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Today on News 7 at 5, a company promising to pay off your debts may be a scam,
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and on the 56-th Anniversary of the great invasion, the National D-Day Museum opens for business.
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After some pretty cool weather from a temperatures standpoint, some changes are ahead as the readings go up. Details ahead.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tbr]
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In Health Check, some disturbing statistics about Lynchburg's youth.
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And a home for adults in Narrows is shutting down.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]



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((MUSIC NAT SOUND FOR FIVE SECONDS)) ((EVERY FAMILY IN AMERICA HAD A SON OR A HUSBAND OR A BROTHER.))
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[OUT Q=or a brother.]
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Today Old Soldiers,
Young Soldiers-
Even Movie Soldiers came out to dedicate the D-Day Museum.
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[5-D-Day-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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It was 56 years ago today that the Allied troops invaded Normandy-
Thousands of U-S soldiers walked, swam and marched to their deaths.
Now the lessons of D-Day are enshrined in a new museum dedicated today. Bobbi Harley has more.
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[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting;]
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((A HEROES WELCOME REACHES INTO THE SOULS OF THESE VETERANS. HERE - 56 YEARS AFTER THEY WERE HERE - STORMING THE SHORES OF NORMANDY, FRANCE, ON D-DAY, WHAT WAS TO BECOME THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO. MUSIC IN NORMANDY CEREMONY ITS AN ANNIVERSARY REMEMBERED FROM NORMANDY TO THE STREETS OF NEW ORLEANS - NOW FILLED WITH TEN THOUSAND WORLD WAR TWO VETERANS - ON HAND TO DEDICATE A MUSEUM THAT NOT ONLY KEEPS THEIR HISTORY ALIVE, BUT MAY TEACH FUTURE GENERATIONS. To learn how miserable and unnecessary war is, there's got to be a better way. THE BOATS, THE PLANES, EVEN THE FIRST-HAND RECOLLECTIONS OF BATTLE RECORDED ON TAPE LIKE WHAT LT. COL. BILL FRIEDMAN EXPERIENCED THAT DAY, JUNE 6, 1944. If you went forward, you watched your men blown up, if you stayed where you are you were going to be drowned. ITS A 25 MILLION DOLLAR ARCHIVE OF WAR AND COURAGE - BRUTAL MEMORIES THESE VETERANS CANT FORGET. NO NAME, My brother got killed in Okinawa - I was there on the other side - this is to my brother...(cries) BITTERSWEET MOMENTS OF LOSS AND PRIDE - EVEN YEARS AND TRIBUTES DO LITTLE TO DIM. NATIONAL ANTHEM
BH, CBS NEWS, NY.))

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On this anniversary of D-Day- talk on capitol hill focused on a proposed World War Two Memorial in Washington..
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World War Two vets spoke to a house subcommittee-
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((BOB DOLE: IN ANOTHER FIFTY FIVE YEARS THERE WILL BE NO ONE LEFT WHO HEARD HOSE VOICES. NOBODY CAN EVEN TALK ABOUT IT AND WE BUILD THIS MEMORIAL TO BEAR THEM WITNESS.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Dole/Fundraising Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=to bear them witness.]
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The President has already dedicated a site for the World War Two memorial in between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.
The effort is on to raise 100-million for the memorial.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A flyer circulating the Roanoke Valley promises a full payoff of all debts to its members, free of charge.
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Jennifer Miele is Live in the news room to tell us that the club is not coming through for its members.
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Jean we've spoken to the better business bureau and 13 complaints have been filed against the Debt Payment Club. Complaints range from deceptive and misleading advertising, to becoming an unregistered nonprofit organization, and applying illegal pyramid practices.
(Rollcue: applying illegal pyramid practices.)
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(([VO] You'll find the flyers on bulletin boards at the local grocery store that promise to pay off student loans, business loans, child support ... but for several debtors across the country the truth about those promises is coming too late.
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((THEY WOULDN'T TELL YOU WHAT THE CLUB WAS ALL ABOUT, THEY DIDN'T SAY NOTHING ABOUT WHAT YOU HAD TO DO OR WHAT PRODUCTS YOU HAD TO SELL OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT.))
[OUT Q= like that.]

[RUNS10] [VO] Richard Sullivan sent a $547 initiation fee to the club, he then received nutritional products that had to be purchased, and was asked to hang up flyers to recruit new members.
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((I SENT THE BOX BACK, TOLD THEM I WAS DROPPING OUT OF THE PROGRAM, THEY THROUGH THE BOX OF FLUID AWAY, AND THEY'RE STILL BILLING ME THROUGH AMERICAN EXPRESS.))
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[RUNS7] [VO] The complaints issued to the BBB did not help Sullivan get his money back.
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((THIS IS SOMETHING, OBVIOUSLY WHAT IT'S PROMISING IS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, I MEAN WHO'S GOING TO PAY OFF YOUR MORTGAGE FOR YOU AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO PAY IT BACK? COME ON, WE'D ALL BE SINGING UP AND KNOCKING THE DOOR DOWN TO DO IT.))
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The better business bureau recommends calling them before sending any money to an organization of the like.
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Jean, everyone can avoid these scams..... if a debt payment plan sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

