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Today on News 7 at 5, authorities in the nation's capital hope new composite drawings will help them find the sniper terrorizing the region. We'll have a live report.
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Also Roanoke County may have its first human case of West Nile Disease.
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So far the rain system is having a tough time punching through the cold air. Full forecast detail ahead.

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Also today, employees at a local post office will see their jobs shuffled around.
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State employees are anxiously waiting to hear if they will lose their jobs to the Governor's budget cuts.
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Plus Steve Pardon will check in from Mount Airy, North Carolina from the new Andy Griffith highway.
News 7 at 5 is next.

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The woman killed in last nights sniper shooting was an FBI employee- 47 years old.
Today police are asking anyone with information about two style vans to come forward.
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((PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE LADDER RACK ON THE TOP OF THESE VANS. THE SECOND ONE IS A FORD ECONO VAN ALSO WITH A LADDR WRAP ON TOP OF IT.))
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Officials hope releasing sketches of the vans will help jog the memories of some witnesses who may have seen something.
Police say they may also have a partial description now of a suspect.
Teri Okita is outside the Rockville maryland headquarters of the sheriff's office with the latest.
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(( IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A QUICK TRIP TO HOME DEPOT TO GET MOVING SUPPLIES. INSTEAD, 47-YEAR-OLD LINDA FRANKLIN, AN FBI ANALYST FROM VIRGINIA, WAS GUNNED DOWN HIT IN THE HEAD WITH JUST ONE SHOT BY THE SERIAL SNIPER.
Bill Murray/Family Friend: Linda was a loving wife and mother who watched out for everyone.
WITNESSES GAVE POLICE THE MOST DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE SHOOTINGS, SO FAR INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF THE VEHICLE WITH A MALFUNCTIONING TAIL-LIGHT AND A PARTIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Chief Thomas Manger/Fairfax County, VA Police: more witnesse, confident
POLICE SAY THE SNIPER COULD HAVE SEVERAL VEHICLES AND RELEASED TWO MORE COMPOSITE SKETCHES OF VANS. THE FIRST, A CHEVY ASTROVAN WITH A LADDER RACK SEEN FLEEING FRIDAYS MURDER SCENE. THE SECOND, A FORD ECONOVAN, AGAIN, WITH A LADDER RACK.
Major HOWARD SMITH/Spotsylvania, VA Sheriffs Department: If you know anyone who drives one of these and suspects THE HOME DEPOT AND SOME ADJACENT BUSINESSES NORMALLY CROWDED WITH CUSTOMERS HAVE REMAINED CLOSED FOR THE DAY YET ANOTHER COMMUNITY IN THE WASHINGTON AREA VICTIMIZED AND IN FEAR OF A KILLER WHO SHOWS NO SIGNS OF STOPPING. Teri Okita/Reporting: We now have these vehicles composites, but no suspect sketches. At least one witness reports catching a glimpse of a man at yesterday's shooting, but at this point, police say they just don't ave enough details to release a sketch. Teri Okita, CBS News, Rockville, Maryland. now back to you.))

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The Roanoke Valley may have it's first HUMAN case of the West Nile Virus. Health officials say initial tests indicate a 35 year old woman from Roanoke County has contracted the disease. The woman lived near the Vinton area, one of the areas with greatest concentration of birds found with the virus.
The woman is recovering at home. Health Officials say it will be at least 10 days before the official results come back from CDC confirming she has the virus.
Health officials say the best protection is to avoid getting bitten by the mosquitos which spread the virus to humans.

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State employees and residents are bracing for the bad news.
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Governor Mark Warner will outline his budget cuts in a statewide address tonight.
Warner says he is going to lay out how the state ended up in its current fiscal crisis.
Warner is expected to eliminate a number of state services and cut between one-thousand and 25-hundred state jobs.
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State law allows the governor to cut only as much as 15 percent of the budget without approval from the General Assembly.
Tonight the governor is expected to announce cuts of between 7-hundred to 8-hundred million dollars.
That's not even half of the state's two-billion-dollar shortfall.
The other round of cuts is scheduled for mid-December and will require the support of lawmakers.
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You can catch the Governor's Address live tonight right here on your Hometown Station beginning at seven.

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The U-S Postal Service is sending a message to workers.
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Roanoke's Postmaster says about 40-employees will either have a different schedule or a new work location within the next few weeks. Each worker will have the option to take the new offer- or turn it down. Officials say this kind of position shifting is happening all over the country in reaction to increased automation. Postmaster Anne Murray says the Post Office has invested in the latest technology and that the responsible thing to do is take a look at payroll.
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A hijacking attempt on a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight-
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Guards moved in foiling the attempt.
The flight from Sudan had 204 passengers and crew on board- when a Saudi gunman tried to hijack the plane.
No one was hurt and the guards dis-armed and arrested the "would be- hijacker."
The aircraft returned to the airport landing safely.
A Saudi statement gave no motive for the hijacking attempt. The plane was on its way to Saudi Arabia.
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President Bush says the U-S must consider the possibility Saddam Hussein is using the al-Qaida terrorist network.


