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Today on News 7 at 5, a man is seriously injured when he is hit by a Roanoke School bus,
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and the Pentagon three U-S soldiers were killed when an American bomb missed its target. [Weather-Head]
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You know it was warm today. We will check on the records and the forecast in just a few moments.

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Also today, the space shuttle is set to launch in a few minutes. We will have a live picture.
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and the man who allegedly sent threatening letters to a Roanoke abortion clinic is arrested.
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One man is seriously injured, and a handful of school children are left shaken after a Roanoke City school bus hits a pedestrian.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The accident happened just before one this afternoon.
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The bus was turning from Grandin Road onto Maiden Lane when it struck the man.
Roanoke police say the driver told investigators he did not see the pedestrian.
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((CAPT. GARY LAPRAD: WE GOT THE CALL FOR A MAN DOWN, HIT BY A BUS, AND CPR WAS IN PROGRESS. AND WHEN WE GOT HERE BYSTANDERS THERE WERE DOING CPR ON HIM.))
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The man was taken to the hospital, but there's no word yet on his condition.
Five students from three schools were on the bus along with the driver and an assistant. They were not injured.
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Police have not released the name of the victim. The bus driver is identified as 84- year- old Olin Glidden of Roanoke County. School officials say he has been a driver with the city schools for 14 years.

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Police in Southside are looking for a potential witness in connection with a murder.
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This surveillance tape was taken at the Fas Mart on King's Mountain Road in Martinsville Monday evening shortly after the body of 72-year old Ralph Hubbard was found across from Clearview Elementary.
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Hubbard's truck was found on fire in a ravine about half mile away from the convenience store. Police say they have reason to believe the man highlighted on this video may have information that could help the case. If you recognize him or have any information about the crime you are asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Department or Martinsville Police.
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Three Americans are dead in Afghanistan- and more than a dozen others are injured-
That, after a U-S B-52 dropped a bomb on the wrong target.
As Teri Okita reports, the defense department is now trying to figure out how the accident could've happened.
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((THE PENTAGON SAYS IT DOESNT KNOW "WHY" A TWO-THOUSAND POUND, SATELLITE-GUIDED U-S MISSILE DROPPED FROM A B-52 BOMBER MISSED IT'S TARGET... INSTEAD KILLING THREE AMERICAN SOLIDERS AND FIVE AFGHANS AND WOUNDING 19-OTHER AMERICANS.
Rear Adm. John Stufflebeem/Pentagon Spokesman: The one who were killed/injured were the ones who called in strike. THE DEAD WERE SPECIAL FORCES GROUND TROOPS PINPOINTING TARGETS FOR THE PLANE AND HELPING OPPOSITION FORCES FIGHT THE TALIBAN NEAR KANDAHAR. TO THE EAST... THE HUNT CONTINUES FOR OSAMA BIN LADEN. AMERICAN PLANES DROPPED BOMBS NEAR THE MOUNTAIN FORTRESS OF TORA BORA WHERE HE IS BELIEVED TO BE HIDING. OPPOSITION FORCES ARE SENDING TANKS AND TROOPS INTO THOSE MOUNTAINS TO FIGHT BIN LADENS AL QAEDA LOYALISTS.. AFTER A MARATHON NIGHT OF TALKS IN GERMANY, AFGHAN FACTIONS HAMMERED OUT A HISTORIC AGREEMENT CALLING FOR POWER-SHARING AMONG THE PARTIES. Abdullah Abdullah/Northern Alliance Foreign Minister: It will take lots of effort, like the agreement itself, but it will take place. THIS ACCORD USHERS IN A NEW LEVEL OF COOPERATION BETWEEN RIVAL FACTIONS. THE INTERIM LEADER A PASHTUN TRIBAL CHIEF FROM THE SOUTH WILL HAVE TO WORK WITH THREE NORTHERN ALLIANCE MEMBERS WHO WILL HOLD KEY CABINET POSITIONS. TWO WOMEN WILL ALSO HAVE SEATS IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT. Teri Okita: The agreement goes into effect on December 22nd and allows for U-N peacekeepers to keep Kabul secure during the transition. In return for the compromise, Afghanistan will receive billions in dollars in aid from the international community. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))


