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Today on News 7 at 5, 200- thousand people are ordered to leave as Hurricane Isabel approaches the coast.
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We'll have detailed coverage from North Carolina and Virginia Beach.
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Tropical storm wind watch now in effect for the eastern portion of our viewing area. Also expect periods of heavy rain by early Thursday evening.

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Also today someone at a Community College in Tennessee holds students hostage.
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The testimony continues in the trial of a doctor accused of illegally distributing drugs.
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Plus we'll see a way to improve your vision without glasses OR surgery.
News 7 at 5 is next.
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The surf is "growing" along the coast as Hurricane Isabel grows closer.
Tonight more than 200 thousand people are ordered to evacuate along the coast including many in Virginia.
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((YEA THEY JUST A LITTLE BIT AGO TOLD US TO GET OUT.)) [butt to 12:04:13] ((IF THEY DON'T GO AFTER WE'VE TOLD THEM THE DANGER AND WARNED THEM WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEND CREWS IN TO SAVE THEM.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Hundreds of thousands are told to pack up and leave- including 86 thousand people along the Virginia coast.
Isabel is a strong Category Two Hurricane- Hurricane Warnings are up from North Carolina northward to Maryland.
We will go live to Virgnia Beach in a moment, but first Stacy Case joins us live from Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
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((With hours to go before Isabel hits, hurricane warnings are in place from southern parts of North Carolina northward to the Maryland state line. Our correspondent Stacy Case is right in the midst of it all...she reports from Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
DAY LIGHT IS PROVIDING THE LAST CHANCE FOR THOUSANDS OF OUTER BANKS RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO EVACUATE. AFTER NIGHTFALL, IT'S TOO LATE. MELODY KNAPP/VACATIONER we waited for the last minute because this was our wonderful vacation that we waited for.
TIM WOOD/STAYING PUT Better here than trying to fight the crazies on the interstate. NAT: traffic sounds (wtkr)
AND A DOOR TO DOOR, LAST DITCH EFFORT. firefighter pleading with residents (ray unruh tape this am)
LOCATOR: KITTY HAWK, NC
KITTY HAWK FIREFIGHTERS WANT RESIDENTS TO KNOW, THIS ROAD WILL DISAPPEAR TOMORROW. STEVE BOYD/KITTY HAWK FIREFIGHTER
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER SAYS THE OUTER BANKS ARE IN LINE FOR A DIRECT HIT. ED RAPPAPORT/ NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER NAT: floyd file NORTH CAROLINA OFFICIALS ARE USING DATA GATHERED FROM FLOYD IN 1999 TO CRAFT EMERGENCY PLANS. FLOYD, ALSO A CATEGORY 2, AFFECTED AN AREA BIGGER THAN THE STATE OF MARYLAND, CLAIMED MORE THAN 50 LIVES AND LEFT BEHIND MASSIVE FLOODING. DENNIS AND JOANNE HEIRY/RODE OUT FLOYD Floyd we rode out, that was a mild 2 and after that we decided we didnt' want to be around. AND AS THOUSANDS GOT THE MESSAGE TO LEAVE, THEY LEFT BEHIND MESSAGES OF THEIR OWN. ))
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Turning to here in Virgnia, families are abandoning their homes and vacationers are checking out of hotel rooms as Isabel bears down on Virginia's coast.
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Meghan Muldoon is in Virginia Beach with an update. Meghan, what is it like there?
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Hurricane Isabel has state officials hoping for the best but preparing for the worst.
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Fifteen state agencies have assembled at the Emergency Operations Center in Richmond.
During the storm, more than one hundred people will work in a small 1950's nuclear bunker.
They'll be keeping an eye on the storm, tracking problems across the state, and then ordering a course of action.
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((JANET CLEMENTS/VIRGINIA DEPT. OF EMERGENCY MGT: IT WILL GET BUSIER AS THE STORM APPROACHES AND AS IT HITS BECAUSE PEOPLE WILL START GETTING REQUESTS FROM LOCALITIES FOR ASSISTANCE AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HERE FOR WHEN THEY GO BEYOND THEIR CAPABILITY LOCALLY TO HANDLE SOMETHING THEY CALL OUR AGENCY AND WE TRY TO PROVIDE THOSE RESOURCES THAT THEY NEED.))
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Governor Warner has put National Guard troops on alert and dispatched 500 extra state police troopers to the coast to help evacuate residents.
We'll hear from the Governor tonight on News 7 at six.
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Meantime, if you have questions or would like tips on how to weather the storm, the state has set up a hotline.
You can call 1-866- 880-4280 from eight in the morning until six at night or log onto their website at va-emergency dot com.

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The threat of the hurricane has convinced some school systems to change schedules for tomorrow.
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Bedford County schools will close two hours early tomorrow. Charlotte County is canceling class for Thursday and Friday. Campbell County Schools will close two hours early.
Halifax Christian School is closed tomorrow. Halifax County has closed for tomorrow and Friday. The school offices there will close at noon tomorrow and will remain closed Friday.
Longwood University has canceled classes for tonight, Thursday and Friday.
Pittsylvania County schools will close tomorrow at one. Also the Substitute Teacher training has been postponed.
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A man with a gun and a knife is apparently holding a classroom full of students hostage at a Tennessee college.
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Officials say the man took the hostages today at Dyersburg State Community College. No injuries are reported.
School officials say 22 students were enrolled in the class --but it's not clear just how many were there at the time. The school's president has told state officials that the person holding the hostages may be a fellow student.
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A retired military leader wants to become the next commander in chief. We'll hear from the latest presidential candidate after the break.
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Plus Joy Sutton will tell us how some people are improving their vision while they sleep.
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A former patient of Doctor Cecil Knox testified against the Roanoke pain specialist today.
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Though she'd been to see Knox herself at one time, Tammy Akers was called to address the death of her brother, Tracy, a quadriplegic.
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Her brother died in February of last year, just three weeks after federal agents moved in and shut down the doctor's medical practice on Second Street.
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Tammy Akers testified that her brother was so taken with Dr. Knox that Tracy often hid jars of "moonshine" for Knox beneath his colostomy bag.

