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Today on News 7 at 5, one of Salem's largest employers is moving jobs out of the city.
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Plus Roanoke's Mayor says the city should not have made a deal to keep paying the outgoing school superintendent.
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It was all about the cold this morning with record lows all over the place. We have details coming up.

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Also today A local judge passes away.
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Lynchburg officials get to see where Lynchburg's money went in the Hillcat's stadium.
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Plus a doctor's choice for lunch means some people will have to wait for their surgery. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Roanoke Mayor Ralph Smith criticizes the agreement between the Roanoke City School Board and retiring superintendent Wayne Harris.
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Smith says he wishes Harris well, but objects to the provision that will pay the superintendent for six months after he steps down.
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The mayor has been critical of Harris' leadership.
Today, he argued the underreporting of crime and discipline, and problems uncovered by city audits amount to a breach of contract.
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((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: I'M DISAPPOINTED THAT THOSE IN LEADERSHIP WOULD PAY HIM FOR A JOB POORLY DONE AND REWARD HIM IN THE FACT OF PAYING HIM AN ADDITIONAL SIX MONTHS SEVERANCE.))
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[OUT Q=six months severance.]
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Yesterday, school board members praised Harris for accomplishments that included improvements in test scores, the dropout rate, and teacher salaries.
They described the renegotiation of Harris' contract as a mutual decision in the best interests of the school system.
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Smith is challenging school board members to open up the selection process, and guarantee major public input as they look for Harris' successor.

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After months of rumors, the Home Shopping Network today announced plans to transfer more than 200- jobs to Tennessee.
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The television retailer plans to move the "hard- goods" unit of its Salem fulfillment center out of state. Meanwhile, the jewelry unit will be transferred to the company's Roanoke County facility. Employees say they have mixed feelings about the situation.
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((WAYNE WELLS: RELIEVED. YOU KNOW, I FEEL BAD FOR THE PEOPLE WHO ARE LOSING THEIR JOBS AS PART OF THE FACILITY THAT'S GOING TO TENNESSEE, BUT I'M RELIEVED THAT THE JEWELRY SECTION IS STAYING HERE IN THE VALLEY.))
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The company plans to start moving merchandise in August. Hard- goods employees will be offered jobs in Tennessee. Those who can't relocate will be offered a severance package.
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Just what was done in the months leading up to the 9-11 attacks... and what did people in the Bush and Clinton adminsitrations know about al Qaeda?
Today some political heavyweights from both administrations are in the hotseat being questioned by a federal commission.
Teri Okita has the story from Washington.
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(( THE 9-11 COMMISSION SAYS BOTH THE BUSH AND CLINTON ADMINISTRATIONS SHOULD SHARE THE BLAME FOR FAILING TO FOLLOW-UP ON WARNING SIGNS THAT AL QAEDA WAS READY TO STRIKE. ITS REPORT SAYS, EVEN WITH INCREASED INTELLIGENCE AND URGENT WARNINGS, BUSH OFFICIALS DRAGGED THEIR FEET. BUT SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL SAYS, EVEN IF OSAMA BIN LADEN HAD BEEN CAPTURED OR KILLED BEFORE 9-11, ATTACKS WERE STILL LIKELY. Colin Powell/Secretary of State: Invading Afghanistan and cutting off the head, if you succeeded in getting Bin Laden and disrupting at that point, I have no reason to believe that would have caused them to abort their plan. THE REPORT FINDS THAT AS LATE AS SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2001, BUSH OFFICIALS WERE DEBATING WAYS, INCLUDING MILITARY FORCE, TO GET BIN LADEN OUT OF AFGHANISTAN. BUT FIRST, THEY DECIDED, THEY WOULD GO THE DIPLOMATIC ROUTE. THE BI-PARTISAN COMMISSION FOUND THAT, FOR YEARS, THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION HAD ALSO OPTED FOR DIPLOMACY RATHER THAN MILITARY ACTION ALLOWING THE TERRORIST NETWORK TO GROW. Sen. Bob Kerrey/9-11 Commission: What the hell does that say to Al Qaeda? They know, beginning, I think, in 1993, that there were going to be limited, if any, use of the military, and they were free to do whatever they wanted. BUT FORMER CLINTON OFFICIALS SAY, BACK THEN, THEY WERE MOSTLY ACCUSED OF OVER-REACTING TO TERRORIST THREATS. William Cohen/Clinton Defense Secretary: Some in Congress, media and policy community accused us of being alarmists, accusing us of exaggerating the threat in order to boost our budgets. Teri Okita/Reporting: President Bush is responding to recent allegations that he ignored Al Qaeda's threat and focused more on Saddam Hussein after 9-11. He says he would have acted more quickly against Al-Qaeda if he'd had information that an attack was imminent. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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Another school is having electrical problems.
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[Schooltouch Full] Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke is canceling classes for Wednesday as a result. Also tonight the city has canceled the G-E-D adult education classes.
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He served the people of the Rockbridge and Botetourt Counties for nearly 21-years, now the community is mourning the loss of Judge George Honts.
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Honts died this morning after suffering a massive brain hemorrage early Monday morning. The Judge announced his retirement in January after suffering what doctors initially thought was an aneurysm. He's remembered by his friends and collegues as a fair man with an amazing work-ethic. Plans for Judge Honts' viewing and funeral are still in the works, but will be held at Rader's Funeral Home in Daleville. Honts was 64-years-old.
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Up next on the newscast, there are warnings today that the Medicare system could be broke in 15 years.
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and will troubled singer Bobby Brown be coming to a Roanoke courtroom? We'll have the answer after the break.
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R & B Singer Bobby Brown will be in court tomorrow, but it will not be in Roanoke.
Sheriff authorities in Dekalb, Georgia admit they made a mistake when they said the singer was to appear at a Wednesday hearing in Roanoke.
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Brown was released from jail yesterday, after serving most of a 60- day sentence for violating probation on a drunken driving charge.
In a correction this morning, the Dekalb County Sheriff's Office said Brown was released early so he could appear in Norfolk County Probate and Family Court in Masschusetts on a child support matter.
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A new warning that Medicare may not be able to survive unless some major changes are made.
Medicare trustees today issued a report warning the system will go broke by 20-19 without changes. That's seven years earlier than last year's estimate.
The trustees say the big problem is the rising cost of a new prescription drug benefit.
As for social security, the report released today indicates it's actually in better shape than Medicare.

