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Next on News 7 at Five - gunfire erupts at a public school again.
More than a dozen students are reportedly injured.
3 suspected gunmen are in custody.
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Plus, the state Attorney General is keeping his eye on a grocery store trade off in the area.
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It appears some scattered showers will be here tomorrow afternoon. More on the forecast straight ahead.

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One of the fastest selling drugs to treat arthritis pain is being blamed for ten deaths.
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And doctors have a new tool to diagnose breast cancer.
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Yet another school shooting- this time at a Denver area high school.
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Three students walked into the Columbine- High School and began shooting at about 11:30 today Colorado time.
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The school is not far from Denver- in Littleton Colorado-
Apparently at least two students dressed in Trench coats and black masks walked into the high school and began shooting.
One student says the three were part of a club or gang- that did not get along well with the other students. The group was apparently known as the Trench Coat Mafia.
Authorities and police are still on the scene-
They've taken three students into custody who are reportedly freinds of the gunmen.
No word yet on whether the suspected gunmen are in custody or if they are still in the school.
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We are going to go now to CBS affiliate KCNC in Denver and join their newscast in progress for the very latest.

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Prosecutor Randy Krantz rested his case today, after calling nearly 2 dozen witnesses in the capital murder trial of Andre Evans.
Now defense attorneys are trying to prove that Evans was provoked into killing 2 men in September of 1997.
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Steve Smallshaw has been following the trial and joins us live from Bedford.
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Hollins University students rallied against racism at the former home of a black man today.
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About 25 students sang and chanted in a mobile home park called Craig City, where Oscar Ramsey lived until a neighbor put up a sign with a racial slur.
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Ramsey now lives with another family in Craig County.
He plans to leave the area when his construction job ends this week.
But he says most people here have treated him fairly.
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No arrests have been made in this case.
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Attorney General Mark Earley's office is keeping an eye on the Harris-Teeter and Kroger grocery store swap.
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A spokesman for Earley said the office has heard from concerned customers.
They say they're concerned that Kroger's plan to take over 11 Harris Teeter stores in Western Virginia will take too much competition out of the market.
Earley's office said it's too early to tell whether it will consider taking any action.
Kroger said there will be plenty of competition in Roanoke after the store swap is complete.... and it has no intention of closing any Kroger stores.
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Coming up on News 7 at 5 - For the first time in 15 years - "Week of the Young Child" is NOT acknowledged by a Virgina governor.
We'll have details.
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And straight ahead - a bipartisan effort on Capitol Hill might clear the way for American ground troops in Kosovo.


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Coming up on today's health check, the FDA approves a tool that will help doctors rule out breast cancer so women won't have to undgo biopsies.
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We'll have that and much more- Stay with us. [sponsor]
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A 28th night of attacks on Yugoslavia- and tonight more talk of ground troops.
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Seven senators- both Republican and Democrat- are pushing a resolution that would give the President the authority to use all the necessary force-
That could pave the way for the use of ground troops in Kosovo.
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((SEN. JOE BIDEN/D- DELAWARE: THROUGH THIS RESOLUTION WE'RE PUTTING SLOBODON MILOSOVIC ON NOTICE THAT U.S. AND NATO ALLIES ARE DEADLY SERIOUS ABOUT ODING WHAT IT TAKES TO COMPEL HIM TO WITHDRAW FROM VICIOUS ETHNIC CLEANING.))
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Meawhile plans are moving forward to call up U-S reservists-
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((WILLIAM COHEN/DEFENSE SECRETARY: WHAT WE ARE WAITING FOR IS SERVICES TO MAKE SURE THEY HAVE THE FORCES THOSE ELEMENTS AND UNITS CALLED TO SUPPLEMENT THE FORCES IN THE REGION.))
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Cohen says efforts to secure six billion dollars in funding are also moving on schedule.
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Every governor in the last 15 years has declared a week of the young child in Virginia.
But NOT Jim Gilmore.
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Virginia Democrats say it's ideological.
The week was conceived of in 1971 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children -- a group criticized by some social conservatives.
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Virginia Republicans say the Democrats' complaint is like Hillary Clinton's theory about "a vast right wing conspiracy."
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((CHRIS LACIVITA/REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA: THE GOVERNOR, SINCE HE'S BEEN GOVERNOR, HAS SIGNED OVER 20 PROCLAMATIONS DEALING WITH CHILDREN AND DEALING WITH ANY SORTS OF ISSUES AS THEY RELATE TO CHILDREN. I MEAN THIS ORGANIZATION AND THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ARE OBVIOUSLY UPSET BECAUSE THEY DON'T HAVE A PRETTY PIECE OF PAPER HANGING ON THEIR WALL.))
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Governor Gilmore is in California at a technology conference.
His constituent affairs director says the proclamation could NOT be granted simply because of the large volume of such requests.