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He's famous for his involvement in Bosnia during the early 1990's. He is a retired U-S General... and now he wants to be President.
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((AND I'M HERE TO ANNOUNCE MY CANDIDAICAY FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNTIED STATES OF AMERICA. CHEERS.))
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General Wesley Clark threw his name into the race today- as expected.
While he is a military man, he focused his words today on the economy.
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((WHY HAS AMERICA LOST THE PROSPECT OF A FIVE TRILLION DOLLAR SURPLUS AND TURNED IT INTO A FIVE TRILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT THAT DEEPENS EVERYDAY?))
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Clark is against the war in Iraq, but strong on national security.
He also favors abortion rights and civil unions.

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In health check tonight,
Imagine being able to improve your vision without glasses, daily contacts, or surgery.
Well it is possible.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean, it requires patients to wear a special contact lens while they sleep.
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And while it's not a permanent solution -- it can improve vision for several days.
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Stephanie Surprenant (Sir-Pur-Not) has worn contacts for 20 years. It was a hassle she wanted to stop. She thought laser surgery was her only option until Optometrist Mac Scothorn told her about CRT lenses.
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CRT lenses make it possible to improve your vision during the day --by wearing them for at least six hours at night.

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This reshaping of the cornea -- can last a day or several days. 10 year old Drew Owens says he noticed a change in his vision after the first night.
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((IT WAS A REAL BIG DIFFERENCE. I WAS GLAD I COULD SEE. I FELT LIKE I NEVER NEEDED CONTACTS OR GLASSES)) [RUNS11]
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The lenses are only recommend for people with mild to moderate nearsightedness and a mild amount of astigmatism.
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((SINCE THERE IS SOME COMPRESSION OR THERE IS SOME TOUCHING ONTO THE CORNEA, SOMETIMES IT MAY CAUSE A LITTLE IRRITATION TO CORNEA, AND IT WILL CAUSE SOME INFLAMATION AND THAT'S WHAT WE HAVE TO WATCH OVER THE FIRST SEVERAL DAYS )) [RUNS16]
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Both Owens and Surprenant (Sir- Pur-Not) says the lenses take a little getting use to --but it's well worth it..

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((I COULDN'T BELIEVE I WAS SEEING THAT QUICK OF A DIFFERENCE IN MY VISION. I THINK MY VISION MUST OF AT LEAST BEEN 20/20 ON THE FOLLOWING DAY IT WAS THAT GOOD)) [RUNS10]
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The lenses are not recommend for people with corneal disease or severe dry eyes. The cost is about 5-hundred dollars per lens.
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Jean, the FDA has not approved them for farsightedness.

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Coming up a little later on the newscast,
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[VO] we'll tell you where for the first time in years you can see some important documents in America's history.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll see what the Aggies are expecting from the Hokies in tomorrow night's game.
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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your mid week ticker. The Texas A&M Aggies arrived in Roanoke just a short time ago. Tomorrow night they'll take a shot at knocking off the 10th ranked Hokies. And Mike Stevens says after last year - the Aggies know exactly what they're getting into.
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(( Ever since their opening practice at College Station, Texas back on August 6th - first year head coach Dennis Franchione has worked hard to put his blue print on the Aggies - teaching them to respect the opposition, but fear no one. ((DENNIS FRANCHIONE/A&M HEAD COACH:)) ((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) The key to this year's game will likely be the same guy who won last year's contest - Bryan Randall. He came of age against A&M completing 10 of 11 passes against the Aggies. This year he's been almost as deadly hitting 73 percent of pass attempts.)) ((DENNIS FRANCHIONE:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))


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Hurricane Isabel has already had an indirect effect on the VMI-Norfolk State game scheduled for Lexington on Saturday. The Spartans left Norfolk this afternoon to get out of the storm's path. The team planned to workout in Greensboro today and tomorrow before heading to Lexington on Friday.
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Although the ECHL owners and players are still on strike the board of governors did approve the format for the Kelly Cup playoffs for this season. Eight teams from the Western Conference
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will play as will nine teams from the Eastern Conference which includes the Roanoke Express. The Kelly Cup is named after former ECHL commissioner Pat Kelly.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, will artifical turf find its way into a mjaor local fhigh school football fields It could happen, find out at six, see ya then everybody.

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The documents that set the standard for the American government are back on display.
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President Bush rededicated the National Archives today.
The home of the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence had been closed for two years of restoration.
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(("IN THIS ROTUNDA ARE THE MOST CHERISHED MATERIAL POSSESSIONS OF A GREAT AND GOOD NATION. BY THIS REDEDICATION WE SHOW OUR DEEP RESPECT FOR THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF OUR REPUBLIC AND OUR LASTING GRATITUDE TO THOSE FIRST CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."))
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The documents underwent extensive restoration as well. Experts cleaned the parchment, and re-attached flaking ink using super-small droplets of glue.
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