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Fire crews in California make headway on one front, but they're worried what shifting winds may do next.
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And the state's next governor goes to Washington, looking for lots of help.
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The wind will settle down tonight producing a clear and cold evening. The outlook for the rest of the week is just ahead.

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A warning tonight about eating catfish caught in some area waterways.
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On Healthcheck, an election-day campaign to battle flu. First you vote, then the vaccine.
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And could it be? A pill to help smokers quit for good? News 7 at 5 is next. [Open]
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The objective in California today- preventing two main blazes from merging into one- The main worry is when flames leap from one treetop to another.
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((FIREFIGHTER: IT'S A VERY CHALLENGING AREA AND THAT COUPLED WITH SANTA ANA DRVEN WINDS IT'S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO STOP THE FIRES WHILE THAT'S TAKING PLACE.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
But the work goes on to try and stop the fires- and also to catch up with the people who may have set at least one of these wildfires.
Authorities are now offering a 60 thousand dollar reward- as they seek two men seen throwing flaming objects from a van.
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Drew Levinson is in Southern California with the latest on what's going on this afternoon.
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(( PROMISING COOL, MOIST AIR FROM THE PACIFIC ISN'T DELIVERING A KNOCK OUT PUNCH.
AND THE WINDS ARE CHANGING , BUT SO FAR THEYRE NOT BRINGING RELIEF. AND THEY COULD SIMPLY END UP PUTTTING MORE HOMES IN DANGER.
BUT THE WEATHER SHIFT SHOULD ALLOW THOSE FIGHTING THE FIRE FROM THE AIR TO LAUNCH A MORE ACCURATE ATTACK. ON THE GROUND, FIREFIGHTERS REMAIN ON THE DEFENSIVE.
MORE THAN ELEVEN THOUSAND MEN AND WOMEN BATTLE NEARLY A DOZEN MAJOR FIRES THAT HAVE ALREADY BURNED A HALF-MILLION ACRES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE FIRES ARE TOO BIG.
THE TERRAIN TOO RUGGED.. AND THE WINDS STILL TOO FIERCE TO MAKE MUCH PROGRESS.
BRIAN WOODBECK, Ft. Irwin Battalion Chief It will continue to move until we either get a weather break or less wind, so we can get a handle on it, get some air support and ground crews on it.
ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES NOW.. A 210-ACRE FIRE BURNING IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.
BEHIND THE FLAMES .. A SMOLDERING GRAVEYARD OF TREES....AHEAD OF THEM...EXHAUSTED CREWS PRESS AHEAD TO KEEP THE INFERNO FROM GAINING.
DALLAS JONES, Director of California's Office of Emergency Services Our priorities are the threat to life, thats the priority, threat to life to put all resources.
AND WHILE RESIDENTS FROM ONE SIDE OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS EVACUATE... THOSE FROM THE OTHER SIDE HAVE COME BACK TO SEE WHAT, IF ANYTHING, REMAINS OF THEIR HOMES. OVERALL...THE FIRES HAVE ALREADY CONSUMED 16-HUNDRED HOMES... AT LEAST 16 PEOPLE HAVE DIED.. AND STATE OFFICIALS FEAR THEIR WORST FIREEMERGENCY IN MORE THAN A DECADE WILL CLAIM MORE LIVES BEFORE IT IS OVER. DREW LEVINSON/CBS NEWS/ CAJON JUNCTION , CALIFORNIA. now back to you..))

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California's Governor Elect is in Washington D-C seeking help for his fire ravaged state.
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After getting a first hand look at the devastation back home- schwartzenneger told residents there he would be back with federal aid from Washington - politics aside.
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((ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER/CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR ELECT: I DON'T THINK THINK THE FIRE VICTIMS CARE IF IT'S DEMOCRATS OR REPUBLICANS. i THINK WHAT IS IMPORTANT IS THAT WE ALL WORK TOGETHER.))
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This is Schwarzenegger's first trip to Washington as an elected politician- he'll meet with cabinet secretaries and congressional leaders.
As he stressed bipartisanship- he had a very bipartisan lunch- with his wife's uncle Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy.

