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Next on News 7 at 5, the bill to reform Medicare is sent to the President.
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Also two families lose their homes to fire in Pulaski County.
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Frost on the pumpkin for the evening forecast. Rather pleasant during the day. Holiday forecast details ahead.
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Also today, Governor Warner pitches his tax reform plan in the Roanoke Valley.
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We'll have reaction to a surprise resignation on Roanoke's School Board.
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Plus the A-C-C Bowl picture is starting to clear up. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Lawmakers vote on health coverage. It'll take until 2006 but President Bush says America will have a Medicare system that's "modern" and "strong".
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Sweeping changes may be on the way for Medicare. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill today broke through years of gridlock, deciding 40-million Americans could get help paying for prescription drugs. Stacy Case reports.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Edward Kennedy/(D) Massachusetts;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson/(R) Texas;]
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((LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, DC NAT: voting

TRACK: 54 YES VOTES--- 44 AGAINST. FIERCE DEBATE MELTED INTO A MIXED
BAG FOR THE NATION'S ELDERLY TUESDAY--- THEY'LL GET A PRESCRIPTION DRUG

PLAN - BUT AT WHAT COST?
SUPER: SEN. EDWARD KENNEDY/D-MASSACHUSETTS it is the beginning of the unraveling of Medicare. It's a way for them to achieve it under the guise of a new delivery system for the elderly.
TRACK: MANY DEMOCRATS SAY IT CAVES INTO PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES. UNDER THE MEASURE, THE GOVERNMENT WON'T BE ABLE TO NEGOTIATE CHEAPER DRUG
PRICES. REPUBLICANS SAY CHANGE NEEDS A CHANCE--- IT'S TIME TO

MODERNIZE MEDICARE.
SUPER: SEN.KAY BAILEY HUTCHINSON/R-TEXAS this is the bill. of course you're not going to agree w/every word
TRACK: THE PLAN COULD REDUCE PHARMACY BILLS UP TO 25% FOR MEDICARE RECIPIENTS. BUT CRITICS SAY THE LEGISLATION ONLY BENEFITS LOW INCOME PEOPLE. A COMPLICATED SLIDING SCALE AND PRICEY PREMIUMS MAY SCARE SOME SENIORS AWAY.
GRAPHIC: AFTER PAYING THE DEDUCTIBLE, MANY WOULD GET 75% PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE UP TO $22 HUNDRED 50 DOLLARS. 95% COVERAGE ON COSTS ABOVE $36 HUNDRED DOLLARS.
TRACK: THE NATION'S LARGEST SENIOR LOBBY, AARP, SAYS IT'S A GOOD START.
SUPER: WILLIAM NOVELLI/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO AARP Americans can't wait for perfect -- we can't let any more time pass while millions of people struggle with the cost of their medication.
LOCATOR; LAS VEGAS NAT: bush in vegas
TRACK: IN LAS VEGAS, PRESIDENT BUSH THANKED LAWMAKERS FOR APPROVING ONE OF HIS TOP PRIORITIES.

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today us congress met its responsibility
STAND UP CLOSE: STACY CASE/REPORTING PRESIDENT BUSH PLANS TO SIGN THE BILL WHEN HE RETURNS TO WASHINGTON AFTER THANKSGIVING. FOR DEMOCRATS, WHO'VE BEEN FIGHTING FOR THE MEASURE FOR YEARS, THIS IS A HARD PILL TO SWALLOW.))
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While seniors wait for prescription drug assistance from the government -- a local pharmacist is trying to fill the gap.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Shannon, Tim Lucas with Downhome Pharmacy has started a medication assistance program.
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He helps seniors fill out the paper work so that they can get low cost or free medication.
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You might ask why a pharmacist whose in business to make money by selling medications would want to help seniors get them for free or low cost.
