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Just ahead on News 7 at 5, the Middle East peace talks begin, but not everyone in our region is happy about it.
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And when two trucks collide today ... it makes a mess of traffic on a busy highway.
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For a change of pace, clouds will appear in the sky and there is a chance for showers as we go through the day on Tuesday. Details ahead.

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On Healthcheck, the West Nile virus arrives in Virginia. The latst Ebola outbreak in Africa.
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And who gets more out of marriage, the husband or wife? A new study may change some common perceptions.
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While leaders try and hammer out a cease fire agreement in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt...
- more violence in the streets of Gaza.
And a world away in this region- people protest what's going on.
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The leaders of Israel and the Palestinains shook hands today- but despite that there is little hope for a breakthrough.
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Drew Levinson is standing by in Jerusalem where the tensions are mounting- and people fear the region could be on the brink of war.
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The fighting in the Middle East sparked a student protest on the campus of Virginia Tech this afternoon.
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More than 15 students from a campus Islamic group staged a silent protest on the drillfield.
They held signs condemning Israeli violence against Palestinians, including women and children.
Many of the protestors did NOT support today's peace summit in Egypt.
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((HESHAM RAKHA/TECH PROFESSOR: RIGHT NOW, AS IT STANDS THE PALESTINIANS ARE BY NO MEANS GETTING ANY JUSTICE. RIGHT NOW, THE HOPES FOR PEACE ARE PRETTY LOW. AND, TALKING TO SOME PALESTINIANS, THEY SAID IT'S BETTER IF YOU DIE FIGHTING THAN IF YOU DIE WITH NOTHING.))
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The students staged the protest because they say the clashes in the Mideast affect all Islamic people... and they felt the battles were being inaccurately portrayed.
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A murder charge against a suspect in the Back Street Cafe shooting was certified today... even as it appears other charges against Ronald Gay will be reduced.
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At his preliminary hearing, a patron of the bar who witnessed the shooting testified Gay sat next to him for five or ten minutes, got up, started shooting, then walked out.
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((SOMEBODY HOLLERED, "LOCK THE DOOR. LOCK THE DOOR." I WAS RIGHT AT THE DOOR. I OPENED THE DOOR. HE WAS GOING DOWN THE STREET, MAYBE 10 TO 15 FOOT BY THEN.))
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Police apprehended Gay within minutes and charged him with first degree murder in the death of Danny Overstreet.
That charge was sent to the grand jury today. But the Commonwealth's Attorney says at least some of the six aggravated malicious wounding charges may have to be reduced because the victims seem to be recovering without permanent injury.
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Roanoke City Council was looking for a compromise today as it decided whether to reopen Wiley Drive.
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City staff had recommended allowing two-way traffic through Smith Park, but that proposal brought strenuous objections.
This afternoon on a vote of five to two, council members decided to re-open Wiley Drive to cars, but in only one direction.
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Little is left of a tractor trailer that collided with a dump truck in Botetourt County this afternoon... tying up traffic for miles.
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State police say William Howard Carter of Roanoke was headed west on Route 460 in the dump truck when he was struck from behind, while trying to make a right turn.
Carter and his passenger were both hurt, but their injuries are NOT life threatening.
Karvin Hardy, Senior was behind the wheel of the tractor trailer... which caught on fire.
State police have charged Hardy with reckless driving.
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Officials say traffic is still slow moving in the westbound lane.
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The Million Family march on Washington. We'll take you there next.
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And Virginia's Attorney General says he's not nixing Napster on campuses like UVA.
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Hundreds of thousands of families converged on the nation's capitol.
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A sea of famlies on the Washington Mall for the Million family march.
Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farakkhan created the march- billing it as a multi-racial gathering.
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((LOUIS FARRAKHAN/NATION OF ISLAM: WE MAY HAVE COME IN AS MANY, BUT A PRAY THAT GOD WILL ALLOW US TO GO OUT AS ONE.))


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The crowd was made up of African Americans, native Americans, hispanic, Asians and whites.
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((HERE WE ARE FROM ALL OVER THIS COUNTRY COMING TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE OUR FAMILY.. NEVERY EVER FAILING TO HELP OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS, NO MATTER WHAT RACE, COLOR OR CREED, THEY ARE I LOVE AMERICA.))
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Farakkhan focused on reconciliation, responsibility and repentence within the family.
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Napster is getting some support from Virginia's Attorney-General, at least for now.
Mark Earley says U-V-A cannot block Napster through its Internet service provider.
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Napster is an Internet program that lets users share music without paying for it. The company's continued existence is now a matter before the courts, and in a letter to UVA, Earley said the university should not take sides in the dispute.
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In Earley's words, "we are not nixing Napster", but he says his position could change if courts decide the web site violates copyright laws.

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Cooking healthy often requires time and effort .. but there is one definite short cut... visit a restaurant.
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Coming up today in Sports, UVA gets ready for the Seminoles ... and they have some extra time.
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And in Healthcheck, the Ebola virus is back, claiming victims by the dozen.
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The West Nile virus has made its way into Virginia.
A dead crow in Prince Edward County, east of Appomattox, tested positive for the virus. It's the first positive West Nile test on a bird anywhere in Virginia.
NO people are known to have contracted the moquito-morne disease in the commonwealth.
And health officials say even among people who do get it, the number who become seriously ill is extremely small.

