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Today on News 7, as President Clinton pushes for tighter Gun Control, the media is allowed into Columbine High School for the first time.
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and the Home Depot has plans for more stores in our area.[Weather-Head]
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A new contender drug in the fight against breast cancer is put to the test.
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And who's more likely to go to the doctor -- men or women? The answer in tonight's health check report.
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((THIS IS TOO IMPORTANT AN ISSUE TO BE DECIDED BY STRONG ARM LOBBYING TACTICS IN WASHINGTON THE HEART AND SOUL OF AMERICA IS ON THE LINE.))
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President Clinton tries to rally support for tougher gun control.

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Today the bullet holes inside Columbine HIgh school were shown to the public for the first time since the shooting-
On this day- President Clinton urged Congress NOT to give into the NRA- and instead to pass stricter gun control measures.
Lisa Hughes has more.
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Citing the success of the Brady Bill_President Clinton implored members of the House to vote for gun control measures now up for debate. President Clinton, I WANT US TO HONOR THE SACRIFICES OF THOSE PEOPLE IN LITTLETON, COLORADO_NOT TURN OUR BACKS ON THEM Lawmakers are under new pressure to pass gun safety measures since the mass shooting at Columbine High School. Last month, the Senate approved mandatory background checks for gun show sales and safety locks for all new guns sold.
Vice President Al Gore cast a tie breaking vote. But the National Rifle Association says it's being made a scapegoat. In its new radio ads, the NRA paints itself as cooperative and responsible. RADIO AD: THE NRA IS READY TO WORK WITH CONGRESS TO KEEP GUNS OUT OF THE WRONG HANDS AND PROSECUTE ANYONE WHO MISUSES A FIREARM Republicans are pushing for new restrictions on entertainment_including access to books, movies, video games_even sculptures deemed too sexual or violent for minors.
Rep. Bob Barr/R-Georgia THIS IS CLEARLY A PROBLEM OF CULTURE_NOT GUN CONTROL. Democrats supporting gun control say access to firearms is part of the problem. And that Americans who agree should speak up now. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy/D-New York WE'RE HEARING FROM THE NRA. BUT WE'RE NOT HEARING FROM YOU. The House debate may prove less partisan than that in the Senate...but no less contentious. A number of House Demorcrats are reportedly planning to vote against the gun control measure...with a number of House Republicans expected to vote for it. Lisa Hughes. CBS News. Washington.))

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The shootings at Columbine High School made many question how guns get into the wrong hands.
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Today the first public pictures from inside the high school.
The media was allowed to tour most of the school- many walls and doors are riddled with bullet holes.
The library where most of the students died- is still off limits.
15 people including the two teenage gunmen died in the shootings this past April.
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Charges are filed against the woman involved in last month's traffic accident in Radford that killed two young girls.
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A grand jury this afternoon indicted Terry Lynn Cabell (Cuh-bell) on eight charges related to driving under the influence of alcohol and involuntary manslaughter.
The accident killed Cabell's daughter and another girl. Both girls were thrown from the pickup Cabell was driving when she crossed the center line on Rock Road and struck a van.
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Extension agents from Botetourt, Craig and Roanoke called a sudden meeting today asking for emergency drought relief.
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There's not even enough hay to feed the cows.
Farmers in Roanoke have been forced to sell about 550 cows this spring.
They're watering their fields a month early and using all the water from nearby streams.
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Low interest loans are available, plus money for wells and water troughs.
The U-S-D-A says most farmers can qualify.
Tonight on News7 at Six, hear just how much rain we need -- and why it's unlikely we'll get that much.
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Coming up next on the newscast, the family of a wrestler killed last month files suit against his former boss,


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and the Home Depot says it has plans for a new store in our area. We'll tell you where it will be after this break.
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Today on Health Check, we'll see why men are less likely to see a doctor about serious heart problems.
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We'll have that and more. Stay with us.[5-Hart-Suit]


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The family of professional wrestler Owen Hart filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the World Wrestling Federation this morning.
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The 34-year old wrestler fell to his death during a W-W-F event in Kansas City last month.
Hart was descending into the ring from a catwalk when a quick release mechanism on the back of his [SUPER=03-Kansas

City, MO;] harness opened prematurely.
The suit was filed on behalf of his widow Martha, their two children, and Hart's parents.
Martha Hart says she believes those responsible for the death should be held accountable.
The suit seeks unspecified damages from the W-W-F and it's owner Vince McMahon.
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Also named in the suit are the city of Kansas City and company that made the harness used in the stunt.
Martha Hart charges the wrestling promotion is trading profit for safety.

