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Today on News 7, this morning's heavy rain has everyone on the lookout for more flooding.
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Plus the weather means it will take a little longer to repair a local road that was washed out this weekend.
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A brand new week and the same old wet forecast. Nature is recycling once again. Rain totals ahead.

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Also today, authorities arrest a suspect in the deaths of 19 people left in the heat of the desert.
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In Health news, Joy Sutton will look at the impact the weather is having on the Valley's mental health.
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And Steve Mason will be along with news of another NASCAR firing. News 7 at 5 is next.
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Many people are already nervous about the bad weather- Today they spent the day watching and waiting- to see if the heavy rain will lead to more flooding.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The saying goes if you don't like the weather wait a minute, but this spring.. the more people wait, the more it rains.
What exactly is going on out there- Let's head over to Meteorologist Robin Reed.[Robin-Tease] [06/16/2003]
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The rain is holding up repairs on a washed-out road in Bedford County.
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Residents of Fairdale Farms were hopeful that repairs on the road leading to their homes would start today. Valley Wide Paving offered to provide free labor for the project since the private road was washed out and the neighborhood's road fund only has about 7-hundred dollars. But today's heavy rains are pushing the starting date back.
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((KERMIT POFF/RESIDENT; THE MORE IT RAINS THE SOFTER IT'S GOING TO GET YOU CAN SEE IT'S STARTING TO CRACK OVER THERE IT COULD COME ALL THE WAY OUT HERE AND TAKE THE WHOLE THING OUT, WE DON'T KNOW.))
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Residents are fearful more rain will add to the rushing waters and take down the temporary foot bridge. They're expected to meet this week to discuss the situation. Not far from there also in Bedford County, V-DOT still has Route-757 closed to traffic. Much of one side of the road was washed away by flood waters. V-DOT officials say repairs are slated to start this Wednesday but could take until next week depending on weather.
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Have you been moody or a little cranky lately-- well you may be able to blame it on the bad weather.
One local psychologist says all the rain can cause a variation of seasonal affective disorder.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us to explain.
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Jean, we had rain 22 out of 31 days in May.
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And while you might think being a little moody or cranky is really no big deal --it may have a more serious impact than you realize.
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All the recent rain may bring a cloud over your head. Clinical Psychologist Lou Perrott says our bodies are very in tune with the weather.
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There are several reasons why the rain can affect your mood.
For one there is a lack of sunlight, people tend to stay cooped up indoors, and it creates an inconvenience.
Perrott says if you find yourself being cranky or moody --it's important to deal with it.
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((IF YOUR MOOD COMES DOWN AND YOU LOSE YOUR ZEST. YOU CAN MOVE TOWARD LOSING YOUR RESILIENCE TO DEALING WITH EVERYDAY STRESSORS. AND THAT PUTS YOU MORE AT RISK TO GET MORE INTO A MORE SERIOUS MOOD DISORDER OR AN EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE))

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And for those who suffer with depression, it can make the condition worse at least temporarily.
But they are ways you can bring the sunshine back into your life.
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((I WOULD THINK INCREASING SOME TIME OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY THAT'S NOT SO WEATHER CONTINGENT AND SPEND MORE TIME WITH PREFERRED TIME WITH SPECIAL FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHO ARE EMOTIONAL UPPERS FOR YOU)) [RUNS15]
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Jean,
The good news is that official start to summer is only days away --so hopefully that will mean more sunshine soon.


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Rivers were on the rise today in central and western Virginia, as heavy rains brought them close to capacity, but so far most remain within their banks.
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Joe Dashiell is in Wasena Park along the Roanoke River this afternoon... Joe, what is the situation there?
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Jean, the Roanoke Valley saw anywhere from half an inch to two inches of rain this morning... The river was running high before noon, covering both low water bridges... and it hasn't begun to fall yet.
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((The work week started with the rainy routine, creating hazards on the highway, and a rising torrent in area creeks, streams and rivers.
The heavy rain contributed to a number of minor accidents on I-581 and other highways... where standing water caused vehicles to hydroplane.
By mid-day, the worst of the weather had passed, but some low-lying areas were under water, rivers were still rising closer to their capacity, and residents were keeping a wary eye on a forecast that includes more rain tonight and tomorrow.))
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We haven't received any reports of serious flooding. Driving around the area in the last several hours, we saw a number of areas where creeks and streams remain in their banks, but don't have far to go before they could threaten some homes.
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So Jean, the situation certainly bears watching, as more rain moves into the area tonight.

