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Today on news 7 at 5, a Vinton woman accused of child neglect is on trial in the death of a two year old child. We'll have a live report,
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and the nation mourns the 17 sailors who died in the attack on the U-S-S Cole.
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After a day of mixed clouds and sun, clear weather returns tomorrow with temperatures a bit above normal. More just ahead.

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In Medical News, Radford University opens some new facilities that offer training to the students and health care for the community,
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and more people say they became ill after eating at a local restaurant last week.
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Remembering the 17 sailors killed in the U-S-S Cole bombing- Today, a memorial in Norfolk.
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The U-S-S Cole was in the Port of Yemen when it was attacked- But its home base is here in the Commonwealth-

Today in Norfolk Virginia- an emotional memorial for the fallen sailors- Gretchen Carlson is there with more.
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FELLOW SAILORS STOOD AT ATTENTION DURING A SOMBER CEREMONY WEDNESDAY ... AT THE COLE'S HOMEPORT IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA.
PRESIDENT CLINTON SLOWLY READ THE NAMES OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DIED IN LAST WEEK'S TERRORIST ATTACK. HE ASSURED THE FAMILIES THEIR LOVED ONES WOULD NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. PRESIDENT CLINTON: THEY SAY..WE LEAVE YOU OUR DEATHS...SO GIVE THEM MEANING.
SOME OF THE INJURED SAILORS WERE RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL FOR A PRECIOUS HOUR.. TO HONOR THOSE KILLED IN THE BLAST.
WILLIAM COHEN/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE. TO THOSE WHO ORCHESTRATED THIS BARBAROUS ACT. YOU ARE ON NOTICE. OUR SEARCH FOR YOU WILL BE RELENTLESS. THE SERVICE ENDED WITH THE PLAYING OF TAPS. BUT MANY MOURNERS STAYED BEHIND .. TO SAY GOODBYE IN THEIR OWN SPECIAL WAY.))

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A Roanoke woman knows her husband is alive on the U-S-S Cole but says her family is still struggling.
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Tracy Regal says she and her husband Christopher, a Gulf War veteran, have never endured something this difficult during peacetime. The hardest part was waiting to find out if he was alive.
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((TRACY REGAL/SAILOR'S WIFE: THAT WAS REALLY GOOD NEWS AND A BIG CELEBRATION BUT STILL DIFFICULT KNOWING EMOTIONALLY HE WASN'T DOING WELL. BUTT BUTT BUTT HE'S STATING THAT HE'S DOING WELL BUT WE CAN TELL IN THE TONE OF HIS VOICE THAT HE'S NOT.))
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Regal hasn't tried explaining the bombing to their three-year-old son, and she doesn't know when her husband will be home again. Coming up on News7 at Six, she discusses what she knows about the attitude aboard the U-S-S Cole.
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Closing arguments are underway in the case of a Vinton babysitter accused of child abuse and neglect.
Leni Whitmire (WIT-meer) was indicted on the charge following the death of a two-year-old child in her care.
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Teresa Hamiltion is covering the trial at the Roanoke County courthouse.
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Health Officials say more people became ill after eating at Golden Corral last week.
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Now 23 people say they became sick after eating at the Golden Corral at the Town Square Shopping Center Friday night.
The health department is still investigating whether this is a food borne outbreak. But at this point, it believes the culprit is most likely bacteria.
Health officials say the restaurant will be allowed to remain open.
All of the food cooked on Friday was thrown out or taken for testing.
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Health Officials say if you have eaten at the Town Square Golden Corral and have symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea to call the health department. [(toss to R)]
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll see if the new peace agreement is holding in the middle east,
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and after several years of investigation, a special prosecutor decides if Hillary Rodham Clinton will face charges for her part in the White House travel scandal.
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Independent Counsel Robert Ray today says Hillary Rodham Clinton gave inaccurate testimony to investigators looking into the White House travel office firings -
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But Ray says in his final report that the testimony does not warrant prosecution.
He says the evidence proves the first lady played a role in the 1993 firings of travel office workers.
She told investigators she was not involved.
The travel office matter was one of the earliest controversies of the Clinton administration and the subject of a long criminal probe.
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Investigators say it could take months to find
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the cause of the crash that killed Missouri's Governor- Mel Carnahan and two others died Monday night when the small plane crashed after takeoff from St. Louis.
Investigators are at the scene examining pieces of the wreckage- One engine part was found in a tree, about a quarter mile from most of the rest of the debris-
Investigators say they're not sure why- that's something they'll be looking into.
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One day after the Mideast summit agreement, Israel is easing some of its restrictions on Palestinians.
Palestinians will be allowed to travel out of their communities and the airport in the Gaza strip will open again.


But the changes don't take away the anger in those communities- Drew Levinson reports.
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(( (LOCATOR: RAMALLAH) On the West bank, hundreds of angry Palestinians took to the streets.

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Among shouts of down with America and down with Israel, they condemned the results of the Sharmel Sheikh peace agreement. The Palestinians claim Yasser Arafat caved to outside forces.

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BECAUSE, WE FEEL THAT OUR LEADER WAS PRESSURED THROUGH THE WHOLE THING TO SIGN IT BY THE AMERICAN AND ISRAELI GOVERNMENT.
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Ramallah became a flashpoint when two Israeli soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated. The Israeli army says, it arrested eight Palestinians in connection with the lynching Wednesday.

