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Next on News 7 at Five, relatives of a missing nine year old girl plead for her safety. We'll have more on the search for Jennifer Short in a live report.
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Plus authorities in Campbell County are looking a second suspect in last week's murder.
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No showers in this forecast, in fact, quite the opposite, as the air goes rather dry overhead. Details coming up.



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On Health Check, Joy Sutton will show us a device that can help people who stutter.
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A popular brand of All Terrain Vehicle is being recalled. That as one consumer group calls for tighter restrictions on their use.
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and Mike Stevens will have a report from Blacksburg as the Virginia Tech Hokies prepare for their season opener. News 7 at Five is next.

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A public appeal from the family of nine year old Jennifer Short as investigators report little progress in the search for the missing girl.
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Even as relatives prepared for the funerals of Mary and Michael Short, they made an emotional plea for the return of the couple's daughter.
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Joe Dashiell is at the Henry County Sheriff's Department with more on today's news conference.
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A second man is now being sought in the murder of a Campbell County man last week.
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Authorities say a masked intruder shot 25-year-old Tony Stone to death inside his home near Lynch Station last Wednesday.
Authorities have already arrested Adrian Dawson of Lynchburg and charged him with Stone's killing.
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They're also looking for 23-year-old Bryan Keith Jones in connection with the shooting.
Jones is six feet tall, 190 pounds with the word "psycho" tattooed on his neck.
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Public education will "take a hit" under Governor Mark Warner's plan to trim state spending... and that has many Virginia educators concerned.
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Warner has asked all state agencies for further cuts in order to cover the one and a half billion dollar budget shortfall.
Education groups say public education should be exempt from the latest round of penny pinching.
They believe schools are already shortchanged and additional state cuts would place too great a burden on localities.
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((VEA PRESIDENT JEAN BANKOS: LOCAL SCHOOL DIVISIONS AND GOVERNING BODIES ARE GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE UP THE SLACK AND THEY'RE ALREADY STRETCHED TO THE LIMIT. THERE IS NOWHERE ELSE FOR THEM TO GO AND THIS IS BECAUSE THE STATE IS UNDERFUNDING PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO THE TUNE OF A BILLION DOLLARS A BIENNIUM SO WE'RE ALREADY IN THE HOLE, SO THIS MAKES THE HOLE EVEN DEEPER.))
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The Virginia Education Association also says the lack of adequate pay is forcing quality teachers to leave the state.
Teachers had been promised a pay raise which recently fell victim to the state's budget problems.
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Children under the age of 16 should NOT be allowed to drive All Terrain Vehicles.
That's just one of the things consumer advocates want as more news surfaces about the dangers of A-T-V's.
Jennifer Miller reports.
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((They are a license for fun and excitement. Though in many states you don't need a license to drive them. Injuries to all-terrain drivers under age sixteen have doubled in less than a decade.

SOT: Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America

"Self regulation by the atv industry has to led to larger and faster atvs and more children being injured and killed."
O/C bridge Jennifer riding bike All terrain vehicles, known as ATV's, have been on the market for years. As injuries and deaths rose in the 1980's, the ATV industry was forced to stop making the three wheelers....and replaced them with four wheelers.

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Four wheelers with hazards of their own.. especially to youngsters often not physically and mentally equipped to handle them.

SOT: Dr. Rebeccah Brown, Asst. Dir. of Trauma Services, Children's Hosp.

Med. Ctr., Cincinatti "Advertising entices our youth with images of ruggedness, speed and power.But as appealing as the images might be, ATV's are simply not toys."
Graphic: A Consumer Federation of American report recommends that no child under 16 should be allowed to operate an ATV. That states require licensing and training. And that manufacturers give refunds for three wheel ATV's and adult-size ATV's purchased for use by chldren under 16.
As the safety findings were announced..there was more bad news.Forty-five, thousand Artic Cat ATVs were recalled for a a mechanical problem - one that could lead to serious accidents.
But for some danger is part of the appeal.
SOt: David Pearson, ATV Shop Owner We do things for the thrill, to push things to the edge.
A thrill that consumer advocates say needs controlling. Jennifer Miller, CBS News, Denver))

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Homemaking guru Martha Stewart will meet the deadline-
A spokeswoman says her lawyers will hand over documents regarding her sale of ImClone stock to a House Committee-
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The panel set a five pm deadline for documents detailing the sale- Stewart sold the stock just days before the stock's price plummeted.
The committee wants to know if Stewart was using inside information.
The House panel requested some of Stewart's emails, records from her business manager and additional information on her phone numbers.
Stewart has said she had a pre-arranged agreement with her broker to sell the stock if it hit 60 dollars a share.


