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Today on News 7 at 5, the jury deliberating the guilt or innocence of Dr. Cecil Knox says it is hung.
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Plus one person is injured and 500 are evacuated as an Indiana paint factory burns.
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We just need to stay out of nature's way as the Indian Summer moves into full swing. A look a the weekend temperatures in a moment.

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It will be harder for people to get their first Virginia driver's license.
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On Health Check, Virginia Tech looks at the impact some popular diets have on your health.
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..and we'll tell you why a tourist attraction in our area is heading somewhere else. News 7 at Five is next.
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The jury in the Cecil Knox case told the judge today that they're having trouble reaching a decision.
The forewoman said they have a verdict on the drug and drug conspiracy counts.
But they are hung on the racketeering and fraud counts.
U.S. District Court Judge Sam Wilson repeated their instructions and told them to keep at it.
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The jury has been considering the case against the Roanoke pain physician and his office manager for six days now.

There's no way to tell whether the jury is leaning at this point towards acquittal, or conviction.
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A trick but no treat on Capitol Hill today- after security sees what they believe is a person with a gun-
The capitol is locked down and the house goes into recess while police look for what they think is a gunman.
Turns out the gun was a fake- just part of a Halloween costume, but as Stacy Case reports it caused chaos on Capitol Hill.
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(( MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND THEIR STAFFS POURED INTO THE STREETS AROUND CAPITOL HILL ... AS POLICE STORMED A CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE BUILDING IN SEARCH OF A MAN THEY BELIEVED WAS CARRYING A GUN. ONLY THE MAN TURNED OUT TO BE TWO WOMEN, THE GUN -- A FAKE, AND THE SECURITY SCARE...AN EMBARRASSING FALSE ALARM. TERENCE GAINER/CAPITOL POLICE CHIEF: "The incident that started a couple of hours ago resulted from two staffmembers bringing in Halloween costumes that included a plastic weapon."
POLICE SAY THE AIDES ENTERED THE CANNON OFFICE BUILDING, AND PLACED THE ITEMS -- INCLUDING A PLASTIC GUN -- ON THE X-RAY MACHINE ... WHILE THE OFFICER ON DUTY WAS DISTRACTED. GAINER: "The parties picked them up and left. And the officer immediately noticed something on the x-ray something that looked like a weapon, and that began a process of trying to discern who that was." AUTHOURITIES SAY THE AIDES HAD NO ILL-INTENT. AND LAWMAKERS PUT THEIR OWN SPIN ON THE AFTERNOON INCIDENT. THEY SAY IT PROVED CAPITOL SECURITY WORKS. U.S. REP. BOB NEY, R-(OH)
STILL, THE CAPITOL POLICE CHIEF SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT WILL RE-EVALUATE SECURITY ISSUES...AND LAWMAKERS SAY THEY WILL CONSIDER WHETHER TOY GUNS SHOULD BE ALLOWED INTO THE BUILDINGS STACY CASE, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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An explosion at a Indiana factory has injured four workers.
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It also forced the evacuation of 500 more from the Connersville Paint Company.
One of the injured workers has third and fourth debree burns.
Firefighters used cherry pickers to fight the flames as they shot into the sky. The smoke and balls of fire were visible for at least a mile from the factory.
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Rescuers are searching at the scene of a collapsed parking garage in New Jersey.
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A five story section of the garage collapsed killing at least four people and injuring at least 20 others.
At least one other person is still missing.
The garage section that collapsed was under construction.
It is part of the new 245 million dollar expansion at the Tropicana Casino and resort.
Hundreds of workers were on the site at the time.
The collapse left five layers of concrete and steel sloping downward.
New Jersey's governor says teams are going in to to try and find the missing.
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The weather is helping firefighters at least a little in Southern California.
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Cooler temperatures are also welcome, but fierce winds are still a threat.
And with flames moving in every direction it doesn't appear an end is near.
Firefighters are looking at new ways to attack this fire. They're taking down trees still hot from the flames-


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((WHEN THE WIND PICKS UP IT'LL BLOW THE FIRE OUT FROM THE TREES AND START UP AN AREA WITH NOTHING BURNED YET.))
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Smoke is still rising in San Bernardino County after hundreds of homes were leveled last night.
Firefighters say it took just minutes for the blaze to roar through the area.
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Virginians who try to get their driver's licenses for the first time next year will have to provide documents to prove they're in the state legally.
Changes in state law following the 9- 11 terror attacks will make first-time applicants produce proof of residence and their social security number.
Several of the alleged highjackers in the plot to crash planes into the Pentagon and World Trade Center had Virginia driver's licenses.
The D-M-V is adding about 26 additional workers to help process driver's license applications.

