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Today on News 7 at 5, can natural supplements live up to claims they prevent the aging process? That's what Congress wants to know, but one manufacturer isn't talking.
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and we'll have an early forecast as to where natural gas prices will go this winter.
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A cool front is passing through the region at the moment with some passing showers. We will check them out in a moment.

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Also today, we'll look at the importance of calling for help at the onset of a heart attack.
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and tonight could be the night the Salem Avalanche reaches the peak of the Carolina League...the only thing standing in the way is the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
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((ONE PRODUCT CLAIMS TO INCREASE MEMORY, SEX DRIVE AND REDUCE THE CHANCE OF A HEART ATTACK BY 83 PERCENT.))
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[OUT Q=of a heart attack.]
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Sound too good to be true? That's because it probably is.

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You'e heard the ads... claiming a product can take away the aches and pains.... the wrinkles and the health problems.
But today word that Millions of senior citizens are being scammed by makers of products that promise to keep them forever young.
As Aleen Sirgany reports, some of those pushing the pills... were summoned to Washington to answer questions.
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[SUPER=01-Michael O'Neill/Former Employee;]
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(( Do you solemnly swear. SWORN TO TELL THE TRUTH, THE MAN ACCUSED OF LYING AND CHEATING SENIORS OUT OF HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLAR HAD NOTHING TO SAY EXCEPT: I respectfully decline to answer based on my rights granted to me under the first amendment." GLENN BRASWELL, OWNER OF A MEGA-MILLION DOLLAR DIETARY SUPPLMENT BUSINESS, IS ACCUSED OF SCAMMING SENIORS BY PROMISING A CURE FOR JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING. Vernon Glenn/Attorney for SEniors suing Braswell. "Mr. Braswell is making money hand over fist on the backs of these aging Americans." HIS COMPANY, GERO VITA INTERNATIONAL, ADVERTISES ON-LINE AND THROUGH THE MAIL... YOU WANT TO FIND A FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH: POP A PILL. YOU WANT A BETTER SEX LIFE: THERES A CURE FOR THAT TOO. MICHAEL O'NEIL/FORMER EMPLOYEE What Im saying is the process used to recruit customers is flawed, and the products could not possibly deliver what is promised in the advertising. BRASWELL HAS BEEN IN TROUBLE BEFORE. HE WAS GRANTED A CONTROVERSIAL PARDON FROM PRESIDENT CLINTON AFTER SERVING TIME FOR MAIL FRAUD. THE SCAM? SELLING A PRODUCT THAT PROMISED A CURE FOR BALDNESS. VERNON GLENN/ATTORNEY FOR SENIORS SUING BRASWELL. Mr. Braswell has a great time sinning, and it takes him a long time to repent, and until you all get your big stick out, and all these nice law enforcement agencies here, Mr. Braswell is going to get a free pass. AND HE'S NOT THE ONLY ONE: HUNDREDS OF HERBAL MEDICATIONS ARE SOLD IN THE U-S EACH YEAR, WITH VIRTUALLY NO CONTROLS. BUT THAT COULD CHANGE... CONGRESS IS CONSIDERING REGULATING THIS 27 BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY . AND BRASWELL'S COMPANY? It's STILL UP AND RUNNING. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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A single case of rabies has Bedford authorities warning residents there to beware of stray animals.
A cat that scratched a person in the Blue Ridge Avenue area has tested positive for rabies.
That person is now undergoing treatment.
Health department officials say that's the only case they know about so far.
The city is urging residents to avoid approaching or feeding stray animals, and they advise keeping garbage in covered containers.

