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Today on News 7 at 5, another Blackhawk helicopter has crashed in Iraq. Six people are killed.
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Several post offices in Washington are closed over anthrax fears.
Plus authorities in one county hope for a break in a year old double murder.
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The weekend looks pretty sharp with fair skies and cold conditions. Details ahead.

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Some mysterious signs are raising questions in Roanoke.
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We'll tell you why this man is wearing a mask and carrying a big saw.
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Plus Mike Stevens will have the qualifying results from the Rock. News 7 at 5 is next.

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A familiar fear hits Washington D-C again- several post offices are shut down and are now being tested for Anthrax.
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((AZEEZALY JAFFER/U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: WE HAVE DECIDED TO CLOSE OUR FACILITIES AND WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF TESTING THOSE FACILITIES.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Nearly a dozen U-S post office branches and a processing center were shut down as a precaution- this after small amounts of anthrax were found at a mail sorting facility in Washington D-C.
Teri Okita is following the story and has the latst from D-C.
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(( LIKE DOZENS OF OTHER CUSTOMERS...
can't even mail it, oh my gosh, and I was going to get a stamp from here. KENNISHA WAS HOPING TO GET A LETTER OFF BEFORE THE WEEKEND. BUT AN ANTHRAX ALERT HAS FORCED AUTHORITIES TO SHUT DOWN HER NEIGHBORHOOD POST OFFICE AND 11 OTHERS IN THE WASHINGTON, DC AREA.
KENNISHA/WASHINGTON, DC RESIDENT: I hope they're taking the necessary precautions and warning people and close this office. THE CLOSURE HITS HOME BECAUSE KENNISHA'S FATHER WORKS FOR THE POSTAL SERVICE AND WAS ASSIGNED TO THE CITY'S BRENTWOOD FACILITY, BEFORE IT SHUT DOWN IN 2001 AFTER TWO WORKERS DIED FROM ANTHRAX INHALATION. AFTER THAT TRAGEDY, PROCEDURES WERE PUT IN PLACE TO SCREEN FOR ANTHRAX. AND ON WEDNESDAY, WHEN ALARMS SOUNDED AT A MILITARY TESTING FACILITY, AUTHORITIES TOOK EIGHT AIR SAMPLES: ONE FOUND SMALL TRACES OF SUBSTANCE.
VOICE OF: Joyce Carrier/U.S. Postal Service:We just air on the side of caution. It just makes everyone feel better. THERE'S NO EVIDENCE THAT ANY OF THE 15-HUNDRED POSTAL EMPLOYEES WHO WORK AT THESE BUILDINGS HAVE BEEN EXPOSED, BUT WHEN THEY HEARD THE NEWS THURSDAY EVENNG...IT WAS UNSETTLING. Patricia Johnson/Postal Workers Union President: The employees at Brentwood are already confused and frightened and now this. AUTHORITIES SAY PRELIMINARY TESTS FOR ANTHRAX ARE OFTEN INACCURATE, AND THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL FALSE ALARMS SINCE 2001. THEY SAY DEFINITIVE FINDINGS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR SEVERAL DAYS. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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Several military officers are now saying an Army Black Hawk chopper that crashed today in Iraq was probably hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.
The crash killed six American soldiers.
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A U-S helicopter hovered over the spot where the chopper crashed today.
The plume of smoke seen near Tikrit- meant more Americans had died.
While military officers say the chopper was hit by a rocket grenade there is still no official word on the cause.
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((MAJ JOSSLYN ABERLE/FOURTH INFANTRY DIVISION: HOPEFULLY BEFORE TOO LONG WE WILL HAVE A RESOLUTION ON EXACTLY WHAT DID HAPPEN THIS MORNING.))
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Meanwhile, the Army is reviewing its security in the region as a result of the crash.
Helicopter pilots are changing flight patterns in that area.
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An accident early yesterday morning is tying up traffic today in Rockbridge County.
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Crews have have to bring in a crane to pull out a truck near mile marker 174.
The work has traffic in the southbound lanes backing up for three to four miles.
State police say the accident happened Thursday morning, when a the trucker lost control, took out 200 feet of guardrail and skidded another 200 feet into a ravine in the median.
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A reward is now being offered in a year old murder case from Augusta County.
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The bodies of 40 year old Rhonda Chaplin of Lexington and her 51 year old husband Timothy were found at the intersection of Dabney's Lane and Cold Spring Road in August of 2002.
The couple had been shot to death in or near their car.
The Augusta County Sheriff's office says it hopes to hear from someone who saw the Chaplins in the hour before their deaths.
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((SGT. GLENN HANGER/AUGUSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICEWHILE WE HAVE THEORIES OF WHAT WE BELIEVED HAPPENED, WITHOUT THOSE CALLS WE DON'T FEEL WE CAN MOVE FORWARD AND PUT TOGETHER A CASE AND MOVE FORWARD FOR PROSECUTION.))
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The victim's families are offering a ten thousand dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.
Sergeant Hanger says it's likely more than one person was involved.
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Good news on the economic front- so says President Bush
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who is to our south in Winston- Salem North Carolina.
He says job totals are up for the past three months and things are beginning to look up for people looking for work.


