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Today on News 7 at 5, we will learn more about the man accused of killing three people at a Grundy law school.
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We will also see how that community is trying to come to grips with yesterday's violence. [Weather-Head]
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The potential for ice or snow on Saturday is the top weather story. We'll have details in a few moments along with the latest ski report.

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In Sports, reports say the Charlotte Hornets are moving out of the Tar Heel state.
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That as Roanoke native George Lynch begins playing his first games for the team.
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A small southwest Virginia community pulls together after a devastating shooting- while the man accused of the crime faces a judge.
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42 year old Peter Odighizuwa (oh-dee-gee-ZOO-uh) remains in the Buchanan County Jail where he is being held without bond.
He allegedly shot and killed three people and injured three more at the Appalachian Law School in Grundy yesterday.
Authorities say he was upset with his academic suspension from the school.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon joins us from Grundy with more.
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The surviving victims are all expected to make a full recovery.
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Roanoke Valley native Rebecca Brown is in stable condition at the Holston Valley Medical Center.
The first year law student was shot in the abdomen.
37-year old Martha Madeline Shortt was shot once in the back.
She did not need surgery and is also in stable condition.
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22-year old Stacey Bean is in stable condition at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was shot once in the chest.

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The shootings at the Appalachian School of Law brought more reaction today in Richmond, where lawmakers paused to reflect on the tragedy, offer condolences to the community and in one case, call for stronger gun control.
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((DEL. JACKIE STUMP/D- OAKWOOD: YOU KNOW WHEN SOMETHING COMES HOME TO YOU IT REALLY SETS YOU BACK IN YOUR SEAT, MAKES YOU THINK ABOUT LIFE.)) ((SEN. PHILLIP PUCKETT/D- LEBANON: THE PEOPLE OF BUCHANAN COUNTY AND THE PEOPLE OF GRUNDY HAVE BEEN THROUGH MANY CONFLICTS, AND I AM CONFIDENT THEY WILL RISE TO A HIGHER LEVEL IN THE DAYS AHEAD. ))
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Senator Phillip Puckett and Delegate Jackie Stump thanked lawmakers for their prayers and support.
Falls Church Senator Leslie Byrne asked how someone who was described as a walking time bomb, was able to get a semi-automatic weapon.
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The State Senate observed a moment of silence today, and both houses of the General Assembly adjourned in memory of the victims of yesterday's shooting.
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Police in Halifax have arrested two people in a case they believe may have started over a stolen pit bull.
20-year old Ronald Lynn Lacks of Halifax and a 16 year old female were arrested Wednesday.
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They've been charged with the drive by shooting of 22-year old Douglas Witcher last June.
Another victim was shot four times but survived.
Two teenagers have also been charged with the shooting -- they were arrested on Monday.
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll see how a local hospital is using animals to help patients with physical rehabilitation,
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[VO] But first the U-S Attorney General wants the help of the American public to identify possible terrorists.
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Top Government officials want Americans to look closely at newly released video of suspected terrorists. They want to know if anyone recognizes the men on the tape.
Aleen Sirgany has more from Washington.
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((TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THEIR FACES. THE GOVERNMENT SAYS THESE MEN COULD BE PLANNING THE NEXT ATTACK ON AMERICA. AND OFFICIALS ARE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP IN STOPPING THEM. JOHN ASHCROFT/ATTORNEY GENERAL: We dont know the whereabouts of these individuals, we are not able to say if they're in one location or another or if theyre dead or alive. THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RELEASED PICTURES AND VIDEO OF FIVE MEN BELIEVED TO BE AL-QAIDA MEMBERS. ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN ASHCROFT SAYS IN THE VIDEO TAPES, DISCOVERED BY U-S FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN, THE SUSPECTED TERRORISTS HINT OF ANOTHER ATTACK BUT DONT GIVE SPECIFIC INFORMATION. ASHCROFT: We believe that these could be and likely believed to be martyrdom messages from suicide terrorists. FOUR OF THE FIVE TERRORISTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED...AND ANYONE WHO SEES THEM IS ASKED TO CALL THE FBI.
JOHN ASHCROFT The tapes are another example of the critical role the public can play. THE VIDEO TAPES WERE FOUND IN THE RUBBLE OF MOHAMMAD ATEFS HOME IN AFGHANISTAN. ATEF WAS REPORTEDLY OSAMA BIN LADENS MILITARY CHIEF AND WAS KILLED BY U.S AIRSTRIKES IN NOVEMBER.))

