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Today on News 7 at five, President Bush is close to saying the combat in Iraq is over. We'll have the latest.
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Plus an underground fire last night makes for a frantic day for many people today in Downtown Roanoke.
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Slow moving thunderstorms are causing some problems this afternoon. We will track them for you in a moment.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Also today, a local company hopes it can cash in on a product that makes lawns greener.
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On Healthcheck, a new procedure can brighten the smiles of many Americans.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

Plus Jeff Gordon goes back to school. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Tomorrow night President Bush will speak to the nation where he is expected to announce an end to the major combat in Iraq.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
President Bush will not declare victory in Iraq, but he will formally make it known that major combat there has ended.
Chris Lawerence is in Baghdad with more.
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((MAJOR COMBAT MAY BE OVER IN IRAQ....BUT U-S TROOPS ARE STILL DEALING WITH HOSTILE IRAQIS...ESPECIALLY WEST OF BAGHDAD IN FALLUJAH.
ANOTHER PROTEST TURNED VIOLENT WEDNESDAY...LEAVING MORE DEAD AND WOUNDED...AND BOTH SIDES BLAMING EACH OTHER.
"BUSH IS A CRIMINAL....." U-S SOLDIER "ANY SHOTS WE FIRE ARE AIMED FIRE AT A THREAT, MEANING A POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED THREAT." U-S OFFICERS MET WITH TOWN LEADERS AFTER THE SHOOTING ...HOPING TO WORK OUT A WAY TO AVOID ANY MORE UNREST.
IN BAGHDAD...AMERICAN TROOPS RECEIVED A SURPRISE VISIT FROM THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE. DONALD RUMSFELD PRAISED THE TROOPS FOR A JOB WELL DONE AND URGED THEM TO FINISH THE JOB HERE. DONALD RUMSFELD/U.S. SECRETARY OF DEFENSE "WE HAVE TO HELP IRAQIS RESTORE THEIR BASIC SERVICES AND WE HAVE TO HELP PROVIDE CONDITIONS OF STABILITY AND SECURITY." THESE IRAQI POLICE SHOULD PROVIDE SOME HELP...NOW THAT THEY'RE GETTING PAID AGAIN. THE OFFICERS EACH RECEIVED 20 U-S DOLLARS AS INCENTIVE TO GET BACK ON THE STREET. CHRIS LAWRENCE/BAGHDAD: An arabic-language newspaper has published a letter from Saddam Hussein ...dated on his birthday two days ago. The paper claims sources close to the dictator confirm it's genuine ...but the handwriting doesn't match other documents the real Saddam has written. Chris Lawrence, CBS News, Baghdad.))

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Power is back on in downtown Roanoke after an electrical fire knocked it out for nine hours last night.
But the after effects are still being felt by one big A-E-P customer.
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The Roanoke Times is still delivering many of the 100-thousand papers that were delayed due to the outage.
Employees from different departments pitched in to help get them out the door.
A fire broke out around nine last night under the intersection of Jefferson Street and Franklin Road.
AEP says it was caused by a switch that failed on a transformer.
It will take about a week to fix ... but, in the meantime, power should stay on.
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((TODD BURNS/AEP SPOKESMAN: WE'VE ISOLATED THE DAMAGED EQUIPMENT AND PLAN TO WORK AROUND IT, SO CUSTOMERS SHOULDN'T SEE A INTERRUPTION IN SERVICE.))
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AEP says its the third time in 20 years that a mechanical failure has caused the downtown power grid to be shut down.
On News-7 at 6, find out why three recent power failures have managers at the Roanoke Times concerned they may not be the last.
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In a matter of hours, Danville will have its first new police chief in more than thirty years.
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Phil Broadfoot today celebrated his last day with the Waynesboro Police Department. Tomorrow, the J-M-U graduate will take over in southside for retiring chief Neil Morris. After three decades in Waynesboro, including thirteen as chief, Broadfoot says he's looking forward to tackling challenges in a new community.
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((INCOMING CHIEF PHIL BROADFOOT/DANVILLE: EVERY DEPARTMENT HAS ITS ISSUES. NO PLACE RUNS PERFECTLY AND NO PLACE WILL EER RUN PERFECTLY.)) ((THE VISION WILL BE TO FOCUS ON THE FUTURE BUT TO HANDLE THE INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS AS THEY COME UP.))
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Broadfoot was sworn in in Danville Monday. Morris, who's served as Danville's chief since 1971, will stay with the department in an advisory position until retiring at the end of May.