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It's only ten percent of the money Virginia will get from the national Master Settlement Agreement with tobacco companies.
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But it's still 400 million dollars... and it's supposed to be spent strictly to keep kids from smoking.
So tempers were hot when the state's new Tobacco Settlement Foundation invited both health activists AND tobacco companies to speak today.
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((DR. DAVID LEWIS/MARTINSVILLE PEDIATRICIAN: BROWN AND WILLIAMSON AND PHILIP MORRIS HAVE NO CREDIBILITY....AKIN TO ASKING MEMBERS OF THE MAFIA TO SPEAK ABOUT LAW AND ORDER.))
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((CORKY NEWTON/BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO: I THINK THEY'RE MISSING AN OPPORTUNITY...AFTER ALL, IT'S OUR PRODUCT THAT KIDS ARE SMOKING.))
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[SUPER=01-Corky Newton/Brown & Williamson Tobacco; :10? ]
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The commission voted to spend its first half million dollars reinforcing the A-B-C for its "tobacco sting" operations.
Since September 1997, more than 23-hundred clerks have sold to underage buyers in front of A-B-C agents.
Almost 15-hundred did so after checking the I-D.
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The trial of the man charged with one of Roanoke's worst mass-murders is underway.
That's next on News 7 at Five
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And find out about a new program in Roanoke to promote gun safety.
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Two years after the worst fatal fire in Roanoke history... a suspect is on trial, charged with seven counts of murder and arson.
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Brian E. Jackson is one of several people implicated in the case, but the first to be tried.
His co-defendant, Jay Clements pled guilty last year, promising to testify against Jackson.
Jackson's defense lies in the various versions of the story Clements has told.
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The case is complicated by the enormous cast of characters.
But the motive for the arson is said to be revenge for the shooting death of Brian Jackson's cousin, Keven Jones.
Jones was shot by Willie Caldwell- -in self- defense a jury later ruled.
But the night of the shooting, Clements, Jackson and others just wanted to get back at Caldwell.
So they allegedly set the fire at 502 Church Avenue.
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Roanoke police are hoping an ounce of prevention will be worth a pound of cure.
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The Police Department is teaming up with the National Sports Shooting Foundation to help keep kids safe.
Over the next nine days-- the police department will be giving away 15- hundred gun safety locks to local residents.
The foundation also plans to give away safety devices in other communities.
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((PETE JACKSON/FOUNDATION MEMBER: WE'LL BE DISTRIBUTING 500- THOUSAND LOCKS, A HALF MILLION TO THE AVERAGE PERSON OUT THERE WHO CAN TAKE IT INTO THEIR HOME, SECURE THEIR FIREARMS MAKE SURE THE UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENTS DON'T HAPPEN.))
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To receive a safety device-- you must sit through a short presentation on gun safety.
The first program will be Thursday from seven to nine PM at the Villa Heights Recreation Center.
Three other programs are also scheduled in the coming days.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Coming up next on the newscast, Joe Dashiell will join us from Roanoke College, where Opera Roanoke is putting the finishing touches on a new production.
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Next week, Opera Roanoke will present Mozart's classic comedy, Cosi fan tutte (COH-see FAHN TOO-teh).
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But this new production will bring some different characters to the stage of Olin Hall... and Joe Dashiell is there this afternoon with a preview.
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Jean... this tale of romantic mischief is set in 18th century Philadelphia... and includes colonial characters such as Ben Franklin...

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[SUPER=01-Keith Spencer/Baritone;]



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Coming up today in Sports, the Avalanche win a rare morning game at Salem Memorial
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[VO] and on Health check, a local water supply is shut down after tests discover unsafe levels of e-coli.
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Roanoke City is building a multi-million dollar water filtration system for the Crystal Spring plant.
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The health department ordered the water source closed after samples of the raw water showed high levels of e-coli bacteria. But Assistant City Manager for Operations Kit Kiser says the finished water that actually comes out of the tap did NOT test positive for coliform bacteria.
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((KIT KISER/ASST. CITY MANAGER: SOME OF THE SAMPLES OF THE RAW WATER WERE SHOWING NEGATIVE, NEGATIVE MEANS THEY WERE FILLING THE TEST, AND THE RAW WATER, I WANT TO EMPHASIZE IS BEFORE ANY TREATMENT OR DISIFECTION HAS OCCURRED THIS IS THE SAME WATER THAT OUR CITIZENS HAVING BEEN DRINKING FOR 100 YEARS, SINCE THIS PLACE WAS FOUNDED.))
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20-percent of the city's water comes from the Crystal Spring source.
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The elderly residents at a Narrows assisted care facility will have to find a new place to live... but they won't have to do it alone.
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MacArthur House is closing down after 20 years in operation.
24 residents will have to find new housing or move in with family.
Princeton Memorial Hospital in West Virginia owns the home.
The hospital says it's losing about 20-thousand dollars a month maintaining the old building.
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((CHARLIE JOHNSON/RESIDENT: I HOPE I DON'T HAVE TO GO. I'M A'PRAYING THAT THE GOOD LORD WILL FIND A WAY FOR ALL OF US.))
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((PATRICK SMITH/HOSPITAL PRESIDENT: OUR COMMITMENT IS TO STAY OPEN UNTIL THE LAST RESIDENT IS APPROPRIATELY PLACED. IF I KEEP LOSING STAFF AS I LOSE RESIDENTS, I'M GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION. WE'LL MAKE SURE THAT THE PERSON IS TAKEN CARE OF.))
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The hospital is building a new home that opens in a year.
Patients from MacArthur House will get first preference.
In the meantime, the home is helping its residents find a place to live.
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Seventy- five percent of high school seniors in Lynchburg have tried smoking.. eighty- three percent have taken at least one drink.. and more than half have experimented with marijuana.
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Those are just a few of the numbers from the city's latest youth survey, which was released today.
Educators say the poll of sixth, ninth and twelfth grade students gives them a better idea of how to prevent kids from taking part in risky behaviors.
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[SOT 13:50:49]
[IN Q=Prevention is one]

