conversion of property for not paying off his furniture before he fled.


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The man convicted of abducting and murdering a Virginia Tech student will get to argue his case before the U-S Supreme Court.
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The case is Benjamin Lilly's-- who's on death row for killing Alexander DeFilippis.
Lilly's brother, Mark, gave a statement to police in which he said he had quote "nothing to do with the shooting" and blamed it on his brother.
Mark Lilly never testified during his brother's trial, citing his constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination.


The U-S Supreme court today agreed to examine whether such statements should be allowed as evidence-- when the person refuses to testify.
One of Ben Lilly's trial attorneys, Max Jenkins, says he was both pleased and surprised by the news.
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((MAX JENKINS/BEN LILLY'S TRIAL ATTORNEY: BECAUSE THAT IS THE FIRST CASE I HAVE EVER HAD THAT A PERSON HAS GOTTEN THE ULTIMATE PENALTY, THE DEATH PENALTY. so i guess that weights on your mind? MAX JENKINS:YES, IT DOES, IT WEIGHS ON YOUR MIND AND IT COMES UP AND THINK ABOUT IT AT DIFFERENT TIMES, U KNOW, THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.))
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Ben Lilly is currently being represented by a New York law firm.


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The search continues off the Norfolk Coast for three missing Navy aviators.
Their Prowler jet was coming in for a landing on the U-S-S Enterprise last night when it clipped another jet on deck.
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The Prowler jet caught the tail of a Viking Jet and then went into the water.
One of the men on the Prowler is dead- its' believed the other three crew members ejected and landed in the water.
The two crew members on the S-3 Viking ejected and landed on the carrier.
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((THEY HAD THE FIRES OUT WITH IN TEN MINUTES HAD THE TWO PILOTS OUT OF THE S-3 RESCUED VERY QUICKLY.))
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Two other Navy ships about 120 miles off the coast are helping in the search effort.[5-Mitch-FU]


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Victims of the hurricane that ravaged parts of Central America will soon get some relief from Southwest Virginia.
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First Union is collecting clothing, food and supplies for the people who survived Hurricane Mitch.
The relief effort started this weekend.
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Mitch Dean, who works at the First Union Service Center on Plantation Road, got the idea watching T-V.
He said the pictures of hundreds of thousands of people without food and shelter motivated him to start the collection.
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((MITCH: HOLDING MY 11-YEAR OLD, AND THINKING ABOUT ALL THE FOLKS ON TV IN HONDURAS OR CENTRAL AMERICA THAT DON'T HAVE WHAT THE NEEDED TO HAVE, AND HERE IT WAS, RIGHT HERE FOR ME. I DECIDED TO REACH OUT AND HELP FOLKS.))
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First Union is accepting dried food, clothes, can openers and camping equipment at the Service Center's security desk.
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Still to come on the newscast, the fight for the Speaker of the House job narrows,
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and we'll see what the Roanoke Civic Center is trying to do to accommodate its disabled patrons.
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On Health Check, a North Carolina hospital leads the way in the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease.
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and Patrick Evans cooks up some hearty and healthy soups. [cc sponsor]

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It now appears congressman Bob Livingston is running unopposed for the House Speaker's seat.
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Earlier today one of the two declared candidates for Speaker of the House dropped out of the race.
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((REP. CHRIS COX/R- CALIFORNIA: I'M PUTTING MY SUPPORT BEHIND MY FRIEND BOB LIVINGSTON. I ENCOURAGE MY COLLEAGUES TO DO S. I THINK HE WILL BECOME SPAKER BY ACCLAIMATION.))
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The departing Speaker, Newt Gingrich confirmed over the weekend that he also intends to resign his Georgia seat in Congress.

