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Today on News 7 at 5, a man who says he has killed more women than he can remember avoids the death penalty.
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Plus President Bush bans so-called partial birth abortions, but will the courts let it stand.
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This stretch of warm weather comes to a stormy end over the next 24 hours. A return to reality by this weekend.

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A day after the election and at least one race is still to close to call. We'll have an update.
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Plus it's a photo finish in the campaign for an off track betting parlor. We'll see if anyone is asking for a recount.

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That plus a preview of tonight's C-M-A Awards. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Partial Birth Abortions are now illegal in the United States- President Bush signs the bill into law this afternoon.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The ink is barely dry on the law, and opponents are already taking action in court.
The law brings out debate over personal medical choices to save a woman's life- versus the right to life of a fetus.
Jennifer Donelan has more from Washington.
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(( AFTER SEVEN YEARS OF BITTER POLITICAL DEBATE...THE PRESIDENT HAS SIGNED A BILL OFFICIALLY BANNING LATE TERM ABORTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES.
BUSH "PROTECTING INNOCENT NEW LIFE FROM THIS PRACTICE, REFLECTS THE COMPASSION AND HUMANITY OF AMERICA."
AND WHILE THE BAN IS NOW THE LAW OF THE LAND...ALL INVOLVED EXPECT COURT CHALLENGES FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.
ONE FEDERAL JUDGE IN NEBRASKA HAS ALREADY SIGNED AN INJUCTION TO STOP THE LAW FROM BEING IMPLEMENTED....AS HE'S NOT SURE IT'S CONSTITUTIONAL.
BUSH "THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH WILL VIGOROUSLY DEFEND THIS LAW AGAINST ANY WHO WILL TRY TO OVERTURN IT IN THE COURTS."

SOME ABORTION RIGHTS SUPPORTERS ARE ALREADY ARGUING THEIR CASE IN THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION. THIS AD CAMPAIGN WAS LAUNCHED IN DIRECT RESPONSE TO THE BILL SIGNING.
KATE MICHELMAN/PRESIDENT, NARAL ......first time ever fed getting in between doc and patient, sending these doctors to jail.
LATE TERM ABORTIONS ARE USUALLY PERFORMED IN THE AND 2ND OR 3RD TRIMESTER, IN WHICH A FETUS IS PARTIALLY DELIVERED BEFORE ITS KILLED. ABORTION RIGHTS OPPONENTS SAY THERE IS NEVER A MEDICAL REASON TO PERFORM HIS PROCEDURE. WHILE PRO ABORTION RIGHTS ACTIVISTS SAY DOCTORS COULD NOW BE ORCED INTO A CRIMINAL ACT TO SAVE THE LIFE OF A MOTHER.
JENNIFER DONELAN/CBS NEWS: WHILE THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN A STAUNCH SUPPORTER OF THIS BILL...HE HAS MADE CLEAR...HE WILL NOT ATTEMPT BAN ALL ABORTIONS. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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A man known as the Green River Killer today pleads guilty to murdering 48 women.
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Gary Ridgeway is a slight man with thick glasses- Today in a Seattle Courtroom he entered the plea.
The prosecutors read statements from Rideway as he one by one admitted that he killed 48 women over two decades.
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((PROSECUTOR: I KILLED SO MANY WOMEN I HAVE A HARD TIME KEEPING THEM STRAIGHT. ITS THAT TRUE? RIDGEWAY: YES IT IS.))
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Ridgeway admitted he killed prostitutes because he hated them and he liked to drive by the bodies to relive the crimes.
The victims ranged from a pregnant teenager to a married mother of four.
Ridgeway became a suspect in the eighties but it took years for DNA technology to bring justice. Police arrested Ridgeway two years ago and he soon began trading information to avoid the death penalty.
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Voting officials have spent most of the day canvasing last night's election results, but for the sixth House of Delegates race, the smallest mistake can make all the difference.
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Unofficial results show incumbent democrat Benny Keister edged out his opponent republican Morgan Morris by 37 votes.

However Morris says he still believes he will come out the winner once there is official word.
At this point, Tazewell and Bland counties are still looking over their numbers. Pulaski, Wythe and Giles Counties are reporting no changes in their results.
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Morris says he will ask for a recount if the canvasing results show a margin of victory within one percent. Benny Keister was not available for comment.