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Word just moments ago of a deadly attack at a wedding hall in Israel.
Israeli radio reports five people are dead and 20 are injured.
Security guards were apparently trying to stop a Palestinain suicide bomber, but the man was able to toss a hand grenade into a crowd.
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In India, a bomb exploded in a busy market in Kashmir- killing one man and critically injuring three others.
It is the first major suspected guerrilla attack since Pakistan began a crackdown on Islamic militants.
The Blast coincides with the arrival of U-S Secretary of State Colin Powell- HE's there to defuse tension between rivals India and Pakistan- who have fought two out of three wars between them over Kashmir.
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The Bush administration is lashing back at a congressional democrat- who charges the White House energy plan favored the now bankrupt Enron corporation.
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((ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: THE RECOMMENDATIONS IN THE PRESIDENT'S ENERGY PLAN WERE MADE BECAUSE THE PRESIDENTAND THE VICE PRESIDENT BELIEVE VERY STORNGLY THAT THEY ARE THE BEST POLICIES TO HELP AMERICA MORE ENERGY INDEPENDENT.))
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California Democrat Henry Waxman commissioned the report which found that the Bush energy plan was "extraordinarily favorable" to Enron.
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((THE ALLEGATION BY CONGRESSMAN WAXMAN THAT ANYTHING WAS PUT IN THAT PLAN FOR POLITICAL PUROPOSES IS, OF ITSELF, A PARTISAN WASTE OF TAXPAYER MONEY.))
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Fleischer says the government will investigate the Enron collapse, but said any attempts to link the energy polcy to the company were what Fleischer calls "a wasteful fishing expedition."



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A local hospital is now using animals to help rehabilitate patients.
It's called Animal Assisted Therapy.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has details.
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Jean, This is different than pet therapy --where an animal comes by for a visit to cheer patients up.
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With animal assisted therapy -- the pet is actually used as a treatment tool to help the patient reach various rehabilitation goals.
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Therapy sessions for Billie Freeman are much more enjoyable when Bear is involved. She is just one the animals Lewis-Gale Medical Center uses for animal assisted therapy.
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Freeman is recovering from a stroke --that affected the left side of her body.
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Animal assisted therapy not only can help a patient with physical therapy --but also occupational, speech, and recreational therapy.
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Freeman says anything that helps the recovery process is important because she's eager to get back to work.
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Animal assisted therapy can benefit patients who have Parkinson's disease, orthopedic problems, cancer, stroke and diabetes --just to name a few.
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There's more News 7 at 5 to come. Up next Jacey Birch will introduce us to some local ringleaders who are sure to be a hit with their audience.
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Coming up in Sports, a N-B-A team is apparently packing up and moving. Roy Stanley will have the details after this quick break. [Streaming Video]

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On Wall Street today, the stock markets rebounded from yesterdays sharp sell off.
Better that expected earnings reports boosted investor's moods.
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Thanks Jean and good afternoon everybody welcom to the Thursday 2 minute ticker.
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Charlotte Hornet forward George Lynch has been hampered all season long as he recovers from a broken foot.
But tonight is a huge night for big George. Here's Mike Stevens.
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It doesn't look like George Lynch will stay in Charlotte long. The whole team is moving to Louisiana.
Louisiana Governor Mike Foster says there's an agreement to bring the Hornets to New Orleans.
Foster says the deal is complete and says he's certain N-B-A owners will approve the move.
The Hornets have been trying to leave North Carolina because of shrinking attendance and revenues in Charlotte.


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Your Hometown station is gearing up for a big weekend of sports beginning this Saturday with a triple header basketball lineup. [PINNACLE PAGE 6996]
At Noon, Kentucky will take on the Irish at Notre Dame. Then a couple of match ups from the A-C-C. Georgia Tech faces N.C. State at 2 followed by the North Carolina versus Connecticuit game. That tipoff is scheduled for 4. [PINNACLE PAGE 6997]
Then Saturday night Oakland and New England square off in the N-F-L A-F-C divisional playoff.
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We'll have more on George Lynch coming up at six and Jean will be back in a moment.


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They've been running, lifting weights and beating on punching bags- all in preparation for this weekend's competition.
120 male and female contestants will be fighting for the amateur boxing champ title at the Rough and Rowdy Brawl.


Jacey Birch laced on boxing gloves to learn how to "take on" an opponent in the ring.
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