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Today on News 7 at 5, the convicted killer of a Pittsylvania County Deputy is spared the death penalty.
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Also one of Saddam Hussein's right hand men has been arrested. Tariq Aziz is in U-S custody.
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A wet weather system arrives from the south later tonight and brings a rainy Friday to the forecast.

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There are new signs that a pilot missing since the first Gulf War was being held by Iraq.
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A woman in our region may have contracted SARS. We'll have the details.
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Plus a magazine is getting attention for uncovering something new about the Dixie Chicks. News 7 at 5 is next.
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((WHEN SHE ARRIVED AT THE EMERGENCY ROOM SHE IMMEDIATELY NOTIFIED THEM THAT IT COULD POSSIBLY BY SARS. ))
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A Central Virginia woman is treated for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
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The Virginia Department of Health today confirmed a probable case of SARS in the Lynchburg area. Officials say a woman returned from a SARS affected country on Monday when she developed a cough, along with a fever of 104. She also had difficulty breathing.
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The woman then checked herself into Lynchburg General Hospital and immediately told the staff that she could be infected with the disease.
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((DR. JOANNA HARRIS/CENTRAL VA HEALTH DISTRICT: THE EMERGENCY ROOM WAS VERY AWARE FROM THE MOMENT SHE ARRIVED THAT SHE NEEDED TO BE PUT IN ISOLATION AND KEPT AWAY FROM OTHER PEOPLE THERE.))
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Officials are not releasing the woman's name or the name of the country she visited, but do say her fever broke yesterday and that she is recovering at home.
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The Centers for Disease Control is testing the woman's blood, but it could be more than a month before they know for sure. By that time officials expect the woman will have recovered. Health officials stress that the general public is not at any risk for contracting the illness and so far no secondary cases have been reported in Virginia.

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A jury thought he should die for killing a sheriff's deputy, but a Pittsylvania County judge today spared the life of Roy Douglas Inge Junior.
Inge was convicted in February of murdering deputy Frankie Betterton last year, with the jury recommending the death penalty.
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But that's not what happened during Inge's sentencing this morning.. Steve Smallshaw joins us with some reaction.


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Jean, it's not often a judge will over-ride a jury's recommended sentence, so Judge William Alexander's decision to keep Roy Inge off death row surprised a lot of people in that courtroom today.
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(( Psychiatrists for both sides agreed that 24-year-old Roy Douglas Inge Junior suffers from mental problems, that he's delusional, schizophrenic and that his illness played a role in the murder of Deputy Frankie Betterton last May.
Inge's attorneys argued that fact during today's sentencing, while Inge was trying to convince the court he was innocent but is NOT crazy.
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((I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHY THIS IS IN EVIDENCE, WHY I'M NOT CLEARED, WHY ALL THESE CHARGES HAVEN'T BEEN DROPPED, WHY ALL THIS IS TAKING PLACE IN THE FIRST PLACE BECAUSE THERE'S NO REASON FOR IT TO BE, OR NEED FOR IT TO CONTINUE.))
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Inge's condition apparently played a part in Judge William Alexander's decision to reduce the sentence from death to life in prison without parole.
Sheriff Harold Plaster says he believes in the judicial system and that sometimes this is how it works.
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((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: THE JUDGE HAD A LOT MORE INFORMATION THAN I HAD AND HE WAS ABLE TO COME TO A SENTENCE THAT HE THOUGHT WAS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE COMMONWEALTH.))
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Betterton's family did not comment as they left the courthouse, but appeared to be shocked as they listened to the judge's decision.
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Prosecutor David Grimes would only say that the judge acted within his legal discretion. Jean?


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CBS News has reported within the last 15 minutes that one of Iraq's highest-ranking officials under Saddam Hussein is now "believed to be" in the custody of U-S forces.
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Tariq Aziz was Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister for many years, perhaps the best-known of the country's leaders other than Saddam Hussein himself, and frequently Hussein's most visible spokesman. CBS News reports Aziz made recent approaches to the U-S to turn himself in and is now "believed" to have done so. So, far we have not heard official confirmation from either the Pentagon or the White House.
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The school day turned violent at a Junior High school in Pennsylvania.
A 14 year old reportedly opened fire killing the principal and then himself.
So far, as Jennifer Miller reports, students are clueless as to what provoked the shooting.
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((IT HAPPENED AT THE START OF THE SCHOOL DAY ... AS KIDS WERE PASSING THROUGH THE CROWDED LUNCHROOM. POLICE SAY A 14-YEAR-OLD MALE STUDENT PULLED OUT A HANDGUN, FIRED IT AT THE PRINCIPAL, AND KILLED HIM.