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Voters in Danville are deciding the fate of a 18-point-four million dollar school bond referendum today.
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The polls opened this morning at 6 and will stay open until 7 tonight.
So far, the Danville registrar is reporting a low turnout of about 14 to 20 percent of registered voters.
The bond would air condition seven high schools and build a new elementary school, among other improvements. It would result in a 7-point-four percent real estate tax increase.
Supporters say the improvements are long overdue.
Opponents say it's too much at once.
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We'll have more on the voting and school bond debate in the community for you at 6.[5-Home-Depot]


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The country's biggest home-improvement chain is coming to Christiansburg...
And a second Home Depot in Roanoke may not be far behind.
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That's the word from the company's Southeast Division President.
Tony Brown is a Roanoke native, back home today visiting the store on Hershberger Road.
He said the company will buy land for the new Christiansburg store in about a week.
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((TONY BROWN: RIGHT NOW WE ARE LOOKING IN CHRISTIANSBURG. WE HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR A STORE IN CHRISTIANSBURG. WE ARE LOOKING FOR DETAILS TO TRY AND CLOSE THE DEAL. BUT I WOULD SAY THAT IN THE NEAR FUTURE WE WILL HAVE A STORE IN THE CHRISTIANSBURG AREA. HOPE FULLY IN THE NEXT TWO OR THREE YEARS, A SECOND STORE HERE IN ROANOKE.))
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Brown said said he's not worried about competition from Lowe's -- the chain that's ALREADY building a second store in Roanoke.
Home Depot's research says there's enough business in town to support four home-improvement warehouses.
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If you need something to spice up your laundry night, you might consider Laundry and Bourbon. Your clothes may not be cleaner, but you will spend a nice night at the theater. Patrick Evans will have more on this new play later in the newscast.

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Today in Sports, Richmond's I-B-L team gets a former Hokie and N-B-A player for its new coach.
Steve Mason has more.
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Next on health check -- Planned Parenthood is doing something it's never done before.
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Plus -- a surprising number of teens are living with a painful, pounding problem.
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Migraines are typically thought of as an adult problem -- but new research is linking them to teenagers -- even starting at age 12.
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13 year old Arielle Hardy says nothing works to ease the dull, nagging and constant pain.
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((ARIELLE HARDY/MIGRAINE SUFFERER: I JUST PUT UP WITH MY HEADACHES, PRETEND THEY'RE NOT THERE.))
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She been pretending for three months -- that's how long she had the chronic headache. And she's not alone.
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((DR. JAMES BALE/PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGIST: HEADACHES ARE VERY COMMON AND THE NUMBERS WOULD SUGGEST THAT ROUGHLY FIVE TO TEN PERCENT OF ALL TEENAGERS HAVE MIGRAINES.))
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Currently there is no treatment for migraine in adolescents. Medication, exercise and stress reduction are the therapies used to ease the pain. New treatment data on this population is expected to be released at the upcoming American Association for the Study of Headache conference.
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Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge is expanding it's services.
The Roanoke-based agency is building a Regional Health Care and Education Center on Peters Creek Road.
The new center will provide pre-natal care to Medicaid recipients and the uninsured for the first time.
The facility will also include the first drive-thru pill pick up window of any Planned Parenthood in the U.S.
Construction on the center is scheduled for early July.


