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Today on News 7 at 5, authorities in Henry County say the remains found yesterday in North Carolina are probably not those of Jennifer Short.
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and five people are killed in a bank robbery in Nebraska.
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A very widespread soaking from Isidore. Rather cool too. Tomorrow features warmer temperatures and showers. Details ahead.

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Some new stores are coming to a local mall.
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And find out how a four legged friend is helping an autistic child,
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plus Brent Watts will show us a dance class with more students than you can shake a belly at.
News 7 at Five is next.

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Some bones found yesterday in North Carolina apparently are NOT those of a missing nine year old girl from Henry County, but there are new reports of another body.
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While early tests indicate the remains found yesterday in North Carolina are not those of Jennifer Short. Just moments ago another report came in from West Virginia about a body found there.
State Police are investigating the discovery in Greenbrier County.
The remains were found by a motorist in the state forest.
Officials say the partially decomposed body was over a bank in an area where trash is frequently dumped.
Authorities say the body was a small adult or an older child.
It has been sent to the state medical examiner's office. The reports come on a day when investigators have all but ruled out any connection with yesterday's discovery of bone fragments in Rockingham County.
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Marya Jones is at the Henry County Sheriff's Office with more on both discoveries.
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A judge today denied a defense attorney's motion to move the trial of a man accused of killing a Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Deputy.
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Roy Inge Junior is charged with capital murder in the May 17th shooting death of Deputy Frank Betterton.
At a hearing this morning, Inge's attorneys argued it would be impossible to seat an impartial jury in Pittsylvania County.
The judge disagreed and the trial is set for November 4th.
Judge William Alexander held off ruling on whether Inge is competent to stand trial.
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The F-B-I has been called in to help with a deadly bank robbery in (NOR-FORK) Norfolk, Nebraska this morning.
Five people including four bank employees and one customer were shot and killed.
Jodi Baker has more.
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((WHEN ROBBERS STORMED INTO THIS SMALL TOWN NEBRASKA BANK THURSDAY MORNING.. THEY TOOK MORE THAN MONEY. AUTHORITIES SAY THREE HISPANIC MEN OPENED FIRE -- AND TOOK THE LIVES OF FOUR EMPLOYEES AND A CUSTOMER.

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"This is an enormously sad and tragic event."
AFTER TAKING OFF ON FOOT - POLICE SAY THE MEN STOLE A GETAWAY CAR FROM A NEARBY HOME. FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY'VE FOUND THE VEHICLE, AND ARE SEARCHING IT FOR CLUES. OFFICIALS SAY THERE ARE REPORTS OF ARRESTS IN A NEARBY COMMUNITY.

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we have investigators trying to determine whether or not they are involved.
THE SHOOTOUT HAPPENED AT A U-S BANK BRANCH NORTHWEST OF OMAHA, IN NORFOLK NEBRASKA ... A SMALL CITY AT THE CROSSROADS OF FOUR HIGHWAYS... POTENTIAL GETAWAY ROUTES FOR THE ROBBERS.

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IN THIS QUIET MIDWESTERN CITY, THE FIRST SIGN OF TROUBLE CAME WHEN STRAY BULLETS SHOT THROUGH A WINDOWS AT A BURGER JOINT ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE BANK.

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AUTHORITIES HOPE SECURITY TAPES WILL GIVE THEM A BETTER LOOK AT THE ROBBERS AND EXPLAIN WHY THIS BANK HOLDUP ... TURNED SO BLOODY. IN NORFOLK, NEBRASKA -- JODI BAKER, FOR CBS NEWS.))

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Tens of thousand of people are without power in Louisiana and Mississippi- thanks to Tropical Storm Isidore.
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Officials estimate about 140 thousand homes and businesses lost electricity- as the storm blew ashore this morning.

Many parts of Louisiana are flooded today..
Isidore hit land with near hurricane force winds- but it is losing steam as it moves inland.
Isidore spun off several tornadoes- in the Florida panhandle including on that injured a farmer.
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Coming up today on Health Check, we will see how a special dog really is a boy's best friend.
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But first, Democrats and President Bush are still not in agreement when it comes to Iraq.
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The United States say two allied airstrikes in Southern Iraq today were in self-defense- after Iraq fired at a coalition aircraft.
Iraq claims the U-S military targeted civilian areas. A U-S official says there were no civilian casualties.
Meanwhile here at home- President Bush says he's close to an agreement with Congress to ''speak with one voice'' against Saddam Hussein.
But as Aleen Sirgany reports, Democratic leaders say that's not the case.
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((THE PRESIDENT, ACCUSED OF POLITICIZING HOMELAND SECURITY AND A POSSIBLE WAR WITH IRAQ, INVITED MEMBERS OF BOTH PARTIES TO THE WHITE HOUSE TO SHOW HE HAS BIPARTISAN SUPPORT FOR HIS PLANS. NOT INVITED TOP DEMOCRATS WHO ARENT FULLY ON BOARD. BUSH: We're making progress. We're near an agreement. And soon we will speak with one voice. BUT DEMOCRAT LEADERS SAY... THATS NOT NECESSARILY THE CASE. THE PRESIDENT WANTS CONGRESS TO PASS A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING HIM TO USE FORCE AGAINST IRAQ. BUT THEY SAY THEY WONT SIGN A BLANK CHECK, AND REFUSE TO RUSH INTO ANYTHING. SEN. TOM DASCHLE/D-SENATE MAJORITY LEADER We want to this right. We don't care how quickly this is done. BUT THE WHITE HOUSE WARNS, CONGRESS CANT AFFORD TO WAIT. THE ADMINISTRATION NOW SAYS THEY HAVE LEARNED OF A DIRECT LINK BETWEEN SADDAM HUSSEIN AND AL-QAIDA. DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD SAYS SOME OF THE TERRORISTS ARE SEEKING SHELTER IN IRAQ. AND HE SAYS THAT'S NOT ALL: DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY We have what we consider to be credible evidence that Al Qaida leaders have sought contacts in Iraq who could help them acquire weapons of mass destruction capabilities. AND NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR CONDOLEEZZA RICE SAYS THEY'RE HEARING FROM HIGH-RANKING AL QAEDI DETAINEES THAT IRAQ PROVIDED THE TERRORIST GROUP SOME CHEMICAL WEAPONS TRAINING, AS WELL.))

