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Today on News 7 at 5, U-S Airways is ending jet service to the Roanoke Regional Airport. We'll see what that will mean to local travellers.
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Also we will see some closeup video from Ground Zero as rescue workers continue their efforts at the World Trade Center.
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Also today, the stock markets continue their drop.
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And a local police officer who gave his life in the line of duty is remembered in Christiansburg.
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((JOHN ASHCROFT/US ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE ARE LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY THAT MORE THAN FOUR PLANES MAY HAVE BEEN TARGETTED FOR HIJACKING.))
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One week after the terrorist attack... new leads in the investigation.
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And one week after the attack, the airline industry takes a beating.
The latest news- U-S Airways will cut all JET service to the Roanoke Regional Airport.
U-S Airways Express would still operate, but jet service would be discontinued.
More on that in a moment, but first the latest from New York where we find Gretchen Carlson.
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((WITH MORE THAN 5000 PEOPLE STILL MISSING AMONG THE RUINS OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER....A GRIM REALITY IS STARTING TO SINK-IN.
RUDOLF GIULIANI/NEW YORK CITY MAYOR "THE CHANCES OF RECOVERING ANY LIVE HUMAN BEINGS ARE VERY, VERY SMALL NOW GIVEN THE AMOUNT OF TIME AND THE CONDITION OF THE SITE." IT'S BEEN ONE WEEK NOW SINCE THE TERRORIST ATTACK. MOST LIKELY THE LONGEST WEEK EVER FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE MISSING. SOME ARE STILL POSTING PICTURES AT THE FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER, BUT OTHERS ARE NOW BRINGING IN D-N-A SAMPLES THAT MAY HELP IDENTIFY THE DEAD. ROBERT DORF/victim's brother "THIS IS WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO AT THIS POINT." AND WHILE MOST NEW YORKERS ARE BACK AT WORK ... IT'S OBVIOUSLY NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR THOSE IN THE WALL STREET AREA, JUST A FEW BLOCKS FROM GROUND ZERO. "I THINK YOU LOOK AROUND AND SEE PEOPLE WALKING IN A DAZE A LITTLE BIT." EARLIER THIS MORNING, MANY PEOPLE PAUSED AT THE EXACT TIME OF THE FIRST ATTACK.... WHILE RADIO STATIONS REMEMBERED THE MOMENT WITH A PATRIOTIC SONG. RAY CHARLES SINGING, "AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL"))



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In the week since the terrorist attacks, we have learned that the events could have been even worse. Aleen Sirgany has more from Washington
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((AS BAD AS IT WAS, IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE.

(SOT)ATTORNEY GENERAL/JOHN ASHCROFT

We are looking at the possibility there could have been more than four planes targeted for hijacking.
THE U.S HAS DETAINED DOZENS OF PEOPLE AND WANTS TO TALK TO NEARLY TWO HUNDRED MORE WHO MIGHT HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ATTACKS.
SOME MAY HAVE TIES TO FUGITIVE TERRORIST OSMA BIN LADEN.
IN AFGHANISTAN, TALIBAN RULERS SAY BIN LADEN MAY BE GUILTY BUT THE U.S HASNT PROVEN IT. ..AND THEY WANT PROOF BEFORE THEY CONSIDER THE U.S. DEMAND THAT HE BE HANDED OVER.
AND THEY VOW TO WAGE A HOLY WAR AGAINST THE U.S IF PRESIDENT BUSH LAUNCHES AN ATTACK. DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD SAYS AMERICA SHOULD BRACE FOR A LONG FIGHT.

(SOT)DEFENSE SECRETARY, DONALDRUMSFELDT

The best defense where they are.
EXACTLY ONE WEEK AFTER THE ATTACKS, PRESIDENT BUSH LED THE NATION IN A MOMENT OF SILENCE.

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A SOMBER MOOD REFLECTED IN FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE VICTIMS , (NAT FROM TODAYS FUNERAL) THIS FUNERAL, FOR THE CO-PILOT OF THE PLANE THAT CRASHED INTO THE PENTAGON.

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IN THE MEANTIME, LAST WEEKS ATTACKS ARE REPORTEDLY COSTING THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY 250-3-HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS A DAY. AND BARRING A GOVERNMENT BAILOUT, SOME COMMERICIAL AIRLINES MAY BE FACING BANKRUPTCY.))

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One airline feeling the affects- US Airways- and the news tonight is that the airline will cut ALL jet service to Roanoke.
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Shannon Young is at the Roanoke Regional Airport.