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AFTER THE PROTESTS THROUGH THE STREETS, THIS IS WHERE MANY OF THE PALESTINIANS CAME. THIS IS THE BAH-LUAH CHECKPOINT, AN ISRAELI DEFENSE POST. ON THIS SIDE PALESTINIANS, MOST OF THEM YOUNG MEN, THROWING ROCKS. ON THE OTHER SIDE ISRAELIS WITH GUNS SHOOTING TEAR GAS.
Here, the peace plan means little. Most are heeding the call from Islamic factions to continue the uprising. This boy is just 14-years old.
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FROM THE INSIDE I FEEL SO MAD, MY HEART IS CRYING MAD, MY HEART IS BLACK INSIDE FROM HOW MAD I AM, THEY TOOK MY COUNTRY, THEY TOOK OUR COUNTRY.
In the next few days Israel and the Palestinians are officially to begin withdrawing their positions. Unofficially it doesnt look promising. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Ramallah on the West Bank.))


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The woman who was once the top dancer on Broadway has died.
Gwen Verdon starred in "Damn Yankees" as the seductive Lola. She also played the title character in "Sweet Charity."
In both shows, Verdon worked with her husband choreographer Bob (Foss-ee) Fosse.
Verdon won four Tony Awards.
She also appeared in the movie "Cocoon."

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Forget presidential politics... the issue that could bring more Lynchburg voters to the polls next month is whether they want to pay a penny more in sales tax.
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The money would help pay for an estimated 100-million dollars in school improvements over the next ten years.
Supporters say it's the only way the city can afford to make much- needed repairs.. but opponents are questioning the math.
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If the November referendum passes, the General Assembly still must agree to allow Lynchburg to change its charter so a tax increase can be introduced.
That would take another referendum NEXT year.
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Virginia Attorney General Mark Earley helped Total Action Against Poverty celebrate its 35th anniversary today.
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Supporters of the community action agency gathered at the Hotel Roanoke-
Earley said TAP's work is an excellent example of what people can accomplish when they join hands to help others in need.
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TAP also presented its annual Noel C. Taylor Humanitarian Award today.
Longtime social services superintendent Corinne (core-INN) Gott received the honor this year, along with Roanoke Valley businessman and community leader Gordon Willis.
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The Stock Market was like a roller coaster today as the DOW experienced some severe drops and climbs. [****TAKE STOX*******]
It finished the day with it first close below the 10-thousand mark in more than seven months.
But the decline of 115 points represented a rebound after a loss of more than 400 points in the opening minutes of trading.
The NASDAQ lost 17 points.
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll hand it off to Jacey Birch, who will show us an age old way to entertain children.
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There are many ways to childrens hearts and even more ways to make them smile. One of the most popular?
Puppets.
For almost 50 years one group has been traveling and performing all over Virginia.
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Jacey Birch is standing by live with Rainbow Productions... a puppeteer troup popular with kids.
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Coming up today on Health Check, Joy Sutton will show us some of the new health care facilities at Radford University,
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And Steve Mason will look at a little wizardry on Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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Radford University is hoping to fill the gap when it comes to providing low cost and free health care to those in the region.
And with the opening of a new facility on campus -- students will now be able to take what they learn in the classroom and put it to work on actual patients.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with more.
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Jean,
The University recently opened Waldron Hall. It's a 58-thousand square foot facility.
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And it not only houses the College of Health Sciences -- but an interdisciplinary health clinic -- that will soon open its doors to the public.
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Students, like Sarah Fix, are already beginning their hands on training with patients.
Before students had to travel to other areas to get their experience.
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Waldron Hall is complete with laboratories -- where students can practice and learn, with the latest equipment.
And it also has four actual exam rooms.
But the students aren't the only ones benefiting from this experience.
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And for those who can't travel to the University -- a mobile unit like this one -- will come to them.
Students and faculty will travel up to an hour and a half away to rural communities.
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The services offered on the mobile clinic will be free. Some of the services offered at Waldron Hall clinic will include nursing assessment, food and nutrition therapy, music therapy, and audiology and speech therapy.
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Jean, The clinic and the mobile unit will officially open in January of next year.

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It's time now for our Two Minute Ticker.
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Wednesday means basketball and Hometown Hoops Weekly. Here's Steve Mason with the story of a game that only had winners.
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((Most basketball games can get pretty serious but the spin on this one, all fun. With the Harlem Wizards, a smaller version of the Globe Trotters, the Roanoke Valley Stars had to hold on to their shorts to keep up with all of the strokes and jokes, all for kids at Mount Pleasant Elementary. ((:))
The Wizards introduced fans to the latest in free throw shooting techniques, but coaches will hopefully not run with this one.
The community did race in to support the event. Nearly a thousand fans showed up and over seven thousand 400 dollars was raised. The Mount Pleasant PTA sponsored event will have plenty for a new playground for the Mount Pleasant kids. ((:)) The Wizards had their fare share of dazzling dunks that had fans dancing in their seats.
But the Stars answered early and often with jumpers from the likes of former Patrick Henry and Virginia Tech standout troy Manns and William Fleming assistant and former Mount Pleasant student Mickey Hardy. ((:))
The Wizards kept everyone on their toes...even those not in the game.
Thank goodness there were no fouls for dancing with the opponent....but on this night everyone was on the same team as the Wizards helped Mount Pleasant kiss that old playground goodbye.))

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Our website of the day is for the serious collector of the new state quarter.
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In case you did not know, the quarter was unveiled Monday in Jamestown. The new Virginia quarter is available on line at the U-S Mint's official site.
The uncirculated coins are being sold in different size packages and with the stamps of both mints in Philadelphia and Denver.
But don't expect to pay just 25-cents for these coins.
Two ten dollar rolls will set you back 35 dollars.
If you don't want to pay the price, the coins should be in banks soon.
More than a billion of the Virginia quarters will be minted over the next few weeks.
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If you would like to visit the U-S Mint website for the state coin or other money related gifts, you can find it through a link to our website at WDBJ-7-dot-Com.[Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]