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Today on News 7 at 5, a former worker in the Montgomery County prosecutors office is sent to jail. We'll have the details.
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and we'll see what Roanoke officials found as they searched for violators of the City's new water restrictions.
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Temperatures snuck into the 90s this afternoon and we can expect the same thing tomorrow.

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Today on Health Check, cereal makers get to make new health claims about their whole grain products,
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and new research could unlock the secrets of Alzheimers Disease.
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A former secretary in the Montgomery County prosecutors office is sentenced today for releasing confidential information.
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Good evening.
Linda Hodges Helm will spend the next 30- days in jail for violating the trust of those she worked closely with.
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The 47-year old worked for Commonwealth's Attorney Phil Keith for a little less than two years.
In court-- she admitted informing a local man that he was going to be indicted on drug charges so that he could flee the state.
Helm pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge as part of a plea agreement.
She also admitted to having someone buy cocaine on her behalf-- which is a felony.
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(CHRISTOPHER TUCK/HELM'S ATTORNEY: SHE DOES HAVE TO PULL SOME JAIL TIME BUT IF EVERYTHING IS RESOLVED AND SHE COMPLETES

THE ASAP PROGRAM UNDER THIS FIRST OFFENDER STATUTE IT'LL BE DISMISSED AND SHE WON'T HAVE A FELONY CONVICTION SO THAT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO BE ABLE TO GO ON WITH HER LIFE AND PUT THIS BEHIND HER.)
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Helm's husband, Richard, also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess cocaine as part of a plea agreement.
Like his wife--- the felony charge will be dismissed if he successfully completes the same drug rehab program.
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A verdict in the case of a 15 year old accused of killing his 8- year old neighbor.
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A Florida jury today convicted Joshua Phillips of first degree murder in the death of his neighbor 8-year old Maddie Clifton.
Phillips fatally bludgeoned and stabbed the girl and then stuffed her body into the frame of his waterbed.
The girls disappearance last year prompted a week long search- but her decomposing body was found 7-days later.
Phillips could face life without parole.
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Mandatory water restrictions are now in place in the city of Roanoke, and water conservation officers are patrolling city neighborhoods.
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Larry Beheler (be-HEE-ler) spent most of his morning driving through the streets of south Roanoke.
While most of the homes he passed appeared to be in compliance, he did find one yard with at least three sprinklers watering the shrubs.
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((IF I SEE A VIOLATOR, I TRY TO EDUCATE THEM. I HAVE SOME HANDOUTS TO GIVE THEM ON WHAT THE MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS ARE. SOME TIPS ON HOW TO SAVE WATER AND TRY TO GET ACROSS TO THEM THE IMPORTANCE THAT WE ALL HAVE TO SAVE BECAUSE IT IS A BAD SITUATION.))
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The water conservation officers are planning random patrols in all of the city's neighborhoods, at all times of the day and night.
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If you have a baby carrier that doubles as a car seat, you'll want to get a pencil. Up next we'll have news of the recall of over 600 thousand of the seats.
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and then a little later in the broadcast, it's an advertisers dream as modern technology develops ads that appear to leap off the wall.
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A defective infant car seat is being recalled because babies could fall out.
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The Cosco Arriva and Turnabout Carriers double as baby carriers as well as car seats.
The company says the handle locks can unintentionally release and cause the infants to fall.
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There have been 151 such cases that led to at least 29 injuries.
People who have the carrier can get a free repair kit by calling 1-800-221-6736

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The state of Virginia has had good economic news, with record high employment.
But the city of Danville hasn't shared in that luck...
It has the highest number of unemployed workers of any metropolitan area in the state.
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Virginia employment officials say that students looking for summer jobs and recent plant layoffs are the cause.
But area officials say they're using that jobless rate to help ATTRACT employers.
The internet-based toy retailer, E-Toys is one of them. The company announced in May that it would bring at least 330 full-time jobs to the area.
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On News 7 at 6, we'll tell you what some workers and economic development officials are doing to counter the high unemployment.

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It may be just a few steps for man - but it's a giant leap for a lighthouse-
The Cape Light on North Carolina's coast finished its trip inland- Erika Lewis Reports.
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If you're worried about what the hot dry weather is doing to your plants, you'll want to stick around for this week's Growin It. Patrick Evans will tell us how to keep our plants green without using a lot of water.
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The water restrictions imposed by Roanoke City have created problems for local gardeners, but the dry summer has made for water problems across the viewing area.
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Patrick Evans comes to us from Greenbrier Nurseries, where the folks have compiled some helpful information on watering alternatives, and plants that do well despite the lack of rain.
Here's Growin' It.
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Today in Sports, we'll tell you why a local pro golfer has a greater focus on his career.
And on Health Check,
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there's a new list of the top 10 foods to help prevent aging, and if you like pizza, you're going to Love this list.
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If you like to read at the breakfast table, you may want to take a look at your cereal box.
The government has given cereal and bread makers that are rich in whole grains the go-ahead to start making health claims.
Bobbi Harley reports.
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There's a new list- IT shows the top ten foods that slow the aging process and help us live longer...and if you love pizza, you're in luck.
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It combines almost half of the top ten. People who eat the whole grains used in the crust have a 15 percent lower death rate.
Tomatoes used in the sauce contain chemicals called Lycopenes (LIE-CO-PEENS) which cut cancer risk by 40 percent.


