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Today on news 7 at 5, a Roanoke man makes a million dollar donation to the D-Day Memorial in Bedford.
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And we'll tell you why state police officials think students should stay in the classroom during bomb threats. [Weather-Head]
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After a nice mild day some mositure is headed our way for late tomorrow into Wednesday and there could be a little white stuff mixing in from time to time especailly in the mountains...I'll have the forecast just ahead...

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Also the Dixie Chicks lead singer has teamed up for a new production with her husband. We'll have the details.
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and in medical news, we'll examine P-M-D-D. Doctors say it is a condition similar to premenstrual syndrome, only much worse.
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State police officials say school systems need to reconsider the way they deal with bomb threats.
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When faced with a bomb threat- many schools evacuate the building. It's what most schools do across the country in that situation.
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But at a State Police training seminar today, educators are being presented with another alternative.
Officers are advocating "lock-down" mode within schools during some situations.
They say remaining inside could be the safest option...
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((SGT. LARS HERMANN/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: WE HAVE HAD OTHER SITUATIONS IN OTHER STATES LUCKILY NOT IN VIRGINIA WHERE STUDENTS HAVE USED A BOMB THREAT OR A FIRE ALARM TO MOVE STUDENTS INTO A PREDETERMINED LOCATION SO THAT OTHER STUDENTS COULD THEN INFLICT HARM))
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When deciding whether to evacuate, school officials are advised to consider weather, a caller's age, their school's record with threats and the details of the threat.
Police also stress, that while threats are almost always just that...a threat, they say... should never be ignored.

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A Roanoke man who served in France during the D-Day invasion is now one of the biggest contributors to the D-Day Memorial under construction in Bedford.
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Melvin "Bub" Proffitt was honored today for his one million dollar donation to the Memorial and its education center.
Proffitt served in the 116th Infantry Band, and set foot on the Normandy beaches nine days after the initial invasion.
He says it means a lot to him to be able to honor his comrades.
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The Memorial is scheduled to open on June 6th, the 57th anniversary of the invasion.
President George W. Bush has been invited to speak, but his appearance has not been confirmed.
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Many Americans want to know if social security will be there when they need it.
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A new report out today show the social security lasting a little longer than expected.
But President Bush says the report puts an exclamation point next to the need for reform.
The report shows the insolvency of social security will happen in the year 20-38, one year later than previously predicted.
The Medicare insolvency date will hit in 20-29- four years later than predicted.
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Lawmakers say it's time to fix both social security and medicare for future generations.
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Invesigators are trying to figure out what caused an Amtrak train to jump the tracks- killing one person and injuring many others.
Today the 9-1-1 tapes were released- and investigators combed the scene-
Drew Levinson has the latest.
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NTSB Investigators have their work cut out for them as they comb through the twisted wreckage of Amtraks California Zepher.
Theyre also inspecting more than a half- mile of shredded track, rails and ties. They want to know what caused the 11 cars and two locomotives to derail late Saturday night in Western Iowa.

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The conductor says he was traveling at 52 miles an hour-nearly 30 miles an hour below the posted speed. He says he felt a tugpassengers say it was frightening.

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IT FELT LIKE THE TRAIN WAS BUMPING A LITTLE BITAND THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW WE WERE KINDA ROLLING OVER TO THE SIDE AND THE LIGHTS WENT OUT AND IT GOT A BIT SCARY.
Of the 210 people on board the Chicago to California train more than 90 were injured and one person was killed...69 year old Stella Riehl was on her way home to Colorado-She was carrying the ashes of her brother who died last week.
The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad owns and maintains the track-investigators are checking their records.
The NTSB also wants to see if melting snow may have contributed to the wreck. Theyve already ruled out sabotage. Drew Levinson, CBS News.
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Still to come on the newscast, local farmers express their concern over the problems of foot and mouth disease,
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[VO] And we'll tell you why the space station MIR is hanging around a little longer than originally thought.
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Cattle farmers in our area are keeping a closer eye on their herds for signs of foot- and- mouth disease.
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The disease has been ravaging European livestock farms.
It attacks cattle and hogs, as well as sheep, goats and deer.
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Farmers at the Roanoke-Hollins Stockyards today were contemplating the affects it could have on their livelihoods.

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There IS a vaccine for foot- and - mouth disease, but the U-S does NOT plan to use it unless there's an outbreak here.
Veterinarians say farmers should watch their livestock for signs such as slobbering, sores in the mouth and loss of movement.
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In Health Check tonight, the two weeks before a womans menstrual cycle --can bring on onset of emotional and physical symptoms.
For some women it might be more than P-M-S, but a medically recognized condition known as P-M-D-D or Premenstrual Dys-phoric Disorder.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains.
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(( Melissa French says before going on medication --the week before her period --she was out of control.
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Doctor William Isenhour at Montgomery OBGYN in Blacksburg says PMDD is a more severe form of P-M-S --and the symptoms are more psychological than physical.
Some of the symptoms of P-M-D-D include: sudden mood changes, tension, sadness, feeling overwhelmed, bloating, breast tenderness, food cravings, sleep changes, and relationship problems.
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But what causes this to occur in women. Isenhour says doctors discovered that weeks before a womens menstrual cycle there was a decrease in chemical released by the brain known as serotonin.
Medication help keep the serotonin level balanced. So far, Sarafem is the only one that's FDA approved.
But there can be side effects.
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But French says the medication has helped her to cope.
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And French says she no longer feels helpless the week before her period --but now in control of her emotions and a lot happier.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Blacksburg.))

