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Today on News 7 at 5, eleven people are sent to the hospital after a school bus accident in Bedford County.
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Plus a suspect is arrested, but the search continues for a missing college student.
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For the next 24 hours, the weather is fine. But Thursday will likely bring a cold rain with some sleet. Details ahead.

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Also today rescuers call off the search for a Halifax County fisherman who disappeared off the coast of North Carolina.
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Richmond is getting some national primetime attention. We'll tell you why.
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Plus some veterans marked Victory Stadiums birthday with an effort to save it. News 7 at 5 is next.

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This known sex offender is under arrest in connection with the disappearance of a college coed- but still no sign of 22 year old Dru Sjodin (Sho-deen)
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((WE WILL NOT.. UNTIL WE FIND DRU.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Police have charged Alfonso Rodriguez with kidnapping in the case of the missing student.
Rodriguez is a convicted sex offender, but police say his arrest only takes investigators to the 50 yard line in the search for Sjodin (Show-deen.)
Jennifer Donelan has more from Grand Forks, North Dakota.
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((The arrest of a known sex offender may have North Dakota police one step closer to reuniting a 22 year old college student Dru Sjodin (sha-deen's) ...with her family.
Alan Sjodin / Father of Missing Woman. "we know you are there and our strength is drawn off of you.". Alfonso Rodriguez, is being described as a predatory sex offender - with a history of sexual contact and attempted kidnapping of adult women. And police have placed him in the shopping mall where Dru disappeared.
Peter Welte/Grand Forks - State Attorney: He was in the parking lot and we have probable cause and issued the arrest based on that, that he was there. Jennifer Donelan reporting: Police are not saying if rodriguez who is charged with kidnapping..is cooperating - and have not revealed if they have learned anything new after the arrest. Search teams are not letting up on their task.
Police Chief John Packett/Grand Forks. This investigation has only reached the 50 yard line -
Sjoden went missing after she'd finished work at the mall in Grand Forks North Dakota. She was on her cell phone with her boyfriend when he heard her say , "oh my god. no" then, the phone went dead. During a second call, a few hours later, there was only the sound of static and numbers being pressed. But a cell tower picked up the signal for a full 24 hours after the call - and that's why searchers have focused their efforts around the range of that tower. Sjoden's brother says the arrest of Rodriguez may have delivered a piece of a puzzle..the next step is to bring Dru home. Sven Sjoden / Brother of missing student. We'll see you in a while. Right now...the hopes of the Sjoden family are focused on a man behind bars....who may or may not provide the final solution to that puzzle. Jennifer Donelan/CBS News Grand Forks, North Dakota.))

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A Vinton man is facing charges after police say he rear-ended a Bedford County school bus this morning, sending himself and ten others to the hospital.
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It happened on Joppa Mill Road around 7:45.
Bus Number 159 had stopped to pick up children when 39-year-old Curtis Dale Wood struck it from behind with his 1982 Chevy pickup.
Nine children plus the bus driver were taken to Bedford Memorial Hospital.
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((HAROLD JONES/BEDFORD CO. SCHOOLS TRANSPORTATION: COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE. WE HATE FOR ANYONE TO BE INJURED IN ANY WAY. THEY DID RELEASE ALL OF THE CHILDREN FROM THE HOSPITAL. AS A PRECAUTION THEY TOOK THEM TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYBOYD WAS OKAY, AND WE'RE THANKFUL THAT THE INJURIES WERE NO MORE SERIOUS THAN THEY ARE.))
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Police say Wood was going about 40 miles an hour.
He told authorities he was blinded by the sun and never saw the bus.
He's been charged with reckless driving.
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A plant closing in Louisville may make jobs more secure in Lynchburg.
Pepsi is cutting 750 jobs and closing a Frito Lay plant in Kentucky.
The company is streamlining its snack food and beverage operations.
The plant in Louisville will close in the next few months.
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Its production will be redirected to five other Frito-Lay factories including the one in Lynchburg.
The Hill City plant makes some types of Doritos, Tostitos and Lay's brand chips.
Pepsi employs 142 thousand people worldwide.
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The U-S Coast Guard has called off the search for a Halifax County man who is presumed dead after a weekend boating accident off Cape Lookout, North Carolina.
37 year old Mark Wilborne of Nathalie disappeared Saturday after his boat capsized.
Wilborne was fishing at the time with 37 year old Donald Sheets of Danville.
Sheets swam to the shore and was treated for hypothermia.
The Coast Guard says neither man was wearing a life jacket.