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A group that wants to see Saddam Hussein removed from power holds hostages at an Iraqi embassy. We'll have the details after the break.
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And closer to home, we will see a promising new device that could someday help 90 percent of the people who stutter.

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A hostage seige at the Iraqi embassy in Berlin is over-
Police say they've freed the hostages- and they're questioning five people.
Iraqi dissidents seeking the overthrow of Saddam Hussein claimed responsibility for the seige- Aleen Sirgany has the latest.
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(( GERMAN POLICE ENDED THE SEIGE OF THE IRAQI EMBASSY IN BERLIN ABOUT FIVE HOURS AFTER IT WAS TAKEN OVER BY ARMED MEN ... DEMANDING THE REMOVAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN IN BAGHDAD. THE GROUP, CALLING ITSELF THE DEMOCRATIC IRAQI OPPOSITION OF GERMANY, STORMED THE EMBASSY AND TOOK HOSTAGES, INCLUDING IRAQS ACTING AMBASSADOR. TWO OF THE HOSTAGES WERE SLIGHTLY INJURED, BUT NO ONE WAS SERIOUSLY HURT. IRAQS MAIN OPPOSITION GROUP SAYS IT HAD NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE TAKEOVER... BUT SAY IT SHOWS THE DESPERATION LEVEL OF SOME IRAQIS. . ENTIFAHD QANBAR/SADDAM HUSSEIN OPPOSITION GROUP. IRAQI NATIONAL CONGRESS This action is highlighting the frustration of the Iraqi people, the suffering of the Iraqi people. They wish to liberate their country from Saddam's regime "This all comes when the spotlight is on President Bush who has promised to oust Saddam..although he hasn't said when or even if that might happen." BUT THE WHITE HOUSE STRONGLY CONDEMNED TUESDAY'S EMBASSY OCCUPATION. ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESPERSON "Actions like this takeover are unacceptable. They undermine legitimate efforts by Iraqis, both inside and outside Iraq, to bring regime change to Iraq." GERMAN OFFICIALS SAY THEY DETAINED SEVERAL PEOPLE ..AFTER THE STANDOFF ENDED PEACEFULLY.AS, CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))



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When it comes to teens and drugs and alcohol- what's the easiest to buy? The answer may suprise you.
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((JOSEPH CALIFANO/NAT'L CENTER ON ADDICTION AND DRUG ABUSE: FOR THE FIRST TIME A HIGHER PERCENTAGE OF TEENS SURVEYED FOUND MARIJUANA EASIER TO BUY THAT BOTH BEER AND CIGARETTES.))
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In fact more than half of the teens surveyed said they thought they could buy marijuana within one or two hours.
About one in four teens- or 27 percent surveyed said they personally witnessed the sale of illegal drugs at school.
About one in ten- or 8 percent believe at least one teacher in their school uses illegal drugs.
There are some positive statistics though- 63 percent of teenager between 12 and 17 years old say they attend drug free schools.
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In health check tonight,
Could a device worn in the ear be the solution for thousands of people who stutter?
The future version of the "Fluency Master" could work for 90 percent of stutters.
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Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean, The fluency master has been on the market since the mid 90's
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But a new and improved version is expected soon.
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The Hollins Communication Research Institute developed the fluency master. It's research shows stuttering is caused by a defect in the way the person hears himself.
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The device is attached below the ear. As the person speaks the frequency of the voice is altered, and transmitted to the ear.
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But Webster says the new version of this fluency master will work for 90 percent of stutters because it not only changes the frequency but adds a time delay as well.
As far as, Lecompte he says the current model improves his fluency by 75 percent.
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The fluency master costs about 25-hundred dollars.
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[FS ] If you would like more information about fluency master contact the Hollins Communication Research Institute at 540-265-5666
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Jean,

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Coming up next on the newscast,
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what rising oil prices are doing to the American stock markets.
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Coming up today following Sports, Patrick Evans will tell us why they are celebrating a big anniversary in the Hill City.
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The bulls took a break on Wall Street today as investors took profits after two weeks of market gains and Monday's rally.
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The two minute ticker is all about expansion tonight as Mike Stevens checks in from the Virginia Tech campus in Blackbsurg to give us a look at the new endzone seats.
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For 40 years, the Hill City has enjoyed one-stop shopping for dance, theater, and other articistic endeavors at the Fine Arts Center.
To celebrate the Center's anniversary, special programs and exhibits are open to the public, and Patrick Evans has more.
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