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Today on News 7, cameras catch some public gunfire outside a California courthouse.
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Also the man accused of killing three people at a Grundy law school says he is not responsible.
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If you are ready for a warm and dry weekend, we can supply that forecast. Details ahead.

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Also today, a local man wants to take his ministry to Iraq.
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A former Lynchburg official is sentenced for stealing money from the city.
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Plus we'll tell you where you can celebrate Halloween four times tonight for the price of one.
News 7 at 5 is next.

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Relatives of both Scott and Laci Peterson take the stand today-
giving more information on what happened the day Laci disappeared.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Laci Peterson's mother is just one of several family members on the stand today- She talks about conversations she had with her "son in law" the day he said Laci disappeared.
As Manuel Gallegus reports it's all part of a preliminary hearing to see if there is enough evidence to bring Scott Peterson to trial.
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(("LACI IS MISSING" THAT S WHAT SCOTT PETERSON TOLD LACI S MOTHER SHARON ROCHA ON THE PHONE AT 5;17 PM CHRISTMAS EVE. LACI S MOTHER SAID ON THE WITNESS STAND THAT THE WORD MISSING SCARED HER. SHE IMMEDIATELY WENT TO THE PARK NEAR LACI S HOUSE TO SEARCH FOR HER BUT SHE WOULD NEVER SEE HER DAUGHTER AGAIN. SHARON ROCHA TESTIFIED THAT UP UNTIL CHRISTMAS EVE, SHE HAD THOUGHT THE WORLD OF HER SON IN LAW.
ALSO ON THE WITNESS STAND...LACI S SISTER AMY
AMY TESTIFIED SCOTT HAD OFFERED TO PICK-UP A GIFT BASKET FOR HER ON CHRISTMAS EVESINCE HE WAS GOING TO BE IN THE SAME AREA PLAYING GOLF WITH HIS BUDDIES. BUT HE NEVER PLAYED GOLF THAT MORNING, AND NEVER PICKED UP THE GIFT. AND WHEN SHE TRIED HIS CELL, HE DIDN T ANSWER.
THEN COURT HEARD FROM SCOTT 'S FATHER... LEE. TAKING THE WITNESS STAND HE ANNOUNCED. I AM PROUD TO SAY SCOTT IS MY SON.
HE WENT ON TO TESTIFY THAT SCOTT CALLED HIM SOMETIME BETWEEN NOON AND 2PM CHRISTMAS EVE THAT S THE TIME SCOTT SAYS HE WAS FISHING IN THE BERKELEY MARINA. BUT ON THE PHONE HE NEVER MENTIONED HE WAS FISHING IN FACT, HIS FATHER SAID HE DIDN T EVEN KNOW SCOTT OWNED A BOAT.
THEY ARE NOT EXACTLY BOMBSHELL REVELATIONS SO FAR AGAINST SCOTT PETERSON...BUT THEY MAY RAISE SUSPICION. . PROSECUTORS APPEAR TO BE LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR LACI S DISAPPEARANCE BY ESTABLISHING A TIMELINE OF EVENTS.
THE KEY WTINESSES IN THIS CASE MAY COME NEXT WEEK.
-STAND-UP-(NOT VERBATIM) THAT S WHEN SCOTT S ALLEGED MISTRESS AMBER FREY TESTIFIES ABOUT WHAT HE MAY HAVE TOLD HERAND WHEN THE MEDICAL EXAMINER LIKELY REVEALS DETAILS ON HOW LACI AND HER CHILD MAY HAVE BEEN KILLED.))

