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Today on News 7 at 5, firefighters battle a blaze in the Catawba section of Roanoke County. We will have the latest.

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Also the conflict in the middle east could mean higher prices at the gas pumps.
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Warmer weather is on the way, and we'll also see some showers. I have all the details.

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Also today, Governor Warner restores funds to some programs eliminated from the State budget.
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and in Sports, NASCAR has its first repeat winner of the season. Mike Stevens will have the highlights.
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E-P-A efforts to put out that huge tire fire in Roanoke County go on. Senator John Warner and Congressman Bob Goodlatte came to the Valley to see if those efforts are working.
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Marya Jones was there this afternoon and has more.
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Another fire is keeping firefighters busy in Roanoke County-
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The brush fire is burning near the Dark Hollow Girl Scout camp on Route 311, though the camp is used only in the Summer.
A tree-triming crew accidentally started the fire this morning.
A tree apparently fell on a power line-
About 30 acres of timber and brush are burning.
In the meantime, A-E-P is working to restore power to Roanoke County homes along 311 that lost power because of the fire.
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World leaders are calling for Israel to stop its offensive in the West bank- But despite that, Israel is adamant .. it's going to finish the job.
Aleen Sirgany has the latest from Washington.
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ISRAEL .. SAYS IT WILL PULL BACK FROM SOME WEST BANK TOWNS. THIS COMES JUST AS PRESIDENT BUSH ...SEEMED TO BE RUNNING OUT OF PATIENCE.

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I meant what I said to the prime minister of Israel, I expect there to be withdrawal without delay, terrorist activity ALSO TURNING UP THE HEAT ON ISRAEL, SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL, WHO ARRIVED IN MOROCCO TODAY FOR HIS FIRST STOP IN THE REGION.

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......STRATEGIC PROBLEMS CREATED BY ISRAEL'S INVASION ARE SEVERE.

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THE FIGHTING HAS INTENSIFIED THROUGHOUT THE WEST BANK. IN BETHLEHEM, ISRAELI SOLDIERS FIRED AT THE CHURCH OF NATIVITY DURING A SHOOTOUT WITH PALESTINIANS HOLED UP INSIDE. EACH SIDE IS ACCUSING THE OTHER OF SHOOTING FIRST.

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I dread to think of the consequences this catastrophe is going to have."
SUFFERING THE CONSEQUENCES OF WAR, HUNGRY PALESTINIANS RUSHED TO BUY FOOD DURING A LIFTED CURFEW IN RAMALLAH AND BETHLEHEM. THEY DODGED BULLETS AND PASSED BODIES ON THE STREETS ...AS THEY FOUGHT TO FIND THE FEW SUPPLIES LEFT ON THE SHELVES.
STAND-UP:(TO COME..no indication when Israel will pull out from other west bank villages, cities and refugee camps.)

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Gas prices are going up and some worry the situation in the Middle East could drive them even higher.
As Drew Levinson reports.. the government is telling motorists to stay cool. And if they think they're being cheated.. call the government hot line.
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((It's almost like a rite of spring--the prices at the gas pumps across the country are once again on the rise.

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"I THINK IT IS Ridiculous"

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"IT'S TOO MUCH MAN, IT'S TOO MUCH"

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THE ENERGY DEPARTMENT SAYS THIS SUMMER DRIVERS WILL PAY AN AVERAGE OF $1.46 A GALLON--THAT'S EIGHT CENTS LOWER THAN LAST YEAR, BUT IT IS STILL EXPECTED TO BE THE THIRD HIGHEST ON RECORD."
The Bush Administration says the higher summer pump prices are normal because of higher demand for vacation travel and it costs more to produce the specially formulated cleaner burning summer gasoline. Still the Administration is concerned over the rising prices.

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"BECAUSE THEY STRAIN THE BUDGET'S OF AMERICA'S WORKING FAMILIES, THEY RAISE THE COSTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES AND THEY ULTIMATELY CREATE A DRAG ON THE ECONOMY."
Many at the pumps point the finger at the tensions between the Israeli's and Palestinians.

