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Today on News 7 at 5, the death toll from an earthquake in Algeria approaches a thousand.
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Plus there is another bank roberry in the Valley, but this time a suspect is in custody.
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The focus of the heavier rain is moving east with lingering light showers expected in the mountains. A close up look at the radar in a moment.

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Festival in the Park is moving the Doobie Brothers concert away from Victory Stadium.
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The man who led America's military operations in Iraq is stepping down.
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Plus we'll see how Annika Sorenstam fared today as golfed against the men.
News 7 at 5 is next.

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It's a Roanoke Valley tradition, but for the first time, this year's Festival in the Park is on the move.
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Tomorrow night's concert featuring the Doobie Brothers will now be held indoors at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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Richard Lesko joins us with more on the reason for the change. Jean, the answer is simple: the threat of rain. Even though showers and storms are
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almost expected at the Festival, with advance warning this year, organizers decided to go ahead and make the change of venue to the Civic Center.
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((STU ISRAEL/FESTIVAL IN THE PARK; WE WERE CONCERNED ABOUT THE WEATHER, ESPECIALLY WITH VICTORY STADIUM LYING IN A FLOOD PLAIN. WE WERE CONCERNED WITH THE FORECAST THAT THERE COULD BE FLOODING. IT'S A SENSATIVE FIELD RIGHT NOW, IT'S A LITTLE MUSHY.))
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The decision was made last night, and that meant Civic Center crews had to get an early start on preparing the indoor stage. One thing will NOT change because of the location, beer will still be sold at the concert. A-B-C officials approved Festival's license at the Civic Center because of the bad weather, but will be checking I-D's and watching closely for underage drinking. Civic Center officials say they have served alcohol to similar sized crowds before, and don't expect any problems. ))


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Buttons are still available, but they are only being sold at the Roanoke Civic Center Box Office.
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And Jean, even though this concert has been moved, all other Festival activities are still planned for their original locations.


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Roanoke County Police say the quick thinking of two concerned young citizens helped them capture a bank robbery suspect.
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Kelly Woodford and David Hoops stopped off at the Bank of Botetourt on Peter's Creek Road on the way to a doctor's appointment shortly after ten this morning. When a teller told them the bank had just been robbed and pointed out the suspect's car, the Northside High School students say they raced off in pursuit.
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The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash but was pulled over and arrested within the hour. No one was injured.
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The F-B-I says 35-year old Jerome Brown of Queens is being held on a federal warrant for four bank robberies in New York. He has yet to be charged with today's robbery which was the fifth in the Roanoke area in the past month.

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The search is on in Algeria for any survivors of yesterday's massive earthquake.
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Soldiers and civilians are actually digging with their hands through the mounds of rubble in Algeria.
The number of dead has already approached nearly one thousand, and more than 5-thousand people are hurt.
The powerful quake was centered about 40 miles east of Algiers.
It measured six point seven on the Richter scale destroying apartment houses, toppling walls and uprooting trees.
Heavy equipment has been airlifted to Algeria to help with the search.
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The United Nations Security Council has voted to lift economic sanctions on Iraq- which means Iraq can get back into the oil business in a big way.
Scott Rapoport has the story on what this will mean.
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(( IT TOOK 13 YEARS...TWO WARS AND THE REMOVAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN FROM POWER... BUT NOW....U.N. SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAQ ARE A THING OF THE PAST.
John Negroponte /U.S. Ambassador to U.N.: Together this council has taken decisive action to help the Iraqi people." Scott Rappoport/CBS News: By a 14-0 vote...the Security Council lifted economic sanctions and gave it's stamp of approval to the U.S. led administration in Iraq. John Negroponte /U.S. Ambassador to UN.: After more than a decade of being frozen out of the world economy, it is time for the Iraqi people to benefit from the natural resources. THAT OF COURSE BEING OIL! THE COUNTRY'S LIQUID GOLD. EXPORTS COULD BEGIN SOON. DIPLOMATS SAY THERE ARE 8 MILLION BARRELS IN STORAGE THAT COULD BE SOLD IMMEDIATELY.
France: Villipan The resolution we just adopted is not perfect. SOME IN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY HAD MISGIVINGS. SYRIA FOR ONE...WAS ABSENT FROM THE U.N. VOTE. FRANCE RUSSIA AND GERMANY WANTED THE WANTED THE U.N. TO HAVE A LEAD ROLE IN A POST WAR IRAQ...
...BUT VOTED FOR THE RESOLUTION NONETHELESS...SAYING THE U.N. IS BACK IN THE GAME. France: Villipan We believe that it now provides a credible framework within which the international community will be able to lend support to the Iraqi people. AND PERHAPS BEGIN TO HEAL THE DEEP DIVIDES IN THE U.N. ITSELF. SCOTT RAPOPORT...CBS NEWS...NEW YORK.))