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((WE KNOW THAT THE COST OF MEDICATIONS IS SO HIGH AND AS A PHARMACIST I SEE IT ON THE FRONT LINES THERE. AND PEOPLE COME IN AND SAY I REALLY CAN'T AFFORD AND WHEN THAT HAPPENS I WANTED TO HAVE SOME OPTION TO TELL THEM HOW TO GET THEIR MEDICATIONS AT NO CHARGE OR A REDUCED CHARGE)) [RUNS17]
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So Lucas set up a medication assistance program at his pharmacy that connects seniors to drug discount programs.
All seniors have to do is come in and fill out one application.
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((WE HAVE A COMPUTER SOFTWARE PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE YOUR APPLICATION AND YOUR INFORMATION AND PLUG IT IN FOR ALL THE DIFFERENT DRUGS THAT YOU HAVE TO SEE IF YOUR QUALIFY FOR THEM OR IF THOSE COMPANIES HAVE PROGRAMS)) [RUNS09]
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And for many seniors that's the hard put filling out all the paperwork --and finding out about all the different programs.
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While Downhome Pharmacy does not charge to fill out the application to determine if you qualify for any program. There is a five dollar charge after that for every application the pharmacy must fill out for you to send to the drug company for the free or low cost medication..
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Shannon, Downhome Pharmacy started the program a month ago -already there has been a big demand.
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Three people escaped from two separate fires over night in Pulaski County.
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The first fire happened around 10:00 last night at a home on Black Hollow Road in Dublin. A mother and daughter saw flames coming from the bathroom and ran to a neighbors house. Their home was destroyed. The second fire happened around 5:00 this morning on Quesenberry road in Draper. A woman in her 60's was saved by her smoke detector.
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((JON PAINTER: JUST RECENTLY WITHIN THE LAST 2 OR 3 WEEKS. MY WIFE WITH HER MOTHER DECIDED TO CHANGE ALL THE BATTERIES IN ALL THE SMOKE DETECTORS AND WERE IT NOT FOR THAT FACT SHE MIGHT NOT BE WITH US TODAY))
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The fire was contained to the den area, but smoke, heat and water damaged the entire house. Firefighters believe it was an electrical fire. Both families lost everything.
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A member of Roanoke City's School Board is stepping down.
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Melinda Payne says she feels the school system is not meeting its goal of being a "model."
Her resignation ends more than eight years of service on the board.
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It comes less than a week after Payne and other school board members offered their unanimous support for Superintendent Wayne Harris.
City Council members, however, said they lacked confidence in Harris and the board itself.
We'll hear from Melinda Payne tonight on News 7 at 6.
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Superintendent Wayne Harris says he is surprised by today's announcement.
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He made those comments before an already scheduled employee town meeting at William Fleming High School.
Harris told News 7 he was unaware of the resignation until we asked him about it and therefore did not have a chance to read the letter.
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((WAYNE HARRIS/SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS: I THINK THAT MS. PAYNE HAS GIVEN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM 8 AND 1/2 YEARS. SHE HAS BEEN LEADER ON THE BOARD AND HER RESIGNATION COMES AS A SURPRISE TO ME BUT I WISH HER WELL.))
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Today's announcement was not a surprise to the school board chairwoman or many teachers.
Tonight at six, We'll have more reaction and more on the employee meeting that is currently underway.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Governor Warner comes to Roanoke to pitch his tax reform plan.
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Plus singer Glen Campbell gives a performance to a captive audience after his arrest in Phoenix.
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Governor Warner must sell his tax reform plan to the public if he hopes to win support in the General Assembly, and today he brought his campaign to the Roanoke Valley.
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Warner outlined his tax proposals before a friendly audience at a southeast Roanoke Fire Station.
Though Republican leaders in the House of Delegates have promised to oppose any tax hikes, Warner says he hopes lawmakers will keep an open mind.
