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Next on News 7 at 5, Texas authorities find the bodies of 18 people in what they are calling the deadliest case of alien smuggling ever.
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Also a National Guard unit from our area is coming home much earlier than expected.
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Showers return to the forecast later tonight and tomorrow. Will they last into the weekend. Full forecast details coming up.

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One group's loss of funding is turning into a heated political debate in Lynchburg.
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On Health Check, think your blood pressure is in the good range. After today's new guidelines that may not be the case.
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And in Sports, officials at Virginia Tech are concerned what the expansion of the A-C-C could mean to their school. News 7 at 5 is next.

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((I THINK IT IS MOST UNFORTUNATE WHEN OUR ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES CHOOSE TO MAKE THEIR POLITICAL MILEAGE ON THE BACKS OF LITTLE CHILDREN.))
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A battle over funding has evolved into a war of words between members of Lynchburg city council.
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Last night, council voted "not" to give funding to a non-profit agency that employs council member Joan Foster.
Today, Foster's allies fired back.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( Disturbed, disappointed and dismayed.. just a few of the words Alliance for Families and Children officials were using to describe the loss of 44-thousand dollars in city funding to two of its programs.
City council members Julian Adams and Robert Garber voted against the money Tuesday night because they felt the city should be getting out of the business of funding non-profits and because their colleague Joan Foster is employed by the Alliance.
That's not how Foster's allies see it.
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((LARRY HOLLOWAY/ALLIANCE BOARD CHAIRMAN: ANY TIME THAT PETTY POLITICS WILL PLAY A ROLE IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN THIS CITY, THOSE POLITICIANS NEED TO BE REMOVED.))
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((TOM PREST/ALLIANCE CEO: BECAUSE OF THEIR IGNORANCE, THEY DON'T REALIZE THAT WE'RE A FAMILY HERE AND THEY HAVE UNLEASHED A PASSION AND A DETERMINATION NOT SEEN IN A LONG TIME IN OUR CITY.))
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[Standup ] ((It was the ignorance comment that most caught Robert Garber's attention, who says he's more determined than ever to hold his ground. Garber says the funding was a conflict of interest from the start and it's the Alliance group that is now playing politics with this issue. ))
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Meanwhile the search continues for alternative funding.
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((JOAN FOSTER/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: OTHER THAN DONATIONS AND FUNDRAISERS, WE WILL GET OUR CAPS ON THIS AFTERNOON PROBABLY TO SEE WHAT WE CAN DO TO RECOUP THESE LOSSES.))
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The budget gets its second reading and a final vote on May 27th.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg. ))

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It appears to be the deadliest case of alien smuggling in recent memory.
18 people area dead- they'd been loaded into a truck trailer and left at a Texas Truck Stop.
Tonight as Elizabeth Sanchez reports, the man believed to be the truck driver is in custody.
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((IT WAS A TRAILER TRUCK THAT CARRIED 18 PEOPLE....ALL SUSPECTED OF BEING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO THEIR DEATHS, ELIZABETH SANCHEZ HAS MORE FROM VICTORIA, IN SOUTH TEXAS.

DOZENS OF PEOPLE CRAMMED INTO THIS TRUCK... HUMAN CARGO...PRESUMABLY SEARCHING FOR A BETTER LIFE. BUT SOMETHING WENT TERRIBLY WRONG...LEAVING 18 OF THEM DEAD. SHERIFF MICHAEL RATLIFF/VICTORIA, TEXAS "IT WOULD ALMOST APPEAR THAT HEAT EXHAUSTION WAS A FACTOR."
Courtesy KAVU: OFFICIALS SAY THAT EVEN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT THE TEMPERATURE WAS 74 DEGREES WITH HUMIDITY OVER 90 PERCENT. AND NO ONE KNOWS HOW LONG THE PEOPLE HAD BEEN IN THE VEHICLE WHEN IT WAS FOUND IN VICTORIA TEXAS. ELIZABETH SANCHEZ/CBS NEWS: THE TRUCK IS EQUIPPED WITH AN AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM, BUT WITH SO MANY DEAD...IT APPEARS VERY UNLIKELY THAT IS WAS WORKING.
THE TRAILER WAS DISCOVERED WITHOUT A CAB AT A STATION ABOUT 230 MILES FROM THE MEXICAN BORDER. MOST OF THE DEAD WERE INSIDE THE TRUCK. FOUR WERE ON THE GROUND NEXT TO IT. A DOZEN OF THE SURVIVORS HAVE BEEN HOSPITALIZED WITH HEAT RELATED PROBLEMS.

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"WE DON'T WANT TO TREAT THEM AS CRIME VICTIMS. THEY ARE NOT IN ANY TYPE OF LEGAL TROUBLE AT THIS TIME." A MAN SUSPECTED OF BEING THE TRUCK DRIVER....WAS ARRESTED SEVERAL HOURS LATER.
POLICE BELIEVE AS MANY AS 40 INDIVIDUALS MAY HAVE FLED THE SCENE....SOME HAVE BEEN ROUNDED UP.
WHILE THIS HAS ALL THE EARMARKS OF AN ILLEGAL SMUGGLING OPERATION...POLICE HAVE NOT YET CONFIRMED THAT. THEY ALSO AREN'T SAYING IF THERE WERE ANY CHILDREN AMONG THE VICTIMS. ES/CBS NEWS VICTORIA TEXAS.))