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Outside another California court, a shooting is caught on tape.
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It happened outside a Van Nuys courthouse- when a man walks up to an attorney and starts shooting.
The gunman apparently said you took my money and that's what you get- then pulled the gun out of his waistband and shot the man repeatedly.
The gunman then walked away and a few seconds later bystanders tackled him.
It just so happened many camera crews were there because a hearing for actor Robert Blake was going on inside the courthouse.
In that a judge dismissed charges of conspiracy against Blake's former handyman.
Blake is still facing charges of killing his wife.
Police say they don't believe the shooting today is in any way related to the Blake case.
The victim is in stable condition with several gunshot wounds to his upper body.
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The former law school student accused of killing three students in a shooting spree says he is innocent.
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Peter Odighizuwa told a judge in Grundy today that he is not guilty by reason of insanity.
The judge says he wasn't asking for a plea today - and told the defendant to enter his plea later. The trial is set for May 24th.
Odighizuwa is accused of killing three people at the Appalachian College of Law after learning he had flunked out.
He has been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic and was found incompetent to stand trial.
However a state psychologist says Odighizuwa has improved enough to stand trial.
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A 5-thousand dollar fine but no prison time for the former member of the Lynchburg Electoral Board who stole 9-thousand dollars from the city.
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Al Grant was sentenced today in federal court. Judge Jackson Kiser ordered him to pay back the city, pay the 5-thousand dollar fine and perform 100 hours of community service.
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He could have gotten up to six months to serve. But the judge noted Grant will likely lose his license as an insurance agent as a result of the felony conviction. Grant pled guilty in July to misappropriation of city funds.
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President Bush will head to fire ravaged Southern California next week-
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where firefighters are hoping to gain ground. They have been helped by chilly temperatures and dense fog. Today the battle to save Big Bear resort is on- It is the last sizeable town that is still in danger.
Firefighters are cuttin 30 miles of fire line around the resort town.
The President is set to fly to California on Tuesday to view dmage and get an update on federal efforts.
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Up next on the newscast, a local minister wants to take his Christian message to Iraq.
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and on Healthcheck, we'll see a treatment that can help people with severe throat problems lead a more normal life.
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David Fuller has lead missions to many of the world's most troubled regions.
Next week, the Roanoke County pastor will travel to Baghdad.
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Fuller is the director of the Christian ministry, "Answering the Call."
He and two associates will leave Roanoke on Monday, and they hope to be in Iraq by mid week.
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((DAVID FULLER: WE HOPE TO NETWORK WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE THERE, OTHER CHURCHES THAT ARE THERE IF THEY EXIST AND TRY TO BRING SOME RELIEF AS I HAVE SAID TO THE SUFFERING THOSE PEOPLE HAVE FACED.))
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Fuller has visited southern Sudan more than a dozen times, and he has witnessed conflicts in other parts of the world.
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While recent violence in Iraq has raised concerns, Fuller says it has not dissuaded him from making the trip to Iraq at this time.

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In health check tonight,
A brain tumor left him without the ability to eat normal food --but thanks to a new therapy he's now living in hog heaven.
In fact, Tim O'Brien will be having barbecue this weekend --something he thought he'd never be able to eat again.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Jean,
There are many reasons why people have difficulty swallowing such as brain injury or stroke.
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And now Lewis Gale Medical Center is offering a treatment that can get them back at the dinner table in matter of weeks.
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By using a therapy known as vital stim, Tim O'Brien has been able to regain the ability to swallow different types of food. This week he's working on eating crunchy snack food.
Before he could only eat pureed food.
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((TIM'S WIFE: HE COULDN'T COME AND SIT WITH US AT THE DINNER TABLE. AND HE COULDN'T' ENJOY FAMILY MEALS ANYMORE AND WE HAD TO EAT IN SHIFT IT WAS VERY DIFFICULT)) [RUNS10]
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What was difficult for O'Brien was swallowing --something vital stem therapy helped him to learn to do again by using electrical stimulation to strengthen and re-teach the throat muscles.
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((THERAPIST: IT'S BEEN AMAZING TO SEE PEOPLE GO FROM BEING DEPENDENT ON TUBE FEEDING TO LEAVING HERE AND EATING NORMAL FOOD WITH THEIR FAMILIES. SO IT JUST REALLY IMPROVES THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THIS PATIENT IN A VERY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME)) [RUNS13]
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In fact, the treatment course can be anywhere from six to 20 sessions --and that can be done in a matters of weeks.
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((THE THERAPY ITSELF IS 97-PERCENT EFFECTIVE IN IMPROVING SWALLOWING FUNCTION FOR PATIENTS WITH DIFFERENT DIAGNOSIS ))

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O'Brien says he's just happy to be eating normal food again --and his wife says she's also benefiting.
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((HE WILL NEVER EVER TELL ME LETS STAY HOME AND LETS NOT GO OUT FOR DINNER BECAUSE WE JUST LOVE TO DO THAT NOW AND WE GO OUT ALMOST EVERY NIGHT)) [RUNS06]
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Lewis-Gale Medical Center says it the only one in the state now offering vital stim therapy.
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Up next on the newscast, the neighborhoods aren't the only place to get your frights this halloween.
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Halloween wouldn't be complete without a scary movie. And a screening this evening at the Valley View Grande Theater will let you see four movies for the price of one. Plus, you can get up close and personal with the cast and crew.
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Brent Watts joins us Live from the Film Festival Halloween Bash with more.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Virginia Tech prepares for Miami.
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Then a little later, we'll tell you why some older Virginians will have a date every day of the year.
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Good afternoon everybody and Happy Halloween. We're now just over 24 hours away from the scary showdown between Tech and Miami game which should be an entertaining affair. But if the Hokies are to have a chance they also know it better be mistake free and hard hitting.
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The one guy they will have to be ready for is six foot five inch tight end Kellen Winslow.
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Miami's current winning streak on the road is at 18 games. The Canes also have won a Big East record 27 straight against conference opponents.

