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Fire damages the interior of Roanoke College's alumni building.
A student says flames were coming out of the roof shortly after 11 last night.
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And a Virginia Beach jury deliberates the fate of the alleged mastermind behind last year's sniper attacks.
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Winds continue to diminish as the temperatures remain on the chilly side. What will the weekend bring. I'll let you know in your forecast.
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A late night fire shuts down a building on the Roanoke College campus.
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Investigators says the campus fire was accidental.
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A student reported seeing flames shoot out of the roof of the Henry H. Fowler Alumni House on High Street shortly after 11 last night. Firefighters say it didn't take long to get the flames under control. Although the building's exterior appears to be in good shape, damage inside is said to be extensive.
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((TERESA GEREAUX/ROANOKE COLLEGE: IT LOOKS LIKE A MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE IS CONFINED TO THE ATTIC SPACE. WE HAVE A COUPLE OF OFFICE WORKERS DISPLACED AND ARE WORKING ON SETTING UP ALTERNATE SPACE FOR THEM RIGHT NOW.))
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[VO NAT :12] Those who work in the building's four offices say they expect to be displaced for 6 to 8 weeks while the space is repaired. The Alumni building houses the school's alumni records, none of which were damaged.
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Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire at a Danville apartment complex.
The blaze destroyed six units, and heavily damaged several others.
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The fire broke out just before 4 o'clock in building 130 at the Cabin Lake Apartments.
The complex is located on Springfield Road in North Danville.
It would take more than two hours and thirty firefighters to get the blaze under control.
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((R.K. HARVEY/DANVILLE ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF: IT'S ALWAYS HARD HERE AT THE CONDOMINIUMS PLUS THE WIND REALLY HAMPERED US. WE HAD GUST OF WIND 40 MILES An HOUR. IT WAS REALLY DIFFICULT, IT'S HARD ON THE PERSONNEL WITH COLD TEMPERATURES, WIND BLOWING, PLUS THE WIND WAS PUSHING THE FIRE.))
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Investigators believe the fire started on a bed in the middle apartment.
No one was injured, but several animals died as a result of the fire.
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((TARA FITZGERALD/CABIN LAKE RESIDENT: I HAVE 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF BIRDS SO IT IS REALLY HARD. YOU'VE HAD THEM FOR TEN YEARS SO IT IS HARD.))
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The fire marshal is still trying to determine the cause, but says there is nothing suspicious. The fire was most likely accidental.
Damage estimates are still being calculated but will most likely be in the thousands of dollars.
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It was a five hour battle against wind and flames, but firefighters have put out a massive blaze in Chicago.
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The five- alarm fire started at a warehouse early this morning, then spread to two other industrial buildings, and a house.
Nearby homes were evacuated.
More than 200 firefighters were out in force, battling the flames.
This was the THIRD extra- alarm fire in Chicago this week.
Three people died in a blaze last night, and one person was killed in a fire the night before.
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In China, officials say 48 coal miners are dead following a gas explosion inside a mine.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the blast.
China's coal mines are said to be the deadliest in the world.
So far this year, more than 41- hundred deaths have been reported.

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The judge has wished them luck--
Now 12 jurors are on their own, as they deliberate the fate of sniper suspect John Muhammad.
A guilty verdict could mean a death sentence.
Jennifer Donelan has the latest from the courthouse in Virginia Beach.
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(( BEHIND CLOSED DOORS A JURY HAS A DECISION TO MAKE...IS JOHN ALLEN MUHAMMAD A KILLER? DID PROSECUTORS CONVINCE THE 12 MEN AND WOMEN MUHAMMAD WAS THE CAPTAIN OF TWO MAN KILLING TEAM? A MURDERER....EVEN THOUGH HE MAY NOT HAVE PULLED THE TRIGGER.
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(not verbatim)you never know what the jury will do -