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While we are experincing a little spring time in December, that is not the case today in North Dakota.
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Residents in (My-NOT) Minot woke up to a half foot of snow. and ice.
Drivers tried to maneuver on ice and snow covered streets before city snowplows could clear streets.
Folks were out with snow blowers and shovels clearing the heavy wet snow from walkways.
Other cities in North Dakota had rain and thunderstorms, while hail pounded Fargo.
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A man who allegedly sent threatening letters to abortion clinics across the country is arrested. We'll have that story next,
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[VO] Also a national department store says it is closing more than 50 of its stores...including some in our area.
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A man suspected of sending fake anthrax letters to abortion clinics around the nation is in custody...
Planned parenthood offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Charlottesville all received similar hoaxes.
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Federal agents arrested Clayton Lee Waagner at a Cincinnati copy store this morning.
Police say Waagner admitted he sent the phony letters when he showed up with a gun at the home of an anti-abortion activist last week.
He has said God wanted him to kill abortion providers.
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Ames Department Stores is closing another 54 stores across the country, including three in our area.
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The stores in Christiansburg, Lynchburg, and Roanoke will begin liquidation on December 30th and are expected to close in February or March.
The decision is the third round of store closings in recent months by the Connecticut-based chain.
Ames filed for federal bankruptcy protection in August.
It has not said how many workers will be laid off.
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Some new equipment at the Roanoke City Police Department is allowing officers to investigate auto accidents without
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disrupting traffic. The system uses a surveying laser to measure distances and elevation without using measuring tapes and rollers. The system not only speeds up the time spent measuring and making maps, but also means officers can do the job while traffic is moving. It prevents congestion while officers would be making marks.
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((OFFICER RICK CLARK/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; SO YOU'RE LOOKING AT 2 OFFICERS, 6 HOURS TO GET THAT MEASUREMENT WITH THE ROAD CLOSED FOR THAT 6 HOURS. WHAT THIS CAN DO IS SET IT UP OFF THE SIDE OF THE ROAD, OUT OF THE TRAFFIC FLOW.))
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The equipment was purchased with money from a 20-thousand dollar grant from the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles.
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In Health Check tonight,
Some local people infected with HIV or AIDS are sharing their stories with public.
It's all in honor of World AIDS day.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has details.
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Inside the downtown Roanoke Public library the books aren't the only things with a story to tell.
A new display is giving people infected with HIV or AIDS a chance to express their thoughts about how the disease has affected their lives.
Radford Nursing Student Jodi Kendrick came-up with the idea as part of class project.
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(( I THINK WHAT PEOPLE AREN'T AWARE OF IS THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE IN ROANOKE AND ALLEGHANY COUNTY THAT ARE AFFLICTED WITH HIV --IT'S YOUNG PEOPLE, OLDER PEOPLE, MEN WOMEN --ALL DIFFERENT WALKS OF LIFE THAT ARE AFFLICTED WITH IT)) [RUNS15]
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And the writing on each paper --shows the magnitude of the disease. From the person who talks about contracting the disease after having sex with only one person --to others who share their anguish about living daily with HIV --it's all there as a testament that HIV and AIDS are a reality in our community.
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The display will be up until early next week.
But Kendrick hopes that this project will be just the beginning --that every year more stories can be collected and displayed --so that people will realize that the HIV and AIDS epidemic is still real.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))

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Some of the casualties in today's "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan... included special forces soldiers from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Correspondent Jim Acosta is at the base with reaction.
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((For the home of the 5th Special Forces group.. in Ft. Campbell Kentucky it was a day of waiting.. waiting for confirmation that the soldiers killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were their own.
Sot: Capt. Robert Mason ....it's hard...defending freedom.
Narr: This is a tight knit military community where a highly trained men and women can get a haircut for six dollars.. across the street from the Fort entrance. But behind these walls - the 1300 soldiers of the 5th train for more than two years before they are ready for combat. And the army says ready for anything.
Sot: Ron Hernandez/Specialist This is our job..why we are here.
Narr:Over there in Afghanistan .. special forces solders were among the first U.S. troops on the ground. Riding horse back and wearing afghan garb. They know their job is dangerous. And the people at Ft. Campbell aren't looking to place blame on anyone's shoulders.
Sot: Leonard Crockett/Specialist faith in these guys..mistakes happen.
Standup: Jim Acosta reporting: (people here echo Pentagon..died as hero's .. wounded as heroes)))

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Coming up next on the newscast, it's December, but it doesn't feel like it out there. Still Patrick Evans has gone out of his way to find a place where there is a chill in the air.
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As Robin told us, the record books are being re-written today thanks to the unseasonally warm conditions, and that present Christmas shoppers with a new dilema--how to stay cool, not warm up while out shopping.
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Patrick Evans has the right idea if you're out on this warm evening, and he joins us from Roanoke's city market with an unusual December story.
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The space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to lauch in just a few seconds.
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You are looking at a live picture from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The seven astronauts hope the third time is the charm. The mission has been scrubbed twice, once for weather and once due to problems at the international space station.

Security remains intense at the space center.
Air Force officials say a no-fly zone that extends 35 miles from the launch pad.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Steve Mason will have this week's look at local high school basketball,
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and we will tell you why a New River Valley man was showing Martin Lawrence how to handle a sword.
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On Wall Street today, the Dow Jones industrial average closed above ten-thousand and the Nasdaq composite closed above the two-thousand mark. That is something the indexes haven't done together since August seventh.
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A local swordsman is seeing his hard work play out on the big screen.
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31-year-old James Houston helped choreograph fight scenes in the comedy Black Knight starring Martin Lawrence. The New River Valley resident started as an extra, but his 18-years of martial arts training got noticed. He worked with stunt coordinators to create accurate medieval battles and even says a line in the final cut...
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((JAMES HOUSTON/MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR; WHEN HE COMES IN DRESSED AS THE BLACK NIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME AND I'M ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE SCREEN AND I GO "IT'S THE BLACK KNIGHT" SO THAT WAS PRETTY FUN TO SEE MYSELF AND SEE SOME OF THE GUYS IN THE BACKGROUND.))
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Six of Houston's martial arts students from New River Fitness joined him to work as extras on the set. The group spent most of February filming Black Knight in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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