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Today on News 7 at 5, both Virginia Tech and the University of Miami announce they are heading to the A-C-C.
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Also prosecutors decide if a Roanoke police officer acted reasonably when he shot a suspect in April.
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The tropical rain in the gulf coast will soak our area beginning tomorrow night. The latest tracking coming up.

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More West Nile is detected in the Valley. We'll have the details.
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Also we know Botox can smooth out the wrinkles, but can it ease back pain? We'll have the answer on HealthCheck.
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Plus Mike Stevens will have highlights from today's Salem Avalanche game.
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A Roanoke police officer will not face charges for shooting a suspect this spring.
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The Commonwealth's Attorney's office today released its findings on the shooting on Madison Avenue April 14th. The investigation found Officer M-E Thompson acted reasonably when he fired four shots at a car driven by Antonio Lee Taylor. Evidence shows Thompson fired his gun after Taylor attempted to drive away, hitting the officer with his car. Taylor survived a gunshot to the chest. He faces charges of assault on a police officer and cocaine possession.
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Virginia Tech won't be alone in its move to the A-C-C. This afternoon Miami officially accepted the conference's offer to join forces with teams such as North Carolina and Duke.
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Mike Stevens is hear to update us on what has been a bumpy ride for nearly the past two months.
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Jean, whether you have been a reporter trying to keep up with this story, or a fan trying to make sense of the events - the ACC-Big East battle for teams has been one incredibly strange journey. Proof of that fact was provided this afternoon by one of the central figures in all of this mess - Miami President Donna Shalala.
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Jean - where they will be is at the southern tip of the ACC as a new member along with Virginia Tech. And both will play this upcoming season in the Big East and then join the ACC as full-time members in July of 2004. That's a year earlier than some expected.
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We will hear more from the Hurricanes' president and athletic director Paul Dee. later in the sports ticker.

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While many people were waiting to see what Miami was going to do, it was a forgone conclusion that Virginia Tech was going to accept its invitation to the A-C-C.
That's exactly what school officials did today.
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Justin McLeod is on campus in Blacksburg with more from Tech Athletic director Jim Weaver.
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A Dead raven found in Southwest Roanoke County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
The bird was found in the Starkey Road area last Wednesday. The states lab in Richomnd confirmed today that the bird had west nile.
It is the first bird to test positive in the Roanoke area this year.
According to the health district director, people should take precautions.
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Ways to reduce exposure include wearing long, loose and light-colored clothing, using insect repellent, cleaning out birdbaths weekly, and eliminating any standing water around your home which could be a breeding ground.
That water could be in flower pots, toys or old tires.
West nile is spread to birds, humans and horses through the bite of an infected mosquito.
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Bill is not welcome in Louisiana, but he's coming anyway.
Tropical Storm Bill is making Landfall right now in Southern Louisiana.
That's where Jennifer Miller is- where forecasters say Bill could bring as much as ten inches of rain.
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((TROPICAL STORM BILL is BARRELLing ITS WAY INTO LOUISIANA'S COASTAL COMMUNITIES. THE SYSTEM THREATENS TO DELIVER UP TO 74 MILE-PER-HOUR WINDS.., BUT WHAT RESIDENTS REALLY FEAR IS THE RAIN.
BILL COULD DUMP AS MUCH AS TEN INCHES OF RAIN ON A REGION THAT CAN'T SUSTAIN ANOTHER DROP. "I'm leaving here in a little bit. Got to get everything together first. I just come to see how much water is on the road."
FOLKS IN TERREBONNE PARISH PACKED UP -- AND HEADED FOR HIGHER GROUND -- BEFORE THIS HIGHWAY BECAME TOO FLOODED TO PASS. BUT ON GRAND ISLE, SOME RESIDENTS NO LONGER HAD THAT CHOICE. BLINDING RAIN AND RISING TIDES SWEPT ACROSS THE MAIN EVACUATION ROUTE. PEOPLE MUST NOW RIDE OUT THE STORM IN A NEARBY SHELTER.
"Well we're trapped now. The storm's almost here. We don't even have time to leave." THE STORM SURGE ALSO CAUSED EROSION ALONG THE BEACH, AND DROVE WAVES UP AGAINST THE FRAGILE LEVY THAT PROTECTS THE ISLAND. IN NEW ORLEANS, THE CITY BRACED FOR THE HEAVY RAINS, CLOSED FLOODGATES, AND URGED RESIDENTS TO STAY HOME." THE CITY'S FRENCH QUARTER -- A POPULAR WATERING HOLE FOR TOURISTS -- WAS INSTEAD WATER-LOGGED ... WITH CARS TRYING TO NAVIGATE THROUGH ITS NARROW, FLOODED STREETS.
FLOODING IS ALSO EXPECTED IN MISSIPPI, ALABAMA, AND THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. BUT BILL'S ARRIVAL COULD NOT HAVE COME AT A WORSE TIME. THE GROUND IN MANY AREAS IS ALREADY SATURATED BY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS...JENNIFER MILLER..CBS NEWS.))

