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Today on News 7 at 5, Roanoke police search for the men who killed a local convenience store clerk last night.
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Also doctors diagnose two more cases of whooping cough.
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Short sleeves and flip flops today. Wool coats and gloves tomorrow. Your quickly changing weather story just ahead.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Also today, the high cost of prescription drugs is forcing local residents to make some tough decisions,
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and we'll see how nine people risked their own safety to save the life of a stranger.
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((ART PUMO/HALEOS VP HUMAN RESOURCES; ANALYSTS PREDICT A REBOUND IN THIS INDUSTRY EITHER LATE THIS YEAR OF NEXT YEAR, WERE TRYING TO TAKE A REASONABLE BUT CONSERVATIVE VIEW OF THAT.))
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A high-tech New River Valley company looks to the future for better economic times.
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Haleos officials won't say today what the chances are they'll get the funding needed to secure the company's future. The "fiber optic business" in Blacksburg is furloughing workers for two to four weeks because it ran out of operating money.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon spoke with officials today about their plans for the future...Rachel?
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Jean, right now officials are working on business plans for the next 15-months. The idea is to sell the company to long term investors. Without their funding Haleos may not be able to survive. Officials say the cancellation of several major contracts and a downturn in the telecommunications industry is hitting them hard.
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((ART PUMO/HALEOS VP HUMAN RESOURCES; THESE ARE SERIOUS BUMPS, VERY SERIOUS TO MISS PAYROLL TO HAVE TROUBLE PAYING YOUR BILLS TO RUN SHORT OF OPERATING CAPITAL AND HAVE TO CLOSE DOWN THE BUSINESS TEMPORARILY.))
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Art Pumo is one of about 12 Haleos executives at work today. While 85-employees are furloughed management is trying to secure the company's future.
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((ART PUMO/HALEOS VP HUMAN RESOURCES; INVESTORS ARE VERY INTERESTED IN US SO THE CONVERSATIONS ARE GOING VERY WELL BUT AS WILL ALL BUSINESS INVESTMENTS I WILL WIND UP BEING A BALANCED MANNER OF WHAT THEY FEEL THEY CAN GET AS A RETURN.))


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To ride out tough economic times of the past several months, Haleos worked with short term interim funding to meet payroll. But Pumo says the company needs long-term monies.
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((ART PUMO/HALEOS VP HUMAN RESOURCES; WERE HOPEFUL THAT IN TWO TO FOUR WEEKS WE'LL CONCLUDE NEGOTIATIONS SUCCESSFULLY AND BE ABLE TO CALL OUT PEOPLE BACK TO WORK.))
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Furloughed Haleos employees do qualify for unemployment and Jean...
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the company says it will pay health benefits for two weeks and that they are committed to providing back pay.


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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke police say a convenience store clerk died last night from a single gunshot wound to the neck.
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49-year-old Joyce Jones Parrish was shot by two men attempting to rob the "Texaco Stop-in" on Hershberger road.
Parrish was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her co-woker, 31-year-old Steve Riveria, was shot in the shoulder.
He says he's sore, but is recovering.
Meanwhile police continue to search the North West Roanoke neighborhood for information relating to the incident.
Neighbors say the shooting happened too close for comfort.
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((RITA PEOPLES/NORTHWEST ROANOKE RESIDENT: I'M NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. I THOUGHT IT WAS GOING TO BE QUITE, BUT YOU NEVER KNOW.))
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The Stop-In re-opened at 7 a-m, about eight hours after the shooting happened.
The district manager says the convenience store will now close at midnight as a safety precaution.
The store is offering a 10-thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the gunmen.
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Two new cases of whooping (HOOP-ing) cough have been reported in Bedford County.
Health officials say an eight year-old girl who attends Body Camp Elementary School was diagnosed with whooping cough yesterday.
Today, an 82-year-old Bedford man became the eighth person known to contract the disease.
Authorities say outbreaks like this are rare, but occur most often in cold weather.
They encourage parents to keep their children's vaccinations up to date.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The statewide sales tax referendum is back on the table in Richmond.
Today, a Senate committee revived legislation that was killed by a House panel yesterday.
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A half- cent increase in the state sales tax would raise more than 300- million dollars for public school construction... but the statewide referendum has run into opposition in the House of Delegates.
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Today, members of the Senate Finance Committee revived the proposal by attaching it to another bill.
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((SEN. MADISON MARYE: AND I'LL TELL YOU THE TRUTH, I DON'T LIKE REFERENDUMS. I THINK WE'RE DOWN HERE TO DO THE JOB AND WE SHOULD DO THE JOB, BUT IT'S PRETTY OBVIOUS THAT WE'RE NOT GOING TO GET THE JOB DONE HERE, SO I THINK THE NEXT BEST THING IS TO LET THE PEOPLE VOTE ON IT.))
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A House committee has also revived the northern Virginia referendums on transportation and education.
At this point, lawmakers say it's anybody's guess how the House and Senate will resolve their differences.