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A truck came crashing into a house this afternoon in Bedford County... amazingly neither the motorist nor homewoner was injured.
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It happened shortly after noon along Cottontown Road.
Police say the driver of this pickup suffered a diabetic problem, lost control of his truck and crashed into a home owned by James Jones.
Jones was inside the house but wasn't injured.
The driver.. 45- year- old Eugene L. Reed Junior of Forest.. was checked out by paramedics at the scene.
State police say Reed may face charges.
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Keeping warm will not cost as much this winter.. that's the prediction from Roanoke Gas
Officials there foresee Natural Gas prices to drop fifteen to twenty percent.
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If winter weather is fairly normal, Roanoke Gas says the average customer will pay 150 to 200 dollars less to heat their home.
That's because the supply of Natural Gas has increased significantly.
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((JOHN WILLIAMSON/ROANOKE GAS CO.: WE'VE SEEN DRILLING RIG COUNT, THE NUMBER OF WELLS ACTUALLY OUT DRILLING NATURAL GAS GO FROM FOUR OR FIVE HUNDRED 18 MONTHS AGO, UP TO 12 OR 13 HUNDRED OVER THE LAST YEAR. SO THERE'S SUBSTANTIALLY MORE PRODUCTION ON THE NATURAL GAS SIDE.))
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Despite this year's expected drop, natural gas prices are still about 20 percent higher than they were two years ago.
In fact, thousands of Roanoke Gas Company customers are still paying last year's gas bills.
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A murder spree in California ends with the apparent suicide of the suspect. We'll have the details after the break.
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[VO] and we'll tell you why women need to get over a common misconception about heart attacks.
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A mass murder suspect in Sacramento, California told people he was going to kill police officers and his fellow employees at a secrurity company.
Officials say Joseph Ferguson made the comments on a videotape recorded during the murder spree. He killed himself as police closed in. Manuel Gallegus has the details.
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((A violent shootout in a Sacramento intersection. When its over a 20 year old gunman is dead. One officer and an innocent bystander wounded.
The end of a 24 hour killing spree in which 5 people were shot to death. Police say the shooter was 20 year old Joe Ferguson, described by officers as hateful, deeply disturbed... and loaded with automatic weapons.

SOT-LOU BLANAS, SHERIFF, SACRAMENTO. COUNTY


Nat Sot Ferguson
Narr: This is an excerpt of a video tape of Ferguson.
Investigators believe he made his last murder victim hold the camera. Police say the tape is full of obscenities and graphic remarks that show Ferguson was obsessed with killing.

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Ferguson's murder spree stated Saturday night. Apparently angry over the breakup with his girlfriend... she was his 1st victim. He then targeted other employees of the Burns security company where he had worked as a security guard...before being suspended. In all he murdered 4 co-workers.
The crime spree nearly shutdown the Burns security operation in Sacramento. Some 1500 Burns security guards left these post out of fear they could be his next target.

(standup... second killing ...in short time in Sacramento..)))



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A suicide bomber set off an explosion in a busy area of Istanbul today-
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killing two policemen and injuring 21 people.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack but police said the bomber was a 25 year old Turkish national.
The bomb went off in a popular tourist area of Istanbul... near a police station.
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Fire closed the Newark International airport for awhile this afternoon.
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The blaze started when building materials caught fire ... at a building under construction.
Airport fire trucks responded.... forcing the aiport to close down.
No one was hurt.
The fire is now under control... and the airport has re-opened.
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There's waste in government. That comment may not seem like much of a news flash.
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But today the Secretary of Defense not only admitted it, he also says the Pentagon is making a concerted effort to eliminate waste.
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((DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: MONEY DISAPPEARS INTO DUPLICATIVE DUTIES, BLOATED BUREAUCRACIES.. NOT BECAUSE OF GREED, BUT BECAUSE OF GRIDLOCK.))
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Rumsfeld said every dollar squandered on waste is one denied to the warfighter.
While Rumsfeld did not provide specific figures, he said he would make cuts beyond the initial fifteen percent called for by Congress.

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A new public awareness campaign says the odds of living go up fast if heart attack victims call 9-1-1 right away.

The National "9-1-1" One Day campaign is encouraging people to call fast if they have symptoms.
Forty percent of Americans who have heart attacks each year die. Most never go to a hospital. The American Heart Association says only 20 percent of patients reach an emergency room in the hour after symptoms start -- yet only one percent of patients who arrive at a hospital within one hour die.


