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Today on News 7 at 5, a special grand jury will investigate a local registrar's office,
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Also local officials say cooperation between the media and the police helped get a young boy safely back home.
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We are busy rewriting the record book today as the mercury soars. How long will this last? Our forecast is coming up.

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There is good news about Roanoke County's tire fire.
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and Big Game fever is sweeping the nation as the multistate lottery flirts with an American record.
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((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG PROSECUTOR: THEY CAN CHALLENGE MY JUDGEMENT, THEY CAN SECOND-GUESS ME, BUT WHEN THEY CHALLENGE MY INTEGRITY, THEY AFFECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE ENTIRE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS.))
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A war of words between Lynchburg's prosecutor and the hometown newspaper.. as the investigation into the city's voter registrars office heats up.
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Lynchburg's commonwealth's attorney says he's asking for a special grand jury to look into allegations of mis-spending in the voter registrar's office.
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Questions were first raised last summer when it was revealed that former electoral board member Al Grant had charged more than 23- thousand dollars in expenses to his city-issued credit card.
State police began an investigation last November.. but Sunday's edition of the Lynchburg News & Advance questioned why things were taking so long.
The editorial also wondered whether Bill Petty was reluctant to investigate Grant because he's a fellow Republican.
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((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: I PERSONALLY TAKE GREAT OFFENSE AT THE SUGGESTION THAT THIS OFFICE, THE STATE POLICE, THE LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SOMEHOW ENGAGED IN A GRAND CONSPIRACY TO PROTECT THOSE OF A CERTAIN POLITICAL PARTY.))
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Petty says the special grand jury will have the power to subpoena hard-to-obtain billing records from out-of-state corporations.
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The tire fire in Roanoke County has finally been put out.
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County fire officials declared today that the work of a hazardous fire suppression team is done. The crew was packing up, getting ready to go back to Texas late this afternoon. Now the clean-up begins.
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((WE'RE GOING TO BE FOCUSING ON THE DEBRIS AND THE TIRES, REMOVAL, EXTENT OF THE CONTAMINATION STUDY TO DETERMINE IF ANY MAY HAVE GONE OFF SITE.))
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The STATE Department of Environmental Quality will dispose of the three or four thousand tires that remain intact.
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Secretary of State Colin Powell is hearing a lot about diplomacy- but not seeing much action toward ending the bloodshed in Israel.
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Israeli troops moved into several more Palestinian towns today-
Powell did meet earlier with a Palestinian delegation in Jerusalem and would only say they had a good conversation.


Powell met again with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. He will also make a repeat visit to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat tomorrow.
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[5-Big-Game]


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It is one of the biggest lottery jackpots in U-S history- Tonight's Big Game lotto jackpot could reach over 360 million dollars.
So what are your odds of winning? Is it worth buying a ticket or more than one ticket?
Drew Levinson has the latest on big game fever-
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((It is called the Big Game and it is---a BIG GAME--with big numbers.

Hundreds of thousands of people in seven states are hoping this is their lucky day to win the 325 million dollar jackpot.
DO YOU FEEL LUCKY TODAY? I FEEL LUCKY EVERY DAY. GONNA WIN? YEH, SURE.
I DO FEEL LUCKY, I THINK I AM GOING TO TAKE THIS AND BUY A SMALL ISLAND SOMEWHERE. DREW LEVINSON: "THE ODDS ARE LONG TO SAY THE LEAST--YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING IS ONE IN 76 MILLION. THE JOKE IS YOU HAVE A BETTER CHANCE OF BEING HIT BY LIGHTENING. BUT IT IS NOT JOKE, YOU REALLY DO HAVE A BETTER CHANCE OF BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTENING THAN WINNING THIS JACKPOT. Still those numbers aren't a deterrent--these folks are dreamers and some dreams do come true. GLYNIS WOOD/LOTTERY PLAYER:
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH THE MONEY? OH GOD, SPEND, SPEND, SPEND, SPEND, SPEND. I AM GOING TO GIVE SOME CHARITY, SOME TO FAMILY, SOME TO FRIENDS, AND HAVE ONE BIG PARTY. JUDY SIBELL/LOTTERY PLAYER: I AM GOING TO BUY MYSELF A BIG HOUSE, AND THEN GO TRAVELING ACROSS THE WORLD. No one has come up with the right combination of numbers to win this thing since early February--that's 18 drawings in a row and no winner. The jackpot climbed 25 million Monday and there's a chance if sales remain strong--the prize could swell past the US record of 363 million dollars. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Chicago.))