And as in pizza they're healthiest when cooked.
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((RICHARD VAN BREEMAN/DOCTOR: IT TENDS TO MAKE THE ALREADY PRESENT LYCOPENES MORE AVAILABLE. TO THE BODY? TO THE BODY.))
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Third is garlic. It extends the lifespan of laboratory animals by five percent.
Olive Oil is a healthy oil that lowers your risk of heart disease and cancer.
If you like Spinach on your pizza, it helps protect your brain from the effects of aging.
Other foods on the top ten list can be commonly found at the supermarket such as red grapes.
Blueberries are among the strongest of all antioxidants. Researchers say just a half a cup a day appears to be enough to delay aging.
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The final three foods are salmon, nuts and Green Tea.
Salmon and nuts have healthy fatty acids that can cut heart attack deaths up to 40 percent.
Green Tea not only slows aging but it also protects against heart disease.


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A landmark study could bring new hope in the fight agasint Alzheimers disease.
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Scientists have developed a vaccine that appears to ward off- and even reduce the brain clogging deposits characteristic of Alzheimers in mice.
The hope is that someday the vaccine could both treat and prevent the disease in human beings.
The San Francisco Pharmaceutical company behind the research would like to soon begin testing the vaccine's effect on people.
Alzheimers is a neuro degenerative condition believed to affect more than 4-million Americans.
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Serious planning for retirement is something that eludes many baby boomers, who say they're too busy with work and family to think about where they'll be in 20 years...
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Financial planners suggest taking care of basic expenses before making long- term investments.
There's ALSO the likelihood that many baby boomers will continue working in some capacity, past age 65.

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((JAN RAMSEY/LICENSED GERONTOLOGY COUNSELOR: WHAT WE HAVE COMING HERE REALLY IS THE MOST HIGHLY EDUCATED AND ASSERTIVE AND INNOVATIVE GENERATION THAT'S EVER GOING TO BE PART OF THE OLDER GENERATION.))
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Tonight at 11, Kimberly McBroom wraps up her series on the "Sandwich Generation" by looking at ways baby boomers can prepare for when they become the older generation.
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Today in Sports, a NASCAR driver is getting a sweet new contract. With that and news from the links, here's Steve

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Nascar's Johnny Benson and Jeff Gordon both had it done, as did new Redskins' quarterback Rodney Peete, and PGA pros Tom Kite and Fred Funk.
Now local golfing great Chip Sullivan has done it as well.
Mike Stevens tells us what "IT" is.
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((It is Lasik eye surgery in which a laser is used to reshape the cornea and correct one's vision. Last week Chip, a life long glasses wearer, had the procedure done in Northern Virginia.
This morning he hit golf balls for the first time since the surgery, and declared it a huge success.)) ((CHIP SULLIVAN/ASHLEY PLANTATION COACH:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

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In racing, Ernie Irvan's contract to drive for M-B-2 Mortorsports has been extended through the 2000 Winston Cup Season.
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Irvan joined the team last year and in that time he has won three poles and posted 16 top 10 finishes. He is currently 22nd in the 199 Winston Cup points standings heading into this weekend's race in Loudon New Hamshire.
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In major league baseball action, two games are in progress and the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 6-5 today.
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Avid fans attending the New York Mets/Montreal Expos game.
In the top of the first, Montreal's Jose Fernandez singles to left field, plating Ryan [SUPER=35-Montreal/4/New Yo

rk/3;]McGuire to make the count 1-nothing Expos.
The Mets answer in the bottom half of the inning. John Olerud doubles to left center and Edgardo Alfonso is gonna come on down to even the score but Montreal wins 4-3.
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A Texas company is hoping its new product will leave the rest of advertising world FLAT.
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That's because Zebra Imaging in Austin is pioneering the world of 3-D Holograms.
Their state of the art process makes ads leap out at you.
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(( "YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SEE IMAGES POPPING OUT AT YOU." "IMAGINE, FOR EXAMPLE, MICHAEL JORDAN DUNKING THE BALL AT FOOTLOCKER, RIGHT THERE IN 3-D, OR CINDY CRAWFORD CHANGING DRESSES AS YOU'RE WALKING BY A RETAIL OUTLET STORE."))
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The ads are made with computers and laser driven optic printers.
The artists say they can do anything you can imagine. They claim they're not even bound by the laws of physics.
However there is a down side. This kind of technology is not cheap.
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(( "RIGHT NOW, EACH 2X2 FOOT PANEL IS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS, BUT IN THE FUTURE, WE HOPE TO GET IT INTO THE HUNDREDS."))
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