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Today on News 7 at 5, an apparent drug deal gone bad will cost a local man 23 years in prison.
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Plus as some try to rebuild their lives, tornadoes threaten more parts of the country.
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Temperatures did get a bit warmer today but the showers were few and far between. We will likely see more rain in the near future. Details ahead.

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President Bush tries to put more pressure on Congress to pass his tax cuts.
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On Health Check, we will see a program at Virginia Tech that is trying to help young people overcome their fears.
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Plus there is a new addition to Roanoke's Mill Mountain Zoo. News 7 at 5 is next.

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This is the evening sky over Atlanta Georgia- as storms race across part of Georgia bringing a series of tornado warnings, heavy rain, lightning, and strong winds.
Storm spotters reported a tornado about ten miles west of Waleska, Georgia.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
It is the latest batch of severe weather. So far in Georgia no reports of injuries from the storms.
That is not the case in the Midwest and Southeast as the death toll rises to 39. Today the body of a child was found five miles outside of Pierce City, Missouri.
And as Elizabeth Sanchez reports forecasters are predicting more storms for that region.
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(( SOME OF THE MOST HARD HIT AREAS....ARE LIVING THROUGH ANOTHER DAY OF TORNADO WARNINGS. WITH RESIDENTS KEEPING AN EYE ON THE SKIES OVERHEAD AS THEY PICK THROUGH THE DEBRIS. ANTHONY AUST/PIERCE CITY RESIDENT "START ON ONE END OF THE RUBBLE AND GO TO THE NEXT."
HERE IN PIERCE CITY MISSOURI ....ENGINEERS WARN SAFETY CONCERNS SHOULD TAKE PRECEDENCE.

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"I'D VALUE MY LIFE MORE THAN GRANDMA'S PICTURES AT THIS TIME."
BRIDGE: "BUILDING INSPECTORS HAVE SPENT THE DAY CHECKING OUT HOMES AND BUSINESSES and TELLING THEM IF THEY CAN GO IN TO SALVAGE ANY OF THEIR THINGS."
AND SOME STORE OWNERS DON'T LIKE WHAT THEY ARE BEING TOLD.

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"I FEEL I CAN STILL GO UP THERE AND GET IT AND THEY WON'T LET ME, SO I DON'T FEEL THEY ARE BEING FAIR."
ENGINEERS DECLARED ABOUT 40 BUILDING UNSAFE IN PIERCE CITY ALONE.
THE SITUATION IS MUCH THE SAME IN JACKSON, TENNESSEE. MOST OF DOWNTOWN WAS DEMOLISHED BY A SINGLE TORNADO.
"MOM AND DAD ARE HAVING A REALLY HARD TIME WITH IT. IN ONE NIGHT THEIR LIVES CHANGED. THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE COMING INTO WORK ON MONDAY MORNING."
ALL ACROSS THE MIDWEST PEOPLE ARE PICKING UP THE PIECES....GLAD AT LEAST TO BE ALIVE. ELIZABETH SANCHEZ/CBS NEWS: RIGHT NOW IT'S BELIEVE ABOUT 40 PEOPLE WERE NOT SO LUCKY....AND THERE ARE STILL SOME UNACCOUNTED FOR...BODY OF YOUNG CHILD LATEST RECOVERED HER IN PIERCE CITY. SANCHEZ/CBS NEWS.))

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The American Red Cross is sending in relief workers to help communities deal with the tornado damage.
And one volunteer from western Virginia is already on the way.
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The emergency response vehicle stationed in Roanoke is gassed up and ready to go.
And several more disaster relief volunteers are on standby, waiting for a call to join the effort.
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((AMY WHITTAKER: OF COURSE OUR FIRST PRIORITY IS HERE IN THE THIS COMMUNITY, BUT WHENEVER THERE IS A DISASTER NATIONWIDE ALL OF OUR DISASTER VOLUNTEERS AS WELL AS OUR ERV ARE READY AT A MOMENT'S NOTICE TO RESPOND.))
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The first local volunteer sent to the midwest will be involved in family services. She will be sitting down with affected families, making sure their basic needs are being met.
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One of the men involved in a fatal shooting at Towers Mall one year ago was sentenced today to serve an additional 23 years in prison.
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Kip Lamont Walker had arranged to buy drugs from Ronald Steven Clark. But Clark didn't have the powder on him when Walker and his friends arrived at the Mall.
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So, Christopher Riley opened fire with a sawed-off shotgun. Under Virginia law, Walker is guilty of first degree murder even though he did not pull the trigger.
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((I DO FEEL REMORSE AND I'M SORRY. IF I COULD TAKE HIS PLACE, I WOULD. TOO LATE FOR THAT.))
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Walker apologized to the Clark family, saying he didn't mean for Clark to get hurt. The 23 years Judge Clifford Weckstein imposed today is in addition to a 61-year sentence Walker received in Rockbridge County for robbery and murder.
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Almost all of the confession that sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo gave to police will be allowed at trial.
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A judge made the ruling today.
During questioning by authorities, Malvo confessed to several of the shootings.
Malvo's attorneys say the confession violated Malvo's rights to remain silent. They argued that police and prosecutors ignored Malvo's request to speak to his attorneys.
Prosecutors argued otherwise.
Malvo and John Mohammad are linked to at least 20 shootings in several states including Virginia.
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Governor Warner says the state needs to encourage more minority owned business. We'll have that after the break.