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Hurricane Isabel's short visit to Virginia is turning out to be one of the state's most expensive disasters.
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State officials today estimated that the storm caused at least one-point-six Billion dollars in damage.
But the final tally is expected to be higher.
Officials are still awaiting reports from about ten percent of the affected localities.
The estimate includes damage to private and public property, including military installations.
But it does not include lost tourism dollars or productivity losses due to closed businesses.
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Up next on the newscast, can some popular diets cause you to lose more than just weight?
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and it's Williamsburg or bust as some of Buena of Vista's heads of state hit the road.
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In health check tonight,
Low fat versus Low Carb -- Virginia Tech researchers are weighing in on the issue.
In fact, they're conducting a 12 week study.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Jean, The studies consists of 30 women -- who are 15 to 20 percent over their ideal body weight.
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Researchers are studying more than just weight loss results --they also are looking at other health factors to determine the safety of both diets.
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Regular bone density screenings are just one of the tests Linda Caudill and other participants must undergo. Researchers want to know how different diets affect things such as bone health and body composition.
They're also looking at how Atkins and low fat diets impact the risk of disease.
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((DIET MIGHT BE ABLE TO INFLUENCE THESE PROBLEMS AND WE THINK THEY'RE MIGHT BE A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMPOSITION OF THE DIET. HOW MUCH PROTEIN, CARBS, DIFFERENT NUTRIENTS YOU CONSUME)) [RUNS11]
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Researcher's aren't the only ones learning. Participants have weekly support meetings to learn about proper nutrition.
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((I WANTED TO BE ON SOME TYPE OF MONITORED PROGRAM, A PROGRAM THAT WOULD MONITOR MY HEALTH AND ALSO OF COURSE WEIGHT LOSS. IT WAS ALSO A WAY TO GIVE BACK I'M OFFERING DATA BACK TO SCIENCE)) [RUNS12]
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((MY GOAL WAS TO LOSE 20 POUNDS AND I'M HALF THE WAY THERE AND I FEEL GREAT AND I HAVE LOST OF OF ENERGY AND FOR THE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE I FEEL IN CONTROL OF WHAT I'M PUTTING IN MY BODY)) [RUNS12]
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And with many Americans searching for the best weight loss plan -- Virginia Tech researchers are hoping give them some health advice.
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((THIS WE SEE JUST AS THE PILOT STUDY WHICH WILL BE A KICKOFF FOR FUTURE WORK THAT WILL EXPAND OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HOW DIETS INFLUENCE OUR HEALTH AND WHICH DIETS ARE THE SAFEST AND THE BEST FOR OUR HEALTH)) [RUNS14]
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Researchers would like to have the results published in a nutritional journal.
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They are six more weeks left in the study.

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A presidential visit in Buena Vista is over.
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After three years of looking over the city, the giant busts of Abraham Lincoln, William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor have been packed up on trucks, and shipped out of town.
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((SCOTT DADSON/BUENA VISTA CITY MANAGER; I THINK THE WHOLE CITY WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION THAT IT WOULD ONLY BE A LITTLE WHILE, A COUPLE WEEKS, MONTHS MAYBE. OF COURSE THOSE MONTHS TURNED INTO YEARS, BUT IT HASN'T BEEN NEGATIVE FOR THE CITY. IT'S DRAWN A LOT OF PEOPLE TO THE PARK AND THE CITY JUST TO SEE THAT.))
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The busts are headed to the Williamsburg area, for a Presidential Park that's been in the works for years now. But many folks around this area say they wish the statues weren't leaving, but they are glad they got to see them.
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((HAROLD AND BETHANY UHL; WE'RE GLAD WE MADE IT. WE'D BEEN THINKING OF COMING ALL SUMMER TO HAVE A PICNIC AND WE'RE GLAD WE DIDN'T PUT IT OFF ONE DAY OR WE WOULD HAVE MISSED THEM.))
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The Presidential Park's developer hopes to have all 42 busts in York County by Saturday, and open the park early next year.
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Comedian and former talk show host Rose O'Donnell appeared on a different stage today, but it wasn't a laughing matter.
Scott Rapoport has the details.
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((IT'S ROSIE O'DONNELL...ARRIVING IN THE BIG APPLE... FOR HER LATEST STARRING ROLE...
Nat/Sot "I'm not supposed to look too happy. let me look serious."
A COURTROOM DRAMA FEATURING HER...AGAINST GRUNER AND JAHR USA...PUBLISHERS OF HER NOW DEFUNCT MAGAZINE.
...EACH SIDE SUING THE OTHER FOR 100 MILLION BUCKS.
Stand Up Bridge" "It is the legal version of the blame game...with reputations and potential fortunes on the line.
So what's the beef? We take you to the courtroom."

