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Today on News 7 at 5, President Bush promises more money to help residents recover from Hurricane Isabel.
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Plus 19 people are injured in the latest bombing in Iraq.
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A cold front is producing the dark clouds and rain showers at the moment. Expect the front to move through quickly with some gusty winds.

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Also, federal judges once again take up the case of the California recall election.
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On Health check, doctors test a new treatment for Multiple Sclerosis.
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Plus we'll tell you about a heroic kangaroo. News 7 at 5 is next.

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People are sweeping out the water-
and scooping out the mud and muck.
Others are waiting in line and picking up dry ice.
Isabel may be gone but she is definitely still causing trouble for millions.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
President Bush visited Chesterfield County near Richmond today- his message.. if you need help let us know.
Chances are people will... As Jennifer Miller reports hundreds of thousands are going into night five without power.
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((It's another day of peanut butter sandwiches at the Zehner home in Maryland. They are among more than a million people from North Carolina to Delaware where power isn't on the menu. nat mother going to the cooler It's been no picnic.
ELIZABETH ZEHNER, MOTHER OF THREE, BETHESDA, MARYLAND RESIDENT IT'S REALLY ANNOYING.. ITS GETTING OLD. Monday in Virginia...President Bush thanked the untility workers who are struggling around the clock to get the lights back on...and, volunteers and emergency workers. President Bush: Without power, life's routines become chores JAIME PRICE, SILVER SPRING'S MARYLAND RESIDENT IT'S BEEN HEATING WATER ON THE STOVE TO TAKE A BATH OR COOK ANYTHING AND WALKING AROUND WITH FLASHLIGHTS AND CANDLES. With stoplights on the blink, drivers forget the rules of the road. PEOPLE ARE THINKING BECAUSE THEIR ARE NO LIGHTS THEY CAN KEEP GOING. JENNIFER MILLER/REPORTING: THERE IS STILL LOTS OF DAMAGE LEFT. POWER WON'T BE FULLY RESTORED FOR DAYS AND IN PLACES HARDEST HIT BY ISABEL FAMILIES ARE STARTING THE WORK WEEK BY STARTING OVER.
MARLENE OCHLECH, STORM VICTIM I COULD CRY ALL THE TIME ON MARYLAND'S MILLER'S ISLAND, THE STORM RIPPED APART HOMES AND LIVES...AND POWER LINES CAN'T HEAL THEIR SORROW. DAVID ZMAMIRLWSKI/STORM VICTIM: IT WAS DEVASTING TO SEE ALL OUR HARD WORK INTO THE HOUSE GOING DOWN. And the worst might not be over. Hurricane season has more than two months to go. Jennifer Miller, CBS News, Belle Haven, Virginia.))

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Recovery continues in Appomattox County, where several thousand residents are still without power this evening.
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A few buildings were heavily damaged when the storm passed through central Virginia.
and downed power lines affected thousands of residents.
Today, many visited the Volunteer Fire Department for food vouchers from the American Red Cross and bottled water supplied by the state.
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((I'VE BEEN LIVING LIKE A NOMAD, GOING AROUND GETING SHOWERS, TOOK EVERYTHING OUT OF MY FREEZER. WE HAD A BIG COOKOUT. WE COULDN'T EVEN FINISH IT ALL, SO I LOST QUITE A BIT. WE WERE ABLE TO SALVAGE SOME OF IT, BUT I STILL HAVE TO GO OUT AND CLEAN OUT MY REFRIGERATOR, THE HOUSE IS A MESS, BUT WE'LL GET THERE.))
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Meanwhile, officials are encouraging citizens to report significant damage to the county administrator's office.


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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
Schools in Appomattox will be closed tomorrow with a Code two for personnel.