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Another suicide bombing to report today, but this time it's in Russia.
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More than 30 people have been killed and many injured after a woman blew herself up in the middle of a Muslim religious festival.
Russian news agencies say fifty of the injured are in serious condition.
But other sources said the number of hurt was much lower.
This is the second suicide bombing in the region in the past week.
On Monday, 59 peple were killed when a woman blew herself up in a crowd of Muslims.
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A National Guard unit from Roanoke is coming home one week from today.
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About 120 members of the 229th Chemical Company answered their calls of duty and left Roanoke in late February, The group was prepared for a full year of deployment, but officials said today the unit is returning home May 21st.
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Coming up next on the newscast, millions of Americans who thought they had normal blood pressure are finding out they were wrong.
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Plus, Joy Sutton will look at the problems caused by wheat allergies.
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Millions of people who thought they had healthy blood pressure are about to get a surprise. The federal government has a more restrictive definition of what's healthy.
Christy Feig has more.
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While many of us have heard of someone being lactose intolerant --there are people who have the same problem with wheat.
In fact, that was the case for one local woman who had been eating wheat products all her life.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean,
There are actually three categories of wheat disorders.
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They include wheat intolerance, celiac disease, and wheat allergies.
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Anytime Irene Stanley ate out, she always made sure to locate the bathroom. She was afraid she's have another episode.
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She found the problem was wheat and also gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley.
She has wheat intolerance, the most common of the three disorders. The symptoms include headaches, bowel irritation and flu-like symptoms.
Celiac disease has symptoms including diarrhea or constipation, weight loss and stunted growth in children.
Wheat allergies can cause hay fever, eczema, and increased acne
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((IT'S DEFINITELY SOMETHING YOU NEED CHANGE YOUR EATING HABITS WITH WHETHER YOUR INTOLERANT TO WHEAT, YOUR ALLERGIC, OR YOU HAVE CELIAC DISEASE ALL OF THOSE ARE GOING TO ENCOMPASS A BIG DIET CHANGE BECAUSE WHEAT IS PREVALENT IN OUR SOCIETY)) [RUNS11]
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In fact wheat is in more products than you might realize including chocolate and even some salad dressings.
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((THIS IS A CURABLE DISEASE. ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS AVOID THOSE FOODS IN YOUR DIET AND YOUR DISEASE IS TAKEN CARE OF.))

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And with new wheat free and gluten free foods now available like bread mixes, cereal, and cookies, those with the disorder don't have to give up some of their favorite foods.
Stanley's just happy she found the source of her problem.
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((I FEEL LIKE I CAN GO OUT AND NOT FEEL PARANOID ABOUT MY SITUATION. SO IT'S REALLY IMPROVED MY HEALTH A LOT )) [RUNS14]
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For more information on wheat disorders there will be Wheat and Gluten Free Living seminar on May 17th at the Lewis Gale Foundation Building from 10 and until noon. To sign up call 540-561-3341.
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Coming up today in Sports,
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Virginia Tech fans are anxiously awaiting a decision by the A-C-C. Mike Stevens will tell us why it could have a huge impact on Hokie sports.
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Stay with us, our Marketwatch report is next. Then a little later, Brent Watts is in the kitchen, but this time there's no cooking involved.
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On Wall Street today, concerns about the sluggish about the economy sent stocks modestly lower for a second straight day.
Alexis Christoforous has more in today's Marketwatch report.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker. Needless to say - even thought the sun was shining brightly a cloud of uncertainty was hanging right over Virginia Tech today. The Hokies are uptight not knowing what their athletic future holds for them. Right now they are simply doing what they can to keep from losing everything they've built up in the past decade.
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This weekend marks the start of the Big East meetings in Ponte Vedra, Florida. We will have more the Hokies' precarious situation tonight on News 7 at Six.

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The Virginia Tech Golf team is just a day away from opening play in the NCAA East Regional Golf Tournament at the par 72 Auburn University Club in Auburn Alabama.
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The Hokies are the 11th seed out of a 27 team field that will compete in the two day event. Clemson is the top seed. Tech will be paired with Vanderbilt and ETSU in the first two rounds and the Hokies are approaching the biggest tournament of the season the same way they have played each match this season.
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Sad news today from the NBA as one of the 50 greatest players of all time has passed away.
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Sixty-two year old Dave Debusschere died today after suffering a massive heart attack. Debusschere won NBA titles in 1970 and again in 1973 with the Knicks.
He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1983.
Debusschere was selected to the league's all defensive team for six straight years from 1969 to 1974.
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We'll have much more on the Tech situation at the top of the hour, Jean will wrap up News 7 at five right after this break. [GO TO BREAK]

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The saying goes, if you want something done right, then do it yourself. And that's exactly what a workshop at Virginia Tech is teaching people about designing their own kitchen.
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Brent Watts joins us with more about the "Explore Your Dream Kitchen Workshop."
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Jean, it's a two day course designed to teach people about planning and designing a kitchen that meets their needs.
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But it's not just a book oriented class. Five working kitchens aid in teaching everything from choosing custom cabinets, to arranging appliances.
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A Kentucky miner trapped for nearly ten hours is free.
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Charlie Jones became stuck about 20 feet inside a mineshaft after a section of roof collapsed.
Jones was in a scoop that goes in and removes the coal from the mine.
It happened in a mine about a mile north of Jellico, Tennessee.
Rescuers from both Tennessee and Kentucky came out to help free the worker.
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((JERRY RAINES/RESCUER: THEY WERE IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH HIM. THEY COULD YOU KNOW PHYSICALLY TOUCH HIM AND UPON REQUEST HE COULD MOVE HIS EXTREMITIES AND LIMBS AND COMMUNICATE BACK WITH THEM.))
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He was taken to the hospital where he is reportedly doing well.
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