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Today on News 7 at 5, help is coming to Roanoke for couples dealing with infertility.
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Parents of a murdered teenager from Grayson County want more help finding their son's killer.
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Patchy fog early this morning then lots of clouds but warmer weather as well. Rain on the rain. The forecast and the ski report next.

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Also today the subject of increased alcohol sales at the Roanoke Civic Center is debated downtown.
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D-M-V customers in Bedford will get to stick closer to home now their office has reopened.
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Plus Mike Tyson displays his new facial tattoo. News 7 at 5 is next.

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((WE'RE FINDING THAT ONE AND SIX COUPLES NEED SOME SORT OF ASSISTED FERTILITY ))
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And soon couples in the Roanoke Valley won't have to leave the region to find it.
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[5-Fertility-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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For couples in the Roanoke Valley who need help getting pregnant, the closest infertility clinic is at least two hours away.
But not for long. An assisted fertility program is coming to the area.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean, Lewis-Gale Medical Center is bringing this service to the Roanoke Valley.
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It's fertility clinic is expected to open in April.
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For many couples there is nothing more precious than having a baby.
But for one out every six conceiving a little bundle of joy isn't easy.
That's why Lewis-Gale Medical Center wants to give couples in our area a place to turn.
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((OUR PLAN IS TO PROVIDE ALL TYPES OF ADVANCED TREATMENTS AND THAT INCLUDES IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION, TUBAL SURGERY AND TREATMENT FOR MALE INFERTILITY)) [RUNS16]
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Lewis-Gale Medical Center says it found that 20 to 30 couples in the region were traveling hours away every month for services like in-vitro fertilization.
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((WE FELT IT WAS IMPORTANT TO BRING IT HERE BECAUSE OF THE DRIVING DISTANCE.. THIS IS A VERY EMOTIONAL ISSUE AND DRIVING IS JUST ANOTHER STRESS THAT THE PLACE UPON THE COUPLE)) [RUNS13]
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Lewis-Gale says it hopes to help many more couples in our area experience the joy of child birth.
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((THE TECHNOLOGY IS AVAILABLE, PATIENTS JUST HAVE TO BE PERSISTENT AND IF THEY'RE PERSISTENT THEIR CHANCE FOR PREGNANCY IN GENERAL IS VERY GOOD. BUT AGAIN THAT DEPENDS ON MANY FACTORS THAT HAVE TO BE ADDRESSED)) [RUNS17]
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The location for the assisted fertility program will be near the current Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem. [Take Pinnacle Page Full]
Lewis-Gale Medical Center is already taking appointments for the assisted fertility program. For more information, you can call 1-888-633-9944 or you can go to Lewis-Gale's web site.
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Jean,

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Four months ago state budget cuts shut it down: Today Bedford's Department of Motor Vehicles office opened again.


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Bedford was one of twelve customer service centers across the state that closed last fall- The Governor thought it would help stem a billion dollar budget shortfall.
Six of those centers re-opened today.
D-M-V officials say customers were lined up at 8:30 this morning, waiting for the office to re-open.
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((JERRY CANADA/DMV REGIONAL MANAGER: WE'VE BEEN HERE FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS NOW GETTING THE OFFICE PREPARED FOR OPENING AND SOME OF THE FOLKS HAVE SEEN US IN HERE WORKING AND HAVE STOPPED BY AND TALKED TO US A LITTLE BIT. AND SO A LOT OF PEOPLE KNEW THAT WE WERE GOING TO OPEN.))
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Bedford D-M-V hours will be the same as they were before to the closing, except the office will now be closed on Wednesdays.
Rocky Mount's D-M-V is set to re-open next month.
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The Roanoke Civic Center wants to sell beer and wine at more events.
Today an official from the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control was considering that request.
But some people oppose the idea-
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Joe Dashiell is here with more on today's debate.
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((ROLLCUE:..is a bad idea.))
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Joe adlibs over :20 of vo. [Out Q: lead to more problems.]
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Joe adlibs

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Some schools in our area have not fully recovered from this weekend's storms.
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Schools in Amherst and Augusta Counties will open one hour late tomorrow.
Bedford schools are on time, but buses will be using snow routes.
The Head Start program in Hillsville, Fairview and Galax will be closed Friday.
Nelson County schools are also closed tomorrow.
Schools in Pendleton County, West Virginia will open two hours late.
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President Bush says partisan fighting is standing in the way of the economy. We'll have that after the break.
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Plus another donor is found for the girl who was given the wrong organs in transplant surgery.
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The family of a murdered Galax High School student is now reaching out to national television for help finding his killer.
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Brandon Billings was found murdered in his pickup truck October 6th, just hours after his 18th birthday. A reward for information in the case has reached nearly 12-thousand dollars, but authorities say they still do not have any suspects. His family says it hopes to change that by submitting their story to "America's Most Wanted."
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((KYLE AND SHERRY BILLINGS/BRANDON'S PARENTS: 21:50 I FEEL LIKE WE WOULD STAND A GOOD CHANCE IF IT WAS MORE BROADLY CAST OUT THAN JUST THE NEWSPAPERS 22:00))
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The Grayson County Sheriff's department is working with the family. They say it could be another six to eight weeks before they know if and when it will air.
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A second transplant for a 17 year old girl at Duke University Hospital- after the first transplant was botched.
The girl was near death after surgeons gave the girl organs with the wrong blood type.
Today doctors transplanted a second heart and lung into the teen- Stacy Case is at Duke with more.
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((JESICA SANTILLIAN CAME TO THIS COUNTRY IN A FIGHT FOR HER LIFE. HER FAMILY NEVER THOUGHT SHE'D HAVE TO FIGHT TWICE.

