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Today on News 7 at 5, authorities say at least one witness to Monday's sniper shooting is NOT reliable. We'll the latest in a live report.
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Plus local community college students will see some steep tuition increase. We'll tell you how much.

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Lots of clouds in the short term forecast and very chilly as well. Details ahead.

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Also local police learn more about dealing with people with mental health problems,
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We will see what a new study says about one form of breast cancer treatment.
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Plus former Roanoker Wayne Newton gets a barnyard tribute.
News 7 at Five is next.


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((THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ONE WITNESS AT THE SCENE OF THE SHOOTING AT THE HOME DEPOT ABOUT A BEIGE TRUCK WITH A MALFUNCTIONING TAIL LITE IS NOT CREDIBLE.))
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Police investigating the serial sniper say one witness at Monday's murder scene made the story up.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Police tonight also say media reports of one specific weaopon being used in the shootings and any physical description of a possible suspect are not based on reliable information.
But authorities say the investigation is going foward- and many credible people have come forward with information.

Teri Okita is following this story- and joins us live from Rockville Maryland with the latest.
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((CADETS ARE CANVASSING THE PARKING LOT NEAR MONDAY NIGHTS SNIPER SHOOTING HOPING TO FIND SOME PIECE OF EVIDENCE THAT WILL HELP THEM IN THIS CASE. THEY NEED IT MORE THAN EVER BECAUSE, AS IT TURNS OUT, ONE OF THE BYSTANDERS CLAIMING TO BE A WITNESS GAVE POLICE A FAKE STORY. Tom Manger/Fairfax County Police: One of the witnesses at the scene of the shooting at Home Depot describing a cream-colored van with a malfunctioning tail light is not credible.
POLICE SAY THEY INITALLY PUT THE INFORMATION OUT AS A PUBLIC SAFETY PRECAUTION, BUT AFTER RE-INTERVIEWING THE WITNESS, FOUND THE STORY TO BE FULL OF HOLES. THE ATF ALSO SAYS MEDIA REPORTS THAT THE WITNESS SAW THE SUSPECT USE AN AK-74 RIFLE ARE WRONG. Michael Bouchard/ATF: Each manufacturer has models that look the same There are accessories you can buy From a distance they may look like a different gun, when, in fact, its a different model.
POLICE ARE HOPEFUL OTHER WITNESS ACCOUNTS WILL HELP AND DONT THINK THIS IS A SETBACK. Lt. Amy Lubas/Fairfax County Police: There are other witnesses there are leads and we're making progress BUT, AT LEAST PUBLICLY, POLICE JUST DONT HAVE MUCH TO GO ON TOO FEW DETAILS TO CREATE A COMPOSITE SKETCH OF THE SUSPECT AND THREE PICTURES OF SUSPECT VEHICLES THAT ARE A DIME A DOZEN IN THE WASHINGTON AREA.))

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Ira Einhorn is found guilty today for murdering his girlfriend decades ago.
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The 62 year old could now face life in prison without parole for the murder of Holly Maddox.
Her mummified body was found in a trunk in Einhorn's closet in 1979- about 18 months after she disappeared.
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Einhorn jumped bail in 1981 and hid out in Europe until he was caught in France in 1997 and brought back to the U-S.
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A judge in Florida throws out convictions of two boys found guilty of beating their father to death.
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The judge is ordering prosecutors and defense attorneys to begin talks aimed at settling the case.
If those talks fail, the judge says, he'll order a new trial for Alex and Derek King.
The brothers were 12 and 13 when their father was killed.
A jury concluded that an adult co-defendant held the murder weapon, but that the boys were accomplices by letting him in the house.
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The man who calls himself a suspect in the Short Family murders is determined to clear his name.
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A court hearing was held today for Garrison Bowman.
In a Yellowknife Canada courtroom, a judge ruled Bowman's belongings will be turned over to police here in the U.S.