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Here in Virginia, while planning your meals this fall, consider skipping the catfish.
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The Virginia Department of Health says recent tests of *flathead* catfish in the Roanoke River and some parts of Smith Mountain Lake show PCB contamination. There's no immediate health threat but experts say it can't hurt to be cautious.
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((Khizar Wasti/VA Department of Health: In humans there's no evidence that ingenstion of PCB causes cnaacer but we're being on the prudent side and based on animal studies we are advising people to limit their consumption.))
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[VO NAT :18] The agency recommends just one catfish meal a month and says the smaller, younger fish are less likely to be as contaminated. If you do eat catfish experts advise eliminating the fat and skin where PCBs tend to concentrate. Pregnant and nursing mothers and young children are urged to avoid the fish.
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Protecting the homeland isn't just the job of the military and law enforcement.
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State officials want to make sure that businesses are doing their part as well by protecting the economy in case of an attack. That's the message at the Governor's Homeland Security Conference at V-M-I this week. At the conference, panels of experts are trying to figure out what businesses can do in case of an attack that will make an economic recovery go smoothly.
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((BRIG. GEN. CHARLES BROWER/VMI DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT; THIS IS A BIG GRAND STRATEGIC QUESTION FOR US. IT'S ONE THAT REQUIRES THE COORDINATION OF A LOT OF ASSETS ACROSS TIME, ACROSS LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT, AND ACROSS THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR.))
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More than three-hundred people have attended the conference. It wraps up tomorrow morning.
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If you think it has been wet around here the last few days, try heading up to the nation's capitol.
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Some lanes on Independence Avenue, right along the National Mall, were closed both yesterday and today because of standing water. The National Park Service has been pumping water most of the day, and it was hoping to have the streets reopened by nightfall. The Park Service is asking highway experts to help figure out why flooding is a recurring problem.
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A preliminary hearing has begun to determine whether Scott Peterson will face trial for the murder of his wife Laci and their unborn son connor. Prosecutors in California must convince a judge they have enough evidence to send the case on to trial. Manuel Gallegus has the story.
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((SCOTT PETERSONS PARENTS ARRIVED AT THE MODESTO COURTHOUSE TO HEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME THE EVIDENCE PROSECUTORS SAY WILL PROVE THEIR SON SCOTT IS A MURDERER. THE JUDGE WILL THEN DECIDE WHETHER PETERSON SHOULD BE HELD OVER FOR A FULL MURDER TRIAL IN THE DEATHS OF HIS WIFE LACI AND THEIR SON.
PROSECUTORS WANT TO OPEN THEIR CASE WITH DNA EVIDENCE THAT REPORTEDLY SHOWS THAT HAIR FOUND IN PETERSONS BOAT COULD BELONG TO LACI.
BUT THE COURT WANTED TO HEAR FROM DNA EXPERTS FIRST TO DECIDE WHETHER THE EVIDENCE IS VALID.
-STAND-UP- IN CASES LIKE THIS ONE, ESPECIALLY IF THE DEATH PENALTY IS INVOLVED, ITS TYPICAL FOR DEFENSE ATTORNEYS TO CHALLENGE ALL OF THE POTENTIAL EVIDENCE ALONG THE WAY.
PETERSONS DEFENSE ATTORNEY MARK GARAGOS IS EXPECTED TO CHALLENGE THE WAY DETECTIVES HANDLED THE INVESTIGATION HE MAY ALSO FLOAT ALTERNATIVE THEORIES ON HOW LACI AND HER CHILD DIED. LEGAL EXPERTS SAY HIS COMMENTS ARE GEARED TO INFLUENCE POTENTIAL JURORS.

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PROSECUTORS HAVE INDICATED THEY WILL CALL FAMILY MEMBERS TO TESTIFY INCLUDING LACIS SISTER AND THEIR KEY WITNESS COULD BE AMBER FREY THE YOUNG WOMAN PETERSON ALLEGEDLY HAD AN AFFAIR WITH. TELEPHONE RECORDS SHOW FREY AND PETERSON EXCHANGED 76 PHONE CALLS OVER NINE WEEKS BEFORE AND AFTER LACIS DEATH.
IN MOST CASES PRELIMINARY HEARINGS DO LEAD TO TRIALS. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS MODESTO.))


