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Today on News 7 at 5, U-S forces use graphic photographs in an effort to convince the Iraqis that Saddam Hussein's sons are dead.
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Also Congressional investigators say America wasted its best opportunity to prevent the September 11th attacks.
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Nice dry sunny weather has arrived and it will continue for the next few days. I'll have your weekend forecast.

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Also today, we'll see what is being done to help some senior citizens in the Valley pay for their prescription medicines.
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Residents of a Roanoke adult facility want to know what can be done to fix up their home.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

Plus we'll see a record breaking dive. News 7 at 5 is next.

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((PRESIDENT BUSH: THESE TWO SONS OF SADDAM HUSSEINS WER ERESPONSIBLE FOR HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF DEATH BY MAMING, TORTURING AND NMURDERING. AND NOW THE PEOPLE OF IRAR KNOW AMERICANS COMMITMENT TO SADDAM'S REGIME WILL NEVER TO IRAQ. APPLAUSE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Today the U-S shows Iraq proof that Saddam's two eldest sons were killed by releasing photos of the dead.
Some Iraqis say that's not enough... they want more proof.
We warn you these pictures you're about to see are graphic.
Saddam's sons Kusay and Uday were killed in a fierce gun battle- during a six hour firefight with American troops. Jennifer Donelan joins us live from Washington D-C with the latest.
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((JUST BEING "TOLD" THAT UDAY AND QUSAY HUSSEIN WERE KILLED WASN'T ENOUGH FOR THE IRAQI PEOPLE...THEY NEEDED TO "SEE" FOR THEMSELVES. AND THE PENTAGON HOPES THESE PICTURES WILL PUT TO REST ANY DOUBTS. ALSO THERE'S THIS X-RAY of UDAY'S LEG WHICH WAS INJURED IN AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT DURING THE '90s. IT APPEARS TO MATCH INJURIES HE WAS REPORTED TO HAVE SUSTAINED. THE BROTHERS WERE KILLED BY U-S TROOPS IN A FIERCE SHOOTOUT TUESDAY. BUT THE PICTURES WEREN'T RELEASED UNTIL AFTER AN INTENSE DEBATE AMONG U-S OFFICIALS WHO HAVE, HISTORICALLY, NOT RELEASED THIS TYPE OF PHOTOGRAPH.
DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: I believe these two are bad characters and the Iraqi people need to know they're dead and not coming back and save lives and I feel it was the right decision. ONCE IRAQIS SAW THE PICTURES, REACTION WAS MIXED. THIS IRAQI SAYS IT'S JOY AND ECSTASY. BUT THERE WAS SOME ANGER AND EVEN QUESTIONS ABOUT WHETHER THE PICTURES WERE AUTHENTIC. AUTHORITIES NOW PLAN TO LET JOURNALISTS FILM THE BODIES THEMSELVES TO ADDRESS THAT CONCERN. THE PENTAGON HOPES THE DEATHS OF SADDAM'S TWO SONS WILL HELP THEM BURY THE SADDAM REGIME, ONCE AND FOR ALL. PAUL BREMER/CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR IN IRAQ: in the long run it will encourage more Iraqis to give us information about bathists.
AND THEY HOPE IT WILL QUELL THE VIOLENCE BY SADDAM SUPPORTERS AGAINST AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN IRAQ. BUT THE ATTACKS CONTINUE.....WITH 3 MORE SOLDIER KILLED. Jennifer Donelan/CBS News: BUT THE ULTIMATE SAFETY OF AMERICAN TROOPS MAY REST ON THE CAPTURE OF SADDAM. TODAY THE CIA SAID AN AUDIOTAPE RELEASED EARLIER THIS WEEK "IS PROBABLY " THAT OF SADDAM HUSSEIN. IN IT, HE URGES AN UPRISING AGAINST THE UNITED STATES. NOW BACK TO YOU.))