Bowman agreed with the decision and said he doesn't mind police examining his Ford Van.
He went on to say he wants to get to the bottom of suspicions against him, and emerge with a clean slate.
There is still no date set for Bowman's extradition back to the U.S.
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Every region of the state will feel the impact of the government cutbacks... that's according to a top administrative official.
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Finance Secretary John Bennett went over the 858-million dollars worth of cuts with the Senate Finance Committee today.
Bennett says 40-percent of the state's 18-hundred layoffs will be in Central Virginia.
He says he cannot provide more geographic details because more than 5-hundred job cuts have yet to be decided.
Senator Charles Hawkins says he's concerned about the level of cuts.
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Bennett said that September's revenue intake was up ten percent from last year.
He warned Senators that while it is an encouraging sign, the state isn't out of the woods yet.
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State agencies will face difficult decisions as they deal with the Governor's budget cuts.
Today in Roanoke, the State Board for Community Colleges voted to increase tuition by about 31 percent.
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The state's community colleges were already facing lay-offs, larger classes, and fewer course offerings because of an earlier round of budget cuts.
Today, as the board met in Roanoke to consider the situtation, community college presidents lined up in support of the tuition increase.
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((JACK LEWIS/NRCC PRESIDENT: IT IS THE ALTERNATIVE. IT'S A MUST THAT WE DO THIS. YOU SAW THE PRESIDENTS IN UNISON TODAY SPEAKING TO THIS.)) ((ROBERT SANDEL/VWCC PRESIDENT: PRESIDENTS CAME TOGETHER IN AN AGONIZING WAY AND SO DID THE STATE BOARD. THE STATE BOARD TOOK QUITE A STEP FORWARD. THEY ADDRESSED A TOUGH ISSUE AND ADDRESSED IT HEAD ON.))
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Today's vote will increase tuition by twelve dollars and 25 cents for each credit hour. For a full-time student that will mean an increase of about 185 dollars a semester.
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The President's niece found out today if she will go to jail for violating terms of her probation. We'll have the decision,
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Plus some local police officers are receiving more training to deal with people with mental health problems.
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One in four families will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lifetime.
And some of those families will be faced with a crisis, where authorities may need to step in.
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As Joy Sutton tells us that's why the New River Valley plans to establish a Crisis Intervention Team.
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Jean, The hope is this will improve interactions between police and people with mental illness.
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And while most officers do have some training on how to respond, this takes it one step further.
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It was just last summer that Danville police had a fatal encounter with a mentally ill man. Police had no idea Rennie Hunt had a history of schizophrenia...when they responded to what they believed was a man holding his girlfriend hostage. The situation turned deadly and what police thought was a knife in his hand actually turned out to be a screw driver.
For parents like Harriet Dorsey who has a son with a mental illness, it's a families worst nightmare.
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That's why she has become part of group of community members including law enforcement officials and mental health providers working to establish a Crisis Intervention Team in the New River Valley.
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The officers receive specialized training in training psychiatric diagnosis, substance abuse, de-escalation techniques, and empathy training.
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Organizers also hope to establish a no-refusal drop off location where officers can bring someone in crisis.
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Jean,

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For most women with early breast cancer, there is now little doubt they'll be able to avoid a radical masectomy by having the lump rempoved.
Jim Acosta reports on the latest findings.
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(( THERE WERE FEW QUESTIONS IN EDITH BLAKE'S MIND ABOUT WHAT SHE WOULD DO WHEN HER DOCTOR CONFIRMED A LUMP IN HER BREAST WAS CANCER. SHE WOULD HAVE A LUMPECTOMY...AND SAVE HER BREAST.

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00:12:16 IT WAS VERY EASY-AND THERE WAS NO PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH IT
EDITH-- WAS GUIDED TOWARD LUMPECTOMY BY HER DOCTOR. A LOT OF PATIENTS ARE.......BUT SOME --DRIVEN BY FEAR OF RECURRENCE-- STILL CHOOSE A MASTECTOMY-- THE COMPLETE REMOVAL OF A BREAST.
TWO NEW COMPREHENSIVE LONG-TERM STUDIES IN THIS WEEK'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE MAY CHANGE A FEW OF THOSE MINDS. THE RESEARCHERS REPORT-- THE CHANCE OF SURVIVAL IS THE SAME --WHETHER A PATIENT CHOOSES LUMPECTOMY-- OR THE MORE RADICAL MASTECTOMY.

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14:46:40 IT CAN GIVE HER CONFIDENCE AND A FEELING OF SECURITY TO KNOW THAT THE IDEA OF 'OH-- I WANT TO BE SAFE AND I WANT TO BE SURE--SO TAKE MY BREAST OFF'-- IS NO LONGER NECESSARY.
ABOUT 90-PERCENT OF WOMEN WITH EARLY STAGE DISEASE ARE CANDIDATES FOR LUMPECTOMY. EDITH'S DOCTOR-- WHO CALLS HERSELF "PRO-LUMPECTOMY"-- IS NOT SURPRISED BY THE FINDINGS.