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"I THINK WE ARE SUFFERING FOR SOMETHING THAT IS HAPPENING IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND I DON'T LIKE IT.
Some experts agree the situation in the Middle East as well as other problems around the world could lead to unexpected price volatility

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"IT IS BRINGING HOME TO ROOST THAT THE INTERNATIONAL TENSIONS SURROUNDING THE WAR ON TERROR ARE GIVING US SOME COLLATERAL DAMAGE AND THAT IS HIGHER OIL PRICES."
Afraid that some filling stations will take advantage--the Bush Administration is assuring motorists it is watching the prices closely and the energy department has reactivated a consumer hotline for motorists to complain of price gouging. The number is 1-800-244-3301. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Chicago.))


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Governor Mark Warner is proposing budget amendments that would restore some funding for education, technology and public safety.
The amendments would include enough money to keep local "drug courts" afloat for another year.
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This afternoon, Warner told reporters he was pleased the General Assembly closed the three point eight billion dollar gap in the budget without a general tax increase.
But he offered more than 80 amendments that included money for the drug courts, for regional centers that help schools meet the Standards of Learning, and for higher education financial aid.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: SOME ARE TECHNICAL. SOME ARE CLARIFYING AND SOME ARE INTENDED TO RESTORE FUNDING IN AREAS THAT I THINK ARE CRITICALLY IMPORTANT, SPECIFICALLY EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.))
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Members of the General Assembly will consider Warner's amendments when they return to Richmond for the veto session on April 17th.
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Much more to come on news 7-
One area golf course is up for sale-
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And huge layoffs are coming to one of the nations biggest accounting firms.
Details coming up-
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Thousands of Arthur Anderson employees are paying a big price for the company's involvement in the Enron scandal.... they could lose their jobs.
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The accounting firm says it's laying off about seven thousand people- more than a quarter of its work force in the United States.
Most of the layoffs will come at the company's headquarters in Chicago- where 53 hundred people work.
Anderson has been indicted on federal obstructoin of justice charges for destroying Enron-related documents.
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The Roman Catholic Church took another hit with more allegations of sexual abuse. A man who says he was a victim came forward today with what he says is proof of decades of coverups. Gretchen Carlson reports.
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(((TRACK) LOCATOR: BOSTON, MASS. 24-year-old Greg Ford is the latest victim to come forward claiming he was abused by a Catholic priest. Ford says he was abused by Father Paul Shanley in Newton, Massachusetts beginning in 1983 when he was only 6 years old.

(SOT- ) Greg Ford - Alleged Abuse Victim

In my belief I think he molested 100s over his 30 year reign of terror. And I hope he rots in hell.

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Am I wrong to think Cardinal Law should not be prosecuted and put in jail? Am I wrong? I want you people to answer that!

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But the rape lawsuit filed by Ford goes much further than just Father Shanley. Ford and his attorney Roderick MacLeish are also suing the leader of the Archdiocese of Boston -- Cardinal Bernard Law. Today, they presented more than 800 documents from Shanleys personnel files ... claiming the papers show Cardinal Law and other church officials knew as far back as 1967 Shanley was abusing kids but continued to allow the Father access to children.

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All of the suffering that has taken place at the hands of Shanley a serial child molester none of it had to happen!

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The documents show Father Shanley was in attendance decades ago at the meeting where the North American Man Boy Love Association was believed founded. NAMBLA advocates sex between men and boys.
Bridge: The documents also share dozens of letters from parishoners and priests who over the years had expressed concern about Father Shanleys deviant behavior with boys.

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While the Archdiocese of Boston fought to keep Father Shanleys personnel file private a court order handed them over to Greg Ford and his attorney on Friday. So far, the Archdiocese has had no comment. CBS News....))

