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On News 7 at 5, owners of a textile plant say 23-hundred people in Martinsville and Henry County could lose their jobs next year. We will have a live report.
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and the anti-taliban forces in Afghanistan seize more control of the country. [Weather-Head]
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Also the investigation into Monday's plane crash has a severe setback,
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and we will tell you why the makers of Oxycontin say the number of deaths linked to the drug have been exaggerated.
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United Troops are taking control of Kabul.... but the fight to defeat the Taliban is still not over.
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((THE TALIBAN IS MELTING SOME PIECES OF IT ARE MELTING INTO THE COUNTRYSIDE. PART OF IT IS BECAUSE THEY MAY HAVE DECIDED TO TOSS IN THE TOWEL. IN OTHER CASES THEY MAY BE WAITING TO COUNTER ATTACK AT SOME TIME LATER.))
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U-S Forces are now focusing on Kandahar... a remaining stronghold of the Taliban.

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Meanwhile here on the homefront President Bush is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin-
The former cold war adversaries are becomming allies.... at least on some fronts.
Aleen Sirgany is live in Crawford Texas where the two leaders are meeting.
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((RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ARRIVED IN TEXAS TODAY FOR WHAT PRESIDENT BUSH HOPES WILL BE A RELAXED SETTING FOR TALKS. BOTH LEADERS WILL TRY TO MAKE PROGRESS ON MISSILE DEFENSE ...A THORNY ISSUE. ONE ISSUE THEY DO SEE EYE TO EYE ON IS CREATING A NEW COALITION IN AFHANISTAN. U-S WAR PLANES ARE PATROLLING KANDAHAR, THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE TALIBAN AND ONE OF THEIR REMAINING STRONGHOLDS. IN THESE AL JAZEERA PICTURES, THE TALIBAN SEEMS DEFIANT, BUT ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES HAVE REPORTEDLY TAKEN CONTROL OF THE AIRPORT OUTSIDE THE CITY. THE PENTAGON SAYS A GROUP OF SOUTHERN TRIBES FORMALLY ALLIGNED ... WITH THE TALIBAN SEEM NOW SEEM TO BE TURNING AGAINST THEM. Rear Admiral,John Stufflebeem/Pentagon Spokesman: anti-taliban in southern afghanista are rebelling .. but the situation is very dynamic. THAT'S BECAUSE THE PENTAGON ISN'T SURE WHAT THE TALIBAN TROOPS ARE UP TO. ONE DAY AFTER LOSING KABUL, IT'S UNCLEAR WHETHER THEY'RE NOW HIDING IN CAVES TO REGROUP AND MOUNT A NEW ATTACK, OR RUNNING FOR THEIR LIVES. AND THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION CAUTIONS THAT THE WAR IS FAR FROM OVER. VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY ``This is a very good beginning to what's likely to be a long struggle.''
ONE OF THE MAJOR TOPICS THE PRESIDENT WILL ADDRESS HERE: WHAT A FUTURE GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN WILL LOOK LIKE.. PRESIDENTS BUSH AND PUTIN WANT THE REBEL GROUPS TO SHARE POWER WITH THE PASHTUNS, AFGHANISTAN'S LARGEST ETHNIC GROUP))

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Two-thousand jobs in Martinsville and Henry County are likely to be lost by next July.
That word came from V-F-Imagewear today.
Local officials say they're devastated by the news and are worried about the community's future.
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Business Reporter Jennifer Miele is in Martinsville where today's announcement is still sinking in.
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A Greensboro man who abducted his wife at gunpoint a year ago in Salem will spend the next 13 years in federal prison.

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[V/O-NAT] Glenn Dexter Powell was sentenced today on the federal charges.
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His estranged wife testified she and her children still "live in fear." Kimberly Powell and the kids got away from Glenn in Landover, Maryland. He was arrested later in North Carolina.
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((HAD SHE NOT ESCAPED THAT MORNING IN MARYLAND, WHO KNOWS WHAT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED. SO I THINK IT'S A VALID CONCERN.))

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Kimberly Powell is afraid Glenn will come after her once he gets out.
He faces trial in Salem next January for the alleged abduction of the children and of Kimberly's step-father. If Powell is convicted on all counts in that case, he could get at least another 18 years to serve on the firearms charges alone.

