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Today on News 7 at 5, a fire destroys a longtime business in Salem.
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Also a state task force releases its findings on racial profiling.
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Nature was late with the dog days of summer but that is what it looks like into the weekend. Hazy, hot and humid is the forecast. Details ahead.

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A judge makes an important decision about the California Recall election.
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On health check, the government says warning labels can come off a popular food, but not everyone is convinced.
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Plus Jimmy Spencer finds out if he can race this weekend at Bristol. News 7 at 5 is next.

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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: IN THE 21ST CENTURY IN VIRGINIA WE WILL ENSURE THAT ALL PEOPLE ARE TREATED FAIRLY BEFORE THE LAW.))
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Virginia's Governor says the state is taking a stand against racial profiling.
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State officials say racial profiling is NOT a problem in Virginia.
And they believe they have come up with ways to help prevent it from ever becoming one.
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Governor Mark Warner today announced several new policies designed to combat biased policing.
Law enforcement officials will now receive additional sensitivity training.
And traffic tickets will include a phone number for motorists to call if they want to complain about treatment by an officer.
Language cards are also being provided to help police communicate with those who speak little or no English.
Studies show that racial profiling is not a widespread problem in Virginia.
And Warner says he wants to keep it that way.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WE NEED TO MAKE SURE WE GO THE EXTRA MILE. THAT'S WHY WE WANTED TO BE PROACTIVE TO MAKE SURE WE TRY TO ERADICATE ANY REMNANTS OF RACIAL PROFILING.))
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The report also shows that while racial profiling may not be prevalent, there is still a belief in minority communities that it does occur.
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Fire is still burning at True Value Northwest Hardware in Salem. Now an air quality advisory is in effect near the site of what's been a stubborn fire.
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Shannon Young is on West Main Street at the True Value wiith more.
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((ROLLCUE:..a little before 11 this morning.))
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Shannon adlibs
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Union negotiators hope to have an answer for Goodyear on its latest contract proposal sometime today.
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The union has been mulling over the latest three -year offer since it was handed over on Sunday. Over the past three days-- the union has asked for clarification and details about numerous proposals in the contract offer of more than 100- pages. The union represents 19- thousand Goodyear employees-- including those in Danville.
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The U-S was warned to be on the lookout for a suicide truck bomber just BEFORE yesterday's deadly attack in Iraq.


Jennifer Donelan has more on the warning from Washington D-C.
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((IT DAYS BEFORE THE UN HEADQUARTERS IN BAGHDAD WAS BOMBED INTO A SMOLDERING PILE OF RUBBLE THE U NITED STATES WAS WARNED OF A MAJOR ATTACK AGAINST A SO-CALLED 'SOFT TARGET.' THAT'S THE WORD FROM A TOP IRAQI OFFICIAL . Ahmad Chalabi/Member Interim Iraqi Governing Council "it specifically said that the attack will take place using a truck to be detonated through a suicide mechanism or through an electronic detonation."
INVESTIGATORS, INCLUDING THE F-B-I ARE SIFTING THROUGH THE DEBRIS . THEY NOW BELIEVE A SUICIDE BOMBER DETONATED MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND POUNDS OF EXPLOSIVES ON A FLATBED TRUCK. THOMAS FUENTES/ FBI Found fragments from a number of soviet era munitions including grenades. SADDAM HUSSEIN LOYALISTS...AL QAEDA...AND FOREIGN EXTREMISTS ARE ON THE LIST OF POSSIBLE CULPRITS. BODIES ARE STILL BEING RECOVERED.... AND WOUNDED SURVIVORS ARE MAKING PLANS TO GET OUT OF IRAQ. THE HEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS ...SAYS THE U.S. HAS UNDERESTIMATED THE DIFFICULTIES...IN POST WAR IRAQ...BUT THE ORGANIZATION WILL CONTINUE IT'S HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS THERE.
Kofi Annan/UN Secretary General "We should not be distracted nor deterred by this senseless and brutal act of violence." BUT THE U-N ADMITS IT DECLINED EARLIER U.S. MILITARY OFFERS OF TIGHTER SECURITY SAYING IT DID NOT WANT A LARGE AMERICAN PRESENCE OUTSIDE THE COMPOUND IN A NATION WHERE ANTI-US SENTIMENT IS GROWING.))