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Conflicting reports have left many wondering if a top aide to Saddam Hussein and one of the U-S Most Wanted Iraqis has been captured or killed.
Teri Okita has more.
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((IT WAS A DISPLAY THAT SEEMED ALMOST UNIMAGINABLE TO IRAQIS LESS THAN A YEAR AGO. CROWDS CHEERED OUTSIDE SADDAM HUSSEINS OLD REPUBLICAN PALACE IN BAGHDAD AS A HUGE LIKENESS OF THE FORMER LEADER WAS TAKEN DOWN.

(Super: Paul Bremer/U.S. Administrator to Iraq)
SOT: Its a symbol of how the regime that they represent is gone, the

odious regime.
TRACK: BUT NOT ALL REMNANTS ARE GONE. ASIDE FROM SADDAM HIMSELF, THERE ARE CONTRADICTORY REPORTS THAT IZZAT IBRAHIM AL-DOURI VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE BAATH PARTY AND SADDAMS REVOLUTIONARY COMMAND COUNCIL HAS BEEN CAPTURED OR KILLED IN A HUGE RAID NEAR THE TOWN OF KIRKUK.
THE U-S MILITARY DENIES AL-DOURI WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY, BUT SEVERAL IRAQI OFFICIALS SAY ITS STILL POSSIBLE THEY NABBED HIM.

(Super: Entifadh Qanbar/Iraqi National Congress Spokesman)
SOT: I hear this rumor. I wish its true. I have no information to

confirm it, and I wont have any tears about him. Absolutely important to catch him.
TRACK: THE U-S BELIEVES AL-DOURI THE KING OF CLUBS ON ITS MOST-WANTED DECK OF CARDS IS BEHIND MANY OF THE RECENT ATTACKS AGAINST THE COALITION AND MAY EVEN BE ALIGNING WITH THE AL-QAEDA-LINKED MILITANT GROUP, ANSAR AL-ISLAM. LAST WEEK, THE U-S PUT A 10-MILLION-DOLLAR BOUNTY ON HIS HEAD.

SOT: (Bush) We are confronting that danger in Iraq where Saddam

hold-outs and foreign terrorists are desperately trying to throw Iraq into chaos.