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Coming up next on the newscast, Elizabeth Smart is on hand as the President signs the Amber Alert bill into law.
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Plus if the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, a local company may have had something to do with it.
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The missing Utah girl who was found after months made it to the White House today.
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Elizabeth Smart stood with her parents as President Bush signed a package of child safety measures into law- including a nationwide Amber Alert system.
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((PRESIDENT BUSH: BY QUICKLY GETTING KEY INFORMATION ABOUT MISSING CHILD AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUSPECT TO THE PUBLIC THROUGH RADIO BROADCAST OT HIGHWAY SIGNS OR OTHER MEANS, AN AMBER ALERT ADDS THOUSANDS OF CITIZENS TO THE SEARCH IN THE CRITICAL EARLY HOURS.))
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Bush says the legislation will greatly help in rescuing the youngest victims of crime.
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Green thumbs may get some help from a breakthrough product developed right here in the Roanoke Valley. The bio-pesticide recently gained approval from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Business Reporter Rachel Cannon joins us with more on this, Rachel?
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Jean, The product was created by Novozymes Biologicals located in Salem.
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The company is the world's largest producer of products based on naturally occurring microbes. It sounds complicated but what it can do is simple to see.
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(( ((NATS 17:18:45 OSCAR DRIVING )) At Countryside Gold Club, Superintendent Oscar Bucaro spends much of his time caring for the grass. Making it a challenge is a fungus known as "dollar spot."
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((OSCAR BUCARO/COUNTRYSIDE SUPERINTENDENT; PROBABLY ONE OF THE TOUGHEST TO FIGHT AND THIS IS PROBABLY, NO, IT IS MY BIGGEST PROBLEM.))
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((DOLLAR SPOT VIDEO 17:30:13)) Dollar spot is common at golf courses and stadiums. It can be distracting for players and frustrating for workers.
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((IT'S LIKE A SILVER DOLLAR WHEN IT FIRST STARTS AND IT JUST COLLECTS WITH EACH OTHER.))
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((NATS 17:32:17 GOLFER)) Novozymes Biologicals says this is the solution. Developed over a five-year period, EcoGuard Fungicide is a natural alternative to other possibly harmful pesticides.
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((JEFF HOWARD/NOVOZYMES PRODUCT MGR.; THIS PRODUCT HAS A MICROBE IN IT THAT WE'VE SELECTED IT'S NATURALLY OCCURRING IT'S GENETICALLY ALTERED IN ANY WAY AND IT PRODUCES ANTI-FUNGAL COMPOUNDS.))
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The product is now being marketed to golf courses and stadium fields but Novozymes officials say the future of EcoGuard is the average homeowner.
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((THIS HAS THE POTENTIAL OF TO BE A MULTI MILLION DOLLAR PRODUCT, NO QUESTION.))
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Eco-Guard is not labeled for home use just yet. It could be about another year before you would use the product on your front yard. Roanoke's Landscape Supply does carry and distribute the product for golf courses and stadiums.
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Jeff Howard expects Virginia Tech will use it for their fields considering a lot of the testing on it was conducted at the University. Jean?

