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Today on News 7, a missing hiker is found alive and well. We'll tell you where he showed up.
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also Roanoke loses a long time civic leader. [Weather-Head]
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Showers will continue through the rest of the week and could be heavy at times... I'll have the details coming up....

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Also today, doctors are getting an earlier start on diagnosing hearing problems in children,
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and was Princess Diana murdered? The father of her last boyfriend says "Yes" and now he's trying to prove it.
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A hiker missing in Montgomery County finds his own way to the Roanoke airport.
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A security officer recognized Micheal Sharov as he tried to book a flight to Georgia.
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Tina Teneret is at the airport where she talked to Sharov today.
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Search and rescue teams spent 24 hours looking for Sharov in rugged terrain. Now they are packing up and heading home. Marya Jones has more on their difficult night and day.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Former School Board Member and longtime Roanoke businesswoman Marilyn Curtis has died. Diagnosed with heart problems last fall, she passed away this morning at the age of 74.
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Marilyn Curtis was first appointed to the City School board in 1988, and she served the maximum of three consecutive terms.
Curtis was also well-known in Roanoke and across Virginia for her work with the Hamlar - Curtis Funeral Home. She served as the first female president of the Virginia Morticians Association.... and held leadership positions in many business, civic and community organizations.
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Curtis is survived by her husband Cecil and four children. Funeral Arrangements have not been completed.

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A Metro Subway derailed in Paris today- injuring more than 20 people.
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French authorities say it could have been much worse- The subway car flipped on its side and skidded to stop- narrowly missing a train parked on the opposite track.
The crash happened in Northern Paris- 24 people in all were hurt- most with cuts and scrapes ... and one person with a broken leg.
Paris officials are investigating the cause.
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The fight for millions of dollars of the Reform Party's money takes an unusual twist in Lynchburg,
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And the father of Princess Diana's last boyfriend says she was murdered as part of a conspiracy.
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Was Princess Diana's car accident really an accident- The Father of Dodi Fayed says the crash was no accident- he says it was murder.
Cathy Moss has details.
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((THREE YEARS AFTER THE CRASH THAT KILLED PRINCESS DIANA AND DODI AL FAYED, A GRIEVING FATHER STILL SEARCHES FOR ANSWERS. MOHAMMAED AL FAYED: "I AM APPEALING TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE TO OBTAIN JUSTICE..." APPEARING ON VIDEOTAPE AT A NEWS CONFERENCE, MOHAMED AL FAYED ANNOUNCED PLANS TO SUE THE U-S FOR INFORMATION HE CLAIMS THEY ARE WITHOLDING... INFORMATION THAT WILL SHOW THE CRASH WAS NO ACCIDENT -- BUT RATHER -- THE RESULT OF A DEADLY CONSPIRACY. MOHAMMED AL FAYED: "I BELIEVE THEY ARE WITHHOLDING SOME OF THE DOCUMENTS AT THE REQUEST OF THE BRITISH SECRET SERVICE. "MOHAMMAD AL FAYED EVEN HAS A WEBSITE THAT EXPRESSES HIS SUSPICIONS. AS YOU CAN SEE IN AN OPEN LETTER TO HAVE THEM KILLED"
THE LAWSUIT -- TO BE FILED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT -- IS SEEKING DOCUMENTS, AUDIO TAPES, AND OTHER EVIDENCE FROM THE C-I-A AND OTHER U-S AGENCIES.
MEANWHILE, AL FAYED'S TEAM IS DISPUTING MANY OF THE INVESTIGATION'S FINDINGS -- INCLUDING THE PROBE INTO DODI'S DRIVER, HENRI PAUL. THEY CLAIM THIS SECURITY VIDEO PROVES PAUL WAS NOT DRUNK AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH. JOHN MCNAMARA/SECURITY EXPERT: "THERE WAS NEVER A SUGGESTION THAT THIS MAN WAS IN ANYWAY DRUNK. HE WAS TALKING NORMALLY, WALKING NORMALLY." THE C-I-A -- WHICH HAS CALLED FAYED'S ALLEGATIONS "LUDICROUS" IN THE PAST -- WILL NOW HAVE 30 DAYS TO RESPOND TO THE LAWSUIT. Cathy Moss..CBS News.))

