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Just ahead on News 7 at 5, friends and relatives of a shooting victim want to learn a lot more about what happened. A Roanoke police officer fired the bullet.
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And Marines work to stop looting and restore order in Iraq .. as some police officers come back to work in Baghdad.
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We deserve more sunny, warm weather and nature delivers with a pleasant forecast. Details just ahead.

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On Healthcheck tonight, an important first step to identify the SARS virus.
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And health care workers from Roanoke's Korean Sister City hope to take some medical knowledge back home.
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Plus patient privacy. How a new federal law affects anyone receiving health care. News 7 at 5 is next.
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Word from top Pentagon officials tonight that the worst of the fighting in Iraq is over.
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((MAJ. GEN. STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL: I WOULD ANTICIPATE THAT THE MAJOR COMBAT ENGAGEMENTS ARE OVER BECAUSE THE MAJOR IRAQI UNITS ON THE GROUND CEASE TO SHOW COHERENCE.)) [BUTT TO 55] ((IN FACT TODAY WAS THE LAST DAY THAT AIRCRAFT FROM ALL FIVE CARRIER BATTLE GROUPS WILL FLY MISSIONS INTO IRAQ.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Pentagon officials say there is a lot of work to do- saying the next phase will involve smaller, but sharp fights.
Most of the explosions now are heard in Tikrit (tih-KREET), where Marines overran Saddam Hussein's hometown.
Meanwhile the seven American P-O-W's freed this weekend are now in Kuwait and are said to be doing well.
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Chris Lawrence is in Kuwait. He joins us live with the latest on what's going on.
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((NOW THAT SADDAM HUSSEIN'S HOMETOWN OF TIKRIT HAS FALLEN.... THE PENTAGON SAYS THE DAYS OF HEAVY COMBAT ARE OVER. Maj. Gen. Stanley McChrystal/Pentagon spokesman: ON THE GROUND CEASE TO SHOW COHERENT NESS."
BUT COMMANDERS STILL EXPECT ISOLATED FIREFIGHTS AS THEY KEEP SEARCHING FOR SADDAMF MASS DESTRUCTION.
MONDAY MARKS THE LAST DAY THAT FIGHTER JETS WILL FLY MISSIONS FROM ALL FIVE AIRN. THE USS CONSTELLATION AND KITTY HAWK BOTH EXPECTED TO HEAD HOME THIS WEEK.
IN BAGHDAD...POLICE CARS ARE BACK ON THE STREETS NOW PATROLLING SIDE BY SIDE WITH U.S. MARINES.
UNIDENTIFIED MARINE: "HE POLICE SO THEY CAN ASSIST IN REBUILDING THEIR CITY NUMBER OF PEOPLE MONDAY HOLDING SUSPECTED LOOTERS. COALITION OFFICIALS E OIL FIELDS IN IRAQ BUT IT COULD BE WEEKS BEFORE ANY OF THEM START PUMPING AGAIN.
SOT: Brig. Gen. Vincent Brooks/U.S. Central Command: IT HAS BEEN NEGLECTED BY THE REGIME FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS."))



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After days of looting, the efforts are underway to restore order in Baghdad.
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It may take awhile though.
Money is strewn on the streets in Bagdad, outside of a bank hit by looters.
The bank is now burning. As Chris Lawrence mentioned, Iraqi police have started their patrols.
Several hundred civilian police officers reported for duty today.
They are unarmed for now, and working with U-S Marines to keep order on the streets of Baghdad.
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Those seven U-S prisoners of war, rescued from Iraq over the weekend, are in Kuwait and preparing for the trip home. Jennifer Donelan reports from their home base at Fort Bliss, Texas.
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UMEROUS TIMES--- MOST THOUGHT THEY WOULD DIE. SOT: Major General Victor Renuart, U.S. Central Command "Clearly the Ira