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The United Nations Compound in Baghdad is once again the target of an attack-
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A suicide bomber tried to attack the U-N headquarters. Beefed up security stopped the bomber from reaching the compound, but not before an Iraqi policeman was killed and more than a dozen others were injured.
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The bombing comes just one day before President Bush plans to seek greater United Nations presence in Iraq.
He'll meet with the UN members tomorrow and try and convince them to offer more help in Iraq.
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Coalition forces are blaming supporters of Saddam Hussein for today's bombing-
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Saddam supporters spent the day cheering in the streets.
They are hailing the expected return of their leader.
Hundreds took to the streets of Fallujah as rumors abound about a letter by Saddam telling people to prepare for his return.
Another letter has also been circulating in the streets of Baghdad purportedly from one of Saddam's sons- It promises a voiced message soon to prove that Uday and Qusay Hussein are still alive.
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A former Nascar executive is now hoping to race his way into Congress.
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Republican candidate Kevin Triplett announced today he is seeking the Ninth District congressional seat. The Dickenson County native began his career as a sports writer, and later went to work for Nascar as the managing director for business operations. Triplett says he plans to use his racing experience to increase job and education opportunities.
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((KEVIN TRIPLETT/9TH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: A LOT OF PEOPLE GET FRUSTRATED WITH HOW THINGS CAN GET BOGGED DOWN IN BUREAUCRACY HOW THINGS DON'T MOVE FAST ENOUGH. AND I COME FROM AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE THE ONLY WAY THINGS MOVE IS FAST ON THE TRACK AND OFF 14))
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Triplett is up against democratic incumbent, Rick Boucher, who has served the Ninth district for eleven straight terms. Triplett says he's up to the challenge, and believes the people of Southwest Virginia are ready for change.
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Coming up next on the newscast, a federal court takes up the California Recall election again.
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Plus another democrat has decided to join the campaign for the presidency.
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The California recall election takes on another twist and maybe a turn today- as a court decides whether to reverse the postponement,
Manuel Gallegus has more from San Francisco.
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((THE CANDIDATES ARE READY......THE PROBLEM IS - WHEN WILL THE RECALL ELECTION TAKE PLACE ?
ONCE again TODAY, it's up to A COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER IT'S ON OR OFF
HALF THE STATES VOTERS USE THESE PUNCH CARD VOTES....MANUALLY PUSHNG A PIN THROUGH THE BALLOTUSUALLY BEHIND A LITTLE CURTAIN...IN SOMEONE'S GARAGE.
BUT IN PART BECAUSE OF THE DANGLING CHAD MESS IN FLORIDA CALIFORNIA DECIDED TO GET RID OF THE PUNCH CARD SYSTEMBUT NOT UNTIL MARCH OF 2004.
-STAND-UP- THE LAWSUIT BROUGHT BY THE ACLU ARGUES THE BALLOTS ARE OBSOLETE, PRONE TO ERRORS AND THEREFORE VOTERS WON'T BE COUNTED EQUALLY.
HUGE AREAS LIKE LOS ANGELES, SAN DIEGO, AND SACRAMENTO STILL USE THE PUNCHARDS. THE ACLU PROVIDED EXPERT TESTIMONY CLAIMING SOME 40-THOUSAND WOULD NOT BE COUNTED AND THAT AN UNUSALLY LONG BALLOTCOMPLICATES THINGS EVEN MORE.
THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IS THE DEFENDANT IN THE LAWSUIT. IT CLAIMS THE COURT HAS IMPROPERLY INTERVENED IN THE ELECTION-SINCE 538-THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY CAST THEIR ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
ITS NOW UP TO THIS APPEALS COURT TO KEEP THE ELECTION ON TRACK IN OCTOBERPOSTPONE IT OR EVEN ASK THAT MORE STAFFING BE PUT IN PLACE TO HELP VOTERS WITH THE OLD FASHIONED BALLOTS. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS SAN FRANCISCO.))

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Another democrat has joined the field of presidential candidates.
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Former Illinois Senator Carol Mosely Braun says her presidency would produce an American renaissance.
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The former U.S. Senator and Ambassador says she wants to remove the "men only" sign from the White House door.
Braun is the only black woman to have won a seat in the Senate.
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Today on Healthcheck, doctors are testing a new treatment for multiple sclerosis.
They are using a leukemia drug that could help M-S patients improve their quality of life.
Dr. Sean Kenniff has more.
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(( 32-YEAR OLD JOSE MEZQUITA AWOKE ONE MORNING, AND HAD DIFFICULTY WALKING.

