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Today on News 7 at 5, the U-S Attorney General says some banks in the east, including Virginia could be the target of terrorist attacks.
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Also there is a warning tonight for the millions of people who use this type of air freshner.
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Thunderstorms linger on the horizon, and the weekend offers more possibilities for rainfall, we'll check out all the maps.

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One of the builders of the National D-Day Memorial has placed a lien on the facility. It says it is owed almost three million dollars.
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and on Health Check, we will see how some people are repaying their debt of gratitude to organ donors.
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They've waited long enough.. and now two of the D-Day Memorial's biggest creditors are going to court to try and get the money that's owed them.
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Coleman-Adams Construction and Byron Dickson Architects have filed liens against the property totaling more than 300-thousand dollars.
The two are actually owed close to three million dollars for helping to design and construct the memorial that was dedicated last June.
Creditors say they've been frustrated by the Foundation's lack of a plan to pay them back.
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((BUZZY COLEMAN/COLEMAN-ADAMS CONSTRUCTION: IT'S A BUSINESS DECISION.. WE'RE ALL GENTLEMEN, WE'RE ALL FRIENDS AND PLAN ON WORKING TOGETHER.. WE'D LIKE TO CONTINUE WORKING ON THE MONUMENT AFTER THIS IS STRAIGHT RIGHT HERE. BUT WE CAN'T LIVE ON LOVE.)) ((BILL MCINTOSH/D-DAY FOUNDATION PRESIDENT: SOMEONE MAY VERY WELL LOOK AT THIS AND SAY THIS IS TOO GOOD A PROJECT TO HAVE IT BESMIRCHED BY ANOTHER PROTRACTED PROCESS LIKE THIS AND STEP UP AND GIVE US A HAND IN ACHIEVING A RESOLUTION MORE RAPIDLY THAN WE WOULD.))
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The Foundation has six months to pay off the liens or a judge may decide what happens to the property.
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The discovery of two bodies in a home in Lynchburg has investigators there searching for clues this afternoon.
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Police were called to 410 Sussex Street around eleven thirty this morning.
The owner of the property says the bodies are those of two young people. No word yet on how they died. There is a press conference going on at this hour. We will have more details on News 7 at 6.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A new terror warning that could hurt Americans in the pocketbook.
The FBI says it's received un-substantiated information that terrorists are considering attacks against U-S banks in twelve states- including Virginia.
Aleen Sirgany has more.
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(( ALEEN SIRGANY HAS THE DETAILS FROM WASHINGTON. BANKS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST ARE BEING TOLD TO TAKE NO CHANCES. TO BE ON GUARD - FOR A POSSIBLE TERRORIST ATTACK. U.S. OFFICIALS WERE REPORTEDLY BEING TIPPED OFF BY A TOP AL-QAIDA MEMBER NOW IN U.S CUSTODY. JOHN ASHCROFT/U-S ATTORNEY GENERAL: We have received information that may or may not be reliable that terrorists are considering physical attacks against U-S financial institutions." THE F-B-I WARNING IS VAGUE - OFFERING FEW SPECIFICS. EXCEPT THAT 12 STATES COULD BE TARGETS. INCLUDING MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, VERMONT, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, MARYLAND, DELAWARE, VIRGINIA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THE WARNING FOLLOWS A BOMB THREAT EARLIER THIS WEEK - AGAINST AN UNSPECIFIED NATIONAL BANK IN DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON. THAT TURNED OUT TO BE A PRANK BY A 13 YEAR OLD BOY. BANKS AREN'T NOT BEING ASKED TO CLOSE, AND CUSTOMERS ARE NOT BEING WARNED TO STAY AWAY. BUT OFFICIALS ARE ASKING AMERICANS TO REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY TO THE F-B-I. JOHN ASHCROFT/U-S ATTORNEY GENERAL - "We believe this information sharing disrupts and prevents terrorist activity. U.S OFFICIALS SAY THE NATION REMAINS ON THREAT LEVEL OF YELLOW. IN THE NEW SYSTEM OF COLOR CODES, YELLOW REPRESENTS A MID-RANGE THREAT. ASCBS,WASH.))

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It was seven years ago today that the Oklahoma City Federal Building was blown up.
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Family and friends of the victims- as well as survivors- observed 168 seconds of silence, one second for each person killed in the bombing.
Many placed flowers on the memorial chairs which were erected in memory of their loved ones at the site.
Several survivors of the September 11th attack attended today's ceremony.
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((LINDA LAMBERT/OKLAHOMA CITY NAT'L MEMORIAL TRUST: FOR US IN OKLAHOMA CITY IT HAS BEEN SEVEN YEARS, BUT FOR OTHERS IT HAS JUST BEEN SEVEN MONTHS, SINCE THE ATTACK ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, THE PENTAGON, AND THE DOWNING OF FLIGHT 93 IN SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYVLANIA. WE OFFER OUR HEARTS AND WE SHARE OUR EXPERIENCES.))
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It was April 19th, 1995 that the Alfred P Murrah building was attacked-
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That air freshener in your bathroom may not only make the air sweeter- it could make it smoky.
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S-C Johnson is recalling two and half million Glade "Extra Outlet Scented Oil Air Fresheners-"
The air fresheners have been mis-assembled which could pose a risk of fire.
SC Johnson has received five reports of misassembly, but so far no reports of injury or property damage.
Again, that's the Glade Extra Outlet Scented Oil Air Freshener.
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Coming up next on the newscast, a local college branches out with some historic trees.
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[VO] and then a little later, we will see some of the less memorable moments in News 7 history as Patrick Evans show us what happens when good stories go bad.
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A Richmond Circuit Court judge has refused to dismiss charges filed against the former executive director of the state Republican Party.
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Ed Matricardi is charged on four felony counts. He's accused of eavesdropping on Democratic Party conference calls last month.
Today, Matricardi's lawyer said his client broke no Virginia law... even if he did monitor the conversation as prosecutors allege.
But the judge denied a motion to drop the charges.
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This week also brought allegations that an aide to House Speaker Vance Wilkins may have also eavesdropped on the conference calls, but no charges have been filed against her.

