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Today on News 7, a local company files for bankruptcy leaving dozens without a job.
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Plus we'll tell you why some say they have evidence Saddam Hussein is behind the attacks on American soldiers in Iraq.
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Fall foliage will take a beating tomorrow as a strong cold front brings showers and very gusty winds. Full forecast details coming up.

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Also today, some local doctors say Valley residents are taking unnecessary risks with their health.
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Plus we'll tell you why America's growing problem could cause your wallet to shrink.
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Plus you may have to change the way you get around in Downtown Roanoke. News 7 at 5 is next.

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New evidence that former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein could be alive- he may have been spotted in his home town of Tikrit.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The U-S military says there is evidence that Saddam could also be the mastermind behind some attacks against Amerian troops there.
Two more U-S soldiers were killed today- and as Teri Okita reports, the violence shows no signs of stopping.
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(( INSURGENTS IN SADDAM HUSSEINS HOMETOWN OF TIKRIT USED A ROCKET-PROPELLED GRENADE TO KILL ANOTHER AMERICAN SOLDIER MONDAY, AND NOW, MILITARY OFFICIALS THERE ARE SAYING SADDAM MAY NOT ONLY BE HIDING IN TIKRIT HE MAY BE EXERTING STRONG INFLUENCE OVER THOSE WHO ARE TARGETING U-S TROOPS.
THERES NO TELLING WHEN, IF EVER, THE ATTACKS WILL STOP. The U-S lost another soldier late Monday after his convoy was ambushed northeast of Baghdad and ON SUNDAY, SIX IRAQI BYSTANDERS WERE KILLED WHEN SUICIDE BOMBERS TRIED TO DRIVE THEIR TWO CARS INTO A BAGHDAD HOTEL FREQUENTED BY AMERICANS. A SECURITY WALL AND FAST-ACTING SOLDIERS AND GUARDS PREVENTED THE ATTACK FROM BEING ANY WORSE.
Lt. Col. Chuck Sexton/1st Battalion, 36th Infantry: The wall did exactly what its supposed to do. The guards did exactly what they were supposed to do.
U-S OFFICIALS IN BAGHDAD HAVE PLEDGED TO HUNT DOWN THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTACK THE SEVENTH DEADLY CAR BOMBING IN IRAQ SINCE AUGUST. THE ON-GOING VIOLENCE PROMPTED PRESIDENT BUSH TO REMEMBER THOSE WHOVE DIED IN RECENT MONTHS. President Bush: People are willing to sacrifice their lives.
BACK HOME, MORE U-S FORCES ARE BEING TAPPED FOR DUTY. MORE THAN 700-SOLDIERS FROM OREGONS NATIONAL GUARD WILL HEAD TO IRAQ IN MARCH IN THE STATES LARGEST CALL-UP SINCE WORLD WAR TWO.
Teri Okita/Reporting: The U-S wants Iraqs Governing Council to come up with a plan, by December 15th, for transferring power back to the Iraqi people. The proposal is circulating at the United Nations right now. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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Six people are dead in Lousiana after a church bus hit a parked tractor trailer.
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Emergency workers says as many as nine others were injured.
A police spokesman says the tractor trailer apparently stalled and was pulled over on the highway's shoulder.
The bus carried at least 15 people, including the driver who survived.
Investigators say he may have fallen asleep at the wheel.
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One week after the city of Roanoke introduced two-way traffic to Campbell Avenue, the change is getting mixed reviews.
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City engineers and downtown officials say it'll take time for drivers to become familiar with the new traffic pattern.
They say it should add less than a minute to the drive between Second street and Williamson road, while improving drivers' access to downtown, but some business owners aren't so sure.
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((DAVID DIAZ/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC.: YOU TRY TO MAKE DOWNTOWN AS AMENABLE AND ACCESSIBLE FOR VISITORS TO GET IN AND OUT OF YOUR DOWNTOWN. AND ONE WAY STREETS DON'T DO THAT. )) ((CARL ROSEN/HENRI KESSLER FURS: THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE TRAFFIC PATTERN BEFORE. AND I GUESS I LIVE BY THE OLD AXIOM, IF IT AIN'T BROKE DON'T FIX IT.))
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Carl Rosen says he's hopeful the change will work, but says he fears that if drivers become frustrated with the congestion they won't continue to visit shops and restaurants downtown.
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Dozens of Radford workers are without jobs tonight.
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Plymouth, Incorporated announced it has terminated all of its operations. The company makes back to school paper products for brands like Crayola and C-V-S. Officials say the company has been struggling over the past three years, and recently filed for bankruptcy in August.
About 57-workers are affected by the close. Plymouth has been in business at the Radford facility since 1992.
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He knows it's a long shot, but Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIN-ich) says miracles can happen.
Today the liberal congressman from Ohio announced he's running for President.
Kucinich says America must lead in peace making war a thing of the past.
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((REP. DENNIS KUCINICH/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: WE MUST BEGIN THIS PROCESS OF RECONCILIATION AND HEALING. WE MUST BE REPAIRERS OF THE BREACH AND WE CAN HELP TO REPAIR THE BREACH BY HAVING A NATION, WHICH STANDS FOR JOBS FOR ALL, HEALTHCARE FOR ALL AND EDUCATION FOR ALL. LETS USE THIS AS A MOMENT TO LIFT UP AMERICA.))
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Kucinich is 56 years old. He is a long time representative from Cleveland. He's been pushing for workers rights and universal health care.

