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It's official, America has been in a recession since March. We'll have the details next on News 7 at 5,
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and local officials bring Governor-elect Mark Warner to Henry County. They want to know if he can help improve the region's economic outlook.
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Well, it may be late November but the unseasonable weather continues through mid week. We will explain in a moment.

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Also the Virgina Tech Hokies have accepted a bowl offer. We'll tell you where they're going today in Sports.
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and why some members of Roanoke's African American community are upset over plans for a local nursing home.
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U-S Marines are on the ground in Afghanistan.. and more are joining them.
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The Defense Secretary says there are hundreds.. not thousands... of U-S Marines on the ground.
Their priority .... to stop the terrorists from fleeing the nation.
Aleen Sirgany has the latest live from Washington.
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((THE 500 MARINES NOW ON THE GROUND IN SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN...HAVE SEEN THEIR FIRST ACTION. GUNSHIPS OPENED FIRE ON A 15-CAR HEAVILY ARMOURED CONVEY HEADED FOR THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED TROOP BASE...JUST OUTSIDE KANDAHAR. ..THE TALIBAN'S FINAL STRONGHOLD. SO FAR THERES NO CONFIRMATION THE CONVOY BELONGED TO THE TALIBAN. HELICOPTERS CONTINUE TO FERRY EQUIPEMENT TO THE BASE. THE PENTAGON SAYS IT WILL BE INVALUABLE. DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY You could use it for a variety of things: for humanitarian purposes, you could use it for special operations. PRIORITY ONE FOR THE MARINES..... STOP THE TERRORISTS FROM ESCAPING. DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY They are not an occupying force. Their purpose is to establish a forward base of operations to help pressure the Taliban forces in Afghanistan. GUNFIRE CONTINUES TO ECHO AT THE PRISON NEAR MAZAR-E-SHARIF AS A BLOODY UPRISING CONTINUES. IT STARTED WHEN TALIBAN PRISONERS GOT HOLD OF WEAPONS FROM THEIR CAPTORS AND STARTED SHOOTING AT THE NORTHERN ALLIANCE. AND AS HE MET WITH TWO AMERICAN AID WORKERS HELD IN AN AFGHAN PRISON FOR MONTHS. PRESIDENT BUSH WARNED THE WAR HAS ENTERED ANOTHER PHASE. WITH TROOPS ON THE GROUND THERE COULD BE AMERICAN CASUALTIES. PRESIDENT BUSH : This is a dangerous period of time. This is a period of time in which we're now hunting down the people who are responsible for bombing America.))

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Here on the homefront.. the economy is taking a beating.
America is now officially in a recession.
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That from the Bureau of Economic research.. it says the recession officially began in March.
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Bush says thanks to his big tax cut, plus low interest rates and energy prices, America is poised for a strong rebound.
Bush is also calling on Congress to pass an economic stimulus package ....so he can sign it by Christmas.

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Govenor-elect Mark Warner paid a visit to Henry County today, one week after the news that V-F Imagewear will cut more than 2-thousand jobs.
He and Congressman Virgil Goode met with local officials and left with some ideas that both hope will improve the situation.
Jennifer Miele reports from Henry County.
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(( Govenor-elect Mark Warner will carry a heavy load with him into office come January... some say the entire economic fate of Southside is on his shoulders.
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((MARK WARNER: HOW WE CAN DO A BETTER JOB OF RECRUITING CURRENT MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY RESIDENTS WHO ARE IN COLLEGE OR ARE RECENT GRADUATES OF COLLEGE, ABOUT SOME OF THE OPPORTUNITIES ABOUT COMING BACK TO THE REGION.)) [RUNS12]
Warner was joined by dozens of state and local officials and business leaders who brought their own economic development suggestions.
But the most outspoken of ideas didn't come from them.
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This laid off Dupont employee and others like him are calling for action in the form of financial assistance.

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But southside residents are hopeful a solution will come before that. [STAND UP] ((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING: SO LOTS OF IDEAS BUT NO ACTION, YET. STILL CONGRESSMAN VIRGIL GOODE LIKENED SOUTHSIDE'S STRUGGLES TO THOSE OF NEW YORK CITY. HE SAYS THE STRENGTH AND PERSEVERANCE OF BOTH COMMUNITIES WILL PREVAIL. JENNIFER MIELE, NEWS 7, HENRY COUNTY.)) [RUNS10] ))

