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Coming up on News 7-
RU-486 gets federal approval. But the abortion pill may not be widely available here right away.
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And Sony 's Play Station Two may not be widely available anywhere for a while. Production delays slow their arrival.
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On Healthcheck, a new building may shorten the wait for some surgeries.
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And making the most of a life that's left. One woman's story shows how Hospice can help.
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The controversial abortion pill RU- 486 is approved for use in the United States.
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Over half a million women have used RU-486 overseas- Now the Food and Drug Adminstraion approves the use of the drug in the U-S.
When and where will it be available in Virginia? The answers coming up, but first the debate over RU-486 from Cindy Pena.
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TODAYS APPROVAL OF RU-486 IS BEING SEEN BY MANY AS A REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE IN WOMENS REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH. AMERICAN WOMEN NOW HAVE A NON-SURGICAL ALTERNATIVE TO END EARLY PREGNANCIES.

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RU-486 WILL BE DISTRIBUTED BY DOCTORS. THE TREATMENT GIVEN BY DOCTORS CONSISTS OF 3 PILLS FOLLOWED BY 2 ADDITIONAL PILLS TAKEN A FEW DAYS LATER. IN 2 WEEKS THERES A FOLLOW UP VISIT SO THE DOCTOR CAN ENSURE THE DRUG-INDUCED ABORTION HAS TAKEN PLACE. ABORTION OPPONENTS ARGUE THE DRUG IS NOT SAFE WENDY WRIGHT, CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA. THE POLITICAL FALLOUT OVER THE SO-CALLED ABORTION PILL BEGAN WITHIN HOURS AFTER THE FDA APPROVAL AND IS SURE TO PROMOTE HEATED DEBATE DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN. .. CLINTON This administration treated that issue as purely one of science and medicine and the decision under our law is whether the drug should be approved by the FDA on grounds of safety. CINDY PENA/CBS NEWS: THE FDA SAYS RU-486 IS EFFECTIVE 95% OF THE TIME, AND SOME WOMEN WILL HAVE TO UNDERGO SURGICAL PROCEDURES TO COMPLETE THE ABORTION.))




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While the F-D-A has approved RU-486, it still cautions of potential side effects. They include:
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Cramping .. and bleeding which can typically last for 9 to 16 days. [Next Page]
For about one percent of women, the bleeding can be so heavy that surgery will be needed to stop it. [Next Page]
RU-486 should not be used for suspected tubal pregnancies or for women using intrauterine devices.
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The Roanoke branch of Planned Parenthood will NOT offer RU-486 but it will offer women the abortion pills in Charlottesville.
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The Roanoke office doesn't have a full-time doctor on staff, so it's not prepared to deal with potential complications.
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But Pro-life supporters say picking up pills in Charlottesville, then going through the abortion in Roanoke, would be especially painful.
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((ANDREA SEXTON/VA SOCIETY FOR HUMAN LIFE: PSYCHOLOGICALLY HOW DIFFICULT WILL THAT BE TO SEE THE UNBORN CHILD SHE PASSES SEVEN WEEKS AFTER CONCEPTION? IT WILL BE VERY TRAUMATIC AND I'M CONCERNED FOR THEM.))
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The Planned Parenthood director says the abortion pills will probably cost about 350-dollars each in Charlottesville.

We do not know yet how many private physicians in the region might prescribe RU-486, or how soon that might be.


