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Today on News 7 at 5, Roanoke officials say they may have to rethink allowing bloody wrestling matches in City parks.
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and Peru and American authorities disagree on what happened when a plane of American missionaries is mistakenly shot down. [Weather-Head]
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In other news, family members of a leading N-B-A star are held hostage in their own home,
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and on Health Check, we'll look at some of the challenges associated with diagnosing and raising an autistic child.
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It was this man's daughter- who was shot down over Peru.

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Tonight President Bush takes action- suspending the U-S program of sending surveillance planes to monitor flights above Peru.
As Teri Okita reports, the missionary killed in the accidental shooting spoke recently about the dangers of her work.
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(( 35-YEAR-OLD RONNI BOWERS KNEW THE DANGERS OF WORKING IN A SOUTH AMERICAN HOTSPOT. JUST WEEKS AGO, SHE TALKED ABOUT HER MISSIONARY LIFE IN THIS HOME VIDEO. Ronni Bowers/Killed in Shootdown) From a wife and a mothers point of view, my concern is always our health and our safety.
BOWERS AND HER SEVEN-MONTH-OLD DAUGHTER, CHARITY, WERE SHOT AND KILLED WHILE INSIDE A SMALL PLANE FLYING OVER NORTHERN PERU. BOWERS HUSBAND AND SON WERENT HURT, BUT PILOT KEVIN DONALDSONS LEGS WERE SHATTERED AS THEIR PLANE WENT DOWN. BACK IN THE U-S, BOWERS PARENTS SAY SHE DIED DOING WHAT SHE LOVED.

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I miss her. I miss her awful. My heart feels like its been pulled out, but shes in heaven.
THE PERUVIAN AIRFORCE AUTHORIZED ITS FIGHTER JET TO SHOOT-DOWN THE MISSIONARY PLANE LAST FRIDAY ... AFTER SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO CONTACT THE PLANE. THE ORDER CAME AFTER A PERUVIAN OFFICER ON-BOARD AN UNARMED, C-I-A-OPERATED SURVEILLANCE PLANE MISTOOK IT FOR AN AIRCRAFT CARRYING ILLEGAL DRUGS. Richard Boucher/State Department Spokesman: The government of Peru regrets the incident and accepts responsibility for it, so we appreciate the statements that have been issued by the foreign ministry, by the Peruvian Air Force. ONE U-S OFFICIAL SAYS AMERICAN CREWMEMBERS ABOARD THE C-I-AS SURVEILLANCE PLANE VOICED OBJECTIONS OVER THE JET FIRING AT THE PLANE. Teri Okita/Reporting: But Peruvian Air Force officials are now saying they acted by the book when it comes to rules of engagement. President Bush has suspended the decade-old drug surveillance program until a joint U-S-Peruvian investigation team finds out exactly what happened. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.)

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It wasn't a shooting at school today- but it was on school property in San Jose California.
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Shots rang out at a school busyard- one person is dead and several others are hurt.
Police say one of the bus yard employees opened fire on her co-workers early this morning- killing a man and wounding three women.
The female suspect is in custody.
There's no word on a possible motive.
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Meanwhile in Farmville-
It wasn't violent.
It didn't bring a swift victory.
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But the same students whose classroom walkout is sometimes seen as the birth of the American civil rights movement, re-created it on the 50th anniversary.
Class president John Stokes says the Moton School protest's secret planning was like the Manhattan Project.
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((JOHN STOKES/1951 MOTON SCHOOL STUDENT: WE FELT LIKE ABRAHAM, WHEN GOD TOLD HIM TO LEAVE HIS HOME AND GO WHERE HE INSTRUCTED HIM. 50 YEARS AGO ON THE 23RD OF APRIL 1951, WE WALKED OUT ON FAITH AS ABRAHAM DID. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, STUDENTS, THE REST IS HISTORY.))
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The protest over separate but unequal schools for black students led to the students joining a court case that struck down segregated schools.
That decision prompted Prince Edward County's five year shutdown of all its public schools to resist desegregation.

Today's march re-enactment involved black and white students from public and private schools.
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((LOUIS EANES/1951 MOTON SCHOOL STUDENT: I FEEL GOOD. I FEEL GREAT. I REALLY DO. IT'S A BLESSING TO SEE THIS COME TOGETHER.))
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The Moton School re-opened its doors today as the first full-time museum dedicated to civil rights in education.
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Coming up next on Health Check, we'll take a look at the challenges of having an autistic child and how one local family is learning to respond,
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and the latest crash tests are out. We'll see what is rated the safest small S-U-V on the market.
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City officials got more than they bargained for yesterday when a group of local teens gathered at a Roanoke park.
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Teresa Hamilton is here now with an update. Jean, the teens did what they were supposed to.
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One of the teens and a parent applied for and were granted an assembly permit from the city to hold a wrestling show.

But city officials say they were assured there was not going to be any violence. The video we shot yesterday is graphic and may be difficult for some to watch.
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(( The video, as we said, was shot at Fallon park where the teens held what they call "an extreme wrestling" show. Some of the teenagers were thrown onto beds of thumbtacks and barbed wire... two others slashed their foreheads with razor blades in a move called "blading". City leaders say the teens did secure a permit to gather at the park. But they say they were told the event would NOT be violent. If they had-- city officials say those obtaining the permit would've been required to get insurance to cover the event. But because the park is a public place-- city officials say they have not decided if they will prevent the group from gaining permits in the future.
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((WANDA REED/ACTING DIR. OF ROANOKE PARKS & REC.: WE IN THE CITY ARE LOOKING AT ALL OF OUR PROCEDURES AT THE CURRENT TIME AND AGAIN WE WILL BE LOOKING AT THESE TYPES OF EVENTS CLOSELY-- WE'VE NOT HAD EXPERIENCE WITH THESE TYPES OF EVENTS IN THE PAST. ))
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Again, the teens say the event was NOT violent. Coming up tonight at six--
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we talk with a local legend in the wrestling world who says this type of sport is out of hand.