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And a little bit later we will see the latest newborn at Mill Mountain Zoo.
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If you're out of work, you're not alone.
The national unemployment rate released today is now at six percent.
President Bush says that's a clear signal that Congress should pass his economic recovery plan.
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The President says the plan will create one million new jobs by the end of next year.
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((THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS MUST NOT ONLY LISTEN TO YOUR VOICE BUT LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF SOMEBODY LOOKING FOR WORK. WE NEED AGRESSIVE ACTION IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS NOW.))
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The President says the plan will help small businesses.
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((THIS TAX RELIEF WILL HELP 23 MILLION SMALL BUSINESSES CREATE NEW JOBS.))
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The President says he'll continue to pressure Congress to pass his tax cut package.

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Governor Warner says the state is not doing enough business with minorities or women.
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Warner told a group of minority business owners today that he would like to see them get a larger piece of the procurement pie.
The government of Virginia purchased four-point-two BILLION dollars worth of goods and services last year.
But only two percent of those contracts went to minority-or-female owned businesses.
Warner says that number needs to change.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: THAT IS NOT ONLY THE LAW IN VIRGINIA. BUT THAT'S ALSO A PRIORITY FOR THIS ADMINISTRATION. SO, WE'RE IMPROVING BUT WE STILL HAVE A WAYS TO GO.))
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The governor says one of the hurdles is that not enough minority-run businesses participate in the state's procurement programs.
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In health check tonight,
Researchers at Virginia Tech are developing a therapy system to help children overcome their greatest fears.
They've received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to conduct a four year study.
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Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Jean, about 5-pecent of children have phobias, they can range from the fear of bees to even thunderstorms.
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But for one 10 year old boy involved in the study --his greatest fear was dogs.
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His parents say it's almost unbelievable that Will King who was once was petrified of dogs --now has one as pet.
Even small dogs like Buddy --use to send Will into a panic.
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That's before he underwent therapy with Virginia Tech Psychologist Thomas Ollendick. He's testing a new treatment option for children 8 to 17 years old.
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((WHAT WE'RE TESTING IS A ONE SESSION TREATMENT FOR THESE PHOBIAS IN CHILDREN. WE HAVE THEM COME IN FOR A MAXIMUM OF THREE HOURS AND WE'RE TRYING TO OFFER THEM A VERY CONCENTRATED FOCUSED TREATMENT)) [RUNS15]
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((JOY SUTTON/REPORTING:FOR EXAMPLE IF A CHILD WAS PHOBIC OF A SNAKE THEY WOULD START OUT THE THERAPY SESSION LOOKING AT THE SNAKE FROM ACROSS THE ROOM. BUT OVER A THREE HOUR PERIOD THEY GET COMFORTABLE ENOUGH TO LOOK AT THE SNAKE UP CLOSE, TOUCH, MAYBE EVEN HOLD IT)) [RUNS15]
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And for Will it seems to have worked --he's therapy ended more than a year ago.
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((SO IT'S BEEN WORKING VERY WELL. WE'RE GETTING ABOUT 70 TO 75 PERCENT OF YOUNGSTERS WHO COME IN RESPONDING POSITIVE TO THE TREATMENT WE'RE PROVIDING)) [RUNS08]
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And Will says not only is he not afraid of the little dogs --big dogs don't scare him anymore either.
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((I THINK THEY'RE ACTUALLY PRETTY FUN. I CAN ENJOY THEM BETTER)) [RUNS05]
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As part of the study, Doctor Ollendick is comparing his treatment option to the results of children whose parents have only been given educational material on how to deal with phobias.
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There are still two more years left in the study. And they are looking for more children to participate.
For more information you call 540-231-3514 or find a link to the project's web site on our web page at wdbj7.com
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Jean, They also hope through this study they will also find out what triggers phobias in children.