JESICA'S COUSIN: We have a lot of hope and faith. ya know she's gone through a lot, She's still with us, she's still fighting. EARLY THIS MORNING AT DUKE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IN DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA-- , THE 17 YEAR OLD MEXICAN GIRL GOT A 2ND HEART AND
LUNGS IN AS MANY WEEKS----- ALL BECAUSE OF A MEDICAL MIX-UP THAT COULD

STILL CLAIM HER LIFE. SUPER: DR DUAYNE DAVIS/JESICA'S CARDIAC SURGEON she will be monitored extremely carefully.. a team of doctors and nurses will be with her and she will let us know when she's come out of the critical stage.
JESICA'S DOCTORS SAY SHE HAS A 50 TO 75 PERCENT CHANCE OF SURVIVAL. SECOND TRANSPLANTS ARE RARE AS ARE MEDICAL MISTAKES LIKE THE ONE LAST WEEK THAT CAUSED ORGANS FROM A DONOR WITH TYPE A BLOOD TO BE
TRANPLANTED INTO JESICA, WHO'S TYPE O. THIS---- AT ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS TRANSPLANT INSTITUTIONS IN THE COU

NTRY.
DR WILLIAM FULKERSON/CEO DUKE UNIV HOSPITAL This has been a very difficult and heart wrenching time for many people here at Duke. THE SECOND TRANSPLANT TOOK FOUR HOURS. DOCTORS WON'T SAY WHO THE
DONOR IS---- ONLY THAT THE HEART AND LUNGS ARE A GIFT SPECIFICALLY INTENDED FOR JESICA. AND THAT THREE DIFFERENT SURGE

ONS CHECKED THE TRANSPLANT ORGANS THIS TIME. FULKERSON We have put in place additional procedures to prevent this from ever happening again. DOCTOR WHO MADE MISTAKE...AT JESICA'S SIDE...PART OF TEAM TODAY))


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Tired of the slow economy? So is George W. The President today says he has a plan to boost the economy.
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President Bush was in Georgia to promote his economic stimulus package.
The President says his 674 billion dollar tax cut package will boost the economy by giving Ameircans more money to spend and providing more capital for businesses to expand.
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((WITHOUT THE STIMULUS, WITHOUT TAX REDUCTIONS WE COULD JEOPARDIZE OUR RECOVERY THAT WE LONG FOR. I ALSO WANT YOU TO KNOW THIS PLAN IS FAIR AND IT IS BALANCED.))
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The President says its time to reject ugly partisan politics and pass a plan that helps America.

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Coming up next on the newscast,
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[******NAT SOUND********] we will have a preview as a local high school takes on a popular AND difficult live production.
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A high school drama department is bringing the worlds most popular musical to Lynchburg. E.-C Glass high school is one of the first schools in the nation to produce the Tony Award winning Les Miserables. Brent Watts has more.
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Coming up today in Sports, we'll tell you why one golfer is telling (On-ika) Annika Sorenstam that turn about is fair play,
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Plus we will see what turns blushing brides into shopping beasts.
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On Wall Street today, investors pulled more money off the table, sending stocks lower for a second consecutive session.
Alexis Christoforous has more from New York.
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Good afternoon everybody!
The on again, off again, Mike Tyson heavyweight fight with Clifford Etienne in Mississippi appears to be on for sure. The two fighters are set to weigh-in tonight at six pm, and this afternoon they held a short newsconference. However, Tyson got a little aggitated that folks were more interested in his new facial tattoo than they were his ability to fight.
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That was Tyson's son sitting beside him at the dais.

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The world of golf seemed to return to order last weekend when Tiger Woods came back from knee surgery and dominated the Buick Invitational. But you may have heard that a woman is going to play on the men's tour, and that a man now wants to play in the women's US Open.
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The bottom line on the woman - is that she can play with the best of them. Annika Sorenstam is the Tiger of the LPGA. She has 42 career wins - and her appearance in the Colonial in May will mark the first time since 1945 that a woman has played in a men's tour event.
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The nightmare is that 31 year old Brian Kontak, a Canadian is trying to play in the women's U.S. Open this year in Oregon. Kontak has five wins in Canada, but missed getting his PGA Tour card this year. His friends say he wants the publicity. He may get into the Women's Open because it is a USGA event, however, he will not be on the LPGA tour anytime soon. Their rules say you must be born a female to play on tour.

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Ohio high school hoops phenom LeBron James who was suspended earlier this season for accepting a pair of classic sports jerseys from a sporting goods store, will see his own jersey become an instant classic.
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James' number 23 jersey will be retired following the school's regular season finale Sunday against Toledo Scott High School.
James ironically will not play in the game as he finishes up his two game suspension. His framed jersey will hang in the gymnasium at Saint Vincent-Saint Mary's after James graduates in June.
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And tournament action in boys' high school basketball and girls' volleyball continues tonight all across the region. This is district week for basketball and regional week for volleyball. We will highlights from at least six different games for you tonight on News 7 at 11. Plus, at the top of the hour - NASCAR is ready for the Rock, Suggs is at the combine, and the Express hopes to pack the house. Take care everybody - have a great night. [GO TO BREAK]

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And finally tonight - Where's the love? Brides-to-be searching for the perfect dress are proving shopping can be fierce, physical and downright ferocious.
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Hundreds of soon-to-be brides braved the weather - and each other - for an annual wedding dress sale sponsored by Filene's. Competitors - and customers found shopping isn't always fun and games.
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(("I was one of the first ones in. I just tried to grab 'em and then I got knocked over and I got a few of the things caught (in) my hair. So I'm trying to grab more and somebody's pulling." Reporter o/c: Have you heard the term bridesillza? Cooper Sot: "Yes, that's actually what it is."))
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[VO] All dresses in the store - including some worth thousands of dollars - were marked down to 249-dollars.
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