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This week's unseasonable heat might help Shenandoah Valley poultry farmers battle the (A-vee-in) avian flu. Authorities say the disease thrives in cool, moist conditions, not the weather the state has been experiencing lately.
The flu strain has spread through more than one and half million chickens and turkeys so far.
The virus poses no threat to humans.

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A Texas community is stunned as a 15 year old girl and a 10 year old boy reportedly kill their brother. We'll have the details after the break,
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and a veteran actor in Hollywood has lost his long battle against cancer.
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Authorities north of Dallas, Texas say a six-year-old boy has been found dead -- and his brother and sister have confessed to killing him.
Jackson Carr's body was found early today, buried in mud -- with a puncture wound in his neck.
A police spokesman says the boy's ten-year-old brother and 15-year-old sister confessed to killing and burying their younger brother in the woods.
He was reported missing last night. The ten-year-old brother had told his parents he could not find Jackson after a game of hide-and-seek. A spokesman says police are not aware of a motive.

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Roanoke police are crediting their missing child alert system for helping find a four year old boy last night.
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Taimere Robinson was missing for five hours after being picked up by mistake at a nearby playground.
Within an hour of his disappearance, police activated "Amber Alert".
It's a system by which media are altered to the disappearance and immediately break into programming with the child's description and possible whereabouts.
The man who mistakenly took Taimere saw the alert on television, and returned the child to his family.
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((SHELLY ALLEY: WHEN I CALLED THE LOCAL MEDIA YESTERDAY AND SAID THIS IS AN AMBER ALERT, THIS CHILD HAS BEEN ABDUCTED BY A STRANGER, WE NEED TO GET THIS INFO OUT IMMEDIATELY, THERE WAS NO HESITATION BY THE MEDIA, NO ONE SECOND GUESSED ME, NO ONE QUESTIONED ME.))
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Amber Alert is a system named after a missing Texas girl.
Police instituted the program last May.
This is the first time it was used.
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Actor Robert Urich has died- at just 55 years old.
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The actor announced six years ago that he was suffering from a rare type of cancer that attacks the body's joints- The cancer went into remisson after he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and two operations.
Urich is best known for his roles in TV's SWAT, SOAP and Spenser for Hire.
He is survived by his wife, and three children.
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In Health check tonight,
Some Radford University nursing students are trading in their textbooks for a flying lesson with Life Guard 10.
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As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton found out these students actually become part of the medical crew.
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Jean, This is one of the only programs in the nation that gives students this type of opportunity.
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And it's just one more career choice for those looking for nursing opportunities.
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It's an internship like no other and for Radford Nursing student Brad Lee training with Life Guard 10 has been a dream come true.
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((IF YOU DON'T KNOW IF YOU LIKE FLYING YOU GET TO TRY IT OUT WHICH I WASN'T' SURE BUT NOW I KNOW I LOVE IT)) [RUNS05]
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He gets to do a lot more than just fly. This internship is all about hands-on-training. Several times a month Lee goes out with the crew on calls.
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And this gives Lifeguard 10 a chance to find future crew members --who can handle the turbulence and the fast-paced work environment.
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Lee hopes to turn this into a career.
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This semester there are 4 students in the program. 2 nursing students from Radford and 2 paramedic students from the College of Health Science.
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Jean,

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The City of Roanoke has come a long way since your hometown station first opened its doors here on Colonial Avenue.


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Coming up next Teresa Hamilton will look at the changes that have shaped the Valley in the last 40 years.
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The early 1960's were a pivotal time for Roanoke. Your "Hometown Station" got a new home-- and the city was in the throes of integration. At the same time-- other changes were also happening in Roanoke. Teresa Hamilton has more through the eyes of one former Roanoke Mayor.
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(( The early 1960's brought a great deal of change to Roanoke. Your "Hometown Station" moved into its present location on Colonial Avenue.
Residents also had a choice when it came to shopping--- with the addition of the Roanoke- Salem Plaza as well as Cross

