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Just ahead on News 7 at 5 .. hundreds line up ... hoping to save the life of a baby boy.
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And Roanoke's main water supply makes it all the way back to the top. Carvins Cove goes over the spillway.
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After intense rains on Monday, just some gentle drizzle and gray skies today. We do find a bit of sun in the Tuesday forecast.

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In Healthcheck, students come to the aid of classmates with cancer.
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And a drive-through window for birth control pills. It opens in Roanoke .. the first in the nation.
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(( We thought we had a caring community. We know we do now.))
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Hundreds rally behind a terminally ill baby boy, in hopes of saving his life.
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Patrick and Angela Moore today overcame the first of many hurdles.
The Moores are praying that a bone marrow match will be found for their infant son.
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Teresa Hamilton is at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, where hundreds turned out today to be tested.

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A well-known Blacksburg defense attorney is charged with setting several fires in Montgomery County.
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Sources close to the investigation tell News-7 that several warrants were issued for Joseph Painter's arrest on arson charges.
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Sources say Painter is the suspect in a series of fires set in a subdivision being constructed behind his home.
Painter has not yet been served with the warrants.
He apparently checked into a Roanoke hospital over the weekend for undisclosed reasons.
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[5-Williams]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A Danville murder case has yielded a landmark U-S Supreme Court decision.
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The high court today ordered a new sentencing hearing in Danville for death row inmate Terry Williams.
The court says the jury might have picked a life sentence instead of death if it knew about Williams' I-Q of 69, abusive childhood, and fetal alcohol syndrome.
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((BRIAN POWERS/TERRY WILLIAMS' ATTORNEY: BOTH JUDGE INGRAM FROM DANVILLE, WHO KNOW JURIES BEST IN DANVILLE, AND JUDGE CACHERIS, LOOKING AT THE ENTIRE RECORD OF THINGS THAT WERE NOT PRESENTED, WERE NOT INVESTIGATED, CONCLUDED THAT THE SENTENCING HEARING WAS FATALLY FLAWED.))
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Williams' attorney says this marks the first time in history that the U-S Supreme Court has overturned a case because the legal counsel was so ineffective that it could have been prejudicial to the jury's decision.
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Monday's heavy rains have delivered more good news at Carvins Cove.
Down more than two and a half feet yesterday, the city's main reservoir is now filled to capacity.
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This evening Joe Dashiell is standing below the spillway, where the water has been flowing for several hours.

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[SS=NONE]ROBIN TOSS BACK[5-CA-Floods]



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We are not the only ones getting a lot of rain- In Southern California, record rainfall, heavy storms- and
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even a possible tornado.
This is what it looks like in Paramount, California- after the storm blew through early this morning-
Dozens of accidents in the region- this car ended up perched over a ravine- with rushing water below.
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The heavy rains flooded wash basins leading to the helicopter rescue of two boys caught in a flood-channel.
The helicopter crew lowered a sheriff's deputy into the rushing water where he grabbed the boys one at a time and brought them to safety.
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Residents were anything but safe today at a senior citizens home near Detroit-
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Police say a tenant took out his anger on fellow tenants- shooting two of them to death, and wounding at least four others.
The 57-year old suspect then barricaded himself inside the building- at one point firing shots out of the top floor window.
The man is now in custody- police took him out on a stretcher.
Police say the shooting happened after the man was called to the manager's office to discuss other resident's complaints about him.
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In Miami, Elian Gonzalez' relatives have a complaint today.
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They're lashing out at a doctors report which states that Elian is in imminent danger.
The report also says the boy is being psychologicall abused at his Miami home.
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((DR. JOSE CARRO/PRESIDENT, CUBAN PEDIATRIC SOCIETY, IN EXILE: ALL OF THESE THINGS SHOULD BE CHANNELED PROPERLY WITH PROPER EVALUATION. THEY SHOULD NOT BE MADE BY PEOPLE WHO ARE THOUSANDS OR HUNDREDS OF MILES AWAY WHO HAVE NEVER EVEN HAD A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH ANY OF THE PARTIES INVOLVED.))
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The findings stem from a panel of mental health experts appointed by Attorney General Janet Reno.
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It used to be a railroad, now it's a trail. Still ahead, this one has a link to the Civil War.
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And firefighters try in vain to save this duplex. That story when we return.
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The Reverend Jerry Falwell is pushing to get at least ten million new voters to the polls this fall.
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Falwell's effort is called "People of Faith 2000-dot-com" and is aimed at 200- thousand congregations across the country.
He says he's merely trying to get more people interested in the election.. and is not endorsing or opposing any candidate.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANYONE IN AMERICA WHO DOESN'T KNOW THAT I CAN'T IMAGINE WHO I WOULD VOTE FOR OTHER THAN GEORGE W. BUSH, AND I CERTAINLY COULDN'T VOTE FOR AL GORE. BUT WE'RE NOT SAYING THAT, NO PASTOR IS BEING ASKED TO SAY THAT.))
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Several civil liberties groups claim Falwell is abusing his church's tax- exempt ministry to promote his conservative agenda.
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Fire destroyed a duplex apartment today.
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It happened around one this afternoon in Danville. Firefighters were sent to this home on the 11-hundred block of West Paxton Street.
Flames were seen throughout the building.
Crews battled fire, heavy smoke and downed power lines.
No injures have been reported.
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Danville will forever be known as the "last capital of the Confederacy." Many historians want to preserve the crucial role the city played in the Civil War. As Surae Chinn tells us a state historical organization is actively putting Danville down in the history books.
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There are untold stories of the Civil War. Many lie right here on this railroad track in Danville. It was a vision of a man named Wittmell Tunstall. It took years for his dream to come to fruition and when it did he died before the railroad opened.
Now historians are trying to keep these stories alive.
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((HERMAN MELTON/PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY HISTORIAN: IT'S IMPORTANT THAT WE NOT LET THESE SLIP AWAY THE FEW ARTIFACTS WE HAVE LIKE THE DANVILLE FORTIFICATIONS AND THE RAILROADS THE RICHMOND DANVILLE RAILROAD WHICH IS A VITAL LINK TO THE CONFEDERACY.))
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The Virginia Civil War Trails organization dedicated the Richmond/Danville Railroad and explained its major role before, during and after the battles.
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((SURAE CHINN/REPORTING: THIS IS NOW A WALKING TRAIL THAT VISITORS CAN ENJOY-- BUT JUST STEP BACK 130 YEARS AND YOU'LL FIND THE FORMER RAILROAD TRACK RICH IN HISTORY.))
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((MITCH BOWMAN/CIVIL WAR TRAILS EX. DIR.:WE DESCRIBED THE DAY IT OPENED 12 BOX CARS FULL OF PASSENGERS CAME ACROSS THE BRIDGE NOW A PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE AND SOME 5 THOUSAND CITIZENS OF THE TOWN CAME OUT TO WITNESS THAT EVENT. IT REALLY MUST HAVE BEEN LIKE A SPACE SHUTTLE GOING OFF AT THAT TIME AS THE BOX CAR LUMBERED ACROSS THE BRIDGE.))
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The dedication marks the 5th historical site recognized in Danville.
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((HERMON MELTON/PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY HISTORIAN: IT WAS SUCH A BLOODY WAR SO MANY PEOPLE KILLED. IT WOULD BE A SHAME NOT TO RECOGNIZE EVERY ITEM INVOLVED IN IT.))
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And it would be a shame not to let future generations know how the railroad connected Danville to the rest of the world and put the city on the pages of Civil War history. Surae Chinn News 7, Danville.

