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Today on News 7 at 5, OPEC makes a decision that could affect the price you pay at the gas pump.
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Also a popular restaurant in Roanoke is closing its doors for good.[Weather-Head]
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A tropical airmass continues to give us a chance for showers and thunderstorms...I'll have your forecast...

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Also today, another local bank is robbed,
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and there could be some good news for a New River Valley toddler who suffers from a rare medical disorder.
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OPEC is cutting back. Why should you care? It could affect what you pay at the gas pump.

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OPEC is doing some cutting... It's a bid to keep crude prices from falling.
The Oil Ministers plan to slash production by about one million barrels a day- beginning September 1st.
That could have a huge impact on the U-S Economy.
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((OUR ECONOMY IS BUMPING ALONG NOW AND RUNNING ENERGY PRICES WILL HURT. SURELY OPEC LEADERS UNDERSTAND THAT. I THINK THEY DO.))
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Some analysts say it's just OPECS way up bumping up oil prices.
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((OBVIOUSLY IF IT'S AN ATTEMPT TO RUN THE PRICE OF OIL UP WE'LL MAKE OUR OPINIONS VERY CLEAR KNOWING THAT IT'LL HURT THE ECONOMY AND HURT THE MARKETPLACE.))
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Bush made the comments after speaking to members of Congress on his recent European trip.

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A New River Valley company is laying off workers, but it says the slowing economy is NOT to blame.
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Haleos Inc, a fiber optic business in Blacksburg, says 22 of its 200 employees were cut because of market changes. The five-year old company says a shift in production has it relying more on automated machines. Despite the layoffs, the company says it may hire technical engineers.
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A restaurant chain with local ties is closing shop.
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Spinnaker's has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be ending its ties with its eight existing restaraunts in the Mid-Atlantic.
The Spinnaker's at Valley View Mall in Roanoke will close as soon as the company can reach an agreement on its lease with the mall's owners. 45 full-and-part time employees will lose their jobs.
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However, sources say the Spinnaker's location in Radford has been bought by a private company and will remain open at its current location.

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The Carilion Biomedical Institute isn't waiting for new buildings .. to start turning out new products. It's ready to put three of them on the market this year.
That could mean millions of dollars of revenue for local companies which make the products.
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News 7 business reporter Jennifer Miele has been working on that story, Jen.
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Jean these are state of the art health care products developed by the Carilion Biomedical Institute at area colleges, that will be made, marketed and sold by local manufacturers. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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(( CEO Dennis Fisher says the goal of the center is to turn medical research into products that will improve health care... and they've just about done it. [PRE PRO]
If your children have breathing problems, they may not have to be confined to the hospital... a monitor can be worn and tracked on the Internet. [ADD]
Next there's a walker that will help the elderly move about freely WITHOUT hitting walls or stumbling over uneven surfaces. [ADD]
Finally a "light-trigger cellkiller" that will target specific areas affected by cancer, an alternative to flooding and damaging the entire body with chemotherapy. [END PRE PRO]
Dr. Fisher says there is no better place to start up companies to manufacture these products than Roanoke.
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((DR. FISHER: WE HAVE A STRONG MEDICAL CAPABILITY HERE THAT AGAIN IS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY, AND THAT REALLY FORMS THE NUCLEUS FOR BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY.)) [RUNS10]
All of the products that come out of the CBI need to be patented.
Two New River Valley attorneys are working round the clock to secure them.. just one spin off market of the biomed industry.
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((MIKE DRZAL/ATTORNEY; IT JUST GIVES THE AREA A LEG UP ON OTHER AREAS THAT ARE TRYING TO MAKE THE TRANSITION FROM OLD ECONOMY TO NEW ECONOMY.))
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Plans for the CBI have expanded... it's now a 250 million dollar, 110 acre project considered to be a collaborative effort between Carilion Health System, Virginia Tech and UVA.
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Jean.

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Encouraging news for the family of little Henry Moore of Radford.
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Henry is the toddler who was born without an immune system and needs a bone marrow transplant. A perfect marrow match would meet all six requirements. Doctors recently found a five out of six match with an umbilical chord-- which greatly improves Henry's chance of survival. This is especially good news for the Moore family.
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The couple is expecting a second baby boy in November-- but the child is NOT a perfect marrow match for Henry. The new baby has already been tested... and does not suffer from the same condition as Henry.