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STANDUP: Al-Douri was seen by some as the second most-powerful man in Iraq, and, like his boss, if hes not captured or killed, hes being very well-protected. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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Still to come on the newscast, the state capital could become a primetime star.
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Plus on Healthcheck, we'll see how a popular exercise program is becoming a big hit with expecting mothers.
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Friends of the man who died after a confrontation with police want people to know what Nathaniel Jones was really like.
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They say they recognize Jones' face on the tape, but not his behavior.
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((THAT WAS NOT HIM. )) ((HE WAS A GOOD MAN, NOT A VIOLENT MAN.))
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Jeff Thomson was Jones' roommate and had known him most of his life. He says he doesn't want people to judge the father of two by one incident with police.
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((PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW HE WAS A GOOD PERSON. HE WAS A KIND LOVING PERSON. AND NOT JUST SOMEBODY THAT POLICE MIGHT PORTRAY TO BE SOME KIND OF MONSTER THAT ATTACKED THEM IN THAT ONE MOMENT.))
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Thompson says Jones had narcolepsy and was often found sleeping in the driveway.
It's unclear if the condition explains why Jones was seen lying on the lawn of the White Castle restaurant before the scuffle.
Friends say Jones was probably at the restaurant because he was interested in a woman who worked there.
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Supporters of Victory Stadium marked the anniversary of the Roanoke landmark with a salute to veterans.
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The "Salute Victory Committee" organized the ceremony this morning at Roanoke's National Guard Armory.
Speakers described the stadium site as hallowed ground, and outlined its role as a significant landmark for half of the city's history.
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((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: IT WAS NAMED FOR A VICTORY THAT THE NATION HOPED FOR, BUT THAT WOULD NOT BE SEEN FOR ANOTHER THREE YEARS. IT WAS NAMED FOR A VICTORY THAT THE NATION KNEW WOULD EVENTUALLY COME, BECAUSE THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD WAS AT STAKE.))
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With the future of Victory Stadium in doubt, speakers took the opportunity to renew their call for its renovation.
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Richmond, Virginia may not have the same star appeal as New York or L.A., but it's getting there.
The city now has its own TV series.
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"Line of Fire, a new crime drama on A-B-C is set in Virginia's capital city.
The series, which premieres tonight, is filmed on location in Richmond.
The show highlights downtown landmarks, such as the State Capitol and Old City Hall.
There are also scenes filmed in the old Richmond neighborhoods of Jackson Ward and Church Hill.
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((LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TIM KAINE/FORMER RICHMOND MAYOR: A LOT OF MOVIES ARE DONE HERE A LOT OF MOVIE WORK IT'S A CITY THAT BECAUSE OF ITS ARCHECTITURE STYLE A LOT OF MOVIE HOUSES LIKE IT'S GOT FAVORABLE WORK CONDITIONS AND GOOD PEOPLE WHO KNOW WHAT TO DO. RICHMOND MAYOR RUDY MCCOLLUM: IT PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES CERTAINLY FOR RICHMOND TO HAVE ITSELF ON DISPLAY. NATIONALLY THE RECOGNITION WE GET AS A COMMUNITY AND OF COURSE THE FUNDAMENTAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS THAT CAN BE DERIVED IS CERTAINLY SOMETHING WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO.))
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The show's writer and director, Rod Lurie, also filmed the movie "The Contender" in Richmond.
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Today on Healthcheck, we're looking at a new twist on a popular workout.
Dr. Mallika Marshall shows us how some pregnant mothers are using pilates to stay in shape.
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(( PILATES HAS BEEN THE RAGE FOR YEARS.. ESPECIALLY AMONG CELEBRITIES.. . BUT NOW, IT'S BEING ADAPTED TO ACCOMODATE PREGNANT MOMS.. AND THEIR CONSTANTLY CHANGING BODIES.

(NATZ.."ITS RELAXING")



INSTRUCTOR LISA JOHNSON HAS JUST LAUNCHED A NEW PRENATAL PILATES CLASS AT HER BOSTON AREA STUDIO, TO HELP PREGNANT WOMEN STAY IN SHAPE WITHOUT RAISING THEIR HEART RATE ABOVE ACCEPTABLE LEVELS.

SOT: LISA JOHNSON/PILATES INSTRUCTOR

"IT'S A SLOW EXERCISE WITH A LOT OF BREATHING TO IT, YOU RARELY EVEN HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT GOING OVER 140 BEATS PER MINUTES."
STANDUP BRIDGE: DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL.
THE RIGORS OF PREGNANCY PLACE A TREMENDOUS BURDEN ON A WOMAN'S BODY..
WEIGHT GAIN, COMPRESSED ORGANS AND MUSCLE STRAIN CAN INTENSIFY STRESS AND PRESSURE ON THE BACK AND SPINE.
PILATES EXERCISES HELP TO STRENGTHEN THE BACK AND ABDOMINAL MUSCLES TO HELP WOMEN THROUGH THEIR PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY.

SOT: LISA JOHNSON AGAIN

"PILATES IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO KEEP THE ABS STRONG WHICH KEEPS THE SPINE STRONG AND SUPPLE AT THE SAME TIME,. WHEN I HAD MY BABY, I DIDN'T HAVE ANY BACK PAIN AT ALL THROUGH MY ENTIRE PREGNANCY."

SOT: JOY RICHTER/PREGNANT MOM

"BASCIALLY I'VE BEEN DOING PILATES FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS NOW AND IT WAS GREAT BEFORE I BECAME PREGNANT AND IT'S FABULOUS BEING PREGNANT.. IT JUST GIVES YOU A STRETCH AND ENABLES YOU TO KEEP AS TONED AS POSSIBLE UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES."