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There's a Roanoke pharmacist who specializes in making customized medications.
And patients travel from all around the region just to get drugs they say they can't find anywhere else.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details..
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Jean, Graham Stephens is a compound pharmacist -- and there few like him in the state.
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He not only makes drugs for humans but animals as well.
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Blue Ridge Apothecary may look more like a science lab than a pharmacy, that's because Graham Stephens doesn't just dispense medications, he makes them.
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That's why Rick Mater (Mate-ur) says he comes here --to get a customized pain medication, a cream for his ankles.
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((THIS WAS SOMETHING NEW FOR ME. I HAD JUST HEARD WHEN I WAS GOING TO MY PAIN DOCTOR. I HAD CRUSHED MY ANKLES AND WAS IN A LOT OF PAIN FROM MY ANKLES HE SUGGESTED THAT I TRY THIS COMPOUND )) [RUNS12]
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And Sue Croft travels from out town to get her customized hormone pills that are made from bio-identical or natural plant derived hormones.
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(( I'M TRAVELING RUSTBURG VIRGINIA AND THAT'S LIKE AN HOURS HALF FOR ME TO GET UP HERE BECAUSE. I KNOW THIS MEDICATION I JUST CAN'T GET IT ANY PHARMACY. SO WE HAVE IT COMPOUNDED ESPECIALLY FOR ME IN THE DOSAGE THAT I NEED)) [RUNS19]
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And by making customized medications, Stephens he knows he's helped a lot of people who otherwise may have not found adequate treatment.
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((THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF MY BUSINESS COMES THROUGH TRADITIONAL PRESCRIPTION FROM TRADITIONAL PRACTITIONERS WHO HAVE PATIENTS WHO ARE NOT WELL SUITED BY THE MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS )) [RUNS12]
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And Mater (Mate-ur) says that was definitely the case for him.
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Stephens is regulated by the state board of pharmacy. He says his medications actually surpass the industry standard when it comes to quality control.
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Jean,

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The British national health care system comes in for a fair amount of criticism in the best of times.
But as Allan Pizzey reports, some patients who really need help are being held hostage by a controversy over a bowl of soup.
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((vo: Britain's crumbling health system has long waiting lists ...which just got worse.
But the question being asked about this today is a strange one.
What is more important...a specialist surgeon...or a bowl of soup and croutons.
The answer is not brain surgery....literally...NOT BRAIN SURGERY.
One of Britain's leading brain surgeons has been suspended from duty...apparently for taking an extra bowl of soup and croutons without paying

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vo: Dr Terrence Hope...seen here hiding at his luxury home...said he had only been picking up a few extra croutons...NOT an extra bowl of soup.
Either way...until an inquiry decides just what his skilled fingers were doing at the food line...he's not doing brain surgery.
Fellow doctors called it "absolutely crazy"...as have patients waiting for Dr Hope's world class skills.