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Coming up today on Healthcheck, we'll tell you why some dietitians believe warning labels should stay on a popular snack food.
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Plus Arnold Scwarzenegger tells California residents what he wants to do with the state's budget.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger has laid out his economic recovery plan.
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The candidate for California governor says California must stop losing businesses and jobs.
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Schwarenegger has a high profile team of advisors led by billionaire investor Warren Buffett and former Secretary of State George Shultz.
Schwarenegger says California is going in the wrong direction- bueinesses and jobs are leaving.
He says he'll work with Democrats and Republicans to figure out how to bring jobs back.
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Meanwhile a federal judge in California is denying a request from the A-C-L-U to delay the state's recall election.


The judge rejected arguments that the punch-card voting machines wouldn't accurately count the votes. The machines are used in at least six counties


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Childhood obesity has become what many call trend of epidemic proportions.
Christy Feig takes a look at the average elementary school lunch, and the problems faced trying to make it more healthy.
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((FOR LUNCH ON THIS DAY AT BARCROFT ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WILL GET ABOUT A QUARTER
(24%) OF THEIR CALORIES FROM FAT. THE USDA REQUIRES IT BE BELOW 30%WEEKLY.


IN ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA SCHOOLS, SANDY O'CONNOR IS THE DESIGNATED FAT FIGHTER. .

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it is a challenge (BUTT) it's doable, you have to offer lots of fruits and vegetables
--TRACK-- BUT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STUDIES SHOW MANY SCHOOLS FAIL TO MEET THOSE DIETARY
GUIDELINES --- IN PART CRITICS SAY BECAUSE OF FOOD THEY GET FROM ..... THE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
--STANDUP-- ACCORDING TO THE U-S-D-A 20-PERCENT OF THE FOOD IN SCHOOL CAFETERIAS ACROSS THE COUNTRY COMES FROM SURPLUS FARM FOOD THAT'S BOUGHT BY THE GOVERNMENT TO SUBSIDIZE THE FARMERS.
AND THAT SURPLUS FOOD COULD BE ANYTHING FROM LOW-CAL FRUITS AND VEGETABLES TO FAT-LADEN MEAT AND CHEESE.

THEN THERE ARE THE A LA CARTE OFFERINGS LIKE PIZZA AND FRENCH FRIES ---- LOADED
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your caught in the middle with the demands of really trying to offer a truely healthy program and also offering ala carte items that kids want to buy to bring in more money to your school food service.
--TRACK-- PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS SAY NEARLY 5 MILLION U.S. KIDS ARE OVERWEIGHT.

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Childhood obesity does put children at risk for other health complications during childhood and down the road and of those would be type 2 diabetes, another would be heart disease.
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BUT THE U-S-D-A SAYS --- DON'T PUT ALL THE BLAME ON THE SCHOOLS.


WHAT CHILDREN CHOOSE TO EAT AT SCHOOL IS INFLUENCED BY WHAT THEY EAT AT HOME.
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The FDA has changed the labeling requirements for a fat substitute used in snack foods.
Starting this month, foods containing Olestra will no longer be required to carry a label advising consumers of the potential side effects of the product.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us details.
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Jean, Olestra is a synthetic cooking oil -that cant' be absorbed by the body so it doesn't add fat or calories to food.
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But it has been reported to cause gastrointestinal problems in some people.
However, the FDA has now decided the side effects are not significant enough to require special labeling on products.
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(( Foods containing olestra such as fat free potatoes chips have given consumer no fat, lower calories options.
Despite those benefits, products containing Olestra had been required to warn consumers of the potential for abdominal cramping and loose stools.
Proctor & Gamble the company that manufactures Olestra says the new labeling changes are good news for consumers. It says "continuing research has shown that Olesta can be a helpful part of the diet for people seeking to manage their fat and calorie intake."
Dietitian Heather Cox disagrees.
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((THERE HAVE BEEN COMPLAINTS TO THE FDA, THOUSANDS OF COMPLAINTS OF ADVERSE REACTIONS TO OLESTRA AND BECAUSE OF THAT I JUST REALLY THINK IF YOU THINK ARE THINKING ABOUT USING THIS YOU NEED TO BE ADULT OVER 18 AND NOT SERVE IT TO YOUR CHILDREN )) [RUNS15]
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And Cox says just because these foods are fat free or reduced fat --they still have refined carbohydrates, and are still snack foods -- that shouldn't be eaten all the time.
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((SOME OF THE BAKED VARIETIES MIGHT BE A BETTER OPTIONS FOR YOU. SO BAKED CHIPS ARE NOT GOING TO BE FRIED THEY ARE STILL GOING TO BE FAT FREE, AND THERE NOT GOING TO HAVE ANY SIDE EFFECTS AND THERE GOING TO HAVE A LITTLE MORE FIBER )) [RUNS12]
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FDA says it will take time before companies introduce the new packages.
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Jean,