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Coming up next on the newscast, can a new type a pacemaker help you take off the pounds?
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Also we'll tell you why doctors say you are risking more than your own health when you don't get a flu shot.
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A man suspected of killing people and burying them in his backyard is still on the loose today- Tonight authorities in Pennsylvnia want to know how the man could've escaped prison.
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Hugo Selenski used twelve bedsheets to lower himself out a prison window to freedom Friday night.
He's supsected behind the deaths of five people found buried in his yard.
Now the D-A wants to know how a prisoner could've gotten out.
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((DAVE LUPAS.DISTRICT ATTORNEY LUZERNE COUNTY: HOW DO TWO PRISONERS IN MAXIMUM SECURITY GET ACCESS TO TWELVE OR MORE BED SHEETS? WHY DO PRISONERS IN MAXIMUM SECURITY HAVE FREE ACCESS TO OTHER INMATE'S CELLS? WHAT TYPE OF SURVEILLANCE IS IN PLACE TO MONITOR INMATES MOVEMENTS AND WHERE WERE PRISON GUARDS WHEN ALL OF THIS WAS OCCURRING?))
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Meanwhile a massive search goes on for Selenski- law enforcement saying they won't sleep until he's captured.
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The bad news is flu season is approaching.
The good news is there's no shortage of the flu vaccine this year.
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Doctors say now is a good time for the elderly and people with chronic illnesses to get their flu shots.
Patients at Cave Spring Family Practice in Roanoke started getting them last week.
The flu season usually peaks between December and February, but it's good to get the shots before it hits, because it takes a while to build up immunity.
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((I THINK PEOPLE ARE GETTING BETTER AT IT. IN OLD DAYS, THERE WERE A LOT OF REACTIONS. SWINE FLU.... THESE DAYS, WE JUST DON'T SEE THOSE REACTIONS, SO PEOPLE ARE GETTING THE MESSAGE AND KIIND OF COMING BACK..))
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A recent national study says many people are ignoring the threat.
The Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group says younger people often pass the flu on to the elderly or people with immune problems -- and THOSE people could suffer more serious consequences.
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It's no secret that Americans are getting fatter, but a new study shows an even more alarming trend. The biggest Americans are gaining weight the fastest and it is likely to impact your wallet.
Christy Feig has more.
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Coming up a little later in the newscast, investors on Wall Street have a banner day,
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And we'll see how the young twins in Dallas are doing after their first day leading separate lives.
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The formerly conjoined twin boys, surgically separated over the weekend, are in stable condition in a Dallas hospital.
Doctors are watching their recovery minute by minute.
Elizabeth Sanchez reports.
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((THEY HAVE A LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY, BUT THE EGYPTIAN BOYS ARE ON THEIR WAY...AFTER DOCTORS SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATED THEM OVER THE WEEKEND.
DOCTORS SAY RECENT BRAIN SCANS LOOK GOOD.