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After yet another court battle, it's still unclear who really represents the Reform Party of America.
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Supporters of Pat Buchanan and John Hagelin (HAY-glin) clashed in Lynchburg's federal court today.
Both men claim to be the party's presidential nominee following a fractious convention last month.
Buchanan's lawyers were asking Judge Norman Moon to stop Hagelin from portraying himself as the Reform Party candidate.. but Moon ruled he did not have jurisdiction to hear the case.
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((JIM MANGIA/HAGELIN SUPPORTER: THEY HAVE NO CASE. THEY REAL REFORM PARTY HAS ESTABLISHED ITS NOMINEES AND THAT'S JOHN HAGELIN AND NAT GOLDHABER AND OBVIOUSLY THE JUDGE REALIZED THAT THIS WAS A BOGUS ATTEMPT TO PERVERT THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS, TO SUBVERT THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION AND FEDERAL ELECTION LAW, AND HE WASN'T GOING TO STAND FOR THAT.))
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Buchanan's lawyers say they'll now find a state court to hear their motion for a temporary restraining order against Hagelin.
At stake is more than twelve million dollars in federal campaign funding.
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[5-eDan]


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A name has been given to the planned high speed, low cost internet connection coming to the Dan River Region.
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It will be called "e-Dan."
The Future of the Piedmont Foundation says this will help transform Southside's economy. This morning the foundation invited Virginia Tech's President Charles Steger (STEE-ger), to descirbe the team effort on E-Dan and a new post graduate institution called the Dan River Institute.
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((CHARLES STEGER/VA. TECH PRESIDENT: WE'VE BEEN VERY INVOLVED IN A NUMBER OF MONTHS AND PLACING THE INFRASTRUCTURE. PROVIDING FACULTY MEMBERS WHO ARE QUALIFIED TO TEACH. WE WON'T JUST BE TALKING ABOUT IT WE'LL BE HERE TO MAKE SOME OF IT HAPPEN.))
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((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/(R) CHATHAM: WE CAN TAKE THE FINEST ASPECTS OF THIS COUNTRY OF THIS COMMONWEALTH, THIS CITY, THIS COUNTY AND BE A LEADER, A DYNAMIC FORCE THAT WE'VE ALWAYS BEEN.))
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Virginia Tech will hire three faculty members to work at the Dan River Institute. This is a partnership between Tech, Averett and Danville Community College.
The foundation says the institute and e-Dan will be up and running in one year.
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Faster Internet access is also coming to the Roanoke Valley.
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R and B Communications in Botetourt County plans to launch the company's high speed internet access digital subscriber line called Rappid D-S-L.
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((ALLEN LAYMAN/R & B COMMUNICATIONS PRESIDENT: IT BASICALLY TURNS THE TELEPHONE COPPER WIRE THAT'S OUT THERE TODAY THAT TELEPHONE COMPANYS USE INTO A HIGH SPEED INTERNET SERVICE.))
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R and B will also be bringing one-hundred new jobs to the area. The communications company is constructing a new 4 and a half 5 million dollar facility next to it's current building.
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((REP. BOB GOODLATTE: IT'S AN EXAMPLE OF A SMALL TELEPHONE COMPANY THAT HAS BEEN AHEAD OF THE CURVE FOR QUITE SOMETIME NOW OFFERING ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES OF ALL KINDS AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT WE NEED HERE IN ROANOKE.))
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Rappid D-S-L will be offered in the Roanoke Valley sometime next month. It's already available to residents in Troutville, Daleville, and Cloverdale.
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We all know that exercise is important to the body, but sometimes the routine becomes too boring. Coming up a little later Jacey Birch will show us an exercise plan that puts a new twist on things.
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Coming up today in Sports, some true freshmen are making a big impact on V-M-I's football team,
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[vo-nat] and we'll see how technology is helping doctors get an early start to diagnosing hearing problems in newborns.
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Health officials say the recent rain and cooler temperatures have made for ideal conditions for mosquitos-
That could be more than just a nuisance. Mosquitos can carry diseases such as the west nile virus and some forms of encephalitis.
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One mosquito can lay between two and three-hundred eggs.
But you can reduce their chances by eliminating standing water around your home.
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((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER : IT ONLY TAKES AS LITTLE AS A TABLESPOON OF WATER FOR A MOSQUITO TO BREED. SO IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO ELIMINATE STANDING WATER. TO LOOK AT SOURCES YOU WOULDN'T NORMALLY LOOK AT LIKE GUTTERS, MAKE SURE THEY'RE NOT STOPPED UP, FLOWER POTS))
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Tabb says breaking the life cycle of the mosquito is the most effective way to reduce the population.
And he's says while they're have been no cases of mosquito-borne virus in the Roanoke Valley, it's important to be cautious.
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((DICK TABB: THIS FALL THE BIRD POPULATION THAT ARE RESERVOIR FOR THE WEST NILE VIRUS WILL BE MOVING DOWN SOUTH AS PART OF THEIR MIGRATION. SO IT'S LOGICAL THAT THEY MAY BRING THE WEST NILE FURTHER THIS YEAR. WE DON'T KNOW IF IT WILL ENTER VIRGINIA))
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Mosquitos transfer the virus to humans. But Tabb says the risk of catching a virus is slim.
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Babies at a London hospital are having their hearing checked within hours of birth.
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A pioneering new device known as the Echotest sends harmless clicks into the newborns ear canal. A computer then measures the echos that indicate normal hearing.
Most babies are tested by a health care worker using a rattle. This method often misses disorders in young children.

