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Today on news 7 at 5, a new computer virus hits America and this one is supposed to have more of a bite than the love bug,
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and Rudolph Giuliani says his health is forcing him out of the New York Senate race.
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The threat of severe weather continues until 7:00pm. So far large hail and wind damage have been reported.

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Today in Health Check, some local students get a frank education in the dangers of H-I-V,
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and w'll see how a new drug is helping doctors fight off antibiotic resistant infections.
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If you own a computer beware- another love bug virus is biting across the globe.
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[5-Computer-Virus]


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This latest virus is more destructive than the last and it's not as easy to detect on your e-mail.
Tonight Government cyber cops are hot on the trail of this latest virus- If the virus attacks it could take out your entire hard drive.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
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[SUPER=01-Michael Vatis/FBI Cyber Investigator;]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News;]
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((THE NEWEST COMPUTER VIRUS TO INFILTRATE THE INTERNET IS CALLED NEWLOVE.VBS. THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WARNS IT IS MORE DESTRUCTIVE THAN THE "I LOVE YOU" VIRUS THAT CLOGGED COMPUTERS WORLDWIDE 2 WEEKS AGO. MICHAEL VATIS, FBI CYBER INVESTIGATOR: It propagates itself in the same way, it disguises itself in a more sophisticated fashion so its potentially more dangerous. It also has a greater capability to erase files on a system.
THE NEWLOVE MENACE IS BOTH A VIRUS AND A WORM MEANING IT NOT ONLY DESTROYS AND REPLICATES, BUT IT PROPELS ITSELF THROUGH NETWORKS. THIS ONE TARGETS MICROSOFT E-MAIL PROGRAMS. IT ALSO MUTATESBY CHANGING ITS NAME. IN YOUR INBOX, IT LOOKS LIKE A MESSAGE THAT HAS BEEN FORWARDED TO YOU. DONT OPEN IT, JUST DELETE IT. MICHAEL VATIS, FBI CYBER INVESTIGATOR Unlike the love letter virus, this one appears to have started in significant part in the United States. Rather than spreading from Asia to Europe to the U.S. THE FBIS CYBER COP DIVISION SAYS THAT BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND MACHINES NATIONWIDE WERE INFECTED BUT PRIVATE COMPUTER VIRUS EXPERTS SAY BASED ON CUSTOMER REPORTS, THIS ONE ISNT SO WIESPREAD YET. --STAND-UP- A SPOKESMAN FOR MICROSOFT SAYS THE COMPANY IS FRUSTRATED BY THESE BUGS AND THAT THEY ARE DEVELOPING A SECURITY UPDATE THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FREE NEXT WEEK ON MICROSOFTS WEBSITE. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))

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A shakeup in the Senate Race in new York.
Rulolph Giuliani has ended his senate campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton before it even officially began.
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((RUDOLPH GIULIANI/NEW YORK MAYOR: I THOUGHT THIS WAS GOING TO BE AN EASIER DECISION.))
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Giuliani held a press conference about one hour ago- saying he needs to concentrate on fighting prostate cancer instead of running for the Senate.
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((I'VE DECIDED THAT WHAT I SHOULD DO IS TO PUT MY HEALTH FIRST. AND THAT I SHOULD DEVOTE, SHOULD DEVOTE THE FOCUS AND ATTENTION THAT I SHOULD TO BEING ABLE TO FIGURE OUT THE BEST TREATMENT AND NOT RUNNING FOR OFFICE. THIS IS NOT THE RIGHT TIME FOR ME TO RUN FOR OFFICE.))
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Republicans must now come up with a replacement candidate. The state GOP nominating convention is May 30th in Buffalo.
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A troubled Botetourt County alternative school made a plea for mercy to the state today.
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The executive director of Arcadia Leadership Academy presented a detailed plan for recovery to a state Social Services hearing examiner.
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((COL. EUGENE NERVO/ARCADIA LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: THE URGENCY OF THE DECISION HERE... THAT EVERY DAY THAT PASSES, THE POTENTIAL OF LOSING ANOTHER STUDENT BECAUSE OF THIS SITUATION IS THERE.))
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The state yanked the Academy's license to operate for the second time in two years.
That followed a scathing report that included a student making landmines and other explosive devices, a staffer assualting a student, financial mismanagement, and lack of proper supervision of the students' medical needs.
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The state hearing examiner says she'll act promptly to make a decision about renewing the school's license.