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It appears Mir will be alive a little longer. Russian officials say the date of Mir's fiery demise has been pushed back a day to Friday.
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Officials say that's because the orbiting complex has been sinking a little slower than expected.
On Friday, Mir will plummet through the atmosphere at 17-thousand miles an hour- burning and breaking up as it goes.
But many nations, particularly Japan.. remain concernced that large chunks of the station will survive and possibly fall on populated areas.
If successful, about 25-tons of debris will survive re-entry and plunge into the South Pacific, far from land.
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Former U-S Secretary of State Henry kissinger and the Chinese Vice Premier celebrated a diplomatic milestone today....
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by playing ping pong. The two marked the 30 years of ping pong diplomacy behind the U-S and China.
In 1971 a U-S table tennis team paid a visit to China after many years of tension.
The gesture shocked the world and opened the door for regular communications between the two superpowers.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Jacey Birch will examine why many businesses are finding positions for teenage workers.
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No matter what your age or what your career... we all started somewhere with a first job.
This week is Jobs for Teens week... and in honor of the special week...
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Jacey Birch is at the Brambleton Deli... a local Roanoke business that gives many teenagers their first jobs.
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Still to come on the newscast, Mike Stevens will have bad news for professional wrestling fans,
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[VO] Also, we'll hear about a new project a Dixie Chick has hatched with her husband.
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Investors on Wall Street started their week on an "UP" note today. Alexis Christorforous has the details in today's Marketwatch.
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While Martinsville's State high school basketball championship was won late Saturday night, the postgame party for the team and community was still alive and kicking today.
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The newly crowned Group Two A state champs proudly showed off the latest addition to their trophy case at school today. The Dogs have now won a Virginia High School League record 11 state basketball championships. And the enthusiasm and interest in the accomplishment aren't just limited to the the high school campus.
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The Roanoke Express plays its next to last home game before the start of the playoffs tomorrow as the Wheeling Nailers invade the Rondhouse. The Express was unbeaten in the Roundhouse last week,
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And on Friday night the team crushed the Peoria Riverman 6-to-3 and in the process officially locked up a playoff spot. Roanoke has now won 11 straight games at home. Their last loss at the Roundhouse was all the way back on January 7th.
After tomorrow night's game at home, Roanoke must play four road games in five days traveling from Richmond to Peoria.

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And finally, remember when your TV set would pick up pro rasslin' even when it was turned off. Well, those days are about to end. Turner Broadcasting has confirmed that WCW Nitro and WCW Thunder have been canceled and will no longer appear on WTBS or TNT after next Monday night. Published reports indicate that the WCW, or World Championship Wrestling lost $80 million dollars last season.
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Jean is coming back to wrap up News 7 at Five in just a moment. I'll see you at the top of the hour. Take care everyone.

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The Dixie Chicks' lead singer is a new mother.
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Natalie Maines gave birth to a baby boy last Thursday in Austin, Texas.
Jackson Slade Pasdar weighed six pounds even.
Dixie Chick Emily Robison says Jackson has sandy blond hair and Natalie's nose.
He is the first child for both Maines and her husband, actor Adrian Pasdar.
Both mother and child are doing well.
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There will be a whole lot of shaking going on at New Yorks Waldorf Astoria Hotel tonight.
The Rock and Roll hall of fame inducts the class of 2001 this evning. Gretchen Carlson has a look at this year's honorees.
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Michael Jackson has thrilled audiences across the world since the age of four when he became the lead singer for the Jackson 5. They were inducted into the hall in 1997. Tonight Jackson get's his own place in Rock and roll history.

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Steven Tyler and Aerosmith have been rocking for three decades and show no signs of slowing down. Right now they're out promoting a Single 'Jaded from their first studio album in three years. Tyler says being inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame is beyond belief.
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The late Freddy Mercury -- lead singer of the rock group QUEEN -- was just as flamboyant as Tyler. He was known for his over the top performances on stage and record. Tonight the group enters the hall. It's been a long & controversial road since Queen formed in 1971.

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But that's just a short career when you compare it to inductee Paul Simon. Simon's been singing since 1957... when he teamed up with Art Garfunkel. The duo are already Hall of Famers...tonight Simon enters solo.

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And what a year for Steely Dan! After winning the Album of the Year at last months Grammy award's - induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is just icing on the cake.
On Camera tag Also being inducted tonight are Richie Valens well known for his hit la bamba. The 50s doo-wop group The Flamingos. And Blues legend Solomon Burke. Gretchen Carlson CBS News New York.))

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