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Eleven of 13 coal miners who were trapped in a Russian coal mine have been rescued,
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The men were trapped for six days after water from an underground lake leaked into a shaft above them.
Rescuers were able to reach the men after they worked around the clock to blast a tunnel through solid rock.
One miner died underground and another is still missing.
One of the rescued men said when he saw the rescue team it was in his words, like the appearance of Christ before the people.
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Votes and vaccines together. Still ahead, an election day campaign to fight the flu.
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And could a pill help smokers kick the habit, even when they have tried, and failed, before.
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When candidates make last minute appeals for your vote on election day, health officials will be running a different kind of campaign.
They'll be at several precincts in the Roanoke Valley encouraging people to get the flu vaccine.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean,
Volunteers will be at 27 precincts with their campaign message, Vaccinate and Vote..
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The campaign is targeted to those 55 and older.
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((Health officials have a campaign message they plan to take this polls next Tuesday. They won't be promoting any candidate, but they'll fully support the flu vaccine.
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And while candidates are handing out campaign literature --health officials will be giving out free flu shots as part of their campaign.
They're hoping to target seniors and those who live in the zip codes 24012 in Roanoke, 24018 in Roanoke County , 24153 in Salem.
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That's why the flu shots will be given out at one of the polling locations in the 24012 zip code.
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Health officials hope to vaccinate at least 600 people.
The flu shot will be given at Preston Park Primary School in Northwest Roanoke from 9 am to 2pm on election day.
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Jean,

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Still ahead, we'll take stock of Wall Street in today's Marketwatch report.
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And take stock of this. A man with some of the strongest ears in the world can more than pull his weight.
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We may have a contender in the making for a new world champion called "Mr. Muscle Ears."
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23 year old Lasha Pataraia (pa-ta-RYE-ee-ah) is an amateur wrestler from the former Soviet state of Georgia. He amazed a crowd of friends and supporters by pulling a delivery van with his ears for a distance of more than 8 meters.. that's almost nine yards. Then he did one better by beating the current Guinness World Record title for Mr. Muscle Ears, lifting 55 and a half kilograms -- that's 122 pounds -- and holding it for just under 20 seconds.
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Don't look now, but college basketball season is near. Mike Stevens checks out Tech in our two minute ticker.
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And later, we'll get to the bottom of a novel way to carve a Halloween pumpkin.
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Good afternoon folks. Football is still the talk of the town, but the fact is basketball is in the air.
The Seth Greenberg era at Tech begins this weekend when the Hokies host EA Sports in a Friday night exhibition at the Cassell.
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Greenberg is Tech's 3rd different coach in the past 6 seasons and the Hokies are anxious to improve on last year's 11 and 18 campaign. There is also some anxiety where guard Carlos Dixon is concerned. Dixon is coming back slowly from a broken bone in his foot.
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Dixon and Bryant Matthews are the only two seniors on a Hokie club that must grow up quickly.
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The Cleveland Browns are off this week, and apparently one player took his vacation a little too far.
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Running back William Green pleaded innocent today to charges of marijuana possession and driving under the influence.
Green was arrested Monday after police received a cell phone call from a motorist reporting a possible drunken driver. An officer found a bag of marijuana weighing 3.2 grams in Green's car. He and his attorney refused comment on the case.

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The Hokies say they're over the loss to West Virginia last Wednesday,
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but some folks are still making good on bets - including Senator George Allen who lost a gallon of peanuts to West Virginia Congresswomen Shelly Capito.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE PAGE 12998] And this weekend on Your Hometown Station there is plenty of football coming your way as Carolina takes on Maryland Saturday at Noon. Then it's off to Jacksonville at 3:30 where Georgia meets Florida in the world's biggest cocktail party.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE PAGE 12999] And Sunday the Colts take on the Dolphins at one right after the NFL Today.
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Coming tonight at the top of the hour - we'll hear from Miami head coach Larry Coker. Take care everybody - Jean will be back in just a moment. [GO TO BREAK]



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Stocks drifted for much of the day, but finished in positive territory. Alexis Christoforous has today's Marketwatch report.
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Finally, looking for something new to try for Halloween? How about underwater pumpkin carving.
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Divers submerged in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to create a variety of jack-o-lanterns for prizes and boasting rights. Teams of two carved pieces out of eight pumpkins creating a variety of designs amid some feeding yellowtail snapper and even a few nurse sharks. Top honors went to a shark and turtle design. The second place team carved out an "I Love Florida" motif, and the bronze medal went to a "Jack-o-Lamp." The event occurred about 25 feet beneath the sea's surface at Elbow Reef, situated about eight miles off Key Largo and within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. If you have any plans to carve, in or out of water, you better hurry. Halloween is just two nights away.
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