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Coming up next on the newscast, a Roanoke woman says a missing teenager stayed at her house for days.
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Also a toddler survives after spending three weeks home alone.
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Some clouds and a quick sprinkle highlight the Wednesday forecast. Then colder weather returns later in the week. Details ahead.

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An investigation caused by an alleged security leak begins at the White House.
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Elton John wants to live the Spartan life. We'll tell you what he intends to do.
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Plus An important player on the Hokies football team gets in trouble with the law.

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Roanoke police have been looking for a missing teenager for more than a week. Now someone may have seen her.
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Jenni Northrup may still be in Roanoke. The teenager from North Carolina was first reported missing about nine days ago.
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Last night a woman who lives on Campbell Avenue came forward, saying a girl matching Jenni's description arrived at her door last week. Beth Holbert took her in, not realizing- - she says- - that Jenni's parents and city police were looking for the girl.

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((SHE STAYED HERE... IT WAS ABOUT THREE, MAYBE FOUR DAYS.))
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Holbert says Jenni left yesterday morning. Holbert spent several hours this afternoon canvassing the neighborhood, trying to help Jenni's mother find the girl. Patty Northrup and her daughter had come to Roanoke for a funeral the week before last. Jenni disappeared just before they were about to return home.
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A Bedford man today pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a fatal car accident.
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20-year old Michael Channing Coffey avoided a 20-year sentence by pleading to a lesser crime.
Although he doesn't remember the accident, Coffey admits he was drunk and speeding when his Chevy Blazer ran off the road on Route 122 in Moneta last September.
The case was scheduled to go to trail today but when two witnesses failed to show up a plea agreement was soon reached.
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((MICHAEL IRVINE/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: I THINK WE HAD A GOOD CASE. THERE IS ALWAYS THE RISK OF SOMETHING GOING WRONG WITH THE TRIAL AND AS YOU HEARD MR. DAVIS RECITE HE HAD SOME EVIDENCE THAT CAUSED US SOME POTENTIAL PROBLEMS AND DESPITE OF THAT EVIDENCE I THINK WE HAD A GOOD CASE. OBVIOUSLY THE DEFENDANT THOUGHT WE HAD A GOOD CASE OR HE WOULDN'T HAVE PLED GUILTY.))
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The defendant faces up to 16 years in prison.
24 year old James Edward Sines (Signs) the Third died in that accident.
His family is unhappy with today's plea agreement and we'll tell you why tonight on News 7 at six.
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[5-Toddler-Alone]


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A two year old is left alone for almost three weeks- and survived.
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The child was in this apartment surviving on ketchup, mustard and dried pasta- Today a hospital spokeswoman says she's recovering from malnutrition- but is laughing and playing with nurses.
The childs 22- year old mother was put in jail three weeks ago and never told anyone about the child.
The child's father who's separated from the mother had apparently been trying to contact the mother for weeks- He found the child when a manager let him into the apartment.
He said the girl grabbed him and would not let go.
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[5-CIA-Leak]


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A criminal investigation is underway into who allegedly leaked the identity of a CIA operative.
As Teri Okita reports- the justice department probe starts at the White House.
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(( SAYING HE WELCOMES AN INVESTIGATION, PRESIDENT BUSH DIRECTED HIS WHITE HOUSE STAFF TO COOPERATE FULLY WITH THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. President Bush: If there is a leak in my administration I want to know about it.....that person will be taken care of.
WHITE HOUSE LAWYERS EMAILED STAFF MEMBERS INSTRUCTING THEM TO KEEP ALL MATERIALS POSSIBLY RELATED TO THE INVESTIGATION. BUT AIDES DENY THE WHITE HOUSE HAD ANY INVOLVEMENT IN THE BLOWN COVER OF THE C-I-A OPERATIVE.
THERE ARE CHARGES THE OPERATIVES NAME WAS DISCLOSED TO DISCREDIT HER HUSBAND, FORMER AMBASSADOR JOE WILSON. WILSON HAS BEEN AN OUTSPOKEN CRITIC OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION AND CHALLENGED THE PRESIDENTS CLAIM THAT IRAQ WAS TRYING TO BUY URANIUM FROM AFRICA. WILSON CLAIMS MR. BUSHS TOP POLITICAL ADVISOR, KARL ROVE, HAD CONDONED THE LEAK AND, HAD THIS TO SAY DURING A COLLEGE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT LAST MONTH... VIDEO-TAPED BY STUDENTS.
Joe Wilson/Husband of CIA Operative: At the end of the day, its of interest to me to see if we can get Karl Rove frog-marched out of the White House in handcuffs.
DEMOCRATS WANT AN INDEPENDENT COUNSEL TO OVERSEE THE INVESTIGATION SAYING THE BUSH-APPOINTED JUSTICE DEPARTMENT HAS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST. THEY SAY, WHOEVER DISCLOSED THE NAME, IS JEOPARDIZING LIVES AND AMERICANS SECURITY.
Sen. Charles Schumer/D-New York: When you reveal the name of an agent, its like putting a gun to that agents head.
Teri Okita/Reporting: Attorney General John Ashcroft would not respond to questions about an independent counsel, but whoever leaked the name faces felony charges and up to 10-years in prison. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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Coming up next on our healthcheck segment, a local hospital is recognized for its excellent treatment of heart attack patients.
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[VO] Plus we'll tell you why it is important to get checked regularly for a silent killer.
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One of the victims of a deadly fall Sunday night in Blacksburg remains in critical condition.
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Six people were taken to nearby hospitals after they fell from a window during a private concert at the Solar Haus. 19-year-old Daniel Martin, a Virginia Tech sophomore and business major, died of his injuries. Another student, 21-year-old Jason Michael Kontkanen, remains in critical condition. Although the town is still investigating, officials say the property does NOT have any previous zoning or building violations.
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((HEATHER BROWNING/TOWN SPOKESPERSON: OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS HAD VERY FEW CALLS TO THIS RESIDENCE. THERE'S ACTUALLY BEEN TWO NOISE DISTURBANCES AND THERE'S BEEN A PROPERTY DAMAGE DISTURBANCE THAT HAS TAKEN PLACE. ))
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Browning says there were at least TWO anonymous complaints about overcrowding at the residence, but no evidence was ever found.
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Virginia Tech football player Cols Colas was suspended for the Rutgers game last night by his head coach Frank Beamer.
Tonight we've learned that the senior defensive end was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with disorderly conduct. Blacksburg police lieutenant Bruce Bradbery says Colas was one of three people arrested during a large disturbance behind Woody's Bar and Grill. His court date has not been set.