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THE PUBLISHERS SAY ROSIE BREACHED HER CONTRACT BY ABANDONING THE GLOSSY WHEN SHE DIDN'T GET HER WAY.
ROSIE'S SUING THE PUBLISHERS...SAYING THEY VIOLATED THEIR AGREEMENT BY TAKING AWAY HER EDITORIAL CONTROL....WITHOUT TAKING HER NAME OFF THE COVER.

SOT: Rosie "They said no...we want your name without you and we want

to have total control over it. And i said well now......is that fair boys."
THE PUBLISHERS GO ON TO SAY THAT ROSIE TRIED TO SABOTAGE THE MAGAZINE... AND WAS ABUSIVE AND INSULTING TO IT'S STAFF.
THIS FROM THE QUEEN OF NICE?
Sot: "I'm just the queen of me, honey, you know. I'm the queen of nothing."
STILL, SHE ADMITS THE TRIAL IS KIND OF A ROYAL PAIN.
Sot: Rosie "I told my son that i wouldn't be home for about 10 days. Yy 8 year old. He said whjat happened? And i said, remember that thing with the lawyers? And he said again!!!
And you go no...the same one. And he says that's been going on since i was 5!!! (laughter).
BUT THIS HIGH STAKES, HIGH PROFILE BATTLE IS ANYTHING BUT CHILDS PLAY.
SCOTT RAPOPORT...CBS NEWS...NEW YORK.))

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Coming up today following Sports,
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we'll see how some local singers are using four part harmony to play a game show.
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Still to come, good news about the economy hits Wall Street.
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Plus is Boston showing one of baseball's best players the door? Travis Wells will have the story in Sports.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your Thursday ticker. The last meeting between Tech and Miami as Big East members is now just two days away and rest assured that no one is looking forward to this Saturday night's game more than Hokie senior defensive back Eric Green. During his freshman season in 2000 - Green was thrust into the starting lineup and asked to cover all-American Santana Moss. It's a day Green will never forget - for obvious reasons.
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Green did get a measure of revenge two years ago against Miami when he blocked this punt that was picked up and returned for a touchdown.
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To the ice, where the Roanoke Express is just 1 and 4 nearly two weeks into the season. The Express hopes to improve on that mark with a big three game weekend that starts tomorrow night.
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The Express travels to Greenville Friday before returning home Saturday night to face off with Greensboro. The Charlotte Checkers will then visit the Roundhouse Sunday afternoon.

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We finish up with one baseball note. The Boston Red Sox have placed All Star slugger Manny Ramirez on waivers.
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The Sox hope another team will be willing to pick up the remaining five years on his huge contract. Ramirez is scheduled to make over 20 million dollars next season. He hit .325 this past year with 37 dingers and 104 runs batted in. Arguably one of the league's best hitters, his fielding is average at best.
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That's it for the ticker. Coming up at six, a look at the Halloween schedule for Friday Football Extra, and we'll check in on the Big East Women's Basketball media day. But Jean will be right back to put the wraps on News 7 at Five.

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On Wall Street today, a government report showed the economy was growing at strong levels. But that did not give the stock markets much of a boost. Alexis Christoforous has more.
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A popular 70's game show is being brought back to life, thanks to the help of Roanoke's Virginia Gentlemen barbershop Chorus. Brent Watts has more on the event that's sure to bring harmony to everyone there.
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