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While many people think of heart disease --as something that mainly affects men -- WOMEN are just as much at risk.
In fact, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women.
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Tonight, Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us the story of a local women -- who had a heart attack at the age of 50.
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Jean,
Every year more than 500-thousand women die from heart disease.
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Andree' Brooks says she was lucky --that she recognized the signs --and sought help early.
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((
When many women think of a family member most likely to have a heart attack --they picture their father, brother or husband -but very rarely themselves.
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(( I WAS TOO YOUNG TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK -- I NEVER THOUGHT IT WOULD BE ME. I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE ONE OF MY BROTHERS --BECAUSE MEN HAVE HEART ATTACKS AND WOMEN DON'T AND THAT'S SUCH A MISCONCEPTION)) [RUNS13]
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In fact, more than 20 percent of women have some form of cardiovascular disease.
Doctor Mona Sadek says because women often have different symptoms than men --they don't recognize the warning signs --and therefore don't seek medical attention.
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((WOMEN TEND TO HAVE VERY SUBTLE SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS --FATIGUE JUST BEING TIRED --SHORT OF BREATH A LITTLE NAUSEA THAT'S PRETTY MUCH IT. SO IT'S NOT THE ELEPHANT SITTING ON YOUR CHEST KIND OF SIGN THAT YOU CAN RELY ON)) [RUNS14]
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(( I DIDN'T HAVE CRUSHING CHEST PAINS --I DIDN'T HAVE PAIN IN MY ARM --THE TYPICAL SYMPTOMS THAT WE HEAR ABOUT -- I JUST HAD THIS LITTLE ACHE THAT WAS INSIDE MY HEART AND I KNEW THAT WAS SERIOUS )) [RUNS15]
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Brooke says because she got help right way --she didn't suffer any damage to her heart.
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((IT'S ALMOST IN A WAY LIKE I'M GLAD IT HAPPENED --IT WAS A VERY MILD HEART ATTACK -- AND IT MAKES ME VERY CONSCIOUS OF EATING RIGHT, EXERCISING, CHOLESTEROL --ALL OF THE THINGS I PROBABLY WOULDN'T HAVE UNTIL I WAS MUCH OLDER)) [RUNS15]
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To find out more information about women and heart disease ---
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[PINNACLE] Lewis-Gale Medical Center will be having a Women and Heart Health Symposium.
It will take place on Sunday from 12-30 to 4pm at the Hotel Roanoke. You must pre-register by Friday by calling 1-888-633-4860. The cost is 25 dollars and that includes lunch.
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Jean,

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Still to come on the newscast, Jacey Birch will tell us where teenage mothers can find some help and as well as wise advice.
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Earning a high school diploma while raising a child may be more than some teenage mothers can bear.
But with the help of Foster Grandparents... many girls are finding the challenge a little easier.
Jacey Birch takes us to a place where love spans generations.
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(((Brittany and Bradley play in the toy room while their mothers are just down the hall attending their morning school classes.
All of the little ones here at the Maternal and Infant Education Center are cared for while their teenage mothers pursue their diplomas.
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I LOVE CHILDREN AND THIS GIVES ME A FOCUS, TO GIVE SOMETHING BACK THAT I HAVE RECEIVED THROUGH LIFE TO OTHER PEOPLE.
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Grandma Ingram... as she is affectionately called... has been a foster grandparent at the center for the past two years.
Her duties are limitless and also a bit messy at times.
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(when the baby spits up)

THIS IS WHAT I DO... (laughing)
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Sixty senior citizens volunteer their time as foster grandparents in twenty different centers across the Roanoke Valley.
The job has one main requirement.
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FIRST OF ALL THEY'VE GOT TO LOVE CHILDREN, THAT'S THE FIRST THING.
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FOSTER GRANDPARENTS IN THE PROGRAM ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CARING AND FEEDING FOR THE BABIES JUST LIKE THIS ONE HERE, HIS NAME IS NASSIR, AND OF COURSE THEY HAVE TO GIVE TONS AND TONS OF TLC.
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But the experience here is just as rewarding for the foster grandparents.
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LIFE DOESN'T STOP AT SIXTY OR SIXTY-FIVE, WHEN SOMEONE RETIRES. THEY STILL HAVE A LOT TO GIVE TO THE COMMUNITY AND FOR THE NEWBORN CHILDREN, THE MOST EXPERIENCES THEY CAN HAVE IS VERY IMPORTANT AND PARTICULARLY GETTING TO BOND WITH THE ELDERLY.
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It appears to be a happy experience for Brittany.
Jacey Birch, News Seven.)))
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Still to come in Sports, Mike Stevens will preview tonight's Carolina League final in Salem,
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[VO] and then a little bit later, the Jacksons talk about their brother Michael's effort to climb back to the top of the pop charts.
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It will soon be difficult to have a Coke and a smile at Radford University. The school annouced a deal with Pepsi Cola today.
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The University says it signed a 10-year exclusive contract with the soda giant. As part of the deal, Pepsi will provide just over one-million dollars to help with construction of a new student union. Pepsi representatives will meet with Radford officials today to present over 3-hundred thousand dollars for the project.
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Earlier this month, Virginia Tech announced it's an exclusive Coke campus...with a 17-million dollar deal over 10-years.
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Welcome folks to the Monday ticker that is showcasing a major showdown tonight.
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The Salem Avalanche will be trying to to claim that elusive Carolina League title tonight as they tangle with Wilmington Blue Rocks in game five of the league championship series.
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Last night the Blue Rocks picked up a 4-to-1 win to force tonight 5th and deciding game. Tonight the Avs will have to beat one of the hottest hurlers in the league in former John Battle high school star Jimmy Gobble.
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From one double a Richmond to mighty Penn State the Cavaliers will have to make some tremendous strides in order to come up with a win this Thursday night against the Nittany Lions in a game that has some outside distractions. Steve Mason has more from Charlottesville.
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Coming up on News 7 at Six - this week's edition of the Tech 2001 report. Take care everyone. [GO TO BREAK]