[5-Festival]


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Roanoke's Festival in the park has become the largest event of its kind in Virginia.
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When the 31st Annual Festival kicks off a week from tonight, executive director Wendy Schultz will be running a far- reaching, half- million- dollar production.
Including all the other things that make up Festival- -First Night, the Wine Tasting and Shrimp Fest... it's a trick to balance expenses with donations and make the books come out even.
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((YEAH, WE WOULD LIKE TO BREAK EVEN. SOME YEARS WE LIKE TO HAVE A LITTLE MONEY TO PUT IN THE COFFERS. BUT IT THINK IT IS A TOTAL MISCONCEPTION FOR FOLKS TO FEEL NON-PROFITS SHOULD LOSE MONEY.))
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On NEWS 7 at SIX tonight Keith Humphry will take a closer look at Festival in the Park's bottom line- -including an examination of one way the funds are used you may not know about.
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Still to come on the newscast, a veterinarian at Virginia Tech is found guilty of stealing drugs,
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also we'll see an auction that is selling vehicles that use all kinds of horse power.
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It is considered the greatest celebration of Second Amendment Rights.
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Thousands will gather for the 129th Annual National Rifle Association Convention being held this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina.
N-R-A Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre made his opening remarks to kick off the convention.
News 7 asked LaPierre what can be done to curb Gun Violence in America.
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N-R-A officials expect up to 50 thousand people to attend the event this weekend.
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[5-Tech-Vet]


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A Virginia Tech veterinary medicine professor was found guilty today of stealing drugs from the the school.
John Jacobson will serve one year of supervised probation and counseling for the theft of a synthetic form of morphine.
Jacobson had been using the drugs since last spring.
He's been suspended from the vet school since he was caught on camera stealing them.
Virginia Tech says Jacobson's employment is still under review.

[5-Claunch]


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The outstanding performance of V-M-I Junior Erin Claunch earned her high honor today.
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Claunch was named one of two battalion commanders at the annual change of command ceremony. She is the first female to achieve this position since the school began admitting women in 1997.
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((ERIN CLAUNCH: IF YOU'RE DETERMINED THAT YOU ARE GOING TO MAKE IT BEFORE YOU COME HERE, IT'S EASY TO MAKE IT THROUGH THE RAT LINE.))
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A long-time opponent of females at VMI, General Josiah Bunting is now a fan of students like Claunch.
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((GENERAL BUNTING: I EXPECT HER TO BE AN ASTRONAUT. I EXPECT TO SEE HER ON MARS IN 20 YEARS. I'M NOT KIDDING.))
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Claunch has already accepted a scholarship to the Air Force after graduation next year.

[5-Antique-Cars]