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Coming up next on News-7 at Five, Brent Watts is at the mall, but he's not shopping...
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It's not the sound of cash registers, but the sound of music heard throughout Tanglewood Mall today. Dozens of music groups are performing for shoppers as part of the National Music Week celebration. Brent Watts has more.
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Still to come on the newscast, we will have all today's business news in our Marketwatch report,
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plus we will see a cat who has more money than most of us.
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K-mart says it's out of bankruptcy just over 15 months after it sought Chapter Eleven protection from its creditors.
K-mart entered bankruptcy in January of last year after a poor holiday selling season and with a reputation for having cluttered stores and items out of stock.
With more on that and all today's business news, here's Alexis Christoforous.
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(( INVESTORS BARELY BLINKED AFTER THE FEDERAL RESERVE DID THE EXPECTED AND LEFT SHORT TERM INTEREST RATES UNCHANGED BUT FED CHIEF ALAN GREENSPAN AND COMPANY DID SAY RECENT ECONOMIC DATA WAS DISAPPOINTING - SAYING SLOW GROWTH IS NOW A GREATER RISK TO THE ECONOMY THAN INFLATION.. THAT LEAVES THE DOOR OPEN FOR A POSSIBLE RATE CUT AT THE FED'S JUNE MEETING.

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THE DOW ADDED NEARLY 57 POINTS

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THE NASDAQ CONTINUED ITS WINNING STREAK, RISING 19 POINTS.

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KMART OFFICIALLY EMERGED FROM BANKRUPTCY TODAY ABOUT 16 MONTHS AFTER FILING FOR CHAPTER 11... KMART EXITS BANKRUTPCY WITH ABOUT 600 FEWER STORES, 60 THOUSAND FEWER EMPLOYEES, 2 BLN DOLLARS IN FINANCING AND VERY LITTLE DEBT.

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MEDIA MOGUL TED TURNER TURNED HEADS TODAY WHEN HE SOLD 60 MILLION SHARES OR MORE THAN HALF HIS STAKE IN AOL TIME WARNER FOR NEARLY 790 MILLION DOLLARS. TURNER WILL RETIRE AS THE COMPANY'S VICE CHAIRMAN THIS MONTH BUT STAY ON AS A BOARD MEMBER.

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AND AFTER THE CLOSING BELL, CISCO SYSTEMS SAID EARNINGS EDGED PAST WALL STREET'S ESTIMATES BUT SALES SLIPPED THANKS TO A PULLBACK IN CORPORATE SPENDING.

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TRACK ALL THE AFTER THE BELL ACTION CLICK ON CBS.MW.COM ..

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AT THE NASDAQ I'M AC IN NEW YORK. ))
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The Virginia High School League spring jubilee once again invades Radford University this June fifth, sixth and seventh. 12 State champions in tennis, softball, baseball and soccer will be crowned.
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Today, the event committee hosted the second annual jubilee kick off luncheon. The first year went so well that improving this year will be a challenge.
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One obvious improvement is that the double and single A soccer state championships will be played at the new 35 hundred seat Radford soccer stadium.
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Coming up at six, we will hear from VHSL and Radford officials on how both plan to adapt to 4 more state championships at the spring jubilee in Radford next year.

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The three time defending Super Bowl champion Lakers were beaten by the Spurs in game one of their best of seven series last night. Afterwards - the Lakers were complaining that the Spurs were a little to physical.
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` A sad note tonight from the NFL - for many fans including Redskin faithful who can remember back to Super Bowl 27 when Washington beat Miami 27-to-17.
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In that game, David Woodley started at quarterback for the Dolphins. At the time he was the second youngest quarteback in Super Bowl history. Tonight at the age of 44 he is dead. He passed away on Sunday, and his brother says at this time a cause of death has not been determined.
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Coming up tonight at the top of the hour - Steve Mason will check in with the Blacksburg high school soccer team. Take care everybody and a have safe evening. [GO TO BREAK]

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Mill Mountain Zoo is celebrating a rare new arrival.
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Six days ago the zoo welcomed three Red Wolf pups into the world but only one survived. The male weighs 438-grams and has yet to open his eyes. Mill Mountain Zoo now has four Red Wolves but because of their endangered status, only the pup is on display. "Jimmy" is being kept in an incubator in the nursery but can be viewed through the nursery windows.
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Thanks to a healthy inheritance, a London resident is ready to live like a fat cat.
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Tinker the cat's wealthy owner left her pet the bulk of her estate worth just over a MILLION dollars.
Margaret Layne did not have any children and her will left Tinker a 400 thousand dollar house and a trust fund worth more than 600 hundred thousand.
The trust fund should keep Tinker in catnip, cream and fine seafood.

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