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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... Firefighters were kept busy fighting TEN brushfires along Interstate 81.
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And two Pittsylvania County deputies are under investigation. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[11Pitts-Shooting]


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Authorities are investigating two Pittsylvania County deputies after one of them shot and killed a suspect.
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[TAKE MAP FS] Officiers were called to a home on Whispering Pines Road west of Danville around 1:30 yesterday afternoon for a fight.
According to deputies, after a brief conversation, 51-year old Allen Lee Carter pulled a knife and "became agressive" towards the deputies.
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The officers sprayed him three times with pepper spray, but say Carter continued to approach them, and eventually lunged at them. One of the deputies, then fatally shot Carter. Virginia State Police have taken over the investigation, and the two deputies have been placed on administrative leave WITH pay. So far, their names have not been released.

[11Brush-Fire]


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Traffic was clogged along Interstate 81 yesterday because of a string of brush fires.
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It happened along the north bound lanes near mile marker 124 just before 11 o'clock. Officials responded to ten different brush fires along a two-mile stretch. Firefighters from Montgomery and Roanoke Counties were called in to help, along with the Department of Forestry. A cause has not yet been determined, but officials believe the fires started when a tractor trailer lost a tire. One lane was closed while firefighters extinguished the blazes. Traffic was backed up for miles, but no accidents were reported.
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Two suspects wanted for a robbery in Roanoke yesterday are still at large.
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It happened just before five o'clock at Amilio's Market on Bennington Street. Investigators say two men, one of them armed, robbed the clerk, and then forced her inside a freezer. The woman managed to escape unharmed and called police.
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[TAKE CRIMELINE FS] If you have any information on the robbery, you are asked to call Crimeline at 344-8500.
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Some Virginia tech students had a lesson in community service yesterday. Jennifer Wishon shows us how students are taking "spring cleaning" to a whole new level.
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[SUPER=01-Andy Landers/"Big Event" Director; :15]
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[SUPER=01-Marcia Feuerstein/Homeowner; 1:52]
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[1:34:52] ((((NAT SOUND OF SCRAPPING MS TO CU))
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Marcia Feuerstein purchased her Blacksburg home about eight months ago. It's a fixer- upper that was starting to overwhelm her, until Saturday when a group of neighbors stopped by to help out.
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((Andy Landers/Big Event Director))
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It's Virginia Tech's largest service project of the year- appropriately dubbed the 'Big Event'. 1400 students and faculty worked on nearly 200 service projects from Blacksburg to Narrows with supplies purchased by the Cintas Corporation.
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((Jennifer Wishon/jwishon@wdbj7.com))
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Parishioners at Fieldstone United Methodist Church have spent the past six months transferring the old Helig Meyer Furniture building on Route 460 into a place of worship. For them, the Big Event is a God- send.
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((Ross Mecham/Fieldale United Methodist Church Lay Leader))
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((Log Cutting))
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Back at Marcia Feuerstein's house, students spent the day cutting wood, clearing brush and scraping paint.
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((Doug Minarik/Student Volunteer))
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As a professor of architecture, Feuerstein is in contact with students every day, but says now she has a better appreciation of their civic oriented minds.
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((Marcia Feuerstein/Homeowner))
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Helping improve a community one neighbor at a time. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Blacksburg.))


[Israel-Sharon]


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Change could be in the works for Israel if some officials have their way.
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Opposition leaders are demanding Prime Minister Ariel Sharon step down. This comes after reports the state attorney is recommending bribery charges against Sharon in what's being called the ``Greek Island Affair.'' An Israeli businessman was indicted in January for allegedly bribing Sharon with 690-thousand dollars to promote a tourism project in Greece and to help rezone urban land in Tel Aviv.
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The final decision is up to the attorney general who's expected to make a decision next month.[11Eggstravaganza]


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Even though Easter is still two weeks away, Peter Cottontail hopped into Roanoke yesterday to pay kids an early visit.