roads and Towers Mall.... ALL giving downtown Roanoke a run for its money.
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(( SOME OF THE LADIES SAID THAT THEY WOULD RATHER SHOP IN THE SHOPPING CENTERS BECAUSE THEY FELT LIKE WHEN THEY CAME DOWNTOWN THEY HAD TO DRESS UP AND IF THEY NEEDED JUST A FEW GROCERIES OR PICK UP AN ITEMS OR TWO THEY COULD JUST GET IN THE CAR AND DRIVE THROUGH THE SHOPPING CENTER, IT WAS EASY AND CONVENIENT FOR THEM. ))
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Bob Woody served a term as Roanoke mayor in the 1950's. He remembers the Star City in the early 1960's as a nice place to live-- especially in terms of race relations- He says compared to other cities, such as Danville, integration went smoothly.
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(( I THINK THERE WAS SOME LITTLE FRICTION ABOUT DOWNTOWN AT WOOLWORTH'S EATING PLACE AND A FEW OF THOSE THINGS BUT THE POSITION OF THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN THOSE DAYS WAS AFTER THE SUPREME COURT STATED WHAT THE LAW WAS THAT WE WOULD ABIDE BY IT AND TRIED TO DO THAT. ))
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The late 1950s and early 1960's also saw change in Roanoke's economy. Norfolk and Western converted from steam to diesel putting some 2-thousand people out of work. The American Viscose plant also closed-- leaving another 17- hundred workers without a job.
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((A LOT OF WOMEN WERE EMPLOYED DOWN THERE AND WHEN THEY WENT OUT OF BUSINESS THAT WAS NOT DURING MY TERM OF OFFICE BUT WE WERE ABLE TO PUT IN THE INDUSTRIAL PARK IN THERE AND IT STILL SURVIVES.))
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Just like your Hometown Station-- which in a matter of days will embark on another chapter in its long history. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))

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The Lynchburg Hillcats will try to make it up to the fans it left in the dark last night. Mike Stevens will tell us how.
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Then a little later, NASA will give an American teacher another chance to make it to space.
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On Wall Street today, stock prices surged higher as renewed hopes of a recovery gave buyers a reason to get back into the market.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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The Tuesday ticker begins with a program note from the Carolina League.
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The lights went out at Merritt Hutchinson Stadium last night in the sixth inning of the Hillcats game with the Potomac and as a result they will attempt to complete that suspended contest and then play another full game this evening. The suspended game will start at six o'clock. The Hillcats and Cannons also will play tomorrow night and Thursday - before Lynchburg opens a three game weekend series in Salem.


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The Virginia football team wraps up the spring this Saturday with what Al Groh is calling a festival instead of a game. The sheer number of players is way down this spring, so Groh is playing it safe. The defensive line will be a lot bigger than last season's front, but also much younger.
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Ljubamir Stamenich (LUBE-u-meer STAM-mi-netch) is one of three starters on the defensive line that will not be back next season because they have used up their eligibility. The starting three last year averaged around 265 pounds, small for a D-line. Groh is banking on the wahoos being bigger next season.
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Senior captain Angelo Crowell leads the new orange crush defense that hopes to squeeze opposing offenses next season. UVa registered 23 sacks last season, up from the 15 in 2000. Groh says increasing that number will take a team effort.
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Coming up at the top of the hour, a local high school tennis star signs college scholarship papers close to home. And Steve Mason visits with the Blacksburg soccer team that is once again the team to beat . Take care everyone. Have a safe evening. [go to break]

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It has been 16 years since NASA sent a teacher in to space, only to have her and the rest of her crew killed in the Challenger explosion.
Now the Teacher in Space Program is back. Gretchen Carlson has more.
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Astronaut Barbara Morgan has never given up hope go into space. For the last 16 years shes waited but never stopped working.

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You want to line up your straight edge with you.

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A teacher for most of her professional life Morgan has also been a student at NASA learning everything from the science of space to survival training while still having fun. (show leap frog 10:11:54) But now, as NASAs first education mission specialist Morgan will experience space the real way assigned to a space shuttle mission in 2004.

(SOT - 10:27:59) Barbara Morgan - NASAs 1st Education Mission

Specialist Teachers are patient and persistent and that is how we do our job so well in the classroom.

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Morgan has seen the risk firsthand. In 1986, she was the back up to teacher Christa McAuliffe for the Challenger mission. Morgan says she wont be fulfilling McAuliffes dream as much as carrying it on.

(SOT - 10:36:34) Barbara Morgan - NASAs 1st Education Mission

Specialist My personal feeling about risk we encourage kids to take risks in our classroom if you dont risk youre not going anywhere.

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NASA administrator Sean OKeefe says through Morgan he hopes to inspire young students to think about careers in space.

(SOT - 10:18:43) Sean OKeefe - NASA Administrator

We need to think very proactively about future generations with education a fundamental premise.

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Educator and student, Barbara Morgan will soon be a full-fledged astronaut as well. Gretchen Carlson, CBS News, New York.))

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