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SOT: AMI CIPOLLA/PREGNANT MOM

"THERE ARE CERTAIN EXERCISES AND THINGS THAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP MAKE LABOR EASIER AND BREATHING EASIER BECAUSE SO MUCH OF PILATES IS ABOUT YOUR CORE.. STRENGTHENING YOUR CORE AND BREATHING."
SOME PILATES STUDIOS HAVE ALSO STARTED OFFERING NEW POSTPARTUM PILATES CLASSES TO HELP WOMEN GET BACK INTO SHAPE, AFTER HAVING THEIR BABIES.
THE CLASSES CAN COST ANYWHERE FROM 20 DOLLARS FOR GROUP SESSIONS TO UP 10 100 DOLLARS FOR PRIVATE SESSIONS, DEPENDING ON THE STUDIO.
DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS.))

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Coming up next on the newscast,
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[VO] we'll tell you why this version of Madonna will never get hot under the collar.
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State police say an accident on I-81 has backed up northbound traffic for eight miles between Elliston and Christiansburg. One northbound lane is now open, and they expect to re-open all lanes by 6:00.

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Madonna may live in London, but she's making an appearance in New York-
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But is it really Madonna or is it wax?
In this case, it it the latest addition at Madamme Tussauds in New York.
The wax Madonna is waring a slinky black outfit relaxing on a bench- with her hair pulled back in a bun.
Visitors sat beside her to capture a picture.
The Madonna statue is one of 200 likelike figures at the museum.
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Coming up today following Sports, we'll tell you why the Valley will see dueling Nutcrackers this holiday season.
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Plus in Sports, some of NASCAR's finest pay a visit to the White House.
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Wall Street's major markets closed lower today. As Alexis Christoforous tells us it was first time in seven sessions the DOW did not post a gain.
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Good afternoon, welcome to your ticker. Virginia Tech will meet 7 and 6 Cal in the December 26th Insight.Com Bowl in Phoenix.
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UVa plays Pittsburgh in the Tire Bowl the next day in a battle between two great quarterbacks. Pitt's Rod Rutherford has 35 touchdown passes this season.
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The Atlantic Coast Conference has named its' rookie of the year.
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Reggie Ball, who beat out senior A-J Suggs in the preseason and led Georgia Tech to the Humanitarian Bowl, is The ACC rookie of the year. Ball was the runaway winner in voting by members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, getting 58 of the 63 votes cast. The Georgia native threw for 19-hundred-80 yards and was the team's second-leading rusher with 392 yards and three touchdowns en route to a 6-6 record.
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The road to the Stagg Bowl is starting to weed out the weak. This coming weekend marks the quarterfinal round of play as the elite 8 try to make the division three final four.
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The Bridgewater College Eagles are once again right in the thick of things. The ODAC champions have won their first two games in the postseason and this Saturday the team heads to Williamsport, Pennsylvania to play Lycoming. If they can win this game - the Eagles will likely play Mount Union in the semi-finals.
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[vo nat con't] One thing the Eagles need to make sure they avoid the rest of the way is the one thing that has been their trademark this season. For some reason - Bridgewater has been a notoriously slow starting team this year.
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The Stagg Bowl is scheduled for 11am on Saturday, December 20th at Salem Stadium. Tickets are currently available at the Salem Civic Center box office.

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President Bush hosted several NASCAR drivers at the White House today.
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The president welcomed the drives to the South Lawn where the racing circuit made history, putting a stock car on the lawn for the first time ever. The pres congratulated Winston Cup champion Matt Kenseth and in the process got caught up in the Busch series for obvious reasons.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, Michael Vick talks about possibly making his first start of the season, don't go away folks, Jean will be back with more news 7 at five.

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When the curtain goes up on The Nutcracker later this month, the audience will be sitting in two seperate venues.

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That's because the traditional holiday ballet is being performed by two local dance companies on the same weekend. December 12th, 13th and 14th will find Clara and her doll brought to life at the Jefferson Center by Roanoke City Ballet and the Radford University Dance Department.
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The Southwest Virginia Ballet will stage its own production that same weekend at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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((IT'S EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO BE ABLE TO DO IT. FOR MANY COMPANIES IT'S THEIR BREAD AND BUTTER.))
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Terri Post says it's not uncommon for multiple companies to stage The Nutcracker, but that they usually work together to make sure the performances don't overlap.
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