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The Roanoke Dazzle mascot was on hand to help out, as more than 15-thousand colorful plastic eggs, stuffed with goodies and prizes were hidden all over Wasena (wah-sena) Park for this year's Eggstravaganza. Of course, the golden eggs had the best treats. Kids this year did more than just hunt for eggs -- they got to paint them, make bunny hats, and paint faces.
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[Health-Review]


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In health review, Is fresh better than frozen when it comes vitamins and mineral in vegetables?
And the latest on the FDA's concern over antidepressants.
Joy Sutton has those stories and more.
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((The FDA wants consumer to be aware of the potential risks associated with taking some antideppresants.
The concern is the possibility of worsening depression or suicidal thoughts in people who take them.
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((THE VULNERABLE TIMES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS CHANGING MEDICATIONS DOSAGE UP OR DOWN, STARTING MEDICATION AND TAPERING OFF OF MEDICATIONS AND SWITCHING FROM ONE MEDICATION TO ANOTHER)) [RUNS:13]
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The list includes some of the most popular drugs prozac, zoloft, and paxil. But is the medication really causing the problem or is it a side effect of the illness?
Scientist are still trying to figure that out --none-the-less there are some things doctors do know for sure.
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((PEOPLE SOMETIMES WHEN THEY FIRST START FEELING BETTER WILL ACTUALLY BEGIN TO BE AWARE OF HOW BADLY THEY FEEL AND SO THEY MAY BE RESPONDING CUES HERE. IN THE DAYS BEFORE ANTIDEPRESSANTS ONE OF THE HIGH RISK TIMES FOR SUICIDE ATTEMPTS WAS WHEN PEOPLE FIRST STARTING TO RECOVER FROM THE DEPRESSION )) [RUNS:21]
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In other medical news,
A new home and a new name for Carilion St. Albans hospital. The facility is now located at the New River Valley Medical center and will be called Saint Albans Behavioral Health.
The new facility has 36 beds and will offer both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services.
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Graham Stephens with Blue Ridge Apothecary is one a few pharmacist in the state who specialize in making customized medications.
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That was the case for Rick Mater (Mate-ur) he gets a pain cream made here.
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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 )) [RUNS:12]
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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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And finally in health news, If you buy your vegetable from the grocery store, frozen may be just as good as fresh.
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((FROZEN IS ALSO AN EXCELLENT OPTION FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE. THOSE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES ARE FROZEN AS SOON AS THEY'RE PICKED SO THE NUTRIENT CONTENT OF FROZEN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES IS VERY VERY HIGH)) [RUNS:15]
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But that may not be the case with canned vegetables --because when vegetables soak in water for days --the vitamins and minerals can leach into the water.
That's why it's important to always cooked canned vegetables in the water they come in..
But always be careful not to overcook --that can kill nutrients as well.
And remember to choose a variety of vegetables--the deeper darker colored vegetables will have more nutrients. That's health review, I'm Joy Sutton.))

[IRS-Identity]


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Identity theft and bogus finiancial companies tend to pop up more as the end of tax season nears. I talked with IRS Representative Gloria Wajciechowski about the different ways you can identify scam artists.
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[TAKE IRS NUMBER BOARD FS]
You can access the IRS's website by visiting our website at wdbj7.com and click on the "Saturday and Sunday" Morning icon. Or call the IRS direct at 1-800-829-1040.
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon could be facing charges for bribery...
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And two deputies in Pittsylvania County are being investigated after shooting a suspect.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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One man is behind bars this morning after Danville Police responded to two unrelated break-ins last night. The first happened when the back door of a home on Gay Street was kicked in. Nothing appears to have been stolen from the residence. Later, police say two-men forced themselves into a home on Halifax Road. Troy Lee Thompson, the third was arrested after allegedly breaking into home and assaulting a woman in the 800-block of Halifax Road. The suspect fled on foot and was chased by police before being apprehended. Thompson is charged with breaking and entering, and assault.


