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Next on News 7 at 5, several people are sent to the hospital after a local store is evacuated.
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Plus two people in Northern Virginia are killed when their mobile home explodes.
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An active weather cycle with high wind, cold temperatures and wintery precipitation this weekend. More on the forecast and your weekend Ski Report just ahead.

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An accident shuts down part of a major interstate in the region for five hours.
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NASA says it has lost contact with the 400 MILLION dollar Mars project.
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Plus Mike Stevens will check in from the NASCAR media tour. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Something is making people sick at a Roanoke home improvment store... Tonight several people are taken to the hospital.
Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The situation is going on at the Lowe's store off Hershberger Road in Roanoke.
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News 7's Richard Lesko is there. Richard what time did this all begin and do we know what's making people sick?
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((ROLLCUE:..nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.))
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An explosion in Northern Virginia today- destroys a mobile home killing two people inside.
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Now investigators are trying to figure out how it happened.
Officials say a man and a woman were killed by the blast- The explosion set off smaller propane tank explosions and fires damaging four houses nearby.
The initial explosion was so strong it was felt miles away.
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((I WAS UPSTAIRS ASLEEP MYSELF. WHEN IT WENT OFF IT MOVED THE WHOLE HOUSE. I FELT THE BED ROCK. WE ALL JUMPED UP AND TRIED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT IT WAS.)) ((DEBBIE CHIN/LIVES NEARBY: I HEARD A BIG BOOM MY WINDOWS RATTLES. MY DOGS STARTED BARKING AND EVERYTHING ELSE LIKE THAT.)) [NO SUPER ON FIRST PERSON]
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The blast was so strong it blew out windows in homes nearby.
The explosion was likely caused by a natural gas leak.. but the official cause has not been determined.
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An early morning accident in Bland County shut down a mountain tunnel for several hours.
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The northbound lanes of "Big Walker Mountain Tunnel" on I-77 were closed for nearly five hours.
It started around six in the morning, when a tractor trailer lost power in the middle of the tunnel and stalled.

That's when a second tractor trailer hit it from behind and also clipped its side.
No one was injured. State police are investigating.
The tunnel is re-open and V-DOT work crews say there does not appear to be any structural damage.
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Vinton and other valley localities are working to clear the air.
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On Tuesday Vinton was the latest area to adopt the ozone early action plan. Right now, the Valley's ozone levels are just above the standard set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Under the new action plan areas such areas as Roanoke, Salem, Botetourt and Roanoke counties would team up to lower the levels by 2007.
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((Mark McCaskill, Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission: What we're trying to do - if you had a fever of 101/102 you'd tried to get your fever down to 99 or something more manageable, less dangerous. That's exactly what we're trying to do. We're trying to get air quality down to something that's a little bit easier on people.))
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McCaskill says people can help lower levels by not mowing their grass on high ozone days. They can also carpool and only refuel their vehicles early in the morning or in the evening. Coming up tonight on News7 at six... we'll have more on the effort to control the levels and what will happen if the Valley doesn't make the grade by 2007.
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Two museums in Richmond are slated to get 21 million dollars from the state while two Roanoke museums are getting nothing.
Area legislators say that's not a pretty picture.
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Roanoke lawmakers say they are tired of museums in Richmond receiving taxpayer dollars while Roanoke museums come up empty-handed. They have introduced a measure that will eliminate all funding for the Virginia Science Museum and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
They say it is the only way to level the playing field.
State officials deny that museums in Southwest Virginia are being overlooked.
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((DELEGATE ONZLEE WARE/D-ROANOKE: WE THINK OUR KIDS ARE AS IMPORTANT, NOT MORE IMPORTANT BUT AS IMPORTANT AS YOUNG KIDS IN RICHMOND. IT COMES DOWN BASICALLY ON WHAT'S FAIR. SECRETARY BELLE WHELAN/VA. DEPT. OF EDUCATION: THE SCIENCE MUSUEM HAS A BRANCH IN DANVILLE, THE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY IS IN MARTINSVILLE SO THERE ARE SERVICES THAT ARE CLOSER WE RECOGNIZE THAT THE COMMONWEALTH IS A VERY LARGE TERRITORY AND ALL OF OUR MUSEUMS ARE PROVIDING SERVICES ALL ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH. ))
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In the last two years, Roanoke's art and science museums received only 180-thousand dollars in state funding.
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Coming up next on the newscast, the state will NOT be allowed to buy cheaper prescriptions from Canada.
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Plus on Health Check, Joy Sutton will introduce us to an 82 year old doctor who has no intention of slowing down.
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NASA is calling it an ``extremely serious'' situation.
For the first time since landing on mars three weeks ago, the Mar's Rover has stopped working.
Scientists have ruled out weather problems and now think there is something wrong with either the rover's hardware or software.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
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(( NASA SCIENTISTS ARE CONCERNED--THEIR MARS ROBOT "SPIRIT" MAY BE LOST IN SPACE. PETE THEISINGER, PROJECT MANAGER: We now know that we have had a very serious anomaly on the vehicle and our ability to determine exactly whats happened has been limited by our inability to receive telemetry from the vehicle. THE SPIRIT HASNT SENT ANY ENGINEERING DATA BACK TO EARTH SINCE WEDNESDAY. SCIENTISTS SAY THEY DONT KNOW WHETHER THEY HAVE A SOFTWARE PROBLEM OR A POWER FAILURE. IF ITS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM, THEY MAY BE ABLE TO FIX IT FROM EARTHA POWER FAILURE COULD MEAN THE END OF THE MISSION. PETE THEISINGER, PROJECT MANAGER: Here we are right now is that the rover is getting kind of toward the end of its day the team has been up for a very long periods of time. Were going to send everybody home to get some sleep. THE TROUBLE COMES AT A BAD TIMEAN IDENTICAL ROVER, NAMED OPPORTUNITY, IS ON TARGET TO ENTER THE MARTIAN ATMOSPHERE LATE SATURDAY. OPPORTUNITY IS IN GOOD HEALTHAND THE TEAMS ARE STILL DECIDING WHETHER TO PUT SPIRITS OPERATIONS ON HOLD UNTIL OPPORTUNITY SAFELY LANDS. UNTIL NOW THE SPIRIT MISSION HAD BEEN PRATICALLY FLAWLESS. ITS SENT BACK AMAZING IMAGES FROM THE SURFACE OF MARS AND IT WAS SET TO EXAMINE A ROCK NAMED ADIRONDACK OFFERING CLUES INTO MARS PAST. FLIGHT CONTROLLERS DID RECEIVE A LITTLE BLIP FROM THE ROVER BUT THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT IT MEANS. SCIENTISTS ARE STILL HOPEFULTHEY SAY DONT GIVE UP ON US YET MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