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If you're going to suffer a heart attack, there's no better place to be than in Lynchburg and central Virginia.
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That's what officials at Centra Health say now that Lynchburg General Hospital has made the top two percent of all hospitals in performing lifesaving angioplasties.
Recent data shows patients suffering from a myocardial infarction have their blocked artery opened on average in 71 minutes.. that's 43 minutes faster than the national average.
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((SKIP MEADOR/LGH CARDIOLOGY DIRECTOR: OUR COLLECTIVE EFORTS HAVE CULMINATED NOT ONLY IN SOME OF THE BEST OUTCOMES IN THE COUNTRY BUT ALSO THE DEVELOPMENT OF WHAT WE BELIEVE IS OUR REGION'S FIRST ACUTE M-I CENTER.))
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Centra Health doctors say their decision to treat M-I's with angioplasty rather than thrombolytic (throm-boh-LIH-tick) drugs has greatly helped their success rate.
They also credit local sheriff's departments and rescue squads with being better equipped to treat heart attack patients in the field before they're transported to the hospital.
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When was the last time you were checked for diabetes? If you are 45 and over you should get tested every year.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Jean,
That's because people who are 45 and older are at higher risk for diabetes,
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And often the symptoms of the disease go unnoticed, which can have serious even life threatening consequences.
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Diabetes has been called a silent killer -- because about a third of the 17 million Americans who have it don't know it.
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[IN Q=Because diabetes affects so many organs of the body]

((BECAUSE DIABETES AFFECTS SO MANY ORGANS OF THE BODY IT DOES DAMAGE TO YOUR KIDNEYS, TO YOUR EYES, TO YOUR NERVES, A LOT OF THE DAMAGE IS DONE BEFORE PEOPLE REALIZE THEY ARE DIABETIC)) [RUNS15]
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That's why regular testing is so important and also being mindful of the warning signs.
Some of the most common symptoms of diabetes include frequent urination, extreme thirst, dry skin, and hunger.
While the cause of diabetes is unknown there are ways to reduce your risk.
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((YOU CAN WATCH YOUR WEIGHT. YOU CAN BE TESTED ANNUALLY AFTER THE AGE OF 45. YOU CAN WATCH YOUR DIET, SWEETS PARTICULARLY)) [RUNS09]
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There are genetic factors and other environmental factors that increase your risk for diabetes. In fact, obesity plays a significant role.
Every Tuesday Carilion does offer diabetic testing at its location inside Tanglewood Mall. The cost is a dollar.