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One death is being blamed on a fire that ripped through more than 20 buildings in Richmond on Friday.
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Fire officials say a woman went into cardiac arrest when power was cut to the area and her oxygen tank failed. There is still no word on what caused the fire, although officials do NOT believe that the blaze was intentionally set. Among the buildings destroyed were a four-story apartment building under construction and several row houses. City officials put the early damage estimates at 20-million dollars.
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Move over McDonald's - there's a "new kid" on the block. It's called "Spam Jam" - and it's a restaurant that specializes in Spam. As Katherine Dorsett reports - business is booming.
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(("I love Spam. If you ask people my age...I grew up with Spam. It's a favorite." LOOK OUT BURGER CHAIN RESTAURANTS....THERE'S A NEW TYPE OF PRODUCT GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION. A BUSINESSMAN IN MANILA SAYS HIS "SPAM-JAM" RESTAURANT IS ATTRACTING A LOT OF CUSTOMERS.
"Well, As you can probably imagine, I am a huge Spam lover." PHILIP ABADILLA SAYS HIS NEW RESTAURANT HAS BEEN A SUCCESS SINCE ITS OPENING IN DECEMBER, PULLING IN THREE HUNDRED CUSTOMERS A DAY. HE ALREADY HAS PLANS UNDER WAY TO OPEN TWO MORE BRANCHES.
"As a businessman, I'm always on the lookout for good opportunities and I figured since there's such a big market for Spam here in the Philippines, maybe a restaurant serving all Spam will be something that will be welcomed by a lot of Filipinos and it proved right." THE CANNED LUNCHEON MEAT, FIRST FOUNDED DURING WORLD WAR TWO BY HORMEL, IS OFTEN RIDICULED BY AMERICANS. HOWEVER, IN THE PHILIPINES...TWO-POINT-75 MILLION POUNDS OF IT IS CONSUMED EACH YEAR. BUSINESSMAN PHILIP ABADILLA DECIDED TO CAPITALIZE ON HIS COUNTRY'S PASSION FOR THE TINNED PORK PRODUCT, WHICH IS WHY "SPAMJAM" WAS BORN.
"I grew up with Spam. I like Spam very much." SOME OF ABADILLA'S MENU ITEMS INCLUDE: SPAMBURGERS, SPAMNUGGETS, SPAM SPAGHETTI, CAESAR SALAD WITH SPAM, AND SPAM AND EGGS. AND FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT FANS OF THE TINNED PORK PRODUCT.... YOU CAN ALSO ORDER A GOOD OLD FASHIONED HOT DOG FROM THE MENU! I'M KATHERINE DORSETT REPORTING. ))



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Thunderstorms usually bring lightening and heavy rains, but in one town they've also brought fires.
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Crews in Kingfisher, Oklahoma battled a raging fire which consumed about a quarter of a block. Most of the city's residents lost power when the thunderstorm moved through the area between seven and eight last night. Electricity was restored some 30 minutes later -- officials believe that may be when the fire started in a movie theater. At this point, no injuries have been reported.
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[NASA-Launch]


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Faster than a speeding bullet is taking on new meaning for the folks at NASA.
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The space agency broke a record yesterday by flying mach seven -- that's seven times the speed of sound... a blistering five-thousand miles-an-hour. The aircraft, dubbed "hyper-x," piggy-backed on a booster rocket launched off Southern California. The hyper-x detached from the rocket and then hit mach-7 speed. NASA tried to fly an aircraft at mach-5 back in 2001, but failed. The agency hopes the test flight will lead to safer, cheaper space missions.
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[Sunday-Shape]


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Supersets are an advanced technique that is often used in weight training. Brent Watts and Callie McMahon tell us more about supersets and shows us different exercises using that technique...
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[take sunday shape-up full screen] In today's Sunday Shape-up.
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