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((OVER THE LAST THREE MONTHS THE ECONOMY, THE ENTREPRENEURS, THE PRIVATE SECTOR HAVE DRIVEN THE JOB BASE UP BY 285 THOUSAND JOBS. NEW JOBS WHICH IS GOOD SO WE'RE SEEING SOME BEGINNING TO BRIGHTEN UP FOR PEOPLE LOOKING FOR WORK WHICH IS POSITVE.))
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The president spoke at a job training fair- North Carolina has been hit especially ahrd by job losses over the past three years. More than 150 thousand jobs have been lost.
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Coming up on today's Healthcheck, a doctor tells diabetics how to avoid one of their most common problems.
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Plus we'll see what is being done to help disabled students overcome their fears about attending college.
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It's that time of year again. High school seniors across the region are filling out college applications or preparing to enter the workforce, but for some students the thought of entering the Real World is overwhelming.
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Jennifer Wishon is here to tell us about a program that's helping students with disabilities make the transition a little easier. Jean, area organizations charged with helping the disabled, teamed up today to show students
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that the Real World is very accommodating and that students shouldn't let their disabilities stand in the way of their dreams.
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(( Carrie Webb is a junior at Floyd County High School. She suffers from dyslexia, but after attending Real World Day, she doesn't worry her learning disorder will slow her down in college.
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((CARRIE WEBB: I'M MORE CONFIDENT THAT IT'S GOING TO WORK OUT.))
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But she wasn't always so sure, Webb, like many students with disabilities didn't always think of college as an option, but organizers of Real World hope to teach students that anything's possible.
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((JEANANNE DIXON: WE'VE DONE THIS AS A TAKE OFF OF THE TV SHOW REAL WORLD, NOT THE EXTENT THAT MAYBE THEY WOULD GO, BUT WHAT WE ARE OFFERING IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE IN HIGH SCHOOL, STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, TO KNOW WHAT'S WAITING FOR THEM OUT IN THE REAL WORLD.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND POP FROM TALKING COMPUTER)) Things like assisted technology for the hearing and seeing impaired, and classroom accommodations for those with attention deficit disorder or dyslexia. Julie Daugherty attended Real World to serve as a living example that the programs work.
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((JULIE DAUGHERTY: I WAS PRETTY MUCH TOLD I SHOULDN'T GO TO COLLEGE BECAUSE I WASN'T CUT OUT FOR IT AND I KINDOF AGREED BECAUSE I HAD A HARD TIME IN HIGH SCHOOL AND DIDN'T KNOW WHY BUT I JUST KNEW I DIDN'T LEARN LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.))
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Daugherty now has two bachelors degrees and a masters. She learned about the programs that helped her during college orientation and hopes to serve as an inspiration for the hundreds of area students just like her.
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((JULIE DAUGHERTY: I JUST HOPE THEY KNOW WHAT IS AVAILABLE TO THEM AND THAT THEY SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS AND BE SUCCESSFUL AND DO WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO DO IN THE WORLD.))
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Real World organizers say many students don't realize that all U-S colleges and universities are required by law to provide accommodations to the disabled.
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But Jean, thanks to education and awareness, more and more students are taking advantage of those programs.