qi regime holders believed it would be more harmful to be caught with them than to turn them loose." THE SEVEN ARE IN KUWAIT UNDERGOING MEDICAL TESTS. 2 ARE APACHE HELICOPTER PILOTS WHO WERE SHOT DOWN-- INCLUDING CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER DA
VID WILLIAMS OF TEXAS. SOT: Michelle Williams/Wife of POW: "Cant' wait to hold him." 5 OTHERS BELONGED TO THE SAME MA
INTENANCE UNIT AT JESSICA LYNCH--- THE POW RESCUED FROM AN IRAQI HOSPITAL IN A DARING SPECIAL OPS RAID. SHOSHANA JOHNSO
N WAS THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE GROUP OF SEVEN. THE SINGLE MOTHER HAD BEEN SHOT IN THE FOOT. SOT: THERESA ROWLAND/ FRIEND

OF SHOSHANA JOHNSON "When I saw shana I just was so happy I started screaming." NAT: memorial service TRACK: THE COMMUNITY AT FORT BLISS, TEXAS REMEMBERED 9 OTHERS KILLED IN ACTION LAST WEEK. NEWS OF THE RESCUE GIVES REASON TO CELEBRATE
. SOT: U.S. Major General Victor Renuart Everyone of the people that came in contact with them grasped them, touch th

em, pat them on the back, feel part of that because that is an incredible experience. " (DONELAN CLOSE: BITTERSWEET WEEKEND HERE AT FT. BLISS WHERE A MEMORIAL WAS HELD FRIDAY FOR 9 WHO DIED. THE POW'S ARE EXPECTED BACK LATER THIS WEEK) ))

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The Roanoke Police Department is now investigating a shooting by one of its officers early Sunday morning.
Today, members of the victim's family said they are also trying to piece together the facts, as they pray for his recovery.
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Joe Dashiell is here tonight with more on the incident and its aftermath.
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Jean, 20- year- old Antonio Lee Taylor was shot in the chest. Late this morning, his mother told us he remained in critical condition.
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((RIGHT NOW I'M REALLY CONCERNED WITH MY SON'S CONDITION. AND RIGHT NOW I'M NOT TALKING WITH ANYONE BECAUSE WE'RE CONCERNED WITH HIM AND GETTING HIM BETTER. BUT MY SON HE'S HANGING IN THERE.))
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Michelle Taylor says she will seek legal advice and hopes to gather more information about the incident early Sunday.
Roanoke Police say Officer M. E. Thompson fired several shots after Taylor struck the officer with his vehicle.


Today, yellow police tape is still draped across the front of the home on Madison Avenue where Taylor's car came to rest.
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Roanoke Police are now conducting two investigations. The first involves criminal charges that Taylor is facing, including assault on a police officer and possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.
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The other investigation, Jean, is the internal review of Officer Thompson's actions. We'll have more on that, along with neighborhood reaction, tonight on News 7 at Six.


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A new federal law means big changes when it comes to your medical privacy. The details are just ahead.
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And scientists announce a breakthrough in efforts to identify what causes SARS and find a way to fight it.
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A major DNA breakthrough is reported in the battle to identify what causes the deadly "SARS" illness.
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Scientists in British Columbia announced over the weekend they have successfully mapped out the genome of the corona-virus. It's the virus suspected of causing SARS. That gives them a genetic blueprint of the virus and a way to positively identify it.
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((DR. MARCO MARRA/DIR. GENOME SCIENCES CENTRE: WELL, IT ALLOWS US TO ASK THE QUESTION, IF THIS CORONAVIRUS IS IN SARS PATIENTS OR IN PEOPLE WITHOUT SARS.))
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More than 100 people have died worldwide from the recently-diagnosed illness.
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As of today, health care providers and insurers are required by law to follow certain guidelines to protect the privacy of patients.
This will give patients more control over how their personal information is used.
And it will give them greater access to their medical records and the right to amend those records.
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Lewis-Gale Medical Center say one way it plans to protect patient privacy is by giving them the option of not being listed in the hospital directory.
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((IF SOMEONE CALLS IN AND ASK FOR A PATIENT BY NAME WE ARE ALLOWED TO GIVE OUT THE ROOM NUMBER AND GENERAL INFO. BUT IF A PATIENT OPTS OUT OF THE DIRECTORY THAT PATIENTS NAME WOULD WOULD BE TAKEN OFF ANY LIST THAT MIGHT LIST PATIENTS HERE IN THE HOSPITAL))
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In addition, Lewis-Gale says each patient will be given a pass code. If relatives or friends want detailed information about that person they must know the pass code.