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Seven historic buildings in downtown Lynchburg have been spared the wrecking ball.. and another long- vacant site is getting a new owner.
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G-E Financial Assurance said today it will NOT tear down the buildings behind its downtown headquarters.
The announcement came after months of pressure from preservationists who wanted the buildings saved.
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((BUTCH BRITTON/G-E FINANCIAL ASSURANCE: THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG TOLD US HOW MUCH THEY VALUE THESE BUILDINGS ON COMMERCE STREET AND WE'RE PLEASED THAT WORKING TOGETHER WITH OUR FRIENDS IN THE CITY THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO PRESERVE THESE BUILDINGS.))
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The city has promised to help G-E find buyers for all the buildings.
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((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: SO THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT INCENTIVES, I THINK, THAT WOULD MAKE IT ATTRACTIVE FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO INVEST IN THESE PROPERTIES IN ADDITION TO THEIR LOCATION.))
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G-E also announced it will invest an estimated eight million dollars to convert the old Craddock Terry building on the Route 29 Expressway into a customer service center.
The move is "not" expected to create any new jobs right away.
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A disabled Roanoke man says his latest experience at the Roanoke Civic Center leads him to believe the facility is not adequately accessible to the handicapped.
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Dale Miller was among the spectators at the World Championship Wrestling last Thursday.
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Miller chose to sit near ringside rather than in the designated handicapped areas. But when another patron complained of him being in the way, he says he was asked to leave the building.
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((DALE MILLER/DISABLED CUSTOMER; I WAS TOLD WHEN I FIRST GOT THERE BY A GENTLEMAN IN A RED BLAZER THAT IF I WASN'T HAPPY SITTING WHERE I WAS SITTING, THEY HAVE HANDICAPPED SEATING ON THE TOP BALCONY BEHIND US. I FELT LIKE I WAS BEING TOLD GO TO THE BACK OF THE BUS.))
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Roanoke Civic Center management says it was unaware of Miller's problem, but it was already adding six more handicap accessible seating areas.
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((JIM EVANS/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER; WE'VE DONE TWO THIS YEAR, WE'LL TWO NEXT YEAR, AND WE'LL DO TWO THE NEXT.))
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Evans says they are also lowering the countertops of the box office and concession stands for wheelchair patrons. The center is also putting in handicap accessible water fountains and telephones.
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If a nice hot bowl of soup sounds good to you on a cold day, you're going to want to stay tuned. Patrick will have some help cooking up a nice stew up next.
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Cold weather has descended upon the Valley with a vengeance, but there are remedies for the cold weather-blues.
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Patrick Evans has a special guest from the Lewis-Gale Health Management Center, and we're talking about Hearty Soups and Stews for the winter months.
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In Sports, we'll hear from U-V-A on its disappointing loss this weekend.
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On Health Check, the manufacturers of silicone breast implants proposed another settlement,
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and former Major League Great Catfish Hunter is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. Up next, we'll see what's new in the fight against this criplling killer.
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Dow Corning may pay between 12 and 300 thousand dollars each to woman who claim their breast implants have caused them health problems.
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The company filed the plan as part of a proposed 3-point-two billion dollar settlement filed today.
Once a bankruptcy court judge approves the plan, Dow would begin submitting payments with the first installment coming to about one billion dollars.
About one to two million American women have implants.
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Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Jim Catfish Hunter has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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The North Carolina native went to Johns Hopkins last week after he noticed he was having problems with motor skills.
Doctors confirmed he had amytrophic lateral sclerosis which is a progressive and ultimately fatal neurological condition.
He'll begin taking the only medication to combat it later this week.
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Hunter is 52 years old and won over 200 games during his 15 year career with the Yankees and Athletics.
He was in the Valley just last February when he spoke at the induction ceremonies to the Salem-Roanoke Hall of Fame.

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Meanwhile some of the leading research on A-L-S is being conducted at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
It is testing a special pump that will deliver an experimental drug that doctors hope will slow the disease.
Helen Chickering has more.
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we want to let everybody know about a special health report...
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starting tomorrow at 5 we begin a two part report on infertility. We're going to meet a couple from Waynesboro who travel to Roanoke to the Infertility and Endocrinology clinic for treatment. [FULL SCREEN PINNACLE] Conceiving a Miracle begins Tuesday at 5 on health check.

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In Sports, the Cavaliers are anything but happy with this weekend's loss.
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Good afternoon folks the Monday ticker is as usual this time of year on the road in Charlottesville.
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The Virginia Cavaliers season is once again hanging in the balance as we near mid-November.
Steve Mason has more on the upcoming battle with North Carolina and Saturday's devastating loss to Florida State.

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The Packers and Steelers are in the Monday night spotlight tonight.
While a couple of other players are in the training room.
John Elway is questionable for next Monday night's game with the Chiefs due a straing muscle in his ribs.
And the Vikings have two hurt quarterbacks. Randall Cunningham hurt his knee yesterday and Brad Johnson broke his thumb.
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The man who sawed off a number of bats this season, Kerry Wood, was named the rookie of the year in the majors by the associated press today.
Wood finished the season with a 13-and-6 record and 233 strikeouts. He struck out 20 in just his 5th career.
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More sports at six including the high school regional football pairings for this coming Friday night.
Take care everyone. [take a break]



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Uncle Sam wants you to pay more for postage.
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He's even passing the hat to help.
With the rates going up to 33 cents January 10th, the postal service needed a new stamp.
The new "H" stamp was unveiled today in Troy, New York, the home of the original Uncle Sam.
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History may be repeating itself for John Glenn once again.
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New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani wants to throw John Glenn and the rest of the Discovery astronauts a ticker tape parade.
Back in 1962, the city threw a similar parade for Glenn when he became the first American to orbit the earth.
Glenn returned to space last week at the age of 77.
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