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Today on News 7, the young man who killed his parents before shooting up his Oregon high school learns how long he will spend in prison.
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And we'll see what a national reorganization of Allstate will mean to local insurance workers. [Weather-Head]
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Carilion is gearing up to get patients to the doctor.
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And are you allergic to your best friend? A new treatment is under testing for pet allergies.
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((I'M SO GLAD THAT KIP KINKEL'S PUT BEHIND THE BARS BECAUSE IF HE WASN'T, I WOULDN'T FEEL SAFE IN ANY OF MY SCHOOLS.))


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Students react to the sentencing of 17 year old Kip Kinkel.
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Good Evening.
Kip Kinkel is the teenager who opened fire at school last year killing two students and wounding about two dozen others.
Earlier he had killed his parents at home.
Today Kinkel found out his sentence- Manuel Gallegus has more.
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((
KIP KINKEL HAD NO REACTION ON HEARING HIS FATE- 111 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS SHOOTING SPREE THAT TERRORIZED AN OREGON HIGH SCHOOL. IT WAS MAY OF 98 WHEN KINKEL, ARMED WITH A RIFLE AND HANDGUN, BEGAN SHOOTING IN THE SCHOOL CAFETERIA. TWENTY FIVE STUDENTS WERE WOUNDED. TWO DIED. THE NIGHT BEFORE THE ATTACK, KINKEL HAD MURDERED HIS PARENTS. DURING THE TRIAL, DOCTORS TESTIFIED THAT KINKEL WAS A PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIC, HAUNTED BY HALLUCINATIONS. BUT THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES DIDNT BUY IT. GABRIEL THOMAS STILL HAS A BULLET IN HIS ARM. -GABRIEL EMMANUEL THOMAS, SHOOTING VICTIM.
I feel intense anger JOSH RYKER, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: I hope he lives with the mental images of what hes done to us for the rest of his life.
KINKEL EYED HIS VICTIMS AS THEY APPEALED TO THE JUDGE FOR A STRICT SENTENCE. MANY PARENTS WERE CRYING . WHEN THE JUDGE RULED, KINKELS SISTER BURST INTO TEARS AND ONE FATHER, WHOSE SON WAS KILLED, SUFFERED A SEIZURE. STILL, FOR SOME, ITS NOT OVER. -JENNIFER ALLDREDGE, SHOOTING VICTIM Until the scars go away, until my hand heals, until my boyfriend stops feeling guilty for not saving his friend from dying..I wont get over it.
AS A MINOR KINKEL WAS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE DEATH PENALTY IN OREGON.
ONE YAY OF HOPE FOR KINKEL, THE JUDGE SAID IF WAS A MODEL PRISONER, HE MAY ONE DAY QUALIFY FOR A GOVERNOR TO COMMUTE HI SENTENCE. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))