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The American Airlines plane that crashed in New York Monday had been severely shaken in air turbulence seven years ago.
47-people were hurt in that incident.
An aviation consultant says the plane could have been weakened by the 1994 encounter.
But experts say the aircraft would have been inspected several times since and any problems should have been detected.
Meanwhile the investigation has run into another problem.
Drew Levinson has the details.
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((WHILE THE WRECKAGE CONTINUES TO BE HAULED AWAY FROM THIS NEIGHBORHOOD FOR CLOSER EXAMINATION....INVESTIGATORS ARE DEALING WITH A SETBACK. ONE OF THE JET'S SO CALLED BLACK BOXES IS BADLY DAMAGED.
CRITCAL MECHANICAL AND SYSTEMS INFORMATION ON THE FLIGHT DATA RECORDER CANNOT BE READ AND IT'S BEING SENT BACK TO THE MANUFACTURER FOR ANALYSIS.

SOT: GEORGE BLACK/NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD SPOKESPERSON

"WE ARE CONFIDENT THERE'S DATA ON IT, SO WE ARE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT GETTING AT THAT DATA."
INVESTIGASTORS HOPE THE DATA RECORDER WILL EVENTUALLY EXPLAIN TWO RATTLING NOISES HEARD ON THE COCKPIT VOICE RECORDER JUST SECONDS BEFORE PILOTS LOST CONTROL OF THE PLANE.
OFFICIALS ALSO DON'T KNOW WHAT CAUSED THE JET TO BREAK APART IN MID AIR...LEAVING THE TAIL-FIN AND RUDDER IN JAMAICA BAY. BOTH ENGINES ALSO SEPARATED FROM THE FUSELAGE...LANDING IN A GAS STATION AND SOMEONE'S BACKYARD.

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AT THE PRIMARY CRASH SITE....INVESTIGATORS SPENT THE DAY SIFTING THOUGH LITERALLY MILLIONS OF PIECES OF RUBBLE. SO FAR ALL EVIDENCE POINTS TO CATASTROPHIC MECHANICAL FAILURE, BUT SABATOGE OR FAULTY MAINTAINENCE HAVE NOT BEEN RULED OUT.

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Coming up next, the Red Cross says it let the American public down in the way it handled money from its Liberty fund,
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The American Red Cross now says all money raised for the Liberty disaster fund will go the victims and their families.
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((DAVID MCLAUGHLIN/RED CROSS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: IT HAS BEEN MADE INCREASINGLY CLEAR THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT GAP BETWEEN THE FOCUS OF OUR EFFORTS AND THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC.REGRETIBALLY IT TOOK US SOMEWHAT LONGER THAN I THINK IT SHOULD HAVE TO ADDRESS THE CREDIBILITY GAP.))
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The liberty Fund received about 543 million dollars in donations after the terrorist attacks.
The Red Cros came under fire when it said it planned to take about 200 million and use it in the event of more attacks.

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The first person to receive a self contained artificial heart has suffered a stroke and is back on a ventilator.
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Doctors in Louisville say Robert Tools had a stroke Sunday afternoon.. It was probably caused by a blood clot- which is one of the risks of the procedure.
Tools underwent the heart operation July second- Without the operation he was given little chance of surviving 30 days.
Doctors aren't sure how much Tools will recover or how long it'll take.
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The Drug Enforcement Administration is conducting an ongoing study to determine how many overdose deaths are related to the prescription pain killer OxyContin.
As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us the preliminary results indicate the number of deaths may have been exaggerated.
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Purdue Pharma makes the powerful pain killer -OxyContin. It says recent media reports blaming hundreds of deaths on the painkiller --appear to be inaccurate and have not been verified by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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So far --preliminary findings from 783 medical examiner reports from 30 states indicated OxyContin was the cause or a contributing factor in 110 deaths and suspected in 172.
One problem in determining a fatal OxyContin overdose is that its primary ingredient Oxycodone --is also found in 50 other drugs.
Plus -Purdue says most overdoses involve multiple substances.
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One of those incentives by Purdue includes providing tamper resistant prescription pads to doctor --and developing a new form of the painkiller that's abuse resistant.
Joy Sutton, News 7.))
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News 7 spoke with the Deputy Attorney General who has been working on the OxyContin task force. He says Purdue Pharma has a valid complaint. He says even the State Medical Examiner has reported that its difficult tell if a death is related to OxyContin. But he points out that in Southwest, Virginia OxyContin is a drug that's often abused.