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Ever wondered what it would be like to own a Model T Ford?
How about a horse- drawn carriage, or a century- old Italian racing cart?
You'll have that chance tomorrow in Campbell County..
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Antique cars, wagons and horse- drawn hearses head up a one- of- a- kind estate auction at the Crocetti (cro-SHET-ee) farm just south of Lynchburg.
Dozens of old cars ranging from Model T Fords to a 1930's fire engine will be on the block starting at ten a-m.
Officials say the estate belonged to a man who once hoped to open an antique car museum.
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((BARRY MUSE/TED COUNTS REALTY & AUCTION: HE WAS A COLLECTOR AND HE'S COLLECTED OVER THE YEAR AND PUT THIS ALL TOGETHER AND NOW THAT HE'S GOTTEN A LITTLE OLDER AND THEY'VE PUT HIM IN A NURSING HOME AND THE ESTATE'S BEEN SOLD, THE LAND HAS BEEN SOLD AND WE WERE HIRED TO SELL THE PERSONAL PROPERTY.))
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Muse says it's rare that this many antique cars come on the market all at once.
The collection has attracted interest from buyers up and down the East Coast.
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Until it closed in the 1960's, the Christiansburg Institute was a national leader in the education of African Americans. Coming up next Patrick Evans will see how its contributions are being recognized.
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For 100 years, the Christiansburg Institute was a pioneering school for african-americans in Southwest Virginia, until it's closing in 1966.
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A new exhibit on the history of the Institute opened in Blacksburg last week, and Patrick Evans is there.
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Coming up today in Sports, Roy Stanley will show us how the Mack was able to pass the Mick.
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[VO] and in Health check, students at a local high school hear some sobering numbers about AIDS and HIV.
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[5-HIV]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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The American Red Cross in Roanoke is on a mission to education the youth about HIV and AIDS.
They're starting with elementary students and continuing the education with high school students.
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((JANET STONE/CLASS INSTRUCTOR: AIDS CAN HAPPEN TO ANYBODY IT'S NOT THAT EASY TO CATCH AS LONG AS WE KNOW HOW IT IS SPREAD))
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Students at Cave Spring learned how HIV is transmitted and how to protect themselves
In the city of Roanoke, 391 people are infected with HIV and another 346 have full blown AIDS.
American Red Cross officials hope those numbers will encourage students to make wise decisions.
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((BETTY WHITTAKER/AMERICAN RED CROSS: BASED ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF VA. THE STATISTICS SHOW YOUNG PEOPLE AGES OF 20 TO 30 ARE BECOMING INFECTED WITH HIV. WHICH MEANS THEY WERE INFECTED IN THEIR YOUTH AND TEENAGE YEARS))
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Tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll tell what the students think about the HIV education -- and more on the statistics for our area.
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[WRITER=tbr]
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Drug resistance is a major problem. Doctors are finding more bacterial infections that do not respond to antibiotics.
However there is a new weapon in the battle against these so-called super germs.
Anne Peterson reports.
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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Friday Two Minute Tickerr.
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Mark McGwire reached another milestone in his career last night as the Cardinals hooked up with the Phillies.
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McGwire went to the plate and hit three homers and drove in a career high seven runs in a 7 to 2 win over the Phillies.
The three round trippers moved McGwire past Mickey Mantle into 8-th place on the all time home run list with 539.
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((MARK MCGWIRE/539 CAREER HOME RUNS: THAT WILL MEAN SOMETHING WHEN I AM RETIRED. I GOT TO MANY YEARS LEFT TO PLAY ITS UNBELIEVABLE TO THINK MY NAME IS WITH THOSE GUYS AND PASSING THOSE GUYS IT WILL ALL SINK IN WHEN I RETIRE PUT MY TURF SHOES ON AND COACHING.))
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McGwire now has 64 multi-homer games. Babe Ruth holds the all time mark with 72.

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The Scott Robertson Memorial Golf Tournament teed off today at the Roanoke Country Club.
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While the best boys and girls golfers under 18 in the world were on hand, a good bit of attention centered around the local favorites.
Patrick Henry high school's Lee Taylor is competing in the 18 and under boys. He was three over through nine and finished the first round with a ____.
William Byrd's Scott Wise pitched against Northside in baseball Thursday night and has prom Saturday night but would not miss the Scott Robertson for anything despite his hectic schedule.
Defending boys 18 and under champ Dustin Brey shot a first round _____ and was four over through nine.
Thailand twins Aree and Naree Wong-glu-kee-it are also competing in the girls 14 and under. The first day went smoothly for the tournament committee.
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Coming up at six, Mike Stevens will preview the tomorrow night's Winston and Steve Mason reports on a professional football combine for high school athletes that will take the valley by storm this June, have a great day everybody.

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After three scraped missions the Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts into space.
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((ENGINE START, FIVE FOUR THREE THREE TWO ONE... LIFT OFF OF THE SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY.))
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[OUT Q=21st century.]
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A spectacular early morning lauch lit up the Florida sky.
With six Americans and one Russian aboard, the Atlantis is headed to the international space station for a repair mission.
The crew is bringing crucial parts...and they'll help boost the space station's sagging orbit.
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[5-Web-Day]


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Finaly, we have our website of the day and as Patrick Evans tells us, today's selection is the cat's meow.
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[OUT Q=some Lasagna too.]

(( It's finally Friday and the end of the long work week for many. If you are tired of dealing with the Fat Cats, then today's website is probably not for you....unless of course you're a big Garfield fan.
Everybody's favorite pasta loving furball has his own webpage and it is more than just comics.
They're are games including Lasagna from Heaven, where you try to fill the bottomless pit...just watch out for the falling Odies.
Then after you piece Garfield together, you can get him dressed up for his big weekend plans.
And if that doesn't work for you, browse through the recent strips or even call up some of your favorite golden oldies. Once you find the one you are looking for, you can even e-mail it to a friend.
So start your weekend with a few laughs...because before you know it, it'll be Monday again.
You can find the Garfield web page through a link to our page at WDBJ7dot-com. I'm Patrick Evans.))
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