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Does an I-Q of 66 mean Percy Walton is retarded? If so, does that mean he should be spared the death penalty?
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Those were a couple of the questions being posed before a federal judge in Roanoke today. The crimes go back almost seven years when Walton killed three people in Danville. He admitted to capital murder, pled guilty and was sentenced to die. Now his lawyers say he's mentally retarded.
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Today's hearing involved only arguments from the attorneys. The judge will have to decide whether he wants to hear evidence on Walton's mental state.
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Next on the newscast, a sergeant faces charges he used a grenade to kill two fellow soldiers.
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Also authorities arrest a suspect in the deaths of 19 people who were abandoned in the heat of the desert.
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A 25 year old woman is arrested for leading an immigrant smuggling ring.
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It was just last month that a trailer full of immigrants was found in Texas. 17 of those passengers were found dead- two died later.
Karla Patricia Chavez was arrested Friday in Honduras and is being indicted along with 12 others on smuggling charges.
The immigrants found in May were in a trailer southwest of Houston after the driver, Tyrone Williams, left the trailer that morning.
A five year old Mexican boy was among those who suffocated to death. Others died from dehydration and the heat.
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U-S troops are always on alert for attacks, but they don't expect it will come from one of their own.
Today Sergeant Hasan Akbar is standing trial accused of doing just that. He's charged with the grenade attack that killed two of his fellow soldiers.
Stacy Case reports.
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OTHERS WERE INJURED. THE ATTACK HAPPENED JUST DAYS BEFORE THE BRIGADE WAS SET TO MOVE INTO IRAQ.
MAJOR TREY CATE, INFORMATION OFFICER 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION: You've got to remember that this happened at a time when we were getting incoming missles every night between 12 and 2, between 4 and 6 in the morning.
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LIKE A GRAND JURY PROCEEDING IN CIVILIAN COURT. THE ARMY WILL DECIDE WHETHER AKBAR SHOULD BE COURT MARTIALED. Major David Crawford, Judge Advocate Corp. IF this goes to court martial, and that has not been determined, the evidence will be presented there. THE HEARING IS EXPECTED TO LAST UP TO A WEEK WITH PROSECUTORS CALLING MORE THAN A DOZEN WITNESSES. SOME WILL TESTIFY BY VIDEO LINK FROM IRAQ. AKBAR COULD GET THE DEATH PENALTY IF CONVICTED. STACY CASE CBS NEWS.))

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An explosion rocks a traffic tunnel in Central Baghdad injuring five Iraqis.
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A civilian car was destroyed as it drove through a Baghdad tunnel.
U-S troops and Iraqi police say the explosion was probably caused by a landmine.
American convoys reportedly drive through the tunnel several times a day.
Iraqi policemen inspected a large hole in the road at the site of the explosion and said a mine could have been planted there.
One of the wounded Iraqis lost a finger in the blast and had injuries to his face and leg.
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A new device on the medical front is changing the way some surgeons work.
It is designed to take the doctor right to the spot that needs to be operated on, with just the smallest incision.


Dr. Sean Kenniff has more.
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(( EVEN THOUGH HE HAD SMOKED FOR YEARS THE DIAGNOSIS OF LUNG CANCER CAME AS A SHOCK TO ROBERT DORING.

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"I couldn't believe it because I felt so well. I mean I had no symptoms. I said they have to be able to do something."
A MAJOR OPERATION CALLED A THORACOTOMY...WHICH INVOLVES OPENING THE CHEST CAVITY, WAS ONE OPTION, BUT ROBERTS DOCTOR-- ADAM LEE, TOLD HIM HIS BEST OPTION WAS A LESS INVASIVE PROCEDURE WITH A NEW DEVICE CALLED OPTIVU.

