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Today on News 7 at 5, al-Qaida fighters are given a new deadline to surrender. Also an American war plane crashes in the Indian ocean,
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and we will tell you why one company's financial trouble is forcing many of its employees into bankruptcy. [Weather-Head]
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Also today, local cultural organizations say next year's budgets could be even leaner than this year's,
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and on Health Check, we will see how plastic surgeons have helped one young girl face a brighter future.
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((AT APPROXIMATELY 11:30 EASTERN TIME, AN AIR FORCE B-ONE BOMBER WENT DOWN IN INDIAN OCEAN APPROXIMATELY 30 MILES NORTH OF DIEGO GARCIA.))
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Tonight the Pentagon says all four crew members aboard a B-one bomber like this one.... have been rescued.

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The plane was part of an airforce fleet involved in the war. It was reportedly on its way to Afghanistan.
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Meanwhile tonight exclusive pictures of American John Walker Lindh... just moments after the Tabiban surrender near Mazar-e-Sharif.
Teri Okita has the latest on the flight and the video.
She joins us live from Washington.
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(( A B-1, LONG-RANGE BOMBER LIKE THIS ONE WENT DOWN ABOUT 60-MILES NORTH OF DIEGO GARCIA AIRBASE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. ITS THE FIRST WARPLANE TO CRASH DURING THE OPERATION IN AFGHANISTAN, AND THE PENTAGON IS STILL INVESTIGATING HOW IT HAPPENED. ALTERNATE LINE: THE RESCUED PILOT DESCRIBED WHAT HAPPENED. AFGHAN TROOPS NEAR TORA BORA HAVE RAISED THE STAKES SENDING A SECOND ULTIMATUM TO AL QAEDA FIGHTERS TO SURRENDER BY NOON THURSDAY WITH THEIR TOP LEADERS OR FACE THE CONSEQUENCES. AFGHAN TROOPS BELIEVE SOME AL QAEDA FIGHTERS COULD HAVE FLED DURING YESTERDAYS CEASEFIRE.
Gen. Peter Pace/Vice-Chair, Joint Chiefs of Staff: We do not know who is escaping and who is not. It is reasonable to expect that some could get out of the mountain complex. EXCLUSIVE PICTURES OUT OF AFGHANISTAN SHOW AMERICAN TALIBAN FIGHTER, JOHN WALKER LINDH, MOMENTS AFTER THE TALIBAN SURRENDER NEAR MAZAR-E-SHARIF. THE ADMINISTRATION IS SKEPTICAL OF INFORMATION LINDH PROVIDED ABOUT AN IMMINENT -- POSSIBLY BIOLOGICAL -- ATTACK AGAINST THE U-S, BUT THEY ARE CAUTIOUS NONETHELESS. Teri Okita/CBS:The Pentagon has yet to comment on a newspaper report that Bin Laden escaped to Pakistan 10-days ago. The report also says he met with Taliban leader, Mullah Omar, in Kandahar three weeks ago during the fighting. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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Israel is striking back at this hour... at the Palestianians.
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Just moments ago... Israel began its attack.
This videotape is just in.
Witnessses say an Israeli F-16 bombed a palestinian security installation in Gaza.
It's not clear if anyone was hurt.
The security bulidnig was near one of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafats compounds.... although he was in the West Bank.
The strike came just hours after deadly attacks by Palestinian militants......
In the West Bank... they targeteed a crowded israeli bus with bombs.. killing ten israelis and injuring about 30.

The Islamic group Hamas claimed responsibility for that attack.
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For the thousands of Ameircans laid off.. and the many businesses struggling... a jump start to the economy would be welcome.
Lamakers have been talking about it for weeks in Washington, but so far .. no economic stimulus package.
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But President Bush says he's optimistic the Senate will reach an agreement.
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((LAST NIGHT I MET WITH PEOPLE FROM THE UNITED STATES SENATE, SENATORS BREAUX AND NELSON AND MILLER, ALONG WITH CENTRIST REPUBLICANS AND WE AGREE THAT THERE ARE ENOUGH VOTES TO GET A GOOD PACKAGE OUT OF THE SENATE, A PACKAGE I THINK WILL HELP OUR ECONOMY A PACKAGE THAT THESE DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS THINK WILL HELP WORKERS AND THE ECONOMY.))
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The President says it's crucial to take care of the people affected by the September 11th attacks and to focus on ways to grow the economy.

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Congress is investigating the collapse of the nation's largest energy company that left thousands of workers bankrupt.
Enron fell apart so quickly, some employees lost all the money they had for retirement.
Chris Lawrence has more.
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((Members of Congress want to know: how could a successful company collapse so completely, so fast?

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Enron is a wake-up call.
On Wednesday the companys auditor testified for the first time, and said it warned Enron about possible illegal acts. Arthur Anderson also told Congress its client kept crucial deals off the balance sheet to hide its debt.

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A lot of smart people just missed it.
A lot of employees relied on their 401k plans to provide for retirement. And with Enron on the rise, workers pushed their investments into company stock. And now a bank is suing Enron executives. It accuses them of selling a billion dollars of their own shares, while allegedly falsifying Enrons true financial condition.

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Some people have been there 20, 25, 30 years and lost everything.
Four, five, six hundred-thousand dollars worth of retirement. Gone.

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Enron has done its employees like its done its business, basically. But we have to pay the ultimate price.
Just four months ago, Enrons stock was trading at $90 a share. Today, 58 cents.

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Never before in our recent memory has a companys stock fallen so quickly.
Enron executives refused to testify at the hearing. And even if employees win a lawsuit against their company, there may not be any money left to divide. Chris Lawrence CBS News.))