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We report many sad stories, but tonight a story of heroism and "neighbor helping neighbor"- after a woman's car plunges into a pond in Indiana.
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The car collided with a van- knocking the 21 year old driver of the car unconscious- as it ran into the pond.
That's when several people who were driving by.. stopped and jumped into the water-
Nine people lifted the car high enough so the woman's head would stay above water-
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((THERESA RINNERT/GOOD SAMARITAN: SHE WAS SINKING AND THEY KEPT SAYING MORE PEOPLE AND THEY STARTED A CHAIN HOLDING ON TO THE EDGE OF THE CAR AND STARTED A CHAIN WHILE SOME WERE HOLDING HER HEAD UP.))
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Firefighters then arrived freeing the woman- she's in critical but stable condition-
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((SEAN FERBRACHE/FIREFIGHTER: AND ACTUALLY THEY PULLED IT OUT AT LEAST FAR ENOUGH TO WHERE SHE THE PATIENT WHO WAS UNCONSCIOUS COULD BE KEPT UP OUT OF THE WATER.))
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Some of the good Samaritans were treated for exposure to the cold. The driver of the van suffered minor injuries.


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A pharmacist admits today he diluted his customers' cancer medication. We'll have that story next.
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[VO] and we will tell you why a lack of prescription drug coverage has some people in the Valley making difficult decisions.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Cancer patients expect their pharmacist to fill their prescriptions as ordered- but today a Kansas City pharmacist pleaded guilty to diluting chemotherapy drugs.
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Robert Courtney pleaded guilty to 158 counts of diluting drugs for 34 patients.
He was scheduled to go on trial next month for adulterating, tampering with, and mis-labeling drugs.
The 49-year old could have faced a 196 year sentence- but under his plea agreement prosecutors will reccommend a sentence of 17 and half to 30 years in prison.
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The President says he is committed to providing prescription drug coverage under Medicare.
For many seniors this can't come soon enough. There are approximately 10 million seniors and people with disabilities who have no coverage at all.
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Tonight Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton spoke with a local woman struggling to pay for her medication.
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Jean, Many of those affected are in the moderate income range.
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They don't qualify for Medicaid because their income is more than 593-dollars a month, and they can't afford a prescription drug card.
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(( Shirley Hudson lives on social security and she can barely afford the six medications she must take daily. It takes a third of her income just to pay for them.
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((I HAVE HIGH BLOOD I CAN'T GO WITHOUT THAT MEDICINE. AND I HAVE A B-12 DEFICIENCY I NEED THAT. YOU HAVE TO HAVE IT)) [RUNS13]
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Shannon Abell with the League of Older American's Area Agency on Aging says there are many people in the Roanoke Valley in the same predicament or worse.
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((THERE IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BUYING THEIR GROCERIES AND BUYING THEIR MEDICATION. WE HAVE SOME PEOPLE WHO'LL CUT A PILL IN HALF LAST SIXTY DAYS RATHER THAN THIRTY BECAUSE THEY CAN'T AFFORD THEIR MEDICINE)) [RUNS14]
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The LOA is doing it's best to help those seniors like Hudson --by connecting them with programs such as Pharmacy Connect.
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((I WORK STRICTLY WITH THE PHARMECUTICALS COMPANY ON GETTING MEDICATION FREE OF CHARGE ONCE THEY QUALIFY FOR THE PROGRAM THEN THEY GET A THREE MONTH SUPPLY FREE)) [RUNS15]
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But not everyone qualities and other funds are limited. That's why the LOA says a prescription drug coverage for seniors is a necessity.
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((SINCE THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN IT'S DROPPED OFF THE RADAR SCREEN. I SEE SOME CONGRESSMAN LOOKING AT ISSUE AGAIN A RECENT INTERNET STORY SAID THERE WAS 50-5O CHANCE THAT THERE WOULD BE ANY TYPE MEDICATION COVERAGE THIS YEAR)) [RUNS14]
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Abell recommends seniors write their legislators and put pressure on them to pass legislation.
Tonight on News 7 at 6 we'll tell you about legislation one Virginia senator is sponsoring.
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Jean,