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Coming up today following Sports, we will see how
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Coming up today in Sports,
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On Wall Street today, stocks extended their rally as a record jump in retail sales last month gave the bulls a reason to stay on board.
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It's Wednesday and that means high school basketball.
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Tonight we turn to college hoops though- The Virginia Tech women's basketball team has reached the NCAA tournament three of the last four years. Freshman Erin Gibson hopes to help continue the trend. Steve Mason updates us on the former Carroll County star in Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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((ERIN GIBSON COMPLETED A STORY BOOK HIGH SCHOOL CAREER LAST YEAR AT CARROLL COUNTY BY BEING NAMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GROUP 2A PLAYER OF THE YEAR. SHE'S NOW A FRESHMAN AT VIRGINIA TECH AND WHILE THE TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BIG TIME DIVISION ONE BALL IS NEVER EASY, GIBSON IS DOING JUST FINE.
The Hokies have been practices for one month and Gibson is wise beyond her years when it comes to understanding the difference between Carroll County and Virginia Tech basketball. ((:))
Two players who play in the post return from last year's team. The six, two Gibson might be the youngest of the three centers, but she is holding her own. ((:)) Erin averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds a game during here career at Carroll County under coach h Howard Mayo, himself a college post player. Gibson has been attending Tech's basketball camps since the eighth grade and her local fan base should help her make the jump to the college ranks.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))

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Roanoke is getting decked out for the holidays.
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Roanoke's Parks and Recreation staff kicked off the season by setting up the City Holiday Tree at First Union Plaza.
The 35-foot spruce was donated by Botetourt County resident Donald Brown.
Lynchburg Crane Service donated the crane.
The city will light the tree in a ceremony that begins at 5:30 on November 30th.
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Meanwhile a small town in northern Michigan will help the nation's capitol get into the Christmas spirit.
Residents there have just cut down the tree for the U-S Capitol.
With the events of September 11th, they say this year's tree will have a special significance.
Jim Acosta has more.
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(( nats (choir singing Gloria In Excelsis)
IN WATERSMEET MICHIGAN -- MOST TREE-CUTTINGS DONT COME WITH A CHOIR OR CHILDREN WAVING AMERICAN FLAGS.
nats handsaw nats
BUT THIS IS NO ORDINARY TREE. IT STOOD THE TEST OF TIME...

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So you may have handled the seedling that became this tree.> I may have.
DONA JEFFERY REMEMBERS WHEN SHE WORKED WITH F.D.R.S CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS TO PLANT THE TREE DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION.

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to be the biggest. (laughs)
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SOON IT WILL STAND IN FRONT OF THE U-S CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON D.C....WITH THE NAME THE TREE OF HOPE.
STAND-UP, Jim Acosta In a strange twist of irony this project was called the tree of hope long before september 11th. And since then the people of Michigan have looked upon this 74 foot white spruce pine as their unique way to send hope to a nation.
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MARY WRIGHT DROVE THROUGH EVERY COUNTY IN MICHIGAN -- ALL 83 OF THEM -- TO COLLECT SOME FIVE THOUSAND ORNAMENTS TO DECORATE THE TREE.

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Its Michigans gift to the nation.
ORNAMENTS SUCH AS THIS OWL MADE OUT OF DEBRIS RECOVERED FROM A FIRE.

SOT "Ive named her hope."


OTHERS FASHIONED FROM MICHIGAN COPPER.

SOT: Nofaila Haidar, Dearborn MI Fordson H.S

I can help. I can do something. And so can everybody.
THEN THERES NOFAILA HAIDAR -- A MUSLIM BORN IN LEBANON -- ONE OF HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS WHO JOINED THE EFFORT... WITH SYMBOLS OF FREEDOM AND BRAVERY.

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Nature created the tree. It will be sacrificed which is really a profound ritual that is connected to the sacrifice of the lives on the tragedy of september 11th. But then theres going to be this shimmering
proclaiming of hope.//BUTT TO SOT: You should come and see it.


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PEOPLE WILL COME AND SEE THIS TREE OF HOPE.
"God Bless America..."
AND IF MICHIGAN GETS ITS WISH -- PEOPLE WILL SEE MORE THAN JUST A CHRISTMAS TREE. JIM ACOSTA CBS NEWS WATERSMEET MICHIGAN.))
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