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Today on healthcheck, a smile can light up a room, but some people are uncomfortable grinning because they are embarassed by missing or ugly teeth.
The developers of a new procedure want to change that.
Dr. Sean Kenniff has the details.
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((EVERYBODY WANTS THEM, BECAUSE EVERYBODY NOTICES THEM, BIG BEAUTIFUL BEAMING SMILES. FUNDAMENTAL FOR LOVE, LAUGHTER, BEAUTY AND BUSINESS, A GREAT GRIN GOES A LONG WAY. BUT FOR SOME, SMILING IS OFTEN NOTHING TO SMILE ABOUT.

SOT: JEFFREY GANELES/DENTAL SURGEON

"When someone doesn't have a good smile, they are very often withdrawn, they're embarrassed, they don't communicate well, they're not comfortable, they don't eat well, they don't socialize, and it can have a vast impact throughout their life."
BUT NOW...EVEN THE WORST CASES CAN BE CORRECTED WITH A NEW PROCEDURE BEING PERFORMED BY FLORIDA DENTAL SURGEON DR. JEFFREY GANELES. CALLED "TEETH TODAY" IT CAN TURN DENTAL DISASTER INTO DENTAL DYNAMITE, IN JUST ONE DAY.

SOT: GANELES

"So a person can walk in with no teeth or a mouthful of failing teeth, and they can go right to a new set of teeth the same day, and that's a tremendous advance patients benefit from enormously."
STANDUP: "Instant gratification procedures like teeth today aren't all that common, in fact Dr. Ganeles tells us only a handful of doctors are performing these procedures nationwide on a routine basis, but for the patients that have had these procedures done, it's made a huge difference."
AFTER THE FAILING TEETH ARE EXTRACTED, A MINOR JAW SURGERY IS PERFORMED. THEN A FULL SET OF ACRYLIC DENTAL IMPLANTS ARE ANCHORED FIRMLY IN PLACE. THERE'S NO DOWNTIME AND THE NEW SET OF TEETH CAN EVEN BE USED TO EAT THE SAME DAY.
THE PROCEDURE SURE WORKED FOR JANIE GRUBER...WHO'S HAD PROBLEMS WITH HER TEETH HER WHOLE LIFE.

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"I don't know about anyone else but I didn't have one ounce of pain."
TEETH TODAY CAN BE EXPENSIVE. A WHOLE MOUTHFUL CAN COST UP TO 25 THOUSAND DOLLARS. PATIENTS LIKE JANIE THINK THEIR NEW PEARLY WHITES ARE PRICELESS. DR. SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.))

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So far, no health care workers in the Roanoke Valley have received the smallpox vaccine.
But local health officials say it's only a matter of time and that's why they're doing everything to prepare.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has details
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Jean,
Today health officials held a mock vaccination clinic.
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This is the first time a mass drill has been held in the Roanoke Valley.
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((As this drill shows, getting the smallpox vaccine requires a lot more prepartion than just giving the shot. There is a major screening process that could take more than 45 minutes per person. It's one of the reasons health officials say they have not started giving the vaccine yet.
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((OUR STAFF WE'RE MORE CONCEREND ABOUT THE LOGISTICS OF RUNNING LARGE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE THROUGH THE VACCINATION CLINC THAN THEY WERE ABOUT DOING THE ACTUALL VACCINATIONS. SO IT WAS A HIGH PRIORITY FOR US TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT)) [RUNS16]
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Right now the focus is on pre-event vaccinations, this includes public health workers, hospital staff, and emergency responders.
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((WE'RE IN OUR SECOND STAGE OF SCREENING OUR OWN EMPLOYEES WIHT THE NEW CDC RECOMMENDATIONS. SO THEN WE'LL BE CONSIDERING THE VACCINATIONS SHORTLY)) [RUNS11]
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But health officials say this drill is also good practice in case their is a smallpox case. Then the goal would be to innoculate 400 people per hour at each of the designated locations.
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((IF THERE WAS AN ACTUAL CASE OF SMALLPOX A LOT OF THE CONTRAINDICATIONS WE ARE USING TO SCREEN PEOPLE OUT WOULD PROBABLY BE WAIVED. SO THERE WOULD BE MORE PEOPLE ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINE AND MORE PEOPLE WHO WOULD WANT VACCINE )) [RUNS15]
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The reason why the screening process is so tendious is because the smallpox vaccine can have serious side effects.
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Jean,