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A 21 year old woman shot was shot in a drive by shooting around noon today.
Authorities say she was walking with a friend across Warehouse Road in Pittsylvania County when a single shot hit her in the back.
The Sheriff's department says it is not releasing her name for her protection.
She is being treated at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Police are looking for a blue Ford Taurus with a long antenna with a bow attached to it.

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There is growing concern among residents of a local adult independent living facility. Shenandoah Homes is without management. Residents say minor problems are adding up and more serious problems are just waiting to happen.
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Business Reporter Rachel Cannon looked into the situation. Rachel, who is in charge of the facility? Jean, that is the million dollar question everyone wants answered.
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It appears the ownership of Shenandoah Homes is in limbo. Residents say at some point the First Church of God in Roanoke was in charge but that legal disputes have left them with no one to pay rent to or to take care of the building.
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((BYRD PATTERSON/SHENANDOAH HOMES RESIDENT; WE HAVE AIR CONDITIONERS THAT ARE INOPERATIVE LIGHTS THAT ARE OUT , FLOORS THAT NEED MOPPING LOBBIES NEED CLEANING AND THE COMMON THEY'RE JUST RUN DOWN, THEY'VE JUST RECENTLY GOT THE GRASS MOWED.))
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Patterson also showed us a unit that has been vacant for almost a year. He says rotten milk dated back to last August remains in the refrigerator and he points to animal waste on the carpet.
Other residents like Shelia Arrington say they even fear for their safety now that there is no one controlling who comes in and out of the building.
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The facility has about 140-apartments and around 80 residents. Many say they can't afford to move out of the lower cost senior living community. Jean,
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We've been in touch with the Department of Housing and Urban Development about the situation. We'll talk about its role in this situation coming up on News 7 at 6.

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58 charges are pending against three teen counselors and the investigation into fighting at a 4-H Center isn't over.
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Franklin County's Commonwealth's Attorney says two adults are still being investigated. Warrants for two 16-year olds from Pittsylvania and Halifax counties and one 15-year old from Bedford County will be served next week. Charges include assault and battery, child abuse, felony unlawful bodily injury and disorderly conduct.
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((THE SHERIFFS INTERVIEWED OF THE 48 ADULT AND JUVENILE PERSONS THAT CAME WITH THE BEDFORD GROUP - THEY WERE ABLE TO INTERVIEW ALL OF THE CAMPERS EXCEPT FOR THREE.))
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An investigation began after allegations of organized fighting at the Franklin County 4H- Center earlier this month. Hapgood says there are nine victims in the case. All are boys from Bedford County. Hapgood says it's hard to speculate what type of punishment the teen counselors will face if convicted. All had attended 4-H Camp before.
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A renewed effort to extend state housing loans to gay couples and single parents is causing a stir.
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The Virginia Housing Development Authority held a public hearing today.
The agency is looking at changing their policy that limits loan eligibility to borrowers who are related by blood, marriage or adoption.
The so-called family rule was first adopted in 1980 and reinstated in 1996 after a two-year lapse.
Supporters say the rule is good public policy but critics say it discriminates against many groups.
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((THE ELDERLY, THE DISABLED, ENGAGED COUPLES, COUPLES WHO COHABITATE, GAY/LESBIAN COUPLES AND EVEN THOSE PEOPLE WHO MAY QUALIFY FINANCIALLY FOR THE LOANS ARE INELIGIBLE BECAUSE OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP STATUS. .)) ((VICTORIA COBB/FAMILY FOUNDATION OF VA: WE SAW THAT AT THE LAST PUBLIC HEARING A YEAR AGO OR SO IT WAS NOT THE ELDERLY THAT WERE STANDING THERE ASKING FOR THIS CHANGE IT WAS REALLY NONTRADITIONAL FAMILIES, SO-CALLED AND LOOKING TO BASICALLY GET THE SAME RIGHTS AND BENEFITS THAT HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH MARRIAGE.))
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The VHDA will vote on the policy change tomorrow.
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Coming up next on the newscast, a Congressional investigation says the 9-11 attacks could have been prevented.
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[VO] Plus, Californians will have to head to the polls in October- they have to decide if they want a new Governor.
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A Congressional report says U-S intelligence agencies dropped the ball and didn't follow up leads that may have prevented the September 11th attacks.
Scott Rapoport has more.
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((THE 900 PAGE CONGRESSIONAL REPORT RIPS THE FBI AND CIA AMONG OTHER AGENCIES, FOR FAILING TO SHARE INTELLIGENCE. ...AND CONCLUDES, THE HORRIFIC EVENTS OF 9/11 DIDN'T HAVE TO HAPPEN.
SEN. BOB GRAHAM/(D) FL "The attacks of sept. 11th could have been prevented if the right combination of skill, cooperation, creativity, and some good luck had been brought to the task." - 13 sec.
WHILE THE REPORT DOES NOT BLAME THE INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES -- THERE IS NO SMOKING GUN -- IT POINTS OUT THE CIA KNEW ...TWO YEARS BEFORE THE ATTACK... THAT TWO OF THE HIJACKERS WERE LIVING IN SAN DIEGO AND HAD ACTIVE CONNECTIONS TO TERROR GROUPS. THEY DID NOTHING ABOUT IT.
AND THE FBI FAILED TO TRACK AL-QAEDA IN THE UNITED STATES. EVEN THOUGH BOTH AGENCIES HAD KNOWN FOR YEARS THAT OSAMA BIN LADEN WAS DETERMINED TO ATTACK THE NATION.