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Carilion is getting ready to close Burrell Nursing home in Roanoke, then GIVE it away. Though Carilion says Burrell is losing a million dollars a year, at least some members of the African- American community want Carilion to give it to them.
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About 20 people lined the sidewalk across the street from Carilion's Memorial Hospital to protest the deal announced in late September. For some it's a symbol of the black community.
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((FREDDIE MONK/PROTESTER: THAT BUILDING WAS THE ONLY PLACE AFRICAN AMERICANS COULD GO DURING SEGREGATION. A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THIS TOWN WERE BORN THERE.))
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Carilion is giving the old nursing home to Blue Ridge Behavioral Health care, but there are conditions.
Part of the deal requires Blue Ridge to maintain Burrell's historical and cultural legacy AND to provide space for the benefit of the community.
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Coming up next on the newscast, an announcement by cloning experts leads to an ethical and legal debate,
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[VO] and on Health Check and we will see why researchers believe a group of prostitutes in Africa could help lead to an AIDS vaccine.
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Many said it was only a matter of time
Today an American scientist says he's cloned a human embryo.
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Dr. Michael West says his lab, Advanced Cell Technology, has no interest in cloing humans-
He says they want to clone human embryos only to find cures for diseases like Parkinsons and Diabetes.
But the cloning has set off a major controversy- from those who say cloning is creating life only to destroy it.
President Bush is calling on Congress to ban all human cloning.
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World AIDS Day will run a week this year... at least in Roanoke.
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The Council of Community Services kicked off the annual event by unveiling four panels of the national AIDS quilt. One of the panels honors local victims. Organizers invite the public to stop by the Red Cross to view the quilts as well as take part in a week long agenda designed to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.
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((ROBERT MORROW/COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY SERVICES: PROBABLY SEEING A DECREASE OVER THE LAST FOUR OR FIVE YEARS OF ABOUT 50-PERCENT OF THE CALLS COMING IN. SO, I THINK ALOT OF IT'S BEEN KIND OF OUT OF SIGHT OUT OF MIND. THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF COMPLACENCY.))
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The quilts will hang at the Red Cross through Friday. The Council will also offer outreach forums, the Vinton Christmas Parade, the Rememberance Walk and a bowling tournament fundraiser.
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Meanwhile AIDS researchers in Kenya are hoping a group of prostitutes may help them find a vaccine to fight the disease.
The women are all H-I-V negative, even though they have been frequently exposed to the virus.
As Teri Okita tells us, it's a puzzling, yet promising discovery.
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((TRACK: 30-YEAR-OLD MARGARET DOESN'T'T HAVE LONG TO LIVE. SHE'S AMONG THE TWO-MILLION KENYANS WHO HAVE H-I-V OR AIDS, AND SHE'S ALREADY LOST TWO CHILDREN TO THE DISEASE.
SCIENTISTS ARE SCRAMBLING TO FIND A CURE ... OR AT LEAST A VACCINE ... FOR THIS NATIONAL DISASTER. AND THEY'RE LOOKING IN A MOST UNUSUAL PLACE.

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TRACK: SALOME KOKUTONA HAS BEEN A PROSTITUTE IN NAIROBI'S SLUMS FOR ALMOST 20-YEARS, BUT FOR SOME REASON, SHE'S NEVER CONTRACTED THE AIDS VIRUS.

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I'm glad that I'm HIV negative and I do thank my God, but I pray to my God that he'll keep me negative throughout. (:11)
TRACK: SCIENTISTS HAVE BEEN TRACKING SALOME AND SEVERAL OTHER PROSTITUTES FOR 15-YEARS. WHAT THEY FOUND WAS, EVEN AFTER EXPOSURE TO HIV, THESE WOMEN WERE RESISTANT. SO, THEY BEGAN LOOKING AT THE SEX WORKERS' D-N-A MAKEUP TO CREATE A VACCINE.

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STANDUP: More than 30-potential vaccines ... most targeting antibodies ... have been tested, but so far, none has been effective. Scientists are hoping this one ... which focuses on what they call, killer T-cells, will help put an end to the epidemic. (:16)

(NATSD FULL ) Masuri sana. Nice to see you.


TRACK: TO TEST THE VACCINE INSPIRED BY THE PROSTITUTES, SCIENTISTS HAVE LAUNCHED A CLINICAL TRIAL. THEY REMAIN HOPEFUL ABOUT THEIR RESEARCH.

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society, isn't it? (BUTT TO) So, it's quite interesting where discoveries can come from. Very unexpected. (:11)
TRACK: AND SALOME KOKUTONA SAYS SHE'S PROUD OF HER SMALL CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS ENDING THIS DEADLY EPIDEMIC. FOR MARGARET HOPE IS FADING ..BUT THE VACCINE COULD SAVE MILLIONS OF OTHERS IN KENYA AND POSSIBLY AROUND THE WORLD. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, KENYA.))

