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Today on News 7 at 5, a vague threat leads parents to keep many of the students from a local school at home. We'll have the story.
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Also fears of a deadly disease leads federal authorities to seize a flock of sheep.
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After some rain and snow drier weather is heading our way...I'll have your forecast ahead...

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Also today, we'll tell you why the MIR space station could cause Taco Bell to lose the whole enchilada...or at least 280 MILLION tacos,
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and on Health Check, we'll tell you what you can do to add years to the life of your pet.
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They are counting sheep in Vermont- but this is not a dream- In fact, it may turn out to be a nightmare for farmers- after a type of mad cow disease is found.
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The disease caused panic in parts of Europe-
Now officials in the U-S are taking steps to prevent an outbreak here.
But it's not cows that have been the problem- instead it's sheep.
As Gretchen Carlson reports, federal officials are rounding up sheep in Vermont.
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((FEARING THE WORST, FEDERAL OFFICIALS ROUNDED UP MORE THAN 200 SHEEP FROM A VERMONT FARM, AND LOADED THEM ONTO TRUCKS...FOR EVENTUAL SLAUGHTER. U.S. INSPECTORS SAY THE FLOCK MAY BE INFECTED WITH A FORM OF MAD COW DISEASE -- A FATAL BRAIN DISORDER. FEAR OF THE DISEASE CAUSED MASS HYSTERIA IN EUROPE. ED CURLETT/USDA SPOKESPERSON: "Our mission is to protect american agriculture, and so that's what we're doing here, and we're very cautious about that." THE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE SHEEP -- ORIGANLY FROM BELGIUM -- MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO CONTAMINATED FEED BEFORE ARRIVING HERE IN 1996. SCIENTISTS SAY TESTS ON FOUR OF THE QUARANTINED SHEEP SHOWED SIGNS SIMILAR TO MAD COW. BUT THE ANIMALS' OWNER, HOUGHTON (HOE-TON) FREEMAN, INSISTS MORE STUDIES ARE NEEDED. THOMAS AMIDON/FREEMAN'S LAWYER) "He's disappointed and sad and it's the end of a situation." THE SHEEP WILL FIRST GO TO FEDERAL LABS IN IOWA, WHERE SCIENTISTS WILL TAKE BRAIN SAMPLES, AND THEN THE ANIMALS WILL BE DESTROYED. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THE GOVERNMENT HAS SEIZED U.S. FARM ANIMALS BECAUSE OF MAD COW CONCERNS -- DESPITE STAUNCH OPPOSITION FROM VERMONT RESIDENTS. BUT AUTHORITIES SAY THEY AREN'T TAKING ANY CHANCES. THE HUMAN FORM OF THE DISEASE KILLED NEARLY 100 PEOPLE IN BRITAIN, AND VIRTUALLY WIPED OUT THE BEEF INDUSTRY THERE.

Linda Detwiler/USDA SPOKESPERSON GRETCHEN CARLSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.)



