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A drowning victim is recovered in Smith Mountain Lake. We'll talk with the man who was with him when he went under.
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And Rubatex says it's taking back the steelworkers who stayed out for nine months.
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Today on Healthcheck, we have the verdict in a case we brought you Friday. The woman who thought she was sterilized sues her doctor.
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And supporters of managed health care call a Supreme Court ruling a victory .. but many who support patients' rights see it as a setback.
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After nine months of striking, unionized Rubatex employees will be back on the job one week from today.

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Jennifer Miele is in Bedford.
Jen, is there a sense of relief there today?
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Divers found the man who drowned in Smith Mountain Lake this weekend and they do NOT suspect foul play.
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They don't know why 47-year-old Jay Carter went down. His friend Greg Carder was swimming with him before he drowned and says the two were not drinking.
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Carter lived in Roanke and his body has been sent to the medical examiner for an autopsy. Coming up on News7 at Six, hear what divers consider to be the hidden hazards of Smith Mountain Lake.
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Supporters of managed health care are hailing it as a victory but many who support patients' rights see it as a setback.
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Teresa Hamilton is here with more on today's ruling by the U-S Supreme Court.
Jean, the decision involves H-M-O's.
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Today-- the Supreme Court ruled that patients cannot sue H-M-O's in FEDERAL court for giving doctors bonuses to keep down treatment costs.
The justices say the financial incentives are part of the way Congress intended for them to work.
But one Roanoke lawmaker has a different opinion.
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State Senator John Edwards says he wasn't surprised by the ruling at the same time he views it as a setback for patients.
The ruling states that a patient does NOT have the right to sue their H-M-O on the federal level.
However, the decision does NOT affect a patients right to sue in state court.
For the past three years-- Edwards has proposed legislation which would have given Virginians the right to hold their H-M-O accountable on the state level.
But the bill has always been defeated.
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((THE THINKING IS THAT IF YOU CAN SUE YOUR DOCTORS FOR MALPRACTICE YOU OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO SUE YOUR HMO OR MANAGED HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY FOR MALPRACTICE WHEN THEIR ACTIONS NEGLIGENTLY CAUSE DELAY OR DENIAL OF MEDICALLY NECESSARY TREATMENT AND YOUR INJURED AS A RESULT OF THAT.))
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Legislation allowing patients to sue is on the books in four other states.
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Jean-- Edwards say he intends to keep bringing the legislation back up.

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A self-described animal lover had an animal neglect charge against her dismissed today in Bedford County.
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43-year old Valery Green was charged with selling a dog with ringworm to a local woman.
Green was supposed to stand trial today, but assistant commonwealth's attorney Dirk Padgett told the judge he didn't feel comfortable prosecuting Green because he'd represented her in a civil suit several years ago.
In 1997, a Franklin County judge ordered Green "not" to possess animals after it was found that 119 dogs and cats in her care were neglected.
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Hot weather is already leading a couple of school districts to dismiss classes early tomorrow.
Here's the list we have ...
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In Campbell County, the following schools are getting out two hours early tomorrow:
Rustburg High and Middle Schools, J-J Fray, Concord and Yellow Branch Elementary, and the Early Learning center. [Next page]
Pittsylvania County is dismissing all schools at 1:00 P-M tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday.
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And all Bedford Schools are closing two hours early through Friday.



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A Bruce Springsteen concert is creating plenty of controversy, and it's all over one new song. The details are just ahead.
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And a 13-year-old will be tried as an adult .. in the shooting death of a middle school teacher.
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The Boss is singing in New York city tonight- but he's not making the police there too happy.
Bruce Springsteen's performing a new song that's sparking controversy- Bobbi harley reports.
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(( ITS THE HOT CONCERT IN THE BIG CITY - TEN SOLD OUT SHOWS AT NEW YORKS MADISON SQUARE GARDEN - AND ROCKER BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN HAS MADE THE TEMPERATURE RISE A LITTLE BIT HIGHER.
IT BOILS DOWN TO A SONG SPRINGSTEEN PERFORMED FOR THE FIRST TIME LAST WEEK IN ATLANTA - A CHANTING REPETITION OF THE WORDS 41 SHOTS - SEEMINGLY POINTING TO THIS SCENE - THE CONTROVERSIAL KILLING LAST YEAR OF A WEST AFRICAN IMMIGRANT BY NEW YORK CITY POLICE. AMADOU DIALLO WENT DOWN IN A HAIL OF FORTY-ONE BULLETS - BUT A JURY FOUND THE SHOOTING ACCIDENTAL. NOW POLICE ARE CALLING FOR A BOYCOTT OF SPRINGSTEEN - ANGER THAT REACHES ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP OF THE FORCE. HOWARD SAFIR/NEW YORK CITY POLICE COMMISSIONER :- They certainly have a right to dislike it and disagree with Springsteen as I do. THE SONG CALLED AMERICAN SKIN HASNT MADE IT TO A C-D YET - BUT HERE ARE SOME OF SPRINGSTEENS LYRICS - IS IT A GUN? IS IT A KNIFE? IS IT A WALLET? THIS IS YOUR LIFE. A CLEAR REFERENCE TO THE OFFICERS DEFENSE - WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS A GUN IN DIALLOS HAND - TURNED OUT TO BE HIS WALLET.
FOR JONATHAN PONT - A WRITER FOR A SPRINGSTEEN FAN MAGAZINE WHO ALSO WATCHED THE SONG PERFORMED LIVE LAST WEEK - THERE IS A BIGGER MESSAGE HERE. JONATHAN PONT/BACKSTREETS MAGAZINE When a certain segment of our population has to live in fear as some of them do, its important for artists to notice that and react to it.))