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It's an entirely different matter for the Ebola virus.
According to the World Health Organization, only 10 per cent of Ebola victims survive.
The latest outbreak in Uganda has claimed more than 30 lives so far .. with more than 60 people infected.
When a person comes in contact with the bodily fluids of someone carrying the Ebola virus, flu-like symptoms can set in, followed by vomiting and diarrhea.
Within another two weeks, most victims die after the virus liquifies internal organs.
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Who benefits more from a marriage .. the husband or the wife?
A researcher thinkg she has the answer .. and it's creating a nationwide sensation.
The research was conducted in Chicago, and that's where we get details from Doctor Michael Breen.
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(MIKETRACK) WHEN A MAN AND WOMAN STEP DOWN THE AISLE..WHO'S GETTING THE BETTER DEAL?
THAT DEPENDS ON WHO YOU ASK?
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I THINK THE HUSBAND
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I DON'T THINK YOU CAN MAKE A HARD AND FAST RULE ON ANY OF THEM.
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WELL DOCTOR LINDA WAITE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO HAS STUDIED THE ISSUE...AND SHE HAS MADE A RULE.
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IT LOOKS TO ME THEY BENEFIT EQUALLY.
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WAITE PUBLISHED THAT RESULT IN THIS BOOK, AND WHILE IT DOESN'T SOUND CONTROVERSIAL, IT'S CREATED A NATIONWIDE DEBATE.
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HERE'S WHY. SINCE 1972 WHEN THE FIRST STUDIES WERE DONE THE THINKING HAS ALWAYS BEEN THAT HUSBANDS BENEFITTED MORE.
MARRIED MEN LIVE SEVERAL YEARS LONGER THAN SINGLE MEN..THEY GET SOMEBODY TO WATCH THEIR HEALTH, WATCH THEIR CHILDREN..EVEN MAINTAIN THEIR HOMES.
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BUT WAITE'S RESEARCH SHOWS WHILE MEN BENEFIT MORE PHYSICALLY FROM MARRIAGE..WOMEN BENEFIT MORE FINANCIALLY AND SEXUALLY.
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JUST BEING MARRIED THE COMMITTMENT INCREASES A WOMAN'S SEXUAL SATISFACTION, ISN'T THAT INTERESTING? SEXUALITY FOR A WOMAN IS MORE ENJOYABLE WITH A LIFEMATE. EXACTLY.
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WAITE HAS ALSO FOUND MARRIED WOMEN BENEFIT MORE AS PARENTS...THEY'RE MUCH HAPPIER PARENTS THAN SINGLE WOMEN.
AND THE RESEARCHER SAYS THE STUDIES THAT SHOW MEN BENEFIT MORE COME FROM THE 1970'S...IN THE YEAR 2000 WOMEN MAY BE LESS NURTURING BECAUSE THEY DON'T HAVE THE TIME.
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IT'S VERY RATIONAL FOR WOMEN TO INVEST MORE IN THEIR CAREER, IN THEIR OWN CAREERS.
AS YOU MIGHT EXPECT, PROFESSOR WAITE'S BOOK HAS BEEN ATTACKED BY FEMINISTS WHO STILL SAY MARRIED WOMEN GET THE BAD END OF THE DEAL.
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Marriage may be no laughing matter, but it doesn't mean you can't laugh.
And our Web Site of the Day brings you all kinds of wedding humor.
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That's what it's called. The "Wedding Humor" page.
You can find some classic quotes about marriage, and many more recent ones ... jokes for the newlyweds ... and accounts of things that went wrong wedding day.
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For a direct link, log onto our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com, and click Web Site of the Day.
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Welcome to the first ticker of the week. We're going to start off on a health note.
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Maimi Heat center Alonzo Mourning will NOT play this season.
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The Chesapeake native will receive treatment for his kidney ailment.
Doctors say Alonzo is suffering from the same disease that required San Antonio's Sean Elliott to have a kidney transplant last year.
However, Mourning's doctors say his kidney function is good and he's in no need for dialysis or a transplant.
He will undergo treatment in hopes of bringing the condition under control.
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Tonight at seven o'clock at William Byrd High school, the Harlem Wizards will play a group of former high school and college stars in a charity basketball game.
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45 various items of sports collectibles will be raffled off at the game, including an autographed picture of Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden. A ball signed by Tennessee women's head coach Pat Summitt also will be raffled. All proceeds go to the students at Mt. Pleasant Elementary in Roanoke County.
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4 and 2 Virginia will have had two weeks to prepare for this Saturday's date with Florida State in Tallahassee.
Steve Mason has today's Cavalier quarterback question-mark along with other U-V-A notes.
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Eating healthy is hard enough on its own... so what about watching the waistline while dining out? If this sounds like a mission impossible to you... you might be surprised at how many calories and fat grams can be cut out of your meal when ordering off of a menu.
Jacey Birch is at Awful Arthur's in the Towers Shopping Plaza to give us some eating out tips which are light... *only* on the figure.

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Over the next ten weeks, more than a billion of them will be minted.
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But that doesn't make the new Virginia quarter any less special to Virginians.
The Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery are pictured on the back.
And today, Governor Jim Gilmore and U-S Treasurer Mary Ellen Witherow (WITH-roh) unveiled it in front of the replicas of the ships at the Jamestown Settlement.
The Governor picked Jamestown over Mount Vernon, the State Capitol, and Colonial Williamsburg.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE NUMBER ONE WINNER OF THOSE TREASURY RESPONSES WAS JAMESTOWN. 4,300 TO THE NEXT ONE WHICH WAS JUST UNDER 1,600. SO THE PEOPLE WANTED THIS COIN WITH THIS TYPE OF DESIGN TO COMMEMORATE THIS IMPORTANT MOMENT.))
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The Governor admits the quarter will serve as a tourism marketing tool for the quadricentinnial of Jamestown in 2007.
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The chiefs of Virginia's eight Indian tribes boycotted today's event, protesting the Governor's hesitancy to endorse federal recognition of their tribes.


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