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So who's telling the truth? Today that may have been tough to figure out on Capitol Hill.
Enron executives- past and present- told conflicting stories.
Aleen Sirgany has more from Washington.
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((Do you swear to tell the truth? THEY STOOD SIDE BY SIDE, PRESENT AND FORMER ENRON EXECUTIVES...PROMISING TO TELL THE TRUTH. BUT THEIR VERSIONS OF THE TRUTH WERE DIFFERENT.
JEFFREY SKILLING/FORMER ENRON CEO: I have not lied to congress.
ENRONS FORMER PRESIDENT JEFFREY SKILLING TESTIFIED THAT HE DIDN'T TRY TO MISLEAD ANYONE AT ENRON..INCLUDING THE FORMER CHAIRMAN ...KENNETH LAY. JEFFREY SKILLING. I never duped Kenneth Lay BUT SHERRON WATKINS...AN ENRON VICE PRESIDENT ...WHO HAS ACCUSED SKILLING OF DOING JUST THAT..STUCK TO HER VERSION OF WHAT HAPPENED AS THE ENERGY GIANT HEADED TOWARDS BANKRUPTCY. . SHERRON WATKINS/ENRON VP I believe that Enron had a brief window to salvage itself this past fall, and we missed that opportunity, because of Mr. Lay's failure to recognizing or accept that the company had manipulated its financial statements. AND WITH THOSE WORDS FROM MS. WATKINS TO REINFORCE THEIR ANGER ...LAWMAKERS TOOK AIM AT MR. SKILLING. SEN.BARBARA BOXER/(D) CA. Your answers stun me.. BYRON DORGAN (D-N.D.) "I HAVE TROUBLE BELIEVING YOUR TESTIMONY...." BUT SKILLING STOOD HIS GROUND....
SKILLING "WHY DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE BELIEVING THAT PEOPLE MAY HAVE KEPT THINGS FROM ME." ALEEN SIRGANY: ONCE THE 7TH LARGEST COMPANY, ENRON SUBJECT OF AT LEAST 10 CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, Patrick Evans will take a moment to bring us some award winning commercial messages.
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Creativity is on display tonight at the Jefferson Center, as area advertisers showcase their entries in the recent Addy Awards.
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Patrick Evans is on hand for a public reception that is about to get underway, Patrick what will folks see if they come out tonight?
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Still to come, NASCAR hits Matt Kenseth's race team where it hurts,
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and the Grammy's are just 24 hours away. We'll preview the big performances today following sports.
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On Wall Street today, a dip in consumer confidence ended the stock market's two-day rally.
Alexis Christoforous reports.
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Welcome folks to the Tuesday ticker. We begin tonight with a NASCAR crew chief in the time out.
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Matt Kenseth won this past Sunday Subway 400 at the Rock under caution, but his race team failed the postrace inspection.
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Kenseth's Dewalt tools Ford was found to be a quarter of an inch too low. As a result his crew chief Robbie Reiser was fined $30 thousand bucks. Once again NASCAR failed to do the only thing that would actually hurt a team and that is to take away points. The fine is as ridiculous as letting the race finish under caution.
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Elliott Sadler, the driver of the Wood Brothers Ford, who finished second at Daytona this year was honored by the Virginia General Assembly today.
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Sadler, who is from Emporia and actually still lives there couldn't pick up his resolution until he gave Lientenant Governor Tim Kaine an autograph at the podium.
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The Washington Redskins are reportedly close to making a trade with the expansion Houston Texans that would bring quarterback Danny Wuerffel to DCTERMS. The upside of the trade is that 1996 Heisman trophy winner played under new Redskins' coach Steve Spurrier at Florida.
The downside is that he hasn't thrown a pass in the NFL since 1999.