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"Al Qaeda was better at planning the attacks and keeping their plans secret, than the United States government was in uncovering them...."
THAT'S WHAT WE KNOW. THERE'S A LOT WE DO NOT. CRITICS SAY MANY ITEMS IN THE REPORT REMAIN CLASSIFIED. TOO MANY. INCLUDING A 28 PAGE SECTION ON WHETHER SAUDI ARABIA HAD IN SOME WAY SUPPORTED THE 911 HIJACKERS.

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"For whatever reason, there's an attempt here to conceal evidence that implicates the Saudi regime in a terrible tragedy." -
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California's Governor has less than three months to convince voters not to kick him out of office.
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California has the right to force a recall election and that's exactly what's happened- the new election is now set for October 7th.
One man who's said he's running is Congressman millionaire Darrell Issa (Eye-sa) who basically financed the recall effort- to the dismay of some.
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((JUST BECAUSE YOU'RE MAD AT SOMEBODY DOESN'T MEAN YOU SPEND 35 MILLION DOLLARS TO OUST SOMEBODY.))
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Arnold Schwartzenegger has also been considering a run.
Of course Governor Gray Davis says he'll fight to keep his job.
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((EVERYTIME THEY SAY I'M ROAD KILL I CONTINUE TO WIN BECAUSE I HAVE GREAT FAITH THAT THE CALIFORNIA VOTERS ARE FAIR.))


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Whoever comes out of this recall faces a tough task- trying to dig the state out of a nearly 40 billion dollar deficit.
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In health check tonight,
One drug maker says not enough Virginia seniors are taking advantage of its drug discount program.
That's why it teamed up today with Walmart and Sam's Club to get more people signed up to receive low cost prescriptions.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean,
Seniors who qualify for the Pfizer share card can get a 30 day supply of any of the company's medications for 15 dollars.
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And that's just one of several programs available.
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This is the first time Catherine Peters has heard that she could qualify for low cost prescriptions.
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((I HAD THOUGHT ABOUT IT A LOT BUT I HAVEN'T GOT ANYTHING TO SAY THAT I COULD. ALL I'VE BEEN READING ABOUT IS MEDICARE GIVING YOU A DISCOUNT, BUT IT HASN'T COME THROUGH, PROBABLY NEVER WILL)) [RUNS12]
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And she's not alone. Pfizer estimates 140-thousand Virginia seniors are eligible for its drug discount program but only 14-thousand are enrolled.
One Walmart pharmacist says that's unfortunate because she sees seniors struggling everyday to pay for medications.
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((MOSTLY FOR SENIORS A LOT OF TIMES THEY WILL DO WITHOUT THEIR MEDICATIONS BECAUSE THEY CAN'T AFFORD IT OR THEY'LL ONLY BUY PART OF IT OR THE WON'T FINISH A TREATMENT COURSE BECAUSE THEY CAN'T PAY FOR IT)) [RUNS14]
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Chris Hoye says programs like the Pfizer Share Card and Together RX offer access to a variety of medications from those to that treat high blood pressure to asthma.
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((THE MAIN THING SENIORS HAVE TO REMEMBER IS THAT THEY'RE A MEDICARE RECIPIENT. THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE ANY OTHER TYPE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE AND THEN THERE ARE INCOME LEVELS THAT HAVE TO BE MET AND THEY'RE DIFFERENT PER CARD)) [RUNS15]
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Peters is hopeful next time she won't have to pay full price for her medications.
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[TAKE PINNACLE FULL]
For more information about the Pfizer Share Card you can call or 1-800-713-3990 or the Together RX program call 1-800-865-7211.
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Jean