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"Evereyone was in shock. It was like a moment of silence. And then another shot went off and everyone started screaming and running"12:52:21
WITNESSES SAY THE STUDENT THEN DID SOMETHING EQUALLY DISTURBING.

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"He just looked around and the cafeteria was empty and he just shot himself in the head."
POLICE SAY THERE WAS ONLY ONE SHOOTER, BUT HE WAS ARMED WITH SEVERAL GUNS.

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"How a child could get a gun -- why would he think that would be an acceptable way to solve a problem."
Bridge:Students say the teen was a nice guy, had friends, and played on the junior varsity football team.
THE PRINCIPAL WAS ALSO WELL LIKED.

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"Dr. Seagrove was a friend to us all. He cared about the kids. It was more than a job to him."
ON THIS MORNING, EUGENE SEGRO WAS SIMPLY WELCOMING KIDS TO SCHOOL.

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"And that's all that he was doing is what he usually does every day."
WITNESSES SAY THE SHOOTING SEEMED UNPROVOKED. POLICE AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS SAY THEY KNOW OF NO RECENT PROBLEMS ... OR WHY A STUDENT DECIDED TO TAKE TWO LIVES.JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, RED LION, PENNSYLVANIA.))

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Another apparent case of murder suicide- this one in Virginia.
A father and his three children are dead in Prince William County.
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Police say they went to the house in Nokesville after a neighbor called police and asked them to check on the children.
Police say they don't know why 37 year old Robin Edwards may have done this.
His three sons were nine, seven and five years old.
W-U-S-A TV reports Edwards and his wife had recently been separated and that it was the mother who called police when the boys did not return home yesterday.
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Coming up next on the newscast, a search warrant is revealing new information about the deaths of a Roanoke family.
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Also a discovery in an Iraqi cell leads some to believe an American soldier missing since 1991 is still alive.
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A search warrant is providing new details about a Roanoke murder investigation.
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Six days after members of the Arrington family were shot and killed in their Roanoke home, police obtained a new search warrant for the property at 824 Madison Avenue.
Based on statements from three confidential informants and the suspect's criminal history, investigators said they believe Clinton Brathwaite was involved in the trafficking of drugs and handguns.
They requested the warrant to search for hidden compartments in the residence, and in vehicles parked outside.
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An inventory of items that were seized during the search include a small piece of black plastic, and a camera.

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President Bush says he's not yet ready to declare victory in Iraq because the mission is not complete.
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((PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: WORK IS DONE. THERE IS STILL A DANGER AND CHALLENGER THAT REMAINS ONE THING THAT'S CERTAIN IS SADDAM HUSSEIN IS NO LONGER IN POWER. CHEERS.))
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The President spoke to workers at an Army factory in (LY-muh) Ohio. His aides reported he's pondering a speech declaring an end to the war, possibly within the next two weeks.
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A White House Spokesman says the President won't claim victory until his commander Tommy Franks tells him the fightings done.

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The war has stirred up new clues in the search for a Navy pilot who has been missing since 1991.
Stacy Case brings us the latest on the search for Scott Speicher.
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((THEY HAVE HIS AIRPLANE, HIS FLIGHT SUIT AND NOW POSSIBLY HIS
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THIS COULD BE PROOF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER MICHAEL SCOTT SPEICHER IS ALIVE.
SUPER: JOHN NEGROPONTE/US AMBASSADOR TO UN we have teams on the ground in iraq that are looking for cmd speicher

TRACK: SPEICHER WAS SHOT DOWN JANUARY 17, 1991---- THE FIRST NIGHT OF

FIGHTING DURING THE FIRST GULF WAR. THERE HAVE BEEN MANY UNCONFIRMED
SIGHTINGS, BUT AFTER 12 YEARS---- STILL NO SCOTT. IN THE BOOK, "NO ONE