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The man who led America into the war with Afghanistan and Iraq is reportedly stepping down.
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According to the Assocaited Press Defense General Tommy Franks is ready to retire and return to private life.
So what will Franks do after heading up Central Command?
Some say he's considering writing a book and hitting the speech circuit
It was only two weeks ago, Franks reportedly had turned down a promotion. He'd been mentioned for the position of the U-S Army Chief of Staff.
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Coming up following our break, what some students at Virginia Tech are doing to help stop the spread of SARS in China.
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Plus he was investigating the outbreak in Taiwan. Now a doctor for the C-D-C has symptoms of the disease himself.
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The SARS virus is spreading in Taiwan.
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Officials reported 65 new cases and eight deaths there today.
That's the island's largest one-day increase in infections so far. Taiwan has had a total of 60 deaths which is the world's third-highest SARS toll.
A federal health official who was monitoring the outbreak in Taiwan has developed symptoms of the illness.
A spokeswoman for the C-D-C says the physician apparently had followed all precautions against the potentially fatal respiratory disease. She says it's not known how he got sick.
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Some area Chinese students are working to prevent SARS from spreading in their country.
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The Virginia Tech Association of Chinese Students and Scholars is now collecting donations to send to China, in hopes the money will help find a cure for the disease. The students say they are particularly concerned over the threat of SARS in rural China, where most of the people can not afford proper medical treatment.
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((FEIMING BAI/ACSS: THE ONLY THING THAT I THINK THAT WE CAN DO IS CALL DONATIONS AND LET MANY OF OUR FRIENDS, AMERICAN FRIENDS, CHINESE FRIENDS, AND ALL OUR COUNTRY FRIENDS KNOW WHAT WE ARE DOING. HELP OUR COUNTRY, HELP OUR FRIENDS IN CHINA.))
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Many of the students say they know people who have contracted SARS. Drop off sites for donations to China will be set up around campus beginning next week.

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Retirement doesn't always mean taking it easy. A Lexington community is going back to school in its golden years thanks to a relationship with a nearby university. News 7's Rachel Cannon takes a look.
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(( NATS 13:26:47 "SO YOU, YOU SAY YOU DID YOUR TEST?" Ruth Woodcock and Tiffany Todd are classmates. They're students of Italian Literature at Washington and Lee University. Tiffany is a freshman. Ruth is retired.
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((RUTH WOODCOCK/KENDAL AT LEXINGTON RESIDENT; I'M REALLY ENJOYING BEING WITH THE STUDENTS THERE'S A VERY LIVELY GROUP OF STUDENTS AND WE'RE HAVING LOTS OF FUN STUDYING DANTE, MACHIAVELLIAN BUCHACCIO.))
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As a resident of Kendal at Lexington, taking a class is just one of many activities available. The retirement community is one of a growing number of facilities around the country setting up in small college towns and building a relationship with the local university.
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((ANGELA HAMILTON/KENDAL AT LEXINGTON; IT'S DEFINITELY A MARKETING TOOL THAT'S VERY EASY TO USE BECAUSE SENIORS ARE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO EXPAND ON THE INTEREST THEY MAY HAVE HAD DURING THEIR WORKING CAREER OR MAYBE PICK UP A NEW INTEREST THAT MAYBE THEY JUST DIDN'T HAVE TIME TO PURSUE.))
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Kendal resident Bill Wyatt takes advantage of the W & L association because he spent his professional life there as a department head and Dean.
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((IT STIMULATES YOU INTELLECTUALLY I MEAN WE MAY BE OLD BUT WE'RE NOT DEAD YET.))
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The seniors don't get graded, take exams or hand in papers. Participation is the key.
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((TIFFANY TODD/WASHINGTON & LEE STUDENT; IT'S NICE TO HAVE THAT LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE AND THOSE OLDER, MORE MATURE VOICES IN THE CLASSROOM. ))
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((I'VE ALREADY LOOKED AT THE LIST TO SEE WHAT I MIGHT TAKE IN THE FALL.))
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At Kendal, going back to school is a success. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Lexington.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, Brent Watts will tell us how to bring a little color to our gardens.
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The gloomy weather may have you down, but we have just the thing to brighten your day, or at least your garden. In today's Growin It' Brent Watts introduces us to a plant that keeps its colorful bloom all season long, regardless of the weather.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Steve Mason will tell us how the battle of the sexes played out today on the P-G-A.

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Then a little bit later, a dog is welcomed home after he makes a 800 mile journey on his own.
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On wall Street today, the hope that a compromise tax cut will boost the economy put investors in a buying mood.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your two minute ticker which starts on the links. Safe to say that Annika Sorenstam's first round in a P-G-A Tour event was a success.
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The L-P-G-A's top player posted a 1-over par 71 in the opening round of the Colonial that was marked by uncanny consistency. The first woman player in 58 years to compete in a P-G-A Tour event carded one birdie, two bogies and 15 pars to play herself into contention. Sorenstam showed off her accuracy by missing just one fairway and two greens for the day. She's played herself into position to make the 36 hole cut after tomorrow's round.
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On to some very big news for high school football fans in Naruna. William Campbell all state running back Cedric Peerman will play college football at the University of Virginia.
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Peerman, who rushed for seven touchdowns in the Generals state championship win this past season, verbally committed to the Wahoos this week. The running back still has another year of high school but was offered a full ride by UVa head coach Al Groh. Peerman especially liked Groh's no nonsense attitude.
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The ACC baseball tournament got underway today. North Carolina shocked Clemson 10-2 in the opener and Florida State beat Duke 13-nothing in game two. Goergia Tech and Wake Forest are just underway. Although the weather has not cooperated, the ACC baseball committee likes Salem so far.
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Qualifying for the Coke 600 has been washed out because of rain all day. Qualifying will begin tomorroqw at one. Drivers are in serious mode for Winston Cup's longest race.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, an unusual look at the Big east meeting in Florida.

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Usually, pet owners leave thier furry friends behind when they have to go out of town -
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but this beagle decided it was his turn to take the lead and see the sights. The pooch - named Norman - ran off while on a walk in his hometown in Kansas in March, only to be found more than 800 miles away in Alabama over the weekend. Lucky for Norm - he didn't leave home without his dog tag and the family that found him made this reunion possible. But one question still remains -
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Well, that and how he managed to trek hundreds of miles alone, and weigh more now than when he left.
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