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In health check tonight,
They've been given a second chance at life and now they're out to show the world what a difference organ donation makes.
Hundreds of organ recipients are gearing-up for an Olympic style athletic competition known as the U-S transplant games.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton met up with three members of the Virginia Team.
Joy are the ready for the competition?
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Jean,
They're practicing hard to bring home the gold.
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The competition is only months away in Orlando Florida.
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(( He may not bowl a strike every time --but that hasn't stopped Kevin Sheppard from taking a roll at the bowling competition.
He's out to prove that even when the pins are stacked against you, organ donation can mean a new life.
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((KEVIN SHEPPARD: ONCE YOU'VE BEEN TRANSPLANTED EVERYDAY THAT YOU LIVE IS LIKE A MIRACLE. THE LORD HAS GIVEN YOU PROLONGED LIFE TO DO ACTIVITIES WITH YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS )) [RUNS14]
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Friends like fellow recipient Dwight Studebaker. He's competing in track and field.
The two men say this competition is about giving hope to the 80-thousand people now waiting for organs and encouraging more people to become donors.
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Joan Akers is living proof. Four years after her kidney transplant she's having the ride of her life.. She's gearing-up for the cycling competition, a 20 mile ride through Epcot.
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There are 13 sports in the U-S Transplant Games.
They will be held at Disney World in June.
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Jean,

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Things are on the grow at Roanoke College...
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Today students with the environmental program at the school planted a special tree on the front quad. It's a two year-old sycamore that is a descendant of a tree near Appomattox Court House, where General Robert E. Lee surrendered in 1865. School officials say it's important to start planting now, because many trees on the campus are dying from old age.
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((JON CAWLEY/ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM CO-ORDINATOR; THOSE TREES HAVE DONE EXTREMELY WELL, AND PROVIDED A LOT OF THE ATMOSPHERE HERE, BUT NOW THAT WE'RE A HUNDRED YEARS DOWN, WE HAVE SOME VERY LARGE TREES AND HAVE SOME TREES THAT ARE REACHING THE END OF THEIR LIFE SPAN BECAUSE NOT ALL TREES HAVE A 200, 300 YEAR LIFE SPANS.))
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Meanwhile, several other special trees are growing on campus. The school has planted 15 seedling tulip trees, descended from a tree that the school's founder planted more than a hundred years ago. The original tulip tree is prominently featured during Roanoke College's graduation.
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The storms this afternoon did blow away a group enjoying the outdoors today. Jacey Birch is standing by with more.
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All you need is a kite, a blanket and a picnic basket for a relaxing day of outdoor fun... and maybe some nice weather too!
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Jacey Birch is flying high at Green Hill Park with the Richmond Air Force Kite Club testing the winds for tomorrow's kite festival.
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Today in Sports we will have an early look at NASCAR qualifying from Talladega.
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Plus we will show you an egg that had bidders scrambling today in New York.
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An egg sold for more than nine MILLION dollars today.
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Of course it was not your typical hen's egg. It is Carl Fabergi's Winter Egg.
It looks as delicate as the real thing, but it is made of carved rock crytal and is embellished with platinum and with more than 3,000 diamonds.
Created by Fabergi for the Russian Imperial Family, the Winter Egg was given by Tsar Nicholas- the second to his mother on Easter in 1913.
Fewer than a dozen Russian Imperial Fabergi eggs have been offered at auction.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Friday ticker. It's a spring-like weekend with Tech, JMU and Virginia Tech playing their respective spring games.
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Count on the defense to give the offense a run for its' money tomorrow in the UVa spring football festival.
No other Virginia Cavalier defender has more versatility than senior captain Angelo Crowell.
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Last season, the linebacker led the Wahoos with 144 tackles, which is a new school record. He also caused four fumbles, broke up four passes and had two interceptions. This spring, the leader of the orange crush defense says he has gotten better by getting bigger.
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Blacksburg might be the biggest boys soccer dynasty in the WDBJ viewing are, but Cave Spring is climbing the ranks as well. The Blacksburg Bruins escaped with a 2-1 win over the Knights last week. Cave Spring is 4 and 1 and 3 and OH in the Western Valley District on the season and looking to make a dent in the playoffs this season despite a youth movement.
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The Winston Cup drivers are in Talladega, Alabama this afternoon qualifying for this Sunday's Aaron's 499. Rusty Wallace was the first driver to go out in time trials this afternoon. Rick Mast went out third. Kevin Harvick back from his one race suspension will go out 33th. Matt Kenseth will be the final driver on the track today. 47 cars in all are registered - four will go home. We'll have an update and the rundown for you tonight on New s7 at Six.
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Take care everyone and have a great night. [GO TO BREAK]

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The Big Move is just hours away. We head to our new Digital Broadcast Center overnight.
We're hoping everything we do there comes across flawlessly, but history tells us that, despite our best efforts, things sometimes go wrong.
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As we make the move to our Building for the Future, Patrick Evans joins us to share moments from our present home that didn't go the way we planned.
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