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Coming up a little later, the stock markets try to extend their recent winning streaks.
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[VO] Plus San Diego celebrates an exciting new arrival, but it leaves zoo keepers wanting more.
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Some students in Montgomery County went back to a NEW school today.
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After nearly three years of planning and construction, Christiansburg Middle School opened its doors for the very first time today. The new building contains 75-classrooms, which can hold up to 12-hundred students. School officials say its state of the art design and technology provides students with a better learning environment.

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((LOU BARTLOW/PRINICIPAL: STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO USE UP TO DATE STATE OF THE ART COMPUTERS FOR INSTANCE AND BE ABLE TO GET TO THE INTERNET VERY QUICKLY, AND THEN MOVE AROUND VERY QUICKLY.))
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Bartlow says the new building was modeled after a school in Ohio. He says although it's nearly twice as big as the old school, the hallways are color-coded by grade level, so students won't get lost.
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Today in Sports... D-W is preparing to make another appearance at a Winston Cup track.
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Meanwhile Jimmy Spencer finds out if he will really have to stay home this weekend.
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Wall Street's recent win streak has ended. As Alexis Christoforous tells us, some bad earnings reports are to blame.

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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Wednesday ticker. Jimmy Spencer's appeal has been denied. The National Stock Car Commission upheld penalties from NASCAR against Winston Cup driver Jimmy Spencer this morning.
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The ruling denies Spencer a chance to compete in three races at Bristol Motor Speedway, including the Cup race the Sharpie 500. Spencer was scheduled to race in tonight's Craftsman Truck Series O'Reilly 200 but his truck was withdrawn in practice this morning. Spencer was suspended from all NASCAR events until August 26th and fined 25 grand for his part in a post race fight with Kurt Busch last Sunday at Michigan.
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in some positive racing news, NASCAR has selected Darrell Waltrip to display his Winston Victory Lap Tribute car at Martinsville. He will take the ceremonial lap in a replica of the number 11 Chevrolet he drove for Junior Johnson prior to the Subway 500 Cup race at Martinsville October 19th.
The three time Winston Cup champion won 11 times at Martinsville along with a track record 27 career top five and 31 top ten finishes at the .526 mile oval.
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The North Carolina Tarheels open the football season August 30th at home against Florida State and for local UNC fans there is no where to go but up after last season's finish.
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UNC was a dismal 3 and 9 in 2002 and that season was hardest to stomach for the Tarheels head coach.
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The Tarheels are picked to finish sixth in the ACC this season. The Low selection is only part of the Heels motivation for this year.
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Former Cave Spring standout and now UVa sophomore Tom Hagan is looking forward to the 2003 season.
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Hagan averaged nearly 37 yards a punt in his freshman campaign. Off season surgery on his shoulder has him at full strength for his second year.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, VMI is clsing in on a decision of who will be the starting quarterback and Cup drivers talk about Bristol, see ya at six everybody.

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One new Panda cub at the San Diego Zoo. Now the wait is on for the birth of the second twin.
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Giant panda bai Yun (By Yoon) gave birth to a baby panda cub at 1:15 Tuesday afternoon. The first twin is a four ounce, four and half inche long cub.
Delivery lasted just about an hour and a half.
Now zoo officials are awaiting the birth of the second cub which could happen at any time now.
Pandas usually choose just to raise onc cub, so zoo officials will be on hand to retrive the second cub that mom Bai yun may ignore.
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