((ELLEN NYGAARD/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: PREVENTION IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SORTS OF ROUTES THAT WE CAN TAKE FOR OUR CHILDREN AND FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF OUR CHILDREN AND THEIR HEALTH, AND IT IS ONE OF THE HARDEST THINGS TO QUANTIFY, BECAUSE IF YOU DO YOUR JOB WELL, THERE WON'T BE A STATISTIC.))
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Officials hope to convene a conference next month aimed at developing solutions to some of the problems identified in the survey.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Meantime, the results of a health assessment were released yesterday for the New River Valley. The survey shows the area is doing relatively well when it comes to immunizations, access to doctors and healthy behaviors like exercising and NOT smoking. The community lacks dental health care and services for the elderly.

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Welcome everybody to the Tuesday ticker.
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We begin tonight with the hottest team in the Carolina League, the Salem Avalanche. This afternoon the Avs won their 6th straight game by topping Potomac 6-to-3.
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Muggsy had plenty to cheer about this afternoon as the Avalanche exploded for 5 runs in the first inning. With Salem already up 1-to-nothing, John Lindsey sends a shot to left field. Jay Jones and Juan Uribe will score on the hit. Lindsey gets two rbi's and Salem in is front 3-to-nothing. Then later in the first, Choo Freeman will smack one up the middle. Lindsey and Matt Holiday hurry home.
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Salem gets more than enough in the first as it doubles up Potomac 6-to-3.
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Baseball wasn't the only order of the day, in fact the reason Potomac and Salem turned around to quickly to play each other was for the kids.
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Lots of kids. 4000 students from 15 Bedford County schools were invited to spend a day at the ballpark for the second annual Safe Surfin' Day at Salem Memorial. The Avalanche once again joined forces with Bedford's sheriff department and it's nationally recognized Operation Blue Ridge Thunder. The program fights child pornography and other cyberspace crimes on the internet. These students just completed the program in the their classrooms and today they were rewarded with a free matinee. The students also got to see the Bedford & Roanoke County K9 units in action. The safe surfin' program expands to other schools in Virginia and out to California next year.
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For the first time in more than 30 years an American is not in contention for the French Open title.
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[SUPER=03-Paris, France/USA Network;]


The U.S. women went oh-for-three in the quarterfinals today.
France's Mary Pierce had the shot of the tournament using this effort to beat Monica Seles 4-6,6-3,6-4.
Venus Williams lost a seesaw battle with Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario 6-0,1-6,6-2.
Chandra Rubin was elimated by Martina Hingis 6-1,6-3.
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Michael Chang the last of the U.S. men, lost Friday.

We'll be back with more sports at six and Jean will be back to wrap up News 7 at Five after this.[5-Web-Day]


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If you are planning a trip to the shore anytime soon, you need to check out our website of the day. As Patrick Evans reports, it can help you carve out a good spot in the beach.
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((Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our....vacations. Our website of the day is for those people who want to build cheap on the beach. Unfortunately we aren't talking about vacation homes.
But sand castles are nice too. So before you head to your favorite beach, visit Sandy Feet's Sand Castle where you can learn how to build not just castles but sculptures as well.
Sandy's first advice, throw away those plastic shovels...he or she...you can never tell with someone named Sandy...says the best tool you have is your hands.
Anyway as you dig your way through the page you will find all kinds of practicial advice on creating sand art on the beach.
For a little inspiration check out the scuptors sections. It's obvious they didn't create these art works with a little plastic bucket.
You can get to the Sandy Feet site through a link to our homepage at WDBJ7.com. I'm Patrick Evans.))

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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People lined up to ride the rails today at Mill Mountain Zoo.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Roanoke Jaycees brought out their new miniature train.
The group spent about 9-thousand dollars refurbishing the "zoo choo", including a new engine, and a classic paint job.
It's called Tuscan Red, a color many of the old Norfolk and Western trains carried through the countryside.
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