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Women are apparently a lot better at getting the necessary medical treatment.
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A new poll found one in three men would not go to the doctor even if they had severe chest pain or shortness of breath.
Only one in five women said they would ignore such symptoms.
The men who responded to the survey said they lacked time, insurance or a family doctor.
At least one doctor believes men are afraid to be vulnerable.
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In addition the survey found men were less like to get screened for cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
Fifty-five percent of the woman surveyed said they had been tested for cancer in the last year. Only 32 percent of men said they had.
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A drug used to treat Osteoporosis is showing another benefit. It apparently reduces the risk of breast cancer.
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows it reduces the risk by 76 percent.
Doctors hope it could be an alternative to tamoxifen. Bobbi Harley has more.
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BUT THERE'S NEW HOPE FOR WOMEN LIKE CARMEN'S DAUGHTER. IT STARTED LAST YEAR WITH TAMOXIFEN - LONG USED TO TREAT BREAST CANCER - SCIENTISTS HAVE LEARNED IT CAN PREVENT IT. AND NOW THERE'S RALOXIFENE -- SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAME EVISTA - IT'S APPROVED BY THE FDA FOR TREATING OSTEOPOROSIS -- BUT DOCTORS FOUND IT MAY DO SOMETHING ELSE.

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surprise that it reduces the risk of breast cancer, but the magnitude of this effect is really remarkable to me. 76 percent reductions are not something we find in medicine very often.
AND UNLIKE TAMOXIFEN, WHICH CAN CAUSE BLOOD CLOTS AND UTERINE CANCER, THE SIDE EFFECTS OF RALOXIFENE APPEAR TO BE MINIMAL.
STANDUP - BOBBI HARLEY/NEW YORK: Another major difference between the two therapies, tamoxifen has been proven effective to prevent and treat breast cancer, raloxifene has not.

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to say - outside of the study - that we're certain it has potential benefits in that way.
BUT THE PROMISE IS THERE - AND THIS FALL DOCTORS WILL GET THEIR ANSWERS WHEN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN WILL TAKE PART IN A NATION-WIDE STUDY. THE TWO THERAPIES TESTED AGAINST EACH OTHER -- AND MORE IMPORTANTLY AGAINST THE DISEASE.
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Today in Sports, Former U-V-A star Ralph Sampson looks to a Virginia Tech Alumni to lead his basketball team.
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Today former UVa great Ralph Sampson named a former Virginia Tech Hokie as his new basketball coach for the Richmond Rhythm.
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Allan Bristow was introduced today as the coach of the new IBL pro team in Richmond.
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Philadelphia marks the third team George Lynch has played for in his NBA career. He could be on the move again before the '99-2000 NBA season.
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We caught up with the hometown hero at his summer basketball camp in Roanoke.
Lynch is a free agent, but negotiations for a new contract won't begin until July first.
He says he's hoping he'll be back in Philly next season.
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Houston Astros manager Larry Dierker underwent five and a half hours of surgery today to remove a tangles mass of blood vessels in his brain. Doctors say the surgery went well and Dierker is resting. He should be out about four weeks. He suffered a seizure Sunday during the Stros/Padres game in Houston.
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on the NFL front, Dan Marino has signed a two year contract extension with the Miami Dolphins that runs through the 2001 season. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but the contract is believed to include a signing bonus of about 6,4 million. Marino will be 38 in September.
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Coming up at six, Bill Elliott will join us from magic City Ford, Awesome Bill in town for charity and to visit wi

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Forty-four years ago- Rosa Parks made history on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Today she's making history again--this time in Washington D-C.
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Congress awarded the 86-year old Parks with the highest civilian honor--the medal of freedom.
She is credited with starting the modern civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.
Local African-Americans say this is a big honor and they think that today's Americans should take cues from the past Civil Rights activists.
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((ALETHA BROWN/ HARRISON MUSEUM DIRECTOR: THEY FELT THAT THERE WAS AN INJUSTICE AND I THINK THAT THEY WOULD SEE THAT A LOT OF INJUSTICES STILL EXIST. THERE'S WORK TO BE DONE. THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IS NOT OVER.))
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They also say that they hope this will educate more children--regardless of race--about the Civil Rights movement.


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"Laundry and Bourbon" may not be the best combination if your trying to get your laundry done, but it does make for entertaining dinner theater.
Patrick Evans has the story of Vanguard Theater's latest comedic production.
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