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Next on News 7, Kansas and Oklahoma begin the healing process as those states continue to dig out from this week's deadly tornadoes.
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and Roanoke County says it must inspect every home in its jurisdiction. [Weather-Head]
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Scattered showers invade the 2 day forecast. Spotty stuff tonight, a better chance tomorrow.

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In medical news -- A new test provides more accurate results for cervical cancer.
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plus -- the American Cancer Society awards a local doctor for his unique approach to healing.
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((THAT DIDN'T SOUND LIKE A TRAIN. THAT SOUNDED LIKE A BOMB.))
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People recall the horror of Monday's tornadoes- and try to find anything that's left in the rubble.
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A tedious and sometimes treacherous cleanup is underway in the suburbs of Oklahoma City.
Authorities say Mondays twisters were the worst in that part of the country in 17 years.
Manuel Gallegus is in Moore Oklahoma with the latest-
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((ANNA MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR ID." LIKE REGUGEES PASSING CHECK POINTS IN A WAR ZONE....TORNADO VICTIMS IN THE HARDEST HIT AREAS OF OKLAHOMA COUNTY RETURNED TO SYRVEY WHAT'S LEFT OF THEIR MATERIAL LIVES.
BETTY BAKER FOUND SOME OF HER JEWELRY AND MOST OF HER CLOTHES AS SHE PICKED THRU THE RUBBLE THAT WAS ONCE HER HOME. UNTIL MONDAY THE LONGTIME OKLAHOMA RESIDENT THOUGHT SHE HAD SEEN IT ALL. BETTY BAKER/TORNADO VICTIM "HONEY I LIVE IN A TORNADO TOWN AND THAT DID NOT SOUND LIKE A TORNADO, THAT SOUNDED LIKE A BOMB POPPING AND THE CEILING FALLING IN US. NO IT DIDN'T FEEL LIKE A TRAIN TO ME, IT WAS HORRIBLE, JUST HORRIBLE."
WITH THOUSANDS OF HOMES DAMAGED.. SOME DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO COLLAPSING...POLICE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SAFETY OF HOMEOWNERS. YOU HAD ALOT OF BOARDS, NAILS, GLASS AND AS PEOPLE START GOING THROUGH THEIR PROPERTY THEN WE'VE ASKED THEM TO BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL BECAUSE THERE IS THE CHANCE OF SERIOSS INJURY. WHILE VICTIMS STRUGGLE TO PIECE THEIR LIVES BACK TOGETHER...THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY IS PITCHING IN TO PROVIDE RELIEF. CLOTHES, FOOD..ALL THE NECESSITIES ARE BEING COLLECTED AND DISTRIBUTED.
OFFICIALS BELIEVE DAMAGE IN OKLAHOMA CITY ALONE COULD TOP 200 MILLION DOLLARS.))


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A Pittsylvania County teen is dead tonight. Police say it's because playing with a handgun turned fatal.
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Witnesses say the 16-year-old was handling a nine-millimeter handgun when he dropped it on the floor, causing the gun to discharge. He was shot in the chest and died before police arrived. Authorities say another teen was inside boy's trailer home, off Old Mayfield Road, at the time.
The boy's name is being withheld until police can notify his mother.
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Goldie Akers got her day in court. And she got just what she wanted.
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A Roanoke County judge dismissed both charges against the 77-year-old.
She had been charged with reckless driving and obstructing justice during the now-famous pepper spray incident last year.
Akers said she has learned her lesson.
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Akers was checking her mail last November when officer Russell Metcalf asked for her license and registration.
Akers didn't provide them.
Metcalf followed her up her driveway, sprayed her with pepper spray and pulled her from her car.
Akers won a 45-thousand-dollar settlement from the county for an injured shoulder she suffered.
Metcalf was at first terminated, then he reached a settlement of his own and was allowed to resign.
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Comin up next, President Clinton is in Germany to welcome the Americans released this weekend from captivity.
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And closer to home, we'll tell you why the County of Roanoke is inspecting every home in its area.
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On Health Check, a local doctor gets some national recognition.
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and Patrick Evans takes a look at a spectacular garden in lexington. [sponsor]
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The first Kosovar Refugees have arrived in the United States.
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A chartered jumbo jet carrying 454 refugees landed at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey just a few moments ago.

The refugees filed off the plane- Some were reluctant to board the flight- and did not want tocome to a new land..
The refugees consist of 249 adults- 195 children and nine infants.
Most of the adults are single mothers.
Albanian speaking trauma counselors will be available- Some of the refugees did not want to come to the new land.
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President Clinton is visiting U-S Servicemen and women in Germany-
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Mr Clinton expressed his regret that U-S Servicemen died in an Apache Chopper crash last night- but emphasized the mission must continue.
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The Commander in Chief also met with the three former POW's not far from the soldiers home base in Germany.
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Checking one thing before you buy a home in Roanoke County could save you a lot of money.
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Every house in Roanoke County must now have a sewer inspection.
Downspouts, floor drains or sump pumps cannot empty in the county sewer system.
If they do, homeowners must fix them or pay monthly fines.
The Hamills bought their home -- THEN found out inspectors had found violations a year earlier.
The family had to pay for the repairs.
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((PAT HAMILL/RESIDENT: WE ASKED THE PREVIOUS OWNERS AND OF COURSE THEY ASSUMED EVERYTHING WAS FINE BECAUSE IT HAD BEEN ALMOST A YEAR AND THEY HADN'T BEEN NOTIFIED. IT WAS THE COUNTY'S FAULT TO US.))
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Realtors are now making sewer inspection results part of the contract process when a house is sold.
The point of inspecting homes is to keep manholes from overflowing and basements from flooding.
So far, three thousand homes have been inspected -- almost four hundred had violations.
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Coming up next, Patrick Evans joins us with a colorfull Growin It from Lexington's Boxerwood Gardens. [LIVE PATRICK FULL]