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The former top accountant for Enron pleaded innocent.
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Richard Causey surrendered at the FBI offices in Houston just before daybreak.. where he was then taken in handcuffs to the federal courthouse.
The 44 year old pleaded innocent to five counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit fraud.
Causey is named as a principle architect in manipulating Enron's reported earnings.
If convicted Causey could face up to 55 years in prison.
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A House committee today killed legislation that would have allowed the state to purchase inexpensive prescription drugs from Canada.
The proposal would have applied only to state-sponsored medical programs, including those for state employees and retirees. The sponsor estimated the program would save Virginia about $90 million a year.
But the federal Food and Drug Administration has fought the importation of drugs from Canada, saying it can't vouch for their safety.

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In health check tonight,
He's an 82 year old doctor --who has practiced medicine for nearly 50 years in Roanoke.
Tomorrow he'll receive the lifetime achievement award from the Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine.
Joy Sutton has more on why Dr. Robert Keeley has been called the dean of physicians.
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He's well past the retirement age --but at age 82 Dr. Robert Keeley says he can't image not treating patients.
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((DR. ROBERT KEELEY: I THINK I WOULD BE ABSOLUTELY BORED IF I HAD TO BE TOTALLY RETIRED. YOU KNOW YOU CAN ONLY PLAY SO MUCH GOLF)) [RUNS10]
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So he call's himself semi-retired, seeing patients once a week at Jefferson Surgical and serving as Carilion's Medical Director of Nursing Services at Community hospital.
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((DR. MARK SMITH:WHEN I LOOK AT DR. KEELEY I WONDER HOW IN THE WORLD I COULD ACCOMPLISH A 10TH OF WHAT HE'S DONE IN HIS LIFETIME. AND HE'S ALMOST 40 YEARS OLDER THAN I AM. I WONDER HOW I CAN KEEP UP WITH HIM. HE'S LIKE THE ENERGIZER BUNNY)) [RUNS15]
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It's hard to keep up with all of his accomplishments from his early beginnings at Jefferson Hospital --to becoming one of the founders of Community Hospital and the Jefferson Surgical Clinic.
Not to mention Keeley's the father of 15 children -- seven are in the medical field, four doctors and three nurses.
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((I THINK ALL OF US IN THE MEDICAL PROFESSION ARE IN IT FOR ONE REASON AND THAT'S TO HELP PEOPLE AND I'VE INFLUENCED THEM TO DO THAT THAT'S GREAT BUT I DIDN'T TRY TO INFLUENCE THEM)) [RUNS12]
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And now he's spear heading another project --to bring free health care to the uninsured through a program called Project Access.
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((ELINOR LUCAS: I THINK HE'S SO INTERESTED IN HIS PATIENTS. HE'S VERY CARING. HE'S DONE A LOT IN THE COMMUNITY. HE'S VERY WELL THOUGHT OF I THINK HE'S VERY WELL DESERVING OF THIS)) [RUNS13]
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Deserving of the lifetime achievement award for a life time of service to others.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, Robin says it's going to get colder very soon.
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Then Mike Stevens will check in from the NASCAR media tour where Rusty Wallace says he is ready to take his place back among the racing elite.
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Coming up next, we'll have a preview of the Big Orange Wrestling tournament.
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Then a little later, we'll meet a man who was able to use a little scratch to build a new business.
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Welcome everybody to your Thursday ticker. Tonight's stop on the NASCAR Media Tour takes us to Mooresville North Carolina where veteran Rusty Wallace has a new teammate and new motivation to get back on track. Mike Stevens explains.


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The area's biggest and best wrestlers square off this weekend in the 28th annual Big Orange Classic which gets underway tomorrow at William Byrd with 16 teams.
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Third-round action in the Australian Open begins tonight. Men's top-seed Andy Roddick plays fellow American and 27th-seed Taylor Dent, and fourth-seed Andre Agassi (AG'-uh-see) meets Sweden's Thomas Enqvist.
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On the women's side, third seeded Venus Williams continued her return with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Russian Vera Douchevina. Williams advances to the third round. Second-seed Kim Clijsters (KLY'-sturs) of Belgium was also a winner.
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That's it for the ticker, Jean will be back with more News 7 at 5 so don't go away.

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One Wall Street today, the stock market finished narrowly lower as investors worked their way through more earnings reports.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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A battle over some scratched furniture has given a Texas man a new business.
Bridget Smith has more on a top dog in the cat furniture business.
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