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Using human embryos to provide cells for medical research.
It's a hot topic right now, with heated views on both sides.
As President Bush decides whether to support the research.. Jennifer Miller takes us behind the headlines. She explains why so many doctors believe the research may hold the key to some medical miracles.
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((WYATT FOREMAN AND HIS BROTHER, NOAH, ARE AMONG THE MILLIONS SCIENTISTS SAY EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH COULD HELP. THEY WERE DIAGNOSED WITH DIABETES BEFORE THEY COULD WALK. Elizabeth Wald /Wyatt and Noah's mother. "Stem cell research could mean no more finger pokes..no more insulin shots and a happy healthy future for my kids." AND IT'S NOT JUST DIABETES... EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS COULD PROVIDE A CURE FOR DOZENS OF PROBLEMS. ALZHEIMERS..PARKINSONS DISEASE - EVEN SPINAL CORD INJURIES. FIRST SCIENTIST TAKE A HUMAN EMBROYO AFTER ABOUT FIVE OR SEVEN DAYS STEM CELLS FORM. THEY ARE REMOVED FOR RESEARCH AND THE EMBRYO IS DESTROYED. CRITICS SAY..DESTROYING HUMAN LIFE. RIGHT NOW PUBLICLY FUNDED INSTITUTIONS CAN'T STUDY EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS. AN INTENSIVE LOBBYING EFFORT IS UNDERWAY TO GET PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH TO CHANGE THAT. Curt Freed, M.D./Neuroscience Program University of Colorado Not having the government in research means the research will be crippled. EMBYRONIC STEMS CELLS ARE UNIQUE. SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THEY CAN BE DEVELOPED INTO REPLACEMENTS FOR DAMAGED PARTS. GRAPHIC: GROWN INTO HEART TISSUE, BRAIN CELLS ..AND PANCREATIC CELLS. NOAH AND WYATT'S DIABETES COULD BE HELPED BY THOSE PANCREATIC CELLS. ALTHOUGH STEMS CELLS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM PLACES OTHER THAN EMBRYOS...(FOR EXAMPLE FROM ADULT CELLS...) MANY DOCTORS DON'T BELIEVE THE RESULTS CAN MATCH UP. Elizabeth Shpall M.D./Dir. Stem Cell Engineering University of Colorado Hospital These are various patients products..
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Q&A/Jennifer & doctor Sot: Dr. Elizabeth Shpall ( TWO SHOT OVER JENNIFER'S SHOULDER ) So this wont help, people with spinal cord injuries? Uh, no. It wont help people with Parkinsons? No. Alzheimers, diabetes? No, no.
ALTHOUGH RESEARCH CONTINUES IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR GOVERNMENT FUNDS COULD DRAMATICALLY SPEED THING UP.

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MEANWHILE FAMILIES LIKE THE FORMANS WAIT...AS THE BATTLE FOR FEDERAL FUNDS RAGES. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, DENVER. ))[(toss to R)]
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Another local bank was robbed today. We'll have the details after the break,
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[VO] also if you are looking for information about your doctor, Joy Sutton will tell you where you can find it and why that has some people concerned.
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At this hour Blacksburg Police are on the scene at an apparent bank robbery.
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The National Bank of Blacksburg on Route-460 was held up by a masked man with a gun just before 4 p-m. Police believe the suspect escaped on foot. They're now searching the surrounding area looking for the suspect who is still believed to be armed. Authorities say a police dog will be brought in to help the effort. No word yet on the suspect's description. We will bring you more on this story on News 7 at 6.
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The Southside tobacco market opened today with less fanfare than usual.
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This marks the first year tobacco companies by-passed the auction houses by buying directly from growers.
More than 75-percent of farmers chose to go with the contract system over the auction system.
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((ELTON CUNDIFF/CONTRACT TOBACCO FARMER: BENEFITS I'VE SEEN IS WELL I HAD A LOAD YESTERDAY AND I SOLD IT AND HAD A CHECK WITHIN 30 MINUTES AND WENT BACK UP THE ROAD.)) ((JERRY CRADDOCK/TOBACCO FARMER: I JUST DID NOT LIKE THE CONTRACTS. THEY DID AWAY WITH THE AUCTION SYSTEM, THE PRICE SUPPORT AND EVERYTHING. A COUPLE OF YEARS ITS ALL GOING TO BE DOWNHILL ANYWAY SO I THOUGHT I WOULD RIDE IT OUT.))
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Tobacco companies say the contract system guarantees a fair price and will save farmers money by eliminating warehouse fees.
Now, many wonder how long the auction warehouses can remain in business. We'll have more on that.. coming up tonight on News 7 at Six.
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In Health Check tonight,
A new website is making it easier for patients to make background checks on Virginia doctors.
The site is called "V-A Healthproviders -dot -com" and it's put out by the Virginia Board of Medicine.
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As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us the site will focus on doctors of medicine, osteopathy, and podiatry.
Joy is every doctor in Virginia on the site?
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Jean, Virginia doctors are now required by law to submit information that will be used for this site.
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So far, about 90 percent of doctors have filed. The goal is to have about 31-thousand Virginia practitioners on file.