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If you are diabetic you are at risk for developing foot problems.
And the problems can range from a loss of sensation in the feet to ulcers and skin infections.
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Tonight Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has some advice on what you can do to protect your feet --and the warning signs of a problem.
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Jean, The most important thing a diabetic can do to reduce their risk of foot problems is to keep their diabetes under control.
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But no matter, they'll always be at risk for foot problems that can lead to amputation.
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The majority of diabetics will develop foot problems due to a lack of circulation and feeling in the feet.
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((YOU HAVE A TWO PRONGED ATTACK ON THE FOOT. LACK OF CIRCULATION AND UNABLE TO FEEL. AND IF THEY'RE UNABLE TO FEEL GET AN AREA OF SKIN THAT BREAKS DOWN IF THEY BODY CAN'T BRING THE NUTRIENTS DOWN TO HEAL IT'S A DEAD IN STREET UNFORTUNATELY MANY OF TIMES)) [RUNS18]
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Some warning signs of problem include changes in skin color, swelling or pain in the ankle or foot, slow healing sores, and ingrown nails.
A small sore can turn into a serious problem in a matter of days.
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That's why Dr. Platt say proper foot care is important, wash your feet daily and make sure to dry them thoroughly, wear thick, soft socks, never remove calluses or corns, and wear properly fitted shoes. But most importantly keep your diabetes under control.
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Dr. Platt says if you notice a problem --see your doctor right away. Platt recommends visiting a podiatrist at least once a year --and more if you know you have foot problems.
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Jean,

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Up next on the newscast, Brent Watts is surrounded by ladies, first ladies that is...
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It's not the Presidents, but their first ladies that are the main attraction at one Martinsville museum.
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Brent Watts joins us from the Piedmont Arts Association in Martinsville where an exhibit called Ladies First and Presidential Portraits is opening this evening.
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After the break, Mike Stevens will join us with news from the Rock.
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Plus we'll tell you who had hundreds of people walking the streets with mysterious signs in Roanoke today.
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Good afternoon everybody. The next to last race of the Winston Cup season is this weekend.
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Today the drivers qualified in Rocknigham at the North Carolina Speedway, and Ryan Newman won the pole - AGAIN! It's his 11th of the season - tying Bill Elliott for the modern era single season record. Here's the complete grid.
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This is it - the final week of the regular season in high school football kicks off across the region in two hours. Here's the Friday Football Extra schedule for tonight - and keep in mind that the home teams are listed on the bottom of each matchup.
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In a couple of other notes - that Carroll County-Graham game is not tonight- but rather tomorrow afternoon in Bluefield. And the William Campbell at Buckingham game has been postponed until tomorrow night at 7.

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I'll see you back here for News 7 at six tonight as we hear some final thoughts on tomorrow night's Tech-Pittsburgh game. Take care everybody and have safe weekend. [GO TO BREAK]

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Despite an employment report that was much stronger than expected, Wall Street's major averages have closed lower.
Alexis Christoforous has the details.
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Three hundred people hit the streets with a question today, but Roanokers looking for answers will have to wait a little while longer.
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Volunteers from the Roanoke Rescue Mission manned street corners throughout the area.
They carried cardboard signs that asked, Will You Be Dining With Us?"
Rescue Mission Executive Director Joy Sylvester Johnson promises more details in a newspaper insert tomorrow.
She says the organization came up with the campaign as an inexpensive way to generate interest in its programs.


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A self-proclaimed superhero is trying to liberate British drivers.
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Clad in a blue leotard and carrying a large saw, Angle Grinding Man patrols the night looking for unhappy drivers whose tires have been locked up for traffic and parking violations.
Like many superheroes, Angle Grinding Man wears a mask to protect his secret identity.
An odd-job man by day, the caped crusader advertises his free services on a website and urges the stranded motorists to call his hotline.
When calling- the caller is asked to "leave a message after the grinding sound..."

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