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The ACC women's basketball tournament opens later this week in Greensboro. Today the conference named it all ACC teams, and UVa's Brandi Teamer picked up two impressive honors. Teamer made the all-freshman team and was a second team all-ACC selection. The Cavs open the tournament Saturday afternoon at two against Georgia Tech.
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Coming up tonight at the top of the hour - the Dazzle discards a former UVa player this afternoon and Rick Mast looks to hang on in Winston Cup racing. That and more at the top of the hour. See you then everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Tomorrow night's Grammy awards are the biggest music event of the year and its producers are promising to deliver some big names in unusual combinations.
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(( S/U "LADY MARMALADE"

PATTI LABELLE SOT

BECAUSE OF THE SONG I RECORDED 28 YEARS AGO "LADY MARMALADE"//THE FOUR GIRLS // CALLED ME AND THEY SAID WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO THE GRAMMYS WITH US PLEASE, YA KNOW IT WAS WONDERFUL, SO OF COURSE I SAID YES

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THIS WILL BE THE FIRST GRAMMY PERFORMANCE FOR , PATTI LABELLE WHOSE SET TO HIT THE STAGE WITH CHRISTINA AGUILERA, PINK, LIL' KIM, MISSY ELLIOTT AND MYA FOR THE NOMINATED "LADY MARMALADE"
S/U NY STATE OF MIND

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LEGENDS TONY BENNETT AND BILLY JOEL PAIR UP ON A DUET OF "NEW YORK STATE OF MIND" BENNETT'S HONORED TO SING WITH JOEL. TONY BENNETT BITE I LOVE WORKING WITH HIM, HE'S SO GREAT//SINGING HIS SONG IS A THRILL FOR ME
S/U GOSPEL PERFORMANCE

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BRIAN MCKNIGHT, R&B LEGEND AL GREEN AND NEWCOMER INDIA.ARIE WHO WASN'T PRESENT AT REHEARSALS, WILL TEAM UP WITH GOSPEL GREAT HEZEKIAH WALKER FOR A SPECIAL TRIBUTE....

SOT: AL GREEN

OUR SEGMENT IS DEDICATED TO AMERICA AND IT REFERENCES TO WHAT WE OVERCAME IN SEPTEMBER THAT'S WHY I SAY I FEEL GOOD- BECAUSE WE ARE TRYING TO SAY WE'RE GONNA BE JUST FINE
S/U ALICIA KEYS

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OTHER ARTISTS SET TO PERFORM ARE R&B SENSATION ALICIA KEYS, U2, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, AND TRAIN WHO TEAM UP A FIFTY-PIECE ORCHESTRA FOR A CLASSICAL RENDITION OF THEIR HIT "DROPS OF JUPITER" AND THAT'S MUSIC NEWS FROM VH1.
SUGGESTED ANCHOR TAG. BE SURE TO CATCH VH1'S LIVE 90 MINUTE PRE-SHOW... "CBS AND VH1 GRAMMY COUNTDOWN". TOMORROW NIGHT, FEBRUARY 27TH AT 6:30/5:30 CENTRAL. AND WHEN THE BIG SHOW'S DONE, TUNE INTO THE VH1 GRAMMY POST SHOW. FOR MORE GRAMMY INFO LOG ONTO VH1 NEWS DOT COM.))


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