As he seeks a U-N resolution giving Iraq one last change to disarm, the President is warning of the increasing dangers of global terrorism.
Stacy Case has more.
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TRACK CONTINUES: WEDNESDAY, THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL GETS SET TO TAKE ON THE ISSUE OF IRAQ. WITHOUT A RESOLUTION, U-N WEAPONS INSPECTORS HAVE PUSHED BACK THEIR TRIP TO IRAQ, POSSIBLY TO NOVEMBER NOW. CHINA, FRANCE AND
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IRAQ. THE U-S AND BRITAIN ARE WORKING TO WIN THEM OVER.
SUPER: COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE " the negotiations are intense but they are continuing, and I'm hopeful that we will find a solution."
TRACK: AS THEY BUILD THEIR CASE FOR A UNIFIED U-N RESOLUTION ON IRAQ, COLIN POWELL AND BRITISH FOREIGN MINISTER JACK STRAW SAID THE UMBRELLA OF TERRORISM STRETCHES FAR AND WIDE.
FROM IRAQ'S CONTINUED DEFIANCE -- TO THREE OTHER RECENT ATTACKS. LAST WEEK'S ASSAULT ON U-S MARINES IN KUWAIT-- AN EXPLOSION ABOARD A TANKER IN YEMEN AND SATURDAY'S BOMBING IN BALI. ALL WITH POSSIBLE AL QUAEDA LINKS.
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SUPER: JACK STRAW/BRITISH FOREIGN MINISTER And if you want a safer and more peaceful world, we have to address and deal with all three threats together.
STAND UP: (NOT VERBATIM) THE WHITE HOUSE REITERATED TODAY WHAT PRESIDENT BUSH MADE VERY CLEAR IN
HIS SPEECH TO U-N MEMBERS--- THAT THE U-S WILL WAIT DAYS OR WEEKS FOR

THE U-N'S FULL BACKING-- BUT NOT MONTHS. ONE MONTH HAS ALREADY GONE BY SINCE PRESIDENT BUSH'S REMARKS. TIME IS CLEARLY RUNNING OUT. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))


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Still to come on the newscast, there is a guilty plea in one of the largest case of insider trading in the country's history,
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and on Health Check, we will see how a procedure is cutting weeks off of standard radiation treatments.
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Imclone Systems founder Sam Waksul pleads guitly today to an insider tradiing scandal- that his friend Martha Stewart is also caught up in.
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In court today- Waksul says he made some terrible mistakes and said his conduct was wrong.
He's accused of tipping off family and friends about problems Imclone was facing just before those family members and friends sold their stock in the company.
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In health check tonight,
Advancements in the treatment of breast cancer have meant many women no longer have to spend weeks in the hospital or have complete breat removal.
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As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tell us that was the case for one local woman.
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That's right Jean, And Sylvia Johnson only had to undergo a week of radiation.
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And for many women the newer treatments have resulted in fewer side effects and a quicker recovery time.
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It's hard to believe Sylvia Johnson is already back to her normal routine, just two months ago she had cancer removed from her breast and recently completed radiation treatment.
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((TWENTY TEARS AGO IF SHE PRESENTED WITH THE SAME PROBLEM. SHE PROBABLY WOULD'VE HAD HER FIRST PROCEDURE IN THE OPERATING ROOM, NOT A NEEDLE BIOPSY. SHE PROBABLY WOULD'VE HAD HER ENTIRE BREAST REMOVED AS WELL AS MOST OF THE LYMPH NODES UNDERNEATH HER ARMPIT)) [RUNS12]
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But because of treatment advancements like the lumpectomy, a removal of the breast isn't the only option. And the sentinel node biopsy makes it possible for doctors to tell if the cancer has spread without taking out numerous lymph nodes.
Even when it comes to radiation therapy women have more options.
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Oncologist David Randolph says 25 percent of women with breast cancer are candidates for a treatment known as (BRAKE-ee) brachytherapy.
The therapy requires inserting a catheter into the breast where the tumor was removed, the balloon at the end of the catheter is inflated, and a radio source is inserted.
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And Johnson walked away not only cancer free, but with only two small incisions.
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Jean, and the good news is that fewer women are dying from breast cancer and the earlier you catch it the better.

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The crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis is ready to return to earth after completing a massive project.
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The astronauts undocked from the international space station this morning.
Yesterday they finished installing a 14-ton girder containing air conditioning and electrical equipment.
Atlantis will return to earth on Friday, but the three astronauts aboard the space station will spend another month there before coming home.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Steve Pardon will join us from North Carolina where Mount Airy is recognizing its favorite native son.
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For the first time in decades, actor Andy Griffith is returning to the small North Carolina town that inspired television's Mayberry. Tomorrow morning Mount Airy is dedicating the Andy Griffith Parkway.
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Steve Pardon is in Mount Airy tonight, where a little rain is trying to put a damper on the parade.
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Still to come on the newscast, we will see what fears of the sniper are doing to high school sports in the state,

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Then a little bit later, Ford gives the green light to a high speed and high cost new sports car.
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The Sniper attack last night has affected Virginia high school football. This morning, Prince William County officials postponed five game because of safety concerns. Two weeks of the season in football have been lost. The 8 schools in that area have not played games or even practiced.
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Prince William County Supervisor of high school athletics Fred Millbert has been corresponding with the Virginia High School League in attempts to come up with a solution but the playoff scenario will be a nightmare to fix.
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Tech hosts Rutgers this Saturday for homecoming. In the past two seasons, the Hokies have outscored the Scarlet Knights 99-to-nothing. Mike Stevens says expect more of the same this weekend.
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coming up at six, some exciting news concerning former Cave Spring basketball star and now Duke two guard J.J. Redick, see ya then everybody.

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Ford plans to start production of a new 500 horsepower high end sports car.
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The company hopes the G-T-40 will compete against the Dodge Viper and exotic Italian sports cars.
The new GT, what you see here is the concept version the production model is reportedly very close to this vehicle, is the first car that retails for more than 150 thousand dollars to be mass-produced by a major U.S automaker.
Ford officials say the new car was inspired by the 1960s-era G-T-40 race car that conquered the Le Mans race circuit.
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