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Still to come on the newscast, we'll have an update on the Tour Du France.
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[VO] Plus we'll see how one woman will go to great depths to land in the record books.
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Today following Sports,
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we'll see what you can do to put your face on a real postage stamp.
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Early today it looked like investors on Wall Street were heading for a good day. But that didn't hold true as the stock markets closed sharply lower.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Thursday ticker which starts on the links at the Roanoke Country Club with the third and final round of the Women's City-County Championship.
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The ladies played the par 72 Redbud/Dogwood layout this morning.
Meg Davies, the JMU golfer, brought a comfortable six shot lead over Salem's Dot Bolling into today.
Bolling, who had won the event in each of the past nine years and twelve times overall, fired a final round 74 to finish at 222, in second place, two shots back of Davies.
Davies didn't come close to yesterday's round of 68, but she won her first title with a 78 despite a two stroke penalty at the final hole for taking a wrong drop.
16 year old Vicki Kasza shot an 80 and finished tied for third with Cathy Carter.
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Countryside won the team title.

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The Virginia football program finished in a tie for second in the ACC last season and wrapped up the 2002 campaign with an impressive drubbing of West Virginia in the Tire Bowl.
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But the people that vote on the conference pre-season ACC poll don't think the Wahoos tread has much bite. They are picking UVa fourth this season. The Cavaliers might not argue their pre-season ranking considering the competition they will be up against this season.
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The wahoos open the season August 30th in Charlottesville against the Duke Blue Devils in a non televised game. Coming up tonight on News 7 at six, Groh offers his thoughts on tech and Miami joining the ACC and how that affects Virginia.


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Stage 17 of the Tour De France is in the books and Lance Armstrong is one step closer to claiming his fifth straight title.
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Thursday's 17th stage was a 112-mile flat, quick route and the winner was Netherlands cyclist Servais Knaven. Germany's Jan Ullrich, a Tour winner in 1997 finished 27th and yellow jersey holder Lance Armstrong finished right behind him in 28th position. Armstrong retains the overall lead and is still ahead of closest challenger Ullrich.
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Friday's 18th stage is another flat route favoring sprint specialists, a 126-mile course. That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, more on the women's city-county. See ya then everybody.

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A professional freediver dove into both the deep blue seas and the record books today.
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Tanya Streeter's leap occurred at the Turks & Caicos (Cake-ohs) Islands in the Caribbean to secure her place in the
history books. Her variable ballast freedive mark of 400 feet broke both the women's & men's world records.
Her record breaking dive lasted 3 minutes & 38 seconds. She is the first ever freediver, male or female, to hold all 4 freediving world records at once!
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And finally today -
Personalized license plates may not be corner the market on vanity for long.
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You may soon be able to post your face on US Mail.
A presidential commission proposed vanity Stamps earlier this week.
If approved, you'd simply send the post office a photo of yourself and for a price, it would be turned into a legal postage stamp.
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