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((THE ALTERNATIVE OF DOING NOTHING IS RED INK AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE.AND I BELIEVE WILL THREATEN OUR BOND RATING. AND I DON'T THINK ANY RESPONSIBLE LEGISLATOR WANTS TO GO DOWN THAT PATH.))
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The governor's plan would increase the state sales tax, but reduce the tax on food.
The proposal calls for a ten-fold increase in the cigarette tax, but would give most Virginians a break on the state income tax.
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Warner says 65 percent of Virginia taxpayers would pay less if his plan is enacted.
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Roanoke residents were not the only ones discussing the governor's tax plan today.
Members of the General Assembly's Tax Reform Commission also got a good look at it.
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Secretary of Finance John Bennett briefed the bipartisan panel.
The Commission was created this year to restructure Virginia's 88-year old tax code.
The group will be coming out with its own tax reform package next month.
Republicans on the panel say there are components of Warner's tax plan that they like and some that they don't.
But they are promising to give it fair consideration.
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((DELEGATE LEO WARDRUP/R-VA. BEACH: WHEN THE GOVERNOR RAN FOR ELECTION HE SAID READ MY LIPS I WON'T RAISE TAXES AND TODAY WE READ HIS LIPS AND HE IS GOING TO RAISE TAXES IF HIS PROPOSAL FLIES. HAVING SAID THAT IT DOESN'T MEAN SOME OF THE IDEAS HE IS ESPOUSING AREN'T WORTHWHILE TO LOOK AT. SENATOR EMMETT HANGER/CHAIR, TAX REFORM COMMISSION: THE GOVERNOR HAS PRESENTED A PLAN THAT IS NOT UNLIKE SOME OF THE INITIATIVES WE HAVE ON THE TABLE NOW.))
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This is state lawmakers' third attempt in a decade to overhaul Virginia's aging tax code.
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Defense lawyers for accused sniper Lee Malvo want to show that John Muhammad influenced his young partner who is on trial for murder.
Jennifer Donelan has more from Chesapeake.
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((FAMILY, FRIENDS, FORMER TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PRINCIPALS TRAVELED FROM JAMAICA TO A COURTHOUSE IN CHESAPEAKE VIRGINIA TO HELP SAVE A MAN THEY ONCE KNEW AS A BOY.

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18 YEAR OLD LEE BOYD MALVO - FACING THE DEATH PENALTY - IS ACCUSED OF HIDING IN THE TRUNK OF A CHEVY CAPRICE AND PICKING OFF RANDOM HUMAN TARGETS WITH A BUSHMASTER RIFLE. 10 DIED ONE OF THOSE MURDERS IS THE FOCUS OF THIS TRIAL.
IT WAS DAY 2 OF THE DEFENSE-S CASE THAT MALVO WAS TEMPORARILY INSANE WHEN HE PULLED THE TRIGGER. THEIR CLIENT SAT QUIETLY AS THOSE WHO KNEW HIM GROWING UP IN JAMAICA, SAID HE WAS AN OBEDIENT AND LOVING BOY. MALVO-S AUNT LEFT THE WITNESS STAND IN TEARS.
SOME OF THE MOST EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY CAME 24 HOURS BEFORE WHEN MALVO-S BIOLOGICAL FATHER RECOUNTED STORIES OF ICE CREAM AND BIKE RIDES AND THE DAY MALVO MOTHER-S, UNA JAMES, LEFT WITH THE CHILDREN.
A SCHOOL PRINCIPAL TESTIFIED JAMES LATER GAVE GUARDIANSHIP OF HER SON TO A FAMILY FRIENDJOHN ALLEN MUHAMMAD.
A MAN, THE DEFENSE IS TRYING TO PROVE MANIPULATED AND MOLDED THE YOUNG MALVO INTO A KILLER. A JURY FOUND MUHAMMAD GUILTY OF CAPITAL MURDER AND TERRORISMAND THEN RECOMMENDED DEATH AS PUNISHMENT.