In fact, many cases of deafness are not diagnosed until the child is more than a year old.
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The Echotest is 98 percent effective. Early detection of hearing disorders is crucial for teaching impaired children effective speech.
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Of course many hearing impaired people learn to communicate through sign language and there is a tool on the internet to help them.
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Handspeak wants to teach parents, sign language students, and others to sign.
The site uses short animated clips to illustrate the signs. Currently it demonstrates about 28 hundred words.
There is a full glossary and a search engine to look for the sign you want.
Also you can learn more about the culture of signing and even enjoy a fable or two.
So if you would like to learn more, check out our website of the day.
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You can find Handspeak through a link to our page at WDBJ7-dot-com.

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The midweek ticker takes us to the gridiron once again. This time we're checking in on VMI.
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Two former Friday Football Extra stars will help out the Keydets this season as true freshmen.
Heritage graduate, Derek Screen, will see time at outside linebacker.
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Jefferson Forest product, Derek Neal, will make his mark on the offensive side of the ball.
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VMI opens the season at home against Duquesne. Kick off is at one o'clock

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A couple of moves in the front offices of the Roanoke Express and the Roanoke Steam.
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This afternoon the Steam announced that head coach Pete Shaw will also become the Vice President for football.
Shaw coached the Steam in its first season and he will remain on the sideline as the teams head coach.
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Meantime, Mike Doyle will become the Vice Presdient for Hockey. Doyle comes to Roanoke from the American Hockey League. He was also with the Abaliene Avaiators of the Western Pro Hockey League.


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The Salem Avalanche is closing in on the second best record in the Carolina league this season.
The team already has the most wins by a Salem team since 1988. The team now has 71 wins this season, only two less than the 88 team with five games left to play. Tonight thte Avalanche hosts the Lynchburg Hillcats for the last home game of the 2-thousand season. Game time is 7:05.
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Meantime, The Hillcats are getting close to clinching the second half Northern Division title. Lynchburg is 4 and a half games ahead of Wilmington in the Division.
More sports coming up at six Jean will be back in a moment.



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A contemporary exercise claims stretching your body and your mind simultaneously is not only possible... its relaxing.
Yoga has many fans and just as many skeptics...
Jacey Birch tells... and shows... us more about the unique form of exercise.
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