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Coming up today in Sports,
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[VO] just days after embarrassing pictures are published in newspapers and on the internet, a prominent basketball coach tells the world he has a problem but he will not resign.
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Still to come on the newscast,
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one student gets the ride of his dreams as he gets a special lift to school.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Wednesday ticker. The Salem Avalanche plays game three of current homestand tonight against Kinston. In fact, the Avs are home all the way through Sunday.
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Normally that's a good thing. But there are some conflicts this coming week - as three days of the much anticipated Franklin Graham Festival collide head on with the Avs. Hopefully, the collisions won't take place in what will be a very crowded parkling lot at the Taliferro Complex.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE 1000] To that end - there are 10 pick up and drop off sites in Salem and in Roanoke that wil running shuttle buses to and from the baseball and football stadiums. As you take a look at the sites - keep in mind that the buses begin running two hours before each of the Festival events.
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[GO TO SECOND PINNACLE 1002] We'll run through these locations again tonight on News 7 at Six and you can find a link to all of this information on our web site at WDBJ-7 dot com.
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Iowa State head basketball coach, Larry Eustachy, the man who made news for all the wrong reasons earlier this week when photos surfaced of the coach partying with coeds on a rival campus, held a news conference today. Eustachy told reporters he sorry, he's seeking help, but that he will NOT resign.
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Iowa State is still considering what action it will take against the former national coach of the year.

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The Nascar Winston Cup Series heads to Richmond this weekend, but Jeff Gordon first made a trip to Kansas City.
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Gordon visited some young patients at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and then drove one of them to school in his Dupont Chevy.
Eleven year old Enrique Zendejas suffers from leukemia. The tandem was greeted at Frances Willard Elementary School by the faculty and about 100 of Enrique's classmates.
Gordon became involved in the Leukemia Society several years ago when his car owner Rick Hendrick was diagnosed with the disease.
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That's it for the ticker. Coming up tonight at six, Annika Sorenstam hits the links in Williamsburg and discusses her upcoming appearance at the PGA's Colonial in just a few weeks. Have a great night everybody.

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Lynchburg's famous "doughboy" is about to get a facelift.
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Actually the entire Monument Terrace that surrounds the World War One "doughboy" statue is going to undergo a major renovation.
The city is spending more than two million dollars to overhaul and refurbish the steps between Court and Church streets.
That's where the city's war dead have been honored for more than 75 years.
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((CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: OVER THE YEARS, MONUMENT TERRACE HAS COME TO MEAN MANY DIFFERENT THINGS TO MANY DIFFERENT PEOPLE. THIS HISTORIC LANDMARK IS THE FOCAL POINT OF THE NINTH STREET CORRIDOR AND IT SITS AS A BEACON TO VISITORS OF OUR CITY.))
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The project will include removing existing trees and shrubbery to improve the drainage that has led to the monument's deterioration.
It should take about a year to complete.
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President Bush honored the National Teacher of the Year today at the White House.
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Betsy Rogers teaches at a rural elementary school in Alabama.
She also tutors before school, volunteers on school committees, attends sporting events and birthday parties and works with church and community groups.
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((SHE IS AN ACCOMPLISHED TEACHER WITH 22 YEARS IN THE PROFESSION. SHE COULD HAVE HER PICK OF ANY SCHOOL, YET SHE CHOOSES TO TEACH IN A SCHOOL IN AN UNDERPRIVILEGED RURAL AREA BECAUSE SHE BELIEVES THAT DEVOTED TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF STUDENTS FROM EVERY BACKGROUND."))
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As Teacher of the Year, Rogers will spend the year as a roving educational ambassador.
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