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In other health news, two health care workers from Roanoke's sister city Wonju, Korea are spending two weeks at Lewis-Gale Medical Center.
As health check reporter Joy Sutton tells us they're participating in an a hospital exchange program.
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As a nurse at Wonju Christian Hospital, Hyun-Sook Jung is no stranger to medicine --but Lewis Gale Medical Center has shown her and her colleague a new way of doing things.
The two health care workers say they are impressed with Roanoke and the hospital's use of electronic medical records and technologies like the hyperbariac chamber which is used to help people with wounds heal faster.
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((IT LOOKS LIKE A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE. I LIKE IT HERE I LOVE IT HERE AND THIS HOSPITAL IS VERY LUXURY IT'S LIKE A HOTEL))
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The health care workers says it seems like a hotel because its so clean and hospital goes out its way to make the patient feel comfortable.
Lewis-Gale Medical Center says while the hospital has a lot to offer it can also learn a lot from the hospital in Wonju.
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((THEY ARE MORE ADVANCED IN SOME AREAS THAN WE ARE LIKE CODING, WHICH IS WHEN WE CODING OF DIAGNOSTICS. THERE ARE AT A HIGHER LEVEL THAN ANYONE IN THE US. ))
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That's why Lewis Gale plans to send some of its health care workers to Korea in 2004.
Lewis-Gale say this exchange program is more than just about sharing ideas --but establishing friendships, and breaking down barriers.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Salem.))




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Population control, for wild elk. Still ahead, we'll tell you what biologists are planning, and why.
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And this is no way to start the day. A sleepy skipper nods off, until a fancy yacht runs aground.
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Stocks begin the week on a strong note. Our Marketwatch report is just ahead.
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Then .. another milestone moment is just ahead for Michael Jordan. Mike Stevens will explain why in sports.
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Wall Street got off to a strong start from the opening bell and held on the rest of the way. Alexis Christoforous has the details in today's Marketwatch report.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your Monday ticker. Tonight the folks in the nation's capital will say so long to their basketball savior.
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Tonight at the MCI Center - the retiring Michael Jordan will play his final home game for the Washington Wizards. In his two years with the team he was unable to get the Wizards in the playoffs, but he did just about everything else for the franchise including make it a lot of money. Tonight's game will mark the 84th consecutive sellout. 20 thousand seats sold every night in DC, plus Jordan made the Wizards the NBA's number one road team. The Wizards plan to have an elaborate ceremony for tonight's game against the Knicks. His final game in the league is Wednesday night in Phildelphia.
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Michael's former teammate with the Chicago Bulls
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John Paxson has been named the new General Manager of the Bulls - replacing Jerry Krause. His official title will be executive vice-president of basketball operations. He spent nine seasons with the Bulls and was on three of the Chicago world championship teams.
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ODAC men's lacrosse is the strongest it has been since the league formed this sports division back in 1981. Four of the seven lacrosse schools are ranked in the top 20 in the nation. Hampden Sydney is ranked third in the country, Washington and Lee 12th and Lynchburg 13th. The Hornets upset the nations number one ranked team in Salisbury last week 13-12.
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Roanoke is 10 and 3 and ranked eighth in the nation. The Maroons have beaten Washington & Lee and Virginia Wesleyan and lost to the Tigers by one goal. The ODAC could field as many as two team in the national tournament.
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The ODAC is in its second year of holding a conference lacrosse tournament beginning April 22nd. The Maroons have posted 10 wins in a season for the first time since 1997 and doing it with four freshman and solid leadership from six seniors.
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The Winston Cup stars have this weekend off to spend Easter Weekend at home with their families.
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Yesterday, Jeff Gordon used the patented bump and run move with 13 circuits to go to beat Bobby Labonte in the Virginia 500. We'll hear from Gordon, his crew chief Robbie Loomis and professional wrestler and racing fan Goldberg tonight at the top of the hour.
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Take care everybody. Jean will be right back in just a moment.