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It's the grand re-opening for one local restaurant and where there is food,
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you know we can find Patrick Evans. [Take Patrick LIVE Full]
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After a serious fire in August of last year, Kabuki restaurant closed it's doors, but not for good.
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Patrick Evans joins us from the Franklin Road establishment as it celebrate's the grand re-opening of a long time Roanoke tradition.
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Coming up on News 7 at 5 - her act of civil disobedience changed the course of American history.
Today Rosa Parks receives the U-S Congress' highest civilian honor.
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Coming up next on health check -- One doctor is on a mission to educate the public about herbal remedies.
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Plus -- how harmful are the side effects of the new arthritis drug Celebrex?
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A popular anti-inflammatory for arthritis sufferers is reportedly being linked to ten deaths.
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The Wall Street Journal today reports Celebrex has also been associated with nearly one dozen cases of gastrointestinal hemorrhages.
Lewis-Gale Clinic Rhematologist Doctor Timothy Henshaw says he perscribes the drug quite often.
He says the risks of ulcers are much lower with Celebrex than other types of arthritis drugs.
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((DR. TIMOTHY HENSHAW/RHEUMATOLOGIST: ANY OF THE MEDICATIONS THAT YOU TAKE FOR ARTHRITIS HAVE RISKS OF SIGNIFICANT SIDE EFFECTS, SOME OF THEM ARE LIFE-THREATENING UNFORTUNEATELY SO IF YOU USE ENOUGH OF THESE MEDICATIONS IN A LARGE ENOUGH POPULATION, YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE COMPLICATIONS.))
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Doctor Henshaw says it's a risk some patients suffering from rheumatoid arthrtis are willing to chance.
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((DR. TIMOTHY HENSHAW/RHEUMATOLOGIST: CERTAINLY WE HAVE SOME PATIENTS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED GASTROINTESTINAL SIDE EFFECTS AND THERE HAVE BEEN A FEW OTHER MINOR COMPLICATIONS FOR MY PATIENTS IN CASES WHERE THEY HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO TAKE THE MEDICATION HOWEVER NO SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS. I HAVEN'T HAD ANY PATIENTS WHO HAVE REQUIRED ADMISSION AT ALL.))
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The newspaper reports five deaths were caused by gastrointestinal bleeding or ulcers and two from heart attacks.
Another death was blamed on drug interaction and one other was attributed to kidney disorder.
No cause was given for the tenth death.






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The FDA has just approved a tool that is expected to spare hundreds of thousands of women the pain and discomfort of unnecessary biopsies.
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Over 800-thousand women a year undergo breast biopsies after mammograms indicate a mass that MAY be cancerous.
Only 180-thousand of those cases actually turn out to be cancer.
A new tool - the T-Scan-2-thousand - will provide a clearer image of the breast than a mammogram - so doctors will better be able to rule out cancer, before a biopsy is scheduled.
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The T-scan shoots one volt of electricity through a patient's hand - it travels to the breast and highlights abnormal cells.
It will NOT replace the mammogram, it will be used along with it.
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It's an alternative to conventional medicine -
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more and more patients are turning to herbal remedies to fight a variety of problems, including insomnia, exhaustion, and depression - to name just a few.
But the popular medications often DON'T warn users of all the side effects - some minor - but some potentially dangerous.
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Golden Seal, a potent antibiotic, can destroy healthy bacteria in the digestive tract.
Licorice root can cause high blood pressure, and Gingko Biloba - an herb that can counteract memory loss - is a blood thinner that - if misused - could cause a stroke.
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Dr. Kaiser warns patients NOT to add herbal remedies to a health regime if they're already taking conventional drugs for the same problem.
He says that could be as dangerous as doubling the dosage.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Tuesday ticker.
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While the Express is wresting up for game three of the Northern Conference semi finals against Chesapeake this Friday, ownership is hard at work.
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Today, the hockey franchise announced it's new ownership and membership to the Xtreme Indoor Football league. Beginning in April 2000, Roanoke will field one of nine teams in this new league. Games will be played at the Roanoke Civic center and each team will play 16 games using a 22 man roster. No name or coach has been selected at this time. Both Norfolk and Richmond will also have teams.
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Virginia Tech All-American Bruce Smith is one of the owners in Norfolk, more on Roanoke's new football team at six.

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Michael Jordan appears to be getting closer than ever to acquiring part ownership of the Charlotte Hornets.
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Reports out of the Queen City today say the only sticking point between Jordan and team owner George Shinn is money.

Jordan has planty of it but he just doesn't want to spend it all.
The team is valued at $160 million and Shinn wants Jordan to pay half.
Jordan, however, believes that he shouldn't have to pay that much since most analysts believe his name alone will raise the value of the team and help Charlotte drum up public support for a new arena.
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Coming up tonight at six, the family of late- great NASCAR driver Wendell Scott is all set for three big days of activities in Talladega, Alabama where Scott will be posthumously inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.
I'll have more on that and the rest of the day's sports in about 45 minutes.
Jean is coming back with more News 7 at five right after this break.
Take care everybody. [go to break]
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police in Colorado now say at least 20 people were injured when gunmen opened fire on a high school in the town of Littleton today.
One girl was shot nine times in the chest, one boy was shot 5 times. Some witnesses say the gunmen were aiming at minority students.
You can find the latest on this breaking story, on News 7 at 6.
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With one simple act of defiance, she changed history.
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Today Rosa Parks is next in line to recieve the highest civilian honor the United States Congress can award.
It was 1955 when Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus to a white man.
The move sparked a bus boycott by African Americans that led to the end of bus segregation.
The Senate and House voted unanimously to award Parks a Congressional Gold Medal.
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