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The flight data recorder recovered yesterday from the wreckage of Egyptair flight 990 is yielding some information for investigators.
In the preliminary analysis, investigators say the plane plunged into the Atlantic after a controlled descent.
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Hall says the recorder does not show evidence the plane's thrust reverser deployed.
And he says the plane does not appear to reach supersonic speed as it fell, but its autopilot was disconnected seconds before the descent.
217 people died in the crash
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Virginia's Juvenile Justice Board has "de-certified" the state's largest juvenile prison.
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Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center is currently housing 27 percent more teen inmates than it's designed to handle-- and is 25 security officers short.
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((LT. CHIP HARDING/JUVENILE JUSTICE BOARD: I'M AT THE POINT WHERE IF MY SON WAS IN TROUBLE, HE WOULDN'T GO TO BEAUMONT. IF I HAD TO FLEE THE COUNTRY WITH MY SON, I WOULD NOT LET JUVENILE JUSTICE PUT HIM AT BEAUMONT, BECAUSE I DON'T KNOW IF HE WOULD SURVIVE.))
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((CONNIE SEAGLE/JUVENILE JUSTICE BOARD: I AM SURE THAT GOVERNOR GILMORE WILL MAKE THIS A PRIORITY.))
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((DEL. JAY DEBOER/D-PETERSBURG: I THINK IT SHOWS CONSIDERABLE COURAGE BY A POLITICALLY APPOINTED BOARD TO TAKE AN ACTION SUCH AS THIS THAT OBVIOUSLY MUST BE AN EMBARRASSMENT FOR THE ADMINISTRATION.))
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The Gilmore administration says conditions and discipline at Beaumont do NOT merit "emergency" attention-- but conditions are slowly being improved.
Beaumont was passed over for state certification ten times before today's board action.
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One of the nation's most recognizable names in insurance is cutting 10-percent of its workforce ... and that made for some tense moments today at the Allstate service center in Roanoke County.
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Doors were locked for more than an hour.
No one answered the phones if you tried calling in.
Everyone inside was listening to a nationwide conference call ... and listening to see if Allstate's company-wide restructuring would cost anyone his job.
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((RICK ZAHARIAS/ALLSTATE VICE PRESIDENT: NO ONE WAS TOLD TODAY THAT THEY'D BEEN LAID OFF OR THEY WERE LOSING A JOB. ////// WE'RE GOING TO TAKE SOME WORK OUT AND BRING NEW WORK IN. SO THE WORK WE LOSE IS GOING TO BE REPLACED WITH NEW WORK. SO WE'RE NOT LOSING PEOPLE.))
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About 85-percent of the people who work at the service center will see the scope of their job change ... but the company insists their jobs will stay here.
This comes as Allstate announced it's changing the way it does business.
It's going to start selling insurance on the Internet and through an 800-number.
Allstate said the new approach should help it compete with companies already selling insurance online.
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President Clinton says the federal government is ready for the new Year. But he says not everybody else is. We'll have the details after this break/
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and barrels of toxic chemicals found on Roanoke City property could draw criminal charges from the E-P-A.
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The E-P-A is going after the city of Roanoke for burying those
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barrels full of paint and tar- like stuff at the Public Works Service Center on Courtland Avenue.
The discovery in late 1997 turned up more than 40 barrels of waste.
Another dig in the Spring of last year revealed more.
The city is now negotiating with the Environmental Protection Agency, in the hopes of avoiding serious criminal charges and possible fines.
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The city attorney has already begun working to improve an environmental awareness program for city employees and citizens that may include municipal workers from around the region.
Attorney Bill Hackworth acknowledges the barrel fiasco put pressure on the city to broaden the scope of the program. But he would not say whether it was a result of the E-P-A's criminal investigation.

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Just 51 days to go until the new Millenium- President Clinton says the nation is ready.
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((I EXPECT WE WILL EXPERIEENCE NO MAJOR NATIONAL BREAKDOWN AS A RESULT OF THE DATE CHANGE.))
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The President's council on Y2-K preparedness released its final report today.
The study did find that as of October 1st only 50 percent of 911 services were Y2K-compliant although the report found the vast majority would be ready by the end of the year.
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((JOHN KOSKINEN/CHAIRMAN YEAR 2000 CONVERSION COUNCIL: THIS IS CLEARLY AN AREA WHERE PEOPLE NEED TO BE TESTING THEIR CONTINGENCY AND BACKUP PLANS FOR OPERATIONS.))
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The President said Americans should not worry about their financial services, food supplies, power telecommunications, air and rail travel.

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The thought of driving over a PLASTIC bridge might make you a little nervous....
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But this new fiberglass- reinforced bridge is said to be as strong as steel.
V-DOT officials re- opened the northbound ramp leading to the I- 81 scales this morning.
A 20- by 20- foot section of concrete on the ramp was replaced by E-Z span.
It weighs less than concrete, and is said to be less susceptible to deterioration.
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((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT SPOKESPERSON: IF THIS BRIDGE WORKS OUT, AND WE SURE HOPE IT DOES, IT COULD MEAN LESS INCONVENIENCE TO THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC. IT COULD MEAN LESS COST FOR OVERALL MAINTENANCE OF A BRIDGE. WHAT A BETTER PLACE TO TRY IT OUT THAN HERE AT THE 81 SCALES.))
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A Tennessee trucker was the first to cross over the new fiberglass bridge.
He received a bottle of non- alcoholic sparkling cider in honor of the event.
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Roanoke is getting set for its first Holiday Parade in two years. Patrick Evans will let us know what to expect.
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With temperatures in the seventies, it's hard to get geared-up for Christmas, but it's less than two months away.