LEFT BEHIND" A FORMER MILITARY INTELLIGENCE OFFICER THEORIZES SOMEONE IN THE INFAMOUS HOUSE OF CARDS HAS HIM.
SUPER: AMY YARSINSKE/AUTHOR OF SPEICHER STORY when you find saddam or his upper regime, you'll find him. he's been traveling with them. that's why we're missing him.
TRACK: THE U-S SENATOR FROM SPEICHER'S HOME STATE OF FLORIDA HAS HAD ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION. SENATOR BILL NELSON TOO THINKS SOMEONE IN THE DECK HAS SPEICHER. BUT THE U-S GOVERNMENT ONLY HAS 11 OF THEM IN CUSTODY.
SUPER: SEN BILL NELSON/ D-FLORIDA until we find those people, we're not going to know
STAND UP: STACY CASE/REPORTING SPEICHER MADE HISTORY WHEN THE GOVERNMENT CHANGED HIS STATUS FROM KILLED
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HAS EVER HAPPENED. AND INVESTIGATORS HAVE FACED CRITICISM FOR WHAT SOME DESCRIBE AS LACKLUSTER SEARCH EFFORTS. WITH SO MUCH NEW ATTENTION AND A
FRESH GLIMMER OF HOPE--- THE U-S GOVERNMENT SAYS FINDING PILOT SPEICHER

IS, "A TOP PRIORITY." STACY CASE CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON))

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Coming up next on the newscast, Brent Watts will have this week's edition of Growin' It.
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Then a little bit later, the Dixie Chicks generate some new attention as they become uncovered cover girls.
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This week is Historic Garden Week and Roanoke is taking part in celebrating its historic homes and gardens.
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Brent Watts visited one historic home in Roanoke which is on this year's tour.
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Jean, there are 4 homes on this year's Roanoke tour. All of them are historic homes and all feature beautiful garden areas.
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I talked with one of the organizers of the Tour of Roanoke Homes & Gardens as well as one of the homeowners who's home is on the tour.

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Jean the event will be held this Saturday from 10-5 and the money from the event goes to help preserve and renovate other historic gardens.

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Coming up today in Sports, the N-F-L's Bengals wrap up another quarterback. Stay with us.
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On Wall Street today investors slammed the brakes on a two-day rally as they cashed in some profits. Alexis Christoforous wraps it up in today's Marketwatch.
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Good afternoon folks - it's going to be a rough night for Jean as the star player off of her beloved Syracuse Orangemen is leaving school after just one year. Carmelo Anthony - made the announcement this afternoon at an emotional newsconference.
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This will make things interesting come NBA draft time to see if Anthony or LeBron James is picked first.

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The NFL draft is this weekend and unlike two years ago when Michael Vick's rights were traded on the eve of the draft - this year the top pick is nailed down.
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Carson Palmer has agreed to contract terms with the Cincinnati Bengals, the team that owns the top pick in the draft.

The Heisman Trophy winning quarterback has done everything but sign the deal. Already - his soon to be coach Marvin Lewis says Palmer will not play his first year. He is the second Heisman Trophy winner drafted by the Bengals. The first was Archie Griffin from Ohio State.
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While some players like Palmer have been sure best for weeks, others are considered long shots.
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That group includes Tech rover Billy Hardee who went through the pre draft workout, but knows that seeing his name go up on the board this weekend, might be a bit unrealistic.
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Coming up tonight at six, we'll hear more from Hardee who has taken up another endeavour this spring, with Chuck Hartman and the Tech baseball team.

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The Nascar Winston Cup Series heads west to California this week, but the Powerade NHRA series heads to Nascar country in Bristol.
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Among the drag stars that will be in Thunder Valley this weekend, Brandon Bernstein, the son of 6 time NHRA champ Kenny Bernstein. Brandon is the new Bud King, replacing his father who retired after last season. The youngster has already posted 2 victories in his top fuel dragster this season.
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Take care everybody - Jean will be back in just a moment to wrap up this half hour of News 7 at Five. I hope to see you back here at the top of the hour. [GO TO BREAK]

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After a tense few weeks, the Dixie Chicks had something to get off their chests... and it was apparently their clothes.
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The country singers are appearing naked on the cover of Entertainment Weekly magazine.
The words ``Traitors,'' ``Brave,'' ``Hero'' and ``Big Mouth'' are painted on their bodies. Those are some of the ways Natlie Maines has been described since she criticized the President shortly before the Iraq war began.
Maines has since apologized, but many radio stations have quit playing their music and their album sales have dropped sharply.
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