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Today on News 7, storms last night cause some big damage across our area. We will have a live report.
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Meanwhile the problems are even larger in other parts of the country as the storms kill 33.
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Our next weather system due up from the south will bring more rain but won't stick around long. Details coming up.


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Will Virginia Tech have to increase tuition for the second time this year? We'll have the answer.
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On health check, we'll see how a new treatment is helping beat what was once a leading cause of blindness.
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Plus the U-V-A Cavaliers explain how they plan to hold off a hungry wolfpack. News 7 at Five is next.


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Residents of at least six states- recount what happened after dozens of tornados tear through their towns.
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((YOU KNOW HOW THEY ALWAYS SAY IT SOUNDS LIKE A TRAIN. IT'S TRUE.. THEN IT HIT THEN ALL YOU HEAR EVERYTHING SHAKING GLASS STARTED BUSTING AND POPPING OUT.))
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((I DON'T HAVE HARDLY ANYTHING. I HAVE NOTHING. WE'VE GOT TO START OUR LIFE ALL OVER AGAIN.. BUT AHOH WE . WE'RE ALIVE THAT'S ALL THAT MATTERS.))
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The storms swept through parts of Ohio and Tennessee and Georgia..Virginia also was not spared-
In our region, Bedford County saw the worst of it. We'll take you there live in a moment.
But first a look at the bigger picture- people in six states are assessing their losses- Dozens of tornados tore through - killing at least 30 people and injuring many more.
Jim Acosta reports from Northwestern Ohio where things are bad..but could have been worse.
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((WHAT ONCE WAS A MOVIE THEATER IN VAN WERT OHIO LOOKS MORE LIKE A DRIVE-IN TODAY AFTER A TORNADO BARRELLED THROUGH THE MOTION PICTURE SCREEN ON SUNDAY LAUNCHING CARS INTO THE FRONT ROW. Sounded like 100 freight trains.   Amazing. WHATS AMAZING IS THAT THE FILM PLAYING HERE ENDED MINUTES BEFORE THE TWISTER STRUCK. THE AUDIENCE WAS ABLE TO MOVE INTO THE CENTER OF THE BUILDING TO RIDE OUT THE STORM. NOONE WAS HURT.
It was unreal. nats picking up debris in Morgan Co. DOZENS ARE FEARED DEAD AND MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE ARE INJURED IN MORE THAN SIX STATES AFTER TORNADOES CLOBBERED THE SOUTH AND MIDWEST. "YESTERDAY WE OWNED A HOUSE AND 4 VEHICLES, NOW WE DON'T EVEN OWN A TOOTHBRUSH." EMERGENCY CREWS SAY THE NUMBER OF DEAD COULD RISE AS THEY ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE MISSING IN THE HARDEST HIT REGION OF MORGAN COUNTY TENNESSEE. "I HAD MY SON RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF ME, IT STARTING SUCKING HIM UP, I HAD TO LIE ON TOP OF HIM AND HOLD HIM DOWN."
SOT: "THE SOUND IS WHAT SCARED ME, I KNEW IT WAS COMING, IT WAS BIG."

VIOLENT STORMS ALSO RIPPED THROUGH GEORGIA WHERE SOME SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED AND THOUSANDS ARE WITHOUT POWER. FOR SOME SURVIVORS THEIR ONLY POSSESSION IS THEIR PAIN. I don't have hardly anything, i have nothing, it's like you have to start your life all over again,but we are alive, that's all that matters.))

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Residents of Bedford County are cleaning up and counting their blessings after a violent storm passed through the Thaxton area early this morning.
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Joe Dashiell is there with an update on the damage. Joe, how is everyone tonight?
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Joe adlibs ((ROLLCUE:.. given the extent of damage.))
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[5-Veterans-Day]


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Amid the backdrop of impending war, President Bush honored the United States War Veteran's today.
Elizabeth Sanchez has more from Washington.
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(((LOCATOR: ARLINGTON, VA)

(Nat - Arlington Tomb of the Unknown.)


It has been a day of honoring the men and women who served in past wars and a day for President Bush to warn of a new battle.

SOT: BUSH 11:42:35 The dictator of Iraq will fully disarm, or the

United States will lead a coalition and disarm him.

(LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, DC)


The President began his day under rainy skies. He made an impromptu visit to the Vietnam Veterans memorial where he placed a small American flag and a rare coin. Before leaving, he thanked a group of veterans.

SOT: 23:06 Tom Mongo/Veteran: " He has a lot on his mind, a lot to do.

I'm grateful he came down and did what he did.

(BRIDGE 26:66 Sanchez says "As thousand of veterans from around the

country gather at the wall, many are reminding Americans that freedom does not come without a price.)

SOT: 21:36 Will Zerfoss/Veteran "It's a special day for a lot of us

because we're here, alive to observe it.

SOT: 14:38 William Muller/Veteran: "If the president wants to do

anything with Iraq, he better make sure he's 100% right."
President Bush has approved a tentative plan for invading Iraq. Sources say the Pentagon plan calls for an air, land and sea forces of up to 250-thousand troops. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS News, Washington. ))


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Still to come on News 7 at Five, American bishops discuss steps to end sex scandals involving priests.
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Plus Virginia Tech has announced another tuition increase. We'll tell you how much more students will have to pay after this break.
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[5-Tech-Visit]


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Students at Virginia Tech may want to start saving their dollars.
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Today, the university's Board of Visitors approved a 400-dollar tuition increase for the Spring semester.
State budget cuts cost Tech an estimated 42-million dollars this year alone.
Officials say the increase will bring in another nine-million dollars.
Even with the boost, they contend Tech is still one of the least expensive schools in the state.
Coming up at News 7 at six, we'll hear what students thought about today's announcement.
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[5-Diabetes]


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On Health Check, the month of November is dedicated to helping people with diabetes prevent and treat complications caused by the disease.
Eye disorders are often a problem for diabetics, but unlike the past, they are now very treatable.
Jennifer Wishon explains.
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(([10:17:07 - nats of Till talking] Dr. Jonathan Till is an ophthalmologist at Lewis-Gale Clinic and treats thousands of patients each year for diabetic eye disease. He says diabetics are at an increased risk for eye disorders such as Glaucoma, cataracts and retinopathy.
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((DR. JONATHAN TILL/OPHTHALMOLOGIST: FROM THE STAND POINT OF THE VASCULAR OR THE BLOOD FLOW IT CAN INTERFERE WITH THE BACK OF THE EYE WITH THE GROWTH OF NEW BLOOD VESSELS, WHICH ULTIMATELY BLEED AND PEOPLE CAN LOOSE THEIR VISION PARTIALLY OR TOTALLY.))
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[video of eye model] Till says retinopathy - or disorders of retina - occur when blood vessels in the eye bleed, which causes vision to blur. [laser demonstration] But thanks to laser technology, the disease that used to be the leading cause of blindness is now very treatable.
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((IT'S A VERY QUICK OUTPATIENT TYPE THING. IT'S NOT EVEN DONE IN HOSPITALS GENERALLY AND YOU FEEL A LITTLE SOMETHING BUT IT'S NOT LIKE REALLY PAINFUL WE DON'T GIVE YOU ANY MAJOR PAIN MEDICATIONS OR ANYTHING AND IT WORKS WELL.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: NOW IF YOU'RE DIABETIC THERE ARE SOME FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE YOUR RISKS OF DEVELOPING EYE PROBLEMS. THOSE INCLUDE YOUR FAMILY'S MEDICAL HISTORY, HOW LONG YOU'VE HAD DIABETES AND HOW WELL YOU CONTROL YOUR BLOOD SUGAR.))
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Till says if you are diabetic and... your vision is blurred, you sometimes have trouble reading, you see spots or floaters or have double vision , you should have your eyes examined immediately.
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((IF THEY DO START TO GET INTO TROUBLE IT'S MUCH BETTER IF WE GET IT EARLY AND LASER THEM EARLY AS OPPOSED TO LATE. I MEAN WE CAN DEAL WITH IT AT ALL DIFFERENT STAGES BUT IT'S A LOT EASIER IF YOU DEAL WITH IT EARLY.))
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So with close monitoring of blood sugar levels and regular eye exams Till says serious problems can be treated if not avoided. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Salem.))