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Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is home to thousands of elk -- too many elk for some of the towns nearby. So as Kimberly Osias (oh-SEYE-us) reports, biologists are testing various kinds of population control, including some previously thought of only for humans.
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((Rocky Mountain National Park HIGH ABOVE THE WESTERN TREE LINE SITS
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK- HOME TO A
HOST OF ANIMAL SPECIES. THE MOST
POPULAR AND PROLIFIC, IS THE ELK.
Kimberly Osias --STANDUP-- Reporting The Elk are so populous that they're
threatening this ecosystem eating up
the Willows and Aspens forcing other
wildlife like beavers and birds to
compete or go elsewhere for food.

Terry Terrell --SOT--

Biologist, Rocky Mountain National Park The park's mission is to preserve the
whole array of natural biodiversity in
the park

--TRACK--
ONE WAY THE PARK IS LOOKING TO CURB THE
NUMBERS OF ELK IS WITH BIRTH CONTROL...
A TECHNIQUE NOT WITHOUT CONTROVERSY.

Terry Terrell --SOT--

Biologist, Rocky Mountain National Park It's called Leuprolide

--TRACK--
ALTHOUGH USED IN MEN TO TREAT PROSTRATE
CANCER...THE DRUG HAS BEEN USED IN
INVITRO-FERTILIZATION TO PREVENT
OVULATION IN WOMEN. NOW THE REVERSIBLE
HORMONE SUPPRESSANT IS BEING TESTED ON
ELK. A YEAR AGO, MORE THAN A DOZEN
TAGGED ELK WERE INJECTED WITH
LEUPROLIDE IN AN ATTEMPT TO SLOW
REPRODUCTION.

Michael Smith --SOT--

Environmentalist, Sierra Club I think that's a balancing act. You
have to look on the one hand at what
you're doing to the individual animals
as opposed to what you're doing to the
health of that population

--TRACK--
LONG TERM BEHAVIORAL CONSEQUENCES TO

THE HERD ARE STILL UNKNOWN, BUT
BIOLOGISTS HOPE LEUPROLIDE WILL
ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR EVEN MORE
CONTROVERSIAL OPTIONS.

Terry Terrell --SOT--

Biologist, Rocky Mountain National Park There's no nice way to say it other
than shooting the animals

--TRACK--
THERE ARE NO EASY ANSWERS.. AT 415
SQUARE MILES, THE PARK MAY NOT BE LARGE
ENOUGH TO INTRODUCE NATURAL PREDATORS
LIKE WOLVES AND GRIZZLIES BUT ITS ALSO
BELIEVED TOO SMALL TO MAINTAIN THE
THOUSANDS OF ELK THAT NOW ROAM HERE.

KIMBERLY OSIAS OSIAS, IN DENVER
REPORTING. ))
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The Colorado Division of Wildlife will present findings of the elk study sometime next year.
If successful, Rocky Mountain National Park could serve as a prototype for other parks around the country.

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Finally, when a big fancy yacht approached shore in South Florida today, it didn't pull into a pier -- it landed in the sand.
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So no matter how attractive Florida's beaches might be, this was not part of the plan. The Coast Guard says a 76 foot yacht ran aground near Miami this morning after the operator fell asleep at the helm. Along with with any possible embarrassment, the operator may have some further explaining to do. The Coast Guard says the person at the controls was NOT the boat's owner.
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