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Coming up next a plane crash leaves a dozen people dead. We'll have the details.
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[VO] and the work week starts without work for many employees of I-T-T. We'll have the latest on the strike after the break.
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The case of missing Pulaski County girl is far from over, even though authorities have identified the girl as a runaway.
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After being missing for nearly a week, 16-year-old Tara Sheets was returned to her grandparents' home safe and sound Friday night.
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She was reported missing June 22nd, after she left the house that morning to walk her dog. Authorities say it appears now that Tara left on her own free will, but they say charges in her disappearance are pending.
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Davis says a man living in Virginia helped police track Tara down and bring her back home. So far, neither him nor anyone else has been identified as a suspect in the case.
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There's talking but no deal between ITT Night Vision and its union workers.
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An early morning rally outside the plant began contract negotiations today. Over three-hundred union members gathered to show their support for a strike that is entering its second week. Union leaders say there are three main issues being discussed in negotiations.
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Moran says workers are prepared to strike for months if necessary. In a short statement released today ... ITT says the strike will not affect its customers and that it will not publicly discuss contract issues.
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An Algerian Hercules military aircraft has crashed into a neighborhood just south of Algiers.
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12 people are confirmed dead including four crew members.
Five others have been taken to the hospital.
The plane crashed 50 minutes after takeoff crashing into houses in a small town about 18 miles south of Algiers on the Mediterranean coast.
Five homes were destroyed by fire- and several others were damaged.
The Hercules C-130 is a popular cargo aircraft used in the military- though this plane was not carrying cargo at the time.
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On Healthcheck today, Botox can make you look younger by wiping out wrinkles. Now it may ease the pain in your back.
Dr. Sean Kenniff has more.
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((35-YEAR OLD SHEILA GUSTAFSON HAS TRIED JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING TO HEAL HER ACHING NECK AND UPPER BACK.

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"It's something that you live with day to day. It is a constant nagging pain."
ALMOST OUT OF OPTIONS -- SHE DECIDED TO ENROLL IN A CLINICAL TRIAL IN MIAMI, USING THIS. BOTOX. DR. ALLAN HERSKOWITZ SAYS THE WRINKLE WONDER DRUG MAY WORK WONDERS FOR BACK AND NECK PAIN PATIENTS LIKE SHEILA.

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"We have injected the botox directly into the muscles guided by a machine that tells us which muscles are the active ones--and we have gotten extremely favorable results."
STANDUP: "Botox can relieve back and neck pain by relaxing the muscles that surround the spinal column. But now researchers are beginning to understand, Botox has a direct effect on the pain fibers."
NORMALLY, A PAIN IMPULSE IS PASSED FROM NERVE TO NERVE BY TRIGGERING THE RELEASE OF SPECIFIC PROTEINS CALLED NEUROPEPTIDES. BOTOX EFFECTIVELY BLOCKS THE RELEASE OF THE NEUROPEPTIDES, AND THE PAINFUL IMPULSE CAN'T BE TRANSMITTED.

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"Relieving their pain and spasm enables them to continue with a normal life, without taking medication."
NEW TRACK: ...THAT'S WHAT SHEILA IS LOOKING FOR ...A NORMAL PAIN-FREE LIFE AGAIN... SHE SHOULD KNOW IF IT WORKS IN A FEW WEEKS..AND SHE'S MINDFUL THAT IF IT DOES...IT WILL HAVE TO BE REPEATED EVERY FEW MONTHS. BOTOX IS NOT PERMANENT. DR. SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.))

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Coming up next, Robin will have our detailed forecast.
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Plus a little later we'll tell you how the Incredible Hulk was smashed by three women this weekend.
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Coming up in Sports, Mike Stevens will have more reaction on today's A-C-C announcements.
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Then a little later, we'll tell you why 500 guitarists were playing in Portland yesterday.
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Wall Street has wrapped up a winning second quarter with a somewhat sleepy session that saw stocks give back modest ground. Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon everybody. The Monday ticker begins with the news that most folks in ACC country were hoping to hear this afternoon - confirmation that Miami is leaving the Big East along with Tech to join the league. Not only are the Canes and Hokies coming, but they are coming on board in July of 2004. Donna Shalala and Miami Athletic director Paul Dee explained why they are making the move this afternoon in Coral Gables.
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Miami and Tech officials will be in Greensboro tomorrow night for a 7:30 newsconference to celebrate the additions. News 7 Sporst will be there for the event.

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The Salem Avalanche would mix things up with the Winston-Salem Warthogs on grand parents day at the ball park.
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It was also kids camp day and many of the two thousand 205 fans in attendance were youngsters.
We pick up the action in the top of the second inning and the Warthogs cut through the thick air with this solo homerun to left field off the bat of Brian Becker and Winston Salem is out in front 1-nothing.
On to the top of the sixth inning and the Warthogs strike again. This time, Mike Morse connects on a double to right field and that plates Eric Welsh from third to make it 2-zip Hogs.
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e is gonna single and Brandon Caraway scores all the way from second to make it 3-1 but Winston Salem gets the outs needed to end the game and the Warthogs win the matinee by the count of 3-1, holding the Avalanche to just five hits.
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That is all for your two minute ticker, coming up at six, more on Miami's jump to the ACC and the Avalanche talks abo

ut today's tough loss to the Warthogs, see ya at six everybody.[5-Box-Office]


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Charlie's Angels are sitting on top of the weekend box office, but producers are not in seventh heaven.
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The sequel opened with 38 MILLION dollars, but that is two million dollars less thant the first one opened with.
Its studio expected it to easily cross the 45 MILLION dollar mark.
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Hollywood is also disappointed by the drop off for last week's top movie.
"The Hulk" made 18 million dollars, but it lost 70 percent of its audience in just its second week.
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Finding Nemo took the third spot. The horror film, "28 Days Later" came in a relatively strong fourth with nearly 10 million dollars.

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Portland Oregon saw a record breaking jam session yesterday.
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519 guitar players gatheeed together to set the record for the largest guitar band ever assembled.
Dressed in shorts and tie-dye tee-shirts, they played Woody Gguthrie's folk classic, "This Land is Your Land."
A local music store owner organized the event.
He says he's already received a letter from the Guinness book of world records confirming the event was one for the books.... not exactly impossible to do because there was no previous record to beat.
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