A FATE TO BE DECIDED AFTER A SHOOTING SPREE THAT LEFT 10 DEADAFTER A TRIAL WITH AN AMAZING BEGINNING. FOR TWO DAYS MUHAMMAD WITH AN CONFIDENT AND DETERMINED MANNER...REPRESENTED HIMSELF.....INTERVIEWING VICTIMS AND EXPERTS. THEN HE ABRUPTLY HANDED THINGS OVER TO HIS LAWYERS.
PROSECUTORS - JUST AS DETERMINED BEGAN BY ASSEMBLING THE BUSHMASTER RIFLE, THE SNIPER-S WEAPONTHEY ROLLED OUT THE CHEVY CAPRICE, THE SNIPER-S NEST, AND THEY POINTED TO MUHAMMAD-S FINGERPRINTS FOUND ON EVIDENCE. ALL THIS WHILE PRESENTING EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY AND EVEN A 9-1-1 TAPE THAT BROUGHT TEARS TO THE EYES OF SOME JURORS.
MUHAMMAD ATTORNEYS TRIED, UNSUCESSFULLY, TO CONVINCE THE JUDGE THAT THE CHARGES AGAINST THEIR CLIENT SHOULD BE THROWN OUT BECAUSE NO ONE EVER SAW MUHAMMAD SHOOT ANYONE.
BUT THE JUDGE SAID NO AND A YEAR AFTER THOSE 23 DAYS OF TERROR...A FINAL JUDGEMENT IS ON THE WAY.
STANDUP; TO COME: ))

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In Iraq, there are more casualties on both sides.
A U-S civilian contractor is dead, and another is hurt, after an attack north of Baghdad.
Meanwhile, a U-S Apache helicopter attack killed seven people near Tikrit.
The military says they were planning an attack on a U-S base.
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And, at least two U-S soldiers were injured when a roadside bomb exploded in southern Baghdad this morning.
Witnesses say the casualties had been evacuated by helicopters.
156 U-S soldiers have died since major combat officially ended in May.
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Nearly 40- hours and a few stolen naps later, Senate Republicans have ended their marathon debate.
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Despite the much talked ABOUT talk-a-thon, the senators have again failed to bring one of President Bush's court nominees to a final vote.
Democrats are maintaining their filibuster on Texas Judge Priscilla Owen.
Bush nominated her for a federal appeals court seat, but Democrats consider her too conservative.
Meanwhile, similar efforts to end debate on two other judicial nominees followed.
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Pulaski may be getting some new jobs. We'll have the details next.
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Plus Governor Warner says Virginia businesses have found some friend across the border.
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The town of Pulaski may be getting 150 new jobs.
That just days after Renfro announced it's cutting 315 jobs in Pulaski.
Pulaski officials have agreed to pay a telemarketing firm 312 dollars for every new job it creates.
Global Contract Services was in town yesterday.
No formal deal has been signed, but G-C-S is looking into putting a call center in the Advanced Health Care building.

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Governor Warner says products made in Virginia are a big hit in an unlikely place.
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The governor just returned from a three-day trade mission to Mexico.
He says Mexican companies showed interest in Virginian apples, lumber, poultry and textiles.
He acknowledges that at one time Virginia was losing jobs to Mexico but says that is no longer the case.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WE OBVIOUSLY FEEL SOME OF THE PAIN THAT NAFTA HAS BROUGHT PARTICULARLY IN SOUTHSIDE BUT MEXICO HAS FELT IT AS WELL BECAUSE IN THE LAST FEW YEARS WE'RE NOT LOSING JOBS TO MEXICO ANYMORE THOSE JOBS ARE GOING TO CHINA.))
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Virginia exports to Mexico have decreased since 2001.
Still, Mexico remains the state's sixth-largest export market.
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You've heard of "The Zone" and the Adkins diets--
But many are touting the glycemic (GLI- see-mic) index, or G- I, as the real revolution in dieting. [PINNACLE Full]
A book called "The New Glucose Revolution" is out now, and offers more specifics about the diet.
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Doctor Jennie Brand-Miller co- authored the book.
She's a nutrition professor at the University of Sydney and President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, and she joins us now.
Good Afternoon, Doctor.

(First of all, what exactly is the glycemic (GLI- see- mic) index?)



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(Your book offers G-I tables for hundreds of foods-- how is the G-I actually measured?)



(We hear about low- carb diets all the time....but how many carbohydrates do we actually need?)



(What are some typical foods that you recommend to people following this diet plan?)
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Thanks for joining us today.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll show you a new device that is showing some promise in fighting the effects of macular degeneration.
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Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss for older Americans.
It is marked by a gradual, but persistent loss of central vision.
Now a new high- tech device under testing is helping to give people back their sight.
Dr. Mallika Marshall shows us how it works.
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((JOANNE PREECE SAYS SHE CAN'T BELIEVE HER EYES, LITERALLY! SHE WAS CONSIDERED LEGALLY BLIND DUE TO A COMMON AND DEBILITATING EYE CONDITION CALLED MACULAR DEGENERATION.

