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Today on News 7 at 5, one of Al Qaeda's top leaders is reportedly killed in a car blast.
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Plus some local families say goodbye as the National Guard ships out 350 local troops from the region.
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We had the full mix today, with some rain, some clouds and some sun. The election day outlook coming up.

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We will see how some local candidates are using their last few hours before the opening of the polls.
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Democrats and Republicans alike pull out their big guns to try and gain control of Congress.
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Plus U-V-A prepares for a big game with Penn State.
News 7 at 5 is next.

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With one day to go until election day- the candidates are out- giving one last pitch.
This mid -term election is one that could have a major effect on voters- This year the control of the Senate is up for grabs.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The battle for the U-S Senate is close. With so much power at stake, the campaigns are in full swing as the clock ticks down to election day.
Aleen Sirgany reports from Washington.
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((WITH MANY SENATE RACES STILL TOO CLOSE TO CALL, PRESIDENT BUSH SPENT THIS ELECTION EVE HITTING FOUR STATES WITH TOUGH RACES. AT THIS RALLY IN MISSOURI, HE URGED VOTERS TO PICK FORMER REPRESENTATIVE JIM TALENT, THE REPUBLICAN, OVER INCUMBANT DEMOCRAT JEAN CARNAHAN. BUSH: This man has been working hard all over the state, putting out a positive message. And now he needs your help.
IN MINNESOTA, THE OUTCOME OF THE SENATE RACE IS ALSO ANYONE'S GUESS.

ON THE DAY BEFORE THE POLLS OPEN, DEMOCRAT WALTER MONDALE AND REPUBLICAN NORM COLEMAN HELD THEIR ONE AND ONLY DEBATE. AND WHILE THE TONE WAS MOSTLY CIVIL, THERE WERE HEATED MOMENTS ...THIS ONE OVER ABORTION: MONDALE You are an arbitrary right to lifer. I am not, and that's one of the many big issues on which we are divided. COLEMAN- Let me just finish on that issue if I may. I would take exception to use a kind word... WITH CONTROL OF THE SENATE AT STAKE, ACROSS THE COUNTRY, HEAVY HITTERS ARE POUNDING THE PAVEMENTIN NORTH CAROLINA, FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI RALLIED FOR ELIZABETH DOLE WHO NO LONGER HAS A DOUBLE DITCH LEAD FOR THE SENATE SEAT. THERE ARE SENATE SEATS UP IN 34 STATES, AND AT LEAST A HALF-DOZEN OF THEM COULD GO DOWN TO THE WIRE. AND SOME RESULTS COULD BE SO CLOSE, IT MAY TAKE DAYS...OR WEEKS...TO LEARN THE WINNER.))

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Minnesota's Governor has appointed the person who will fill out the term of the late Senator Paul Wellstone...
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Jesse Ventura appointed Independent Dean Barkley to the Senate- leaving the Senate in a 49-49 split between Democrats and Republicans with two independents.
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Meanwhile, Ventura says he's upset that the Independent and Green Party candidates were left out of this mornings Senatorial debate.
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Shortly before this mornings' debate, a county judge denied a request by the Independence party candidate to be included.

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News 7 will provide complete election coverage tomorrow night.
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We will bring you live updates and the latest returns throughout the evening. Our special coverage begins when the polls close at 7.
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And you will find up-to-the-minute results on all contested races in our region throughout the evening .. on our web page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
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It appears one of Osama Bin Laden's top operatives may be among the dead in a car explosion.
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Yemen's official news agency says the blast happened this morning- about 100 miles east of the Capital city.
Six men- all considered to be al Qaida suspects were killed.
It is unclear how the explosion happened.
Yemeni officials first said the car may have blown up because the men were carrying explosives- Those explosives may have been set off accidentally.
But tribesmen in the region said they saw a military helicopter hovering overhead shortly before the blast.
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Tears and hugs were the order of the day as families and friends said goodbye to members of the Virginia National Guard in Lynchburg this morning.
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350 troops from the 2nd Battalion, 116th Infantry were ordered into active federal service effective November 1st.