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The Food and Drug Administration has prepared a web site on RU-486, one that provides a lot of detailed information.
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For a direct link, visit our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com, and click on our Web Site of the Day.
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Last week's murder of a gay man at Roanoke's Backstreet Cafe, has become a focus for supporters of hate crime legislation.
Today in Washington, DC, and tonight in communities across the Commonwealth... people are gathering to mourn Danny Overstreet, and encourage lawmakers to act.
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Roanokers were among those rallying this afternoon in Lafayette Park, near The White House.
Episcopal Bishop Neff Powell and a co-worker of Overstreet, John Goodhart, joined others calling for Congress to pass hate crimes legislation.
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Tonight, vigils are scheduled not only in Roanoke and Blacksburg, but in five other cities in Virginia.
The Roanoke event begins at 7pm in Elmwood Park, followed by a march to the Backstreet Cafe.
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Problems for Play Station two. Still ahead, production delays mean many won't arrive on time.
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And finding people for retail jobs. Many companies offer more pay and better benefits, even for part-timers.
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State officials say that Virginia's August unemployment rate was the lowest for that month in 32 years .. 2-point-6 per cent.
That's well below the national rate of 4-point-1 per cent.



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The tight labor market is forcing local businesses to bring benefits to the table.... even for part-timers.
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Sheetz mega-plex is offering qualified employees tuition reimbursement, 401-K plans, and health benefits.
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((THOMAS McCLURE/STORE MANAGER: WE ALSO HAVE VACATION PLANS, SICK DAYS, PERSONAL DAYS. WE HAVE A PICNIC ONCE A YEAR FOR OUR EMPLOYEES. THIS YEAR, WE WERE AT KING'S DOMINION. WE'RE A FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS, WE LIKE TO TREAT OUR CUSTOMERS LIKE FAMILY. OUR EMPLOYEES ARE TREATED LIKE FAMILY, IT'S A FAMILY ATMOSPHERE.))
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The Brambleton Deli is offering its full time employees health benefits and matching I-R-A's.
Managers say benefits help keep employees around, and customers satisfied.
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The labor shortage is also raising wages for service employees.
Tonight on News 7 at 6, we'll talk to employers about their battle to get and keep qualified workers.
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Santa will likely get lots of orders for the new Sony 2 playstation this year- but will customers be able to find them?
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The Sony corporation will ship only half the number of play station video games for its debut next month- because of production delays.
The problem? A shortage of components.
Sony says it will only ship 500-thousand consoles instead of the one million it originally planned-
Sony does plan to catch up in time for Christmas.
The Playstation Two will have internet capability and the abilty to play DVD and compact discs.
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Medieval life from the Middle Ages. There's a hands-on experience for children this weekend. Jacey Birch is holding court in downtown Roanoke.
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Simply learning about dragons, castles, and medieval ways of life may catch children's attention on its own.
But what if the kids use their hands and eyes to experience medieval life first-hand?
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Jacey Birch is live at the History Museum of Western Virginia in downtown Roanoke to tell us about a family program this weekend only.
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How to get around in the big city. Still ahead, some hotels now offers motor scooters to their guests.
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And making the most of the life that's left. Next on Healthcheck, see how Hospice is helping make it possible.
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Hospices now care for over half of all Americans who die from cancer, along with a growing number of patients with chronic, life-threatening illnesses.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has more.
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Jean, With hospice care the patient gets a team of people visiting weekly from the nurse to the chaplain, the social worker and the volunteers..
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In tonight's look at Hospice care, we'll show you what this has meant to one Roanoke woman.
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Clara Huffine says cooking is one of her favorite things to do.
And she says its weekly activities like baking cookies with her Good Samaritan volunteers ,that makes her days even brighter.
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Clara is dying of breast cancer. She says she couldn't imagine going through this experience without hospice.
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((CLARA HUFFINE: I'VE ACCEPTED THE DYING AND THAT TAKES TIME DO. BUT AS I SAID THERE'S VERY GOOD THINGS IN LETTING HOSPICE BE A PART OF THE PROCESS NOT ONLY FOR ME BUT FOR MY FAMILY, THEY'RE THERE FOR THEM TOO))
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Nurse Jennifer Peas is among the several people that visit Clara weekly.
She helps Clara deal with pain management and other ailments that come along with a terminal illness.
Clara also has a nursing assistant, Sara Conner, who comes several times a week.
She does Clara's nails and gives her bath. And just makes sure she's doing fine.
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And the two have formed a special bond.
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Clara has created a story board about her journey through the dying process.
She shows her family, the doctor, the nurses, her volunteers, and the chaplain.
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Clara was given six months to live, so far she's lived more than a year.
And Clara's say its a miracle.
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Tomorrow, we'll tell you about the bereavement services also available through hospice.