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Plans are moving right along on the Riverside Centre for Research and Technology in Roanoke.
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The first contract has been awarded for the project. That's to demolish four buildings... The first two on South Jefferson Streets will be torn down beginning later this month. Demolishing the buildings will make way for a 500- space parking garage that will serve both the Carilion Biomedical Institute and Carilion Health System. These two companies will be the first occupants in the research park-- which supporters say could create up to 25- hundred jobs.
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Doctors and health care workers took to the streets in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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They're upset over rising health insurance costs due to malpractice lawsuits.
More than 400 doctors rallied- they were joined by physicians assistants and also concerened citizens-
They say over the past five years insurance rates have jumped by as much as 200 percent.
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((DR. DAVID BURK STRONG/NUECES COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY: IF WE DON'T CHANG ETHINGS WE'RE GOING TO LOST PATIENT ACCESS TO CARE. WE'RE ALREADY LOSING DOCTORS, THE SITUATION IS ALREADY GETTING BAD AND WHEN WE REACH CRITICAL MASS, IT WILL ACCELERATE.))
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Doctors say if malpractice insurance rates continue to jump, doctors could be driven out of the profession and patients could be left without adequate medical care.
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Coming up a little later in the newscast, Mike Stevens will have highlights from today's Winston Cup race,
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[VO] Also we will tell you why the Big Game is getting even bigger.
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Coming up a little later in the newscast, Patrick Evans will tell us why there will be no playing around fro golfers .



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It was not a good day on Wall Street today, but it could have been a lot worse as investors shook off a profit and revenue warning from I-B-M.
Alexis Christoforous wraps it up in today's Marketwatch report.
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The Big Game jackpot is growing as players line up to buy tickets.
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After 17 straight drawings without a winner, the jackpot is up to 153 MILLION dollars... the third largest jackpot in Big Game history. Currently, Virginia and six other states are members of the Big Game. New York and Ohio join next month
Virginia Lottery Director Penny Kyle says even though there have been stories about big jackpots making winners miserable, she wouldn't mind trying this jackpot on for size.
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The two minute ticker on this Monday begins with a Winston Cup event that was washed out yesterday.
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Rain all weekend in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area forced the Samsung-Radio Shack 500 to be pushed back until today at Noon eastern.
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The wicked one and a half mile tri-oval was high and dry for today's rescheduled event, and one of the guys who has been struggling all season long came out smoking in this event. Dale Jarrett led _______ laps and was the man to beat for the first one third of the race. But he ran out of gas late and finished 24th. Bill Elliott, started on the pole and led for ____ circuits. Elliott finished a strong ninth. Wrecks wiped out several of the contenders including Ward Burton, who had this to show for his efforts, and Dale Earnhardt, Junior who hit the outside wall, tried to come back but finished ____. The final caution of the day was brought out when Kurt Busch had a tire go down and he was involved in a single car spin. 25 laps remained after the final pit stops in which some teams took on just two tires. Matt Kenseth was one of those as he held off Jeff Gordon to win his second race of the season. In his 300th consecutive start, Gordon gets second with Mark Martin 3rd.
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Jeff Burton was 39th, Stacy Compton was 19th, and Rick Mast 29th.

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Radford University's athletic administrators have been hopping of late. Last week Jeri Porter was named the new women's head basketball coach
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and this afternoon at four o'clock news Byron Samuels was introduced as the school's new men's head hoop coach. Samuels has been an assistant at Radford on two different occasions. Plus, he was the head coach at Hampton University from 1995-97. We will hear from him tonight on News 7 at Six.
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The Express season ended last night. Roanoke fell to Trenton 5-2 as the Titans win the series three games to one.

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Coming up at six, more from the Express, but don't go away. More news 7 at five to come.

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A fifteen year resident of Bent Mountain is on the way out, and it means some big changes are on they way.
Hollyfields Golfcourse is about to be auctioned off to the highest bidder, and Patrick Evans journeyed up the mountain to bid farewell to this local landmark.
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