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The family of N-B-A star Marcus Camby was held hostage for several hours this morning in his mother's home.
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Police were first called to the home for a report of domestic violence.
Officers say they found Troy Crooms holding a knife to the throat of one of Camby's sisters.
His mother was rescued by police during the standoff and another sister escaped using a ladder.
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Crooms demanded to talk to Camby. The basketball star was at the scene but did not speak to the suspect.
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Crooms eventually surrendered peacefully. One of the women sustained minor injuries.

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A New York City Skyscraper catches on fire today- injuring several people-
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The blaze first broke out at about 11:30 this morning- sending smoke billowing into the East Side neighborhood.
The apartment building is 37 stories high-
The flames were contained to the 24th floor- residents in that area were evacuated.
More than 60 fire trucks and some 200 firefighters responded-
Eight people.. including six firefighters were treated for injuries.
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The people who crash cars for a living- are doing their latest research on Small sport utility vehicles.
They say one new small SUV gets a good overall rating- while another is disappointing.
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The Hyundai Santa Fe gets a good overall rating- It's at the top of the list of ten small SUV's.
Ford's new small SUV- called the Escape- got disappointing results- because of a major intrusion in the driver footwell area.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety did the testing- at 40 miles an hour using crash test dummies.
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In Health Check tonight,
Understanding Autism. It's a disability that affects a persons ability to relate to the outside world.
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As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us it's more prevalent than Downs Syndrome.
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Jean, Autism will affect 1 in every 500 new births.
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And early diagnosis of the disability can greatly impact the development of a child.
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For the first year of his life, John Fisher progressed like any child his age.
He had even started talking --but one day all that changed.
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John was diagnosed with autism --a disability that impacts the normal development of areas of the brain that control communication and social interaction.
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That's because there are degrees of autism --no two people are the same.
But there are early indicators of Autism that parents can look for:
The child may show communication and or language problems. The child may show repetitive moments,or behavior patterns such as rocking or twirling. The child may form unusual attachments to objects. And may making eye contact with people. The child may have difficulty interacting with other children --and may appear deaf.
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Johns parents say early diagnosis was important in getting their son the helped he needed.
And they have high hopes for his future.
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For more information, there will be an Autism Seminar tomorrow from 8am -5pm at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood in Roanoke.
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll take a tour of the state in just under two minutes.
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Did you know you can cover a lot of historical and scenic ground without ever leaving the area?
As Jacey Birch tells us, that's exactly what you can do when you visit the Art Museum of Western Virginia's newest exhibit.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Mike Stevens will have highlights from an afternoon with the Avalanche,
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and then a little later we'll see how some local students are getting high grades by letting them fall under SEA level.

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Technology stocks led a retreat on Wall Street, dragging the major market averages lower.
Stocks lost ground as some disappointing profit news reminded investors that companies are still struggling in a weak economy.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon, we start the workweek ticker off at the ball park on this beautiful summer, I mean spring afternoon.
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About 500 people partook in the first of five midweek afternoon games at the Salem park and they saw a slugfest as both teams combined for 22 hits.
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This guy called it a day early and left the office for the game. The first pitch on this one was thrown at 1:05.
Potomac jumped out to the early lead Johnny Hernandez singles up the middle to give the Cannons the two-nothing advantage in the first.
The Avalanche got it back as Greg Catalanotte hits for his 12th straight game. The double down the middle scores Javier Colina.
Garrett Atkins has hit in 12 of his last 13 games for Salem. Atkins goes deep to the right field corner. Catalanotte comes in from second and the score is locked up at two.
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Matt Holiday finds almost the exact same spot and the Avalanche gets 12 hits this afternoon and beats Potomac 10 to seven.
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The Virginia Football team wrapped up their spring season over the weekend without naming a starting quarterback for the upcoming season.
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The spring game was Saturday and on the stat sheet, Bryson Spinner had the better day, connecting on 11 of 18 passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns.
Matt Schaub was four for 16 for 49 yards with two interceptions and was sacked twice. But Coach Groh will not make a decision until August on a starter.
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Virginia Tech tailback Keith Burnell turned heads in Saturday's Maroon and White game.
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The media picked Burnell as the game's Most Valuable Offensive Player.
He rushed for 182 yards on 15 carries and scored two TD's on runs of 37 and 57 yards in the Maroon's 24-10 win over the White.
Coaches say he's become a more consistent player this spring and has improved his blocking which adds to his outstanding running ability.
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Jean will wrap up this half hour of News 7 in just a moment. I'll see you at the top of the hour.

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Its an assignment most grown ups would consider challenging.
Thats what makes a Henry County school project so unique.
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The students at Bassett Middle school had to build and operate their own submarines.
They first had to do research on how buoyancy works.
The students then built their submarines using tubing and soda bottles.
Their teachers says the project has accomplished one simple goal.
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((RON SHEALER/TEACHER: TO BE HONEST, I HAVE A HARD TIME GETTING THEM TO LEAVE. WHEN ITS LUNCH TIME EVERYBODY WANTS TO STAY HERE. AS SOON AS SCHOOL OPENS I HAVE FIVE OR SIX KIDS HERE WORKING ON THEIR SUBS. ITS BEEN A REAL INTENSIVE PROJECT AND THEY'RE REALLY INTO IT.))
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Each submarine has propellers and an actual motor.
That allows students to test their submarines in this five hundred gallon water tank.
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