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20 votes made the difference in bringing Vinton a betting parlor ... but so far, no one's demanding a recount.
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Roanoke County Board of Election officials certified the election results today, saying they're accurate.
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Colonial Downs is still shopping for a location, but Vinton will have a horse betting parlor like this one in six to eight months.
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It can't come soon enough for certain town council members, who are looking forward to the revenue it will bring.

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((TOM ROTENBERRY/VINTON TOWN COUNCIL: $190,000 IN REVENUE WITH NO COST IS A PRETTY GOOD DEAL. PEOPLE CAN ARGUE ABOUT THE QUALITY OF THE SOURCE, BUT WE'RE LOOKING IT FROM THE REVENUE SIDE. ))
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The town plans to renovate the Vinton War Memorial and the fire and rescue building with the money.
The vote WAS close enough that citizens COULD request a recount by submitting a petition with 50 signatures to the State Board of Elections.
They have 10 days to do it.
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Local prosecutors want to crack down on violent crime. We'll see how next.
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Also are some high profile cases scaring doctors away from prescribing high power painkillers?
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In health check tonight,
Many people suffering with chronic pain are not getting the relief they need.
That's according to the American Pain Foundation --which says fear that painkillers are addictive is one of the main reasons.
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But just how addictive are painkillers -- Joy Sutton joins us with some answers.
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Jean, I spoke with a local trauma doctor -who says there is not only a fear among some patients but doctors as well.
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He says those fears have been fueled by recent stories on Rush Limbaugh's addiction --and the recent case against a Roanoke pain specialist.
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It was just last month that radio-talk show host Rush Limbaugh admitted he was addicted to painkillers and that he was checking into a drug treatment facility.
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((THE FACT IS WHEN A MAJOR FIGURE LIKE RUSH LIMBAUGH ADMITS AN ADDICTION PEOPLE GET CONCEREND THAT IF THEY TAKE DRUGS THEY'LL GET ADDICTED THAT'S FAR FROM THE TRUTH )) [RUNS10]
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Add that to the recent case against Roanoke Pain Specialist Doctor Cecil Knox --and patients aren't the only ones shying away from some painkillers.
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((THERE ARE A LOT OF DOCTORS OUT THERE WHO WON'T PRESCRIBE APPROPRIATE MEDICATIONS THEY'RE AFRAID AND THAT'S UNFORTUNATELY THAT COMES FROM NEWS MEDIUM, THE LEGAL SYSTEM, THE FAMILY OF PATIENTS, SO THERE ARE A LOT OF FACTORS THAT GO INTO THAT)) [RUNS13]
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Doctor Vail says less than 1 percent of people who take opiates for their intend purpose become addicted.
Vail who is also part of the Southwest Virginia Pain Initiative --says he believes more patients and doctors need to be educated on addiction.
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Vail says that's why it's important for the patient and doctor to work together in determining the best medication for the patient and when is the appropriate time to wean them off the drug.
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Jean,

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Gun-toting criminals should listen up: local prosecutors are"not" letting up in their efforts to crack down on gun-related crime.
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Billboards and this city bus in Lynchburg are just a couple of ways law enforcement is reminding the public that "Project Exile" is alive and well.
Prosecutors say they are now looking to take some of the worst gun cases to the federal level.
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((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG PROSECUTOR: IT'S AN ONGOING EFFORT IN CONJUNCTION WITH SOME OF THE PROBLEMS THAT WE'VE HAD OVER THE PAST YEAR, EIGHTEEN MONTHS, WITH GANG VIOLENCE, SOME OF THE INCREASE FROM FIREARM USE THAT WE HAVE SEEN. AND FROM HERE ON OUT THEY MIGHT NOT JUST BE LOOKING AT A MANDATORY FIVE YEAR SENTENCE, THEY MIGHT BE LOOKING AT A MANDATORY 25-YEAR SENTENCE FOR THIS TYPE OF BEHAVIOR.))
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Funding for Project Exile is coming from both the state and federal levels.
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The big guns are coming out to battle computer viruses. Microsoft is teaming together with the FBI and the Secret Service to crack down on cyber crime. The computer giant will offer rewards for computer hackers.
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((BRAD SMITH/MICROSOFT SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: PEOPLE WHO BREAK THE LAW BY LAUNCHING MALICIOUS VIRUSES AND WORMS ON THE INTERNET.)) [butt to 1:15] ((HARRIS MILLER/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION: TOO MANY TIMES PEOPLE BELIEVE COMPUTER CRIMES SOMEONE ARE NOT CRIMES THE FACT IS THEY ARE VERY SERIOUS CRIMES.))
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Microsoft will reportedly offer 500 thousand dollars for information leading to the arrest of the writers of the computer bugs M-S blast and Sobig.
The bugs were unleashed in August attacking computers that ran Microsoft windows- and causing the costliest computer outbreaks ever to hit the internet.