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00:04:26 I THINK WHAT THIS STUDY SHOWS US IS REALLY JUST A REAFFIRMATION THAT INDEED LUMPECTOMY HAS THE SAME SURVIVAL AS MASTECTOMY AND THAT MOST WOMEN SHOULD BE OFFERED LUMPECTOMIES AS AN OPTION TO MASTECTOMY.
DOCTORS MAY BE CONVINCED THAT THE CHAPTER IS CLOSED ON THE LUMPECTOMY QUESTION...NOW THEY MUST CONVINCE PATIENTS. IT IS EMOTION THAT DRIVES SOME TO THE RADICAL SURGERY...AND RESEARCH ISN'T LIKELY TO CHANGE THAT -- OVERNIGHT. JIM ACOSTA, CBS NEWS.))

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Noelle Bush will spend ten days in jail- for violating terms of her drug treatment program.
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The daughter of Florida Governor Jeb Bush- apologized to the judge- and promised to do well at a drug rehab center where she's undergoing treatment.
Noelle Bush was able to kiss one of her aunts before a sheriff's deputy handcuffed her and led her away.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Brent Watts will tell us how to make a restaurant quality steak at home.
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Another restaurant chain is "steaking" its claim in Lynchburg and Christiansburg.
Texas Roadhouse has opened two restaurants in the region.
Brent Watts headed to the Hill City to find out more about the restaurant as well as ways to make a pretty good steak at home.
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Coming up today in Sports, the Tarheels hope they can beat the odds, and then a little later,
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we will tell you why Wayne Newton is singing the praises of a fiberglass cow.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Thursday ticker. We start on the gridiron where history won't be on the side of the Carolina Tarheels this weekend in Charlottesville.
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The Heels haven't won at Scott Stadium since 1981, and they haven't scored more than 22 points at Virginia since 1977. UNC Coach John Bunting hopes to shake things up on this trip starting with the travel plans.
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For the first time in track history the Martinsville Speedway has sold out a Winston Cup race before the start of the weekend. Time trials for the Old Dominion 500 get underway tomorrow afternoon at the track - and one of the favorites this weekend has to be Ricky Rudd, who has three career wins and four career poles at Martinsville.
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This will be Rudd's final ride at Martinsville in the Havoline Ford. MW Windows pole day qualifying gets underway tomorrow afternoon at three.

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One college basketball coaching note to pass along this afternoon. VMI Keydets Head Coach Bart Bellairs has completed his staff for the upcoming season with a former Roanoke College Maroon.
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One time Fieldale-Collinsville standout Kevin Martin fills the void left when Kirby Deans left for the Waynesboro High School coaching job. Martin played for Paige Moir at Roanoke from 1991 to 1994, and helped lead the Maroons to the NCAA tournament in his senior season. He also served as Moir's assistant for two seasons after graduation. Martin has been on the staff at the Winchendon Prep School for the past three years.
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The Fall Classic is now two days away. Not many expected two wild card teams to play for all the marbles.
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Both the Angels and the Giants worked out this afternoon. Eighteen game winner Jarrod Washburn will take the hill for Anaheim in Game One. He'll get the first chance to try and slow down Barry Bonds. But the most interesting matchup may be the managerial one between two former Dodger teammates, Mike Scioscia and Dusty Baker.
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That's it for the ticker. Coming up at six, more on the Heels and the Hoos, a look at the FFE schedule for tomorrow night

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Las Vegas is joining the long list of cities milking a promotional idea.
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Meet Wayne Mooton... he is part of the Cow Parade that features herds of colorfully painted fiberglass cows on display throughout the city.
The Stardust hotel-casino commissioned the special cow in the likeness of entertainer and former Roanoke native Wayne Newton.
The sculpture stands over 10-feet fall and weighs three-hundred-pounds.
Wayne MOOTON has a gold microphone, stands on a star pedestal, and is wearing a tuxedo.
It costs 75-hundred-dollars to sponsor a cow . They help to raise money for several Las Vegas charities.
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