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American Catholic Bishops will adopt a new disciplinary policy for sexually abuse priests this week-
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Since the bishops met in June, the policy has been revised by Pope John Paul the Second, but the bishops say the new version works to remove all abusers from the church.
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((BISHOP WILTON GREGORY: WE WILL NOT STEP BACK FROM OUR COMPASSION FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN HARMED OR OUR DETERMINATION TO PUT INTO PLACE TO PROTECT CHILDREN.))
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The revisions establish church tribunals to hear cases, and let bishops conduct private investigations to protect the reputation of the accused.
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((DAVID CLOHESSY/SURVIVORS NETWORK: OUR FEAR IS THAT THIS NEW PLICY WILL MAKE IT HARDER TO REMOVE ABUSIVE PRIETS HARDER TO KEEP THEM OUT OF THE MINISTRY AND MUCH HARDER TO MOTIVATE VICTIMS TO COME FOWARD.))
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Coming up following Weather, we'll tell you what pushed stock prices sharply lower today.
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Also we will introduce you to an art form that is just as hot today as it was a thousand years ago.
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Still to come on the newscast, we will see if the Cavaliers think they can run with the Wolf Pack.
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Plus Barry Bonds wins a Giant Award in a big way.
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On Wall Street, investors will have to dig themselves out of a big hole if they want to have a chance at a sixth straight winning week on the stock markets.
Ed Crane has more.
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Good evening everybody - the baseball writers of America like to drag out their postseason award process to make it almost as long as the baseball season itself.
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This afternoon they named Barry Bonds the Most Valuable in the National League in unanimous fashion. Bonds won the national league batting title with a 370 average. He had 46 homers, 198 walks and an 800 slugging percentage. He is baseball's first ever five-time Most Valuable player having also won the honor last year, in 1993, 1992 and 1990.
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UVa needs to quickly get over back to back losses and focus on two straight ACC shootouts. NC State comes to town this weekend having lost two in a row itself. Steve Mason brings us up to date on UVa from Charlottesville.
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Finally today, we have the story of a school in Maryland for people who blow a lot of hot air...in fact, they've made it an art form.
Aleen Sirgany explains.
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(((NAT) ITS ONE OF THE HOTTEST ART FORMS.

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GLASS BLOWING..A WORLD OF COLORS AND SHAPES FIRST INVENTED THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO.
PEOPLE COME FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE..TO LEARN IT.
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SOFTWARE ENGINEER, JON TARRANT,

Nat/sot I always thought, Im not an artist


IS TRYING TO PROVE HIMSELF WRONG HERE AT THE ART OF FIRE GLASS BLOWING SCHOOL IN MARYLAND. HES ALREADY KNOWS HOW TO GATHER GLASS FROM A FURNACE

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ROLL IT INTO COLOR (nat) THEN BLOW AND SHAPE IT.

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EVERY STEP DEMANDS PATIENCE AND FLEXIBILITY.

(SOT)VOICE OF JON TARRANTTC

I dont really have an idea. Its just a vague notion of what its going to do. And it will twist, it will do all sorts of things and you just try to bring it back.

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EACH PIECE OF ART TAKES UP TO 30 MINUTES LONG FROM START TO FINISHA BIT LONGER FOR BEGINNERS. AND THATS WHEN EVERYTHING GOES RIGHT

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LOTS CAN GO WRONG. the handle came off
ANYTHING FROM LOSING A GRIP. TO DROPPING A PIECE.TO JONS TECHNIQUE.

(NAT) we may have to modify the plan


this is the most harrowing piece ever WELL..MAYBE NOT EVER. CLASSMATE, LINDA FRANKLIN, ALSO HAD HER TROUBLES

(SOT)LINDA FRANKLIN/GLASS BLOWING STUDENT

Its almost like picking up honey with a honey dipper and then trying to force it into some shape.
WHATEVER THE SHAPE, EACH PIECE LEAVES BEHIND MORE THAN A BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF ART.

(SOT)JON TARRANT/SOFTWARE ENGINEER or GLASS BLOWING STUDENT

I can create something and I dont have to know what its going to look like when I start out, and Ive taken that to my team of software engineers. Theres no right way to create what were creating as a group. Its just whatever it turns out
WHAT TURNS OUT IS THE ART OF FIRE... AND ............IMAGINATION. AS, CBS NEWS.))

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