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Before 9-11 the C-I-A's counter-terrorism unit was undermanned and Over-whelmed- that according to one man who lead the CIA at battling terrorism.
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((COFER BLACK/fORMER CHIEF, COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE CENTER: BEFORE 9-11, THE CIA COUNTERTERRORISM CENTR HAD AS MANY PEOPLE AS MAYBE THREE INFANTRY COMPANIES. THREE INFANTRY COMPANIES CAN BE EXPECTED TO COVER A FRONT OF A FEW KILOMETERS. OUR COUNTERTERRORISM CENTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE WORLD AND ALL THE TERRORIST ATTACKS.))
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Black testified today before a Congressional Committee- saying he's proud of the work his people did.
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In health check tonight,
Children with autism find relating to the world isn't always easy ...many have difficulty interacting socially or communicating effectively.
But for one little boy in our area, he now has a friend that understands his every command.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains.
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Jean, While many of us have heard of service dogs to help the blind or deaf
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...they are dogs trained to help children with disabilities like autism.
They're called Therapeutic Social Dogs.
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It doesn't matter that six year old Joshua Leonard doesn't say his words perfectly ... his new friend Biff has no problem following his commands.
And while many people might take that for granted.. Joshua's parents says it's very significant.
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But Biff isn't your average dog. He was trained by Saint Francis of Assisi to help a child like Joshua overcome the hurdles he might face in life because he has autism.
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((THEY HAVE FOUND A DEFINITE IMPACT, THE CHILDREN ARE MORE COMFORTABLE, OUTGOING, THEY'RE ABLE TO DO BETTER IN SCHOOL,THEIR ABLE TO FUNCTION BETTER IN SOCIAL ACTIVITIES, TO MEET MEET PEOPLE)) [RUNS13]
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While Joshua and Biff are still getting aquatinted his parents believe it was a match made in heaven.
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And soon Joshua will be able to take Biff home permanently... and Joshua's dad admits..Biff is a much better ball player than he is.))
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For more information about therapeutic services dogs you can contact the Saint Francis of Assisi Foundation at 540-342-DOGS or you can find a link to their website on our webpage at WDBJ 7-dot-com.
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Jean

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Coming up next on the newscast, Brent Watts drops in for some naval manuevers, but it doesn't have anything to do with the Navy.
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Belly dancing is often considered one of the oldest forms of dance. But, thanks to musical artists such as Shakira, it's slowly making a comeback. Brent Watts dropped by a class in Botetourt County that's making the world's oldest dance, new again.
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Coming up today following sports,
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we'll tell you why shoppers at a local mall will soon have more of a selection.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Thursday ticker. We start with basketball news where today the ACC announced its 50th anniversary men's basketball team today. North Carolina had the most players on the 50 member team with 12, including Michael Jordan, while eleven Duke Blue Devils made the squad.
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Four Virginia Cavaliers were named to the team led by three time national player of the year, Ralph Sampson. Sampson led the Wahoos to the 1981 Final Four and holds UVA career records for field goals made, rebounds, and blocked shots.
Barry Parkhill, the 1972 ACC Player of the Year also made the squad along with Jeff Lamp.
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In another basketball note, former Radford University star Don Burgess has been named an assistant coach at VMI.
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Burgess is a Harrisonburg native who spent time on the coaching staff at Central Florida and Coastal Carolina over the past few seasons. While a Highlander, Don-Don scored over 1400 points, good for number 3 on the all time Radford list.
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Sticking with hoops, Pro Basketball USA is coming to the New River Valley.
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The Southwest Virginia Rattlers will begin play in January. The Rattlers are part of a six team league which includes teams from across the Mid-Atlantic..
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Hale also hopes to field a women's professional team next spring.

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The countdown is on to this Sunday's Taco Bell 300 late model stock car race at the Martinsville Speedway.
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The 100 thousand dollar purse should make for some intense racing this weekend. But the race is even more special to the drivers because of the venue itself.
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That's it for the ticker. Coming up at six, Steve Mason checks in with former Cave Spring star Michael Hamlar who is now making a name for himself at Wake Forest. Plus we'll have the complete week five high school football schedule. Jean has more News 7 at Five right after this. Have a great night everybody.

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Some new stores are coming to a local mall, just in time for holiday shopping...
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Roanoke's Valley View Mall is welcoming four new shops. Opening in late Fall is Blue Ridge Outdoors, a location for sporting apparel ... along with the clothing stores Hollister Company and Hot Topic. They both serve teens and young adults. Also, a Motherhood Maternity store will arrive at the end of the year.
Current mall tenant Victoria's Secret is expanding and Hect's is completing renovations.
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