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Lynchburg residents who need simple outpatient surgery will no longer have to endure long delays in a hospital waiting room.
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A group of area surgeons broke ground today on a new ambulatory surgery center for the central Virginia area.
The center will handle general surgery cases and relieve the crowded operating room schedule at Lynchburg General Hospital.
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((DR. JOHN BARNARD/ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON: WE THINK IT WILL HELP US BE ABLE TO HANDLE MORE AMBULATORY SURGERY PATIENTS IN A LOT MORE COMFORTABLE ENVIRONMENTAL FOR THEM. THE NAME OF THE GAME FOR US IS PATIENT CARE, SO WHATEVER WE CAN DO TO MAKE THEIR STAY IN A HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT SHORTER, THE BETTER.))
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The two million dollar center is a joint project between the surgeons and Centra Health.
It should open next Spring.
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Good afternoon everyone, we start the ticker with football news from Charlottesville.
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According to Virginia athletic director Terry Holland, the clock is ticking on head football coach George Welsh's retirement.
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In a letter Holland sent to UVa fans yesterday that was posted on the Sabre.com web page, Holland writes in response to fans fears and frustrations over the football program and the possible retirement of 67 year old coach George Welsh..."Many of those concerns are magnified by the fact that there is no public transition timetable in place at this time. It is fair for there to be an expectation that by the end of this season there will be such a timetable in place. I will guarantee that it will be in place.
Here is what Welsh had to say in an interview this morning regarding Holland's letter.
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The World Grand Champion is just one of the quality horses you can see at the 17th annual American Saddlebred Horse Association of Virginia Horse Show.
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Red Ferrari, the reigning world grand champion, is stabled at Windy Hill Farm in Monroe.
The show at the Virginia Horse Center attacks people from other states as well.
Marilyn MacFarlane comes in From Shelbyville, Kentucky.
A veteran of the horse business, MacFarlane says Red Ferrari possesses all the qualities of a champion.
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Karin Folkers has been riding and training Red Ferrari for seven years.
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The horse show runs through Saturday. That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, more on the George Welsh story and

Mike Stevens will have a preview of Friday Football Extra's week number six. see ya then everybody[5-Scooters]


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No more hailing taxi's for some visitors to New York City- They've found a new way to get around.
Jennifer Jones has the story of one hotel that bringing the newest craze to its guests.
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((There's nothing worse than getting nowhere fast and in NYC traffic it happens more often than not. and trying to catch a cab? Colum McCartan Hotel Guest Impossible, Impossible and standing on corners waiting for a cab just takes too much time when you got to get from one meeting to another. But thanks to Colum McCartan's favorite NYC hotel, the wait is over. Le Parker Meridian has bought in to the latest craze, scooters... giving its guests, at no cost, a new mode of transportation Victoria Barr Le Parker Meridian we're always looking for innovative ways to improve the enjoyment of our guests and certainly an opportunity to get our guests out of the congested traffic that's both on the streets and sidewalks of New York.
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So for McCartan that means No more hailing cabs, no more sitting in traffic ...he simply maneuvers through the city by way of a scooter. I think it's fabulous, here's away I get a little exercise, they're just a little faster than walking, they're very nice. Jennifer Jones: And it's not that hard to do even if you're doing it for the first time in heels, but just in case there's a problem the hotel makes sure you sign a waiver. Victoria Barr. The hotel can not take responsibility once they leave our premises with the scooter for anything that may happen to them, so we do ask them to sign a waiver saying they take it their own risk. But a risk not every hotel guest is quite ready to take. Michelle Smart/ Hotel Guest Oh, no razor, no balance, not me, uh, uh. This guest would rather take her chances at catching a cab ...no matter how long it might take. jjcbsnews NY))
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