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Two schoolgirls battling cancer get some help from their friends. Still ahead, see how classmates are helping.
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And talk about helping ... it took a lot of work to help mama duck and her little ones make it to water.
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Maybe you can't save the world on your own .. but how about a family of ducks.
An Indianapolis TV station found itself in that unlikely situation, and as Ray Rice reports, it turned into a major effort.
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The new and improved Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge is opened and ready for patients.
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The new building on Peters Creek Road is designed to provide all pregnancy options: abortion, adoption and prenatal care under one roof. A 750 square foot library is stocked with educational tools and material.
And walls can be converted to make each space a multi-purpose area.
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((DAVID NOVA/PLANNED PARENTHOOD: WE HAVE SEVERAL MOVEABLE WALLS THAT ALLOW US TO CONVERT LARGE PROCEDURE ROOMS INTO MULTIPLE EXAM ROOMS TO CONVERT OUT WAITING ROOM INTO A LARGE ASSEMBLY AREA. IT ENABLES US TO HAVE SIX EXAM ROOMS WHEN WE NEED IT.))
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The courtyard will soon be an interior garden and the walls of the clinic are blue to produce a serene, comfortable atmosphere. This is the first Planned Parenthood in the country equipped with a drive-through pill pick up window.
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Two Montgomery County girls are battling cancer with a little help from their friends.
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Students at Auburn Middle School raised more than seven-thousand dollars for two classmates with cancer.
They presented half to Brooke Quesenberry (KWEH-sen-berry) and her parents.
The sixth grader has Hodgkins Disease and is in remission.
Eighth grader Jessica Kozar's family also accepted a donation.
She's undergoing chemotherapy for a rare form of brain cancer.
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((RYAN BOWYER/CLASSMATE: JESSICA'S MY COUSIN AND I REALLY CARE ABOUT HER. AND BROOKE USED TO BE MY NEIGHBOR AND SHE'S BEEN MY FRIEND SINCE KINDERGARTEN, SO I REALLY WANTED TO HELP THEM OUT. I REALLY CARE ABOUT BOTH OF THEM.))
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The school's nearly 300 students raised the money by holding fundraisers, car washes and an "Ugliest Staff Member" contest.
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Welcome folks to the Tuesday afternoon ticker. The rain stopped, but as Robins told us, it didn't warm up that much today and as a result most of the fields in the area and the state for that matter are still soaked.
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For the second straight night the Avalanche's game in Woodbridge has been called due to wetness. The team will try to play a doubleheader tomorrow starting at six.
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Liberty University's baseball game today with Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond was called due to wet grounds.
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Closer to home, the Radford University versus East Tennessee State game that was to have been played at Salem Memorial Stadium tonight has been canceled because of the moisture.
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And Virginia Tech's home game today with the University of Richmond has been postponed. Tech returns to action tomorrow afternoon against the Cavaliers.

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The Hokies stole three wins from Xavier this past weekend.
Freshman righthander Joe Saunders earned A-10 Pitcher of the Week and Rookie of the Week by throwing back to back shutouts including one against Xavier.
He's eight and one so far this season and leads the team with a 3.09 ERA.
Drafted by the Phillies last year, he says choosing college over the minors was the way to go.
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The Hokies are 24-15 and two right now. Coach Chuck Hartman expected more at the start of the season, but injuries have shaken up the batting lineup as well as the pitching staff.
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Just in time for Easter, a web site with plenty of "sweet" connections. It's our Web Site of the Day.
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The Hershey's Chocolate Site has plenty of recipes, but here's the fun part for many people ... video games.
You can squirt the cows in one of the them .. with Hershey's syrup, of course .. but don't hit the farmer.
And another game brings back the oldest of them all ... Pong.
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