The 116th is made up of members from Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Lexington and Harrisonburg.
The soldiers say they're ready to go to work.
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((LT. COL. TOM WILKINSON/VA NATIONAL GUARD: THIS IS THE KIND OF STUFF THAT WE TRAIN FOR, WE'RE ALWAYS PREPARED TO ANSWER THE CALL WHEN IT COMES, THE CALL HAS COME SO WE'RE STANDING UP TO IT AND READY TO GO DO BUSINESS. IT'S A TOUGH THING.
THE FAMILIES UNDERSTAND THAT, BUT IT'S ALWAYS A TOUGH THING TO WALK AWAY FROM FRIENDS AND FAMILY FOR A YEAR.))
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The Guard will spend a month at Fort Bragg in North Carolina before being deployed overseas for at least a year.


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Still to come on the newscast, we'll look at a new treatment for breast cancer,
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Plus authorities in Blacksburg say they have arrested one of the people who sold fake Virginia Tech Football Tickets.
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Virginia Tech police say they may have caught at least one of the people behind a recent ticket scam.
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39-year-old Alonzo Thornton of Maryland was arrested Saturday during Tech's football game versus Pitt.
He is charged with three counts of obtaining money by false pretenses.
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Witnesses identified Thornton as the man who sold them fake tickets during the September Marshall game... where officials recovered about 30-counterfeit tickets.
But, police say this is not the end to their investigation.
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((DEBRA DUNCAN/VT POLICE CHIEF: I THINK WE HAVE ONE OF THEM. I DON'T THINK THAT HE WAS OPERATING ALONE. I DON'T THINK HE'S THE ONLY PERSON, BUT, HE'S CERTAINLY ONE OF THE MAJOR PLAYERS. 10:59))
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Police say Thornton did not have any fake tickets when they arrested him, but, he did have several hundred dollars.

He is being held in the Montgomery County jail.
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Today on Health Check, we are looking at a new treatment for breast cancer.
It is a new gene therapy used in combination with Chemotherapy.
Dr. Sean Kenniff has more.
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IT DIDNT BOTHER ME AT FIRST-BUT I FELT IT. IT STARTED GETTING REAL REAL SORE-TO THE POINT THAT I COULDNT RAISE MY ARM UP.
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TRACK: ...MARIA'S DOCTORS AT MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER IN HOUSTON-- SUGGESTED SHE CONSIDER BEING A PIONEER...THE FIRST BREAST CANCER PATIENT IN THE U-S TO TRY A SPECIFIC KIND OF GENE THERAPY...IN ADDITION TO STANDARD CHEMOTHERAPY.

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WHY I GOING THROUGH THIS-- WHAT I AM DOING IS BECAUSE OF MY CHILDREN AND MY FAMILY. DR. SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.))

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As Virginians head to the polls tomorrow a Roanoke woman will be closely monitoring the FEDERAL elections for anything off- key.
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Sharon Burnham is an assistant U-S attorney and was recently appointed District Election Officer for the next two years in Western Virginia.
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[File tape 08] Burnham says an American's right to vote is "bedrock" and that it's important for citizen's to be able to do so without interference.
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((SHARON BURNHAM/WESTERN DISTRICT ELECTION OFFICER: AS FEDERAL EMPLOYEES WE WOULD NOT BE IN A POSITION TO APPEAR TO INTERFERE WITH THE ONGOING ELECTION ITSELF, BUT WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THE PUBLIC CAN REPORT SOMETHING AT THE TIME IT HAPPENS IF THEY NEED TO AND OF COURSE TO REPORT ANYTHING AFTER THE FACT AS WELL.))
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Although federal election monitors have been in place for about forty years... Burnham says the attorney general wanted to make sure they were more visible this year.
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Stay with us, there's more News 7 at 5 to come.
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Up next we will see how a plan for a peaceful trip in a hot air balloon went up in flames.
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A hot- air balloon got a little TOO hot for its crew members in Japan this morning.
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Check this out- The basket portion of the balloon exploded into flames mid- air. Now, the crew WAS able to get out in time and only suffered minor burns and bruises. They said they were trying to reduce the balloon's altitude when they lost control. Four gas- burners fell to the ground, but no one was hit and the balloon ended up landing in a nearby rice field. The crew was in the air to compete in an international balloon festival.
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Coming up next on the newscast, it was a busy day on Wall Street. We'll tell you which way stock prices were heading.
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Plus a little later, the shoplifting trial for actress Winona Ryder is coming to a close. We'll have the latest.
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The race to replace Vance Wilkins in the House of Delegates is coming down to the wire. Today Democrat Mimi Elrod and Republican Ben Cline turned to a governor and a congressman to get out the vote.
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Joe Dashiell is in Buena Vista tonight with more on the final push in the 24th House District.
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((ROLLCUE:... When it could be a close one.))
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On Wall Street today, profit-taking pulled stocks well off their session highs by the close, but the bulls still managed to notch another win. Jean Lee has more.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Monday ticker.
The 6-and-3 Virginia Cavaliers enjoyed a bye week and are now deep into preparations for 19th ranked Penn State.