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Coming up today in Sports, we'll hear from Roanoke native George Lynch as he helps guide the Philadelphia 76ers to the playoffs.
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Next on health check -- Some Lynchburg employers want to find better care for preschoolers.
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And doctors say a new type of test will help spot cervical cancers missed by conventional Pap smears.
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Nearly every working parent knows what it's like to worry about the cost and quality of child daycare. Now their employers have a sense of it too.
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About a dozen business leaders from around central Virginia took a tour of the area's daycare centers today.
The trip was sponsored by the Child Care Resource Center, in hopes of opening some employers' eyes.
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Business leaders who took the tour agreed that, in today's competitive job market, employers may have to start making child care part of an employee's benefits package.
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The federal government is trying to identify people who were infected with a potentially lethal disease from blood transfusion.
Many people who contracted Hepatitis C aren't even aware of it.
While there is no cure for the disease, it can be treated.
Untreated -- it can destroy the liver.
The Centers for Disease Control says people who received blood transfusions before July of 1992 are at risk.
It advised they should get tested.
The C-D-C says testing programs since 1992 have made the blood supply safe.

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A newly approved DNA test will help doctors detect pre-cancerous cells with greater accuracy than conventional PAP smears.
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More than two million women a year would benefit from the test for the human (PAP-ah-low-ma) papiloma virus.
The HPV virus is now recognized as the primary cause of cervical cancer.
Despite the high incidence of HPV infection, only a small percentage of infected women will develop serious complications or cervical cancer.
Still the test offers one of the best early detectors of the disease.
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((Dr. M. MICHELE MANOS-LEAD RESEARCHER: THE TRADITIONAL PAP SMEAR HAS A MISS RATE OF ABOUT 30 PERCENT. A WOMAN CAN HAVE PRE CANCEROUS CELLS OR CERVICAL CANCER AND GET A NORMAL PAP SMEAR REPORT. THE HPV TEST IS ACCURATE 95 PERCENT OF THE TIME. SO WHEN SHE HEARS SHE'S NEGATIVE, SHE KNOWS SHE'S AT LOW RISK FOR CERVICAL CANCER.))
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The study is published in today's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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A local doctor is the first physician in Virginia to win an award from the American Cancer Society.
The Lane W. Adams award is given to health care providers who go beyond the typical approach to treating cancer.

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((IS HE WEARING HIS SUNSCREEN? YOU SURE?)) [RUNS:05] It's Doctor David Randolph's compassionate nature and that friendly smile that his co-workers say set him apart and make him eligible to be honored by the national award.
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Doctor Randolph was nominated by his staff at Lewis Gale Regional Cancer Center. The main reason they made him a candidate is his ability to communicate with every patient on an equal level.
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[VO NAT] Doctor Randolph is the medical director of the oncology center at Lewis-Gale and the New River Valley Cancer care center.
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In early June Doctor Randolph and his wife, a Roanoke dentist, will fly out to Portland to receive the award.




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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your mid week ticker.
A Virginia Tech football player has been suspended from the team.
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Lorenzo Ferguson, in the number six jersey, was placed on suspension after he was charged with breaking into student dorm rooms and allegedly stealing blank checks.
Virginia Tech police say Ferguson, who's a sophomore, used the checks to deposit money into his own checking account.
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During the 1998 football season, Ferguson started every game for the Hokies as a linebacker.
He finished the season, third on the team in tackles and interceptions.

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the Roanopke Express and the Richmond renegades are about an hour and a half away from facing off game three of the Northern Conference finals at the Richmond Coliseum. The Express trails two games to none and is is desparate need of a win and some goals.
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Game time is set for 7:05 and we will have the highlights of game three ttonight at 11.

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Former Patrick Henry standout George Lynch and his Philadelphia 76ers wrap up the season tonight against the Detroit Pistons.
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last night, Lynch and the Sixers fell to the Charlotte Hornets in overtime. George scored 4 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. The sixth year NBA veteran goes into his fianl game of the regualr season looking for revenge after losing to detroit in their last meeting.
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coming up at six, more from George Lynch and we will check in on a local golfer who burned up a Nike tour qualifier in Richmond with a blistering 66. have a great day folks.

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The restoration of a historic masterpiece is complete.
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The five hundred year old "Last Supper," was in bad shape. When he painted it, Leonardo Di Vinci used an experimental al fresco technique that began to flake almost as soon as he finished it.
Restorers began a long renovation on the work trying to keep it from disappearing completely.
They took the unprecedented move of stripping away all the paint used by previous restorers.
The work reveals colors that were previously hidden and lines that were crude and inexpressive are now delicate and refined.
Some critics say the artists went too far.
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(( PROF. MARTIN KEMP, OXFORD UNIVERSITY: "FROM THE SURVIVING DETAILS WE KNOW THAT UNCOVERING WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE IN TOTAL, IS IN A SENSE AN IMPOSSIBLE JOB. SO WHAT HAS BEEN FABRICATED AS A LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY PICTURE ON THE BEST INFORMATION WE HAVE."))
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Even the restorers admit despite the millions of dollars spent, the painting is only a shadow of its former self.
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CBS PRESENTS THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS TONIGHT AT 8PM. IT'S A STAR-STUDDED COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR. SANDIE NEWTON HAS A PREVIEW. preview.
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