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Air travelers in Lynchburg are also feeling the effect of the airline industry's financial troubles.
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Airport manager Mark Courtney says USAirways Express has cancelled five flights originating in Lynchburg through the end of the month.
They include four daily flights to Charlotte and one to Pittsburgh.
No word on how long those flights will remain cancelled.
These are all commuter flights to larger hubs.. the Lynchburg airport has not had jet service from any of the major airlines in about six years.
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Workers at the Pentagon are making tremendous progress, according to the Virginia fire and police officials in charge of the cleanup.
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Ellen Qualls is in Arlington- Ellen what's going on there today?
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Coming up next, First Lady Laura Bush weighs in on last week's terrorist attacks,
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[VO] and we'll see what is being done to fill some crucial jobs in your local drug stores.
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One question many parents want answered: How do you tell children about what happened last week?
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First Lady Laura Bush appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show to talk about ways parents and teachers can help children understand and cope with last week's attacks.
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Parents and teachers were advised to let children talk about their fears and to let them do something production such as writing letters to the families of victims.
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Beware a new computer virus...
The Attorney General says the latest virus could be even more destructive than the Code Red Worm several months ago.
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The virus is called W-32-dot-Nimda-
It had already affected tens of thousands of computers by midday. [PG TWO]
It's usually found on computers running Microsoft Windows N-T or 2000.
The bug has infected computers worldwide and scans the Internet in search of new computers to infect.
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John Ashcroft says there's no evidence to link the computer worm attack with last week's terrorism in New York and Washington.

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The Christiansburg bypass in Montgomery County has a new name...one that honors a fallen police officer.
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This part of Route 4-60 is now the Terry Griffith Memorial Highway. A 17-year veteran of the Christiansburg P-D, he was killed seven-years ago today.
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Griffith was shot at age 37 while trying to arrest a shoplifting suspect. Officials say he's the only officer in their 209-year history killed in the line of duty.
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Officials at today's dedication ceremony say his daughter Ashley made the highway honor happen. There's also a scholarship at Christiansburg High School in Griffith's name.
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More than half of all adults in this country take two or more medications a day.
And the number of prescriptions filled each year continues to grow.
This comes at a time when there is a nationwide shortage of pharamacists.
And now more than ever pharmacy technicians are needed to help manage the workload.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has details.
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A job that's becoming increasingly more demanding. Over the past seven years the number of prescriptions filled has nearly doubled -- and so has the shortage of pharmacist.
Forcing many pharmacy's to rely more on pharmacy tech's. This is a person overseen by a pharmacist --who generally handles most of the technical aspects of the job like taking new prescription and processing information.
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It's one of the reasons the National College of Business and Technology is now offering a one-year pharmacy technician program.
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And by giving students like Lisa Straub --proper training to get certified --the college hopes to meet the needs quickly.
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And for pharmacist Tim Schirm --knowing that there will be a supply of trained workers in this region brings a sense of relief.
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And with a growing elderly population and increasing use of complex prescription drugs --making sure pharmacies are adequately staffed is a critical issue that will affect us all.
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Still to come in our Marketwatch report,
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Coming up today in Sports, one of baseball's top pitchers is done for the season. Steve Mason will have the details,
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[VO] and then a little later, we'll see how successful firefighters were this weekend as they raised money for their fallen brothers in New York.
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On Wall Street today, stock prices drifted modestly lower in heavy trading, the day after the Dow's largest one-day point drop.
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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your ticker.
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The Hokies open their Big East season on the road this Saturday against Rutgers just outside of New York City. Mike Stevens tells us what the coaches are doing to make this trip as comfortable as possible.
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The Boston Globe has reported that the Boston Red Sox should announce shortly that ace pitcher Pedro Martinez will not pitch again this season.
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The newspaper is reporting that the decision to put Pedro on the shelf follows a reported weekend confrontation between Martinez and manager Joe Kerrigan.
the two apparently had a disagreement at Saturday's workout. A Boston TV station says Martinez stormed off the field but the Red Sox are denying the report. Pedro went on the disabled list June 26th with soreness in is right shoulder.

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Western Virginia has responded to Tuesday's attack with thousands of dollars in donations to the Fallen Firefighters' Fund.
But local organizers say they also fear some scam artists may have taken advantage of residents' generosity.
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Last Saturday's boot drive brought in close to 30- thousand dollars, and across the state firefighters have collected close to 500- thousand.
Organizers are warning contributors to be careful.
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((WE WILL BE IN UNIFORMS OR ASSOCIATION SHIRTS. WE WILL MOST LIKELY IN ALL CASES BE IN LARGE GROUPS. THAT'S THE LEGIT OPERATION. ALL THE FUNDS AND PROCEEDS FOR THIS WILL GO TO THE FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS' FAMILIES AND CHILDREN IN NEW YORK CITY.))
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The firefighters associations will be collecting money this Saturday at the Kroger on Town Square Boulevard, and on September 29th at the Spartan Square Kroger in Salem.
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