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Checking out your doctor --before he or she does a check-up on you is now as easy as going to your computer.
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The site was a result of a laws implemented the General Assembly.
But one thing is still under consideration. Should allegations of malpractice or pending lawsuits against the doctor be posted on the page?
Dr. Geoff Harter-- the chairman of legislative committee for the Medical Society of Virginia-says that should never happen.
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But what you can find is information on malpractice suits that have been SETTLED against the practitioner over the past 10 years.
Harter says you should still be careful not to exclude a doctor solely for that reason.
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(( IN OUR AREA SINCE THE HOSPITALS MEMORIAL AND COMMUNITY BOTH TAKE CARE OF VERY COMPLEX PATIENTS --IT MAY BE IN OUR AREA IN COMPARISON TO A SMALLER TOWN IT MAY BE MORE LIKELY TO FIND PHYSICIAN THAT HAVE MALPRACTICE SUITS AGAINST THEM ))
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This is just phase one of the project. In phase II the Board will determine if felony convictions will be required. [Pinnacle]
For a link to that website you can click on our webpage at wdbj-7-dot-com.
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Still to come on the newscast,
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we'll have preview of the summer's most anticipated movie.
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Coming up in Sports, Mike Stevens will tell us why
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[VO] the Queen of Roanoke's golf courses is facing some stiff competition this week.
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On Wall Street this afternoon, stock prices have bounced back after three consecutive losing sessions.
Alexis Christoforous wraps it up in today's Marketwatch.
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One of the most anticipated films of the summer opens this Friday. Tim Burton directs Mark Wahlberg in Planet of the Apes. As Chris Lawrence reports this is definitely not a remake.
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10609 One day they will tell a story and some will say it is a fairy tale

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The story is basically the same. A human from Earth crash lands his spaceship on a planet ruled by apes. He only wants to get home but is drawn instead into a war.
There is no Colonel George Taylor, the role made famous by Charlton Heston... enter in a big way U.S. Air
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Sot 85137 Thank God Tim had no interest in seeing me in one.

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But he did peg a swimsuit model Estella warren for the role of Daena--one of the two love interests of the plot.

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The other one--Helena Bonham Carter--underwent hours of makeup to be transformed into Ari an ape human activists.


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Despite the love triangle, reminiscent of the original film, this Planet of the Apes is very different, The studio wasnt interested in a remake and neither was Burton.

61245 Super: Tim Burton/Director It makes me look at humanity-things from a different angle. You know how we treat each other 00how we treat different cultures. Races. Animals in relation to ourselves.

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(Track) The box office will tell if the audience gets his message. Chris Lawrence, CBS News Hollywood.))

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek two minute ticker. Golf leads the way tonight from the flush fairways of Hanging Rock.
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There's a new leader after the second round of the Roanoke Valley Golf Association's City County tournament.
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Four golfers, Including defending champion Dot Bolling, started the round tied for the lead.
But Valeta Pittman shot a second round 74 giving her a total of 151 and a 2 shot lead on Bolling.
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Bolling is at 153, after shooting a 77, Meg Davis is third at 154.
Hidden Valley is the team leader at 631 Countryside is second and Roanoke is third. The final round of the event shifts to the beautiful Botetourt Country Club tomorrow. Roy Stanley will have more on today's round on News 7 at 6.

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It's been a busy day for folks associated with the Philadelphia 76ers. For starters president Pat Croce is stepping down after five years in charge of the team. He will stay on as a consultant. However, the NBA's coach of the year Larry Brown has decided to come back as coach after a short battle with burn-out and a long chat with his family.
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Two games are on tap in the big leagues this afternoon. The Braves and Reds have been hampered by rain delays. But Atlanta poured it on the Reds 11 to 3. The Phillies beat the Expos this afternoon 8 to 4.
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Off the field today there has been a three way trade with the centerpiece being Jermaine Dye. The former Danville Brave leaves the Kansas City Royals to bolster the Oakland A's roster. The A's in turn send three prospects to Colorado in exchange for shortstop Neifi Perez. Dye has 13 homers and 47 rbis this season with the Royals.
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A local group of girl scouts is working hard to update its image. Sure they sell cookies, but they can also be very fashionable. Steve Pardon explains.
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