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This year, the budget impasse in Richmond left local museums and attractions without state funding. Now some cultural institutions are considering cutting back hours and staff even more next year.
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Despite an increase in private contributions, the Center in the Square is still facing a 350-to-400-thousand dollar shortfall this year. In the past, the Center received 600-thousand dollars or one-third of its operating budget from the state. Now to make up the shortfall, the center is looking into reducing hours and staff.
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((JIM SPEARS/CENTER IN THE SQUARE; IT IS A VERY DIFFICULT TIME FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS. WE ARE TRYING TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE A SERVICE, HOWEVER WITH THE LOSS OF FUNDS, WE'RE FACING CUTBACKS AND DIMINISHED SERVICE, AND WE'RE TRYING TO DO THIS THE VERY BEST WE CAN.))
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Sears says he doesn't expect to receive any state funding next year now that the state budget shortfall has grown to more than a billion dollars. The decision about cutbacks is expected to be made after the beginning of the year.
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The nation's weak economy and donor's generosity to national charities have made thing tight on local groups. Coming up next, Patrick Evans will tell us about efforts to feed the hungry here in the Roanoke Valley.
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E-Toys dot com is back on-line less than a year after filing for bankruptcy... but it's under new management.
KB-Toys bought out e-Toys last year and promises the two companies will be more fiscally sound.
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Both on-line retailers will ship toys from the Blairs distribution and call center.
KB almost scrapped the e-Toys name, until it discovered that e-Toys name recognition was so great.
200 new jobs are expected to be created over the next year.
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This is truly a season of need in the Roanoke Valley, and Second Harvest Food Bank is hoping that you will answer the call to help.
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Patrick Evans is here, and Patrick, you say the food bank is running far behind last year's level of supplies.
How can people help?
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Gifts usually come in packages wrapped with bows, delivered by friends and relatives. One little girl has received a gift that came from the hands of skilled doctors...the gift of a new face. Drew Levinson explains.
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Though she is an angel to her parents--this device-which has been screwed into her head since September will give her that angelic face she and her parents SO desire.

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The little girl from the Czech Republic suffers from Crouzon Syndrome--a genetic disease that prevents the head from growing and causes the eyes to protrude.

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"VERY VERY HARD."
For her father--former tennis star Jans Kodes--thinking his little girl would look like this for the rest of her life tore at his heartstrings. Now his daughter is moments away from a new face.

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"TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM DOCTORS HERE AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OPERATED ON ANNA THREE MONTHS AGO. THEY LITTERALLY SEPARATED THE LITTLE GIRL'S FACE FROM HER SKULL."

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"AS THIS PART OF THE SKULL WAS MOVED FORWARD OBVIOUSLY A DEFECT IS CREATED AND IN THIS...THE BODY FORMED NEW BONE."

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"LET ME SEE THE SCREWDRIVERS.....SHHHHHH."
In less than an hour doctors removed the halo.

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"YOU SEE THE DIFFERENCE."
For Anna's parents--the beautiful face they once dreamed for their daughter is now a reality.

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"AMAZED WHEN YOU SEE THE DIFFERENCE FROM THREE MONTHS AGO? AMAZED, AMAZED, ABSOLUTELY AMAZED."
Except for some minor surgical touchups--Anna is expected to lead a normal life. And when the world smiles at her--she'll smile back with confidence. Drew Levinson, CBS News New York.))

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Coming up next, Robin Reed will have the wet forecast,
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[VO] and then a little later, we'll tell you why Christmas came early for some local children AND a emergency medical center.
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Next on our newscast, Mike Stevens is standing by live as Friday Football Extra prepares to honor the best of the best from this past season,
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[VO] Also we will tell you why Virginia is for lovers of NASCAR and local driver Rick Mast.
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On Wall Street today, investors seem to regain their optimism of an economic recovery as a late rally helped boost the stock markets.
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Time now for the two minute sports ticker that takes on a rather formal touch tonight.
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It's the night of the annual Friday Football Extra awards banquet and that means Mike Stevens and the gang will be in a giving mood.
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Two Virginia companies are joining forces to form an all-Virginia race team.
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C-F Sauer Company and Donlavey Racing, both Richmond-based companies, will sponsor the number ninety Ford in the Winston Cup Series next year.
Rockbridge Baths native Rick Mast will drive the car.
Governor Gilmore says the new race team will have major benefits for the Commonwealth.
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((GOVERNOR JIM GILMORE: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS JUST GOING TO BRING MORE PROSPERITY TO VIRGINIA. IT'S GOING TO BE DRAWING TO THE RACES NEW FANS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN THIS CITY, THIS COMMUNITY, THIS COMPANY, THIS OWNER AND THIS DRIVER.))
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Three non-profit charities will also be involved with the team's promotions, including Kyle Petty's Victory Junction Gang.
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Santa Claus made an early stop in downtown Roanoke today.
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He dropped in on some children from Roanoke's West End Center at the Patrick Henry Hotel.
About 50 children found the presents they had asked for under the Kiwanis Club Christmas tree.
They sang Christmas carols and sat on Santa's lap.
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((JAZMINE HENDERSON: I GOT AN N SYNC DOLL AND SOME CLOTHES. I GOT SOME PERFUME AND IT SMELLS GOOD. I'M GOING TO GIVE SOME TO MY MAMA.)) [butt butt butt]
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((RYAN MURRELL: I SAID TO HIM HOW COME YOU DIDN'T COME DOWN THE CHIMNEY INSTEAD OF OUT THE DOOR. HE COULDN'T GET THROUGH THE CHIMNEY. ))
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The Kiwanis Club also played Santa for the Carilion Children's Pediatric Center.
The group gave it a check for 56-hundred dollars.
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