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Jean,

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Coming up next an extravagant entertainer decides to live simply. So he's having a big sale
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[VO] Meanwhile the Neiman Narcus Christmas Catalog is out and there is at least one gift that could make a big SPLASH.
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Singer Elton John has decided to redecorate his home in London. This time he says he is going minimalist.
As Charles D'agata tells us, the superstar wants the simple life.
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((What do you think of the idea of slipping into Elton John's bed?
Or maybe crashing on his couch?
Sipping champagne out of his glasses, eating off his plates ? ...well, it's all possible .
Sir Elton just had a garage sale ..of sorts. Held in the hallowed halls of Sotheby's auction house, the entire contents of his London home came under the hammer.
For a week, Sotheby's London has been transformed..to reflect the layout of the singer's home.
Many expected more, well, exotica from the self-styled king of kitsch.
And while it wasn't what you'd call English traditional...it was just a little bit off being...absolutely fabulous.
Many items from the furniture-maker Biedermeier, surprisingly restrained, except for a few leopardskin lashings.
ON CAMERA:
ON PAPER, THE ITEMS ARE WORTH JUST OVER A MILLION DOLLARS. BUT THAT'S NOT TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THAT CELEBRITY SURCHARGE -- THE FACT THAT BIDS WILL FAR EXCEED THE VALUE FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF HAVING A PIECE OF ELTON IN THEIR HOMES.

SOT: Alexander Reece/Sotheby's

THERE IS SOMETHING THERE FOR EVERYBODY.

Nat sot AUCTIONEER: FOUR THOUSAND


Narr: Everybody?

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Nat Sot : FIVE THOUSAND

(show me dropping the bidding sign)


Narr: Um, maybe not everybody. That clock went for $15,000 dollars...ten thousand pounds.

(Nat sot: BANG...yours for ten thousand.)


The highest priced item, a 16th century painting of an Elizabethan lady, fetched $75,000.
The lowest, a small bronze 19th century bowl, yours for $250.
In case you're wondering, all the proceeds will be going to...refurnishing Sir Elton's empty house. Charity, clearly, begins at home. Charles D'Agata, CBS News London.))

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Coming up in Sports, the Major League playoffs begin...
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And it's not a music video P-Diddy's working on right now-
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((I WILL JOIN THE 30 THOUSAND MEN AND WOMEN TO RUN IN THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON. YEAH YEAH YEAH.))
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Find out why this rapper is running- coming up on News 7.
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A disappointing report on consumer confidence hit the stock markets hard today. As Alexis Christoforous tells us, the major averages all finished decidedly lower.
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The Hokies are favored by 26 points to beat Rutgers on Saturday and Mike Stevens says why not. They have hammered the Scarlet Knights 10 straight times.
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The baseball playoffs have started. The Marlins and Giants have opened their best-of-five series at Pacific Bell Park. Tonight, the Cubs are on the road against the Braves.
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The Minnesota Twins shocked the New York Yankees 3-1 today at Yankee Stadium, beating the Bronx Bombers ace in Mike Mus

sina. The Yankees were 13 and OH against the twins the last two season. New York has now lost four straight post season games.
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The Roanoke Express players will report this Saturday for training camp and the team plans to open camp whether or not the ECHL strike is ongoing or not. According to ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna, talks between the owners and players remains constructive and positive. The two sides spoke yesterday.
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In other hockey related news. Two NHL Atlanta Thrashers players have been hospitalized following an auto accident last night Among them, Dany (DAN'-ee) Heatley, the league's Rookie of the Year in 2001-2002 and Atlanta's leading scorer last season, has a broken left jaw and is in stable condition.
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Heatley, seen here in a morning skate at the Richmond Coliseum this past Saturday, has been charged with reckless driving, serious injury by vehicle and driving too fast for conditions.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, more from the Hokies and an update on the ECHL strike. See ya then everybody.

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He's best known as a rapper, but soon he'll be a runner.
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Sean P-Diddy Combs will run the 26 mile New York City marathon.
He says he's going the extra mile to help the City's schools.
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(( IT'S IMPORTANT RIGHT NOW WITH THE CRISIS THAT WE'RE HAVING GOING ON ESPECIALLY IN OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM RIGHT NOW -- ESPECIALLY IN NEW YORK PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT WE TALK ABOUT IT WE READ ABOUT IT. IT'S IMPORTANT FOR ALL OF US TO GET OUT AND DO SOMETHING" ABOUT IT.))
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Combs released this video showing him training for the marathon-
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((WAKE ME UP.. NAT SOUND MUSIC FOR 05))
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Combs says he hopes to raise millions for three children's charities.
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[5-Neimann-Marcus]


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Finally today, it is apparently never to early to think about Christmas.
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Of course if you are shopping in the Neiman-Marcus catalog, you may need time to save up the money.
The catalog is well known for its pricey extravagant gifts.
This year it features a half million dollar motorcycle... robots that can sing and dance... and for ten thousand dollars you can get a custom fitted designer mermaid tail.
It comes with a faux pearl top and swimming lessons.
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(("YOU LOOK GLAMOROUS BY THE POOL AND I'VE ACTUALLY HEARD
IT'S AN INCREDIBLE SWIMMING EXPERIENCE ----SO, HEY, WE ALL KNOW THIS IS

ALL FOR FUN AND TO SPLURGE AND TO BUY YOURSELF SOMETHING FABULOUS THAT NO ONE ELSE IS GOING TO HAVE"))
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For 160 thousands, an enviromental artist will create an original work of art as big as half an acre.
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