STANDUP CLOSE: PROSECUTORS WANT THE SAME FATE FOR MALVO. THEY RESTED THEIR CASE ON MONDAYAFTER PLAYING 5 HOURS OF RECORDED INTERVIEWS BETWEEN THE SNIPER SUSPECT AND POLICEA TAPED CONFESSION DURING WHICH MALVO SAYS QUOTE I INTENDED TO KILL THEM ALL.))
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Before you start your Christmas shopping, a consumer group hopes you'll check out its list of dangerous toys.
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The list released today includes toys that contain toxic substances, even down to a particular brand of rubber ducky.
The consumer advocates also have a problem with a certain type of nail polish for girls they say contains dangerous chemicals. But the most dangerous toy is the Water Yo-Yo Ball which can cause choking.
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((SUSAN CRAIN/NYPIRG: THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF REPORTS OF KIDS SWINGING IT AROUND THEIR NECKS... AND OTHER TYPES OF BODILY INJURY.))
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[OUT Q=other types of bodily injury.]
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The Toy Association of American disagrees, saying there's no proof the Water Yo-Yo-Ball can cause serious harm.
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Other toys on the list include a so-called assault machine and the "Music -maker" from Fisher-Price for being too loud. Both toys exceed the 85-decibel limit recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Glen Campbell was arrested yesterday for suspicion of drunk driving and hit and run.
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Police say the 67-year old country singer was arrested after a collision at an intersection. The charge was extreme drunken driving. His blood-alcohol level was reportedly more than double the legal limit.
Authorities say while Campbell was being processed at a police station, he got angry and kneed a police sergeant in the thigh.
A court commissioner placed Campbell on supervised release which requires him to check in periodically with court monitors who could test him for alcohol and drugs.
Authorities say Campbell spent part of his time in a cell singing his hit song "Rhinestone Cowboy."
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Coming up today in sports,
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[VO] Steve Mason says some of the bowl invitations are out. We'll tell you where the Cavaliers are NOT going to go.
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Coming up in today's Marketwatch report, we'll see what some encouraging economic news meant to investors.
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Then a little later, we'll see what you can do if you are not bowled over about the thought of Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your Tuesday ticker. Saturday's one o'clock kick off in Charlottesville means the world to both teams, especially the ones in Blacksburg, who have watched their dream season go down hill. Mike Stevens has more.
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The Bowl pecking order is a lot more clear today as two post season parties send out invitations.
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The Peach Bowl has picked Clemson over North Carolina State as the ACC representative for the January second game in Atlanta. The Tigers finished with an 8-and-4 record.
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The Wolfpack of North Carolina State has received an invite to the Tangerine Bowl where it was thought the Virginia Cavaliers had a chance of going.
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A trip to the Charlotte Tire Bowl is a possibility for both Virginia Tech and UVa. Tire Bowl officials said today that no invitations will be made until November 30th.
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The Virginia Men's basketball team takes on Virginia Tech this Friday at U-Hall at 8 o'clock.
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The Wahoos began the season with a win over St. Mary's thanks to a second half run led by three freshman. But coach Gillen is looking for leaders among his uperclassmen.
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The Express battles the Greenville Grrowl Thursday Thanksgiving day at seven PM, NOT 7:30, at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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In the last 10 games, only the Johnstown Chiefs are hotter than the Express which has won nine of the last 11.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, more from Tech and UVa, see ya then everybody.
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Some positive economic news failed to give the stock markets a boost. Alexis Christoforous has the details in today's Marketwatch report.
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A Thanksgiving tradition in the Lone Star State literally has food flying.
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A south Texas radio station hold a turkey bowling competition each year to "strike" up some holiday fun. This year, the competition featured two divisions. Competitors in the men's division had to bowl a 14-pound frozen turkey, the women's division rolled a seven-pounder. Each contestant had two rolls to try to get the highest score. Prizes included a 500-dollar shopping spree, concert tickets and various gift certificates.
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