[5-Jackson]


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Michael Jackson's tribute party continues tonight in Madison Square Garden.
With more on the King of Pop's comeback, here's Rebecca Rankin.
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(( Hey I'm here at Michael Jackson tribute concert at New York's Madison Square Garden. It's a huge year for Michael and he seems to be pulling out all of the stops in building ANTICIPATION for HIS NEW ALBUM "invincible"...an album that many are calling his best work in years.....

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JERMAINE JACKSON Michael is a winner! and one he's the biggest second most selling album in the world and number one entertainer around the world. He can just go and create the excitement so he is the man.
THE JACKSON BROTHERS ARE AS EXCITED AS THE REST OF US ABOUT THE RELEASE OF MICHAEL'S LATEST ALBUM.
S/U "You Rock My world" (covered with montage shots)

SOT-JACKSONS

Jermaine: we've been hearing bits and pieces over the last 8 months on this record. Jackie: His album in incredible...he's gonna hurt you. Jermaine: And he's setting it up for us. Marlon: so go and get your prescription (laughter)
THE ALBUM'S 1ST SINGLE YOU ROCK MY WORLD" WAS LEAKED TO A FEW RADIO STATIONS IN NEW YORK. EPIC RECORDS ASKED THE STATIONS TO PULL THE SONG IN FEAR OF EARLY EXPOSURE, WHICH FORCED THE LABEL TO MOVE UP THE RELEASE DATE FOR THE SINGLE AND THE ALBUM.
S/U Nasdaq Michael Coming out to screams
MICHAEL'S BEEN GENERATING LOTS OF PRESS FOR "INVINCIBLE" WITH A RARE PUBLIC APPEARANCE AT THE NASDAQ MARKET SITE IN TIME SQUARE THE DAY AFTER HIS BIRTHDAY.
Michael Jackson I am deeply moved...um this is very special moment for me. Thank you
VO HE THEN MADE A SURPRISE APPEARANCE AT THE VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS WITH N'SYNC.

(sound up)

Performance with NSync
THE BIGGEST BUILD-UP BY FAR ...THE "MICHAEL JACKSON: 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, THE SOLO YEARS" CONCERTS. THE STAR STUDDED EVENT RE-UNITED MICHAEL WITH THE JACKSON FIVE.

SOT-JERMAINE

it's just great to see um, to be a part of it and do our part and also to see so many people went to support that whole thing and we're very excited to sort of, bring the, the magic and the, the excitement to what he's trying to achieve."

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REBECCA ON CAMERA TAG MICHAEL HAS ALSO TEAMED UP WITH VH1 TO GIVE FANS THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME...TO MAKE THEIR VERSION OF THE VIDEO FOR "YOU ROCK MY WORLD." MICHAEL WILL PICK THE BEST ONE AND THE WINNER WILL BE FLOWN OUT TO NEVERLAND TO MEET HIM. LOG ON TO VH1.COM FOR MORE INFO. HIS NEW ALBUM "INVINCIBLE" WILL BE OUT OCTOBER 30TH. IN NEW YORK I'M REBECCA RANKIN.)) [Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]