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It's going to cost the city of Lynchburg millions to renovate its old court house museum and find new headquarters for the museum system.
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That's the conclusion of a report that will go before Lynchburg city council tomorrow.
A second floor ceiling in the old court house collapsed last summer, revealing major structural flaws in the building.
Officials estimate renovations will cost about a million and a half dollars.. and finding other office space will be even more expensive.
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((TOM LEDFORD/MUSEUM ADMINISTRATOR: AND NOW WE'RE BRINGING THE RESULTS OF THAT SURVEY TO COUNCIL, GIVING THEM SOME IDEA OF WHAT THE COST WILL BE AND HOPING TO GET THEIR APPROVAL SO WE CAN PROCEED WITH THE WORK, BECAUSE THIS IS NOT SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO TAKE A FEW WEEKS. WE WILL BE WORKING ON THIS FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL YEARS.))
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Ledford would like to see the museum headquarters moved to the Riverviews annex building at Ninth and Jefferson Streets.
City council will get its first look at the report tomorrow.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Patrick Evans will tell us about some local folks who are in heavy training for Christmas.
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The Roanoke Valley has long had a love affair with trains, especially during the Holidays.
Today Patrick Evans takes us to one local family's basement, where it's Christmas all year long as far as model trains are concerned.
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Coming up today in Sports, Steve Mason will examine the U-V-A Cavaliers' successful start to the basketball season,


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[VO] and then a little later we'll tell you why some rock and roll fans are expecting a big Kiss under the Christmas tree this year.
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Good evening folks and welcome to the Monday ticker. Lots to tell you about today including some red hot news out of Jacksonville. It is official - the Hokies will play Florida State in the Gator Bowl. The game kicks off New Year's Day at 12:30 at Alltel Stadium. Tech and FSU in Jacksonville.
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But first the Hokies need to focus in on another Florida team - the Miami Hurricanes. Miami is one top of the BCS rankings for the first time all season. Florida is now second.
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Miami will come into Tech ranked number one is everything. The Canes are 16 point favorites.
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Tonight in the Tech 2001 report we'll take you inside the banquet rooms for one of the Hokies Friday night meals the evening before game time. That's coming up tonight on News 7 at 6.
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The Virginia men's basketball team is off to a quick 3 and OH start and have outscored the opposition by and average of 34 points a game. Steve Mason says the key has been Roger Mason's successful transition to the point.
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((On paper the Cavaliers looked like final four material until the bad news came that point guard majestic Mapp would be lost for the season with a reoccurring knee problem. ((:))
Roger Mason, who would move to the point from his two guard position is closest to Mapp on the team, and he Gillen's statement as a challenge. So far he has produced. He is averaging 21.7 points and nearly six assists per game as the UVa floor general. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((CHRIS WILLIAMS:)) ((:))
Mason and the Wahoos battle Michigan State Wednesday night at the Richmond Coliseum as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

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The rock group Kiss is giving its fans a big holiday present- it's releasing a new box set that spans its almost 30 year career. V-H-One's Rebecca Rankin has more.
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((the band that won't quit...kiss...is set to release a cd-box set for the holidays...hundreds of kiss fanatics showed up at tower records in l.a. for a rare in-store to celebrate...
KISS PACKAGE
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track 1 FOR DECADES, KISS HAVE CLAIMED THAT THEY ARE, QUOTE, THE HOTTEST BAND IN THE WORLD. THAT MAY NO LONGER BE TRUE... BUT THEY STILL CAN PULL A HUGE CROWD.
more crowd stuff track 2 the event was held to promote KISS: THE BOX SET", A CAREER-SPANNING 5 CD ANTHOLOGY. AFTER ALL THESE YEARS, THE BAND STILL DON'T TAKE THE FANS FOR GRANTED.

(SOUNDBITE: PAUL STANLEY

we love the fans... they made us who we are...)
track 3 A FEW BIG QUESTIONS WERE ON FANS' MINDS: FIRST -- WILL DRUMMER PETER CRISS -- WHO LEFT THE BAND EARLIER THIS YEAR DUE TO MONEY SQUABBLES -- PLAY ON THE FINAL TOUR DATES
SOUNDBITE: GENE SIMMONS
(kiss is a family.....)


track 4 SECOND -- WHEN AND WHERE WILL KISS PLAY THEIR FINAL CONCERT?
SOUNDBITE: PAUL STANLEY
(farewell tour..going well)


Rebecca ON CAMERA Tag IN HIS UPCOMING AUTOBIOGRAPHY, "KISS AND MAKE-UP," SIMMONS SAYS THAT THE BAND WILL FINISH THEIR TOUR AT NEW YORK'S SHEA STADIUM, QUOTE, "SOMEDAY SOON," UNQUOTE . IN NEW YORK, I'M REBECCA RANKIN. ))
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