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"THERE'S NO HEMORRHAGE AND MINIMAL RESIDUAL BRAIN SWELLING. THE NEUROSURGERY TEAM IS QUITE PLEASED WITH WHAT THEY SEE."
AHMED AND MOHAMED IBRAHIM WERE BORN TWO YEARS AGO JOINED AT THE HEAD. THEY HAVE SEPARATE BRAINS BUT SHARED A NETWORK OF BLOOD VESSELS. IT TOOK SURGEONS IN DALLAS 34 HOURS TO SEPARATE THEM DURING A COMPLICATED AND VERY RISKY OPERATION. THE BIGGEST CONCERN NOW IS INFECTION.

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"IT'S REALLY HOUR TO HOUR, MOMENT TO MOMENT SITUATION RIGHT NOW. (EDIT) THEY HAVE QUITE ROAD AHEAD OF THEM."
THE BOYS REMAIN IN A DRUG INDUCED COMA TO PROTECT THEIR BRAINS FROM SWELLING. THEY ARE BREATHING WITH THE HELP OF VENTILATORS AND ARE BEING WATCHED BY AN ARMY OF DOCTORS, NURSES AND OTHER SPECIALISTS... ALL TRYING TO DEFY THE ODDS TO GIVE THESE BOYS A CHANCE TO LEAD NORMAL LIVES.

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Coming up next, UVa tries to recover from this weekend's disappointing loss.
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Then a little bit later, we'll tell you if Uma Thurman was able to kill the competition at the weekend box office.
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Wall Street's major averages are standing at their best levels in more than a year. As Alexis Christoforous tells us, they opened the week with a broad-based advance.
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Good afternoon one and all. The Virginia Cavaliers fell out of the top 25 after their overtime loss to Clemson this past Saturday. Steve Mason says the Cavs are hardly running from their mistakes with 7th ranked Florida State coming to town Saturday night.
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And the UVa-FSU game will be on ESPN and not espn2 Saturday night with a 7:45pm kickoff. The Seminoles are early 7 and a half point favorites.

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Virginia Tech's game with LSU next season has officially been postponed. This afternoon officials from both schools announced that the game has been moved to 2007 season. Elsewhere on the Tech front -
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De Angelo Hall became the first player in BIG EAST history to return two punts for touchdowns in the same game this past Saturday and Virginia Tech defeated Syracuse 51-7 and jumped to number 3 in the national polls. As a result - he is the Big East special teams player of the week. The junior from Chesapeake scored on a 58-yard dash and a 60 yards gallop in less than 2 minutes.
Hall finished with five returns for 155 yards. He's currently 7th in the nation averaging 17 yards a return.
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Coming up tonight in this week's edition of the Tech 2003 - De Angelo will address the prospect of turning pro early.

And we'll hear from Tech legend Carroll Dale.
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Fines were handed down in the big leagues this afternoon for the bench clearing fiasco on Saturday between the Yankees and RedSox. Pedro Martinez was fined $50 thousand bucks for his part in the incident. Manny Ramirez was hit with a $25 thousand dollar fines. And Yankees Karim Garcia was fined 10 thousand and coach Don Zimmer five thousand . Game four is tonight in Boston with Mussina going against Wakefield.
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We'll see you back here at the top fo the hour for more sports - but Jean will close out News 7 at Five four you in just a moment. Take care everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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There's a new movie that "fits the 'Bill'" when it comes to being number one at the box office. Zach Irwin has more.
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