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And exactly one month from today, we'll enjoy the Christmas Parade planned for downtown Roanoke, a parade that was noticeably absent from the line-up last year.
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Today in Sports, Steve Mason says a local basketball coach has decided to call it quits.
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and on Health check, We'll tell you what's fueling a volunteer transportation program for residents in a medically underserved region of Roanoke.
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and we'll see if a drug under testing will help allergy sufferers keep the pets they love.
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Pet owners know that their affection for their animals is nothing to sneeze at.
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It's just sometimes they can't help it. Many pet owners are allergic to their own cats and dogs. Many are willing to take shots to deal with the problem, but sometimes they simply don't work.
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((DR. EDWARD LISBERG/ASTHAM DOCTOR: IF YOU'RE ALLERGIC TO AN ANIMAL AND YOU LIVE WITH AN ANIMAL, CAT AND DOG ALLERGY SHOTS ARE VERY INEFFECTIVE))
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But a drug under testing for hay fever is also expected to work on pet allergies. It works in an entirely different way than current allergy medications. It blocks the body's proteins that cause allergies.
Patients would have to take a once a month shot, but many think that is a small sacrifice to keep their pets.
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((I THINK MOST OF THESE PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO DO ALMOST ANYTHING TO KEEP THAT ANIMAL. THEN I COULD LOVE THE ANIMAL AND NOT BE SO BADLY EFFECTED.))
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About 15 percent of the general population is allergic to cats and dogs.

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It's not as much as last year, but Carilion Health System is giving back 10-percent of it's earnings to community health programs. The nonprofit hospital is dividing two million dollars among 65 recipients this year.
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The funding is down one million dollars from last year. Carilion says that's because Uncle Sam has the rest.
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((ELIZABETH ADERHOLDT/VP PRIMARY CARE SERVICES: THE BALANCED BUDGET ACT WHICH IS EFFECTING HOSPITALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAS REALLY HAD AN IMPACT ON OUR BOTTOM LINE AND SO WHILE WE HAVE A STRONG COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICE AND IMPROVING HEALTH, FRANKLY OUR FINANCIAL RESOURCES HAVE DECLINED.))
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[VO NAT] Transportation received three percent of the two million -- or roughly 62-thousand dollars. That money covers most of the cost for a program that addresses the lack of medical care for people in Northwest Roanoke.
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((REV. WILLIAM LEE/LOUDON AVE. CHRISTIAN CHURCH PASTOR: EVERYONE WE TALKED TO KEPT SAYING THEY COULDN'T GET TO DOCTORS EVEN IF THEY WERE CLOSE BY, SO WE INTRODUCED WHAT IS CALLED CARE RIDE, A VOLUNTEER, NON-EMERGENCY PROGRAM, STARTED BY MEMBERS OF OUR CONGREGATION, STARTED BY ABOUT FIVE TO SEVEN DRIVERS. THROUGH CARILION HEALTH FUND, WE'RE ABLE TO EMPLOY A DIRECTOR, PART TIME, WHO HAS ENABLED US NOW TO HAVE 23 DRIVERS.))
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Care ride takes patients to doctors appointments as well as picks up and delivers prescription medications to people who wouldn't otherwise have access to getting them.
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Carilion is investing the majority of the funding in the future -- 800-thousand dollars is going to children's health services.

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Could a simple magnet applied to the outside of your body help relieve pain. It's a notion that eastern medicine has embraced for years.
Now many here in the U-S are attracted to the simple and inexpensive idea.
Wendy Rigby reports.
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Girls basketball enters the post season this week and
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Steve Mason is here with another edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((DEBBIE WILLIAMS-ARTHOR/RESIGNS AS BYRD HEAD COACH:)) ((A search for a new has started. Byrd softball coach and graduate Marcee Hufton should be a front runners if she wants it.
Byrd senior guard Andrea Gay signed her letter of intent to play at Ohio University after being offered a full scholarship. ((:)) Blacksburg beat Rockbridge last night and meets Alleghany tomorrow night in the Blue Ridge Semi-finals. The Lady Indians are looking to make their first trip back to Region III tournament play since 1994. ((:)) ((:)) In single A, Fort Chiswell is 12 and OH in district play and has been flexing it's Mountain Empire muscle for years, winning the last three regular season titles but the district tournament crown is missing. ((:))
Fort Chiswell plays Pocahontas and then Narrows takes on Galax in the tournament semifinals tomorrow night. Steve Mason Hometown Hoops Weekly.))
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A family in England has found there is money in farming.
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But it was not in the usual way.
Kevin Elliott and his cousin Martin found a large cache of rare coins buried inches below the soil.
Using a metal detector, they located over nine thousand coins dating back to the reign on Mark Antony in 31 B-C.
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The former owner probably buried the silver almost two thousand years ago.
Back then they would have been worth the equivalent of 10 years' pay for a soldier in the Roman army.
Today they are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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