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"It started last August, I had numbness in the legs, and basically that was about it at the time."
HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, A COMMON CRIPPLING DISEASE. AND THE AVAILABLE TREATMENT OPTIONS, HE DISCOVERED, COULD ONLY SLOW ITS PROGRESSION. THAT'S WHEN HE HEARD ABOUT A CLINICAL TRIAL USING A DRUG CALLED CAMPATH.
STANDUP: "Campath is already approved by the FDA to treat a certain form of leukemia, but the focus of this trial is to see if it can slow multiple sclerosis, or better yet, stop it in it's track."

DR. BRIAN STEINGO, A NEUROLOGIST AND ONE OF THE INVESTIGATORS, SAYS IN PRELIMINARY STUDIES, CAMPATH HAS SHOWN PROMISE.

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"It very well shut down their disease, the reduction in relapses was amazing, so I am very excited about it.
IN MS, SOME OF THE BODY'S OWN WHITE BLOOD CELLS BEHAVE ABNORMALLY, AND ATTACK THE FATTY SHEATH AROUND NERVES IN THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD.
CAMPATH IS MADE UP OF ANTIBODIES--- DESIGNED TO HELP THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

REMOVE THOSE WHITE BLOOD CELLS...

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"the idea of the antibody is to essentially wipe out the white blood cell, to significantly repair it's function."
JOSE KNOWS CAMPATH PROBABLY ISN'T A CURE, BUT HE'S BETTING THIS ONCE A YEAR INFUSION COULD BE HIS BEST SHOT AT A NORMAL LIFE. DR. SEAN KENNIFF, CBS-4 NEWS.))



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Still to come on the newscast, we'll see if a secondhand lion was enough to beat a pack of werewolves at the weekend box office.
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[VO] Plus we'll tell you why an Australian family believes its pet kangaroo is a life saver.
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Coming up in Sports, U-V-A prepares for a tough matchup with Wake Forest.
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Also it wasn't what he planned, but we'll see what happens when a boat racer sails through the air with the greatest of ease.
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On Wall Street today, stock prices suffered their sharpest drop off in several weeks. As Jean Lee tells us, a weak dollar may be to blame.
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A boat racer got a bit of a surprise Saturday.
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Ken Muscatel was running off the coast of San Diego when he lost control of his hydroplane.
He was traveling at 176 miles per hour when the front end caught the air and took flight.
It sailed 45 feet in the air and stayed there for more than four seconds.
He was only traveling 64 miles per hour when he returned to the water.
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Good afternoon everybody.
The Cavaliers are back in action Saturday after an off-week. Steve Mason has more on the Cavs and their preparations for 3-and-1 Wake Forest.
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Virginia Tech shot up to number five in the polls yesterday thanks to an upsetting weekend in the top 10 and thanks to their win over then number 20 Texas A&M last Thursday night.
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The defensive star of that game Michael Crawford was named the Big East Conference's defensive player of the week today. The senior rover had a career-high 18 tackles, including 11 unassisted. He also had four tackles for losses.
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The Hokies are back home this Saturday for a Noon kickoff against Connecticut.

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Coming up tonight on News 7 at Six - we'll have much more on the Hokies defensive posture early this season. Bud Foster and his defense which is ranked fourth in nation in total "D" this week are the subjects on this week's Tech 2003 Report.
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Take care everybody. Jean is coming back in just a moment to wrap up News 7 at Five right here on Your Hometown Station. [GO TO BREAK]

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Several new movies battled for the top of the weekend box office. But as Zach Irwin tells us it was vampires and werewolves who bite off the biggest piece of the pie.
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A family is crediting a kangaroo with saving the life of a farmer.
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Leonard Richards was checking on storm damage when a large tree branch fell on him and knocked him unconcious.
That's how family pet Lulu the kangaroo found him. She reportedly barked and banged on the door until Richards' wife came to investigate.
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Lulu was hand-reared by the Richards family, who rescued her from her mother's pouch after her mother was killed by a car about four years ago.
Lulu now roams freely around the Richard's property.
Leonard Richards was taken to hospital with suspected head injuries but he was allowed to go home last night.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals nominated Lulu for its annual bravery award.
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