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A threat discovered at Brookville High School last week apparently led to more than half the student body staying home from school today.
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The message was scrawled on a desk in a health classroom.. it read "Doomsday, March 21st".
School officials don't know who wrote it or when it was done.
Once word got out though, principal Jim Whorley fielded dozens of calls from worried parents.
425 of the school's 825 students were absent today.
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Testimony wrapped up today in the case of a South Roanoke development project.
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Six neighbors testified the Cherry Hill Condominums are too tall and the City's Board of Zoning should NOT have let developers build that high.
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The attorney for the developer says the building isn't illegal just because neighbors don't think its attractive.
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If the court rules against the project, the top two floors of the building may have to come off.
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The Henry County Fire Marshal is trying to figure out what started a major fire at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville Monday night.
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The fire caused extensive damage to the lounge, lobby, and the inn's trademark windmill.
Demolition crews spent the day dis-mantling part of the windmill tower because of concerns the tower was not structurally sound.
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((RODNEY HOWELL/FIRE MARSHAL: THE HEAT WENT STRAIGHT UP THAT TOWER JUST LIKE IT WOULD THROUGH A CHIMNEY. SO IT RECEIVED QUITE A MUCH HEAT DAMAGE TO ALL THE METAL SUPERSTRUCTURE.)) ((STEVE GRODENSKY/OWNER: WE KNOW WE'LL BE WORKING WITH ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS TO TRY TO INCORPORATE SOME KIND OF WINDMILL DESIGN BACK IN AGAIN. WE HAVENT GOTTEN TO THAT POINT YET. WE HAVENT MET WITH THEM YET BUT WE HOPE THATS WHERE WE'RE GOING WITH IT.))
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With the tower now secure, investigators can enter the building and find what caused the fire.
Investigators know the fire started in the lounge.
An employee says she entered the lounge just before midnight Monday and saw sparks coming from an electric outlet.
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Coming up next on the newscast, researchers make a discovery in a Civil War Submarine. We will have the details,
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And there's economic bad news for the Pacific Northwest today- and it has to do with Boeing.
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In Health Check Tonight, Veterinarians say taking care of your pets teeth may actually add as much as five years to their lives.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains why.
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Jean, not brushing your pets teeth can lead to dental disease --which can lead to kidney and heart problems.
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Not to mention it can also be painful for your pet --and cause behavioral changes --as well as bad breath and tooth loss.
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An examination of her teeth reveals she has periodontal disease --an infection of the tissue surrounding the teeth. She will have to have several teeth removed and the problems can go much deeper.
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((DR. KELLY FARREL/HANGING ROCK ANIMAL HOSPITAL: THE BACTERIA FROM THE DOGS MOUTH AND THEIR INFECTED GUMS CAN COURSE THROUGH THEIR BLOOD STREAM SETTLE IN THE KIDNEYS, THE HEART VALVES, IT'S BEEN SHOWN TO AFFECT THE LIVER. AND PREMATURELY AGE YOUR PET)) [RUNS14]
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But dogs aren't the only ones who need their teeth cleaned so do cats --the are just as likely to get gum disease.


Some signs of periodontal disease include: yellow or brownish colored teeth, swollen, red, bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, loose teeth and receded or eroded gums.
But it can be prevented. Dr. Farrel says you should start with regular brushing at home -- at least twice a week.
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In fact, there are variety of products on the market to help you clean your pet's teeth --and the tooth paste comes in chicken and tuna flavor.
And for Betsy, this cleaning, will not only help her to be pain free --but make her pleasant to be around.
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At Hanging Rock Animal hospital the cost of a dental cleaning can cost between 85 and 150 dollars.
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Think of Boeing- and chances are you think of Seattle- That's about to change.
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After 85 years in Seattle, Boeing says it's moving its corporate headquarters.
Boeing's C-E-O says the company wants to establish a new lean, corporate center focused on shareholder value.
Just where will the company move? Company brass say they're considering three metro areas including Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago and Denver.
The new headquarters will have one-thousand fewer employees than its Seattle headquarters.
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Some politicians in Washington want to go down a road they haven't taken in a while.
They want to open up the path to the White House.
Teri Okita has more.
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((TRACK: EVEN IN A DOWNPOUR, TOURISTS WILL STOP BY THE WHITE HOUSE. FOR SIX YEARS, THE ROAD FRONTING THE PRESIDENTS HOME HAS BEEN BLOCKED OFF TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC, BUT A DRIVE TO RE-OPEN PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE IS UNDERWAY.

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STANDUP: Re-opening the avenue and removing these concrete barriers raise a lot of concerns for law enforcement who want to keep it as secure it as possible.

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Scientists probing the wreck of the H-L Hunley have found the first human remains.
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Apparently three well-preserved ribs have been found- in sediment that fills the hull of the Confederate sub- not a section where researchers thought they would be.
More details will be released at a news conference Friday.
The sub and its nine member crew sank in 1864- after ramming an explosive charge into the Union ship Housatonic. (Hous-a-tonic.)
Researchers hope to solve several mysteries including just what the sank the submarine.
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A correction on the story about the Cherry Hill condominium lawsuit. The first person we interviewed was Sam McGhee, not Norvell West. We regret the error.