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An Atlanta jury has acquitted
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two former co-defendants of N-F-L Player Ray lewis.
The jury found Joseph Sweeting and Reginal Oakley not guilty in the stabbing deaths of two men after a post Super bowl party in January.
Lewis had also been charged, but accepted a plea agreement in exchange for testifying against the others.
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In Florida the murder suspect is just 13- And late word this afternoon that Nathaniel Brazil will be tried as an adult.
A Grand Jury has indicted the teenager on first degree murder charges in the shooting death of a middle school teacher
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If convicted Brazill faces a mandatory life sentence.
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We all hear a lot about healthy eating ... but can supplements really help your diet. Kate Weidaw has something you can sink your teeth into.
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If you're looking for a way to improve you diet adding additional vitamins and minerals is one idea. Kate Weidaw went to the experts at Carilion to find out more.
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Can watching corn grow be exciting? Thousands of people think so. Still ahead, our Web Site of the Day lets you judge for yourself.
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And the verdict is in. The woman who got pregnant after a sterilization learns if her doctor pays to raise the child.
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The verdict is in .. for a medical case we brought you on Friday.
A Boston area woman who thought she was sterilized ... sued her doctor after she became pregnant.
Ted Wayman has the jury's decision.
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That was Ted Wayman reporting.
Mosher was looking for $185,000 to raise her child and pay for college tuition. Her attorney says there will be no appeal.

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It may be up there with watching paint dry for excitement ... watching corn grow.
But a web site that shows exactly that- is turning into an Internet hot spot. It drew 20 thousand hits on one recent day.
We asked Patrick Evans to check it out as our Web Site of the day.
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((Here it is, the "Corn Cam" .. updated every 15 minutes from a farm in Prarieburg, Iowa .. looks like it's raining there today. You can also see how the cornfield has grown this year.
Still excited? Try the links to virtually any conceivable corn site in existence ... even a "Kids' CORner" from Ohio.
But the best part? Probably the notes from people worldwide who have visited the CornCam.
The page is so popular, Iowa may soon have ones for soybeans, cattle and hogs.
For a direct link to the CornCam, pass the butter, then go to our own home page at WDBJ7-dot-com and look for Web Site of the day.
I'm Patrick Evans.))

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your ticker.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young officially retired today.
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Young held a news conference today and said good bye to the game.
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The Salem Avalanche begins a three game road trip against Potomac tonight. The Avs are leading the Carolina League in batting with a .276 average.
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Former PGA tour player Chip Sullivan has always been a strong supporter of young golfers. Tonight, Mike Stevens talks to Chip about his latest youthful endeavor.
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Coming up at six, more golf. We will check out the junior achievement golf tournament at HUnting Hills. Have a great d

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Are you sick of bad service? Aggravated with your complaints leading nowhere?
Well, meet a woman who says she actually LOVES to complain. AsTeri Okita tells us, this complainer does it for a living.
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((SOMETIMES, THE PEN IS TRULY MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD...AND ELLEN PHILLIPS HAS THE PAPERWORK TO PROVE IT. THOUSANDS OF ANGRY, IRRITATED CONSUMERS HAVE HIRED PHILLIPS TO WRITE COMPLAIN LETTERS FOR EVERYTHING FROM DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS...TO SHODDY SERVICE...TO UNCOOPERATIVE COMPANIES.

(Ellen Phillips/Professional Complainer)
SOT: I think, not only are more people getting frustrated, but they're

ready to do something about it.
NARR: PHILLIPS PENS COMPLAINTS FOR AN AVERAGE FEE OF 400 DOLLARS...AND SAYS THESE LETTERS REPRESENT THE "EDUCATED CONSUMER."

SOT: I am a professional. I'm not a chicken-scratching, e-mail, lack of

spell-check idiot that just walked off the last bus headed for nowhere. I know my rights.

(Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: BUT IN THIS FAST-PACED ERA OF E-MAILS AND FAXES, SOME WOULD SAY FORMAL COMPLAINT LETTERS ARE A THING OF THE PAST.
NARR: NOT SO, SAYS HOMEOWNER DONNA COE...THE VICTIM OF A CARELESS PLUMBER WHO SAID HE FIXED THE PROBLEM.

(Donna Coe/Consumer)
SOT: Two weeks later, it happened again, and the two bedrooms flooded

again.
THE PLUMBER RETURNED SEVERAL MORE TIMES, AND WITH EACH VISIT, CHARGED HER MORE MONEY. HER BILL CLIMBED INTHE THOUSANDS. HER COMPLAINT CALLS TO THE COMPANY WENT UNANSWERED. EVEN HER ATTORNEY WAS IGNORED.

SOT: (Top half covered) Ellen came along and made it all right. She

really does get results. It's amazing.
NARR: ARMED WITH A WELL-DOCUMENTED COMPLAINT LETTER, PHILLIPS CLAMIS HER CUSTOMERS HAVE A 75 TO 90-PERCENT GREATER CHANCE OF WINNING THE CONSUMER WAR.
TERI OKITA CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))
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Ellen Phillips is not a legal consultant. She advises potential clients who have serious legal matters to follow-through with an attorney or law enforcement officials.

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