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"He can't go and help people, and there's all people in this hospital waiting to come and see him, and he's obviously doing nothing, he can't do nothing 'cos they've sent him home."

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vo: The issue was even debated in Parliament....Baroness Knight poured ridicule on the surgeon's bosses.

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"Oh, vile crime. Had he been prepared, perhaps, to be a little less keen on croutons, he would have continued in his job. I find that incredible."

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vo: In the meantime...roses...not brains...are getting the attention of his skilled hands...he can't work.....but the croutons are safe.
A...P...CBS News, London.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, NASA scientists are exicted about the latest discovery on Mars. We'll tell you what they found.
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[VO] Plus work may go down to the wire, but the Hillcats should be ready for opening day in a newly rennovated stadium.
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More definitive evidence that there was water on Mars- apparently a lot of it.
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NASA scientists say a body of saltwater that could have supported life once pooled on the now frozen surface of Mars.
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((SPIRIT AND OPPORTUNITY'S ONGOING MISSION DEMONSTRATES WHEN YOU DARE TO ASK PROFOUND QUESTIONS ABOUT THE UNIVERSE IN WHICH WE LIVE YOU MIGHT WELL RECEIVE SOME PROFOUND ANSWERS.))
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Scientists announced earlier this month that the Opportunity rover found evidence that water once soaked some of the rocks the craft had been analyzing.
A closer analysis reveals those rocks formed the bottom of a gently flowing body of saltwater.
Scientists believe Mars was once a warmer place that would have been able to support life.
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Another school is having electrical problems.
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[Schooltouch Full] Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke is canceling classes for Wednesday as a result. Also tonight the city has canceled the G-E-D adult education classes.
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Up next on the newscast, the women Hokies prepare for the next round of the N-C-A-A tournament.
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Then a little later we'll tell you why some T-shirts have made West Virginia's governor a little hot under the collar.

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For the first time in about 65 years, Lynchburg baseball fans will have a new stadium in which to enjoy a game.
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City leaders today got a sneak preview of the newly-renovated City Stadium.
Lynchburg has spent about five million dollars overhauling its minor league ballpark.. adding new restrooms, concessions and skyboxes.
Crews are still putting the finishing touches on the park, but officials figure it will be mostly ready by Opening Day.
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((PAUL SUNWALL/HILLCATS GM: BUT AGAIN, THE CONCESSIONS ARE READY, THE RESTROOMS ARE READY.. THE SEATS, THEY'RE STILL PUTTING IN A FEW SEATS, SO THERE'S A FEW LITTLE ODDS AND ENDS THAT MAKE YOU A LITTLE APPREHENSIVE ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT WE'RE GOING TO BE READY, BUT I THINK FOR THE MOST PART WE'RE IN GOOD SHAPE.)) ((ED BARKSDALE/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: I AM DELIGHTED AT WHAT I SEE HERE TODAY, IT'S BEAUTIFUL. THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST THINGS THAT HAS HAPPENED TO LYNCHBURG. WE'RE VERY PROUD OF THIS PARK.))
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The outfield fence remains the biggest project to be finished.
Opening Day is April 9th, but fans can get a sneak preview this Saturday from 12 to 3.
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Good evening everybody - The Virginia Tech women battle Penn State in round two of the NCAA basketball tournament tonight at Cassell Coliseum in a seven o'clock tip off. Both teams are ready to tip it off.
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Tonight's coaches have a lot in common. Rene Portland coached against Bonnie when Henrickson was an assistant at Iowa and they coached the USA women's team together.
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On the NASCAR front - the Lowes Motor Speedway has decided to install the "soft wall" technology at the track. Lowes had been the main proponent of the soft bumper design

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the track now says it will install soft wall barriers in time for the track's May schedule of NASCAR races. The technology was used this past weekend at Darlington. The SAFER barriers will be installed by an Indiana company. And there is plenty to do in a short amount of time. 61-hundred feet of concrete walls at the mile and a half track must be covered.
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Coming up at the top of the hour - Steve Mason will check in with J.J. Redick as Duke gets ready for its date in the Sweet 16. Take care everybody and have a safe night. [GO TO BREAK]

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Analysts are blaming uncertainty about terrorism and the economy for a volatile day on the stock markets. Alexis Christoforous wraps it up in today's Marketwatch report.
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The governor of West Virginia says residents of that state need to get something off their chests.
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It's an Abercrombie and Fitch T-shirt that reads, "It's All Relative in West Virginia."
Bob Wise says the shirts depict an unfounded negative stereotype about his state.
In a letter to the company, Wise demands the shirts be pulled from distribution and destroyed.
An Abercrombie and Fitch spokesman says the company has shirts that honor all 50 states.
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