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Tonight marks the next to last week of the regular season for high school football. Here is a complete look at tonight's schedule with the home teams listed on the bottom of each matchup.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE 12998] And the football keeps rolling tomorrow right here on WDBJ-7. At Noon - North Carolina takes on Maryland, and then the second game of the afternoon features Georgia and Florida from Alltel stadium in Jacksonville.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE 12999] And on Sunday - the NFL game at one - has the Dolphins battling the Colts right here on Your Hometown Station.
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Coming up at the top of the hour - we'll preview tomorrow's Virginia-NC State game. Take care everybody and have a safe Halloween night. [GO TO BREAK]

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Stocks flirted with gains for most of the day, and hung on. Consumer spending dipped in September by three-tenths of a percent, even as personal income rose by the same figure.
At the close, the Dow Jones industrial average gained more than 14 points, to finish the session at 98-hundred-and-one. For the week, the Dow gained a total of 219 points.
Now here's a look at stocks of local interest.
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Some of the older gentleman in the town of Rappahannock are generating a lot of attention for their fundraising.
As Aleen Sirgany tells us, they didn't just roll up their sleeves, they took them off.
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((THIS LITTLE TOWN OF SEVEN THOUSAND....NESTLED IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS..... HAS NO STREET LIGHTS, OR EVEN A SUPERMARKET, BUT RAPPAHANNOCK...HAS A STORY WORTHY OF THE TABLOIDS.

SOT: BEN JONES/MR. FEBRUARY Its a wonderful piece of foolishness, of

small town foolishness. (04)
SMACK IN MIDDLE OF IT ALL....BEN JONES --(NAT DUKES) -- COOTER ON "THE DUKES OF HAZZARD" --AND A FORMER U-S CONGRESSMAN.
HIS NEW ROLE: "MR. FEBRUARY". HE AND OTHER LOCAL MEN, AGED 25 TO 81, ARE BARING IT ALL FOR A CALENDAR TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD.
BRIDGE: ALEEN SIRGANY/REPORTING: The condition of the track is so bad, parts of it have to be mowed. It's SO bad that they don't hold any meets at home, because no other teams will come here.

SOT: CATHY KRELYING/CALENDAR CREATOR We needed something different,

something that could raise a lot of money and were not going to do it with bake sales, you're not going to do it selling candy bars. (10)
TRACK: BUT THE MONEY MAY NEVER MAKE IT TO THE TRACK. THE RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD IS FIGHTING MAD.r. THEY WOULDN'T TALK TO US ON CAMERA, BUT ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING A CALENDAR OF "SEMI-NUDE MALES"... "HAS THE POTENTIAL TO REFLECT NEGATIVELY ON THE SCHOOLS" ....AND THEY'RE CONCERNED ABOUT "THE MESSAGE THIS SENDS TO THE STUDENTS".
TRACK: TRACK COACH ALLEN COMUS SAYS HE UNDERSTANDS....BUT ....

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"Our hurdlers have to practice in front of the school in the bus parking lot
TRACK: AND THE MEN OF THE CALENDAR DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT ALL THE BEEF'S ALL ABOUT.

SOT: BEN JONES/MR. FEBRUARY " Its a joke. Theres no nudity. Get a

life!" (05)
LIFE AROUND HERE IS PRETTY SLOW-GOING. BUT THIS CONTROVERSY IS FAST BECOMING AS STEAMY .
NAT: (covered) The picture turned out great!
... AS SOME OF THE MEN - IN THE CALENDAR. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, VA.))

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Trick or treating may be child's play, but lunch time on Halloween is strictly for the adults.
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Noon-time on the Roanoke Market saw 31-competitors today flaunting costumes ranging from the groovy to the gory and everything in between.
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((PAT BARTLETT/"WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY. FAN: I'M A BIG, BIG, BIG VIRGINIA TECH FAN AND IT KILLED US WHEN TECH LOST TO WVA SO I THOUGHT, FINE, THIS IS MY WAY OF GETTING BACK AT WVA.))
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[VO NAT :07] The winner of the scariest costume category says her version of a construction mishap took her several hours to achieve.
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((ANNETTE TURNER/WINNER, SCARIEST COSTUME: IT'S TWO PIECES. I DO NOT HAVE A PIERCED NOSE. IT'S PUT ON WITH LATEX.))
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The highlight of the group: a chain gang of Carilion employees who took home the prize for funniest costume. Maureen Jones and her "potted plant" were named most original. The contest was sponsored by radio station Z101 and Downtown Roanoke Incorporated.
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