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"It's revolutionized the way surgery is being performed in terms of minimally invasive procedures."
DR. LEE SAYS OPTIVU, A COMBINATION OF HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEO, AND HIGH-TECH GOGGLES IS ALLOWING SURGEONS TO FIX BIG PROBLEMS, LIKE ROBERTS...WITH VERY SMALL SURGERIES.

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"We're talking about an incision that may be about 12 inches, to one about two inches."
STANDUP: "This is the camera which is inserted deep into the body through a small incision, then the image is transferred through a fiberoptic cable to these goggles which gives the surgeon a bird's eye view of the operating field."
AND IT'S NOT JUST FOR CANCER, DR. DAN KALBACK-- AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON IN MIAMI USES OPTIVU ON MANY OF HIS PATIENTS.

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"You get such a better view, I think because it's right in front of your eyes."
WHICH HELPED ROBERTS DOCTOR SEE AND REMOVE ALL HIS CANCER.

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"I was surprised, I really was surprised, because there was no pain involved. The biopsy was more painful than the operation."
..AND THATS THE TREND IN MEDICINETOWARD LESS-INVASIVE SURGERIESWITH EASIER RECOVERY TIMESFOR ANY KIND OF DISEASE. DR. SEAN KENNIFF, CBS.))


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Next on the newscast, Robin will have our detailed forecast.
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Then in Sports, another Winston Cup driver is fired after a not so picture perfect season.
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Investors returned in a big way to Wall Street today. We'll have the final numbers next.
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Then a little bit later, there is something fishy about the weekend box office.
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Wall Street renewed its move higher today, as investors more than replaced the ground lost during Friday's selling. Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your monday two mitue ticker which starts with the Big East/ACC situation. All along the reports indicate that if there is a move from the Big East to the ACC it would involve three schools, Miami, Syracuse and Boston College. But new reports have raised another scenario. N.C. State athletic director Lee Fowler told the Charlotte Observer recently that adding only Miami is something that could definitelty happen under the right financial circumstances. He also said that the presidents have not discussed this schenario as of yet. Tech president Charles Steger and the other Big East partners are supposed to hear back from the ACC tomorrow on whether or not the ACC will grant them a face to face meeting. Steger spoke to News 7 from the Pulaski Rotary meeting today.
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Some major changes involving two Winston Cup drivers to talk about today.
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Today, Morgan McClure motor sports fired Mike Skinner. Skinner has been with Morgan McClure sence the end of 2001. During that time he has one top 10 finish in 50 races. Skinner and the team hit rock bottom this past weekend when he failed to qualify the number four Pontiac of the Siruis 400 at Michigan. The likely replacement is John Andretti.
In otehr racing news, Roush racing will lose its' Citgo sponsorship at the end of the season. Citgo has been the chief Sponsor for Jeff Burton and the number 99 Ford Taurus for the past three years.
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The 32nd annual Roanoke Valley Horse Show began today at the Salem Civic Center.
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Over a thousand riders are competing this week, The horse show, like hundreds of other sporting events around the valley this spring, has been subjected to the rain, but the competitors are used to inclement weather.
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The Ramon and Damon Williams Twins Cord basketball camp tipped off today.
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Kids ages 8 to 16 are attending this years camp. The best part of each an every year of the camp for the Williams twins is giving back.
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That is it for the two minute ticker, coming up at six, more on the Big East/ACC situation and a closer look at the Roy Stanley memorial Golf tournament, see ya at six everybody.

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Once again, movie-goers found Nemo at the box office this weekend.
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After slipping to second place last weekend, "Finding Nemo" resurfaced at number one, earning a killer 29-point-two MILLION dollars.
The underwater sea adventure earned more than enough to swim past the movie "2 Fast 2 Furious," which came in second at just over 19 million dollars.
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The Jim Carrey film "Bruce Almighty," came in at number three.
Debuting at number four was the animated film "Rugrats Go Wild."
And "Hollywood Homicide" starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett made it's debut at fifth place, earning 11-point-seven million dollars.
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