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"I WAS KIND OF RESIGNED TO THE FACT THAT I WASN'T GOING TO SEE FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE"
TRACK: BUT THEN JOANNE HEARD ABOUT A NATIONAL TRIAL BEING CONDUCTED BY RESEARCHERS AT MASS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY IN BOSTON. SURGEONS IMPLANTED A MINIATURE TELESCOPE IN JOANNE'S LEFT EYE TO SEE IF IT COULD IMPROVE HER VISION.

SOT - DR. KATHRYN COLBY/MASS. EYE & EAR INFIRMARY

"BASICALLY WHAT IT DOES IS ALLOW IMAGES TO BE MAGNIFIED SO PEOPLE WHO HAVE RETAINL SCARS CAN SEE IMAGES THEY NORMALLY CAN'T SEE."
BRIDGE: DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL ABOUT 200 PATIENTS AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE TAKING PART IN THE TRIAL.. IF THESE IMPLANTS PROVE SUCCESSFUL, THEY COULD OFFER NEW HOPE FOR MILLIONS OF PATIENTS WHO SUFFER FROM MACULAR DEGENERATION --
TRACK: EXPERTS SAY UNLIKE THE OTHER VISION DEVICES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY USED --OUTSIDE-- THE EYE.. THIS DEVICE MAY BE EVEN MORE EFFECTIVE IN IMPROVING CENTRAL VISION SINCE IT'S IMPLANTED DIRECTLY --INTO-- THE EYE.

SOT - DR. COLBY

"IT DOESN'T TREAT THE MACULAR DEGENERATION, THE HOPE IS BY USING THE MAGNIFYING DEVICE IN THE TELESCOPE, THEY'LL BE ABLE TO DO ACTIVITIES THEY WEREN'T ABLE TO DO.. FOR EXAMPLE, READ AND WATCH TV AND THINGS LIKE THAT."

SOT - JOANNE (covered) - "IT'S GIVEN ME A NEW LEASE ON LIFE.. I FEEL

LIKE I'M GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO SO MANY MORE THINGS "
DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, FOR CBS NEWS.))

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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW has gained eight points. The NASDAQ has dropped 11.

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Coming up next in sports, women's division three basketball gets ready for its season.
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And the Cavs try to beat the Terps, but don't succeed.
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Virginia and Maryland faced off in College Park last night.
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No love lost between these two schools. U-V-A linebacker Ahmad Brooks put the mean hit on Maryland quarterback Scott McBrien.
But it was terps running back Josh Allen that did most of the damage.
He ran for a career high 257 yards and two touchdowns to keep Maryland's A-C-C title hopes alive. U-V-A's Matt Schaub tried to pull U-V-A closer. He scores on the keeper to make it 14-7 Maryland in the second quarter.
Schaub's 14 yard touchdown pass to Alvin Pearman made it 24-14 with six minutes left in the third. Schaub's 186 passing yards overtake Shawn Moore's career passing mark of 6-thousand 629 yards. UVa is now 5 and 5 and has lost four of of the last five.
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The Bath County football team received some bad news last night.
News 7 has learned that star tight end John Phillips has a torn ligament in his left knee, and is out for the season.
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Phillips had an MRI earlier this week and received the results yesterday.
He has surgery scheduled for December fifth, and the recovery time is 3 to 6 months.
Phillips injured the knee in the first quarter of last week's James River- Bath County game.
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Meanwhile, it was this time last year that John's older brother and Chargers' star quarterback Jacob Phillips suffered a partially collapsed lung.

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Regional action in high school football playoffs kicks off tonight. Here's the list with the home teams on the bottom.
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The ODAC Women's PreSeason poll has defending league champion Randolph Macon as the top pick.
Roanoke is fourth, while Hollins comes in at number eight.
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200 boys and girls soccer teams from nine different states, including newcomer New Mexico, begin play in the 13th annual BB&T fall soccer classic Saturday morning at 7:30.
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Several state champions will compete at seven locations from Greenhill Park, to Hollins, to Rivers Edge.
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