Steve Mason brings us up to date on a UVa team that says it's ready for the stretch run.
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The Hokies certainly not be at full strength when they head into the Carrier Dome this Saturday afternoon.
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Tech trainer Mike Goforth told us this afternoon that Kevin Jones looks much better today, but that he is still doubtful for Saturday's game. His MRI exam is set for tomorrow morning at seven. Vegas Robinson is still doubtful for the Orangemen. He will miss his third game on Saturday. And Justin Hamilton, the redshirt freshman receiver also is out with a lateral ankle sprain.
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The Tech 2002 report is coming up at the top of the hour - along with the new BCS leader. Take care folks and have a great night. [GO TO BREAK]

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The jury should soon have the shoplifting case against actress Winona Ryder.
Manuel Gallegus has today's developments.
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((LOOKING STYLISH AND CONSERVATIVE, WINONA RYDER RETURNED TO THE BEVERLY HILLS COURTHOUSE HER SHOPLIFTING TRIAL IS NEARLY OVER THE JURY MAY HAVE THE CASE BY THE END OF THE DAY
RYDER IS ACCUSED OF STEALING OR DAMAGING 17 HIGH-END CLOTHING AND ACCESSORY ITEMS FROM THE SAKS FIFTH AVENUE STORE IN BEVERLY HILLS LAST DECEMBER.
IN her closing ARGUMENT TODAY-prosecutor ann rundle suggested ryder was shoplifting for the thrill of it, and that she should not get special treatment because shes a celebritythat the law is the law no matter who you are. The prosecutor then showed the jury store surveillance videotape of ryder crouched on the floor stuffing goods into a bag.
During the trial, THE DEFENSE TRIED TO SHOW THAT THE SAKS EMPLOYEES WERE MAKING IT ALL UP, PERHAPS TO PROFIT FROM THE CASE A DEFENSE WITNESS TESTIFIED THAT THE HEAD OF SAKS SECURITY TOLD HIM HE WOULD GET RYDER EVEN IF THEY HAD TO MAKE IT UP. THAT DEFENSE WITNESS, ACCORDING TO THE PROSECUTION, WAS A DISGRUNTLED FORMER SAKS EMPLOYEE
AND IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS CELEBRITY SCANDAL, EVEN THE JURY IS NOT FREE FROM CONTROVERY. ON THE PANEL, PETER GRUBER, A FORMER MOVIE STUDIO CHIEF, WHO MADE THREE MAJOR FILMS WITH RYDER INCLUDING DRACULA.
PKG- AS IS TYPICAL WITH A HIGH PROFILE DEFENDANT, WINONA RYDER DID NOT TAKE THE STAND IN HER OWN DEFENSE. IF SHE HAD, IT COULD HAVE OPENED UP QUESTIONING TO MANY THINGS FROM HER PAST. MG CBS NEWS HOLLYWOOD.))

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