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There's more news 7 to come. Next Jacey Birch will tell us about a charity's CHAIR-raising event.
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Sometimes when you put a band in a hotel room with a lot of furniture and food, you have a recipe for disaster.
Well things are going to work out better for the Arts Council of the Blue Ridge.
Nobody is going to trash the room, but they will be paying for a lot of furniture. Jacey Birch explains.
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Coming up today in Sports, a leading college basketball coach will keep his job. Mike Stevens has the details,
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[VO] and we'll tell you why Taco Bell is making a ten million dollar bet that there really isn't such a thing as a free lunch.
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Yesterday's cut in interest rates has not produced the desired results on Wall Street. Both the DOW and NASDAQ suffered sharp losses.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Welcome folks to the midweek two minute ticker that begins with a college doing the right thing.
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With all the madness surrounding the road to the final four, the folks at Indiana University took the high road
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and this afternoon took the interim tag off of Mike Davis's title. Davis took over for Bobby Knight and led the Hoosiers to 21 wins and an NCAA tournament berth. However, there was concern that he would not be rewarded for his efforts. But today this afternoon the same man who fired Knight gave Davis a contract that will pay his twice as much as Knight earned - over $400 thousand dollars a season.
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[GO TO PAGE 1201 ] The Sweet 16 begins play tomorrow night here on WDBJ-7 as Maryland takes on Georgetown in the West region. Duke and UCLA will follow that up in the nightcap.
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[GO TO PAGE 1202] Friday night the action begins at 7:30 with defending national champ Michigan State taking on Gonzaga in the early game. The late action Friday has Illinois battling Kansas.
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The Express is in Richmond tonight for a 7:35 face off against the Renegades.
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Roanoke beat Wheeling last night 4-3 in a shoot out. It marks the Express's 12 straight win at home, a streak that looks good for the fans.
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Tonight marks Roanoke's 8th meeting with the Gades. The Express is still fighting for playoff position with Richmond.
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Coming up at the top of the hour we'll head down to the Martinsville Speedway and show you the newly completed garage areain the infield and check in with Jeff Burton, who dropped by the track today.
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Plus, word of a big time award for George Lynch is on the way, as well. Take care everyone and have a safe night. [GO TO BREAK]


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The Russian Space Agency is supposed to crash the MIR space station into the Pacific Ocean on Friday.
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On its re-entry into the atmosphere, the 130 ton space station will explode and burn into many pieces.
All this debris will then splash into the vast open space of the South Pacific.
All ships and planes have been warned to avoid the area Friday.
But that's not enough to stop two Americans who are taking to the air to chronicle the event.
Rick and Bob Citron have organized the "MIR Re-entry- dot-com" expedition.
They have assembled 30 space fanatics and several Russian cosmonauts to tape the process.
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****WIPE***WIPE****
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A farmer in Australia has decided he wants to help the Russians with the complicated task of landing the space station.
He's given them a target by mowing two huge X's on his lawn.
Garry Maquire says he just doesn't trust the Russians navigational skills.
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(( GARRY MAGUIRE, FARMER "WELL, WE'RE NOT REAL CONFIDENT IN THE RUSSIAN TECHNOLOGY THAT'S FLOATING ABOVE US AT THE MOMENT, THEY RECKON IT'S UNDER CONTROL BUT WE THINK IT'S OUT OF CONTROL SO WE'RE TAKING PRECAUTIONS AND JUST TO GIVE THEM A DECENT TARGET SO IT DOESN'T LAND ON A CITY OR A HOUSE,
WE'D LIKE IT TO LAND RIGHT THERE."))
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An American restaurant chain is betting its lunch money that the MIR will NOT hit its target.
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Taco Bell has rolled out a welcome mat of sorts. The fast food chain has placed its own "40 by 40 foot target "in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles off the Australia coast.
If Mir's core hits the bull's eye, Taco Bell will give all 281 MILLION Americans a free taco.
One expert says the odds are slim to none the core will hit the sign. Still Taco Bell has purchased an insurance policy to cover the cost of the fast food lunch.
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