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Up next on the newscast, an upcoming holiday event in Roanoke involves plenty of food and fun, but it's not Thanksgiving or Christmas...
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A local church is bringing a taste of Greek cuisine to the Roanoke Valley, and the proceeds benefit a local charity.
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Brent Watts joins us from the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Roanoke with more.
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Today in Sports, the Roanoke Express rides a winning streak.
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Then following that, we'll see how Nashville is preparing for its biggest night of the year.
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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your mid week ticker which starts on the ice.
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The Roanoke Express is 4 and 4 on the season and has won three in a row. A look in the mirror was key to the turn around from a 1 and 4 start.
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and the Express battles the Augusta Lynx Friday night at the Roanoke Civic Center at 7:30.

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The ODAC volleyball tournament begins Friday at Randolph Macon College.
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The Roanoke College Maroons roster is filled with local products. Senior Melissa Slusher from Altavista recently became the conference all time kills leader with over 1500 spikes. Senior Holly Holland from William Byrd is the ODAC career assists leader. Pulaski's Heather Cook, Northside's Ashley Ferris and Craig County's Ashlei Tripp are also key contributors. The Maroons are enjoying their second straight 20 plus win seasons but they want nothing more than an ODAC tournament title.
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UVa might have the week off before playing Maryland November 13th but utility player Marques Hagans seems to never punch out the clock.
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Hagans has 543 all purpose yards so far this season as a punt returner, receiver, rusher and passer.
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That's it for the ticker. Tech's quarterback situation at six, see ya then everybody.

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It was a mixed day on Wall Street as the DOW and the NASDAQ headed in different directions. Alexis Christoforous has more in today's Marketwatch report.
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Country music fans will want to tune in their televisions tonight.
The C-M-A awards show takes center stage tonight.
Stacy Case has a preview.
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((TRACK: THEY'RE TUNING UP FOR COUNTRY MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT.
NAT: rehearsals quick..

TRACK: FROM DUO BROOKS AND DUNN TO THE ALL TIME WINNER, VINCE GILL----

THE 37TH ANNUAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS ARE A TOE-TAPPING, EDGE OF YOUR SEAT, GUITAR-PICKING EXTRAVAGANZA.
SUPER: BLAKE SHELTON/NOMINEE when you think of having success, you think of those award shows, and CMAs is THE one to have )
NAT: rehearsals quick

TRACK: IN AN INDUSTRY SHIFT TOWARD TRADITIONAL COUNTRY---
POP-CROSSOVERS, FAITH HILL AND SHANIA TWAIN ARE PART OF THE SHOW--- BUT
AREN'T UP FOR ANY AWARDS-----


NAT: dolly rehearsing quick TRACK: AND DOLLY IS BACK!
SUPER: DOLLY PARTON/NOMINEE I haven't been in the mainstream I was just knocked over - when they said I was nominated.
TRACK: SHE'S UP FOR FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR.
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TRACK: CONTROVERSIAL COUNTRY CROONER--- TOBY KEITH IS IN LINE FOR A
POTENTIAL CLEAN SWEEP--- NOMINATED FOR 7 AWARDS--- DESPITE THE

CONTROVERSY THAT ECHOES HIS PATRIOTIC LYRICS.
SUPER: TOBY KEITH/CMA AWARD NOMINEE it gets old sometimes... so it's obviously not anything i shoot for at the time, but i write honest stuff about what i see.
STAND UP BRIDGE: STACY CASE/CBS NEWS FROM ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR TO SONG OF THE YEAR, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO DECADES, MALE SINGERS DOMINATE THE NOMINATIONS.
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TRACK: THE SHOW ENDS WITH A SING ALONG CELEBRATING THE LATE JOHNNY
CASH--- EXPECTED TO BE THE 'HIGH NOTE' OF THE NIGHT. STACY CASE CBS NEWS

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